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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 | 2701
    4. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.17 | 2479
    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 | 1638
    8. Agalloch Ashes Against The Grain (2006) 9.12 | 1162
    9. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2034
    10. Death The Sound Of Perseverance (1998) 9.11 | 1528
    11. Agalloch The Mantle (2002) 9.10 | 1225
    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. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.07 | 1489
    16. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.07 | 1603
    17. Edge Of Sanity Crimson (1996) 9.06 | 628
    18. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.05 | 1340
    19. King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) 9.04 | 402
    20. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 529
    21. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 558
    22. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1824
    23. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 927
    24. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1102
    25. Tool Lateralus (2001) 9.00 | 1001
    26. Rush Moving Pictures (1981) 8.99 | 543
    27. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.99 | 206
    28. Slayer Reign In Blood (1986) 8.99 | 1888
    29. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.98 | 800
    30. Saturnus Veronika Decides To Die (2006) 8.97 | 368
    31. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 804
    32. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1761
    33. Summoning Stronghold (1999) 8.96 | 420
    34. Rush 2112 (1976) 8.96 | 467
    35. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 858
    36. Dissection Storm Of The Light's Bane (1995) 8.94 | 789
    37. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 944
    38. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.94 | 371
    39. Anathema Judgement (1999) 8.93 | 813
    40. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.93 | 401
    41. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II (1988) 8.93 | 1006
    42. Anathema Alternative 4 (1998) 8.92 | 774
    43. Estatic Fear A Sombre Dance (1999) 8.92 | 237
    44. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 926
    45. Rush Hemispheres (1978) 8.91 | 329
    46. Wintersun Wintersun (2004) 8.91 | 1437
    47. Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) 8.91 | 730
    48. The Gathering Mandylion (1995) 8.91 | 459
    49. Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (2005) 8.90 | 614
    50. Death Human (1991) 8.90 | 1141
    51. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.90 | 647
    52. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 587
    53. Porcupine Tree In Absentia (2002) 8.90 | 652
    54. Orphaned Land Mabool (2004) 8.90 | 622
    55. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.90 | 814
    56. Sepultura Arise (1991) 8.90 | 989
    57. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 637
    58. AC/DC Back In Black (1980) 8.90 | 829
    59. Saturnus Martyre (2000) 8.89 | 245
    60. Haggard Eppur Si Muove (2004) 8.89 | 468
    61. Blind Guardian Imaginations From The Other Side (1995) 8.89 | 1066
    62. Primordial To The Nameless Dead (2007) 8.89 | 511
    63. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 388
    64. Windir 1184 (2001) 8.89 | 362
    65. Slayer Seasons In The Abyss (1990) 8.88 | 1357
    66. Septicflesh Communion (2008) 8.88 | 791
    67. Tiamat Wildhoney (1994) 8.88 | 507
    68. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.88 | 430
    69. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1648
    70. Kamelot The Black Halo (2005) 8.87 | 1018
    71. Katatonia Brave Murder Day (1996) 8.87 | 669
    72. Helloween Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I (1987) 8.87 | 981
    73. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 459
    74. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 471
    75. Empyrium Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields (1997) 8.86 | 344
    76. Sepultura Beneath The Remains (1989) 8.86 | 829
    77. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1222
    78. Be'lakor Stone's Reach (2009) 8.86 | 815
    79. Dark Tranquillity The Gallery (1995) 8.86 | 811
    80. In Flames The Jester Race (1996) 8.86 | 1164
    81. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.86 | 390
    82. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.86 | 575
    83. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 540
    84. Kyuss Kyuss (1994) 8.85 | 255
    85. Slumber Fallout (2004) 8.85 | 232
    86. At The Gates Slaughter Of The Soul (1995) 8.85 | 892
    87. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter (1999) 8.85 | 773
    88. Paradise Lost Draconian Times (1995) 8.85 | 630
    89. Moonspell Wolfheart (1995) 8.85 | 651
    90. My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (1995) 8.84 | 485
    91. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.84 | 347
    92. Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction (1987) 8.84 | 827
    93. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 322
    94. AC/DC Highway To Hell (1979) 8.84 | 600
    95. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 261
    96. Lake Of Tears Forever Autumn (1999) 8.84 | 212
    97. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.83 | 575
    98. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.83 | 2298
    99. Shining V - Halmstad (2007) 8.83 | 339
    100. Coroner No More Color (1989) 8.83 | 219
    101. Testament The Legacy (1987) 8.83 | 695
    102. Death Individual Thought Patterns (1993) 8.83 | 1052
    103. Therion Theli (1996) 8.83 | 548
    104. Ensiferum Ensiferum (2001) 8.83 | 1094
