Greatest Metal Albums

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61 Dissection - Storm of the Light's Bane

Most powerful and evil album in Metal history. And my favourite!

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62 City of Evil - Avenged Sevenfold

Best a7x album

63 Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
64 Judgement - Anathema
65 Bergtatt: Et Eeventyr I 5 Capitler - Ulver
66 A Social Grace - Psychotic Waltz
67 Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight V 1 Comment
68 No Time to Bleed - Suicide Silence
69 Tool - Aenima

It is the only album that equals Master of Puppets in my opinion. I have just never considered them to have ever been a metal band, but a heavy progressive rock band.

I think this is one of the best progressive metal albums

Hey, it's Tool. The only band who knew when to stop.

Third eye, aenima, pushit

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70 Lamb of God - As the Palaces Burn V 1 Comment
71 Black Sabbath - We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n' Roll

That's on Soulfly's average Archangel album. Is it a cover or a coinkidink?

72 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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73 Slayer - South of Heaven

Slayer at their most diverse, technical, and best.

Lombardo's all over this one like a rash.

74 The Mantle - Agalloch

Makes metal transcend into something else. Something beautiful.

Absolutely stunning. Just listen to "In The Shadow Of Out Pale Companion." It destroys every other song ever made.

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75 Iced Earth - Something Wicked This Way Comes

Their second best in my opinion. I think if you had a 'Best Of' collection of Iced Earth songs, from all eras and incarnations, you'd need a 1TB HD to fit them on.

76 Morbid Angel - Altars of Madness

Pete Sandoval was not human way back when.

77 Maudlin of the Well - Bath
78 Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus V 1 Comment
79 Symphony X - The Odyssey
80 Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction

Again, they've always been a metal band here. Metal-lite perhaps, but a rocking metal band nevertheless.

Classic! Although I would say it's more hard rock than metal...
Great sound, powerful songs, the two guitars harmonize beautifully and slash's solos on this album are legendary!
Too many great songs to make a toplist on this one

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