Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2006

Genre:  Year:  

01
Kunek
Flight of The Flynns

Rating: 4.71
14 votes
02
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
Christian & the Hedgehog Boys

Rating: 4.71
12 votes
03
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8312 votes
04
Foals
Try This On Your Piano

Rating: 4.44
24 votes
05
CapaRezza
Habemus Capa

Rating: 4.4
15 votes
06
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.38
108 votes
07
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.35
120 votes
08
The Veils
Nux Vomica

Rating: 4.35
116 votes
09
Indorphine
Glowsticks For Clubbing Baby Seals

Rating: 4.35
20 votes
10
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.32
2700 votes
11
The Pants Situation
The Ugly Man

Rating: 4.31
16 votes
12
Arctic Monkeys
When The Sun Goes Down

Rating: 4.29
56 votes
13
Ever We Fall
We Are But Human

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
14
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
306 votes
15
Dog Fashion Disco
Adultery

Rating: 4.24
150 votes
16
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.23
265 votes
17
Hey Rosetta!
Plan Your Escape

Rating: 4.22
36 votes
18
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
437 votes
19
Tokyo Incidents
Adult

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
20
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.21
514 votes
21
Grace Cathedral Park
In The Evenings Of Regret

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
22
Page France
Hello, Dear Wind

Rating: 4.2
22 votes
23
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.2
456 votes
24
Jeremy Enigk
World Waits

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
25
Trespassers William
Having

Rating: 4.2
66 votes
26
Voxtrot
Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Wives

Rating: 4.17
45 votes
27
Moros Eros
I Saw The Devil Last Night and Now The S

Rating: 4.15
23 votes
28
Arctic Monkeys
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

Rating: 4.14
98 votes
29
Ling Tosite Sigure
Feeling Your UFO

Rating: 4.14
42 votes
30
Hop Along Queen Ansleis
Freshman Year

Rating: 4.14
28 votes
31
The Mayan Factor
Heaven & Hell

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
32
Sarah Blasko
What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
33
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.13
252 votes
34
Sylvan
Posthumous Silence

Rating: 4.13
31 votes
35
...Of Sinking Ships
...Of Sinking Ships

Rating: 4.13
32 votes
36
Lovehammers
Marty Casey and Lovehammers

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
37
Amesoeurs
Ruines Humaines

Rating: 4.12
118 votes
38
The Swell Season
The Swell Season

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
39
The Twilight Singers
Powder Burns

Rating: 4.11
18 votes
40
Brigade
Lights

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
41
Poets of the Fall
Carnival of Rust

Rating: 4.1
101 votes
42
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Fanclub

Rating: 4.1
35 votes
43
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
The Dust of Retreat

Rating: 4.1
393 votes
44
The Dudes
Brain Heart Guitar

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
45
David Bazan
Fewer Moving Parts

Rating: 4.1
21 votes
46
Cire
Wholesale Buyout

Rating: 4.09
47 votes
47
Guillemots
Through the Windowpane

Rating: 4.09
47 votes
48
Pure Reason Revolution
The Dark Third

Rating: 4.08
155 votes
49
Last Winter
Transmission Skyline

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
50
Howling Bells
s/t

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
51
Mono
You Are There

Rating: 4.08
520 votes
52
the GazettE
NIL

Rating: 4.08
40 votes
53
Linda Martini
Olhos de Mongol

Rating: 4.08
40 votes
54
Dead Combo
Quando a Alma Não é Pequena

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
55
Joseph Arthur
Nuclear Daydream

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
56
Arctic Monkeys
Leave Before The Lights Come On

Rating: 4.07
60 votes
57
The Morningside
The Wind, The Trees And The Shadows...

Rating: 4.06
70 votes
58
Shora
Malval

Rating: 4.06
32 votes
59
Jakob
Solace

Rating: 4.06
169 votes
60
The Red Paintings
Destroy The Robots

Rating: 4.05
56 votes
61
Oceansize
New Pin

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
62
Sunset Rubdown
Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Rating: 4.05
76 votes
63
Rise Against
The Sufferer and the Witness

Rating: 4.05
2219 votes
64
Helios
Eingya

Rating: 4.04
179 votes
65
Malajube
Trompe-l'oeil

Rating: 4.04
56 votes
66
The Paper Chase
Now You Are One of Us

Rating: 4.03
43 votes
67
Algernon Cadwallader
Demo

Rating: 4.03
74 votes
68
Anberlin
Godspeed

Rating: 4.03
15 votes
69
Rookie of the Year
The Goodnight Moon

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
70
The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America

