Greatest Metal Album Covers

The Top Ten

1 ...And Justice for All - Metallica
2 Master of Puppets - Metallica
3 Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera
4 City of Evil - Avenged Sevenfold
5 Holy Diver - Dio
6 Ride the Lightning - Metallica
7 In the Nightside Eclipse - Emperor

The level of detail is just incridible

8 Tomb of the Mutilated - Cannibal Corpse

Great? This looks disgusting!

This cover sucks. Please take it out of the Top 10.

9 This Is Exile - Whitechapel

^^Would YOU have THIS as your bedroom wallpaper...?! X( - Britgirl

10 Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

Yes maiden has some good album covers favoriet the album maiden 1980 also this wan the next not bad but not so good - wolf101a

The Contenders

11 Slipknot - Slipknot
12 Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
13 Painkiller - Judas Priest

Coolest album cover I have ever seen - BossDj0

14 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
15 Rising - Rainbow
16 Rust in Peace - Megadeth
17 Far Beyond Driven - Pantera
18 Versus the World - Amon Amarth
19 Alice in Hell - Annihilator
20 The Cleansing - Suicide Silence

Seriously! Haha oh..ugh! - Britgirl

21 Gutter Ballet - Savatage
22 Somewhere In Time - Iron Maiden

An awesome album cover from the most epic metal band of the 80s UP THE IRONS!

23 Ashes of the Wake - Lamb of God
24 Seven Seals - Primal Fear
25 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

Is that Ozzy? - Userguy44

26 Powerplant - Gamma Ray
27 Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 2 - Helloween
28 Symbolic - Death
29 Lateralus - Tool
30 Sunset of the Golden Age - Alestorm
31 Youthanasia - Megadeth
32 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
33 Nightfall in Middle Earth - Blind Guardian
34 Century Child - Nightwish
35 Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow - Rainbow
36 Blood on Ice - Bathory
37 Abigail - King Diamond
38 Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate
39 Wintersun - Wintersun
40 Indestructible - Disturbed
41 Book of Souls - Iron Maiden

My brother has this album. He shouted "Bazinga! " in my ear, so I took this album to the charity shop as payback. The assistant said "Oh my goodness! Hideous! " I went back to that shop a few days ago...it's still there! Haha. - Britgirl

42 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
43 Ten Thousand Fists - Disturbed
44 Reign In Blood - Slayer
45 Blackwater Park - Opeth
46 South of Heaven - Slayer
47 Somewhere Far Beyond - Blind Guardian
48 Octavarium - Dream Theater
49 Still Life - Opeth
50 Oceanborn - Nightwish
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1. Master of Puppets - Metallica
2. ...And Justice for All - Metallica
3. At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
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1. Holy Diver - Dio
2. Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
3. Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
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1. ...And Justice for All - Metallica
2. City of Evil - Avenged Sevenfold
3. This Is Exile - Whitechapel
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