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Last Updated 12/19/2015

2015 Top CDs: (100+ releases)
#01: Gorod - A Maze Of Recycled Creeds
#02: Alkaloid - The Malkuth Grimoire
#03: Fleshdoll - Blood Red District
#04: Pestilent - Indulged In Human Survival Instincts EP
#05: Raising The Veil - 2015|Bosonic Quantvm Phenomena  
#06: Cryptopsy - The Book Of Suffering Tome 1 EP
#07: Denner Shermann - Satan's Tomb EP
#08: Kronos - Arisen New Era 
#09: 

2014 Top CDs: (190+ releases)
#01: Bleak Flesh - Trancendence
#02: Cognizance - Cognizance EP
#03: Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails
#04: Hannes Grossman - The Radial Covenant
#05: Inferi - The Path Of Apotheosis
#06: Opeth - Pale Communion
#07: Rings Of Saturn - Lugal Ki En
#08: Soreption - Engineering The Void
#09: Posthumous Blasphemer - Exhumantion Of Sacred Impunity
#10: Allegaeon - Elements Of The Infinite             

Honorable Mention: Disemtomb, Pathology, Kennedy Veil, Septycal Gorge, Unfathomable Ruination, Emeth, Job For A Cowboy

2013 Top CDs: (100+ releases)
#01: Dysmorphic - A Notion of Causality 
#02: Guttural Secrete - Nourishing The Spoil
#03: Fleshdoll - Feeding The Pigs
#04: Unhuman - Unhuman
#05: Dissonance In Design - Sentient
#06: Cronian - Erathems
#07: Zenith Passage - Cosmic Dissonance EP
#08: Xehanort - Awaken In A Different Dimension

2012 Top CDs: (400+ releases)
#01: Gorod - A Perfect Absolution
#02: Spawn Of Possession - Incurso
#03: Pighead - Rotten Body Reanimation
#04: Aeon - Aeons Black
#05: A Million Dead Birds Laughing - Xen
#06: Woods Of Ypres - Woods 5 Grey Skies And Electric Light

Honorable Mention: Abominable Putridity

2011 Top CDs: (700+ releases)
#01: Gorod - Transcendence EP
#02: Arch/Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance		
#03: Omnium Gatherum - New World Shadows
#04: Obscura - Omnivium
#05: Pagan's Mind - Heavenly Ecstacy
#06: Opeth - Heritage
#07: Abysmal Dawn - Leveling The Plane Of Existence
#08: Cage - Supremacy Of Steel
#09: Vale Of Pnath - The Prodigal Empire
#10: Beyond Creation - The Aura

Honorable Mention: Last Chance To Reason

2010 Top CDs: (1000+ releases)
#01: Abigor - Time Is The Sulphur In The Veins Of The Saint
#02: Jack Slater - Extinction Aftermath
#03: Dream Evil - In The Night
#04: Ruthless Order - Awakened Witnesses Of Nascence
#05: Human Filleted - Blunt Force Embludgeonment
#06: Keep Of Kalessin - Reptilian
#07: Veil Of Maya - Id
#08: Weakaside - Ghostleader

2010 Most Reviewed:
1349 - Demonoir
Dream Evil - In The Night
Forbidden - Omega Wave
Gamma Ray To The Metal

2009 Top CDs: (1700+ releases)
#01: Obscura - Cosmogenesis
#02: Gorod - Process Of A New Decline
#03: The Lonely Island - Incredibad
#04: Vomit The Soul - Apostles Of Inexpression
#05: Beheaded Zombie - Schastye Dlya Vsekh
#06: Steel Panther - Feel The Steel
#07: Abysmal Torment - Omnicide
#08: 
#09:
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Honorable Mention: Rudra, Blood Red Throne, Abacabb, Septycal Gorge 

