Billboard: Top Albums & Artists of 2014

January 2, 2015

Billboard released its top rock albums and artists of 2014 — and among the acts leading last year’s lists are Pretty Reckless, Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch. 


The year’s biggest hard rock albums were Five Finger Death Punch’s The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Vol. 2, Linkin Park’s The Hunting Party, Avenge Sevenfold’s Hale To The King.

Five Finger Death Punch



The latest Slipknot effort and new Foo Fighters’ album also made the cut. The year-end chart for Hard Rock Albums Artists featured Nickelback, Godsmack, Pearl Jam and Seether.

And the year’s biggest Alternative Album Artists? Arctic Monkeys, Bastille, Cage the Elephant, Kongos and The Black Keys.