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The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

Post by madzong » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:45 am

In 2017, 'The Rock' FM did a countdown of 200 of rock's greatest albums.

http://www.therock.net.nz/home/music/th ... -20-1.html

1. AC/DC - Back In Black (1980)
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction (1987)
3. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
4. Nirvana - Nervermind (1991)
5. Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)
6. Metallica - Metallica (Black Album) (1991)
7. Pearl Jam - Ten (1991)
8. Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine (1992)
9. Tool - Aenima (1996)
10. Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A. (1984)
11. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory (2000)
12. Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon (1973)
13. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II (1991)
14. The Foo Fighters - The Colour And The Shape (1997)
15. The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
16. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)
17. Soundgarden - Superunknown (1994)
18. Shihad - The General Electric (1999)
19. AC/DC - Highway To Hell (1979)
20. U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)
21. Metallica - Master Of Puppets (1983)
22. The Eagles - Hotel California (1976)
23. Tool - 10,000 Days (2006)
24. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I (1991)
25. Faith No More - The Real Thing (1989)
26. Stone Temple Pilots - Core (1992)
27. INXS - Kick (1987)
28. AC/DC - For Those About To Rock (1981)
29. The Offspring - Smash (1994)
30. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III (1970)
31. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)
32. Tool - Lateralus (2001)
33. AC/DC - Let There Be Rock (1977)
34. Linkin Park - Meteora (2003)
35. Meatloaf - Bat Out Of Hell (1977)
36. Metallica - ...And Justice For All (1988)
37. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II (1969)
38. AC/DC - The Razor's Edge (1990)
39. Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985)
40. Green Day - Dookie (1994)
41. Van Halen - Van Halen (1978)
42. Alice In Chains - Facelift (1990)
43. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (1972)
44. Nirvana - In Utero (1993)
45. Aerosmith - Pump (1989)
46. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (1999)
47. Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet (1986)
48. Green Day - American Idiot (2004)
49. Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970)
50. Alice In Chains - Dirt (1992)
51. Sublime - Sublime (1996)
52. Audioslave - Audioslave (2002)
53. David Bowie - Let's Dance (1983)
54. Blink 182 - Enema Of The State (1999)
55. Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever (1989)
56. Silverchair - Frogstomp (1994)
57. Motorhead - Ace Of Spades (1980)
58. The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (1995)
59. Metallica - Kill 'Em All (1983)
60. Pearl Jam - Vitology (1994)
61. Crowded House - Woodface (1991)
62. Devilskin - We Rise (2014)
63. Pearl Jam - Vs. (1993)
64. Def Leppard - Hysteria (1987)
65. Foo Fighters - One By One (2002)
66. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (1995)
67. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970)
68. Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (2007)
69. U2 - Rattle & Hum (1988)
70. Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way (2002)
71. Live - Throwing Copper (1994)
72. Blindspott - Blindspott (2003)
73. Motley Crue - Dr. Feelgood (1989)
74. Alice In Chains - Jar Of Flies (1994)
75. Nirvana - MTV Unplugged In New York (1994)
76. Radiohead - The Bends (1995)
77. AC/DC - T.N.T. (1975)
78. Queens Of The Stone Age - Songs For The Deaf (2002)
79. R.E.M. - Automatic For The People (1992)
80. Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night (2009)
81. Iron Maiden - Powerslave (1984)
82. Weezer - Weezer (The Blue Album) (1994)
83. The Offspring - Americana (1998)
84. Australian Crawl - The Boys Light Up (1980)
85. Highly Suspect - Mister Asylum (2015)
86. Oasis - Definitely Maybe (1994)
87. Bush - Sixteen Stone (1994)
88. The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream (1993)
89. Motley Crue - Girls Girls Girls (1987)
90. Iron Maiden - Number Of The Beast (1982)
91. Queens Of The Stone Age - Rated R (2000)
92. Oasis - Heathen Chemistry (2002)
93. Royal Blood - Royal Blood (2014)
94. Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland (1968)
95. Arctic Monkeys - AM (2013)
96. Faith No More - Angel Dust (1992)
97. Shihad - Shihad (1996)
98. The Who - Who's Next (1971)
99. Soundgarden - Down On The Upside (1996)
100. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light (2011)
101. Stone Temple Pilots - Purple (1994)
102. U2 - Achtung Baby (1991)
103. Stained - Break The Cycle - (2001)
104. Van Halen - 1984 (1984)
105. Incubus - Make Yourself (2000)
106. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)
