Throughout the years, hundreds of incredible hard rock albums have been released, but not every band fired on all cylinders on their very first try. However, a select group of acts got it right on their debut discs.

Some of these bands went on to make bigger and better albums later in their careers and some hit their high point with these debut efforts. Either way, these artists made a great impact with their inaugural releases, all of which played a major role in the history of hard rock.

Enjoy our list of the 25 Best Debut Hard Rock Albums by clicking the button below: