The Rock Album Almanac: Albums 80-61

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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

#80: 'Only by the Night' - Kings Of Leon (2009)

#79: 'Automatic For The People' - R.E.M. (1992)

#78: 'Songs For The Deaf' - Queens Of The Stone Age (2002)

#77: 'T.N.T.' - AC/DC (1975)

#76: 'The Bends' - Radiohead (1995)

#75: 'MTV Unplugged In New York' - Nirvana (1994)

#74: 'Jar Of Flies' - Alice In Chains (1994)

#73: 'Dr. Feelgood' - Motley Crue (1989)

#72: 'Blindspott' - Blindspott (2003)

#71: 'Throwing Copper' - Live (1994)

#70: 'By The Way' - Red Hot Chili Peppers (2002)

#69: 'Rattle & Hum' - U2 (1988)

#68: 'Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace' - Foo Fighters (2007)

#67: 'Black Sabbath' - Black Sabbath (1970)

#66: '(What's The Story) Morning Glory?' - Oasis (1995)

#65: 'One By One' - Foo Fighters (2002)

#64: 'Hysteria' - Def Leppard (1987) 

#63: 'VS.' - Pearl Jam (1993)

#62: 'We Rise' - Devilskin (2014)

#61: 'Woodface' - Crowded House (1991)