Best Metal Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Megadeth
Rust in Peace

Rating: 4.57
7574 votes
02
Death
Symbolic

Rating: 4.52
4796 votes
03
Black Sabbath
Paranoid

Rating: 4.52
9384 votes
04
Judas Priest
Painkiller

Rating: 4.5
2936 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2518 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.49
1533 votes
07
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2582 votes
08
Opeth
Blackwater Park

Rating: 4.48
9024 votes
09
Iron Maiden
Powerslave

Rating: 4.48
8115 votes
10
Opeth
Still Life

Rating: 4.48
6104 votes
11
Rainbow
Rising

Rating: 4.47
574 votes
12
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4944 votes
13
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4459 votes
14
Black Sabbath
Master of Reality

Rating: 4.45
6189 votes
15
Queensryche
Operation: Mindcrime

Rating: 4.45
1884 votes
16
Judas Priest
Sad Wings of Destiny

Rating: 4.45
1846 votes
17
Immolation
Close to a World Below

Rating: 4.44
710 votes
18
Death
Human

Rating: 4.44
4012 votes
19
Metallica
Master of Puppets

Rating: 4.43
12274 votes
20
Kyuss
Welcome to Sky Valley

Rating: 4.43
1183 votes
21
Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine

Rating: 4.43
3460 votes
22
Iron Maiden
The Number of the Beast

Rating: 4.43
8985 votes
23
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.43
1932 votes
24
Diamond Head
Lightning to the Nations

Rating: 4.42
610 votes
25
Dissection
Storm of the Light's Bane

Rating: 4.42
1758 votes
26
maudlin of the Well
Bath

Rating: 4.42
893 votes
27
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath

Rating: 4.42
6579 votes
28
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.41
2950 votes
29
X Japan
Art of Life

Rating: 4.41
898 votes
30
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
2199 votes
31
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.41
1513 votes
32
Coroner
Mental Vortex

Rating: 4.41
590 votes
33
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.4
1695 votes
34
Mercyful Fate
Melissa

Rating: 4.4
1476 votes
35
Dream Theater
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory

Rating: 4.4
2402 votes
36
Candlemass
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Rating: 4.4
894 votes
37
Dio
Holy Diver

Rating: 4.4
2088 votes
38
Demolition Hammer
Epidemic of Violence

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

Rating: 4.39
502 votes
40
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

Rating: 4.39
746 votes
41
Metallica
Ride the Lightning

Rating: 4.39
10694 votes
42
Atheist
Unquestionable Presence

Rating: 4.38
2204 votes
43
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.38
944 votes
44
Emperor
In the Nightside Eclipse

Rating: 4.38
2248 votes
45
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
4036 votes
46
Psychotic Waltz
A Social Grace

Rating: 4.38
121 votes
47
Converge
Jane Doe

Rating: 4.38
3405 votes
48
Pagan Altar
Mythical & Magical

Rating: 4.38
58 votes
49
Isis
Panopticon

Rating: 4.38
6390 votes
50
Heathen
Victims of Deception

Rating: 4.38
486 votes
51
The Wildhearts
Earth vs. The Wildhearts

Rating: 4.38
53 votes
52
Mercyful Fate
Don't Break the Oath

Rating: 4.38
1362 votes
53
Gamma Ray
Land of the Free

Rating: 4.37
626 votes
54
King Diamond
Abigail

Rating: 4.37
800 votes
55
Suffocation
Pierced from Within

Rating: 4.37
732 votes
56
Jason Becker
Perpetual Burn

Rating: 4.37
147 votes
57
Bathory
Blood Fire Death

Rating: 4.37
1390 votes
58
Front Line Assembly
Tactical Neural Implant

Rating: 4.36
61 votes
59
Ulver
Bergtatt

Rating: 4.36
1010 votes
60
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
3470 votes
61
Morbid Angel
Altars of Madness

Rating: 4.36
1024 votes
62
Slayer
Reign in Blood

Rating: 4.36
3419 votes
63
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.35
7286 votes
64
Skyclad
Prince of the Poverty Line

Rating: 4.35
60 votes
65
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.35
112 votes
66
Mr. Bungle
California

Rating: 4.35
1093 votes
67
Forest of Shadows
Where Dreams Turn to Dust EP

Rating: 4.35
78 votes
68
Down
NOLA

Rating: 4.35
1358 votes
69
The Ruins Of Beverast
Rain Upon The Impure

Rating: 4.34
122 votes
70
Suffocation
Effigy of the Forgotten

Rating: 4.34
649 votes
71
Thy Catafalque
Tuno Ido Tarlat

Rating: 4.34
102 votes
72
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
1308 votes
73
DIR EN GREY
Hageshisa To, Kono Mune no Naka de Karamitsuita...

