Top 5 Rock Albums

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  1. macrumors regular

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    Just as the title says, I'm looking for your desert island top 5 rock albums. Music you can't live without, and you couldn't imagine your life without. Okay so maybe not that melodramatic. Basically, I'm hoping to find some cool new music to listen to.

    In no meaningful order, mine are:
    1. Eric Clapton - Slowhand
    2. Led Zeppelin - IV (Zoso)
    3. Counting Crows - August And Everything After
    4. R.E.M. - Monster
    5. Live - Throwing Copper

    #5 is a bit iffy, a worthy album but not certain it belongs. So many others deserve recognition. I'm looking forward to seeing your lists.
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

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    How can we do this, only five? This is almost impossible. I'll try my best from memory, but the list will probably change in an hour.

    1. Derek and The Dominoes - Live at the Fillmore
    2. Johnny Cash - Orange Blossom Special (this is a very difficult choice, many Cash albums fit here.)
    3. Beck - Mutations
    4. Jimi Hendrix - Blues
    5. Tied between NIN - The Fragile and Metallica - Master of Puppets.
     
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    gwuMACaddict

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    this is tough...

    no real order here...

    1. ac/dc- back in black
    2. aerosmith- toys in the attic
    3. the band- the last waltz
    4. queen- live at webley '86
    5. eric clapton- blues
     
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    abhishekit

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    here is my 5...surprised nobody mentiond jim morrison before...
    (random order)
    1. The Doors/ Doors
    2. Joshua tree / U2
    3. Reunion / Blacksabbath
    4. wish u were here / Pink floyd
    5. brothers in arms/ dire straits

    actaully i like all the albums of the above bands...so really the name of the album also duznt matter

    cheers

    abhi
     
  5. macrumors newbie

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    AC/DC - Back in Black
    Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic
    Billy Joel - Glass Houses
    Doobie Brothers - The Best of the Doobie Brothers
    Steve Miller Band - Greatest Hits 1974-78
     
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    howard

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    zeppelin 1
    dark side of the moon
    hail to the thief
    transatlanticism
    a rush of blood to the head

    that not in any order and it can change at any time
     
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    Foucault

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    Appetite for Destruction - Guns N Roses
    Nevermind - Nirvana
    Combat Rock - The Clash
    The Joshua Tree - U2
    Kid A - Radiohead
     
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    abhishekit

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    too few doors fans...dats bad...
     
  9. macrumors regular

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    My List...

    No order here, 1 is not the best, 5 is not the least best (?)

    1-Zeppelin 2
    2-Paranoid-Black Sabbath
    3-Dark Side of the Moon
    4-Black Album-Metallica
    5-Pablo Honey- Radiohead
     
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    whocares

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    No particular order:

    1-Dark Side of the Moon
    2-Dark Side of the Moon
    3-Dark Side of the Moon
    4-Dark Side of the Moon
    5-Dark Side of the Moon
     
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    MattG

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    1. Elvis Costello - King of America
    2. Counting Crows - August and Everything After
    3. Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
    4. Radiohead - OK Computer
    5. Dire Straits - Dire Straits
     
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    manitoubalck

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    No Real order here:

    Eric Clapton: One more car, One more Rider,
    Oasis: (What's the story) Morning Glory,
    Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing,
    AC/DC: Live (2 Disc set,)
    Pink Floyd: Delicate Sounds of Thunder (Live)
    The Eagles: When Hell Freezes over
    (I Know there's 6)

    close but no Cigar
    Pearl Jam: Ten
    Santana: Supernatural
    Fleetwood Mac: The Chain (2 Disc set, Best of)
    Rolling Stones: 40 Licks
    The Beatles: Let it be (the re-release)
    Michael Jackson: History
    Bee Gees: The Record
    Led Zepplin: IV
    Santana: Sacred Fire (Live in South America)

    You'll think I'm Crazy for this but if you own a copy of Sega Rally for PC, Stick the CD into your CD player. The First Track is the Game file so no audio, hovever tracks 8,10 and 11 are three of the demo Rock tracks ever released, no vocals just mad Guitar solos and riffs.

