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Rabies Caste (Israel)
For the Vomiting Tractor Drivers - CD - 1998/1999
Rabies Caste - CD - 2006
Compilation including their track from the split with Sourvein, 2 additional tracks from the same '03 session, 2 '03 live tracks, and 2 '97 tracks.

Racer X (US, heavy metal) See also: Surgical Steel, Hawk, Judas Priest
Second Heat - CD - 1988
Street Lethal - CD - 1986

Radakka (US)
Requiem for the Innocent - CD - 1998

Rademassaker (Ger, death metal)
Satanic Zombie Hordes - CD - 2004
Compilation with 3 unreleased 2003 tracks, the "Gnawing on a Rotten Piece of Flesh" '02 demo, the 'Fleshdance' CD-R (unclear whether this is from '02 or '03), their side of the 2003 split tape with Skull's Corner, and the 'Rademassaker' demo '02.

Radigost (Rus)
Nocturne - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1999/2002
CD version with 2 bonus tracks from 2002.

Radio Moscow (UK, hard rock/'80s rock) See also: Diamond Head
**Formed by Brian Tatler of Diamond Head.
demo tracks
10 '86/'87 demo tracks
Radio Moscow - EP - 1987

Rage (Ger) See also: Avenger
Carved in Stone - CD - 2008
Execution Guaranteed - CD (with 6 bonus) - 1987/2002
Reissue with 6 bonus.
Perfect Man - CD - 1988
Perfect Man - CD (with 5 bonus)- 1988/2002
Reissue with 5 bonus.
Reflections of A Shadow - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1990/2002
Reissue with 5 bonus.
Reign of Fear - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1986/2002
Reissue with 5 bonus.
Secrets in a Weird World - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1989

Raging Fury (Japan, thrash)
Deal You a Fatal Blow - CD - 1999
Raging Fury - CD - 1992

Raise Hell (Swe, black/death metal)
Holy Target - CD - 1998

Raising Cain (US)
Planet Doom - CD - 1998/1999/2000

Rajas (Jap, heavy metal)
Rajas - EP - 1984
Play the Game - EP - 1985
3 live tracks, 2 studio tracks.
Turn It Up - LP - 1985

RAM (Swe, heavy metal)
Sudden Impact - CD - 2003
Sudden Impact - CD (with 1 bonus) - 2003
Second edition with Black Sabbath cover as bonus.

Ramesses (UK, doom) See also: Electric Wizard
split with Negative Reaction - CD - 2004

Rampage (Austria, death metal)
In A Cryptic Dream - CD - 1998

Rampage (US-GA) See also: Death Beast
Doom Metal (split with Festering Sore) - CD - 1999
Title track and Venom/Immortal covers.

Ramses (Mex, heavy metal)
Delirio De Desastre/Pon Tu Cerebro A Remojar - CD - 1991/1992/200?
Remastered reissue of the 1991 and 1992 releases. 'Delirio...' seems to be missing the last track.
Guerreros del Metal - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1988/2002
Includes 5 demo tracks as bonus.

Ram-Zet (Nor)
Intra - CD - 2005

Ran (Toshiya Matsukawa) See also: Blizard
Blizard guitarist.
Burning - LP - 1985

Random (Ger, heavy metal)
Hate Us - live CD - 1993
Homeless - CD - 1995

Random Damage (Can, thrash) See also: Annihilator
Crunchy thrash with Ray Hartmann of Annihilator.
Random Damage - CD - 1995

Randy (Denmark, heavy metal)
Randy - CD - 2011
Compilation including their '86 7", their '87 demo, and 3 '87 live tracks.

Randy Uchida Group/R.U.G. (Jap, heavy metal)
Deathly Fighter b/w Crazy Bomber - EP - 1984

Raped Ape (US, thrash) Pre-Paingod
Land of Broken Promises - 2CD - 2013
Includes the 1993 'Terminal Reality' CD, 1990 'Perpetual Aggravation' demo, 1991 'Lost in Mind' demo, a '91 live track, 1994 demo, and the 1995 demo by post-RA band Paingod.
Terminal Reality - CD - 1993
Terminal Reality - CD (with 4 bonus) - 1993
Japanese press with 4 bonus tracks from old demos.

Rape Pillage and Burn (US, death metal) See also: Divine Eve)
Songs of Death...Songs of Hell - CD - 2009

Rapidfire (US, heavy/power metal) See also: Hellhound
Settle the Score - CD - 2009
Previously unreleased 1993 album (with vocals and some guitar parts completed/recorded in 2008. Includes the band's entire 1993 demo as bonus tracks.

