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The Greatest Heavy Metal Albums Of All Time

List Criteria: Music Albums

Metal fans are a very passionate bunch. They're also very opinionated, expect a big debate about the very definition of "heavy metal." This list represent the best and most influential "heavy metal" albums of all time.
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    Metallica More
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    Iron Maiden More
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    Black Sabbath More
    #17 on the original list
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    Black Sabbath More
    #2 on the original list
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    Metallica More
    #5 on the original list
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    Iron Maiden More
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    #1 on the original list
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    Megadeth More
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    Megadeth More
    #8 on the original list
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    Black Sabbath More
    #18 on the original list
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    Ozzy Osbourne More
    #23 on the original list
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    Megadeth More
    #12 on the original list
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    Iron Maiden More
    #54 on the original list
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    Black Sabbath More
    #29 on the original list
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    Judas Priest More
    #16 on the original list
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    Ozzy Osbourne More
    #24 on the original list
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    Sebastian Bach More
    #469 on the original list
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    Dio More
    #10 on the original list
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    Iron Maiden More
    #46 on the original list
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    Megadeth More
    #297 on the original list
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    Alice in Chains More
    #26 on the original list
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    Pantera More
    #32 on the original list
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    Slayer More
    #9 on the original list
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    Slayer More
    #34 on the original list
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    Pantera More
    #28 on the original list
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    Rob Zombie More
    #193 on the original list
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    Alice Cooper More
    #322 on the original list
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    Guns N' Roses More
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    Megadeth More
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    Metallica More
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    Skid Row More
    #75 on the original list
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    Anthrax More
    #457 on the original list
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    Anthrax More
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    Metallica More
    #657 on the original list
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    Vital Remains More
    #691 on the original list
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    Cattle Decapitation More
    #454 on the original list
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    Dream Theater More
    #76 on the original list
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    Death More
    #129 on the original list
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    DragonForce More
    #895 on the original list
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    Overkill More
    #586 on the original list
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    Lamb of God More
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    Quiet Riot More
    #121 on the original list
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    Metallica More
    #294 on the original list
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    Iron Maiden More
    #39 on the original list
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    Mötley Crüe More
    #38 on the original list
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    Celtic Frost More
    #70 on the original list
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    Black Sabbath More
    #694 on the original list
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    Metallica More
    #42 on the original list
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