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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
    3110
    5 Metallica
    9.25
    3491
    6 Metallica
    9.25
    3706
    7 Black Sabbath
    Paranoid (1970)
    9.20
    1903
    8 Iron Maiden
    9.19
    2804
    9 Iron Maiden
    Powerslave (1984)
    9.18
    2624
    10 Death
    9.18
    2036
    11 Agalloch
    The Mantle (2002)
    9.17
    1643
    12 Agalloch
    9.17
    1535
    13 Rainbow
    Rising (1976)
    9.16
    812
    14 Edge Of Sanity
    Crimson (1996)
    9.16
    888
    15 Led Zeppelin
    9.14
    1175
    16 Iron Maiden
    9.13
    2400
    17 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.12
    2060
    18 King Crimson
    9.09
    611
    19 Dissection
    9.08
    1085
    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 Saturnus
    9.01
    524
    31 Deep Purple
    Machine Head (1972)
    9.01
    815
    32 Black Sabbath
    9.01
    1369
    33 Wintersun
    Wintersun (2004)
    9.00
    1725
    34 Rush
    2112 (1976)
    8.99
    687
    35 Immortal
    8.99
    1035
    36 King Crimson
    Red (1974)
    8.99
    303
    37 Opeth
    8.99
    2216
    38 Death
    Human (1991)
    8.98
    1597
    39 Be'lakor
    Stone's Reach (2009)
    8.97
    1129
    40 W.A.S.P.
    8.97
    541
    41 Summoning
    Stronghold (1999)
    8.96
    614
    42 Blind Guardian
    8.96
    1361
    43 Ensiferum
    Ensiferum (2001)
    8.95
    1279
    44 Nevermore
    8.95
    1012
    45 Slayer
    8.95
    1767
    46 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.95
    717
    47 Rush
    Hemispheres (1978)
    8.94
    512
    48 Emperor
    8.94
    991
    49 Helloween
    8.94
    1263
    50 Porcupine Tree
    8.94
    837
    51 Ayreon
    8.94
    946
    52 Candlemass
    8.93
    673
    53 Crimson Glory
    Transcendence (1988)
    8.93
    324
    54 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1356
    55 Green Carnation
    8.93
    520
    56 Gojira
    8.92
    1100
    57 Draconian
    8.92
    764
    58 Septicflesh
    Communion (2008)
    8.92
    1011
    59 Moonsorrow
    Kivenkantaja (2003)
    8.92
    695
    60 Nevermore
    8.91
    1132
    61 King Diamond
    Abigail (1987)
    8.91
    767
    62 AC/DC
    Back In Black (1980)
    8.91
    1081
    63 Primordial
    8.90
    683
    64 Mgła
    8.90
    502
    65 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.90
    471
    66 Moonsorrow
    8.90
    612
    67 Paradise Lost
    8.89
    895
    68 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.89
    1150
    69 Alice In Chains
    Dirt (1992)
    8.89
    910
    70 Estatic Fear
    8.89
    292
    71 Moonspell
    Wolfheart (1995)
    8.89
    857
    72 Empyrium
    8.89
    457
    73 Anathema
    Judgement (1999)
    8.89
    1025
    74 Blind Guardian
    8.89
    1422
    75 Uriah Heep
    8.88
    211
    76 Iron Maiden
    Piece Of Mind (1983)
    8.88
    2178
    77 Insomnium
    Winter's Gate (2016)
    8.88
    807
    78 Led Zeppelin
    8.88
    787
    79 Gamma Ray
    8.88
    674
    80 Kamelot
    8.88
    1206
    81 Katatonia
    8.88
    906
    82 Morbid Angel
    8.88
    898
    83 Sepultura
    8.88
    1179
    84 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.88
    599
    85 Porcupine Tree
    In Absentia (2002)
    8.88
    826
    86 Anathema
    Alternative 4 (1998)
    8.88
    989
    87 At The Gates
    8.88
    1179
    88 Iron Maiden
    8.87
    2044
    89 Dark Tranquillity
    The Gallery (1995)
    8.87
    1068
    90 Aquilus
    Griseus (2011)
    8.87
    339
    91 Virgin Steele
    Invictus (1998)
    8.87
    207
    92 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.87
    573
    93 Mercyful Fate
    Melissa (1983)
    8.87
    698
    94 Mercyful Fate
    8.87
    685
    95 Windir
    1184 (2001)
    8.87
    518
    96 In Flames
    8.86
    1458
    97 Judas Priest
    8.86
    1282
    98 Insomnium
    8.86
    939
    99 Death
    8.86
    1480
    100 Emperor
    8.86
    1016
    101 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.86
    488
    102 Orphaned Land
    8.86
    749
    103 Haggard
    8.86
    555
    104 Metallica
    8.86
    2938
    105 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.86
