Best Rock Albums of 2012


01
The Hanged Man And The Moon
Just One Shot

4.5
18 votes
02
The Beards
Having a Beard is the New Not Having a Beard

4.36
14 votes
03
Father Figure
Congratulations On Your Loss

4.27
13 votes
04
Xavier Rudd
Spirit Bird

4.27
13 votes
05
The Enid
Invicta

4.26
17 votes
06
Marijuana Deathsquads
Tamper, Disable, Destroy

4.26
21 votes
07
Bong
Mana-Yood-Sushai

4.24
17 votes
08
Magnum
On The 13th Day

4.23
22 votes
09
The Hirsch Effekt
Holon: Anamnesis

4.23
20 votes
10
Mother's Cake
Creation's Finest

4.21
42 votes
11
Thank You Scientist
Maps of Non-Existent Places

4.2
175 votes
12
Snarky Puppy
Ground UP

4.2
20 votes
13
Enochian Theory
Lifeā€¦ And All It Entails

4.19
16 votes
14
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.16
466 votes
15
Mangoo
Neverland

4.11
24 votes
16
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.11
33 votes
17
Enslaved
RIITIIR

4.1
541 votes
18
Distorted Harmony
Utopia

4.08
18 votes
19
Rush
Clockwork Angels

4.08
2222 votes
20
Save Us From The Archon
How Terrible, The Undergrowths Jaws That Tangle.

4.08
64 votes
21
The Smith Street Band
Sunshine and Technology

4.08
157 votes
22
Niechec
Smierc w miekkim futerku

4.07
164 votes
23
Anglagard
Viljans Oga

4.07
88 votes
24
I Kill Giants
We Can Live In The Exact Same Place

4.07
22 votes
25
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.07
15 votes
26
Perhaps
Volume One

4.06
16 votes
27
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.06
16 votes
28
iamthemorning
~

4.05
78 votes
29
Perturbator
I Am The Night

4.05
30 votes
30
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.05
21 votes
31
Anais Mitchell
Young Man in America

4.05
21 votes
32
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.04
56 votes
33
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.04
36 votes
34
Wilderun
Olden Tales & Deathly Trails

4.04
13 votes
35
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.04
13 votes
36
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4.04
53 votes
37
Threshold
March of Progress

4.04
71 votes
38
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.03
89 votes
39
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 votes
40
Stoned Jesus
Seven Thunders Roar

4.03
124 votes
41
Big Big Train
English Electric

4.03
33 votes
42
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4.03
151 votes
43
Toundra
III

4.03
60 votes
44
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo
Tree of Tongues

4.02
235 votes
45
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

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

4.01
179 votes
47
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
56 votes
48
Tenacious D
Jazz

4
28 votes
49
Boris
Cosmos

4
22 votes
50
All Them Witches
Our Mother Electricity

4
21 votes
51
Ilyas Ahmed
With Endless Fire

4
18 votes
52
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
17 votes
53
Sinew
Pilots of a New Sky

4
16 votes
54
Golden Void
Golden Void

4
14 votes
55
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
608 votes
56
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

4
104 votes
57
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
76 votes
58
White Suns
Sinews

3.99
116 votes
59
Punch Brothers
Who's Feeling Young Now?

3.99
34 votes
60
Neil Young
Psychedelic Pill

3.98
264 votes
61
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

3.98
79 votes
62
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.98
62 votes
63
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.98
831 votes
64
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.98
92 votes
65
Trioscapes
Separate Realities

3.98
201 votes
66
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.97
76 votes
67
Headspace
I Am Anonymous

3.97
35 votes
68
Pallbearer
Sorrow And Extinction

3.97
291 votes
69
Jorn
Bring Heavy Rock To The Land

3.97
30 votes
70
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.97
15 votes
71
Mestis
Basal Ganglia

3.96
111 votes
72
Motorpsycho
The Death Defying Unicorn

3.96
81 votes
73
Sithu Aye
Isles

3.96
108 votes
74
Mendel
Subliminal Colors

3.96
23 votes
75
Accept
Stalingrad

3.96
167 votes
76
Calexico
Algiers

3.95
32 votes
77
Jess And The Ancient Ones
Jess And The Ancient Ones

3.94
18 votes
78
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.94
672 votes
79
British Theatre
EP

3.94
35 votes
80
Wodensthrone
Curse

3.94
68 votes
81
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.94
268 votes
82
Pile
Dripping

3.94
39 votes
83
Witch Mountain
Cauldron Of The Wild

3.93
46 votes
84
The Flower Kings
Banks of Eden

3.93
76 votes
85
Joe Bonamassa
Driving Towards The Daylight

3.93
60 votes
86
Worm Ouroboros
Come the Thaw

3.93
38 votes
87
Oddland
The Treachery of Senses

3.93
36 votes
88
Follow The White Rabbit
Endorphinia

3.93
34 votes
89
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis

3.92
432 votes
90
Mark Knopfler
Privateering

3.92
50 votes
91
Finsterforst
Rastlos

3.92
60 votes
92
Nightstalker
Dead Rock Commandos

3.91
51 votes
93
Hexvessel
No Holier Temple

3.91
56 votes
94
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.91
59 votes
95
The Devil's Blood
The Thousandfold Epicentre

3.91
62 votes
96
Khonsu
Anomalia

3.91
16 votes
97
Mandroid Echostar
Mandroid Echostar

3.9
42 votes
98
The Machine
Calmer Than You Are

3.9
52 votes
99
Dysrhythmia
Test Of Submission

3.9
36 votes
100
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Meat + Bone

