The Best Metal Albums of the 1990s

1. Emperor - In the Nightside Eclipse

Emperor - In the Nightside Eclipse
February 21, 1994
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

2. Neurosis - Through Silver in Blood

Neurosis - Through Silver in Blood
April 23, 1996
Critic Score
100
1 review

3. Earth - Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version

Earth - Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version
February 3, 1993
Critic Score
100
1 review

4. Necrophagist - Onset of Putrefaction

Necrophagist - Onset of Putrefaction
September 14, 1999
Critic Score
100
1 review

5. Cryptopsy - None So Vile

Cryptopsy - None So Vile
July 3, 1996
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

6. Darkthrone - A Blaze In the Northern Sky

Darkthrone - A Blaze In the Northern Sky
February 26, 1992
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

7. Gamma Ray - Land Of The Free

Gamma Ray - Land Of The Free
May 29, 1995
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

8. In Flames - The Jester Race

In Flames - The Jester Race
February 20, 1996
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

9. Burzum - Hvis lyset tar oss

Burzum - Hvis lyset tar oss
April 1, 1994
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

10. Cynic - Focus

Cynic - Focus
September 13, 1993
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

11. Dark Tranquillity - The Gallery

Dark Tranquillity - The Gallery
November 27, 1995
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

12. Deicide - Deicide

Deicide - Deicide
June 25, 1990
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

13. Alice in Chains - Dirt

Alice in Chains - Dirt
September 29, 1992
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

15. Ulver - Bergtatt – Et eeventyr i 5 capitler

Ulver - Bergtatt – Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
February 1, 1995
Critic Score
92
3 reviews

16. Fishbone - The Reality of My Surroundings

Fishbone - The Reality of My Surroundings
April 23, 1991
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

18. Skid Row - Slave to the Grind

Skid Row - Slave to the Grind
June 11, 1991
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

19. Botch - We Are the Romans

Botch - We Are the Romans
November 1, 1999
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

20. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I
September 17, 1991
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

21. Pantera - Vulgar Display of Power

Pantera - Vulgar Display of Power
February 10, 1992
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

22. Judas Priest - Painkiller

Judas Priest - Painkiller
September 3, 1990
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

23. In Flames - Whoracle

In Flames - Whoracle
October 27, 1997
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

24. Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse

Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
August 18, 1998
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

25. Agalloch - Pale Folklore

Agalloch - Pale Folklore
July 6, 1999
Critic Score
90
2 reviews
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