500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Jane's Addiction, 'Nothing's Shocking'

312. Jane's Addiction, 'Nothing's Shocking'

Warner Bros., 1988

They thought Led Zeppelin were a funk band, and when they learned this was not true, they carried on anyway. On tracks like "Mountain Song," Jane's major-label debut rewrites pre-Nirvana rock history, reconciling punk and metal with shredding riffs on oceanic songs. And they even had a hit ballad with "Jane Says."

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