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 Bathory - Bathory

The first black metal album.

7 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!

8 Haunting the Chapel - Slayer
9 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen
10 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.

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 King of the Dead - Cirith Ungol
14 Ample Destruction - Jag Panzer
15 Out of the Cellar - Ratt

Every band has one great album in them

16 Stay Hungry - Twisted Sister
17 Fistful of Metal - Anthrax
18 Metal Church - Metal Church
19 Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
20 Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi
21 Psalm 9 - Trouble
22 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

23 Wings of Tomorrow - Europe
24 Red, Hot and Heavy - Pretty Maids
25 Slide It In - Whitesnake
26 Thunder Seven - Triumph
27 In Rock We Trust - Y&T
28 At War with Satan - Venom
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Top Remixes (6)

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. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
2. Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate
3. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
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