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TNT’S PICK

TNT’S PICK

50 Greatest albums of all time
(rock/ Progressive/ metal)
Pink Floyd
Essential Album: Wish You Were Here At the vanguard of the Progressive Rock movement, they have sold more than 200-million albums since 1967. One of the first bands to use light shows and fireworks in their live performances.

Dire Straits
Essential Album: Sultans of Swing Although the band was formed in an era when punk rock reigned, Dire Straits worked within the conventions of classic rock, albeit with a stripped-down sound that appealed to modern audiences weary of the overproduced stadium rock of the 1970s.Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler have sold in excess of 118 million albums to date.

Nirvana
Essential Album: Nevermind. The grunge scene from Seattle is synonymous with Nirvana. Kurt Cobain and his wayward lifestyle ended his life before it blossomed but ensured, in his tragic death, his life and music made him a cult hero.

The Beatles
Essential Album: Revolver With record sales estimated at more than a billion worldwide, no other band had a greater influence on the course of rock music.

The Who
Essential Album: Who’s Next One of the first, most successful, and longest lasting power bands, The Who were innovative both musically and technically.

Bob Dylan
Essential Album:. Trilogy -Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and disc jockey. He has been a cult figure in popular music for five decades. Today, to many, he symbolises perfect music. Kurt Cobain

The Eagles
Essential Album: Their Greatest Hits Another of rock’s long-lasting acts. Their 1976 greatest hits album is the biggest selling album of all time.

The Rolling Stones
Essential Album: Sticky Fingers The original “bad boys” of rock, the Stones are among the most durable bands, recording and touring with few breaks since they began in 1961.

Led Zeppelin
Essential Album: Led Zeppelin IV Their “Stairway To Heaven” is believed to have received more radio airplay than any other song in history, even though it was never released as a single.

AC/DC
Essential Album: Back In Black This pioneering Hard Rock/Heavy Metal group has sold an estimated 100-million albums worldwide.

Guns ‘n’ Roses
Essential Album: Use your Illusions 1&2 One of the biggest and best hard rock acts from the eighties. This band was dubbed as the baddest band on the planet. From Axl Rose to Slash this band had it all, looks, charisma and performance.

The Doors
Essential Album: The Doors In spite of a short life and limited discography, they became one of rock’s most popular and influential groups.

Rolling Stones

Def Leppard
Essential Album: Hysteria Futuristic instrumentation and vocal harmonies have kept them near the top of the all-time best selling album lists for a quarter of a century.

Cream
Essential Album: Wheels Of Fire The group existed for less than three years but staked its place as one of the first and most enduringly popular of rock’s power trios.

U2
Essential Album: Achtung Baby When Bono sings the world listens, when he speaks the leaders react. This Irish band started from the streets of Dublin and went on to become the best in the business .Today they are one of the few serious bands whom the world stands up and listens to.

Boston
Essential Album: Boston When their first album was released in 1976, it was the highest grossing debut album ever seen up until that time.

Van Halen
Essential Album: 1984 One of the most innovative and influential Heavy Metal groups of the late ‘70s, the group continues to perform some 30+ years after its inception. Def Leppard
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Beatles
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August 08

Guns n Roses

Led Zeppelin

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