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The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Updated: Check out the best new rock albums of 2020!

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
  • Fear Inoculum
    1

    Fear Inoculum

    "Fear Inoculum"

    "Pneuma"

    "7empest"

  • Let's Rock
    2

    Let's Rock

    "Lo/Hi"

    "Eagle Birds"

    "Go"

  • This Land
    3

    This Land

    "This Land"

    "What About Us"

    "Pearl Cadillac"

  • We Are Not Your Kind
    4

    We Are Not Your Kind

    "Unsainted"

    "Solway Firth"

    "Birth of the Cruel"

  • Who
    5

    "Ball and Chain"

    "All This Music Must Fade"

    "I Don't Wanna Get Wise"

  • Help Us Stranger
    6

    Help Us Stranger

    "Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

    "Help Me Stranger"

    "Bored and Razed"

  • Social Cues
    7

    Social Cues

    "Ready to Let Go"

    "House of Glass"

    "Night Running"

  • Feral Roots
    8

    Feral Roots

    "Do Your Worst"

    "Back in the Woods"

    "Feral Roots"

  • TRAUMA
    9

    TRAUMA

    "Bow Down"

    "Paranoid"

    "Breaking Down"

  • Distance Over Time
    10

    Distance Over Time

  • Weezer (Teal Album)
    11

    Weezer (Teal Album)

    "Africa"

    "No Scrubs"

    "Billie Jean"

  • Signs
    12

    Signs

    "Signs, High Times"

    "I’m Gonna Be There"

    "When Will I Begin"

  • Weezer (Black Album)
    13

    Weezer (Black Album)

    "Can't Knock the Hustle"

    "Zombie Bastards"

    "High as a Kite"
     

  • Infest the Rats' Nest
    14

    Infest the Rats' Nest

    "Planet B"

    "Self-Immolate"

    "Organ Farmer"

  • Walk the Sky
    15

    "Wouldn't You Rather"

    "Pay No Mind"

    "Take the Crown"

  • Rewind, Replay, Rebound
    16

    Rewind, Replay, Rebound

    "Parasite"

    "Leviathan"

    "Last Day Under the Sun"

  • OK, I'm Sick
    17

    OK, I'm Sick

    "x ANA x"

    "Heroin"

    "Promise Me"


     

  • "On Graveyard Hill"

    "Catfish Kate"

    "Bird of Prey"

  • Western Stars
    19

    Western Stars

    "Hello Sunshine"

    "There Goes My Miracle"

    "Tucson Train"

  • Amo
    20

    Amo

    "Mantra"

    "Wonderful Life"

    "Medicine"

  • The Dirt Soundtrack
    21

    The Dirt Soundtrack

    "The Dirt"

    "Ride With the Devil"

    "Crash and Burn"

  • Atonement
    22

    Atonement

    "Unleashed"

    "I Am Broken Too"

    "The Signal Fire"

  • Father of the Bride
    23

    Father of the Bride

     "Big Blue"

    "This Life" 

    "Unbearably White"

  • Who Do You Trust?
    24

    Who Do You Trust?

    "Who Do You Trust?"

    "Renegade Music"

    "Not the Only One"

  • "Saw Lightning"

    "Uneventful Days"

    "Dark Places"