Top 200 albums


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    Top 200 albums

    1 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.23
    2254
    2 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.23
    3047
    3 Metallica
    9.22
    3462
    4 Metallica
    9.22
    3664
    5 Judas Priest
    Painkiller (1990)
    9.20
    2104
    6 Opeth
    9.19
    3078
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.16
    1842
    8 Iron Maiden
    9.16
    2735
    9 Death
    9.15
    1984
    10 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.15
    2555
    11 Agalloch
    9.15
    1504
    12 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.13
    1593
    13 Led Zeppelin
    9.12
    1154
    14 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.10
    784
    15 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.09
    2030
    16 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.09
    867
    17 Iron Maiden
    9.08
    2323
    18 Dream Theater
    9.05
    1864
    19 Queensrÿche
    9.04
    1023
    20 King Crimson
    9.04
    571
    21 Dio
    Holy Diver (1983)
    9.03
    1231
    22 Dream Theater
    9.03
    1673
    23 Slayer
    9.03
    2343
    24 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1239
    25 Dissection
    9.01
    1055
    26 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.01
    1354
    27 Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath (1970)
    9.00
    1515
    28 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.00
    774
    29 Rush
    8.99
    760
    30 Black Sabbath
    8.98
    1314
    31 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.98
    1533
    32 Opeth
    8.98
    2186
    33 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.97
    270
    34 Helloween
    8.96
    1268
    35 Nevermore
    8.96
    995
    36 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    8.96
    668
    37 Saturnus
    8.96
    503
    38 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.95
    584
    39 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.95
    876
    40 Immortal
    8.94
    1001
    41 W.A.S.P.
    8.94
    522
    42 Blind Guardian
    8.93
    1328
    43 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1311
    44 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    8.93
    1700
    45 Nevermore
    8.92
    1122
    46 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.92
    490
    47 Emperor
    8.91
    955
    48 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.91
    740
    49 Slayer
    8.91
    1724
    50 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.91
    660
    51 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.91
    685
    52 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.91
    1098
    53 Helloween
    8.90
    1227
    54 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.90
    595
    55 Mercyful Fate
    8.90
    654
    56 Ayreon
    8.90
    951
    57 Porcupine Tree
    8.90
    809
    58 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.90
    985
    59 Green Carnation
    8.89
    511
    60 Gojira
    8.89
    1024
    61 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.89
    1117
    62 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.88
    1007
    63 Paradise Lost
    8.88
    886
    64 Katatonia
    8.88
    886
    65 Sepultura
    8.88
    1132
    66 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.88
    312
    67 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.88
    444
    68 In Flames
    8.87
    1430
    69 Candlemass
    8.87
    643
    70 Death
    8.87
    1420
    71 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.87
    1262
    72 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.87
    2109
    73 Kamelot
    8.87
    1201
    74 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.87
    1047
    75 Draconian
    8.87
    752
    76 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.86
    962
    77 At The Gates
    8.86
    1128
    78 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.86
    668
    79 Blind Guardian
    8.86
    1389
    80 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.86
    834
    81 Metallica
    8.86
    2895
    82 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.86
    675
    83 Running Wild
    8.86
    322
    84 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.86
    812
    85 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.86
    484
    86 Led Zeppelin
    8.86
    770
    87 Primordial
    8.86
    656
    88 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.85
    1027
    89 Overkill
    8.85
    576
    90 Iron Maiden
    8.85
    1979
    91 Orphaned Land
    8.85
    749
    92 Empyrium
    8.85
    432
    93 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.84
    548
    94 Emperor
    8.84
    966
    95 Gamma Ray
    8.84
    660
    96 Judas Priest
    8.84
    1244
    97 Morbid Angel
    8.84
    867
    98 My Dying Bride
    8.84
    638
