Metallica
Master of Puppets


Parent genres: Metal, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 10
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 21
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 59
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 70
Exposure (Canada) - 50 Greatest Albums not to make the Greatest Albums lists (2005) 1
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 192
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 95
Revolver (USA) - The 69 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2002) 1
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 167
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 90
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 24
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 34
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 58
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 67
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 35
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 27
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 3
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 7
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 2
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 80 Greatest Albums from the 80s (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 462
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 27
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 6
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 80s (2000) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 64
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Guitar (Germany) - Top 50 Guitar Albums (1996) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 66
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 2
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 169
Spex (Germany) - The 100 Albums of the Century (1999) 34
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 215
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 53
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 86
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 53
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 99
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order


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Metallica
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1984
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