Albums The Best Dokken Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Dokken is one of the best metal bands of all time. List of the best Dokken albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Dokken discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Dokken albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Dokken singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Dokken album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Dokken album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Dokken album of all time?" or "What are the top Dokken albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The American metal band got their start in 1979 before splitting up a decade later. However, they reunited in 1993 and continued to tour and release new music. Throughout the band's entire career, they've released some great albums and remain one of the great metal bands of their time. The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like Tooth and Nail and Back for the Attack.

This list of popular Dokken albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Help rank the best albums below by voting up your favorites, as well as voting down any albums you don't think should be near the top. 

1 110 VOTES

Back for the Attack


Back for the Attack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dokken Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1987

Artist: Dokken

Producer: Neil Kernon

Tracks: Dream Warriors, Prisoner, Standing in the Shadows, So Many Tears, Stop Fighting Love, + more

Length (mins): 01:03:10

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Glam metal

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2 105 VOTES

Tooth and Nail


Tooth and Nail is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dokken Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1984

Artist: Dokken

Producer: Roy Thomas Baker, Tom Werman

Tracks: Don't Close Your Eyes, Heartless Heart, Bullets to Spare, Alone Again, Tooth and Nail, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:22

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Glam metal, Speed metal

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3 98 VOTES

Under Lock and Key


Under Lock and Key is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dokken Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1985

Artist: Dokken

Producer: Neil Kernon, Michael Wagener

Tracks: Don't Lie to Me, Will the Sun Rise, Jaded Heart, In My Dreams, Unchain the Night, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:33

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Glam metal

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Lightning Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dokken Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2008

Artist: Dokken

Tracks: How I Miss Your Smile, Point of No Return, Oasis, Sunset Superstar, Release Me, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Glam metal

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