1978 Rock Album Releases

1978
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Jun 2
Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the Edge of Town
Bruce Springsteen
Darkness on the Edge of Town
93
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(104)
Mar 17
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - This Year's Model
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
This Year's Model
98
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(103)
Jun 9
The Rolling Stones - Some Girls
The Rolling Stones
Some Girls
98
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(97)
Nov 10
Queen - Jazz
Queen
Jazz
76
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(93)
Jun 6
The Cars - The Cars
The Cars
The Cars
90
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(82)
Feb 10
Van Halen - Van Halen
Van Halen
Van Halen
100
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(73)
Nov 2
The Police - Outlandos d'Amour
The Police
Outlandos d'Amour
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(49)
Oct 29
Rush - Hemispheres
Rush
Hemispheres
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(42)
Mar 3
Patti Smith Group - Easter
Patti Smith Group
Easter
89
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(37)
Oct 7
Dire Straits - Dire Straits
Dire Straits
Dire Straits
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(33)
Oct 21
Neil Young - Comes a Time
Neil Young
Comes a Time
95
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(32)
Sep 28
Black Sabbath - Never Say Die!
Black Sabbath
Never Say Die!
35
critic score
(2)
56
user score
(30)
May 5
AC/DC - Powerage
AC/DC
Powerage
60
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(28)
Jun 15
Bob Dylan - Street-Legal
Bob Dylan
Street-Legal
71
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(26)
Aug 18
The Who - Who Are You
The Who
Who Are You
65
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(25)
Sep 1
Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic
One Nation Under a Groove
87
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(25)
Nov 17
The Doors - An American Prayer
The Doors
An American Prayer
40
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(25)
Mar 23
Genesis - ...And Then There Were Three...
Genesis
...And Then There Were Three...
70
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(21)
Feb 12
Blondie - Plastic Letters
Blondie
Plastic Letters
65
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(20)
Nov
The Residents - Duck Stab / Buster & Glen
The Residents
Duck Stab / Buster & Glen
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(19)
Jan 22
Captain Beefheart - Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
Captain Beefheart
Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(17)
Oct 13
Billy Joel - 52nd Street
Billy Joel
52nd Street
70
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(17)
Feb 1
Lou Reed - Street Hassle
Lou Reed
Street Hassle
75
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(16)
Sep 20
Yes - Tormato
Yes
Tormato
39
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(16)
Jun 2
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
75
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(14)
Jan 18
Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy
77
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(13)
May 1
Cheap Trick - Heaven Tonight
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight
100
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(12)
Jul 1
Can - Out of Reach
Can
Out of Reach
52
critic score
(3)
46
user score
(12)
Jun 1
The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid
60
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(10)
Apr 9
Rainbow - Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
Rainbow
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
Sep 15
Frank Zappa - Studio Tan
Frank Zappa
Studio Tan
60
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(9)
May 25
David Gilmour - David Gilmour
David Gilmour
David Gilmour
60
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(8)
Oct 1
Cheap Trick - At Budokan
Cheap Trick
At Budokan
100
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(8)
Oct 13
AC/DC - If You Want Blood You've Got It
AC/DC
If You Want Blood You've Got It
65
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(8)
Oct 15
Toto - Toto
Toto
Toto
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(8)
1978
Bobby Caldwell - Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(7)
Jan 20
Gerry Rafferty - City to City
Gerry Rafferty
City to City
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(7)
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)
60
user score
(7)
Oct 16
Elton John - A Single Man
Elton John
A Single Man
30
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(7)
Jan 1
La Düsseldorf - Viva
La Düsseldorf
Viva
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(6)
Mar 1
Tangerine Dream - Cyclone
Tangerine Dream
Cyclone
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(6)
Apr 7
The Band - The Last Waltz
The Band
The Last Waltz
80
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(6)
Aug 2
Boston - Don't Look Back
Boston
Don't Look Back
67
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(6)
Sep 1
Bryan Ferry - The Bride Stripped Bare
Bryan Ferry
The Bride Stripped Bare
50
critic score
(1)
47
user score
(6)
Nov 14
Alice Cooper - From The Inside
Alice Cooper
From The Inside
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(6)
Nov 15
Grateful Dead - Shakedown Street
Grateful Dead
Shakedown Street
33
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(6)
Mar 1
Japan - Adolescent Sex
Japan
Adolescent Sex
90
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(5)
Mar 31
Wings - London Town
Wings
London Town
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(5)
Jun 20
Foreigner - Double Vision
Foreigner
Double Vision
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(5)
Sep 1
Van Morrison - Wavelength
Van Morrison
Wavelength
75
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(5)
Sep 18
Gene Simmons - Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons
55
critic score
(2)
22
user score
(5)
Sep 18
Ace Frehley - Ace Frehley
Ace Frehley
Ace Frehley
83
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(5)
Feb 17
Buddy Holly & the Crickets - 20 Golden Greats
Buddy Holly & the Crickets
20 Golden Greats
90
critic score
(1)
93
user score
(4)
Apr
Rita Lee - Babilônia
Rita Lee
Babilônia
60
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(4)
Nov 1
George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Move It On Over
George Thorogood & The Destroyers
Move It On Over
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(4)
Nov 1
R. Stevie Moore - Delicate Tension
R. Stevie Moore
Delicate Tension
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(4)
Sep 18
Peter Criss - Peter Criss
Peter Criss
Peter Criss
20
critic score
(3)
44
user score
(3)
Mar 1
Robert Palmer - Double Fun
Robert Palmer
Double Fun
70
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(2)
Mar
U.K. - U.K.
U.K.
U.K.
80
critic score
(1)
41
user score
(1)
Apr 21
Ringo Starr - Bad Boy
Ringo Starr
Bad Boy
40
critic score
(1)
0
user score
(1)
Sep
Daryl Hall & John Oates - Along the Red Ledge
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Along the Red Ledge
60
critic score
(2)
43
user score
(1)
Nov 1
Eric Clapton - Backless
Eric Clapton
Backless
70
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(1)
Nov 24
Rod Stewart - Blondes Have More Fun
Rod Stewart
Blondes Have More Fun
55
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(1)
1978
Magma - Attahk
Magma
Attahk
80
critic score
(1)
Jan 20
Journey - Infinity
Journey
Infinity
60
critic score
(2)
Sep 1
Styx - Pieces of Eight
Styx
Pieces of Eight
65
critic score
(2)

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