Rock Albums

Year-End Charts

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ROCK ALBUMS

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

2012

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3

HERE AND NOW

Nickelback

4

MYLO XYLOTO

Coldplay

5

SOME NIGHTS

fun.

6

MAKING MIRRORS

Gotye

7

SIGH NO MORE

Mumford & Sons

9

LIVING THINGS

Linkin Park

10

BORN AND RAISED

John Mayer

11

BREAK THE SPELL

Daughtry

13

AWAY FROM THE WORLD

Dave Matthews Band

15

THE LUMINEERS

The Lumineers

16

THE HUNGER GAMES: SONGS FROM DISTRICT 12 AND BEYOND

Soundtrack

17

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN: PART 1

Soundtrack

19

LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

Jason Mraz

20

BLUNDERBUSS

Jack White

22

A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRUTH

Van Halen

23

...LITTLE BROKEN HEARTS

Norah Jones

24

CALIFORNIA 37

Train

25

AMARYLLIS

Shinedown

26

BOYS & GIRLS

Alabama Shakes

30

SLIPSTREAM

Bonnie Raitt

31

CLOCKWORK ANGELS

Rush

32

A VERY SHE & HIM CHRISTMAS

She & Him

33

ROCK OF AGES

Soundtrack

35

THE PATH OF TOTALITY

Korn

36

NIGHT VISIONS

Imagine Dragons

38

TEMPEST

Bob Dylan

39

BATTLE BORN

The Killers

42

MEGALITHIC SYMPHONY

AWOLNATION

43

SCARS & STORIES

The Fray

44

THE 2ND LAW

Muse

45

PORT OF MORROW

The Shins

46

PUSH AND SHOVE

No Doubt

47

EVANESCENCE

Evanescence

48

THE IDLER WHEEL IS WISER THAN...

Fiona Apple

49

WASTING LIGHT

Foo Fighters

50

HATS OFF TO THE BULL

Chevelle

51

COEXIST

The xx

52

AMERICANA

Neil Young With Crazy Horse

53

BON IVER

Bon Iver

54

BEYOND MAGNETIC (EP)

Metallica

57

WHAT WE SAW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS

Regina Spektor

59

THE STRANGE CASE OF...

Halestorm

60

RESOLUTION

Lamb Of God

62

THE LOST CHILDREN

Disturbed

63

GOSSAMER

Passion Pit

64

MONSTER

KISS

67

RIZE OF THE FENIX

Tenacious D

68

TRANSIT OF VENUS

Three Days Grace

69

MEMORIES OF A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER

James Durbin

70

"HURRY UP, WE'RE DREAMING."

M83.

71

A FOOT IN THE DOOR: THE BEST OF PINK FLOYD

Pink Floyd

72

WZRD

WZRD

73

YOUNG THE GIANT

Young The Giant

74

FALLEN EMPIRES

Snow Patrol

75

AMERICAN IDOL: SEASON 11: HIGHLIGHTS (EP)

Phillip Phillips