Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6551 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.51
2731 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2804 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1678 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.49
3152 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1680 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9320 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2620 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5208 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4684 votes
11
Pixies
Doolittle

4.46
4444 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.46
10734 votes
13
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1427 votes
14
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3450 votes
15
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3078 votes
16
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5374 votes
17
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
628 votes
18
Slint
Spiderland

4.43
1276 votes
19
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
1827 votes
20
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7956 votes
21
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6278 votes
22
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
710 votes
23
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
503 votes
24
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1778 votes
25
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5016 votes
26
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.39
1870 votes
27
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
4599 votes
28
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5760 votes
29
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3867 votes
30
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5508 votes
31
Sigur Ros
Agaetis Byrjun

4.35
1935 votes
32
The National
Boxer

4.34
3634 votes
33
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4580 votes
34
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2876 votes
35
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
897 votes
36
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.33
1878 votes
37
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
487 votes
38
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
440 votes
39
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2264 votes
40
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.32
212 votes
41
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.32
676 votes
42
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.32
1308 votes
43
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.32
5853 votes
44
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2070 votes
45
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1797 votes
46
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
6484 votes
47
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2916 votes
48
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3498 votes
49
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1248 votes
50
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.3
3424 votes
51
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
344 votes
52
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
314 votes
53
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.29
942 votes
54
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.29
270 votes
55
The National
Alligator

4.29
2718 votes
56
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.29
205 votes
57
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
761 votes
58
The Flaming Lips
The Soft Bulletin

4.29
1019 votes
59
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.28
158 votes
60
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2582 votes
61
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.28
333 votes
62
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
563 votes
63
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
1104 votes
64
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.27
341 votes
65
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
323 votes
66
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
386 votes
67
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
524 votes
68
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
329 votes
69
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2753 votes
70
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.27
2042 votes
71
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
294 votes
72
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.26
773 votes
73
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.26
350 votes
74
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
891 votes
75
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1506 votes
76
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
666 votes
77
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1056 votes
78
American Football
American Football

4.26
1546 votes
79
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
330 votes
80
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1578 votes
81
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
160 votes
82
The National
High Violet

4.25
3638 votes
83
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4633 votes
84
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
370 votes
85
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.24
504 votes
86
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2196 votes
87
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
319 votes
88
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.24
115 votes
89
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.24
807 votes
90
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
232 votes
91
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.23
125 votes
92
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1734 votes
93
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.23
1054 votes
94
The Cure
Pornography

4.23
940 votes
95
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.23
356 votes
96
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2070 votes
97
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3093 votes
98
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
769 votes
99
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
448 votes
100
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.23
31 votes
101
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
2727 votes
102
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.23
1294 votes
103
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
313 votes
104
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
7209 votes
105
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
266 votes
106
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.22
580 votes
107
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1479 votes
108
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1340 votes
109
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.22
416 votes
110
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
227 votes
111
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.22
1033 votes
112
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
467 votes
113
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.22
1272 votes
114
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.22
274 votes
115
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
849 votes
116
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.21
382 votes
117
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1246 votes
118
Bomb the Music Industry!
Scrambles

4.21
489 votes
119
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
1014 votes
120
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.21
1701 votes
121
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
293 votes
122
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
298 votes
123
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.21
362 votes
124
The Antlers
Hospice

4.21
1338 votes
125
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
1670 votes
126
Pulp
Different Class

4.21
316 votes
127
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

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

4.2
2220 votes
129
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.2
146 votes
130
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1106 votes
131
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.2
278 votes
132
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.2
484 votes
133
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
344 votes
134
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
524 votes
135
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.2
1090 votes
136
Mew
Frengers

4.2
637 votes
137
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
168 votes
138
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
472 votes
139
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
396 votes
140
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
676 votes
141
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
505 votes
142
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1356 votes
143
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
585 votes
144
Curve
Cuckoo

4.19
32 votes
145
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.19
163 votes
146
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.19
1260 votes
147
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1786 votes
148
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1691 votes
149
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
580 votes
150
The Strokes
Is This It

4.18
4152 votes
151
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.18
374 votes
152
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.18
998 votes
153
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
140 votes
154
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
920 votes
155
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.17
398 votes
156
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
274 votes
157
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
140 votes
158
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.17
2219 votes
159
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
968 votes
160
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1856 votes
161
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
903 votes
162
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1842 votes
163
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.16
226 votes
164
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5494 votes
165
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1676 votes
166
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.16
372 votes
167
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3398 votes
168
They Might Be Giants
Flood

4.15
246 votes
169
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.15
173 votes
170
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
520 votes
171
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4516 votes
172
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
834 votes
173
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
7050 votes
174
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
812 votes
175
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.14
339 votes
176
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1163 votes
177
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
283 votes
178
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.14
157 votes
179
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
877 votes
180
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
376 votes
181
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
8070 votes
182
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.14
726 votes
183
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
65 votes
184
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
906 votes
185
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3072 votes
186
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
529 votes
187
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.14
4633 votes
188
Failure
Magnified

4.13
230 votes
189
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.13
670 votes
190
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2260 votes
191
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.13
80 votes
192
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
No More Shall We Part

4.13
226 votes
193
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.13
499 votes
194
The Offspring
Smash

4.13
1561 votes
195
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.13
382 votes
196
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
914 votes
197
Mad Season
Above

4.13
708 votes
198
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1980 votes
199
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.13
460 votes
200
Sparklehorse
It's a Wonderful Life

4.13
324 votes



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