Best Heavy Metal Albums of 1984

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The Top Ten

1 Powerslave - Iron Maiden
2 Ride the Lightning - Metallica

BEST METAL BAND EVER! Album rocks! Fade to black, ride the lighting and For whom the bell tolls are in this legendary album!

Metallica rocks! So Powerful - Ironman02

3 The Last in Line - Dio
4 Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate

And you are... ?

5 Morbid Tales - Celtic Frost

Amazing! should be under ride the lightning

6 Defenders of the Faith - Judas Priest

THE DARKEST BAD ASS ALBUM FROM THE PRIEST, FREEWHEEL, THE SENTINEL, SOME HEADS, LOVE BITES, EAT ME, JAWBREAKER AND NIGHT COMES DOWN, HEAVY DUTY!

7 Bathory - Bathory

The first black metal album.

8 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen
9 1984 - Van Halen

The best album they ever put out that resulted in Diamond Dave thinking he could be the king of all media years before Howard Stern was crowned.

10 Haunting the Chapel - Slayer

The Contenders

11 The Warning - Queensryche
12 Love at First Sting - Scorpions

The scorpions greatest work totally my Favorite Rock you like a hurricane - Ironman02

13 Metal Church - Metal Church
14 Out of the Cellar - Ratt

Every band has one great album in them

15 Fistful of Metal - Anthrax
16 Stay Hungry - Twisted Sister
17 Animalize - KISS

It is not the best KISS album ever, but it is certainly the best of '84, as it has the speeding drums of Eric Carr, wild guitar of Mark St. John, the cool vocals of Paul Stanley and grooving bass of Gene Simmons, it kicks the crap out of Van Halen

18 Ample Destruction - Jag Panzer
19 Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi
20 Wings of Tomorrow - Europe
21 Red, Hot and Heavy - Pretty Maids
22 Slide It In - Whitesnake
23 Thunder Seven - Triumph
24 In Rock We Trust - Y&T
25 At War with Satan - Venom
26 King of the Dead - Cirith Ungol
27 Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
28 Psalm 9 - Trouble
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1. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
2. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
3. Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate
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1. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
2. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
3. Morbid Tales - Celtic Frost
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1. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
2. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
3. Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate
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