Best Metal Concept Albums

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21 House of Gold & Bones Part 2 - Stone Sour

One of the best concept albums of the decade. Corey Taylor created an amazing story that rivals some of the best concept albums.

22 01011001 - Ayreon V 1 Comment
23 Remission - Mastodon V 1 Comment
24 Night of the Stormrider - Iced Earth
25 Mercy Falls - Seventh Wonder

It's always arguable what is the "best", but this is a damn good album, and Seventh Wonder deserve more attention than they get.

26 Horror Show - Iced Earth

It's not a concept album because it doesn't follow a single story. All it's songs follow different stories.

27 Conspiracy - King Diamond
28 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
29 Octavarium - Dream Theater
30 Secret of the Runes - Therion
31 Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson

One of the greatest concept albums of all time, it tells the story of The Worm who is considered inferior to society and it's fascism ways. So he build's himself up as The Little Horn to try and save humanity but only realizing that humanity does not want to be saved, thus he becomes The Disintegrator and destroy's humanity

Whether you like them or not this album has an amazing concept with some fantastic lyrics. It's part of the triptych which is an artistic masterpiece. - 1234567890qwerty

32 Blood on Ice - Bathory
33 Catch Thirty Three - Meshuggah
34 The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails

Tells of a man who slowly self destructs and eventually wants to commit suicide. An amazing album, best NIN album - RustyNail

35 The Crimson Idol - W.A.S.P.

This should be in the Top 10 at least. - Rambles

Definitely one of those "Why didn't I buy you 10 years ago? " albums.

36 Jomsviking - Amon Amarth
37 Entropia - Pain of Salvation
38 Crimson II - Edge of Sanity
39 Pleasant Shade of Gray - Fates Warning
40 Into the Electric Castle - Ayreon
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