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  • Average rating: The classic calculation of the average but more weight is affected to the rating of collaborators and to rating with reviews.
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    - Review by members : Weight = 5
    - Rating or review by collaborators : Weight = 10
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  • to create a variable every query "QWR" (AKA: Query Weighted Rating) use for ordering.

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# Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Metal Subgenre
(Release Type)
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1 4.53 · 288 ratings
QWR = 4.51
Master of Puppets
METALLICA
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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2 4.47 · 245 ratings
QWR = 4.45
Rust in Peace
MEGADETH
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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3 4.44 · 237 ratings
QWR = 4.42
Ride the Lightning
METALLICA
Thrash Metal
Album · 1984
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4 4.40 · 83 ratings
QWR = 4.34
Never, Neverland
ANNIHILATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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5 4.38 · 104 ratings
QWR = 4.33
Beneath the Remains
SEPULTURA
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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6 4.50 · 27 ratings
QWR = 4.33
Twisted Into Form
FORBIDDEN
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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7 4.36 · 108 ratings
QWR = 4.32
Arise
SEPULTURA
Thrash Metal
Album · 1991
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8 4.38 · 71 ratings
QWR = 4.32
Alice in Hell
ANNIHILATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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9 4.35 · 91 ratings
QWR = 4.30
Among The Living
ANTHRAX
Thrash Metal
Album · 1987
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10 4.38 · 46 ratings
QWR = 4.29
Doomsday for the Deceiver
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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11 4.30 · 225 ratings
QWR = 4.28
...And Justice for All
METALLICA
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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12 4.34 · 55 ratings
QWR = 4.27
Fabulous Disaster
EXODUS
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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13 4.41 · 28 ratings
QWR = 4.27
Darkness Descends
DARK ANGEL
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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14 4.36 · 42 ratings
QWR = 4.27
No More Color
CORONER
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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15 4.34 · 51 ratings
QWR = 4.26
Dimension Hatröss
VOIVOD
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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16 4.28 · 196 ratings
QWR = 4.26
Reign in Blood
SLAYER
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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17 4.37 · 28 ratings
QWR = 4.23
Forbidden Evil
FORBIDDEN
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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18 4.25 · 132 ratings
QWR = 4.22
South of Heaven
SLAYER
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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19 4.28 · 54 ratings
QWR = 4.21
To Mega Therion
CELTIC FROST
Thrash Metal
Album · 1985
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20 4.22 · 122 ratings
QWR = 4.19
Seasons in the Abyss
SLAYER
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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21 4.89 · 5 ratings
QWR = 4.18
Violent Restitution
RAZOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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22 4.32 · 25 ratings
QWR = 4.18
Lights... Camera... Revolution!
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES
Crossover Thrash
Album · 1990
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23 4.24 · 54 ratings
QWR = 4.18
Pleasure to Kill
KREATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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24 4.31 · 27 ratings
QWR = 4.18
Terminal Redux
VEKTOR
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2016
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25 4.22 · 69 ratings
QWR = 4.17
The Legacy
TESTAMENT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1987
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26 4.66 · 7 ratings
QWR = 4.17
Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance
TOURNIQUET
Thrash Metal
Album · 1992
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27 4.18 · 158 ratings
QWR = 4.16
Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
MEGADETH
Thrash Metal
Album · 1986
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28 4.82 · 5 ratings
QWR = 4.15
Ooh Crikey It's... Lawnmower Deth
LAWNMOWER DETH
Crossover Thrash
Album · 1990
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29 4.62 · 7 ratings
QWR = 4.15
This Wicked Nest
HELSTAR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2014
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30 4.62 · 7 ratings
QWR = 4.15
Fear Beyond Lunacy
