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
84
31 reviews

2. California X - California X

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

3. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

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Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
June 4, 2013
Critic Score
82
31 reviews

4. The Icarus Line - Slave Vows

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The Icarus Line - Slave Vows
July 8, 2013
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

5. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

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The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Critic Score
79
33 reviews

6. Paramore - Paramore

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Paramore - Paramore
April 9, 2013
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

7. Suede - Bloodsports

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Suede - Bloodsports
March 18, 2013
Critic Score
76
20 reviews

8. 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
76
10 reviews

9. Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise

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Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise
November 11, 2013
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

10. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

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Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

11. Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows

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

12. Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll

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

13. Mudhoney - Vanishing Point

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

14. Biffy Clyro - Opposites

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Biffy Clyro - Opposites
January 28, 2013
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

15. Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen

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Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen
December 10, 2013
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

16. Meat Puppets - Rat Farm

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

17. Cage the Elephant - Melophobia

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

18. The 1975 - The 1975

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The 1975 - The 1975
September 3, 2013
Critic Score
67
13 reviews

19. The Strokes - Comedown Machine

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The Strokes - Comedown Machine
March 26, 2013
Critic Score
66
32 reviews

20. 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
66
12 reviews

21. Jimmy Eat World - Damage

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

22. They Might Be Giants - Nanobots

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

23. Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull

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

24. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

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Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
64
20 reviews

25. The Killers - Direct Hits

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The Killers - Direct Hits
November 11, 2013
Critic Score
63
5 reviews

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