2009 Alternative Rock Album Releases

2009
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Type
EP (4)
LP (66)
Genre
Alternative Rock (83)
Ambient (27)
Folk (128)
Hip Hop (98)
House (18)
Metal (85)
Pop (94)
Punk (21)
R&B (22)
Rock (372)
Aug 25
Arctic Monkeys - Humbug
Arctic Monkeys
Humbug
77
critic score
(34)
79
user score
(618)
Sep 15
Muse - The Resistance
Muse
The Resistance
67
critic score
(20)
66
user score
(384)
Sep 29
Paramore - Brand New Eyes
Paramore
Brand New Eyes
76
critic score
(12)
79
user score
(341)
Nov 3
Weezer - Raditude
Weezer
Raditude
49
critic score
(23)
31
user score
(230)
Jun 9
Radiohead - In Rainbows Disk 2
Radiohead
In Rainbows Disk 2
66
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(147)
Nov 17
Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
Them Crooked Vultures
Them Crooked Vultures
74
critic score
(23)
74
user score
(104)
Jun 30
Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
Wilco
Wilco (The Album)
74
critic score
(25)
73
user score
(97)
Dec 8
30 Seconds To Mars - This is War
30 Seconds To Mars
This is War
51
critic score
(9)
60
user score
(93)
Sep 22
Pearl Jam - Backspacer
Pearl Jam
Backspacer
70
critic score
(20)
65
user score
(86)
Jun 9
Sonic Youth - The Eternal
Sonic Youth
The Eternal
72
critic score
(25)
74
user score
(80)
Nov 3
Nirvana - Live at Reading
Nirvana
Live at Reading
93
critic score
(13)
86
user score
(76)
Jul 14
The Dead Weather - Horehound
The Dead Weather
Horehound
71
critic score
(24)
76
user score
(72)
Jun 23
Dinosaur Jr. - Farm
Dinosaur Jr.
Farm
75
critic score
(27)
79
user score
(63)
Nov 9
Biffy Clyro - Only Revolutions
Biffy Clyro
Only Revolutions
79
critic score
(13)
72
user score
(60)
Mar 24
Radiohead - OK Computer (Collector's Edition)
Radiohead
OK Computer (Collector's Edition)
100
critic score
(4)
96
user score
(51)
May 20
Marilyn Manson - The High End of Low
Marilyn Manson
The High End of Low
51
critic score
(9)
56
user score
(46)
Jun 9
Placebo - Battle For The Sun
Placebo
Battle For The Sun
57
critic score
(14)
64
user score
(46)
Nov 17
OneRepublic - Waking Up
OneRepublic
Waking Up
56
critic score
(6)
66
user score
(43)
Sep 22
Three Days Grace - Life Starts Now
Three Days Grace
Life Starts Now
50
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(42)
Feb 17
Morrissey - Years of Refusal
Morrissey
Years of Refusal
77
critic score
(25)
76
user score
(35)
May 19
Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers
Manic Street Preachers
Journal For Plague Lovers
81
critic score
(18)
77
user score
(35)
Aug 4
Modest Mouse - No One's First and You're Next
Modest Mouse
No One's First and You're Next
61
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(32)
Apr 7
Band of Skulls - Baby Darling Doll Face Honey
Band of Skulls
Baby Darling Doll Face Honey
66
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(30)
Feb 3
The Fray - The Fray
The Fray
The Fray
45
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(29)
Apr 14
Silversun Pickups - Swoon
Silversun Pickups
Swoon
64
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(29)
Sep 29
Breaking Benjamin - Dear Agony
Breaking Benjamin
Dear Agony
39
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(27)
Aug 17
Radiohead - These Are My Twisted Words
Radiohead
These Are My Twisted Words
83
user score
(26)
Jul 10
Billy Talent - Billy Talent III
Billy Talent
Billy Talent III
42
critic score
(9)
62
user score
(25)
Aug 11
Pitty - Chiaroscuro
Pitty
Chiaroscuro
60
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(24)
Mar 30
Archive - Controlling Crowds
Archive
Controlling Crowds
70
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(22)
Sep 29
AFI - Crash Love
AFI
Crash Love
65
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(21)
Oct 13
The Heavy - The House That Dirt Built
The Heavy
The House That Dirt Built
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(21)
Nov 2
Nirvana - Bleach (Deluxe Edition)
Nirvana
Bleach (Deluxe Edition)
82
critic score
(13)
84
user score
(21)
Nov 3
Foo Fighters - Greatest Hits
Foo Fighters
Greatest Hits
80
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(20)
Aug 11
Thrice - Beggars
Thrice
Beggars
73
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(18)
Mar 24
Radiohead - The Bends (Collector's Edition)
Radiohead
The Bends (Collector's Edition)
98
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(16)
Apr 7
Doves - Kingdom of Rust
Doves
Kingdom of Rust
73
critic score
(23)
75
user score
(15)
Feb 23
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - The Century of Self
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
The Century of Self
73
critic score
(18)
70
user score
(14)
Mar 24
Radiohead - Pablo Honey (Collector's Edition)
Radiohead
Pablo Honey (Collector's Edition)
48
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(14)
Mar 31
PJ Harvey and John Parish - A Woman A Man Walked By
PJ Harvey and John Parish
A Woman A Man Walked By
72
critic score
(16)
73
user score
(14)
Jun 5
Karnivool - Sound Awake
Karnivool
Sound Awake
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(14)
Jun 2
