Most Important Albums in Metal History

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

One of the first death metal albums to exist.

23 Among the Living - Anthrax

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

24 Ride the Lightning - Metallica
25 Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest
26 Overkill - Motorhead
27 Rust in Peace - Megadeth

Classic!

28 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
29 Show No Mercy - Slayer
30 Spreading the Disease - Anthrax

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

31 Powerslave - Iron Maiden
32 Symbolic - Death
33 Balls to the Wall - Accept

The album that made Accept famous!

34 Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? - Megadeth

The album that made Megadeth famous!

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

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

38 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

39 Death Magentic - Metallica

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

40 Metallica (The Black Album) - Metallica

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

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