Best Rock Albums of 2012


01
The Hanged Man And The Moon
Just One Shot

4.5
15 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
Snarky Puppy
Ground UP

4.26
19 votes
05
Bong
Mana-Yood-Sushai

4.24
17 votes
06
Marijuana Deathsquads
Tamper, Disable, Destroy

4.23
20 votes
07
Thank You Scientist
Maps of Non-Existent Places

4.21
167 votes
08
Mother's Cake
Creation's Finest

4.2
20 votes
09
Distorted Harmony
Utopia

4.2
15 votes
10
Enochian Theory
Lifeā€¦ And All It Entails

4.19
16 votes
11
The Enid
Invicta

4.19
16 votes
12
The Hirsch Effekt
Holon: Anamnesis

4.16
16 votes
13
Magnum
On The 13th Day

4.15
20 votes
14
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.15
452 votes
15
Swans
The Seer

4.15
1148 votes
16
Nightstalker
Dead Rock Commandos

4.13
45 votes
17
Mangoo
Neverland

4.11
24 votes
18
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.09
33 votes
19
The Smith Street Band
Sunshine and Technology

4.09
147 votes
20
Perturbator
I Am The Night

4.08
25 votes
21
Rush
Clockwork Angels

4.08
2184 votes
22
iamthemorning
~

4.08
78 votes
23
I Kill Giants
We Can Live In The Exact Same Place

4.07
22 votes
24
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.07
15 votes
25
Niechec
Smierc w miekkim futerku

4.07
163 votes
26
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.06
16 votes
27
Perhaps
Volume One

4.06
16 votes
28
Anglagard
Viljans Oga

4.06
82 votes
29
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.05
56 votes
30
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.05
86 votes
31
Save Us From The Archon
How Terrible, The Undergrowths Jaws That Tangle.

4.05
62 votes
32
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.05
21 votes
33
Anais Mitchell
Young Man in America

4.05
21 votes
34
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.04
36 votes
35
Jorn
Bring Heavy Rock To The Land

4.04
13 votes
36
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.04
13 votes
37
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

4.03
58 votes
38
Stoned Jesus
Seven Thunders Roar

4.03
118 votes
39
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 votes
40
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4.03
47 votes
41
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo
Tree of Tongues

4.03
233 votes
42
Disasterpeace
FEZ

4.03
28 votes
43
The Machine
Calmer Than You Are

4.02
72 votes
44
Toundra
III

4.02
54 votes
45
Threshold
March of Progress

4.01
69 votes
46
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

4.01
179 votes
47
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4
142 votes
48
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
55 votes
49
Big Big Train
English Electric

4
32 votes
50
Tenacious D
Jazz

4
28 votes
51
Boris
Cosmos

4
22 votes
52
All Them Witches
Our Mother Electricity

4
18 votes
53
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
16 votes
54
Sinew
Pilots of a New Sky

4
16 votes
55
Ilyas Ahmed
With Endless Fire

4
16 votes
56
Golden Void
Golden Void

4
14 votes
57
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
588 votes
58
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

4
103 votes
59
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
76 votes
60
White Suns
Sinews

3.99
110 votes
61
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

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

3.99
34 votes
63
Motorpsycho
The Death Defying Unicorn

3.98
81 votes
64
Calexico
Algiers

3.98
27 votes
65
Neil Young
Psychedelic Pill

3.98
390 votes
66
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.98
88 votes
67
Mendel
Subliminal Colors

3.98
22 votes
68
Trioscapes
Separate Realities

3.98
200 votes
69
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.98
793 votes
70
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.97
76 votes
71
Mestis
Basal Ganglia

3.97
107 votes
72
Headspace
I Am Anonymous

3.97
35 votes
73
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.97
59 votes
74
Pallbearer
Sorrow And Extinction

3.97
280 votes
75
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.97
30 votes
76
Khonsu
Anomalia

3.97
15 votes
77
Finsterforst
Rastlos

3.96
58 votes
78
Buckethead
Electric Sea

3.95
138 votes
79
Accept
Stalingrad

3.95
162 votes
80
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.95
662 votes
81
Joe Bonamassa
Driving Towards The Daylight

3.95
58 votes
82
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.95
268 votes
83
Jess And The Ancient Ones
Jess And The Ancient Ones

3.94
18 votes
84
British Theatre
EP

3.94
35 votes
85
Witch Mountain
Cauldron Of The Wild

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

3.93
137 votes
87
The Flower Kings
Banks of Eden

3.93
76 votes
88
Wodensthrone
Curse

3.93
66 votes
89
Buckethead
The Silent Picture Book

3.93
36 votes
90
Dysrhythmia
Test Of Submission

3.93
35 votes
91
Blackberry Smoke
The Whippoorwill

3.93
14 votes
92
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis

3.93
426 votes
93
Tetrafusion
Horizons

3.93
20 votes
94
Follow The White Rabbit
Endorphinia

3.92
32 votes
95
Pile
Dripping

3.92
37 votes
96
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.9
57 votes
97
Zac Brown Band
Uncaged

3.9
29 votes
98
Oddland
The Treachery of Senses

3.9
36 votes
99
Mandroid Echostar
Mandroid Echostar

3.9
41 votes
100
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Meat + Bone

