The Best Rock Albums of 2012

1. Tame Impala - Lonerism

Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

2. Swans - The Seer

Swans - The Seer
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
87
29 reviews

4. The Men - Open Your Heart

The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

5. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

Japandroids - Celebration Rock
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
83
27 reviews

6. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

7. Liars - WIXIW

Liars - WIXIW
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

8. Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
82
31 reviews

9. Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
November 19, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

10. Menomena - Moms

Menomena - Moms
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
81
20 reviews
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11. METZ - METZ

METZ - METZ
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

13. Jack White - Blunderbuss

Jack White - Blunderbuss
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
81
31 reviews

14. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse

Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

15. The Evens - The Odds

The Evens - The Odds
November 20, 2012
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

17. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

18. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
80
31 reviews

19. The Walkmen - Heaven

The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
80
28 reviews

20. Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair

Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

21. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

Tindersticks - The Something Rain
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
79
16 reviews

22. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
79
27 reviews

24. Ty Segall - Twins

Ty Segall - Twins
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
79
18 reviews

25. Graham Coxon - A+E

Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
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