Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
6179 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
2914 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2520 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.49
1533 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2586 votes
06
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8702 votes
07
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

Rating: 4.46
2397 votes
08
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

Rating: 4.46
858 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4946 votes
10
Pixies
Doolittle

Rating: 4.46
4228 votes
11
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
9969 votes
12
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4460 votes
13
Jeff Buckley
Grace

Rating: 4.45
1328 votes
14
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

Rating: 4.44
585 votes
15
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

Rating: 4.44
3150 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

Rating: 4.44
2895 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

Rating: 4.44
5060 votes
18
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
821 votes
19
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

Rating: 4.42
470 votes
20
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

Rating: 4.42
7524 votes
21
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

Rating: 4.41
654 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.41
5898 votes
23
Slint
Spiderland

Rating: 4.4
1154 votes
24
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.4
1695 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

Rating: 4.4
1663 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
4454 votes
27
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

Rating: 4.38
1732 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.35
3644 votes
29
Pearl Jam
Ten

Rating: 4.35
5288 votes
30
Weezer
Weezer

Rating: 4.35
5236 votes
31
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
4122 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

Rating: 4.34
1818 votes
33
The National
Boxer

Rating: 4.33
3384 votes
34
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
4332 votes
35
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

Rating: 4.33
1748 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.33
2738 votes
37
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
832 votes
38
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.32
1952 votes
39
The Replacements
Let It Be

Rating: 4.32
442 votes
40
Trespassers William
Different Stars

Rating: 4.32
312 votes
41
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

Rating: 4.32
608 votes
42
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

Rating: 4.31
404 votes
43
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.31
1740 votes
44
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

Rating: 4.31
422 votes
45
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2158 votes
46
Bad Religion
No Control

Rating: 4.31
705 votes
47
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Rating: 4.3
5421 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1205 votes
49
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

Rating: 4.3
414 votes
50
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

Rating: 4.3
858 votes
51
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
3270 votes
52
Therapy?
Troublegum

Rating: 4.3
187 votes
53
Arcade Fire
Funeral

Rating: 4.3
6194 votes
54
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Rating: 4.29
2754 votes
55
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Rating: 4.29
3248 votes
56
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
258 votes
57
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
281 votes
58
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Rating: 4.28
2462 votes
59
Oceansize
Frames

Rating: 4.28
542 votes
60
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
303 votes
61
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
2518 votes
62
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.28
1626 votes
63
Bad Religion
Suffer

Rating: 4.28
706 votes
64
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

Rating: 4.27
624 votes
65
Sonic Youth
Sister

Rating: 4.27
690 votes
66
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.27
1006 votes
67
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.27
590 votes
68
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rating: 4.26
2645 votes
69
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

Rating: 4.26
1928 votes
70
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
348 votes
71
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
1005 votes
72
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

Rating: 4.26
316 votes
73
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
330 votes
74
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.25
448 votes
75
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

Rating: 4.25
290 votes
76
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
2748 votes
77
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

Rating: 4.25
306 votes
78
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

Rating: 4.25
300 votes
79
American Football
American Football

Rating: 4.25
1351 votes
80
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.25
269 votes
81
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

Rating: 4.24
1474 votes
82
Slowdive
Souvlaki

Rating: 4.24
676 votes
83
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2106 votes
84
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.24
119 votes
85
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.24
188 votes
86
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

Rating: 4.24
287 votes
87
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.24
787 votes
88
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3430 votes
89
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

Rating: 4.24
225 votes
90
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.23
120 votes
91
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
325 votes
92
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

Rating: 4.23
1992 votes
93
Radiohead
In Rainbows

Rating: 4.23
4351 votes
94
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

Rating: 4.23
336 votes
95
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.23
271 votes
96
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
416 votes
97
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
461 votes
98
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

Rating: 4.22
206 votes
99
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

Rating: 4.22
104 votes
100
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Rating: 4.22
6831 votes
101
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2919 votes
102
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
459 votes
103
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

Rating: 4.22
255 votes
104
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
283 votes
105
Anathema
Judgement

Rating: 4.22
706 votes
106
Deer Leap and The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.22
123 votes
107
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

Rating: 4.21
2535 votes
108
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.21
469 votes
109
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

