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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.14 | 2095
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.11 | 1588
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.11 | 1961
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 893
    5. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.08 | 755
    6. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1340
    7. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 510
    8. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 899
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.02 | 537
    10. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1760
    11. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1068
    12. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 788
    13. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 8.97 | 37
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.96 | 194
    15. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.96 | 57
    16. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.95 | 919
    17. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.94 | 833
    18. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 895
    19. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 558
    20. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.89 | 245
    21. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 368
    22. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.89 | 614
    23. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.87 | 349
    24. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.87 | 120
    25. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1595
    26. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 524
    27. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.85 | 452
    28. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.85 | 168
    29. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 546
    30. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.84 | 443
    31. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 414
    32. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.83 | 579
    33. Metallica ...And Justice For All (1988) 8.82 | 2234
    34. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.81 | 21
    35. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1456
    36. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.81 | 313
    37. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.80 | 99
    38. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.79 | 136
    39. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.79 | 896
    40. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.79 | 71
    41. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.79 | 375
    42. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.79 | 350
    43. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.78 | 241
    44. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 312
    45. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.77 | 748
    46. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.77 | 168
    47. Pink Cream 69 One Size Fits All (1991) 8.77 | 22
    48. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.76 | 50
    49. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.76 | 125
    50. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.74 | 34
    51. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.74 | 345
    52. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.74 | 35
    53. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.73 | 48
    54. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    55. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 562
    56. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.72 | 74
    57. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.72 | 296
    58. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.71 | 261
    59. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.71 | 436
    60. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.71 | 689
    61. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.70 | 288
    62. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.70 | 806
    63. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.69 | 222
    64. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.69 | 81
    65. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.69 | 49
    66. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.69 | 596
    67. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.69 | 286
    68. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.68 | 53
    69. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.67 | 343
    70. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.67 | 1433
    71. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.67 | 21
    72. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.67 | 21
    73. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.66 | 44
    74. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.66 | 266
    75. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.65 | 585
    76. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.65 | 51
    77. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.64 | 147
    78. Impellitteri Screaming Symphony (1996) 8.64 | 25
    79. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.64 | 97
    80. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1302
    81. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.64 | 22
    82. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.64 | 321
    83. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.64 | 367
    84. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 408
    85. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.63 | 446
    86. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 508
    87. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.63 | 62
    88. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.63 | 277
    89. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.63 | 419
    90. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 248
    91. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.62 | 32
    92. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.62 | 170
    93. Grave Digger Excalibur (1999) 8.61 | 172
    94. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 463
    95. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.61 | 28
    96. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.61 | 302
    97. Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti (1990) 8.61 | 46
    98. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act II (2000) 8.61 | 66
    99. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.61 | 57
    100. Accept Blood Of The Nations (2010) 8.60 | 385