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The Uncreator
So what are your guys favorite Concept albums and/or albums that follow a story

Mine would be....

King Diamond - Give Me Your Soul....Please
King Diamond - Abigail
King Diamond - Abigail II: Revenge
King Diamond - Conspiracy
King Diamond - Them
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime II
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret
Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon
Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
Gamma Ray - New World Order
Evergrey - The Inner Circle
Steve Vai - Real Illusions: Reflections

Can you tell i like King Diamond rolleyes.gif

I've got more, but i'm not gonna put all of them, lets see yours wink.gif
Smikey2006
I can tell u like king diamond.. in a related topic No Presents for Christmas was a song my band covered for a Christmas show biggrin.gif.
My favorite concept album.. is ZILTOID THE OMNICIENT.. by devin townsend smile.gif
USAMAN
Operation Mind Crime
spdalton
The Wall biggrin.gif.
Haven't really listened to many other concept albums.
Vinicitur
My top 5 in no particular order


Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime
WASP - The Crimson Idol
Savatage - 'Streets' a Rock Opera
Blind Guardian - Nightfall in Middle-Earth
King Diamond - Abigail
Davide
my TOP are:

Pink Floyd THE WALL

and of course

Scenes from a memory from Dream Theater

but many else too
Juan M. Valero
QUOTE (Smikey2006 @ Dec 13 2007, 04:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My favorite concept album.. is ZILTOID THE OMNICIENT.. by devin townsend smile.gif


Oh, great album !!!! DEvin is a master biggrin.gif


Dream THeater --> Metropolis part 2 smile.gif
Fsgdjv
Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth - Still Life
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Edge of Sanity - Crimson
Isis - Oceanic (At least I think it's a concept album..)

And lots of others, but these are my favourites.
N4085B
Rush: Caress of Steel, 2112, A Farewell to Kings, Hemispheres
Queensryche: Operation Mindcrime
Vanden Plas: Christ0
Symphony X: The Odessy
Dream Theater: Awake, Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence, Octavarium
Power of Omens: Rooms of Anguish
Ozzy: Diary of a Madman

...probably many more.......
Pavel
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret
Rhapsody - Triumph Or Agony
Manticora - The Black Circus Pt.1 and Pt.2
SLASH91
Iced Earth- Flaming Armaggedon
Rhapsody- Smyphony of the Enchanted Lands
Toni Suominen
Opeth - My Arms Your Hearse
Opeth - Still Life (prob. my favourite Opeth album, just brilliant)
Opeth - Ghost Reveries

Does Opeth's Blackwater Park have some kind of a story? I've always thought that it doesn't have any kind of storyline that binds all the songs together, please correct me if Im wrong smile.gif
David.C.Bond
QUOTE (Toni Suominen @ Dec 13 2007, 03:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Does Opeth's Blackwater Park have some kind of a story? I've always thought that it doesn't have any kind of storyline that binds all the songs together, please correct me if Im wrong smile.gif


Yeah your right Toni, in fact as far as I'm aware the only Opeth album that is a 'concept album' in the strictest sense of the term is My Arms Your Hearse. Which is an amazing album, so I'll go for that as my fav.
Toni Suominen
QUOTE (David.C.Bond @ Dec 13 2007, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah your right Toni, in fact as far as I'm aware the only Opeth album that is a 'concept album' in the strictest sense of the term is My Arms Your Hearse. Which is an amazing album, so I'll go for that as my fav.


Yeah, and I think Still Life is also a concept album in the strictest sense of the term, 'cause all of the songs follow the one storyline throughout the whole album. Ghost Reveries is almost a complete concept album, except for the last track, "Isolation Years" smile.gif
Fsgdjv
Blackwater Park is not a storyline album, but all the songs are about the same theme, and it's very well summarised at the end, so that's why I call it a concept album. But yeah, the only two strict storyline albums are MAYH and SL.

I also have to add two albums that I completely forgot about when I wrote my list:

Ulver - Bergtatt
Ulver - Nattens Madrigal
Wyvernx
Iced Earth - The Dark Saga
Iced Earth - Something Wicked This Way Comes (last 3 songs tongue.gif )

I'm not sure if this counts but
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Bedlam
The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mars Volta - Frances the Mute
Isis - Panopticon
Fsgdjv
QUOTE (Bedlam @ Dec 18 2007, 07:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Isis - Panopticon

Incredible album!
Gabriel Leopardi
Dream Theater - Metropolis pt 2 is my favourite!
superize
Blind Guardian-Nightfall in middle-earth

Dosnt know if it counts
Bedlam
QUOTE (Fsgdjv @ Dec 18 2007, 02:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Incredible album!


Yeah, they create such a great atmosphere. I forgot to mention Oceanic!

I was going to see these guys live with Tool on their last year, but Maynard got sick and they skipped San Antonio... then when they rescheduled, Danny hurt his arm... then they rescheduled again and Isis wasn't available... sucky!
Tomotoms
Smashing Pumpkins - Machina (The Machines Of God)
Arrival
Coheed and Cambria - All 4 Albums
Tool - Lateralus
The Who - Tommy
Pink Floyd - The Wall (Some, I really dislike Roger Waters)
Jakub Luptovec
Oh... I am surprised noone said that:-P

Fear Factory - Obstolette

Btw. I can see some kind of concept also in the new Transgression - seems to me like a story about nuclear bomb blast and some kind of war afterwards..

Meh.. I am hi-jacking a thread lil' bit ain't I?smile.gif
Sabbz
QUOTE (The Uncreator @ Dec 12 2007, 08:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So what are your guys favorite Concept albums and/or albums that follow a story

Mine would be....

King Diamond - Give Me Your Soul....Please
King Diamond - Abigail
King Diamond - Abigail II: Revenge
King Diamond - Conspiracy
King Diamond - Them
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime II
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands
Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret
Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon
Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
Gamma Ray - New World Order
Evergrey - The Inner Circle
Steve Vai - Real Illusions: Reflections

Can you tell i like King Diamond rolleyes.gif

I've got more, but i'm not gonna put all of them, lets see yours wink.gif

King Diamond / Mercyful Fate are 2 of my fave bands!

Pink Floyd - The Wall
King Diamond - Them
King Diamond - Abigail
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
Skewlbuzz
Daft Punk - Discovery is neat =)
Pablo Vazquez
Pink Floyd "The Wall" and one of my favourites albums... DREAM THEATER "METROPOLIS part II: SCENES FROM A MEMORY"!!!!!!!!!
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