Rapture (Fin, doom/death metal)
Finnish version of mid-'90s Katatonia.
Futile - CD - 1999/2001
Songs for the Withering - CD - 2002

Rata Blanca (Arg, heavy/power metal)
El Libro Oculto - CD (with one bonus) - 1993
Entre el Cielo y el Infierno - CD - 1994
La Llave de la Puerta Secreta - CD - 2005
Rata Blanca - CD - 1988
VII - CD - 1997/2004

Rat Attack (US, heavy metal)
Rat Attack - CD - 2008
The 1983 demo plus 6 live tracks (June 2, 1989)

Rathbone (US?, heavy metal/hard rock)
Rathbone - CD - 1997

Ratos de Por�o/R.D.P. (Brazil, thrash/crossover)
Anarkophobia (English lyrics) - CD - 1991
English lyrics version of the '90 album.

Raunchous Brothers, The (US, heavy metal)
DIE! FAGGOT DIE! - demo - 2001
Black Sabbath cover.
split with Anal Cunt - EP - 2000

R.A.V.A.G.E. (US) pre-Atheist
On They Slay - demo - 1987
Rotting in Hell - demo - 1985

Ravage (US-IL, heavy metal)
Wrecking Ball - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1986/2010
Reissue with 3 tracks recorded in 2010 as bonuses.

Ravage (US-MA)
The End of Tomorrow - CD - 2009
Judas Priest cover.

Ravager (Mex, death metal) See also: Demonized
Storm of Sin - CD - 2002

Raven (Fin, doom) pre-Shape of Despair
Promo 1998 (2 trks)

Raven (UK, NWoBHM)
**Also see 'Ultimate Revenge 2' comp.
All For One - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1983/2002
Reissue with 5 bonus.
Architect of Fear - CD - 1991
Born to Be Wild - EP - 1983
The Steppenwolf cover and 'Inquisitor' with Udo doing guest vocals.
Break the Chain - EP - 1983
Crash Bang Wallop - EP - 1982
'Rock Hard' as the b-side.
Crash Bang Wallop (splatter vinyl 12" version) - 12" EP - 1982
Title track, 'Rock Hard,' 'Run Them Down,' 'Fire Power.'
Crash Bang Wallop (Italian promo version) - EP - 1982
'Run Them Down' as the b-side.
Destroy All Monsters - Live in Japan - live CD - 1995
Don't Need Your Money - EP - 1980
Hard Ride - EP - 1981
Heads Up! - mCD - 1992
4 studio and 3 live tracks.
Nothing Exceeds Like Excess - CD - 1988
One For All - CD (with 1 bonus) - 1999
Japanese press with Status Quo cover as bonustrack.
The Pack is Back - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1986/1998
CD reissue with 2 bonus tracks from the '86 'Mad' EP.
Radio Hell: The Friday Rock Show Sessions (split with Venom/Warfare) - CD - 1992
'80s BBC session.
Rock Until You Drop - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1981
Rock Until You Drop - CD (with 8 bonus) - 1981/2002
Bonus tracks include 2 7" B-sides, 'Inquisitor' from the 'Lead Weight' comp., 4 Radio One Session tracks, and 'Let It Rip' from the 'Brute Force' comp.
Wiped Out - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1982
Wiped Out - CD (with 4 bonus) - 1982/2002
Includes 3 tracks from the 'Crash Bang Wallop' '82 EP and an outtake version of '20/21.'

Ravencult (Gre, black metal)
Morbid Blood - CD - 2011

Raven Dark (Rus, black metal)
Autumn Roar - CD - 2006
1994(?) recording.

Ravenous (Austria, thrash)
Book of Covetous Souls - CD - 1991

Ravenous, The (US, death metal) See also: Autopsy, Necrophagia, Brutal Truth
Assembled in Blasphemy - CD - 2000
Three on a Meathook - mCD - 2002

Ravens (Fra, heavy metal)
Get It In Your Head - LP - 1984

Raven's Bane (US, dark ambient) See also: Demoncy, Profane Grace
Misery Preserved - CD - 2004

Ravens Creed (UK)
Militia of Blood Sacrifice - CD - 2007

Ravensthorn (US, heavy/horror metal)
House of the Damned - CD - 2002

Raventhrone (Austria)
Endless Conflict Theorem - CD - 2002

Ravia (Mex, power metal)
Alas de Metal - CD - 2006

Raw Deal (UK-Leicester, NWOBHM)
Lonewolf b/w Take the Sky - EP - 1981

Raw Hatred (US, black metal)
split with Misanthropy - CD - 2009

Rawhead Rexx (Ger, heavy/power metal)
Rawhead Rexx - CD - 2002

Raw Level (Can)
Demo - 1996
Groove-influenced death metal.

Raw Silk (Gre, hard rock)
Silk Under the Skin - CD - 1990/20??

