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Parent genres: Punk Rock, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 27
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 85
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 10
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 40
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 94
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 21-50
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 3.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 7
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Trouser (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 16
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 18
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 6
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 10


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