The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2016

1. Yak - Alas Salvation

Yak - Alas Salvation
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

2. Bob Mould - Patch the Sky

Bob Mould - Patch the Sky
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

3. Suede - Night Thoughts

Suede - Night Thoughts
January 22, 2016
Critic Score
78
22 reviews

4. Ben Watt - Fever Dream

Ben Watt - Fever Dream
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

6. Jamie T - Trick

Jamie T - Trick
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
76
11 reviews

7. Honeyblood - Babes Never Die

Honeyblood - Babes Never Die
October 28, 2016
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

8. Basement - Promise Everything

Basement - Promise Everything
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

9. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
75
28 reviews

10. Wussy - Forever Sounds

Wussy - Forever Sounds
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

11. Jimmy Eat World - Integrity Blues

Jimmy Eat World - Integrity Blues
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

12. Weezer - Weezer (White Album)

Weezer - Weezer (White Album)
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
73
21 reviews

14. Garbage - Strange Little Birds

Garbage - Strange Little Birds
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
72
17 reviews

15. Taking Back Sunday - Tidal Wave

Taking Back Sunday - Tidal Wave
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

16. Seratones - Get Gone

Seratones - Get Gone
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
71
8 reviews

17. The Joy Formidable - Hitch

The Joy Formidable - Hitch
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

18. The Dandy Warhols - Distortland

The Dandy Warhols - Distortland
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

19. Savoy Motel - Savoy Motel

Savoy Motel - Savoy Motel
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

20. Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis

Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
67
11 reviews

21. The Coathangers - Nosebleed Weekend

The Coathangers - Nosebleed Weekend
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
67
11 reviews

22. Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Getaway

Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Getaway
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
66
21 reviews

23. Primal Scream - Chaosmosis

Primal Scream - Chaosmosis
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
65
23 reviews

25. Alex Izenberg - Harlequin

Alex Izenberg - Harlequin
November 18, 2016
Critic Score
63
7 reviews
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