R.A.W.W.A.R. (Revolted Anarchist Warriors Without Any Respect) (Can, thrash)
Aggression/Cryptopsy ties.
Delirium - demo - 1988

Raxas (Mex, power/heavy metal)
Allá Nos Veremos - 2CD - 2002
Contains the 'Presencia' 1989 cassette album and a version of the 'Esclavos Eternos' album with Arturo Huizar from Luzbel on vocals, with bonus tracks.

Raxinasky (Bel, avant-garde death/grind/noise)
The Anti-Apopathodiaphulatophobicoustical Days - CD - 2008

Ray Gunn (US, heavy metal)
Ray Gunn - LP - 1987

Razor (Can, thrash, thrash/speed metal)
Armed and Dangerous - mLP - 1984
Custom Killing - CD - 1987/20??
Custom Killing - LP - 1987
Evil Invaders - CD - 1985
Executioner's Song - CD - 1985
Executioner's Song - LP - 1985
Exhumed - 2CD - 1994
Malicious Intent - CD - 1986
Open Hostility - CD - 1991
Rehearsal 1989
Instrumental versions of some 'Shotgun Justice' tracks.
Rehearsal 1990 (2 untitled instrumental songs)
Shotgun Justice - CD - 1990
Violent Restitution - CD - 1988

R.D.P. See Ratos de Porăo

Reactor (Swi, death metal) See also: Sickening Gore
The Tribunal Above - demo - 1991

Realm (US-WI, technical thrash)
Endless War - CD - 1988
Suiciety - CD - 1990
Suiciety - CD (with 1 bonus) - 1990/2006
Remaster/reissue with King Crimson cover as bonus.

Realm of Carnivora (Estonia, black metal)
Verised Relvad - CD - 2003

Re-Animator (UK, thrash)
Condemned to Eternity - CD - 1990
Deny Reality - mCD - 1990
Laughing - CD - 1991
That Was Then...This is Now - CD - 1992

Reaper (Ger, heavy metal)
Gardens of Seth - CD - 2009
The Years Within - CD - 1992

Rebaelliun (Brazil, death metal)
At War - mCD - 1999
Bringer of War - mCD - 2000
Morbid Angel cover.

Récidive (Fra, '70s style hard rock)
Can't Stand Living Without You - EP - 1981
Demon Queen - LP - 1981

Recipients of Death (US, thrash)
Final Flight - mLP - 1990
Recipients of Death - LP - 1988

Reclusion (Swe)
Shell of Pain - CD - 2001

Redbacks (Ger, heavy metal) pre-Hunter
Fighting for You on Stage - demo - 1983

Red Harvest (Nor)
Internal Punishment Programs - CD - 2004

Red Hot Piggys Pussys (Mex)
XXX Ways Vol. 2 (split with Bitch Infection/Teen Pussy Fuckers) - CD - 2006

Redline (UK, heavy metal)
Vice - CD (with 1 bonus) - 2012
Japan press with bonus track 'Heaven's Gate.'

Red Machete (US, heavy metal) See also: Madhouse
Pull the Rope b/w Ain't No Mercy - EP - 1985

Redrum (Russia, death metal)
Mephisto Opressor - CD - 2007
Morbid Angel cover.

Redrum (US-CA, thrash)
Power Corrupts - CD - 1989
Power Corrupts - CD (with 7 bonus) - 1989/2007
Reissue with bonus live tracks from 1987 and 1985.

Red Sky (US, death metal)
Knife Behind the Smile - CD - 1998

Red Spider (Indonesia)
Thumb Master - CD - 2013

Redstorm (Swe, heavy metal)
No Exeption of a Victim of Crime - CD (with 1 bonus) - 1989/2003

Reencarnación (Colombia, black/thrash)
888 Metal - CD - 2005
The first LP, EP, and '89 live tracks.
Acompáńame A La Tumba - EP - 1988
Demos 1987 - 1994 - CD - 2007
Compiles the '87 'Dioses Muertos, '89 Alucinógeno, and '94 'Planeta Azul' demos.
Reencarnación - LP - 1987

Reflection (Gre, heavy metal)
The Fire Still Burns... - CD - 1999
Odysseia - CD - 2003

Refugium Pecatorum (Bra, heavy/doom metal) See also: Shadows FX
The Condemned Art - CD - 1997

Regnant (Chile, death metal)
Eyes of Suffering - demo - 1996
Transvisceral - CD - 1997

Regnant and Thrall (Fra, black metal)
Sex Polizei - CD - 2003

Regnum (Ger, black metal)
Regnum - CD - 2005

Regnum Umbra Ignis (Bra, black metal)
Raw and Profane 1999-2001 - CD - 2007
CD press of the '99 'Nightfall Winds' and '01 'The Cult to the Night of the Times' demos.

Regredior (Lith, death metal) See also: Ghostorm
Forbidden Tears - mCD - 1995

Regurgitate (Swe, goregrind)
Carnivorous Erection - CD - 2000

Rehtaf Ruo (US, black metal/ambient)
Boiled in Goat Blood - CD - 2000
Original self-released version.

