top 5 albums of all time

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I was wondering what were your top 5 greatest albums of all time, many albums have risen, some were good (Nightwish - Wishmaster) some were terrible (Hammerfall - Infected)
So I wonder, what were your top 5 albums of all time
Mine were
5. Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
4. Killing Ground - Saxon
3. Holy Diver - Dio
2. Keeper of the Seven Keys - Helloween
1. Nightfall in Middle-earth - Blind Guardian
1. Type O Negative - Dead Again
2. HIM - Venus Doom
3. Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
4. Gucci Mane - Trap God
5. Turbonegro - Retox

eclectic tastes what
1. Led Zeppelin - IV (ZOSO)
2. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
3. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden and Number of the Beast
4. Blues Traveler - Straight on 'Til Morning
5. Coheed & Cambria - In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

For #3 it is a tie between the two Iron Maiden albums. The self titled album was a huge impact on me when it released, Clive Burr was just an amazing drummer. NotB had the same affect w/ the introduction of Bruce Dickinson on vocals.
For #3 it is a tie between the two Iron Maiden albums. The self titled album was a huge impact on me when it released, Clive Burr was just an amazing drummer. NotB had the same affect w/ the introduction of Bruce Dickinson on vocals


Their first two albums were probably some of my least favorite but it was still sad to hear about Clive dying.
Tough to answer, so much music out there....but if I had only 5 albums on a desert island they might be...(in no particular order).

1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. U2 - The Joshua Tree
3. Enya - Watermark
4. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
5. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Really tough to have no Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Radiohead, Vivaldi, Van Halen, etc....
There is no way I can order this when it's hard enough to pick them.

FSOL - ISDN
N.W.A - Straight Outta Compton
Kitaro - Silk Road Vol. 1
Godflesh - Streetcleaner
Ministry - Twitch

Kind of random and there are others, but these albums absolutely have remained memorable to me.
KMFDM - Nihil
Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
The Birthday Massacre - Hide and Seek
Depeche Mode - Violater
Dethklok - The Dethalbum
These are in no particular order, but they're definitely the top 5.

Huey Lewis and the News - Sports
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Tool - Aenima
Blind Melon - Blind Melon
Alice in Chains - Dirt

I played the hell out of all those records. Non-stop. All day long. All the time.
current metal(ish) top 5 fives are:
1. Agalloch - The Mantle
2. Ensiferum - Ensiferum
3. Wintersun - Time I
4. Judas Priest - Nostradamus
5. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
In no particular order..
The Silent Force by Within Temptation
One-X by Three Days Grace
Ten Thousand Fists by Disturbed
Through Tomorrow by Seasons After
Dressed Up As Life by Sick Puppies
1. Megadeth - Rust in Peace
2. Megadeth - Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
3. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
4. Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark
5. Metallica - Master of Puppets
1. Swan Songs by Hollywood Undead
2. Hysteria by Def Leppard
3. At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
4. Believe - Orianthi
5. Full Circle by Drowning Pool
You do realise there are other genres of music other than heavy metal?


No, no there's not
1. Cannibal Corpse - KILL
2. Cannibal Corpse - Torture
3. Cannibal Corpse - The Wretched Spawn
4. Cannibal Corpse - Evisceration Plague
5. Cannibal Corpse - Tomb of the Mutilated
1. Queen - A Night at the Opera
2. The Doors - The Doors
3. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
4. The Rolling Stones - Hot Rocks 1964 - 1971
5. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
You do realise there are other genres of music other than heavy metal?


1. Abbey Road - the Beatles
2. Second Toughest in the Infants - Underworld
3. Meddle - Pink Floyd
4. Experience - the Prodigy
5. Pretty Hate Machine - Nine Inch Nails

Aside from Abbey Road, most of these probably wouldn't make any official "Top Five" ranking. But in my life, these albums had a huge, huge impact on me and my love of music.
Evanescence - Fallen
Draconian - Turning Seasons Within
Alcest - Les Voyages De L'Ame
Agalloch - Pale Folklore
Warning - Watching from a Distance

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