Most Underrated Metal Albums


The Top Ten

1 The Great Southern Trendkill - Pantera

Best metal album ever!

Contains the song Floods which contains the greatest guitar solo of all time - christangrant

Reinventing the Steel is even more underrated imp

This and Reinventing the Steel

2 Load - Metallica

I made this list and I did not add Load haha. It's a good album but it's not metal - Sabbath

3 Sound of White Noise - Anthrax

Yes this album is underrated - christangrant

4 Somewhere In Time - Iron Maiden

One of my favourite iron maiden albums! don't why it get so much hate. - EzP2

5 Nostradamus - Judas Priest
6 God Hates Us All - Slayer
7 Power Metal - Pantera

Pantera should remaster this album, let this album as well as the 3 Glam albums before it for people know where Pantera came from and to celebrate Dimebag's legacy - christangrant

8 The Fragile Art of Existence - Control Denied
9 So Far, So Good... So What! - Megadeth

Up there along with Peace Sells and Rust in Peace for me.

A lot of bands have what I call a "sandwich album." one that comes in between two popular ones making it more underrated. Megadeth has SFSGSW, Iron Maiden has Somewhere In Time, Slayer has South Of Heaven, Metallica has..AJFA. Just a few examples. - TheMaelstromKing

Iron Maiden has Dance of Death (more underrated than SiT), Death Angel has Frolic Through the Park, Exodus has Pleasures of the Flesh - Alkadikce

10 Enemy of God - Kreator

Great guitar
Great vocal
Great album - gemcloben

The Contenders

11 Soul of a New Machine - Fear Factory
12 Cryptic Writings - Megadeth

Great album, not so powerful, but good enough

This album is one of Megadetha weakest - Sabbath

13 The X Factor - Iron Maiden
14 Alice In Hell - Annihilator

Yes it's the bands most known album but its not credited as much as much it should.

15 Victims of Deception - Heathen

If this band had more albums and stuck together longer then they could of beat any thrash band. - Sabbath

16 Born Again - Black Sabbath
17 Jugulator - Judas Priest
18 The System Has Failed - Megadeth
19 Endgame - Megadeth
20 Circle of Snakes - Danzig
21 Spiritual Healing - Death
22 Persistence of Time - Anthrax
23 Reload - Metallica
24 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater
25 The Ultimate Sin - Ozzy Osbourne
26 Dehumanizer - Black Sabbath
27 All Hope Is Gone - Slipknot
28 The Glorious Burden - Iced Earth
29 Act III - Death Angel
30 Mechanical Animals - Marilyn Manson

Not a metal album.

31 Carnival Diablos - Annihilator
32 Stoner Witch - Melvins
33 Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath
34 Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls

This album is like Painkiller 2. A lot of people don't listen to new metal albums by old metal bands well. This album is a master piece - Sabbath

35 Low - Testament
36 Mafia - Black Label Society
37 Pleasure to Kill - Kreator

Even heavier than Slayer's Reign In Blood.

38 The Key - Nocturnus
39 Divine Intervention - Slayer
40 The Sound of Perseverance - Death

Wow underrated even in this list 56?

41 Antipop - Primus

Not a metal album. - Sabbath

42 Judas Priest- Angels of Retribution

This album is in their top 5. It's way to underrated - Sabbath

43 Sounding the Seventh Trumpet - Avenged Sevenfold

One of my favorite a7x albums of all time

44 Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold
45 The Gathering - Testament
46 Lamb of God - As the Palaces Burn
47 Joe Satriani - Not of This Earth
48 Judas Priest - Ram It Down
49 Reinkaos - Dissection
50 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
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Top Remixes (4)

1. The Great Southern Trendkill - Pantera
2. Sound of White Noise - Anthrax
3. Alice In Hell - Annihilator
1. The Fragile Art of Existence - Control Denied
2. Enemy of God - Kreator
3. God Hates Us All - Slayer
1. Load - Metallica
2. The Great Southern Trendkill - Pantera
3. Nostradamus - Judas Priest

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