1970ParanoidBlack Sabbath
1971IVLed Zeppelin
1972Machine HeadDeep Purple
1973Pronounced ‘lĕh-‘nérd ‘skin-‘nérd Lynyrd Skynyrd
1974Sheer Heart AttackQueen
1975A Night at the OperaQueen
1976High VoltageAC/DC
1977Nevermind the BollocksSex Pistols
1978Van HalenVan Halen
1979London CallingThe Clash
1980Seventeen Seconds The Cure
Ace of Spades Motörhead
1981Bad ReputationJoan Jett
1982ThrillerMichael Jackson
1983 Synchronicity The Police
1984Ride the LightningMetallica
1985Loose NutBlack Flag
1986Master of PuppetsMetallica
1987 Appetite for Destruction Guns N’ Roses
1988Surfer RosaThe Pixies
1989DoolittleThe Pixies
The Real Thing Faith No More
1990 Ritual de lo Habitual Jane’s Addiction
1992Rage Against The MachineRage Against The Machine
Vulgar Display of PowerPantera
1993In UteroNirvana
StainLiving Colour
1994Welcome to Sky ValleyKyuss
1995Mellon Collie & the Infinite SadnessThe Smashing Pumpkins
One Hot MinuteRed Hot Chili Peppers
1996 Ænima Tool
1997Ok ComputerRadiohead
1998Follow the LeaderKorn
1999The FragileNine Inch Nails
Significant OtherLimp Bizkit
2000White PonyDeftones
2001Origin of SymmetryMuse
2002Songs for the DeafQueens of the Stone Age
2003Thirteenth StepA Perfect Circle
2004Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)Slipknot
2005Team SleepTeam Sleep
2006 First Impressions of Earth The Strokes
2007Favourite Worst NightmareArctic Monkeys
2008What Grabs YaTriggerfinger
2009Mirror MirrorGhinzu
Only RevolutionBiffy Clyro
2010 Light Me Up The Pretty Reckless
2011Wasting LightFoo Fighters
2012L’enfant SauvageGojira
2013…Like ClockworkQueens of the Stone Age
2014Royal BloodRoyal Blood
2015Mister AsylumHigly Suspect
California NightsBest Coast
2016The Boy Who Died Wolf Higly Suspect
2017Emperor of the SandMastodon
2018Joy as an Act of ResistanceIdles
2019Celebrity Mansions Dinosaur Pile-Up
2020In The Dead, Dead Wood Vennart
Ultra MonoIdles