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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2021

1.

Wolf Alice - Blue Weekend
June 4, 2021
Critic Score
86
31 reviews

2.

Poppy - Flux
September 24, 2021
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

3.

Joe Strummer - Assembly
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

4.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Way Down In The Rust Bucket
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

5.

Iceage - Seek Shelter
May 7, 2021
Critic Score
79
22 reviews

6.

TORRES - Thirstier
July 30, 2021
Critic Score
79
18 reviews

7.

Halsey - If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power
August 27, 2021
Critic Score
79
22 reviews

8.

Tigercub - As Blue As Indigo
June 18, 2021
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

9.

Cathal Coughlan - Song of Co-Aklan
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

10.

Tomahawk - Tonic Immobility
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

11.

Melvins - Working With God
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

12.

Lonely The Brave - The Hope List
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

13.

Angels & Airwaves - Lifeforms
September 24, 2021
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

14.

You Me At Six - SUCKAPUNCH
January 15, 2021
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

15.

Royal Blood - Typhoons
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
76
22 reviews

16.

Mammoth WVH - Mammoth WVH
June 11, 2021
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

17.

Dinosaur Jr. - Sweep It Into Space
April 23, 2021
Critic Score
75
28 reviews

18.

Manic Street Preachers - The Ultra Vivid Lament
September 10, 2021
Critic Score
74
18 reviews

19.

Garbage - No Gods No Masters
June 11, 2021
Critic Score
73
29 reviews

21.

Evanescence - The Bitter Truth
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
72
13 reviews

22.

Yung - Ongoing Dispute
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

23.

Cleopatrick - BUMMER
June 4, 2021
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

25.

Foo Fighters - Medicine at Midnight
February 5, 2021
Critic Score
70
33 reviews
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