Best Metal Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Megadeth
Rust in Peace

Rating: 4.57
7648 votes
02
Death
Symbolic

Rating: 4.52
4842 votes
03
Black Sabbath
Paranoid

Rating: 4.52
9480 votes
04
Judas Priest
Painkiller

Rating: 4.5
2964 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.5
1560 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2546 votes
07
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2617 votes
08
Iron Maiden
Powerslave

Rating: 4.48
8175 votes
09
Opeth
Blackwater Park

Rating: 4.48
9122 votes
10
Opeth
Still Life

Rating: 4.48
6194 votes
11
Rainbow
Rising

Rating: 4.46
587 votes
12
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4997 votes
13
Black Sabbath
Master of Reality

Rating: 4.45
6297 votes
14
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4504 votes
15
Queensryche
Operation: Mindcrime

Rating: 4.45
967 votes
16
Judas Priest
Sad Wings of Destiny

Rating: 4.45
1858 votes
17
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
828 votes
18
Immolation
Close to a World Below

Rating: 4.44
721 votes
19
Death
Human

Rating: 4.44
4056 votes
20
Kyuss
Welcome to Sky Valley

Rating: 4.44
1199 votes
21
Metallica
Master of Puppets

Rating: 4.43
12408 votes
22
Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine

Rating: 4.43
3501 votes
23
Iron Maiden
The Number of the Beast

Rating: 4.43
9069 votes
24
Dissection
Storm of the Light's Bane

Rating: 4.43
1782 votes
25
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.42
1956 votes
26
Diamond Head
Lightning to the Nations

Rating: 4.42
618 votes
27
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath

Rating: 4.42
6666 votes
28
maudlin of the Well
Bath

Rating: 4.42
900 votes
29
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.41
2981 votes
30
Coroner
Mental Vortex

Rating: 4.41
604 votes
31
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.41
1718 votes
32
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
2220 votes
33
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.4
1529 votes
34
X Japan
Art of Life

Rating: 4.4
900 votes
35
Dream Theater
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory

Rating: 4.4
2431 votes
36
Mercyful Fate
Melissa

Rating: 4.4
1512 votes
37
Demolition Hammer
Epidemic of Violence

Rating: 4.4
460 votes
38
Dio
Holy Diver

Rating: 4.39
2106 votes
39
Dismember
Like an Ever Flowing Stream

Rating: 4.39
509 votes
40
Metallica
Ride the Lightning

Rating: 4.39
10820 votes
41
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

Rating: 4.39
758 votes
42
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.39
955 votes
43
Atheist
Unquestionable Presence

Rating: 4.39
2226 votes
44
Candlemass
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Rating: 4.39
910 votes
45
Isis
Panopticon

Rating: 4.38
6417 votes
46
Emperor
In the Nightside Eclipse

Rating: 4.38
2274 votes
47
Mercyful Fate
Don't Break the Oath

Rating: 4.38
1383 votes
48
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
4070 votes
49
Converge
Jane Doe

Rating: 4.38
3431 votes
50
The Wildhearts
Earth vs. The Wildhearts

Rating: 4.38
53 votes
51
Gamma Ray
Land of the Free

Rating: 4.38
628 votes
52
Psychotic Waltz
A Social Grace

Rating: 4.38
124 votes
53
King Diamond
Abigail

Rating: 4.37
816 votes
54
Front Line Assembly
Tactical Neural Implant

Rating: 4.37
63 votes
55
Jason Becker
Perpetual Burn

Rating: 4.37
147 votes
56
Bathory
Blood Fire Death

Rating: 4.37
1420 votes
57
Heathen
Victims of Deception

Rating: 4.37
500 votes
58
Suffocation
Pierced from Within

Rating: 4.37
743 votes
59
Ulver
Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler

Rating: 4.36
1032 votes
60
Thy Catafalque
Tuno Ido Tarlat

Rating: 4.36
108 votes
61
Messiah
Rotten Perish

Rating: 4.36
36 votes
62
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
3486 votes
63
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.36
114 votes
64
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.36
7380 votes
65
Morbid Angel
Altars of Madness

Rating: 4.36
1036 votes
66
Slayer
Reign in Blood

Rating: 4.36
6918 votes
67
Skyclad
Prince of the Poverty Line

Rating: 4.35
60 votes
68
Mr. Bungle
California

Rating: 4.35
1105 votes
69
Forest of Shadows
Where Dreams Turn to Dust EP

Rating: 4.35
78 votes
70
Morbid Saint
Spectrum of Death

Rating: 4.35
460 votes
71
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
1324 votes
72
Down
NOLA

