2013 Album Releases

LIST OF RELEASED & UPCOMING ROCK STUDIO ALBUMS OF 2013 (SO FAR)

Table updated periodically. Noted that every title is subject to change. Last update: Sep 29, 2013.

Album Title

Artist

Sub-Genre

Release Date

Label

Producer

Debut Sales / Official Chart

Debut Sales / Billboard 200

Meta-critic Score

First Single

UK

US

UK

US

Wretched & Divine

Black Veil Brides

Hard Rock

Jan 7

Jan 8

Universal Republic

John Feldmann

#20

47,000 / #7

64

In the End

Notes from the Underground

Hollywood Undead

Rap-metal

Jan 7

Jan 8

A&M / Octone

Griffin Boice

53,000 / #2

We Are

Opposites

Biffy Clyro

Alter-native

Jan 28

Mar 12

14th Floor

Garth Richardson

70,000 / #1

68

Black Chan-delier

MBV

My Bloody Valentine

Shoe-gazing

Feb 2

Pickpocket

Kevin Shields

N/A

87

N/A

Release the Panic

Red

Heavy-metal

Feb 4

Feb 5

Sony

Howard Benson

41,000 / #7

Perfect Life

The Afterman: Descension

Coheed & Cambria

Progre-ssive Rock

Feb 4

Feb 5

Hundred Handed

Coheed & Cambria

#64

40,000 / #9

73

Dark Side of Me

Temper Temper

Bullet for My Valentine

Heavy-metal

Feb 11

Feb 12

RCA

Don Gilmore

#11

#13

59

Temper Temper

Confessions Buckcherry

Hard Rock

Feb 19

Century Media

Buckcherry

#20

Glu-ttony

What About Now

Bon Jovi

Hard Rock

Mar 11

Mar 12

Island

John Shanks

#2

101,000 / #1

50

Because We Can

The Next Day

David Bowie

Rock

Mar 11

Mar 12

Columbia

Tony Visconti

94,000 / #1

85,000 / #2

81

Where Are We Now?

Comedown Machine

The Strokes

Indie Rock

Mar 25

Mar 26

RCA

Gus Oberg

#10

#10

67

All the Time

Native

OneRepublic

Alternative

Mar 25

Mar 26

Interscope

#35

#4

70

If I Lose Myself

Black Out the Sun

Sevendust

Heavy-metal

Mar 25

Mar 26

Asylum

Clint Lowery

#18

Decay

Disarm the Descent

Killswitch Engage

Metal-core

Apr 1

Apr 2

Roadrunner

Adam Dutkiewicz

#15

#7

78

In Due Time

Sempiternal

Bring Me the Horizon

Metal-core

Apr 1

Apr 2

Epitaph / RCA

Terry Date

#3

27,000 / #11

85

Shadow Moses

Paramore

Paramore

Alter-native

Apr 8

Apr 9

Fueled by Ramen

Justin Meldal-Johnsen

#1

106,000 / #1

81

Now

Device

Device

Industrial Metal

Apr 8

Apr 9

Warner Bros.

David Draiman

#64

32,000 / #11

Vilify

House of Gold & Bones Pt.2

Stone Sour

Hard Rock

Apr 8

Apr 9

Road-runner

David Bottrill

#11

35,000 / #10

74

Do Me a Favor

Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies

Volbeat

Hard Rock

Apr 8

Apr 9

Vertigo

Rob Caggiano

#78

39,000 / #9

Cape of Our Hero

Save Rock & Roll

Fall Out Boy

Alter-native

Apr 15

Apr 16

Island

Butch Walker

#2

154,000 / #1

76

Light Em Up

Bankrupt!

Phoenix

Alter-native

Apr 22

Apr 23

Glassnote

Phoenix

#14

#4

74

Enter-tain-ment

Now What?!

Deep Purple

Hard Rock

Apr 29

Apr 30

earMusic

Bob Ezrin

#19

#115

Hell to Pay

Modern Vampires of the City

Vampire Weekend

Indie Rock

May 13

May 14

XL

Rostam Batmanglij

27,000 / #3

134,000 / #1

84

Diane Young

Ungrateful

Escape the Fate

Heavy Metal

May 13

May 14

Eleven Seven

John Feldmann

#27

Ungrateful

One of Us Is the Killer

The Dillinger Escape Plan

Metalcore

May 13

May 14

Sumerian

Steve Evetts

#64

#25

79

Prancer

Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams

30 Seconds to Mars

Alternative

May 20

May 21

EMI

Steve Lillywhite

#5

52,000 / #6

62

Up in the Air

The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here

Alice in Chains

Grunge

May 27

May 28

EMI

Nick Raskulinecz

#22

61,000 / #2

71

Hollow

Super Collider

Megadeth

Heavy Metal

June 3

June 4

Tradecraft

Johnny K

#22

29,000 / #6

38

Super Collider

…Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age

Grunge

June 3

June 4

Matador

Josh Homme

#2

91,000 / #1

82

My God Is the Sun

BE

Beady Eye

Alternative

June 10

June 11

Beady Eye

Dave Sitek

#2

Second Bite of the Apple

13

Black Sabbath

Heavy Metal

June 10

June 11

Vertigo

Rick Rubin

#1

155,000 / #1

72

God Is Dead?

