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    Top 200 albums

    1 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.28
    2390
    2 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.28
    3150
    3 Judas Priest
    Painkiller (1990)
    9.27
    2196
    4 Opeth
    9.25
    3172
    5 Metallica
    9.25
    3570
    6 Metallica
    9.25
    3785
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.20
    1952
    8 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.19
    2685
    9 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.18
    1689
    10 Iron Maiden
    9.18
    2868
    11 Death
    9.17
    2093
    12 Agalloch
    9.17
    1570
    13 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.16
    838
    14 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.14
    930
    15 Iron Maiden
    9.14
    2446
    16 Led Zeppelin
    9.13
    1202
    17 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.12
    2105
    18 King Crimson
    9.09
    638
    19 Slayer
    9.08
    2439
    20 Dissection
    9.08
    1127
    21 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1750
    22 Dream Theater
    9.05
    1939
    23 Queensrÿche
    9.05
    1075
    24 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.05
    1418
    25 Dio
    Holy Diver (1983)
    9.04
    1300
    26 Rush
    9.03
    812
    27 Black Sabbath
    9.03
    1309
    28 Helloween
    9.02
    1338
    29 Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath (1970)
    9.02
    1611
    30 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.01
    830
    31 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1402
    32 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    9.01
    1759
    33 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    9.00
    706
    34 Immortal
    9.00
    1074
    35 Saturnus
    9.00
    553
    36 Opeth
    9.00
    2256
    37 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.99
    323
    38 W.A.S.P.
    8.98
    565
    39 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.97
    1652
    40 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.97
    1188
    41 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.97
    750
    42 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.96
    520
    43 Blind Guardian
    8.96
    1386
    44 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.95
    1298
    45 Helloween
    8.95
    1305
    46 Nevermore
    8.95
    1042
    47 Slayer
    8.95
    1805
    48 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.95
    646
    49 Porcupine Tree
    8.94
    865
    50 Ayreon
    8.94
    958
    51 Draconian
    8.94
    788
    52 Emperor
    8.93
    1017
    53 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1384
    54 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.93
    716
    55 Green Carnation
    8.93
    528
    56 Candlemass
    8.93
    702
    57 Gojira
    8.93
    1130
    58 Mgła
    8.92
    533
    59 Nevermore
    8.92
    1152
    60 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.92
    795
    61 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.92
    343
    62 Moonsorrow
    8.92
    624
    63 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.91
    496
    64 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.91
    1039
    65 Estatic Fear
    8.90
    308
    66 Virgin Steele
    Invictus (1998)
    8.90
    215
    67 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.90
    1097
    68 Gamma Ray
    8.89
    702
    69 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.89
    932
    70 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.89
    851
    71 Sepultura
    8.89
    1211
    72 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.89
    878
    73 Blind Guardian
    8.89
    1440
    74 Primordial
    8.89
    695
    75 Paradise Lost
    8.89
    933
    76 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.88
    624
    77 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.88
    725
    78 Mercyful Fate
    8.88
    709
    79 Bolt Thrower
    8.88
    575
    80 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.88
    1048
    81 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.88
    2223
    82 Iron Maiden
    8.88
    2102
    83 Pain Of Salvation
    8.87
    513
    84 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.87
    585
    85 Kamelot
    8.87
    1226
    86 Katatonia
    8.87
    931
    87 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.87
    375
    88 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.87
    531
    89 At The Gates
    8.87
    1219
    90 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.87
    1012
    91 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.87
    844
    92 Uriah Heep
    8.87
    220
    93 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.87
    1179
    94 Death
    8.86
    1524
    95 Morbid Angel
    8.86
    930
    96 Metallica
    8.86
    3004
    97 Insomnium
    8.86
    968
    98 In Flames
    8.86
    1493
    99 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.86
