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ARTPOP 1.

ARTPOP - Lady Gaga

Release Date: November 11, 2013
The third studio release for the dance pop artist features guest appearances from R. Kelly, T.I., Too Short and Twista as well as production from David Guetta, Infected Mushroom, Madeon, Rick Rubin, DJ White Shadow, will.i.am, Zedd, and Zisis.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.5
Prism 2.

Prism - Katy Perry

Release Date: October 22, 2013
The fourth studio release for the pop singer includes production from Dr. Luke, Greg Kurstin, Max Martin, StarGate, and Greg Wells.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.5
Yeezus 3.

Yeezus - Kanye West

Release Date: June 18, 2013
Chief Keef, Daft Punk, Frank Ocean, Kid Cudi, King L, Rick Rubin, RZA, and Justin Vernon are some of the producers and artists the rapper worked with on his sixth solo release influenced by such genres as industrial, new wave, and Chicago house music.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Britney Jean 4.

Britney Jean - Britney Spears

Release Date: December 3, 2013
The eighth studio release for the pop singer includes guest appearances from her sister Jamie Lynn, T.I., and will.i.am.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
6.0
Random Access Memories 5.

Random Access Memories - Daft Punk

Release Date: May 21, 2013
The fourth studio release for the electronic duo features guest appearances by Julian Casablancas, Todd Edwards, Panda Bear, Paul Williams, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.3
Beyoncé 6.

Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Release Date: December 13, 2013
The fifth full-length record for the R&B pop singer was a surprise iTunes release, with a short film accompanying each track.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.1
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 7.

The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - Eminem

Release Date: November 5, 2013
Executive produced by Dr. Dre & Rick Rubin, the eight studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Skylar Grey, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, and Nate Ruess of fun.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.3
Bangerz 8.

Bangerz - Miley Cyrus

Release Date: October 8, 2013
Executive produced with Mike Will Made It, the hip-hop-influenced fourth studio release (and her first on the RCA label) for the former Disney star features guest appearances from Big Sean, French Montana, and Britney Spears.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.2
Pure Heroine 9.

Pure Heroine - Lorde

Release Date: September 30, 2013
The debut full-length release for the 16-year-old New Zealand pop singer-songwriter was produced by Joel Little.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Yours Truly 10.

Yours Truly - Ariana Grande

Release Date: September 3, 2013
The debut release for the Nickelodeon actress from Victorious and Sam & Cat was produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and includes guest appearances from Big Sean, Mac Miller, Mika, and the Wanted's Nathan Sykes.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Stars Dance 11.

Stars Dance - Selena Gomez

Release Date: July 23, 2013
The fourth full-length studio release for the Disney actress/singer is her first as a solo artist and includes contributions from The Cataracs, Desmond Child, Ester Dean, Mike Del Rio, Dreamlab, David Jost, The Monsters and the Strangerz, Rock Mafia, and Stargate.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.3
Reflektor 12.

Reflektor - Arcade Fire

Release Date: October 29, 2013
The double album from the Canadian indie rock band was produced with James Murphy and Markus Dravs.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Paramore 13.

Paramore - Paramore

Release Date: April 9, 2013
Paramour returns without Josh and Zac Farro to release its fourth full-length release produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Born Sinner 14.

Born Sinner - J. Cole

Release Date: June 18, 2013
The second full-length release for the rapper features guest appearances from Amber Coffman, Miguel, and Kendrick Lamar.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.2
AM 15.

AM - Arctic Monkeys

Release Date: September 10, 2013
Produced by James Ford and Ross Orton, the fifth full-length studio release for the indie rock band includes guest appearances by Josh Homme, Bill Ryder-Jones, and Pete Thomas.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Sunbather 16.

Sunbather - Deafheaven

Release Date: June 11, 2013
The second full-length studio release for the San Francisco-based black metal band formed by George Clarke and Kerry McCoy was produced by Jack Shirley.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.5
...Like Clockwork 17.

...Like Clockwork - Queens of the Stone Age

Release Date: June 4, 2013
The sixth full-length studio release for the Josh Homme-led rock band includes Dave Grohl on drums as well as guest vocals from Brody Dalle, Alain Johannes, Elton John, Mark Lanegan, Trent Reznor, Jake Shears, Alex Turner, and former bassist Nick Oliveri.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Nothing Was the Same 18.

Nothing Was the Same - Drake

Release Date: September 24, 2013
The third full-length studio release for the Canadian artist features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Jay-Z, and Majid Jordan.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Magna Carta Holy Grail 19.