Magnetic

Goo Goo Dolls

Alter-native

June 10

June 11

Warner Bros.

Rob Cavallo

#57

29,000 / #8

57

Rebel Beat

Damage

Jimmy Eat World

Alter-native

June 10

June 11

RCA

Alain Johannes

#38

24,000 / #14

71

I Will Steal You Back

Rise

Skillet

Heavy Metal

June 24

June 25

Atlantic

Howard Benson

60,000 / #4

Sick of It

Collapsible Lung

Relient K

Alternative

July 2

Mono vs Stereo

#16

Connect

Sick Puppies

Rock

July 16

Capitol

Rock Mafia

#17

There’s No Going Back

A Life by Design?

Fight or Flight

Hard Rock

July 23

Warner Bros.

First of the Last

The Wrong Side of Heaven

Five Finger Death Punch

Hard Rock

July 29

July 30

Propect Park

Kevin Churko

#21

112,000 / #2

Lift Me Up

From Death to Destiny

Asking Alexandria

Metalcore

Aug 6

Sumerian

Joey Sturgis

Run Free

Where You Stand

Travis

Alternative

Aug 19

Aug 20

Kobalt

Michael Ilbert

#3

#100

70

Where You Stand

Paradise Valley

John Mayer

Pop-Rock

Aug 19

Aug 20

Columbia, Sony Music

John Mayer

#4

145,000 / #2

73

Paper Doll

Hail to the King

Avenged Sevenfold

Hard Rock

Aug 26

Aug 27

Warner Bros.

Mike Elizondo

#1

159,000 / #1

68

Hail to the King

Hesitation Marks

Nine Inch Nails

Industrial

Sep 2

Sep 3

Columbia

Trent Reznor

12,000 / #2

107,000 / #3

77

Came Back Haunted

AM

Arctic Monkeys

Alternative

Sep 9

Sep 10

Domino

James Ford, Ross Orton

157,000 / #1

42,000 / #6

81

R U Mine?

The Diving Board

 Elton John

Rock

Sep 16

Sep 24

Capitol, Mercury

T-Bone Burnett

#3

Home Again

Mechanical Bull

Kings of Leon

Alternative

Sep 23

Sep 24

RCA

Angelo Petraglia

73

Supersoaker

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

Progressive Metal

Sep 23

Sep 24

Roadrunner

John Petrucci

The Enemy Inside

Fortress

Alter Bridge

Alternative Metal

Sep 30

Oct 8

Roadrunner, Capitol

Elvis Baskette

Addicted to Pain

The Paradigm Shift

Korn

Alternative Metal

Oct 7

Oct 8

Prospect Park, Caroline

Don Gilmore

Never Never

Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!

Panic! at the Disco

Alternative

Oct 8

Fueled by Ramen

Butch Walker

Miss Jackson

Lightning Bolt

Pearl Jam

Grunge

Oct 14

Oct 15

Monkeywrench

Brendan O’Brien

Mind Your Manners

Vengeance Falls

Trivium

Heavy Metal

Oct 14

Oct 15

Roadrunner

David Draiman

Strife

Moon Landing

James Blunt

Pop Rock

Oct 21

Oct 30

Atlantic

Tom Rothrock

Bonfire Heart

Burials

AFI

Alternative Metal

Oct 21

Oct 22

Republic

Gil Norton

I Hope You Suffer

Reflektor

Arcade Fire

Alternative

Oct 28

Oct 29

Merge

Markus Dravs, James Murphy

Reflektor

Marshall Mathers LP 2

Eminem

Rap Rock

Nov 4

Nov 5

Interscope

Rick Rubin, Dr. Dre

Berzerk

Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Pop Rock

Nov 4

Nov 5

Epic

Max Martin, Martin Johnson

Here’s to Never Growing Up

Proof of Life

Scott Stapp

Rock

Nov 4

Nov 5

Wind-up

Howard Benson

Low Suicide

The Best of Keane (Greatest Hits)

Keane

Alternative

Nov 11

Nov 12

Higher Than the Sun

Direct Hits (Greatest Hits)

The Killers

Alternative

Nov 11

Nov 12

Island

Stuart Price & M83 (new song)

Shot at the Night

Baptized

Daughtry

Rock

Nov 18

Nov 19

RCA

Martin Johnson, Rock Mafia

Waiting for Superman

The Righteous Side of Hell

Five Finger Death Punch

Hard Rock

Nov 18

Nov 19

Prospect Park

Kevin Churko

Battle Born

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