Living Colour

No. 14: Living Colour, ‘Vivid’ – Best Debut Hard Rock Albums
Living Colour arrived on the hard rock scene in 1988, effectively knocking down the color barrier in the process. The band's hard-hitting debut 'Vivid' featured the African-American rockers blending metal, funk, jazz and hip-hop into one seriously passionate fusion. They were rewarded in 1990 with the Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance for the breakout single, 'Cult of Personality.'