Billboard: Top Albums & Artists of 2014
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.
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.