Top Ten Worst Albums by Good Artists

The Top Ten

1 Metallica - St. Anger Metallica - St. Anger

Metallica is a gret band, but this album killed them a little bit, it should not have even been recorded they had so many things going on, like james going to rehab. When you listen to RTL, MOP and AJFA they are so much better than this album, the only good songs are Frantic, St. anger and Some kind of monster, the rest get pretty boring. Whats with Lars's drums they sounded way different on this album, a real let down.

But they have got it back together with DM, which is one of my favs and looking foward to kore albums in the future! :D ROCK ON METALLICA! - dragon13304

I really agree that this album is the worst by Metallica. The started their career with an album like Ride the lightning and albums like M.O.P, kill EM'all,... And justice for all and some good albums but this album really isn't good at all. But they are learning from their mistakes by releasing Death magnetic. - Slashhead

this definitely deserves #1... without a doubt... big disappointment 4 every Metallica fan... the album wasn't completely terrible. it's still good heavy metal... but 4 Metallica... compared 2 all their previous studio albums... it sucked ass. - imagesk8r6969

Oh yeah it's so boring. - ChatonNoir

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2 Guns N' Roses - The Spaghetti Incident? Guns N' Roses - The Spaghetti Incident?

Why couldn't they just right their own songs for the album? Its not like they can't right songs

Nothing compared to their other albums. - waterboy51

Way Better Than Chinese Democracy - BeatlesFan1964

I think the covers are great and show the interesting punk and hardcore inspiration that this band had. Nothing expected, like led zep or stones covers, rather rare stuff. I like it! - ChatonNoir

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3 Lulu - Metallica Lulu - Metallica

My favorite Metal band of all time, just killed me inside. Metallica, are you ashamed? Remember Ride the Lightning, Kill 'em All, Justice for All, and Master of Puppets? HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME?

What about the Black Album? I feel the same way that Metallica is pissing of their fans. - Powerfultekin

Two great artists clash and somehow this abomination is the end product? Every song is a mess, vocals are off tone, key, and enjoyment, instruments are weak or out of sync, and the songs themselves are just stupid. There was no songs on here that were good.
Heck, people even sent death threats due to how awful this album was.

Metallica are a great band, but this album is the worst piece I've heard in my entire life.

What the hell was going through their heads when they decided to do this crap?

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4 Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns

I don't know why everybody hates this album. It's really not that bad, in fact, it's great if you come to think about it! Linkin park said they would change, and by heck they sure did. This album proved their true musicianship. Now don't get me wrong, I absolutely LOVED hybrid theory and meteora, but this truly proved what they are capable of. This album features one of linkin park's only guitar solos, the catalyst which features some of the best drumming rob has ever done, and iridescent which features outstanding vocals and instruments. Though most people don't like this style of music, nobody can decline lp's musicianship. And according to when they come for me, "y'all outta stop talking, start trying to catch up, motherf... Meaning that you guys can't rat on them until you've reached the success they have. Thanks for reading, that is, of this paragraph that took me 10 minutes to type actually made it to the list, otherwise I just wasted some of my life. Speaking of which, why the ...more

I don't know why this is this high. This is there best album since meteora and has some really good tracks with an interesting unique style. If anything minutes to midnight should be here in its place

This album is AWESOME... Problem with people is that they don't want to move on from hybrid theory and meteora

The band sucks overall so I'm not surprised

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5 Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks

this isn't the same kanye from graduation, late registration, or college dropout. He better come big with good a day in 2010

this isn't rap, its techno crap. why would he even relase this album it make me so mad - jaxballer9

Great album, some of his best work, but people always hate style change... - mtndewlord

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6 Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven - Kid Cudi Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven - Kid Cudi V 1 Comment
7 Eminem - Relapse Eminem - Relapse

Eminem is great, but this album sucks real hard... - thetoptens21

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8 Curtain Call: The Hits - Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits - Eminem

Wasn't that good and quite disappointing since Eminem is great
Encore is the most disappointing album I knoe

9 R. Kelly - Black Panties R. Kelly - Black Panties
10 V - Maroon 5 V - Maroon 5 V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Kanye West - Yeezus Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye is a great artist, but a real douche. That's why he's here

Kanye west is legendary, every single record, but Yeezus was a big fail!

I was highly disappointed in this

This album got so much hype. But it wasn't really good. Besides Kanye West is getting downhill and The Life of Pablo wasn't so good either. I think everything got bad after Watch the Throne.
So Yeezus *sigh*: 3/5 - AlphaQ

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12 Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up

Eh Nicki isn't good to begin with...

Not a good artist but an atrocious one. However horrid album

Wait, so a reboot of a reboot of an awful album? You KNOW it's gonna suck!

I only like 1 Nicki Manaj song. Which is Fly - spodermanfan1000

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13 Tank - Sex Love and Pain 2 Tank - Sex Love and Pain 2
14 Mariah Carey - E=MC2 Mariah Carey - E=MC2

Carey dominates summer 2005 as "We Belong Together" stays at #1 for who knows how long... And then she drops this!

HORRIBLE follow up to the emancipation of mimi!

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15 Megadeth - Super Collider Megadeth - Super Collider

Another great Megadeth album. Gets too much hate. At least it is better than, for example, Risk. - IronSabbathPriest

I don't know, this album sucks in my opinion. But I agree with you on it not being nearly as bad as Risk, which is dance metal - Tylerlangford1234

Great album! There's no such thing as bad Megadeth. - Songsta41

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16 Nas - Nastradamus Nas - Nastradamus

The only one on the top 10 I can relate to. Nas is one of my favourite rappers but this was terrible, not really his fault though considering I Am... Was meant to be a double album but got bootlegged so he released this straight after I Am... And was rushed. But as good as Nas is, it is fair to say this is his worst

Nas is definitely one of my favorites but this is garbage. Nas critisized jay-z for how commerical he went on ether which is only a album removed from Nastradomus? This was a sellout atempt and a bad one at that. - Chris-1

Nas just might be my favorite rapper but theres no denying its a terrible album.Simpley should have never been made.

This album was nas's poorest work. Bad beats and lazy lyrics. I hope nas will never an album as poor as this.

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17 Mariah Carey - Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel Mariah Carey - Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel
18 Drake - Views Drake - Views

Well it's a decent album. If you want hate this so damn much and can't thing of something worse then your answer is SremmLife. (Lil B don't have an album and don't know Tyga albums) - AlphaQ

I really don't get why it gets such negative reviews even from Drake fans.
Drake is a good rapper who raps about personal relationships and experiences. This album is just that. I can understand some might say he is repeating himself and should do something new, but that doesn't mane this a bad album. Especially since all of his other albums and mixtapes have had good reviews, and all of a sudden the next one is considered to be bad, despite being Drake as we know him. - Martin_Canine

19 The Rolling Stones - Dirty Work The Rolling Stones - Dirty Work

I'm surprised that this isn't in the top 20s. This album is just a bad album by a Great Band. But at least they made better albums after this. - Mumbizz01

20 Usher - Looking 4 Myself Usher - Looking 4 Myself
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