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    Top 100 Heavy metal albums

    1. Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast (1982) 9.13 | 2135
    2. Judas Priest Painkiller (1990) 9.12 | 1609
    3. Iron Maiden Powerslave (1984) 9.10 | 1997
    4. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 9.10 | 908
    5. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1970) 9.09 | 1367
    6. Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime (1988) 9.09 | 771
    7. Deep Purple Machine Head (1972) 9.03 | 546
    8. Rainbow Rising (1976) 9.03 | 518
    9. Dio Holy Diver (1983) 9.02 | 913
    10. Warlord ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun (1984) 9.02 | 42
    11. Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988) 9.01 | 1788
    12. Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (1970) 9.01 | 1085
    13. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.97 | 791
    14. Crimson Glory Transcendence (1988) 8.97 | 198
    15. Heavens Gate In Control (1989) 8.96 | 24
    16. Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (1980) 8.95 | 848
    17. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.94 | 930
    18. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 8.93 | 56
    19. W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (1992) 8.92 | 354
    20. Black Sabbath Master Of Reality (1971) 8.91 | 913
    21. Deep Purple In Rock (1970) 8.90 | 378
    22. Alice In Chains Dirt (1992) 8.90 | 632
    23. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (1969) 8.90 | 574
    24. Virgin Steele Invictus (1998) 8.89 | 125
    25. Running Wild Black Hand Inn (1994) 8.88 | 171
    26. King Diamond Abigail (1987) 8.86 | 531
    27. Heavens Gate Hell For Sale! (1992) 8.86 | 22
    28. Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind (1983) 8.86 | 1621
    29. Mercyful Fate Don't Break The Oath (1984) 8.85 | 460
    30. Mercyful Fate Melissa (1983) 8.85 | 452
    31. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (1969) 8.85 | 559
    32. Van Halen Van Halen (1978) 8.84 | 258
    33. Savatage Gutter Ballet (1989) 8.84 | 314
    34. Motörhead Overkill (1979) 8.83 | 419
    35. Motörhead Ace Of Spades (1980) 8.82 | 592
    36. Riot V ThunderSteel (1988) 8.81 | 103
    37. Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time (1986) 8.81 | 1480
    38. Pretty Maids Future World (1987) 8.80 | 71
    39. W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (1989) 8.79 | 249
    40. Judas Priest Screaming For Vengeance (1982) 8.79 | 903
    41. Running Wild Death Or Glory (1989) 8.79 | 174
    42. Savatage Hall Of The Mountain King (1987) 8.78 | 353
    43. Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975) 8.78 | 318
    44. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (1975) 8.77 | 390
    45. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973) 8.76 | 766
    46. Aria Герой Асфальта (1987) 8.76 | 49
    47. Budgie Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (1973) 8.75 | 28
    48. Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith (1984) 8.74 | 698
    49. Accept Restless And Wild (1982) 8.74 | 294
    50. Diamond Head Lightning To The Nations (1980) 8.74 | 141
    51. Scorpions Blackout (1982) 8.74 | 263
    52. Crimson Glory Crimson Glory (1986) 8.74 | 125
    53. Krokus Headhunter (1983) 8.73 | 22
    54. Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding (1998) 8.73 | 350
    55. Rainbow Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978) 8.73 | 300
    56. Savatage Edge Of Thorns (1993) 8.72 | 260
    57. Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz (1980) 8.72 | 565
    58. Aria Игра С Огнём (1989) 8.71 | 52
    59. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (1984) 8.71 | 292
    60. Deceased As The Weird Travel On (2005) 8.71 | 35
    61. Judas Priest Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976) 8.71 | 609
    62. Virgin Steele The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell Part II (1995) 8.71 | 86
    63. Skid Row Slave To The Grind (1991) 8.69 | 268
    64. Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) 8.69 | 804
    65. Riot V The Privilege Of Power (1990) 8.69 | 36
    66. Dio The Last In Line (1984) 8.68 | 447
    67. Metal Church Metal Church (1984) 8.68 | 228
    68. Slough Feg Traveller (2003) 8.68 | 44
    69. Iron Maiden Brave New World (2000) 8.68 | 1451
    70. Running Wild Port Royal (1988) 8.67 | 150
    71. Motörhead Inferno (2004) 8.67 | 324
    72. Riot V Fire Down Under (1981) 8.66 | 65
    73. Accept Balls To The Wall (1983) 8.66 | 354
    74. UFO Lights Out (1977) 8.66 | 41
    75. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears (1991) 8.65 | 420
    76. Lita Ford Lita (1988) 8.65 | 23
    77. Ozzy Osbourne Diary Of A Madman (1981) 8.64 | 364
    78. Sentenced The Cold White Light (2002) 8.64 | 406
    79. Iced Earth Burnt Offerings (1995) 8.64 | 590
    80. Sinner The Nature Of Evil (1998) 8.64 | 22
    81. Mezarkabul Anatolia (1997) 8.64 | 53
    82. Satan Court In The Act (1983) 8.64 | 53
    83. Tierra Santa Tierras De Leyenda (2000) 8.64 | 58
    84. Iron Maiden Iron Maiden (1980) 8.64 | 1329
    85. Halford Resurrection (2000) 8.63 | 171
    86. Iced Earth Night Of The Stormrider (1992) 8.63 | 508
    87. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.62 | 56
    88. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 8.62 | 29
    89. Bloodbound Nosferatu (2005) 8.62 | 81
    90. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (1970) 8.62 | 460
    91. Bruce Dickinson Accident Of Birth (1997) 8.62 | 280
    92. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.61 | 23
    93. Pretty Maids Pandemonium (2010) 8.61 | 76
    94. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera (1991) 8.61 | 249
    95. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 472
    96. King Diamond Conspiracy (1989) 8.61 | 290
    97. Pharaoh The Longest Night (2006) 8.61 | 23
    98. Hibria Defying The Rules (2004) 8.61 | 100
    99. Iced Earth The Dark Saga (1996) 8.61 | 613
    100. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I (1999) 8.60 | 89