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    Top 200 albums

    1 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.28
    2314
    2 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.28
    3081
    3 Judas Priest
    Painkiller (1990)
    9.27
    2142
    4 Opeth
    9.26
    3111
    5 Metallica
    9.25
    3491
    6 Metallica
    9.25
    3706
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.20
    1903
    8 Iron Maiden
    9.19
    2802
    9 Death
    9.18
    2036
    10 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.18
    2623
    11 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.17
    1643
    12 Agalloch
    9.17
    1535
    13 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.16
    888
    14 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.16
    812
    15 Led Zeppelin
    9.14
    1175
    16 Iron Maiden
    9.13
    2399
    17 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.12
    2060
    18 King Crimson
    9.09
    611
    19 Dissection
    9.08
    1084
    20 Slayer
    9.07
    2389
    21 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1704
    22 Queensrÿche
    9.06
    1046
    23 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.05
    1377
    24 Dream Theater
    9.05
    1895
    25 Dio
    Holy Diver (1983)
    9.03
    1268
    26 Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath (1970)
    9.03
    1568
    27 Black Sabbath
    9.03
    1276
    28 Rush
    9.02
    792
    29 Helloween
    9.02
    1296
    30 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1369
    31 Saturnus
    9.01
    524
    32 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.01
    815
    33 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    9.00
    1725
    34 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    8.99
    687
    35 Opeth
    8.99
    2216
    36 Immortal
    8.99
    1035
    37 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.99
    303
    38 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.98
    1597
    39 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.97
    1128
    40 W.A.S.P.
    8.97
    541
    41 Blind Guardian
    8.96
    1361
    42 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.95
    1279
    43 Nevermore
    8.95
    1012
    44 Slayer
    8.95
    1767
    45 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.95
    717
    46 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.95
    614
    47 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.94
    512
    48 Emperor
    8.94
    991
    49 Porcupine Tree
    8.94
    837
    50 Helloween
    8.94
    1263
    51 Ayreon
    8.94
    946
    52 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.93
    324
    53 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1356
    54 Green Carnation
    8.93
    520
    55 Candlemass
    8.93
    673
    56 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.92
    1011
    57 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.92
    695
    58 Gojira
    8.92
    1100
    59 Draconian
    8.92
    764
    60 Nevermore
    8.91
    1132
    61 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.91
    767
    62 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.91
    470
    63 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.91
    1080
    64 Estatic Fear
    8.90
    291
    65 Mgła
    8.90
    501
    66 Moonsorrow
    8.90
    612
    67 Primordial
    8.90
    683
    68 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.89
    1150
    69 Blind Guardian
    8.89
    1422
    70 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.89
    910
    71 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.89
    856
    72 Empyrium
    8.89
    457
    73 Paradise Lost
    8.89
    895
    74 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.88
    826
    75 Led Zeppelin
    8.88
    787
    76 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.88
    989
    77 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.88
    1025
    78 At The Gates
    8.88
    1178
    79 Gamma Ray
    8.88
    674
    80 Kamelot
    8.88
    1206
    81 Katatonia
    8.88
    906
    82 Morbid Angel
    8.88
    896
    83 Sepultura
    8.88
    1179
    84 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.88
    599
    85 Uriah Heep
    8.88
    211
    86 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.88
    2177
    87 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.88
    807
    88 Virgin Steele
    Invictus (1998)
    8.87
    207
    89 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.87
    573
    90 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.87
    338
    91 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.87
    697
    92 Mercyful Fate
    8.87
    684
    93 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.87
    518
    94 Bolt Thrower
    8.87
    548
    95 Iron Maiden
    8.87
    2043
    96 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.87
    1068
    97 Death
    8.86
    1480
    98 Emperor
    8.86
    1016
    99 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.86
