Best Power Metal Albums

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The Top Ten

1 Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 2 - Helloween

I think it is the best metal album from here to ETERNITY!

Best Power Metal Album...Nice vocal by Kiske

2 Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian

My favorites are, in no particular order:
Nightfall in Middle Earth by Blind Guardian
Land of the Free by Gamma Ray
Sonic Firestorm by Dragonforce
Virus by Heavenly (not really sure if that's progressive or power though)

glorious

3 Land of the Free - Gamma Ray
4 Horror Show - Iced Earth
5 Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 1 - Helloween

I love the second part but the first one is puro gold, need to be number one

Great Album - Master Kiske in Bestform

6 The Black Halo - Kamelot

This album, combined with it's predecessor, Epica, is an awesome journey in an epic modern tale resembling Goethe's Faust

7 Somewhere Far Beyond - Blind Guardian

An album that is a bit heavier, a bit progressive, a bit experimental. What can be better?
This album improved the idea of power metal in 1992.
It also contains the first symphonic metal song - Theatre Of Pain (or the 2nd after Rainbow's Eyes Of the World, 1979, but I prefer to call Rainbow song proto-symphonic metal). - Metal_Treasure

8 Night at the Opera - Blind Guardian
9 Walls of Jericho - Helloween

Maybe the best album of all time.
Really deserves #1.
Thank you helloween and thank you god of power metal kai hansen.

10 Wintersun - Wintersun

The Contenders

11 Mandrake - Edguy
12 As the World Bleeds - Theocracy
13 Oceanborn - Nightwish
14 The Metal Opera - Avantasia
15 Burnt Offerings - Iced Earth
16 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
17 Ecliptica - Sonata Arctica
18 Sonic Firestorm - Dragonforce
19 Dawn of Victory - Rhapsody (of Fire)
20 Something Wicked This Way Comes - Iced Earth
21 Beyond the Red Mirror - Blind Guardian
22 Infinite - Stratovarius
23 The Divine Wings of Tragedy - Symphony X
24 Symphony of Enchanted Land - Rhapsody
25 Glory to the Brave - HammerFall

Awesome album,truly one of the best power metal albums of all time - blackphoenix

26 Imaginations from the Other Side - Blind Guardian

Why is this album so low on this list?

I’m surprised this is so low on the list. in my opinion this is the best of BG’s albums - definitely the most balanced (literally *every* track on here is good)

27 Once - Nightwish
28 Valley of the Damned - Dragonforce
29 Inhuman Rampage - Dragonforce
30 Vain Glory Opera - Edguy
31 Seven Seals - Primal Fear
32 The Dark Ride - Helloween
33 Visions - Stratovarius

I Like This Album...
This Album Is powerful...
I L0ve Stratovarius...
Timo Kotipelto Is The Best...
Song Black Diamond Great Song...
I L0ve Y0u Guys...

34 Ultra Beatdown - Dragonforce
35 No Sacrifice, No Victory - Hammerfall
36 Eternity - Freedom Call
37 Mirror of Souls - Theocracy
38 Design Your Universe - Epica
39 Carolus Rex - Sabaton

Now this is the real deal

40 The Time of the Oath - Helloween
41 Awaken the Guardian - Fates Warning
42 A Flame to the Ground Beneath - Lost Horizon
43 Karma - Kamelot
44 Temple of Shadows - Angra
45 Light of Dawn - Unisonic
46 Battalions of Fear - Blind Guardian
47 Silverthorn - Kamelot
48 Straight Out of Hell - Helloween
49 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
50 Legendary Tales - Rhapsody (Of Fire)
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Nightfall on Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian
2. Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 2 - Helloween
3. Somewhere Far Beyond - Blind Guardian
Metal_Treasure
1. Horror Show - Iced Earth
2. Burnt Offerings - Iced Earth
3. Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 2 - Helloween
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1. The Black Halo - Kamelot
2. Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 2 - Helloween
3. Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian
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