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The ten best debut metal albums

You only get one chance to make a first impression, as they say, and these bands sure made the most of their opportunity. Some of these inaugural releases launched new subgenres, while others have yet to be matched in more than two decades. Keep reading for a rundown of the ten best debut metal albums.

See also: - The ten geekiest metal bands - The ten best faceless metal bands - The ten most disappointing metal albums

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