To list out my favorite metal albums is always going to be a subjective exercise. Rather than list a "top ten of the best" Black Metal albums, I'm going to list bands that I find to be important to BM music. Forever indebted to their significant albums for helping me go through some of the unilluminated phases of my life. Today, even after all these years, nothing has changed. Still sounds pristine. Worshipping of total darkness, death and all its powers
No f'ing real order. - Abigor, Mayhem, Burzum (from the raw demos to 1999 release), Deathspell Omega, Ved Buens Ende, Blut Aus Nord, Dodheimsgard, Katharsis, Mortuary Drape, Necromantia, Darkspace and Dissection.