    99 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.84
    687
    100 Running Wild
    8.84
    307
    101 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.84
    446
    102 Estatic Fear
    8.84
    291
    103 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.83
    1546
    104 Exodus
    8.83
    775
    105 Mgła
    8.83
    427
    106 Bathory
    8.82
    672
    107 Judas Priest
    8.82
    1034
    108 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.82
    443
    109 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.82
    1007
    110 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.82
    607
    111 Haggard
    8.82
    546
    112 Arcturus
    8.82
    667
    113 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.82
    319
    114 Guns N' Roses
    8.82
    1024
    115 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.82
    756
    116 Opeth
    8.81
    1482
    117 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.81
    1068
    118 Savatage
    8.81
    505
    119 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.81
    895
    120 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.81
    690
    121 Moonsorrow
    8.81
    593
    122 Summoning
    8.81
    374
    123 Atheist
    8.81
    519
    124 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.81
    792
    125 Bolt Thrower
    8.81
    495
    126 Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin (1969)
    8.81
    754
    127 Insomnium
    8.81
    908
    128 Pain Of Salvation
    8.80
    481
    129 Black Sabbath
    8.80
    1105
    130 Megadeth
    8.80
    1859
    131 Symphony X
    8.80
    796
    132 AC/DC
    8.80
    771
    133 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.80
    474
    134 Leprous
    8.80
    330
    135 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.80
    327
    136 My Dying Bride
    8.79
    583
    137 My Dying Bride
    8.79
    536
    138 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.79
    856
    139 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.79
    711
    140 Riverside
    8.79
    560
    141 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.79
    308
    142 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.79
    329
    143 Machine Head
    8.79
    1045
    144 Amorphis
    8.79
    912
    145 Paradise Lost
    Obsidian (2020)
    8.79
    409
    146 Amorphis
    8.78
    967
    147 Blind Guardian
    8.78
    1063
    148 Pantera
    8.78
    1555
    149 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.78
    549
    150 Judas Priest
    8.78
    911
    151 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.78
    1110
    152 Lost Horizon
    8.77
    335
    153 Kamelot
    Epica (2003)
    8.77
    898
    154 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    598
    155 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.77
    346
    156 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.77
    689
    157 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.77
    694
    158 Nocturnus
    The Key (1990)
    8.77
    228
    159 Control Denied
    8.77
    440
    160 Mastodon
    8.77
    1257
    161 Tristania
    8.76
    503
    162 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.76
    415
    163 Entombed
    8.76
    484
    164 W.A.S.P.
    8.76
    361
    165 Sanctuary
    8.76
    263
    166 Amon Amarth
    8.76
    1719
    167 Enslaved
    8.76
    875
    168 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.75
    749
    169 Slayer
    8.75
    1549
    170 Lake Of Tears
    8.75
    285
    171 Rainbow
    8.75
    505
    172 Rainbow
    8.75
    456
    173 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.75
    622
    174 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.75
    555
    175 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.75
    387
    176 Caladan Brood
    8.75
    351
    177 Trees Of Eternity
    8.75
    374
    178 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.74
    664
    179 Annihilator
    Alice In Hell (1989)
    8.74
    689
    180 Dimmu Borgir
    8.74
    1077
    181 Overkill
    Horrorscope (1991)
    8.74
    487
    182 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.74
    839
    183 Dismember
    8.74
    370
    184 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.74
    511
    185 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.74
    314
    186 Led Zeppelin
    8.74
    544
    187 Rush
    8.74
    427
    188 Amorphis
    Queen Of Time (2018)
    8.74
    786
    189 Opeth
    Deliverance (2002)
    8.73
    1800
    190 Anthrax
    8.73
    951
    191 Bruce Dickinson
    8.73
    475
    192 Pantera
    8.73
    1577
    193 Iced Earth
    8.73
    955
    194 Kreator
    Coma Of Souls (1990)
    8.73
    792
    195 Angra
    8.73
    621
    196 Isis
    Panopticon (2004)
    8.73
    401
    197 Katatonia
    8.73
    1054
    198 Rush
    8.73
    433
    199 Ahab
    8.73
    350
    200 Symphony X
    Paradise Lost (2007)
    8.73
    1049