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Uber Rock's Albums of the Year 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 31 December 2012 03:00

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This article shouldn't really need an introduction: the last Uber Rock feature of the year, published on the last day of the year, celebrating the best albums of the year.

 

We could have published it in the Summer, given the plaudits to whichever big American band happened to be playing in the UK at the time, but, of course, that would be pathetic. A pathetic, money-based sell out.

 

No, Uber Rock prides itself on being dedicated to music - simple as that. No back handers, no arse licking, no ulterior motives.

 

That is why the collective Top 20 albums of 2012 that you will find at the bottom of this feature excites us so: we've always strived to give the little guys, the criminally underheard, the underdog as much coverage as the big guys, the established acts. More so, if we're totally honest. The final Top 20 albums list pretty much sums up Uber Rock's spirit - cool albums by bigger bands rubbing shoulders with essential albums by smaller bands that you might not have even heard about if it wasn't for mofos like us who put the music before anything else.

 

How did we get to that final Top 20? We asked the legion of legendary Uber Scribes to give us their favourite 20 albums of 2012 and then let the number crunchers take over. Read on, enjoy, and check out as many of the bands, and albums, listed below as you possibly can.....

 

 

Mark Ashby

 

1.) Sinocence - 'No Gods, No Masters Part One'
2.) Waylander - 'Kindred Spirits'
3.) Celtachor - 'Nine Waves From The Shore'
4.) Dew Scented - 'Icarus'
5.) Hangfire - 'Shoot The Crow'
6.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognize'
7.) Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats - 'Blood Lust'
8.) Led Zeppelin - 'Celebration Day'
9.) My Dying Bride - A Map Of All Our Failures'
10.) Knock Out Kaine - 'House Of Sins'
11.) Mark Lanegan - 'Blues Funeral'
12.) Absolva - 'Flames Of Justice'
13.) Troubled Horse - 'Step Inside'
14.) Dead Label! - 'Sense Of Slaughter'
15.) 3 Inches Of Blood - 'Long Live Heavy Metal'
16.) Y&T - 'Live At The Mystic'
17.) The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons'
18.) Bäkken - 'Death Of A Hero'
19.) H.E.A.T. - 'Address The Nation'
20.) Hello Jackie - 'Unspeakable Territories'

 

Jason Daniel Baker

 

1.) The Pretty Reckless - 'Hit Me Like A Man'
2.) Infernal Overdrive - 'Last Rays Of The Dying Sun'
3.) Baroness - 'Yellow & Green'
4.) Serj Tankian - 'Harakiri'
5.) Lord Fowl - 'Moon Queen'
6.) ABRAHMA - 'Through The Dusty Paths Of Our Lives'
7.) Monuments - 'Gnosis'
8.) Taproot - 'The Episodes'
9.) Enabler - 'All Hail The Void'
10.) Hail Spirit Noir - 'Pneuma'
11.) Oddland - 'The Treachery Of Senses'
12.) Lacuna Coil - 'Dark Adrenaline'
13.) The Agonist - 'Prisoners'
14.) The Tide Will Take Us - 'Putrid Dynasty'
15.) Whitechapel - 'S/T'
16.) Anberlin - 'Vital'
17.) Stone Sour - 'House Of Gold And Bones'
18.) Between the Buried & Me - 'The Parallax II'
19.) Beardfish - 'The Void'
20.) Syqem - 'Reflections Of Elephants'

 

Steve Beebee

 

1.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
2.) Deftones - 'Koi No Yokan'
3.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
4.) The Gaslight Anthem - 'Handwritten'
5.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of…'
6.) Slash - 'Apocalyptic Love'
7.) Bruce Springsteen - 'Wrecking Ball'
8.) In This Moment - 'Blood'
9.) LostAlone - 'I'm A UFO In This City'
10.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
11.) Sonic Bonic Six - 'Sonic Boom Six'
12.) Marilyn Manson - 'Born Villain'
13.) Spit Like This - 'Normalityville Horror'
14.) Kix - 'Live In Baltimore'
15.) Delain - 'We Are The Others'
16.) Ginger - '100%'
17.) Lacuna Coil - 'Dark Adrenaline'
18.) Mark Tremonti - 'All I Was'
19.) Lynyrd Skynyrd - 'Last Of A Dyin' Breed'
20.) The Mercy House - 'A Broken State Of Bliss'

