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Best of 1976

Hard Rock's last truly great year in its seven-year stranglehold on music. Fun fact the first albums I ever owned were Destroyer and Rock and Roll Over by KISS (and Metallica's Black Album). My completely subjective overall rating for the year is a 3.5/5.
66AC/DC
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap


Hard Rock
65Rory Gallagher
Calling Card


Blues Rock
64Clearlight
Les contes du singe fou


Symphonic Prog
63Goblin
Roller


Progressive Rock
62Stonewall
Stonewall


Hard Rock
61Heatwave
Too Hot to Handle


Funk
60The Quick
Mondo Deco


Power Pop
59Point Blank (US)
Point Blank


Blues Rock
58Dwight Twilley Band
Sincerely


Power Pop
57Steely Dan
The Royal Scam


Pop Rock
56Passport
Infinity Machine


Jazz Fusion
55Led Zeppelin
Presence


Hard Rock
54Blue Oyster Cult
Agents of Fortune


Hard Rock
53Doctors of Madness
Late Night Movies, All Night Brainstorms


Glam Rock
52Brand X
Unorthodox Behaviour


Jazz Fusion
51Cockney Rebel
Timeless Flight


Glam Rock
50Blondie
Blondie


New Wave
49Mahogany Rush
Mahogany Rush IV


Hard Rock
48Lucifer's Friend
Mind Exploding


Hard Rock
47Return to Forever
Romantic Warrior


Jazz Fusion
46Weather Report
Black Market


Jazz Fusion
45Be-Bop Deluxe
Sunburst Finish


Art Rock
44Eddie and the Hot Rods
Teenage Depression


Proto-Punk
43Heart
Dreamboat Annie


Pop Rock
42Marijata
This Is Marijata


Afro-Funk
41Jonathan Richman
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers


Rock & Roll
40Genesis
A Trick of the Tail


Progressive Rock
39Truth and Janey
No Rest for the Wicked


Hard Rock
38UFO
No Heavy Petting


Hard Rock
37Relatively Clean Rivers
Relatively Clean Rivers


Folk Rock
36Split Enz
Second Thoughts


Art Pop
35Picchio dal Pozzo
Picchio dal Pozzo


Canterbury Scene
34Pollen (US)
Pollen


Progressive Rock
33Rush
2112


Progressive Rock
32Sweet
Give Us a Wink


Glam Rock
31The Upsetters
Super Ape


Dub
30Tangerine Dream
Stratosfear


Berlin School
29KISS
Rock and Roll Over


Hard Rock
28Triumph
Triumph


Hard Rock
27Jorge Ben
África Brasil


MPB
26KISS
Destroyer


Hard Rock
25Jeff Beck
Wired


Jazz-Rock
24Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record


Symphonic Rock
23Ocean (FR)
God's Clown


Hard Rock
22Bob Dylan
Desire


Folk Rock
21Kansas
Leftoverture


Progressive Rock
20Osamu Kitajima
Benzaiten


Psychedelic Folk
19Climax Blues Band
Gold Plated


Rock
18The Gladiators
Trenchtown Mix Up


Roots Reggae
17Ramones
Ramones


Punk Rock
16Al Stewart
Year of the Cat


Singer-Songwriter
15T. Rex
Futuristic Dragon


Glam Rock
14Scorpions
Virgin Killer


Hard Rock
13Boston
Boston


Hard Rock
12Thin Lizzy
Johnny the Fox


Hard Rock
11Camel
Moonmadness


Progressive Rock
10Judas Priest
Sad Wings of Destiny


Heavy Metal
9Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou


Progressive Pop
8Klaus Schulze
Moondawn


Berlin School
7Flamin' Groovies
Shake Some Action


Power Pop
6Stevie Wonder
Songs in the Key of Life


Soul
5Joni Mitchell
Hejira


Singer-Songwriter
4The Modern Lovers
The Modern Lovers


Proto-Punk
3Thin Lizzy
Jailbreak


Hard Rock
2Rainbow
Rising


Hard Rock
1David Bowie
Station to Station


Art Rock
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