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Helloween - The Dark Ride

The Dark Ride FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 05.12.2000
RECORD COMPANY: Nuclear Blast Records
 
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Einherjer - Norwegian Native Art

Norwegian Native Art FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 11.09.2000
RECORD COMPANY: Native North
 
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Pain of Salvation - Entropia

Entropia FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 21.08.1997
RECORD COMPANY: Avalon Productions
 
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Amorphis - Elegy

Elegy FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 14.05.1996
RECORD COMPANY: Relapse Records
 
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Alice in Chains - Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 07.11.1995
RECORD COMPANY: Columbia Records
 
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Iron Maiden - The X Factor

The X Factor FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 02.10.1995
RECORD COMPANY: EMI
 
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Bon Jovi - These Days

These Days FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 27.06.1995
RECORD COMPANY: Mercury Records
 
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Amorphis - Tales from the Thousand Lakes

Tales from the Thousand Lakes FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.09.1994
RECORD COMPANY: Relapse Records
 
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Cynic - Focus

Focus FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 14.09.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Roadrunner
 
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I don’t think I should sing the praises to music piracy, but in some cases reality cannot be ignored. In 1993 I acquired, via the occult ways we are all familiar with, the first and in fact...

Iggy Pop - American Caesar

American Caesar FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 07.09.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Virgin Music
 
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If Iggy Pop hadn’t released Brick by Brick in 1990, his most important album in the 90s would have been American Caesar.  This record brings us a different side of Iggy Pop, a side darkened by his inner turmoil,...

Type O Negative - Bloody Kisses

Bloody Kisses FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 17.08.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Roadrunner
 
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“The Moor has done his duty, the Moor can go!” Peter Steele went away, this time for real, 6 days ago. That saying “don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” is pathetic, but they say you...

Anacrusis - Screams and Whispers

Screams and Whispers FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 11.05.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Metal Blade Records
 
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Screams and Whispers is the last of the four albums released by this progressive metal band. After the superb Manic Impressions (1991), Metal Blade gave the Americans everything they needed to record their new album. So, they got producer...

Anathema - Serenades

Serenades FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.02.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Peaceville Records
 
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Seen as a milestone of death-doom, Serenades is a superb journey in a universe ruled by sadness and melancholy. Recorded in the Academy studio in June and September 1992, the record was an innovation for the time and,...

Phantom - Cyberchrist

Cyberchrist FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.01.1993
RECORD COMPANY: Shout! Factory
 
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Once upon a time, there was something, and now it’s gone. There was a power metal band called like a fighter jet, a Yank F-something, 14, 15, can’t really tell. But their music sounded rather like European...

Samael - Blood Ritual

Blood Ritual FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.12.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Century Media
 
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The second album from Switzerland’s Samael was released in 1992, and is a natural continuation of their debut. Dark metal, specific to the band’s early years, is much better shaped this time, the sound, song writing and atmospheric...

Sleep - Sleep Holy Mountain

Sleep Holy Mountain FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.11.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Earache Records
 
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Perhaps to some of you the name Sleep doesn’t say much, but I think Al Cisneros and Chris Hakius should be familiar from the more recent Om and Shrinebuilder, and Matt Pike for his activity with High on Fire. If those...

Ugly Kid Joe - America's Least Wanted

America's Least Wanted FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 08.09.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Mercury Records
 
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Tiamat - Clouds

Clouds FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.09.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Century Media
 
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If the luck of the draw gave this album to me, it means that fate wanted me to tell you a few things from when I was younger. I don’t know how your first time was (now don’t...

Paradise Lost - Shades of God

Shades of God FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 14.07.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Music for Nations
 
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I don’t know if my colleagues who got the older Paradise Lost albums felt – as I did – how odd it is to listen to music that was made more than ten years ago after listening to and reviewing...

Dream Theater - Images and Words

Images and Words FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 07.07.1992
RECORD COMPANY: East West Records
 
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In the autumn of 1993 I was with my friends at the Posada Rock Festival in Campulung Muscel.  At some point, before the shows started, background music was gently flowing out of the speakers and I heard something that not...

Rollins Band - The End of Silence

The End of Silence FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 25.02.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Imago Records
 
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If you like Black Sabbath, King Crimson and The Stooges you simply cannot dislike Rollins Band. This album, The End of Silence, is the best proof for this. Combining the fury of The Stooges with dark and psychedelic riffs taken from Black Sabbath’s book, and...

Pantera - Vulgar Display of Power

Vulgar Display of Power FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 25.02.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Atlantic Records
 
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I am sure that each of you (or almost each of you) who read these lines right now have heard this album at least once, as it is a classic of the genre and really needs no presentation. I...

Convulse - World without God

World without God FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.01.1992
RECORD COMPANY: Thrash
 
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Convulse is one of the most interesting name of the Finnish metal scene in the early 90s. A relatively short-lived band, between 1988 - 1994, an initiator of old school Nordic death metal, who did not, unfortunately, have the chance...

Fates Warning - Parallels

Parallels FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 29.10.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Metal Blade Records
 
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The stories tell that progressive metal gave birth to three main bands, who decisively influenced this genre. These are Dream Theater, Queensryche and, obviously, Fates Warning (I would add without hesitation Watchtower to the list). And while Dream Theater can always brag...

Nirvana - Nevermind

Nevermind FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 24.09.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Geffen
 
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It is the early 90s. In the world, metal is living the golden age of glam rock, glittery, noisy and full of spangles, kept alive by the greed of the record labels and the musicians involve in the scene....

Pestilence - Testimony of the Ancients

Testimony of the Ancients FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 06.09.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Roadrunner
 
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When metalfan.ro was launched, my first thought was that I’m going to have the opportunity and the great pleasure to “speak to the world” about albums that are so close to my heart that they’re practically parts of my...

Tiamat - The Astral Sleep

The Astral Sleep FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 01.09.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Century Media
 
7.5
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“The trust and the money that Century Media invested in us for this album made me realize for the first time that Tiamat could actually become an important band someday.” As Johan Edlund himself would admit in an interview,...

Atheist - Unquestionable Presence

Unquestionable Presence FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 30.08.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Metal Blade Records
 
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1991 was a golden year for rock listeners: albums such A Sense Of Change - Sieges Even, The Black Album- Metallica, Horrorscope - Overkill, Human - Death, Angel Rat - Voivod, Nevermind - Nirvana, Blood Sugar Sex Magic - Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ten - Pearl Jam... and the list goes on. But...

Van Halen - For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 17.06.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Warner Bros
 
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I don’t usually write about old albums, I’ve only done this for the “special issues” on Samael, Paradise Lost and Tiamat. But since new interesting releases are far between these days, I am in the process of reconsidering bands I...

Skid Row - Slave to the Grind

Slave to the Grind FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 10.06.1991
RECORD COMPANY: Atlantic Records
 
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Maybe you remember, or maybe your big brothers, uncles or aunts or neighbours told you that in 1990, when decadent Western music invaded our local radio waves, Skid Row was on top of this wave, with the unparalleled ballad I Remember...