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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.19 | 2310
    2. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.18 | 2434
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.18 | 2658
    4. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.18 | 2889
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.15 | 1612
    6. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2135
    7. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1133
    8. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.11 | 1606
    9. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.10 | 1502
    10. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1996
    11. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 907
    12. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.10 | 770
    13. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.09 | 1202
    14. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1367
    15. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.08 | 1579
    16. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.08 | 385
    17. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.07 | 615
    18. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1468
    19. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.06 | 1318
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 517
    21. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 544
    22. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 911
    23. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1085
    24. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1787
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 975
    26. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.00 | 1863
    27. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.97 | 405
    28. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1734
    29. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.97 | 790
    30. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.97 | 530
    31. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 791
    32. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.96 | 357
    33. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 847
    34. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.95 | 457
    35. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.95 | 231
    36. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.95 | 796
    37. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 930
    38. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.93 | 392
    39. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.93 | 755
    40. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.93 | 721
    41. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.93 | 779
    42. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.92 | 984
    43. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 353
    44. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.91 | 638
    45. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 911
    46. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.91 | 632
    47. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.90 | 357
    48. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 605
    49. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.90 | 796
    50. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 631
    51. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.90 | 378
    52. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 970
    53. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.90 | 1420
    54. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1055
    55. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.89 | 573
    56. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.89 | 447
    57. Death Human (1991) 8.89 | 1124
    58. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.89 | 465
    59. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.89 | 815
    60. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.89 | 616
    61. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.88 | 780
    62. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.88 | 424
    63. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.88 | 242
    64. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.88 | 317
    65. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.88 | 502
    66. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.88 | 1333
    67. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.87 | 1001
    68. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.87 | 1141
    69. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.87 | 497
    70. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.87 | 385
    71. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.86 | 341
    72. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.86 | 656
    73. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 530
    74. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.86 | 795
    75. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.86 | 811
    76. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.86 | 963
    77. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1620
    78. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.86 | 799
    79. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1203
    80. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.85 | 754
    81. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.85 | 635
    82. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.85 | 868
    83. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.85 | 460
    84. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 452
    85. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 559
    86. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 258
    87. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 314
    88. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 816
    89. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.84 | 245
    90. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 592
    91. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 691
    92. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.83 | 734
    93. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.83 | 341
    94. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.83 | 2264
    95. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.83 | 476
    96. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.83 | 333
    97. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.83 | 229
    98. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1079
    99. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 419
    100. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 540
    101. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.83 | 1124
    102. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.82 | 454
    103. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.82 | 234
    104. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.82 | 297
    105. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.82 | 1034
    106. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.82 | 480
    107. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.82 | 211
    108. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.82 | 209
    109. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.82 | 541
    110. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.82 | 672
    111. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 591
    112. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.82 | 563
    113. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.82 | 604
    114. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.81 | 442
    115. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.81 | 243
    116. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.81 | 860
    117. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 516
    118. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1148
    119. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.81 | 483
    120. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.80 | 421
    121. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 805
    122. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1479
    123. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.80 | 554
    124. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.80 | 256
    125. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 247
    126. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.80 | 324
    127. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.79 | 1189
    128. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.79 | 415
    129. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.79 | 593
    130. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.79 | 223
    131. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.79 | 373
    132. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.79 | 901
    133. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.78 | 453
    134. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.78 | 248
    135. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.78 | 675
    136. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 317
    137. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.78 | 630
    138. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1397
    139. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.78 | 687
    140. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 353
    141. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.78 | 390
    142. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.77 | 294
    143. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 389
    144. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.77 | 213
    145. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.77 | 692
    146. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.77 | 473
    147. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.77 | 203
    148. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.76 | 541
    149. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 765
    150. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.76 | 413
    151. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 789
    152. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1455
    153. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 667
    154. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.76 | 247
    155. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.75 | 303
    156. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.75 | 1222
    157. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.75 | 952
    158. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.75 | 340
    159. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.75 | 208
    160. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.75 | 299
    161. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.75 | 735
    162. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.75 | 523
    163. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 595
    164. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.74 | 430
    165. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.74 | 389
    166. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 669
    167. Coroner Mental Vortex (1991) 8.74 | 207
    168. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1199
    169. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.74 | 479
    170. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 263
    171. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.74 | 696
    172. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.74 | 294
    173. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.74 | 692
    174. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 350
    175. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.73 | 507
    176. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.73 | 241
    177. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.73 | 1551
    178. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.73 | 1429
    179. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 299
    180. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.73 | 694
    181. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.73 | 571
    182. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.72 | 411
    183. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 565
    184. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.72 | 235
    185. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.72 | 887
    186. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 260
    187. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.72 | 438
    188. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.72 | 873
    189. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 290
    190. Masterplan Masterplan (2003) 8.71 | 305
    191. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.71 | 266
    192. Rush A Farewell To Kings (1977) 8.71 | 276
    193. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.71 | 501
    194. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 606
    195. Artillery By Inheritance (1990) 8.71 | 272
    196. Avantasia The Metal Opera Part I (2001) 8.71 | 629
    197. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.71 | 597
    198. Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral (1994) 8.71 | 275
    199. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.71 | 686
    200. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.71 | 288