Most Overrated Metal Albums
The Top Ten
This isn't even the best Slayer album. Hell Awaits is way better. This album didn't do much that Hell Awaits didn't already do. Most of these songs are great, but everything in between Jesus Saves and Raining Blood are filler tracks (especially Epidemic and Postmortem). - Caleb9000
People say this is the heaviest metal album of all time but have clearly never listened to Pleasure to Kill by Kreator.
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Who Put the Best Thrash Metal Album Of All TIme in this list? AND OTHER AMAZING ALBUMS OF METAL LIKE MASTER OF PUPPETS, BRITISH STEEL, THE NUMBER OF BEASTE and etc. ?
This Album is bible of thrash metal and have influence in the Death Metal!
BEST GUITRARIST IN THRASH METAL : JEFF HANNEMAN AND KERRY KING!
GODFATHER OF DOUBLEBASS DRUM : DAVE LOMBARDO
BEST THRASH METAL VOCALIST WITH AMAZING VOICE : TOM ARAYA
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If You call Yourself a Metalhead but don't Like This Album Please Hang Yourself, OK?
Great album, but it's not the best Black Sabbath album. It's their fifth best in my opinion. Sabotage, Heaven and Hell, Master of Reality and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath are better. - Caleb9000
Yeah, this is the best metal album of all time just because I contains War Pigs Paranoid and Iron Man? LMAO - somekindofaguy
This was a great album, but not quite a masterpiece. Ride The Lightning is far better, and sometimes this album gets a bit too repetitive and overlong. The title track is one of the best metal songs ever, but the rest doesn't quite live up to it. - Caleb9000
It's amazing just not number 1
Metallica is great, but this should be number 1.
This is always above much better albums and this album is absolute trash from start to finish - christangrant
Easily the most overrated metal album of all time. I would argue that this is one of Priest's weaker albums. Too predictable and humoginized. Breaking the Law is a great song though. - Caleb9000
Painkiller is more overrated than this masterpiece. - IronSabbathPriest
Painkiller is better.
Why is Operation Mindcrime at the top of this list?
This album is almost perfect, but Gangland is a bit too repetitive. Amazing masterpiece, but not quite perfect. - Caleb9000
This album is UNDERRATED. - Caleb9000
Ugh. Get it to number 1. I know it's not a metal album but still.
Not overrated. Underrated. This is my favorite thrash album, better than Master of Puppets by a long shot. - Caleb9000
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2. Operation: Mindcrime - Queensryche
3. Reign In Blood - Slayer
2. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
3. Black Sabbath Vol. 4 - Black Sabbath