Most Overrated Metal Albums

The Top Ten

1 Waking the Fallen - Avenged Sevenfold
2 Paranoid - Black Sabbath

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

The best is The Ultimate Collection hur - SoldierOfFortune

Yeah, this is the best metal album of all time just because I contains War Pigs Paranoid and Iron Man? LMAO - somekindofaguy

3 Reign In Blood - Slayer

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.

Are You a Dumbass Justine Beiber Fan?
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
What More can I Say?

If You call Yourself a Metalhead but don't Like This Album Please Hang Yourself, OK?

4 Master of Puppets - Metallica

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.

5 British Steel - Judas Priest

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.

6 Metallica - Metallica

Why is Operation Mindcrime at the top of this list?

7 Blizzard of Oz - Ozzy Osbourne

NO IT'S NOT! #RIPRandy - sweetbeef

8 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

This album is almost perfect, but Gangland is a bit too repetitive. Amazing masterpiece, but not quite perfect. - Caleb9000

9 God Hates Us All - Slayer
10 Slipknot - Slipknot

The Newcomers

? Meliora - Ghost
? Venom - Bullet for My Valentine

The Contenders

11 Killers - Iron Maiden

This album is UNDERRATED. - Caleb9000

12 Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? - Megadeth
13 Operation: Mindcrime - Queensryche V 1 Comment
14 Images & Words - Dream Theater
15 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park

Ugh. Get it to number 1. I know it's not a metal album but still.

16 Defenders of the Faith - Judas Priest
17 Rust in Peace - Megadeth

Not overrated. Underrated. This is my favorite thrash album, better than Master of Puppets by a long shot. - Caleb9000

18 Scream Bloody Gore - Death

People say this is the first death metal album but I disagree. Possessed's Seven Churches is the first death metal album in my opinion.

19 Iowa - Slipknot
20 Follow the Leader - Korn
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1. Waking the Fallen - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Venom - Bullet for My Valentine
3. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
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2. Operation: Mindcrime - Queensryche
3. Reign In Blood - Slayer
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