Fall Music Preview 2012: The 24 Albums You Need to Hear

The next four months will see supersized sonic experiences from some of rock's greatest: The first two of Green Day's three new albums will drop, as will Bob Dylan's apocalyptic 35th studio record, No Doubt's first release in over 10 years and Mumford & Son's highly anticipated follow-up to Sigh No More. Keep reading for the lowdown on these, and 20 other records that will rock you in 2012.

Reporting by David Browne, Matt Diehl, Patrick Doyle, Gavin Edwards, David Fricke, Andy Greene, David Peisner, Austin Scaggs, Simon Vozick-Levinson and Jonah Weiner.