Rating: 4.34
114 votes
74
Kalmah
Svieri Obraza

Rating: 4.34
38 votes
75
Morbid Saint
Spectrum of Death

Rating: 4.34
458 votes
76
Burzum
Hvis lyset tar oss

Rating: 4.34
1152 votes
77
Toxik
Think This

Rating: 4.34
314 votes
78
Aspid
Extravasation

Rating: 4.34
206 votes
79
Black Sabbath
Heaven and Hell

Rating: 4.33
3960 votes
80
Pagan Altar
The Lords of Hypocrisy

Rating: 4.33
36 votes
81
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
2167 votes
82
Kyuss
Blues for the Red Sun

Rating: 4.33
1009 votes
83
Coroner
No More Color

Rating: 4.33
548 votes
84
Crimson Glory
Transcendence

Rating: 4.33
198 votes
85
Neurosis
The Eye of Every Storm

Rating: 4.33
1672 votes
86
Agalloch
Ashes Against the Grain

Rating: 4.32
3192 votes
87
Botch
We Are the Romans

Rating: 4.32
1383 votes
88
Paramaecium
Exhumed of the Earth

Rating: 4.32
51 votes
89
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

Rating: 4.32
1596 votes
90
Pain of Salvation
The Perfect Element, Part 1

Rating: 4.32
378 votes
91
DIR EN GREY
Filth

Rating: 4.32
42 votes
92
Unholy (FIN)
The Second Ring of Power

Rating: 4.32
33 votes
93
Judas Priest
Stained Class

Rating: 4.32
1456 votes
94
Necrophobic
The Nocturnal Silence

Rating: 4.32
290 votes
95
Cynic
Focus

Rating: 4.32
3758 votes
96
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.31
270 votes
97
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.31
240 votes
98
Iron Maiden
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Rating: 4.31
5727 votes
99
Thin Lizzy
Jailbreak

Rating: 4.31
324 votes
100
Manilla Road
Mystification

Rating: 4.31
58 votes
101
Isis
Oceanic

Rating: 4.31
5235 votes
102
Entombed
Left Hand Path

Rating: 4.31
616 votes
103
Saint Vitus
Born Too Late

Rating: 4.31
330 votes
104
Sodom
Agent Orange

Rating: 4.31
1644 votes
105
DIR EN GREY
Rinkaku

Rating: 4.31
93 votes
106
Estatic Fear
A Sombre Dance

Rating: 4.31
160 votes
107
Sepultura
Beneath the Remains

Rating: 4.31
1646 votes
108
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
109
Dream Theater
Images and Words

Rating: 4.31
2285 votes
110
Death
Individual Thought Patterns

Rating: 4.31
3092 votes
111
Candlemass
Nightfall

Rating: 4.31
648 votes
112
Tiamat
Wildhoney

Rating: 4.31
580 votes
113
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.3
123 votes
114
Megadeth
Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?

Rating: 4.3
5268 votes
115
Angra
Temple of Shadows

Rating: 4.3
356 votes
116
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
1636 votes
117
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

Rating: 4.3
138 votes
118
Blind Guardian
Imaginations from the Other Side

Rating: 4.3
1002 votes
119
Holy Moses
Finished with the Dogs

Rating: 4.3
70 votes
120
Tad Morose
Modus Vivendi

Rating: 4.3
60 votes
121
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.3
1106 votes
122
Electric Wizard
Dopethrone

Rating: 4.3
946 votes
123
Voivod
Dimension Hatross

Rating: 4.29
550 votes
124
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

Rating: 4.29
34 votes
125
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

Rating: 4.29
34 votes
126
Godflesh
Streetcleaner

Rating: 4.29
774 votes
127
Moonsorrow
Kivenkantaja

Rating: 4.29
228 votes
128
Turbo
Kawaleria Szatana

Rating: 4.29
36 votes
129
Terrorizer
World Downfall

Rating: 4.29
266 votes
130
Helloween
Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I

Rating: 4.29
1154 votes
131
Boris
Boris At Last -Feedbacker-

Rating: 4.29
764 votes
132
Dark Tranquillity
The Gallery

Rating: 4.29
1626 votes
133
Psychotic Waltz
Into the Everflow

Rating: 4.29
100 votes
134
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
516 votes
135
Wolfchant
Bloody Tales of Disgraced Lands