 

Ian Bell

 

1.) Texas Hippie Coalition - 'Peacemaker'
2.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
3.) James Warner Prophecies - 'Things Change'
4.) Ginger Wildheart - '555%'
5.) The Bones - 'Monkeys With Guns'
6.) Newton Faulkner - 'Write It On Your Skin'
7.) Ian Hunter & The Rant Band - 'When I'm President'
8.) The King Blues - 'Long Live The Struggle'
9.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
10.) Testament - 'Dark Roots Of Earth'
11.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
12.) Therapy? - 'A Brief Crack Of Light'
13.) Jack White - 'Blunderbus'
14.) Fell On Black Days - 'Talion'
15.) Serj Tankian - 'Harakiri'
16.) Accept - 'Stalingrad'
17.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
18.) The Cult - 'Choice Of Weapon'
19.) ZZ Top - 'La Futura'
20.) Lynyrd Skynyrd - 'Last Of A Dyin' Breed'

 

Matt Blakout

 

1.) Hang Fire - 'Shoot The Crow' (of course)
2.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of...'
3.) Bonafide - 'Ultimate Rebel'
4.) Red White & Blues - 'Shine'
5.) Tyketto - 'Dig In Deep'
6.) Gun - 'Break The Silence'
7.) Bucket & Co - 'Guitars, Beers And Tears'
8.) Ian Danter - 'Prove You Wrong' (Advance Copy)
9.) Kiss - 'Monster'
10.) Hardline - 'Danger Zone'
11.) Black Country Communion - 'Afterglow'
12.) Van Halen - 'A Different Kind Of Truth'
13.) Shinedown - 'Amaryllis'
14.) Lucie Silvas - 'Letters To Ghosts'
15.) Trucker Diablo - 'The Devil Rhythm'
16.) Jack Blades - 'Rock 'n' Roll Ride'
17.) Mr Big - 'Live From The Living Room'
18.) Night Ranger - '24 Strings And A Drummer'
19.) Europe - 'Bag Of Bones'
20.) Peepshow - 'Brand New Breed'

 

Nev Brooks

 

1.) Kamikaze Test Pilots - 'Epon'
2.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
3.) Mothlite - 'Dark Age'
4.) Field Music - 'Plumb'
5.) IKIL Oriion - 'Paranoise Void'
6.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
7.) Band Of Skulls - 'Sweet Sour'
8.) The Heavy - 'Our Glorious Dead'
9.) Trioscapes - 'Separate Realities'
10.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
11.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
12.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
13.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
14.) Slash - 'Apocalyptic Love'
15.) Artmagic - Become The One You Love'
16.) Eclipse - 'Corrupted Society' (reissue)
17.) Nanochrist - 'Erase The Sky'
18.) King Dude - 'Burning Daylight'
19.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
20.) Slightly Stoopid - 'Top Of The World'

 

Craggy

 

1.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
2.) Eve 6 - 'Speak In Code'
3.) Lit - 'The View From The Bottom'
4.) Soul Asylum - 'Delayed Reaction'
5.) Erik Tasa - 'Ballad Of A Winter Beard'
6.) Midway Still - 'Always Ends'
7.) Lincoln Durham - 'The Shovel [vs] the Howling Bones'
8.) Bermondsey Joyriders - 'Noise And Revolution'
9.) Warrior Soul - 'Stiff Middle Finger'
10.) The Peacocks - 'Don’t Ask'
11.) The Blasters - 'Fun On Saturday Night'
12.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
13.) Ginger - '555%'
14.) Danko Jones - 'Rock And Roll Is Black And Blue'
15.) Motion City Soundtrack - 'Go'
16.) Diamond Dogs - 'Set Fire To It All'
17.) Designs of Chaos - 'The Chaos Engine'
18.) Bruce Springsteen - 'Wrecking Ball'
19.) Codejak - 'Times Of Conflict'
20.) The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - 'Between the Ditches'

