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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.13 | 1633
    2. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2169
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 2029
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 918
    5. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1380
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.08 | 779
    7. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.05 | 44
    8. Raven Nothing Exceeds Like Excess (1988) 9.04 | 23
    9. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 526
    10. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 555
    11. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1818
    12. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 926
    13. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1099
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.99 | 203
    15. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.98 | 61
    16. Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 801
    17. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 856
    18. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 937
    19. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.94 | 135
    20. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.94 | 370
    21. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 925
    22. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.90 | 182
    23. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 634
    24. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 584
    25. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 385
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1645
    27. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.86 | 572
    28. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 460
    29. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 539
    30. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 322
    31. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.85 | 468
    32. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 261
    33. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.84 | 108
    34. Raven Life's A Bitch (1987) 8.84 | 25
    35. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.84 | 74
    36. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 428
    37. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.83 | 185
    38. Raven Walk Through Fire (2009) 8.83 | 23
    39. Manilla Road Mystification (1987) 8.83 | 23
    40. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.83 | 42
    41. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 601
    42. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1512
    43. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.81 | 95
    44. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.80 | 142
    45. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 361
    46. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 908
    47. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.79 | 258
    48. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.79 | 28
    49. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.78 | 774
    50. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.78 | 72
    51. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 329
    52. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 399
    53. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.76 | 126
    54. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.75 | 28
    55. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 306
    56. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.73 | 45
    57. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 719
    58. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.73 | 300
    59. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    60. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 275
    61. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.72 | 623
    62. Raven All For One (1983) 8.72 | 36
    63. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.72 | 78
    64. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.72 | 355
    65. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 572
    66. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.71 | 267
    67. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.71 | 161
    68. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.71 | 238
    69. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 300
    70. Alabama Thunderpussy Open Fire (2007) 8.70 | 20
    71. Unleash The Archers Demons Of The AstroWaste (2011) 8.70 | 20
    72. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.70 | 131
    73. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.69 | 451
    74. Raven Wiped Out (1982) 8.69 | 35
    75. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 808
    76. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.69 | 99
    77. Kat Oddech Wymarłych Światów (1987) 8.68 | 40
    78. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.68 | 275
    79. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1482
    80. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 330
    81. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.67 | 54
    82. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.66 | 80
    83. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.66 | 44
    84. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.65 | 358
    85. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.65 | 1355
    86. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.65 | 51
    87. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 425
    88. Praying Mantis Time Tells No Lies (1981) 8.65 | 23
    89. Manilla Road Atlantis Rising (2001) 8.64 | 22
    90. Heavens Gate Hell For Sale! (1992) 8.64 | 25
    91. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 59
    92. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.64 | 22
    93. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.64 | 58
    94. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.64 | 369
    95. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 408
    96. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.64 | 173
    97. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.64 | 22
    98. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.63 | 54
    99. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.63 | 59
    100. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24