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The Best Rock Albums of 2019  

Coley Reed
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Whether you like tasty guitar solos or punk vocals, the best rock albums of 2019 will make you want to turn up the music to 11. Each year a new collection of rock and roll albums emerges and time will tell which record becomes the release that defines 2019. Face-melting guitars, relentless drums, and gnarly vocals combine in the best new rock albums of 2019.

Featuring everyone from Fever 333 to Bring Me the Horizon to Papa Roach, the best 2019 rock albums were created by the top names in the game. Even living legends including Santana have contributed to the great rock releases of 2019.

Which rock album do you think will go down in history as the best of 2019? Check out this list and vote the best releases up to the top spot. Please feel free to add any great full-length rock records we may have missed.

list ordered by
1
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Tool

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

2
Western Stars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Bruce Springsteen

"Hello Sunshine"

"There Goes My Miracle"

"Tucson Train"

3
This Land is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Gary Clark Jr.

"This Land"

"What About Us"

"Pearl Cadillac"

4
Help Us Stranger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Raconteurs

"Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

"Help Me Stranger"

"Bored and Razed"

5
Let's Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Black Keys

"Lo/Hi"

"Eagle Birds"

"Go"

6
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

7
Feral Roots is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Rival Sons

"Do Your Worst"

"Back in the Woods"

"Feral Roots"

8
Walk the Sky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Alter Bridge

"Wouldn't You Rather"

"Pay No Mind"

"Take the Crown"

9
Signs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Tedeschi Trucks Band

"Signs, High Times"

"I’m Gonna Be There"

"When Will I Begin"

10
Social Cues is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Cage the Elephant

"Ready to Let Go"

"House of Glass"

"Night Running"

11
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

12
Infest the Rats' Nest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

"Planet B"

"Self-Immolate"

"Organ Farmer"

13
Distance Over Time is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Alex Gaginsky added Dream Theater
14
Rewind, Replay, Rebound is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Volbeat

"Parasite"

"Leviathan"

"Last Day Under the Sun"

15
In the End is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Cranberries

"All Over Now" 

"Lost"

"Wake Me When It's Over"

16
Age of Unreason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Bad Religion

"My Sanity"

"Chaos from Within"

"Do the Paranoid Style"

17
Weezer (Teal Album) is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Weezer

"Africa"

"No Scrubs"

"Billie Jean"

18
What's My Name is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Ringo Starr

"Thank God for Music"

"Send Love Spread Peace"

"What's My Name"

19
Who Do You Trust? is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Papa Roach

"Who Do You Trust?"

"Renegade Music"

"Not the Only One"

20
Beneath the Eyrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Pixies

"On Graveyard Hill"

"Catfish Kate"

"Bird of Prey"

21
Africa Speaks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Santana

"Africa Speaks"

"Batonga"

"Oye Este Mi Canto"

22
Anima is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Thom Yorke

"Traffic"

"Dawn Chorus"

"The Axe"

23
Everyday Life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Coldplay

"Orphans"

"Arabesque"

"Everyday Life"

24
Atonement is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Killswitch Engage

"Unleashed"

"I Am Broken Too"

"The Signal Fire"

25
Hyperspace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Beck

"Saw Lightning"

"Uneventful Days"

"Dark Places"