The year 1998:

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Zenial's album list
1)Cradle Of Filth - Cruelty and the Beast
2)The Elysian Fields - We... the Enlightened
3)Sear Bliss - The Haunting
4)...And Oceans - The Dynamic Gallery of Thoughts
5)Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
6)My Dying Bride - 34.788%... Complete
7)Godkiller - The End of the World
8)Opera IX - Sacro Culto
9)Mactätus - Provenance of Cruelty
10)Fear Factory - Obsolete
11)Ancient Rites - Fatherland
12)Limbonic Art - Epitome of Illusions
13)Darkwoods My Betrothed - Witch-Hunts
14)Agathodaimon - Blacken the Angel
15)Hecate Enthroned - Dark Requiems and Unsilent Massacre
16)Sad Legend - Sad Legend
17)Vordven - Towards the Frozen Stream
18)Graveworm - Underneath The Crescent Moon
19)...And Oceans / Bloodthorn - War vol. I (vs. Bloodthorn)
20)Necromicon - Sightveiler
21)Unholy - Rapture
22)Oxiplegatz - Sidereal Journey
23)Eucharist - Mirrorworlds
24)Vintersorg - Till Fjälls
25)Diabolical Masquerade - Nightwork
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User vote album list
1)Vintersorg - Till Fjälls 9.34 (145 votes)
2)Profanum - Profanum Aeternum: Eminence of Satanic Imperial Art 9.27 (60 votes)
3)The Sins Of Thy Beloved - Lake of Sorrow 9.25 (158 votes)
4)Tristania - Widow's Weeds 9.25 (157 votes)
5)Mithotyn - King of the Distant Forest 9.20 (72 votes)
6)Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse 9.17 (273 votes)
7)Odium - The Sad Realm of the Stars 9.17 (52 votes)
8)Dargaard - Eternity Rites 9.16 (28 votes)
9)Therion - Vovin 9.15 (139 votes)
10)Saturnus - For the Loveless Lonely Nights 9.12 (37 votes)
11)Nocte Obducta - ...Doch Lächeln die Blutleeren Lippen / Begräbnisvermählung 9.11 (9 votes)
12)Lacrimosa - Live 9.10 (32 votes)
13)Elend - The Umbersun 9.09 (56 votes)
14)Anathema - Alternative Future E.P. 9.09 (29 votes)
15)Anathema - Alternative 4 9.07 (200 votes)
16)Moonblood - Split with Asakku 9.07 (8 votes)
17)Sad Legend - Sad Legend 9.05 (37 votes)
18)Daemonarch - Hermeticum 9.04 (101 votes)
19)Katatonia - Discouraged Ones 9.04 (100 votes)
20)Limbonic Art - Epitome of Illusions 9.04 (93 votes)
21)The Elysian Fields - We... the Enlightened 9.04 (21 votes)
22)Nargaroth - Herbstleyd 9.03 (87 votes)
23)Death - Death live at Dynamo 9.03 (8 votes)
24)Graveland - Immortal Pride 9.01 (57 votes)
25)Unholy - Rapture 9.01 (28 votes)
(scores calculated using a true Bayesian estimate)

Most user votes
1)Cradle Of Filth - Cruelty and the Beast 8.4 (398 votes)
2)Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse 9.2 (273 votes)
3)Death - The Sound of Perseverance 8.5 (260 votes)
4)Anathema - Alternative 4 9.1 (200 votes)
5)Dimmu Borgir - Godless Savage Garden 6.9 (178 votes)
6)The Sins Of Thy Beloved - Lake of Sorrow 9.3 (158 votes)
7)Tristania - Widow's Weeds 9.3 (157 votes)
8)My Dying Bride - 34.788%... Complete 7.9 (156 votes)
9)Amon Amarth - Once Sent from the Golden Hall 8.8 (148 votes)
10)Vintersorg - Till Fjälls 9.4 (145 votes)

Lowest user votes
1)Korn - Kornography 4.56 (20 votes)
2)Korn - Follow the Leader 4.85 (145 votes)
3)Sepultura - Against 5.07 (59 votes)
4)Korn - Live At The Cow Palace 5.68 (15 votes)
5)Fear Factory - Revolution 5.90 (10 votes)
6)Entombed - Same Difference 5.96 (20 votes)
7)Fear Factory - Live in Orlando, Floride 15-9-98 6.14 (8 votes)
8)Metallica - Garage, Inc. 6.19 (121 votes)
9)Sepultura - Choke 6.50 (8 votes)
10)Anal Cunt - Picnic of Love 6.53 (16 votes)

