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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2013

1.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Critic Score
76
37 reviews

6.

Suede - Bloodsports
March 18, 2013
Critic Score
75
23 reviews

7.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live from KCRW
December 2, 2013
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

8.

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

9.

Paramore - Paramore
April 9, 2013
Critic Score
72
19 reviews

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

Mudhoney - Vanishing Point
April 2, 2013
Critic Score
70
16 reviews

15.

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

16.

Cage the Elephant - Melophobia
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
69
14 reviews

17.

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

18.

Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Last Night on Earth
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

19.

HIM - Tears on Tape
April 30, 2013
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

20.

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

21.

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

22.

They Might Be Giants - Nanobots
March 5, 2013
Critic Score
65
9 reviews

23.

Jimmy Eat World - Damage
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
65
13 reviews

24.

Camper Van Beethoven - La Costa Perdida
January 22, 2013
Critic Score
65
12 reviews

25.

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