2009 Most Reviewed:
Alestorm - Black Sails At Midnight
Black Dahlia Murder - Deflorate
Cage - Science Of Annihilation
Candlemass - Death Magic Doom
Cannibal Corpse - Evisceration Plague
Daath - The Concealers
Grave Digger - Ballads Of A Hangman
Hammerfall - No Sacrifice No Victory
Heaven And Hell - The Devil You Know
Iron Fire - To The Gra1ve
Job For A Cowboy - Ruination
Kreator - Hordes Of Chaos
Megadeth - Endgame
Nile - Those Whom The Gods Detest
Queensryche - American Soldier
Slayer - World Painted Blood
Vader - Necropolis
Warbringer - Waking Into Nightmares

2008 Top CDs: (1800+ releases)
#01: Bloodbath - The Fathomless Mastery (TMO #11)
#02: Decrepit Birth - Diminishing Between Worlds
#03: Ihsahn - Angl (TMO #19)
#04: Deeds Of Flesh - Of Whats To Come
#05: Severed Saviour - Servile Insurrection
#06: Behemoth - At The Arena Ov Aion Live Apostasy
#07: The Faceless - Planetary Duality
#08: Neuraxis - The Thin Line Between
#09: Black Comedy - Instigator
#10: Opeth - Watershed (TMO #5)

Honorable Mention: Cynic (TMO #7), Jack Slater, Septory, Omnium Gatherum

2008 Most Reviewed:
Aborted - Strychnine 213
Alestorm - Captain Morgan's Revenge
Amon Amarth - Twilight Of The Thunder God
Averse Sefira - Advent Parallax
Belphegor - Bondage Goat Zombie
Black Tide - Light From Above
*Bloodbath - The Fathomless Mastery
Children Of Bodom - Blooddrunk
Cradle Of Filth - Godspeed On The Devils Thunder
Cryptopsy - The Unspoken King
Darkane - Demonic Art
Death Angel - Killing Season
Dragonforce - Ultra Beatdown
Edguy - Tinnitus Sanctus
Enslaved - Vertebrae
Gojira - The Way Of All Flesh
Hate Eternal - Fury And Flames
Haunted, The - Versus
Heaven Shall Burn - Iconclast
Iced Earth - The Crucible Of Man
In Flames - A Sense Of Purpose
Judas Priest - Nostradamus
Lair Of The Minotaur - War Metal Battle Master
Metallica - Death Magnetic
Metal Church - The Present Wasteland
Motorhead - Motorizer
Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe
Sinner - Crash And Burn
Testament - The Formation Of Damnation
Unearth - The March
Warbringer - War Without End
Zimmer's Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil

2007 Top CDs: (1800+ releases)
#01: Odious Mortem - Cryptic Implosion
#02: Benighted - Icon
#03: Cephalic Carnage - Xenosapien
#04: Amoral - Reptile Ride
#05: Aeon - Rise To Dominate
#06: Neuraxis - Live Progression
#07: Postmortem Promises - Postmortem Promises
#08: Pagan's Mind - God's Equation
#09: Skinned Beyond Recognition - Barely Dead mCD

2007 Most Reviewed:
Annihilator - Metal
Arch Enemy - Rise Of The Tyrant
Destruction - Thrash Anthems
Ensiferum - Victory Songs
Evile - Enter The Grave
Kamelot - Ghost Opera
Machine Head - The Blackening
Overkill - Immortalis
Saxon - The Inner Sanctum
Swallow The Sun - Hope
Throne Of Katarsis - An Eternal Dark Horizon
Type O Negative - Dead Again
Vital Remains - Icons Of Evil

2006 Top CDs: (2000+ releases)
#01: Pitbulls In The Nursery - Lunatic
#02: Gorod - Leading Vision
#03: Spawn Of Possession - Noctambulant
#04: Twisted Into Form - Then Comes Affliction To Awaken The Dreamer
#05: Solitude Aeturnus - Alone
#06: Ihsahn - The Adversary
#07: Guttural Secrete - Reek Of Pubescent Dispoilment
#08: Aghora - Formless

