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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.18 | 2241
    2. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.18 | 2373
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.17 | 2583
    4. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.17 | 2808
    5. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2069
    6. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.12 | 1560
    7. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1103
    8. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.11 | 1568
    9. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.10 | 1168
    10. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1932
    11. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 876
    12. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.09 | 1456
    13. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.09 | 1540
    14. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.09 | 601
    15. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 745
    16. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.08 | 1440
    17. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.07 | 1321
    18. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.06 | 356
    19. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.04 | 1294
    20. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.03 | 887
    21. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 502
    22. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1734
    23. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 529
    24. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1055
    25. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.00 | 1812
    26. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 9.00 | 350
    27. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 947
    28. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 9.00 | 228
    29. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 773
    30. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1684
    31. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.96 | 793
    32. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 909
    33. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.96 | 519
    34. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.96 | 786
    35. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.95 | 765
    36. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.95 | 404
    37. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.94 | 720
    38. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.94 | 756
    39. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.94 | 391
    40. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.94 | 819
    41. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.93 | 444
    42. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.93 | 611
    43. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.92 | 478
    44. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.92 | 491
    45. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.92 | 622
    46. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 876
    47. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.91 | 971
    48. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.91 | 233
    49. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.91 | 603
    50. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.91 | 775
    51. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.90 | 242
    52. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 933
    53. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.90 | 781
    54. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.90 | 1035
    55. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 550
    56. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.90 | 382
    57. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.90 | 1407
    58. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 599
    59. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 359
    60. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 757
    61. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.89 | 610
    62. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.89 | 797
    63. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.88 | 1295
    64. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.88 | 355
    65. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.88 | 344
    66. Death Human (1991) 8.88 | 1085
    67. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.88 | 1114
    68. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.87 | 463
    69. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 426
    70. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.87 | 343
    71. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.87 | 652
    72. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.87 | 446
    73. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.87 | 241
    74. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.87 | 231
    75. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.87 | 781
    76. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.87 | 305
    77. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.86 | 788
    78. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.86 | 340
    79. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.86 | 626
    80. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.86 | 782
    81. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1175
    82. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1571
    83. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.85 | 475
    84. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.85 | 843
    85. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.85 | 993
    86. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.85 | 457
    87. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.85 | 408
    88. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.85 | 945
    89. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.85 | 511
    90. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.85 | 212
    91. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.84 | 553
    92. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.84 | 465
    93. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.84 | 443
    94. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 538
    95. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 718
    96. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.84 | 742
    97. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 565
    98. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 532
    99. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 663
    100. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1059
    101. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.83 | 436
    102. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.83 | 208
    103. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.83 | 1099
    104. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 655
    105. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.83 | 204
    106. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.82 | 313
    107. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.82 | 594
    108. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2205
    109. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 572
    110. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.82 | 1118
    111. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.82 | 405
    112. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.82 | 531
    113. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.81 | 413
    114. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.81 | 850
    115. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.81 | 775
    116. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1433
    117. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 499
    118. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.81 | 365
    119. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.81 | 224
    120. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.81 | 1000
    121. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.80 | 701
    122. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 879
    123. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.80 | 213
    124. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 344
    125. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.80 | 549
    126. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.80 | 230
    127. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.80 | 337
    128. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 658
    129. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.79 | 1365
    130. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.79 | 453
    131. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.79 | 308
    132. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.79 | 433
    133. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.79 | 285
    134. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.79 | 285
    135. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.78 | 622
    136. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.78 | 318
    137. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.78 | 1150
    138. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.78 | 240
    139. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.78 | 465
    140. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.77 | 422
    141. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.77 | 1428
    142. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.77 | 234
    143. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.77 | 253
    144. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 732
    145. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.77 | 286
    146. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.77 | 678
    147. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 431
    148. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.76 | 200
    149. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.76 | 936
    150. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.76 | 276
    151. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.76 | 470
    152. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 770
    153. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.76 | 647
    154. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.76 | 230
    155. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.76 | 665
    156. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.76 | 340
    157. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.76 | 375
    158. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.76 | 569
    159. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.76 | 299
    160. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.75 | 467
    161. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.75 | 1402
    162. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.75 | 358
    163. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.75 | 638
    164. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.75 | 534
    165. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.75 | 726
    166. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.75 | 882
    167. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.75 | 281
    168. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.75 | 1195
    169. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 287
    170. The Gathering Nighttime Birds (1997) 8.74 | 305
    171. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.74 | 219
    172. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.74 | 378
    173. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.74 | 400
    174. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.74 | 1511
    175. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1156
    176. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.74 | 517
    177. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 238
    178. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 681
    179. Artillery By Inheritance (1990) 8.73 | 263
    180. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.73 | 567
    181. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 338
    182. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.73 | 697
    183. Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral (1994) 8.73 | 255
    184. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 548
    185. Rush Permanent Waves (1980) 8.72 | 271
    186. Katatonia The Great Cold Distance (2006) 8.72 | 808
    187. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.71 | 434
    188. Rush A Farewell To Kings (1977) 8.71 | 266
    189. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.71 | 554
    190. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.71 | 860
    191. Primordial The Gathering Wilderness (2005) 8.71 | 270
    192. Avantasia The Metal Opera Part I (2001) 8.71 | 619
    193. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.71 | 814
    194. Stratovarius Episode (1996) 8.71 | 424
    195. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.71 | 222
    196. Dragonland Astronomy (2006) 8.71 | 205
    197. Haggard Awaking The Centuries (2000) 8.71 | 350
    198. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.71 | 655
    199. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.71 | 495
    200. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.70 | 600