Rating: 4.21
992 votes
110
R.E.M.
Murmur

Rating: 4.21
972 votes
111
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

Rating: 4.21
1590 votes
112
Pulp
Different Class

Rating: 4.21
285 votes
113
Suede
Dog Man Star

Rating: 4.21
252 votes
114
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.21
312 votes
115
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1427 votes
116
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

Rating: 4.21
1216 votes
117
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

Rating: 4.21
573 votes
118
Primus
Frizzle Fry

Rating: 4.21
795 votes
119
The Replacements
Tim

Rating: 4.21
272 votes
120
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

Rating: 4.21
508 votes
121
The Antlers
Hospice

Rating: 4.21
2490 votes
122
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.2
1254 votes
123
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.2
908 votes
124
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1552 votes
125
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

Rating: 4.2
1524 votes
126
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.2
526 votes
127
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

Rating: 4.2
338 votes
128
U2
The Joshua Tree

Rating: 4.2
1158 votes
129
R.E.M.
Reckoning

Rating: 4.2
616 votes
130
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
602 votes
131
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

Rating: 4.2
1156 votes
132
Mew
Frengers

Rating: 4.2
596 votes
133
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.2
132 votes
134
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

Rating: 4.19
390 votes
135
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

Rating: 4.19
1013 votes
136
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.19
479 votes
137
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

Rating: 4.19
507 votes
138
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

Rating: 4.19
726 votes
139
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1303 votes
140
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

Rating: 4.19
2046 votes
141
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

Rating: 4.19
2124 votes
142
Morphine
Cure for Pain

Rating: 4.19
153 votes
143
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

Rating: 4.19
338 votes
144
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
494 votes
145
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

Rating: 4.18
1178 votes
146
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

Rating: 4.18
212 votes
147
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.18
60 votes
148
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

Rating: 4.18
416 votes
149
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.18
135 votes
150
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.18
358 votes
151
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

Rating: 4.18
1573 votes
152
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

Rating: 4.18
900 votes
153
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3918 votes
154
Saosin
Translating the Name

Rating: 4.17
925 votes
155
Voxtrot
Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Wives

Rating: 4.17
45 votes
156
The Gathering
Mandylion

Rating: 4.16
206 votes
157
Mimicking Birds
Mimicking Birds

Rating: 4.16
31 votes
158
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.16
1684 votes
159
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Rating: 4.16
2102 votes
160
The Smiths
The Smiths

Rating: 4.16
1712 votes
161
The Notwist
Neon Golden

Rating: 4.16
254 votes
162
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
875 votes
163
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
396 votes
164
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.16
264 votes
165
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3207 votes
166
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.15
2646 votes
167
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.15
402 votes
168
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

Rating: 4.15
214 votes
169
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

Rating: 4.15
164 votes
170
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1742 votes
171
U2
Achtung Baby

Rating: 4.15
758 votes
172
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
465 votes
173
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

Rating: 4.15
494 votes
174
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

Rating: 4.14
821 votes
175
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

Rating: 4.14
501 votes
176
Radiohead
The Bends

Rating: 4.14
4244 votes
177
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

Rating: 4.14
636 votes
178
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
390 votes
179
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.14
352 votes
180
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly

Rating: 4.14
841 votes
181
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

Rating: 4.14
1469 votes
182
Karnivool
Sound Awake

Rating: 4.14
1101 votes
183
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

Rating: 4.14
139 votes
184
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.14
257 votes
185
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

Rating: 4.14
343 votes
186
Brand New
Deja Entendu

Rating: 4.14
6590 votes
187
Mad Season
Above

Rating: 4.14
668 votes
188
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
672 votes
189
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

Rating: 4.13
837 votes
190
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
2148 votes
191
Nirvana
In Utero

Rating: 4.13
7602 votes
192
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
2772 votes
193
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4453 votes
194
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

Rating: 4.12
1416 votes
195
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

Rating: 4.12
852 votes
196
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
1858 votes
197
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
1382 votes
198
Sonic Youth
EVOL

Rating: 4.12
550 votes
199
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

Rating: 4.12
296 votes
200
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

Rating: 4.12
406 votes



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