14/6/18

Top 30 Best Metal Album of the Decade: 2000-2009

Top 30 Best Metal Album of the Decade:2000-2009



The first decade of the 21st century has given us many great Metal albums. I have chosen my favorite 30 Metal albums between the years 2000 and 2009.

After 1480 votes, here are the results of this poll:


1 Nightwish - Once (2004) 293
2 Avantasia - The Metal Opera Part I (2001) 92
3 Symphony X - Paradise Lost (2007) 80
4 Angra - Temple Of Shadows (2004) 76
5 Mastodon - Crack the Skye (2009) 73
6 Ayreon - The Human Equation (2004) 67
7 Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy (2005) 65
8 Within Temptation - The Silent Force (2004) 61
9 Iron Maiden - Brave New World (2000) 55
10 Between The Buried And Me - Colors (2007) 51
11 Opeth - Blackwater Park (2001) 48
12 Sabaton - The Art of War (2008) 46
13 In Flames - Clayman (2000) 45
14 Dream Theater - Train of Thought (2003) 42
15 Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory (2000) 39
16 Rhapsody - Dawn of Victory (2000) 39
17 System of a Down - Toxicity (2001) 38
18 Helloween - The Dark Ride (2000) 36
19 Epica - The Phantom Agony (2003) 33
20 Sonata Arctica - Silence (2001) 30
21 Power Quest - Master of Illusion (2008) 25
22 Masterplan - Masterplan (2003) 20
23 Scar Symmetry - Symmetric in Design (2005) 20
24 Arch Enemy - Anthems of Rebellion (2003) 19
25 Dark Tranquillity - Damage Done (2002) 17
26 Killswitch Engage - The End of Heartache (2004) 16
27 Nightwish - Wishmaster (2000) 16
28 Dimmu Borgir - Death Cult Armageddon (2003) 14
29 Edguy - Hellfire Club (2004) 12
30 Into Eternity - The Scattering of Ashes (2006) 12




In Flames - Clayman (2000)


Killswitch Engage - The End of Heartache (2004)


Arch Enemy - Anthems of Rebellion (2003)


Dimmu Borgir - Death Cult Armageddon  (2003)


Dream Theater - Train of Thought  (2003)


Iron Maiden - Brave New World  (2000)


Opeth - Blackwater Park  (2001)


Angra - Temple Of Shadows (2004)


Scar Symmetry - Symmetric in Design (2005)


Rhapsody - Dawn of Victory (2000)


Helloween - The Dark Ride (2000)


Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory (2000)


Ayreon -  The Human Equation (2004)


Symphony X - Paradise Lost  (2007)


Avantasia -  The Metal Opera Part I (2001)


Between The Buried And Me -  Colors (2007)


Nightwish -  Once (2004)


Epica - The Phantom Agony (2003)


Within Temptation - The Silent Force (2004)


Power Quest - Master of Illusion (2008)


Mastodon - Crack the Skye (2009)


Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy (2005)


Dark Tranquillity - Damage Done (2002)


Masterplan - Masterplan (2003)


Into Eternity - The Scattering of Ashes (2006)


System of a Down - Toxicity (2001)


Sonata Arctica - Silence (2001)


Nightwish - Wishmaster (2000)


Sabaton - The Art of War (2008)


Edguy - Hellfire Club (2004)