Honorable Mention: Unreal Overflows, Mincing Fury, Misery Index, Psycroptic

2006 Most Reviewed:
Amorphis - Eclipse 
Amon Amarth - With Oden On Our Side 
Blind Guardian - A Twist In The Myth
Cannibal Corpse - Kill
Celetic Frost - Monotheist
Darkthrone - The Cult Is Alive
Enslaved - Ruun
Fragments Of Unbecoming - Sterling Black Icon
Haunted, The - The Dead Eye 
I - Between Two Worlds
In Flames - Come Clarity
Kataklysm - In The Arms Of Devastation 
Lamb Of God - Sacrament
Mecenary - The Hours That Remain
Moonspell - Memorial
Stapping Young Lad - The New Black 
Torture Killer - Swarm
Witchery - Don't Fear The Reaper

2005 Top CDs: (2600+ releases)
#01: Despised Icon - The Healing Process
#02: Disgorge - Parallels Of Infinite Torture 
#03: Cephalic Carnage - Anomalies
#04: Aborted - The Archaic Abattoir
#05: Trauma - Determination
#06: Sceptic - Internal Complexity
#07: Shattering, The - The Shattering Begins
#08: Gorod - Neurotripsicks

Honorable Mention: Fearer, Hidden In The Fog, The Shattering

2005 Most Reviewed:
Arch Enemy - Doomsday Machine
Beyond The Flesh - What The Mind Perceives
Bruce Dickinson - Tyranny Of Souls
Dark Tranquillity - Character
Demons And Wizards - Touched By The Crimson King
Exodus - Shovel Headed Kill Machine
Judas Priest - Angel Of Retribution
Hypocrisy - Virus
Kreator - Enemy Of God
Leng Tch'e - The Process Of Elimination
Naglfar - Pariah
Napalm Death - The Code Is Red Long Live The Code
Nevermore - This Godless Endeavour
Nile - Annihilation Of The Wicked
Opeth - Ghost Reveries
Overkill - ReliXIV
Terror 2000 - Terror For Sale

2004 Top CDs: (2700+ releases) 
#01: Into Eternity - Buried In Oblivion
#02: Primal Fear - Devil's Ground
#03: Necrophagist - Epitaph
#04: Liturgy - Dawn Of Ash
#05: God Dethroned - The Lair Of The White Worm
#06: Disillusion - Back To Times Of Splendor 
#07: Gutteral Secrete - Artistic Creation With Cranial Stumps
#08: Loudness - Racing

Honorable Mention: Nasty Savage, Poppy Seed Grinder, Smashed Face

2004 Most Reviewed:
Cannibal Corpse - The Wretched Spawn
Carnal Forge - Aren't You Dead Yet
Dream Evil - The Book Of Heavy Metal
Exodus - Tempo Of The Damned
Fintroll - Nattgodd
Iced Earth - The Glorious Burden
Imperanon - Stained
In Flames - Soundtrack To Your Escape
Masterplan - Aeronautics
Primal Fear - Devil's Ground

2003 Top CDs: (2500+ releases) 
#01: God Dethroned - Into The Lungs Of Hell
#02: Aborted - Goremageddon-The Saw And The Carnage Done
#03: Cryptopsy - None So Live
#04: Morbid Angel - Heretic
#05: Dimmu Borgir - Death Cult Armageddon
#06: Korum - No Dominion
#07: Sadis Euphoria - Instinct Obsession
#08: Decrepit Birth - And Time Begins

Honorable Mention: Hate, Dying Fetus, Vital Remains, Akercocke, Fearer

2003 Most Reviewed:
Anathema - A Natural Disaster
*God Dethroned - Into The Lungs Of Hell
Iron Maiden - Dance Of Death
Metallica - St. Anger
Nevermore - Enemies Of Reality
Opeth - Damnation
Solefald - In Harmonia Universali

2002 Top CDs: (2500+ releases) 
#01: Vintersorg - Visions From The Spiral Generator
#02: Disgorge - Consume The Forsaken
#03: Seth - Divine-X
#04: Lunaris - The Infinite
#05: Beheaded - Recounts Of Dismemberment 
#06: Soilwork - Natural Born Chaos
#07: Spawn Of Possession - Cabinet
#08: Coprofago - Genesis
#09: Prophecy - Our Domain
#10: Origin - Informis Infinitas Inhumanitas

Honorable Mention: Seraphim, Cephalic Carnage, Ad Inferna, Vile, Vehemence,
                   Wolf (#11 Terrorizer), Killswitch Engage (#32 Terrorizer)