 

Dom Daley

 

1.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
2.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
3.) Gallon Drunk - 'The Road Gets Dark'
4.) Argy Bargy - 'Hopes Dreams Lies & Schemes'
5.) Prima Donna - 'Bless This Mess'
6.) Sorry & The Sinatras - 'Kings Of Shambles Street'
7.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
8.) Off! - 'Off!'
9.) Turbonegro - 'Sexual Harassment'
10.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
11.) The Nomads - 'Solna'
12.) JJ & The Real Jerks - 'Economy Class Ego Trip'
13.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
14.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
15.) Brian James - 'Grand Cru'
16.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'
17.) Ricky Rat - 'Songs In C Major Love'
18.) The Crazy Squeeze - 'The Crazy Squeeze'
19.) Main Street Brats - 'Main Street Brats'
20.) The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 'Meat And Bone'

 

Gaz E

 

1.) Gallows - 'Gallows'
2.) LostAlone - 'I'm A UFO In This City'
3.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
4.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
5.) Foxy Shazam - 'The Church Of Rock And Roll'
6.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
7.) Cancer Bats - 'Dead Set On Living'
8.) Blood Command - 'Funeral Beach'
9.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
10.) Diemonds - 'The Bad Pack'
11.) The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons'
12.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
13.) Turbonegro - 'Sexual Harassment'
14.) Lit - 'The View From The Bottom'
15.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of...'
16.) Hawk Eyes - 'Ideas'
17.) Motion City Soundtrack - 'Go'
18.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
19.) Adler - 'Back From The Dead'
20.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'

 

Johnny H

 

1.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
2.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
3.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
4.) Argy Bargy - 'Hopes Dreams Lies & Schemes'
5.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
6.) Mark Lanegan Band - 'Blues Funeral'
7.) The 69 Eyes - 'X'
8.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
9.) The Dead Formats - 'At Sixes Sevens and Nines'
10.) The Terraces - 'The Terraces'
11.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
12.) Warrior Soul - 'Stiff Middle Finger'
13.) Field Music - 'Plumb'
14.) Turbonegro - 'Sexual Harassment'
15.) Prima Donna - 'Bless This Mess'
16.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
17.) Jack White - 'Blunderbuss'
18.) Slash - 'Apocalyptic Love'
19.) Gallows - 'Gallows'
20.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'

 

Rich Hobson

 

1.) Ginger Wildheart - '555%'
2.) Jaya The Cat - 'The New International Sound Of Hedonism'
3.) Hey! Hello! - 'Hey! Hello!'
4.) The Stranglers - 'Giants'
5.) Blownload - 'Orgy Of One'
6.) Therapy? - 'A Brief Crack Of Light'
7.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
8.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
9.) NoFx - 'NoFx'
10.) Slash - 'Apocalyptic Love'
11.) Ministry - 'Relapse'
12.) Mark Lanegan - 'Blues Funeral'
13.) Norah Jones - 'Little Broken Hearts'
14.) Candlebox - 'Love Stories And Other Musings'
15.) El Creepo - 'Aloha!'
16.) Down - 'Down IV: Part One - The Purple EP'
17.) The Melvins - 'Freak Puke'
18.) Coheed And Cambria - 'Afterman: The Ascension'
19.) Cancer Bats - 'Dead Set On Living'
20.) James Iha - 'Look To The Sky'

 

Ben Hughes

 

1.) Ginger Wildheart - '555%'
2.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'
3.) Hey! Hello! - 'Hey! Hello!'
4.) Prima Donna - 'Bless This Mess'
5.) LostAlone - 'I'm A UFO In This City'
6.) Imperial State Electric - 'Pop War'        
7.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
8.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
9.) Nada Surf - 'The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy'
10.) Miles Nielson - 'The Rusted Hearts'
11.) ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - 'Lost Songs'
12.) Ken Stringfellow - 'Danzig In The Moonlight'
13.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
14.) Diamond Dogs - 'Set Fire To It All'
15.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
16.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
17.) The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 'Meat & Bone'
18.) Kevlar Bikini - 'Explodisiac'
19.) The Dirty Heads - 'Cabin By The Sea'
20.) Cherri Bomb - 'This Is The End Of Control'

