Best Rock Albums of 2009


01
Marco Sfogli
There's Hope

4.43
28 votes
02
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.31
16 votes
03
Solanaceae
Solanaceae

4.31
13 votes
04
The Blue Angel Lounge
The Blue Angel Lounge

4.31
13 votes
05
Driftless Pony Club
Expert

4.3
15 votes
06
The Machine
Solar Corona

4.26
75 votes
07
Tim Minchin
Ready For This? [DVD]

4.24
19 votes
08
The Life and Times
Tragic Boogie

4.23
30 votes
09
Shaimus
The Sad Thing is, We Like it Here

4.22
16 votes
10
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.21
230 votes
11
Nebula
Heavy Psych

4.21
24 votes
12
Karnivool
Set Fire to the Hive

4.19
18 votes
13
Nokturnal Mortum
The Voice of Steel

4.19
216 votes
14
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4.19
35 votes
15
Magnum
Into the Valley of the Moonking

4.15
20 votes
16
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.15
1258 votes
17
Kellermensch
Kellermensch

4.14
21 votes
18
Alexi Murdoch
Towards the Sun

4.14
14 votes
19
Stage Kids
Stage Kids

4.14
14 votes
20
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice

4.14
88 votes
21
Noah Gundersen
Saints & Liars

4.13
15 votes
22
Jon Gomm
Don't Panic

4.13
15 votes
23
Gregory Alan Isakov
This Empty Northern Hemisphere

4.13
43 votes
24
DM Stith
Heavy Ghost

4.13
18 votes
25
Mistur
Attende

4.13
48 votes
26
Paul Dempsey
Everything Is True

4.12
78 votes
27
Phideaux
Number Seven

4.11
31 votes
28
Transatlantic
The Whirlwind

4.11
218 votes
29
Future of Forestry
Travel II

4.11
37 votes
30
Magma
Ëmëhntëhtt-Rê

4.1
15 votes
31
Yawning Sons
Ceremony To The Sunset

4.1
15 votes
32
Mangoo
Neolithic

4.1
15 votes
33
Eleventh He Reaches London
Hollow Be My Name

4.1
218 votes
34
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Los Sueños De Un Higado

4.1
144 votes
35
Parabelle
A Summit Borderline/A Drop Oceanic

4.1
124 votes
36
Sunless Rise
Promo

4.09
16 votes
37
Cassino
Kingprince

4.08
30 votes
38
Gackt
Re:Born

4.08
24 votes
39
Blindead
Impulse

4.08
18 votes
40
Gavin Castleton
Home

4.08
102 votes
41
Gazpacho
Tick Tock

4.08
91 votes
42
toe
For Long Tomorrow

4.08
255 votes
43
Crazy Arm
Born To Ruin

4.08
20 votes
44
The Protomen
Act II: The Father of Death

4.07
192 votes
45
El Caco
Heat

4.07
14 votes
46
HRVRD
The Inevitable And I

4.07
286 votes
47
Rome
Flowers From Exile

4.06
86 votes
48
The Paper Chase
Someday This Could All Be Yours Vol.1

4.06
98 votes
49
Steve Hackett
Out of the Tunnel's Mouth

4.06
16 votes
50
Koalacaust
Koalacaust

4.06
16 votes
51
Rx Bandits
Mandala

4.06
649 votes
52
Klabautamann
Merkur

4.06
25 votes
53
Shpongle
Ineffable Mysteries from Shpongleland

4.06
300 votes
54
El-Creepo!
El-Creepo!

4.06
26 votes
55
Causa Sui
Summer Sessions Vol. 3

4.05
84 votes
56
Sleeping at Last
Storyboards

4.05
60 votes
57
Horseback
The Invisible Mountain

4.05
64 votes
58
Tubelord
Our First American Friends

4.04
117 votes
59
Children of Nova
The Complexity of Light

4.04
132 votes
60
Sarah Fimm
Red Yellow Sun

4.04
24 votes
61
CiLiCe
Deranged Headtrip

4.04
85 votes
62
Devin Townsend Project
Addicted

4.04
963 votes
63
Shadow Gallery
Digital Ghosts

4.04
85 votes
64
Trophy Scars
Bad Luck

4.03
543 votes
65
Rodrigo y Gabriela
11:11

4.03
366 votes
66
Natural Snow Buildings
Daughter of Darkness

4.03
34 votes
67
The Exploration
Basement Demo

4.03
18 votes
68
Animal Collective
Fall Be Kind

4.02
686 votes
69
Future of Forestry
Travel

4.02
29 votes
70
The Dear Hunter
Act III: Life and Death

4.01
798 votes
71
Crippled Black Phoenix
The Resurrectionists / Night Raider

4.01
80 votes
72
Minus the Bear
Into the Mirror

4.01
102 votes
73
Jordaan Mason and The Horse Museum
Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head

