Five most influential Rock albums ON YOU?

churchofamon

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Black Sabbath - Paranoid
The Tea Party - The Edges of Twilight
The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Pearl Jam - Ten
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine
 

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Montrose - Montrose
Judas Priest - Sad Wings of Destiny
Black Sabbath - Vol 4
Ozzy/Rhoads - Blizzard/Diary(I count these as one btw)
Van Halen - I

But I could add 5 -10 more that are just as essential ala Rory,Moore,Page,etc........
 

flint

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Hendrix - Axis: Bold As Love
Beatles - White Album
Procol Harum - A Salty Dog
Moody Blues - To Our Children's Children's Children
Pearl Jam - Ten
 

seantk

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AC/DC - Let There Be Rock
Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
Aerosmith - Rocks
Led Zeppelin 2
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

I could go on and on, but...
 
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The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper"
Jethro Tull "Aqualung"
Jimi Hendrix "Electric Ladyland"
Jeff Beck "Truth"
Frank Zappa "One Size Fits All"
 

Dawg76

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Aerosmith "Toys in the Attic"
Lynyrd Skynyrd "Second Helping"
Eric Clapton "Slowhand"
38 Special "Rockin' into the Night"
Free "Fire and Water"
 

mymindisgoing

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OK Computer was really the reason I started playing guitar, so I'll give that the #1 spot.

After that I'd go with:
The Beatles - The White Album
Blur - 13
Radiohead - The Bends
The Strokes - Is This It
 

Noise Under The Floor

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The Who - Live At Leeds

The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette

The Stooges - Fun House

Alice Cooper - School's Out

The Cure - Head On The Door
 

enharmonic

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No particular order

1. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
2. Melvins - Whoudini
3. Beatles - White Album
4. Soundgarden - Louder Than Love
5. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
 

mrpinter

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Disraeli Gears - Cream
Ten Years After (self titled)
Spaces (Infinite) - Larry Coryell
Duster - Gary Burton
American Beauty - Grateful Dead
 

tholmes

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Stones - Beggar's Banquet
Who - Who's Next
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
CS&N - CS&N
Jethro Tull - Benefit

Tom
 

Strat335

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Band of Gypsies...Hendrix
Medusa - Trapeze
Tres Hombres...ZZ Top
Bridge of Sighs..Robin Trower
Tones...EJ...but I had heard him many years before this was finally released
 

fusion58

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Meet the Beatles
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
Humble Pie - Performance: Rockin' the Fillmore
Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive
Ten Years After - A Space in Time
 

soundchaser59

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Chicago - II
Led Zep - Physical Graffiti
Edgar Winter - Shock Treatment
Doobies - Minute By Minute
Steely Dan - Royal Scam
Yes - Tales
 
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Cream

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If we're going strictly rock, no blues:
The Beatles, Revolver
The Beatles, The Beatles (White Album)
The Rolling Stones, Brussels Affair 1973
Bad Company, Bad Company
Thin Lizzy, Live And Dangerous
 

Bieling3

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Nirvana - Bleach
Alice in Chains - Dirt
Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Led Zeppelin IV
AC/DC - Back in Black
 

Hand of Doom

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Hendrix - Are You Experienced?
Merciful Fate - Melissa
Ozzy - Diary Of A Mad Man
Santana - Abraxas
Metallica - Kill 'em All
 

mesa/boogieman

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Biggest on me, my upbringing and my musicianship...

Def Leppard: Hysteria. Played it just about everyday from junior year in high school until the end of my freshman year in college. It had 7 singles released on it. Including all of side 1

Guns N' Roses: Appetite for Destruction. It was the 1 album in my life that resonated more than any other album. I was 18 and angry at the world and broken hearted.

Metallica: Live S*** Binge & Purge: I was a lukewarm Metallica fan until I heard this 3 CD live album from them. Wore that out for a good 2 years.

Van Halen 1: Next...

Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion: Got to the record store 15 minutes before it opened and listened to it in its entirety over and over and over again for probably a month. Listened to it everyday for at least a year. Has not aged well for me. Izzy's guitar is not enough in the mix and Axl's megalomania is in full force :mad:
 

schlookness

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haha well if I could choose it certainly would be different but:


KISS Alive - I was a big fan of kiss when I was 7-10 years old.

AC/DC Stiff upper lip - didn't listen to rock at all for years and then I saw this one at the library and decided to give it ago, artistically embarrassing but I would not have been the guitarist I am today if it wasn't for the riffs and solos on Stiff upper lip..

The Beatles 1 - Bought the compilation of all their no.1 singles for my mom and was unknowingly(as with the others) influenced by it..

Then I don't know which approach to take, I've listened to a massive amount of hiphop that has influenced me deeply, a lot of Swedish pop music during my childhood before I had an opinion on my own and then during my teen years I got into Jimi, Zeppelin, CREAM and this type of stuff..
Well, this summed it up well enough without getting specific I suppose..


Gonna think about this though, might just come back with a thought through list if I come to some conclusion..
 




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