2002 Most Reviewed:
Hypocrisy - Catch 22
Opeth - Deliverance
Nightwish - Century Child
Rhapsody - Power Of The Dragonflame
Sentenced - The Cold White Light

2001 Top 10 CDs: (1900+ releases) 
#01: Sceptic - Pathetic Being 
#02: Borknager - Empiricism 
#03: Carnival In Coal - Fear Not
#04: Zimmer's Hole - Legion Of Flames 
#05: Aborted - Engineering The Dead 
#06: Steel Prophet - Book Of The Dead 
#07: Akercocke - Goat Of Mendes (#4 Terrorizer Writers Poll) 
#08: Misery Index - Overthrow EP / Spawn Of Possession - Church Of Deviance (Demo)
#09: Hate - Holy Dead Trinity 
#10: Mystifier - The Fourth Evil Calling From The Abyss

Honorable Mention: Opeth

2001 Most Reviewed:
Arch Enemy - Wages Of Sin
Bolt Thrower - Honour Valor Pride
Entombed - Morning Star
My Dying Bridge - The Dreadful Hours
Nagelfar - Virus West
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Tristania - World Of Glass
Tuatha De Danann - Tingaralatingadun

2000 Top 10 CDs: (1700+ releases) 
#01: Spiral Architect - A Sceptics Universe (#9 Metal Maniacs Writers Poll/BNR Metal Pages Top 10)
#02: Cryptopsy - And Then You'll Beg (Terrorizer Top 10)
#03: Iniquity - Five Across The Eyes
#04: Artillery - B.A.C.K.
#05: Aghora - Aghora (#37 Terrorizer Writers Poll)
#06: Cradle Of Filth - Midian (Internet Top 10)
#07: Cephalic Carnage - Exploting Dysfunction
#08: Nile - Black Seeds Of Vengeance (#7 Metal Maniacs Writers Poll) (Terrorizer Top 10)
#09: Immolation - Close To A World Below
#10: Seth - The Excellence

2000 Most Reviewed:
Hammerfall - Renegade
Mayhem - A Grand Declaration Of War

1999 Top 10 CDs: (1500+ releases) 
#01: Dark Tranquillity - Projector
#02: Vital Remains - Dawn Of The Apocalypse
#03: Automation - My Gutter Child
#04: Aborted - Purity Of Perversion
#05: James Murphy - Feeding The Machine
#06: Children Of Bodom - Tokyo Warhearts
#07: Angelcorpse - The Inexorable
#08: Vile - Stench Of The Deceased
#09: Monstrosity - In Dark Purity
#10: Godless Truth - Burning Existence

Honorable Mention: Sceptic, Nevermore

1999 Most Reviewed:
Control Denied - The Fragile Art Of Existence
Dimmu Borgir - Spiritual Black Dimensions
Gardenian - Soulburner
Hypocrisy - Hypocrisy
In Flames - Colony
My Dying Bride - The Light At The End Of The World
Opeth - Still Life
Testament - The Gathering

1998 Top 10 CDs: (1300+ releases)  
#01: Dying Fetus - Killing On Adrenaline 
#02: Nile - Amongst The Catacombs of Nephren-Ka 
#03: Stuck Mojo - Rising  
#04: Loudness - Dragon  
#05: Theory In Practice - The Armageddon Theories 
#06: Gordian Knot - Gordian Knot 
#07: Prophecy - Fortold Forseen
#08: Suffocation - Despise The Sun
#09: Acheron - Those Who Have Risen
#10: Deeds Of Flesh - Inbreeding The Anthropophagi

1998 Most Reviewed:
Candlemass - Dactylis Glomerata
Cradle Of Filth - Cruely And The Beast
Death - The Sound Of Perseverance
Diabolical Masquerade - Nightwork
Gorgoroth - Destroyer
Helloween - Better Than Raw
Iron Maiden - Virtual XI
Skyforger - Kauja Pie Saules
Slayer - Diabolus In Musica
Tristania - Window's Weeds

