The Best Hard Rock Albums of All Time

1. The Stooges - Funhouse

The Stooges - Funhouse
July 7, 1970
Critic Score
99
6 reviews

2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
October 22, 1969
Critic Score
99
5 reviews

3. The Stooges - Raw Power

The Stooges - Raw Power
February 7, 1973
Critic Score
99
6 reviews

4. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
November 8, 1971
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

5. Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Black Sabbath - Paranoid
September 18, 1970
Critic Score
95
5 reviews

6. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti

Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
February 24, 1975
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

7. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction

Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
July 21, 1987
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

8. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
January 12, 1969
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

9. Led Zeppelin - Mothership

Led Zeppelin - Mothership
October 12, 2007
Critic Score
89
6 reviews

10. Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf

Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
August 27, 2002
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

11. Clutch - Earth Rocker

Clutch - Earth Rocker
March 19, 2013
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

12. Clutch - Robot Hive/Exodus

Clutch - Robot Hive/Exodus
June 21, 2005
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

13. Ghost - Meliora

Ghost - Meliora
August 21, 2015
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

14. Kvelertak - Nattesferd

Kvelertak - Nattesferd
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

15. Andrew W.K. - The Wolf

Andrew W.K. - The Wolf
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16. Ghost - Prequelle

Ghost - Prequelle
June 1, 2018
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

17. The Darkness - Permission to Land

The Darkness - Permission to Land
July 7, 2003
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

18. Clutch - Book of Bad Decisions

Clutch - Book of Bad Decisions
September 7, 2018
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

19. The Black Crowes - Warpaint

The Black Crowes - Warpaint
March 3, 2008
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

20. Ozzy Osbourne - Down to Earth

Ozzy Osbourne - Down to Earth
October 16, 2001
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

21. Graveyard - Lights Out

Graveyard - Lights Out
October 26, 2012
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

22. Tenacious D - Tenacious D

Tenacious D - Tenacious D
September 25, 2001
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

23. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
November 17, 2009
Critic Score
74
22 reviews

24. Cheap Trick - Rockford

Cheap Trick - Rockford
June 3, 2006
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

25. The Black Crowes - By Your Side

The Black Crowes - By Your Side
January 12, 1999
Critic Score
73
5 reviews
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