The Flaming Lips — Playing Hide and Seek with the Ghosts of Dawn
Billy Joel — Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
You're sorely missed, Bill.
The Black Keys — El Camino
Good job, whoever convinced Danger Mouse to loosen up a bit.
Hinder — Welcome to the Freakshow
Red City Radio — The Dangers of Standing Still
No letup of enthusiasm, speed in this debut
Thursday — No Devolución
An impressive first stab at something more than thoughtful screaming
Jimi Hendrix — South Saturn Delta
Jaw-dropping B-sides, just in case you forgot how awesome Hendrix is
Kill the Reflection — 3EP
Post-punk with promise and room to grow
Cold War Kids — Mine Is Yours
Sounds better, but it's all the worse for it
Dream Theater — A Dramatic Turn of Events
Prog-metal legends survive shake-up for best album in nearly half a decade.