GMD Poll: Top Ten Albums of 1980

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please try to submit your lists by Novemeber 22nd.

Reminder of the rules:
- please submit at least *5* releases.
- first place in your rankings gets 10 points, 2nd gets 9, etcetc, 10th gets 1.
- feel free to post more than 10, but only the top 10 will get points.
- feel free to post less than 10, the same scoring will apply.
- feel free not to rank your picks, in which case all ten picks will get 5.5 points.
- if you're so much of a dick that you have to post more than 10 unranked picks, Phylis the mathemagician will work out the mathS

RYM album list
 
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1. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
2. Angel Witch - Angel Witch
3. Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
4. Motörhead - Ace of Spades
5. Sarcofagus - Cycle of Life
6. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
7. Def Leppard - On Through the Night
8. Sarcofagus - Envoy of Death
9. Manilla Road - Invasion
10. Judas Priest - British Steel
 
1. Diamond Head - Lightning to the Nations
2. Tygers of Pan Tang - Wild Cat
3. Girlschool - Demolition
4. Budgie - Power Supply
5. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
6. Saxon - Wheels of Steel
7. Angel Witch - Angel Witch
8. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
9. Motörhead - Ace of Spades
10. Beowulf - Slice of Life

HM:
Saxon - Strong Arm of the Law
J.G. Spoils - Every One a Dogfish (may have been recorded 1980 and then released '81 but since it's just an HM it doesn't matter)
Judas Priest - British Steel
Samson - Head On

Love this year.
 
Tech, are you counting lists as soon as they're posted, or can we edit them before the deadline?

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
Angel Witch - Angel Witch
Judas Priest - British Steel
Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
Diamond Head - Lightning to the Nations
Quartz - Stand Up and Fight
Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
Motörhead - Ace of Spades
Thin Lizzy - Chinatown
White Spirit - White Spirit
 
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I'm calling it at 8.

1. Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
2. Judas Priest – British Steel
3. Black Sabbath – Heaven And Hell
4. Ozzy Osbourne – Blizzard of Ozz
5. Diamond Head – Lightning To The Nations
6. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
7. Samson - Head On
8. White Spirit - White Spirit
 
1. Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
2. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
3. Judas Priest - British Steel
4. Motorhead - Ace of Spades
5. Scorpions - Animal Magnetism
6. Budgie - Power Supply
7. Diamond Head - Lightning to the Nations
8. Nightwing - Something in the Air
9. Trust - Repression
10. Tygers Of Pan Tang - Wild Cat

Those top 4 are immortal albums and can be arranged any which way
 
1. Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
2. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
3. Judas Priest - British Steel
4. Motorhead - Ace of Spades
5. Scorpions - Animal Magnetism
6. Budgie - Power Supply
7. Diamond Head - Lightning to the Nations
8. Nightwing - Something in the Air
9. Trust - Repression
10. Tygers Of Pan Tang - Wild Cat

Those top 4 are immortal albums and can be arranged any which way
you don't like the first Maiden album?