Reign (UK)
Embrace - CD - 1994
Exit Clause - CD - 1995

Reign of Terror (Aus't, death/thrash)
Under Blackened Skies - mCD - 1998

Reign of Terror (US, death metal)
Threnody of the Impaled - CD - 2001

Reignstorm (US)
Tomorrow's Past - CD - 2009
'97, '98, '95, and '89 demo tracks, '91/'97/'98 outtakes, and 2 '91 live tracks.

Reinfection (Pol, death/grind)
Peace Through Killing - CD - 2005
Comp. of 5 2004 tracks (including Napalm Death/Brutal Truth covers), the entire '00 'They Die For Nothing' album, and the '98 'The Edge of Her Existence' demo.

Reino Ermitańo (Arg, doom/stoner metal)
Reino Ermitańo - CD - 2003

Relentless (Swe, death metal)
Split with Ruin - CD - 2008
Their side is the 2005 demo.
Tempest of Torment - CD - 2005

Rellik (US-CA, heavy metal)
Killer - CD - 2002
Compilation of old material.
Remember the Future - EP - 1986

Rellik (US-PA, thrash)
Devoured in Sin - CD - 2007

Renaissance (Bel, death/doom)
The Death of Art - CD - 1994

Rendissance Noire (Fra, atmospheric/medieval)
Beyond the Circle of Light - mCD - 1995
'92 recording. Actually sounds pretty much like the typical black metal intros.

Renegade (Aus't, thrash/speed)
Total Armageddon - CD (with 4 bonus) - 1985/1987/2011
The '87 LP with the band's '85 demo as bonustracks.

Repent (Ger, thrash)
Disciple of Decline - CD - 2004

Reprobation (US, death metal)
Undoing Creation - CD - 2002

Reptilian (Swe, power metal)
Castle of Yesterday - CD (with 1 bonus) - 2001
Japanese pressing with a bonus track.

Republic (Austria, ambient)
Meditation Music Volume One (split with Protocols of the Elders of Zion) - CD - 2012

Repugnant (Swe, death metal)
Epitome of Darkness - CD - 2006
Morbid cover.
Hecatomb - mCD - 1999/2000
Celtic Frost cover.

Repulsion (US) See also: Dejecta
Excruciation - EP - 1991
Horrified (original Necrosis version) - CD - 1989
Horrified (Relapse 1st reissue) - CD (with one bonus) - 1992

Requiem (Ita, heavy metal)
With Mario of The Black.
Nunc et semper - demo - 1986

Requiem (Swi, death metal)
Formed at Birth - CD - 2003

Requiem (UK, NWoBHM)
Angel of Sin - EP - 1980

Requiem (US-FL, death metal) pre-Daemon Knight
A Brief Moment In Death - cass. EP - 1996
Our Only Hope is Death - CD - 1997

Requiem Aeternam (Uruguay, black/death metal)
Eternally Dying - CD - 1998
Philosopher - CD - 2004

Resection (Ger, death metal)
Zenith - CD - 2006

Résistance (Fra)
Bang Your Fucking Skull - CD - 2008
Manilla Road cover.
A Tale of Decadence - CD - 2011

Resistance of Yield (Ger, death metal)
Towards the Apocalypse - CD - 2011

Restless Breed (US)
No Walls Can Hold: The Demo Anthology - 2012
Includes the '89 'No Walls Can Hold' demo, one track from the '88 'All Did Fall' demo, and the '87 'After the Holocaust' demo.

Resurrected (Ger, death metal)
Faireless to the Flesh - CD - 1999
Deicide cover.

Resurrection (US-FL, death metal)
Embalmed Existence - CD - 1993

Resurrecturis (Ita, death metal)
The Cuckoo Clocks Of Hell - CD - 2004

Resuscitator (US)
A Warrior's Death - CD - 2005
Iniciation - CD - 1993/20??
Reissue.

R.E.T./Reaction Ecstasy Trance (Cze, doom/death)
The Dark at the End of the Tunnel - CD - 2004
Depression - CD - 1995
In Memories - CD - 1996

Retrosatan (Arg, heavy metal)
Grito Mortal - CD (with 1 bonus) - 2010
CD reissue, includes a live version of 'Putrefacción.'
Grito Mortal - LP - 2005
'80s demo tracks.

Revenant (US, death/thrash)
Prophecies of a Dying World - CD - 1991

Revenge (Can) See also: Conqueror, Axis of Advance
Victory.Intolerance.Mastery - CD - 2004

Revenge (Indonesia, death metal)
Prelude to Omega - CD - 2010

Revenge (Ita, heavy metal)
Archives - CD - 2008
Compilation of the 1985 'Hotzone' EP, the 1987 recordings for the unreleased 'Sweet Revenge' EP, and 2 2007 recordings.

