The year 1997:

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Zenial's year list:
1)Darkside - Shadowfields
2)Sear Bliss - The Pagan Winter / In the Shadow of Another World
3)Hecate Enthroned - The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Mighty
4)Emperor - Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
5)Ancient - Mad Grandiose Bloodfiends
6)Aeternus - Beyond the Wandering Moon
7)Septic Flesh - Ophidian Wheel
8)On Thorns I Lay - Orama
9)Malignant Eternal - Far Beneath the Sun
10)Dismal Euphony - Autumn Leaves - the Rebellion of Tides
11)...And Oceans - Mare Liberum (demo)
12)Nokturnal Mortum - Goat Horns
13)Falkenbach - ...Magni Blandinn ok Megintiri...
14)Asgaroth - Trapped in the Depths of Eve
15)Alastis - The Other Side
16)Empyrium - Songs of Moors & Misty Fields
17)Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia
18)Emperor - Reverence
19)Sadness - Evangelion
20)Grip Inc. - Nemesis
21)Morgul - Lost in Shadows Grey
22)Siebenbürgen - Loreia
23)Various - Romeo + Juliet Music from the Motion Picture Volume 2
24)Bloodthorn - In the Shadow of Your Black Wings
25)October Tide - Rain Without End

User vote year list:
1)Windir - Sóknardalr 9.41 (104 votes)
2)Empyrium - Songs of Moors & Misty Fields 9.35 (179 votes)
3)Deströyer 666 - Unchain The Wolves 9.32 (48 votes)
4)Saturnus - Paradise Belongs to You 9.27 (61 votes)
5)Kampfar - Mellom Skogkledde Aaser 9.27 (61 votes)
6)Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia 9.26 (205 votes)
7)Falkenbach - ...Magni Blandinn ok Megintiri... 9.25 (179 votes)
8)My Dying Bride - For Darkest Eyes (video) 9.25 (51 votes)
9)Haggard - And Thou Shalt Trust... the Seer 9.23 (111 votes)
10)In The Woods - Omnio 9.22 (100 votes)
11)Emperor - Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk 9.18 (439 votes)
12)Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale 9.17 (267 votes)
13)Carcass - Best of Carcass 9.17 (16 votes)
14)Mithotyn - In the Sign of the Ravens 9.16 (48 votes)
15)Sirrah - Did Tomorrow Come... 9.16 (20 votes)
16)Graveworm - Eternal Winds 9.15 (10 votes)
17)Septic Flesh - Ophidian Wheel 9.14 (43 votes)
18)Summoning - Nightshade Forests 9.13 (103 votes)
19)Lord Belial - Enter the Moonlight Gate 9.12 (90 votes)
20)Strapping Young Lad - City 9.10 (61 votes)
21)Cultus Sanguine - Shadow's Blood 9.10 (32 votes)
22)Dismal Euphony - Autumn Leaves - the Rebellion of Tides 9.09 (60 votes)
23)Ragnarok (UK) - To Mend the Oaken Heart 9.09 (29 votes)
24)Ulver - Nattens Madrigal - Aatte Hymne Til Ulven I Manden 9.07 (197 votes)
25)Katatonia - Sounds of Decay 9.07 (44 votes)
(scores calculated using a true Bayesian estimate)

Most user votes:
1)Dimmu Borgir - Enthrone Darkness Triumphant 8.7 (477 votes)
2)Emperor - Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk 9.2 (439 votes)
3)Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale 9.2 (267 votes)
4)Metallica - Reload 3.6 (213 votes)
5)Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia 9.3 (205 votes)
6)Ulver - Nattens Madrigal - Aatte Hymne Til Ulven I Manden 9.1 (197 votes)
7)Immortal - Blizzard Beasts 7.9 (193 votes)
8)Empyrium - Songs of Moors & Misty Fields 9.4 (179 votes)
9)Falkenbach - ...Magni Blandinn ok Megintiri... 9.3 (179 votes)
10)Burzum - Dauði Baldrs 7.6 (170 votes)

Lowest user votes:
1)Metallica - Reload 3.81 (213 votes)
2)Korn - Knockout 3.89 (22 votes)
3)Korn - Good God 4.26 (40 votes)
4)Metallica - Fuel 5.09 (11 votes)
5)Korn - Live, Demos & Blind 5.22 (12 votes)
6)Fear Factory - Remanufacture (Cloning Technology) 5.37 (46 votes)
7)Korn - KoRnoise 5.46 (11 votes)
8)Metallica - The Unforgiven II 5.85 (17 votes)
9)Abyssic Hate - United by Heathen Blood 5.89 (29 votes)
10)Metallica - The Memory Remains 6.05 (8 votes)

Events:
- Acid Bath: Bassist Audie Pitre died in a car crash in January 1997
- Acid Bath: Band split up after Audie's death in 1997
- Blood Stained Dusk: Formed in 1997 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA
- Ceremonial Castings: Formed in 1997 in Battle Ground, WA, USA
- Dargaard: Formed in 1997 in Austria
- Dark Lunacy: Formed in 1997 in Parma, Italy
- Deicide: Glen Benton has said he would commit suicide at age 33. This was in 1997, so obviously he didn't
- Diablerie: Formed in 1997 in Finland
- Emancer: Formed in 1997 in Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
- Finntroll: Formed in 1997 in Helsinki, Finland
- Forest of Shadows: Formed in 1997 in Stockholm, Sweden
- Gardenian: Formed in 1997 in Gothenburg, Sweden
- Heidenreich: Formed in Spring 1997 in Austria
- Immemorial (POL): Formed in June 1997 in Elblag, Poland
- Isvind: Band has broken up in 1997 but got back together in early 2002
- Korn: "Shoots And Ladders" was nominated for a 1997 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance
- Ninnghizhidda: Formed in 1997 in Germany
- Oathean: Was originally called Odin, changed to Oathean in 1997
- Obituary: Band has broken up in 1997 but got back together in 2004
- The Old Dead Tree: Formed in february 18th 1997 in France
- Rapture: Formed in 1997 in Helsinki, Finland
- Tristania: Formed in 1997 in Norway

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