Magna Carta Holy Grail - Jay-Z

Release Date: July 4, 2013
The rapper's 12th studio album (released five days early to Samsung mobile device owners via an app) features Rick Ross, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce Knowles, and Frank Ocean, with production from Timbaland, Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, and others.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.0
The 20/20 Experience 20.

The 20/20 Experience - Justin Timberlake

Release Date: March 19, 2013
The third solo release for the pop singer is his first in nearly seven years and was produced by Timbaland (two tracks with Timberlake and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon).
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.6
Because the Internet 21.

Because the Internet - Childish Gambino

Release Date: December 10, 2013
The second full-length studio release for actor/rapper Donald Glover as Childish Gambino features guest appearances from Jhene Aiko, Azealia Banks, and Chance the Rapper.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.5
Midnight Memories 22.

Midnight Memories - One Direction

Release Date: November 25, 2013
The third full-length studio release for the British/Irish pop quintet is said to be more "rockier" and features songs written by the band as well as with such artists as Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones & Dougie Poynter of McFly, Jacknife Lee, Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, and Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.8
Avril Lavigne 23.

Avril Lavigne - Avril Lavigne

Release Date: November 5, 2013
The fifth full-length studio release for the Canadian pop singer features songs co-written with her husband, Chad Kroeger of Nickelback.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.7
Modern Vampires of the City 24.

Modern Vampires of the City - Vampire Weekend

Release Date: May 14, 2013
Co-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and band member Rostam Batmanglij, the third full-length release from the indie rock quartet was inspired by New York City.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.9
Save Rock and Roll 25.

Save Rock and Roll - Fall Out Boy

Release Date: April 16, 2013
Produced by Butch Walker, the fifth full-length studio release from the pop punk band is its first album since the quartet announced an indefinite hiatus in 2009.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.2
Comedown Machine 26.

Comedown Machine - The Strokes

Release Date: March 26, 2013
The fifth full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Julian Casablancas.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.8
Wolf 27.

Wolf - Tyler, The Creator

Release Date: April 2, 2013
The third full-length studio release from the Odd Future rapper features guest appearances from such artists as Erykah Badu, Hodgy Beats, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, Laetitia Sadier, and Earl Sweatshirt.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.2
The Next Day 28.

The Next Day - David Bowie

Release Date: March 12, 2013
In the works for over two years with producer Tony Visconti, this is the first new studio release from David Bowie in ten years.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Matangi 29.

Matangi - M.I.A.

Release Date: November 5, 2013
The fourth full-length studio release for the British singer/rapper features a guest appearance from The Weekend as well as production from Danja, Doc McKinney, Hit-Boy, Illangelo, The Partysquad, and Switch.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2 30.

The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2 - Justin Timberlake

Release Date: September 30, 2013
Drake and Jay-Z appear as guests on the second half of The 20/20 Experience project co-produced with Timothy Mosley and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.2
MGMT 31.

MGMT - MGMT

Release Date: September 17, 2013
The third full-length studio release for the psychedelic rock band was produced with Dave Fridmann
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.6
Acid Rap 32.

Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper

Release Date: April 30, 2013
The second mixtape for the Chicago rapper features guest appearances from Action Bronson, Ab-Soul, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Childish Gambino.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.7
Doris 33.

Doris - Earl Sweatshirt

Release Date: August 20, 2013
The debut solo studio release for the Odd Future rapper includes guest appearances from such guests as Domo Genesis, Mac Miller, Frank Ocean, RZA, Vince Staples, and Tyler, The Creator.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
I Am Not a Human Being II 34.

I Am Not a Human Being II - Lil Wayne

Release Date: March 26, 2013
2 Chainz, Drake, Future, Soulja Boy, and Trina are some of the guests on the 10th full-length studio release for the New Orleans rapper.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
3.6
Long.Live.A$AP 35.

Long.Live.A$AP - A$AP Rocky

Release Date: January 15, 2013
2 Chainz, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T., Danny Brown, Drake, Joey Bada$$, Kendrick Lamar, Santigold, Schoolboy Q, Skrillex, and Yelawolf guest on the official debut studio release for the New York rapper.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
The  Electric Lady 36.

The Electric Lady - Janelle Monáe

Release Date: September 10, 2013
The second release for the Atlanta R&B singer continues the story of her alter-ego Cindi Mayweather with guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Big Boi, Cee Lo Green, Solange Knowles, Miguel, Prince, and Esperanza Spalding.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
My Name Is My Name 37.

