Best Third Studio Albums by a Band

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21 Lateralus - Tool
22 After the Gold Rush - Neil Young V 1 Comment
23 Moondance - Van Morrison
24 London Calling - The Clash
25 Absolution - Muse
26 Meliora - Ghost

I've listened to a lot of music, from classic rock, punk, grunge, alternative/indie, heavy metal, extreme metal, etc. This is one of the few albums I would call 'perfect'
I'd rank this as the 3rd best album I've ever heard, behind The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd.
Everyone needs to listen to this album, and while you're at it, listen to Ghost's other material - ryanrimmel

27 Siren Song of the Counter Culture - Rise Against
28 A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles

It should be No. 1 and the fact that 40 other albums were thought of before I added this sort of frightens me. What is this world coming to? There are bands that I have NEVER heard of listed higher than this. What's wrong with that picture, people? - BKAllmighty

29 The Queen is Dead - The Smiths
30 The Fragile - Nine Inch Nails
31 Led Zeppelin III - Led Zeppelin
32 There is Nothing Left to Lose - Foo Fighters
33 Smash - The Offspring
34 Vitalogy - Pearl Jam
35 Use Your Illusion I - Guns N' Roses
36 Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses - Slipknot
37 My Arms, Your Hearse - Opeth
38 Lizard - King Crimson

A great jazz influenced album. Includes the legendary 23 minute title track! - IronSabbathPriest

39 Chuck - Sum 41
40 The Fall of Ideals - All That Remains
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
2. London Calling - The Clash
3. After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
1. Phobia - Breaking Benjamin
2. Fever - Bullet for My Valentine
3. Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park
1. Master of Puppets - Metallica
2. Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
3. Reign In Blood - Slayer

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