Rating: 4.03
274 votes
71
The Butterfly Effect
Imago

Rating: 4.02
252 votes
72
Kayo Dot
Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue

Rating: 4.02
382 votes
73
Beth Orton
Comfort In Strangers

Rating: 4.02
11 votes
74
Liars
Drum's Not Dead

Rating: 4.02
173 votes
75
Daitro
Laisser Vivre Les Squelettes

Rating: 4.02
226 votes
76
Laura
Radio Swan is Down

Rating: 4.02
65 votes
77
Sigur Ros
Sæglópur

Rating: 4.01
88 votes
78
Boris With Michio Kurihara
Rainbow

Rating: 4.01
99 votes
79
Year of No Light
Nord

Rating: 4
106 votes
80
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

Rating: 4
30 votes
81
The Coma Recovery
Drown That Holy End in Wine

Rating: 4
28 votes
82
Voxtrot
Your Biggest Fan

Rating: 4
21 votes
83
B.M. Sharp
Music is Tight

Rating: 4
14 votes
84
Lvmen
Mondo

Rating: 4
13 votes
85
MUCC
6

Rating: 4
11 votes
86
Jesu
Silver

Rating: 4
604 votes
87
Suis La Lune
Quiet, Pull the Strings!

Rating: 3.99
214 votes
88
P.O.S.
Audition

Rating: 3.99
240 votes
89
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
The Letting Go

Rating: 3.99
52 votes
90
The Format
Dog Problems

Rating: 3.99
302 votes
91
Neko Case
Fox Confessor Brings The Flood

Rating: 3.99
80 votes
92
Destroyer
Destroyer's Rubies

Rating: 3.99
224 votes
93
Wolves in the Throne Room
Diadem of 12 Stars

Rating: 3.98
455 votes
94
Khoma
The Second Wave

Rating: 3.98
140 votes
95
Two Gallants
What the Toll Tells

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
96
Belong
October Language

Rating: 3.98
61 votes
97
Electric President
Electric President

Rating: 3.97
36 votes
98
Melvins
A Senile Animal

Rating: 3.96
267 votes
99
Midlake
The Trials of Van Occupanther

Rating: 3.96
238 votes
100
Moving Mountains
Moving Mountains Demo

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
101
The Thermals
The Body, The Blood, The Machine

Rating: 3.96
306 votes
102
Parenthetical Girls
Safe As Houses

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
103
Patrick Watson
Close To Paradise

Rating: 3.96
94 votes
104
Bad Astronaut
Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment

Rating: 3.96
58 votes
105
Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am...

Rating: 3.96
4080 votes
106
The Angelic Process
We All Die Laughing

Rating: 3.96
16 votes
107
Sondre Lerche
Duper Sessions

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
108
As Tall As Lions
As Tall As Lions

Rating: 3.95
780 votes
109
Ingrid Michaelson
Girls And Boys

Rating: 3.95
31 votes
110
The Mountain Goats
Babylon Springs

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
111
Colour Revolt
Colour Revolt

Rating: 3.95
56 votes
112
Hisato Higuchi
Dialogue

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
113
Starflyer 59
My Island

Rating: 3.94
34 votes
114
Coheed and Cambria
Kerrang! / XFM UK Acoustic Sessions

Rating: 3.94
117 votes
115
toe
New Sentimentality

Rating: 3.93
53 votes
116
Kashiwa Daisuke
April. #02

Rating: 3.93
81 votes
117
Talkdemonic
Beat Romantic

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
118
State Radio
Us Against the Crown

Rating: 3.93
55 votes
119
The Decemberists
The Crane Wife

Rating: 3.93
1516 votes
120
Sam Roberts Band
Chemical City

Rating: 3.93
67 votes
121
Sucioperro
Random Acts of Intimacy

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
122
Tool
10,000 Days

Rating: 3.92
4214 votes
123
Callisto
Noir

Rating: 3.92
104 votes
124
Slow Dancing Society
The Sound of Lights When Dim

Rating: 3.92
26 votes
125
Faunts
M4

Rating: 3.92
64 votes
126
Fightstar
Grand Unification

Rating: 3.92
273 votes
127
Asobi Seksu
Citrus

Rating: 3.92
304 votes
128
andtheywillriot!
Kick Up The Leaves, This Is Autumn

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
129
June Paik
June Paik

Rating: 3.91
35 votes
130
Grizzly Bear
Yellow House

Rating: 3.91
982 votes
131
Mutemath
Mute Math

Rating: 3.91
325 votes
132
Shearwater
Palo Santo

Rating: 3.91
29 votes
133
Sleeping at Last
Keep No Score

Rating: 3.91
56 votes
134
Rocky Votolato
Makers

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
135
Evaline
Postpartum Modesty. A Portrait of Skin EP

