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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2069
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.11 | 1568
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1932
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 876
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 745
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.07 | 1321
    7. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.04 | 55
    8. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.03 | 887
    9. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 502
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1734
    11. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 529
    12. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1055
    13. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.99 | 189
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 773
    15. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.97 | 37
    16. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 909
    17. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.94 | 819
    18. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.93 | 114
    19. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 876
    20. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 550
    21. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 359
    22. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 599
    23. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.88 | 344
    24. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.87 | 241
    25. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.87 | 163
    26. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.86 | 22
    27. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1571
    28. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.85 | 511
    29. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.85 | 408
    30. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 538
    31. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.84 | 443
    32. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.83 | 96
    33. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.83 | 436
    34. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2205
    35. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 572
    36. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.82 | 313
    37. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.81 | 365
    38. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1433
    39. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 344
    40. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 879
    41. Pink Cream 69 One Size Fits All (1991) 8.80 | 20
    42. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.79 | 28
    43. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.79 | 135
    44. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.79 | 308
    45. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.78 | 68
    46. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.78 | 49
    47. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.77 | 122
    48. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 732
    49. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.77 | 234
    50. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.76 | 25
    51. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 287
    52. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.74 | 35
    53. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 681
    54. Barón Rojo Volumen Brutal (1982) 8.73 | 33
    55. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    56. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.73 | 160
    57. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 338
    58. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    59. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.72 | 72
    60. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 548
    61. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    62. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    63. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.70 | 794
    64. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.70 | 77
    65. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.70 | 430
    66. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.70 | 257
    67. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.69 | 51
    68. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.69 | 32
    69. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.69 | 280
    70. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.68 | 222
    71. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.68 | 588
    72. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.68 | 282
    73. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.68 | 34
    74. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.68 | 59
    75. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.67 | 52
    76. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.67 | 30
    77. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1418
    78. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.67 | 264
    79. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.66 | 334
    80. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.66 | 96
    81. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.65 | 46
    82. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 416
    83. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.65 | 139
    84. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.65 | 319
    85. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 58
    86. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.64 | 22
    87. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.64 | 22
    88. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 579
    89. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.63 | 1289
    90. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 361
    91. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.63 | 406
    92. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 439
    93. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 245
    94. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.62 | 504
    95. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.62 | 273
    96. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 456
    97. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.61 | 168
    98. Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti (1990) 8.61 | 44
    99. Gary Moore Wild Frontier (1987) 8.61 | 51
    100. Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers (2004) 8.61 | 36