    708
    106 Bolt Thrower
    8.86
    548
    107 Bathory
    Hammerheart (1990)
    8.86
    723
    108 Judas Priest
    8.85
    1071
    109 Lost Horizon
    8.85
    351
    110 Slumber
    Fallout (2004)
    8.85
    311
    111 Pain Of Salvation
    8.85
    506
    112 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.84
    342
    113 Dark Tranquillity
    Damage Done (2002)
    8.84
    1097
    114 My Dying Bride
    8.84
    655
    115 Motörhead
    Overkill (1979)
    8.84
    627
    116 Running Wild
    8.84
    350
    117 Shining
    V - Halmstad (2007)
    8.83
    457
    118 Summoning
    8.83
    395
    119 Overkill
    8.83
    606
    120 Savatage
    8.83
    530
    121 Symphony X
    8.83
    817
    122 Motörhead
    Ace Of Spades (1980)
    8.83
    813
    123 Carcass
    Heartwork (1993)
    8.83
    1062
    124 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.83
    728
    125 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.83
    1580
    126 Arcturus
    8.83
    681
    127 Blind Guardian
    8.83
    1096
    128 Atheist
    8.82
    548
    129 Ensiferum
    Iron (2004)
    8.82
    1114
    130 Therion
    Theli (1996)
    8.82
    710
    131 Black Sabbath
    8.82
    1161
    132 AC/DC
    8.82
    802
    133 Judas Priest
    8.81
    953
    134 Riverside
    8.81
    565
    135 Between The Buried And Me
    Colors (2007)
    8.81
    557
    136 Guns N' Roses
    8.81
    1046
    137 Saturnus
    Martyre (2000)
    8.81
    339
    138 Savatage
    Gutter Ballet (1989)
    8.81
    465
    139 Van Halen
    Van Halen (1978)
    8.81
    417
    140 Lake Of Tears
    8.81
    303
    141 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.81
    931
    142 Opeth
    8.81
    1512
    143 Mastodon
    8.81
    1274
    144 Bathory
    8.81
    723
    145 Kyuss
    Kyuss (1994)
    8.80
    367
    146 Cynic
    Focus (1993)
    8.80
    714
    147 Artillery
    8.80
    386
    148 Megadeth
    8.80
    1896
    149 Machine Head
    8.80
    1073
    150 Stratovarius
    Visions (1997)
    8.80
    765
    151 Amorphis
    8.80
    994
    152 Amorphis
    8.80
    957
    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
    898
    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 Pantera
    8.78
    1592
    162 Equilibrium
    Sagas (2008)
    8.78
    703
    163 Thin Lizzy
    Jailbreak (1976)
    8.78
    203
    164 Trees Of Eternity
    8.78
    393
    165 Caladan Brood
    8.78
    378
    166 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.78
    888
    167 Rainbow
    8.77
    483
    168 Candlemass
    Nightfall (1987)
    8.77
    584
    169 Rainbow
    8.77
    543
    170 Drudkh
    8.77
    248
    171 Entombed
    8.77
    528
    172 Lacrimosa
    Elodia (1999)
    8.77
    253
    173 Control Denied
    8.77
    471
    174 Deathspell Omega
    8.77
    257
    175 Rammstein
    Mutter (2001)
    8.77
    948
    176 Rotting Christ
    Theogonia (2007)
    8.77
    653
    177 Amon Amarth
    8.77
    1736
    178 Swallow The Sun
    8.77
    604
    179 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.76
    426
    180 Tristania
    8.76
    509
    181 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.76
    426
    182 Isis
    Oceanic (2002)
    8.76
    347
    183 Negură Bunget
    OM (2006)
    8.76
    362
    184 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.76
    346
    185 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.76
    824
    186 Therion
    Vovin (1998)
    8.76
    692
    187 Moonsorrow
    Verisäkeet (2005)
    8.76
    532
    188 Running Wild
    8.76
    332
    189 Cryptopsy
    None So Vile (1996)
    8.75
    474
    190 Rush
    8.75
    449
    191 Dimmu Borgir
    8.75
    1106
    192 Eternal Tears Of Sorrow
    8.75
    501
    193 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.75
    263
    194 Deep Purple
    In Rock (1970)
    8.75
    625
    195 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.75
    842
    196 Slayer
    8.75
    1592
    197 Moonsorrow
    V: Hävitetty (2007)
    8.75
    500
    198 W.A.S.P.
    8.75
    385
    199 Theatre Of Tragedy
    8.74
    382
    200 Bruce Dickinson
    8.74
    491