Best Rock Albums of 2012


01
The Hanged Man And The Moon
Just One Shot

4.5
15 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 Beards
Having a Beard is the New Not Having a Beard

4.31
16 votes
05
Xavier Rudd
Spirit Bird

4.27
13 votes
06
Snarky Puppy
Ground UP

4.25
22 votes
07
The Enid
Invicta

4.21
21 votes
08
Thank You Scientist
Maps of Non-Existent Places

4.2
181 votes
09
Enochian Theory
Lifeā€¦ And All It Entails

4.19
16 votes
10
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.17
479 votes
11
The Hirsch Effekt
Holon: Anamnesis

4.17
23 votes
12
Sinew
Pilots of a New Sky

4.14
14 votes
13
Father Figure
Congratulations On Your Loss

4.14
14 votes
14
Wilderun
Olden Tales & Deathly Trails

4.13
15 votes
15
Swans
The Seer

4.13
1210 votes
16
Bong
Mana-Yood-Sushai

4.13
19 votes
17
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.13
36 votes
18
Marijuana Deathsquads
Tamper, Disable, Destroy

4.11
22 votes
19
Mangoo
Neverland

4.11
24 votes
20
Distorted Harmony
Utopia

4.11
23 votes
21
Enslaved
RIITIIR

4.11
546 votes
22
Mother's Cake
Creation's Finest

4.1
50 votes
23
Stoned Jesus
Seven Thunders Roar

4.09
138 votes
24
All Them Witches
Our Mother Electricity

4.09
33 votes
25
Save Us From The Archon
How Terrible, The Undergrowths Jaws That Tangle.

4.09
68 votes
26
Anglagard
Viljans Oga

4.09
94 votes
27
Rush
Clockwork Angels

4.08
2260 votes
28
Golden Void
Golden Void

4.07
14 votes
29
Eclipse (SWE)
Bleed & Scream

4.07
14 votes
30
Niechec
Smierc w miekkim futerku

4.07
168 votes
31
I Kill Giants
We Can Live In The Exact Same Place

4.07
22 votes
32
The Smith Street Band
Sunshine and Technology

4.07
167 votes
33
Anais Mitchell
Young Man in America

4.07
23 votes
34
Perhaps
Volume One

4.06
16 votes
35
Threshold
March of Progress

4.05
74 votes
36
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.05
59 votes
37
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.04
36 votes
38
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4.03
158 votes
39
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 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
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.02
22 votes
43
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.02
89 votes
44
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo
Tree of Tongues

4.02
234 votes
45
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

4.02
64 votes
46
Big Wreck
Albatross

4.01
74 votes
47
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

4.01
181 votes
48
Toundra
III

4.01
63 votes
49
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4
58 votes
50
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
56 votes
51
Headspace
I Am Anonymous

4
37 votes
52
Perturbator
I Am The Night

4
31 votes
53
Boris
Cosmos

4
21 votes
54
Ilyas Ahmed
With Endless Fire

4
18 votes
55
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
17 votes
56
Matthew E. White
Big Inner

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

4
623 votes
58
Neil Young
Psychedelic Pill

4
278 votes
59
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

4
105 votes
60
White Suns
Sinews

3.99
122 votes
61
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.99
96 votes
62
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
76 votes
63
Motorpsycho
The Death Defying Unicorn

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

3.98
160 votes
65
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.98
918 votes
66
Trioscapes
Separate Realities

3.98
201 votes
67
Pallbearer
Sorrow And Extinction

3.97
303 votes
68
Jorn
Bring Heavy Rock To The Land

3.97
15 votes
69
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.97
15 votes
70
Aviations
A Declaration of Sound

3.97
15 votes
71
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.97
65 votes
72
iamthemorning
~

3.97
86 votes
73
Pile
Dripping

3.97
43 votes
74
Tenacious D
Jazz

3.96
28 votes
75
Punch Brothers
Who's Feeling Young Now?

3.96
37 votes
76
Accept
Stalingrad

3.96
171 votes
77
Mestis
Basal Ganglia

3.96
112 votes
78
Calexico
Algiers

3.95
33 votes
79
Joe Bonamassa
Driving Towards The Daylight

3.95
58 votes
80
Nightstalker
Dead Rock Commandos

3.94
54 votes
81
Ruby The Hatchet
Ouroboros

3.94
27 votes
82
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.94
694 votes
83
Mendel
Subliminal Colors

3.94
24 votes
84
Raketkanon
RKTKN#1

3.94
16 votes
85
Worm Ouroboros
Come the Thaw

3.94
40 votes
86
Dysrhythmia
Test Of Submission

3.93
37 votes
87
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.93
266 votes
88
Oddland
The Treachery of Senses

3.93
36 votes
89
British Theatre
EP

3.93
35 votes
90
Wodensthrone
Curse

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

3.93
66 votes
92
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis

3.93
456 votes
93
Witch Mountain
Cauldron Of The Wild

3.93
47 votes
94
Woods of Ypres
Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light

3.92
151 votes
95
Mark Knopfler
Privateering

3.92
50 votes
96
Zac Brown Band
Uncaged

3.92
35 votes
97
Finsterforst
Rastlos

3.92
62 votes
98
Follow The White Rabbit
Endorphinia

3.91
35 votes
99
Hexvessel
No Holier Temple

3.91
58 votes
100
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.91
61 votes
101
Wo Fat
The Black Code

