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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2110
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1594
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.11 | 897
    4. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1974
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 762
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1350
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 511
    8. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 902
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 540
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1769
    11. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1075
    12. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.00 | 41
    13. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 192
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 785
    15. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 841
    16. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.95 | 921
    17. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.93 | 55
    18. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 902
    19. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.91 | 349
    20. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.91 | 621
    21. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 569
    22. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 370
    23. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 170
    24. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.88 | 122
    25. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.87 | 251
    26. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 527
    27. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1600
    28. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 455
    29. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 447
    30. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 310
    31. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 555
    32. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 585
    33. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 415
    34. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.81 | 101
    35. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.81 | 21
    36. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1466
    37. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.80 | 171
    38. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 241
    39. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.79 | 895
    40. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 348
    41. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.77 | 71
    42. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.77 | 316
    43. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 757
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 384
    45. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.77 | 287
    46. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.76 | 139
    47. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.75 | 252
    48. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.75 | 75
    49. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.74 | 124
    50. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.74 | 346
    51. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    52. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    53. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 689
    54. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 298
    55. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 259
    56. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 559
    57. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 84
    58. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 285
    59. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.70 | 599
    60. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.70 | 802
    61. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.69 | 26
    62. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.69 | 49
    63. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.69 | 221
    64. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.69 | 444
    65. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.68 | 34
    66. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.68 | 345
    67. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.68 | 41
    68. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.67 | 21
    69. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.67 | 265
    70. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 323
    71. Praying Mantis Time Tells No Lies (1981) 8.67 | 21
    72. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1437
    73. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.66 | 150
    74. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.65 | 587
    75. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 54
    76. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.65 | 23
    77. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.65 | 37
    78. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 419
    79. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    80. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.64 | 53
    81. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1313
    82. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 408
    83. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.63 | 276
    84. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 504
    85. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.63 | 169
    86. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.63 | 455
    87. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.62 | 304
    88. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 248
    89. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.62 | 466
    90. Grim Reaper See You In Hell (1984) 8.62 | 47
    91. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.62 | 365
    92. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.62 | 26
    93. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.62 | 63
    94. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 292
    95. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.61 | 57
    96. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.61 | 97
    97. Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti (1990) 8.61 | 46
    98. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 610
    99. Accept Blood Of The Nations (2010) 8.60 | 390
    100. Pretty Maids Pandemonium (2010) 8.60 | 75