Best Rock Albums of 2016


The Top Ten

1 The Black - Asking Alexandria
2 Dystopia - Megadeth

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3 4 ½ - Steven Wilson

Will it be as good as Hand. Cannot. Erase? That was the best album of 2015. - IronSabbathPriest

Steven Wilson at number 1? Yes! Finally!

Brilliant EP from Steve. Builds a bridge between Hand. Cannot. Erase and whatever comes next. - IronSabbathPriest

4 Blackstar - David Bowie

I have no doubt this will be fantastic and I'm excited for its release, but isn't this a bit early to be calling it the album of the year? - PetSounds

5 Hellelujah - Drowning Pool
6 Debutante - Cait Brennan
7 Information - Eliot Sumner
8 For All Kings - Anthrax
9 Us and the Night - 3 doors Down
10 Love Don't Live Here - Lionheart

The Contenders

11 Day One - From Ashes To New
12 Who Sold My Generation - Night Beats
13 Hidden City - The Cult
14 Getaway - Adelitas Way
15 K 2.0 - Kula Shaker K 2.0 - Kula Shaker
16 XI - Metal Church
17 Revolution Radio - Green Day

This was by far the best. This and the Getaway should be way higher on the list! - caseyk1218

18 Synthia - The Jezabels
19 Life Screams - Lacey Sturm
20 Victorious - Wolfmother
21 Dig In Deep - Bonnie Raitt
22 The Astonishing - Dream Theater

Their first album to top number 1 on the US Billboard Rock Charts.

23 Crazy Eyes - Filter
24 Gore - Deftones
25 A Moon Shaped Pool - Radiohead
26 Coming Home - Pain
27 The Fall of Hearts - Katatonia
28 Sorceress - Opeth
29 Dissonants - Hands Like Houses

I found these guys on YouTube a few days ago when I was listening to another band's album and I thought that I should go explore and check out more bands. And then I found this gem in one of the recommendations.

I was like,

1st listen: Wow, these guys are good.

2nd listen: Wow! These guys are amazing! I must download this.

3rd listen:, I'm hooked!

4th listen: BEST. ALBUM. OF. ALL. TIME.

I can't even tell which songs are awful. None of them suck. In fact, more than half of the album consist of my absolute favorites, especially Grey Havens, I Am, Motion Sickness and Gl assh ouse. I should have found it earlier, since the album came out in February and I discovered it in September. They're that good.

30 The Getaway - Red Hot Chili Peppers
31 The Serenity of Suffering - Korn
32 Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not - Dinosaur Jr.
33 Night Thoughts - Suede
34 Big Life - The Rifles
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. The Black - Asking Alexandria
2. Dystopia - Megadeth
3. Hellelujah - Drowning Pool
1. 4 ½ - Steven Wilson
2. Debutante - Cait Brennan
3. Information - Eliot Sumner


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