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Metallica, Guns N' Roses, AC/DC Among Apple Music's 100 Best Albums List


Michael Angulia | 05-23-2024

Metallica, Guns N' Roses, AC/DC Among Apple Music's 100 Best Albums List

Apple Music have revealed their 100 Best Albums list, curated editorially, not by actual streaming numbers of the service, and several rock albums' made the list.

According to the streaming service the list was "crafted by Apple Music's team of experts alongside a select group of artists, songwriters, producers, and industry professionals".

The list was topped by Lauryn Hill's debut album, "The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill," and not Michael Jackson's blockbuster "Thriller", which landed at No. 2, with The Beatles' 'Abbey Road" at No. 3 and Prince's "Purple Rain" at No. 4

Notable rock albums that made the top 20 of the list include Nirvana's "Nevermind" at No. 9, Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" at 11, Radiohead's "OK Computer" (12), Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited" (14), and The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" at No. 20.

Several iconic rock albums landed further down on the list, including records from AC/DC, Metallica, Rolling Stones, Elton John, Guns N' Roses, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen. See selections in descending order below:

99 - Eagles - Hotel California
97 - Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine
90 - AC/DC - Back In Black
83 - Patti Smith - Horses
81 - Neil Young - After The Gold Rush
78 - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
74 - Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
73 - Steely Dan - Aja
69 - Metallica - Master Of Puppets
68 - The Strokes - Is This It
66 - The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
63 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced
60 - The Velvet Underground & Nico
59 - Arctic Monkeys - AM
58 - Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
56 - The Cure - Disintegration
53 - The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main St.
52 - Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction
51 - Prince - Sign O' the Times
49 - U2 - The Joshua Tree
43 - Talking Heads - Remain In Light
35 - The Clash - London Calling
28 - Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon
27 - Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
24 - David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
22 - Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
21 - The Beatles - Revolver
11 - Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
9 - Nirvana - Nevermind
4 - Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
3 - The Beatles - Abbey Road

See the full list here

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