2012 Alternative Rock Album Releases

2012
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Type
EP (3)
LP (47)
Genre
Alternative Rock (55)
Ambient (30)
Art Pop (24)
Folk (100)
Hip Hop (143)
Metal (76)
Pop (70)
Punk (33)
R&B (29)
Rock (336)
Soul (23)
Oct 2
Muse - The 2nd Law
Muse
The 2nd Law
57
critic score
(25)
56
user score
(317)
Sep 4
Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
Imagine Dragons
Night Visions
50
critic score
(4)
57
user score
(281)
Jun 26
Linkin Park - Living Things
Linkin Park
Living Things
56
critic score
(12)
55
user score
(153)
Sep 18
The Killers - Battle Born
The Killers
Battle Born
62
critic score
(21)
63
user score
(149)
Nov 13
Green Day - ¡Dos!
Green Day
¡Dos!
57
critic score
(15)
49
user score
(104)
Jun 18
The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
The Smashing Pumpkins
Oceania
66
critic score
(21)
67
user score
(79)
Sep 18
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky
76
critic score
(24)
78
user score
(62)
May 15
Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
Garbage
Not Your Kind of People
59
critic score
(22)
68
user score
(42)
Feb 28
WZRD - WZRD
WZRD
WZRD
55
critic score
(7)
60
user score
(38)
Apr 21
The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
68
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(38)
Sep 25
No Doubt - Push and Shove
No Doubt
Push and Shove
63
critic score
(13)
59
user score
(38)
Nov 13
Soundgarden - King Animal
Soundgarden
King Animal
68
critic score
(21)
66
user score
(30)
May 8
Keane - Strangeland
Keane
Strangeland
51
critic score
(16)
64
user score
(29)
Jul 24
The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
The Gaslight Anthem
Handwritten
66
critic score
(24)
73
user score
(28)
May 8
Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods
Silversun Pickups
Neck of the Woods
68
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(27)
Sep 11
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra - Theatre Is Evil
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra
Theatre Is Evil
74
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(21)
Feb 7
Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
Mark Lanegan Band
Blues Funeral
74
critic score
(20)
73
user score
(18)
Feb 14
Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour
Band of Skulls
Sweet Sour
65
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(18)
May 29
2:54 - 2:54
2:54
2:54
71
critic score
(12)
69
user score
(17)
Aug 28
Alanis Morissette - Havoc and Bright Lights
Alanis Morissette
Havoc and Bright Lights
55
critic score
(10)
61
user score
(16)
Sep 11
Billy Talent - Dead Silence
Billy Talent
Dead Silence
80
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(16)
Feb 28
The Cranberries - Roses
The Cranberries
Roses
63
critic score
(8)
55
user score
(15)
Mar 13
Say Anything - Anarchy, My Dear
Say Anything
Anarchy, My Dear
54
critic score
(7)
59
user score
(15)
Sep 4
Bob Mould - Silver Age
Bob Mould
Silver Age
76
critic score
(17)
70
user score
(14)
Dec 28
Kongos - Lunatic
Kongos
Lunatic
65
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(14)
Jan 24
Nada Surf - The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy
Nada Surf
The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy
68
critic score
(21)
67
user score
(12)
Sep 18
Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind
Ben Folds Five
The Sound of the Life of the Mind
67
critic score
(10)
66
user score
(12)
Apr 24
The Dandy Warhols - This Machine
The Dandy Warhols
This Machine
52
critic score
(9)
57
user score
(11)
Aug 27
Archive - With Us Until You're Dead
Archive
With Us Until You're Dead
68
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(11)
Oct 23
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
Lost Songs
74
critic score
(15)
77
user score
(11)
Feb 7
The Fray - Scars & Stories
The Fray
Scars & Stories
58
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(10)
Apr 17
Thousand Foot Krutch - The End Is Where We Begin
Thousand Foot Krutch
The End Is Where We Begin
45
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(10)
Aug 27
Elbow - Dead in the Boot
Elbow
Dead in the Boot
75
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(10)
Sep 11
Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World
Dave Matthews Band
Away From the World
75
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(10)
Oct 16
Anberlin - Vital
Anberlin
Vital
77
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(10)
Oct 16
Placebo - B3 EP
Placebo
B3 EP
53
critic score
(3)
58
user score
(9)
May 22
Soulsavers - The Light The Dead See
Soulsavers
The Light The Dead See
76
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(7)
Jun 12
The Invisible - Rispah
The Invisible
Rispah
75
critic score
(10)
74
user score
(7)
Jul 30
Blur - Blur 21
Blur
Blur 21
84
critic score
(7)
91
user score
(7)
Jun 11
dEUS - Following Sea
dEUS
Following Sea
60
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(6)
Dec 9
Camila Moreno - Panal
Camila Moreno
Panal
77
user score
(5)
Apr 2
Lostprophets - Weapons
Lostprophets
Weapons
60
critic score
(8)
59
user score
(4)
Jan 31
Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV
Black Bananas
Rad Times Xpress IV
73
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(3)
Mar 5
The Stranglers - Giants
The Stranglers
Giants
57
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(3)
Sep 17
We Are The Ocean - Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
We Are The Ocean
Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
68
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(3)
Nov 14
Sonic Youth - Smart Bar - Chicago 1985
Sonic Youth
Smart Bar - Chicago 1985
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(3)
Jan 24
††† - EP 2
†††
EP 2
60
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(2)
Jul 17
Soul Asylum - Delayed Reaction
Soul Asylum
Delayed Reaction
65
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(2)
Sep 3
The Pineapple Thief - All the Wars
The Pineapple Thief
All the Wars
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(2)
Nov 19
Dinosaur Jr. - Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)
Dinosaur Jr.
Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)
48
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(2)
Jul 10
The Early November - In Currents
The Early November
In Currents
40
critic score
(1)
100
user score
(1)
Aug 21
Dispatch - Circles Around The Sun
Dispatch
Circles Around The Sun
70
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(1)
Sep 18
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Meat and Bone
73
critic score
(12)
79
user score
(1)

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