Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2001

Genre:  Year:  

01
Curve
Gift

Rating: 4.46
28 votes
02
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4932 votes
03
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.31
1740 votes
04
Dilute
Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape

Rating: 4.3
25 votes
05
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
303 votes
06
Madrugada
Nightly disease

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
07
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
493 votes
08
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.18
135 votes
09
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.18
356 votes
10
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3910 votes
11
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Ease Down The Road

Rating: 4.15
20 votes
12
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.14
348 votes
13
Thought Industry
Short Wave On A Cold Day

Rating: 4.14
25 votes
14
Benton Falls
Fighting Starlight

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
15
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4443 votes
16
Kevin Max
Stereotype Be

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
17
The Dismemberment Plan
Change

Rating: 4.11
280 votes
18
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
No More Shall We Part

Rating: 4.11
207 votes
19
Hood
Cold House

Rating: 4.11
54 votes
20
S
Sadstyle

Rating: 4.11
18 votes
21
Radiohead
Pyramid Song

Rating: 4.11
86 votes
22
The Angels of Light
How I Loved You

Rating: 4.11
60 votes
23
Sparklehorse
It's a Wonderful Life

Rating: 4.11
285 votes
24
No-Man
Returning Jesus

Rating: 4.11
38 votes
25
John Butler Trio
Three

Rating: 4.1
58 votes
26
Against Me!
Crime as Forgiven By

Rating: 4.1
180 votes
27
Muse
Origin of Symmetry

Rating: 4.1
2701 votes
28
Starflyer 59
Leave Here A Stranger

Rating: 4.09
44 votes
29
The Get Up Kids
Red Letter Day/Woodson

Rating: 4.09
40 votes
30
Bright Eyes
Don't Be Frightened Of Turning the Page

Rating: 4.08
72 votes
31
Destroyer
Streethawk: A Seduction

Rating: 4.08
98 votes
32
The Strokes
The Modern Age

Rating: 4.07
86 votes
33
The American Analog Set
Know By Heart

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
34
Radiohead
Knives Out

Rating: 4.06
67 votes
35
Matthew Good Band
The Audio of Being

Rating: 4.06
202 votes
36
Ozma
Rock and Roll Part Three

Rating: 4.05
74 votes
37
Poe
Haunted

Rating: 4.05
29 votes
38
Coaltar Of The Deepers
No Thank You

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
39
Low
Things We Lost in the Fire

Rating: 4.04
426 votes
40
Shiner
The Egg

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
41
Jeffrey Lewis & the Freight Trains
The Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
42
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
The Tyranny of Distance

Rating: 4.03
49 votes
43
The White Stripes
White Blood Cells

Rating: 4.03
1113 votes
44
Carissa's Wierd
You Should Be At Home Here

Rating: 4.02
100 votes
45
Something For Kate
Echolalia

Rating: 4
25 votes
46
Tindersticks
Can Our Love

Rating: 4
20 votes
47
Billy Talent
Try Honesty

Rating: 4
15 votes
48
Justin King
Le Bleu

Rating: 4
13 votes
49
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Vol. 2

Rating: 3.99
244 votes
50
John Frusciante
To Record Only Water for Ten Days

Rating: 3.99
254 votes
51
Incubus
Morning View

Rating: 3.98
1776 votes
52
Alkaline Trio
From Here To Infirmary

Rating: 3.98
584 votes
53
John Frusciante
Going Inside

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
54
Noir Désir
des Visages des Figures

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
55
Yann Tiersen
L'Absente

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
56
Dashboard Confessional
The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most

Rating: 3.95
616 votes
57
Spoon
Girls Can Tell

Rating: 3.95
324 votes
58
Pinback
Blue Screen Life

Rating: 3.95
158 votes
59
Pressure 4-5
Burning The Process

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
60
Cornelius
Point

Rating: 3.94
32 votes
61
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
B.R.M.C.

Rating: 3.93
159 votes
62
Arab Strap
The Red Thread

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
63
Meanwhile, Back in Communist Russia
Indian Ink

Rating: 3.93
98 votes
64
Cake
Comfort Eagle

Rating: 3.92
347 votes
65
Beulah
The Coast is Never Clear

Rating: 3.92
72 votes
66
Ryan Adams
Gold

Rating: 3.92
124 votes
67
Explosions in the Sky
Those Who Tell the Truth...

