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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1678
    2. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2237
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2098
    4. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.10 | 1426
    5. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 943
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.07 | 814
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.05 | 548
    8. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.03 | 1893
    9. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.02 | 1136
    10. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 576
    11. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.00 | 53
    12. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 954
    13. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.96 | 885
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.96 | 825
    15. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.93 | 958
    16. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.93 | 964
    17. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.92 | 228
    18. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 389
    19. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.90 | 195
    20. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 401
    21. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 660
    22. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 493
    23. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 604
    24. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 564
    25. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1702
    26. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.87 | 482
    27. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.86 | 142
    28. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 338
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 595
    30. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 275
    31. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.82 | 207
    32. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.82 | 1570
    33. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.82 | 112
    34. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 625
    35. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.81 | 380
    36. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.81 | 79
    37. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 946
    38. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.79 | 155
    39. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.79 | 456
    40. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.78 | 267
    41. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.78 | 63
    42. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 348
    43. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 808
    44. Raven One For All (2000) 8.77 | 22
    45. Raven All For One (1983) 8.76 | 46
    46. Raven Nothing Exceeds Like Excess (1988) 8.76 | 29
    47. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.76 | 78
    48. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.74 | 142
    49. Raven Wiped Out (1982) 8.74 | 38
    50. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 287
    51. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.74 | 371
    52. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.73 | 416
    53. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 324
    54. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.72 | 754
    55. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.71 | 820
    56. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 655
    57. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.70 | 592
    58. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.70 | 467
    59. Demon Taking The World By Storm (1989) 8.70 | 20
    60. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.69 | 318
    61. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.69 | 321
    62. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.69 | 252
    63. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.69 | 133
    64. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.69 | 81
    65. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.68 | 176
    66. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.68 | 1543
    67. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.67 | 30
    68. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.67 | 284
    69. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.67 | 103
    70. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.67 | 30
    71. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.66 | 289
    72. Riot V Inishmore (1998) 8.65 | 34
    73. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.65 | 1415
    74. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.65 | 420
    75. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.64 | 58
    76. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.64 | 349
    77. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.64 | 47
    78. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 609
    79. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.63 | 82
    80. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.63 | 107
    81. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.63 | 35
    82. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.63 | 375
    83. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.62 | 439
    84. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.62 | 100
    85. Scorpions Love At First Sting (1984) 8.62 | 275
    86. Michael Angelo Batio Hands Without Shadows (2005) 8.62 | 21
    87. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24
    88. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.62 | 384
    89. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 486
    90. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.61 | 529
    91. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.61 | 182
    92. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.61 | 295
    93. Barón Rojo Volumen Brutal (1982) 8.61 | 36
    94. Astral Doors Of The Son And The Father (2003) 8.61 | 38
    95. Manilla Road Mystification (1987) 8.61 | 28
    96. Armored Saint Symbol Of Salvation (1991) 8.61 | 87
    97. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.61 | 23
    98. Kat ...Róże Miłości Najchętniej Przyjmują Się Na Grobach (1996) 8.61 | 33
    99. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.60 | 310
    100. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.60 | 638