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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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    #3 on the original list Metallica

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    #16 on the original list Iron Maiden

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    #13 on the original list Black Sabbath

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    #1 on the original list Black Sabbath

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    #5 on the original list Metallica

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    #15 on the original list Iron Maiden

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    #2 on the original list Metallica

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    #19 on the original list Megadeth

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    #8 on the original list Megadeth

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    #18 on the original list Black Sabbath

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    #30 on the original list Ozzy Osbourne

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    #11 on the original list Megadeth

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    #49 on the original list Iron Maiden

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    #28 on the original list Black Sabbath

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    #17 on the original list Judas Priest

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    #24 on the original list Ozzy Osbourne

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    #475 on the original list Sebastian Bach

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    #12 on the original list Dio

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    #45 on the original list Iron Maiden

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    #221 on the original list Megadeth

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    #27 on the original list Alice in Chains

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    #26 on the original list Pantera

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    #6 on the original list Slayer

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    #40 on the original list Slayer

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    #21 on the original list Pantera

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    #201 on the original list Rob Zombie

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    #3098 on the original list Use Your Illusion I

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    #321 on the original list The Best of Alice Cooper

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    #3099 on the original list Greatest Hits

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    #696 on the original list Megadeth

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    #73 on the original list Skid Row

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    #487 on the original list Live Shit: Binge & Purge

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    #402 on the original list Anthrax

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    #76 on the original list Dream Theater

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    #106 on the original list Death

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    #840 on the original list DragonForce

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    #592 on the original list Overkill

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    #105 on the original list Quiet Riot

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    #44 on the original list Iron Maiden

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    #32 on the original list Mötley Crüe

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    #65 on the original list Celtic Frost

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    #29 on the original list Metallica

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    #320 on the original list Black Sabbath

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    #1446 on the original list Mötley Crüe

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    #206 on the original list Mötley Crüe

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    #268 on the original list Dethklok

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    #793 on the original list Garage Inc.

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    #730 on the original list Killadelphia

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    #676 on the original list We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll

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    #3101 on the original list Greatest Hits

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