Top Ten Albums Of 2010, According To Our Writers

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Daniel Alleva

1. The Arcade Fire/The Suburbs/Merge

2. Interpol/Interpol/Matador

3. Deerhunter/Halcyon Digest/4AD

4. Deftones/Diamond Eyes/Reprise/Warner Bros.

5. The Futureheads/The Chaos/Nul Records

6. Vampire Weekend/Contra/XL

7. The Black Crowes/Croweology/Silver Arrow

8. The Roots/How I Got Over/Def Jam

9. The Sword/Warp Riders/Kemado

10. Maximum Balloon/Maximum Balloon/Interscope

Mike Black

1. Peter Gabriel/Scratch My Back/EMI

2. OK Go/The Blue Colour Of The Sky/Capitol

3. Neil Young/Le Noise/Reprise

4. Brian Eno/Small Craft On A Milk Sea/Warp Records

5. Kid Rock/Born Free/Atlantic

6. Peter Wolf/Midnight Souvenirs/Verve

7. Kings Of Leon/Come Around Sundown/ RCA

8. Spoon/Transference/Merge

9. Gaslight Anthem/American Slang/Side One Dummy

10. Elton John And Leon Russel/The Union/Decca

Cathy Campagna

1. Filter/Trouble With Angels/Rocket Science Ventures

2. Deftones/Diamond Eyes/Reprise

3. Keane/Night Train/Island

4. Brandon Flowers/Flamingo/Island/Vertigo

5. Serj Tankian/Imperfect Harmonies/Reprise

6. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club/Beat The Devil’s Tattoo/Vagrant

7. Jimmy Gnecco/The Heart/Bright Antenna

8. Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane/Il Cielo In Una Stanza/Ipecac

9. Soundgarden/Telephantasm/A&M-UMe

10. Pete Yorn/Pete Yorn/Vagrant

Mike Greenblatt

1. Tom Petty/Mojo/Reprise

2. Trombone Shorty/Backatown/Verve

3. Robert Plant/Band Of Joy/Rounder

4. Tom Jones/Praise & Blame/Lost Highway

5. Shelby Lynne/Tears Lies & Alibis/Everso

6. Corinne Bailey Rae/The Sea/EMI

7. John Mellencamp/No Better Than This/Rounder

8. Neil Young/Le Noise/Reprise

9. Brian Wilson/Reimagines Gershwin/Disney

10. Dr. John & The Lower 911/Tribal/429

Tim Louie

1. Methods Of Mayhem/A Public Disservice Announcement/Roadrunner

2. Vince Neil/Tattoos & Tequila/Eleven Seven Music

3. Black Label Society/Order Of The Black/E1 Music

4. Sevendust/Cold Day Memory/Asylum

5. Black Water Rising/Black Water Rising/Red Distribution

6. Ozzy Osbourne /Scream/Epic

7. Disturbed/Asylum/Reprise

8. Hell Yeah/Stampede/Epic

9. Godsmack/The Oracle/Republic

10. Buckcherry/All Night Long/Eleven Seven

Andrew Magnotta

1. Karnivool/Sound Awake/Sony

2. Intronaut/Valley Of Smoke/Century Media

3. The Ocean/Anthropocentric/Metal Blade

4. Enslaved/Axioma Ethica Odini/Nuclear Blast

5. Deftones/Diamond Eyes/Reprise

6. High On Fire/Snakes For The Divine/E1 Music

7. East Of The Wall/Ressentiment/Translation Loss

8. Ihsahn/After/Candlelight

9. Atheist/Jupiter/Season Of Mist

10. The Sword/Warp Riders/Kemado

Hal B. Selzer

1. Lisa Bouchelle/Blue Room With A Red Vase/Varese Sarabande/Universal

2. Zac Brown Band/You Get What You Give/Atlantic

3. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings/I Learned The Hard Way/Daptone

4. Godsmack/The Oracle/Universal Republic

5. Black Country Communion/Black Country Communion/J&R Adventures

6. Kid Rock/Born Free/Top Dog/Atlantic

7. Tom Petty/Mojo/Reprise

8. Eminem/Recovery/Aftermath/Interscope

9. Monster Magnet/Mastermind/Napalm

10. Meat Loaf/Hang Cool Teddy Bear/Roadrunner