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    Top 200 albums

    1 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.28
    3170
    2 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.28
    2412
    3 Judas Priest
    Painkiller (1990)
    9.27
    2212
    4 Metallica
    9.25
    3587
    5 Metallica
    9.25
    3804
    6 Opeth
    9.25
    3188
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.20
    1963
    8 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.19
    2701
    9 Iron Maiden
    9.18
    2887
    10 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.17
    1707
    11 Death
    9.17
    2111
    12 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.17
    843
    13 Agalloch
    9.16
    1577
    14 Iron Maiden
    9.15
    2456
    15 Led Zeppelin
    9.14
    1205
    16 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.13
    943
    17 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.12
    2118
    18 Dissection
    9.10
    1133
    19 Slayer
    9.09
    2445
    20 King Crimson
    9.07
    648
    21 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1754
    22 Queensrÿche
    9.05
    1075
    23 Black Sabbath
    9.04
    1321
    24 Dream Theater
    9.04
    1942
    25 Helloween
    9.04
    1350
    26 Dio
    Holy Diver (1983)
    9.03
    1305
    27 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.03
    1423
    28 Rush
    9.03
    812
    29 Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath (1970)
    9.02
    1627
    30 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    9.02
    1767
    31 Immortal
    9.02
    1080
    32 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.02
    837
    33 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1415
    34 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    9.01
    711
    35 Saturnus
    9.01
    560
    36 Opeth
    9.00
    2266
    37 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.99
    1193
    38 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.98
    329
    39 Blind Guardian
    8.98
    1393
    40 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.97
    1670
    41 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.97
    1297
    42 Slayer
    8.96
    1812
    43 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.96
    753
    44 W.A.S.P.
    8.96
    570
    45 Draconian
    8.96
    790
    46 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.96
    523
    47 Helloween
    8.96
    1314
    48 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.95
    1388
    49 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.95
    651
    50 Nevermore
    8.95
    1040
    51 Porcupine Tree
    8.94
    875
    52 Candlemass
    8.94
    707
    53 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.94
    793
    54 Green Carnation
    8.93
    528
    55 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.93
    716
    56 Ayreon
    8.93
    959
    57 Emperor
    8.93
    1019
    58 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.92
    345
    59 Moonsorrow
    8.92
    629
    60 Gojira
    8.92
    1140
    61 Nevermore
    8.92
    1150
    62 Mgła
    8.92
    537
    63 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.91
    500
    64 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.91
    1043
    65 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.90
    859
    66 Blind Guardian
    8.90
    1443
    67 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.90
    1100
    68 Gamma Ray
    8.90
    711
    69 Sepultura
    8.89
    1217
    70 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.89
    879
    71 Iron Maiden
    8.89
    2114
    72 Estatic Fear
    8.89
    310
    73 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.88
    587
    74 Virgin Steele
    Invictus (1998)
    8.88
    216
    75 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.88
    727
    76 Primordial
    8.88
    700
    77 Paradise Lost
    8.88
    939
    78 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.88
    850
    79 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.88
    2236
    80 Kamelot
    8.88
    1230
    81 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.88
    932
    82 Morbid Angel
    8.87
    933
    83 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.87
    622
    84 Mercyful Fate
    8.87
    710
    85 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.87
    380
    86 At The Gates
    8.87
    1226
    87 Bolt Thrower
    8.87
    580
    88 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.87
    1015
    89 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.87
    1051
    90 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.87
    1104
    91 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.87
    1192
    92 Uriah Heep
    8.87
    223
    93 Katatonia
    8.87
    937
    94 Pain Of Salvation
    8.86
    517
    95 Metallica
    8.86
    3012
    96 Running Wild
    8.86
    377
    97 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.86
    537
    98 In Flames
    8.86
    1499
