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The Best Experimental Rock Albums of All Time

1.

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
November 23, 1979
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

2.

David Bowie - Low
January 14, 1977
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

3.

David Bowie -
October 14, 1977
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

5.

Menomena - I Am the Fun Blame Monster
June 20, 2003
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

6.

Swans - To Be Kind
May 13, 2014
Critic Score
88
35 reviews

8.

Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.
March 3, 2015
Critic Score
87
8 reviews

9.

TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
87
20 reviews

10.

TV on the Radio - Dear Science
September 22, 2008
Critic Score
87
29 reviews

11.

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
86
40 reviews

12.

Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

13.

Oxbow - Thin Black Duke
May 19, 2017
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

14.

Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
May 14, 2013
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

15.

Radiohead - Kid A
October 2, 2000
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

16.

Evangelista - Prince of Truth
October 5, 2009
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

17.

Carla Bozulich - Boy
March 3, 2014
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

18.

Islet - Wimmy
November 10, 2010
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

19.

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

20.

Gang Gang Dance - God's Money
April 5, 2005
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

21.

Battles - Mirrored
May 22, 2007
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

22.

Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles
February 17, 2004
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

23.

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

24.

Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
September 26, 1995
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

25.

black midi - schlagenheim
June 21, 2019
Critic Score
81
25 reviews
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