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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2056
    2. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1922
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 875
    4. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.10 | 1560
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.08 | 740
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.07 | 1316
    7. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 9.04 | 27
    8. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1726
    9. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.02 | 53
    10. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1053
    11. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 886
    12. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.01 | 528
    13. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.00 | 501
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 768
    15. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 184
    16. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.98 | 159
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 905
    18. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.93 | 817
    19. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.92 | 113
    20. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 549
    21. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.90 | 869
    22. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.88 | 361
    23. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.88 | 596
    24. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 158
    25. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.86 | 22
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1563
    27. Riot ThunderSteel (1988) 8.84 | 96
    28. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 536
    29. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.84 | 342
    30. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.83 | 509
    31. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.82 | 239
    32. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 406
    33. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2192
    34. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.82 | 442
    35. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.81 | 435
    36. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1427
    37. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.79 | 66
    38. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.79 | 569
    39. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.79 | 117
    40. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.78 | 36
    41. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.78 | 134
    42. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.78 | 874
    43. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.77 | 341
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 367
    45. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.76 | 38
    46. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 724
    47. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.76 | 21
    48. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.76 | 311
    49. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.75 | 24
    50. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.75 | 309
    51. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    52. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    53. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 336
    54. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.72 | 158
    55. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.71 | 234
    56. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.71 | 676
    57. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.71 | 69
    58. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 78
    59. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    60. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.71 | 543
    61. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.70 | 30
    62. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.70 | 430
    63. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.69 | 287
    64. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.68 | 31
    65. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.68 | 792
    66. Riot Fire Down Under (1981) 8.68 | 60
    67. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1409
    68. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.67 | 21
    69. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.67 | 33
    70. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.67 | 327
    71. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.67 | 52
    72. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.66 | 585
    73. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.66 | 96
    74. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.65 | 276
    75. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.65 | 255
    76. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 261
    77. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 49
    78. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.65 | 136
    79. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.65 | 46
    80. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.64 | 271
    81. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 575
    82. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.64 | 313
    83. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.64 | 411
    84. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.64 | 22
    85. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.64 | 279
    86. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 357
    87. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.63 | 407
    88. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.63 | 57
    89. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.63 | 241
    90. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.63 | 49
    91. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.63 | 1281
    92. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.62 | 291
    93. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.62 | 285
    94. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.62 | 222
    95. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 436
    96. Gary Moore Wild Frontier (1987) 8.61 | 49
    97. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 453
    98. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.61 | 501
    99. Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers (2004) 8.61 | 36
    100. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 601