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Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2013

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1. California X - California X

California X - California X
January 15, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
6 reviews





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

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
23 reviews





3. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
20 reviews





4. The Icarus Line - Slave Vows

The Icarus Line - Slave Vows
July 8, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on
8 reviews





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

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW
December 2, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
7 reviews





6. Suede - Bloodsports

Suede - Bloodsports
March 18, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
14 reviews





7. Paramore - Paramore

Paramore - Paramore
April 9, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
11 reviews





8. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
10 reviews





9. Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows

Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows
June 25, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
71
Based on
7 reviews





10. Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll

Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll
April 16, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
70
Based on
9 reviews





11. Mudhoney - Vanishing Point

Mudhoney - Vanishing Point
April 2, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
69
Based on
14 reviews





12. Meat Puppets - Rat Farm

Meat Puppets - Rat Farm
April 16, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
68
Based on
7 reviews





13. Balance and Composure - The Things We Think We're Missing

Balance and Composure - The Things We Think We're Missing
September 9, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
68
Based on
4 reviews





14. Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen

Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen
December 10, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
68
Based on
8 reviews





15. They Might Be Giants - Nanobots

They Might Be Giants - Nanobots
March 5, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
66
Based on
8 reviews





16. Cage the Elephant - Melophobia

Cage the Elephant - Melophobia
October 8, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
65
Based on
8 reviews





17. The Strokes - Comedown Machine

The Strokes - Comedown Machine
March 26, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
65
Based on
22 reviews





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

Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth
October 8, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
64
Based on
11 reviews





19. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
October 15, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
64
Based on
15 reviews





20. The 1975 - The 1975

The 1975 - The 1975
September 3, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
63
Based on
9 reviews





21. Jimmy Eat World - Damage

Jimmy Eat World - Damage
June 11, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
63
Based on
12 reviews





22. Biffy Clyro - Opposites

Biffy Clyro - Opposites
January 28, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
63
Based on
7 reviews





23. Camper Van Beethoven - La Costa Perdida

Camper Van Beethoven - La Costa Perdida
January 22, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
62
Based on
9 reviews





24. The Killers - Direct Hits

The Killers - Direct Hits
November 11, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
62
Based on
4 reviews





25. Stereophonics - Graffiti on the Train

Stereophonics - Graffiti on the Train
March 4, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
62
Based on
7 reviews





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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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