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Jon Watts 
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Favourite metal genre(s):
Thrash, Death, Black 

Rating Breakdown
100- These albums are those elite few that If I pulled an album randomly out of a bag and grabbed one, there wouldn't be a time of day or mood i'm in that I wouldn't want to listen to it. These are the cream of the crop folks. Highly recommended to anyone whose ears work, regardless of genre they like.

90-99- Like the above, but has that one nuisance holding it back from being a classic, possibly one song that doesn't completely work, or whatever. Still very recommended to all, but just not maybe the first thing i'd recommenc. All of the above is a 5 out of 5 in my book.

76-89- These albums are great fun, but have varying degrees of missteps or issues. Maybe a little filler? Or some songs sound too much alike? Or some songs drag on a bit? They fall in here. Recommended to fans of the band or genre. 4 out of 5.

51-75- Here's where things may start to stink a little. Good ideas, and maybe some good songwriting, but probably lacks originality, consistency, or structure. Also flaws mentioned in the above range to higher degree fall here. More filler found here overall too. Still good for fanboys, completionists and the like. 3 out of 5

31-50- Heres where boredom and pain thrive. I'm starting to struggle to find stuff to like. Get at your own risk. Completionists are probably the only one's who should consider. 2 out of 5

1-30- Now I'm getting sad. Stuff in this category doesn't just bore me, it frustrates me. No money should be spent on this crap, no matter how much you have. If you really need that hole in the collection filled, go ahead (*cough Cold Lake).

0- This album probably sucks so bad it's entertaining.

Black Metal
Burzum- Burzum/Hviss Lyset Tar Oss
Bathory- Bathory/Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Darkthrone- Transilvanian Hunger
Gorgoroth- Pentagram/Under the Sign of Hell
Summoning- Minas Morgul
Ulver- Bergtatt
Mutiilation- Remains of a Ruined, Dead, Cursed Soul
Emperor- Emperor
Blut Aus Nord- Ultima Thulee
Xasthur- The Funeral of Being

Death Metal
Sinister- Cross the Styx/Hate
Immolation- Dawn of Possession
Death- Leprosy/Human
Pestilence- Consuming Impulse/Testimony of the Ancients/Spheres
Entombed- Left Hand Path/Clandestine
Gorguts- The Erosion of Sanity
Morbid Angel- Altars of Madness/Formulas Fatal to the Flesh
Cannibal Corpse- Bloodthirst

Thrash Metal
Metallica- Ride the Lightning/Master of Puppets/...And Justice for All
Artillery- Terror Squad/By Inheritance
Overkill- Feel the Fire/Taking Over/Ironbound/The Years of Decay
Coroner- R.I.P./Punishment for Decadence/No More Color/Mental Vortex/Grin

Voivod- Dimension Hatross/Nothingface
Toxik- Think This
Slayer- South of Heaven/Seasons in the Abyss
Exodus- Another Lesson in Violence (BBB but better)
Kreator- Pleasure to Kill/Coma of Souls

Heavy Metal/Rock

Iron Maiden- Iron Maiden/The Number of the Beast/Piece of Mind/Powerslave/Somewhere in Time/Seventh Son of a Seventh Son/The Final Frontier
Mercyful Fate- Melissa
Judas Priest- Sad Wings of Destiny/Stained Class/Painkiller
Metallica- Metallica/Load
Venom- Black Metal
Rush- 2112/A Farewell to Kings/Hemispheres
Yes- Close to the Edge

I don't listen to much Doom Metal, But...
Katatonia- Dance of December Souls
Triptykon- Eparistera Daimones
Celtic Frost- Monotheist
...Are damn near perfect albums....

I love you Ashie!!