My Name Is My Name - Pusha T

Release Date: October 7, 2013
The debut solo studio release for the rapper, who began his career as part of the rap duo Clipse, features guest appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Chris Brown, Future, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Rick Ross, and Kelly Rowland.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Hail to the King 38.

Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold

Release Date: August 27, 2013
The first release with new drummer Arin Ilejay of Confide [takes over for James "The Rev" Sullivan, who passed away in 2009] for the California heavy metal band was produced by Mike Elizondo.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.3
Watching Movies with the Sound Off 39.

Watching Movies with the Sound Off - Mac Miller

Release Date: June 18, 2013
The second release for the Pittsburgh rapper includes guest appearances from Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, Jay Electronica, Schoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt as well as production from Flying Lotus and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.6
Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! 40.

Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! - Panic! At the Disco

Release Date: October 8, 2013
Produced by Butch Walker, the fourth full-length studio release for the emo pop band was inspired by the city of Las Vegas.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.1
#willpower 41.

#willpower - will.i.am

Release Date: April 23, 2013
The fourth solo studio release for the Black Eyed Peas members includes guest appearances from Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus, Skylar Grey, Nicole Scherzinger, Eva Simons, and Britney Spears.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
2.6
Sempiternal 42.

Sempiternal - Bring Me the Horizon

Release Date: April 2, 2013
The fourth release for the British metalcore band was produced by Terry Date and is its first with Worship's Jordan Fish.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.8
M B V 43.

M B V - My Bloody Valentine

Release Date: February 2, 2013
The long-awaited follow-up to My Bloody Valentine's 1991 classic shoegaze album Loveless was made available on its website.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.3
Lightning Bolt 44.

Lightning Bolt - Pearl Jam

Release Date: October 15, 2013
The tenth studio release for the Eddie Vedder-led rock band was produced by Brendan O'Brien.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Days Are Gone 45.

Days Are Gone - HAIM

Release Date: September 30, 2013
The debut full-length release for the Los Angles indie pop trio of sisters was produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and James Ford.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.7
Delta Machine 46.

Delta Machine - Depeche Mode

Release Date: March 26, 2013
The 13th studio release for the synth-pop trio was produced by Ben Hillier and mixed by Flood.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.8
Amok 47.

Amok - Atoms for Peace

Release Date: February 26, 2013
Originally conceived to perform The Eraser, Thom Yorke's 2006 debut album live, the supergroup comprised of Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich, Mauro Refosco, Joey Waronker, and Flea toured for two weeks in 2010 with some new material. After the success of the tour, the band decided to work on an album and recorded the debut in three days.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Indicud 48.

Indicud - Kid Cudi

Release Date: April 16, 2013
The third full-length studio release for the producer-rapper features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Michael Bolton, Haim, Father John Misty, King Chip, Kendrick Lamar, RZA, and Too Short.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.5
Night Time, My Time 49.

Night Time, My Time - Sky Ferreira

Release Date: October 29, 2013
The debut full-length release for the indie pop singer-songwriter was produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and Justin Raisen.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Hesitation Marks 50.

Hesitation Marks - Nine Inch Nails

Release Date: September 3, 2013
The eighth full-length release for the Trent Reznor-led band is its first in five years was produced with Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Heartthrob 51.

Heartthrob - Tegan and Sara

Release Date: January 29, 2013
With the help of producers Greg Kurstin, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Mike Elizondo, and Rob Cavallo, the Canadian twins display a more mainstream pop sound with their seventh release.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.0
Mechanical Bull 52.

Mechanical Bull - Kings of Leon

Release Date: September 24, 2013
After a three year hiatus, the rock band formed by four brothers return with its sixth full-length studio release produced by Angelo Petraglia.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.7
Old 53.

Old - Danny Brown

Release Date: October 8, 2013
The third full-length release for the Detroit rapper features Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Schoolboy Q, Scrufizzer, and Zelooperz as guests.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
Kiss Land 54.

Kiss Land - The Weeknd

Release Date: September 10, 2013
After a trilogy of mixtapes, the Canadian artist releases his debut studio release that includes a guest appearance from Drake.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.0
Trouble Will Find Me 55.

Trouble Will Find Me - The National

Release Date: May 21, 2013
The sixth studio release for the Brooklyn indie rock quintet features guest appearances from Annie Clark of St. Vincent, Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire, Sufjan Stevens, and Sharon Van Ette.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Jake Bugg 56.

Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

Release Date: April 9, 2013
The Nottingham artist was only 18 when this debut album was released.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Melophobia 57.