 

Rob Lane

 

1.) The Dollyrots - 'The Dollyrots'
2.) Lit - 'The View From The Bottom'
3.) Soul Asylum - 'Delayed Reaction'
4.) Erik Chandler - 'Writing The Wrongs' EP
5.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
6.) Trixter - 'New Audio Machine'
7.) Van Halen - 'A Different Kind Of Truth'
8.) People On Vacation - 'The Summer And The Fall'
9.) Bowling For Soup - 'One Big Happy'
10.) Train - 'California 37'
11.) Patent Pending - 'Second Family'
12.) Paul Miro - 'Sometimes You Get, Sometimes You Get Got'
13.) Romeo's Daughter - 'Rapture'
14.) Ashbury Keys - 'Wake Up' EP
15.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
16.) The Gaslight Anthem - 'Handwritten'
17.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
18.) Kiss - 'Monster'
19.) Tuff - 'What Comes Around Goes Around....Again!'
20.) Danko Jones - 'Rock And Roll Is Black And Blue'


Chris O

 

1.) The Last Vegas - 'Bad Decisions'
2.) Warrior Soul - 'Stiff Middle Finger'
3.) The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons'
4.) Iron Knights - 'New Sound Of War'
5.) Reverence - 'When Darkness Calls'
6.) Kreator - 'Phantom Antichrist'
7.) Dick Valentine - 'Destroy The Children'
8.) Kevlar Bikini - 'Explodisiac'
9.) Tankard - 'A Girl Called Cerveza'
10.) Winterfylleth - 'The Threnody Of Triumph'
11.) 3 Inches Of Blood - 'Long Live Heavy Metal'
12.) Paradise Lost - 'Tragic Idol'
13.) Conan - 'Monnos'
14.) St Prostitute - 'Here Come The Prostitutes'
15.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of…'
16.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
17.) Municipal Waste - 'The Fatal Feast'
18.) Tenacious D - 'Rise Of The Fenix'
19.) Sabaton - 'Carolus Rex'
20.) Manowar - 'The Lord Of Steel'

 

Russ P

 

1.) Carina Round - 'Tigermending'
2.) Gun - 'Break The Silence'
3.) Jellyfish - 'Live At Bogart's'
4.) Ginger - '555%'
5.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
6.) Tom Jones - 'Spirit In The Room'
7.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
8.) The Mars Volta - 'Noctourniquet'
9.) Ben Kweller - 'Go Fly A Kite'
10.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'
11.) Garbage - 'Not Your Kind Of People'
12.) Field Music - 'Plumb'
13.) David Myhr - 'Soundshine'
14.) Black Country Communion - 'Afterglow'
15.) The Heavy - 'The Glorious Dead'
16.) Skunk Anansie - 'Black Traffic'
17.) Grizzly Bear - 'Shields'
18.) Ken Stringfellow - 'Danzig In The Moonlight'
19.) Hellsongs - 'Long Live Lounge'
20.) Jesse Davey - 'A Soundtrack To The Movie That Wasn't There'

 

Matt Phelps

 

1.) Unisonic - 'Unisonic'
2.) Testament - 'Dark Roots Of Earth'
3.) Accept - 'Stalingrad'
4.) Argy Bargy - 'Hopes Dreams Lies & Schemes'
5.) Kiss - 'Monster'
6.) Doro - 'Raise Your Fist'
7.) Noi!se - 'Pushing On'
8.) Sledgeback - '7 Years Like A Broken Record'
9.) HangFire - 'Shoot The Crow'
10.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
11.) Overkill - 'The Electric Age'
12.) Reel Big Fish - 'Candy Coated Fury'
13.) Suburban Legends - 'Day Job'
14.) Trail Of Murder - 'Shades Of Art'
15.) Chris Holmes - 'Nothing To Lose'
16.) Lita Ford - 'Living Like A Runaway'
17.) Babylon Fire - 'Dark Horizons'
18.) Primal Rock Rebellion - 'Awoken Broken'
19.) Peepshow - 'Brand New Breed'
20.) Jettblack - 'Raining Rock'