Rating: 4.34
1368 votes
73
Kalmah
Svieri Obraza

Rating: 4.34
38 votes
74
Suffocation
Effigy of the Forgotten

Rating: 4.34
658 votes
75
Manilla Road
Mystification

Rating: 4.34
56 votes
76
Black Sabbath
Heaven and Hell

Rating: 4.34
4008 votes
77
Burzum
Hvis Lyset Tar Oss

Rating: 4.34
1166 votes
78
Aspid
Extravasation

Rating: 4.34
211 votes
79
Pagan Altar
The Lords of Hypocrisy

Rating: 4.33
36 votes
80
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
2189 votes
81
Neurosis
The Eye of Every Storm

Rating: 4.33
1670 votes
82
Kyuss
Blues for the Red Sun

Rating: 4.33
1025 votes
83
Coroner
No More Color

Rating: 4.33
562 votes
84
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

Rating: 4.32
1616 votes
85
Paramaecium
Exhumed of the Earth

Rating: 4.32
51 votes
86
Botch
We Are the Romans

Rating: 4.32
1397 votes
87
Toxik
Think This

Rating: 4.32
326 votes
88
Agalloch
Ashes Against the Grain

Rating: 4.32
3204 votes
89
DIR EN GREY
Filth

Rating: 4.32
42 votes
90
Judas Priest
Stained Class

Rating: 4.32
1468 votes
91
Pain of Salvation
The Perfect Element, Part 1

Rating: 4.32
382 votes
92
Thin Lizzy
Jailbreak

Rating: 4.32
329 votes
93
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.32
242 votes
94
Iron Maiden
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Rating: 4.32
5769 votes
95
Cynic
Focus

Rating: 4.31
3794 votes
96
Sodom
Agent Orange

Rating: 4.31
1686 votes
97
Entombed
Left Hand Path

Rating: 4.31
629 votes
98
Isis
Oceanic

Rating: 4.31
5262 votes
99
Saint Vitus
Born Too Late

Rating: 4.31
340 votes
100
Necrophobic
The Nocturnal Silence

Rating: 4.31
296 votes
101
Tiamat
Wildhoney

Rating: 4.31
586 votes
102
Dream Theater
Images and Words

Rating: 4.31
2325 votes
103
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.31
126 votes
104
Crotchduster
Big Fat Box of Shit

Rating: 4.31
68 votes
105
Crimson Glory
Transcendence

Rating: 4.31
198 votes
106
Death
Individual Thought Patterns

Rating: 4.31
3124 votes
107
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.31
1116 votes
108
Estatic Fear
A Sombre Dance

Rating: 4.31
160 votes
109
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
110
Sepultura
Beneath the Remains

Rating: 4.3
1658 votes
111
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.3
276 votes
112
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
1660 votes
113
Angra
Temple of Shadows

Rating: 4.3
360 votes
114
Blind Guardian
Imaginations from the Other Side

Rating: 4.3
1518 votes
115
Boris
Boris At Last -Feedbacker-

Rating: 4.3
784 votes
116
Megadeth
Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?

Rating: 4.3
5332 votes
117
Tad Morose
Modus Vivendi

Rating: 4.3
60 votes
118
Pagan Altar
Mythical & Magical

Rating: 4.3
60 votes
119
Candlemass
Nightfall

Rating: 4.3
652 votes
120
Voivod
Dimension Hatross

Rating: 4.3
558 votes
121
Terrorizer
World Downfall

Rating: 4.3
271 votes
122
Moonsorrow
Kivenkantaja

Rating: 4.29
229 votes
123
Dark Tranquillity
The Gallery

Rating: 4.29
1650 votes
124
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
518 votes
125
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

Rating: 4.29
34 votes
126
Fleurety
Min Tid Skal Komme

Rating: 4.29
34 votes
127
Electric Wizard
Dopethrone

Rating: 4.29
975 votes
128
Turbo
Kawaleria Szatana

Rating: 4.29
36 votes
129
The Ruins Of Beverast
Rain Upon The Impure

Rating: 4.29
134 votes
130
Devin Townsend
Terria

Rating: 4.29
658 votes
131
Helloween
Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I

Rating: 4.29
1162 votes
132
Psychotic Waltz
Into the Everflow

Rating: 4.29
100 votes
133
Wolfchant
Bloody Tales of Disgraced Lands

Rating: 4.29
38 votes
134
Godflesh
Streetcleaner

Rating: 4.29
784 votes
135
The Ocean
Precambrian

Rating: 4.29
2496 votes
136
Cult of Luna
Somewhere Along the Highway

Rating: 4.29
1302 votes
137
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.29
70 votes
138
Neurosis/Tribes of Neurot
Times of Grace/Grace

