Top Ten Best Years in Rock Music

The Top Ten Best Years in Rock Music

1 1970

Black Sabbath, In Rock, Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs, Led Zeppelin III, Let it Be

2 1975

Physical Graffiti, Horses, Blood on the Tracks, A Night at the Opera, Wish You Were Here

A Night at the Opera (Best album ever), Wish You Were Here, too many to list...

A Night At The Opera, Physical Graffiti, Wish You Were Here, Toys in the Attic. - Metarock

3 1986

Slippery When Wet, Master of Puppets, Reign in Blood, The Queen is Dead, Turbo

4 1969

Abbey Road by The Beatles, Let it Bleed by The Rolling Stones, several albums by Creedence Clearwater Revival, several albums by Led Zeppelin, Hot Buttered Soul by Isaac Hayes, plus albums by Stevie Wonder, The Kinks, Joe Cocker, Elvis, Aretha Franklin etc. Beat that, any other year ever! - truckturner

The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, Pink Floyd, and King Crimson.

Abbey Road, Led Zeppelin, Tommy, Trout Mask Replica, Kick Out the Jams

This year saw The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, the Who,
And the final week of 1969 saw the very first chart entry from the Jackson 5, plus the summer of 1969 featured a little concert event called Woodstock.

5 1976

Boston, Rocks, Jailbreak, 2112, Rising

6 1973

Raw Power, Band on the Run, Pronounced Leh Nerd Skeh Nerd, Dark Side of the Moon, Quadrophenia

You forgot Houses of the Holy

7 1983

Pyromania, Kill 'em All, Peace of Mind, Murmur, War

8 2002

Modren rock is defined by 2002.

Audioslave! - TheHabsFan

9 1967

Are You Experienced, The Doors, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Velvet Underground & Nico, Disraeli Gears

One word: Cream

10 1971

Elton John, Todd Rundgren, Cat Stevens, Grand Funk. Led Zeppelin, Jackson Browne, Doobie Brothers, Yes, C,S,N, Sly & the Family Stone,

Stairway to Heaven

Great year

Zoso, Master Of Reality, The Yes Album, RAM, Aqualung, Tarkus, Fireball, Nursery Cryme, Fragile, Meddle, LA Woman, Sticky Fingers, Who's Next, Hunky Dory, Madman Across The Water, Blue, Surf's Up, Imagine, The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys, Killer, ZZ Top's First Album, Straight Up, Electric Warrior...too good.

The Contenders

11 2010
12 1957

Chirping Crickets, Here's Little Richard, After School Session, Jailhouse Rock, Gene Vincent & the Blue Caps

13 1968

Jeff beck Truth, Led Zeppelin 1, Waitin for the Sun, The Beatles White album, beggars banquet,

Beggars Banquet, The Beatles (or the white album), waiting for the sun

14 1990
15 1991

U2 "Achtung Baby"
R.E.M. "Out of Time"
Nirvana "Nevermind"
Metallica "Metallica"
RHCP "Blood Sugar Sex Magik"
Guns N' Roses "Use Your Illusion"

The year Grunge became mainstream, Green Day's debut album, and new albums and hits from Nirvana, RHCP, and R.E.M.

16 1994

Grunge rock and alternative rock defined

These days - Bon Jovi! - DaringXx

17 1965

My Generation, Out of Our Heads, Rubber Soul, Here Are The Sonics, Highway 61 Revisited

18 2012
19 2000

Crush by Bon Jovi! - DaringXx

20 1999
21 2003

Evanescence and Linkin Park released their albums "Fallen" (Evanescence) and "Meteora" (Linkin Park) only weeks apart. It was also the year Three Days Grace's self titled album was released.

The Modern rock at it's finest! - Johnalove

22 2007

2007 was the by far the best year for modern rock music some of the best albums and songs came from this year!

23 1992

Keep the faith - Bon Jovi! - DaringXx

Rage Against the Machine - RATM
Core-Stone - Temple Pilots
Dirt- Alice in Chains
Check Your Head- Beastie Boys
40oz to Freedom- Sublime
Harvest Moon- Neil Young
Southern Harmony and Musical Companion- Black Crowes
Vulgar Display of Power- Pantera

24 1978
25 2016 2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium, the 16th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

Utterly without merit.

26 1959
27 1979
28 1988

Appetite for Destruction - Guns N' Roses
And Justice for All - Metallica
Hysteria - Def Leppard
Rattle and Hum - U2

29 1984

Ride The Lightning

30 1956

Its elvis!

31 2004

Subliminal Verses(Slipknot),One Day Remains(Alter Bridge),We Are Not Alone (Breaking Benjamin,Chuck (Sum 41),American Idiot (Green Day).

32 2006
33 1955
34 1950
35 2019
36 2005
37 1974
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