Rock Albums

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ROCK ALBUMS

This year's top-selling albums across all rock, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

2011
1

SIGH NO MORE

Mumford & Sons

Time Machine

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3

MYLO XYLOTO

Coldplay

4

WASTING LIGHT

Foo Fighters

6

GREATEST HITS

Bon Jovi

10

"SAVE ME, SAN FRANCISCO"

Train

11

HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART TWO

Beastie Boys

12

COME AROUND SUNDOWN

Kings Of Leon

13

BON IVER

Bon Iver

14

THE SUBURBS

Arcade Fire

15

A THOUSAND SUNS

Linkin Park

17

THE KING IS DEAD

The Decemberists

18

HELPLESSNESS BLUES

Fleet Foxes

19

DANGER DAYS: THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS

My Chemical Romance

20

SO BEAUTIFUL OR SO WHAT

Paul Simon

22

SCIENCE & FAITH

The Script

23

NEIGHBORHOODS

Blink-182

24

THE KING OF LIMBS

Radiohead

25

EVANESCENCE

Evanescence

26

AMERICAN TRAGEDY

Hollywood Undead

28

HOLDING ONTO STRINGS BETTER LEFT TO FRAY

Seether

31

TOWN LINE (EP)

Aaron Lewis

32

UKULELE SONGS

Eddie Vedder

34

WHAT SEPARATES ME FROM YOU

A Day To Remember

37

"IF NOT NOW, WHEN?"

Incubus

39

THE WHOLE LOVE

Wilco

42

WAKING UP

OneRepublic

45

IN YOUR DREAMS

Stevie Nicks

46

TIME OF MY LIFE

3 Doors Down

49

ALL AMERICAN NIGHTMARE

Hinder

51

DRAMA Y LUZ

Mana

52

LOW COUNTRY BLUES

Gregg Allman

53

THANK YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Cage The Elephant

54

COLLAPSE INTO NOW

R.E.M.

55

MY DARKEST DAYS

My Darkest Days

57

MISSION BELL

Amos Lee

58

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN: PART 1

Soundtrack

59

SHOWROOM OF COMPASSION

Cake

60

SUCKER PUNCH

Soundtrack

61

UNTIL WE HAVE FACES

Red

62

STAIND

Staind

63

THE SOUND OF MADNESS

Shinedown

64

BAD AS ME

Tom Waits

65

HARD TIMES AND NURSERY RHYMES

Social Distortion

67

YOUNG LOVE

Mat Kearney

68

THE HARROW & THE HARVEST

Gillian Welch

70

THE RECKONING

Needtobreathe

71

THE PROMISE: THE DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN STORY

Bruce Springsteen

72

VICE VERSES

Switchfoot

74

ASHES & FIRE

Ryan Adams

75

MOVE LIKE THIS

The Cars