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Top 100 Thrash metal albums


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    Top 100 Thrash metal albums

    1 Death
    Symbolic (1995)
    9.28
    2317
    2 Megadeth
    Rust In Peace (1990)
    9.28
    3087
    3 Metallica
    9.25
    3496
    4 Metallica
    9.25
    3712
    5 Death
    9.18
    2040
    6 Slayer
    9.07
    2392
    7 Slayer
    8.95
    1771
    8 Nevermore
    8.95
    1013
    9 Sepultura
    Arise (1991)
    8.93
    1358
    10 Nevermore
    8.91
    1133
    11 Vektor
    Black Future (2009)
    8.90
    471
    12 Sepultura
    8.89
    1182
    13 Metallica
    8.86
    2942
    14 Death
    8.86
    1483
    15 Sodom
    Agent Orange (1989)
    8.86
    711
    16 Coroner
    No More Color (1989)
    8.84
    343
    17 Overkill
    8.82
    607
    18 Testament
    The Legacy (1987)
    8.81
    933
    19 Machine Head
    8.80
    1073
    20 Artillery
    8.80
    386
    21 Megadeth
    8.80
    1903
    22 Testament
    The Gathering (1999)
    8.78
    888
    23 Coroner
    Mental Vortex (1991)
    8.76
    348
    24 Exodus
    8.75
    821
    25 Slayer
    8.75
    1595
    26 Anthrax
    8.74
    973
    27 Pantera
    8.73
    1610
    28 Metal Church
    Metal Church (1984)
    8.72
    347
    29 Vektor
    8.72
    598
    30 Kreator
    Coma Of Souls (1990)
    8.72
    832
    31 Annihilator
    Alice In Hell (1989)
    8.71
    717
    32 Testament
    The New Order (1988)
    8.70
    830
    33 Overkill
    Horrorscope (1991)
    8.70
    518
    34 Kreator
    8.70
    713
    35 Flotsam And Jetsam
    8.69
    232
    36 Morbid Saint
    8.69
    179
    37 Annihilator
    8.69
    570
    38 Paradox
    Heresy (1989)
    8.68
    111
    39 Vendetta (GER)
    Brain Damage (1988)
    8.68
    60
    40 Sodom
    8.67
    461
    41 Kreator
    Enemy Of God (2005)
    8.66
    908
    42 Toxik
    Think This (1989)
    8.66
    163
    43 Kreator
    8.66
    838
    44 Exodus
    8.65
    615
    45 Death Angel
    8.65
    358
    46 Mercenary
    11 Dreams (2004)
    8.65
    207
    47 Overkill
    Ironbound (2010)
    8.65
    621
    48 Cautiva
    Human (2009)
    8.65
    23
    49 Demolition Hammer
    8.64
    174
    50 Flotsam And Jetsam
    8.63
    270
    51 Strapping Young Lad
    City (1997)
    8.63
    465
    52 Suicidal Tendencies
    8.62
    179
    53 Torture Squad
    Pandemonium (2003)
    8.62
    50
    54 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
    8.62
    88
    55 Metallica
    Kill 'Em All (1983)
    8.62
    2679
    56 Suicidal Tendencies
    8.61
    207
    57 Heathen
    8.61
    186
    58 Ouroboros
    8.61
    139
    59 Possessed
    8.60
    404
    60 Machine Head
    Burn My Eyes (1994)
    8.60
    702
    61 Mezarkabul
    Anatolia (1997)
    8.60
    62
    62 Megadeth
    8.60
    1827
    63 Nevermore
    8.59
    589
    64 Lamb Of God
    8.58
    794
    65 Anacrusis
    8.58
    125
    66 Toxik
    World Circus (1987)
    8.58
    168
    67 Devastation
    Idolatry (1991)
    8.58
    64
    68 Vektor
    8.58
    446
    69 The Crown
    8.58
    142
    70 Sodom
    M-16 (2001)
    8.58
    394
    71 Kreator
    8.58
    706
    72 Sepultura
    Chaos A.D. (1993)
    8.58
    1062
    73 Helstar
    Nosferatu (1989)
    8.57
    129
    74 Sacrifice
    8.57
    47
    75 Desaster
    8.57
    23
    76 Vio-lence
    8.56
    213
    77 Coroner
    8.55
    288
    78 Eldritch
    El Niño (1998)
    8.55
    29
    79 Almafuerte
    Mundo Guanaco (1995)
    8.55
    22
    80 Sabbat
    Dreamweaver (1989)
    8.54
    134
    81 Skeletonwitch
    8.54
    206
    82 Forbidden
    8.53
    245
    83 Sarcófago
    8.53
    116
    84 Deathrow
    8.53
    60
    85 Razor
    8.53
    118
    86 Sacred Reich
    8.52
    175
    87 Holy Terror
    Mind Wars (1988)
    8.52
    58
    88 Almafuerte
    Almafuerte (1998)
    8.52
    27
    89 Sabbat (JPN)
    The Dwelling (1996)
    8.52
    21
    90 Forbidden
    8.51
    223
    91 Legion Of The Damned
    8.51
    114
    92 Lazarus A.D.
    The Onslaught (2007)
    8.51
    117
    93 Incubus (US-LA)
    8.51
    45
    94 Repugnant
    8.51
    57
    95 Strapping Young Lad
    Alien (2005)
    8.50
    361
    96 Mekong Delta
    8.50
    86
    97 Sabbat
    8.50
    104
    98 Meshuggah
    ObZen (2008)
    8.50
    640
    99 Viper
    8.50
    52
    100 Sylosis
    8.50
    173