Best Rock Albums of 2009


01
Marco Sfogli
There's Hope

4.36
36 votes
02
The Blue Angel Lounge
The Blue Angel Lounge

4.33
15 votes
03
Driftless Pony Club
Expert

4.32
14 votes
04
Solanaceae
Solanaceae

4.31
13 votes
05
The Growlers
Are You In or Out?

4.28
18 votes
06
Tim Minchin
Ready For This? [DVD]

4.24
19 votes
07
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.22
240 votes
08
Shaimus
The Sad Thing is, We Like it Here

4.22
16 votes
09
DM Stith
Heavy Ghost

4.21
18 votes
10
Nokturnal Mortum
The Voice of Steel

4.17
261 votes
11
Alexi Murdoch
Towards the Sun

4.17
15 votes
12
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.17
682 votes
13
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.16
1347 votes
14
Sunless Rise
Promo

4.13
19 votes
15
Yawning Sons
Ceremony To The Sunset

4.13
24 votes
16
Mangoo
Neolithic

4.1
15 votes
17
Freedom Hawk
Freedom Hawk

4.1
15 votes
18
Magnum
Into the Valley of the Moonking

4.09
22 votes
19
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.09
17 votes
20
Transatlantic
The Whirlwind

4.09
244 votes
21
Blindead
Impulse

4.08
19 votes
22
Eleventh He Reaches London
Hollow Be My Name

4.08
226 votes
23
toe
For Long Tomorrow

4.07
288 votes
24
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice

4.07
92 votes
25
Nebula
Heavy Psych

4.07
30 votes
26
Stage Kids
Stage Kids

4.06
16 votes
27
Koalacaust
Koalacaust

4.06
16 votes
28
Paul Dempsey
Everything Is True

4.06
83 votes
29
Rx Bandits
Mandala

4.06
676 votes
30
HRVRD
The Inevitable And I

4.06
307 votes
31
Animals As Leaders
Animals as Leaders

4.06
1922 votes
32
Ben Howard
These Waters

4.06
18 votes
33
The Brave Little Abacus
Masked Dancers

4.05
71 votes
34
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Los Sueños De Un Higado

4.05
152 votes
35
Gazpacho
Tick Tock

4.05
101 votes
36
Shpongle
Ineffable Mysteries from Shpongleland

4.05
316 votes
37
The Protomen
Act II: The Father of Death

4.05
208 votes
38
Gavin Castleton
Home

4.05
104 votes
39
The Paper Chase
Someday This Could All Be Yours Vol.1

4.05
101 votes
40
Tubelord
Our First American Friends

4.05
119 votes
41
Solar Fields
Mirror's Edge Original Soundtrack

4.04
48 votes
42
Sarah Fimm
Red Yellow Sun

4.04
25 votes
43
El-Creepo!
El-Creepo!

4.04
26 votes
44
Jon Gomm
Don't Panic

4.04
13 votes
45
Rome
Flowers From Exile

4.04
99 votes
46
Devin Townsend Project
Addicted

4.03
1035 votes
47
Mistur
Attende

4.03
61 votes
48
Leprous
Tall Poppy Syndrome

4.03
262 votes
49
Rodrigo y Gabriela
11:11

4.03
372 votes
50
Causa Sui
Summer Sessions Vol. 3

4.03
102 votes
51
Children of Nova
The Complexity of Light

4.03
139 votes
52
Trophy Scars
Bad Luck

4.03
572 votes
53
Parabelle
A Summit Borderline/A Drop Oceanic

4.03
148 votes
54
Animal Collective
Fall Be Kind

4.03
720 votes
55
Shadow Gallery
Digital Ghosts

4.03
98 votes
56
Siena Root
Different Realities

4.03
36 votes
57
Crippled Black Phoenix
The Resurrectionists / Night Raider

4.02
84 votes
58
Fuck Buttons
Tarot Sport

4.02
264 votes
59
Kellermensch
Kellermensch

4.02
23 votes
60
Karnivool
Set Fire to the Hive

4.02
23 votes
61
Future of Forestry
Travel

4.02
29 votes
62
Gregory Alan Isakov
This Empty Northern Hemisphere

4.02
59 votes
63
Phideaux
Number Seven

4.02
33 votes
64
The Dear Hunter
Act III: Life and Death

4.01
905 votes
65
Future of Forestry
Travel II

4.01
38 votes
66
Kauan
Aava Tuulen Maa

4.01
41 votes
67
Horseback
The Invisible Mountain

4.01
70 votes
68
Giant Squid
The Ichthyologist

4
235 votes
69
CiLiCe
Deranged Headtrip

4
91 votes
70
Laura Stevenson
Holy Ghost!

