Best new Alternative Rock albums, songs & artists in 2016



Alternative rock is hard to pin down as a genre, as it encompasses so much. From tasteless crap like Nickelback to 80’s pioneers like Husker Dü. We picked our favorites!
The Vore selects the top best Alternative Rock albums of 2017. Who are the new Hüsker Dü, The Replacements & Dinosaur Jr in the Alternative Rock genre?
Alternative Rock2017
Popular artistsDrenge, Yuck & Metz
Most listened to songs:Depreston - Courtney Barnett, Speedy Ortiz - Raising the Skate & Titus Andronicus - Dimed out

Top 10 new Alternative Rock albums out now in 2017

Recent Alternative Rock albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. Balance and Composure - Light We Made (07-10-2016)
  2. Alternative Rock artist Balance and Composure
    Light We Made - a 07-10-2016 album by Balance and Composure who also made The Things We Think We're Missing. Music fans who enjoyed Title Fight should check out Light We Made. It is Alternative Rock with Pop, Shoegaze, and more influences. The best track on Light We Made is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review6.8%
    Keywordsgroovy • catchy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length
    Coolest VideoclipPostcard
    LabelVagrant
    Official websiteBalance and Composure
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. Weezer - Weezer (White Album) (01-04-2016)
  4. Alternative Rock artist Weezer
    Weezer (White Album) - a 01-04-2016 album by Weezer who also made Pinkerton. Music fans who enjoyed Fountains of Wayne should check out Weezer (White Album). It is Alternative Rock with Pop Punk, Power Pop, and more influences. The best track on Weezer (White Album) is California Kids (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review6.2%
    Keywordsquirky • melodic •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length34:05
    Coolest VideoclipKing of the World
    LabelSelf-released
    Official websiteWeezer
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. The 1975 - I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (26-02-2016)
  6. Alternative Rock artist The 1975
    I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it - a 26-02-2016 album by The 1975 who also made The 1975 . Music fans who enjoyed M83 should check out I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it. It is Alternative Rock with Art Pop, Synthpop, and more influences. The best track on I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it is Love Me (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review6.5%
    Keywordspoppy • addictive • catchy •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length1:13:55
    Coolest VideoclipSomebody Else
    LabelDirty Hit
    Official websiteThe 1975
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. Drenge - Undertow (april 6, 2015)
  8. Alternative Rock artist Drenge
    Undertow - a april 6, 2015 album by Drenge who also made Drenge. Music fans who enjoyed Metz should check out Undertow. It is Alternative Rock with Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Punk Rock, and more influences. The best track on Undertow is We can do what we want (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsrock • agressive • up-tempo •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length37:57
    Coolest VideoclipRunning Wild
    LabelInfectious
    Official websiteDrenge
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday (March 2, 2015)
  10. Alternative Rock artist Noel Gallagher
    Chasing Yesterday - a March 2, 2015 album by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds who also made Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds . Music fans who enjoyed should check out Chasing Yesterday. It is Alternative Rock with Pop, Rock, and more influences. The best track on Chasing Yesterday is Ballad Of The Mighty I (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review59%
    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsaddictive • catchy • eclectic •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length43:53
    Coolest VideoclipBallad Of The Mighty I
    LabelSour Mash
    Official websiteNoel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  11. Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy (July 31, 2015)
  12. Alternative Rock artist Titus Andronicus
    The Most Lamentable Tragedy - a July 31, 2015 album by Titus Andronicus who also made Local Business. Music fans who enjoyed should check out The Most Lamentable Tragedy. It is Alternative Rock with Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, and more influences. The best track on The Most Lamentable Tragedy is Dimed out (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review81%
    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsrock • agressive • uplifting •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length1:32:36
    Coolest VideoclipNO FUTURE PART IV: NO FUTURE TRIUMPHANT
    LabelMerge
    Official websiteTitus Andronicus
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. Metz - II (May 5, 2015)
  14. Alternative Rock artist Metz
    II - a May 5, 2015 album by Metz who also made METZ. Music fans who enjoyed should check out II. It is Alternative Rock with Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore, Rock, and more influences. The best track on II is Acetate (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsnoisy • nineties • loud •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length29:54
    Coolest VideoclipEraser
    LabelSubpop
    Official websiteMetz
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. Foals - What Went Down (August 28, 2015)
  16. Alternative Rock artist Foals
    What Went Down - a August 28, 2015 album by Foals who also made Holy Fire. Music fans who enjoyed should check out What Went Down. It is Alternative Rock with Indie Rock, Mathcore, Post-Punk, and more influences. The best track on What Went Down is Mountain at My Gates (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review67%
    Keywordsgroovy • heartfelt • loud •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length48:22
    Coolest VideoclipWhat Went Down
    LabelWarner Bros.
    Official websiteFoals
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2017 Alternative Rock albums

Best upcoming Alternative Rock albums with release dates.

  1. Synesthetica• by Radiation City
  2. Radiation City  is signed with Polyvinyl in 2017
    Release Date: February 12, 2016 // Label: Polyvinyl
    Previous releases: Animals in the Median
    Associated genre: Alternative Rock Dream Pop • Indie Rock • .
    Official website


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