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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2082
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1581
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.11 | 887
    4. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1950
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 749
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1329
    7. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.03 | 893
    8. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 510
    9. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.02 | 1063
    10. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 532
    11. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.02 | 58
    12. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.02 | 1747
    13. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.00 | 38
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.99 | 781
    15. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 193
    16. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 918
    17. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.94 | 827
    18. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 884
    19. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.92 | 118
    20. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 554
    21. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.89 | 348
    22. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 362
    23. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 605
    24. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.87 | 169
    25. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.87 | 245
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1586
    27. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.86 | 22
    28. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.85 | 516
    29. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.84 | 409
    30. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.84 | 448
    31. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.84 | 541
    32. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 575
    33. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.83 | 29
    34. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.83 | 438
    35. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2221
    36. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.82 | 316
    37. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.82 | 101
    38. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1447
    39. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 886
    40. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.80 | 372
    41. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.80 | 349
    42. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.79 | 136
    43. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.79 | 70
    44. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.79 | 311
    45. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.78 | 36
    46. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.77 | 166
    47. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 740
    48. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.77 | 239
    49. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.77 | 124
    50. Pink Cream 69 One Size Fits All (1991) 8.77 | 22
    51. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.76 | 25
    52. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.76 | 50
    53. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.74 | 293
    54. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 340
    55. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    56. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.73 | 75
    57. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    58. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 555
    59. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    60. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.72 | 686
    61. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    62. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 78
    63. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.71 | 262
    64. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.71 | 431
    65. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.70 | 283
    66. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.69 | 591
    67. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.69 | 285
    68. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.69 | 52
    69. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 805
    70. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.69 | 32
    71. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.69 | 223
    72. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.68 | 34
    73. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.67 | 30
    74. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1430
    75. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.67 | 21
    76. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.67 | 268
    77. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.67 | 52
    78. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.67 | 338
    79. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.66 | 61
    80. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.66 | 145
    81. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.66 | 96
    82. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.65 | 46
    83. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.65 | 321
    84. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.65 | 584
    85. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 419
    86. Barón Rojo Volumen Brutal (1982) 8.64 | 36
    87. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1302
    88. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.64 | 366
    89. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.64 | 22
    90. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 409
    91. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 58
    92. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.63 | 275
    93. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 508
    94. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.63 | 443
    95. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 248
    96. Gary Moore Wild Frontier (1987) 8.62 | 52
    97. Grave Digger Excalibur (1999) 8.61 | 172
    98. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 460
    99. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.61 | 169
    100. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.61 | 297