3.9
20 votes
101
Bo Ningen
Line The Wall

3.9
15 votes
102
The Devil's Blood
The Thousandfold Epicentre

3.9
58 votes
103
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.9
89 votes
104
Winterfylleth
The Threnody of Triumph

3.89
66 votes
105
Stampede to Timberline
Tribulation

3.89
14 votes
106
Beardfish
The Void

3.89
236 votes
107
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.88
102 votes
108
Wo Fat
The Black Code

3.88
51 votes
109
Rival Sons
Head Down

3.88
126 votes
110
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.88
132 votes
111
Super Snake
Summer Girls

3.88
123 votes
112
BATS
The Sleep of Reason

3.88
201 votes
113
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
542 votes
114
Mark Knopfler
Privateering

3.88
48 votes
115
Witchcraft
Legend

3.87
279 votes
116
Hexvessel
No Holier Temple

3.87
54 votes
117
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.87
69 votes
118
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
76 votes
119
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited II

3.86
22 votes
120
Om
Advaitic Songs

3.86
656 votes
121
Kaki King
Glow

3.86
18 votes
122
Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave

3.86
56 votes
123
Goat
World Music

3.86
186 votes
124
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.86
146 votes
125
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.86
253 votes
126
Gary Clark Jr.
Blak and Blu

3.86
140 votes
127
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Bat Chain Puller

3.86
42 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
Comus
Out of the Coma

3.85
102 votes
133
Kalter
Ubuntu

3.85
27 votes
134
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.85
505 votes
135
Mac DeMarco
2

3.85
204 votes
136
Black Bombaim
Titans

3.85
20 votes
137
Klone
The Dreamer's Hideaway

3.85
20 votes
138
The End of All Reason
Artifacts

3.85
13 votes
139
Arjen Anthony Lucassen
Lost in the New Real

3.84
29 votes
140
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
57 votes
141
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.84
38 votes
142
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.84
53 votes
143
Indian Handcrafts
Civil Disobedience For Losers

3.84
66 votes
144
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.84
196 votes
145
toe
The Future Is Now

3.83
54 votes
146
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.83
42 votes
147
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.83
36 votes
148
Glen Hansard
Rhythm & Repose

3.83
27 votes
149
Elder (USA-MA)
Spires Burn/Release

3.83
18 votes
150
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.83
210 votes
151
Shakey Graves
Roll The Bones

3.83
23 votes
152
Ty Segall
Twins

3.83
60 votes
153
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.83
20 votes
154
Ancestors
In Dreams And Time

3.82
78 votes
155
HEALTH
MAX PAYNE 3

3.82
25 votes
156
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.82
55 votes
157
Guardian Alien
See the World Given To a One Love Entity

3.82
33 votes
158
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.81
102 votes
159
Sudatsuga
Blue Moon Saiyeed

3.81
118 votes
160
Zodiac
A Bit of Devil

3.81
24 votes
161
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
162
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.81
133 votes
163
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
61 votes
164
Tremonti
All I Was

3.81
200 votes
165
InMe
The Pride

3.81
165 votes
166
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.81
13 votes
167
T.R.A.M.
Lingua Franca

3.81
188 votes
168
Aluk Todolo
Occult Rock

3.81
36 votes
169
Circus Maximus
Nine

3.8
84 votes
170
Astra
The Black Chord

3.8
188 votes
171
Black Country Communion
Afterglow

3.8
99 votes
172
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.8
38 votes
173
David Maxim Micic
Bilo 2.0

3.8
55 votes
174
Vintersorg
Orkan

3.8
30 votes
175
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi
Imikuzushi

3.8
20 votes
176
The Taxpayers
God, Forgive These Bastards

3.8
20 votes
177
Family of the Year
Loma Vista

3.8
15 votes
178
Windhand
Windhand

3.8
27 votes
179
We Came Out Like Tigers
Agelessness And Lack

3.8
22 votes
180
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.79
68 votes
181
Marriages
Kitsune

3.79
51 votes
182
Hail Spirit Noir
Pneuma

3.79
140 votes
183
Dead Can Dance
Anastasis

3.79
136 votes
184
Krallice
Years Past Matter

3.79
119 votes
185
Ufomammut
Opus Alter

3.79
39 votes
186
Crippled Black Phoenix
No Sadness Or Farewell

3.79
38 votes
187
Father John Misty
Fear Fun

3.79
202 votes
188
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.79
230 votes
189
Ruby The Hatchet
Ouroboros

3.79
21 votes
190
Blues Pills
Bliss

3.79
21 votes
191
Ramyhead and the Irefires
Welcome 2 Wagland

3.79
14 votes
192
Scott Walker
Bish Bosch

3.78
137 votes
193
The Gathering
Disclosure

3.78
95 votes
194
Arkaik
Metamorphignition

3.78
39 votes
195
White Lung
Sorry

3.78
80 votes
196
Flying Colors
Flying Colors

3.78
180 votes
197
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa

3.78
27 votes
198
Invalids
Eunoia

3.78
20 votes
199
The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter

3.77
124 votes
200
Light Black
Ex Wives

3.77
22 votes



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