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The Best Heavy Metal Albums of the 1990s by User Score

1.

Judas Priest - Painkiller
September 3rd, 1990
USER SCORE
84
152 reviews

2.

Metallica - Metallica
August 12th, 1991
USER SCORE
79
665 reviews

3.

Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears
September 17th, 1991
USER SCORE
76
50 reviews

4.

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I
September 17th, 1991
USER SCORE
72
192 reviews

5.

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II
September 17th, 1991
USER SCORE
71
178 reviews

6.

Iron Maiden - Fear of the Dark
May 11th, 1992
USER SCORE
68
134 reviews

7.

Black Sabbath - Dehumanizer
June 22nd, 1992
USER SCORE
63
76 reviews

8.

Megadeth - Cryptic Writings
June 17th, 1997
USER SCORE
61
66 reviews

9.

Metallica - Load
June 1st, 1996
USER SCORE
59
307 reviews

10.

Iron Maiden - No Prayer for the Dying
October 1st, 1990
USER SCORE
57
92 reviews

11.

Metallica - Reload
November 18th, 1997
USER SCORE
54
283 reviews

12.

Black Sabbath - Tyr
August 20th, 1990
USER SCORE
53
59 reviews

13.

Iron Maiden - The X Factor
October 2nd, 1995
USER SCORE
51
74 reviews

14.

Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
January 31st, 1994
USER SCORE
45
55 reviews

15.

Iron Maiden - Virtual XI
March 23rd, 1998
USER SCORE
43
78 reviews

16.

Black Sabbath - Forbidden
June 8th, 1995
USER SCORE
29
64 reviews
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