3.91
55 votes
102
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Meat + Bone

3.91
22 votes
103
Mandroid Echostar
Mandroid Echostar

3.91
43 votes
104
Khonsu
Anomalia

3.91
16 votes
105
Witchcraft
Legend

3.9
297 votes
106
The Flower Kings
Banks of Eden

3.9
82 votes
107
The Machine
Calmer Than You Are

3.9
75 votes
108
Jess And The Ancient Ones
Jess And The Ancient Ones

3.9
20 votes
109
Beardfish
The Void

3.9
248 votes
110
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.9
106 votes
111
Kalter
Ubuntu

3.89
27 votes
112
Slice the Cake
Other Slices

3.89
75 votes
113
Goat
World Music

3.88
198 votes
114
Winterfylleth
The Threnody of Triumph

3.88
71 votes
115
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
561 votes
116
Super Snake
Summer Girls

3.88
123 votes
117
BATS
The Sleep of Reason

3.88
199 votes
118
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.88
94 votes
119
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Bat Chain Puller

3.88
48 votes
120
Blackberry Smoke
The Whippoorwill

3.88
16 votes
121
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.87
262 votes
122
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.87
69 votes
123
Klone
The Dreamer's Hideaway

3.87
23 votes
124
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
76 votes
125
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited II

3.86
22 votes
126
Om
Advaitic Songs

3.86
718 votes
127
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.86
54 votes
128
Aluk Todolo
Occult Rock

3.86
36 votes
129
Elder (USA-MA)
Spires Burn/Release

3.86
28 votes
130
Tetrafusion
Horizons

3.86
21 votes
131
Naam
The Ballad of the Starchild

3.86
14 votes
132
Yowie
Damning With Faint Praise

3.86
14 votes
133
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
134
The End of All Reason
Artifacts

3.86
14 votes
135
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.86
160 votes
136
Mac DeMarco
2

3.85
257 votes
137
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.85
60 votes
138
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.85
20 votes
139
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.85
142 votes
140
Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave

3.85
58 votes
141
Shakey Graves
Roll The Bones

3.85
52 votes
142
Stampede to Timberline
Tribulation

3.85
13 votes
143
toe
The Future Is Now

3.84
61 votes
144
Indian Handcrafts
Civil Disobedience For Losers

3.84
68 votes
145
Vintersorg
Orkan

3.84
32 votes
146
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
57 votes
147
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.84
515 votes
148
Xanthochroid
Blessed He With Boils

3.84
118 votes
149
Ancestors
In Dreams And Time

3.84
80 votes
150
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.83
66 votes
151
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.83
42 votes
152
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.83
42 votes
153
Glen Hansard
Rhythm & Repose

3.83
27 votes
154
Bo Ningen
Line The Wall

3.83
18 votes
155
Kaki King
Glow

3.83
18 votes
156
Black Country Communion
Afterglow

3.83
96 votes
157
Gary Clark Jr.
Blak and Blu

3.83
156 votes
158
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.82
37 votes
159
Tremonti
All I Was

3.82
232 votes
160
Guardian Alien
See the World Given To a One Love Entity

3.82
33 votes
161
Black Bombaim
Titans

3.82
33 votes
162
Rival Sons
Head Down

3.82
138 votes
163
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.81
105 votes
164
Astra
The Black Chord

3.81
188 votes
165
Zodiac
A Bit of Devil

3.81
24 votes
166
The Made Up Stanleys
The Made Up Stanleys

3.81
16 votes
167
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
168
Ty Segall
Twins

3.81
61 votes
169
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
63 votes
170
T.R.A.M.
Lingua Franca

3.81
190 votes
171
Perturbator
Nocturne City

3.81
13 votes
172
Arjen Anthony Lucassen
Lost in the New Real

3.81
31 votes
173
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.8
224 votes
174
InMe
The Pride

3.8
168 votes
175
Circus Maximus
Nine

3.8
86 votes
176
Unisonic
Ignition

3.8
30 votes
177
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi
Imikuzushi

3.8
20 votes
178
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.8
37 votes
179
Hail Spirit Noir
Pneuma

3.8
142 votes
180
Father John Misty
Fear Fun

3.79
240 votes
181
Ufomammut
Opus Alter

3.79
44 votes
182
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.79
138 votes
183
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.79
57 votes
184
White Lung
Sorry

3.79
83 votes
185
Scott Walker
Bish Bosch

3.79
140 votes
186
Blues Pills
Bliss

3.79
21 votes
187
Ramyhead and the Irefires
Welcome 2 Wagland

3.79
14 votes
188
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.79
14 votes
189
Rolo Tomassi
Astraea

3.78
74 votes
190
Sudatsuga
Blue Moon Saiyeed

3.78
120 votes
191
Dry The River
Shallow Bed

3.78
57 votes
192
Patti Smith
Banga

3.78
25 votes
193
Kadavar (DE)
Kadavar

3.78
54 votes
194
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa

3.78
27 votes
195
Dead Can Dance
Anastasis

3.78
137 votes
196
Arkaik
Metamorphignition

3.78
40 votes
197
Windhand
Windhand

3.77
31 votes
198
The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter

3.77
128 votes
199
Light Black
Ex Wives

3.77
22 votes
200
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.77
238 votes



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