Rating: 3.91
877 votes
68
Jakob
Subsets of Sets

Rating: 3.91
51 votes
69
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure 2: Multi-Dimensional Soundtrack

Rating: 3.91
17 votes
70
Stephen Malkmus
Stephen Malkmus

Rating: 3.91
76 votes
71
Radiohead
Amnesiac

Rating: 3.91
3183 votes
72
The Faint
Danse Macabre

Rating: 3.9
129 votes
73
The Shins
Oh, Inverted World

Rating: 3.9
2262 votes
74
My Morning Jacket
At Dawn

Rating: 3.9
85 votes
75
Owls
Owls

Rating: 3.9
99 votes
76
Rival Schools
United By Fate

Rating: 3.89
216 votes
77
Fantomas
The Director's Cut

Rating: 3.89
321 votes
78
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Global A Go-Go

Rating: 3.89
40 votes
79
Jim O'Rourke
Insignificance

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
80
The Beta Band
Hot Shots II [U.S. release]

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
81
Mogwai
My Father My King

Rating: 3.88
74 votes
82
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly...

Rating: 3.87
223 votes
83
Super Furry Animals
Rings Around the World

Rating: 3.87
49 votes
84
Azure Ray
Azure Ray

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
85
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Pretty Girls Make Graves

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
86
Elbow
Asleep In The Back

Rating: 3.86
97 votes
87
Silver Jews
Bright Flight

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
88
Ash
Free All Angels

Rating: 3.85
51 votes
89
Dashboard Confessional
So Impossible

Rating: 3.85
152 votes
90
Pete Yorn
musicforthemorningafter

Rating: 3.84
45 votes
91
Mark Lanegan
Field Songs

Rating: 3.83
39 votes
92
Interpol
Precipitate

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
93
Sloan
Pretty Together

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
94
Jaga Jazzist
A Livingroom Hush

Rating: 3.83
89 votes
95
Boy Hits Car
Boy Hits Car

Rating: 3.82
56 votes
96
Cursive
Burst and Bloom

Rating: 3.82
132 votes
97
Constantines
Constantines

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
98
The Divine Comedy
Regeneration

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
99
Ulrich Schnauss
Far Away Trains Passing By

Rating: 3.8
38 votes
100
Tomahawk
Tomahawk

Rating: 3.8
249 votes
101
Stereolab
Sound-Dust

Rating: 3.8
40 votes
102
AFI
The Days of the Phoenix

Rating: 3.79
56 votes
103
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Bravery Repetition and Noise

Rating: 3.79
68 votes
104
Bad Astronaut
Acrophobe

Rating: 3.79
43 votes
105
Starsailor
Love Is Here

Rating: 3.78
37 votes
106
Life Without Buildings
Any Other City

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
107
Liars
They Threw Us All in a Trench and...

Rating: 3.78
91 votes
108
Vincent Gallo
When

Rating: 3.78
36 votes
109
Travis
Invisible Band

Rating: 3.77
130 votes
110
Something Corporate
Audioboxer

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
111
Rx Bandits
Progress

Rating: 3.76
214 votes
112
Modest Mouse
Everywhere And His Nasty Parlour Tricks

Rating: 3.76
642 votes
113
Regina Spektor
11:11

Rating: 3.76
110 votes
114
Death Cab for Cutie
The Photo Album

Rating: 3.75
1638 votes
115
The Mercury Program
All the Suits Began to Fall Off

Rating: 3.75
20 votes
116
Clem Snide
The Ghost of Fashion

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
117
Hey Mercedes
Everynight Fireworks

Rating: 3.74
46 votes
118
Set Fire to Flames
Sings Reign Rebuilder

Rating: 3.73
103 votes
119
Anathema
A Fine Day to Exit

Rating: 3.73
397 votes
120
Whiskeytown
Pneumonia

Rating: 3.73
20 votes
121
Pelican
Pelican

Rating: 3.72
139 votes
122
Midlake
Milkmaid Grand Army

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
123
Of Montreal
Coquelicot Asleep In The Poppies

Rating: 3.71
60 votes
124
Unwed Sailor
The Faithful Anchor

Rating: 3.71
12 votes
125
Metric
Static Anonymity

Rating: 3.7
20 votes
126
Blink-182
Take Off Your Pants and Jacket

Rating: 3.7
2299 votes
127
Aereogramme
A Story in White

Rating: 3.69
114 votes
128
Tortoise
Standards

Rating: 3.69
97 votes
129
Mogwai
Rock Action

Rating: 3.68
331 votes
130
Les Savy Fav
Go Forth

Rating: 3.68
11 votes
131
Kings of Convenience
Quiet is the New Loud

Rating: 3.68
51 votes
132
Big Wreck
The Pleasure And The Greed

Rating: 3.67
21 votes
133
Ani DiFranco
Revelling:Reckoning

Rating: 3.67
12 votes
134
Spiritualized
Let It Come Down

Rating: 3.66
49 votes
135
Manu Chao
Proxima Estacion: Esperanza

Rating: 3.66
22 votes
136
Pulp
We Love Life

Rating: 3.65
61 votes
137
Onesidezero
Is This Room Getting Smaller?

