1986 Rock Album Releases

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May 1
Sonic Youth - EVOL
Sonic Youth
EVOL
88
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(130)
1986
Talk Talk - The Colour of Spring
Talk Talk
The Colour of Spring
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(79)
Jul 28
R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant
R.E.M.
Lifes Rich Pageant
90
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(74)
Jan 1
Swans - Holy Money
Swans
Holy Money
90
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(70)
Jan 1
Swans - Greed
Swans
Greed
80
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(68)
May 19
Peter Gabriel - So
Peter Gabriel
So
80
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(61)
Jun 2
Queen - A Kind of Magic
Queen
A Kind of Magic
42
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(57)
Oct 7
Talking Heads - True Stories
Talking Heads
True Stories
50
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(50)
Aug 18
Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi
Slippery When Wet
80
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(44)
Mar 1
Hüsker Dü - Candy Apple Grey
Hüsker Dü
Candy Apple Grey
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(30)
Jun 9
Genesis - Invisible Touch
Genesis
Invisible Touch
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(23)
Jan 28
Black Sabbath - Seventh Star
Black Sabbath
Seventh Star
60
critic score
(1)
50
user score
(20)
Mar 24
The Rolling Stones - Dirty Work
The Rolling Stones
Dirty Work
70
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(19)
Jul 14
Bob Dylan - Knocked Out Loaded
Bob Dylan
Knocked Out Loaded
56
critic score
(3)
41
user score
(19)
Nov 18
Duran Duran - Notorious
Duran Duran
Notorious
40
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(19)
Apr 22
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Tinderbox
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(18)
Apr 14
Judas Priest - Turbo
Judas Priest
Turbo
50
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(16)
Sep 15
Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
Cyndi Lauper
True Colors
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(16)
Nov 4
They Might Be Giants - They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(16)
Jul 21
Titãs - Cabeça Dinossauro
Titãs
Cabeça Dinossauro
90
critic score
(1)
93
user score
(15)
Jan 1
Swans - Public Castration Is a Good Idea
Swans
Public Castration Is a Good Idea
75
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(14)
Jan 21
The Flaming Lips - Hear It Is
The Flaming Lips
Hear It Is
50
critic score
(1)
55
user score
(13)
Feb 22
Ozzy Osbourne - The Ultimate Sin
Ozzy Osbourne
The Ultimate Sin
40
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(11)
May 6
The Cure - Staring at the Sea: The Singles
The Cure
Staring at the Sea: The Singles
100
critic score
(2)
92
user score
(10)
Oct 23
Iggy Pop - Blah Blah Blah
Iggy Pop
Blah Blah Blah
50
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(10)
Feb 21
Elvis Costello - King of America
Elvis Costello
King of America
84
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(9)
Mar 24
Van Halen - 5150
Van Halen
5150
70
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(9)
Apr 18
Butthole Surfers - Rembrandt Pussyhorse
Butthole Surfers
Rembrandt Pussyhorse
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(9)
May 26
Europe - The Final Countdown
Europe
The Final Countdown
90
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(9)
Jun 1
Crowded House - Crowded House
Crowded House
Crowded House
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(9)
Sep 15
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Blood & Chocolate
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Blood & Chocolate
86
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(9)
Jan 1
Yo La Tengo - Ride the Tiger
Yo La Tengo
Ride the Tiger
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(8)
Jan 27
Public Image Ltd. - Album
Public Image Ltd.
Album
50
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Lou Reed - Mistrial
Lou Reed
Mistrial
60
critic score
(1)
45
user score
(6)
Jan 1
Violent Femmes - The Blind Leading the Naked
Violent Femmes
The Blind Leading the Naked
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(6)
Mar 1
The Triffids - Born Sandy Devotional
The Triffids
Born Sandy Devotional
90
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(6)
May 24
AC/DC - Who Made Who
AC/DC
Who Made Who
70
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(6)
Jun 3
Belinda Carlisle - Belinda
Belinda Carlisle
Belinda
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(6)
Jul 12
Spacemen 3 - Sound of Confusion
Spacemen 3
Sound of Confusion
70
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(6)
Sep 1
Billy Bragg - Talking With the Taxman About Poetry
Billy Bragg
Talking With the Taxman About Poetry
85
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(6)
1986
Love And Rockets - Express
Love And Rockets
Express
85
user score
(5)
Jan 1
Screaming Trees - Clairvoyance
Screaming Trees
Clairvoyance
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(5)
Sep 23
Tina Turner - Break Every Rule
Tina Turner
Break Every Rule
60
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(5)
Jul 29
Billy Joel - The Bridge
Billy Joel
The Bridge
65
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(4)
Aug 1
Toto - Fahrenheit
Toto
Fahrenheit
30
critic score
(2)
42
user score
(4)
Oct 1
The Mission - God's Own Medicine
The Mission
God's Own Medicine
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(4)
1986
The Jayhawks - The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks
68
critic score
(3)
59
user score
(1)
1986
Phish - Phish
Phish
Phish
58
critic score
(1)
46
user score
(1)
1986
Colin Newman - Commercial Suicide
Colin Newman
Commercial Suicide
84
user score
(1)
May
Golden Earring - The Hole
Golden Earring
The Hole
40
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(1)
Nov 24
Eric Clapton - August
Eric Clapton
August
50
critic score
(2)
30
user score
(1)
Jan 18
Soul Asylum - Made to Be Broken
Soul Asylum
Made to Be Broken
70
critic score
(1)
Sep 27
Billy Squier - Enough Is Enough
Billy Squier
Enough Is Enough
40
critic score
(1)
Nov 21
Soul Asylum - While You Were Out
Soul Asylum
While You Were Out
60
critic score
(1)

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