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The Best Hard Rock Albums of the 1990s

1. The Wildhearts - P.H.U.Q.

The Wildhearts - P.H.U.Q.
May 1, 1995
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

2. Skid Row - Slave to the Grind

Skid Row - Slave to the Grind
June 11, 1991
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

3. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I
September 17, 1991
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

4. The Wildhearts - Earth vs. The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts - Earth vs. The Wildhearts
August 31, 1993
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

5. Various Artists - Last Action Hero

Various Artists - Last Action Hero
June 8, 1993
Critic Score
90
1 review

6. Carcass - Swansong

Carcass - Swansong
June 10, 1996
Critic Score
90
1 review

7. Pearl Jam - Ten

Pearl Jam - Ten
August 27, 1991
Critic Score
87
4 reviews

8. Motörhead - Bastards

Motörhead - Bastards
November 29, 1993
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

9. Danzig - Danzig II: Lucifuge

Danzig - Danzig II: Lucifuge
June 26, 1990
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

10. Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger

Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger
October 8, 1991
Critic Score
84
4 reviews

11. Danzig - Danzig III: How the Gods Kill

Danzig - Danzig III: How the Gods Kill
July 14, 1992
Critic Score
84
2 reviews

12. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II
September 17, 1991
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

13. Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears

Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears
September 17, 1991
Critic Score
82
2 reviews

14. Motörhead - 1916

Motörhead - 1916
January 21, 1991
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

15. Creed - My Own Prison

Creed - My Own Prison
August 26, 1997
Critic Score
80
1 review

16. Monster Magnet - Powertrip

Monster Magnet - Powertrip
June 16, 1998
Critic Score
80
1 review

17. Local H - Pack Up the Cats

Local H - Pack Up the Cats
September 1, 1998
Critic Score
80
1 review

18. The Black Crowes - Amorica

The Black Crowes - Amorica
October 25, 1994
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

19. Scorpions - Crazy World

Scorpions - Crazy World
November 6, 1990
Critic Score
79
2 reviews

20. Neil Young - Mirror Ball

Neil Young - Mirror Ball
June 27, 1995
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

21. Robert Plant - Fate of Nations

Robert Plant - Fate of Nations
May 25, 1993
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

22. Danzig - Danzig 4

Danzig - Danzig 4
October 4, 1994
Critic Score
76
2 reviews

23. Motörhead - Overnight Sensation

Motörhead - Overnight Sensation
October 15, 1996
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

24. Living Colour - Time's Up

Living Colour - Time's Up
August 20, 1990
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

25. Robert Plant - Manic Nirvana

Robert Plant - Manic Nirvana
March 19, 1990
Critic Score
74
3 reviews
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