Top Ten Music Artists Where Two or More Albums Have 5 Stars on

Martin_Canine usually only rates albums from the 21st century, except when they add albums to the Milestone list (the albums on that list are always awarded 5 stars), or when an album is reissued. The website is quick on the low ratings while high ratings are usually harder to achieve.

The Top Ten

1 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout its career and presently consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist more.

"Let Love In" (1994, part of the Milestones list), "No More Shall We Part" (2001), "Dig, Lazarus, Dig! " (2008), "Push the Sky Away" (2013) and "Skeleton Tree" (2016) - Martin_Canine

2 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.

"Animals" (1977, remastered reissue) and "The Wall" (1979, part of the Milestones list) - Martin_Canine

3 Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

"Nevermind" (1991, part of the Milestones list), "In Utero" (1993, re-issue), "Nirvana" (2001, best of) and "Live at Reading" (2009, live album). - Martin_Canine

4 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large more.

"Nightfall in Middle Earth" (1998, part of rhe Milestones list), "A Night at the Opera" (2002), "Imaginations Through The Looking Glass" (2004, DVD), "A Twist in the Myth" (2006) and "A Traveler's Guide to Time and Space" (2013, box-set of several albums). - Martin_Canine

5 Kollegah Felix Antoine Blume, better known by his stage name Kollegah, is a German rapper of Canadian descent born on August 3rd, 1984. He is widely credited to have established multisyllabic rhyming and doubletime rapping in German hip hop. more.

"Alphagene" (2007) and "Zuhältertape Vol. 3" (2009)


You know, "Alphagene" has amazing rapping and Kollegah revolutionized lyrical complexitiy in German rap, and it was his first album that caught attention (his third release overall), so it's no wonder that were completely blown away... but looking at it retrospectively it has mostly cheap beats and production (except for two or three tracks) and underwhelming to bad choruses. "King" and "Zuhältertape Vol. 4", both having 4 stars, would have the deserved the 5 stars more. Alphagene would have deserved 4 stars. The 5 stars for "Zuhältertape Vol. 3" are absolutely justified. Everything about it is great. - Martin_Canine

6 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.

"IV" (1971, part of the Milestones list), "Celebration Day" (2012, live album) and "The Complete BBC Sessions" (2016, other compilation) - Martin_Canine

7 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.

Also "The Ten Year War" (2017, box set). Unfortunately I can't edit the original comments anymore. - Martin_Canine

"Paranoid" (1970, part of the Milestones list), "Reunion" (1999, live album) and "13" (2013) - Martin_Canine

8 Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

"The College Dropout" (2004) and "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy " (2010). - Martin_Canine

9 Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.

"Homogenic" (1997, part of the Milestones list) and "Family Tree" (2002, best of) - Martin_Canine

10 PJ Harvey Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.

"Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea" (2000), "Uh Huh Her" (2004) and "Let England Shake" (2011) - Martin_Canine

The Contenders

11 Kool Savas Savaş Yurderi, better known by his stage name Kool Savas, is a German rapper of Turkish descent born on February 10, 1975. more.

"Der beste Tag meines Lebens" (2002), "Die besten Tage sind gezählt" (2004) and "Aura" (2011) - Martin_Canine

12 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

"The Downward Spiral" (1994, part of the Milestones list), "The Fragile" (1999) and "Not the Actual Events" (2016) - Martin_Canine

13 Aphex Twin Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), known by his stage name Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born English electronic musician and composer. He is known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in electronic music styles such as IDM and acid techno in the 1990s, for which he won widespread critical acclaim. more.

"Selected Ambient Works 85-92" (1992, part of their Milestones list), "Drukqs" (2001) and "Chosen Lords" (2006) - Martin_Canine

14 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Alternative/Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. more.

"Ten" (1991, part of the Milestones list) and "Lightning Bolt" (2013) - Martin_Canine

15 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg more.

"Section.80" (2011), "Good Kid M.A.A.D. City" (2012) and "To Pimp a Butterfly" (2015) - Martin_Canine

16 Robbie Williams Robert Peter Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.

"I've Been Expecting You" (1998, part of the Milestones list) and "Swing When You're Winning" (2001, cover album) - Martin_Canine

17 Future

"Purple Reign" (2016) and "HNDRXX" (2017) - Martin_Canine

18 Marteria / Marsimoto

"Grüner Samt" (2012) and "Ring der Nebelungen" (2015) - both as Marsimoto. - Martin_Canine

19 Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper and entrepreneur born on September 14, 1973 in New York City. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

"Illmatic" (1994, both as part of the Milestone list and as 2004 10th anniversary deluxe edition, but 2014's "Illmatic XX" only received 3 stars) and "Street's Discipline" (2004). - Martin_Canine

20 Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David more.

"Korn" (1994, part of the Milestones list) and "Follow the Leader" (1998) - Martin_Canine

21 Seeed Seeed is a German HipHop Dancehall band from Berlin. Founded in 1998, they have become well known in Germany and its neighboring countries.

"New Dubby Conquerors" (2001) and "Next! " (2005) - Martin_Canine

22 Brand New Brand New is an American rock band from Long Island, New York. Formed in 2000, the band consists of Jesse Lacey, Vincent Accardi, Garrett Tierney, and Brian Lane; they were joined by Benjamin Homola for their live performances.

"Daisy" (2009) and "Science Fiction" (2017) - Martin_Canine

23 Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band from Mesa, Arizona, that formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind.

"Clarity" (1999) and "Bleed American" (2001) - Martin_Canine

24 Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". more.

"Master of Puppets" (1986, both as part of the Milestones list and as a 2017 deluxe edition reissue), "Garage Inc." (1998) and "S&M" (1999) - Martin_Canine

25 AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson more.

"Highway to Hell" (1979, part of the Milestones list), "Stiff Upper Lip" (2000), and "Plug Me In" (2005, DVD) - Martin_Canine

26 Denzel Curry Denzel Rae Don Curry (born February 16, 1995) is an American rapper and songwriter from Carol City, Florida. He released his debut full-length album, titled Nostalgic 64 on September 3, 2013. His second full-length album, titled Imperial, was released on March 9, 2016.

"Imperial" (2016) and "TA13OO" (2018). - Martin_Canine

27 Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

"Pinkerton" (1996, part of their Milestones list) and "Weezer (The Green Album)" (2001) - Martin_Canine

28 Sonic Youth Sonic Youth was an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1981. Founding members Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo remained together for the entire history of the band, while Steve Shelley followed a series of short-term drummers in 1985, and rounded out the core line-up.

"Daydream Nation" (1988, part of the Milestones list), "Murray Street" (2002) and "The Eternal" (2009) - Martin_Canine

29 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.

"The Times They Are A-Changin'" (1964, part of the Milestones list), "Live 1966" (1998, live album), "Love and Theft" (2001), "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan" (2005, DVD), "Telltale Signs: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8" (2008) and "The Best of the Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12" (2015) - Martin_Canine

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