Gojira's Joe Duplantier: My 10 Favorite Metal Albums

Guitarist-songwriter on classics including Machine Head's 'Burn My Eyes' and Metallica's 'Ride the Lightning'

Death, 'Human' (1991)

Death, 'Human' (1991)

Human was recorded before the whole ProTools era, and you can actually hear the performance of the musicians on the recording. This album reinvented the rules of death metal – it pushed the boundaries and brought modern metal to a new level at the time.