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121 Aenima - Tool

I understand why this album is so low; it's not a classic, it's not by a popular band, yadayada whatever. My point is, if tool was a mainstream band, this album would 100% be in the top five. This album is flawless! A mix of serious and humorous tones make this the not only the best tool album, but one of the best albums ever recorded. Listen to that drumming!

Sorry, but this is way out of the league of any of the other albums in the top ten. They should create a special category for Tool.

Almost flawless. Third Eye, H., Push it, Aenima, Eulogy are all perfect tracks. Impeccable vocals and drumming. And AWESOME riffs.

Should be in top 5

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122 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne

Should be top 10, every song is a gem

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123 Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven - Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Simply the greatest of all time.

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124 Dookie - Green Day

I just like the idea of animals throwing loads of poop at human beings. that just proves that animals don't like to be abused by humans so it's pay back time!

Has sold well over 23 million copies and has some of their best songs like "Longview" and "When I Come Around". Deserves to be in the top 15

The album that revitalized punk and created pop punk.

What?! Top 50 at least not 401...
This and American Idiot should swap places

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125 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys

A terrific album from front to back. The best album from AM without a doubt. It's gritty, English pub, alternative.

How on earth is this 146! The guitar the lyrics the drums just everything is near perfection.

One of the best albums ever, I love every song on this album (this is 1 of 3 albums I can say that about the other 2 are The Marshall Mathers Lp and Origins of Symmetry)

The perfect indie-rock album. punk and garage rock influenced. it came at a time where indie garage rock was very popular, but this is the best one out of all of them, due the the great energetic instruments and the insanely good writing by alex turner

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126 Seventh Son of a Seventh Son - Iron Maiden

My favorite Maiden album from the 80's, it is their most consistently good work in my opinion, every song on it is worth listening to. Especially The Evil That Men Do and Infinite Dreams.

This whole album is just a damn journey to a place far away! Very underrated!

I love lots of MAIDENS songs but most of all The evil that men do

Masterpiece of an album.

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127 Painkiller - Judas Priest

One of the greatest albums of the history metal music.

This album is a masterpiece of metal. It gives me so much energy that I can do a Genkidama

128 Led Zeppelin III - Led Zeppelin

This album may not be their best selling album, but it is certainly their best album by far! It marked a milestone for the band, being their most acoustic and bluesy album, it holds my 1st and fifth favorite songs, which are since I've been loving you and tangerine, this album is much like bb king, Stevie Ray Vaughan and An acoustic version of all dave matthews band made an album. I am not happy with the first choice, although it is a good album it is not the best, although one of the best selling albums. Let the underdog win, how popular doesn't mean how good, how is there no zeppelin?

This is ranked below nickelback? Whislt not led zeps best album, the fact that it's this low is a travesty

129 Riot! - Paramore
130 All Things Must Pass - George Harrison

Amazing. George shares so much of himself. Many top songs. The most Beatle solo album. Probably as these were written during the Beatles. Releasing these masterpieces allowed George to feel lighter and start afresh.

Listen to it. Then decide an apropriate ranking - Billyv

131 Gorilla Manor - Local Natives
132 Skeleton Tree - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
133 Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Oh. My. Lord. How I wish I grew up in the place he did, just for that simple inspiration to play as good as he does. My favourite guitarist of all time. - mangomorse

134 The Sufferer & The Witness - Rise Against

This is my most favorite album. Every song is energetic, meaningful, Got best lyrics and are not boring. This album deserves a better place than this. Just hear to it and you will know why.

135 Boston - Boston

Without doubt, the GREATEST album ever recorded! This album was released when I was about 7 and turned me on to rock & roll. If you listen to any rock radio station anywhere in the country for 24 hours, you will hear every song off this album every day. What other album can make that claim? None. I have never heard anyone say they are sick of hearing it, almost 40 years after it was released! This album is so great, it actually screwed the band. They made the greatest album ever for their debut. How do you top that? You don't. I doubt anyone ever will.

The reason it isn't higher on the list is because too many people are partial to albums that inspired or influenced a generation, made a statement, changed music or sold the most copies or have been personal favorites...all the reasons that people want to rank Nirvana's Nevermind at #1...none of which means that is necessarily a great album. Boston and Don't Look Back, two of my all time favorites but I don't know if everyone else agrees with that. - frankmartin

Phenomenal album, every song a gem. Amazing vocals and harmonized guitars. Unfortunately, overplayed on classic rock stations for decades. Still doesn't change the fact it's an amazing album.

Awesome Perfection!

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136 KoRn - KoRn

Korn is my favorite band of all time after Pink Floyd. This is by far their best album. It's so raw, it was a turning point in modern music.

korn is by the biggest metal act in music, they started the way for so many bands, korn by far has my vote for best band ever

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137 Like a Prayer - Madonna

Classic album from classic Madonna. Hits "Like A Prayer", "Express Yourself" and "Cherish" are still very important - Irina2932

Madonna's first album that earned an iconic status! Don't get me wrong, "Like a Virgin" (1984) and "True Blue" (1986) are fantastic but this album and its singles made history in 1989! Thank you Madonna!

Great mix of pop hits and ballads! I personally love Dear Jessie and Oh Father.

138 Every Picture Tells a Story - Rod Stewart

Easily a Top 50; probably Top Ten!

EPTAS is at least top ten worthy.
First album ever that set the standard in unconventional songwriting; A chorus was no longer needed.

139 Blue - Joni Mitchell

Why the ever loving christ is Blue all the way down here? You tell me a singer-songwriter album that's more influential and more iconic than this one. I almost guarantee you it's gonna take you a while. River, A Case of You, and Big Yellow Taxi are all classics, but every song on the album is worth listening to again, and again, and AGAIN.

This is my all time favorite album. it is the high bar for all singer songwriters, with the possible exception of dylan. here is mitchell reflecting on the album " there's hardly a dishonest note in the vocals. At that period of my life, I had no personal defenses. I felt like a cellophane wrapper on a pack of cigarettes. I felt like I had absolutely no secrets from the world and I couldn't pretend in my life to be strong. Or to be happy. But the advantage of it in the music was that there were no defenses there either." - RecklessGreed

140 Siamese Dream - The Smashing Pumpkins

Definitely one of my favorites, along with nevermind. Billy sings with such emotion and this album has such personal song with heaps of meaning. I really love the smashing pumpkins and this is their best album by far.

A true masterpiece of Billy Corgan and crews amazing guitar riffs and powerful drumming styles.

An absolute masterpiece, really underrated, just as good as Nevermind in my humble opinion

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