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The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Updated January 10, 2020 28.3k votes 3.1k voters 78.1k views104 items

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.

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    Fear Inoculum
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    "Fear Inoculum"

    "Pneuma"

    "7empest"

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    We Are Not Your Kind
    551
    456

    "Unsainted"

    "Solway Firth"

    "Birth of the Cruel"

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    This Land
    509
    424

    This Land

    Gary Clark Jr.

    "This Land"

    "What About Us"

    "Pearl Cadillac"

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    Let's Rock
    500
    427

    Let's Rock

    The Black Keys

    "Lo/Hi"

    "Eagle Birds"

    "Go"

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    Who
    190
    154

    Who

    The Who

    Release Date2019

    LabelPolydor

    Genres (Music)Rock

    "Ball and Chain"

    "All This Music Must Fade"

    "I Don't Wanna Get Wise"

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    Help Us Stranger
    417
    394

    Help Us Stranger

    The Raconteurs

    "Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

    "Help Me Stranger"

    "Bored and Razed"

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    Walk the Sky
    278
    271

    Walk the Sky

    Alter Bridge

    Release Date2019

    LabelNapalm

    Genres (Music)Alternative, Rock

    "Wouldn't You Rather"

    "Pay No Mind"

    "Take the Crown"

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    Feral Roots
    365
    367

    Feral Roots

    Rival Sons

    "Do Your Worst"

    "Back in the Woods"

    "Feral Roots"

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    Social Cues
    330
    331

    Social Cues

    Cage the Elephant

    "Ready to Let Go"

    "House of Glass"

    "Night Running"

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    TRAUMA
    215
    214

    TRAUMA

    I Prevail

    "Bow Down"

    "Paranoid"

    "Breaking Down"

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    Western Stars
    364
    383

    Western Stars

    Bruce Springsteen

    "Hello Sunshine"

    "There Goes My Miracle"

    "Tucson Train"

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  • 12
    Weezer (Teal Album)

    "Africa"

    "No Scrubs"

    "Billie Jean"

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    Distance Over Time
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    278

    Distance Over Time

    Dream Theater

    Genres (Music)Progressive Metal

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  • 14
    Rewind, Replay, Rebound

    "Parasite"

    "Leviathan"

    "Last Day Under the Sun"

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  • 15
    Weezer (Black Album)

    "Can't Knock the Hustle"

    "Zombie Bastards"

    "High as a Kite"
     

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    Signs
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    255

    Signs

    Tedeschi Trucks Band

    "Signs, High Times"

    "I’m Gonna Be There"

    "When Will I Begin"

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    Infest the Rats' Nest
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    223

    Infest the Rats' Nest

    King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

    "Planet B"

    "Self-Immolate"

    "Organ Farmer"

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    In the End
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    300

    In the End

    The Cranberries

    "All Over Now" 

    "Lost"

    "Wake Me When It's Over"

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  • 19
    Atonement
    154
    179

    Atonement

    Killswitch Engage

    "Unleashed"

    "I Am Broken Too"

    "The Signal Fire"

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    Hyperspace
    108
    124

    Release Date2019

    LabelCapitol

    Genres (Music)Alternative, Rock

    "Saw Lightning"

    "Uneventful Days"

    "Dark Places"

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    Why Me? Why Not.
    136
    172

    Why Me? Why Not.

    Liam Gallagher

    Release Date2019

    LabelWarner

    Genres (Music)Rock

    "Shockwave"

    "The River"

    "Once"

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    Beneath the Eyrie
    156
    199

    Release Date2019

    LabelBMG/Infectious

    Genres (Music)Indie rock, Alternative

    "On Graveyard Hill"

    "Catfish Kate"

    "Bird of Prey"

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    OK, I'm Sick
    183
    237

    OK, I'm Sick

    Badflower

    "x ANA x"

    "Heroin"

    "Promise Me"


     

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    Amo
    169
    219

    Amo

    Bring Me the Horizon

    "Mantra"

    "Wonderful Life"

    "Medicine"

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  • 25
    Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1

    "Exits"

    "On the Luna"

    "Sunday"

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