1983 Rock Album Releases

1983
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Type

EP

(7)

Live

(4)

LP

(125)

Single

(27)
Genre

AOR

(17)

Dance

(15)

Folk

(13)

Funk

(14)

Jazz

(17)

Metal

(39)

Pop

(145)

Punk

(37)

R&B

(15)

Reggae

(14)

Rock

(167)
May 27
Swans - Filth
Swans
Filth
72
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(916)
Apr 14
David Bowie - Let's Dance
David Bowie
Let's Dance
75
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(725)
Mar 21
Pink Floyd - The Final Cut
Pink Floyd
The Final Cut
60
critic score
(4)
65
user score
(591)
Apr 12
R.E.M. - Murmur
R.E.M.
Murmur
94
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(529)
Apr 13
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes
90
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(524)
Sep 1
Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones
95
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(328)
Feb 28
U2 - War
U2
War
88
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(319)
Jun 1
The Police - Synchronicity
The Police
Synchronicity
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(304)
Oct 31
Cocteau Twins - Head Over Heels
Cocteau Twins
Head Over Heels
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(234)
Feb 1
Sonic Youth - Confusion is Sex
Sonic Youth
Confusion is Sex
60
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(225)
Oct 14
Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
Cyndi Lauper
She's So Unusual
77
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(223)
Aug 1
The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
The Chameleons
Script of the Bridge
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(176)
Nov 7
Yes - 90125
Yes
90125
84
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(133)
Oct 27
Bob Dylan - Infidels
Bob Dylan
Infidels
87
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(132)
Aug 7
Black Sabbath - Born Again
Black Sabbath
Born Again
35
critic score
(2)
46
user score
(126)
Jan 20
Def Leppard - Pyromania
Def Leppard
Pyromania
90
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(105)
Nov 5
Charly García - Clics Modernos
Charly García
Clics Modernos
86
user score
(105)
Oct 3
Genesis - Genesis
Genesis
Genesis
55
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(98)
Mar 23
ZZ Top - Eliminator
ZZ Top
Eliminator
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(78)
Aug 8
Billy Joel - An Innocent Man
Billy Joel
An Innocent Man
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(77)
Nov 7
The Rolling Stones - Undercover
The Rolling Stones
Undercover
80
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(71)
Feb 18
Michael Jackson - Beat It
Michael Jackson
Beat It
40
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(70)
Sep 26
Mötley Crüe - Shout at the Devil
Mötley Crüe
Shout at the Devil
65
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(70)
Oct 10
Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
Billy Idol
Rebel Yell
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(70)
Aug 15
AC/DC - Flick of the Switch
AC/DC
Flick of the Switch
45
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(66)
Jan 1
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Flood
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Texas Flood
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(65)
Oct 31
Paul McCartney - Pipes of Peace
Paul McCartney
Pipes of Peace
55
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(65)
Jul 1
Bauhaus - Burning from the Inside
Bauhaus
Burning from the Inside
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(59)
Nov 15
Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the Moon
Ozzy Osbourne
Bark at the Moon
60
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(55)
May 20
The Police - Every Breath You Take
The Police
Every Breath You Take
91
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(45)
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May 30
Elton John - Too Low for Zero
Elton John
Too Low for Zero
75
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(43)
Mar 14
David Bowie - Let's Dance
David Bowie
Let's Dance
83
user score
(42)
Mar 11
Quiet Riot - Metal Health
Quiet Riot
Metal Health
75
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(41)
May 1
Billy Bragg - Life's a Riot with Spy Vs Spy
Billy Bragg
Life's a Riot with Spy Vs Spy
90
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(41)
Sep 15
Huey Lewis & The News - Sports
Huey Lewis & The News
Sports
65
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(41)
Aug 30
XTC - Mummer
XTC
Mummer
75
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(39)
Jun 10
Stevie Nicks - The Wild Heart
Stevie Nicks
The Wild Heart
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(37)
Sep 18
KISS - Lick It Up
KISS
Lick It Up
45
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(35)
Feb 22
Styx - Kilroy Was Here
Styx
Kilroy Was Here
53
critic score
(3)
51
user score
(34)
Jun 1
Electric Light Orchestra - Secret Messages
Electric Light Orchestra
Secret Messages
53
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(33)
Feb 1
Journey - Frontiers
Journey
Frontiers
60
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(32)
Mar 1
Lou Reed - Legendary Hearts
Lou Reed
Legendary Hearts
76
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(32)
Apr 29
Men At Work - Cargo
Men At Work
Cargo
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(32)
Jul 1
Butthole Surfers - Butthole Surfers
Butthole Surfers
Butthole Surfers
60
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(31)
Sep 12
David Bowie - Modern Love
David Bowie
Modern Love
88
user score
(30)
Nov 4
Paul Simon - Hearts and Bones
Paul Simon
Hearts and Bones
81
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(30)
May 16
Rudimentary Peni - Death Church
Rudimentary Peni
Death Church
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(28)
Jun 4
Motörhead - Another Perfect Day
Motörhead
Another Perfect Day
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(28)
Oct 1
Sonic Youth - Kill Yr. Idols
Sonic Youth
Kill Yr. Idols
50
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(26)
Mar 28
Frank Zappa - The Man from Utopia
Frank Zappa
The Man from Utopia
40
critic score
(2)
56
user score
(25)
Mar 14
Marillion - Script for a Jester's Tear
Marillion
Script for a Jester's Tear
73
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(24)
Apr 8
Bonnie Tyler - Faster Than the Speed of Night
Bonnie Tyler
Faster Than the Speed of Night
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(23)
1983
No Trend - Too Many Humans.....
No Trend
Too Many Humans.....
81
user score
(22)
Mar 21
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2
Sunday Bloody Sunday
90
user score
(19)
Nov 30
Bad Religion - Into the Unknown
Bad Religion
Into the Unknown
55
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(19)
Jul 15
Big Country - The Crossing
Big Country
The Crossing
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(18)
1983
Bacamarte - Depois do fim
Bacamarte
Depois do fim
80
user score
(17)
1983
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)
Glenn Branca
Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(17)
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