 

Dave Prince

 

1.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
2.) Trixter - 'New Audio Machine'
3.) The Wonder Stuff - 'Oh No, It's The Wonder Stuff'
4.) Richard Marx - 'Inside My Head'
5.) Bowling For Soup - 'One Big Happy'
6.) Peachfuzz - 'We Are Solid State'
7.) Erica Nockalls - 'Imminent Room'
8.) Blue Gillespie - 'VII R.O.M.'
9.) Victoria Perks Band - 'Live In The Studio'
10.) FM - 'Only Foolin' EP
11.) Issa - 'Can't Stop'
12.) Kane Roberts - 'Saints & Sinners' (reissue)
13.) Goldie Lookin Chain - 'Primordial Soup Mixtape 3'
14.) The Darkness - 'Hot Cakes'
15.) Richie Sambora - 'Aftermath Of The Lowdown'
16.) Erik Chandler - 'Writing The Wrongs'
17.) People On Vacation - 'The Carry On' EP
18.) Ginger - '100%'
19.) Train - 'California 37'
20.) P!nk - 'The Truth About Love'

 

Jamie Richards

 

1.) Dead Shed Jokers - 'Peyote Smile'
2.) We Are Augustines - 'Rise Ye Sunken Ships'
3.) Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell - 'Don't Hear It….Fear It'
4.) Graveyard - 'Lights Out'
5.) The Gaslight Anthem - 'Handwritten'
6.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
7.) Prosperina - 'Faith In Sleep'
8.) Foxy Shazam - 'The Church Of Rock And Roll'
9.) Jack White - 'Blunderbuss'
10.) Fireroad - 'I Got Sound'
11.) Warrior Soul - 'Stiff Middle Finger'
12.) Gun - 'Break The Silence'
13.) The Gutter Report - 'The Gutter Report'
14.) Bonafide - 'Ultimate Rebel'
15.) Neil Young - 'Americana'
16.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
17.) Galapagos Now! - 'The Beards Of London'
18.) Bruce Springsteen - 'Wrecking Ball'
19.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
20.) Ginger - '100%'

 

Jim Rowland

 

1.) Witchcraft - 'Legend'
2.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
3.) Astra - 'The Black Chord'
4.) Graveyard - 'Lights Out'
5.) Horisont - 'Second Assault'
6.) Storm Corrosion - 'Storm Corrosion'
7.) Ian Anderson - 'Thick As A Brick 2'
8.) Flying Colors - 'Flying Colors'
9.) Ancestors - 'In Dreams And Time'
10.) Steve Hackett - 'Genesis Revisited 2'
11.) Exhumer - 'Fire And Damnation'
12.) Rush - 'Clockwork Angels'
13.) ZZ Top - 'La Futura'
14.) Witchsorrow - 'God Curse Us'
15.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
16.) Manowar - 'The Lord Of Steel'
17.) Municipal Waste - 'The Fatal Feast'
18.) Testament - 'Dark Roots Of Earth'
19.) The Terraces - 'The Terraces'
20.) Kiss - 'Monster'

 

Darrel Sutton

 

1.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
2.) Burning Love - 'Rotten Thing To Say'
3.) Harrington Saints - 'Pride And Tradition'
4.) Turbonegro - 'Sexual Harassment'
5.) Pennywise - 'United'
6.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
7.) Wolfbrigade - 'Damned'
8.) Nuclear Death Terror - 'Chaos Reigns'
9.) Black Breath - 'Sentenced To Life'
10.) Bring To Ruin - 'Bring To Ruin'
11.) Wonk Unit - 'Muffy'
12.) Oiltanker - 'The Shadow Of Greed'
13.) Freebase - 'From The Basement'
14.) Mardigras Bombers - 'Come On In'
15.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognize'
16.) Human Cull - 'Split Second Extinction'
17.) Martyrdod - 'Paranoia'
18.) Not Since The Accident - 'Part One'
19.) Fell On Black Days - 'Talion'
20.) Strife - 'Witness A Rebirth'

