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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2047
    2. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1913
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.09 | 870
    4. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.09 | 1552
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.07 | 733
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.06 | 1312
    7. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 9.04 | 27
    8. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.04 | 51
    9. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 9.01 | 183
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1718
    11. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 878
    12. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1051
    13. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 8.99 | 527
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 766
    15. Rainbow Rising (1976) 8.98 | 497
    16. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.98 | 156
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 904
    18. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.92 | 113
    19. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.92 | 809
    20. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.91 | 22
    21. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.90 | 155
    22. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.89 | 544
    23. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.89 | 863
    24. Riot ThunderSteel (1988) 8.87 | 94
    25. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.87 | 591
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1554
    27. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.83 | 532
    28. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.83 | 360
    29. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.82 | 129
    30. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.82 | 506
    31. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.82 | 117
    32. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.82 | 342
    33. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.81 | 404
    34. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.81 | 236
    35. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.81 | 2181
    36. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.81 | 438
    37. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1423
    38. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.80 | 431
    39. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.79 | 66
    40. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.79 | 565
    41. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.78 | 868
    42. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.78 | 36
    43. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.76 | 38
    44. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.76 | 337
    45. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.76 | 21
    46. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.75 | 308
    47. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 722
    48. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.75 | 365
    49. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.75 | 68
    50. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.74 | 156
    51. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    52. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.73 | 306
    53. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    54. Riot Fire Down Under (1981) 8.72 | 57
    55. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.71 | 28
    56. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    57. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.71 | 24
    58. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 78
    59. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.71 | 21
    60. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.71 | 536
    61. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.70 | 672
    62. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.70 | 335
    63. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.69 | 29
    64. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.69 | 235
    65. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 429
    66. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.68 | 44
    67. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.67 | 52
    68. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.67 | 286
    69. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.67 | 21
    70. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.67 | 96
    71. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.67 | 33
    72. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.67 | 791
    73. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.67 | 135
    74. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.66 | 1409
    75. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 49
    76. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 260
    77. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.65 | 49
    78. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.65 | 579
    79. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.64 | 410
    80. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.64 | 221
    81. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.64 | 324
    82. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.63 | 1274
    83. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.63 | 281
    84. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.63 | 271
    85. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.63 | 270
    86. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.63 | 253
    87. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 351
    88. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.63 | 574
    89. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.63 | 57
    90. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 431
    91. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.62 | 313
    92. Gary Moore Wild Frontier (1987) 8.61 | 49
    93. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.61 | 405
    94. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.61 | 240
    95. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 450
    96. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 282
    97. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.61 | 496
    98. Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers (2004) 8.61 | 36
    99. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 596
    100. Megadeth Countdown To Extinction (1992) 8.60 | 1317