Top Ten Albums that Don't Open with a Big Hit

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The Top Ten

1 Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
2 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

Invaders isn't a big hit in my eyes, but it's a great album starter for one of heavy metal's best albums. - Mrveteran

The opener isn't very special but the closer is a massive hit - Hallowed Be Thy Name. It's truly mindblowing and considered the best metal song ever by many. This album was game-changing. - Metal_Treasure

3 Smile - The Beach Boys Smile - The Beach Boys

The Smile Sessions version of Heroes and Villains is superb - SgtBilby

4 Machine Head - Deep Purple Machine Head - Deep Purple

The hit is Smoke On The Water (track #5) - the song with the most legendary guitar riff. I agree about the riff but in general I personally like more the opener - Highway Star. - Metal_Treasure

5 Ride the Lightning - Metallica Ride the Lightning - Metallica

The most popular songs are Fade to Black and For Whom the Bell Tolls (#4 and #3). The opener is Fight Fire with Fire. - Metal_Treasure

6 Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian

The opener is awesome but the most popular songs from this album are #9 and #4 - Mirror Mirror, Nightfall. This is a concept album professionally rated 9.5/10. - Metal_Treasure

7 Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles V 2 Comments
8 Blue - Joni Mitchell Blue - Joni Mitchell
9 The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - David Bowie
10 Revolver - The Beatles Revolver - The Beatles

The Contenders

11 In Utero - Nirvana In Utero - Nirvana
12 Rising - Rainbow Rising - Rainbow

The opener is very good but the best songs are #5 and #6 - Stargazer, A Light in the Black. - Metal_Treasure

13 Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan
14 Horror Show - Iced Earth Horror Show - Iced Earth

The most appreciated song is #10 - Dracula. - Metal_Treasure

15 Toxicity - System of a Down Toxicity - System of a Down
16 Far Beyond Driven - Pantera Far Beyond Driven - Pantera
17 Angel Dust - Faith No More Angel Dust - Faith No More
18 Astral Weeks - Van Morrison Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
19 Follow the Leader - Korn Follow the Leader - Korn
20 Waking Up the Neighbours - Bryan Adams Waking Up the Neighbours - Bryan Adams
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1. Angel Dust - Faith No More
2. Toxicity - System of a Down
3. Far Beyond Driven - Pantera
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1. The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
2. Machine Head - Deep Purple
3. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
Metal_Treasure
1. Smile - The Beach Boys
2. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
3. Blue - Joni Mitchell
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