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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mongofa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2013 at 23:40
Sailing the Seas of Cheese - Primus


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Dark Elf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 31 2013 at 21:37
Led Zeppelin IV
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Stone Temple Pilots #4
4-By the Beatles


And your little sister's immaculate virginity wings away on the bony shoulders of a young horse named George who stole surreptitiously into her geography revision.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 31 2013 at 21:56
^ I believe there is a connection between these 4.
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^ four sure Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Ozric Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 01 2013 at 00:08
I recall seeing an LP at a used record store by, what I gather to be, a Punk band called NO - the title of the album was 'Glory For The sh*t-For-Brains' ......? 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote prog4evr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 03 2013 at 23:22
Always liked "Fugazi" by Marillion (and the cover art as well...)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2013 at 00:26
^ ya, it's a great album title.  Do you know FUGAZI is a Viet Nam war acronym?
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"NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS"...LOL
BEST BAND NAME IS..."THE BUS STATION LOONIES"..
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w^w^^w^w - Car Bomb

Because it's really hard to say.
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I thought Selling England By The Pound was an excellent title (definitely Genesis' best).

Others (as far as prog goes):
Harmonium - If There Was A Fifth Season (translated)
Sigur Ros - A Good Beginning (Agaetis Byrjun)
Steve Hackett - Voyage Of The Acolyte
Marillion - Script For A Jester's Tear
Yes - Tales From Topographic Oceans
Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
Porcupine Tree - The Sky Moves Sideways
The Moody Blues - In Search Of The Lost Chord
Hawkwind - Warrior On The Edge Of Time
Atomic Rooster - Death Walks Behind You
Van Der Graaf Generator - The Least We Can Do Is Wave At Each Other

I also liked the idea of an untitled album (as Led Zeppelin famously did amongst others like Peter Gabriel). LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TheGazzardian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 30 2013 at 15:36
Went through my library, liked these ones ... not all are prog

Paradise of Replica
May You Dine on Weeds Made Bitter By The Piss of Drunkards
In The Valley of the Cloudbuilder
Recording a Tape the Colour of Light
Misery is a Butterfly
The Animation of Entomology
How To Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell
The Lemon of Pink
A Tonic For The Troops
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Some I really like:

Weasles Ripped my Flesh
We're Only in it for The Money
Jazz from Hell

Actually most of Frank Zappa's albums have some crazy/hilarious names lol

Fly By Night (I think it sounds cool)
Hemispheres
Vapor Trails
Clockwork Angels
Moonmadness
Days of Future Passed
On The Threshold of a Dream
In Search of The Lost Chord
Seven Sojourn
Long Distance Voyager
(The Moody Blues have a lot of cool album names, as well)
I've always thought The Dark Side of The Moon sounded cool, plus its iconic.
Relayer
Going For The One
Tormato
In the Wake of Poseidon
Selling England by The Pound
A Trick of The Tail
Physical Graffiti
Presence
In Through The Out Door
Quadrophenia
Point of Know Return
Two for The Show
Too Old to Rock n Roll, Too Young To Die
Brain Salad Surgery
Picture at an Exhibition
Tarkus


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote deafmoon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 05 2013 at 08:11
Well from the Prog corner of the globe, I always loved Lark's Tongues In Aspic & Brain Salad Surgery as just great names for albums.
 
But from the RocknRoll world it's Joe Walsh's The Smoker You Get The Player You Drink album...you just know that came from someone really stoned at a studio session. Cool
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Because of the historical connotations of the title combined with the album cover... Subtle aye?
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