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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2102
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1587
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 1967
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.11 | 894
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 760
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1341
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 512
    8. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 537
    9. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 896
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1762
    11. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1074
    12. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 786
    13. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.97 | 38
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.96 | 194
    15. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 834
    16. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.95 | 57
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 919
    18. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.91 | 347
    19. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 897
    20. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 615
    21. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 565
    22. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 369
    23. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.89 | 247
    24. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 523
    25. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.87 | 120
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.87 | 1596
    27. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.87 | 171
    28. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 450
    29. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.86 | 445
    30. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.85 | 414
    31. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.85 | 311
    32. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.84 | 582
    33. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 550
    34. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.83 | 2236
    35. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.82 | 240
    36. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.81 | 100
    37. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.81 | 21
    38. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1460
    39. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.80 | 171
    40. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 893
    41. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.80 | 135
    42. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 347
    43. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 313
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.78 | 379
    45. Pink Cream 69 One Size Fits All (1991) 8.77 | 22
    46. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.77 | 71
    47. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 751
    48. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.75 | 124
    49. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.75 | 346
    50. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.75 | 287
    51. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.75 | 249
    52. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 688
    53. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    54. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    55. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.72 | 50
    56. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.72 | 74
    57. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 295
    58. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 259
    59. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 560
    60. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 284
    61. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.71 | 438
    62. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.71 | 34
    63. Praying Mantis Time Tells No Lies (1981) 8.70 | 20
    64. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.70 | 219
    65. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.70 | 596
    66. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.70 | 805
    67. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.69 | 49
    68. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.69 | 36
    69. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.69 | 81
    70. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.68 | 343
    71. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.68 | 22
    72. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.67 | 21
    73. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.67 | 264
    74. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1434
    75. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 320
    76. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.66 | 149
    77. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 54
    78. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 418
    79. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.65 | 43
    80. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.65 | 584
    81. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.64 | 503
    82. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 407
    83. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    84. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.64 | 22
    85. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.64 | 276
    86. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1309
    87. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.63 | 62
    88. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 365
    89. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.63 | 169
    90. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.62 | 32
    91. Grim Reaper See You In Hell (1984) 8.62 | 47
    92. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.62 | 96
    93. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.62 | 466
    94. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 247
    95. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.62 | 292
    96. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.62 | 26
    97. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.62 | 303
    98. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 452
    99. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.61 | 57
    100. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.61 | 28