4.01
69 votes
74
Giant Squid
The Ichthyologist

4.01
226 votes
75
Junius
The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist

4
104 votes
76
From Indian Lakes
The Man With Wooden Legs

4
104 votes
77
Pretend
Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil

4
102 votes
78
Laura Stevenson
Holy Ghost!

4
76 votes
79
Natural Snow Buildings
Shadow Kingdom

4
68 votes
80
Ship Thieves
Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves

4
19 votes
81
Ben Howard
These Waters

4
16 votes
82
Orchid (USA-CA)
Through the Devil's Doorway

4
16 votes
83
Spinalcord
Remember Me 'Til Your Dying Day

4
14 votes
84
Future of the Left
Travels With Myself And Another

3.99
194 votes
85
And So I Watch You From Afar
And So I Watch You From Afar

3.99
1014 votes
86
Arkona
Goi, Rode, Goi!

3.99
41 votes
87
Kauan
Aava Tuulen Maa

3.99
38 votes
88
The Swell Season
Strict Joy

3.99
68 votes
89
Circulatory System
Signal Morning

3.98
46 votes
90
Vic Chesnutt
At The Cut

3.98
22 votes
91
Cast Spells
Bright Works and Baton

3.98
20 votes
92
Siena Root
Different Realities

3.97
21 votes
93
Cobalt
Gin

3.97
214 votes
94
MUCC
Kyuutai

3.97
15 votes
95
Mouse On The Keys
An Anxious Object

3.97
116 votes
96
Oneida
Rated O

3.96
13 votes
97
Solstafir
Köld

3.96
125 votes
98
BATS
Red In Tooth and Claw

3.96
389 votes
99
Blakfish
Champions

3.96
81 votes
100
Maybeshewill
Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony

3.96
427 votes
101
James Blackshaw
The Glass Bead Game

3.95
22 votes
102
Therapy?
Crooked Timber

3.95
65 votes
103
Causa Sui
Summer Sessions Vol. 2

3.95
96 votes
104
Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion

3.95
2502 votes
105
Manic Street Preachers
Journal For Plague Lovers

3.95
199 votes
106
William Elliott Whitmore
Animals in the Dark

3.95
20 votes
107
The Avett Brothers
I and Love and You

3.95
352 votes
108
A.A. Bondy
When the Devil's Loose

3.94
36 votes
109
Death (MI)
...For the Whole World to See

3.94
220 votes
110
Snowing
Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit

3.94
477 votes
111
Nana Grizol
Love It Love It

3.94
41 votes
112
Airbag
Identity

3.94
32 votes
113
Needtobreathe
The Outsiders

3.93
52 votes
114
Painted in Exile
Revitalized

3.93
102 votes
115
Panopticon
Collapse

3.93
186 votes
116
The Grand Astoria
I

3.93
14 votes
117
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Blue Version

3.92
86 votes
118
Sleepy Sun
Embrace

3.92
92 votes
119
A Voice Like Rhetoric
Ethos

3.92
46 votes
120
Peste Noire
Ballade cuntre lo Anemi francor

3.92
124 votes
121
Irepress
Sol Eye Sea I

3.92
224 votes
122
Church of Misery
Houses of the Unholy

3.92
96 votes
123
Rooftops
A Forest Of Polarity

3.92
38 votes
124
Zombi
Spirit Animal

3.92
24 votes
125
The Menzingers
Hold on, Dodge

3.92
83 votes
126
Bill Callahan
Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

3.91
196 votes
127
Chimp Spanner
At the Dream's Edge

3.91
216 votes
128
Closure in Moscow
First Temple

3.91
721 votes
129
The Beards
Beards, Beards, Beards

3.91
22 votes
130
sleepmakeswaves / Tangled Thoughts...
Split

3.91
16 votes
131
Dinosaur Jr.
Farm

3.91
523 votes
132
Portugal. The Man
The Satanic Satanist

3.9
647 votes
133
Grizzly Bear
Veckatimest

3.9
1030 votes
134
Cormorant
Metazoa

3.9
144 votes
135
Kowloon Walled City
Gambling On The Richter Scale

3.9
51 votes
136
Beardfish
Destined Solitaire

3.9
162 votes
137
Ghost Brigade
Isolation Songs

3.9
155 votes
138
Espers
Espers III

3.9
20 votes
139
Richard Hawley
Truelove's Gutter

3.9
15 votes
140
Shrinebuilder
Shrinebuilder

3.89
128 votes
141
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Xenophanes

