Best Rock Albums of 2012


01
The Hanged Man And The Moon
Just One Shot

4.5
18 votes
02
Magnum
On The 13th Day

4.39
28 votes
03
Kalya Scintilla
Dance the Spiral Never Ending

4.36
14 votes
04
The Enid
Invicta

4.34
19 votes
05
The Beards
Having a Beard is the New Not Having a Beard

4.31
16 votes
06
Lazer Kitty
Ruins

4.29
14 votes
07
Xavier Rudd
Spirit Bird

4.27
13 votes
08
Snarky Puppy
Ground UP

4.24
21 votes
09
The Hirsch Effekt
Holon: Anamnesis

4.21
21 votes
10
Thank You Scientist
Maps of Non-Existent Places

4.19
180 votes
11
Enochian Theory
Lifeā€¦ And All It Entails

4.19
16 votes
12
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.17
474 votes
13
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.17
18 votes
14
Bong
Mana-Yood-Sushai

4.17
18 votes
15
Wilderun
Olden Tales & Deathly Trails

4.14
14 votes
16
Father Figure
Congratulations On Your Loss

4.14
14 votes
17
Swans
The Seer

4.13
1198 votes
18
Mother's Cake
Creation's Finest

4.13
48 votes
19
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.13
36 votes
20
Distorted Harmony
Utopia

4.11
22 votes
21
Mangoo
Neverland

4.11
24 votes
22
Save Us From The Archon
How Terrible, The Undergrowths Jaws That Tangle.

4.1
68 votes
23
Enslaved
RIITIIR

4.1
548 votes
24
All Them Witches
Our Mother Electricity

4.1
30 votes
25
Rush
Clockwork Angels

4.09
2260 votes
26
Golden Void
Golden Void

4.07
14 votes
27
Eclipse (SWE)
Bleed & Scream

4.07
14 votes
28
I Kill Giants
We Can Live In The Exact Same Place

4.07
22 votes
29
Niechec
Smierc w miekkim futerku

4.07
166 votes
30
Anais Mitchell
Young Man in America

4.07
23 votes
31
Anglagard
Viljans Oga

4.06
94 votes
32
Perhaps
Volume One

4.06
16 votes
33
The Smith Street Band
Sunshine and Technology

4.06
164 votes
34
Threshold
March of Progress

4.05
74 votes
35
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.05
58 votes
36
Stoned Jesus
Seven Thunders Roar

4.05
136 votes
37
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.04
36 votes
38
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 votes
39
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4.03
157 votes
40
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.03
16 votes
41
Big Big Train
English Electric

4.03
35 votes
42
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

4.02
63 votes
43
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.02
22 votes
44
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo
Tree of Tongues

4.02
235 votes
45
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.02
88 votes
46
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

4.01
180 votes
47
Toundra
III

4.01
61 votes
48
Neil Young
Psychedelic Pill

4
278 votes
49
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4
58 votes
50
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
56 votes
51
Perturbator
I Am The Night

4
31 votes
52
Boris
Cosmos

4
21 votes
53
Ilyas Ahmed
With Endless Fire

4
18 votes
54
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
17 votes
55
Sinew
Pilots of a New Sky

4
16 votes
56
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
621 votes
57
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

4
105 votes
58
White Suns
Sinews

3.99
118 votes
59
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.99
96 votes
60
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
76 votes
61
Headspace
I Am Anonymous

3.99
36 votes
62
Punch Brothers
Who's Feeling Young Now?

3.99
35 votes
63
Motorpsycho
The Death Defying Unicorn

3.98
87 votes
64
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

3.98
158 votes
65
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.98
898 votes
66
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.97
76 votes
67
Pallbearer
Sorrow And Extinction

3.97
300 votes
68
Trioscapes
Separate Realities

3.97
202 votes
69
Jorn
Bring Heavy Rock To The Land

3.97
15 votes
70
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.97
15 votes
71
Aviations
A Declaration of Sound

3.97
15 votes
72
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.97
65 votes
73
iamthemorning
~

3.97
86 votes
74
Mestis
Basal Ganglia

3.96
112 votes
75
Tenacious D
Jazz

3.96
28 votes
76
Accept
Stalingrad

3.95
169 votes
77
Pile
Dripping

3.95
42 votes
78
Nightstalker
Dead Rock Commandos

3.94
54 votes
79
Calexico
Algiers

3.94
34 votes
80
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.94
270 votes
81
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.94
690 votes
82
Mendel
Subliminal Colors

3.94
24 votes
83
Raketkanon
RKTKN#1

3.94
16 votes
84
Worm Ouroboros
Come the Thaw

3.94
40 votes
85
Witch Mountain
Cauldron Of The Wild

3.93
46 votes
86
Woods of Ypres
Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light

3.93
146 votes
87
Oddland
The Treachery of Senses

3.93
36 votes
88
British Theatre
EP

3.93
35 votes
89
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis

3.93
452 votes
90
Wodensthrone
Curse

3.93
68 votes
91
The Devil's Blood
The Thousandfold Epicentre

3.93
64 votes
92
Zac Brown Band
Uncaged

3.92
37 votes
93
Mark Knopfler
Privateering

3.92
50 votes
94
Finsterforst
Rastlos

3.92
61 votes
95
Joe Bonamassa
Driving Towards The Daylight

3.92
60 votes
96
Hexvessel
No Holier Temple

3.91
58 votes
97
The Flower Kings
Banks of Eden

3.91
80 votes
98
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.91
61 votes
99
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Meat + Bone