Melophobia - Cage the Elephant

Release Date: October 8, 2013
The third full-length release for the Kentucky rock band was produced by Jay Joyce.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.7
Electric 58.

Electric - Pet Shop Boys

Release Date: July 16, 2013
The 12th full-length studio album for the electronic pop duo is the first release on the Pet Shop Boys' own label.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Native 59.

Native - OneRepublic

Release Date: March 26, 2013
This is the third full-length studio release for the pop rock band led by singer-songwriter/producer Ryan Tedder.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.3
Blurred Lines 60.

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Release Date: July 30, 2013
The sixth full-length release for the R&B singer features guest appearances form 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, and T.I.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
4.9
Settle 61.

Settle - Disclosure

Release Date: June 4, 2013
The debut release for the British electronic duo of Guy and Howard Lawrence features guest appearances from AlunaGeorge, Eliza Doolittle, Sasha Keable, London Grammar, Ed Macfarlane, Sam Smith, Jesse Ware, and Jamie Woon.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
I Love You 62.

I Love You - The Neighbourhood

Release Date: April 23, 2013
This is the debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based indie rock quintet led by Jesse Rutherford.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
7.4
True Romance 63.

True Romance - Charli XCX

Release Date: April 16, 2013
The debut studio release for the British pop singer includes some tracks from her two previous mixtapes "Heartbreaks and Earthquakes" and "Super Ultra."
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
Overgrown 64.

Overgrown - James Blake

Release Date: April 9, 2013
The second release for the British electronic artist includes a track produced by Brian Eno and another track with RZA as a guest performer.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
New 65.

New - Paul McCartney

Release Date: October 15, 2013
The first release of new solo material in six years from the former Beatle includes production from Paul Epworth, Ethan Johns, Giles Martin (son of Beatles producer George Martin), and Marc Ronson.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.5
The Bones of What You Believe 66.

The Bones of What You Believe - Chvrches

Release Date: September 24, 2013
This is the debut full-length studio release for the Scottish synth-pop trio.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
True 67.

True - Avicii

Release Date: September 17, 2013
The debut studio release for the Swedish EDM DJ/producer Tim Bergling as Avicii includes guest appearances from such artists as Aloe Blacc, Mike Einziger of Incubus, Adam Lambert, Audra Mae, Nile Rodgers, and Dan Tyminski of Union Station.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.5
Super Collider 68.

Super Collider - Megadeth

Release Date: June 4, 2013
The first release away from Roadrunner Records for the metal band led Dave Mustaine was produced by Johnny K.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
5.4
Love Lust Faith + Dreams 69.

Love Lust Faith + Dreams - Thirty Seconds to Mars

Release Date: May 21, 2013
The fourth full-length release for the rock band led by Jared Leto was co-produced with Steve Lillywhite.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.8
Same Trailer Different Park 70.

Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves

Release Date: March 19, 2013
After three self-released albums, the country singer releases her first major label debut produced by Shane McAnally and Luke Laird.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.6
The  1975 71.

The 1975 - The 1975

Release Date: September 3, 2013
The debut full-length release for the British alternative rock band from Manchester was produced by Mike Crossey.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.7
13 72.

13 - Black Sabbath

Release Date: June 11, 2013
The first release since 1978's Never Say Die! with Ozzy Osbourne was produced by Rick Rubin and includes former Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk taking over for Bill Ward.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.3
Evil Friends 73.

Evil Friends - Portugal. The Man

Release Date: June 4, 2013
The eighth full-length studio release for the psychedelic rock band was produced by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.5
Shaking the Habitual 74.

Shaking the Habitual - The Knife

Release Date: April 9, 2013
The fourth studio release for the Swedish electronic duo includes a 19-minute track.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
What About Now 75.

What About Now - Bon Jovi

Release Date: March 12, 2013
The 12th studio release for the New Jersey rock band was produced with Jon Shanks.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
5.5
Bad Blood 76.

Bad Blood - Bastille

Release Date: March 4, 2013
The full-length debut release for indie rock singer-songwriter Dan Smith includes influences from folk, hip-hop, indie, and pop music.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.9
Shangri La 77.

Shangri La - Jake Bugg

Release Date: November 19, 2013
The second release for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Rick Rubin in Malibu.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.5
Bankrupt! 78.

Bankrupt! - Phoenix

Release Date: April 23, 2013
The fifth full-length studio release for the French rock band was co-produced with Philippe Zdar of Cassius.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.9
B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME 79.

