My Top 20 Albums (in no particular order)

A Listmania! list by "chris_1805"
As the Palaces Burn
1.  As the Palaces Burn by Lamb of God
The list author says:
  "By far L.O.G.'s best album. Raw, technical and heavy as f**k. This album made me realise L.O.G. are THE metal band of  the decade. Highlight: Ruin"
9.87   Used & New from: 1.86
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Ashes Of The Wake
2.  Ashes Of The Wake by Lamb of God
The list author says:
  "Pure, unadulterated, balls-in-a-vice metal. Jaw dropping stuff. More polished & accesible than ATPB but still awesome. Highlight: Laid To Rest"
7.02   Used & New from: 2.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Impossibility Of Reason
3.  The Impossibility Of Reason by Chimaira
The list author says:
  "Devastating album from Chimaira. Pummeling riffs, whirlwind drums. Non-stop onslaught of mighty tracks. Highlight: Pure Hatred"
5.42   Used & New from: 0.74
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

4.  Chimaira by Chimaira
The list author says:
  "I never thought Chimaira could top TIOP. But they did. Dragging themselves away from the mainstream by making one of the finest metal albums around. Highlight: Comatose"
10.20   Used & New from: 1.10
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Through The Ashes Of Empires
5.  Through The Ashes Of Empires by Machine Head
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece from one of my all time favourite bands. Machine Head have come up with their best work yet. From Maiden-eque riffs to brain liquifying solo's. This has everything.Highlight: Imperium"
4.91   Used & New from: 1.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

6.  Ascendancy by Trivium
The list author says:
  "Overrated? Without a doubt. But Triviums first major label album is a work of genius.It's like Metallica used to be. Raw, aggresive and thrashy. Highlight: A Gunshot to the Head of Trepidation"
4.98   Used & New from: 0.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

7.  God Hates Us All: COLLECTOR'S EDITION by Slayer
The list author says:
  "The might of Slayer reigns supreme. King & Hanneman on top form. Brutal, violent and terrifying.Just like Slayer should be. Turn it up and it feels like you're being beaten up.Highlight: New Faith"
Used & New from: 2.25
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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8.  Metallica by Metallica
The list author says:
  "This marks Metallica entering the mainstream and starting on the slippery slope to *spits* St Anger. But you can't fault it for sheer weight of timeless metallica Classics. Highlight: Sad But True"
5.00   Used & New from: 2.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)

Master Of Puppets
9.  Master Of Puppets by Metallica
The list author says:
  "Now this IS Metallica at their very best. Raw, heavy and fast as f**k. It's the epitome of thrash metal at it's finest.Highlight: Battery"
6.15   Used & New from: 3.86
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

Vulgar Display of Power
10.  Vulgar Display of Power by Pantera
The list author says:
  "Easily their best album. This is what Pantera was all about. It makes you wanna go out, drink whisky, f**k women and get thrown into jail. RIP DBD Highlight: F**king Hostile"
5.75   Used & New from: 1.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

New Found Power (U.S. Explicit Version)
11.  New Found Power (U.S. Explicit Version) by Damageplan
The list author says:
  "Never meant to be compared with Pantera. This album is everything I wanted from Dime and Vinnie and so much more. Heavy, fast and full off attitude with Pat Lachmans awesome vocals Highlight: F**k You"
13.99   Used & New from: 4.76
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

12.  Leviathan by Mastodon
The list author says:
  "An album, about a book, about a whale. Hmm....Absolutely breathtaking. From the sludgy low A string riffs to the insane chickin pickin lick's this album changed the face of metal. Highlight: Iron Tusk"
Used & New from: 5.89
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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13.  Remission by Mastodon
The list author says:
  "Far less experimental than Leviathan but still head and shoulders above it. Raw, aggresive and the sweeping solo's bring a tear to my eye. Highlight: Elephant Man"
7.53   Used & New from: 5.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Burn The Priest [Us Import]
14.  Burn The Priest [Us Import] by Burn the Priest
The list author says:
  "Burn Him, Beat Him, Tear His Face Off. This is sheer brutatility on a plastic disc. Before they became Lamb of God, these guys were even more evil. Highlight: Bloodletting"
8.40   Used & New from: 3.57
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A Snow Capped Romance
15.  A Snow Capped Romance by 36 Crazyfists
The list author says:
  "Brave vocals make this album unique. Riff after ear-splitting riff means this is one hell of an album. Feels like getting hit by a train every time I listen. Highlight: Skin and Atmosphere"
5.30   Used & New from: 0.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The End Of Heartache
16.  The End Of Heartache by Killswitch Engage
The list author says:
  "I have a love/hate relationship with this band. I love the clever, highspeed guitar work. But I hate it when Jones starts crooning like a lovesick teenager. Highlight:Rose of Sharyn"
4.50   Used & New from: 2.68
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Vol.3 - The Subliminal Verses
17.  Vol.3 - The Subliminal Verses by Slipknot
The list author says:
  "They may have been Nu-Metal a few years ago, but it's like the Knot took everything bad about Nu Metal, shagged it up the arse and chucked it out the window. Absolutely Phenomenal.Highlight: Three Nil"
6.90   Used & New from: 1.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rust In Peace
18.  Rust In Peace by Megadeth
The list author says:
  "Yes, Dave Mustaine may be a twat but you can't say he doesn't do good thrash. One of the most important metal albums around.Highlight: Hangar 18"
5.09   Used & New from: 2.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
19.  Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son by Iron Maiden
The list author says:
  "Iron Maiden at their VERY best. The best line up, the best riffs and those awesome dual guitars. Can they play with madness? Yes they can. Highlight: Can I Play with Madness"
7.99   Used & New from: 4.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

20.  Paranoid by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "What can I say. Any true metal fan should own this.Ozzy, Geezer, Tony and Bill had an orgy and 9 months later gave birth to metal. Highlight: Iron Man"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

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