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The Best Earth Albums, Ranked

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We're ranking the best Earth albums of all time. One of the best experimental rock bands, Earth's discography features several popular songs, like "Tallahassee" and "Cats on the Briar." What is the greatest Earth album ever?

From their debut album Earth 2: Special Low-Frequency Version to their 2014 album Primitive and Deadly, this list of Earth albums also includes Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I, Pentastar: In the Style of Demons, and Hex; Or Printing in the Infernal Method.

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  • The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull
    Photo: Southern Lord

    The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

    1. Omens and Portents I: The Driver
    2. Rise to Glory
    3. Miami Morning Coming Down II (Shine)
    4. Engine of Ruin
    5. Omens and Portents II: Carrion Crow
    6. Hung from the Moon
    7. The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull
    8. Junkyard Priest

    Pitchfork score: 7.7

    • Release Date: 2008
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  • HEX; or Printing in the Infernal Method
    Photo: Southern Lord

    HEX; or Printing in the Infernal Method

    1. Mirage
    2. Land of Some Other Order
    3. The Dire and Ever Circling Wolves
    4. Left in the Desert
    5. Lens of Unrectified Night
    6. An Inquest Concerning Teeth
    7. Raiford (The Felon Wind)
    8. The Dry Lake
    9. Tethered to the Polestar
    10. Untitled

    Pitchfork score: 8.2

    • Release Date: 2005
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  • Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version
    Photo: Sub Pop

    1. Seven Angels
    2. Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine
    3. Like Gold and Faceted

    • Release Date: 1993
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  • Pentastar: In the Style of Demons
    Photo: Sub Pop

    Pentastar: In the Style of Demons

    1. Introduction
    2. High Command
    3. Crooked Axis for String Quartet
    4. Tallahassee
    5. Charioteer (Temple Song)
    6. Peace in Mississippi
    7. Sonar and Depth Charge
    8. Coda Maestoso in F(flat) Minor

    • Release Date: 1996
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