AbsolutePunk.net’s Top Albums of 2012

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This best of list was put together by the AbsolutePunk.net staff in 2012. It used an old system for ranking albums, but has been brought over to Chorus.fm for posterity.

  1. The Menzingers – On the Impossible Past
  2. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  3. The Gaslight Anthem – Handwritten
  4. Fun. – Some Nights
  5. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  6. Make Do and Mend – Everything You Ever Loved
  7. John Mayer – Born and Raised
  8. Yellowcard – Southern Air
  9. Anberlin – Vital
  10. Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
  11. Every Time I Die – Ex Lives
  12. Hostage Calm – Please Remain Calm
  13. Misser – Every Day I Tell Myself I’m Going to Be a Better Person
  14. Title Fight – Floral Green
  15. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
  16. P.O.S. – We Don’t Even Live Here
  17. Grizzle Bear – Shields
  18. Passion Pit – Gossamer
  19. The Tower and The Fool – How Long
  20. Basement – Colourmeinkindess
  21. No Trigger – Tycoon
  22. Deftones – Koi No Yokan
  23. Code Orange Kids – Love is Love / Return to Dust
  24. Taylor Swift – Red
  25. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
  26. Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
  27. Joyce Manor – See How Tame I Can Be…
  28. The Ghost Inside – Get What You Give
  29. Propagandhi – Failed States
  30. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – The Heist
  31. The Killers – Battle Born