Reverend (US) See also: Metal Church
Play God - CD - 1991

Reverie (US-MN, black metal)
Isolation - CD - 2007

Revile (US, death metal)
Demo - 1994
Demo - 1996
Within the Garden - CD - 1998

Re-Vision (Ger, power metal)
Re-Vision - CD - 1997

Reviver (Neth, power metal)
Reviver - mCD - 1998

Rev. Kriss Hades (Aus't) See also: Sadistik Exekution
The Wind of Orion - CD - 2002

Rex Inferi (Ita, speed/heavy metal)
Like A Hurricane - CD - 2005
Unreleased 1988 album.

Rex Satanachia (Den, black metal)
First Legion of Hell - CD - 2008

Rex Shachath (UK, death metal)
Sepulchral Torment - CD - 2012

Rhabstallion (UK, NWoBHM)
Day to Day - CD - 1994
Includes 1980 and 1984 recordings, the 1981 'Day to Day' single, the tracks from the unreleased 1982 'Stranger Stranger' single, 2 1993 tracks recorded specifically for the CD, and 2 1983 live tracks.

Rhadamantys (Hol, death metal)
Death metal with all sorts of atmospheric interludes/passages and some doom influence.
Labyrinth of Thoughts - CD - 1995

Rhapsody (Ita, power metal)
The Dark Secret - mCD - 2004
Legendary Tales - CD - 1997
Symphony of Enchanted Lands - CD - 1998
Symphony of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret - CD - 2004

Rhune (US, black metal)
Vinland Rising (split with Bellum) - CD - 2005

Rhymes of Destruction (Bel)
Primarily black metal style with black metal vocals, but sometimes very doom/death inspired as well.
A Sun Revolution - CD - 1999
Requiem / In Remembrance Of Your Gods... - CD - 1996
Several tracks are folkish acoustic/symphonic instrumentals.

Riff Raff (Fin, heavy metal)
Give the Dead Man Some Water - CD - 1983/2004
Robot Stud - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1982/2004
Includes the 'Dreaming/I'll Be Gone' EP 1983.

Righteous Pigs (US, grind) See also: Defecation, Napalm Death
Live and Learn - CD - 1989
Stress Related - CD - 1990

Rigor Mortis (Arg, death/thrash)
Bienvenidos a la Ceremonia - CD - 2008

Rigor Mortis (US-NY, death metal) Pre-Immolation
Decomposed - demo - 1987
Warriors of Doom - demo - 1988
One '87 track, released as a demo posthumously.

Rigor Mortis (US-TX, thrash) See also: Blohole
Demo - 1986
Freaks - mCD - 1989
Rigor Mortis - CD - 1988
Rigor Mortis - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1988/2003
Official reissue with bonustracks.

Rigor Sardonicous (US, doom)
Principia Sardonica - CD - 2004
Vallis ex Umbra de Mortuus - CD - 2008

Rimfrost (Swe, black metal)
A Frozen World Unknown - CD - 2006

Ringnevond (Nor, black metal)
Nattverd - CD - 2000

Riot (US)
Born in America - CD - 1983/1989
Far East Voyage - 1996 - bootleg 2CD Live Club Citta', Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Apr. 12, 1996, and 4 extra tracks from the same location on Apr. 14, 1996.
Inishmore - CD - 1998
Japan press, does not include 'Turning the Hands of Time' but includes an extra track (an interpretation of 'Danny Boy') at the end.
Memorial - bootleg CD
Live at My Father's Place, Roslyn, NY, July 1, 1982. Animals cover.
Narita - CD - 1979/2005
New York Rock City - bootleg CD
Live at My Father's Place, Roslyn, NY, Sept. 15, 1981, and one track live Hammersmith Odeon, London, Apr. 20, 1980.
The Privilege of Power - CD - 1990
Restless Breed - LP - 1982
Restless Breed - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1982/1999
Japanese press with 5 live bonus tracks from the '82 'Riot Live' EP.
Riot Live - live CD - 1989
Live UK '80 and '81.
Shine On - live CD - 1998
Shine On - live CD (Japan tracklisting) - 1998
Japanese CD version, includes 'Watching the Signs' and 'Nightbreaker' instead of 'Swords and Tequila' and 'Outlaw' which are on other versions.
Sons of Society - CD (with 1 bonus) - 1999
Japanese press with a bonus track.

Ripped (US, death/thrash)
Early demos are more straightforward, later stuff is still death/thrash, but much more progressive/technical.
Through My Eyes - CD - 1993

Ripper (US, heavy/horror metal)
...And the Dead Shall Rise - CD - 1986/2003

Rippikoulu (Fin, death metal)
Musta Seremonia - demo - 1993

Ripping Corpse (US, death/thrash) See also: Dim Mak
Death Warmed Over - demo - 1987
Demo - 1990
Dreaming with the Dead - CD - 1991
Promo demo - 1992
Splattered Remains - demo - 1989

Ripping Flesh (Mex, death metal) See also: Agony Lords
Mercy/Parallel Windows - CD - 2012
Compiles the '92 'Mercy' EP, the '91 'Parallel Windows' demo, and a '90 rehearsal demo.

