My ten favorite albums from the first ten bands in what I wrote below, once again in no certain order: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me, The Bends, Enema of the State, Clarity, War All the Time, Born to Run, From Under the Cork Tree, Wish You Were Here, and Silent Alarm. I will gladly talk / argue with you about why anytime!
In no certain order (minus the first three, I think): The Beatles, Brand New, Radiohead, Blink-182, Jimmy Eat World, Thursday, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Fall Out Boy, Pink Floyd, Bloc Party, The Academy Is..., Taking Back Sunday, Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky, Kanye West, Every Time I Die, Norma Jean, The Bronx, The Who, Bright Eyes, Coldplay, Coheed and Cambria, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, anything Andrew McMahon, Deftones, The Get Up Kids, Weezer, Say Anything, Queen, Third Eye Blind, The Violent Femmes, Lil' Wayne, The Cure, Converge, The Killers, Taylor Swift, Thrice, Manchester Orchestra, The Gaslight Anthem, and many more I'm sure.
Anything Vonnegut, anything Palahniuk, the Harry Potter series, Nothing Feels Good by Andy Greenwald, The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll, and many more I'm sure.