Best Albums of All Time

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121 Reign In Blood - Slayer

I'm not even into Heavy Metal, but I can still recognize the importance of this album, as being most influential for creating sub-genres like Speed Metal. Deserves to be higher.

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122 Bad - Michael Jackson

It is AMONG one of the worlds best selling albums, selling OVER 30 Million copies - SmoothCriminal

It has my #1 song of all time in it, SMOOTH CRIMINAL - SmoothCriminal

Great album with songs like bad, speed demon, another part of me, man in the mirror, dirty Diana, smooth criminal, leave me alone and more

All the MJ fans put all their attention into raving about Thriller they forgot MJ had released an equally or more musically satisfying record as a follow up. Bad gets overlooked because Thriller was hyped up for so long. - frankmartin

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123 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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124 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne

Should be top 10, every song is a gem

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125 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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126 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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127 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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128 Graduation - Kanye West

Amazing album from the greatest modern artist. Needs to be at least top 20.

Top 5 album of all time don't @ me

129 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

130 Low - David Bowie

Should be much higher this record is not only Bowies best but also one of the best albums ever made

Should Be Higher.

131 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

132 Riot! - Paramore
133 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

134 At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
135 Gorilla Manor - Local Natives
136 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

137 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.

138 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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139 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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140 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.

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