Top 10 Metal Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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Keep in mind that this list is only directed towards metal music so no hard rock or rock albums in general are allowed

The Top Ten

1 Ride the Lightning - Metallica

Defiantly their best album - MetalWorldOrder

2 Reign In Blood - Slayer

This kicks ass - MetalWorldOrder

3 Rust In Peace - Megadeth
4 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian

Masterpiece - MetalWorldOrder

Best modern metal album - jack2244

Epic and perfect album. Great composing skills. Superior vocals.
You may hear a huge choir but there's no real choir on this album - Hansi provides all vocals, including the multi-layered backing vocals with the harmonies. And he records every vocal track individually, no studio tricks. - Metal_Treasure

5 Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera

Hell yes - MetalWorldOrder

6 Powerslave - Iron Maiden
7 Symbolic - Death

A true Masterpiece - MetalWorldOrder

8 Screaming for Vengance - Judas Priest
9 Alice in Hell - Annihilator

Thrash metal masterpiece - Metal_Treasure

10 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

Yes, mainly for HBTN. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Blackwater Park - Opeth

Almost perfect album - MetalWorldOrder

12 Painkiller - Judas Priest
13 Master of Puppets - Metallica
14 The Years of Decay - Overkill
15 Far Beyond Driven - Pantera
16 Crack the Skye - Mastodon
17 The Great Southern Trendkill - Pantera
18 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
19 Peace Sells... but Who's Buying? - Megadeth
20 Metallica (Black Album) - Metallica
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1. Rust In Peace - Megadeth
2. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
3. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
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1. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
2. Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera
3. At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
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1. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
2. Reign In Blood - Slayer
3. At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
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