The Best Noise Rock Albums of the 1980s

1. Sonic Youth - Sister

Sonic Youth - Sister
June 1, 1987
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

2. Half Japanese - 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts

Half Japanese - 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts
January 1, 1980
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

4. Swans - Holy Money

Swans - Holy Money
January 1, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

6. Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Big Black - Songs About Fucking
January 1, 1987
Critic Score
90
1 review

7. Blind Idiot God - Blind Idiot God

Blind Idiot God - Blind Idiot God
Critic Score
90
1 review

8. Boredoms - Soul Discharge

Boredoms - Soul Discharge
December 1, 1989
Critic Score
90
1 review

9. Flipper - Album - Generic Flipper

Flipper - Album - Generic Flipper
January 1, 1982
Critic Score
90
1 review

10. 不失者 [Fushitsusha] - 1st

不失者 [Fushitsusha] - 1st
July 24, 1989
Critic Score
90
1 review

11. Oxbow - Fuckfest

Oxbow - Fuckfest
Critic Score
90
1 review

12. Butthole Surfers - Hairway To Steven

Butthole Surfers - Hairway To Steven
April 11, 1988
Critic Score
90
1 review

13. Rapeman - Two Nuns and a Pack Mule

Rapeman - Two Nuns and a Pack Mule
August 23, 1988
Critic Score
90
1 review

15. Sonic Youth - EVOL

Sonic Youth - EVOL
May 1, 1986
Critic Score
88
4 reviews

17. Ciccone Youth - The Whitey Album

Ciccone Youth - The Whitey Album
March 1, 1988
Critic Score
80
1 review

18. Swans - Greed

Swans - Greed
January 1, 1986
Critic Score
80
1 review

20. The Birthday Party - The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party - The Birthday Party
November 1, 1980
Critic Score
80
1 review

21. Swans - Cop

Swans - Cop
May 1, 1984
Critic Score
80
1 review

22. Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves
August 0, 1980
Critic Score
80
1 review

23. Butthole Surfers - Rembrandt Pussyhorse

Butthole Surfers - Rembrandt Pussyhorse
April 18, 1986
Critic Score
80
1 review

24. The Birthday Party - Prayers on Fire

The Birthday Party - Prayers on Fire
April 6, 1981
Critic Score
80
1 review

25. Swans - Public Castration Is a Good Idea

Swans - Public Castration Is a Good Idea
January 1, 1986
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
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