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    Top 200 albums

    1. Megadeth Rust In Peace (1990) 9.20 | 2496
    2. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.19 | 2619
    3. Metallica Ride The Lightning (1984) 9.19 | 2856
    4. Metallica Master Of Puppets (1986) 9.19 | 3092
    5. Death Symbolic (1995) 9.16 | 1756
    6. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2290
    7. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1711
    8. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.13 | 1308
    9. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1234
    10. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1600
    11. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2149
    12. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.10 | 1465
    13. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.09 | 965
    14. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.08 | 1688
    15. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1578
    16. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.07 | 685
    17. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 842
    18. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.04 | 1945
    19. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 575
    20. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.03 | 1412
    21. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.03 | 429
    22. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 595
    23. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1168
    24. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 976
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 1066
    26. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 8.99 | 1982
    27. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 584
    28. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 848
    29. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1852
    30. Aquilus Griseus (2011) 8.97 | 209
    31. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.96 | 919
    32. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 451
    33. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.95 | 839
    34. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.95 | 389
    35. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 979
    36. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.94 | 505
    37. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.93 | 773
    38. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.93 | 1063
    39. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.93 | 827
    40. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 818
    41. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.92 | 859
    42. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.92 | 479
    43. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 399
    44. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.92 | 236
    45. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 993
    46. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.91 | 548
    47. Death Human (1991) 8.90 | 1220
    48. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 1056
    49. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.90 | 1495
    50. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1120
    51. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.89 | 851
    52. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.89 | 586
    53. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.89 | 418
    54. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.89 | 679
    55. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.89 | 864
    56. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.89 | 653
    57. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 679
    58. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.89 | 827
    59. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.88 | 1037
    60. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.88 | 702
    61. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 508
    62. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.88 | 642
    63. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 215
    64. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.88 | 386
    65. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.88 | 868
    66. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 618
    67. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.88 | 355
    68. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.88 | 423
    69. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.88 | 680
    70. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.88 | 543
    71. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.88 | 900
    72. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.87 | 405
    73. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.87 | 456
    74. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.87 | 938
    75. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.87 | 1219
    76. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.87 | 827
    77. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1751
    78. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.87 | 683
    79. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.87 | 522
    80. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.87 | 1430
    81. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.87 | 245
    82. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1285
    83. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 495
    84. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.86 | 221
    85. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.86 | 1059
    86. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.86 | 366
    87. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 693
    88. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.85 | 1139
    89. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 350
    90. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.85 | 893
    91. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.85 | 482
    92. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.85 | 204
    93. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.85 | 287
    94. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.84 | 1115
    95. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.84 | 2416
    96. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.84 | 531
    97. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.84 | 225
    98. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 635
    99. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 611
    100. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 872
    101. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.84 | 258
    102. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.83 | 526
    103. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.83 | 787
    104. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.83 | 595
    105. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 657
    106. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.82 | 485
    107. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.82 | 903
    108. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.82 | 1621
    109. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.82 | 705
    110. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.82 | 732
    111. Therion Theli (1996) 8.82 | 576
    112. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.82 | 587
    113. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.82 | 597
    114. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1216
    115. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.81 | 1193
    116. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 563
    117. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.81 | 475
    118. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.81 | 507
    119. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.81 | 767
    120. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.81 | 241
    121. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.81 | 274
    122. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.81 | 378
    123. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.81 | 364
    124. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 972
    125. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 391
    126. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.80 | 276
    127. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.80 | 251
    128. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 731
    129. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.79 | 1287
    130. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.79 | 325
    131. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.79 | 687
    132. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.79 | 635
    133. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.79 | 885
    134. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.79 | 355
    135. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.79 | 302
    136. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.78 | 425
    137. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1526
    138. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.78 | 497
    139. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.78 | 509
    140. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.78 | 269
    141. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.78 | 458
    142. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.77 | 435
    143. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.77 | 431
    144. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.77 | 458
    145. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.77 | 849
    146. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.77 | 1008
    147. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.77 | 242
    148. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.77 | 422
    149. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.76 | 777
    150. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.76 | 787
    151. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 704
    152. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.76 | 280
    153. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.76 | 374
    154. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.76 | 276
    155. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.76 | 233
    156. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.76 | 456
    157. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.75 | 565
    158. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.75 | 1521
    159. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 832
    160. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.75 | 332
    161. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.75 | 636
    162. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.75 | 276
    163. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.75 | 539
    164. Moonsorrow Verisäkeet (2005) 8.75 | 431
    165. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.75 | 306
    166. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.75 | 1533
    167. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.75 | 743
    168. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.74 | 1314
    169. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.74 | 359
    170. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1283
    171. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 712
    172. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.74 | 276
    173. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.74 | 291
    174. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.74 | 518
    175. Bathory Blood Fire Death (1988) 8.73 | 506
    176. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 379
    177. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.73 | 930
    178. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 773
    179. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.73 | 620
    180. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.73 | 741
    181. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.73 | 642
    182. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.73 | 329
    183. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.73 | 571
    184. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 302
    185. Equilibrium Sagas (2008) 8.73 | 629
    186. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 947
    187. Mastodon Crack The Skye (2009) 8.73 | 1018
    188. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.72 | 1657
    189. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.72 | 763
    190. Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) 8.72 | 887
    191. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.72 | 219
    192. Suffocation Pierced From Within (1995) 8.72 | 268
    193. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 340
    194. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.72 | 371
    195. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.72 | 429
    196. Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear (1996) 8.71 | 309
    197. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.71 | 540
    198. Masterplan Masterplan (2003) 8.71 | 323
    199. Sonata Arctica Silence (2001) 8.71 | 697
    200. Moonspell Irreligious (1996) 8.71 | 546