Albums are in rank order, with the #1 album being the top left corner, #2 to its immediate right, etc. Hover your mouse over an album to get the name of the album and the recording act. You can also click on an album to link to its DMDB page.
Also, check out Spin’s annual picks for album of the year. They have made such picks since 1990. However, by looking at the consolidated lists described above, the list has been expanded back to 1965.
Most of the aforementioned all-time and annual lists can all be found at Rocklist.net.