Rock Candy

Rock Candy

A number of the rock albums that turn 15 in 2023 are both big hits and fan favorites.

Many legendary acts released LPs in 2008 including Metallica, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Judas Priest and more. Some acts — like Kings of Leon, Slipknot, The Killers and The Black Keys — also helped cement their place in the rock world with new albums.

Scroll below to see which 24 rock albums turn 15 in 2023.

  • Disturbed - ‘Indestructible’

    Released on June 3, 2008.

  • Slipknot - ‘All Hope Is Gone’

    Released on August 26, 2008.

  • Metallica - ‘Death Magnetic’

    Released on September 12, 2008.

  • Coldplay - ‘Viva la Vida of Death and All His Friends’

    Released on June 12, 2008.

  • The Black Keys - ‘Attack & Release’

    Released on April 1, 2008.

  • Beck - ‘Modern Guilt’

    Released on July 7, 2008.

  • The Raconteurs - ‘Consolers of the Lonely’

    Released on March 25, 2008.

  • Kings of Leon - ‘Only by the Night’

    Released on September 19, 2008.

  • The Killers - ‘Day & Age’

    Released on November 18, 2008.

  • AC/DC - ‘Black Ice’

    Released on October 20, 2008.

  • Vampire Weekend - ‘Vampire Weekend’

    Released on January 29, 2008.

  • Flogging Molly - ‘Float’

    Released on March 4, 2008.

  • The B-52’s - ‘Funplex’

    Released on March 25, 2008.

  • R.E.M. - ‘Accelerate’

    Released on March 31, 2008.

  • Def Leppard - ‘Songs from the Sparkle Lounge’

    Released on April 25, 2008.

  • 3 Doors Down - ‘3 Doors Down’

    Released on May 20, 2008.

  • Nine Inch Nails - ‘The Slip’

    Released on May 5, 2008.

  • Nine Inch Nails - ‘Ghosts I-IV’

    Released on March 2, 2008.

  • Judas Priest - ‘Nostradamus’

    Released on June 17, 2008.

  • Motley Crue - ‘Saints of Los Angeles’

    Released on June 24, 2008.

  • Shinedown - ‘The Sound of Madness’

    Released on June 24, 2008.

  • Queen + Paul Rodgers - ‘The Cosmos Rocks’

    Released on September 15, 2008.

  • Nickelback - ‘Dark Horse’

    Released on November 17, 2008.

  • Guns N’ Roses - ‘Chinese Democracy’

    Released on November 23, 2008.

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