    99 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.86
    362
    100 Led Zeppelin
    8.86
    812
    101 Empyrium
    8.85
    475
    102 Haggard
    8.85
    579
    103 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.85
    758
    104 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.85
    743
    105 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1320
    106 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1109
    107 Insomnium
    8.85
    975
    108 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.85
    1129
    109 Death
    8.85
    1539
    110 Orphaned Land
    8.85
    766
    111 Artillery
    8.84
    397
    112 My Dying Bride
    8.84
    676
    113 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.84
    658
    114 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.84
    740
    115 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.84
    504
    116 Lost Horizon
    8.84
    365
    117 Lake Of Tears
    8.83
    318
    118 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.83
    841
    119 Arcturus
    8.83
    704
    120 Blind Guardian
    8.83
    1123
    121 Emperor
    8.83
    1046
    122 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.83
    1134
    123 Savatage
    8.83
    551
    124 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.83
    479
    125 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.83
    357
    126 Symphony X
    8.82
    850
    127 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.82
    727
    128 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.82
    1119
    129 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.82
    954
    130 Amorphis
    8.82
    1015
    131 Mastodon
    8.82
    1323
    132 Summoning
    8.82
    419
    133 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.82
    328
    134 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.81
    1618
    135 Opeth
    8.81
    1546
    136 Running Wild
    8.81
    349
    137 AC/DC
    8.81
    821
    138 Black Sabbath
    8.81
    1196
    139 Judas Priest
    8.81
    986
    140 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.81
    473
    141 Atheist
    8.81
    558
    142 Isis
    Panopticon (2004)
    8.81
    429
    143 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.81
    575
    144 Overkill
    8.81
    632
    145 Riot
    ThunderSteel (1988)
    8.81
    209
    146 Megadeth
    8.80
    1948
    147 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.80
    794
    148 Amorphis
    8.80
    1041
    149 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.80
    440
    150 Rammstein
    Mutter (2001)
    8.80
    1004
    151 Bathory
    8.80
    742
    152 Enslaved
    8.80
    910
    153 Riverside
    8.80
    585
    154 Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin (1969)
    8.80
    817
    155 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.80
    726
    156 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.80
    743
    157 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.79
    915
    158 Leprous
    8.79
    375
    159 Caladan Brood
    8.79
    405
    160 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.79
    440
    161 Pantera
    8.79
    1634
    162 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.79
    356
    163 Guns N' Roses
    8.79
    1058
    164 Warning
    8.78
    223
    165 Machine Head
    8.78
    1105
    166 Deathspell Omega
    8.78
    280
    167 My Dying Bride
    8.78
    570
    168 Amon Amarth
    8.78
    1770
    169 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.78
    677
    170 Trees Of Eternity
    8.78
    411
    171 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.78
    607
    172 Isis
    Oceanic (2002)
    8.78
    366
    173 My Dying Bride
    8.77
    611
    174 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.77
    852
    175 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.77
    549
    176 Moonsorrow
    V: Hävitetty (2007)
    8.77
    520
    177 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    640
    178 Tristania
    8.77
    522
    179 Entombed
    8.77
    558
    180 Kamelot
    Epica (2003)
    8.77
    919
    181 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.77
    273
    182 Dimmu Borgir
    8.76
    1139
    183 Rainbow
    8.76
    505
    184 Rush
    8.76
    458
    185 Control Denied
    8.75
    491
    186 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.75
    877
    187 Dan Swanö
    Moontower (1999)
    8.75
    208
    188 Iced Earth
    8.75
    993
    189 Slayer
    8.75
    1637
    190 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.75
    713
    191 Exodus
    8.75
    855
    192 W.A.S.P.
    8.75
    409
    193 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.75
    437
    194 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.75
    389
    195 Vektor
    8.74
    625
    196 Ayreon
    8.74
    519
    197 Bruce Dickinson
    8.74
    507
    198 Pantera
    8.74
    1640
    199 Rainbow
    8.74
    572
    200 Obituary
    8.74
    579