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Best Rock Album of the 80's

Posted on: January 18, 2009 4:49 pm
Edited on: January 18, 2009 5:03 pm
 

Time to breakout the hairspray & spandex and come up with your list of 10 - 20 Album's you think worthy to be the Best Rock Album of the 80's

Just remember the range will be release dates from Oct '79 to Oct ' 89.

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Since: Nov 8, 2008
Posted on: January 25, 2009 2:26 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

Can't believe I forgot about these...........

Blizzard of Ozz--- Ozzy

Allied Forces -- Triumph

Heaven and Hell -- Black Sabbath

Holy Diver-- Ronnie James Dio

Tatoo You -- Rolling Stones




Since: Oct 12, 2007
Posted on: January 22, 2009 10:57 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

One more for the road . . .

The Flat Earth -- Thomas Dolby

  1. "Dissidents" (Dolby, Kevin Armstrong, Matthew Seligman) - 4:56
  2. "The Flat Earth" - 6:41
  3. "Screen Kiss" - 5:33
  4. "White City" - 5:19
  5. "Mulu the Rain Forest" - 5:00
  6. "I Scare Myself" (Dan Hicks) - 5:40
  7. "Hyperactive!" - 4:13

A fantastic album. If you've never heard any of this album other than Hyperactive, look it up and give it a listen.




Since: Nov 8, 2008
Posted on: January 22, 2009 9:33 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

No order...............

Back N' Black  -- AC/DC

Moving Pictures -- Rush

Hi Infidelity -- Reo Speedwagon

Ghost in the Machine -- The Police

Synchronicity -- The Police

Against the Wind -- Bob Seger

Appetite for Destruction-- GNR

Eliminator -- ZZ Top

Thriller -- Michael Jackson......... I get teased for this one.

London Calling -- Clash .........Might be 70's

Joshua Tree -- U2

The Wall -- Pink Floyd -- Might be 70's too

Pretenders -Pretenders

Freedom of Choice -- Devo

Purple Rain -- Prince

Pyromania -- Def Leppard

Paradise Theatre -- Styx

 Can I still vote for the best rock album of the 70's ?




Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: January 22, 2009 9:25 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

Good stuff everyone!  So many good things already mentioned and I will repeat a few and maybe add a couple.

So - Peter Gabriel

Vinyl Confessions - Kansas

Paradise Theater - Styx

Nick of Time - Bonnie Raitt

Back In Black - AC/DC

Eliminator - ZZ Top

Permanent Vacation - Aerosmith

Escape - Journey

Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi

The Joshua Tree - U2

 

I don't care what some say the '80 had some good music!

 




Since: Mar 4, 2008
Posted on: January 22, 2009 9:16 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

It's a toss up between Thriller and Appetitie for destruction.  Two very signifigent albums that are at different ends of the spectrum but have had the most impact in the music business in my opinion!




Since: Jun 12, 2007
Posted on: January 22, 2009 7:05 am
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

Not a big '80's fan but here goes-

  • John Hiatt - Slow Turning
  • Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
  • Chris Rea - Road To Hell
  • Robert Palmer - Riptide
  • Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
  • Bonnie Raitt - Nick Of Time
  • John Prine - German Afternoons
  • Warren Zevon - Sentimental Hygiene
  • Roxy Music - Avalon
  • Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson



Since: Sep 2, 2007
Posted on: January 21, 2009 10:39 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

Foreigner - 4




Since: Nov 18, 2008
Posted on: January 21, 2009 10:23 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

Hope it's not too late to add in my two cents:

 

Dr. Feelgood -- Motley Crue

Bark At The Moon -- Ozzy

Slippery When Wet -- Bon Jovi

Appettite for Destruction -- GnR

Thriller -- Michael Jackson

Synchronicity -- Police

Pyromania -- Def Leppard

1984 -- Van Halen

Lick It Up -- KISS

Back in Black -- AC / DC

Hi Infidelity -- REO Speedwagon

Skid Row - Skid Row

Master of Puppets -- Metallica

Holy Diver -- Dio

Frontiers -- Journey

Mental Health - Quiet Riot

Cock and Loaded -- L.A. Guns

W.A.S.P. -- W.A.S.P.

Shout At The Devil -- Motley Crue

Full Moon Fever -- Tom Petty

 




Since: May 8, 2007
Posted on: January 21, 2009 6:11 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

I second Scullcrackers nomination of Tesla - Mechanical resonance (totally forgot about them)

And I would like to add Nirvana - Bleach




Since: Apr 21, 2008
Posted on: January 21, 2009 5:02 pm
 

Best Rock Album of the 80's

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Sports – Huey Lewis & the News

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Calling- Clash

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Born in the USA   - Bruce Springsteen

1984 – Van Halen    

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