Albums, Classic Rock, Hard rock, Heavy metal, music, Progressive Rock, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy

Houses of the Holy is the fifth studio album by the rock band Led Zeppelin, released in March 1973 by Atlantic Records. As soon as I purchased this album I loved it, this is my 5th Led Zeppelin album. This group is one of the iconic bands of all time.

I love each song on this album! If you haven’t listened to Led Zeppelin before…get at it.

Track Listing:

Side one

No.

Title

Writer(s)

Length

1.

The Song Remains the Same

Jimmy Page Robert Plant

5:32

2.

The Rain Song

▪ Page Plant

7:39

3.

Over the Hills and Far Away

▪ Page Plant

4:50

4.

The Crunge

John Bonham John Paul Jones Page Plant

3:17

Side two

No.

Title

Writer(s)

Length

5.

Dancing Days

▪ Page Plant

3:43

6.

D’yer Mak’er

▪ Bonham Jones Page Plant

4:23

7.

No Quarter

▪ Jones Page Plant

7:00

8.

The Ocean

▪ Bonham Jones Page Plant

4:31

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Max Webster – Live Magnetic Air

Live Magnetic Air is a live album by Canadian rock band Max Webster. The album (pardon the shrink wrap) was released in 1979 and was certified gold. The big hit on this album is Paradise Skies.

I’ve always liked Max Webster and Kim Mitchell, Great Canadian Band. The sound on this album is rock/Yes like. Kim Mitchell went on to be a bigger act than Max Webster.

Track Listing:

1 America’s Veins” (Kim Mitchell, Pye Dubois)

2 “Paradise Skies” (Mitchell, Dubois)

3 “In Context Of The Moon” (Mitchell, Dubois)

4 “Night Flights” (Terry Watkinson, Dubois)

5 “Lip Service” (Mitchell, Dubois)

6 “Sarniatown Reggae” (Mitchell, Dubois)

7 “Here Among The Cats” (Mitchell, Dubois)

8 “Gravity” (Mitchell, Dubois)

9 “Waterline” (Mitchell, Dubois)

10 “Charmonium” (Watkinson)

11 “Hangover” (Mitchell, Dubois)

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Wishbone Ash – Live Dates

Live Dates is the first live album by the British rock band Wishbone Ash released in 1973. I have their fourth album also (Wishbone Four), this band is categorize as progressive rock and rock and roll. They have a unique sound and excellent quality to their music. Another great find at Amoeba Records.

Track listing:

1 The King Will Come” [A] – 7:44

2 “Warrior” [C] – 5:57

3 “Throw Down the Sword” [C] – 6:08

4 “Rock ‘n Roll Widow” [B] – 6:08

5 “Ballad of the Beacon” [B] – 5:22

6 “Baby What You Want Me to Do” [D] – 7:48

7 “The Pilgrim” [B] – 9:14

8 “Blowin’ Free” [A] – 5:31

9 “Jail Bait” [A] – 4:37

10 “Lady Whiskey” [B] – 5:57

11 “Phoenix” [A] – 17:23

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Alice Cooper – Billion Dollar Babies

Billion Dollar Babies is the sixth studio album by Alice Cooper, released in 1973.

When I bought this album as teenager my friends and I were like wow, what an album. I love every song on this record. If you’ve never heard it now is the time, pay attention to the lyrics.

Track listing:

Hello Hooray” 4:15

“Raped and Freezin'” 3:19

Elected” 4:05

Billion Dollar Babies” 3:43

“Unfinished Sweet” 6:18

No More Mr. Nice Guy” 3:06

“Generation Landslide” 4:31

“Sick Things” 4:18

“Mary Ann” 2:21

“I Love the Dead” 5:09

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Nine Inch Nails – Downward Spiral


The Downward Spiral is the second studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released in March 1994. This band has very crazy and scary sound …. it definitely grows on you. I like this album, always have and always will. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has a very unique and distinctive voice.

1. “Mr. Self Destruct” 4:30

2. “Piggy” 4:24

3. “Heresy” 3:54

4. “March of the Pigs” 2:58

5. “Closer” 6:13

6. “Ruiner” 4:58

7. “The Becoming” 5:31

8. “I Do Not Want This” 5:41

9. “Big Man with a Gun” 1:36

10. “A Warm Place” 3:22

11. “Eraser” 4:54

12. “Reptile” 6:51

13. “The Downward Spiral” 3:57

14. “Hurt” 6:13

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Veruca Salt – Eight Arms to Hold You


Eight Arms to Hold You is the second studio album by alternative rock band Veruca Salt, released in February 1997.

I snagged this CD from my daughter when she moved to college, this is a great album. She forgot about this band until recently when we were talking about bands and music.

1. “Straight” 2:32

2. “Volcano Girls” 3:18

3. “Don’t Make Me Prove It” 2:29

4. “Awesome” 3:32

5. “One Last Time” 4:45

6. “With David Bowie” 2:25

7. “Benjamin” 4:05

8. “Shutterbug” 4:16

9. “The Morning Sad” 3:08

10. “Sound of the Bell” 3:59

11. “Loneliness Is Worse” 5:00

12. “Stoneface” 2:44

13. “Venus Man Trap” 3:29

14. “Earthcrosser” 5:28

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Alice In Chains – Dirt


Dirt is the second studio album by the rock band Alice in Chains, released in September 1992. 

I love this album! 

1. “Them Bones” 2:30

2. “Dam That River” 3:09

3. “Rain When I Die” 6:01

4. “Sickman” 5:29

5. “Rooster” 6:15

6. “Junkhead” 5:09

7. “Dirt” 5:16

8. “God Smack” 3:56

9. “Untitled”  0:43

10. “Hate to Feel” 5:15

11. “Angry Chair” 4:48

12. “Down in a Hole” 5:38

13. “Would?” 3:23

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