1997 Top 10 CDs: (1300+ releases) 
#01: The Gathering - Nighttime Birds (Internet Top 10)
#02: Judas Priest - Jugulator (Terrorizer Top 10)
#03: Dark Tranquillity - The Mind's I
#04: Loudness - Ghetto Machine
#05: Monstrosity - Millennium 
#06: Children Of Bodom - Something Wild  
#07: Defiled - Erupted Wrath 
#08: Dimmu Borgir - Enthroned Darkness Triumphant
#09: Algophobia - Algophobia  
#10: Carcariass - Hell On Earth

1997 Most Reviewed:
Gorgoroth - Under The Sign Of Hell
In The Woods - Omnio
Metallica - Reload

1996 Top 10 CDs: (900+ releases) 
#01: At The Gates - Slaughter Of The Soul
#02: Cryptopsy - None So Vile 
#03: Gardy Loo - Perverts On Parade 
#04: Satyricon - Nemesis Divina 
#05: Apocalyptica - Plays Metallica By Four Cellos 
#06: Dying Fetus - Purification Through Violence 
#07: Krisiun - Black Force Domain
#08: Edge Of Sanity - Crimson 
#09: Opeth - Morningrise 
#10: Spastic Ink - Ink Complete (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)

1996 Most Reviewed:
Arch Enemy - Black Earth
Burzum - Filosofem
*Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
In Flames - The Jester Race
Katatonia - Brave Murder Day
Metallica - Load
Nevermore - In Memory
Nevermore - The Politics Of Ecstasy 
*Opeth - Morning Rise

1995 Top 10 CDs: (800+ releases) 
#01: Nevermore - Nevermore  
#02: The Gathering - Mandylion (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) 
#03: Dying Fetus - Infatuation With Malevolence  
#04: Dark Tranquillity - The Gallery 
#05: Candiria - Surrealistic Madness 
#06: Kataklysm - Sorcery 
#07: Bal-Sagoth - A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria 
#08: Abigor - Nachthymnen
#09: Scum - Purple Dreams And Magic Poems
#10: Strapping Young Lad - Heavy As A Really Heavy Thing

1995 Most Reviewed:
Death - Symbolic
*Gathering, The - Mandylion
Iron Maiden - The X Factor

1994 Top 10 CDs: (700+ releases) 
#01: Cradle Of Filth - The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh
#02: Edge Of Sanity - Purgatory Afterglow 
#03: Gutted - Bleed For Us To Live 
#04: Satyricon - The Shadowthrone
#05: Tiamat - Wildhoney (Internet Top 10) 
#06: At The Gates - Terminal Spirit Disease 
#07: Horror Of Horrors - Sounds Of Eerie 
#08: Septic Flesh - Mystic Places At Dawn 
#09: Brutality - When The Sky Turns Black 
#10: Cryptopsy - Blasphemy Made Flesh

Honorable Mention: Dominus

1994 Most Reviewed:
Burzum - Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
Darkthrone - Transilvanian Hunger
Emperor - In The Nightside Eclipse
Gorgoroth - Pentagram
Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Pantera - Far Beyond Driven

1993 Top 10 CDs: (600+ releases) 
#01: Atheist - Elements 
#02: Cynic - Focus (Internet Top 10) 
#03: Sinister - Diabolical Summoning 
#04: Satyricon - Dark Medieval Times 
#05: Type O Negative - Bloody Kisses (Internet Top 10) 
#06: Paradise Lost - Icon (Internet Top 10)
#07: Dark Tranquillity - Skydancer  
#08: Pestilence - Spheres 
#09: Impaled Nazarene - Ugra-Karma 
#10: Coroner - Grin (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) 

1993 Most Reviewed:
*Cynic - Focus
Dissection - The Somberlain
My Dying Bride - Turn Lose The Swans

1992 Top 10 CDs: (500+ releases) 
#01: Sentenced - North From Here 
#02: Loudness - Loudness 
#03: Protector - A Shedding Of Skin
#04: Doom - Illegal Soul
#05: At The Gates - The Red In The Sky Is Ours
#06: Atrocity - Longing For Death 
#07: Nocturnus - Thresholds   
#08: Multiplex - World
#09: Suffocation - Effigy Of The Forgotten 
#10: Die Krupps - Tribute To Metallica