3.91
22 votes
100
Dysrhythmia
Test Of Submission

3.91
38 votes
101
Mandroid Echostar
Mandroid Echostar

3.91
43 votes
102
Khonsu
Anomalia

3.91
16 votes
103
The Machine
Calmer Than You Are

3.9
75 votes
104
Ruby The Hatchet
Ouroboros

3.9
30 votes
105
Jess And The Ancient Ones
Jess And The Ancient Ones

3.9
20 votes
106
Witchcraft
Legend

3.9
294 votes
107
Wo Fat
The Black Code

3.89
53 votes
108
BATS
The Sleep of Reason

3.89
200 votes
109
Winterfylleth
The Threnody of Triumph

3.89
70 votes
110
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
556 votes
111
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.88
93 votes
112
Beardfish
The Void

3.88
246 votes
113
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.88
108 votes
114
Super Snake
Summer Girls

3.88
123 votes
115
Kalter
Ubuntu

3.88
28 votes
116
Goat
World Music

3.87
192 votes
117
Slice the Cake
Other Slices

3.87
73 votes
118
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.87
69 votes
119
Klone
The Dreamer's Hideaway

3.87
23 votes
120
Om
Advaitic Songs

3.87
706 votes
121
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.87
260 votes
122
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.86
77 votes
123
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited II

3.86
22 votes
124
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.86
54 votes
125
Follow The White Rabbit
Endorphinia

3.86
36 votes
126
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
127
Naam
The Ballad of the Starchild

3.86
14 votes
128
Yowie
Damning With Faint Praise

3.86
14 votes
129
Shakey Graves
Roll The Bones

3.85
24 votes
130
Mac DeMarco
2

3.85
243 votes
131
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.85
158 votes
132
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.85
60 votes
133
toe
The Future Is Now

3.85
60 votes
134
Tetrafusion
Horizons

3.85
20 votes
135
Gary Clark Jr.
Blak and Blu

3.85
152 votes
136
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.85
142 votes
137
Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave

3.85
58 votes
138
Elder (USA-MA)
Spires Burn/Release

3.85
39 votes
139
Stampede to Timberline
Tribulation

3.85
13 votes
140
The End of All Reason
Artifacts

3.85
13 votes
141
Vintersorg
Orkan

3.84
32 votes
142
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
57 votes
143
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.84
514 votes
144
HEALTH
MAX PAYNE 3

3.84
28 votes
145
Xanthochroid
Blessed He With Boils

3.84
117 votes
146
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.83
42 votes
147
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.83
42 votes
148
Glen Hansard
Rhythm & Repose

3.83
27 votes
149
Kaki King
Glow

3.83
18 votes
150
Blackberry Smoke
The Whippoorwill

3.83
18 votes
151
Bo Ningen
Line The Wall

3.83
18 votes
152
Indian Handcrafts
Civil Disobedience For Losers

3.83
68 votes
153
Tremonti
All I Was

3.83
230 votes
154
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.83
20 votes
155
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.82
37 votes
156
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.82
208 votes
157
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Bat Chain Puller

3.82
44 votes
158
Black Bombaim
Titans

3.82
33 votes
159
Guardian Alien
See the World Given To a One Love Entity

3.82
33 votes
160
Ancestors
In Dreams And Time

3.82
82 votes
161
Zodiac
A Bit of Devil

3.81
24 votes
162
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
163
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
63 votes
164
Rival Sons
Head Down

3.81
141 votes
165
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.81
224 votes
166
Perturbator
Nocturne City

3.81
13 votes
167
Arjen Anthony Lucassen
Lost in the New Real

3.81
31 votes
168
Aluk Todolo
Occult Rock

3.81
36 votes
169
Black Country Communion
Afterglow

3.8
99 votes
170
T.R.A.M.
Lingua Franca

3.8
191 votes
171
Ty Segall
Twins

3.8
60 votes
172
Unisonic
Ignition

3.8
30 votes
173
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi
Imikuzushi

3.8
20 votes
174
Family of the Year
Loma Vista

3.8
15 votes
175
Circus Maximus
Nine

3.8
87 votes
176
Astra
The Black Chord

3.8
188 votes
177
Hail Spirit Noir
Pneuma

3.8
142 votes
178
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.8
137 votes
179
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.79
39 votes
180
InMe
The Pride

3.79
168 votes
181
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.79
68 votes
182
Ufomammut
Opus Alter

3.79
44 votes
183
Windhand
Windhand

3.79
31 votes
184
White Lung
Sorry

3.79
81 votes
185
Father John Misty
Fear Fun

3.79
228 votes
186
Scott Walker
Bish Bosch

3.79
140 votes
187
Blues Pills
Bliss

3.79
21 votes
188
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.79
14 votes
189
Ramyhead and the Irefires
Welcome 2 Wagland

3.79
14 votes
190
Sudatsuga
Blue Moon Saiyeed

3.78
120 votes
191
Crippled Black Phoenix
No Sadness Or Farewell

3.78
46 votes
192
Dead Can Dance
Anastasis

3.78
139 votes
193
Kadavar (DE)
Kadavar

3.78
54 votes
194
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa

3.78
27 votes
195
Liars
WIXIW

3.78
112 votes
196
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.78
56 votes
197
The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter

3.77
128 votes
198
Light Black
Ex Wives

3.77
22 votes
199
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.77
239 votes
200
Patti Smith
Banga

3.77
24 votes



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