Top 7 Albums That Saved Rock ‘n Roll

They Changed The Game

What would life be without these records? We cringe just thinking about it. They didn’t just change our lives, they practically saved rock ‘n roll by bringing in new following. But more than that, they kept the genre alive because decades later, people are still playing and listening to their songs. Talk about timeless.


7. Nirvana – “Nevermind”

It propelled grunge into mainstream. Enough said.

6. The Clash – “London Calling”

The Clash took a giant leap forward and basically left other bands in the dust.

5. Metallica – “Master of Puppets”

A metal landmark – it’s an epic masterpiece and undeniably Metallica’s finest work.


4. Van Halen – “Van Halen”

Some bands just announce themselves with their album – this is one of them.

3. The Beatles – “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Complex and innovative – The Fab Four basically achieved the impossible.


2. Led Zeppelin – “Led Zeppelin IV”

A monolithic record – this is WHY Led Zeppelin’s greatness remains unparalleled.


1. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Are You Experienced” (1967)

It’s the debut album that single-handedly changed the course of rock ‘n roll.