This list displays the top 250 rated albums by average score, and is subject to change over time as more reviews are written. At least 2 reviews (or 1 legacy score) are required for an album to appear here.

This does not represent historically important or influential albums. For those, check out the Classic Black Metal Albums list.

Hungry for more? Be sure to check out the Top 250 Black Metal albums.

Reviews for Minenwerfer - Alpenpässe

Yes. My favorite Black Metal album. Where do I start? This album takes me to fascinating places musically speaking. From the first seconds you know that you are about to experience something ...

Avg. score:
97% 4.9 star rating
1 Review
+ Legacy score
Reviews for Taake - Hordalands Doedskvad
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97% 4.9 star rating
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Reviews for Nargaroth - Herbstleyd
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97% 4.9 star rating
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Reviews for Drudkh - Autumn Aurora

Extremely good album from an extremely good band from Ukraine. The atmosphere on this album is awesome, walking in the woods while listening to this is an insane sensation that really makes one feel ...

Avg. score:
96% 4.8 star rating
1 Review
+ Legacy score
Reviews for Ascension (DEU) - Consolamentum
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Drautran - Throne of the Depths
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Lunar Aurora - Andacht
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Andacht

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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Negură Bunget - Om
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Om

Legacy score:
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Armagedda - Only True Believers
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Inquisition - Invoking the Majestic Throne of Satan
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Nagelfar - Virus West
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Virus West

Legacy score:
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Immortal - At the Heart of Winter
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Nagelfar - Srontgorrth
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Gorgoroth - Under the Sign of Hell
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Satyricon - Nemesis Divina
Legacy score:
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96% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Necromantia - Scarlet Evil Witching Black

What can be said about this album. It is truly an underrated masterpiece. There is nothing similar to it especially due to the use of an 8-string bass instead of a rythm guitar makes it unique. The ...

Avg. score:
96% 4.8 star rating
1 Review
+ Legacy score
Reviews for Nokturnal Mortum - Голос сталі (Voice of Steel)

To begin this review, I want everyone to know that Nokturnal Mortum is more than a black metal band, they are some genius of the music industry and this album is the proof. In this review I will ...

Avg. score:
95% 4.8 star rating
2 Reviews
+ Legacy score
Reviews for Alchemyst - Nekromanteion
Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Lunar Aurora - Hoagascht
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Hoagascht

Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Taake - Noregs Vaapen
Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Blut Aus Nord - Memoria Vetusta II (Dialogue with the Stars)
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Inquisition - Nefarious Dismal Orations
Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for IXXI - Assorted Armament
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Ravencult - Temples of Torment
Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
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Reviews for Merrimack - Of Entropy and Life Denial
Legacy score:
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95% 4.8 star rating
No reviews yet
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