Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Best British Rock Albums

Kerrang! the Brit rock mag - the largest-selling rock music weekly has announced the results of its poll for the best British rock albums ever. They also host the Download music festival, which this year, incorporates Ozzfest in June at Donington Park, Uk

Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath tops the list, with Ozzy garnering 6 albums - the most - out of the 100 item list. This was a reader-voted poll.

The Top 25:

1 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

2 Iron Maiden - Number Of The Beast

3 Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks

4 Led Zeppelin - IV

5 Black Sabbath - Paranoid

6 Muse - Absolution

7 The Clash - London Calling

8 Queen - Sheer Heart Attack

9 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden

10 Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible

11 Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti

12 Judas Priest - British Steel

13 Def Leppard - Hysteria

14 Black Sabbath - Volume 4

15 The Darkness - Permission to Land

16 Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz

17 The Wildhearts - Earth vs The Wildhearts

18 Lostprophets - Start Something

19 Queen - A Night at the Opera

20 Muse - Origin of Symmetry

21 Ash - Free All Angels

22 Motorhead - Ace of Spades

23 Stereophonics - Performance and Cocktails

24 Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go

25 Feeder - Echo Park.

Brit Rock has contributed much goodness to rock. One would have liked to see some Jethro Tull in the top 25.

A masterful list of lists of best albums is at Acclaimed Music

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