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GMD Poll: Top Ten Albums of 1987

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by no country for old wainds, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. no country for old wainds

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    RYM album chart
    RYM EP chart

    please submit your lists by 11pm UTC on APRIL 14th.

    (reminder of the rules:
    - please submit at least 5 releases.
    - first place in your rankings gets 10 points, 2nd gets 9, etcetc, 10th gets 1.
    - feel free to post more than 10, but only the top 10 will get points.
    - feel free to post less than 10, the same scoring will apply.
    - feel free not to rank your picks, in which case all ten picks will get 5.5 points.
    - if you're so much of a dick that you have to post more than 10 unranked picks, i'll work out the mathS. basically there's no way you can sabotage this so fuck you!)
     
  2. Slammed

    Slammed Active Member

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    Damn, the first page of the RYM chart looks like it has at least ten good albums on it alone.
     
  3. Atomic Tide

    Atomic Tide Active Member

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    Quite honestly, one of the best years of my life. I was 18 and had a smoking hot girlfriend at the time, who loved metal just as much as I did.
    This brought back some killer fukin' memories...

    1) Voivod - Killing Technology
    2) King Diamond - Abigail
    3) The Accused - More Fun Than An Open Casket Funeral
    4) Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark
    5) Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    6) D.R.I. - Crossover
    7) Armored Saint - Raising Fear
    8) Sacrifice - Forward To Termination
    9) Napalm Death - Scum
    10) Dio - Dream Evil
     
  4. Talos of Atmora

    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

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  5. Oblivious Maximus

    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

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    1. Celtic Frost - Into the Pandemonium
    2. Candlemass - Nightfall
    3. Black Sabbath - The Eternal Idol
    4. Dream Death - Journey into Mystery
    5. Pentagram - Day of Reckoning
    6. Voivod - Killing Technology
    7. Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
    8. M.O.D. - U.S.A. for M.O.D.
    9. Napalm Death - Scum
    10. Trouble - Run to the Light
     
  6. Phylactery

    Phylactery Active Member

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    What a bad ass year! Under the Sign, INRI, Nightfall, Into the fucking Abyss, None Shall Defy, etc!!
     
  7. RadicalThrasher

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    1. Sodom - Persecution Mania
    2. Motorhead - Rock N' Roll
    3. The Accused - More Fun Than an Open Casket Funeral
    4. Razor - Custom Killing
    5. Sepultura - Schizophrenia
    6. Agnostic Front - Liberty and Justice
    7. Destruction - Release from Agony
    8. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    9. D.R.I. - Crossover
    10. Wehrmacht - Shark Attack

    Maybe change some stuff up later. Way too many honorable mentions
     
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  8. Phylactery

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    Only 3 lists so far, but they all need more “walls of darkness will entomb you!”
     
  9. Slayed Necros

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    Nice to do a classic year again. Top 4 are all-time favourites.

    1. Sarcófago - I.N.R.I
    2. Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark
    3. Infernäl Mäjesty - None Shall Defy
    4. Dream Death - Journey Into Mystery
    5. Poison - Into the Abyss
    6. Necrophagia - Season of the Dead
    7. Slaughter - Strappado
    8. Dark Quarterer - Dark Quarterer
    9. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    10. Voivod - Killing Technology
     
  10. Krow

    Krow Garbage Connoisseur

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    Fucking glorious year.

    1. Sodom - Persecution Mania
    2. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    3. Sepultura - Schizophrenia
    4. Necrophagia - Season of the Dead
    5. Candlemass - Nightfall
    6. Dream Death - Journey Into Mystery
    7. Sarcofago - INRI
    8. Infernal Majesty - None Shall Defy
    9. King Diamond - Abigail
    10. Running Wild - Under Jolly Roger

    Tons of honorable mention stuff. Necrophagia may be so high because I'm feeling sentimental over Killjoy's death.
     
  11. -CyanideChrist-

    -CyanideChrist- Something in My Eye

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    Looks like I'll be blasting thrash non-stop for a month
     
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    Ranking these... is going to take some work

    1) Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    2) Paradox - Product of Imagination
    3) Artillery - Terror Squad
    4) Mekong Delta - Mekong Delta
    5) Target - Mission Executed
    6) Sacred Reich - Ignorance
    7) Nasty Savage - Indulgence
    8) Sacrifice - Forward to Termination
    9) Voivod - Killing Technology
    10) Anthrax - Among the Living
    Heathen - Breaking the Silence
    D.R.I. - Crossover
    Testament - The Legacy
    Wehrmacht - Shark Attack
    Infernäl Mäjesty - None Shall Defy
    Sepultura - Schizophrenia
    Coroner - R.I.P.
    Dio - Dream Evil
     
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  13. Serjeant Grumbles

    Serjeant Grumbles Delightfully Devilish

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    My birth year.
     
