Top Ten Best Years in Rock Music

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The Top Ten

1 1970

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

2 1975

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

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 - somekindofaguy

4 1976

Boston, Rocks, Jailbreak, 2112, Rising - somekindofaguy

5 1969

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 - somekindofaguy

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.

6 1973

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

7 1967

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

8 1983

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

9 1957

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

10 2002

The Contenders

11 2010
12 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

13 1990
14 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

15 1971

Really?
Led Zeppelin IV, Who's Next, Sticky Fingers, Meddle, Fragile, Concert for Bangladesh, Imagine, Hunky Dory, What's Going On, Harvest, Tapestry…
I say again…Really? Does any other year come close?
I must admit, though, it is difficult to pick a year in which the neither the Beatles nor Van Halen nor Rush nor Michael Jackson put out material. Oh well.

Actually, most of the albums you mentioned are mediocre and the journalist overrate them.
There were years way better than 1971. - somekindofaguy

16 1965

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

17 2000
18 1991

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

19 1999
20 1994
21 1955
22 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.

23 1959
24 1950
25 2012
26 1978
27 2007
28 1979
29 1992

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

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