Best Technical Death Metal Albums


The Top Ten

1 Human - Death

People who don't like this lack comprehension.

This album is amazing. It is probably the best Death Metal album of all time. - Rambles

Its an amazing Prog Death Album, but its definitely not "Technical". Many think Progressive and Technical means the same thing, but actually its not, it just overlaps very often.
While Death's later albums are certainly not Technical but Progressive, e.g. Nile/Suffocation are certainly Technical but not very Progressive.

Nevertheless: Great album.
Just doesn't fit here in my opinion. - Flav

2 Epitaph - Necrophagist

Human by death cannot be as technical as this what hell people this should be #1

3 Annihilation of the Wicked - Nile

This and Epitaph should be #1 and #2. The only Death album that should be on here is Human.

The best ever Technical Death Metal album.

Amazing album!

4 None So Vile - Cryptopsy

None so Brutal. Period...

Truly a vile album. Structurally and technically amazing.

5 Unquestionable Presence - Atheist

Master class jazzy death metal. Insane album.

6 Focus - Cynic

One of my favourite debut albums! - IronSabbathPriest

Best metal album of all time. - Caleb9000

One of the best of all time.

7 Symbolic - Death

This is the best album on the list, but it isn't tech death. In fact, it's kinda hard to categorize this. It has elements of prog, death, thrash and trad and even doom, but its all more atmospheric than most of the stuff in those genres. - Caleb9000

8 Individual Thought Patterns - Death
9 Pierced From Within - Suffocation

Technical death at it's best. This album hits you like derailed train.

Easily the best. A legend.

10 Spiritual Healing - Death

How the h3ll Spiritual Healing is Technical Death Metal? It's a 100% Death Metal album. - GREYBOYY

This is called Death Metal, not Technical Death Metal.

The Contenders

11 Winds of Creation - Decapitated

Incredible album and even more incredible regarding that the band members were circa 16 y/o, when they recorded this... - Flav

12 Polarity - Decrepit Birth
13 The Sound of Perseverance - Death

"Behold, the flesh and the power it holds! " *Epic riff*

The best Death album ever! - winner333

14 Obscura - Gorguts

One of the most inventive albums ever. - Caleb9000

15 Onset of Putrefaction - Necrophagist
16 Akroasis - Obscura
17 Effigy of the Forgotten - Suffocation
18 Illusive Golden Age - Augury
19 Reign Supreme - Dying Fetus
20 Nihility - Decapitated
21 The Aura - Beyond Creation
22 Diluvium - Obscura
23 Scepter of the Ancients - Psycroptic
24 Cosmogenesis - Obscura
25 Piece of Time - Atheist
26 Deathless - Revocation

Such an impressive album - InsanityJoe

27 Earthborn Evolution - Beyond Creation
28 Agony - Fleshgod Apocalypse
29 Leading Vision - Gorod
30 Oracles - Fleshgod Apocalypse
31 Defiant Imagination - Quo Vadis

This gem should be between the 10 1st!

32 Blasphemy Made Flesh - Cryptopsy
33 Warp Zone - Martyr
34 Acolytes Eternal - A Loathing Requiem
35 Under a Stone with No Inscription - Anata
36 From Wisdom to Hate - Gorguts
37 Diminishing Between Worlds - Decrepit Birth
38 Fractured - Capharnaum
39 Breeding the Spawn - Suffocation
40 Pinnacle of Bedlam - Suffocation
41 Chaos of Forms - Revocation
42 Antithesis - Origin
43 Deliverance - Opeth

This is progressive death metal not technical

44 Ghost Reveries - Opeth
45 Watershed - Opeth
46 Destroy the Opposition - Dying Fetus
47 Atlantis: The New Beginning - Lost Soul
48 Pathetic Being - Sceptic
49 The Conductor's Departure - Anata
50 Everything is Fire - Ulcerate
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Annihilation of the Wicked - Nile
2. None So Vile - Cryptopsy
3. Akroasis - Obscura
1. Human - Death
2. The Sound of Perseverance - Death
3. None So Vile - Cryptopsy
1. Focus - Cynic
2. Symbolic - Death
3. Pierced From Within - Suffocation

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