Best European Metal Albums of All Time

No Black Sabbath on this list folks. These are the best extreme metal albums ever to cross the pond.

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61 Dimmu Borgir - Abrahadabra
62 Bathory - Hammerheart
63 Epica - The Divine Conspiracy
64 Meshuggah - Catch 33

It may not be instantly accessible to the average music lover, but for the thinking man, the elitists, or just plain pretentious people, this is an excellent album.

65 Dark Passion Play - Nightwish
66 Meir - Kvelertak
67 Kreator - Pleasure to Kill
68 Scorpions - Animal Magnetism

The heaviest album by the Scorpions and full of great songs such as The zoo, Make it real, Animal magnetism, Lady starlight... - DarkSideOfDragons

69 Grief of Emerald - Christian Termination
70 Kamelot - Karma

Since when Tampa (Florida) has been located in Europe?
They're an American band. - Metal_Treasure

Since when Tampa (Florida) has been located in Europe?
It's not a European band. - Metal_Treasure

It's an American band. - Metal_Treasure

71 Kreator - Enemy of God
72 Venom - Welcome to Hell
73 Coroner - R.I.P.
74 Accept - Balls to the Wall

This was the album so good, that after it a band had to spend touring for two years.

75 Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
76 Meshuggah - Nothing
77 Diamond Head - Lightning to the Nations

Without this short lived band there would be no Megadeth or especially Metallica.
Metallica has covered 4 of the 7 songs on this album.

78 Meshuggah - Obzen
79 Sabbat - Dreamweaver
80 Dio - Holy Diver

Dio was an American band. - Metal_Treasure

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