Best Rock Albums Of 2015

Best Rock Albums Of 2015

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Our Best Albums Of 2015 looks back at a year in which classic rockers seemed to take the year off with some exceptions. 2015 did see releases from such legends as Keith Richards who delivered his first solo album in twenty three years. Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys fame continued to release new music to the joy of Beach Boys fans. Chris Cornell released the best solo album of his career. James Taylor was back with another great one. David Gilmour returned with another spectacular rock album to keep his Pink Floyd fans happy. Great modern day female blues rockers Beth Hart and Samantha Fish issued killer albums. Perhaps one of the greatest rock records of the year though was the release of Iron Maiden’s The Book Of Souls.

# 50 – Star Wars – Wilco

Star Wars - Wilco

# 49 – New Bermuda – Deafheaven

New Bermuda - Deafheaven

# 48 – Wilder Mind – Mumford & Sons

Wilder Mind - Mumford & Sons

# 47 – The Waterfall – My Morning Jacket

The Waterfall - My Morning Jacket

# 46 – Midnight – Grace Potter

Midnight - Grace Potter

# 45 – Shockwave SupernovaJoe Satriani

Shockwave Supernova - Joe Satriani

# 44 – DopamineThird Eye Blind

Dopamine - Third Eye Blind

# 43 – That’s the Spirit – Bring Me the Horizon

That's the Spirit - Bring Me the Horizon

# 42 – Indestructible – House Of Lords

Indestructible - House Of Lords

# 41 -Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance – Belle and Sebastian

Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance - Belle and Sebastian

# 40 – Bad Magic – Motörhead

Bad Magic - Motörhead

# 39 – Musique de Film ImaginéThe Brian Jonestown Massacre

Musique de Film Imaginé - The Brian Jonestown Massacre

# 38 – The Light in You – Mercury Rev

The Light in You - Mercury Rev

# 37 – Kill the FlawSevendust

Kill the Flaw - Sevendust

# 36 – First Comes the NightChris Isaak

First Comes the Night - Chris Isaak

# 35 – Vulnicura – Björk

Vulnicura - Björk

# 34 –PerfectamundoBilly Gibbons

Perfectamundo - Billy Gibbons

# 33 – Chasing Yesterday – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Chasing Yesterday - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

# 32 – Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots

Blurryface - Twenty One Pilots

# 31 – Currents – Tame Impala

Currents - Tame Impala

# 30 – The Magic WhipBlur

The Magic Whip - Blur

# 29 – The Color Before the SunCoheed and Cambria

The Color Before the Sun - Coheed and Cambria

# 28 – Anthems for Doomed Youth – The Libertines

Anthems for Doomed Youth - The Libertines

# 27 -What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World – The Decemberists

What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World - The Decemberists

# 26 –  Sounds Good Feels Good – 5 Seconds of Summer

Sounds Good Feels Good - 5 Seconds of Summer

# 25 – Smoke & Mirrors – Imagine Dragons

Smoke & Mirrors - Imagine Dragons

# 24 -Kintsugi – Death Cab for Cutie

Kintsugi - Death Cab for Cutie

# 23 – Drones – Muse

Drones - Muse

# 22 – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – Florence + The Machine

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful - Florence + The Machine

# 21 – A Head Full of DreamsColdplay

A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay

# 20 – The Monsanto YearsNeil Young

The Monsanto Years - Neil Young

# 19 – Get Up –  Bryan Adams

Get Up -  Bryan Adams

# 18 –Alone in the UniverseJeff Lynne’s ELO

Alone in the Universe - Jeff Lynne's ELO

# 17 – Endless Forms Most BeautifulNightwish

Endless Forms Most Beautiful - Nightwish

# 16 – Tracker – Mark Knopfler

Tracker - Mark Knopfler

# 15 – Burning BridgesBon Jovi

Burning Bridges - Bon Jovi

# 14 – Before This WorldJames Taylor

Before This World - James Taylor

# 13 – The Way It Feels – Heather Nova

The Way It Feels - Heather Nova

# 12 – The Ann Wilson Thing! #1 – Ann Wilson

# 11 – A Fool To Care – Boz Scaggs

A Fool To Care - Boz Scaggs

# 10 – A Conspiracy of StarsUFO

A Conspiracy of Stars - UFO

# 9 – Hand. Cannot. Erase.Steven Wilson

Hand. Cannot. Erase. - Steven Wilson

# 8 – Def Leppard – Def Leppard

Def Leppard - Def Leppard

# 7 – No Pier PressureBrian Wilson

No Pier Pressure - Brian Wilson

# 6 – Better Than HomeBeth Hart

Better Than Home - Beth Hart

# 5 – Wild Heart – Samantha Fish

Wild Heart - Samantha Fish

# 4 – Rattle That LockDavid Gilmour

Rattle That Lock - David Gilmour

# 3 – Crosseyed HeartKeith Richards

Crosseyed Heart - Keith Richards

# 2 – Higher TruthChris Cornell

Higher Truth - Chris Cornell

# 1 – The Book of SoulsIron Maiden

The Book of Souls - Iron Maiden

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