Best Second Studio Albums by Bands

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Best SECOND ALBUMS by bands. For example, Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park can't come on the list because it's their first album, only Meteora can come on the list as it is their second STUDIO album. Only second albums.

The Top Ten

1 Ride the Lightning - Metallica

Best Metallica album ever. A true masterpiece! - Userguy44

2 Meteora - Linkin Park

Better than Hybrid Theory anyway. This is their best album. - Camaro6

3 Queen II - Queen
4 Confession - Ill Nino
5 Counting the Hours - Digital Summer
6 Tarassis - Demotional
7 Ascendancy - Trivium
8 Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
9 (What's the Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis
10 Axis: Bold As Love - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Linkin Park over Hendrix? Um, no.

The Newcomers

? Everybody Knows This is Nowhere - Neil Young
? Rated R - Queens of the Stone Age

The Contenders

11 Paranoid - Black Sabbath
12 The Bends - Radiohead
13 We As Human - We As Human
14 Killers - Iron Maiden
15 We Are Not Alone - Breaking Benjamin
16 Sad Wings of Destiny - Judas Priest
17 Dirt - Alice in Chains

Best grunge album ever. - Userguy44

18 Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds
19 Strange Days - The Doors
20 12 x 5 - The Rolling Stones
21 Origin of Symmetry - Muse
22 Doolittle - Pixies
23 One X - Three Days Grace

Maybe not number one but should be higher! Every song is great and hands down the bands best album!

24 Morningrise - Opeth

Just five songs, but five long and epic songs, they are. - IronSabbathPriest

25 A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
26 Siamese Dream - Smashing Pumpkins
27 Portishead - Portishead
28 The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails
29 Life is Peachy - Korn
30 Vs. - Pearl Jam
31 Disraeli Gears - Cream

Song for song, this is their strongest album. - Gg2000

32 Brainwashed - While She Sleeps.
33 Riot! - Paramore
34 Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? - Megadeth
35 Sailing the Seas of Cheese - Primus

Yep. Great album. - JoLeKosovo

36 Days of Future Passed - Moody Blues
37 Images and Words - Dream Theater

Album responsible for their success. - IronSabbathPriest

38 Nevermind - Nirvana
39 Let There Be Rock - AC/DC
40 Oceanborn - Nightwish
41 Up the Downstair - Porcupine Tree
42 De Stijl - The White Stripes
43 Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
44 Last Splash - The Breeders
45 Fashion Nugget - Cake
46 Live Through This - Hole
47 With the Beatles - The Beatles
48 Seventeen Seconds - The Cure
49 A Saucerful of Secrets - Pink Floyd
50 Demon Days - Gorillaz
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Meteora - Linkin Park
2. Confession - Ill Nino
3. Counting the Hours - Digital Summer
EvilAngel
1. Queen II - Queen
2. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
3. Life is Peachy - Korn
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1. A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
2. Origin of Symmetry - Muse
3. The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails
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