Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.57
6258 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
4455 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.5
1569 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2559 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2632 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

Rating: 4.48
1539 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8862 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

Rating: 4.47
2447 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
5025 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4525 votes
11
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

Rating: 4.45
3196 votes
12
Pixies
Doolittle

Rating: 4.45
4264 votes
13
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

Rating: 4.45
878 votes
14
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
10173 votes
15
Jeff Buckley
Grace

Rating: 4.45
1351 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

Rating: 4.44
2944 votes
17
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

Rating: 4.44
596 votes
18
Radiohead
Kid A

Rating: 4.44
5127 votes
19
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
833 votes
20
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

Rating: 4.44
467 votes
21
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.43
570 votes
22
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

Rating: 4.42
7605 votes
23
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

Rating: 4.42
475 votes
24
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.42
5980 votes
25
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.41
1728 votes
26
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

Rating: 4.41
664 votes
27
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

Rating: 4.4
1684 votes
28
Slint
Spiderland

Rating: 4.4
1183 votes
29
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

Rating: 4.39
1766 votes
30
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
4534 votes
31
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.36
3714 votes
32
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
2806 votes
33
Weezer
Weezer

Rating: 4.35
5336 votes
34
Pearl Jam
Ten

Rating: 4.35
5346 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

Rating: 4.34
1847 votes
36
The National
Boxer

Rating: 4.34
3474 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.34
4392 votes
38
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

Rating: 4.33
2667 votes
39
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
849 votes
40
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.33
2764 votes
41
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.33
2970 votes
42
The Replacements
Let It Be

Rating: 4.33
452 votes
43
Trespassers William
Different Stars

Rating: 4.32
316 votes
44
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

Rating: 4.32
411 votes
45
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2188 votes
46
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Rating: 4.31
3652 votes
47
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

Rating: 4.31
436 votes
48
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

Rating: 4.31
872 votes
49
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

Rating: 4.31
422 votes
50
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.3
1785 votes
51
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

Rating: 4.3
620 votes
52
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
3342 votes
53
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1212 votes
54
Bad Religion
No Control

Rating: 4.3
715 votes
55
Arcade Fire
Funeral

Rating: 4.3
6268 votes
56
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.3
260 votes
57
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Rating: 4.29
3278 votes
58
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Rating: 4.29
2775 votes
59
Therapy?
Troublegum

Rating: 4.29
191 votes
60
Swans
Children of God

Rating: 4.29
437 votes
61
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
310 votes
62
Oceansize
Frames

Rating: 4.28
550 votes
63
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
2600 votes
64
Bad Religion
Suffer

Rating: 4.28
722 votes
65
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Rating: 4.28
2490 votes
66
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.28
1653 votes
67
Sonic Youth
Sister

Rating: 4.28
701 votes
68
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

Rating: 4.28
635 votes
69
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.27
1018 votes
70
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.27
285 votes
71
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.27
594 votes
72
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

Rating: 4.27
1962 votes
73
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.27
354 votes
74
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rating: 4.26
2669 votes
75
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
1032 votes
76
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

Rating: 4.26
307 votes
77
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.26
466 votes
78
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.26
128 votes
79
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.26
274 votes
80
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

Rating: 4.25
318 votes
81
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

Rating: 4.25
298 votes
82
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
2776 votes
83
American Football
American Football

Rating: 4.25
1409 votes
84
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.25
807 votes
85
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.25
120 votes
86
Slowdive
Souvlaki

Rating: 4.24
695 votes
87
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

Rating: 4.24
312 votes
88
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3520 votes
89
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.24
346 votes
90
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

Rating: 4.24
295 votes
91
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

Rating: 4.24
1496 votes
92
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2130 votes
93
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

Rating: 4.24
228 votes
94
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
335 votes
95
Radiohead
In Rainbows

Rating: 4.23
4410 votes
96
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

Rating: 4.23
2002 votes
97
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.22
318 votes
98
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2984 votes
99
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Rating: 4.22
6900 votes
100
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
462 votes
101
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

Rating: 4.22
253 votes
102
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

Rating: 4.22
1006 votes
103
Anathema
Judgement

Rating: 4.22
729 votes
104
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.22
278 votes
105
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

Rating: 4.22
108 votes
106
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.22
477 votes
107
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
286 votes
108
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

