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The Best Rock Albums of 2021

1.

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - CARNAGE
February 25, 2021
Critic Score
88
30 reviews

2.

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

3.

Waterparks - Greatest Hits
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

4.

Squid - Bright Green Field
May 7, 2021
Critic Score
85
27 reviews

5.

Can - Live in Stuttgart 1975
May 28, 2021
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

6.

Genghis Tron - Dream Weapon
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

7.

Mdou Moctar - Afrique Victime
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

8.

St. Vincent - Daddy's Home
May 14, 2021
Critic Score
84
36 reviews

9.

The Anchoress - The Art Of Losing
March 12, 2021
Critic Score
84
12 reviews

10.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real - A Few Stars Apart
June 11, 2021
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

11.

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

12.

The Armed - Ultrapop
April 16, 2021
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

13.

John Hiatt With The Jerry Douglas Band - Leftover Feelings
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

14.

Black Country, New Road - For the first time
February 5, 2021
Critic Score
82
29 reviews

15.

Here Lies Man - Ritual Divination
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

16.

Matt Berry - The Blue Elephant
May 14, 2021
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

17.

The Coral - Coral Island
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

18.

Julien Baker - Little Oblivions
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
81
35 reviews

20.

Lucy Dacus - Home Video
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

21.

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

22.

Part Chimp - Drool
June 2, 2021
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

23.

Cedric Burnside - I Be Trying
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

24.

Bell Orchestre - House Music
March 19, 2021
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

25.

Steve Earle - J.T.
January 4, 2021
Critic Score
80
13 reviews
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