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'
189/500

189. 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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