    1101
    100 Led Zeppelin
    8.86
    805
    101 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.85
    1123
    102 Orphaned Land
    8.85
    766
    103 Lost Horizon
    8.85
    362
    104 Empyrium
    8.85
    476
    105 Haggard
    8.85
    574
    106 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.85
    739
    107 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.85
    655
    108 Running Wild
    8.85
    376
    109 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1311
    110 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1102
    111 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.85
    357
    112 Emperor
    8.84
    1039
    113 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.84
    754
    114 My Dying Bride
    8.84
    672
    115 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.84
    836
    116 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.84
    736
    117 Summoning
    8.84
    413
    118 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.84
    502
    119 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.83
    572
    120 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.83
    325
    121 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.83
    354
    122 Savatage
    8.83
    550
    123 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.83
    1112
    124 Arcturus
    8.83
    697
    125 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.82
    1136
    126 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.82
    1611
    127 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.82
    725
    128 Symphony X
    8.82
    840
    129 Lake Of Tears
    8.82
    314
    130 Running Wild
    8.82
    345
    131 Blind Guardian
    8.82
    1120
    132 Amorphis
    8.82
    1010
    133 Atheist
    8.82
    558
    134 Mastodon
    8.82
    1316
    135 Overkill
    8.81
    629
    136 Riot
    ThunderSteel (1988)
    8.81
    208
    137 Opeth
    8.81
    1540
    138 Uaral
    8.81
    201
    139 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.81
    431
    140 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.81
    478
    141 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.81
    956
    142 AC/DC
    8.81
    818
    143 Amorphis
    8.81
    1033
    144 Black Sabbath
    8.81
    1184
    145 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.81
    469
    146 Judas Priest
    8.81
    981
    147 Isis
    Panopticon (2004)
    8.81
    428
    148 Enslaved
    8.80
    904
    149 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.80
    734
    150 Guns N' Roses
    8.80
    1057
    151 Artillery
    8.80
    396
    152 Megadeth
    8.80
    1941
    153 Riverside
    8.80
    584
    154 Rammstein
    Mutter (2001)
    8.79
    998
    155 Machine Head
    8.79
    1101
    156 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.79
    786
    157 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.79
    912
    158 Bathory
    8.79
    740
    159 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.79
    604
    160 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.79
    382
    161 Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin (1969)
    8.79
    808
    162 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.79
    722
    163 Isis
    Oceanic (2002)
    8.79
    363
    164 Kamelot
    Epica (2003)
    8.78
    916
    165 My Dying Bride
    8.78
    610
    166 My Dying Bride
    8.78
    565
    167 Trees Of Eternity
    8.78
    409
    168 Leprous
    8.78
    371
    169 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.78
    675
    170 Caladan Brood
    8.78
    401
    171 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.78
    546
    172 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.78
    435
    173 Pantera
    8.78
    1629
    174 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.77
    269
    175 Rush
    8.77
    454
    176 Entombed
    8.77
    551
    177 Amon Amarth
    8.77
    1767
    178 Deathspell Omega
    8.77
    279
    179 Moonsorrow
    V: Hävitetty (2007)
    8.77
    517
    180 Exodus
    8.77
    850
    181 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    636
    182 Tristania
    8.77
    519
    183 Dimmu Borgir
    8.76
    1132
    184 Rush
    8.76
    458
    185 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.76
    709
    186 Warning
    8.76
    220
    187 Control Denied
    8.76
    486
    188 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.76
    844
    189 Slayer
    8.76
    1626
    190 W.A.S.P.
    8.76
    400
    191 Rainbow
    8.76
    499
    192 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.76
    356
    193 Obituary
    8.75
    571
    194 Eternal Tears Of Sorrow
    8.75
    514
    195 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.75
    869
    196 Vektor
    8.75
    618
    197 Agalloch
    Pale Folklore (1999)
    8.75
    916
    198 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.75
    432
    199 Deep Purple
    In Rock (1970)
    8.74
    635
    200 Iced Earth
    8.74
    991