Best Power Metal Albums


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)


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