B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME - 2 Chainz

Release Date: September 10, 2013
The second solo full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from such artists as Drake, Fergie, Lil Wayne, Ma$e, Chrisette Michele, Pharrell, Pusha T, and T-Pain.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.3
The  Devil Put Dinosaurs Here 80.

The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here - Alice in Chains

Release Date: May 28, 2013
Nick Raskulinecz returns to produce the fifth full-length studio release for the hard rock band and its second with William DuVall as lead singer.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.9
The  Paradigm Shift 81.

The Paradigm Shift - Korn

Release Date: October 8, 2013
The 11th studio release for the nu-metal band is the first with guitarist Brian "Head" Welch since 2003's Take A Look In The Mirror.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.6
Disarm the Descent 82.

Disarm the Descent - Killswitch Engage

Release Date: April 2, 2013
The sixth studio release for the Massachusetts metalcore band sees the return of original lead singer Jesse Leach, who had left in 2002.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Loud Like Love 83.

Loud Like Love - Placebo

Release Date: September 17, 2013
The seventh full-length studio release for the alternative rock trio was produced by Adam Noble.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.9
The Weight of Your Love 84.

The Weight of Your Love - Editors

Release Date: July 9, 2013
The fourth full-length studio release for the British rock band was produced by Jacquire King and is its first without guitarist Chris Urbanowicz.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.8
Run the Jewels 85.

Run the Jewels - Killer Mike

Release Date: June 26, 2013
El-P and Killer Mike's latest collaboration was released as a free download features guest appearances from Big Boi, Prince Paul, and Until The Ribbon Breaks.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Tomorrow's Harvest 86.

Tomorrow's Harvest - Boards of Canada

Release Date: June 11, 2013
This is the first full-length release in eight years for the Scottish electronic duo of Marcus Eoin and Mike Sandison.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
BE 87.

BE - Beady Eye

Release Date: November 19, 2013
The second release for the band led by Liam Gallagher was produced by Dave Sitek.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.0
Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action 88.

Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action - Franz Ferdinand

Release Date: August 27, 2013
The fourth full-length studio release for the Scottish indie rock band was self-produced.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.1
Once I Was an Eagle 89.

Once I Was an Eagle - Laura Marling

Release Date: May 28, 2013
The fourth full-length studio release for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Ethan Johns.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
The  Terror 90.

The Terror - The Flaming Lips

Release Date: April 16, 2013
Once again produced with Dave Fridmann, the latest release for the rock band led by Wayne Coyne is darker than previous works.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Welcome Oblivion 91.

Welcome Oblivion - How to Destroy Angels

Release Date: March 5, 2013
After two EPs, the band led by Nine Inch Nails's Trent Reznor releases its full-length debut album.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.6
Temper Temper 92.

Temper Temper - Bullet For My Valentine

Release Date: February 12, 2013
Don Gilmore returns to produce the fourth studio release from the Welsh metal band.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
5.7
The  Gifted 93.

The Gifted - Wale

Release Date: June 25, 2013
The third full-length studio release from the Washington D.C. rapper features guest appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Cee Lo Green, Lyfe Jennings, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Rick Ross, Jerry Seinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, and Yo Gotti.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.1
Southeastern 94.

Southeastern - Jason Isbell

Release Date: June 11, 2013
Produced by David Cobb, the latest solo release for former Drive-By Truckers guitarist includes guest appearances by Kim Richey and his wife, Amanda Shires.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.4
Opposites 95.

Opposites - Biffy Clyro

Release Date: March 12, 2013
The sixth release for the Scottish rock trio was produced by Garth "GGGarth" Richardson.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.1
This Is... 96.

This Is... - Icona Pop

Release Date: September 24, 2013
The second full-length release for the Swedish duo of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo features guest appearance from Charli XCX as well as production from Stargate.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.4
Tales of Us 97.

Tales of Us - Goldfrapp

Release Date: September 10, 2013
The sixth full-length release from the electronic duo is an cinematic-inspired album that will be accompanied by a film directed by Lisa Gunning.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.8
Trap Lord 98.

Trap Lord - A$AP Ferg

Release Date: August 20, 2013
The A$AP Mob's rapper debut studio solo release includes guest appearances from such artists as A$AP Rocky, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, French Montana, and Waka Flocka Flame.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.2
Excuse My French 99.

Excuse My French - French Montana

Release Date: May 21, 2013
The full-length studio debut for the Bronx rapper includes guest appearances from such artists as Ace Hood, Birdman, Diddy, Drake, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Scarface, and Snoop Dogg.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
4.1

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