The best alternative albums ever!!!! (in no order)

A Listmania! list by Alex Lewis
 
Paranoid
1.  Paranoid by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "Black sabbath founders of metal with their best album simply because it has war pigs and paranoid on it. tommi iommi at his best with beautiful solos hard riffs and ozzy on vocals dont get much better"
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Led Zeppelin IV
2.  Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Probably the greatest rock band ever and the inventors of rock star behaviour as we know it on their most complete album."stairway" is the best song ever need any more reasons to buy it?"
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Machine Head - 25th Anniversary Edition
3.  Machine Head - 25th Anniversary Edition by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "blackmore and gillan second only to page and plant , this album contains the most recognised riff ever in smoke on the water and is a classic album"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Reign in Blood
4.  Reign in Blood by Slayer
The list author says:
  "the best thrash album ever from the worlds best thrash band need i say more!!! ok its got raining blood and angel of death on it"
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Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
5.  Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
The list author says:
  "some of the best guitar workput to record by mister mustaine and with classic tracks wake up dead, peace sells, and my last words deserves its place in history"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

And Justice For All
6.  And Justice For All by Metallica
The list author says:
  "Metallica's best thrash album and their heaviest, so the production was crap but with songs like one(containing the greatest solo ever!), blackened and dyers eve who cares anyway!!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Appetite For Destruction
7.  Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
The list author says:
  "Simply brilliant from the first chord another guitar legend was born and one of the most distinctive voices in rock. contains the greats sweet child o mine, paradise city and nighttrain amongst others"
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Vulgar Display of Power
8.  Vulgar Display of Power by Pantera
The list author says:
  "does exactly what it says on the tin the most metal album ever!, driving riffs throughout (see walk and a new level) no bull lyrics and mind boggling solos oh yeah and its got fu*k#*g hostile on"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Seasons in the Abyss
9.  Seasons in the Abyss by Slayer
The list author says:
  "slayers other classic album showcasing  their speed, haunting riffs and passion for the occult all in one album war ensemble  dead skin mask and the title track remain classic to this day"
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In Utero
10.  In Utero by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "your thinkin nevermind was way better,but screw that this has more power in the heavy parts more emotion in the slow parts and im sick of little kids goin on about teen spirit like its their only song"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

Dirt
11.  Dirt by Alice In Chains
The list author says:
  "got to be one of the most moving records ever even more so since laynes death, fact is this is the real king of the grunge records whatever the hell "grunge" means, go buy it now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Burn My Eyes
12.  Burn My Eyes by Machine Head
The list author says:
  "Probably the best "metal" album of the nineties containing the best song of the nineties davidian, machine head at their raw and primal best standout tracks also include old and blood for blood"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Korn
13.  Korn by Korn
The list author says:
  "the begining and the end of nu metal all in one because nothing was ever gonna top this for impact emotion or originality. blind is classic as are fag**t, daddy and shoots and ladders.feel his pain!!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Roots
14.  Roots by Sepultura
The list author says:
  "The seps best work in combining tribal rhythms with metal and a cataclimic unoin songs like roots and rattamahatta just cant be remade (so why dont soulfly give up tryin) a landmark in metal history"
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Aenima
15.  Aenima by Tool
The list author says:
  "the most oground breaking band of the last decade think floyd meets sabbath and you get the picture. brilliant lyricism and fantastic vocals just get the title track and c what i mean!"
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Relationship of Command
16.  Relationship of Command by At the Drive-In
The list author says:
  "this album is phenominal on every track if you get it. the complex arrangements shouted vocals and dysfunctional guitar work create something mindblowing and orginal with every listen it gets better."
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System Of A Down
17.  System Of A Down by System of a Down
The list author says:
  "any true system fan will realise this is the best record they have released it is so fast, fresh, disturbing, and brilliant toxicity pails into insignificance.listen to war to see what soad are about"
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