Rating: 3.65
24 votes
138
The Pineapple Thief
137

Rating: 3.64
21 votes
139
Regurgitator
Eduardo and Rodriguez Wage War on T-Wrecks

Rating: 3.64
14 votes
140
Further Seems Forever
The Moon Is Down

Rating: 3.64
204 votes
141
Mono
Under The Pipal Tree

Rating: 3.64
113 votes
142
Daniel Johnston
Rejected Unknown

Rating: 3.64
11 votes
143
Mercury Rev
All Is Dream

Rating: 3.64
37 votes
144
Toadies
Hell Below Stars Above

Rating: 3.63
43 votes
145
Oleander
Unwind

Rating: 3.63
12 votes
146
Minus the Bear
This is What I Know About Being Gigantic

Rating: 3.62
280 votes
147
Eels
Souljacker

Rating: 3.62
246 votes
148
Bedouin Soundclash
Root Fire

Rating: 3.62
17 votes
149
Owen
Owen

Rating: 3.61
83 votes
150
Rise Against
The Unraveling

Rating: 3.61
819 votes
151
World's End Girlfriend
Farewell Kingdom

Rating: 3.61
28 votes
152
Mark Kozelek
Whats Next To The Moon

Rating: 3.61
14 votes
153
Lostprophets
The Fake Sound Of Progress

Rating: 3.6
524 votes
154
Matthew Good Band
Loser Anthems

Rating: 3.59
32 votes
155
Mirah
Advisory Committee

Rating: 3.59
11 votes
156
Audience Of One
EP

Rating: 3.59
11 votes
157
Camera Obscura
Biggest Bluest Hi Fi

Rating: 3.58
20 votes
158
Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin

Rating: 3.57
29 votes
159
Ladytron
604

Rating: 3.56
24 votes
160
Caribou
Start Breaking My Heart

Rating: 3.56
33 votes
161
The Starting Line
With Hopes Of Starting Over EP

Rating: 3.56
34 votes
162
Belle and Sebastian
Jonathan David

Rating: 3.56
18 votes
163
Abandoned Pools
Humanistic

Rating: 3.54
35 votes
164
311
From Chaos

Rating: 3.54
234 votes
165
Stars
Nightsongs

Rating: 3.53
39 votes
166
Volta Do Mar
At The Speed Of Light Or Day

Rating: 3.53
20 votes
167
Arab on Radar
Yahweh or the Highway

Rating: 3.52
22 votes
168
Brand New
Your Favorite Weapon

Rating: 3.51
3662 votes
169
Sum 41
All Killer No Filler

Rating: 3.51
1142 votes
170
Eskimo Joe
Girl

Rating: 3.5
13 votes
171
Guided by Voices
Isolation Drills

Rating: 3.47
64 votes
172
Rilo Kiley
Take-Offs & Landings

Rating: 3.46
63 votes
173
Red House Painters
Old Ramon

Rating: 3.46
108 votes
174
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions
Bavarian Fruit Bread

Rating: 3.46
12 votes
175
Finch (US)
Falling Into Place

Rating: 3.46
140 votes
176
The Angelic Process
...And Your Blood Is Full Of Honey

Rating: 3.45
26 votes
177
The Cult
Beyond Good and Evil

Rating: 3.45
40 votes
178
Days Of The New
Days of the New III

Rating: 3.45
30 votes
179
M83
M83

Rating: 3.45
76 votes
180
Alien Ant Farm
ANThology

Rating: 3.44
446 votes
181
Astrobrite
Crush

Rating: 3.44
16 votes
182
New End Original
Thriller

Rating: 3.43
15 votes
183
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Rating: 3.43
156 votes
184
The Album Leaf
One Day I'll Be On Time

Rating: 3.43
62 votes
185
Kings of Convenience
Versus

Rating: 3.42
18 votes
186
Hrsta
L'éclat du ciel était insoutenable

Rating: 3.42
12 votes
187
They Might Be Giants
Mink Car

Rating: 3.41
22 votes
188
Broken Social Scene
Feel Good Lost

Rating: 3.39
336 votes
189
Ghosts and Vodka
Precious Blood

Rating: 3.37
30 votes
190
Deerhoof
Halfbird

Rating: 3.36
11 votes
191
King's X
Manic Moonlight

Rating: 3.36
18 votes
192
P.O.D.
Satellite

Rating: 3.33
584 votes
193
Major Organ and the Adding Machine
Major Organ and the Adding Machine

Rating: 3.33
23 votes
194
The Cranberries
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Rating: 3.32
50 votes
195
The Rapture
Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
196
Funeral Diner
Funeral Diner / Staircase Split

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
197
Tantric
Tantric

Rating: 3.31
51 votes
198
Flobots
Onomatopoeia

Rating: 3.31
16 votes
199
Built to Spill
Ancient Melodies of the Future

Rating: 3.31
390 votes
200
Breaking Point
Coming of Age

Rating: 3.31
13 votes



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