Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2014

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1. Wolf Alice - Creature Songs

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Wolf Alice - Creature Songs
May 26, 2014
Critic Score
81
4 reviews

2. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues

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

3. Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

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

4. Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

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Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
77
14 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. 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
74
6 reviews

7. 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
14 reviews

8. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast

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The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
April 14, 2014
Critic Score
72
19 reviews

9. Thurston Moore - The Best Day

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

10. Royal Blood - Royal Blood

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Royal Blood - Royal Blood
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
70
9 reviews

11. Arkells - High Noon

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Arkells - High Noon
August 4, 2014
Critic Score
70
4 reviews

12. Band of Skulls - Himalayan

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Band of Skulls - Himalayan
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
69
8 reviews

13. 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
69
19 reviews

14. Melvins - Hold It In

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

15. 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

16. The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

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

17. Manchester Orchestra - Cope

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

18. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways

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Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
November 10, 2014
Critic Score
65
17 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
63
19 reviews

20. The Gaslight Anthem - The B-Sides

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The Gaslight Anthem - The B-Sides
January 28, 2014
Critic Score
63
4 reviews

21. Johnny Marr - Playland

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Johnny Marr - Playland
October 6, 2014
Critic Score
62
12 reviews

22. Echo & the Bunnymen - Meteorites

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

23. Maximo Park - Too Much Information

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Maximo Park - Too Much Information
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
60
13 reviews

24. Young the Giant - Mind Over Matter

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Young the Giant - Mind Over Matter
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
59
4 reviews

25. 311 - Stereolithic

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311 - Stereolithic
March 11, 2014
Critic Score
58
4 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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