HATCHET
Thrash Metal
Album · 2015
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31 4.32 · 19 ratings
QWR = 4.15
Quadra
SEPULTURA
Thrash Metal
Album · 2020
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32 4.32 · 18 ratings
QWR = 4.14
Omega Wave
FORBIDDEN
Thrash Metal
Album · 2010
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33 4.34 · 15 ratings
QWR = 4.13
The Evolution of Chaos
HEATHEN
Thrash Metal
Album · 2010
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34 4.33 · 16 ratings
QWR = 4.13
Body Count
BODY COUNT
Crossover Thrash
Album · 1992
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35 4.22 · 33 ratings
QWR = 4.13
Violent Revolution
KREATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2001
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36 4.31 · 16 ratings
QWR = 4.12
The Grinding Wheel
OVERKILL
Thrash Metal
Album · 2017
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37 4.19 · 43 ratings
QWR = 4.12
Killing Technology
VOIVOD
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1987
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38 4.18 · 47 ratings
QWR = 4.12
Horrorscope
OVERKILL
Thrash Metal
Album · 1991
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39 4.45 · 9 ratings
QWR = 4.11
Slaughter in the Vatican
EXHORDER
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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40 4.26 · 21 ratings
QWR = 4.11
Dreaming Neon Black
NEVERMORE
Thrash Metal
Album · 1999
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41 4.19 · 41 ratings
QWR = 4.11
Outer Isolation
VEKTOR
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2011
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42 4.44 · 9 ratings
QWR = 4.11
Tales of the Weird
PARADOX
Thrash Metal
Album · 2012
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43 4.43 · 9 ratings
QWR = 4.10
Bionic Swarm
CRYPTOSIS
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2021
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44 4.33 · 12 ratings
QWR = 4.09
Dances of Death (And Other Walking Shadows)
MEKONG DELTA
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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45 4.14 · 62 ratings
QWR = 4.09
Persistence Of Time
ANTHRAX
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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46 4.67 · 5 ratings
QWR = 4.09
Monolith
SYLOSIS
Thrash Metal
Album · 2012
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47 4.15 · 44 ratings
QWR = 4.09
Dark Roots Of Earth
TESTAMENT
Thrash Metal
Album · 2012
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48 4.44 · 8 ratings
QWR = 4.08
Flotsam and Jetsam
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
Thrash Metal
Album · 2016
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49 4.18 · 28 ratings
QWR = 4.08
No Place for Disgrace
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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50 4.18 · 29 ratings
QWR = 4.08
Control And Resistance
WATCHTOWER
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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51 4.14 · 50 ratings
QWR = 4.08
Ironbound
OVERKILL
Thrash Metal
Album · 2010
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52 4.35 · 10 ratings
QWR = 4.07
Mind Wars
HOLY TERROR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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53 4.14 · 35 ratings
QWR = 4.07
Mental Vortex
CORONER
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1991
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54 4.22 · 17 ratings
QWR = 4.06
Heresy
PARADOX
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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55 4.14 · 33 ratings
QWR = 4.06
Agent Orange
SODOM
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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56 4.11 · 47 ratings
QWR = 4.05
By Inheritance
ARTILLERY
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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57 4.38 · 8 ratings
QWR = 4.05
Carnivore
CARNIVORE
Crossover Thrash
Album · 1985
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58 4.92 · 3 ratings
QWR = 4.05
Mass Confusion
DUST BOLT
Thrash Metal
Album · 2016
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59 4.08 · 67 ratings
QWR = 4.05
Spreading The Disease
ANTHRAX
Thrash Metal
Album · 1985
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60 4.41 · 7 ratings
QWR = 4.04
The Essence of Time Matches No Flesh
MADROST
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2017
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61 4.10 · 43 ratings
QWR = 4.04
The Gathering
TESTAMENT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1999
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62 4.14 · 24 ratings
QWR = 4.04
Handle With Care
NUCLEAR ASSAULT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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63 4.12 · 28 ratings
QWR = 4.04
Shovel Headed Kill Machine
EXODUS
Thrash Metal
Album · 2005
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64 4.54 · 5 ratings
QWR = 4.04
Cello Metal
TINA GUO
Thrash Metal
Album · 2015
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65 4.09 · 44 ratings
QWR = 4.04
Black Future
VEKTOR
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2009