Rating: 4.22
334 votes
109
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

Rating: 4.21
2583 votes
110
The Replacements
Tim

Rating: 4.21
278 votes
111
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

Rating: 4.21
1231 votes
112
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

Rating: 4.21
214 votes
113
The Cure
Pornography

Rating: 4.21
867 votes
114
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.21
1287 votes
115
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.21
1623 votes
116
Primus
Frizzle Fry

Rating: 4.21
811 votes
117
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.21
538 votes
118
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1437 votes
119
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.21
132 votes
120
Pulp
Different Class

Rating: 4.21
289 votes
121
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

Rating: 4.21
581 votes
122
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.21
930 votes
123
R.E.M.
Murmur

Rating: 4.21
984 votes
124
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

Rating: 4.21
1604 votes
125
U2
The Joshua Tree

Rating: 4.21
1180 votes
126
The Antlers
Hospice

Rating: 4.2
2542 votes
127
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.2
422 votes
128
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

Rating: 4.2
347 votes
129
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

Rating: 4.2
1548 votes
130
Mew
Frengers

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

Rating: 4.2
1194 votes
132
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

Rating: 4.2
514 votes
133
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
620 votes
134
Suede
Dog Man Star

Rating: 4.2
258 votes
135
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.2
482 votes
136
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

Rating: 4.19
396 votes
137
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

Rating: 4.19
2094 votes
138
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
502 votes
139
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1317 votes
140
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

Rating: 4.19
218 votes
141
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

Rating: 4.19
34 votes
142
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

Rating: 4.19
738 votes
143
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

Rating: 4.19
1034 votes
144
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

Rating: 4.19
2141 votes
145
R.E.M.
Reckoning

Rating: 4.19
624 votes
146
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.19
135 votes
147
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.19
368 votes
148
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

Rating: 4.19
348 votes
149
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

Rating: 4.19
542 votes
150
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

Rating: 4.19
1794 votes
151
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

Rating: 4.18
428 votes
152
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.18
137 votes
153
Morphine
Cure for Pain

Rating: 4.18
160 votes
154
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

Rating: 4.18
920 votes
155
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3980 votes
156
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

Rating: 4.17
1602 votes
157
Saosin
Translating the Name

Rating: 4.17
935 votes
158
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.17
1690 votes
159
Swans
The Great Annihilator

Rating: 4.16
366 votes
160
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

Rating: 4.16
339 votes
161
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Rating: 4.16
2128 votes
162
The Gathering
Mandylion

Rating: 4.16
208 votes
163
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
396 votes
164
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

Rating: 4.16
216 votes
165
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
886 votes
166
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.16
416 votes
167
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

Rating: 4.16
146 votes
168
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3257 votes
169
The Smiths
The Smiths

Rating: 4.16
1724 votes
170
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.16
2667 votes
171
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.15
266 votes
172
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1764 votes
173
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

Rating: 4.15
866 votes
174
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

Rating: 4.15
1548 votes
175
Radiohead
The Bends

Rating: 4.15
4313 votes
176
U2
Achtung Baby

Rating: 4.15
771 votes
177
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

Rating: 4.15
169 votes
178
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

Rating: 4.15
352 votes
179
Brand New
Deja Entendu

Rating: 4.15
6728 votes
180
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
477 votes
181
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

Rating: 4.14
503 votes
182
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

Rating: 4.14
512 votes
183
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
682 votes
184
Karnivool
Sound Awake

Rating: 4.14
1118 votes
185
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

Rating: 4.14
849 votes
186
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.14
61 votes
187
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.14
364 votes
188
The Notwist
Neon Golden

Rating: 4.14
266 votes
189
The Pax Cecilia
Blessed Are The Bonds

Rating: 4.14
369 votes
190
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
2172 votes
191
Nirvana
In Utero

Rating: 4.13
7694 votes
192
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.13
394 votes
193
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4518 votes
194
Whirr
Sway

Rating: 4.13
38 votes
195
Mad Season
Above

Rating: 4.13
684 votes
196
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
1874 votes
197
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

Rating: 4.13
858 votes
198
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

Rating: 4.13
309 votes
199
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.12
265 votes
200
Swans
The Seer

Rating: 4.12
1017 votes



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