Master of Puppets Voted Greatest Heavy Metal Album by
Rolling Stone Readers -
Metallica's epic third studio album, 'Master
of Puppets' has been voted the greatest heavy metal album of
all time by readers of Rolling Stone Magazine.
Black Sabbath came in second & third with
'Paranoid' & their self-titled debut album, 'Black
In announcing the results of the poll, the editors of Rolling
"Metal fans are a very passionate bunch. They're also very
opinionated, so when we asked them to vote for their favourite
metal albums we expected a huge response. We also expected a big
debate about the very definition of 'heavy metal.' Some metal fans
say that groups like Led Zeppelin and Guns N' Roses are metal.
Others think that's completely insane. We aren't here to settle
these debates. We're merely here to count the votes."
Rolling Stone's Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time as voted
for by readers of Rolling Stone are:
1. Metallica: Master of Puppets
2. Black Sabbath: Paranoid
3. Black Sabbath: Black Sabbath
4: Iron Maiden: The Number of the Beast
5. Metallica: …And Justice For All
6. Slayer: Reign in Blood
7. Guns n'Roses: Appetite for Destruction
8. Metallica: Black Album
9. Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin II
10. Metallica: Ride the Lightning
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