Greatest Metal Albums

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221 Slayer - Hell Awaits

It is definitely one of the best Slayer albums. The mix is The Exorcist on vinyl - probably just the way Slayer wanted it.

Slayer is too amazing! The second album by them has received world-wide critical acclaim. This album is legendary.

The production is dreadful, which ironically makes it unique. It sounds literally evil.

222 Iron Maiden - Fear of the Dark

Epic maiden albums with standouts - Afraid To Shoot Strangers, Fear Is The Key, From Here To Eternity, Fear of the Dark, Be Quick or Be Dead, Judas Be My Guide

223 Pantera - The Great Southern Trendkill
224 Korn - Issues

This is Korn's heaviest work. It is little wonder why Jonathon Davis has most of the metal community's respect. Take a moment to look at the cover and the title of the album.

I have issues with Korn, but I'm working on them.

225 Between the Buried and Me - Colors

It's embarrassing to see an album with so many elements added than anything above to be so down in this list. This album went beyond metal boundaries; that's what made it good.

I have the album, but the real pleasure is how they incorporate the dvd live performances. ATTENTION: Tool. Dvd please!

226 Tempo of the Damned - Exodus V 1 Comment
227 Iron Maiden - Brave New World
228 Black Sabbath - Mob Rules

No doubt this album has the best songs

229 The Gallery - Dark Tranquility

One of the most best melodic death metal albums of all time, surpassed in its influence on music only by Slaughter of the Soul.

230 Atheist - Piece of Time
231 Candlemass - Nightfall
232 Lamb of God - New American Gospel V 1 Comment
233 Bathory - Hammerheart

I do not understand how this masterpiece could be left unnoticed. A little annoyed at that. - LadyBanshee

234 Under the Blade - Twisted Sister V 1 Comment
235 Mr. Bungle - California
236 Opeth - Orchid

I hope this albom is not only my favorite

237 Megadeth - Dystopia
238 Overkill - Horrorscope V 1 Comment
239 Motorhead - March or Die

Sad to see this is so low

240 My Winter Storm - Tarja
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