Dave Matthews Band - Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
Dave Matthews Band
Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
68
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(13)
Aug 31
Chevelle - Sci-Fi Crimes
Chevelle
Sci-Fi Crimes
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(12)
Nov 3
Say Anything - Say Anything
Say Anything
Say Anything
76
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(12)
Nov 10
Switchfoot - Hello Hurricane
Switchfoot
Hello Hurricane
75
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(11)
Jun 1
Taking Back Sunday - New Again
Taking Back Sunday
New Again
67
critic score
(8)
65
user score
(10)
Mar 31
Death Cab For Cutie - The Open Door EP
Death Cab For Cutie
The Open Door EP
75
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(9)
May 19
Jarvis Cocker - Further Complications
Jarvis Cocker
Further Complications
75
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(9)
Aug 18
MUTEMATH - Armistice
MUTEMATH
Armistice
59
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(9)
Aug 31
The Used - Artwork
The Used
Artwork
54
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(9)
Sep 8
Thousand Foot Krutch - Welcome to the Masquerade
Thousand Foot Krutch
Welcome to the Masquerade
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(9)
Nov 16
Stereophonics - Keep Calm and Carry On
Stereophonics
Keep Calm and Carry On
49
critic score
(7)
60
user score
(9)
Nov 10
Flyleaf - Memento Mori
Flyleaf
Memento Mori
68
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(7)
May 5
Ben Harper & Relentless7 - White Lies For Dark Times
Ben Harper & Relentless7
White Lies For Dark Times
70
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(6)
Aug 18
Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major
Third Eye Blind
Ursa Major
64
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(6)
Aug 24
Dolores O'Riordan - No Baggage
Dolores O'Riordan
No Baggage
60
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(6)
Jun 2
311 - Uplifter
311
Uplifter
47
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(5)
Jun 23
Spinnerette - Spinnerette
Spinnerette
Spinnerette
56
critic score
(12)
67
user score
(5)
Jul 28
Blur - Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur
Blur
Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur
81
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(5)
Nov 10
Dashboard Confessional - Alter the Ending
Dashboard Confessional
Alter the Ending
52
critic score
(10)
71
user score
(5)
Jan 11
The Boxer Rebellion - Union
The Boxer Rebellion
Union
70
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(4)
Mar 24
Blue October - Approaching Normal
Blue October
Approaching Normal
52
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(4)
May 12
Meat Puppets - Sewn Together
Meat Puppets
Sewn Together
66
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(4)
Jun 23
The Lemonheads - Varshons
The Lemonheads
Varshons
68
critic score
(13)
66
user score
(4)
Oct 12
Echo & the Bunnymen - The Fountain
Echo & the Bunnymen
The Fountain
52
critic score
(9)
57
user score
(4)
Oct 27
R.E.M. - Live At The Olympia
R.E.M.
Live At The Olympia
77
critic score
(12)
82
user score
(4)
Feb 3
The Von Bondies - Love, Hate, and Then There's You
The Von Bondies
Love, Hate, and Then There's You
63
critic score
(9)
56
user score
(3)
Aug 17
Soulsavers - Broken
Soulsavers
Broken
78
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(3)
Oct 5
Idlewild - Post Electric Blues
Idlewild
Post Electric Blues
77
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(3)
Nov 6
Snow Patrol - Up to Now
Snow Patrol
Up to Now
58
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(3)
Apr 7
Bob Mould - Life and Times
Bob Mould
Life and Times
71
critic score
(11)
71
user score
(2)
Apr 7
Superchunk - Leaves In The Gutter
Superchunk
Leaves In The Gutter
73
critic score
(4)
59
user score
(2)
Feb 20
Bell X1 - Blue Lights on the Runway
Bell X1
Blue Lights on the Runway
63
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(1)
Apr 7
The Tragically Hip - We Are the Same
The Tragically Hip
We Are the Same
48
critic score
(5)
53
user score
(1)
Apr 21
Jane's Addiction - A Cabinet of Curiosities
Jane's Addiction
A Cabinet of Curiosities
66
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(1)
May 12
The Gathering - The West Pole
The Gathering
The West Pole
70
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(1)
Jun 16
Street Sweeper Social Club - Street Sweeper Social Club
Street Sweeper Social Club
Street Sweeper Social Club
51
critic score
(14)
70
user score
(1)
Jul 7
The Minus 5 - Killingsworth
The Minus 5
Killingsworth
71
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(1)
Sep 29
Various Artists - Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy
Various Artists
Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy
73
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(1)
Feb 3
Ladyfinger (ne) - Dusk
Ladyfinger (ne)
Dusk
67
critic score
(5)
Oct 5
Bad Lieutenant - Never Cry Another Tear
Bad Lieutenant
Never Cry Another Tear
57
critic score
(10)

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