Genre
Alternative Rock

Alternative Rock

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2014

Wolf Alice - Creature Songs
#1

Wolf Alice

Creature Songs

82
critic score (4)
Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
#2

Against Me!

Transgender Dysphoria Blues

81
critic score (14)
Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
#3

Manic Street Preachers

Futurology

80
critic score (8)
Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
#4

Bob Mould

Beauty & Ruin

77
critic score (14)
Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011
#5

Mark Lanegan

Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011

75
critic score (7)
R.E.M. - Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2001 Sessions
#6

R.E.M.

Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2001 Sessions

75
critic score (6)
Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
#7

Elbow

The Take Off and Landing of Everything

74
critic score (14)
The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
#8

The Afghan Whigs

Do to the Beast

73
critic score (19)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2014

Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
#1

Manic Street Preachers

Futurology

81
user score (10)
The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
#2

The Afghan Whigs

Do to the Beast

75
user score (28)
Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
#3

Bob Mould

Beauty & Ruin

73
user score (11)
Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
#4

Elbow

The Take Off and Landing of Everything

73
user score (32)
Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
#5

Morrissey

World Peace Is None of Your Business

72
user score (20)
Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
#6

Against Me!

Transgender Dysphoria Blues

69
user score (57)
Young the Giant - Mind Over Matter
#7

Young the Giant

Mind Over Matter

65
user score (14)
Drowners - Drowners
#8

Drowners

Drowners

62
user score (14)

RECENT ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS

The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

The Rentals

Lost in Alphaville

68
critic score (10)
59
user score (2)
Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday

Mark Lanegan Band

No Bells on Sunday

69
critic score (5)
The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt

The Gaslight Anthem

Get Hurt

57
critic score (14)
60
user score (2)
Arkells - High Noon

Arkells

High Noon

70
critic score (4)
Anberlin - Lowborn

Anberlin

Lowborn

75
critic score (2)
60
user score (1)
RX Bandits - Gemini, Her Majesty

RX Bandits

Gemini, Her Majesty

73
critic score (3)
61
user score (2)
Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey

World Peace Is None of Your Business

64
critic score (19)
72
user score (20)
Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

Manic Street Preachers

Futurology

80
critic score (8)
81
user score (10)

UPCOMING ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS

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Critics' Top Alternative Rock Artists

#1

Nirvana

93
critic score (29)
#2

The Replacements

88
critic score (14)
#3

Modest Mouse

84
critic score (27)
#4

Radiohead

84
critic score (35)
#5

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

82
critic score (72)
#6

Beck

81
critic score (53)
#7

Blur

81
critic score (32)
#8

R.E.M.

80
critic score (88)