Best Rock Albums Of 2014

Best Rock Albums Of 2014

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Our Best Rock Albums Of 2014 continues the trend of the 2010s that is defined by classic rockers releasing new strong material. Standing at the top of that class was a raging new studio album by Bruce Springsteen that was fueled by guest appearances by Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello. Right behind Springsteen’s hot new album was another great one by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers as well as a string effort by U2, Bob Seger, and Sammy Hagar. Half of Pink Floyd returned with the release of The Endless River while Paul Rodgers, Robert Plant, and Santana helped round out the onslaught of 60s and 70s artists still releasing new material in the 2010s.

# 50 – The Outsiders – Eric Church

The Outsiders - Eric Church

# 49 – They Want My Soul – Spoon

They Want My Soul - Spoon

# 48 – Transgender Dysphoria Blues – Against Me!

Transgender Dysphoria Blues - Against Me!

# 47 – Popular Problems – Leonard Cohen

Popular Problems - Leonard Cohen

# 46 – Morning Phase – Beck

Morning Phase - Beck

# 45 – Oh, What a LifeAmerican Authors

Oh, What a Life - American Authors

# 44 – Indie Cindy – Pixies

Indie Cindy - Pixies

# 43 – Better Days Comin’Winger

Better Days Comin' - Winger

# 42 – Blind RageAccept

Blind Rage - Accept

# 41 – 30:30 HindsightJimmy Barnes

30:30 Hindsight - Jimmy Barnes

# 40 – This Is M.E.Melissa Etheridge

This Is M.E. - Melissa Etheridge

# 39 – Kings & Queens of the UndergroundBilly Idol

Kings & Queens of the Underground - Billy Idol

# 38 – Somewhere Under WonderlandCounting Crows

Somewhere Under Wonderland - Counting Crows

# 37 – Bloodstone & DiamondsMachine Head

Bloodstone & Diamonds - Machine Head

# 36 – 1000 Forms of Fear – Sia

1000 Forms of Fear - Sia

# 35 –LowbornAnberlin

Lowborn - Anberlin

# 34 – AvonmoreBryan Ferry

Avonmore - Bryan Ferry

# 33 – Second Nature – Flying Colors

Second Nature - Flying Colors

# 32 – Strut – Lenny Kravitz

Strut - Lenny Kravitz

# 31 – Monuments to an ElegyThe Smashing Pumpkins

Monuments to an Elegy - The Smashing Pumpkins

# 30 – Rock Or Bust – AC/DC

Rock Or Bust - AC/DC

# 29 – Lazaretto – Jack White

Lazaretto - Jack White

# 28 – Ghost Stories – Coldplay

Ghost Stories - Coldplay

# 27 – Plain SpokenJohn Mellencamp

Plain Spoken - John Mellencamp

# 26 – Rockabilly Riot!: All OriginalBrian Setzer

Rockabilly Riot!: All Original - Brian Setzer

# 25 – Everything Will Be Alright in the End – Weezer

Everything Will Be Alright in the End - Weezer

# 24 – The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ CaleEric Clapton & Friends

The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale - Eric Clapton & Friends

# 23 – SimplicityTesla

Simplicity - Tesla

# 22 – Shine One – Sarah McLachlan

Shine One - Sarah McLachlan

# 21 – Talking is Hard – Walk the Moon

Talking is Hard - Walk the Moon

# 20 – Unrepentant Geraldines – Tori Amos

Unrepentant Geraldines - Tori Amos

# 19 – World Peace is None of Your Business – Morrissey

World Peace is None of Your Business - Morrissey

# 18 – V – Maroon 5

V - Maroon 5

# 17 – Rock ‘n’ Roll Telephone – Nazareth

Rock 'n' Roll Telephone - Nazareth

# 16 – To Be Kind – Swans

To Be Kind - Swans

# 15 – Fuego – Phish

Fuego - Phish

# 14 – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone – Lucinda Williams

Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone - Lucinda Williams

# 13 – The Hunting Party – Linkin Park

The Hunting Party - Linkin Park

# 12 – Royal BloodRoyal Blood

Royal Blood - Royal Blood

# 11 – Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar – Robert Plant

Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar - Robert Plant

# 10 – Corazón – Santana

Corazón - Santana

# 9 – Love and HateJoan Osborne

Love and Hate - Joan Osbourne

# 8 – The Royal Sessions – Paul Rodgers

The Royal Sessions - Paul Rodgers

# 7 – Ride Out – Bob Seger

Ride Out - Bob Seger

# 6 – Songs of Innocence – U2

Songs of Innocence - U2

# 5 – The Endless River – Pink Floyd

The Endless River - Pink Floyd

# 4 – Lite Roast – Sammy Hagar

Lite Roast - Sammy Hagar

# 3 – Sonic Highways – Foo Fighters

Sonic Highways - Foo Fighters

# 2 – Hypnotic Eye – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Hypnotic Eye - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

# 1 –  High Hopes – Bruce Springsteen

High Hopes - Bruce Springsteen

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