25 Great Rock and Goth Albums

A Listmania! list by PAG 42
 
Heaven And Hell
1.  Heaven And Hell by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "Soaring vocals and great riffs. Best album ever ?"
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Rising
2.  Rising by Rainbow
The list author says:
  "Blackmore and Dio combined perfectly for a one-off classic."
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The Number of the Beast
3.  The Number of the Beast by Iron Maiden
The list author says:
  "With two solid albums already this is the one that launched them world-wide. No links to the Vinyl Picture Disc of this... got mine on release day and 27 years later it's still a treasured possesion."
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First and Last and Always
4.  First and Last and Always by The Sisters Of Mercy
The list author says:
  "Only album with the original line-up. Goth Rock peaked here."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Back In Black
5.  Back In Black by AC/DC
The list author says:
  "Second best-selling album of all time. Hells Bells what a great album this is."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Live And Dangerous
6.  Live And Dangerous by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "Widely regarded as the best live album ever and with good reason."
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The Chemical Wedding
7.  The Chemical Wedding by Bruce Dickinson
The list author says:
  "My favourite album of the past ten years. An overlooked classic from the Air Raid Siren before he returned to Maiden."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Earth Inferno
8.  Earth Inferno by Fields Of The Nephilim
The list author says:
  "Impossibly dark live collection of all their best songs. Epic."
£12.60   Used & New from: £2.82
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Operation: Mindcrime
9.  Operation: Mindcrime by Queensr˙che
The list author says:
  "Concept albums don't get better than this one. Fantasic story with memorable singles."
£9.34   Used & New from: £1.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Bat Out Of Hell
10.  Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
The list author says:
  "The original Rock Opera. We all have this one already....."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (306 customer reviews)

Physical Graffiti
11.  Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Toss up between this and Led Zep 4 - Kashmir or Stairway. It's all brilliant though, not just the signature tunes."
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No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith [VINYL]
12.  No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith [VINYL] by Motörhead
The list author says:
  "The loudest Rock 'n' Roll band in the world. Wish I'd been there that night (but my ears are glad I wasn't)."
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Phantasmagoria
13.  Phantasmagoria by Damned
The list author says:
  "Their Punk origins seemed pretty distant with this. Pop/Goth/Rock/Punk - it's all there and sounds fantastic."
£7.28   Used & New from: £3.64
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Deep Purple In Rock - Anniversary Edition
14.  Deep Purple In Rock - Anniversary Edition by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "Released in 1970 almost every Heavy Rock / Metal album can draw a line back to this one."
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.66
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

Diary of a Madman
15.  Diary of a Madman by Ozzy Osbourne
The list author says:
  "This is the incredible original version and not the later "re-issue" shamefully hacked about by Ozzy/Sharon with session musicians."
£17.08   Used & New from: £2.03
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Come An' Get It
16.  Come An' Get It by Whitesnake
The list author says:
  "Early Whitesnake with Purple's Lord/Paice and the bluesy guitars of Moody/Marsden/Murray topped off with Coverdale at his best. Cool album cover too."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Love
17.  Love by The Cult
The list author says:
  "Expected me to pick Sonic Temple ? Nearly did, but prefer this one."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.07
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Pyromania
18.  Pyromania by Def Leppard
The list author says:
  "What you get when a NWOBHM band re-locates to America's Stadium Rock circuit. Stands the test of time well though."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Holy Diver - Remastered
19.  Holy Diver - Remastered by Dio
The list author says:
  "Third entry with Ronnie James Dio vocals and a great debut album by Dio the band."
£6.02   Used & New from: £3.51
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Children
20.  Children by The Mission (UK)
The list author says:
  "Slightly edges out God's Own Medicine and The First Chapter, but in reality all three are gothic masterpieces."
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.91
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Reise, Reise
21.  Reise, Reise by Rammstein
The list author says:
  "A German band with German lyrics and the prime exponents of Industrial Metal. Better on DVD though because of the onstage pyromania and sheer spectacle."
£11.58   Used & New from: £3.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Killer Lords
22.  Killer Lords by Lords Of The New Church
The list author says:
  "One of the better Goth/Rock/Punk bands that ended prematurely with the death of Stiv Bators. Best Of album that finishes with an unlikely cover of Madonna's Like A Virgin."
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Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits
23.  Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits by Alice Cooper
The list author says:
  "1974. Greatest Hits album and it was released in 1974. Talk about peaked too soon."
£8.17   Used & New from: £1.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Best Of Both Worlds
24.  The Best Of Both Worlds by Marillion
The list author says:
  "Side 1 has the Fish tracks and Side 2 the Hogarth ones. Not to be confused with the Hannah Montanna album with the same name...."
£4.99   Used & New from: £3.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Impurity
25.  Impurity by New Model Army
The list author says:
  "Still as angry and vitriolic as ever, but with more meaningful lyrics on a diverse range of subjects. Laugh at the wit of Bury The Hatchet and wonder at the honesty of the love song 11 Years."
£5.64   Used & New from: £4.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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