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The Last Rebel

Lynyrd Skynyrd is a seven-member rock band, formed in Florida, U.S. The band is known for their signature Southern rock compositions including Free Bird and Sweet Home Alabama.

Tyranny and Mutation

Abbreviated as BOC, Blue Oyster Cult was noted for heavy rock, being influenced by Alice Cooper and Black Sabbath. The band has sold more than 24 million copies worldwide since their first album.

A Night at the Opera

Queen is a British rock band and was formed in London in 1970. It included the legendary musicians Freddie Mercury as the vocalist and Brian May as the lead guitarist.

Songs for the Deaf

The band was formed in Palm Desert, California in 1996 by Josh Homme. It is considered to be one of the earlier alternative metal bands of the 90s.

Alive!

Known for their outlandish use of face paint and stage outfits, KISS is a four-member rock band. Each member of this glam rock band was a vocalist including the lead vocalist and bassist, Gene Simmons.

Destroyer

Considered to be the one of the main pillars of heavy metal and hard rock, Led Zeppelin was formed in late 60s, and is known for its iconic song called Stairway to Heaven.

Ace of Spades

Formed by the heavy metal icon Ian ''Lemmy'' Kilmister in London in 1975, Motörhead is thought of as the precursor to the new wave of British heavy metal.

Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd is an English rock band inducted in both, American and UK Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their music is known for its philosophical lyrics and progressive rock sound.

Motel California

Ugly Kid Joe spoofs another glam rock band's name, Pretty Boy Floyd. The band was formed in 1987 in California and their sound includes hard rock, funk metal, and heavy metal.

Quadrophenia

Considered to be one of the most influential bands of the 20th century, The Who delivered hit singles such as My Generation, I Can't Explain, and Happy Jack.

Break Like the Wind

The parody band is known for spoofing the styles of heavy metal bands. Spinal Tap first appeared on a pilot episode of ''The T.V Show'' in 1979.

The Warrior’s Code

The Celtic punk band's fifth studio album titled The Warrior's Code includes their most well known single I'm Shipping Up to Boston.

Paranoid

Black Sabbath is one of the most influential heavy metal bands that formed in Birmingham in 1968 and included the infamous Ozzy Osbourne.

Evil Empire

A rock band from Los Angeles, California, RATM is known for its revolutionary political views and fresh new sounds which gave rise to rap rock/metal.

10,000 days

Tool is known for their songs with unconventional rhythms. Their song ''Lateralus'' corresponds to a specific arrangement of numbers called the Fibonacci sequence.

Dirt

Alice in Chains is one of the four major bands from Seattle that shaped the grunge genre. the band was formed by guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney.

Ten

Pearl Jam, like Alice in Chains, is also a part of the grunge scene in the 1990s. The band was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2017.

Badmotorfinger

Formed by Chris Cornell, who is considered to have revolutionized grunge, the band was known for its heavier sound and intelligent lyrical content.

Powerslave

An English heavy metal band formed in 1975, Iron Maiden is known for its expansive discography including multiple platinum and gold albums.

Nevermind

Formed in the late 1980s, Nirvana was led by Kurt Cobain till his demise in 1994. The band experienced unexpected success with their first single Smells Like Teen Spirit.

De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas

Considered to be the fathers of Norwegian black metal, Mayhem is infamous for multiple reasons including the publicized death of its lead singer.

Kill ’em All

Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in 1981 and is one of the "big four" bands of thrash metal.

Peace Sells…But who’s Buying?

Fired from Metallica for his uncontrolled behavior, Dave Mustaine went ahead and formed his own band, Megadeth. It is considered as one of the ''big four'' thrash metal bands besides Slayer, Anthrax, and Metallica.

Vulgar Display of Power

Pantera is a groove metal band from Arlington, Texas. It disbanded in 2003 soon after the compilation album was released.

Californication

Red Hot Chili Peppers is a funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The band reunited in 1999 and recorder their seventh album, Californication, which was a resounding commercial success.

Appetite for Destruction

The hard rock band synonymous with the iconic song Sweet Child of Mine comprised of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythmist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler.

For Those About to Rock

Scottish-born brothers Malcom and Angus Young formed ACDC in Sydney in 1973. The band is known for their hit songs including Highway to Hell, Back in Black, Shoot to Thrill, and Thunderstruck.

Kid A

Radiohead is an English rock band and is known for mixing electronica with hard rock. The band released their debut single ''Creep'' in 1993 which became a worldwide hit.

Hysteria

Def Leppard was a part of the new wave of British heavy metal. Their song Bringin' On the Heartbreak was one of the first metal videos to be played on MTV in 1982.

Machine Head

Deep Purple is considered one of the pillars of heavy metal and modern rock music. The band together with Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin is considered to be part of ''the unholy trinity of British heavy metal.''

How well do you know your music albums?

24th May, 2019

Fancy yourself a musicophile? Take this quiz to find out if you can identify the rock/metal band by an album of theirs.

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