Best Metal Albums Since 1990

The Top Ten Best Metal Albums Since 1990

1 Rust in Peace - Megadeth

Holy Wars could be the best song ever written, but all 9 other tracks are just as snarly and insane.

2 The Sound of Perseverance - Death

Every single track blows your mind with speed and technical prowess.

3 St. Anger - Metallica

BAHAHA what? St enger on third place? HAHAAHAHAA!

4 Blackwater Park - Opeth

Opeth isn't everyone's cup of tea, but this album is just so dark and raw at the same time, I couldn't leave it out

5 Wrath - Lamb of God

Many people will say Sacrament or Ashes should be here, and I thought about it, but Wrath represents the violence and well, wrath, we all have inside us.

6 The Blackening - Machine Head

I think this album deserves a higher spot because of how amazing it is, but none the less, Aesthetics of Hate remains my favourite song. Their new album Locust is extremely good as well, just didn't want the same band on here twice.

Um can someone explain why st anger is on the list

7 Painkiller - Judas Priest

A classic, but every single song is fast and what metal really is, heavy

8 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater
9 Paradise Lost - Symphony X

It's prog, but it's awesome

10 Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth

I almost gave this to Avenged Sevenfold, but the melodic viking metal Amon Amarth spit out in this album is just too gnarly to pass up.

The Contenders

11 Slipknot - Slipknot
12 Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera
13 Crack the Skye - Mastodon
14 Human - Death
15 Octavarium - Dream Theater
16 Still Life - Opeth
17 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory - Dream Theater
18 The Final Frontier - Iron Maiden
19 Remedy Lane - Pain of Salvation
20 The Astonishing - Dream Theater
21 Brave New World - Iron Maiden
22 Ghost Reveries - Opeth
23 The Book of Souls - Iron Maiden
24 Oceanborn - Nightwish
25 Crimson - Edge of Sanity
26 God Hates Us All - Slayer
27 Toxicity - System of a Down

Brilliant album, System of a Down manage to be unusual yet great to listen to.

28 Lateralus - Tool
29 Sehnsucht - Rammstein
30 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
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