1992 Most Reviewed:
Dream Theater - Images And Words
Megadeth - Countdown To Extinction

1991 Top 10 CDs: (400+ releases) 
#01: Morbid Angel - Blessed Are The Sick (Internet Top 10) 
#02: Carcass - Necroticism: Descanting The Insalubrius 
#03: Atheist - Unquestionable Presence   
#04: Dismember - Like An Ever Flowing Stream 
#05: Entombed - Clandestine 
#06: Unleashed - Where No Life Dwells 
#07: W.A.S.P. - The Crimson Idol
#08: Skyclad - The Wayward Sons Of Mother Earth  
#09: Doom - Human Noise
#10: Armored Saint - Symbol Of Salvation

Honorable Mention: Sepultura, Sinister

1991 Most Reviewed:
Blind Guardian - Tales From The Twilight World
Burzum - Burzum/Aske
*Carcass - Necroticism: Descanting The Insalubrius
Darkthrone - Soulside Journey
Hypocrisy - Penetralia
Meshuggah - Contradictions Collapse
Metallica - Metallica
*Morbid Angel - Blessed Are The Sick
Savatge - Streets A Rock Opera
Suffocation - Human Waste

1990 Top 10 CDs: (300+ releases) 
#01: Artillery - By Inheritance  
#02: Nocturnus - The Key 
#03: Exhorter - Slaughter In The Vatican 
#04: Realm - Suiciety  
#05: Obituary - Cause Of Death
#06: Sanctuary - Into The Mirror Black (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) 
#07: Deicide - Deicide 
#08: Atrocity - Hallucinations
#09: Jersy Dogs - Thrash Ranch 
#10: Zeni Geva - Maximum Money Monster 

1990 Most Reviewed:
Death - Spiritual Healing
*Exhorder - Slaughter In The Vatican
Iron Maiden - No Prayer For The Dying
Kreator - Coma Of Souls
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Megadeth - Rust In Peace
Messiah - Hymn To Abramelin	
*Nocturnus - The Key
Testament - Souls Of Black

1989 Top 10 CDs: (300+ releases) 
#01: Running Wild - Death Or Glory 
#02: Morbid Angel - Altars Of Madness (Internet Top 10)  
#03: EZO - Fire Fire 
#04: Obituary - Slowly We Rot  
#05: Doom - Incompetent  
#06: Entombed - Left Hand Path 
#07: Sabbat - Dreamweaver
#08: Kreator - Extreme Agression 
#09: Wolfsbane - Live Fast Die Fast
#10: DBC - Universe 

1989 Most Reviewed:
Annihiliator - Alice In Hell
Atheist - Piece Of Time
Candlemass - Tales Of Creation
Dream Theater - When Dream And Day Unite
Heathen - Victims Of Deception
Intruder - A Higher Form Of Killing
*Morbid Angel - Altars Of Madness
Savatage - Gutter Ballet
Torture - Storm Alert
W.A.S.P. - The Headless Children
Watchtower - Control And Resistance

1988 Top 10 CDs: (200+ releases) 
#01: Doom - Complicated Mind / Killing Field
#02: Crimson Glory - Transcendence (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)   
#03: Scanner - Hypertrace
#04: Sanctuary - Refuge Denied  
#05: Flotsam & Jetsam - No Place For Disgrace 
#06: Rigor Mortis - Rigor Mortis 
#07: Sabbat - History Of A Time To Come 
#08: Vio-lence - Eternal Nightmare
#09: Fates Warning - No Exit (Internet Top 10)  
#10: Hobbs Angel Of Death - Hobbs Angel Of Death  

Honorable Mention: Agony, Vendetta, Toxik

1988 Most Reviewed:
Bathory - Blood Fire Death
Candlemass - Ancient Dreams
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Megadeth - So Far So Good So What
*Vio-lence - Eternal Nightmare

