The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2012

1. Soulsavers - The Light The Dead See

Soulsavers - The Light The Dead See
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

2. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky

Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
76
24 reviews

3. Bob Mould - Silver Age

Bob Mould - Silver Age
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

4. The Invisible - Rispah

The Invisible - Rispah
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

5. Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World

Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

6. Elbow - Dead in the Boot

Elbow - Dead in the Boot
August 27, 2012
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

9. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral

Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
74
20 reviews

10. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

11. Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV

Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

12. 2:54 - 2:54

2:54 - 2:54
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
71
12 reviews

14. We Are The Ocean - Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow

We Are The Ocean - Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
September 17, 2012
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

16. Soundgarden - King Animal

Soundgarden - King Animal
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
68
21 reviews

17. Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods

Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods
May 8, 2012
Critic Score
68
15 reviews

18. Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
67
10 reviews

19. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
June 18, 2012
Critic Score
66
21 reviews

20. The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten

The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
66
24 reviews

21. Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour

Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
65
11 reviews

22. The Cranberries - Roses

The Cranberries - Roses
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
63
8 reviews

23. No Doubt - Push and Shove

No Doubt - Push and Shove
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
63
13 reviews

24. The Killers - Battle Born

The Killers - Battle Born
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
62
21 reviews

25. Lostprophets - Weapons

Lostprophets - Weapons
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
60
8 reviews
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