Best Self-Titled Rock Band Albums

These albums had the same name as the artist that made it, that simple.

The Top Ten

1 Metallica

Lucretia Metallica is a rock band. What are you talking about

No disrespect to A7X, I like them, but if it weren't for this album they would probably be stuck as suburban tattoo artists. - lavashooter

2 Avenged Sevenfold

With all due respect to Rage Against the Machine, this is the best. This has Afterlife, A Little Piece of Heaven, Almost Easy, Gunslinger, Critical Acclaim, Scream, and Dear God. RATM has Killing in the Name, Wake Up, and Bombtrack. If RATM had Bulls on Parade, then it would be better.

3 The Beatles (a.k.a. the White Album)
4 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, singer John "Ozzy" Osbourne, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. more.

Avenged Sevenfold is above. God is dead

This is the album that started metal! - Sabbath

5 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

I can’t help that the original singer/songwriter never got much attention when they first performed their version of these songs. Zeppelin just did them better and impressed a huge mainstream audience. Several hits every decade are covers or samples of older songs, nobody hardly ever complains about that. Just listen to pop or hip hop, you hear it all the time.

Definitely my favorite, being the Led Zep but I am. - MontyPython

Led Zeppelin plagiarism started with their debut album:
1. I Can't Quit You Baby - uncredited cover of Willie Dixon's I Can't Quit You Baby (the song was credited back to him)
2. You Shook Me - uncredited cover of Willie Dixon' You Shook Me (credited back to him)
3. Dazed and Confused - uncredited cover of Jake Holme's Dazed and Confused
4. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - uncredited cover of Joan Baez's Babe I'm Gonna Leave You, originally by Anne Bredon
5. How Many More Times - a ripoff of Howlin’ Wolf's How Many More Years and Albert King's The Hunter
6. Communication Breakdown - very reminiscent of Eddie Cochran's Nervous Breakdown
So this isn't really a Led Zeppelin album, it's a fake album... - Metal_Treasure

6 Van Halen
7 Evanescence

This album is amazing and has various musical styles of Rock and Alternative Metal.

8 Rage Against the Machine
9 The Doors
10 Three Days Grace

The Contenders

11 Slipknot
12 Queen

Their first album is one of their best! Keep Yourself Alive was AWESOME!

13 Weezer
14 Demons & Wizards

Incredible album by Jon Schaffer and Hansi Kürsch, with great songs - Path Of Glory, Fiddler on the Green, Heaven Denies, Tear Down the Wall, Poor Man's Crusade, Blood On My Hands - actually all songs on this album are amazing. - Metal_Treasure

15 Aerosmith

I adore Aerosmith's music. This album wasn't their best one but it was quite decent start. Aerosmith rocks - Irina2932

16 Adema
17 Korn
18 Rush
19 Foreigner
20 System of a Down

Very great band, one of my favorites

21 Bon Jovi
22 (Hed) Pe
23 The Cars
24 Theocracy
25 Whitesnake
26 Cold
27 Deftones
28 Jackyl

Most underrated self titled album ever - christangrant

29 Dream Theater
30 Boston
31 Mushroomhead
32 Kiss
33 Alice in Chains

This album has a lot of every and amazing lyrics and vocals - Sabbath

This album is a masterpiece rip layne and mike

34 Index Case
35 Skillet

Not a whole lot of people know about this album but it is certainly great. If you are a Skillet fan, I highly recommend looking up this album. Amazing... Saturn is the best song on this album.

36 Soulfly Soulfly is an American heavy metal band formed in 1997 and based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality, political and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes including war, violence, aggression, slavery, hatred and anger. Soulfly is led more.
37 Dire Straits

Great album from Dire Straits!

38 Professional Murder Music
39 Trapt
40 D.R.U.G.S.
41 Franz Ferdinand
42 Godsmack
43 Temple of the Dog
44 Motorhead
45 Candlemass
46 Queensrÿche
47 Obituary
48 Downthesun
49 AFI
50 Fact
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1. Black Sabbath
2. Led Zeppelin
3. Van Halen
1. Jackyl
2. Metallica
3. Demons & Wizards
1. Led Zeppelin
2. Metallica
3. The Beatles (a.k.a. the White Album)

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