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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 9.15 | 26
    2. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2037
    3. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.10 | 1540
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 860
    5. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.09 | 1904
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 729
    7. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.06 | 1306
    8. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.06 | 51
    9. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1043
    10. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 875
    11. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1709
    12. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.00 | 523
    13. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 9.00 | 181
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 762
    15. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.97 | 901
    16. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.96 | 27
    17. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.95 | 150
    18. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.92 | 805
    19. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.91 | 112
    20. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.91 | 22
    21. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 540
    22. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.90 | 858
    23. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.89 | 154
    24. Riot ThunderSteel (1988) 8.88 | 93
    25. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.87 | 588
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1546
    27. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.83 | 129
    28. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.83 | 340
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.83 | 525
    30. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.83 | 359
    31. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 403
    32. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.82 | 234
    33. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.82 | 499
    34. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.81 | 2168
    35. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1415
    36. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.80 | 114
    37. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.79 | 431
    38. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.79 | 563
    39. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.78 | 861
    40. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.78 | 427
    41. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.78 | 36
    42. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 718
    43. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.77 | 65
    44. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.76 | 38
    45. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.76 | 362
    46. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.76 | 21
    47. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.75 | 68
    48. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.75 | 332
    49. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.74 | 304
    50. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.73 | 22
    51. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    52. Riot Fire Down Under (1981) 8.73 | 55
    53. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 534
    54. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    55. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.72 | 154
    56. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.71 | 233
    57. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.71 | 28
    58. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    59. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.71 | 21
    60. Almafuerte Almafuerte (1998) 8.71 | 21
    61. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.70 | 667
    62. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.69 | 330
    63. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 427
    64. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.68 | 44
    65. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.68 | 75
    66. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.67 | 33
    67. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.67 | 96
    68. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.67 | 46
    69. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.67 | 21
    70. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.67 | 784
    71. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.66 | 1400
    72. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.66 | 131
    73. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 260
    74. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.65 | 571
    75. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.65 | 51
    76. Doro Love Me In Black (1998) 8.65 | 20
    77. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.64 | 218
    78. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.64 | 317
    79. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.64 | 411
    80. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.64 | 47
    81. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.64 | 278
    82. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.64 | 262
    83. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.63 | 312
    84. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.63 | 57
    85. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.63 | 1268
    86. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 349
    87. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.63 | 572
    88. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.62 | 250
    89. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 426
    90. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 450
    91. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 276
    92. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.61 | 494
    93. Astral Doors Of The Son And The Father (2003) 8.61 | 28
    94. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.61 | 267
    95. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.61 | 404
    96. Angel Witch Angel Witch (1980) 8.61 | 119
    97. Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers (2004) 8.61 | 36
    98. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.60 | 237
    99. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.60 | 592
    100. Megadeth Countdown To Extinction (1992) 8.60 | 1305