1987 Top 10 CDs: (200+ releases) 
#01: Agent Steel - Unstoppable Force (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)   
#02: Celtic Frost - Into The Pandemonium (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)     
#03: Coroner - R.I.P. 
#04: Infernal Majesty - None Shall Defy 
#05: Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King (Internet Top 10)  
#06: Testament - The Legacy (Internet Top 10)   
#07: Armored Saint - Raising Fear    
#08: Running Wild - Under Jolly Roger 
#09: Wrath - Nothing To Fear 
#10: Overkill - Taking Over (Internet Top 10)  

Honorable Mention: Artillery, Doom, Tankard, King Diamond, Killer Dwarfs, Juggernaut 

1987 Most Reviewed:
*Agent Steel - Unstoppable Force
Candlemass - Nightfall
Death - Scream Bloody Gore
Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I
Holy Moses - Finished With The Dogs
King Diamond - Abigail
Mekong Delta - Mekong Delta
Napalm Death - Scum
Ozzy Osbourne - Randy Rhoads Tribute
*Running Wild - Under Jolly Roger
Sacred Oath - A Crystal Vision
Sarcofago - I.N.R.I.
*Testament - The Legacy
Wild Dogs - Reign Of Terror

1986 Top 10 CDs: (200+ releases) 
#01: Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)      
#02: Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)     
#03: Crimson Glory - Crimson Glory (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)     
#04: King Diamond - Fatal Portrait (Internet Top 10)  
#05: Slayer - Reign In Blood (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)     
#06: Cro-Mags - Age Of Quarrel 
#07: Destruction - Eternal Devastation 
#08: Metallica - Master Of Puppets (Internet Top 10)   
#09: Tankard - Zombie Attack 
#10: Flotsam & Jetsam - Doomsday For The Deceiver

Honorable Mention: Cirith Ungol, Crumbsuckers, Discharge, Metal Church, St. Vitus, W.A.S.P.

1986 Most Reviewed:
*Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Cirith Ungol - One Foot In Hell
*Crimson Glory - Crimson Glory
Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
Detente - Recognize No Authority
*Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian
Helloween - Walls Of Jericho
*King Diamond - Fatal Portrait
Manowar - Fighting The World
Megadeth - Peace Sells But Whos Buying
*Metallica - Master Of Puppets
Queensryche - Rage For Order
*Slayer - Reign In Blood
Slaugher Lord - Thrash Till Death

1985 Top 10 CDs: (100+ releases) 
#01: Exodus - Bonded By Blood (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)      
#02: Slayer - Hell Awaits (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)        
#03: Celtic Frost - To Mega Therion (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)      
#04: Fates Warning - The Spectre Within (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)        
#05: Nasty Savage - Nasty Savage
#06: Destruction - Infernal Overkill 
#07: Carnivore - Carnivore 
#08: Anthrax - Spreading The Disease (Internet Top 10)   
#09: Whiplash - Power And Pain 
#10: WASP - The Last Command

Honorable Mention: SOD, Running Wild, Overkill, Omen, Destruction, Artillery

1985 Most Reviewed:
Agent Steel - Skeptics Apocalypse
Artillery - Fear Of Tomorrow
*Destruction - Infernal Overkill
Dio - Sacred Heart
*Exodus - Bonded By Blood
Kreator - Endless Pain
Megadeth - Killing Is My Business
Omen - Warning Of Danger
Overkill - Feel The Fire
*Whiplash - Power And Pain
Yngwie Malmsteen - Marching Out

1984 Top 10 CDs: (100+ releases) 
#01: Celtic Frost - Morbid Tales (Internet Top 10)    
#02: Metal Church - Metal Church (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)   
#03: Cirith Ungol - King Of The Dead 
#04: Mercyful Fate - Don't Break The Oath (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)   
#05: Metallica - Ride The Lightning (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) 
#06: Iron Maiden - Powerslave (Internet Top 10)      
#07: Ratt - Out Of The Cellar
#08: Scorpions - Love At First Sting 
#09: Slayer - Haunting The Chapel EP (Internet Top 10)   
#10: Trouble - Psalm 9 (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) 

Honorable Mention: Twisted Sister, Savatage, Running Wild, Piledriver, Judas Priest

