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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.19 | 2525
    2. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.19 | 2892
    3. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.19 | 3131
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.18 | 2648
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.18 | 1773
    6. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.15 | 1720
    7. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2316
    8. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.13 | 1321
    9. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.12 | 2165
    10. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1244
    11. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.11 | 1475
    12. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1622
    13. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 968
    14. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.09 | 700
    15. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.08 | 1713
    16. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1590
    17. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.06 | 1956
    18. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 850
    19. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.04 | 1421
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 578
    21. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.04 | 437
    22. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.01 | 1996
    23. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.01 | 1076
    24. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.01 | 607
    25. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1177
    26. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 983
    27. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 590
    28. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.98 | 395
    29. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.97 | 924
    30. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 848
    31. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.97 | 832
    32. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.97 | 454
    33. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1877
    34. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.96 | 853
    35. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.95 | 1069
    36. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.94 | 1496
    37. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.94 | 238
    38. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.93 | 864
    39. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.93 | 977
    40. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 819
    41. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 999
    42. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.92 | 1123
    43. Death Human (1991) 8.92 | 1229
    44. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.92 | 786
    45. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.92 | 1062
    46. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.92 | 420
    47. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 404
    48. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.92 | 508
    49. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.91 | 484
    50. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.91 | 552
    51. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.90 | 1043
    52. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.90 | 594
    53. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.90 | 221
    54. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 661
    55. Aquilus Griseus (2011) 8.90 | 215
    56. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.89 | 828
    57. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.89 | 705
    58. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.89 | 1438
    59. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.89 | 644
    60. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.89 | 873
    61. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.89 | 250
    62. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 682
    63. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.89 | 690
    64. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 833
    65. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.89 | 910
    66. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.88 | 866
    67. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.88 | 1137
    68. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 512
    69. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.88 | 226
    70. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.88 | 1066
    71. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.88 | 689
    72. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.88 | 868
    73. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 625
    74. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.88 | 429
    75. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.88 | 363
    76. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.87 | 406
    77. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 458
    78. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.87 | 945
    79. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.87 | 1231
    80. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1759
    81. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.87 | 905
    82. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.87 | 527
    83. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.87 | 386
    84. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.87 | 548
    85. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.86 | 1124
    86. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.86 | 565
    87. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.86 | 687
    88. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 502
    89. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.86 | 597
    90. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.86 | 359
    91. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.85 | 1304
    92. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 698
    93. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 355
    94. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.85 | 485
    95. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.85 | 292
    96. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 797
    97. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.84 | 2443
    98. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.84 | 539
    99. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.84 | 591
    100. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 638
    101. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.84 | 204
    102. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.84 | 387
    103. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.84 | 253
    104. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.83 | 537
    105. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.83 | 1195
    106. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.83 | 495
    107. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.83 | 920
    108. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.83 | 1636
    109. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 712
    110. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 740
    111. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 579
    112. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.83 | 226
    113. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.83 | 508
    114. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.83 | 621
    115. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.83 | 740
    116. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.82 | 981
    117. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 478
    118. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.82 | 603
    119. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 660
    120. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.82 | 873
    121. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.82 | 265
    122. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1236
    123. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.81 | 635
    124. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.81 | 512
    125. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.81 | 780
    126. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.81 | 277
    127. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.81 | 462
    128. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.81 | 366
    129. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.80 | 334
    130. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 396
    131. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.80 | 689
    132. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.80 | 851
    133. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.80 | 243
    134. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.80 | 277
    135. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 888
    136. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.80 | 357
    137. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.80 | 304
    138. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.79 | 331
    139. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.79 | 1008
    140. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.78 | 1295
    141. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1538
    142. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.78 | 499
    143. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.78 | 281
    144. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.78 | 272
    145. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.77 | 362
    146. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.77 | 437
    147. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.77 | 438
    148. Lost Horizon A Flame To The Ground Beneath (2003) 8.77 | 282
    149. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.77 | 430
    150. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.77 | 793
    151. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 461
    152. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.77 | 422
    153. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.77 | 1534
    154. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.76 | 781
    155. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 712
    156. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.76 | 293
    157. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.76 | 329
    158. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.76 | 624
    159. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 840
    160. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.75 | 385
    161. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.75 | 781
    162. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.75 | 741
    163. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.75 | 644
    164. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.75 | 241
    165. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.75 | 376
    166. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.75 | 375
    167. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.75 | 308
    168. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.75 | 274
    169. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.75 | 456
    170. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.75 | 746
    171. Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome (2009) 8.75 | 233
    172. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.74 | 569
    173. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1539
    174. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.74 | 936
    175. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.74 | 625
    176. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 649
    177. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1295
    178. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.74 | 277
    179. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.74 | 539
    180. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.74 | 436
    181. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.74 | 575
    182. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.74 | 236
    183. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 310
    184. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.74 | 522
    185. Bathory Blood Fire Death (1988) 8.73 | 515
    186. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.73 | 892
    187. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.73 | 1320
    188. Lacrimosa Elodia (1999) 8.73 | 212
    189. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.73 | 370
    190. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.73 | 717
    191. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.73 | 278
    192. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.73 | 223
    193. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 947
    194. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.72 | 768
    195. Eternal Tears Of Sorrow A Virgin And A Whore (2001) 8.72 | 449
    196. Ayreon Into The Electric Castle (1998) 8.72 | 440
    197. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.72 | 218
    198. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.72 | 435
    199. Rush Permanent Waves (1980) 8.72 | 315
    200. Mastodon Crack The Skye (2009) 8.72 | 1025