Ripping Treatment (Macedonia, punk/hardcore)
Stories of Ordinary Madness - demo - 1997

Rise (US, death metal) See also: Evildead
Life Into Ever Black - mCD - 1995

Rising Dust (Fra, doom)
Taste of Fire - CD - 2008
Pentagram and Motörhead covers.

Rising Force See Malmsteen, Yngwie

Rising Moon (Ita, death metal)
They Are As Us - CD - 2005

Rising Power (US, heavy metal) See also: Inner Sanctum
Mike Portnoy's first metal band, simple but solid HM.
Power for the People - CD - 1984

Risk (Ger, speed/thrash) Ex-Faithful Breath
Dirty Surfaces - CD - 1990
Ratman - CD - 1989

Ritual (Cze, black/death metal)
Ritus Orgy - CD - 1998

Ritual (US-CA, black metal)
Chapter 666 (1993-1994) - CD - 2002
Early demo/live/rehearsal material.
Demonic Winter Metal - CD - 1997
Soldiers Under Satan's Command - CD - 1998
The Summoning - CD - 1995

Ritual (US-NJ)
The Ancient Tome - CD - 2010
The '87 'Let the Metal Play' album, '89 'Evil in Your Heart' EP, and 5 undated bonustracks.

Ritual (US-OH-1, power/thrash) pre-Ritual of Torment
Trials of Torment - CD - 1993

Ritual Carnage (Japan, death/thrash)
The Highest Law - CD - 1998
Onslaught cover.
I, Infidel - CD - 2005

Ritual Day (China, black metal)
split (with Frostmoon Eclipse) - CD - 2004

Ritual Lair (Pol, black metal)
Morbid Ritual of the Insane - CD - 2012

Ritual Misery (US, thrash)
World of Hate - CD - 1994

Ritual Orchestra (Indo, black metal)
Perjanjian Ilmu Hitam (split with Mistik) - CD - 1999
'Satan in My Embrace' EP, unclear if this is a '97 or '96 recording. Probably also the same versions of these tracks as on their '98 demo.
Storm of Immolation (split with Blodsrit) - CD - 2000
'99 recordings.

Ritual Sacrifice (US, thrash) See also: Parricide
The Early Years 1988-1992 - CD - 2007
The 1989 self-titled demo, 'The Inhuman Race' demo 1990, 'Into Darkness, We Fall' demo 1992, and a 1991 live in the studio set originally intended for release as a demo.

Ritual Steel (Ger, heavy metal)
Blitz Invasion - CD - 2004

Rivendell (Austria, folk/black metal)
Elven Tears - CD - 2003

Riverge (Japan, thrash)
Rebirth of Skull - CD - 2009
Includes new recordings of some of their '80s stuff, including both songs from the 'Till I Die......' '86 EP.

Roadside Burial (Aus't, death/grind)
Blood Binge (split with Corpsickle) - CD - 2006

Robyn Danger (US, heavy metal)
Anthology - CD - 2009
Compilation of the '85 'Scream Your Lunges Out,' '88 'Nasty Lady,' '90 'Grab Hold...and Pull!!,' and 'Time Will Tell' '92 cassette EPs/demos.

Rockers (Sing, heavy metal)
Harakah - CD - 1988/2003

Rodovest (Rus, black metal)
Here is the Russian Land... - CD (with 2 bonus) - 2003/2005
CD reissue of the '03 album with bonus Buruzum and Absurd covers recorded in '05.

Rods, The (US, heavy metal)
In the Raw - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1983/1998
Bonus tracks are a '79 recording from the 'Rock Hard' LP, an '83 rehearsal track, and 3 '81 live tracks.
Live - CD (with 6 bonus) - 1984/1998
Bonus tracks are two extra live tracks, two '79 recordings (including 'Sit Down Honey' from the 'Rock Hard' LP, a radio ad, and a radio spot/interview.
The Rods - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1981/1997
Vegeance - CD (with 2 bonus) - 2011
Japanese press with 2 bonus.
Wild Dogs - CD (with 4 bonus) - 1982/2010
Includes 3 '83 live tracks and 'Wings of Fire' from the '82 'You Keep Me Hanging On' EP as bonustracks.

Rogue Male (UK, NWOBHM)
Animal Man - CD (with 1 bonus) - 1986/2007
Includes 'Rough Tough (Pretty Too)' from the 'Belfast' '86 EP as a bonustrack.
First Visit - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1985/2007
Includes 2 bonus tracks from the '85 'All Over You' single, including the short version of the title track (a longer one is on the album).

