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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 9.23 | 22
    2. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2127
    3. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1604
    4. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.10 | 766
    5. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 906
    6. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1990
    7. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.08 | 1359
    8. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.04 | 515
    9. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 543
    10. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 906
    11. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.02 | 42
    12. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1080
    13. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1782
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.98 | 196
    15. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 789
    16. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 846
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 925
    18. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.93 | 56
    19. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 351
    20. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 906
    21. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 626
    22. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.89 | 125
    23. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.89 | 572
    24. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.89 | 376
    25. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.87 | 170
    26. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1613
    27. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.86 | 457
    28. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 529
    29. Heavens Gate Hell For Sale! (1992) 8.86 | 22
    30. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 558
    31. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 449
    32. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 312
    33. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 255
    34. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 417
    35. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 590
    36. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.81 | 102
    37. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.80 | 71
    38. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.80 | 900
    39. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.80 | 1476
    40. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.80 | 246
    41. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.80 | 172
    42. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 316
    43. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 351
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 387
    45. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.77 | 22
    46. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 762
    47. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.76 | 49
    48. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.75 | 28
    49. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.75 | 140
    50. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.75 | 260
    51. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.74 | 125
    52. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.74 | 294
    53. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 348
    54. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 298
    55. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.73 | 694
    56. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    57. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.73 | 562
    58. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 259
    59. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 605
    60. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 288
    61. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 86
    62. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.71 | 52
    63. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.71 | 42
    64. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.70 | 79
    65. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.69 | 267
    66. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.69 | 225
    67. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.69 | 446
    68. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 802
    69. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.68 | 1446
    70. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.68 | 34
    71. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 324
    72. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.67 | 150
    73. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.66 | 352
    74. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.66 | 65
    75. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 420
    76. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.65 | 23
    77. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.65 | 40
    78. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    79. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1325
    80. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.64 | 364
    81. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 589
    82. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 406
    83. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.64 | 53
    84. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.64 | 28
    85. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.64 | 22
    86. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.64 | 507
    87. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.63 | 170
    88. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.62 | 278
    89. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.62 | 34
    90. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.62 | 56
    91. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.62 | 470
    92. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.62 | 248
    93. Pretty Maids Pandemonium (2010) 8.61 | 76
    94. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.61 | 57
    95. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.61 | 100
    96. Accept Metal Heart (1985) 8.61 | 309
    97. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.61 | 458
    98. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 291
    99. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.61 | 23
    100. Aria Кровь За Кровь (1991) 8.60 | 57