Best Self-Titled Rock Band Albums

lukestheman4
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 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, ...read more.

Avenged Sevenfold is above. God is dead

This is the album that started metal! - Sabbath

4 The Beatles (a.k.a. the White Album)
5 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were 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 ...read more.

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 Queen

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

12 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

13 Aerosmith

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

14 Slipknot
15 Rush
16 Foreigner
17 Weezer
18 Adema
19 Bon Jovi
20 The Cars
21 Theocracy
22 Whitesnake
23 Deftones
24 Jackyl

Most underrated self titled album ever - christangrant

25 Dream Theater
26 System of a Down

Very great band, one of my favorites

27 Boston
28 Korn
29 Kiss
30 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.

31 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 ...read more.
32 Dire Straits

Great album from Dire Straits!

33 Alice in Chains

This album is a masterpiece rip layne and mike

34 Trapt
35 D.R.U.G.S.
36 Franz Ferdinand
37 Godsmack
38 Temple of the Dog
39 Motorhead
40 Candlemass
41 Queensrÿche
42 Obituary
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top 10 Self-Titled Rock and Metal Albums that Weren't the Band's First Studio Album Bands Who Deserve a Self Titled Guitar Hero / Rock Band Game Top 10 Self-Titled Rock and Metal Albums Best Self Titled Debut Rock Albums Top Ten Nu Metal Bands Who Have Released Self-Titled Albums

List Stats

100 votes
42 listings
6 years, 338 days old

Top Remixes (10)

1. Black Sabbath
2. Led Zeppelin
3. Van Halen
Rambles
1. Jackyl
2. Metallica
3. Demons & Wizards
christangrant
1. Led Zeppelin
2. Metallica
3. The Beatles (a.k.a. the White Album)
jimicenafromintempo

WRemix
View All 10

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P