While it's still early, the angular UK rockers' Holy Fire is arguably the most anticipated album of 2013.
Who knew the coolest nu-metal band would survive, let alone have an album in them as strong as 2000's classic, White Pony?
Her 777 Tour was an absolute nightmare, but the world's biggest pop star has brushed the flack off her shoulder with her most successful album to date.
Atoms For Peace
"Thom Yorke has a supergroup with Flea?" say many Radiohead fans after the announcement that a debut album will drop in January.
Green Day (pictured)
There is such a thing as overkill, a hard lesson the Bay Area punks are learning as their trilogy tanks in sales.