Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2014

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1. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues

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Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

2. Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

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Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
July 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

3. Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

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Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

4. R.E.M. - Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2001 Sessions

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R.E.M. - Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2001 Sessions
April 19, 2014
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

5. Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011

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Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011
January 13, 2014
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

6. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast

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The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
April 14, 2014
Critic Score
73
20 reviews

7. Royal Blood - Royal Blood

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Royal Blood - Royal Blood
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
73
10 reviews

8. Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything

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Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
March 10, 2014
Critic Score
73
16 reviews

9. Thurston Moore - The Best Day

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Thurston Moore - The Best Day
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
71
19 reviews

10. Band of Skulls - Himalayan

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Band of Skulls - Himalayan
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
71
8 reviews

11. Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End

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Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
70
21 reviews

12. Melvins - Hold It In

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Melvins - Hold It In
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

13. The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy

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The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy
December 9, 2014
Critic Score
69
16 reviews

14. Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday

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Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

15. The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

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The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville
August 26, 2014
Critic Score
67
13 reviews

16. Manchester Orchestra - Cope

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Manchester Orchestra - Cope
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
66
9 reviews

17. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways

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Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
November 10, 2014
Critic Score
65
18 reviews

18. Johnny Marr - Playland

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Johnny Marr - Playland
October 6, 2014
Critic Score
64
14 reviews

19. Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

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Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
July 15, 2014
Critic Score
62
20 reviews

20. Echo & the Bunnymen - Meteorites

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Echo & the Bunnymen - Meteorites
May 26, 2014
Critic Score
62
11 reviews

21. Maximo Park - Too Much Information

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Maximo Park - Too Much Information
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
61
14 reviews

22. Drowners - Drowners

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Drowners - Drowners
January 27, 2014
Critic Score
57
9 reviews

23. The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt

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The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt
August 12, 2014
Critic Score
56
17 reviews

24. Pixies - Indie Cindy

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Pixies - Indie Cindy
April 29, 2014
Critic Score
53
20 reviews

25. Linkin Park - The Hunting Party

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Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
June 17, 2014
Critic Score
53
8 reviews

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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 5 publications to be included in this list.

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