1984 Most Reviewed:
Destruction - Sentence Of Death
Dio - The Last In Line
Exciter - Violence And Force
*Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Manowar - Hail To England
Manowar - Sign Of The Hammer
*Mercyful Fate - Don't Break The Oath
*Metal Church - Metal Church
*Metallica - Ride The Lightning
Running Wild - Gates To Purgatory
*Trouble - Psalm 9 

1983 Top 10 CDs: (100+ releases) 
#01: Metallica - Kill 'Em All (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)
#02: Mercyful Fate - Melissa (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10) 
#03: Iron Maiden - Piece Of Mind (Internet Top 10)
#04: Savatage - Sirens (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)   
#05: Slayer - Show No Mercy (Internet Top 10)  
#06: AC/DC - Flick Of The Switch 
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1983 Most Reviewed:
Manowar - Into Glory Ride
*Mercyful Fate - Melissa
*Metallica - Kill 'Em All
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil
Motorhead - Another Perfect Day
Queensryche - Queen Of The Ryche
*Slayer - Show No Mercy
Virgin Steele - Guardians Of The Flame

1982 Top 10 CDs: (80+ releases) 
#01: Mercyful Fate - Nuns Have No Fun/Mercyful Fate EP 
#02: Iron Maiden - Number Of The Beast (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)
#03: Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengeance (Internet Top 10) 
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1982 Most Reviewed:
Acid - Acid
Anvil - Metal On Metal
Black Sabbath - Live Evil
*Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast
*Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengeance
Manilla Road - Metal
Manowar - Battle Hymns
Raven - Wiped Out
Tank - Filth Hounds Of Hades
Venom - Black Metal
Virgin Steele - Virgin Steele
Y&T - Black Tiger

1981 Top 10 CDs: (60+ releases) 
#01: AC/DC - For Those About To Rock  
#02: Def Leppard - High And Dry 
#03: Judas Priest - Point Of Entry (Internet Top 10)  
#04: Iron Maiden - Killers (BNR Metal Pages Top 10) (Internet Top 10)   
#05: Ozzy Osbourne - Diary Of A Madman (Internet Top 10) 
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1981 Most Reviewed:
Anvil - Hard And Heavy
Black Sabbath - Mob Rules
*Def Leppard - High And Dry
*Iron Maiden - Killers
*Judas Priest - Point Of Entry
*Ozzy Osbourne - Diary Of A Madman
Picture - Heavy Metal Ears
Rush - Moving Pictures
Saxon - Strong Arm Of The Law
Venom - Welcome To Hell

1980 Top 10 CDs: (30+ releases) 
#01: Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden (Internet Top 10) (BNR Metal Pages Top 10)  
#02: AC/DC - Back In Black (Internet Top 10) 
#03: Cirith Ungol - Frost And Fire  
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1980 Most Reviews:
*AC/DC - Back In Black
Angel Witch - Angel Witch
Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell
Brats - The Brats
*Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
Judas Priest - British Steel
Manilla Road - Invasion
Motorhead - Ace Of Spades
Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard Of Ozz

1979 Most Reviews:
Motorhead - Overkill
Scorpions - Love Drive

1978 Most Reviews:
Judas Priest - Stained Glass

1977 Most Reviews:
Judas Priest - Sin After Sin
Motorhead - Motorhead
Rush - A Farewell To Kings

1976 Most Reviews:
Judas Priest - Sad Wings Of Destiny
Rush - 2112
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak

1975 Most Reviews:
Black Sabbath - Sabotage

1974 Most Reviews:
Deep Purple - Stormbringer/Burn
Judas Priest - Rocka Rolla
King Crimson - Red
Kiss - Hotter Than Hell

1973 Most Reviews:
Deep Purple - Who Do We Think We Are
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

1972 Most Reviews:
Deep Purple - Made In Japan/Machinehead
Black Sabbath - Volume 4

1971 Most Reviews:
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality
Budgie - Budgie

1970 Most Reviews:
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath/Paranoid

1969 Most Reviews:
Deep Purple - Deep Purple
King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King

1968 Most Reviews:
Deep Purple - The Book Of Taliesyn