Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac (100)

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Fleetwood Mac’s second self-titled album, also known as the White Album, was a rebirth of sort after the departure of Bob Welch.  In search of a new guitarist, the band came across American musician, Lindsey Buckingham in 1975.  As a condition to joining the band, Buckingham asked for his musical partner and love interest, Stevie…

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Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy (100)

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After five years of mixed criticism, huge chart successes, and four self-titled albums, in 1973 Houses of the Holy was released, marking a number of firsts for the buoyantly rising Zeppelin. Not only was it the first album to showcase music solely produced by the band, but Houses of the Holy was Led Zeppelin’s first indisputable attempt…

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Soundgarden – Superunknown (100)

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Words alone do not do Superunknown justice as this heavenly jackhammer of an album is in a league of its own. All an innocent onlooker can do is stare in awe as this multifaceted piece of music unfolds before them, evolving with every listen. In this sprawling 70 minute masterpiece it is unbelievably easy to…

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Metallica – Master of Puppets (100)

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Listening to Master of Puppets is a mix of emotions. In-between moments of head-banging, one can’t help but to remember that this is the last album fans ever got from the 1983-86 Metallica lineup. Bassist and backing vocalist Cliff Burton died in Sweden during the band’s European leg of the Damage Inc. tour that supported…

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