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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.19 | 2350
    2. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.18 | 2937
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.18 | 2700
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.17 | 2478
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.15 | 1646
    6. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2174
    7. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1637
    8. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1161
    9. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1527
    10. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2032
    11. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.11 | 1224
    12. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 923
    13. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1385
    14. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 784
    15. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.07 | 1602
    16. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.07 | 627
    17. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1488
    18. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.05 | 1339
    19. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.04 | 401
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 528
    21. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 557
    22. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1822
    23. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 926
    24. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1102
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 999
    26. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 543
    27. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 8.99 | 1888
    28. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.98 | 800
    29. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 205
    30. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 804
    31. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1759
    32. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.97 | 368
    33. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 419
    34. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.96 | 467
    35. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 858
    36. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.94 | 371
    37. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 944
    38. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.94 | 788
    39. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.93 | 401
    40. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.93 | 813
    41. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.93 | 1006
    42. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 926
    43. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.92 | 237
    44. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.92 | 730
    45. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 773
    46. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.91 | 329
    47. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.91 | 459
    48. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.91 | 1437
    49. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.90 | 622
    50. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.90 | 652
    51. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.90 | 647
    52. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 988
    53. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 637
    54. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.90 | 829
    55. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 614
    56. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 587
    57. Death Human (1991) 8.90 | 1141
    58. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.89 | 362
    59. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.89 | 813
    60. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.89 | 245
    61. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1065
    62. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.89 | 510
    63. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.89 | 468
    64. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 388
    65. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.88 | 430
    66. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.88 | 506
    67. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.88 | 791
    68. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.88 | 1357
    69. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1647
    70. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.87 | 1018
    71. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.87 | 981
    72. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.87 | 668
    73. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.86 | 811
    74. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.86 | 815
    75. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 540
    76. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.86 | 344
    77. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.86 | 1164
    78. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.86 | 829
    79. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 459
    80. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1222
    81. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.86 | 390
    82. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.86 | 254
    83. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.86 | 575
    84. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 471
    85. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.85 | 773
    86. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.85 | 892
    87. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 322
    88. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 629
    89. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.85 | 650
    90. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.85 | 232
    91. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.84 | 484
    92. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 827
    93. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.84 | 347
    94. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.84 | 212
    95. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 261
    96. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 600
    97. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.83 | 575
    98. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.83 | 1052
    99. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1091
    100. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.83 | 300
    101. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 681
    102. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.83 | 2297
    103. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 548
    104. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 695
    105. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.83 | 339
    106. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.82 | 334
    107. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.82 | 868
    108. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.82 | 447
    109. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.82 | 1137
    110. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.82 | 250
    111. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 429
    112. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 603
    113. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.82 | 463
    114. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.82 | 218
    115. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.82 | 745
    116. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 526
    117. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1161
    118. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.81 | 252
    119. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1515
    120. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.81 | 486
    121. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.81 | 243
    122. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.81 | 653
    123. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.81 | 559
    124. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 361
    125. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 259
    126. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.80 | 257
    127. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.80 | 489
    128. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.80 | 560
    129. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 912
    130. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 825
    131. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 690
    132. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.80 | 431
    133. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.80 | 224
    134. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.79 | 214
    135. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.79 | 700
    136. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.79 | 459
    137. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.79 | 606
    138. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.79 | 1212
    139. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.78 | 206
    140. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1423
    141. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.78 | 421
    142. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.78 | 703
    143. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.78 | 396
    144. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.77 | 423
    145. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 402
    146. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 776
    147. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.77 | 479
    148. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 331
    149. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.77 | 297
    150. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.77 | 388
    151. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.77 | 308
    152. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.76 | 215
    153. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.76 | 545
    154. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 806
    155. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 675
    156. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.76 | 304
    157. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1469
    158. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.75 | 346
    159. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.75 | 970
    160. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.75 | 702
    161. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.75 | 242
    162. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.75 | 757
    163. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.75 | 253
    164. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.75 | 436
    165. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.75 | 1244
    166. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.75 | 534
    167. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 308
    168. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.74 | 396
    169. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 681
    170. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 605
    171. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.74 | 712
    172. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.74 | 484
    173. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1446
    174. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.74 | 246
    175. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1216
    176. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.73 | 207
    177. Coroner Mental Vortex (1991) 8.73 | 219
    178. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.73 | 411
    179. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.73 | 303
    180. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 275
    181. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.73 | 512
    182. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 719
    183. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.73 | 1576
    184. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 909
    185. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.73 | 884
    186. Rush A Farewell To Kings (1977) 8.73 | 286
    187. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.73 | 508
    188. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 357
    189. Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome (2009) 8.72 | 214
    190. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.72 | 585
    191. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.72 | 342
    192. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.72 | 276
    193. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.72 | 623
    194. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.71 | 336
    195. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.71 | 606
    196. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.71 | 574
    197. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.71 | 698
    198. Artillery By Inheritance (1990) 8.71 | 282
    199. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.71 | 447
    200. Avantasia The Metal Opera Part I (2001) 8.71 | 633