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The Best Rock Albums of 2019 

Coley Reed
Updated January 10, 2020 17.9k votes 2.7k voters 68.6k views 116 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.

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

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

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

"This Land"

"What About Us"

"Pearl Cadillac"

3
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

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

"Lo/Hi"

"Eagle Birds"

"Go"

5
Help Us Stranger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

"Help Me Stranger"

"Bored and Razed"

6
Feral Roots is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Do Your Worst"

"Back in the Woods"

"Feral Roots"

7
Walk the Sky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Label: Napalm

Genres (Music): Alternative, Rock

"Wouldn't You Rather"

"Pay No Mind"

"Take the Crown"

8
Social Cues is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Ready to Let Go"

"House of Glass"

"Night Running"

9
Western Stars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Hello Sunshine"

"There Goes My Miracle"

"Tucson Train"

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

Label: Polydor

Genres (Music): Rock

"Ball and Chain"

"All This Music Must Fade"

"I Don't Wanna Get Wise"

11
Weezer (Teal Album) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Africa"

"No Scrubs"

"Billie Jean"

12
Signs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Signs, High Times"

"I’m Gonna Be There"

"When Will I Begin"

13
TRAUMA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Bow Down"

"Paranoid"

"Breaking Down"

14
Rewind, Replay, Rebound ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Parasite"

"Leviathan"

"Last Day Under the Sun"

15
Distance Over Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Alex Gaginsky added

Genres (Music): Progressive Metal

16
In the End is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"All Over Now" 

"Lost"

"Wake Me When It's Over"

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

"Can't Knock the Hustle"

"Zombie Bastards"

"High as a Kite"
 

18
Infest the Rats' Nest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Planet B"

"Self-Immolate"

"Organ Farmer"

19
Hyperspace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Label: Capitol

Genres (Music): Alternative, Rock

"Saw Lightning"

"Uneventful Days"

"Dark Places"

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

"Unleashed"

"I Am Broken Too"

"The Signal Fire"

21
OK, I'm Sick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"x ANA x"

"Heroin"

"Promise Me"


 

22
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

23
Beneath the Eyrie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Label: BMG/Infectious

Genres (Music): Indie rock, Alternative

"On Graveyard Hill"

"Catfish Kate"

"Bird of Prey"

24
Why Me? Why Not. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Label: Warner

Genres (Music): Rock

"Shockwave"

"The River"

"Once"

25
Who Do You Trust? is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock Albums of 2019

"Who Do You Trust?"

"Renegade Music"

"Not the Only One"