107. The Killers - Hot Fuss (2004)
108. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin (1969)
109. Seether - Karma And Effect (2005)
110. Shihad - Killjoy (1995)
111. System Of A Down - Toxicity (2001)
112. R.E.M. - Green (1988)
113. The Black Keys - El Camino (2011)
114. Midnight Oil - Diesel And Dust (1987)
115. The Offspring - Ixnay On The Hombre (1997)
116. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell (1990)
117. The Clash - London Calling (1979)
118. Aerosmith - Toys In The Attic (1975)
119. Disturbed - The Sickness (2000)
120. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed (1969)
121. The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)
122. Metallica - Reload (1997)
123. Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears (1991)
124. Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head (2002)
125. Metallica - Load (1996)
126. Korn - Follow The Leader (1998)
127. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run (1975)
128. Guns N' Roses - Lies (1988)
129. Silverchair - Neon Ballroom (1999)
130. Tool - Undertow (1993)
131. Filter - Title Of Record (1999)
132. The Presidents Of The United States Of America - The Presidents Of The United States Of America (1995)
133. Cold Chisel - East (1980)
134. The Feelers - Supersystem (1998)
135. Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies (1973)
136. Foo Fighters - In Your Honour (2005)
137. ZZ Top - Eliminator (1983)
138. Faith No More - King For A Day...Fool For A Lifetime (1995)
139. Muse - Drones (2015)
140. Queen - A Night At The opera (1975)
141. Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power (1992)
142. Deep Purple - Machine Head (1979)
143. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium (2006)
144. Pacifier (A.K.A. Shihad) - Pacifier (2002)
145. Disturbed - Ten Thousand Fists (2005)
146. Incubus - Morning View (2001)
147. Rage Against The MAchine - Renegades (2000)
148. Genesis - We Can't Dance (1991)
149. The Exponents - Something Beginning With C (1992)
150. Audioslave - Out Of Exile (2006)
151. Aerosmith - Get A Grip (1993)
152. Highly Suspect - The Boy Who Died Wolf (2016)
153. Velvet Revolver - Contrababd (2001)
154. The Black Crowes - Shake Your Money Maker (1990)
155. Powderfinger - Odyssey Number 5 (2000)
156. Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger (1991)
157. Pearl Jam - Backspacer (2009)
158. Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar (1996)
159. Elemeno P - Love And Disrespect (2003)
160. Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation (1987)
161. Muse - Black Holes And Revelations (2006)
162. Temple Of The Dog - Temple Of The Dog (1991)
163. Nickelback - Silver Side Up (2001)
164. A Perfect Circle - Mer De Noms (2000)
165. Puddle Of Mudd - Come Clean (2001)
166. The Verve - Urban Hymns (1997)
167. Bruce Springsteen - The River (1980)
168. Stone Sour - Come What(Ever) May (2006)
169. Chevelle - Hats Off To The Bull (2011)
170. Supergroove - Traction (1994)
171. 3 Doors Down - The Better life (2000)
172. Jimmy Barnes - For The Working Class Man (1985)
173. Creed - Human Clay (1999)
174. Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
175. Split Enz - True Colours (1980)
176. Velvet Revolver - Libertad (2007)
177. Megadeth - Countdown To Extinction (1992)
178. Rise Against - Appeal To Reason (2008)
179. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973)
180. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt (2013)
181. Collective Soul - Collective Soul (1995)
182. Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse Of Reason (1987)
183. Matchbox 20 - Yourself Or Someone like You (1996)
184. Jet - Get Born (2003)
185. Fuel - Sunburn (1998)
186. Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals (1998)
187. Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown (2009)
188. Kings Of Leon - Walls (2016)
189. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? (1967)
190. Limp Bizkit - Chocolate Starfish And The Hotdog Flavoured Water (2000)
191. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill (1995)
192. The Cult - Sonic Temple (1989)
193. Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son (1988)
194. Creed - My Own Prison (1997)
195. Deftones - White Pony (2000)
196. Billy Idol - Rebel Yell (1983)
197. Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters (1995)
198. Dave Dobbyn - Loyal (1988)
199. Weta - Geographica (2000)
200. Cold Chisel - Circus Animal (1982)
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Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

Post by StevieFan13 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:58 am

200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
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Post by Pierre » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:21 am

StevieFan13 wrote:200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
Maybe it's worth checking if the listeners were involved in the vote at some point? Or else, perhaps Blur wasn't that big down under.

