Best Rock Albums of 2010

The Top Ten

A Thousand Suns- Linkin Park A Thousand Suns- Linkin Park Product Image

Nightmare is great, but A Thousand Suns shows that LP can change their style and yet still make great music, they never fail to impress me.

Defiently the best album rock album of the year! Linkin Park is constantly reinventing themselves and it shows. This is perhaps my favorite album of all time!

They might call it A Thousand Suns but it has 10000000000 listeners.

Everybody is linked by the parks (songs) of Linkin Park.

A thousands suns deserves 1st place as linkin park are one of the best rock bands of our time and has some amazing songs and had a amzing tour

Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold Product Image

Add up all the emotion from all the other albums listed and you still you won't come close to what Avenged put into this album.

And to top it all off, it's musically one of their best yet. They ranged from ballad to heavy thrash a la Pantera, with blistering, dueling guitars and perfect vocals.

Considering their friend, brother and drummer died before recording commenced, a less-than satisfactory record would have been acceptable and lightly critiqued. But these guys showed the resiliency to shred their way to a masterpiece. It's really commendable and awe-inspiring.

So even though the music speaks enough of its greatness, I think this album deserves to be higher listed as one of the best albums of the year when you combine the music with the emotion and work put in.

The worst Linkin Park album and the one that proves they have changed to more commercially succesful music and somehow a pop sound is top1 and Nightmare is just top5? No way, this album shows good metal is still done, insane solos, clean vocals for the most part and overall a very perfect sound, one of the few good bands around these days, the album deserves top1!

I loved Linkin Park back in the day but then they sold, no matter Avenged Sevenfold would still be number one in my book

As much as I love Linkin Park, this is way better. Even though ATS had the Catalyst, this has Nightmare, Welcome to the Family, God Hates Us, So Far Away, Fiction, and Natural Born Killer. FoREVer!

Diamond Eyes - Deftones Diamond Eyes - Deftones Product Image
Asylum - Disturbed Asylum - Disturbed Product Image
Le Noise - Neil Young Le Noise - Neil Young Product Image
Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys - My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys - My Chemical Romance Product Image

How the hell is Mumford and Sons above My Chemical Romance? What has the world come to, jeez. Fair enough there awesome but not as awesome as the Fabulous Killjoys! For the win!

I love this album!

Plead the Fifth - Taproot Plead the Fifth - Taproot Product Image
Fever - Bullet for My Valentine Fever - Bullet for My Valentine Product Image

Should be in top ten
The guitars, drums played are really amazing..!

Korn III: Remember Who You Are - Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are - Korn Product Image
No Apologies - Trapt No Apologies - Trapt Product Image

The Contenders

High Violet - The National High Violet - The National Product Image
Monsters - D'espairsray
All American Nightmare - Hinder All American Nightmare - Hinder Product Image

There are damn amazing songs in there... Not an album with a theme and all.. But musically far better than a thousand suns.. Come on pl are you done overrating LP and underrating hinder? GET OVER IT..

this is one of their best albums... deserves this place...

Imperfect Harmonies - Serj Tankian Imperfect Harmonies - Serj Tankian Product Image
The Oracle - Godsmack The Oracle - Godsmack Product Image
Time for Annihilation - Papa Roach Time for Annihilation - Papa Roach Product Image

1. Burn
2. One Track Mind
3. Kick in The Teeth
4. No Matter What
5. The Enemy
Five awesome tracks
still this album is not on top!

Majesty Shredding - Superchunk Majesty Shredding - Superchunk Product Image
Dance & Scream - Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas Dance & Scream - Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas Product Image
Sigh No More - Mumford And Sons Sigh No More - Mumford And Sons Product Image

Best album ever created, by the best band ever formed. They bring a new twist on folk. With beautiful lyrics with such meaning, how can this album not be number 1?

This has to be number one Mumford and Sons is one the best rock/folk bands ever! I like linkin park but Mumford and Sons are so much better than Avenged Sevenfold and Linkin Park.

Audio Secrecy - Stone Sour Audio Secrecy - Stone Sour Product Image
The Final Frontier - Iron Maiden The Final Frontier - Iron Maiden Product Image

Really? The Final Frontier on 11th? All hope in humanity lost!

It deserves to be the No. 1!

Death to Analog - Julien-K Death to Analog - Julien-K Product Image
For We Are Many - All That Remains For We Are Many - All That Remains Product Image
Contra - Vampire Weekend Contra - Vampire Weekend Product Image
Lungs - Florence The Machine Lungs - Florence   The Machine Product Image

I love that album! Drumming Song, Blinding, Cosmic Love, Rabbit Heart, You ve got the love, Dog Days Are Over... Amazing songs!

BEAUTIFUL. Nothing else to say. m/(^O^)m/ ROCK ON FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE! It is so awesome

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