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5.0 classic
Alice in Chains Dirt
Anthrax Among the Living
Anthrax Persistence of Time
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Faith No More Angel Dust
Faith No More The Real Thing
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden Brave New World
Judas Priest Painkiller
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Megadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
Megadeth Endgame
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica launched their quest for world domination with Kill 'em All, then made their massive nucelar bomb with Ride the Lightning, now it is time for the bomb to burst.

In comes, Master of Puppets.

One word for me could describe this album: Atmosphere

Every song on this hour masterpiece has an atmospheric feeling to it.

"Battery"-Heart-pounding drums, cruchy riffs, it feels like you are in the mosh pit taking out people in your sight. If Metallica is known for something, it is a good opening song for an album.

"Master of Puppets"-Not many bands can put a song that contains moshing, headbanging, and a lighter in the air moment simulaneously. These were the first sounds I heard when I was born. And I was hooked on Metallica.

"The Thing That Should Not Be"-This is a good song, but it kinda drags along at times. Not as good as "For Whom the Bell Tolls," but a good song none the less.

"Sanitarium"-The token ballad, I listen to this more than Fade to Black and One . It has that dark, errie feeling to it from the intro riff. Plus, a nice, killer solo to close the song.

"Disposable Heroes"-This gives you the feeling of being in a war zone, behind enemy lines, machine guns a-firing. This is the song I listen to the least on the album, but a good song at best.

"Leper Messiah"-I'm a sucker for infectious riffs, such as this song. I find this to be one of Metallica's underrated songs. It goes from a methodical riff-cruncher, to an all out headbanger by the time the solo kicks in.

"Orion"-Enough can't be said about this instrumental. I tend to listen to this at night, just listen to the bass intro. It sounds like your at a space-station. So what if it's 8 minutes long, this is Metallica at it's finest.

"Damage Inc."-Out to close the album is the fastest song on the album, and a great way to close the album. You could argue that this was Lars' best drum performance on the album, but that would be a tall order. This along with "Metal Militia," and "Phantom Lord" should be played live more often.

Puppets is one of the few albums I can listen to from start to finish without skipping or shuffling. It's metal at its best.

Some will argue that Ride the Lightning is better than Master of Puppets, but that's a question for another day.

A Metal Master Piece.
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Pantera Cowboys from Hell
Pearl Jam Ten
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush 2112
Rush Permanent Waves
Slayer Reign in Blood
Slayer Christ Illusion
Soundgarden Louder Than Love

4.5 superb
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Cannibal Corpse Tomb of the Mutilated
Cannibal Corpse Kill
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Live After Death
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Megadeth Killing Is My Business...
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Death Magnetic
Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz
Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Pearl Jam Vs.
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer World Painted Blood

4.0 excellent
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath Sabotage
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Black Sabbath Symptom of the Universe
Cannibal Corpse Eaten Back to Life
Cannibal Corpse Vile
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Faith No More Album of the Year
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Killers
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Judas Priest Stained Class
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana Nevermind
Pearl Jam Vitalogy
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Rage Against the Machine Live & Rare
Rage Against the Machine Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium
Rush Signals
Rush Hemispheres
Slayer Hell Awaits
Slayer South of Heaven
Soundgarden Superunknown

3.5 great
Alice in Chains Facelift
Anthrax Fistful of Metal
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction
Megadeth United Abominations
Metallica Metallica
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Nirvana Nirvana
Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman
Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon
Rush Power Windows
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger

3.0 good
Anthrax State of Euphoria
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Pantera Far Beyond Driven

2.5 average
Judas Priest British Steel
Metallica Load
Ozzy Osbourne Black Rain
Slayer God Hates Us All

1.5 very poor
Judas Priest Nostradamus
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