Greatest Metal Albums

The Contenders: Page 8

141 Kataklysm - Waiting for the End to Come
142 Nightwish - Dark Passion Play
143 Nightwish - Wishmaster

The pinnacle of music.

144 Death - Leprosy
145 Slipknot - Slipknot

A masterpiece

146 Deep Purple - Machine Head
147 Unia - Sonata Arctica

Best Sonata Arctica album! amazing vocals, amazing riffs, amazing song writting, amazing album!

148 Faith No More - The Real Thing

Faith No More's first album with Patton on it is fantastic.

149 Korn - Korn

Started an entire subgenre of metal.

Disturbing cover art to say the least. One of the most profound.

V 2 Comments
150 Linkin Park - Meteora V 1 Comment
151 Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell

Just a very good album

Why is this 442 and below mob rules?

It's a great album.Why don't you put it's cover image?

152 Machine Head - Unto the Locust

I was hoping for Machine Head to build on The Blackening, but alas it was not to be.

153 White Zombie - La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Vol. 1
154 Iced Earth - Night of the Stormrider
155 Dream Theater - Octavarium
156 Darkthrone - Under a Funeral Moon

One of the best extreme metal albums of all time, let alone black metal. Extremely underrated.

157 Ministry - Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs
158 Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera
159 Hellbilly Deluxe - Rob Zombie
160 Cult of Static - Static-x
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Thrash Metal Albums Best Progressive Metal Albums Top 10 Best Nu Metal Albums Top Ten Most Influential Metal Albums Greatest Black Metal Albums

List StatsUpdated 20 Sep 2017

5,000 votes
463 listings
10 years, 44 days old

Top Remixes (59)

1. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
2. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
3. Metallica - Metallica (The Black Album)
1. Megadeth - Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!
2. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
3. Megadeth - So Far, So Good... So What!
1. Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
2. Motorhead - Overkill
3. Megadeth - Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?

View All 59


Screaming For Vengeance (Judas Priest) vs The Number of the Beast (Iron Maiden) - MAW 1
Peace Sells... But Whose Buying (Megadeth) vs Ride The Lightning (Metallica) - MAW 2
Rising (Rainbow) vs Holy Diver (Dio) - MAW 3
Ultimate MAD #1 - Endgame vs Death Magnetic
Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.