Milo’s Favourite Albums.

Damn right I thought we should do more of these.

I know not everyone cares about my little opinion but, if you don’t, why are you here? To hear Reuben’s? Don’t lie to me. Nevertheless, I thought this would be a lot more efficient than doing a top ten redux every three months. Seeing that Reuben did himself a favourite movies page, I thought I’d do a favourite albums page. I’m pretty indifferent to genre but a lot of this is made up of rock, metal and hip-hop.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

By The Way (2002)

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The ultimate mix of The Chili Peppers’ sounds – my favourite album of all time.

Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)


A close second to By The Way. Liquid funk oozes out of the edges.

Californication (1999)


The first example of a clean sound from RHCP, with a dash of funk and heaps of awesomeness.

Stadium Arcadium (2006)

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The sheer amount of great songs on this behemoth two-discer makes it worth a mention and Frusciante’s guitar turn is one of, if not his best.

Foo Fighters

One By One (2002)

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It’s all killer with this one.

There Is Nothing Left To Lose (1999)

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There is nothing not to love about this album. I done a pun, I did.

Foo Fighters (1995)

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The ultimate post-grunge album.

Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (2007)


This is the record that got me into rock music. Needless to say, it’s my Foo favourite.

Queens Of The Stone Age

Songs For The Deaf (2002)


A close-to-perfect album, an experience in stoner rock, a needless link to my review of it.

Lullabies To Paralyze (2005)

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A brilliant, if unnerving, powerhouse.

… Like Clockwork (2013)

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Haunting, melodramatic, but oh-so cool, my favourite QOTSA album.

Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine (1992)


Stuff that makes me what to jump around like a mad man, even when I haven’t finished my Pepsi can, yo.

Arctic Monkeys

Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not (2005)

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Indieness that’s next to Godliness.


Demon Days (2005)

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An awesome masterpiece merging of genres, with elements of alt rock, electronica and trip hop.

Plastic Beach (2010)


Electronica-based and perfect to play video games to.

The Killers

Hot Fuss (2004)


Synth-drenched nostalgery indie rock goodness.


Nevermind (1991)


Raucous, a little bit feral and an influential game changer.

 The White Stripes

Elephant (2003)


My favourite White Stripes album, one of my favourite alt albums and one of my favourite rock albums.

Black Sabbath

Paranoid (1970)


War Pigs, Paranoid, Iron Man, Electric Funeral, Hand Of Doom. Need I go on?


Live It Out (2005)


Hauntingly atmospheric.


Psychic Warfare (2015)



System Of A Down

Toxicity (2001)

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Maybe my favourite metal record, just weird and crazy.

Every Time I Die

From Parts Unknown (2014)

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It was only a matter of time before I added this and especially after I’ve been pounding it in preparation to Low Teens. Plus, it has Decayin’ With The Boys, probably my favourite song by the band.

Low Teens (2016)

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Best album of 2016 with some of ETID’s best tracks.

David Bowie

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (1972)

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Two words: Bowie’s Masterpiece.

Hunky Dory (1971)

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A quality, catchy art rock record from the father of the genre.

DJ Format

If You Can’t Join ‘Em, Beat ‘Em (2005)

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Another one of my favourite rappers is Canadian MC Abdominal, who features heavily here, along with the phat grooves Format himself lays down.

Beastie Boys

Ill Communication (1994)

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Iron Maiden

The Number Of The Beast (1982)

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A frantic, brilliant record featuring the greatest frontman of all time.

Powerslave (1984)

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More Maiden goodness, but bigger and grander!

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Are You Experienced (1967)

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Sandy chill tunes for a groovy time.

A Tribe Called Quest

The Low End Theory (1991)

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Greatest hip-hop record of all time? YO..


Joy as an Act of Resistance. (2018)

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The most important record of modern times — and they’re from ’round ‘ere!