2012 Rock Album Releases

2012
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LP (288)
Oct 9
Tame Impala - Lonerism
Tame Impala
Lonerism
87
critic score
(28)
87
user score
(1174)
Sep 18
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Grizzly Bear
Shields
81
critic score
(31)
83
user score
(488)
Aug 28
Swans - The Seer
Swans
The Seer
86
critic score
(29)
86
user score
(477)
Oct 16
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
84
critic score
(26)
84
user score
(332)
Jan 24
Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory
78
critic score
(27)
82
user score
(317)
Oct 2
Muse - The 2nd Law
Muse
The 2nd Law
57
critic score
(25)
56
user score
(315)
Jun 5
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Japandroids
Celebration Rock
82
critic score
(27)
81
user score
(296)
Sep 4
Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
Imagine Dragons
Night Visions
50
critic score
(4)
57
user score
(281)
Apr 24
Jack White - Blunderbuss
Jack White
Blunderbuss
81
critic score
(33)
77
user score
(215)
Aug 18
Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
Parquet Courts
Light Up Gold
82
critic score
(22)
81
user score
(183)
Apr 17
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Spiritualized
Sweet Heart Sweet Light
78
critic score
(32)
81
user score
(180)
May 28
Sigur Rós - Valtari
Sigur Rós
Valtari
74
critic score
(32)
76
user score
(158)
Jun 26
Linkin Park - Living Things
Linkin Park
Living Things
56
critic score
(12)
55
user score
(152)
Sep 18
The Killers - Battle Born
The Killers
Battle Born
62
critic score
(21)
63
user score
(148)
Apr 10
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
Alabama Shakes
Boys & Girls
72
critic score
(26)
75
user score
(140)
Mar 20
The Shins - Port of Morrow
The Shins
Port of Morrow
69
critic score
(32)
75
user score
(132)
Jun 26
Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
Ty Segall Band
Slaughterhouse
80
critic score
(18)
81
user score
(124)
Oct 9
METZ - METZ
METZ
METZ
80
critic score
(19)
80
user score
(116)
Feb 21
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
Sleigh Bells
Reign of Terror
73
critic score
(26)
70
user score
(109)
Mar 6
The Men - Open Your Heart
The Men
Open Your Heart
82
critic score
(22)
79
user score
(107)
Sep 4
Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
Two Door Cinema Club
Beacon
62
critic score
(17)
68
user score
(104)
Nov 13
Green Day - ¡Dos!
Green Day
¡Dos!
57
critic score
(15)
49
user score
(104)
May 29
The Walkmen - Heaven
The Walkmen
Heaven
80
critic score
(28)
80
user score
(101)
Dec 11
Green Day - ¡Tre!
Green Day
¡Tre!
58
critic score
(14)
48
user score
(100)
Jun 5
Liars - WIXIW
Liars
WIXIW
82
critic score
(28)
79
user score
(96)
Aug 21
Bloc Party - Four
Bloc Party
Four
68
critic score
(28)
65
user score
(87)
Oct 9
Ty Segall - Twins
Ty Segall
Twins
78
critic score
(19)
78
user score
(84)
Apr 2
Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
Lotus Plaza
Spooky Action at a Distance
77
critic score
(14)
77
user score
(79)
Jun 18
The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
The Smashing Pumpkins
Oceania
66
critic score
(21)
67
user score
(79)
Sep 4
The Vaccines - Come of Age
The Vaccines
Come of Age
63
critic score
(16)
67
user score
(70)
Sep 11
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan
Tempest
82
critic score
(25)
72
user score
(67)
Mar 5
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
Bruce Springsteen
Wrecking Ball
77
critic score
(28)
71
user score
(65)
Jun 12
Metric - Synthetica
Metric
Synthetica
69
critic score
(24)
75
user score
(64)
Aug 20
Goat - World Music
Goat
World Music
78
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(63)
Sep 18
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky
76
critic score
(24)
78
user score
(62)
Mar 27
The Mars Volta - Noctourniquet
The Mars Volta
Noctourniquet
73
critic score
(22)
70
user score
(61)
Sep 4
Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
Mount Eerie
Ocean Roar
80
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(58)
Oct 23
Titus Andronicus - Local Business
Titus Andronicus
Local Business
75
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(57)
Jan 6
The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
The Maccabees
Given to the Wild
72
critic score
(15)
74
user score
(56)
Jul 24
The Antlers - Undersea
The Antlers
Undersea
76
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(54)
Apr 24
Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair
Ty Segall & White Fence
Hair
78
critic score
(15)
77
user score
(49)
Jul 24
Foxygen - Take the Kids Off Broadway
Foxygen
Take the Kids Off Broadway
76
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(49)
Sep 11
Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
Oh Sees
Putrifiers II
76
critic score
(14)
78
user score
(48)
Sep 14
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - 12 Bar Bruise
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
12 Bar Bruise
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(48)
Oct 2
The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth
78
critic score
(23)
78
user score
(45)
Mar 6
Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
Pond
Beard, Wives, Denim
70
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(44)
May 5
Hop Along - Get Disowned
Hop Along
Get Disowned
79
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(42)
May 15
Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
Garbage
