The Best Rock Albums of 2012

1. Tame Impala - Lonerism

Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

2. Swans - The Seer

Swans - The Seer
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

4. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Critic Score
82
22 reviews

5. Liars - WIXIW

Liars - WIXIW
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

6. The Men - Open Your Heart

The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
82
22 reviews

7. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

Japandroids - Celebration Rock
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

8. Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
November 19, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

10. Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
81
31 reviews

11. Menomena - Moms

Menomena - Moms
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

12. Jack White - Blunderbuss

Jack White - Blunderbuss
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
81
31 reviews

14. The Evens - The Odds

The Evens - The Odds
November 20, 2012
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16. Bob Dylan - Tempest

Bob Dylan - Tempest
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
80
18 reviews

18. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

19. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

Tindersticks - The Something Rain
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

20. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse

Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

21. METZ - METZ

METZ - METZ
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

22. The Walkmen - Heaven

The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
80
28 reviews

23. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
80
31 reviews

24. Graham Coxon - A+E

Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

25. Cat Power - Sun

Cat Power - Sun
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
79
34 reviews
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