Slipknot's "Self Titled" album voted best debut of the last 25 years

Fri, 21 October 2011

Metal Hammer are celebrating their 25th anniversary and ran a readers poll to find the best debut album of the past quarter century.

Topping the poll was Slipknot's self-titled 1999 release which took 32.27% of the vote beating Korn, Guns N Roses "Appetite For Destruction" and Pantera's "Cowboys from Hell" to the top spot.

Metal Hammer readers' Top 10 debuts of the past 25 years:

01. SLIPKNOT - "Slipknot" (32.27%)
02. KORN - "Korn" (8.88%)
03. GUNS N' ROSES - "Appetite for Destruction" (8.84%)
04. RAMMSTEIN - "Herzeleid" (6.92%)
05. PANTERA - "Cowboys From Hell" (6.2%)
06. SYSTEM OF A DOWN - "System of a Down" (4.67%)
07. LINKIN PARK - "Hybrid Theory" (3.78%)
08. MACHINE HEAD - "Burn My Eyes" (3.35%)
09. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE - "The Poison" (3.01%)
10. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE - "Rage Against the Machine" (2.78%)

Visit for more details on the poll and the 25th anniversary of the magazine.

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