Rok (Aus't) See also: Sadistik Exekution
Burning Metal - CD - 2001

Romantic Gorilla (Jap)
split with Spazz - CD - 1996
Their side recorded in '95.

Root (Czech, black metal) See also: Entrails, Crux, Amon Goeth
**See also 'Death Metal Session' comp.
The Book - CD - 1999
Dema - 2CD - 2003
Compilation of the '88 'Reap of Hell' and 'War of Rats' demos, the '89 'Messengers from Darkness' and 'The Trial' demos, and 5 live '88 tracks.
Hell Symphony - CD - 1991
Hell Symphony - CD (with 3 bonus) - 1991/2008
Reissue including bonus live tracks from 1999/2000/2002
Hell Symphony/Kärgeräs - 2CD (with 5 bonus) - 2001
'91/'96 albums with 5 bonus including live tracks.
The Revelation (English lyrics) - CD - 1991
English version of the first album.
The Revelation (English lyrics) - CD - 1991/2010
Reissue with new layout.
The Temple in the Underworld - CD - 1992
Zjevení - CD (with 5 bonus) - 1990/2009
Includes 'Hřbitov,' the '93 version of 'Dogra's Empire,' and 1998/2004/2003 live tracks as bonuses.
Zjevení/The Temple in the Underworld - 2CD (with 3 bonus) - 2001
'90/'92 albums with 3 bonus.

Rosae Crucis (Ita, heavy metal)
Fede Potere Vendetta - CD - 2009

Rosanna's Raiders (Aus't)
Clothed in Fire - CD - 1989

Rosendo (Spa, rock/hard rock) See also: Coz
Members were also in Ńu and Coz.
Jugar al Gua y otros Éxitos - CD - 2001
Appears to be a best-of comp.

Rosicrucian (Swe, thrash)
No Cause for Celebration - CD - 1994
Silence - CD - 1991

Rossomahaar (Russia, black metal) See also: Nargathrond, Mental Home, Der Gerwelt
Imperium Tenebrarum - CD - 1999
Includes their reworking of Metallica's 'The Call of Ktulu.'

Rostok Vampires (Ger, thrash/crossover)
Stone Dead Forever - CD - 1993
Torment of Transformation - CD - 1992
Transylvanian Disease - CD - 1989

Rotengeist (Pol)
promo - 2007

Rotor (Hun, heavy metal, speed metal)
Árvaház - CD (with 6 bonus) - 1995/1997/2007
Then-unreleased mid-'90s album. Bonus tracks include 2 tracks from the 1987 'Robban�svesz�ly!' compilation.
Tépj Szét Minden Láncot! - CD - 1991/2005

Rotor (Indonesia, thrash)
Remastered 2010 - 2CD - 2010
Compilation of material from their cassette albums. Includes the 'Behind the 8th Ball' '92 album, some tracks from the 'Eleven Keys' '95 album, the 'New Blood' '96 album, tracks from the '97 'Menang' album, and 2 previously unreleased tracks.

Rötten (Mex)
Global Nuclearism (split with Drünken Bastards) - CD - 2009
Minor Threat cover.
Röttin' Strong, Drinkin' Hard, Thrashin' Fast (Goin' South) (split with Terrorist Kommando) - CD - 2009
Misfits cover.

Rotten Cold (Austria, death/grind)
Anthems for a Collapsing New World Order (split with Human Mastication) - CD - 2004
Entombed cover.

Rotting (Can, death metal)
The Forgotten - CD - 2003
Includes the '95 'Drown in Rotting Flesh' demo (the disc itself claims this is the 'Human Race Liquidation' demo, but the tracks included and the date correspond to the 'Drown...' demo), 4 '93 tracks, and 2 '02 tracks.

Rotting Christ (Gre) See also: Varathron, Thou Art Lord
A Dead Poem - CD - 1997
Dawn of the Iconoclast - EP - 1991
Genesis - CD - 2002
Non Serviam - CD - 1994
Passage to Arcturo - CD (with two bonus) - 1991/1995
Original CD version with two bonus live tracks.
Satanas Tedeum - mCD - 1994
The legendary '89 demo.
Thy Mighty Contract - CD - 1993
Triarchy Of The Lost Lovers - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1996
Digipak with 3 bonus Kreator covers.

Rotting Corpse (US, thrash metal)
The Demos - CD - 2009
Comp. with the their '86 demo, the 'Fuck It, It's Only Thrash' '87 demo, 2 tracks from the '88 demo, and the '90 'Neck Breaking Fury' demo.