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Post by madzong » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:49 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
Agreed, Nickleback and Creed are certainly bands I don't listen to. Also a lot of nu-metal. The plus side is that there are a lot of New Zealand albums and even a few Aussie classics!

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Post by madzong » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:52 pm

Pierre wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
Maybe it's worth checking if the listeners were involved in the vote at some point? Or else, perhaps Blur wasn't that big down under.
No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to this station sometimes. It can be a bit on an eclectic mix of rock e.g Alanis, RATM, Beatles etc. but still one of the better stations that play new music and don't just focus on 'classic rock' only.

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Post by StevieFan13 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:57 pm

madzong wrote:
Pierre wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
Maybe it's worth checking if the listeners were involved in the vote at some point? Or else, perhaps Blur wasn't that big down under.
No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to this station sometimes. It can be a bit on an eclectic mix of rock e.g Alanis, RATM, Beatles etc. but still one of the better stations that play new music and don't just focus on 'classic rock' only.
Yeah, clearly. The cooler or more obscure albums here make up for Limp Bizkit and their ilk. I don't know why I hit upon Blur in particular (maybe cuz Oasis pops up a few times? But there's no Pulp either). I do like all the Foo Fighters albums.
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Post by StevieFan13 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:59 pm

Saying Human Clay is better than OK Computer should be a hate crime.
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StevieFan13 wrote:
madzong wrote:
Pierre wrote:
Maybe it's worth checking if the listeners were involved in the vote at some point? Or else, perhaps Blur wasn't that big down under.
No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to this station sometimes. It can be a bit on an eclectic mix of rock e.g Alanis, RATM, Beatles etc. but still one of the better stations that play new music and don't just focus on 'classic rock' only.
Yeah, clearly. The cooler or more obscure albums here make up for Limp Bizkit and their ilk. I don't know why I hit upon Blur in particular (maybe cuz Oasis pops up a few times? But there's no Pulp either). I do like all the Foo Fighters albums.
He he, I didn't click on it myself. I think I unfortunately got used to not seeing Blur and Pulp, or other Britpop acts for that matter, get as much recognition as Oasis in a lot of (non-British, perhaps?) rock publications or lists. Always felt it was unfair, but that's another debate.

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Post by panam » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:23 pm

Any proof about how they made the list or just intuition?

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Post by madzong » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:33 pm

panam wrote:Any proof about how they made the list or just intuition?
Well I know that sometimes you can vote for their lists and sometimes you can't. All I can say is that this was one of the times that it wasn't open to public voting.

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Pierre wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:
madzong wrote:
No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to this station sometimes. It can be a bit on an eclectic mix of rock e.g Alanis, RATM, Beatles etc. but still one of the better stations that play new music and don't just focus on 'classic rock' only.
Yeah, clearly. The cooler or more obscure albums here make up for Limp Bizkit and their ilk. I don't know why I hit upon Blur in particular (maybe cuz Oasis pops up a few times? But there's no Pulp either). I do like all the Foo Fighters albums.
He he, I didn't click on it myself. I think I unfortunately got used to not seeing Blur and Pulp, or other Britpop acts for that matter, get as much recognition as Oasis in a lot of (non-British, perhaps?) rock publications or lists. Always felt it was unfair, but that's another debate.
I agree with both of you. Blur was big here and to a lesser extent Pulp. The Blur tracks that still get a lot of airplay are: Song 2, Coffee And TV, Parklife, Country House and Boys And Girls. Apart from Common People and Disco 2000, Pulp (and the other Bripop bands) just don't seem to get played as much. I miss hearing Elastica, Suede etc. However, every so often a random Supergrass song plays, usually 'Goin' Out' I guess the same thing happened with some of the lesser Grunge bands. Can't recall the last time I heard anything by the Sceaming Trees on the radio :(

(Oh, Bittersweet Symphony still gets played but generally not much else by the Verve)

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Post by StevieFan13 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:19 pm

Btw madzong, you should probably look at the list of songs to be added to AM. I think you'll be pleased!
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StevieFan13 wrote:Btw madzong, you should probably look at the list of songs to be added to AM. I think you'll be pleased!
Thanks StevieFan13! Looks like lots of NZ artists added! :D

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Post by StevieFan13 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Is this one also eligible?
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Post by Henrik » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:33 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:Is this one also eligible?
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