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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.18 | 2148
    2. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.17 | 2716
    3. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.16 | 2271
    4. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.16 | 2497
    5. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.12 | 2009
    6. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.10 | 552
    7. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.10 | 1503
    8. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.10 | 1036
    9. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.10 | 1512
    10. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.09 | 827
    11. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.09 | 1479
    12. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.09 | 1108
    13. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.09 | 1873
    14. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.08 | 1411
    15. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.07 | 1277
    16. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1394
    17. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 713
    18. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.03 | 1236
    19. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1016
    20. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 9.01 | 202
    21. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1683
    22. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 844
    23. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.00 | 1746
    24. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 746
    25. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 8.99 | 510
    26. Rainbow Rising (1976) 8.98 | 474
    27. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 8.97 | 336
    28. Tool Lateralus (2001) 8.97 | 901
    29. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.96 | 333
    30. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.96 | 1624
    31. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 883
    32. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.95 | 760
    33. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.95 | 758
    34. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.93 | 731
    35. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.92 | 740
    36. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.92 | 387
    37. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.92 | 380
    38. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.92 | 372
    39. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.92 | 694
    40. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.91 | 1374
    41. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.91 | 496
    42. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.91 | 790
    43. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 833
    44. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.91 | 458
    45. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 514
    46. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.90 | 602
    47. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.90 | 476
    48. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.90 | 583
    49. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.89 | 946
    50. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.89 | 750
    51. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.88 | 745
    52. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.88 | 213
    53. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.88 | 215
    54. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.87 | 1074
    55. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.87 | 431
    56. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.87 | 571
    57. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.87 | 690
    58. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.87 | 901
    59. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 415
    60. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.87 | 629
    61. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.87 | 750
    62. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.87 | 572
    63. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1528
    64. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.86 | 755
    65. Death Human (1991) 8.86 | 1049
    66. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.86 | 748
    67. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.86 | 425
    68. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.86 | 996
    69. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.86 | 1242
    70. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.86 | 455
    71. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.86 | 593
    72. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 497
    73. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.84 | 1134
    74. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.84 | 454
    75. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.84 | 1034
    76. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.84 | 332
    77. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.84 | 234
    78. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.84 | 757
    79. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 397
    80. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.83 | 334
    81. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.83 | 567
    82. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.83 | 611
    83. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.83 | 541
    84. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.83 | 441
    85. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.83 | 488
    86. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.83 | 918
    87. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.83 | 228
    88. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.83 | 510
    89. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.82 | 946
    90. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.82 | 1088
    91. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.82 | 680
    92. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.82 | 348
    93. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.82 | 803
    94. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2120
    95. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.81 | 643
    96. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.81 | 1053
    97. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.81 | 211
    98. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.81 | 319
    99. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.81 | 320
    100. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.81 | 398
    101. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.81 | 828
    102. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.81 | 530
    103. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.81 | 554
    104. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.81 | 400
    105. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1397
    106. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 600
    107. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.80 | 414
    108. Therion Theli (1996) 8.80 | 521
    109. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.80 | 1308
    110. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.79 | 338
    111. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.79 | 326
    112. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.79 | 203
    113. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.79 | 212
    114. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.79 | 708
    115. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.79 | 537
    116. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.78 | 639
    117. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.78 | 847
    118. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.78 | 967
    119. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.78 | 732
    120. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.78 | 1102
    121. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.77 | 451
    122. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.77 | 677
    123. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.77 | 604
    124. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 699
    125. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.77 | 292
    126. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.77 | 416
    127. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.76 | 265
    128. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.76 | 422
    129. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1395
    130. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.76 | 226
    131. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.76 | 280
    132. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.76 | 916
    133. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.76 | 438
    134. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.75 | 658
    135. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.75 | 419
    136. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.75 | 472
    137. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.75 | 289
    138. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.75 | 534
    139. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.75 | 1353
    140. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.74 | 1457
    141. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.74 | 1157
    142. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.74 | 616
    143. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.74 | 331
    144. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.74 | 323
    145. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.74 | 632
    146. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.74 | 282
    147. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.74 | 527
    148. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.74 | 334
    149. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 852
    150. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.73 | 225
    151. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.73 | 297
    152. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.73 | 506
    153. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.73 | 369
    154. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.73 | 601
    155. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.73 | 450
    156. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.73 | 294
    157. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.73 | 270
    158. The Gathering Nighttime Birds (1997) 8.72 | 294
    159. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.72 | 456
    160. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.72 | 1113
    161. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.72 | 272
    162. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.72 | 690
    163. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.72 | 238
    164. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.72 | 225
    165. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.71 | 302
    166. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.71 | 222
    167. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.71 | 305
    168. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.71 | 554
    169. Primordial The Gathering Wilderness (2005) 8.71 | 253
    170. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.71 | 207
    171. Katatonia The Great Cold Distance (2006) 8.71 | 780
    172. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.71 | 670
    173. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.71 | 650
    174. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.70 | 512
    175. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.70 | 480
    176. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.70 | 733
    177. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.70 | 456
    178. Therion Lemuria (2004) 8.70 | 550
    179. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.70 | 367
    180. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.69 | 325
    181. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.69 | 784
    182. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.69 | 454
    183. Eternal Tears Of Sorrow A Virgin And A Whore (2001) 8.69 | 413
    184. Dream Theater Awake (1994) 8.69 | 1006
    185. Paradise Lost Icon (1993) 8.69 | 456
    186. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.69 | 573
    187. Bolt Thrower ...For Victory (1994) 8.69 | 204
    188. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.69 | 528
    189. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.69 | 832
    190. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.68 | 575
    191. Samael Passage (1996) 8.68 | 208
    192. Enslaved Isa (2004) 8.68 | 391
    193. Enslaved Below The Lights (2003) 8.68 | 298
    194. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.68 | 477
    195. In Mourning Shrouded Divine (2008) 8.68 | 341
    196. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.67 | 632
    197. Immortal Sons Of Northern Darkness (2002) 8.67 | 725
    198. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.67 | 214
    199. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.67 | 426
    200. Satyricon Nemesis Divina (1996) 8.67 | 433