Best Rock Albums of 2008


The Top Ten

1 Death Magnetic - Metallica

A Great Flash Back To Their Best Early Decade! I Just Can Call It An Album Full of Masterpieces!

loved every song on there - ANGELWARHEAD

What? This album was released in 2006.

2 Indestructible - Disturbed

I am a diehard Metallica fan, but Indestructible tops Death Magnetic by a long road. It has more and better riffs and solos as well as equivalent, if not better, singing and lyricism. Disturbed is the winner this year.

Indestructible and Scream Aim Fire are not only the two best albums of 2008, they are the best albums of all time.

I was pleased to see them so high on the list. - thunder850

This is an album any rock fan should have. - aeromaxx777

3 Appeal to Reason - Rise Against

One of the only punk rock bands that's still making good and non-commercial music, this album proves it, it proves there's still good punk-rock music, and songs like re-education, from heads unworthy or audience of one make the album definitely deserve to be in the top10, if not top5.

The album has savior on it... Enough said!

4 Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes - Linkin Park
5 All Hope Is Gone - Slipknot

Best album of 2008 but I would love to go with Death magnetic

I knew it would be on here

6 Only Through the Pain - Trapt
7 The Sound Of Madness - Shinedown

Someone please take off awake by Dream Theater. The album was made in 1995.

Favorite Band, Amazing album, listen to it, you agree - RustyNail

8 Black Ice - AC/DC

way better then chinese democracy. death magnetic is ok but this is still better

this should be #1
Black Ice was a amazing and rocking album! - OzzyVanHalen

Why Is This Down Here
Number 1 Album - rocker1796

Black ice should have been number one!

9 Day & Age - The Killers

The Killers are honestly one of the best bands around nowadays - davee

10 Scream, Aim, Fire - Bullet for my Valentine

So many great songs in one album! Metallica had a few great songs. no comparison!

The Contenders

11 3 Doors Down - 3 Doors Down
12 Revelation - Journey
13 Chinese Democracy - Guns N Roses

a good list with good items but this is the best - ronluna

14 Accelerate - R.E.M
15 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay
16 Simple Plan - Simple Plan

I just love this album. There is one of the bests Simple Plan albums, with Your love is a lie, When I'm gone, No love, Generation, Take my hand... Totally recommended!

17 4:13 Dream - The Cure
18 The Red Album - Weezer
19 Consoler Of The Lonely - The Raconteurs
20 The Slip - Nine Inch Nails
21 Songs From the Sparkle Lounge - Def Leppard
22 When Angels & Serpents Dance - P.O.D.
23 Dig Out Your Soul - Oasis
24 Good to be Bad - Whitesnake

Pff, this is way better than the overrated bands AC/DC and Selloutica.

25 The Price of Being a Rose Is Loneliness - D'erlanger
26 Light it Up - Rev Theory

Every single track was amazing. That never happens except for now.

27 Saints of Los Angeles - Motley Crue
28 Uroboros - Dir En Grey

Incredible album. The vocals are top notch from some extremely emotional songs to the deepest and highest growls/ screams. Lyrically it wasn't; for me their best for Kyo's standards but then again he is the best lyricist I know. Check it Out!

29 The Crucible of Man - Iced Earth
30 Awake - Dream Theater

the last album to feature keyboardist/lyricist kevin moore. his song writing skills are unparalleled. you can't call yourself a metal fan if you haven't listened to this album. - deadgrass27

31 The Illusion of Progress - Staind
32 Suicide Season - Bring Me the Horizon
33 Shogun - Trivium

Hands down the best metal album of 2018. Every track is top-notch or at least close to it. It certainly will become an album that will age well and be sought after as an influence. - CrimsonShark

34 Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings - Counting Crows
35 Folklore and Superstition - Black Stone Cherry
36 Stop Drop and Roll - Foxboro Hot Tubs
37 In Rainbows - Radiohead

For sure better than any of those albums on this list, the only good ones on this list are this one, Awake by Dream Theater and Consoler of the Lonely by The Raconteurs

38 Dark Horse - Nickelback

Nickelback are back1 with the usual great lyrics and music

nickelback rox... simply d best!

39 Only by the Night - Kings of Leon
40 Cinco Diablo - Saliva
41 Don't Forget - Demi Lovato
42 Perfect Symmetry - Keane
43 Slipway Fires - Razorlight
44 Ghosts I-IV - Nine Inch Nails
45 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
46 Nostradamus - Judas Priest
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Black Ice - AC/DC
2. Death Magnetic - Metallica
3. Indestructible - Disturbed
1. Accelerate - R.E.M
2. 4:13 Dream - The Cure
3. Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay
1. Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes - Linkin Park
2. Indestructible - Disturbed
3. Appeal to Reason - Rise Against

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