Level 1 - These are albums that any fans of good music should have.
Level 2 - These are albums that any metal fan should have.
Level 3 - While these are not essential recordings, they are worthy additions for a black metal fan.
Level 4 - Albums that have some interesting aspects to borrow, re-use or re-do.
Level 5 - Everything else. The "who really cares" file, except for purists.
Bathory - The Return, Blood Fire Death, Hammerheart
Hellhammer - Apocalyptic Raids
Immortal - Diabolical Full Moon Mysticism, Pure Holocaust
Burzum - Burzum, Det Som Engang Var, Hvis lyset tar oss
Darkthrone - Under a Funeral Moon, Transilvanian Hunger
Mayhem- De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Beherit - Drawing Down the Moon
Graveland - The Celtic Winter, Following the Voice of Blood
Gorgoroth - Pentagram, Antichrist
Ancient - Svartalvheim
Emperor- In the Nightside Eclipse (1994)
Enslaved- Vikingligr Veldi (1993)
Emperor / Enslaved- Emperor / Hordanes Land (1993)