Most viewed covers
1)...And Oceans / Bloodthorn - War vol. I (vs. Bloodthorn)(1218 views)
2)Dimmu Borgir / Dissection - Live & Plugged vol.2 (video)(1029 views)
3)Cradle Of Filth - Cruelty and the Beast(968 views)
4)Butterfly Temple - Kniga Velesa (demo)(906 views)
5)Anathema - Alternative 4(850 views)
6)Heavenwood - Swallow(772 views)
7)Fear Factory - Obsolete(767 views)
8)Anathema - Alternative Future E.P.(765 views)
9)Paradise Lost - Reflection(763 views)
10)Moonspell - Sin Pecado(756 views)

Most viewed lyrics
1)Cradle Of Filth - Cruelty and the Beast(1004 views)
2)Paradise Lost - Reflection(574 views)
3)Agathodaimon - Blacken the Angel(414 views)
4)Fear Factory - Obsolete(397 views)
5)Marduk - Nightwing(352 views)
6)Einherjer - Odin Owns Ye All(347 views)
7)Kampfar - Norse(345 views)
8)Arch Enemy - Stigmata(336 views)
9)Septic Flesh - A Fallen Temple(334 views)
10)Absu - In the Eyes of Ioldánach(315 views)


Best compilation albums
1)Various - Darkness is Thy Kingdom volume 1
2)Various - Ablaze Jan-Feb 1998 (nr 19)
3)Paradise Lost - Reflection
4)Various - Firestarter
5)Various - Statements of Intent
6)Various - Ablaze Nov-Dec 1998 (nr 24)
7)Various - Deathmeister Volume 1
8)Fear Factory - Revolution
9)Various - Feuersturm Volume II: The Ultimate Storm
10)Faith No More - Who Cares A Lot? The Greatest Hits
Best live albums
1)Obituary - Dead
2)Lacrimosa - Live
3)Minas Morgul - First Battle (demo)
4)Strapping Young Lad - Live in Australia - No Sleep 'till Bedtime
5)Weakling - Live Practice Demo
Best non-metal
1)Vast - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
2)Darklands - Darklands
3)Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
4)Hybernoid - Advanced Technology
5)Lacrimosa - Live
6)Elend - The Umbersun
7)Desire (SWE) - There Where Candles Fade
8)Him - Greatest Lovesongs vol. 666
9)Dargaard - Eternity Rites
10)Corvus Corax - Viator
Best demos
1)Amortis - Memories of an Ancient Time... (demo)
2)Nefarius - The deterrence and renounce of faith (demo)
3)Penetralia - Tribute to the Moon (demo)
4)Immemorial (POL) - Ius Primae Noctis (demo)
5)Erector Spinae - Dopaminium (demo)
6)Love Lies Bleeding - The Lady Who Didn't Want to Be (demo)
7)Syrach - Twilight Enigma (demo)
8)Blazing Eternity - Der Hviler En Nat Under Sorte Vinterbøge (demo)
9)A Sorrowful Dream - The Echo of Your Cry (demo)
10)Heresiarh - Dragons of War (demo)
Best EPs
1)Shining - Submit To Selfdestruction (ep)
2)Acheron - Necromanteion Communion (ep)
3)Steel - Heavy Metal Machine (ep)
Most hyped bands
(most compilation appearances)
1)Fear Factory (51)
2)Sepultura (28)
3)Moonspell (26)
4)Korn (20)
5)The Gathering (18)
6)Soulfly (18)
7)Coal Chamber (16)
8)Type O Negative (15)
9)Stuck Mojo (15)
10)Spineshank (15)
Events
- Antihuman: Band was first called "Overfiend", changed name to "Antihuman" in 1998
- The Blood Divine: Band has broken up at 5th May 1998
- Ceremonial Embrace: Band was first called "Chastice", changed name to "Ceremonial Embrace" in 1998
- Dominion Caligula: Formed in late 1998 in Sweden
- Korn: "No Place To Hide" was nominated for a 1998 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance
- Mindrot: Band has broken up in 1998
- Morgoth: Band has broken up in 1998
- Sadness: Band has broken up in 1998
- Sceptic: Marcin Urbas is a sprinter. In Seville 1998 he ran the 200 metres in 19.98!

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