Five Records That Changed My Life, Part 18: Mitch Malloy

American singer Mitch Malloy is the lead vocalist for hard rock band Great White and has also worked extensively as a solo artist. Roppongi Rocks boss Stefan Nilsson briefly checked in with Mitch to find out what five albums rocked his world the most.

Deep Purple “Machine Head” (1972)

“Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ pretty much taught me how to play guitar and still holds up today as one of the best rock records of all time.”

Aerosmith “Aerosmith” (1973)

“Aerosmith’s debut is one of my favs. Amazing songs, amazing vibe. I still love it today.”

Boston “Boston” (1976)

“Boston’s debut is a total freak of nature LP.”

Van Halen “Van Halen” (1978) and Van Halen “Van Halen II” (1979)

“Then the Van Halen I and II albums. I listen to them nearly daily.”