Top Ten Lists of Eighties Albums

What are your top ten favorite albums from the 80s?

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By: Kennyy
The 80's rule!!!!!!!!!
By: Matt Gray
By: didac
also I have to mention: "Youthquake" by Dead or Alive
By: metallifuk
  • 10. And Justice For All by Metallica
  • 9. Cowboys From Hell by Pantera
  • 8. South Of Heaven by Slayer
  • 7. Best Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
  • 6. Ride The Lightening by Metallica
  • 5. The Sound Of Persevearance by Death
  • 4. Seasons In The Abyss by Slayer
  • 3. Vulgar Display Of Power by Pantera
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  • 1. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
    This Must Be The Most Amazing Album Ever. The Time Signitures Are Amazing, It Is Consistant With No Filler Songs And Is Metallica At Their Best.
By: Chris
  • 10. Who Made Who by AC/DC
  • 9. Pyromania by Def Leppard
  • 8. 1984 by Van Halen
  • 7. Use Your Illusion 1&2 by Guns 'N' Roses
  • 6. Pump by Aerosmith
  • 5. Hysteria by Def Leppard
  • 4. Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
  • 3. Dr. Feelgood by Motley Crue
  • 2. Appetite For Destruction by Guns 'N' Roses
    Destruction is right theses guys could have been the next rolling stones
  • 1. Back In Black by AC/DC
    Back in Black sold 17 million albums to date enough said the most under rated Rock n Roll band of all time.
God gave rock n roll to you
By: Vincent Tayborn
  • 10. And Justice For All by Mettalica
  • 9. Music For The Masses by Depeche Mode
  • 8. Raising Hell by Run DMC
  • 7. Straight Outta Compton by NWA
  • 6. It Takes A Nation Of Millions by Public Enemy
  • 5. Rio by Duran Duran
  • 4. Like A Virgin by Madonna
  • 3. Appetite For Destuction by Guns 'N' Roses
  • 2. Purple Rain by Prince
  • 1. Thriller by Michael Jackson
All Of the bands listed above did more than have a hit album. They helped to define and shape the musical landscape that exsisted in the eighties.
By: Jimmy Sørensen
  • 10. The Wall by Pink Floyd
    From 1979, but was in the charts in 1980
  • 9. Welcome to the Pleasure Dome by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  • 8. War by U2
  • 7. Ratlle & Hum by U2
  • 6. The Joshua Tree by U2
  • 5. Live 1975-85 by Bruce Springsteen
    Great versions of "War" and "The River"
  • 4. An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
  • 3. Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
  • 2. Born In The USA by Bruce Spingsteen
    Favorite song: Working On the Highway
  • 1. Reckless by Bryan Adams
    Favorite songs: Summer Of '69, Heaven, One Night Love Affair, Run To You
Also Considered: Revenge - Eurythmics Like A Prayer - Madonna Purple Rain - Prince Invisible Touch - Genesis Hysteria - Def Leppard Visit my site
By: Wizbang
  • 10. Any Album by Stevie Ray Vaughn
    hard to pick a favorite
  • 9. Permanant Vacation by Aerosmith
    the return of aerosmith. they produced a few good albums after this ( pump, get a grip ) then started up with the crap again.
  • 8. Shout At The Devil by Motley Crue
  • 7. Powerslave by Iron Maiden
    better than slippery when wet, pyromania and shout at the devil
  • 6. Appetite For Destruction by Guns 'N' Roses
  • 5. Ride The Lightning by Metallica
    Metallica when they were badasses ( strange to even think of them as badasses considering what wimps they are now )
  • 4. 1984 by Van Halen
    last album with roth ( i.e. last van halen album )
  • 3. Joshua Tree by U2
  • 2. Back In Black by AC/DC
    uncomprimising rock and roll.
  • 1. Moving Pictures by Rush
    3 dudes working their asses off made this album. not 8 like the dead. not 5 like ac/dc, or aerosmith. 3. enough said
i'm extremely addicted to guitars and rock and roll. i know it's not diverse, so don't take it personally if i left your fav 80's albums out.
By: roy hutchison
  • 10. Self Titled by Bad English
  • 9. Self Titled by Junkyard
  • 8. Look What The Cat Dragged In by Poison
  • 7. Trick Or Treat Soundtrack by Fastway
  • 6. Blow My Fuse by Kix
  • 5. Dangerous Toys by Dangerous Toys
  • 4. Leather Boys W/ Electric Toys by Pretty Boy Floyd
  • 3. Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich by Warrant
  • 2. Theatre Of Pain by Motley Crue
  • 1. Too Fast For Love by Motley Crue
By: Alex Temple
  • 10. Civilization And Its Disotheques (1987) by The Fibonaccis
  • 9. Holidays In Europe (1987) by Kukl
  • 8. The World As It Is Today (1981) by Art Bears
  • 7. ...a Thinking Plague (1984) by Thinking Plague
  • 6. Asylum (1985) by The Legendary Pink Dots
  • 5. The Big Express (1984) by XTC
  • 4. Moonsongs (1986) by Thinking Plague
  • 3. The Dreaming (1982) by Kate Bush
  • 2. Island of Jewels (1986) by The Legendary Pink Dots
  • 1. In This Life (1989) by Thinking Plague

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