    105. Morbid Angel Altars Of Madness (1989) 8.83 | 681
    106. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.83 | 300
    107. Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse (1994) 8.82 | 745
    108. Dark Tranquillity Damage Done (2002) 8.82 | 868
    109. Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986) 8.82 | 449
    110. Swallow The Sun The Morning Never Came (2003) 8.82 | 466
    111. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 603
    112. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.82 | 334
    113. Blind Guardian Nightfall In Middle-Earth (1998) 8.82 | 1137
    114. Mors Principium Est The Unborn (2005) 8.82 | 250
    115. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 430
    116. Isis Oceanic (2002) 8.81 | 253
    117. Sodom Agent Orange (1989) 8.81 | 486
    118. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.81 | 653
    119. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1516
    120. Gamma Ray Land Of The Free (1995) 8.81 | 527
    121. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.81 | 1162
    122. Arcturus The Sham Mirrors (2002) 8.81 | 559
    123. Vektor Black Future (2009) 8.81 | 243
    124. Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja (2003) 8.80 | 561
    125. Windir Arntor (1999) 8.80 | 257
    126. Insomnium Above The Weeping World (2006) 8.80 | 690
    127. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 259
    128. Windir Likferd (2003) 8.80 | 224
    129. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 361
    130. Bathory Hammerheart (1990) 8.80 | 491
    131. Machine Head The Blackening (2007) 8.80 | 826
    132. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.80 | 432
    133. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 912
    134. Pantera Vulgar Display Of Power (1992) 8.79 | 1213
    135. Gojira From Mars To Sirius (2005) 8.79 | 700
    136. Exodus Bonded By Blood (1985) 8.79 | 606
    137. My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (1993) 8.79 | 460
    138. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.79 | 214
    139. Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (1986) 8.78 | 1424
    140. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.78 | 706
    141. Saturnus Paradise Belongs To You (1996) 8.78 | 206
    142. Candlemass Nightfall (1987) 8.78 | 396
    143. Tristania Beyond The Veil (1999) 8.78 | 421
    144. Theatre Of Tragedy Aégis (1998) 8.77 | 308
    145. Overkill The Years Of Decay (1989) 8.77 | 388
    146. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 402
    147. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 776
    148. Negură Bunget OM (2006) 8.77 | 297
    149. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 332
    150. Isis Panopticon (2004) 8.77 | 305
    151. Between The Buried And Me Colors (2007) 8.77 | 424
    152. Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001) 8.77 | 481
    153. Carcass Heartwork (1993) 8.76 | 806
    154. Cynic Focus (1993) 8.76 | 545
    155. Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien (1987) 8.76 | 215
    156. Amon Amarth With Oden On Our Side (2006) 8.76 | 1469
    157. Testament The Gathering (1999) 8.76 | 675
    158. Tristania Widow's Weeds (1998) 8.75 | 347
    159. Kamelot Epica (2003) 8.75 | 757
    160. Therion Vovin (1998) 8.75 | 535
    161. Lost Horizon Awakening The World (2001) 8.75 | 242
    162. My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (2001) 8.75 | 436
    163. Whitesnake Whitesnake [1987] (1987) 8.75 | 253
    164. Ensiferum Iron (2004) 8.75 | 971
    165. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) 8.75 | 704
    166. Pantera Cowboys From Hell (1990) 8.75 | 1245
    167. Dismember Like An Ever Flowing Stream (1991) 8.74 | 246
    168. Agalloch Pale Folklore (1999) 8.74 | 683
    169. Atheist Unquestionable Presence (1991) 8.74 | 396
    170. Slayer South Of Heaven (1988) 8.74 | 1216
    171. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.74 | 713
    172. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.74 | 1447
    173. Testament The New Order (1988) 8.74 | 605
    174. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 309
    175. Rush A Farewell To Kings (1977) 8.73 | 286
    176. Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome (2009) 8.73 | 214
    177. Kreator Extreme Aggression (1989) 8.73 | 508
    178. Coroner Mental Vortex (1991) 8.73 | 219
    179. Angra Temple Of Shadows (2004) 8.73 | 512
    180. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.73 | 303
    181. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 721
    182. Shape Of Despair Angels Of Distress (2001) 8.73 | 207
    183. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.73 | 411
    184. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 275
    185. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 910
    186. Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant (1997) 8.73 | 885
    187. Rotting Christ Theogonia (2007) 8.73 | 485
    188. Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal (2005) 8.72 | 342
    189. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.72 | 624
    190. Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) 8.72 | 276
    191. Kreator Coma Of Souls (1990) 8.72 | 586
    192. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 357
    193. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.72 | 1577
    194. Stratovarius Visions (1997) 8.71 | 606
    195. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.71 | 239
    196. Avantasia The Metal Opera Part I (2001) 8.71 | 633
    197. Rush Permanent Waves (1980) 8.71 | 293
    198. Diablo Swing Orchestra The Butcher's Ballroom (2006) 8.71 | 448
    199. Anthrax Among The Living (1987) 8.71 | 698
    200. Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (2003) 8.71 | 336