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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2014

1. Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
July 7, 2014
Critic Score
83
13 reviews

2. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
80
20 reviews

4. Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
77
19 reviews

5. Marmozets - The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets

Marmozets - The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets
September 30, 2014
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

6. Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011

Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011
January 13, 2014
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

7. Pulled Apart By Horses - Blood

Pulled Apart By Horses - Blood
September 1, 2014
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

9. Mark Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio

Mark Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

10. James - La Petite Mort

James - La Petite Mort
June 2, 2014
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

11. Melvins - Hold It In

Melvins - Hold It In
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

12. Arkells - High Noon

Arkells - High Noon
August 4, 2014
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

13. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast

The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
April 14, 2014
Critic Score
72
27 reviews

14. Thurston Moore - The Best Day

Thurston Moore - The Best Day
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
71
24 reviews

15. ††† - †††

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February 10, 2014
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

16. Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Royal Blood - Royal Blood
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
70
19 reviews

17. Brody Dalle - Diploid Love

Brody Dalle - Diploid Love
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

18. The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville

The Rentals - Lost in Alphaville
August 26, 2014
Critic Score
68
16 reviews

19. Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday

Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

20. Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
68
30 reviews

21. Manchester Orchestra - Cope

Manchester Orchestra - Cope
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

22. The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy

The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments to an Elegy
December 9, 2014
Critic Score
67
24 reviews

23. Band of Skulls - Himalayan

Band of Skulls - Himalayan
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
67
12 reviews

24. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways

Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
November 10, 2014
Critic Score
65
29 reviews

25. Johnny Marr - Playland

Johnny Marr - Playland
October 6, 2014
Critic Score
64
18 reviews
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