3.89
264 votes
142
The Builders and the Butchers
Salvation is a Deep Dark Well

3.89
14 votes
143
Jolly
Forty-six Minutes, Twelve Seconds of Music

3.89
14 votes
144
Permillisecond
2009 EP

3.89
14 votes
145
YOB
The Great Cessation

3.89
100 votes
146
As Cities Burn
Hell Or High Water

3.89
600 votes
147
Rishloo
Feathergun

3.89
990 votes
148
De Staat
Wait For Evolution

3.89
18 votes
149
This Armistice
(New Breath+New Heartbeat)=Change

3.89
18 votes
150
Matthew Good
Vancouver

3.89
92 votes
151
Arizmenda
Within the Vacuum of Infinity...

3.88
90 votes
152
Grown Ups
Songs

3.88
109 votes
153
Coheed and Cambria
Neverender 12%

3.88
50 votes
154
Guilt Machine
On This Perfect Day

3.88
73 votes
155
Barn Owl
The Conjurer

3.88
24 votes
156
P.S. Eliot
Introverted Romance In Our Troubled Minds

3.88
20 votes
157
Simple Minds
Graffiti Soul

3.88
16 votes
158
Nothing More
The Few Not Fleeting

3.87
170 votes
159
Riverside
Anno Domini High Definition

3.87
369 votes
160
The Venetia Fair
The Circus

3.87
42 votes
161
Worm Ouroboros
Worm Ouroboros

3.87
30 votes
162
Kylesa
Static Tensions

3.86
1094 votes
163
Cloudkicker
Portmanteau

3.86
147 votes
164
Lo-Pan
Sasquanaut

3.86
42 votes
165
In Case of Fire
Align the Planets

3.86
21 votes
166
Other Lives
Other Lives

3.86
21 votes
167
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Solar Gambling

3.85
144 votes
168
Black Pyramid
Black Pyramid

3.85
41 votes
169
AJJ
Can't Maintain

3.85
378 votes
170
A Fine Frenzy
Bomb In A Birdcage

3.85
54 votes
171
The Devil's Blood
The Time Of No Time Evermore

3.85
80 votes
172
Astrosoniq
Quadrant

3.85
18 votes
173
Nico Vega
Nico Vega

3.84
16 votes
174
The Ghost of a Thousand
New Hopes, New Demonstrations

3.84
86 votes
175
Marissa Nadler
Little Hells

3.84
35 votes
176
Land Of Kush
Against The Day

3.84
19 votes
177
Dance Gavin Dance
Happiness

3.84
1339 votes
178
Ramona Falls
Intuit

3.83
42 votes
179
Patrick Wolf
The Bachelor

3.83
84 votes
180
Drudkh
Microcosmos

3.83
276 votes
181
Chevelle
Sci-Fi Crimes

3.83
1089 votes
182
Japandroids
Post-Nothing

3.83
648 votes
183
Om
God Is Good

3.82
516 votes
184
Warpaint
Exquisite Corpse

3.82
91 votes
185
The Derek Trucks Band
Already Free

3.82
28 votes
186
Cave In
Planets of Old

3.82
211 votes
187
The Black Crowes
Before the Frost...Until the Freeze

3.82
82 votes
188
Algernon Cadwallader
Fun

3.82
138 votes
189
Dysrhythmia
Psychic Maps

3.81
51 votes
190
-OZ-
Versus

3.81
16 votes
191
Celan
Halo

3.81
16 votes
192
Tyr
By the Light of the Northern Star

3.81
137 votes
193
Local Natives
Gorilla Manor

3.81
359 votes
194
Neko Case
Middle Cyclone

3.81
85 votes
195
Infected Mushroom
Legend Of The Black Shawarma

3.81
167 votes
196
Tides of Man
Empire Theory

3.8
284 votes
197
The Flaming Lips
Embryonic

3.8
646 votes
198
Lewd Acts
Black Eye Blues

3.8
86 votes
199
Icarus the Owl
The Spotless Mind

3.8
53 votes
200
Girlfriends
Girlfriends

3.8
40 votes



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