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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
This Land is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Gary Clark Jr.

"This Land"

"What About Us"

"Pearl Cadillac"

3
Help Us Stranger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Raconteurs

"Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

"Help Me Stranger"

"Bored and Razed"

4
Let's Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Black Keys

"Lo/Hi"

"Eagle Birds"

"Go"

5
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

6
Walk the Sky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Alter Bridge

"Wouldn't You Rather"

"Pay No Mind"

"Take the Crown"

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
Rewind, Replay, Rebound is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Volbeat

"Parasite"

"Leviathan"

"Last Day Under the Sun"

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
In the End is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
The Cranberries

"All Over Now" 

"Lost"

"Wake Me When It's Over"

11
Social Cues is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Cage the Elephant

"Ready to Let Go"

"House of Glass"

"Night Running"

12
Distance Over Time is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Alex Gaginsky added Dream Theater
13
Western Stars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Bruce Springsteen

"Hello Sunshine"

"There Goes My Miracle"

"Tucson Train"

14
Infest the Rats' Nest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

"Planet B"

"Self-Immolate"

"Organ Farmer"

15
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

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
Everything Not Saved Will Be L... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Foals

"Black Bull"

"The Runner"

"Into the Surf"

19
Everything Not Saved Will Be L... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Foals

"Exits"

"On the Luna"

"Sunday"

20
What's My Name is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Ringo Starr

"Thank God for Music"

"Send Love Spread Peace"

"What's My Name"

21
Who Do You Trust? is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Papa Roach

"Who Do You Trust?"

"Renegade Music"

"Not the Only One"

22
Africa Speaks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Santana

"Africa Speaks"

"Batonga"

"Oye Este Mi Canto"

23
Free is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Iggy Pop

"Free"

"James Bond"

"Sonali"

24
Anima is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Thom Yorke

"Traffic"

"Dawn Chorus"

"The Axe"

25
Nine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Blink-182

"Blame It on My Youth"

"Generational Divide"

"Happy Days"