Rating: 4.29
42 votes
139
Autopsy
Mental Funeral

Rating: 4.28
846 votes
140
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

Rating: 4.28
440 votes
141
Alice Cooper
Welcome to my Nightmare

Rating: 4.28
250 votes
142
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

Rating: 4.28
2145 votes
143
Fates Warning
Perfect Symmetry

Rating: 4.28
332 votes
144
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

Rating: 4.28
140 votes
145
Dolorian
Voidwards

Rating: 4.28
54 votes
146
Artillery
By Inheritance

Rating: 4.28
191 votes
147
Incantation
Onward to Golgotha

Rating: 4.28
588 votes
148
Voivod
Nothingface

Rating: 4.28
564 votes
149
Virgin Steele
The House of Atreus: Act II

Rating: 4.27
93 votes
150
Razor
Violent Restitution

Rating: 4.27
75 votes
151
Anthrax
Among the Living

Rating: 4.27
1270 votes
152
Pestilence
Consuming Impulse

Rating: 4.27
1203 votes
153
Running Wild
Port Royal

Rating: 4.27
158 votes
154
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.27
129 votes
155
Motorhead
Overkill

Rating: 4.27
758 votes
156
Disillusion
Back To Times Of Splendor

Rating: 4.27
796 votes
157
Motorhead
Ace of Spades

Rating: 4.27
1248 votes
158
Overkill
The Years of Decay

Rating: 4.27
814 votes
159
Anacrusis
Screams and Whispers

Rating: 4.27
378 votes
160
Vektor
Black Future

Rating: 4.27
566 votes
161
Paradise Lost
Draconian Times

Rating: 4.26
323 votes
162
Virgin Steele
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Part II

Rating: 4.26
102 votes
163
Obsidian Kingdom
Torn and Burnt

Rating: 4.26
51 votes
164
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.26
198 votes
165
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
1462 votes
166
Turbonegro
Apocalypse Dudes

Rating: 4.26
109 votes
167
Overkill
Horrorscope

Rating: 4.26
622 votes
168
Slough Feg
Traveller

Rating: 4.26
146 votes
169
Razor
Evil Invaders

Rating: 4.26
102 votes
170
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.26
112 votes
171
Stone
No Anaesthesia!

Rating: 4.26
33 votes
172
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.26
68 votes
173
Sadus
Illusions

Rating: 4.26
296 votes
174
Holy Moses
Finished with the Dogs

Rating: 4.26
74 votes
175
Blue Oyster Cult
Secret Treaties

Rating: 4.26
174 votes
176
Darkthrone
A Blaze in the Northern Sky

Rating: 4.25
2502 votes
177
Extol
Undeceived

Rating: 4.25
441 votes
178
Stars of the Lid
And Their Refinement Of The Decline

Rating: 4.25
324 votes
179
Lost Horizon
Awakening The World

Rating: 4.25
240 votes
180
Mercyful Fate
Mercyful Fate

Rating: 4.25
234 votes
181
Riot
Thundersteel

Rating: 4.25
180 votes
182
Virgin Steele
The House of Atreus: Act I

Rating: 4.25
108 votes
183
Stam1na
Uudet Kymmenen Käskyä

Rating: 4.25
60 votes
184
Rhinocervs
RH-07

Rating: 4.25
32 votes
185
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

Rating: 4.25
145 votes
186
Orphaned Land
Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)

Rating: 4.25
888 votes
187
Sodom
Persecution Mania

Rating: 4.24
1209 votes
188
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.24
307 votes
189
Lacrimosa
Elodia

Rating: 4.24
39 votes
190
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.24
304 votes
191
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
397 votes
192
Fall of Efrafa
Inle

Rating: 4.24
284 votes
193
Frightmare
Bringing Back The Bloodshed

Rating: 4.24
66 votes
194
Cult of Luna
Salvation

Rating: 4.24
1372 votes
195
In Flames
The Jester Race

Rating: 4.24
3608 votes
196
Thin Lizzy
Black Rose: A Rock Legend

Rating: 4.24
147 votes
197
Budgie
Never Turn Your Back on a Friend

Rating: 4.24
220 votes
198
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops IV

Rating: 4.24
52 votes
199
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.24
762 votes
200
Dog Fashion Disco
Adultery

Rating: 4.24
171 votes



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