Best Rock Albums Of 1999

Best Rock Albums Of 1999

Our Best Rock Albums of 1999 looks back at the final year of the 20th century in rock and roll music. It was a year in which pop culture begins to see radicle changes in music as a new wave of your singers like Britney Spears, Jenifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera released their debut albums which would have tremendous success in dominating radio and television. Nonetheless, true rock and roll was still alive and well, and saw debut albums by bands that were heavy and very original sounding. Groups such as Slipknot, Black Label Society The White Stripes, and Kittie released their debut albums in which rock culture is greeted with a very diverse mix of new sounds and styles. The old guard such as Tom Waits, Sting, Tom Petty and The Pretenders released great new albums. However, the album that received the most fanfare was by the band Rage Against The Machine who were a product of the 1990s as they would continue to become one of the most respected bands in the rock and roll scene.

# 50 – Sonic BrewBlack Label Society

# 49 –  Everything You Want – Vertical Horizon

# 48 – Calculating Infinity – Dillinger Escape Plan

# 47 – By Your Side – The Black Crowes

# 46 – The Gang’s All Here – Dropkick Murphys

# 45 – Stupid Dream – Porcupine Tree

# 44 – To the Teeth -Ani DiFranco

# 43 – Play – Moby

# 42 – Issues – Korn

# 41 – Astro Lounge – Smash Mouth

# 40 –  Blue – Third Eye Blind

# 39 – ‘Til the Medicine Takes – Widespread Panic

# 38 – Shapeshifter – Marcy Playground

# 37 – The Ultra Zone – Steve Vai

# 36 – Q2K – Queensrÿche

# 35 – Looking Forward – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

# 34 – Run Devil Run – Paul McCartney

# 33 – Risk –  Megadeth

# 32 – Euphoria – Def Leppard

# 31 –  California – Mr. Bungle

# 30 – Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory – Dream Theater

# 29 – Get Skintight – The Donnas

# 28 – J-Tull Dot Com – Jethro Tull

# 27 – Spit – Kittie

# 26 – SlipknotSlipknot

# 25 – The White StripesThe White Stripes

# 24 – In a Reverie – Lacuna Coil

# 23 – Shrinking Violet – L.A. Guns

# 22 – The Hush – Texas

# 21 – Back on Top – Van Morrison

# 20 – This Desert Life – Counting Crows

# 19 – No Exit – Blondie

# 18 – Up Up Up Up Up Up – Ani Difranco

# 17 – Brand New Day – Sting

# 16 – Central Reservation – Beth Orton

# 15 –  There Is Nothing Left to Lose – Foo Fighters

# 14 – When the Pawn… – Fiona Apple

# 13 – Enema of the State – Blink 182

# 12 – God Save the Smithereens – The Smithereens

# 11 – Edge of Forever -Lynyrd Skynyrd

# 10 – ¡Viva El Amor! – The Pretenders

# 9 – Supernatural – Santana

# 8 – Euphoria Morning – Chris Cornell

# 7 – Hours – David Bowie

# 6 – No.4 – Stone Temple Pilots

# 5 – Echo – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

# 4 – Red Voodoo – Sammy Hagar

# 3 – Californication – Red Hot Chili Peppers

# 2 – Mule Variations – Tom Waits

# 1 – The Battle of Los Angeles – Rage Against the Machine

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