4
77 votes
71
Solar Fields
Movements

4
49 votes
72
Vic Chesnutt
At The Cut

4
48 votes
73
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4
38 votes
74
Cassino
Kingprince

4
31 votes
75
El Caco
Heat

4
16 votes
76
Spinalcord
Remember Me 'Til Your Dying Day

4
14 votes
77
Minus the Bear
Into the Mirror

4
106 votes
78
Jordaan Mason and The Horse Museum
Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head

3.99
79 votes
79
Solstafir
Köld

3.99
142 votes
80
Pretend
Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil

3.99
118 votes
81
Future of the Left
Travels With Myself And Another

3.99
206 votes
82
The Life and Times
Tragic Boogie

3.98
33 votes
83
And So I Watch You From Afar
And So I Watch You From Afar

3.98
1052 votes
84
Circulatory System
Signal Morning

3.98
46 votes
85
Sleeping at Last
Storyboards

3.98
62 votes
86
Cast Spells
Bright Works and Baton

3.98
20 votes
87
Nosferatu D2
We're Gonna Walk Around This City...

3.98
20 votes
88
The Swell Season
Strict Joy

3.97
72 votes
89
This Armistice
(New Breath+New Heartbeat)=Change

3.97
18 votes
90
Natural Snow Buildings
Shadow Kingdom

3.97
70 votes
91
Cobalt
Gin

3.97
240 votes
92
Klabautamann
Merkur

3.97
31 votes
93
BATS
Red In Tooth and Claw

3.97
404 votes
94
Manic Street Preachers
Journal For Plague Lovers

3.96
221 votes
95
Zombi
Spirit Animal

3.96
54 votes
96
The Exploration
Basement Demo

3.96
26 votes
97
Arkona (RUS)
Goi, Rode, Goi!

3.96
50 votes
98
Death (MI)
...For the Whole World to See

3.96
244 votes
99
Therapy?
Crooked Timber

3.96
140 votes
100
Causa Sui
Summer Sessions Vol. 2

3.96
105 votes
101
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Blue Version

3.96
92 votes
102
Panopticon
Collapse

3.96
192 votes
103
James Blackshaw
The Glass Bead Game

3.95
22 votes
104
The Machine
Solar Corona

3.95
62 votes
105
Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion

3.95
2656 votes
106
Maybeshewill
Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony

3.95
438 votes
107
Snowing
Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit

3.95
525 votes
108
Magma
Ëmëhntëhtt-Rê

3.95
19 votes
109
Ship Thieves
Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves

3.95
19 votes
110
The Avett Brothers
I and Love and You

3.95
378 votes
111
Steve Hackett
Out of the Tunnel's Mouth

3.94
18 votes
112
Peste Noire
Ballade cuntre lo Anemi francor

3.94
149 votes
113
Mouse On The Keys
An Anxious Object

3.94
133 votes
114
Rooftops
A Forest Of Polarity

3.94
40 votes
115
Airbag
Identity

3.94
32 votes
116
Noah Gundersen
Saints & Liars

3.94
16 votes
117
Blakfish
Champions

3.94
85 votes
118
Needtobreathe
The Outsiders

3.93
53 votes
119
A.A. Bondy
When the Devil's Loose

3.93
37 votes
120
Natural Snow Buildings
Daughter of Darkness

3.93
44 votes
121
Painted in Exile
Revitalized

3.93
107 votes
122
Crazy Arm
Born To Ruin

3.93
21 votes
123
William Elliott Whitmore
Animals in the Dark

3.93
21 votes
124
Holy Sons
Criminal's Return

3.93
14 votes
125
Subsignal
Beautiful & Monstrous

3.93
14 votes
126
Irepress
Sol Eye Sea I

3.93
229 votes
127
Sleepy Sun
Embrace

3.92
92 votes
128
Bill Callahan
Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

