Top Ten Albums by Metal Bands that Changed the Bands' Style


The Top Ten

1 In Rock - Deep Purple

The album that transformed Deep Purple into a metal band. - somekindofaguy

2 Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath

Thanks to Dio Black Sabbath transformed into a true heavy metal band. Unfortunately Ozzy Osbourne fans hate this statement though (and most of them hate Dio too). - somekindofaguy

3 Nightfall in Middle Earth - Blind Guardian

Changed Blind Guardian's style from Thrashy Speed Metal to Progressive/Symphonic Power Metal - somekindofaguy

4 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera

Changed Pantera's style from Glam Metal & Heavy Metal (the album Power Metal) to Groove Metal - somekindofaguy

5 Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 1 - Helloween

Changed Helloween's style from Thrashy Speed/Power Metal to Melodic Power/Heavy Metal - somekindofaguy

6 Dimension Hatröss - Voivod

Changed Voivod's Style from Raw Thrash to Technical/Progressive Thrash Metal - somekindofaguy

7 Human - Death

Death's first progressive/technical death metal album after their first 3 old school death metal records. - somekindofaguy

8 Countdown To Extinction - Megadeth

Changed Megadeth's style from Thrash Metal to Heavy Metal - somekindofaguy

9 Metallica (Black Album) - Metallica

Changed Metallica's style from Thrash Metal to Heavy Metal - somekindofaguy

10 Under Jolly Roger - Running Wild

Running Wild started their melodic pirate power metal style with this album, their first 2 albums were speed metal and heavier heavy metal. - somekindofaguy

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