You've heard it before - some "hot" new group comes out with a great debut album. Everyone loves it. Then, the real test...their followup album. Most groups have to write new material to fill out the album. For the truly talented, it's no problem. For others...well, maybe they should've quit while ahead!
So, to start this thread, here's a few of my favorite second releases by artists that turned out for the better. Feel free to add your own, make comments, whatever.
Van Halen - Van Halen II
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Dream Theater - Images And Words
Coroner - Punishment For Decadence
Iron Maiden - Killers
The Black Crowes - The Southern Harmony And Music Companion
Metallica - Ride The Lightning
Megadeth - Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
Def Leppard - High 'N Dry
Rainbow - Rising
Kyuss - Blues For The Red Sun
Entomed - Clandestine
Crowbar - Crowbar