Best Metal Albums of 1990

The Top Ten

1 Rust In Peace - Megadeth
2 Painkiller - Judas Priest
3 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera

Cowboys From Hell is a brilliant record. It relaunched the band as it is the first record WRITTEN with Phil Anselmo start to finish for the band. A Major step up over Power Metal which is also underrated.

1. Cowboys From Hell
2. Rust In Peace
3. Seasons In The Abyss
4. Painkiller
5. Persistence Of Time (also underrated)
6. Facelift

4 Empire - Queensryche
5 Seasons In the Abyss - Slayer
6 Spiritual Healing - Death

Most underrated death album
best songs in my opinion
living monostrity
altering the future
spiritual healing
genetic reconstruction

7 Persistence of Time - Anthrax
8 Never, Neverland - Annihilator
9 Souls of Black - Testament
10 Left Hand Path - Entombed

The Contenders

11 Twisted Into Form - Forbidden
12 Hammerheart - Bathory
13 Act III - Death Angel
14 Coma of Souls - Kreator
15 Cause of Death - Obituary
16 Facelift - Alice In Chains
17 Tattooed Millionaire - Bruce Dickinson
18 Iced Earth - Iced Earth
19 Deicide - Deicide
20 Sanity Obscure - Believer
21 Weapons of Our Warfare - Deliverance
22 Fallen Angel of Doom - Blasphemy
23 Hallucinations - Atrocity
24 The Razor's Edge - AC/DC
25 Tales from the Twilight World - Blind Guardian
26 Better Off Dead - Sodom
27 Into Darkness - Winter
28 Spectrum of Death - Morbid Saint
29 Lost Paradise - Paradise Lost
30 No Prayer for the Dying - Iron Maiden

If I have to choose an Iron Maiden album for the list, it would be The X Factor.

Edit: I thought this list was best metal albums of the 1990S when I wrote this comment - Alkadikce

31 Vanity/Nemesis - Celtic Frost
32 The Eye - King Diamond
33 The Key - Nocturnus
34 A Social Grace - Psychotic Waltz
35 The American Way - Sacred Reich
36 Eaten Back to Life - Cannibal Corpse
37 Dark Recollections - Carnage
38 Harmony Corruption - Napalm Death
39 Paradise Lost - Lost Paradise
40 Subconscious Terror - Benediction
41 The Awakening - Merciless
42 Cadaver - Hallucinating Anxiety
43 Hallucinating Anxiety - Cadaver
44 Bride of Insect - Nuclear Death
45 To the Gory End - Cancer
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1. Empire - Queensryche
2. Left Hand Path - Entombed
3. Hammerheart - Bathory
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1. Rust In Peace - Megadeth
2. Act III - Death Angel
3. Cause of Death - Obituary
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1. Rust In Peace - Megadeth
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
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