Best Linkin Park Albums


The Top Ten

1 Hybrid Theory

Hybrid Theory and Meteora are both spectacular albums but I think that Hybrid Theory should be number one. This has better songs that Meteora and is their debut album. You can't get any better than this album.

I know that I might get a lot of flack for saying this, but I've got to say it. This album hasn't aged well at all. The only song that stands out is maybe Papercut. Chester's vocals also don't hold up too well either. It's an album... that has really shown how bad it has aged. - BlueTelegraph

I think people are getting a bit carried away here. Hybrid Theory is still their best album, Meteora is close but it's not better. Get this back to the top where it belongs.

9.167/10 Is how I rated it. This would put it #1 out of every album of any genre ever.

2 Meteora

Meteora was the first Linkin Park album I owned. It was my favorite thing to listen to back when I was a kid. It still is today. Meteora has been my favorite Linkin Park album since forever. And now this album is my most favorite album of all time. It also contains some of my most favorite songs of all time too. Like Lying From You, Nobody's Listening, Numb (Of course), Breaking The Habit, Faint, Easier To Run and my most favorite song of all time... Somewhere I Belong. Meteora I have to say is better than Hybrid Theory by just a little bit. All Linkin Park albums are great... Even A Thousand Suns but Meteora stands out the greatest.

As of 17/10/2019, the studio albums are in chronological order - Alkadikce

It's one of the best albums I have ever heard for a long time! It has lots of unique songs and the lyrics are the BEST! Truly amazing work!

It's funny how the top 6 albums are also in the order of release date

3 Minutes to Midnight

Minutes is by far the most frequent album that I listen to by Linkin Park. It sums up their essence the best. With Wake, it shows their instrumental side without lyrics, which they have been known to do some of, but this is not the whole album like A Thousand Suns. Given Up is one of my favorites on the album. It expresses their harder post-hardcore side, but still in a controlled fashion instead of going wild screamo. They incorporate Mike in songs like Bleed it Out and Hands Held High, both fantastic songs, and Chester's voice is right on as well in Leave Out All the Rest, one of the slower songs on the LP. The first side is better than the second, but that the same with most albums. The hits come on the first side. Minutes has to get farther up, it's just an all around great album for them.

Minutes to Midnight is a amazing album due to the overall theme of the songs. All the songs represent something. The songs represent either the loss of our planet is the coming of Doomsday(Shadow of the Day, What I've done, Hands held high, Given up, Little things give you away) as well as a doom to love with Valentines day, In pieces, in between, and no more sorrows.

I think that Minutes to Midnight should be third, mainly because it has some great songs like Given Up, What I've Done, and No More Sorrow, and some songs from Living Things have too much "artificial sounds", but I have to admit that Lost In The Echo, Castle of Glass, and Victimized are pretty good.

Hands Held High is a masterpiece. It speaks about a lot of current issues. And there are a lot of underrated songs in this album like Valentine's Day, In Pieces and The Little Things Gives you Away. This is the first album where I totally love all the songs.

4 Living Things

Yes the previous comment is true and the many tracks have been launched so I am very very happy on 17 june 2012 now I'm downloading its songs from youtube I'm feeling very very fun
I also feel that it will the best album 2o12 so I'm waiting for june 26 for its all songs and to buy these album living things

Heard their first two singles and I am already excited for the album to come out, obviously going to be one of their best albums yet!

This album has really good and unique sounds. Living Things has stood out since Meteora. It has really great song like my all time favorite Castle of Glass. The electronic sounds and heavy riffs make this a great album. It's not the greatest but it stands out the most kind of like A Thousand Suns. Living Things has proven that Linkin Park can change sounds and still be successful. Although I still wish the make another album like Hybrid Theory and Meteora it is still a very awesome album. This album is probably in my top 20 albums of all time.

Dang! I am not going to say this is the best album since Meteora, because it's the best album they've ever put out in my mind. Hybrid Theory and Meteora are both excellent and innovative, but this... This is so deep and so intense... I love it. Best album of 2012 right here.

I think Hybrid Theory is the best but I voted for Living Things because I think it's about even with Meteora in my opinion. There are so many good songs on this album, especially "Castle of Glass", "I'll be Gone", "Lost in the Echo" and "In my Remains". "Burn it Down" is also pretty good. I would say this is the most innovative/experimental LP album and it is just an intense, mesmerizing experience listening to it. Definitely check it out. Linkin Park is still great. - aashim.aggarwal

5 A Thousand Suns

This is my favorite because while the singles might not immediately hook you, it does a great job as a concept album. If you listen to it from the beginning to the end it is one of the best albums I know.

I do not see why this album gets so much hate. It has a lot of good songs, some of which I can rank 5 stars (or Suns ;) Ohhoh, that was bad) out of 5. Besides Minutes To Midnight, it is one of the albums with the most diversity when it comes to style. It has Nu-Metal, it has Rap-Rock, it has that cross between Rock/Metal and techno. Wretches And Kings and When They Come For Me are very much like Hybrid Theory and Meteora. Again, some great songs like When They Come For Me, Wretches And Kings, The Catalyst, Burning In The Skies, Iridescent, Waiting For The End and I personally love Blackout (possibly because Chester actually says the line "F*** It! Are You Listening". Personally, this is my second favourite Linkin Park album, just barely beating out Hybrid Theory (even though my first and second favourite Linkin Park songs are One Step Closer and Papercut respectively) however it is still far behind the worthy-of-worship Meteora. God damn! Meteora is just one giant eargasm.

