Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6757 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2842 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2931 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3256 votes
05
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.49
1401 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1750 votes
07
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1752 votes
08
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9602 votes
09
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
2716 votes
10
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5332 votes
11
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.46
11184 votes
12
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4797 votes
13
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4628 votes
14
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3636 votes
15
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1471 votes
16
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.45
645 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5554 votes
18
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3160 votes
19
Slint
Spiderland

4.43
1346 votes
20
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
1935 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
8190 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6466 votes
23
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
756 votes
24
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1825 votes
25
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
523 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5152 votes
27
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
1974 votes
28
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
4794 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5938 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.37
7970 votes
31
Sigur Ros
Agaetis Byrjun

4.36
1996 votes
32
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5694 votes
33
The National
Boxer

4.34
3730 votes
34
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.34
714 votes
35
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
937 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
3036 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4700 votes
38
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
515 votes
39
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.33
1952 votes
40
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.33
696 votes
41
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.33
1360 votes
42
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.33
6051 votes
43
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2314 votes
44
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2136 votes
45
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.31
608 votes
46
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1899 votes
47
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.31
476 votes
48
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
9921 votes
49
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
3036 votes
50
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1286 votes
51
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
994 votes
52
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3578 votes
53
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.3
3542 votes
54
The National
Alligator

4.29
2788 votes
55
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
792 votes
56
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
327 votes
57
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.28
814 votes
58
Pele
The Nudes

4.28
32 votes
59
Novo Amor
Woodgate, NY

4.28
32 votes
60
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.28
374 votes
61
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.28
167 votes
62
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2652 votes
63
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.27
364 votes
64
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.27
214 votes
65
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
343 votes
66
Oceansize
Frames

4.27
1174 votes
67
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.27
1152 votes
68
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.27
285 votes
69
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
336 votes
70
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.27
934 votes
71
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.27
724 votes
72
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
3262 votes
73
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.26
2806 votes
74
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
302 votes
75
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
678 votes
76
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2093 votes
77
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1072 votes
78
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.26
873 votes
79
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
334 votes
80
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
172 votes
81
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.25
125 votes
82
American Football
American Football

4.25
1647 votes
83
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.25
123 votes
84
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
398 votes
85
The National
High Violet

4.25
3730 votes
86
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.25
529 votes
87
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.25
330 votes
88
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.25
4763 votes
89
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2304 votes
90
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.24
1802 votes
91
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.23
392 votes
92
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.23
432 votes
93
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.23
1366 votes
94
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2210 votes
95
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.23
1650 votes
96
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.23
1122 votes
97
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3179 votes
98
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.23
241 votes
99
The Cure
Pornography

4.23
984 votes
100
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
321 votes
101
The Vaselines
Dying for It

4.23
33 votes
102
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
590 votes
103
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.23
432 votes
104
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
2814 votes
105
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
794 votes
106
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
1064 votes
107
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.22
1296 votes
108
Pulp
Different Class

4.22
326 votes
109
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
7407 votes
110
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1355 votes
111
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
478 votes
112
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
968 votes
113
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.22
1776 votes
114
The Replacements
Tim

4.22
310 votes
115
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.22
32 votes
116
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.22
286 votes
117
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.22
243 votes
118
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
284 votes
119
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.21
1053 votes
120
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
857 votes
121
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1515 votes
122
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
863 votes
123
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1281 votes
124
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
297 votes
125
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.21
376 votes
126
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
520 votes
127
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.21
275 votes
128
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2252 votes
129
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1356 votes
130
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
531 votes
131
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
488 votes
132
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.2
416 votes
133
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2786 votes
134
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.2
380 votes
135
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1161 votes
136
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
142 votes
137
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
492 votes
138
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
518 votes
139
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.19
1326 votes
140
We Lost the Sea
Departure Songs

4.19
123 votes
141
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.19
1862 votes
142
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.19
150 votes
143
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.19
35 votes
144
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.18
365 votes
145
Sublime
Sublime

4.18
1382 votes
146
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.18
406 votes
147
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.18
1128 votes
148
The Strokes
Is This It

4.18
4294 votes
149
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.18
1046 votes
150
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.18
1308 votes
151
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.18
173 votes
152
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.18
630 votes
153
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.17
603 votes
154
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.17
1743 votes
155
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.17
173 votes
156
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
278 votes
157
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
994 votes
158
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.17
724 votes
159
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1976 votes
160
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
404 votes
161
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
359 votes
162
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
921 votes
163
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.16
4536 votes
164
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1774 votes
165
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort

4.16
100 votes
166
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1881 votes
167
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.16
238 votes
168
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.16
478 votes
169
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.16
772 votes
170
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
6980 votes
171
Thrice
Vheissu

4.15
5572 votes
172
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.15
389 votes
173
Tindersticks
Tindersticks

4.15
132 votes
174
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
545 votes
175
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
859 votes
176
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
834 votes
177
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.15
179 votes
178
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
7236 votes
179
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.15
932 votes
180
Radiohead
The Bends

4.14
4667 votes
181
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
8366 votes
182
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

4.14
106 votes
183
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1194 votes
184
Galaxie 500
Today

4.14
186 votes
185
The Verve
The Verve

4.14
80 votes
186
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.14
4719 votes
187
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3195 votes
188
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
683 votes
189
Mad Season
Above

4.14
726 votes
190
Starflyer 59
Gold

4.14
44 votes
191
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
895 votes
192
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.14
37 votes
193
Ling Tosite Sigure
Inspiration Is DEAD

4.13
230 votes
194
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.13
380 votes
195
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2316 votes
196
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.13
150 votes
197
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.13
398 votes
198
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
466 votes
199
Clever Girl
No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room

4.13
49 votes
200
The Afghan Whigs
Gentlemen

4.13
362 votes



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