Thursday, May 17, 2007

Albums for a deserted island

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The first time I heard the question of "what albums would you take to a deserted island?" was back in the mid-1980's. It was on the weekly radio show the Metalshop. They used to have a segment where they would ask a musician what album they would take. I have done this on my blog once or twice, but it has been at least a year so I thought it was high time to do it again. One album is not enough so you get to choose five albums. The only rules are.......

1)Yes, it has to be hard rock or metal.
2)No greatest hits or best of albums.

***So what five albums do you take with you to a deserted island?

23 Comments:

Anonymous Rhodeislandrock said...

KISS - Rock'n Roll Over
Queen - A Night At The Opera
Saxon - Wheels Of Steel
Judas Priest - Defenders Of The Faith
UFO - The Wild, The Willing & The innocent

11:35 PM  
Blogger Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Accept - Metal Heart
Mastodon - Leviathan
Megadeth - Peace Sells
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime


that seems acceptable for now, though it might change when I'm not so groggy :)

2:50 AM  
Blogger David Amulet said...

GNR -- Appetite
Metallica -- Master of Puppets
Ratt -- Out of the Cellar
Iron Maiden -- Number of the Beast
Rush -- Caress of Steel

Like Ray, I reserve the right to change my answer tomorrow.

-- david

3:02 AM  
Blogger bob_vinyl said...

I think I'd be pretty bored pretty quick if I could only take HR/HM albums. Iron Maiden's Piece of Mind is the only one I can think of that might make my list of five albums if I could choose from anything. Or maybe Voi Vod's Nothingface.

3:55 AM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

Iron Maiden-The number of the beast
Black Sabbath-Sabbath, bloody sabbath
Van Halen-2
Motorhead-Iron Fist
Armored Saint-Symbol of salvation

4:06 AM  
Blogger captain corky said...

Kiss - Kiss
Van Halen - 1984
Poison - Open Up and Say...Ahh!
Led Zeplin - Led Zeppelin IV
Guns N' Roses - Appetite for destruction.

4:12 AM  
Anonymous Robert Ethier said...

Only 5...hmmmm...

Led Zeppelin IV
Grand Funk We're An American Band
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Ozzy Diary of a Madman
Crimson Glory Strange and Beautiful

6:10 AM  
Blogger rock_of_ages said...

Whitesnake - 1987
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
The Beatles - Rubber Soul
Y&T - Earthshaker
Kinks - Village Green Preservation Society

6:51 AM  
Blogger RockDog said...

WASP - Crimson Idol
Warrant - Live 1986-1997
Motely Crue - Shout at the Devil
G n' R - Appetite for Destruction
KISS - MTV Unplugged

7:43 AM  
Blogger Allyson said...

Very Funny....

I just posted a blog about this over at Hairball John. Here are my picks:
Motley Crue – Shout at the Devil

RATT - Reach for the Sky

Def Leppard – Hysteria

I know none of these come as a shock!
Allyson
www.bringbackglam.com

8:18 AM  
Blogger Hard Rock Hideout said...

Its a tough question, and I am sure my answer would change tomorrow but today it is:

Black Sabbath: Live at the Hammersmith Odeon
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction
Van Halen - S/T
Motley Crue - Theater of Pain
Thunderstone - Evolution 4.0

12:46 PM  
Blogger Bruce said...

Back in Black
Dirt
Operation: Mindcrime I
Aenima
Moving Pictures

12:59 PM  
Blogger Bruce said...

And yes, I consider Alice in Chains to be hard rock..

1:00 PM  
Blogger aXe mAn said...

I love this topic! The albums that I would change my picks a lot!
Here are the 5 that I would take:

-Skid Row "s/t"
-Motley Crue "Dr. Feelgood"
-Guns N Roses "Appetite For Destruction"
-AC/DC "Highway To Hell"
-Cinderella "Night Songs"

1:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Queensryche Operation Mindcrime
Megadeth - Peace Sells
Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Judas Priest - Unleased in the East

1:35 PM  
Blogger On My Watch said...

Van Halen s/t and Fair Warning
Ozzy - Diary of a Madman
Scorpions - Savage Amusement
AC/DC - Highway to Hell

1:36 PM  
Blogger Jeff said...

Alright, considering they have to be hard rock or metal:

Tool: Aenima
Tool: Lateralus
Metallica: Ride the Lightning
Rush: Moving Pictures
Rage Against the Machine: Evil Empire

4:13 PM  
Blogger The Lone Beader said...

Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Metallica - And Justice for All
AC/DC - Back in Black
G'n'R - Appetite for Destruction
Porcupine Tree - In Absentia

=:)

5:00 PM  
Anonymous Ray Gillen, RIP said...

gnr - appetite
ac/dc - highway to hell
metallica - master of puppets
zeppelin - physical graffiti
badlands - badlands

7:06 PM  
Blogger David Amulet said...

OK, OK ... having seen these other posts, I need to cheat and add five.

Van Halen -- s/t
Led Zeppelin -- IV
Black Sabbath -- s/t
Tool -- Aenima
Deep Purple -- Machine Head

I can't include the Beatles as hard rock--sorry, Rock of Ages. But Revolver would make it onto my five-album classic rock list!

Oh yes, Mark, I also wanted to puch this to 20 comments for you.

-- david

5:28 AM  
Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

I like the UK version, and anything by Judas Priest kicks major ass.

10:51 AM  
Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Sorry, I got goofy and commented in the right place, so take that last one for the Judas Priest post... :P (i'm such a dumbass).

My albums are:
My "The Cult" greatest hits;
Led Zeppelin's box set
Lamb of God, "Sacrament"
Six Feet Under's Graveyard Classics
Acid Bath's "Paegan Terrorism Tactics"

10:56 AM  
Anonymous JD Bradshaw said...

OZ-Fire in the brain..AC/DC-Back in Black..Accept-Balls to the wall..Ace Frehley 78 solo album..Maltease Falcon-Metal Rush

4:56 PM  

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