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66 4.19 · 16 ratings
QWR = 4.03
The American Way
SACRED REICH
Thrash Metal
Album · 1990
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67 4.19 · 15 ratings
QWR = 4.03
History of a Time to Come
SABBAT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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68 4.62 · 4 ratings
QWR = 4.02
Synergy
EXTOL
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2003
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69 4.08 · 43 ratings
QWR = 4.02
The Electric Age
OVERKILL
Thrash Metal
Album · 2012
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70 4.06 · 57 ratings
QWR = 4.02
Bonded by Blood
EXODUS
Thrash Metal
Album · 1985
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71 4.19 · 14 ratings
QWR = 4.02
The Dream Calls for Blood
DEATH ANGEL
Thrash Metal
Album · 2013
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72 4.07 · 42 ratings
QWR = 4.01
This Godless Endeavor
NEVERMORE
Thrash Metal
Album · 2005
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73 4.17 · 15 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Tapping the Vein
SODOM
Thrash Metal
Album · 1992
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74 4.79 · 3 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Sea Savage
GAMA BOMB
Thrash Metal
Album · 2020
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75 4.08 · 33 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Phantom Antichrist
KREATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2012
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76 4.59 · 4 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Master Project Genesis
TARGET
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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77 4.24 · 10 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Agony
NERVOSA
Thrash Metal
Album · 2016
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78 4.24 · 10 ratings
QWR = 4.01
Retaliation
CARNIVORE
Crossover Thrash
Album · 1987
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79 4.08 · 28 ratings
QWR = 4.00
Persecution Mania
SODOM
Thrash Metal
Album · 1987
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80 4.11 · 20 ratings
QWR = 4.00
How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can't Even Smile Today
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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81 4.06 · 32 ratings
QWR = 3.99
Hordes of Chaos
KREATOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2009
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82 4.54 · 4 ratings
QWR = 3.99
Custom Killing
RAZOR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1987
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83 4.09 · 22 ratings
QWR = 3.99
Titans Of Creation
TESTAMENT
Thrash Metal
Album · 2020
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84 4.12 · 16 ratings
QWR = 3.99
Dreamweaver
SABBAT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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85 4.25 · 8 ratings
QWR = 3.98
Lurking Fear
MEKONG DELTA
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2007
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86 4.08 · 22 ratings
QWR = 3.98
Exhibit B: The Human Condition
EXODUS
Thrash Metal
Album · 2010
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87 4.33 · 6 ratings
QWR = 3.98
Beyond Celestial Echoes
SACRAL RAGE
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2018
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88 4.50 · 4 ratings
QWR = 3.98
Beyond Hell
GWAR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2006
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89 4.17 · 11 ratings
QWR = 3.98
Blood In The Water
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
Thrash Metal
Album · 2021
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90 4.32 · 6 ratings
QWR = 3.98
No Anaesthesia!
STONE
Thrash Metal
Album · 1989
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91 4.67 · 3 ratings
QWR = 3.97
Mind
VORBID
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2018
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92 4.67 · 3 ratings
QWR = 3.97
The Reborn
RISK
Thrash Metal
Album · 1992
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93 4.67 · 3 ratings
QWR = 3.97
War Party
GWAR
Thrash Metal
Album · 2004
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94 5.00 · 2 ratings
QWR = 3.97

ALIEN WEAPONRY
Thrash Metal
Album · 2018
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95 5.00 · 2 ratings
QWR = 3.97
Tangaroa
ALIEN WEAPONRY
Thrash Metal
Album · 2021
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96 4.16 · 11 ratings
QWR = 3.97
Deathless
REVOCATION
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2014
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97 4.19 · 9 ratings
QWR = 3.97
Multiples of Black
HELSTAR
Thrash Metal
Album · 1995
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98 4.22 · 8 ratings
QWR = 3.97
Great Is Our Sin
REVOCATION
Technical Thrash Metal
Album · 2016
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99 4.03 · 30 ratings
QWR = 3.96
Tempo of the Damned
EXODUS
Thrash Metal
Album · 2004
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100 4.06 · 20 ratings
QWR = 3.96
Survive
NUCLEAR ASSAULT
Thrash Metal
Album · 1988
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