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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2290
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1711
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 2149
    4. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.10 | 1465
    5. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.09 | 965
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.06 | 842
    7. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.04 | 1945
    8. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 575
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 595
    10. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1168
    11. Tony MacAlpine Edge Of Insanity (1986) 9.00 | 20
    12. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.00 | 976
    13. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 848
    14. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.96 | 919
    15. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 979
    16. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.93 | 57
    17. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 399
    18. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.92 | 236
    19. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 993
    20. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 679
    21. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.89 | 586
    22. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.88 | 618
    23. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 215
    24. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.88 | 423
    25. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.88 | 508
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1751
    27. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.86 | 221
    28. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 495
    29. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.86 | 148
    30. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.85 | 287
    31. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 350
    32. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 611
    33. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.83 | 120
    34. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 657
    35. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.82 | 1621
    36. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.81 | 83
    37. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.81 | 475
    38. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.80 | 65
    39. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 972
    40. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 391
    41. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.78 | 83
    42. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.77 | 163
    43. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.76 | 374
    44. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.76 | 280
    45. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.75 | 59
    46. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 832
    47. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 379
    48. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 302
    49. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 773
    50. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.73 | 147
    51. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 340
    52. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.72 | 429
    53. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.71 | 191
    54. Raven Wiped Out (1982) 8.71 | 42
    55. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.71 | 34
    56. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.70 | 335
    57. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.70 | 676
    58. Demon Taking The World By Storm (1989) 8.70 | 20
    59. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.70 | 262
    60. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.70 | 838
    61. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.69 | 605
    62. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.69 | 137
    63. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 488
    64. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.68 | 1588
    65. Raven All For One (1983) 8.67 | 49
    66. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.67 | 331
    67. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.67 | 418
    68. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.66 | 1455
    69. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.66 | 32
    70. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.65 | 623
    71. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 295
    72. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.65 | 355
    73. Barón Rojo Volumen Brutal (1982) 8.65 | 40
    74. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.64 | 294
    75. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.64 | 36
    76. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.64 | 47
    77. Raven Nothing Exceeds Like Excess (1988) 8.64 | 33
    78. Armored Saint Symbol Of Salvation (1991) 8.64 | 90
    79. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 547
    80. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.63 | 57
    81. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 393
    82. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.63 | 394
    83. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.62 | 84
    84. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.62 | 107
    85. Wargasm Why Play Around (1988) 8.62 | 24
    86. Michael Angelo Batio Hands Without Shadows (2005) 8.62 | 21
    87. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.62 | 303
    88. Kat ...Róże Miłości Najchętniej Przyjmują Się Na Grobach (1996) 8.62 | 37
    89. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.62 | 449
    90. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24
    91. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 495
    92. Scorpions Love At First Sting (1984) 8.61 | 282
    93. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 322
    94. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 654
    95. Down Nola (1995) 8.61 | 299
    96. Heavens Gate Livin' In Hysteria (1991) 8.60 | 43
    97. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.60 | 275
    98. Megadeth Countdown To Extinction (1992) 8.60 | 1487
    99. Grave Digger Excalibur (1999) 8.60 | 194
    100. Pretty Maids Pandemonium (2010) 8.59 | 83