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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2144
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1623
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.11 | 908
    4. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 2004
    5. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1369
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 773
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 519
    8. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 546
    9. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.02 | 43
    10. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 917
    11. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1798
    12. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1088
    13. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 198
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 796
    15. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.96 | 24
    16. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 851
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 933
    18. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.93 | 360
    19. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.92 | 914
    20. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.91 | 57
    21. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 634
    22. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.90 | 126
    23. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.90 | 377
    24. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 574
    25. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 177
    26. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.87 | 532
    27. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1626
    28. Heavens Gate Hell For Sale! (1992) 8.86 | 22
    29. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 461
    30. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 560
    31. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 451
    32. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 316
    33. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.83 | 259
    34. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.82 | 72
    35. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 594
    36. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.82 | 105
    37. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 423
    38. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1488
    39. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.80 | 179
    40. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.79 | 354
    41. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.79 | 255
    42. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.79 | 902
    43. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 321
    44. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.77 | 141
    45. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 391
    46. Demon The Unexpected Guest (1982) 8.76 | 21
    47. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.76 | 38
    48. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.76 | 49
    49. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.76 | 124
    50. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 768
    51. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.75 | 28
    52. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.74 | 706
    53. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.74 | 296
    54. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.73 | 568
    55. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 353
    56. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 303
    57. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    58. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.73 | 266
    59. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.72 | 87
    60. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 261
    61. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 295
    62. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 613
    63. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.71 | 45
    64. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.70 | 67
    65. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.69 | 155
    66. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.69 | 272
    67. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 804
    68. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.69 | 36
    69. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 449
    70. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.67 | 233
    71. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 325
    72. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1455
    73. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.66 | 53
    74. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.66 | 41
    75. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.66 | 354
    76. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.65 | 23
    77. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 422
    78. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 591
    79. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 406
    80. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.64 | 53
    81. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.64 | 22
    82. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    83. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 58
    84. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1336
    85. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.63 | 172
    86. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 509
    87. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.63 | 460
    88. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 367
    89. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 250
    90. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.62 | 24
    91. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.62 | 69
    92. Raven Life's A Bitch (1987) 8.62 | 21
    93. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.62 | 56
    94. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.62 | 29
    95. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.62 | 280
    96. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.62 | 81
    97. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.61 | 90
    98. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.61 | 23
    99. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.61 | 312
    100. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 473