    488
    100 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.86
    722
    101 Orphaned Land
    8.86
    749
    102 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.86
    311
    103 Haggard
    8.86
    555
    104 Metallica
    8.86
    2938
    105 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.86
    708
    106 In Flames
    8.86
    1458
    107 Judas Priest
    8.86
    1281
    108 Insomnium
    8.86
    939
    109 Pain Of Salvation
    8.85
    506
    110 Lost Horizon
    8.85
    350
    111 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1071
    112 My Dying Bride
    8.84
    655
    113 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.84
    627
    114 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.84
    812
    115 Running Wild
    8.84
    350
    116 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.84
    1097
    117 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.83
    1580
    118 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.83
    341
    119 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.83
    728
    120 Overkill
    8.83
    606
    121 Savatage
    8.83
    530
    122 Symphony X
    8.83
    817
    123 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.83
    1062
    124 Arcturus
    8.83
    681
    125 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.83
    457
    126 Summoning
    8.83
    395
    127 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.82
    1114
    128 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.82
    710
    129 Black Sabbath
    8.82
    1161
    130 Blind Guardian
    8.82
    1095
    131 AC/DC
    8.82
    801
    132 Atheist
    8.82
    548
    133 Opeth
    8.81
    1512
    134 Riverside
    8.81
    565
    135 Bathory
    8.81
    722
    136 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.81
    557
    137 Guns N' Roses
    8.81
    1046
    138 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.81
    339
    139 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.81
    465
    140 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.81
    417
    141 Lake Of Tears
    8.81
    303
    142 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.81
    931
    143 Mastodon
    8.81
    1274
    144 Judas Priest
    8.81
    953
    145 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.80
    367
    146 Amorphis
    8.80
    994
    147 Amorphis
    8.80
    956
    148 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.80
    713
    149 Artillery
    8.80
    386
    150 Megadeth
    8.80
    1896
    151 Machine Head
    8.80
    1071
    152 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.80
    765
    153 Isis
    Panopticon (2004)
    8.79
    408
    154 Enslaved
    8.79
    881
    155 Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin (1969)
    8.79
    793
    156 Kamelot
    Epica (2003)
    8.79
    897
    157 Warning
    8.79
    207
    158 My Dying Bride
    8.79
    595
    159 My Dying Bride
    8.79
    552
    160 Leprous
    8.79
    357
    161 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.78
    703
    162 Thin Lizzy
    Jailbreak (1976)
    8.78
    203
    163 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.78
    887
    164 Trees Of Eternity
    8.78
    393
    165 Caladan Brood
    8.78
    378
    166 Pantera
    8.78
    1592
    167 Rammstein
    Mutter (2001)
    8.77
    947
    168 Amon Amarth
    8.77
    1736
    169 Drudkh
    8.77
    248
    170 Entombed
    8.77
    527
    171 Lacrimosa
    Elodia (1999)
    8.77
    253
    172 Control Denied
    8.77
    471
    173 Deathspell Omega
    8.77
    257
    174 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.77
    653
    175 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    604
    176 Rainbow
    8.77
    483
    177 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.77
    584
    178 Rainbow
    8.77
    543
    179 Isis
    Oceanic (2002)
    8.76
    346
    180 Negură Bunget
    OM (2006)
    8.76
    362
    181 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.76
    692
    182 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.76
    345
    183 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.76
    823
    184 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.76
    532
    185 Running Wild
    8.76
    332
    186 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.76
    426
    187 Tristania
    8.76
    509
    188 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.76
    426
    189 Rush
    8.75
    449
    190 Dimmu Borgir
    8.75
    1106
    191 Eternal Tears Of Sorrow
    8.75
    501
    192 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.75
    263
    193 Deep Purple
    In Rock (1970)
    8.75
    625
    194 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.75
    842
    195 Slayer
    8.75
    1592
    196 Moonsorrow
    V: Hävitetty (2007)
    8.75
    500
    197 W.A.S.P.
    8.75
    385
    198 Cryptopsy
    None So Vile (1996)
    8.75
    474
    199 Rush
    8.74
    452
    200 Sanctuary
    8.74
    273