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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2018

1. Bahamas - Earthtones

Bahamas - Earthtones
January 19, 2018
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

2. Black Foxxes - REIðI

Black Foxxes - REIðI
March 16, 2018
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

3. The Wonder Years - Sister Cities

The Wonder Years - Sister Cities
April 6, 2018
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

4. Basement - Beside Myself

Basement - Beside Myself
October 12, 2018
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

5. Dream Wife - Dream Wife

Dream Wife - Dream Wife
January 26, 2018
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

6. The Joy Formidable - AAARTH

The Joy Formidable - AAARTH
September 28, 2018
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

7. Dilly Dally - Heaven

Dilly Dally - Heaven
September 14, 2018
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

8. The Breeders - All Nerve

The Breeders - All Nerve
March 2, 2018
Critic Score
79
27 reviews

9. Johnny Marr - Call The Comet

Johnny Marr - Call The Comet
June 15, 2018
Critic Score
78
15 reviews

10. Suede - The Blue Hour

Suede - The Blue Hour
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

11. Culture Abuse - Bay Dream

Culture Abuse - Bay Dream
June 15, 2018
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

12. Mudhoney - Digital Garbage

Mudhoney - Digital Garbage
September 28, 2018
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

13. Coheed and Cambria - The Unheavenly Creatures

Coheed and Cambria - The Unheavenly Creatures
October 5, 2018
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

14. AWOLNATION - Here Come the Runts

AWOLNATION - Here Come the Runts
February 2, 2018
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

15. Chastity - Death Lust

Chastity - Death Lust
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

16. Marmozets - Knowing What You Know Now

Marmozets - Knowing What You Know Now
January 26, 2018
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

17. James - Living in Extraordinary Times

James - Living in Extraordinary Times
August 3, 2018
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

18. Jon Spencer - Spencer Sings The Hits!

Jon Spencer - Spencer Sings The Hits!
November 9, 2018
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

19. Black Honey - Black Honey

Black Honey - Black Honey
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

20. The Dirty Nil - Master Volume

The Dirty Nil - Master Volume
September 14, 2018
Critic Score
71
5 reviews

21. Underøath - Erase Me

Underøath - Erase Me
April 6, 2018
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

22. Manic Street Preachers - Resistance Is Futile

Manic Street Preachers - Resistance Is Futile
April 13, 2018
Critic Score
70
19 reviews

23. Tonight Alive - Underworld

Tonight Alive - Underworld
January 12, 2018
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

24. A Perfect Circle - Eat the Elephant

A Perfect Circle - Eat the Elephant
April 20, 2018
Critic Score
66
17 reviews

25. Belly - DOVE

Belly - DOVE
May 4, 2018
Critic Score
66
9 reviews
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