Metallica`s `Master of Puppets` tops list of heavy metal albums

Updated: Apr 30, 2010, 15:13 PM IST

London: Metallica`s 1986 release Master of Puppets has pipped Iron Maiden`s Number of the Beast and Appetite For Destruction by Guns N` Roses to top a new list of heavy metal albums.

The results of the joint and Metal Hammer magazine poll have been released on International Noise Awareness Day, reports The Daily Express.

To come up with the list, more than 6,000 heavy rock fans were asked to give their votes.

Twenty percent of the volunteers picked Master of Puppets as the top album.

Also making the top 10 were Metallica`s Ride The Lightning, AC/DC`s Back in Black, Rust in Peace by Megadeth and Black Sabbath``s Paranoid.