Best Rock Albums of 2012

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1. Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

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Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
November 19, 2012
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

2. Jack White - Blunderbuss

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Jack White - Blunderbuss
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
79
21 reviews

3. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

4. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball

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Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
March 5, 2012
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

5. Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks

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Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
70
12 reviews

6. Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth

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Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
70
7 reviews

7. John Mayer - Born and Raised

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John Mayer - Born and Raised
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

8. The Wallflowers - Glad All Over

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The Wallflowers - Glad All Over
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

9. Aimee Mann - Charmer

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Aimee Mann - Charmer
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

10. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
67
15 reviews

11. Brendan Benson - What Kind of World

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Brendan Benson - What Kind of World
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
67
7 reviews

12. Craig Finn - Clear Heart Full Eyes

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Craig Finn - Clear Heart Full Eyes
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
67
18 reviews

13. Heavy Blanket - Heavy Blanket

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Heavy Blanket - Heavy Blanket
May 8, 2012
Critic Score
63
6 reviews

14. The Cult - Choice of Weapon

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The Cult - Choice of Weapon
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
61
5 reviews

15. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio

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The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
61
13 reviews

16. Paul McCartney - Kisses on the Bottom

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Paul McCartney - Kisses on the Bottom
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
59
10 reviews

17. The Darkness - Hot Cakes

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The Darkness - Hot Cakes
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
54
11 reviews

18. Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!

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Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!
November 6, 2012
Critic Score
52
11 reviews

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

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