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    Top 200 albums

    1 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.28
    2331
    2 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.28
    3093
    3 Judas Priest
    Painkiller (1990)
    9.27
    2153
    4 Metallica
    9.26
    3724
    5 Opeth
    9.26
    3126
    6 Metallica
    9.25
    3511
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.20
    1911
    8 Iron Maiden
    9.19
    2821
    9 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.19
    2636
    10 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.18
    1651
    11 Death
    9.18
    2050
    12 Agalloch
    9.17
    1544
    13 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.16
    813
    14 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.15
    896
    15 Iron Maiden
    9.14
    2408
    16 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.13
    2072
    17 Led Zeppelin
    9.13
    1182
    18 Slayer
    9.08
    2404
    19 Dissection
    9.08
    1095
    20 King Crimson
    9.08
    616
    21 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1717
    22 Queensrÿche
    9.05
    1047
    23 Dream Theater
    9.05
    1905
    24 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.05
    1382
    25 Black Sabbath
    9.03
    1278
    26 Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath (1970)
    9.03
    1571
    27 Dio
    Holy Diver (1983)
    9.03
    1269
    28 Helloween
    9.02
    1306
    29 Rush
    9.02
    793
    30 Saturnus
    9.02
    532
    31 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1374
    32 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.01
    816
    33 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    9.00
    1729
    34 Opeth
    8.99
    2227
    35 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    8.99
    685
    36 Immortal
    8.99
    1044
    37 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.98
    1608
    38 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.98
    1152
    39 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.98
    308
    40 Blind Guardian
    8.97
    1365
    41 W.A.S.P.
    8.97
    544
    42 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.97
    621
    43 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.96
    722
    44 Slayer
    8.95
    1776
    45 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.95
    1282
    46 Nevermore
    8.95
    1016
    47 Ayreon
    8.94
    946
    48 Emperor
    8.94
    997
    49 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.94
    510
    50 Helloween
    8.94
    1275
    51 Porcupine Tree
    8.93
    846
    52 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.93
    700
    53 Green Carnation
    8.93
    521
    54 Draconian
    8.93
    771
    55 Candlemass
    8.93
    678
    56 Gojira
    8.93
    1102
    57 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1358
    58 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.92
    1012
    59 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.92
    326
    60 Moonsorrow
    8.91
    614
    61 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.91
    1083
    62 Nevermore
    8.91
    1135
    63 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.91
    769
    64 Mgła
    8.91
    507
    65 Primordial
    8.90
    682
    66 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.90
    474
    67 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.89
    604
    68 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.89
    346
    69 Paradise Lost
    8.89
    903
    70 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.89
    1157
    71 Gamma Ray
    8.89
    681
    72 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.89
    857
    73 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.88
    577
    74 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.88
    832
    75 Mercyful Fate
    8.88
    685
    76 Blind Guardian
    8.88
    1420
    77 At The Gates
    8.88
    1184
    78 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.88
    993
    79 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.88
    1028
    80 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.88
    2187
    81 Iron Maiden
    8.88
    2055
    82 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.88
    911
    83 Kamelot
    8.88
    1211
    84 Estatic Fear
    8.88
    293
    85 Katatonia
    8.88
    904
    86 Empyrium
    8.88
    464
    87 Sepultura
    8.88
    1183
    88 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.87
    702
    89 Virgin Steele
    Invictus (1998)
    8.87
    207
    90 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.87
    520
    91 In Flames
    8.87
    1461
    92 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.87
    1070
    93 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.87
    822
    94 Led Zeppelin
    8.87
    790
    95 Morbid Angel
    8.87
    902
    96 Metallica
    8.86
    2949
    97 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.86
    712
    98 Pain Of Salvation
    8.86