3.92
216 votes
129
Valis
Dark Matter

3.92
18 votes
130
Church of Misery
Houses of the Unholy

3.91
111 votes
131
A Voice Like Rhetoric
Ethos

3.91
46 votes
132
Grizzly Bear
Veckatimest

3.91
1122 votes
133
Shrinebuilder
Shrinebuilder

3.91
144 votes
134
The Beards
Beards, Beards, Beards

3.91
22 votes
135
Closure in Moscow
First Temple

3.91
771 votes
136
Rishloo
Feathergun

3.91
728 votes
137
Cormorant
Metazoa

3.91
161 votes
138
Gackt
Re:Born

3.91
32 votes
139
sleepmakeswaves / Tangled Thoughts...
Split

3.91
16 votes
140
Lucero
1372 Overton Park

3.9
21 votes
141
Matthew Good
Vancouver

3.9
94 votes
142
Chimp Spanner
At the Dream's Edge

3.9
220 votes
143
Espers
Espers III

3.9
20 votes
144
Worm Ouroboros
Worm Ouroboros

3.9
15 votes
145
Portugal. The Man
The Satanic Satanist

3.9
679 votes
146
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Xenophanes

3.9
268 votes
147
Dinosaur Jr.
Farm

3.9
555 votes
148
Arizmenda
Within the Vacuum of Infinity...

3.9
97 votes
149
As Cities Burn
Hell Or High Water

3.89
617 votes
150
Oneida
Rated O

3.89
14 votes
151
The Builders and the Butchers
Salvation is a Deep Dark Well

3.89
14 votes
152
Permillisecond
2009 EP

3.89
14 votes
153
Jolly
Forty-six Minutes, Twelve Seconds of Music

3.89
14 votes
154
Riverside
Anno Domini High Definition

3.89
400 votes
155
YOB
The Great Cessation

3.89
116 votes
156
Celan
Halo

3.89
18 votes
157
Guilt Machine
On This Perfect Day

3.89
76 votes
158
Coheed and Cambria
Neverender 12%

3.89
49 votes
159
Beardfish
Destined Solitaire

3.89
168 votes
160
The Devil's Blood
The Time Of No Time Evermore

3.89
88 votes
161
Nana Grizol
Love It Love It

3.89
44 votes
162
Lo-Pan
Sasquanaut

3.88
51 votes
163
Richard Hawley
Truelove's Gutter

3.88
17 votes
164
Grown Ups
Songs

3.88
109 votes
165
A Fine Frenzy
Bomb In A Birdcage

3.88
58 votes
166
The Grand Astoria
I

3.88
16 votes
167
Finsterforst
Zum Tode Hin

3.87
31 votes
168
MUCC
Kyuutai

3.86
18 votes
169
Kylesa
Static Tensions

3.86
1142 votes
170
Other Lives
Other Lives

3.86
21 votes
171
High and Mighty Color
Swamp Man

3.86
14 votes
172
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Solar Gambling

3.86
146 votes
173
Marissa Nadler
Little Hells

3.85
37 votes
174
Timber Timbre
Timber Timbre

3.85
50 votes
175
Astrosoniq
Quadrant

3.85
18 votes
176
Nothing More
The Few Not Fleeting

3.85
186 votes
177
Dance Gavin Dance
Happiness

3.85
2918 votes
178
Nico Vega
Nico Vega

3.84
16 votes
179
Kowloon Walled City
Gambling On The Richter Scale

3.84
57 votes
180
Land Of Kush
Against The Day

3.84
19 votes
181
Cloudkicker
Portmanteau

3.84
151 votes
182
The Ghost of a Thousand
New Hopes, New Demonstrations

3.84
91 votes
183
The Derek Trucks Band
Already Free

3.83
30 votes
184
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions
Through the Devil Softly

3.83
18 votes
185
Chevelle
Sci-Fi Crimes

3.83
1152 votes
186
Bat For Lashes
Two Suns

3.83
365 votes
187
Patrick Wolf
The Bachelor

3.83
84 votes
188
The Wildhearts
Chutzpah

3.82
62 votes
189
P.S. Eliot
Introverted Romance In Our Troubled Minds

3.82
28 votes
190
Barn Owl
The Conjurer

3.82
28 votes
191
Drudkh
Microcosmos

3.82
295 votes
192
Om
God Is Good

3.82
554 votes
193
Ramona Falls
Intuit

3.82
44 votes
194
Infected Mushroom
Legend Of The Black Shawarma

3.82
173 votes
195
Lewd Acts
Black Eye Blues

3.81
86 votes
196
Wardruna
Runaljod - Gap Var Ginnunga

3.81
95 votes
197
Dysrhythmia
Psychic Maps

3.81
58 votes
198
Cave In
Planets of Old

3.81
216 votes
199
That Handsome Devil
Enlightenment's For Suckers

3.81
13 votes
200
Icarus the Owl
The Spotless Mind

3.81
57 votes



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