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GMD Poll: Top Ten Albums of 1984

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by no country for old wainds, May 15, 2017.

  1. no country for old wainds

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    #1 no country for old wainds, May 15, 2017
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    -CyanideChrist- Something in My Eye

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    Gee I wonder what #1 will be this year:rolleyes:
     
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    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

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    Either Powerslave or Ride the Lightning.
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD So Long Suckers

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    At least the math will be swift and easy for a year this obvious.
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD So Long Suckers

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    1. Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
    2. Manowar - Hail to England
    3. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
    4. Trouble - Psalm 9
    5. Omen - Battle Cry
    6. Cirith Ungol - King of the Dead
    7. Warlord - And the Cannons of Destruction Have Begun...
    8. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
    9. Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
    10. Manowar - Sign of the Hammer
    Honourable mention:
    1. Leviticus - I Shall Conquer
     
  7. Master_Yoda77

    Master_Yoda77 True Doom

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    Woah, I wouldn't even put that Vitus album as the number 1 album from that year and I fucking worship that band.
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD So Long Suckers

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    That album is a top 5 album for me mate. Probably because you prefer Wino or something.
     
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    1) Metallica - Ride the Lightning
    2) Dio - The Last in Line
    2) Anthrax - Fistful of Metal
    2) Metal Church - Metal Church
    2) Yngwie Malmsteen - Rising Force
    3) Warhead - Speedway
    3) Voivod - War and Pain
    4) Trouble - Psalm 9
    4) Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
    4) Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith

    HM:
    Slayer - Haunting the Chapel
    Destruction - Sentence of Death
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD So Long Suckers

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    1985 isn't it?
     
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    Today I learned that In the Sign of Evil was released in 1985.
     
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    oh shit, well that changes things
     
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    more dudes need to hear this album

     
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    Watchtower released a four-track demo in 1984 though.
     
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    List so far just scanning my RYM ratings

    1. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
    2. Savatage - The Dungeons Are Calling
    3. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
    4. Dark Age - Dark Age
    5. Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
    6. Trouble - Psalm 9
    7. Queensrÿche - The Warning
    8. Metal Church - Metal Church
    9. Manowar - Hail to England
    10. Brocas Helm - Into Battle
    Destruction - Sentence of Death
    Artillery - Shellshock
    Hexx - No Escape
    Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
    Griffin - Flight of the Griffin
    Omen - Battle Cry
    W.A.S.P. - W.A.S.P.
    Slayer - Haunting the Chapel
    Artillery - Deeds of Darkness
    Jag Panzer - Ample Destruction
    Paul Chain - Detaching From Satan
    Abel - Katharsis
    Venom - At War With Satan
    Nigro Mantia - Poetry of Subculture
    ZnöWhite - All Hail to Thee
    Dio - The Last in Line
    Europe - Wings of Tomorrow
    Black Death - Black Death
    Cirith Ungol - King of the Dead
    Voivod - War and Pain
    Ratt - Out of the Cellar
    Celtic Frost - Morbid Tales
    Sortilège - Métamorphose
    Kick Axe - Vices
    Karian - Demo I
    Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith
    Witchkiller - Day of the Saxons
    Ezra - Demo 84
    Sodom - Victims of Death
    Armored Saint - March of the Saint
    Icon - Icon
    Medieval Steel - Medieval Steel
    TNT - Knights of the New Thunder
    Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force - Rising Force
    Ruthless - Metal Without Mercy
    Manowar - Sign of the Hammer
    Trauma - Scratch and Scream
    Tyton - Castle Donington
    Future Tense - Condemned to the Gallow
    Tank - Honour & Blood
    HSAS - Through the Fire
    Onslaught - The Slaughter
    Blizzard - Demo
    Crisis - Armed to the Teeth
    Evil - Evil's Message
    Exciter - Violence & Force
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    Living Death - Vengeance of Hell
    Fates Warning - Night on Bröcken
    Anthrax - Fistful of Metal
    Helstar - Burning Star
    Stormwitch - Walpurgis Night
    Saxon - Crusader
    Blade Runner - Hunted
    Chateaux - FirePower
    Grave Digger - Heavy Metal Breakdown
    Dokken - Tooth and Nail
    Pantera - Projects in the Jungle
    Bathory - Bathory
    Cloven Hoof - Cloven Hoof
    Sacred Rite - Sacred Rite
    Necrophagia - Death Is Fun
    Incubus - To the Devil a Daughter
    Lååz Rockit - City's Gonna Burn
    Messiah - Final Warning
    Semen of Satan - Demo 1984

    So many releases that I've completely forgotten about tbh, need to give fresh listens to a lot of those lower ones, and stuff like Aaronsrod and Avenger I don't even feel fair in ranking until I relisten.

    Obviously, the best stuff from this year is fucking legendary.
     
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    That's basically where I'm at right now. Honestly, I'm wondering whether or not I should break my "no EPs" rule for this game just to include The Dungeons are Calling.
     
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    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

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    That album is relentless.
     
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    You should break it to include Dark Age as well.
     
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    The Ozzman Commander of your mom

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    Good year. If Mercyful Fate isn't in the Top 3 I will be surprised.
     
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    news to me as well haha
     

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