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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 12
CDNOW (USA) - The 10 (+5) Essential Records of the 90s (2002) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 67
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 125
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - The 90s Top 100 Essential Albums (1999) 11
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2012) 27
Revolver (USA) - The 69 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2002) 11
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rod Underhill (USA) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (2003) 46
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 90s (2010) 16
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 255
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential Recordings of the 90s (1999) No Order
Spin (USA) - Top 90 Albums of the 90s (1999) 52
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - Ultimate Albums No Order
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 90s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 7
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Eagle Rock (UK/USA) - Classic Albums TV Series (1997-2002) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 12
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 15
NME (UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 309
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 1990-1999 (2013) 101
Q (UK) - 100 Greatest Albums of the 1990s (2015) 65
Q (UK) - In Our Lifetime: Q's 100 Best Albums 1986-94 (1995) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Raw (UK) - 90 Essential Albums of the 90s (1995) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 90s (2000) No Order
The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock: Classic Recordings (2008) No Order
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 36
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 5
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 National and 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 79
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 124
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2009) 24
Uwe Schütte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2011) No Order
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 96
Charlotte Blum (France) - Le metal en 100 CD (2002) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 50
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Key album
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rocksound (France) - Top 150 Albums of Our Lifetime (1992-2006) 10
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 26
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
Juice (Australia) - The 100 (+34) Greatest Albums of the 90s (1999) 22
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - The 35 Best Rock Albums of the 1990s (2014) 35
Babylon (Greece) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (1999) 40
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 73
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade Dud
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 11
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 16
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Vox (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 26
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 23