Eliminator is the eighth studio album by American blues-rock band ZZ Top, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). It was the band's most successful album, having reached Diamond status. The album is a successful blend of blues rock and analog synthesizers. In 1989, it was ranked #39 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s. In 2003, the album was ranked number 396 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
In the UK, it was the band's first album to be certified by the British Phonographic Industry, attaining Silver (60,000 units) in 1984. By the year end, it was certified Platinum (300,000 units) and currently it is certified 4x Platinum.
"Thug" was featured in the 2008 video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
|Studio album by ZZ Top|
|Released||March 23, 1983|
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