3.9
20 votes
101
Bo Ningen
Line The Wall

3.9
15 votes
102
Woods of Ypres
Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light

3.9
143 votes
103
Ruby The Hatchet
Ouroboros

3.89
27 votes
104
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.88
104 votes
105
Wo Fat
The Black Code

3.88
52 votes
106
Witchcraft
Legend

3.88
285 votes
107
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.88
90 votes
108
Beardfish
The Void

3.88
240 votes
109
Klone
The Dreamer's Hideaway

3.88
21 votes
110
Super Snake
Summer Girls

3.88
123 votes
111
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
544 votes
112
Rival Sons
Head Down

3.88
132 votes
113
Kalter
Ubuntu

3.88
28 votes
114
Tetrafusion
Horizons

3.88
20 votes
115
BATS
The Sleep of Reason

3.87
201 votes
116
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.87
69 votes
117
Winterfylleth
The Threnody of Triumph

3.87
68 votes
118
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.86
148 votes
119
Goat
World Music

3.86
192 votes
120
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.86
77 votes
121
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited II

3.86
22 votes
122
Slice the Cake
Other Slices

3.86
72 votes
123
Kaki King
Glow

3.86
18 votes
124
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.86
255 votes
125
Mac DeMarco
2

3.86
221 votes
126
Zac Brown Band
Uncaged

3.86
34 votes
127
Om
Advaitic Songs

3.86
678 votes
128
Unisonic
Ignition

3.86
28 votes
129
Yowie
Damning With Faint Praise

3.86
14 votes
130
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
131
Naam
The Ballad of the Starchild

3.86
14 votes
132
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.86
136 votes
133
Gary Clark Jr.
Blak and Blu

3.86
146 votes
134
Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave

3.85
58 votes
135
Shakey Graves
Roll The Bones

3.85
23 votes
136
Elder (USA-MA)
Spires Burn/Release

3.85
26 votes
137
Stampede to Timberline
Tribulation

3.85
13 votes
138
The End of All Reason
Artifacts

3.85
13 votes
139
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.85
513 votes
140
Indian Handcrafts
Civil Disobedience For Losers

3.84
68 votes
141
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
57 votes
142
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.84
53 votes
143
toe
The Future Is Now

3.84
56 votes
144
HEALTH
MAX PAYNE 3

3.84
28 votes
145
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.84
59 votes
146
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.83
198 votes
147
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.83
42 votes
148
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.83
36 votes
149
Glen Hansard
Rhythm & Repose

3.83
27 votes
150
Blackberry Smoke
The Whippoorwill

3.83
18 votes
151
Ancestors
In Dreams And Time

3.83
80 votes
152
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.83
40 votes
153
Xanthochroid
Blessed He With Boils

3.82
117 votes
154
Ty Segall
Twins

3.82
59 votes
155
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.82
220 votes
156
Tremonti
All I Was

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

3.82
44 votes
158
Guardian Alien
See the World Given To a One Love Entity

3.82
33 votes
159
Black Bombaim
Titans

3.82
22 votes
160
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.82
19 votes
161
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
62 votes
162
Zodiac
A Bit of Devil

3.81
24 votes
163
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
164
Sudatsuga
Blue Moon Saiyeed

3.81
116 votes
165
Crippled Black Phoenix
No Sadness Or Farewell

3.81
42 votes
166
InMe
The Pride

3.81
165 votes
167
Peace
Delicious

3.81
13 votes
168
Perturbator
Nocturne City

3.81
13 votes
169
Comus
Out of the Coma

3.81
108 votes
170
Aluk Todolo
Occult Rock

3.81
36 votes
171
Astra
The Black Chord

3.8
188 votes
172
Black Country Communion
Afterglow

3.8
99 votes
173
Sithu Aye
Invent the Universe

3.8
82 votes
174
T.R.A.M.
Lingua Franca

3.8
188 votes
175
Vintersorg
Orkan

3.8
30 votes
176
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi
Imikuzushi

3.8
20 votes
177
Family of the Year
Loma Vista

3.8
15 votes
178
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.8
136 votes
179
David Maxim Micic
Bilo 2.0

3.79
56 votes
180
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.79
68 votes
181
Hail Spirit Noir
Pneuma

3.79
140 votes
182
Father John Misty
Fear Fun

3.79
220 votes
183
Circus Maximus
Nine

3.79
86 votes
184
Dead Can Dance
Anastasis

3.79
138 votes
185
Marriages
Kitsune

3.79
57 votes
186
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.79
38 votes
187
Ufomammut
Opus Alter

3.79
41 votes
188
Scott Walker
Bish Bosch

3.79
139 votes
189
Arkaik
Metamorphignition

3.79
40 votes
190
Blues Pills
Bliss

3.79
21 votes
191
Ramyhead and the Irefires
Welcome 2 Wagland

3.79
14 votes
192
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.79
14 votes
193
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.79
235 votes
194
Arjen Anthony Lucassen
Lost in the New Real

3.78
30 votes
195
Windhand
Windhand

3.78
30 votes
196
The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter

3.78
128 votes
197
White Lung
Sorry

3.78
81 votes
198
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa

3.78
27 votes
199
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.78
56 votes
200
Krallice
Years Past Matter

3.78
123 votes



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