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The 30 Best Rock Albums of 2023

The 30 Best Rock Albums of 2023

As always, rock was a guitar-led extravaganza in 2023 with artists drawing from an ever-widening musical well. These are the 25 best rock albums of the year.

Guns N’ Roses Bring Shockwaves to the Aftershock Festival

Guns N’ Roses Bring Shockwaves to the Aftershock Festival

Few other bands have impacted rock like Guns N’ Roses with their incendiary sound and timeless songbook that continues to resonate 30-plus years later.

Six Years Off Isn’t Enough to Derail Queens of the Stone Age

Six Years Off Isn’t Enough to Derail Queens of the Stone Age

Despite the personal turmoil for Josh Homme, In Times New Roman… is remarkably consistent with Queens of the Stone Age’s last few records.

‘In Times New Roman…’ Is Queens of the Stone Age’s Most Introspective Record

‘In Times New Roman…’ Is Queens of the Stone Age’s Most Introspective Record

Queens of the Stone Age’s …In Times New Roman is classic in all its grit and posture, revealing a pensive Josh Homme writing about his life and tribulations.

Mad Cool Festival Day 3: Depeche Mode, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails Provide a Thunderous Close

Mad Cool Festival Day 3: Depeche Mode, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails Provide a Thunderous Close

Another spectacular day with an overabundance of household names proves Madrid’s Mad Cool should be considered among world’s best music festivals.

INmusic Day 1: Queens of the Stone Age Storm the Island and David Byrne Steals the Show

INmusic Day 1: Queens of the Stone Age Storm the Island and David Byrne Steals the Show

The 13th edition of Croatia's open-air festival INmusic kicked off with an epic performance from David Byrne and Queens of the Stone Age's thunderous headlining set.

Rock Heavyweights to Bring Evergreen Hits and New Material to a Sold-Out INmusic Festival

Rock Heavyweights to Bring Evergreen Hits and New Material to a Sold-Out INmusic Festival

One of Europe's most popular summer festivals will welcome a bevy of rock giants with plenty of new material to show off.

Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal Bring Rock Liberation to San Francisco

Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal Bring Rock Liberation to San Francisco

Queens of the Stone Age keeps the pedal to the metal with a high-energy set interrupted only by occasional interludes where Josh Homme muses with tidbits of hard-earned rock wisdom for a perilous world that's reached two minutes to midnight.

Queens of the Stone Age Build Anticipation for ‘Villains’ Tour at Capitol Theatre

Queens of the Stone Age Build Anticipation for ‘Villains’ Tour at Capitol Theatre

Queens of the Stone Age's latest Villains is their most energetic release and their tour kick off proves they remain formidable.
Queens of the Stone Age: Villains

Queens of the Stone Age: Villains

More energetic than 2013's ...Like Clockwork, Villains finds QOTSA teaming up with super-producer Mark Ronson to emphasize their grooves as much as their riffs.
Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle

Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle

Cult bard's new LP finds him continuing to deliver hardscrabble tales of dashed romance and yearnings for second chances amid bluesy, dark wave-laden compositions.
Iggy Pop Rocks United Palace Theater in New York (Photos)

Iggy Pop Rocks United Palace Theater in New York (Photos)

Iggy Pop's terrific show proves the 68-year-old is a living legend. He struts, swaggers and skips his way through great classics and songs from latest, Post Pop Depression.