Greatest Metal Albums

The Contenders: Page 13

241 Mandrake - Edguy
242 Seven Seals - Primal Fear
243 Kill - Cannibal Corpse
244 Obzen - Meshuggah
245 Terminal Redux - Vektor
246 Korn - Follow the Leader

This is the epitome of 90's metal. - Zahveed

Better then a lot of that crap up there"

I like McFarlane's artwork better.

247 Metallica - St. Anger
248 Pantera - Cowboys From Hell

How does this not get into the top 15 at least? This was one of the first albums to bring attention to groove metal and a lot of the bands you listen to today are influenced by this band. From Cemetary Gates to Domination, this album is just amazing!

An awesome album from start to finish. Domination is my favourite song for obvious reasons. - IronSabbathPriest

249 Pantera - Official Live: 101 Proof

The best live metal album i've heard - purelegend1

250 System of a Down - Toxicity

It's definitely System Of A Down's best album, but it lacks the longevity of the greats. Once you've heard it enough times it's not something I return to. Hey, I've just talked myself into dusting it off.

Best band, best album..

This is one of a kind!

This is the best album of all time! (In my opinion) Every song on this album is amazing E.G. Needles, Toxicity, Chop Suey!, Prison Song etc. - Toms_system

251 Avenged Sevenfold - City Of Evil

Really this is not in the top ten. A7X really went nuts on this album especially the Rev and Synester Gates. Hello Bat Country, MIA, Beast and the Harlot. A7X is keeping metal alive.

Not better than the ultimate classics but it is the only REAL metal album of 2005 on, Avenged Sevenfold are also the only REAL HEAVY METAL band in the last 15 years

You are an idiot. They are not EVEN metal. They are actually modern rock.

Anyone else notice this is on here twice? Just shows you how good it is.

This is an insanely good album.. EASILY COMPARABLE TO NUMBER OF THE BEAST.

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252 D'erlanger - Basilisk
253 Machine Head - Burn My Eyes

As you put on this album you already hear from the first song it's the kind of album that will easily beats all the others...

Let freedom ring with a shotgun blast!

254 Sepultura - Arise

The production is too flat and it lacks the technicality of Beneath The Remains. Andreas Kisser is electric on this one though, as is Igor. Did he use baseball bats to smash his snare on this one. I saw them on this tour and was so pumped for days afterwards that I literally won a sporting trophy.

255 Testament - The New Order

Crappy cover version on this one. Metallica knew better.

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256 Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare

Way back when, this album was the business. Rob Flynn carving it up like a chicken.

257 Sodom - Persecution Mania V 1 Comment
258 Destruction - Eternal Devastation
259 Exhorder - Slaughter in the Vatican

I haven't dusted this one off in a while, but it was a violent slab of Thrash.

260 Anthrax - Spreading the Disease

They should come up with a better storage medium than vinyl. It's the petrol engine of music.

Anthrax's best album, and the production values on it is staggering considering it's vinyl.

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