Best Metal Concept Albums


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21 Epica - Kamelot
22 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.

23 The Glorious Burden - Iced Earth
24 Remission - Mastodon V 1 Comment
25 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
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 Imaginations from the Other Side - Blind Guardian
28 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.

29 Night of the Stormrider - Iced Earth
30 Conspiracy - King Diamond
31 01011001 - Ayreon V 1 Comment
32 Octavarium - Dream Theater
33 Paradise Lost - Symphony X
34 Secret of the Runes - Therion
35 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

36 Magica - Dio

Best Dio album.

This album is amazing! Ronnie and Craig Goldy are amazing on this record and this is my favorite Dio record ever.

37 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

38 Blood on Ice - Bathory
39 Catch Thirty Three - Meshuggah
40 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.

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