 

Mark Taylor

 

1.) Europe - 'Bag Of Bones'
2.) Tygers Of Pan Tang - 'Ambush'
3.) Black Country Communion - 'Afterglow'
4.) Lynyrd Skynyrd - 'Last Of A Dyin' Breed'
5.) Lita Ford - 'Living Like A Runaway'
6.) Accept - 'Stalingrad'
7.) Magnum - 'On The Thirteenth Day'
8.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
9.) Jimi Jamison - 'Never Too Late'
10.) Horisont - 'Second Assault'
11.) Van Halen - 'A Different Kind Of Truth'
12.) UFO - 'Seven Deadly'
13.) Triumph - 'Live at Sweden Rock Festival'
14.) Spider - 'The Complete Anthology'
15.) Bonafide - 'Ultimate Rebel'
16.) Tank - 'War Nation'
17.) Loverboy - 'Rock 'N Roll Revival'
18.) Michael Schenker - 'Temple Of Rock Live'
19.) Sweet - 'New York Connection'
20.) H.E.A.T - 'Address The Nation'

 

Rob Watkins

 

1.) Foxy Shazam - 'The Church Of Rock And Roll'
2.) Marilyn Manson - 'Born Villain'
3.) Smashing Pumpkins - 'Oceania'
4.) David Myhr - 'Soundshine'
5.) Kid Rock - 'Rebel Soul'
6.) Brendan Benson - 'What Kind Of World'
7.) Motion City Soundtrack - 'Go'
8.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
9.) Muse - 'The 2nd Law'
10.) Van Halen - 'A Different Kind Of Truth'
11.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
12.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
13.) Jeff Lynne - 'Long Wave'
14.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of...'
15.) Kiss - 'Monster'
16.) Slash - 'Apocalyptic Love'
17.) The Darkness - 'Hot Cakes'
18.) Baby Screams - 'Lost Balloons'
19.) Ginger - '555%'
20.) Redd Kross - 'Researching The Blues'

 

Ross Welford

 

1.) All Hail The Yeti - 'S/T'
2.) John Corabi - 'Unplugged'
3.) Damaged Superstars - 'S/T' EP
4.) POD - 'Murdered Love'
5.) Nashville Pussy - 'From Hell To Texas' (reissue)
6.) Diemonds - 'The Bad Pack'
7.) Baby Woodrose - 'Third Eye Surgery'
8.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
9.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
10.) Crazy Lixx - 'Riot Avenue'
11.) The Howling - EP
12.) Knock Out Kaine - 'House Of Sins'
13.) The Cult - 'Weapon Of Choice'
14.) L.A. Guns - 'Hollywood Forever'
15.) Down - 'Down IV: Part One - The Purple EP'
16.) Primal Rock Rebellion - 'Awoken Broken'
17.) Dead City Ruins - 'Midnight Killer'
18.) The Offspring - 'Days Go By'
19.) Psyphen - 'Ontogeny'
20.) Humbucker - 'R.O.C.K.S'

 


Uber Rock Album Of The Year 2012 - Collective Top 20

 

1.) JD & the FDCs - 'Recognise'
2.) Dirt Box Disco - 'Legends'
3.) The Hip Priests - 'Full Tilt Bullshit'
4.) Rival Sons - 'Head Down'
5.) Ginger - '555%'
6.) The Jim Jones Revue - 'The Savage Heart'
7.) Everclear - 'Invisible Stars'
8.) Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance'
9.) Soundgarden - 'King Animal'
10.) Halestorm - 'The Strange Case Of...'
11.) Argy Bargy - 'Hopes Dreams Lies & Schemes'
12.) Warrior Soul - 'Stiff Middle Finger'
13.) Foxy Shazam - 'The Church Of Rock And Roll'
14.) LostAlone - 'I'm A UFO In This City'
15.) Bob Mould - 'Silver Age'
16.) The Hives - 'Lex Hives'
17.) Lit - 'The View From The Bottom'
18.) Turbonegro - 'Sexual Harassment'
19.) Van Halen - 'A Different Kind Of Truth'
20.) Gun - 'Break The Silence'

 

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