The Rock Album Almanac: Albums 40-21

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For the next two weeks, we're counting down 200 of rock's greatest albums.

Be listening between 9am - 7pm weekdays to hear the biggest tracks from the biggest records - Nevermind, Appetite for Destruction, Master of Puppets, The Colour and the Shape, Blood Sugar Sex Magik and more.

Check back here for live updates on where your favourite albums come in on our countdown.

Albums:  200-181  |  180-161  |  160-141 | 140-121 | 120-101 | 100-81 | 80-61 | 60-41 | 40-21 | 20-1

#40: 'Dookie' - Green Day (1994)

#39: 'Brothers In Arms' - Dire Straits (1985)

#38: 'The Razor's Edge' - AC/DC (1990)

#37: 'Led Zeppelin II' - Led Zeppelin (1969)

#36: '...And Justice For All' - Metallica (1988)

#35: 'Bat Out Of Hell' - Meat Loaf (1977)

#34: 'Meteora' - Linkin Park (2003)

#33: 'Let There Be Rock' - AC/DC (1977)

#32: 'Lateralus' - Tool (2001)

#31: 'Rumours' - Fleetwood Mac (1977)

#30: 'Led Zeppelin III' - Led Zeppelin (1970)

#29: 'Smash' - The Offspring (1994)

#28: 'For Those About To Rock' - AC/DC (1981)

#27: 'Kick' - INXS (1987)

#26: 'Core' - Stone Temple Pilots (1992)

#25: 'The Real Thing' - Faith No More (1989)

#24: 'Use Your Illusion I' - Guns N' Roses (1991)

#23: '10,000 Days' - Tool (2006)

#22: 'Hotel California' - Eagles (1976)

#21: 'Master Of Puppets' - Metallica (1986)