Rating: 4.29
38 votes
136
Crotchduster
Big Fat Box of Shit

Rating: 4.29
66 votes
137
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

Rating: 4.29
139 votes
138
Cult of Luna
Somewhere Along the Highway

Rating: 4.29
1288 votes
139
Devin Townsend
Terria

Rating: 4.29
645 votes
140
The Ocean
Precambrian

Rating: 4.29
2478 votes
141
Autopsy
Mental Funeral

Rating: 4.29
828 votes
142
Theocracy
Mirror Of Souls

Rating: 4.28
148 votes
143
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

Rating: 4.28
428 votes
144
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

Rating: 4.28
1418 votes
145
Warlord
Deliver Us

Rating: 4.28
36 votes
146
Dolorian
Voidwards

Rating: 4.28
36 votes
147
Alice Cooper
Welcome to my Nightmare

Rating: 4.28
245 votes
148
Running Wild
Port Royal

Rating: 4.28
156 votes
149
Disillusion
Back To Times Of Splendor

Rating: 4.28
788 votes
150
Incantation
Onward to Golgotha

Rating: 4.28
578 votes
151
Bethlehem
Dark Metal

Rating: 4.28
60 votes
152
Neurosis/Tribes of Neurot
Times of Grace/Grace

Rating: 4.28
40 votes
153
Virgin Steele
The House of Atreus: Act II

Rating: 4.27
93 votes
154
Pestilence
Consuming Impulse

Rating: 4.27
1173 votes
155
Fates Warning
Perfect Symmetry

Rating: 4.27
330 votes
156
Voivod
Nothingface

Rating: 4.27
554 votes
157
Anthrax
Among the Living

Rating: 4.27
1259 votes
158
Overkill
The Years of Decay

Rating: 4.27
800 votes
159
Artillery
By Inheritance

Rating: 4.27
187 votes
160
Motorhead
Ace of Spades

Rating: 4.27
1228 votes
161
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.27
195 votes
162
Motorhead
Overkill

Rating: 4.27
756 votes
163
Razor
Evil Invaders

Rating: 4.27
98 votes
164
Obsidian Kingdom
Torn and Burnt

Rating: 4.26
51 votes
165
Vektor
Black Future

Rating: 4.26
562 votes
166
Paradise Lost
Draconian Times

Rating: 4.26
321 votes
167
Overkill
Horrorscope

Rating: 4.26
608 votes
168
Sadus
Illusions

Rating: 4.26
290 votes
169
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.26
107 votes
170
Slough Feg
Traveller

Rating: 4.26
146 votes
171
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
2172 votes
172
Darkthrone
A Blaze in the Northern Sky

Rating: 4.26
2472 votes
173
Anacrusis
Screams and Whispers

Rating: 4.26
374 votes
174
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.26
128 votes
175
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.26
66 votes
176
Turbonegro
Apocalypse Dudes

Rating: 4.25
108 votes
177
Blue Oyster Cult
Secret Treaties

Rating: 4.25
174 votes
178
Extol
Undeceived

Rating: 4.25
438 votes
179
Virgin Steele
The House of Atreus: Act I

Rating: 4.25
108 votes
180
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.25
68 votes
181
Stam1na
Uudet Kymmenen Käskyä

Rating: 4.25
60 votes
182
Paradox
Heresy

Rating: 4.25
36 votes
183
Razor
Violent Restitution

Rating: 4.25
69 votes
184
Orphaned Land
Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)

Rating: 4.24
886 votes
185
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.24
290 votes
186
Stars of the Lid
And Their Refinement Of The Decline

Rating: 4.24
319 votes
187
Elder (USA-MA)
Dead Roots Stirring

Rating: 4.24
47 votes
188
Sodom
Persecution Mania

Rating: 4.24
1185 votes
189
Mercyful Fate
Mercyful Fate

Rating: 4.24
222 votes
190
Fall of Efrafa
Inle

Rating: 4.24
284 votes
191
Virgin Steele
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Part II

Rating: 4.24
99 votes
192
Stone
No Anaesthesia!

Rating: 4.24
31 votes
193
Solitude Aeturnus
Into the Depths of Sorrow

Rating: 4.24
180 votes
194
Riot
Thundersteel

Rating: 4.24
120 votes
195
In Flames
The Jester Race

Rating: 4.24
3582 votes
196
Budgie
Never Turn Your Back on a Friend

Rating: 4.24
220 votes
197
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops IV

Rating: 4.24
52 votes
198
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
394 votes
199
Aquilus
Griseus

Rating: 4.24
73 votes
200
Cult of Luna
Salvation

Rating: 4.24
1366 votes



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