Rotting Flesh (Gre)
Dreaming... The Underworld - CD - 2003

Rotting Head (Poland, death/grind)
Backwardness - CD - 1997

Rottrevore (US, death metal) See also: Eviscium
Copulation of the Virtuous and Vicious - EP - 1991
Disembodied - CD - 2005
Compilation of old stuff with 'The Epitome of Pantalgia' demo '90, 'Copulation of the Virtuous and Vicious' EP '91, 'Fornication in Delirium' EP '92, and 2 comp. tracks.

Rottweiller (US, heavy metal)
Screams of the Innocent - CD (with 3 bonus)- 1985/1986/2002
Previously unreleased '85/'86 album. Includes 3 live bonus tracks from the Rockers' Ball at the Seattle Paramount Theater, New Year's Eve 1986.

Royal Hunt (Denmark, progressive metal)
The Mission - CD - 2001

Rozz (Fra, heavy metal/hard rock)
Another Life b/w Cauchemar - EP - 1986
Une Autre Vie - mLP - 1986

R.U. Dead? (Ger) See also: Poison, Fleshcrawl
Generally death or death/thrash, sometimes with influences from other metal genres.
A Thought Before the Kill - EP - 1996
...Completely Dead. - CD - 2002
Retrospective compilation. Includes some reworked Poison tracks.
Hypnos - EP - 1992
Nothing Will Be Forgiven - mCD - 1995

Rudra (Sing, death metal with Indian music influences)
**See also: 'Metal Legion' comp.
Rudra - CD - 1998

Ruffians (US, heavy metal) See also: Villain, Vicious Rumors
Early Carl Albert band.
'85 & Live - CD - 2004
The EP and live tracks.
Demo - 1987
Ruffians - mCD - 1985/1994
There and Back - 2CD - 2005
Compilation of '80s material.

Ruff Justice (US, heavy metal, hard rock)
No Justice No Peace - CD - 1995

Ruin (Swe, death/thrash)
Split with Relentless - CD - 2008
Their side is the 'Ruin the World' '05 demo and the 2007 demo.

Ruina (Ukr)
Allegiance of the Profane Pack (split with Tundra and Operation Winter Mist) - CD - 2007

Ruination (Lith, gothic metal)
Xura - CD - 1999

Ruins of Beverast, The (US, black metal)
Unlock the Shrine - CD - 2004

Rumble Militia (Ger, thrash/crossover)
Stop Violence and Madness - CD - 1991

Rumpelstiltskin Grinder (US, thrash)
Buried in the Front Yard... - CD - 2005

Runamok (Ger, thrash)
Back for Revenge - CD - 2004
Mötley Crüe cover.

Runemagick (Swe)
The Northern Lights (split with Ocean Chief) - CD - 2007
Requiem of the Apocalypse - CD - 2002

Running Wild (Ger)
Black Demons on Stage - bootleg CD
Live Metal Hammer Festival, St. Goarshausen, Germany, Sept. 14, 1985, the 1981 demo, the 'Heavy Metal like a Hammerblow' '84 demo (which compiles various '81 and '83 stuff, and 2 '84 tracks from the 'Death Metal' compilation.
Black Hand Inn - CD - 1994
Black Hand Inn - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1994/1999
Remaster with 2 bonus.
Branded and Exiled - CD - 1985/1988
The Brotherhood Tour 2002 - 2CD bootleg
Live Langen, Germany March 26, 2002, live D�sseldorf, Germany Oct. 17, 1989, and 1983 demo/live tracks.
Death Or Glory Tour (and some early demos) - bootleg CD
Live D�sseldorf, Germany Oct. 17, 1989, '81/'83 demo tracks, and a fake track actually by the Dutch Avalon.
Death or Glory - CD (with 4 bonus) - 1989/1999
Remaster with 4 bonus.
Gates to Purgatory - CD (with 2 bonus)- 1984
CD version with 2 bonus from the 'Walpurgis Night' EP.
Masquerade - CD - 1995
Port Royal - CD - 1988
Ready for Boarding - live CD - 1988
The Rivalry - CD - 1998
Under Jolly Roger - CD - 1987
Wild Animal - mCD - 1990

Russian Winter {Русская зима} (Rus, black/doom metal)
The First Frosts - CD - 2006
Compilation of older recordings. 5 '94 tracks, an '89 live track, and one track each from '89, '92, and '04.
Rusty Blade (Sing, heavy metal)
Awas! - CD - 1989/2003

Rusty Eye (US, metal/punk)
Rust n' Roll - CD - 2001

Ruthless (US-CA, heavy metal)
Discipline of Steel - LP - 1985
Metal Without Mercy - mLP - 1984
Metal Without Mercy - CD (with 2 bonus) - 1984/2009
Reissue with 2 unreleased 1988 tracks as bonuses.

Rzeznia (Pol, grindcore)
Mathematic Grind - CD - 2003
With Brujeria cover. Includes 12 tracks from the '96 "Zrec" demo as bonuses.