Hybrid theory and minutes to Midnight only good.
But meteora, a thousand Suns And one more album by linkin park.

This album...50 Thousand years better than Minutes to Midnight album. Yes this is Top 3 album by linkin park.

6 The Hunting Party

You are right this album better than Living Things. This album top 5.

Yes You are right this album better than Living Things.

Best album. Better than Living Things album. Top 5th.

All times Better than Living Things album.

7 Reanimation

I love every song on this album - Angry945

The remixes fit in perfect with the real songs. Linkin Park and the guest rappers plus the sound effects turn each song into something new and spontaneous. Easily their third best album after Hybrid Theory and Meteora!

Much, much better that A Thousand Suns. I mean come on! A Thousand Suns put me to sleep. Either the songs are weird and exaggerated, or have the same technophobic pattern. That album is BORING. This one is not. A very, very underrated album.

Reanimation was one of their best albums. Sure it can't reach the fame as Hybrid Theory or Meteora but it still is one of their best collaboration/remix albums. I know most of the people are just 'fanboys' who think Linkin Park needs to go back are not including Reanimation, I mean come ON, this is at least #3 of their best albums guys.

8 Hybrid Theory (EP)

Not many people know this album even exist. This album was made back when linkin park wasn't called linkin park. Songs like step up with Mike shinoda's rapping is my personal favourite

I personally think this is better than most studio albums/:

This hybrid theory and meteora should be what linkin park should do

There is not a single song from this EP I don't love. - CabadePartyhunter

9 Songs From The Underground

My favorite song is Pretend To Be. I love this song. It's beautiful and it almost makes me want to cry.

Songs like Qwerty, Across The Line, Pretend To Be, and "And One". These songs are only rare, which only Linkin Park fans know these songs.

Good lyrics and best song album it

I love across the line

10 Collision Course

How under rated this is album is..
I can't Blame if all Linkin Park songs are good but this album deserves
Just go and listen to Dirt Off your shoulders and 99 problems
And then try to rate, so underrated - shouryat2b

This deserves 6th place. Its a main album, but it's still incredible

Better than most of the stuff in this list at least

Dis album is corny


The Contenders

11 Road To Revolution Live At Milton Keynes

So awesome album, I have more video Linkin Park in my youtobee, so awesome and suck. My favorite album. - Jhosen_cool

Proof that they sound even better live. :) Great songs.

They played at milton keynes?

12 Live in Texas

I personally believe that all the songs in this album are the best ones put out by them. Most bands suck at live performances but Linkin Park really pulled through with this one and besides the interaction with the crowd it sounds like studio quality. And to reiterate all the songs are their top songs except maybe "pushing me away".

they sound so great when they're rocking it live! - yuni

Some great songs on this, unlike the more recent studio albums

In my opinion one of the best live performances and Chester had an awesome look

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13 One More Light

One of the best album from Linkin park.

Only 11th it? ? This is better than
Collision Course.

Yes honestly better than Living Things album

This one of the most important album by linkin park.

14 Xero

Nice one

This was before Chester joined and this was just a demo album of 4 songs recorded at Mike’s house, but despite that, I actually kind of liked it. - 3DG20

15 Underground - 9 Demos

Very too much good it and best album all time it.

16 One More Light Live
17 A Decade Underground

Nice one. Greatest Band made this album. Very too much nice album every time.

18 Underground XIII

Nice lyrics and songs.this album Very too much Great.

20 Underground 4.0

I love this album. Very too much good album it.

Best and good album it. I just like this album songs.

Greatest job

Best band and best album it.

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21 Underground 8 (MMM...COOKIES: Sweet Hamster Like Jewels from America!)

This album = mad hilarious - wrests

Hilarious, everybody must to listen to this album laugh out loud

This album is literally the EPICEST THING IN EVER.

22 Underground X

Pretend to be is good, Pale is good, What We Don't Know is good
Album is good!

23 Underground XI
24 A Thousand Suns: Puerta De Alcalá
25 Underground 2.0
26 Under Attack (B-Sides)
27 Meteora - Live Around the World

Released : June 5,2012.
Recorded : 2007-2011.

28 8-Bit Rebellion!
29 Lpu9: Demos
30 Recharged

A great new song and several great remixes. This album deservers way better!

LIVING THINGS remix album!

WHY IS THIS IN LAST PLACE! It deserves higher than those Underground Albums...

Its not out yet but its gonna reck

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31 Underground XV
32 Hybrid Theory (Live Around the World)
33 Studio Collection 2000-2012
34 Download to Donate for Haiti V2.0
35 Underground Sixteen
36 Live from SoHo
37 Underground 5.0
38 Underground 3.0
39 Download to Donate: Tsunami Relief
40 Mall
41 Stagelight Demos Ep
42 Underground v7.0
43 Underground 6
44 2011 North American Tour
45 LP Hex Enamel Pin - White
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