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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.20 | 2489
    2. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.19 | 2847
    3. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.19 | 3084
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.18 | 2606
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.16 | 1753
    6. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2281
    7. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1707
    8. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.12 | 1301
    9. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1227
    10. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1596
    11. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2143
    12. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.10 | 1462
    13. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.09 | 966
    14. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.07 | 1674
    15. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1570
    16. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.07 | 679
    17. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 837
    18. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.04 | 1938
    19. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 570
    20. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.03 | 1406
    21. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.03 | 427
    22. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 591
    23. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1164
    24. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 972
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 1064
    26. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 8.99 | 1979
    27. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 583
    28. Aquilus Griseus (2011) 8.98 | 207
    29. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 846
    30. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1841
    31. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.96 | 914
    32. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 448
    33. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.95 | 835
    34. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.95 | 387
    35. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.94 | 768
    36. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.94 | 826
    37. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 977
    38. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.93 | 854
    39. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.93 | 1059
    40. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.93 | 504
    41. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.93 | 234
    42. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 815
    43. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 989
    44. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.92 | 546
    45. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 398
    46. Death Human (1991) 8.91 | 1220
    47. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.91 | 476
    48. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 1053
    49. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.90 | 417
    50. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.90 | 1494
    51. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.90 | 418
    52. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1118
    53. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.89 | 583
    54. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.89 | 676
    55. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.89 | 866
    56. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 676
    57. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 824
    58. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.89 | 542
    59. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.88 | 844
    60. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.88 | 1034
    61. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.88 | 698
    62. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 504
    63. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.88 | 639
    64. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.88 | 651
    65. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.88 | 867
    66. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 617
    67. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.88 | 353
    68. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.88 | 677
    69. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.87 | 404
    70. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 455
    71. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.87 | 934
    72. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.87 | 826
    73. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1746
    74. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.87 | 681
    75. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.87 | 1427
    76. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.87 | 210
    77. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.87 | 245
    78. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.87 | 888
    79. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1274
    80. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.86 | 1217
    81. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.86 | 522
    82. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 493
    83. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.86 | 1053
    84. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.86 | 382
    85. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.86 | 202
    86. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 691
    87. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.85 | 1133
    88. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 350
    89. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.85 | 889
    90. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.85 | 479
    91. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.85 | 364
    92. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.84 | 1116
    93. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 784
    94. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.84 | 2411
    95. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.84 | 530
    96. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.84 | 218
    97. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 609
    98. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 869
    99. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.84 | 255
    100. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 286
    101. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.83 | 524
    102. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.83 | 223
    103. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.83 | 596
    104. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.83 | 636
    105. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.82 | 482
    106. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.82 | 899
    107. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.82 | 1614
    108. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.82 | 707
    109. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.82 | 731
    110. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.82 | 586
    111. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.82 | 594
    112. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 657
    113. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1207
    114. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.81 | 1189
    115. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 561
    116. Therion Theli (1996) 8.81 | 572
    117. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.81 | 475
    118. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.81 | 503
    119. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.81 | 241
    120. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.81 | 273
    121. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.81 | 378
    122. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.81 | 362
    123. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 971
    124. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 392
    125. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.80 | 764
    126. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.80 | 275
    127. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.80 | 250
    128. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 729
    129. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 885
    130. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.80 | 355
    131. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.79 | 1284
    132. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.79 | 686
    133. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.79 | 300
    134. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.78 | 427
    135. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.78 | 320
    136. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.78 | 422
    137. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1519
    138. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.78 | 496
    139. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.78 | 509
    140. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.78 | 635
    141. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.78 | 423
    142. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.78 | 267
    143. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.78 | 457
    144. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 456
    145. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.77 | 848
    146. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.77 | 239
    147. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.76 | 432
    148. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.76 | 329
    149. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.76 | 784
    150. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 703
    151. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.76 | 1001
    152. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.76 | 280
    153. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.76 | 274
    154. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.76 | 373
    155. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.76 | 230
    156. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.76 | 456
    157. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 832
    158. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.75 | 430
    159. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.75 | 304
    160. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.75 | 276
    161. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.75 | 1528
    162. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.75 | 517
    163. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.74 | 562
    164. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1512
    165. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.74 | 772
    166. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.74 | 1310
    167. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.74 | 357
    168. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 634
    169. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1280
    170. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 707
    171. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.74 | 275
    172. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.74 | 536
    173. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.74 | 290
    174. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.74 | 740
    175. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.73 | 932
    176. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 772
    177. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.73 | 617
    178. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.73 | 741
    179. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.73 | 641
    180. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.73 | 327
    181. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.73 | 570
    182. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 300
    183. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.73 | 628
    184. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 944
    185. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.72 | 1650
    186. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.72 | 762
    187. Bathory Blood Fire Death (1988) 8.72 | 501
    188. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.72 | 886
    189. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 376
    190. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.72 | 538
    191. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.72 | 219
    192. Suffocation Pierced From Within (1995) 8.72 | 269
    193. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 338
    194. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.72 | 370
    195. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.72 | 427
    196. Mastodon Crack The Skye (2009) 8.72 | 1016
    197. Be'lakor Vessels (2016) 8.72 | 360
    198. Masterplan Masterplan (2003) 8.71 | 323
    199. Sonata Arctica Silence (2001) 8.71 | 694
    200. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.71 | 545