Top 10 Debut Albums from Music Artists that Remained Their Best Album

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The Top Ten

1 Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction

Ha Ha, Axl Shouldn't have fired his band members to ruin his band. - zxm

Almost all the greatest songs of guns n roses are in these album. Excellent choice - catwalk

2 Annihilator - Alice in Hell

They had 2-3 albums that came close to this but didn't surpass it. - Metal_Treasure

3 Dio - Holy Diver

Every album after was basically a remake. - IronSabbathPriest

4 Exodus - Bonded by Blood

At #8 because some of their albums came close to it but this still remained the best. - Metal_Treasure

5 Jeff Buckley - Grace
6 Ramones - Ramones

I think that Rocket to Russia is just as good as this one. - Gg2000

7 Yngwie Malmsteen - Rising Force

Black Star is the opener.
Other songs: Far Beyond the Sun, As Above So Below - Metal_Treasure

8 Korn - Korn
9 Boston - Boston

This one deserves to be higher. I like Don't Look Back, but I don't think it's the same level as the first one. As for the rest of their discography, well... - Gg2000

10 Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols

Actually it's their only studio album. - Metal_Treasure

Punk.Anarchy in the UK - zxm

The Contenders

11 Evanescence - Fallen

Fallen was great, but The Open Door was just on a whole different level of amazing. - marmalade_skies

My Immortal, Bring Me To Life, Going Under - Metal_Treasure

12 King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King

I actually think Larks' Tongues in Aspic is slightly better. But this is one of the best debut albums. I'm just happy to see it on a list. - IronSabbathPriest

No, they had many good albums, but for me their best album was Red. - Merkwurdigliebe

Believe you mean King Crimson.

13 Illmatic - Nas

Nas made a lot of great albums but he's always lived under this shadow, that 99.9% of rappers have lived under as well. - marmalade_skies

14 World of Noise - Everclear
15 Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

No. All of their albums were great. - Gg2000

16 Generic - Flipper
17 The Doors - The Doors

I happen to like many of their albums, but to many people, this is their peak. - marmalade_skies

18 Frizzle Fry - Primus
19 Weezer (Blue Album) - Weezer
20 Milo Goes to College - Descendents
21 The Velvet Underground & Nico
22 Frank Black - Frank Black
23 Wolfmother - Wolfmother

With the Grammy winning song on it (Woman). - Metal_Treasure

24 Slipknot - Slipknot
25 Horses - Patti Smith
26 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

Paranoid and Master of Reality are both better than the first album. I think they were great all the way to Sabotage. - Gg2000

27 Pink Floyd - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

Are you nuts? - Gg2000

28 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables - Dead Kennedys
29 The Cars - The Cars

This is most certainly their best album. - Metarock

30 Burn My Eyes - Machine Head
31 Van Halen - Van Halen
32 Here's Little Richard - Little Richard
33 Kick Out the Jams - Mc5
34 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
35 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin

NO. Almost all songs on this albums were ripoffs - songs were uncredited covers that were credited back to their original authors after law suits. - Metal_Treasure

They've made MUCH better albums in my opinion. In fact, this is arguably my least favorite LZ album. - Metarock

No, not quite. LZ1 was a great album. But LZ2 was a real game changer. And LZ4 was even more acclaimed. - marmalade_skies

36 Dance of December Souls - Katatonia
37 Vom Bordstein Bis Zur Skyline - Bushido Vom Bordstein Bis Zur Skyline - Bushido
38 Shades of Purple - M2M
39 Exile in Guyville - Liz Phair
40 My Winter Storm - Tarja
41 Cold Fact - Rodriguez

Actualy, this is his secound album - RecklessGreed

42 ... Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
43 Ich + Ich - Ich + Ich Ich + Ich - Ich + Ich
44 Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen
45 Arular - M.I.A.
46 Verschwende Deine Zeit - Silbermond
47 Es Ist Juli - Juli
48 The Clash - The Clash

Ever heard of London Calling? - Gg2000

49 Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters
50 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Dio - Holy Diver
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
3. Exodus - Bonded by Blood
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1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. Annihilator - Alice in Hell
3. Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
zxm
1. Weezer (Blue Album) - Weezer
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
3. The Velvet Underground & Nico
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