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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2161
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1629
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 2023
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 915
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 776
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1376
    7. Raven Nothing Exceeds Like Excess (1988) 9.04 | 23
    8. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 523
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 553
    10. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 924
    11. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.02 | 43
    12. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1812
    13. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1094
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.99 | 201
    15. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 797
    16. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.97 | 60
    17. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.96 | 135
    18. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 853
    19. Raven Walk Through Fire (2009) 8.95 | 22
    20. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 935
    21. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.93 | 369
    22. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 920
    23. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.91 | 182
    24. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 634
    25. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 580
    26. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 383
    27. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 533
    28. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1641
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.86 | 568
    30. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.85 | 466
    31. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 457
    32. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 320
    33. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.84 | 109
    34. Raven Life's A Bitch (1987) 8.84 | 25
    35. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.84 | 74
    36. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.84 | 43
    37. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 425
    38. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.83 | 185
    39. Manilla Road Mystification (1987) 8.83 | 23
    40. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.83 | 260
    41. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.82 | 94
    42. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 598
    43. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1505
    44. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 906
    45. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 259
    46. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.79 | 360
    47. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.78 | 143
    48. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 397
    49. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 771
    50. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.77 | 125
    51. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 327
    52. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.76 | 71
    53. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.75 | 28
    54. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 306
    55. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.74 | 27
    56. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.74 | 297
    57. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.74 | 712
    58. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 271
    59. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.73 | 77
    60. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    61. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.72 | 619
    62. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.72 | 46
    63. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 356
    64. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.72 | 301
    65. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 571
    66. Raven All For One (1983) 8.71 | 35
    67. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.71 | 266
    68. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.71 | 161
    69. Unleash The Archers Demons Of The AstroWaste (2011) 8.70 | 20
    70. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.70 | 131
    71. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.70 | 43
    72. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.70 | 239
    73. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.69 | 98
    74. Raven Wiped Out (1982) 8.69 | 35
    75. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 808
    76. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 452
    77. Kat Oddech Wymarłych Światów (1987) 8.68 | 40
    78. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.68 | 276
    79. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.67 | 54
    80. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1476
    81. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 330
    82. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.65 | 356
    83. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.65 | 1349
    84. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.65 | 51
    85. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 423
    86. Manilla Road Atlantis Rising (2001) 8.64 | 22
    87. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    88. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 59
    89. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.64 | 22
    90. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 407
    91. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.64 | 173
    92. Virgin Steele Age Of Consent (1988) 8.64 | 64
    93. Heavens Gate Hell For Sale! (1992) 8.64 | 25
    94. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.64 | 22
    95. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.63 | 81
    96. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 367
    97. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.62 | 103
    98. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24
    99. Manilla Road Gates Of Fire (2005) 8.62 | 21
    100. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.62 | 58