The Best Rock Albums of 2016

1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
89
30 reviews

2. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Critic Score
87
37 reviews

3. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

4. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
36 reviews

5. Mitski - Puberty 2

Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
85
26 reviews

6. Drive-By Truckers - American Band

Drive-By Truckers - American Band
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

7. Gnod - Mirror

Gnod - Mirror
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

8. Yak - Alas Salvation

Yak - Alas Salvation
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

9. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

10. Johnny Foreigner - Mono No Aware

Johnny Foreigner - Mono No Aware
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

11. Parquet Courts - Human Performance

Parquet Courts - Human Performance
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

12. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
82
23 reviews

13. Kevin Morby - Singing Saw

Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

14. Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY.

Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY.
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

15. Russian Circles - Guidance

Russian Circles - Guidance
August 5, 2016
Critic Score
81
12 reviews

17. The Hotelier - Goodness

The Hotelier - Goodness
May 27, 2016
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

18. Andy Shauf - The Party

Andy Shauf - The Party
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

19. William Tyler - Modern Country

William Tyler - Modern Country
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

21. Opeth - Sorceress

Opeth - Sorceress
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

22. Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

25. Steve Mason - Meet the Humans

Steve Mason - Meet the Humans
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
80
8 reviews
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