Best Live rock albums

A Listmania! list by Jason "Jason" (London England)
 
Made In Japan
1.  Made In Japan by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "No overdubs. Just a great rock band on smoking form. The benchmark for a live rock record"
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Live And Dangerous
2.  Live And Dangerous by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "Greatest rock band on the earth playing the best tunes. Misses out on top spot for being 70% live!"
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Snaz
3.  Snaz by Nazareth
The list author says:
  "Never quite captured the intensity of their live performance in the studio. Great live album jam packed with corking rock tunes"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

If You Want Blood, You've Got It
4.  If You Want Blood, You've Got It by AC/DC
The list author says:
  "AC/DC 4TH! Just goes to show how many amazing live acts there are. The classic lineup playing pure unadulterated Rock and Roll!"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Strangers in the Night
5.  Strangers in the Night by UFO
The list author says:
  "Michael Schenker the guitar legend with his best band, UFO. Real electric performance. Check out Rock Bottom"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Another Lesson in Violence
6.  Another Lesson in Violence by Exodus
The list author says:
  "The best Thrash metal live album. Essentially the first two albums with 90's production and serious intensity."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

One More From The Road - Deluxe Edition
7.  One More From The Road - Deluxe Edition by Lynyrd Skynyrd
The list author says:
  "Superb Southern rock band. Freebird is just mesmerising. Rossington, Collins and Gaines scorch on this album"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Live in Germany
8.  Live in Germany by Rainbow
The list author says:
  "Better than On Stage in my humble opinion. Blackmore gets his second album on the list."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith
9.  No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith by Motörhead
The list author says:
  "Lemmy and crew pre Thrash Metal. Pummeling bass, throaty vocals, and rockin solos (and The Ace of Spades!)"
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Unleashed In The East
10.  Unleashed In The East by Judas Priest
The list author says:
  "Unleashed in the studio if you believe some reviews. Still the best versions of Victim of Changes, Genocide etc."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Live
11.  Live by Alice In Chains
The list author says:
  "Best band of the 90's. Maybe the album isn't that great and I just love the band. Still rocks though"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Live In The Heart Of The City
12.  Live In The Heart Of The City by Whitesnake
The list author says:
  "Great bluesy Whitesnake before they went all hair metal!"
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Tribute
13.  Tribute by Ozzy Osbourne
The list author says:
  "More than makes up for there not being a decent Sabbath live release. Randy Rhoads, what a genius!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Alive
14.  Alive by Kiss
The list author says:
  "Gotta confess, I'm not a huge Kiss fan but this album has some great good times rock tunes."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Live After Death
15.  Live After Death by Iron Maiden
The list author says:
  "This band has too many live recordings but none of them post Live after Death have lived up to Maiden on the Powerslave tour."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Live Shit: Binge and Purge [3 CD + 2 DVD]
16.  Live Shit: Binge and Purge [3 CD + 2 DVD] by Metallica
The list author says:
  "Is it me or do thrash bands not come across so well live. That scooped sound sounds great on studio recordings but not live. Still Metallica showcasing their best material"
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Different Stages
17.  Different Stages by Rush
The list author says:
  "Couldn't decide between this and All the World's a Stage, both great albums. The Farewell to Kings stuff clinches it for me."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Live At Leeds
18.  Live At Leeds by The Who
The list author says:
  "The original was short and sweet and each new edition expands is. Displays the Who at their powerful and yet ragged best."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Space Ritual Alive In London
19.  Space Ritual Alive In London by Hawkwind
The list author says:
  "Now you can see that I have forgotten some albums. This should be higher up. Great space rock."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

How The West Was Won: Live (3CD)
20.  How The West Was Won: Live (3CD) by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Zep's power and talent is unquestionable but there is improvisation and there is plain just going on too long. Some songs on this really meander."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Ten Years After Live at Fillmore East
21.  Ten Years After Live at Fillmore East by Ten Years After
The list author says:
  "Quality blues rock. Alvin Lee was so underrated. Some songs like Zep do go on a bit though!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival July 3 & 5, 1970
22.  Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival July 3 & 5, 1970 by Allman Brothers Band
The list author says:
  "The Fillmore gig is the accepted best Allmans gig but I have to confess I haven't heard it. I love this though so I might have to check it out"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

At The Rainbow
23.  At The Rainbow by Focus
The list author says:
  "The Dutch progsters play some great fired up versions of Hocus Pocus and Sylvia on this album. Not to everyone's taste but I like it"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Live: A Decade Of Aggression
24.  Live: A Decade Of Aggression by Slayer
The list author says:
  "Again I reiterate, the thrash bands just haven't had there live albums produced well enough to do them justice. The two guitar levels on this aren't level. Still pretty cool though."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Live Dates
25.  Live Dates by Wishbone Ash
The list author says:
  "Beautiful twin lead live stuff. Almost on a par with Lizzy in their hayday."
£10.69   Used & New from: £7.30
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 22/01/2006
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