1978 Rock Album Releases

1978
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LP

(110)

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(4)
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AOR

(9)

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(14)

Disco

(25)

Drone

(10)

Dub

(8)

Folk

(18)

Funk

(16)

Jazz

(19)

Pop

(63)

Punk

(30)

Reggae

(17)

Rock

(123)

Soul

(16)
Nov 10
Queen - Jazz
Queen
Jazz
73
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(297)
Jun 6
The Cars - The Cars
The Cars
The Cars
90
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(277)
Jun 2
Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the Edge of Town
Bruce Springsteen
Darkness on the Edge of Town
93
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(275)
Mar 17
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - This Year's Model
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
This Year's Model
99
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(273)
Feb 10
Van Halen - Van Halen
Van Halen
Van Halen
100
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(263)
Jun 9
The Rolling Stones - Some Girls
The Rolling Stones
Some Girls
97
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(248)
Oct 29
Rush - Hemispheres
Rush
Hemispheres
70
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(180)
Nov 2
The Police - Outlandos d'Amour
The Police
Outlandos d'Amour
83
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(176)
Oct 7
Dire Straits - Dire Straits
Dire Straits
Dire Straits
81
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(134)
Jan 1
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance
Pere Ubu
The Modern Dance
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(130)
Sep 28
Black Sabbath - Never Say Die!
Black Sabbath
Never Say Die!
35
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(129)
Mar 3
Patti Smith Group - Easter
Patti Smith Group
Easter
87
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(108)
Jun 15
Bob Dylan - Street-Legal
Bob Dylan
Street-Legal
71
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(107)
Oct 13
Billy Joel - 52nd Street
Billy Joel
52nd Street
70
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(96)
Jan 1
Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers
100
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(94)
May 5
AC/DC - Powerage
AC/DC
Powerage
67
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(91)
Aug 18
The Who - Who Are You
The Who
Who Are You
65
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(79)
Oct 21
Neil Young - Comes a Time
Neil Young
Comes a Time
95
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(76)
Nov
The Residents - Duck Stab / Buster & Glen
The Residents
Duck Stab / Buster & Glen
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(74)
Sep 1
Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic
One Nation Under a Groove
87
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(73)
Mar 23
Genesis - ...And Then There Were Three...
Genesis
...And Then There Were Three...
77
critic score
(3)
68
user score
(65)
Feb 12
Blondie - Plastic Letters
Blondie
Plastic Letters
65
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(60)
Sep 20
Yes - Tormato
Yes
Tormato
39
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(57)
Nov 17
The Doors - An American Prayer
Jim Morrison & the Doors
An American Prayer
40
critic score
(1)
57
user score
(54)
Jan 22
Captain Beefheart - Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
Captain Beefheart
Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(50)
Feb 1
Lou Reed - Street Hassle
Lou Reed
Street Hassle
75
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(49)
Jun 2
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
75
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(44)
Jan 18
Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(43)
May 25
David Gilmour - David Gilmour
David Gilmour
David Gilmour
60
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(39)
Apr 9
Rainbow - Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
Rainbow
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(33)
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Mar 31
Wings - London Town
Wings
London Town
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(32)
Sep 15
Frank Zappa - Studio Tan
Frank Zappa
Studio Tan
60
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(32)
Oct 15
Toto - Toto
Toto
Toto
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(32)
Nov 18
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Love Beach
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Love Beach
30
critic score
(1)
28
user score
(30)
Apr
Rita Lee - Babilônia
Rita Lee
Babilônia
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(28)
Jul 1
Can - Out of Reach
Can
Out of Reach
44
critic score
(4)
45
user score
(28)
Aug 2
Boston - Don't Look Back
Boston
Don't Look Back
65
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(28)
Apr 21
Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses
Jethro Tull
Heavy Horses
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(27)
May 1
Cheap Trick - Heaven Tonight
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight
100
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(27)
1978
Bobby Caldwell - Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(26)
Oct 1
Cheap Trick - At Budokan
Cheap Trick
At Budokan
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(25)
May 2
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - You're Gonna Get It!
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
You're Gonna Get It!
60
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(24)
Sep 6
Jeff Wayne - Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
Jeff Wayne
Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
80
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(24)
Jun 1
The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(22)
Oct 13
AC/DC - If You Want Blood You've Got It
AC/DC
If You Want Blood You've Got It
75
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(20)
Nov 15
Grateful Dead - Shakedown Street
Grateful Dead
Shakedown Street
33
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(20)
Mar 21
Bubu - Anabelas
Bubu
Anabelas
75
user score
(19)
Oct 16
Elton John - A Single Man
Elton John
A Single Man
30
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(19)
Jan 20
Gerry Rafferty - City to City
Gerry Rafferty
City to City
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(18)
Apr 7
The Band - The Last Waltz
The Band
The Last Waltz
80
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(18)
Dec 1
The Doobie Brothers - Minute by Minute
The Doobie Brothers
Minute by Minute
80
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(18)
Mar 1
Japan - Adolescent Sex
Japan
Adolescent Sex
90
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(17)
May 5
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - Stranger in Town
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Stranger in Town
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(17)
Sep 18
Ace Frehley - Ace Frehley
Ace Frehley
Ace Frehley
68
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(17)
Nov 14
Alice Cooper - From The Inside
Alice Cooper
From The Inside
60
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(17)
Jun 20
Foreigner - Double Vision
Foreigner
Double Vision
80
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(16)
Sep 11
Gentle Giant - Giant for a Day!
Gentle Giant
Giant for a Day!
30
critic score
(1)
41
user score
(16)
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