Genre
Alternative Rock

Alternative Rock

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2014

Wolf Alice - Creature Songs
#1

Wolf Alice

Creature Songs

81
critic score (4)
Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
#2

Against Me!

Transgender Dysphoria Blues

80
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

74
critic score (6)
Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
#7

Elbow

The Take Off and Landing of Everything

73
critic score (14)
The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
#8

The Afghan Whigs

Do to the Beast

72
critic score (19)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2014

Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
#1

Manic Street Preachers

Futurology

79
user score (14)
The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
#2

The Afghan Whigs

Do to the Beast

76
user score (31)
Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
#3

Bob Mould

Beauty & Ruin

74
user score (12)
Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
#4

Elbow

The Take Off and Landing of Everything

73
user score (37)
Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End
#5

Weezer

Everything Will Be Alright in the End

72
user score (24)
Band of Skulls - Himalayan
#6

Band of Skulls

Himalayan

72
user score (11)
Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
#7

Morrissey

World Peace Is None of Your Business

71
user score (25)
Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
#8

Against Me!

Transgender Dysphoria Blues

70
user score (64)

RECENT ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS

Melvins - Hold It In

Melvins

Hold It In

70
critic score (8)
68
user score (3)
Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Weezer

Everything Will Be Alright in the End

69
critic score (18)
72
user score (24)
The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore [Reissue]

The Smashing Pumpkins

Adore [Reissue]

80
critic score (4)
90
user score (2)
The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

The Rentals

Lost in Alphaville

67
critic score (12)
59
user score (2)
Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday

Mark Lanegan Band

No Bells on Sunday

68
critic score (5)
The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt

The Gaslight Anthem

Get Hurt

57
critic score (14)
63
user score (7)
Arkells - High Noon

Arkells

High Noon

70
critic score (4)
61
user score (2)
Anberlin - Lowborn

Anberlin

Lowborn

75
critic score (2)
71
user score (3)

UPCOMING ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUMS

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Critics' Top Alternative Rock Artists

#1

Nirvana

93
critic score (29)
#2

The Replacements

87
critic score (14)
#3

Pulp

87
critic score (15)
#4

Modest Mouse

84
critic score (27)
#5

Radiohead

84
critic score (35)
#6

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

81
critic score (73)
#7

Beck

80
critic score (56)
#8

Blur

80
critic score (33)