The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2012

1. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky

Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
77
24 reviews

2. Bob Mould - Silver Age

Bob Mould - Silver Age
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

4. Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World

Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

5. The Invisible - Rispah

The Invisible - Rispah
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

7. Elbow - Dead in the Boot

Elbow - Dead in the Boot
August 27, 2012
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

8. Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV

Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

11. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral

Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
71
20 reviews

12. 2:54 - 2:54

2:54 - 2:54
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
70
12 reviews

15. Soundgarden - King Animal

Soundgarden - King Animal
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
67
21 reviews

16. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
June 18, 2012
Critic Score
67
21 reviews

18. The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten

The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
66
22 reviews

20. Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour

Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
65
10 reviews

21. The Killers - Battle Born

The Killers - Battle Born
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
64
21 reviews

23. No Doubt - Push and Shove

No Doubt - Push and Shove
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
63
13 reviews

24. The Cranberries - Roses

The Cranberries - Roses
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
61
8 reviews

25. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People

Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
May 15, 2012
Critic Score
60
20 reviews
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