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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2013

1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
Critic Score
83
27 reviews

2. California X - California X

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California X - California X
January 15, 2013
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

3. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

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The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Critic Score
80
26 reviews

4. The Icarus Line - Slave Vows

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The Icarus Line - Slave Vows
July 8, 2013
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

5. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW
December 2, 2013
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

6. Paramore - Paramore

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Paramore - Paramore
April 9, 2013
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

7. Suede - Bloodsports

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Suede - Bloodsports
March 18, 2013
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

8. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

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Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

9. Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows

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Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows
June 25, 2013
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

10. Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll

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Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll
April 16, 2013
Critic Score
71
13 reviews

11. Mudhoney - Vanishing Point

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Mudhoney - Vanishing Point
April 2, 2013
Critic Score
70
14 reviews

12. Biffy Clyro - Opposites

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Biffy Clyro - Opposites
January 28, 2013
Critic Score
69
10 reviews

13. Meat Puppets - Rat Farm

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Meat Puppets - Rat Farm
April 16, 2013
Critic Score
68
7 reviews

14. Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen

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Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen
December 10, 2013
Critic Score
68
8 reviews

15. The Strokes - Comedown Machine

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The Strokes - Comedown Machine
March 26, 2013
Critic Score
67
28 reviews

16. Cage the Elephant - Melophobia

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Cage the Elephant - Melophobia
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
67
10 reviews

17. Jimmy Eat World - Damage

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Jimmy Eat World - Damage
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
65
13 reviews

18. Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth

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Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
64
11 reviews

19. Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull

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Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull
September 24, 2013
Critic Score
64
18 reviews

20. They Might Be Giants - Nanobots

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They Might Be Giants - Nanobots
March 5, 2013
Critic Score
64
8 reviews

21. The 1975 - The 1975

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The 1975 - The 1975
September 3, 2013
Critic Score
64
10 reviews

22. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

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Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
63
17 reviews

23. Camper Van Beethoven - La Costa Perdida

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Camper Van Beethoven - La Costa Perdida
January 22, 2013
Critic Score
62
9 reviews

24. AFI - Burials

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AFI - Burials
October 22, 2013
Critic Score
61
6 reviews

25. Stereophonics - Graffiti on the Train

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Stereophonics - Graffiti on the Train
March 4, 2013
Critic Score
60
10 reviews

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