The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2013

1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
Critic Score
84
34 reviews

3. The Icarus Line - Slave Vows

The Icarus Line - Slave Vows
July 8, 2013
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

4. California X - California X

California X - California X
January 15, 2013
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

5. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Critic Score
77
34 reviews

6. Paramore - Paramore

Paramore - Paramore
April 9, 2013
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

7. Suede - Bloodsports

Suede - Bloodsports
March 18, 2013
Critic Score
76
21 reviews

8. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW
December 2, 2013
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

9. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

10. Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise

Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise
November 11, 2013
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

11. Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows

Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows
June 25, 2013
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

12. Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen

Robert Pollard - Blazing Gentlemen
December 10, 2013
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

13. Meat Puppets - Rat Farm

Meat Puppets - Rat Farm
April 16, 2013
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

14. The Joy Formidable - Wolf's Law

The Joy Formidable - Wolf's Law
January 21, 2013
Critic Score
70
25 reviews

15. Mudhoney - Vanishing Point

Mudhoney - Vanishing Point
April 2, 2013
Critic Score
69
14 reviews

16. Biffy Clyro - Opposites

Biffy Clyro - Opposites
January 28, 2013
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

17. Cage the Elephant - Melophobia

Cage the Elephant - Melophobia
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

18. The 1975 - The 1975

The 1975 - The 1975
September 3, 2013
Critic Score
68
14 reviews

19. Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth

Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
67
12 reviews

20. Jimmy Eat World - Damage

Jimmy Eat World - Damage
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
66
13 reviews

21. They Might Be Giants - Nanobots

They Might Be Giants - Nanobots
March 5, 2013
Critic Score
66
8 reviews

22. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
66
20 reviews

23. The Strokes - Comedown Machine

The Strokes - Comedown Machine
March 26, 2013
Critic Score
65
33 reviews

24. New Order - Lost Sirens

New Order - Lost Sirens
January 14, 2013
Critic Score
64
12 reviews

25. Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull

Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull
September 24, 2013
Critic Score
64
23 reviews
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