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My favorite rock albums (In no order)

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The Final Countdown
The Final Countdown
"This is a classy album that features engaging, smooth singing from Joey Tempest, skilled guitar work from John Norum (especially his solos), and nice keyboarding from Mic Michaeli."
Octopus
Octopus
"The Human League did a good job on this memorable synthpop album."
Total Control
Total Control
"Total Control is John Norum's debut solo album, and it was probably the first music that I had ever bought on CD."
Tell No Tales
Tell No Tales
"Tell No Tales is a majestic hard rock album that exhibits a gratifying assortment of compositions, along with the skillful guitar playing of Ronni Le Tekro, the remarkable singing of Tony Harnell, and lavish harmony vocals."
Herzeleid
Herzeleid
"Herzeleid is a solid album from this cool German metal band.  The music is aggressive, the guitar riffs are nicely crafted and enjoyable, and Till Lindemann's vocals are tight."
Love At First Sting (Remastered)
Love At First Sting (Remastered)
"I remember some of these tunes from a long time ago."
Keep It Up
Keep It Up
"Mike Reno has a crystal-clear voice, and I have never heard another singer that sounds like him.  Keep It Up displays well-crafted songs and tight musicianship.  One of my favorite aspects of Loverboy is their winning combination of guitar playing and keyboard work."
Welcome To The Real World
Welcome To The Real World
"Mr. Mister turned out an appealing album."
Seven & the Ragged Tiger
Seven & the Ragged Tiger
"Duran Duran achieved an interesting elegance with Seven and the Ragged Tiger."
Subject
Subject
"Subject is a gratifying, creative piece of music from Aldo Nova.  He is a good, distinctive-sounding singer.  I also like the album's guitar and keyboard work."
Power Windows (Remastered)
Power Windows (Remastered)
"Power Windows is a classic album."
Into The Pandemonium
Into The Pandemonium
"This is not just a typical metal album--it is a creative, eclectic journey."
Vanity Nemesis
Vanity Nemesis
"As far as I remember, Vanity/Nemesis was my gateway into Celtic Frost and metal music in general."
1987
1987
"This is a remarkable album from Whitesnake.  David Coverdale is a talented singer, and John Sykes' guitar playing is topnotch."
Broadcast
Broadcast
"Broadcast is an album of catchy material."
Abigail
Abigail
"Abigail is an urgent-sounding album with a medieval sound that features the incomparable singing of King Diamond."
O.F.R.
O.F.R.
"Nitro's O.F.R. is an extreme, never-to-be-forgotten album."
Ace Frehley (Remastered)
Ace Frehley (Remastered)
"This debut solo album from Ace Frehley gets the job done.  Frehley has a distinctive singing voice, his guitar work is solid, and the compositions are gratifying."
Genesis
Genesis
"I remember getting this self-titled album from Genesis a long time ago.  I consider it to be influential.  Phil Collins is also a one-of-a-kind singer."
Ah Via Musicom
Ah Via Musicom
"I enjoy this album from Eric Johnson.  I like his singing just as much as his guitar playing."
Blue Murder
Blue Murder
"This regal album sports unforgettable compositions."
Asia
Asia
"Asia delivered the goods with this striking debut album."
Bark at the Moon
Bark at the Moon
"Bark at the Moon displays one-of-a-kind vocals from Ozzy Osbourne and well-written, indelible compositions."
Third Stage
Third Stage
"Third Stage is special."
Transcendence
Transcendence
"Crimson Glory produced an outstanding album."
Shout at the Devil
Shout at the Devil
"Shout at the Devil is a compelling, no-holds-barred album from Mötley Crüe.  I like Vince Neil's gritty, distinctive vocals, Mick Mars' rhythm guitar tone, and the engaging tunes."
Alive II
Alive II
"Alive II is a fun, unforgettable live album.  If I could only have one album from Kiss, Alive II would be the choice.  I consider it to be the quintessential Kiss album."
90125
90125
"This is a great album.  Jon Anderson's singing is wonderful, the songs are superb, and the harmony vocals are first-rate."
Wachgekusst
Wachgekusst
"This is an elegant album."
Dancing Undercover
Dancing Undercover
"Dancing Undercover is an entertaining hard rock album from beginning to end."
Hall of the Mountain King
Hall of the Mountain King
"Jon Oliva--a unique vocalist--sings with gritty-voiced conviction, and Criss Oliva produces catchy, medieval-sounding guitar riffs."
Reign in Blood
Reign in Blood
"Reign in Blood is an intense album that I find to be therapeutic."
Under Lock & Key
Under Lock & Key
"Under Lock and Key is a memorable hard rock album; it displays proficient guitar playing from George Lynch, pleasing singing from Don Dokken, and a nice variety of songs."
Toto IV
Toto IV
"I like how Toto IV utilizes various lead singers on different songs.  A nice job was also done on the album's  attractive harmony vocals."
Hysteria
Hysteria
"Hysteria is a work of excellence."
Rage for Order
Rage for Order
"What I like the most about Rage for Order is its novelty."
Trilogy
Trilogy
"Trilogy should be the first album from Yngwie J. Malmsteen that I got.  It is a nice, medieval-sounding album that not only displays excellent guitar playing but also enjoyable keyboard work."
1984
1984
"As far as I remember, I used to listen to this a lot earlier in my life."
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky
"Eye in the Sky is a well-written album that benefits from its varying roster of lead vocalists."
Invasion
Invasion
"I have always liked this debut album from Vinnie Vincent Invasion--examples of why are the extreme guitar solos and the interesting harmony vocals."