    Kiss (Symphony): Live in Melbourne
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

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    Why aren't some of you submitting your favorite songs on daily tunes?
     
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    MattG

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    I've submitted several...
     
  15. macrumors G3

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    Mine change a fair bit... but these are always up there... :D

    #1. R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi
    #2. PWEI - Dos Dedos Mis Amigos
    #3. Zwan - Mary Star Of The Sea
    #4. Jane's Addiction - Strays
    #5. Juliana Hatfield - Juliana's Pony: Total System Failure
     
  16. macrumors newbie

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    Jane's Addiction - Nothing Shocking
    Rush - Permanent Waves
    Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
    Stones - Exile On Main Street
    Who - Who's Next

    (how can you choose just 5?)
     
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    SeaFox

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    In No Order:

    1. Radiohead - Kid A

    2. Soundgarden - Superunknown

    3. P.J. Harvey - Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (although I'd want the UK version. It has an extra track that's good)

    4. Pink Floyd - Ummagumma (or maybe Wish You Were Here instead)

    5. Nine Inch Nails - And All That Could Have Been

    Not sure about that last one. There's other things I would have liked to take. Jack-Off-Jill's Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers, Maybe some Primal Scream. The Oasis album mentioned earlier would be nice. What about compilation albums? Maybe I wanna take the Beatles 1967-1970 (the Blue Album)? Or Pink Floyd's Echoes instead of Ummagumma?

    Really I think we should get ten albums. :D
     
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    SilvorX

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    hmm..

    1)The Guess Who - Running Back Thru Canada

    2) Big Sugar - Hit & Run

    3) Neil Young - Greendale (awesome cd to buy if you're a fan of neil)

    4) April Wine - Greatest Hits Live 2003

    5) Bachman Turner Overdrive - Trial By Fire
     
  19. macrumors 6502

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    A Perfect Cirlcle-Mer De Nomes

    Nine Inch Nails-The Fragile

    Radiohead-Amnesiac

    Nirvana-Unplugged

    Gorillaz-Gorillaz

    Honorable Mention:
    Jerry Cantrell-Degredation Trip
     
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    Mike Teezie

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    Led Zepplin - IV
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
    Incubus - Morning View
    Nirvana - Unplugged
    Pearl Jam - Ten

    My Honorable Mention: The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium. This album is amazing.
     
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    Foucault

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    5. Bona Drag - Morrissey
    4. Appetite For Destruction - Guns N Roses
    3. Parachuts - Coldplay
    2. Kid A - Radiohead
    1. Nevermind - Nirvana

    'Nuff Said...
     
  22. macrumors newbie

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    Iron Maiden - Powerslave
    Iron Maiden - Live After Death
    Rammstein - Herzeleid
    Iced Earth - Horror Show
    Tool - Lateralus

    Just good stuff...
     
  23. macrumors newbie

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    Another PWEI fan. Cool.

    Great CD.

    In no particular order:

    Cop Shoot Cop - Ask Questions Later
    humanLab - humanLab (its a shame their website is down right now, cause i'd tell you guys to download the 5 songs they had online... one word: AMAZING)
    Tool - Lateralus
    Buckethead - Electric Dreams (another AMAZING CD)
    Far - Water & Solutions (or any other project featuring Jonah Matranga(who's also a mac fan))



    In case humanLab ever gets their site back up, try: humanLab.net
    Jonah's Current projects can be found at: onelinedrawing.com (a bunch of downloadable songs available for free (find the jonahpster link)
     
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    Fiveos22

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    Top Five Rock Albums

    In no particular order, I like to stick to the classics of rock.

    AC/DC - Back In Black
    Led Zepplin - IV
    Yngwie Malmsteen - The Yngwie Malmsteen Collection
    Metallica - Ride the Lightning
    Focus - Moving Waves
     
  25. macrumors G3

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    it's all in the 'tar ;)

    The Poppies rock, still follow Clint's soundtrack work, as well as Fuzz's solo stuff.

    Shame they faded away though.... but their last gig was a corker! ;)
     

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