Not Your Kind of People
59
critic score
(22)
68
user score
(42)
Sep 18
Menomena - Moms
Menomena
Moms
81
critic score
(20)
80
user score
(39)
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)
Aug 28
Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
Divine Fits
A Thing Called Divine Fits
79
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(38)
Sep 25
No Doubt - Push and Shove
No Doubt
Push and Shove
63
critic score
(13)
59
user score
(38)
Feb 28
WZRD - WZRD
WZRD
WZRD
55
critic score
(7)
59
user score
(37)
Oct 30
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Psychedelic Pill
78
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(37)
Feb 21
Tindersticks - The Something Rain
Tindersticks
The Something Rain
80
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(36)
Jun 12
Rush - Clockwork Angels
Rush
Clockwork Angels
76
critic score
(11)
67
user score
(34)
Jun 19
Walk the Moon - Walk The Moon
Walk the Moon
Walk The Moon
63
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(33)
Sep 18
Allah-Las - Allah-Las
Allah-Las
Allah-Las
70
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(32)
Sep 11
The Raveonettes - Observator
The Raveonettes
Observator
67
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(31)
Apr 3
Bear in Heaven - I Love You, It's Cool
Bear in Heaven
I Love You, It's Cool
71
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(30)
May 29
King Tuff - King Tuff
King Tuff
King Tuff
73
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(30)
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)
Oct 22
Gary Clark Jr. - Blak & Blu
Gary Clark Jr.
Blak & Blu
74
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(29)
Jul 24
The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
The Gaslight Anthem
Handwritten
66
critic score
(24)
73
user score
(28)
Nov 13
Brian Eno - LUX
Brian Eno
LUX
73
critic score
(23)
74
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)
Oct 9
Coheed and Cambria - The Afterman: Ascension
Coheed and Cambria
The Afterman: Ascension
65
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(27)
Feb 7
Dr. Dog - Be The Void
Dr. Dog
Be The Void
73
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(25)
Feb 14
Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
Earth
Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
81
critic score
(18)
78
user score
(25)
Jun 5
The Temper Trap - The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap
52
critic score
(9)
59
user score
(25)
Jun 5
The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio
The Beach Boys
That's Why God Made the Radio
60
critic score
(15)
66
user score
(24)
Mar 27
Half Moon Run - Dark Eyes
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes
73
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(23)
Apr 16
Anathema - Weather Systems
Anathema
Weather Systems
75
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(23)
Jun 2
Beak> - >>
Beak>
>>
76
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(23)
Jun 5
The Hives - Lex Hives
The Hives
Lex Hives
65
critic score
(21)
64
user score
(23)
Oct 23
Paul Banks - Banks
Paul Banks
Banks
72
critic score
(14)
65
user score
(23)
Feb 7
The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
The Twilight Sad
No One Can Ever Know
76
critic score
(17)
72
user score
(22)
May 22
John Mayer - Born and Raised
John Mayer
Born and Raised
72
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(22)
May 22
Gossip - A Joyful Noise
Gossip
A Joyful Noise
52
critic score
(19)
56
user score
(22)
Sep 25
Efterklang - Piramida
Efterklang
Piramida
75
critic score
(20)
77
user score
(22)
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)
Mar 6
Now, Now - Threads
Now, Now
Threads
68
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(20)
May 8
Royal Headache - Royal Headache
Royal Headache
Royal Headache
74
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(20)
Nov 20
The Evens - The Odds
The Evens
The Odds
80
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(20)
Feb 7
Paul McCartney - Kisses on the Bottom
Paul McCartney
Kisses on the Bottom
62
critic score
(16)
58
user score
(19)
Jun 12
Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
Future of the Left
The Plot Against Common Sense
80
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(19)
Jun 26
A Place To Bury Strangers - Worship
A Place To Bury Strangers
Worship
66
critic score
(17)
72
user score
(19)
Oct 15
Balthazar - Rats
Balthazar
Rats
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(19)
Nov 19
Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
Led Zeppelin
Celebration Day
82
critic score
(9)
84
user score
(19)
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)
Feb 27
Pink Floyd - The Wall (Immersion Box Set)
Pink Floyd
The Wall (Immersion Box Set)
88
critic score
(4)
91
user score
(18)
Jul 27
Tame Impala - Elephant
Tame Impala
Elephant
80
critic score
(2)
90
user score
(18)
Aug 13
Spector - Enjoy It While It Lasts
Spector
Enjoy It While It Lasts
62
critic score
(10)
65
user score
(18)
May 29
2:54 - 2:54
2:54
2:54
71
critic score
(12)
69
user score
(17)
Nov 5
Robbie Williams - Take The Crown
Robbie Williams
Take The Crown
59
critic score
(7)
41
user score
(17)
Nov 6
Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!
Aerosmith
Music from Another Dimension!
51
critic score
(14)
42
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)
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