Most Important Albums in Metal History

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21 Among the Living - Anthrax

I AM SICK OF ANTHRAX BEING SO LOW ON EVERY LIST! THAT'S IT! I AM QUITTING THETOPTENS - DoroExploro13

22 Morbid Tales - Celtic Frost V 1 Comment
23 Scream Bloody Gore - Death

One of the first death metal albums to exist.

24 Overkill - Motorhead
25 Show No Mercy - Slayer
26 Rust in Peace - Megadeth

Classic!

27 Spreading the Disease - Anthrax

The first album with the classic Anthrax lineup of Joey Belladonna, Scott Ian, Danny Spitz, Frank Bello and Charlie Benante!

28 Ride the Lightning - Metallica
29 Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest
30 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
31 Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? - Megadeth

The album that made Megadeth famous!

32 Powerslave - Iron Maiden
33 Balls to the Wall - Accept

The album that made Accept famous!

34 Bathory - Bathory V 1 Comment
35 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas - Mayhem
36 Brave New World - Iron Maiden

This is when Bruce Dickinson came back to Iron Maiden - christangrant

37 St. Anger - Metallica

While this album is bad it was important because this album was when Metallica was at their lowest point and at least it was finished because if it wasn't Metallica wouldn't be a band anymore - christangrant

38 Death Magentic - Metallica

This album proved that Metallica could go back to the Thrash Metal they were known for - christangrant

39 Metallica (The Black Album) - Metallica

Metallica's first number 1 album on Billboard 200 - christangrant

40 Symbolic - Death
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