It's been a little slow so far this year, as far as rock releases are concerned, but there's already been a handful of stellar 2017 hard rock albums have left their mark on the music world.

There are a number of big albums yet to be released, and you'll want to check this list throughout the year as we'll continue to add some of the best rock releases of 2017. For now, there's an eclectic selection of efforts in the gallery above. Supergroups? Sure. Established rock vets? You bet! Albums that come with a theme? Absolutely.

So scroll through our list of the Best Rock Albums of 2017 (So Far) in the gallery above, and be sure to track our Best Metal Albums of 2017 (So Far), as well, by clicking the button below.

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