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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2262
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1690
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2118
    4. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.10 | 1440
    5. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 955
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.08 | 825
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.05 | 556
    8. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.03 | 1916
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 583
    10. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1151
    11. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 964
    12. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.98 | 54
    13. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.96 | 839
    14. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.96 | 895
    15. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 971
    16. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.93 | 230
    17. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.93 | 395
    18. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 974
    19. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 670
    20. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.89 | 610
    21. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 407
    22. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 494
    23. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.87 | 146
    24. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 573
    25. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1727
    26. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 485
    27. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.85 | 205
    28. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 342
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 602
    30. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 281
    31. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.83 | 213
    32. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.82 | 1594
    33. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 642
    34. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.81 | 117
    35. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.81 | 64
    36. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 382
    37. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.80 | 30
    38. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.80 | 464
    39. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.80 | 81
    40. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 956
    41. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.77 | 272
    42. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 357
    43. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.77 | 82
    44. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.77 | 159
    45. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 820
    46. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.75 | 56
    47. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.74 | 371
    48. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 292
    49. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.74 | 141
    50. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 758
    51. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.73 | 424
    52. Raven All For One (1983) 8.72 | 46
    53. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 328
    54. Raven Wiped Out (1982) 8.72 | 39
    55. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.71 | 829
    56. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 662
    57. Raven One For All (2000) 8.70 | 23
    58. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.70 | 46
    59. Demon Taking The World By Storm (1989) 8.70 | 20
    60. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.70 | 597
    61. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.69 | 324
    62. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.69 | 475
    63. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.69 | 135
    64. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.69 | 328
    65. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.68 | 255
    66. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.68 | 1561
    67. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.68 | 182
    68. Raven Walk Through Fire (2009) 8.67 | 30
    69. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.66 | 351
    70. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.66 | 419
    71. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.66 | 32
    72. Manilla Road Mystification (1987) 8.66 | 29
    73. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.66 | 290
    74. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 292
    75. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.65 | 1434
    76. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.65 | 26
    77. Raven Nothing Exceeds Like Excess (1988) 8.65 | 31
    78. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 614
    79. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.64 | 83
    80. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.64 | 106
    81. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.63 | 57
    82. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 389
    83. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.63 | 385
    84. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.63 | 35
    85. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.62 | 24
    86. Michael Angelo Batio Hands Without Shadows (2005) 8.62 | 21
    87. Armored Saint Symbol Of Salvation (1991) 8.62 | 87
    88. Impellitteri Answer To The Master (1994) 8.62 | 24
    89. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.62 | 32
    90. Scorpions Love At First Sting (1984) 8.62 | 277
    91. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.62 | 108
    92. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24
    93. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.62 | 492
    94. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.62 | 534
    95. Barón Rojo Volumen Brutal (1982) 8.62 | 37
    96. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 647
    97. Praying Mantis Time Tells No Lies (1981) 8.61 | 28
    98. Kat ...Róże Miłości Najchętniej Przyjmują Się Na Grobach (1996) 8.61 | 33
    99. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.61 | 85
    100. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.61 | 444