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
136
The Velvet Teen
Cum Laude

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
137
The Spinto Band
Nice And Nicely Done

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
138
Gotye
Like Drawing Blood

Rating: 3.91
240 votes
139
The Gathering
Home

Rating: 3.91
152 votes
140
Russian Circles
Enter

Rating: 3.91
513 votes
141
Say Hi
Impeccable Blahs

Rating: 3.9
21 votes
142
House Of Heroes
Say No More

Rating: 3.9
46 votes
143
Bossk
.1

Rating: 3.9
40 votes
144
Kaki King
Until We Felt Red

Rating: 3.9
40 votes
145
Manchester Orchestra
I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child

Rating: 3.89
1304 votes
146
M. Ward
Post-War

Rating: 3.89
98 votes
147
Man Man
Six Demon Bag

Rating: 3.89
74 votes
148
Silversun Pickups
Carnavas

Rating: 3.89
2307 votes
149
iLiKETRAiNS
Progress Reform

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
150
Les Discrets
Les Discrets

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
151
Giant Squid
Metridium Fields

Rating: 3.88
113 votes
152
Amusement Parks On Fire
Out Of The Angeles

Rating: 3.88
87 votes
153
That Handsome Devil
That Handsome Devil EP

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
154
Danielson
Ships

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
155
Ef
Give Me Beauty... Or Give Me Death!

Rating: 3.88
77 votes
156
Deftones
Saturday Night Wrist

Rating: 3.88
2268 votes
157
My Epic
This Is Rescue

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
158
Portugal. The Man
Waiter: ''You Vultures!''

Rating: 3.87
962 votes
159
Thrice
Red Sky

Rating: 3.87
243 votes
160
After The Sirens
What I Have To Give, Let It Be Enough

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
161
Aidan Baker
The Sea Swells A Bit...

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
162
Beirut
Gulag Orkestar

Rating: 3.87
626 votes
163
This Will Destroy You
Young Mountain

Rating: 3.87
442 votes
164
Tokyo Police Club
A Lesson in Crime

Rating: 3.87
282 votes
165
The Evens
Get Evens

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
166
Nick Oliveri and the Mondo Generator
Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
167
TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain

Rating: 3.85
508 votes
168
The Pineapple Thief
Little Man

Rating: 3.85
72 votes
169
Mono
Memorie Dal Futuro EP

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
170
Chad VanGaalen
Skelliconnection

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
171
The Dear Hunter
Act I: The Lake South, the River North

Rating: 3.85
1274 votes
172
Ben Kweller
Ben Kweller

Rating: 3.85
72 votes
173
Attack in Black
Widows EP

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
174
Alexi Murdoch
Time Without Consequence

Rating: 3.85
55 votes
175
Leeland
Sound of Melodies

Rating: 3.84
16 votes
176
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

Rating: 3.84
426 votes
177
Gregor Samsa
55:12

Rating: 3.84
91 votes
178
Beirut
Lon Gisland

Rating: 3.84
246 votes
179
Switchfoot
Oh!

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
180
Thanksgiving
Cave Days And Moments

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
181
Stolen Babies
There Be Squabbles Ahead

Rating: 3.83
109 votes
182
So Many Dynamos
Flashlights

Rating: 3.83
35 votes
183
Horse Feathers
Words Are Dead

Rating: 3.83
80 votes
184
Califone
Roots And Crowns

Rating: 3.82
31 votes
185
La Dispute
Vancouver

Rating: 3.82
448 votes
186
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
The Chronicles Of A Bohemian Teenager

Rating: 3.82
14 votes
187
Boy Hits Car
The Passage

Rating: 3.82
25 votes
188
Wax On Radio
Exposition

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
189
Disco Ensemble
First aid kit

Rating: 3.82
30 votes
190
Kevin Devine
Put Your Ghost To Rest

Rating: 3.81
124 votes
191
The Black Keys
Chulahoma

Rating: 3.81
270 votes
192
Self Defense Family
Sincerely

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
193
Gomez
How We Operate

Rating: 3.81
34 votes
194
Forgive Durden
Wonderland

Rating: 3.81
91 votes
195
Mogwai
Travel Is Dangerous

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
196
Alela Diane
The Pirate's Gospel

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
197
Anathallo
Floating World

Rating: 3.81
206 votes
198
Yo La Tengo
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

Rating: 3.8
447 votes
199
Heavens
Patent Pending

Rating: 3.8
45 votes
200
Mayday Parade
Tales Told By Dead Friends

Rating: 3.8
181 votes



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