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    Fuck yeah

    1. Savatage - Hall of the Mountain King
    2. Destruction - Release From Agony
    3. Voivod - Killing Technology
    4. Dio - Dream Evil
    5. Trouble - Run to the Light
    6. Nasty Savage - Indulgence
    7. Mekong Delta - Mekong Delta
    8. Infernäl Mäjesty - None Shall Defy
    9. Dream Death - Journey Into Mystery
    10. Testament - The Legacy
    Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
    Grim Reaper - Rock You to Hell
    King Diamond - Abigail
    Artillery - Terror Squad
    Holy Terror - Terror and Submission

    Turbo - Ostatni wojownik
    Sanctuary - Refuge Denied
    Candlemass - Nightfall
    Living Death - Protected From Reality
    Sacred Oath - A Crystal Vision
    Rage - Execution Guaranteed
    Necronomicon - Apocalyptic Nightmare
    Tempter - Lamentations
    Exodus - Pleasures of the Flesh
    Messiah - Extreme Cold Weather
    Mayhem - Deathcrush
    Deliverance - Devils Meat
    Liege Lord - Burn to My Touch
    Mind Over Four - Out Here
    Defender - City Ad Mortis
    Juggernaut - Trouble Within
    The Answer - Demo
    DBC - Dead Brain Cells
    Spectral Incursion - Spectral Incursion
    Coroner - R.I.P.
    Shok Paris - Steel and Starlight
    Stash - Demo
    Sarcófago - I.N.R.I.
    Lååz Rockit - Know Your Enemy
    Tyrant's Reign - Year of the Tyrants
    Running Wild - Under Jolly Roger
    Celtic Frost - Into the Pandemonium
    Mortox - Stormbells
    Dark Quarterer - Dark Quarterer
    Genghis Khan - Genghis Khan
    Satan - Suspended Sentence
    Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    Armored Saint - Raising Fear
    Target - Mission Executed
    Mission of Christ - Silence in Grave
    Pentagram - Day of Reckoning
    Heathen - Breaking the Silence
    Tension - Tension
    H.A.V.O.C. - Children of the Overlord!
    Angel Witch - Psychopathic
    Alchemist - Eternal Wedlock
    Ice Age - General Alert
    Necrovore - Divus de mortuus
    Mutilator - Omens of a Dark Fate
    TNT - Tell No Tales
    Overkill - Taking Over
    Pretty Maids - Future World
    Slaughter - Strappado
    Salem - The Sleep of Reason
    Sodom - Expurse of Sodomy
    Montez - Demo
    Deathwish - At the Edge of Damnation
    Assault - Survival in the Street
    Wrath - Nothing to Fear
    Amebix - Monolith
    Emetic Leprosy - Demo '87
    Formicide - Demo I
    Xandril - The Vision
    Assalant - The Damage is Done
    Ground Zero - Gate of Death
    Pedifile - Round 2
    Azagthoth - Shredded Flesh
    Chastain - The 7th of Never
    Desmatron - Theological Void
    Legioned Marcher - Demo
    Sabbat - Blood for the Blood God
    Leviathan - Legions of the Undead
    Severe Warning - Death to False Metal

    Actually fuck no. I hate that I have to exclude so many albums from the top 10. At least with other years of the 80s there are usually a few obviously-best albums and then a light slope from there, but even Savatage I'm rethinking and will need to hear again to see if it still deserves the top spot. Will edit and expand for maximum autism later.

    EDIT: Put up all my RYM stuff down to 3 stars. The name Emetic Leprosy doesn't even ring a bell so that one I have to revisit.
     
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  15. no country for old wainds

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    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

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    That also occurred to me looking back at this year.
     
  17. HamburgerBoy

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    Top 30 material at best
     
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  18. Talos of Atmora

    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

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    Voivod, Holy Terror, Sacrifice, Holy Moses, Toxik, Nasty Savage, Vendetta, Artillery, etc. all released better albums this year when it comes to thrash. It's not that controversial to leave Heathen out.
     
  19. Satanstoenail

    Satanstoenail Stack of Fuck Shit

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    1. Anthrax - Among the Living
    2. Destruction - Release From Agony
    3. Coroner - R.I.P.
    4. Metallica - Garage Days Re-Revisited
    5. Napalm Death - Scum
    6. Voivod - Killing Technology
    7. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
    8. Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
    9. Kreator - Terrible Certainty
    10. Manowar - Fighting the World
     

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