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Old 06-12-04, 01:48 PM
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Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
System of a Down - Toxicity
Nirvana - Nevermind
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Old 06-12-04, 02:07 PM
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1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. Deep Purple - Machine Head
3. Pink Floyd - The Wall
4. Danzig - Danzig II
5. Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar
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1. Allman Bros. - The Fillmore Concerts
2. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
3. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken
4. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
5. Led Zeppelin - II
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in no order and off the top of my head....

1. Toad the Wet Sprocket - Dulcinea
2. Morcheeba - Big Calm
3. Guster - Goldfly
4. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers
5. U2 - The Joshua Tree

...and dammit if I couldn't also name...

Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie Orchestra - Sinatra at the Sands
J. J. Johnson - The Eminent J. J. Johnson Volume II
Underworld - Everything Everything
Hooverphonic - A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular
Travis - The Man Who
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1. Beastie Boys - License to Ill
2. Prince - Sign O the Times
3. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
4. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
5. NIN - pretty Hate machine
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Not in order

JayZ - Blueprint
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Californication
Bush - The Science of Things
Busta Rhymes - Extinction Level Event

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Old 06-14-04, 12:32 PM
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Tough Call:

In random order...

Sublime -- 40 oz to Freedom
Red Hot Chili Peppers -- Blood Sugar Sex Magic
Nas -- Illmatic
Tribe Called Quest -- The Low End Theory
Beastie Boys -- Check Your Head
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In no particular order:

Led Zeppelin - IV
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
Pearl Jam - Ten
Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell
The Beatles - Revolver
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What's Going On? - Marvin Gaye
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
Gratitude - EWF
Pet Sounds - Beach Boys
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
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Old 06-15-04, 10:26 AM
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Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, A True Star
Radio Head - OK Computer
Genesis - Foxtrot
Sterolab - Emporer Tomato Ketchup
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
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No particular order, and always changing except for Pete Yorn and Third Eye Blind.
Pete Yorn - musicforthemorningafter
Third Eye Blind - Self Titled
Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
Ani Difranco - Not a Pretty Girl
Goo Goo Dolls - Boy Named Goo
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not in order of course,

Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Boston - Boston
Rush - A FarewellTo Kings
Fastway - All Fired Up
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Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Cure - Disintegration
Pearl Jam - Ten
Foo Fighters - Colour and the Shape
Live - Throwing Copper
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In no particular order, my starting five:

Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Kind of Blue - Miles Davis

Sign o' the times - Prince

Superfly - Curtis Mayfield

Coming off the bench:

The Low End Theory - A Tribe CAlled Quest
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Also in no particular order:

1999 - Prince
Hack - Information Society
III Sides To Every Story - Extreme
Flood - They Might Be Giants
Change Everything - Del Amitri

...but next week my favorite five could be:

Abbey Road - The Beatles
Why Do Birds Sing? - Violent Femmes
Passion & Warfare - Steve Vai
Doug - The Coolies
Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette

...and if any of these albums don't appeal to me at any time for any reason, I can always substitute my star players:

A Night At The Opera or A Day At The Races - Queen

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Old 06-20-04, 03:21 PM
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Originally posted by psxfan2
not in order of course,

Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Boston - Boston
Rush - A FarewellTo Kings
Fastway - All Fired Up
Damn, but that's a good list .

Here's mine (for today)...

(in no real order)

KISS - Revenge
Iron Maiden - Piece Of Mind
DIO - Holy Diver
AC/DC - Back in Black
Armored Saint - Symbol of Salvation

Honorable Mentions:

Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
Y&T - Mean Streak
Judas Priest - Screaming for Vengeance
Ozzy Osbourne/Randy Rhoads - Diary of a Madman
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Deep Purple - Machine Head
Ted Nugent - Ted Nugent (1975)
KISS - Asylum
ZO2 - Tuesdays and Thursdays

I could go on (and on), but I'll leave it there.
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At this particular moment in time and off the top of my head

Not in any order:

U2 - The Joshua Tree
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Suede - Dog Man Star
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Old 06-20-04, 05:49 PM
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Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Pixies - Trompe Le Monde
David Bowie - The Man Who Sold the World
John Frusciante - Smile From the Streets You Hold
Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

No order to the madness, and I can't say I'm too happy narrowing it down to just five so....

Honourable Mentions:
Pavement - Wowee Zowee
Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
John Frusciante - Shadows Collide With People
The Mars Volta - De-loused at the Comatorium
The Beatles - Revolver
Cure - Disintegration
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Old 06-20-04, 10:08 PM
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whew, this is tough. I can't count too well so this might be more than 5: (in no order)

Veruca Salt: Eight Arms To Hold You
Ratt: Out Of The Cellar
Misfits: Evilive
Guns N' Roses: Appetite For Destruction
Megadeth: Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
Ice-T: Power
The Corrs: Pick one, because I can't. Only group in which I could easily name every album they've done to date.
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Old 06-21-04, 10:18 AM
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Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
Lewis Taylor - Lewis Taylor
Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (mono)
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (original Detroit mix)
Beatles - Revolver (mono)

honourable mention: OK Computer
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Old 06-21-04, 10:40 AM
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Since all six of the "Sacred Six" must be represented, I offer the following:

U2 - "The Joshua Tree"
Prince - "Sign O' the Times"
The Cure - "Disintegration"
The Smiths - "The Queen is Dead"
REM - "Document"
Depeche Mode - "Black Celebration"
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No real order:

Jimi Hendrix Experience- Axis: Bold as Love
Public Enemy- It takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Metallica- Master of Puppets
Run DMC- Raising Hell
Minor Threat- Out of Step

Honorable Mentions:
Tribe Called Quest- Low End Theory, NWA- Straight Out of Compton, Prince- Purple Rain Soundtrack...
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Old 06-24-04, 01:29 PM
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Metallica - Master of Puppets
Sepultura - Arise
Opeth - Still Life
Black Sabbath - Master of Reality
Devin Townsend - Ocean Machine
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Old 06-24-04, 10:48 PM
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No particular order

Rush - 2112
Led Zeppelin - pick 'em
Who - Who's next
Beethoven's 9th conducted by George Szell, quite possibly the perfect piece of music.
U2 - Under a Blood Red Sky
Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
Clapton - unplugged
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat
Beatles - Revolver
No Doubt - Tragic Kingdom
Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party
Van Halen - Van Halen
Police - Synchronicity
Supertramp - Breakfast in America

There I knew I could meet the challenge of 5 albums.
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