The #1 atrocity in my metal lifetime, which I won't diatribe again, will always be Tattooed Millionaire for me. Bruce Dickinson will forever owe childhood me 15 bucks for that shit, and if I ever get a chance to meet him I plan to ask him for it.
I was chatting about that with a buddy today, and forgot about this stinker from the same band, same era:
I saved up to buy that one too.
What are some other examples of egregious crimes against the legacy of otherwise great artists?