2012 Rock Album Releases

2012
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Type

EP

(31)

Live

(11)

LP

(365)

Single

(27)
Genre

Ambient

(54)

Art Pop

(72)

Country

(47)

Dance

(42)

Folk

(131)

Hip Hop

(301)

K-Pop

(71)

Metal

(234)

Pop

(289)

Punk

(56)

R&B

(44)

Rock

(452)
Oct 9
Tame Impala - Lonerism
Tame Impala
Lonerism
86
critic score
(34)
85
user score
(2,505)
Aug 28
Swans - The Seer
Swans
The Seer
86
critic score
(33)
87
user score
(1,152)
Sep 4
Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
Imagine Dragons
Night Visions
55
critic score
(4)
57
user score
(780)
Oct 16
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
83
critic score
(30)
84
user score
(704)
Oct 2
Muse - The 2nd Law
Muse
The 2nd Law
59
critic score
(29)
56
user score
(656)
Sep 18
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Grizzly Bear
Shields
80
critic score
(37)
82
user score
(610)
Jan 24
Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory
78
critic score
(30)
82
user score
(443)
Jun 26
Linkin Park - Living Things
Linkin Park
Living Things
57
critic score
(13)
62
user score
(441)
Jun 5
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Japandroids
Celebration Rock
82
critic score
(33)
80
user score
(378)
Apr 24
Jack White - Blunderbuss
Jack White
Blunderbuss
81
critic score
(39)
76
user score
(356)
Nov 13
Green Day - ¡Dos!
Green Day
¡Dos!
57
critic score
(21)
43
user score
(326)
Sep 18
The Killers - Battle Born
The Killers
Battle Born
64
critic score
(28)
62
user score
(319)
Dec 11
Green Day - ¡Tre!
Green Day
¡Tre!
58
critic score
(17)
44
user score
(318)
Feb 21
fun. - Some Nights
fun.
Some Nights
54
critic score
(14)
62
user score
(310)
Aug 18
Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
Parquet Courts
Light Up Gold
82
critic score
(24)
80
user score
(310)
Sep 14
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - 12 Bar Bruise
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
12 Bar Bruise
77
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(296)
May 28
Sigur Rós - Valtari
Sigur Rós
Valtari
74
critic score
(35)
78
user score
(288)
Apr 17
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Spiritualized
Sweet Heart Sweet Light
78
critic score
(36)
80
user score
(244)
Mar 27
Mac DeMarco - Rock and Roll Night Club
Mac DeMarco
Rock and Roll Night Club
77
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(238)
Apr 10
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
Alabama Shakes
Boys & Girls
72
critic score
(30)
76
user score
(207)
Sep 4
Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
Two Door Cinema Club
Beacon
63
critic score
(19)
65
user score
(191)
Mar 20
The Shins - Port of Morrow
The Shins
Port of Morrow
69
critic score
(36)
73
user score
(174)
Jun 26
Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
Ty Segall Band
Slaughterhouse
80
critic score
(18)
81
user score
(167)
Feb 21
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
Sleigh Bells
Reign of Terror
73
critic score
(29)
71
user score
(155)
Aug 21
Bloc Party - Four
Bloc Party
Four
67
critic score
(36)
66
user score
(154)
Oct 9
METZ - METZ
METZ
METZ
79
critic score
(22)
79
user score
(151)
Feb 28
WZRD - WZRD
WZRD
WZRD
49
critic score
(10)
51
user score
(150)
Mar 27
The Mars Volta - Noctourniquet
The Mars Volta
Noctourniquet
72
critic score
(30)
67
user score
(139)
Jun 18
The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
The Smashing Pumpkins
Oceania
69
critic score
(25)
64
user score
(139)
Sep 11
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan
Tempest
84
critic score
(31)
73
user score
(135)
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May 29
The Walkmen - Heaven
The Walkmen
Heaven
80
critic score
(30)
79
user score
(128)
Mar 6
The Men - Open Your Heart
The Men
Open Your Heart
82
critic score
(26)
79
user score
(126)
Sep 4
Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
Mount Eerie
Ocean Roar
79
critic score
(14)
72
user score
(124)
Jun 5
Liars - WIXIW
Liars
WIXIW
82
critic score
(31)
77
user score
(121)
Sep 4
The Vaccines - Come of Age
The Vaccines
Come of Age
65
critic score
(20)
66
user score
(103)
Apr 2
Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
Lotus Plaza
Spooky Action at a Distance
77
critic score
(14)
77
user score
(102)
Oct 9
Ty Segall - Twins
Ty Segall
Twins
78
critic score
(23)
77
user score
(102)
Oct 16
Taylor Swift - State of Grace
Taylor Swift
State of Grace
91
user score
(98)
Mar 5
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
Bruce Springsteen
Wrecking Ball
77
critic score
(34)
71
user score
(92)
Oct 29
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
Imagine Dragons
Radioactive
50
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(92)
May 5
Hop Along - Get Disowned
Hop Along
Get Disowned
79
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(90)
Sep 18
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky
75
critic score
(30)
75
user score
(90)
Sep 4
Deerhoof - Breakup Song
Deerhoof
Breakup Song
76
critic score
(21)
76
user score
(86)
Aug 20
Goat - World Music
Goat
World Music
79
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(83)
Jun 12
Metric - Synthetica
Metric
Synthetica
69
critic score
(26)
74
user score
(82)
May 22
John Mayer - Born and Raised
John Mayer
Born and Raised
70
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(78)
Jul 24
Foxygen - Take the Kids Off Broadway
Foxygen
Take the Kids Off Broadway
76
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(75)
Jan 6
The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
The Maccabees
Given to the Wild
73
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(74)
Apr 24
Fiona Apple - Every Single Night
Fiona Apple
Every Single Night
90
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(73)
Nov 13
Soundgarden - King Animal
Soundgarden
King Animal
67
critic score
(26)
66
user score
(72)
Sep 25
No Doubt - Push and Shove
No Doubt
Push and Shove
60
critic score
(17)
57
user score
(70)
Oct 2
The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth
78
critic score
(25)
78
user score
(70)
Jun 12
Rush - Clockwork Angels
Rush
Clockwork Angels
78
critic score
(13)
70
user score
(69)
Sep 11
Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
Oh Sees
Putrifiers II
77
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(68)
May 22
Dope Body - Natural History
Dope Body
Natural History
74
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(67)
Oct 2
Three Days Grace - Transit of Venus
Three Days Grace
Transit of Venus
70
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(67)
Mar 6
Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
Pond
Beard, Wives, Denim
72
critic score
(10)
74
user score
(66)
Aug 6
Idles - Welcome
Idles
Welcome
68
user score
(66)
Oct 23
Titus Andronicus - Local Business
Titus Andronicus
Local Business
76
critic score
(21)
75
user score
(66)
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