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Slayer – Show No Mercy

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Slayer - Show No Mercy       Jeremy Ulrey: 'Released at the forefront of the early-'80s thrash movement, Show No Mercy proved to be only a small step toward Slayer's domination of the extreme metal scene, basically a...

The Chameleons – Script Of The Bridge

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The Chameleons - Script Of The Bridge     Ned Raggett: 'With two years, numerous radio sessions, and incessant gigging under their belts since their debut single, "In Shreds," the Chameleons came to the studio determ...

Asia – Alpha

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      Tom Demalon 'The eagerly awaited follow-up to the supergroup's debut, Alpha landed with a resounding thud a year later. The album still managed to be a platinum-selling Top Ten hit, as did the leadoff single "Do...

Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes

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Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes AMG Review: One of the most distinctive records of the early alternative movement and an enduring cult classic, Violent Femmes weds the geeky, child-man persona of Jonathan Richman and...

ZZ Top – Eliminator

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ZZ Top - Eliminator AMG Review: ZZ Top had reached the top of the charts before, but that didn't make their sudden popularity in 1983 any more predictable. It wasn't that they were just popular -- they were hip, for ...

Iron Maiden – Piece of Mind

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Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind     Steve Huey : ' The second of three straight iconic Iron Maiden albums, Piece of Mind marks the debut of what many regard as the definitive Maiden lineup, with the arrival of new drumme...

Yes – 90125

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Yes - 90125 AMG Review: A stunning self-reinvention by a band that many had given up for dead, 90125 is the album that introduced a whole new generation of listeners to Yes. Begun as Cinema, a new band by Chris Squir...

REM – Murmur

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REM - Murmur       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: 'Leaving behind the garagey jangle pop of their first recordings, R.E.M. developed a strangely subdued variation of their trademark sound for their full-length debut album,...

U2 – War

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U2 - War        Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ' Opening with the ominous, fiery protest of "Sunday Bloody Sunday," War immediately announces itself as U2's most focused and hardest-rocking album to date. Blowing away the ...

Big Country – The Crossing

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Big Country - The Crossing  AMG Review: With producer Steve Lillywhite at the helm, Scotland's Big Country managed to deliver earnest, socially conscious arena anthems in a similar vein to U2 and the Alarm. The twist...

Jon and Vangelis – Private Collection

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Jon and Vangelis - Private Collection AMG Review: Jon & Vangelis' first two albums really seemed to be building up to this point. With Jon and Vangelis - Private Collection, the two artists (Jon Anderson of Yes ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan – Texas Flood

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Stevie Ray Vaughan - Texas Flood AMG Review :  It's hard to overestimate the impact Stevie Ray Vaughan's debut, Texas Flood, had upon its release in 1983. At that point, blues was no longer hip, the way it was in the...

Brian Eno – Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks

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Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks is an album by the British ambient musician Brian Eno, released in 1983. It was written, produced, and performed by Bria...

J.S. Bach – Cello Suites (by Yo-Yo Ma)

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J.S. Bach - Cello Suites (by Yo-Yo Ma) The suites have been performed and recorded by many renowned cellists such as Pablo Casals, János Starker, Pierre Fournier, Paul Tortelier, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yo-Yo Ma and M...

New Order – Power, Corruption, and Lies

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New Order - Power, Corruption, and Lies John Bush: 'A great leap forward from their funereal debut album, New Order - Power, Corruption, and Lies cemented New Order's place as the most exciting dance-rock hybrid in m...

The Stranglers – Feline

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The Stranglers - Feline Wikipedia: The Stranglers - Feline was the seventh studio album by The Stranglers and was released in the new year of 1983 (on the Epic record label in the United Kingdom). The first edition c...

Andreas Vollenweider – Caverna Magica

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Andreas Vollenweider - Caverna Magica Andreas Vollenweider - Caverna Magica is the second studio album by New Age artist Andreas Vollenweider, released in 1983. It is almost entirely instrumental. It was the direct f...

Marillion – Script for a Jester’s Tear

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Marillion - Script for a Jester's Tear Marillion - Script for a Jester's Tear is the debut album by the neo-progressive rock band Marillion, released in 1983. It reached number seven on the UK album chart and stayed ...

The Police – Synchronicity

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The Police - Synchronicity AMG review: Simultaneously more pop-oriented and experimental than either Ghost in the Machine or Zenyatta Mondatta, The Police - Synchronicity made the Police superstars, generating no les...