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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.19 | 2530
    2. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.19 | 2899
    3. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.19 | 3137
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.18 | 2649
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.18 | 1776
    6. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.15 | 1722
    7. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2322
    8. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.13 | 1321
    9. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.12 | 1476
    10. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.12 | 2169
    11. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1244
    12. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1625
    13. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 970
    14. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.09 | 701
    15. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.08 | 1716
    16. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1590
    17. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.06 | 1960
    18. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 852
    19. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.04 | 1421
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 579
    21. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.04 | 437
    22. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 9.01 | 1998
    23. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.01 | 1077
    24. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.01 | 609
    25. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1180
    26. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 985
    27. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 591
    28. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.98 | 397
    29. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.97 | 925
    30. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 848
    31. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.97 | 833
    32. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.97 | 455
    33. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1877
    34. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.96 | 854
    35. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.95 | 1070
    36. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.94 | 1496
    37. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.94 | 508
    38. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.94 | 239
    39. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.93 | 865
    40. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.93 | 978
    41. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 820
    42. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 1001
    43. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.92 | 787
    44. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.92 | 1063
    45. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.92 | 420
    46. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.92 | 555
    47. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 404
    48. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.91 | 1124
    49. Death Human (1991) 8.91 | 1233
    50. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.91 | 485
    51. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.90 | 1044
    52. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.90 | 594
    53. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.90 | 221
    54. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 662
    55. Aquilus Griseus (2011) 8.90 | 215
    56. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.89 | 828
    57. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.89 | 705
    58. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.89 | 1439
    59. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.89 | 644
    60. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.89 | 875
    61. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.89 | 250
    62. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 682
    63. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 833
    64. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.89 | 911
    65. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.88 | 867
    66. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.88 | 226
    67. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.88 | 1066
    68. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.88 | 689
    69. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.88 | 869
    70. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 626
    71. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.88 | 359
    72. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.88 | 432
    73. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.88 | 690
    74. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.88 | 363
    75. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.87 | 406
    76. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 458
    77. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.87 | 945
    78. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.87 | 1233
    79. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.87 | 1138
    80. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.87 | 565
    81. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1764
    82. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.87 | 906
    83. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.87 | 528
    84. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.87 | 513
    85. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.87 | 386
    86. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.87 | 548
    87. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.86 | 688
    88. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 502
    89. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.86 | 598
    90. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.85 | 1304
    91. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 699
    92. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.85 | 1127
    93. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 355
    94. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.85 | 226
    95. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.85 | 482
    96. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.85 | 293
    97. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.84 | 495
    98. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.84 | 797
    99. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.84 | 2450
    100. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.84 | 540
    101. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.84 | 593
    102. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 639
    103. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.84 | 204
    104. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.84 | 387
    105. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.84 | 253
    106. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.83 | 537
    107. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.83 | 1196
    108. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.83 | 921
    109. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.83 | 1641
    110. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 712
    111. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 741
    112. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 581
    113. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.83 | 509
    114. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 660
    115. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.83 | 622
    116. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.83 | 741
    117. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.82 | 982
    118. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 478
    119. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.82 | 636
    120. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.82 | 603
    121. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.82 | 873
    122. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.82 | 265
    123. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1239
    124. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.81 | 513
    125. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.81 | 780
    126. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.81 | 277
    127. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.81 | 462
    128. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.81 | 366
    129. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.80 | 335
    130. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.80 | 331
    131. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.80 | 689
    132. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.80 | 852
    133. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.80 | 243
    134. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.80 | 277
    135. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 888
    136. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.80 | 357
    137. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.80 | 306
    138. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.79 | 398
    139. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.79 | 1006
    140. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.78 | 1296
    141. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1540
    142. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.78 | 499
    143. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.78 | 281
    144. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.78 | 272
    145. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.77 | 362
    146. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.77 | 437
    147. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.77 | 438
    148. Lost Horizon A Flame To The Ground Beneath (2003) 8.77 | 282
    149. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.77 | 431
    150. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.77 | 794
    151. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 461
    152. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.77 | 422
    153. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.77 | 1534
    154. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.76 | 782
    155. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 715
    156. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.76 | 294
    157. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.76 | 329
    158. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.76 | 624
    159. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.76 | 748
    160. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 841
    161. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.75 | 387
    162. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.75 | 939
    163. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.75 | 782
    164. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.75 | 741
    165. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.75 | 646
    166. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.75 | 241
    167. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.75 | 538
    168. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.75 | 437
    169. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.75 | 377
    170. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.75 | 375
    171. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.75 | 308
    172. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.75 | 274
    173. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.75 | 523
    174. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.75 | 456
    175. Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome (2009) 8.75 | 233
    176. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.74 | 570
    177. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1539
    178. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.74 | 625
    179. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 650
    180. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.74 | 277
    181. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.74 | 575
    182. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.74 | 236
    183. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 310
    184. Bathory Blood Fire Death (1988) 8.73 | 515
    185. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.73 | 893
    186. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.73 | 1321
    187. Eternal Tears Of Sorrow A Virgin And A Whore (2001) 8.73 | 449
    188. Lacrimosa Elodia (1999) 8.73 | 212
    189. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.73 | 1296
    190. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.73 | 371
    191. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.73 | 717
    192. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.73 | 279
    193. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.73 | 223
    194. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 947
    195. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.72 | 770
    196. Ayreon Into The Electric Castle (1998) 8.72 | 440
    197. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.72 | 218
    198. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.72 | 436
    199. Rush Permanent Waves (1980) 8.72 | 316
    200. Mastodon Crack The Skye (2009) 8.72 | 1025