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


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 Ramones - Ramones
6 Jeff Buckley - Grace
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 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

10 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

The Contenders

11 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

Believe you mean King Crimson.

12 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

13 Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
14 World of Noise - Everclear
15 Generic - Flipper
16 The Doors - The Doors

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

17 Frizzle Fry - Primus
18 Milo Goes to College - Descendents
19 Frank Black - Frank Black
20 Weezer (Blue Album) - Weezer
21 Boston - Boston
22 Wolfmother - Wolfmother

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

23 Pink Floyd - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
24 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
25 Slipknot - Slipknot
26 Van Halen - Van Halen
27 Horses - Patti Smith
28 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables - Dead Kennedys
29 Burn My Eyes - Machine Head
30 Here's Little Richard - Little Richard
31 Kick Out the Jams - Mc5
32 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
33 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

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

Actualy, this is his secound album - RecklessGreed

40 ... Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
41 Ich + Ich - Ich + Ich Ich + Ich - Ich + Ich
42 The Velvet Underground & Nico
43 Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen
44 Arular - M.I.A.
45 Verschwende Deine Zeit - Silbermond
46 Es Ist Juli - Juli
47 The Clash - The Clash
48 Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters
49 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
50 MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Dio - Holy Diver
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
3. Exodus - Bonded by Blood
1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. Annihilator - Alice in Hell
3. Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
1. Van Halen - Van Halen
2. Ramones - Ramones
3. Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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