Greatest Debut Albums of All Time

Greatest Debut Album of All Time for any style of music.

The Top Ten

1 Appetite for Destruction - Guns N' Roses

How the hell is this not number 1!?!?! It's the best selling debut album! - DunnaNunnaBatman

This is supposed to be number one - bobbythebrony

2 Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Better than Electric Ladyland. This has most of the hits: Purple Haze, Wind Cries Mary, Hey Joe, Fire, Foxey Lady, Red House... definitely his best - dlbk03

3 Kill 'Em All - Metallica
4 Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols - The Sex Pistols
5 In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
6 Ready to Die - The Notorious B.I.G.
7 Alice in Hell - Annihilator
8 Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
9 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

It's kind of strange to think that metal was born in only one day. This album blows my mind every time I listen to it. Pure heavy, blues, magic.

10 Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan

The Newcomers

? Golden Feelings - Beck

One-man troutmask replica. - JoLeKosovo

? Frizzle Fry - Primus

Amazing, original, masterful album. A killer. - JoLeKosovo

The Contenders

11 Marquee Moon - Television
12 Please Please Me - The Beatles
13 Illmatic - Nas
14 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park

My opinion that Should be number 1. Best debut album all of time.

15 The Ramones - The Ramones

Punk starts here - RecklessGreed

16 Fallen - Evanescence
17 Amerikkka's Most Wanted - Ice Cube
18 High Voltage - AC/DC
19 Holy Diver - Dio
20 The Clash - The Clash
21 Dire Straits - Dire Straits

I recommand it to all who haven't heard it yet. It's definitely one of the greatest debut albums ever and one of Dire Straits' most finest albums

22 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin

To this day you still hear the songs on the radio

Really this low? This album rules!

23 The Doors - The Doors

Anything with Light My Fire, Break on Through, and The End is good in my book. - PetSounds

24 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn - Pink Floyd
25 Blizzard of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
26 The Fame - Lady Gaga
27 Santana - Santana
28 Dream With Me - Jackie Evancho
29 Ten - Pearl Jam
30 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
31 The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground
32 Hot Fuss - The Killers
33 Elton John - Elton John
34 Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
35 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables - Dead Kennedys
36 Licensed to Ill - Beastie Boys
37 Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds

The Byrds were often called "the American Beatles"

38 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield

A great band who did not get along well, and hated touring, so dissolved after a short time. the HOF careers of its HOF members like Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Richie Furay, and Jim Messina prove just how great they could have been.

39 Fresh Cream - Cream
40 Crosby, Stills & Nash - Crosby, Stills & Nash

Classic album, with Neil Young looking out the window on the back of the cover.

41 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan

Real name: Robert Zimmerman

Not a debut album - RecklessGreed

42 Eagles - Eagles
43 #1 Record - Big Star
44 Horses - Patti Smith
45 The Stooges - The Stooges
46 Jackson Browne - Jackson Browne
47 My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello
48 Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
49 The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band
50 Leon Russell - Leon Russell
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Alice in Hell - Annihilator
2. Kill 'Em All - Metallica
3. Appetite for Destruction - Guns N' Roses
1. Illmatic - Nas
2. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
3. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan
1. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan
2. Holy Diver - Dio
3. Amerikkka's Most Wanted - Ice Cube

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