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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: Jul 23, 2007
Posted on: January 24, 2009 5:57 pm
 

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




Since: Nov 5, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2009 5:45 pm
 

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

Alright now the west.....

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses  Husker Du gets Slashed

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 

 


 

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

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon   Reo wins in a close battle, Metallica got my votes in the East 

 


 

5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard   Bringin' on a heartbreak..12 seed upset special, Blackout Yes, LAFS...Na......

 


 

4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden  This is a personal choice

 


 

3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty   Tom Petty was awesome on this album, every song great

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon

 


 

6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music  I do not like Hysteria....

 


 

7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News  I like Prince, Purple rain ig good, but Sports, sports more hits than RAIN...Huey wins my vote

 


 

2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen  I don't like much Leppard after High n Dry, there OK but Van Hagar rocked....

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2   The Police should keep this vote close, Wouldn't surprise me to see alot of Police votes here

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

 


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

 

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol  Again Paul Simon would win the Adult Contemp. category, Rock its Idol

 


 

5.   90125 '83 - Yes  No 12 seed upset here, Kiss was bad then ,not that ther were ever GREAT,  YES all the way

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

 


 

4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest Ahh come one, not against Thiller!!!! Thriller will win but I think you got another thing coming..

 

 

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan  This is another personal choice, I like the Clash but not more than Stevie....

 


 

6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath    This will be tough for Sabbath to pull off but they get my Neon Night vote.

 


 

7.   4 '81 - Foreigner   This was the last good Foreigner album

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

 


 

2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne  Suprised at the low seed and matched againt a great album Ozzy wins because of Rhodes with a buzzer beater

 




Since: Mar 29, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2009 2:35 pm
 

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

Alpha Region:

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

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

 

 

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

8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

 

 

5.   90125 '83 - Yes

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

 

 

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

 

6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

 

 

7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

 

2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top




Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2009 12:31 pm
 

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

Alpha Region:

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

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

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

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

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: 

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss

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 21, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2009 10:25 am
 

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

Alpha:

  • 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:

  • 1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2
  • 9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol
  • 5.   90125 '83 - Yes

  • 13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

  • 14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • 11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath

  • 10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

  • 2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

 




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2009 9:17 am
 

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

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

This round was pretty easy until this choice. Put High and Dry here and Van Halen wins.

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

I've never been a big fan of U2

 


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 Sege r

 


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne





Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2009 9:16 am
 

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

Confused how a 79 album made the 80's.Well the range that I'm going by is the Album release date of Oct 79 to Oct 89 and The Wall & London Calling both were released in Dec of 79. Which to me is a little late to really count for the 70's.




Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: January 24, 2009 8:56 am
 

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

-Hey Cleve!   Sorry I missed the prelims, here, but I'm not sure how many of my picks would've made the brackets, anyhow...Wink

-Alrighty...

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses  -Hard to deny that G&R was THE big hard rock band of the mid-late 80's...

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  -This really is a great album...  Their best, IMHO...

 


 

4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden  -Not a huge fan of Bruce (gasp!!Surprised), but this one is great...

 


 

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   -Might seem strange, but I really enjoyed his stuff more...  Something about Prince kinda turned me off...

 


 

2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard  -I was never a huge fan, but I recognize it for what it's worth, and that was never a fave VH album...

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  -Artistry vs. good timing...

 

Wink9.   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  -Dang...  That Thriller album really got on my nerves, lol...Tongue out

 


 

3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan -The album that launched a guitar legend...  All due respect to London Calling...

 


 

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  Tough choice here- I actually like and respect both...

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 -Thanks, Cleve!




Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: January 24, 2009 1:16 am
 

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

Confused how a 79 album made the 80's.




Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: January 24, 2009 1:15 am
 

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

 

Alpha Region:

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

 9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 

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

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

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: 

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol

5.   90125 '83 - Yes

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan

6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 



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