The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2014

1. Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

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Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
July 7, 2014
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

2. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues

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Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
79
19 reviews

3. 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
76
23 reviews

4. Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

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Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
76
17 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
8 reviews

7. Marmozets - The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets

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Marmozets - The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets
September 30, 2014
Critic Score
73
5 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
73
26 reviews

9. Pulled Apart By Horses - Blood

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Pulled Apart By Horses - Blood
September 1, 2014
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

10. James - La Petite Mort

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James - La Petite Mort
June 2, 2014
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

11. Arkells - High Noon

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Arkells - High Noon
August 4, 2014
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

12. Thurston Moore - The Best Day

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Thurston Moore - The Best Day
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
72
23 reviews

13. Royal Blood - Royal Blood

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

14. Melvins - Hold It In

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Melvins - Hold It In
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
70
10 reviews

15. Brody Dalle - Diploid Love

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Brody Dalle - Diploid Love
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

16. Band of Skulls - Himalayan

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Band of Skulls - Himalayan
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
70
9 reviews

17. 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
28 reviews

18. The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

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The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville
August 26, 2014
Critic Score
68
15 reviews

19. 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

20. The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy

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The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy
December 9, 2014
Critic Score
68
22 reviews

21. Manchester Orchestra - Cope

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

22. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways

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

23. 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
64
29 reviews

24. Johnny Marr - Playland

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

25. Antemasque - Antemasque

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Antemasque - Antemasque
July 1, 2014
Critic Score
64
5 reviews

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