25 Must Have Rockers to play LOUD!!!

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The list author says: "Swerv36 says this is a well rounded list of must haves from a wide spectrum of rock genres. The raw guitar string ripping tracks on these records are sure to satisfy any rocker appetite."
Thunder & Lightning
1.  Thunder & Lightning by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "This is a must have for any rocker from that period. This was Thin Lizzy's last record but it packs more punch than any of the predecessors"
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Black Rose a Rock Legend
2.  Black Rose a Rock Legend by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "This was another great record which features the return of Gary Moore, this record kicks.."
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Highway to Hell
3.  Highway to Hell by AC/DC
The list author says:
  "This was my first AC/DC record and it is the best. This is raw metal.. rock and roll. Bon Scott (RIP) was the original lead vocalist here and makes this record go. Killer rocking riffs a plenty."
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Burn
4.  Burn by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "Though not their best effort, there are some absolute rocking tracks on here, worth a listen again and again...raw stuff!"
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Physical Graffiti
5.  Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Not the best Zep, but still a must have, this one packs alot of punch with some great rockers like Wonton Song,Custard Pie, the Rover and others. Plant never sounded better and Bonham plays sonme crisp skins"
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Johnny the Fox
6.  Johnny the Fox by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "This was my first Lizzy record. This one will always hold a place in my heart. chekc out Johnny, Johnny the Fox and check out my man Phil Lynott (RIP) playing killer bass on "Boogie Woogie
Dance"."
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Nothing's Shocking
7.  Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction
The list author says:
  "This one rocks, check out Navarro on the axe."
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Flip Your Wig
8.  Flip Your Wig by Hüsker Dü
The list author says:
  "This was during my underground, alternative rocking phase in the mid 80s. Check out Bob Mould on lead guitar, absolutely rocks."
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In On the Kill Taker
9.  In On the Kill Taker by Fugazi
The list author says:
  "There was not much going on in the 90s but this is one of those killer alt. rock records from the period, a must have."
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Raise
10.  Raise by Swervedriver
The list author says:
  "This was my intro to shoe gazing rocking, this among the best of the genre. You will find yourself on air guitar throughout"
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Mezcal Head
11.  Mezcal Head by Swervedriver
The list author says:
  "This is just the sequel to "raise" above, break out the air guitar for this one. Too bad these guys did not record more records."
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Rocks
12.  Rocks by Aerosmith
The list author says:
  "This was their best rocker by far, check out the licks by Perry on this one. They dont make'em like this record anymore"
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Superunknown
13.  Superunknown by Soundgarden
The list author says:
  "I was not much of grunge fan but this is a good one from the genre. Some good rocking on this one."
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Doolittle
14.  Doolittle by Pixies
The list author says:
  "I was a big fan of these guys. Black Francis is talented on the ax. Another good alt rocker from the late 80s, some good licks on this one, their best by far."
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Compact Disc
15.  Compact Disc by Public Image Limited
The list author says:
  "This was my fav by PIL. Just raw rock and roll."
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Back in Black
16.  Back in Black by AC/DC
The list author says:
  "Still a classic and the best from the post Bon Scott period by far"
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Los Angeles
17.  Los Angeles by X
The list author says:
  "Not my fav from them, but it does rock"
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Deliverance
18.  Deliverance by Corrosion Of Conformity
The list author says:
  "This one rocks, shades of 'Lizzy on some tracks"
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Hit by Hit
19.  Hit by Hit by Godfathers
The list author says:
  "Love this record. There are three powerful rockers on here, does anyone have this on CD, at a reasonable price ?"
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Zen Arcade
20.  Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü
The list author says:
  "If you are bitten by the Husker bug, this is a must have."
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Paranoid
21.  Paranoid by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "Lets face it, this is the one that hooked you to Ozzy and friends, flat out rocks"
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Let It Be
22.  Let It Be by Replacements
The list author says:
  "Had to add this one. This is my fav from the group and is among the best of post-punk era. Paul Westerberg is a great Songwriter and Bob Stinson (RIP) is one of the most under-recognized guitarists from the period, check him out on "Answering Machine"."
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Meantime
23.  Meantime by Helmet
The list author says:
  "Here is another one that stands out from the 90s. There are about 4 or 5 good rockers on here."
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Elephant
24.  Elephant by The White Stripes
The list author says:
  "I do not have all their records, but this one grew on me after the third listen. Hard to believe they can rock that hard with only a two piece band."
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Skull Ring
25.  Skull Ring by Iggy Pop
The list author says:
  "I was going to add Raw Power by his Stooges, but then selected this record which is more recent. This collection of collaborations (with Sum 41, Stooges to name a few)  absolutely rocks. Turn it up."
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