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Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Posted on: January 23, 2009 9:58 pm
Edited on: January 24, 2009 12:27 am
 

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 


8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 


5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard


4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden


3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon


6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music


7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News


2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol


5.   90125 '83 - Yes

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss


4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest


3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan


6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath


7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 

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Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: February 1, 2009 11:37 am
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

winners Alpha: GnR, REO, Scorps, Dire Straits, Zevon, Roxy Music, Prince, abstain Def Leppard vs VH

winners Beta : Police, Idol, Kiss, Jackson, Clash, Styx, Seger, Ozzy




Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2009 9:45 am
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

-OK, here she goes..

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 


 

8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 


 

5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard  -Their best album, IMO...

 


 

4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden  -Tough, but I wore this one out back in the day...

 


 

3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon

 


 

6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music


 

7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News 

 


 

2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police  -Bigger Police fan, although I prefered Zenyatta Mondatta...

 


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon  -No contest here...

 

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

 


 

5.   90125 '83 - Yes

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss


 

4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest  -That Thriller album drove me up the wall, while I loved the Priest...

 


 

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan  -Perhaps London Calling had a greater impact on the overall culture, but the debut of SRV had a much bigger impact upon my personal culture...Wink

 


 

6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

 


 

7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

 


 

2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top  -The boyz & I wore this one out after it was released...

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

-Thanks, Cleve!!




Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2009 8:06 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses   

 


 

8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

 


 

5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

 


 

4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

 


 

3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

 


 

6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

 


 

7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

 


 

2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

 


 

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

 


 

5.   90125 '83 - Yes

 


13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

 


 

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

 


11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

 


 

7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

 


15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne




Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2009 7:39 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Results for Rd. 1 There had to be a tie...and I really hate ties!

Paradise Theater & Heaven and Hell and since I'm not really familiar with Dio as much as Styx, I'm gonna have to give it to Styx.

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses    29-1   97% 

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 

 


8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica    16-14   53% 

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

 


5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions    18-12   60%

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard

 


4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits    18-12   60%

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden

 


3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty    23-7   77%

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon

 


6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard    24-6   80%

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music

 


7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution    16-14   53%

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News

 


2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard    22-8   73%

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2    20-10   67%

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

 


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol    19-11   63%

 


5.   90125 '83 - Yes    21-9   70%

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

 


4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest    19-11   63%

 


3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan    17-13    57%

 


6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx    15-15 tie to Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

 


7.   4 '81 - Foreigner    17-13   57%

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

 


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne    17-13   57%




Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2009 6:56 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Thanks peeps for your votes! Prof, Mig, 75tranz & Crimson




Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: January 29, 2009 3:24 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Hey, Cleve.  Thanks for all the hard work.

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

 


8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

 


5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

 


13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden

 


3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

 


6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

 


10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News

 


15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

 


9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

 


12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

 


4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

 


14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan

 


11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

 


7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

 


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top




Since: May 8, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2009 10:01 am
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 

 


8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

 


5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard

 


4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden

 


3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon

 


6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music

 


7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News

 


2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

 


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

 


5.   90125 '83 - Yes

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

 


4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

 


3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan

 


6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

 


7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

 


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 

Good job Cleveland, keep them coming!




Since: Aug 27, 2007
Posted on: January 29, 2009 7:18 am
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Alpha Region

1- Appetite For Destruction- Guns & Roses

8- And Justices For All- Metallica

5- Love At First Sting- Scorpions

13- The Number Of The Beast- Iron Maiden

14-Sentimental Hygiene-Warren Zevon

6-Hysteria-Def Leopard

7-Purple Rain-Prince & The Revolution

15-5150-Van Halen

Delta Region

1 The Joshua Tree-U2

8-Graceland-Paul Simon

5-90125-Yes

13-Screaming For Vengeance-Judas Priest

14-Texas Flood-Stevie Ray Vaughn

6-Paradise Theater-Styx

10-Against The Wind-Bob Seger

2-Eliminator-ZZTop




Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: January 28, 2009 10:43 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

trailblazer

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

EVERYONE, I mean EVERYONE had this album

5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

great underappreciated guitarist: Ulrich Roth

4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

still uncovering treasures off this one...

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon

miss you Z

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music

no contest

7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

raw and powerful in its time

abstained VH vs. Def Leppard

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

U2 not even better than "The Real Thing"

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

turn it up and rock out !!!!

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

Kiss wins, period.

4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

both albums here are dated , Jackson by a nose

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

not a Stevie Ray fan, and even if I were he doesn't touch The Clash

6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

great album

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

timeless music

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

"Flying High" alone eases past ZZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Since: Oct 3, 2006
Posted on: January 28, 2009 7:44 pm
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

ALPHA

Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard

  Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

  Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

Delta

Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

90125 '83 - Yes

Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

  London Calling '79 - The Clash

Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne








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