The Best Experimental Rock Albums of the 1980s

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

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

3. This Heat - Deceit

This Heat - Deceit
January 1, 1981
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

4. A.R. Kane - 69

A.R. Kane - 69
July 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

6. Captain Beefheart - Ice Cream For Crow

Captain Beefheart - Ice Cream For Crow
August 1, 1982
Critic Score
90
1 review

8. Oxbow - Fuckfest

Oxbow - Fuckfest
Critic Score
90
1 review

9. Lydia Lunch - Queen of Siam

Lydia Lunch - Queen of Siam
February 9, 1980
Critic Score
90
1 review

10. Phew - Phew

Phew - Phew
June 25, 1981
Critic Score
90
1 review

11. Foetus - Nail

Foetus - Nail
October 1, 1985
Critic Score
90
1 review

12. 不失者 [Fushitsusha] - 1st

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

13. Butthole Surfers - Hairway To Steven

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

14. Boredoms - Soul Discharge

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

16. Glenn Branca - Lesson No. 1

Glenn Branca - Lesson No. 1
March 1, 1980
Critic Score
89
3 reviews

17. Swans - Children of God

Swans - Children of God
January 1, 1987
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

18. The Raincoats - Odyshape

The Raincoats - Odyshape
January 1, 1981
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

20. Butthole Surfers - Rembrandt Pussyhorse

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

21. Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

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

22. Ciccone Youth - The Whitey Album

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

23. Public Image Ltd. - The Flowers of Romance

Public Image Ltd. - The Flowers of Romance
April 10, 1981
Critic Score
78
3 reviews

24. This Heat - Health and Efficiency

This Heat - Health and Efficiency
January 1, 1980
Critic Score
74
2 reviews

25. Leven Signs - Hemp Is Here

Leven Signs - Hemp Is Here
Critic Score
72
1 review
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