    510
    99 Bolt Thrower
    8.86
    551
    100 Insomnium
    8.86
    950
    101 Death
    8.86
    1488
    102 Emperor
    8.86
    1017
    103 Lost Horizon
    8.86
    354
    104 Orphaned Land
    8.86
    747
    105 Haggard
    8.86
    560
    106 My Dying Bride
    8.85
    659
    107 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.85
    626
    108 Running Wild
    8.85
    356
    109 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.85
    721
    110 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1283
    111 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1075
    112 Uriah Heep
    8.85
    209
    113 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.85
    1102
    114 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.85
    313
    115 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.84
    816
    116 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.84
    736
    117 Arcturus
    8.84
    686
    118 Summoning
    8.84
    400
    119 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.84
    492
    120 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.83
    713
    121 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.83
    1588
    122 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.83
    457
    123 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.83
    1118
    124 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.83
    344
    125 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.82
    1070
    126 Blind Guardian
    8.82
    1102
    127 Running Wild
    8.82
    333
    128 AC/DC
    8.82
    803
    129 Mastodon
    8.82
    1287
    130 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.82
    564
    131 Savatage
    8.82
    532
    132 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.82
    340
    133 Symphony X
    8.82
    820
    134 Lake Of Tears
    8.81
    304
    135 Opeth
    8.81
    1516
    136 Black Sabbath
    8.81
    1161
    137 Bathory
    8.81
    721
    138 Judas Priest
    8.81
    955
    139 Atheist
    8.81
    550
    140 Overkill
    8.81
    609
    141 Guns N' Roses
    8.81
    1047
    142 My Dying Bride
    8.80
    598
    143 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.80
    931
    144 Amorphis
    8.80
    998
    145 Amorphis
    8.80
    964
    146 Riverside
    8.80
    570
    147 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.80
    368
    148 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.80
    713
    149 Artillery
    8.80
    385
    150 Megadeth
    8.80
    1905
    151 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.80
    464
    152 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.80
    419
    153 Machine Head
    8.80
    1074
    154 My Dying Bride
    8.79
    555
    155 Isis
    Panopticon (2004)
    8.79
    411
    156 Enslaved
    8.79
    885
    157 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.79
    706
    158 Kamelot
    Epica (2003)
    8.79
    902
    159 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.79
    769
    160 Trees Of Eternity
    8.78
    393
    161 Caladan Brood
    8.78
    381
    162 Leprous
    8.78
    362
    163 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.78
    887
    164 Amon Amarth
    8.78
    1741
    165 Rammstein
    Mutter (2001)
    8.78
    957
    166 Cryptopsy
    None So Vile (1996)
    8.78
    476
    167 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.78
    585
    168 Pantera
    8.78
    1592
    169 Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin (1969)
    8.78
    795
    170 Warning
    8.78
    210
    171 Exodus
    8.77
    824
    172 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.77
    661
    173 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.77
    535
    174 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    618
    175 Tristania
    8.77
    510
    176 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.77
    427
    177 Isis
    Oceanic (2002)
    8.77
    349
    178 Control Denied
    8.77
    471
    179 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.76
    827
    180 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.76
    698
    181 W.A.S.P.
    8.76
    386
    182 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.76
    428
    183 Rainbow
    8.76
    481
    184 Entombed
    8.76
    527
    185 Drudkh
    8.76
    251
    186 Ahab
    8.76
    380
    187 Lacrimosa
    Elodia (1999)
    8.76
    257
    188 Deathspell Omega
    8.76
    262
    189 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.76
    846
    190 Slayer
    8.75
    1600
    191 Moonsorrow
    V: Hävitetty (2007)
    8.75
    503
    192 Quo Vadis
    8.75
    236
    193 Rainbow
    8.75
    540
    194 Dimmu Borgir
    8.75
    1117
    195 Negură Bunget
    OM (2006)
    8.75
    370
    196 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.75
    346
    197 Rush
    8.75
    448
    198 Eternal Tears Of Sorrow
    8.75
    504
    199 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson II (2003)
    8.74
    499
    200 Anthrax
    8.74
    975