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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2041
    2. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 9.12 | 26
    3. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 863
    4. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.09 | 1544
    5. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.09 | 1909
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.07 | 730
    7. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.06 | 1309
    8. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.04 | 51
    9. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.01 | 876
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1713
    11. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.00 | 524
    12. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 9.00 | 182
    13. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.00 | 1046
    14. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 763
    15. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 903
    16. Sanctuary Into The Mirror Black (1990) 8.95 | 151
    17. Slough Feg Down Among The Deadmen (2000) 8.93 | 27
    18. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.92 | 808
    19. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.91 | 22
    20. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.89 | 541
    21. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.89 | 113
    22. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.89 | 860
    23. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.89 | 154
    24. Riot ThunderSteel (1988) 8.88 | 93
    25. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1549
    26. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.86 | 590
    27. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.83 | 130
    28. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.83 | 340
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.83 | 527
    30. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.83 | 359
    31. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.82 | 403
    32. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.82 | 234
    33. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.82 | 500
    34. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.81 | 116
    35. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.80 | 2172
    36. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1418
    37. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.79 | 432
    38. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.78 | 863
    39. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.78 | 36
    40. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.78 | 565
    41. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.78 | 427
    42. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.77 | 65
    43. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.76 | 38
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.76 | 362
    45. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.76 | 21
    46. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.76 | 333
    47. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.75 | 721
    48. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.75 | 68
    49. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.74 | 23
    50. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.74 | 305
    51. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    52. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.72 | 47
    53. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.72 | 154
    54. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.71 | 233
    55. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.71 | 536
    56. Wolf Black Wings (2002) 8.71 | 21
    57. Slough Feg Hardworlder (2007) 8.71 | 28
    58. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.71 | 21
    59. Riot Fire Down Under (1981) 8.71 | 56
    60. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.70 | 668
    61. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.69 | 330
    62. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.68 | 44
    63. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 427
    64. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.68 | 75
    65. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.67 | 96
    66. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.67 | 21
    67. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.67 | 132
    68. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.67 | 33
    69. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.66 | 47
    70. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.66 | 1404
    71. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.66 | 786
    72. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.65 | 573
    73. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.65 | 261
    74. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.65 | 51
    75. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 48
    76. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.64 | 218
    77. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.64 | 411
    78. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.64 | 264
    79. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.63 | 312
    80. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.63 | 57
    81. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.63 | 1272
    82. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.63 | 320
    83. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.63 | 251
    84. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.63 | 350
    85. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.63 | 573
    86. Angel Witch Angel Witch (1980) 8.62 | 120
    87. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.62 | 280
    88. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.61 | 238
    89. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 450
    90. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 277
    91. Astral Doors Of The Son And The Father (2003) 8.61 | 28
    92. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.61 | 495
    93. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 593
    94. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.61 | 267
    95. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.61 | 404
    96. Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers (2004) 8.61 | 36
    97. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.61 | 427
    98. Stam1na Uudet Kymmenen Käskyä (2006) 8.60 | 40
    99. Megadeth Countdown To Extinction (1992) 8.60 | 1309
    100. Aria Кровь За Кровь (1991) 8.60 | 55