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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.19 | 2281
    2. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.18 | 2855
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.17 | 2623
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.17 | 2405
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.15 | 1583
    6. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2101
    7. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1586
    8. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.11 | 894
    9. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1480
    10. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.11 | 1115
    11. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 1966
    12. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.09 | 1182
    13. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 760
    14. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.09 | 601
    15. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.09 | 1563
    16. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1341
    17. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1450
    18. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.07 | 369
    19. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.06 | 1302
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 511
    21. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 537
    22. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 896
    23. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1761
    24. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1074
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 959
    26. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 8.99 | 1842
    27. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.99 | 227
    28. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.98 | 780
    29. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 786
    30. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.98 | 352
    31. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.98 | 525
    32. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1711
    33. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 400
    34. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.95 | 449
    35. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.95 | 791
    36. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 834
    37. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 919
    38. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.94 | 776
    39. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.93 | 390
    40. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.93 | 974
    41. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.93 | 754
    42. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.92 | 622
    43. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.92 | 718
    44. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.92 | 354
    45. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 897
    46. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.91 | 308
    47. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.91 | 803
    48. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.91 | 949
    49. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.91 | 347
    50. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 565
    51. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.90 | 1403
    52. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 602
    53. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.90 | 780
    54. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 614
    55. Death Human (1991) 8.89 | 1103
    56. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.89 | 490
    57. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 369
    58. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1038
    59. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.89 | 1316
    60. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 778
    61. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.89 | 634
    62. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.89 | 247
    63. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.88 | 444
    64. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.88 | 338
    65. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.88 | 613
    66. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.88 | 238
    67. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.88 | 1132
    68. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.88 | 460
    69. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.88 | 381
    70. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 523
    71. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 423
    72. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.87 | 203
    73. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.87 | 495
    74. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1595
    75. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.86 | 791
    76. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1190
    77. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.86 | 797
    78. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 445
    79. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.86 | 951
    80. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.86 | 791
    81. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.86 | 853
    82. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.86 | 993
    83. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.86 | 240
    84. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 450
    85. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.86 | 648
    86. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.85 | 414
    87. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.85 | 661
    88. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.85 | 226
    89. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 311
    90. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.85 | 745
    91. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.84 | 582
    92. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 583
    93. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.84 | 627
    94. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 804
    95. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 729
    96. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 550
    97. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.83 | 236
    98. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1064
    99. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.83 | 294
    100. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 540
    101. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.83 | 332
    102. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.83 | 2236
    103. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.83 | 337
    104. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.83 | 559
    105. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.83 | 532
    106. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 680
    107. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.83 | 212
    108. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.82 | 230
    109. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.82 | 1106
    110. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.82 | 472
    111. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.82 | 451
    112. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.82 | 240
    113. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.82 | 506
    114. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.82 | 1019
    115. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.81 | 794
    116. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1459
    117. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.81 | 470
    118. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.81 | 597
    119. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.81 | 859
    120. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.81 | 252
    121. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1133
    122. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.81 | 474
    123. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.81 | 417
    124. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.80 | 1175
    125. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 893
    126. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.79 | 211
    127. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.79 | 549
    128. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.79 | 433
    129. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.79 | 364
    130. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.79 | 405
    131. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.79 | 312
    132. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.79 | 324
    133. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.78 | 202
    134. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1383
    135. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 347
    136. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.78 | 682
    137. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.78 | 664
    138. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.78 | 287
    139. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.78 | 628
    140. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.78 | 585
    141. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.78 | 379
    142. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.77 | 686
    143. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.77 | 244
    144. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.77 | 377
    145. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.77 | 243
    146. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.77 | 236
    147. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.77 | 454
    148. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.77 | 220
    149. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.77 | 658
    150. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 751
    151. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.76 | 429
    152. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.76 | 534
    153. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.76 | 469
    154. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1443
    155. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.76 | 384
    156. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.76 | 676
    157. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 779
    158. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.76 | 1208
    159. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.75 | 294
    160. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.75 | 346
    161. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.75 | 287
    162. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.75 | 522
    163. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.75 | 941
    164. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.75 | 340
    165. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.75 | 249
    166. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.75 | 410
    167. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.75 | 729
    168. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.75 | 205
    169. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1183
    170. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 658
    171. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.74 | 300
    172. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 583
    173. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1416
    174. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.74 | 563
    175. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.74 | 474
    176. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.73 | 695
    177. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 688
    178. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.73 | 1534
    179. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 884
    180. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 294
    181. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 560
    182. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.72 | 231
    183. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.72 | 266
    184. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.72 | 871
    185. Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral (1994) 8.72 | 265
    186. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.72 | 406
    187. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.72 | 283
    188. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 259
    189. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.72 | 438
    190. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.71 | 327
    191. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.71 | 489
    192. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 284
    193. Katatonia The Great Cold Distance (2006) 8.71 | 810
    194. The Gathering Nighttime Birds (1997) 8.71 | 303
    195. Satyricon Nemesis Divina (1996) 8.71 | 448
    196. Masterplan Masterplan (2003) 8.71 | 303
    197. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.71 | 497
    198. Rush A Farewell To Kings (1977) 8.71 | 273
    199. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.71 | 438
    200. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.71 | 668