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2020's Most Underrated Albums

These are all great albums that flew under the radar, to some extent. To make it on the list, it must have fewer than 50 ratings (as of 11/24/20) and be at least a 3.5/5.
15Blue Oyster Cult
The Symbol Remains

It's easy to cast this album aside and doubt its quality, but you're doing yourself a disservice if you do so. Some of Blue Oyster Cult's heaviest and wackiest songs are on this record.

My rating: 3.5/5
37 ratings on Sputnik
14Yours Truly
Self Care

A very good female fronted pop-punk debut that fans of Tonight Alive and Paramore are bound to enjoy.

My rating: 3.5/5
28 ratings on Sputnik
13Sordid Pink
Sordid Pink

Formerly known as Destiny Potato, this group delivered one of the most unique blends of pop and progressive rock/metal that I've ever heard. It's surely not for everybody, but more people need to give this a chance.

My rating: 3.5/5
27 ratings on Sputnik
12The Atomic Bitchwax

Do you like badass garage rock? Then you have to give this one a try.

My rating: 3.5/5
17 ratings on Sputnik

The database wiped this album a while back, but it never had a lot of ratings to begin with. Former members of Panic! At the Disco and Falling in Reverse team up to make an unexpectedly good synth pop album.

My rating: 3.5/5
12 ratings on Sputnik
10BRKN Love

A very solid hard rock album; fans of Royal Blood will probably love it.

My rating: 3.5/5
3 ratings on Sputnik
9Dear Youth

A very solid debut that any fan of emo/pop-punk will find enjoyment in.

My rating: 3.5/5
3 ratings on Sputnik
8Crystal Lake
The Voyages

Though it may not consist of new material, any fan of metalcore would be missing out if they didn't give this a listen.

My rating: 4/5
29 ratings on Sputnik
Halo of Hurt

The newest album on this list, but my goodness is it good. For those of you who are fans of Brand New (especially their later work), this is for you.

My rating: 4/5
19 ratings on Sputnik
6King Mothership
The Ritual

This is probably one of those "love it or hate it" kind of albums, but it's a very enjoyable theatrical pop-punk/emo album, for those of you who are into that.

My rating: 4/5
18 ratings on Sputnik
Doom Hologram

Easily one of the most unique genre-bending albums of the year. This isn't his debut, but it was my first exposure, and I'm already a fan.

My rating: 4/5
15 ratings on Sputnik
4Honorary Astronaut

With how much this site loves Dear Hunter, I'm surprised this didn't get more attention. If you like Casey, then you'll like this EP.

My rating: 4/5
11 ratings on Sputnik
All Night

Female-fronted synth pop that has a TON of highlights. Hopefully this group only gets more popular with time.

My rating: 4/5
1 rating on Sputnik

Although this barely qualifies for the list, Tallah put out one of the best nu-metalcore albums in a long time. Just like 3, I hope they only get more popular with time.

My rating: 4.5/5
49 ratings on Sputnik
1Devon Kay and The Solutions
Limited Joy

Solid and catchy pop-punk with ska influences. More people should really check out this band.

My rating: 4.5/5
2 ratings on Sputnik
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