Best Albums of All Time

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141 Untrue - Burial

This album is better than the 100 above it...

142 The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails

Beautiful, complex and honest. Trent Reznor's best and most tragic work. Not the right sound to resonate with the masses but just right for the disenfranchised or depressed. Must have listened to it 100 times by now and still in complete awe. Musically it's brilliantly layered and lyrically it's cathartic. Most importantly the coherence of the album makes its concept work all the better, allowing the listener to identify with the protagonist and follow him on his decent into nihilism and suicide. If you haven't listened to this album please do! You may find you love it even more than me.

This brought them to success. Greatest metal album of all time.

I think from a musical and a technical standpoint it is extraordinary but the lyrics can truely resonate with people in their darkest times.

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143 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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144 Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park

Full of great songs, such as "Leave out all the rest", "What I've Done" & others, there was no way I was going to leave this album out -

Am I the only one who thinks that this is better and more meaningful than Meteora.

145 Living Things - Linkin Park

This is the best album in 2012

Linkin Park returns! The best of 2012! Best songs "Lost In The Echo", "Burn it Down", "Castle of glass", "Powerless", and many more!

Linkin park is back! Spot on! The tracks in this album are really awesome! This should be on the top! The best from 2012!

You guys all lick Linkin Parks arse.

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146 The Bends - Radiohead

Everyone says OK Computer is their best, but I love The Bends. "Every" song is masterpiece. - sunsnasher

This needs to be up higher, at least in the Top 25, cause this is Readioheads best Album! - Lauda123

My favorite Radiohead album.

147 Music for the Masses - Depeche Mode
148 Science & Faith - The Script

This is one of the best albums ever. The best songs on this album would be: Exit Wounds because I love the Guitar at the end, You Won't Fell a Thing because the instrumental at the start is a great start to the album. I also love 3. Nothing because it was one of the first songs I knew by the band and I've always loved it. Finaly another one I've always loved "Science and Faith" - biddiebob99

149 Parachutes - Coldplay

Still the best album by Coldplay, every track brilliant, the one you go back to when you want to close your eyes and really listen to a good album on a bank holiday!

Not the best Coldplay album but still brilliant - Rorywilbren

150 Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart

Produced by Zappa, this belongs near the top. Hard to listen to at times, but pure innovation and genius. While I'm at it Zappa himself should be near the top -"We're Only in it for the Money" was actually recorded before Sgt. Pepper, and "Hot Rats" and "Burnt Weenie Sandwich" among many others should be well up this list. And here I am at #168 and not a single Dead album? Quicksilver Messenger Service? Ten Years After? Jefferson Airplane?

151 There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Lets Keep It a Secret - Bring Me the Horizon
152 In the Nightside Eclipse - Emperor

2nd favourite under Dark Side of the Moon.

153 Strangeways Here We Come - The Smiths
154 Diva - Annie Lennox

Glad to see putting this at #1 on my remix landed it within the top 200. - theOpinionatedOne

155 Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy - Elton John
156 In Utero - Nirvana

Bearing a more raw aesthetic than it's predecessor, Nirvana's "In Utero" surpasses "Nevermind" in almost all areas.

In my opinion, this album was even better than Nevermind. There's a lot of variety on this album, from the haunting sound of 'Dumb' to the raw screams of 'Scentless Apprentice'. This is just an amazing album, my favourite ever.

Even better than Nevermind, that's true.

It's as good as nevermind in my opinion. it's the definition of grunge: raw, dirty, and perfectly imperfect. the writing is more direct in this one, which makes the listener connect with the album on a different level. dumb is one of my favourite songs of all times, it captured kurt cobain so well.

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157 Art of Life - x Japan
158 Lightbulb Sun - Porcupine Tree
159 Around the Fur - Deftones
160 Outsideinside - Blue Cheer
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