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    Top 200 albums

    1. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.18 | 2828
    2. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.18 | 2264
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.17 | 2601
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.17 | 2401
    5. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2085
    6. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.13 | 1576
    7. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1113
    8. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1583
    9. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 887
    10. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.10 | 1175
    11. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1955
    12. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.09 | 604
    13. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.09 | 1549
    14. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.09 | 1472
    15. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1332
    16. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.07 | 751
    17. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1447
    18. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.05 | 1297
    19. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 511
    20. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.03 | 366
    21. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 895
    22. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1752
    23. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 534
    24. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.02 | 1064
    25. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 9.00 | 229
    26. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 9.00 | 353
    27. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.00 | 1831
    28. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 956
    29. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 781
    30. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1698
    31. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.96 | 525
    32. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.96 | 775
    33. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 918
    34. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 409
    35. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.96 | 789
    36. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.96 | 799
    37. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.94 | 760
    38. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.94 | 396
    39. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.94 | 829
    40. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.94 | 728
    41. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.93 | 450
    42. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.92 | 979
    43. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.92 | 621
    44. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 887
    45. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.91 | 495
    46. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.91 | 1414
    47. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.91 | 782
    48. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.91 | 486
    49. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.91 | 605
    50. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 557
    51. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.90 | 788
    52. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.90 | 627
    53. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.90 | 1045
    54. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.90 | 385
    55. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.90 | 238
    56. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 944
    57. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.89 | 244
    58. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 768
    59. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.89 | 348
    60. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 606
    61. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 364
    62. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.89 | 357
    63. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.89 | 801
    64. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.89 | 1307
    65. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.88 | 1128
    66. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.88 | 616
    67. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.88 | 451
    68. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.87 | 466
    69. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.87 | 245
    70. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.87 | 234
    71. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 427
    72. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.87 | 345
    73. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.87 | 203
    74. Death Human (1991) 8.87 | 1095
    75. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.87 | 653
    76. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.87 | 309
    77. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.87 | 788
    78. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1590
    79. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.86 | 857
    80. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1182
    81. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.85 | 996
    82. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 542
    83. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.85 | 797
    84. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.85 | 519
    85. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.85 | 956
    86. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.85 | 628
    87. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.85 | 791
    88. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.85 | 212
    89. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.85 | 458
    90. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.84 | 1112
    91. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.84 | 449
    92. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 727
    93. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.84 | 744
    94. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.84 | 475
    95. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.84 | 410
    96. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.84 | 342
    97. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1062
    98. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 659
    99. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.83 | 568
    100. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.83 | 221
    101. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.83 | 557
    102. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.83 | 439
    103. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.83 | 232
    104. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.82 | 1126
    105. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.82 | 476
    106. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.82 | 859
    107. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.82 | 601
    108. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.82 | 535
    109. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 576
    110. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2223
    111. Therion Theli (1996) 8.82 | 539
    112. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.82 | 214
    113. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.82 | 677
    114. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.82 | 318
    115. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.81 | 705
    116. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.81 | 407
    117. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1450
    118. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 507
    119. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.80 | 205
    120. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.80 | 417
    121. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 792
    122. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 889
    123. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 667
    124. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.80 | 437
    125. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.80 | 554
    126. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.80 | 1011
    127. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 351
    128. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.80 | 338
    129. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.79 | 457
    130. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.79 | 312
    131. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.79 | 286
    132. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.79 | 290
    133. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.79 | 235
    134. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.79 | 373
    135. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.79 | 1378
    136. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.78 | 1165
    137. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.78 | 471
    138. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.78 | 320
    139. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.78 | 243
    140. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 743
    141. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.77 | 624
    142. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 433
    143. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.77 | 683
    144. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.77 | 239
    145. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.77 | 428
    146. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.77 | 581
    147. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.76 | 381
    148. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.76 | 539
    149. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.76 | 254
    150. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.76 | 941
    151. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.76 | 671
    152. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.76 | 291
    153. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.76 | 654
    154. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.76 | 340
    155. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 773
    156. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.76 | 204
    157. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1441
    158. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.75 | 281
    159. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.75 | 650
    160. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.75 | 477
    161. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.75 | 244
    162. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.75 | 472
    163. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.75 | 1204
    164. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.75 | 1411
    165. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.75 | 407
    166. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.74 | 697
    167. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.74 | 365
    168. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.74 | 886
    169. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.74 | 221
    170. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1168
    171. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.74 | 729
    172. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.74 | 237
    173. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.74 | 383
    174. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.74 | 1524
    175. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 341
    176. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.73 | 523
    177. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.73 | 302
    178. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.73 | 283
    179. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 294
    180. The Gathering Nighttime Birds (1997) 8.73 | 307
    181. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 556
    182. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.72 | 229
    183. Ne Obliviscaris Citadel (2014) 8.72 | 247
    184. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.72 | 688
    185. Rush Permanent Waves (1980) 8.72 | 274
    186. Katatonia The Great Cold Distance (2006) 8.72 | 809
    187. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.71 | 868
    188. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.71 | 823
    189. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.71 | 262
    190. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.71 | 579
    191. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.71 | 440
    192. Stratovarius Episode (1996) 8.71 | 430
    193. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.71 | 560
    194. Primordial The Gathering Wilderness (2005) 8.71 | 274
    195. Artillery By Inheritance (1990) 8.71 | 265
    196. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.70 | 284
    197. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.70 | 404
    198. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.70 | 499
    199. Immortal Sons Of Northern Darkness (2002) 8.70 | 759
    200. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.70 | 605