Bands or artists who produced one great album and never came close to matching it. Vote down if you either don't agree that the one album was great, or if you think they produced multiple great albums. In the spirit of the list, don't vote on albums you don't really know. Most importantly, add more artists who fit this criteria!
There are a bunch of familiar bands on this list. Though they only had one album, Derek and the Dominos featured some of the biggest names in music history and proved to be one of the greatest side bands as well. Whenever you put Eric Clapton and Duane Allman together, transcendent guitar will occur. That's exactly what happened on "Layla," one of the most recognized names in rock history. Derek and the Dominos only have one album to their name, but they made sure it counted. The Sex Pistols are another band with only great album, but that's all they needed. The British outfit are widely credited with being with one of the most important bands in the world not only due to their bratty personalities, but also as one of the pioneers of punk rock. Their brashness and their unapologetic, in-your-face music inspired some of the best bands in the world. Nevermind The Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols remains one of the most important albums in punk history and that one great album cemented their status as one of rock's legendary bandsCheck out more lists like the best albums of all time, the most unsuccessful albums, and Best Guitar Rock Albums
1 776 326 Vince Hans added Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
2 568 218 Derek and the Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
3 398 240 Blind Faith Blind Faith - "Blind Faith"
4 481 392 Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell - "Bat Out Of Hell"
5 500 454 Boston Boston - "Boston"
6 312 323 Asia Asia - "Asia"
7 534 375 ChangesDownClub added Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill - Jagged Little Pill
8 351 300 Dismalhead added Quiet Riot Metal Health - "Metal Health"
9 340 440 zxray added The Cars The Cars - The Cars
10 295 232 zxray added Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
11 519 798 WarrenMitchell added Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
12 338 337 zxray added N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
13 182 123 Spin Doctors Pocket Full of Kryptonite, Two Princes, Turn It Upside Down
14 460 1,009 Vince Hans added Nirvana Nevermind
15 241 223 kuzronk added Jeff Buckley Grace
16 24 0 Mark Lanzarotta added Coven Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls, Coven, Blood on the Snow
17 24 0 Mark Lanzarotta added The Trashmen Surfin' Bird, Bird Call! The Twin City Stomp of The Trashmen, Live Bird '65 - '67
18 24 0 Mark Lanzarotta added The Seeds Pushin' Too Hard: The Best of The Seeds, The Seeds, The Seeds / A Web of Sound
19 24 0 Mark Lanzarotta added The Move Move, Looking On, Message From the Country
20 24 0 Mark Lanzarotta added The Crows
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