Wow, 2001 was a lengthy time in the past. It was additionally a heck of a 12 months for rock and steel. Tons of killer albums got here out in 2001; we have compiled 87 of ’em that rock and steel lovers of all stripes seemingly loved — and nonetheless do! Certainly, it is nearly arduous to consider these releases all flip 20 this 12 months.
Again then, most needed to buy an album bodily to get pleasure from it at residence. Legally, no less than. Positive, peer-to-peer file-sharing networks have been on the rise. However the iTunes Retailer was nonetheless two years away!
All the identical, loads of efforts by big-name rockers emerged in 2001 — a lot of them on the identical day. Take into consideration the landmark launch date of Might 15, 2001: That is when Megadeth‘s The World Wants a Hero, Tool‘s Lateralus and Weezer‘s “Inexperienced Album” dropped concurrently.
It was additionally smack dab in the course of nu-metal’s mainstream recognition. Drowning Pool‘s Sinner, Ill Niño‘s Revolution Revolución, Mudvayne‘s The Starting of All Issues to Finish, Mushroomhead‘s XX, P.O.D.‘s Satellite tv for pc, Saliva‘s Each Six Seconds, Sevendust‘s Animosity and Staind‘s Break the Cycle all got here out in 2001. Discuss a banner 12 months for the notorious alt-metal subgenre.
So relive some rock and steel historical past with 87 albums celebrating twenty years of existence this 12 months. There’s one thing for everybody. Which of those information did you’ve in your cabinets in 2001?