The Best Rock Albums of 2012

1. Tame Impala - Lonerism

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

2. Swans - The Seer

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

3. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
October 16, 2012
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

4. The Men - Open Your Heart

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

5. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

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

6. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

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

7. Liars - WIXIW

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

8. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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

9. Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

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

10. Menomena - Moms

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

11. METZ - METZ

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

12. Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II

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Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

13. Jack White - Blunderbuss

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

14. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse

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

15. The Evens - The Odds

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

16. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Trembling Bells - The Marble Downs

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Trembling Bells - The Marble Downs
April 10, 2012
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

17. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

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

18. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

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

19. The Walkmen - Heaven

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

20. Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair

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

21. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

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

22. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

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

23. Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense

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Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

24. Ty Segall - Twins

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

25. Graham Coxon - A+E

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

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