Best Traditional Heavy Metal Albums


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41 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden

Steve Harris doesn't like it, but all his fans do. Pretty raw, but it's a classic.

42 Killers - Iron Maiden

My first ever Iron Maiden album at 11-years of age. I still love it.

43 Metal Heart - Accept
44 Don't Break the Oath - Mercyful Fate

One of the best.

45 Abigail - King Diamond

I have the excellent cd/dvd version of this one. Theatrical and classical.

46 Triumph and Agony - Warlock
47 Death or Glory - Running Wild
48 Angel Witch - Angel Witch
49 Tunes of War - Grave Digger
50 Ram It Down - Judas Priest
51 Defenders of the Faith - Judas Priest
52 Triumph of Steel - Manowar
53 Them - King Diamond

Because Andy La Roche was one of the most graceful guitarists in metal history.

54 Sign of the Hammer - Manowar
55 Hail to England - Manowar
56 Fever - Bullet for My Valentine

Because they haven't made an average album yet, and the opening 3-tracks are ferocious.

57 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

Fantastic, not a single bad song on the album

58 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Recognised as not only the greatest thrash metal record ever made, but also the greatest heavy metal record of all time, and the greatest progressive thrash metal record ever made. 30-years on and still no-one has come close to touching it, which is great but also a little sad.

One of the most recognized albums by Metallica, some say it is the last good one but Justice is awesome and Metallica is okay. But Madter is amazing

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59 Shout at the Devil - Motley Crue
60 Rage for Order - Queensryche

Their most textured, sophisticated, and sublime record. It beats the guitar driven Operation Mindcrime hands down.

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