Rock Hard's Best of Rock and Metal - Top 500 albums of all time

In 2005, Heir Apparent's Graceful Inheritance was listed at #188 in the German book 'The Best of Rock & Metal - Top 500 albums of all time', spanning a 40 year history of rock music.

Highest rated album in Rock Hard magazine history

The chart above shows the monthly ratings of albums released in January of 1986, published in the February edition. With 49 of a possible 50 points, Graceful Inheritance remains the highest rated album by the editorial staff in the 30 year history of Germany's 'ROCK HARD' magazine.