Van Halen
1984

Genres: Hard Rock

Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 50
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 72
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 37
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 31
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 81
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 59
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 59
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 488
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 82
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 Stars
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
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 25
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 1


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