Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7345 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.51
3075 votes
03
The Cure
Disintegration

4.5
1983 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3185 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3566 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1894 votes
07
Neurosis/Tribes of Neurot
Times of Grace/Grace

4.48
33 votes
08
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1560 votes
09
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.47
662 votes
10
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
5713 votes
11
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
10478 votes
12
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
2985 votes
13
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
858 votes
14
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6079 votes
15
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1609 votes
16
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5022 votes
17
Tool
Ænima

4.45
5147 votes
18
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4090 votes
19
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1561 votes
20
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.44
12000 votes
21
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3386 votes
22
Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.44
8841 votes
23
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
2118 votes
24
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7020 votes
25
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
708 votes
26
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
869 votes
27
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1979 votes
28
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.41
2878 votes
29
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.4
581 votes
30
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
5280 votes
31
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
3302 votes
32
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
2160 votes
33
Deftones
White Pony

4.38
4410 votes
34
Cherubs
Heroin Man

4.37
42 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2176 votes
36
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6110 votes
37
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.36
2412 votes
38
The National
Boxer

4.34
3978 votes
39
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
5072 votes
40
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.34
3244 votes
41
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.33
6543 votes
42
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
1034 votes
43
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.33
798 votes
44
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.32
2138 votes
45
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2446 votes
46
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2314 votes
47
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.32
573 votes
48
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.31
32 votes
49
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.31
563 votes
50
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.31
771 votes
51
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10479 votes
52
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3288 votes
53
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3908 votes
54
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.3
734 votes
55
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1352 votes
56
The National
Alligator

4.3
3012 votes
57
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
1098 votes
58
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.3
990 votes
59
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.3
2115 votes
60
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1099 votes
61
Coaltar of the Deepers
Newave

4.29
34 votes
62
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3892 votes
63
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.29
3668 votes
64
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
349 votes
65
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.28
631 votes
66
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

4.28
39 votes
67
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.28
327 votes
68
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.28
238 votes
69
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

4.28
32 votes
70
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1246 votes
71
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
883 votes
72
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.28
425 votes
73
Supercar
Three Out Change

4.28
36 votes
74
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.27
2822 votes
75
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.27
5217 votes
76
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
3011 votes
77
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.27
428 votes
78
Ween
The Mollusk

4.27
401 votes
79
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.27
396 votes
80
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.26
34 votes
81
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
767 votes
82
Swans
Children of God

4.26
642 votes
83
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2248 votes
84
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.26
201 votes
85
The National
High Violet

4.26
4006 votes
86
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.26
403 votes
87
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.26
1017 votes
88
American Football
American Football

4.25
1869 votes
89
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.25
2103 votes
90
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.25
2506 votes
91
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1269 votes
92
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
1948 votes
93
The Cure
Pornography

4.25
1154 votes
94
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
526 votes
95
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1866 votes
96
Social Distortion
Social Distortion

4.24
370 votes
97
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.24
135 votes
98
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.24
154 votes
99
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.24
522 votes
100
Pulp
Different Class

4.24
377 votes
101
Coaltar of the Deepers
Yukari Telepath

4.24
54 votes
102
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
266 votes
103
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.24
1182 votes
104
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.24
3422 votes
105
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.24
834 votes
106
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
450 votes
107
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.24
140 votes
108
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.23
215 votes
109
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
871 votes
110
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.23
274 votes
111
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.23
1113 votes
112
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
680 votes
113
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
1977 votes
114
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
3045 votes
115
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.23
346 votes
116
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
346 votes
117
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.23
1302 votes
118
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.23
305 votes
119
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.23
1926 votes
120
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2380 votes
121
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
1779 votes
122
Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
7950 votes
123
Sunhouse
Crazy on the Weekend

4.22
47 votes
124
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.22
1542 votes
125
The Exploding Hearts
Guitar Romantic

4.22
108 votes
126
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.22
942 votes
127
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1429 votes
128
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
317 votes
129
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.22
870 votes
130
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.22
1382 votes
131
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1379 votes
132
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.21
1030 votes
133
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.21
161 votes
134
Lycia
A Day in the Stark Corner

4.21
35 votes
135
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1566 votes
136
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.21
488 votes
137
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
343 votes
138
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.21
472 votes
139
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.21
460 votes
140
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.21
1110 votes
141
The Wedding Present
Seamonsters

4.21
82 votes
142
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.21
445 votes
143
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2378 votes
144
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.2
49 votes
145
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.2
620 votes
146
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.2
2104 votes
147
The Sisters of Mercy
First and Last and Always

4.2
191 votes
148
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1262 votes
149
Fishmans
Long Season

4.2
58 votes
150
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.2
154 votes
151
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.2
402 votes
152
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
568 votes
153
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3000 votes
154
Game Theory
Lolita Nation

4.19
36 votes
155
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.19
280 votes
156
Mew
Frengers

4.19
1468 votes
157
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.19
336 votes
158
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
416 votes
159
John Grant
Queen Of Denmark

4.19
96 votes
160
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.19
1063 votes
161
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
765 votes
162
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4.19
35 votes
163
Bomb the Music Industry!
Scrambles

4.19
526 votes
164
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1980 votes
165
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.18
201 votes
166
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
546 votes
167
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
979 votes
168
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1074 votes
169
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1865 votes
170
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.18
834 votes
171
Sublime
Sublime

4.18
1467 votes
172
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.18
432 votes
173
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.18
40 votes
174
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.17
515 votes
175
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.17
996 votes
176
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.17
1222 votes
177
The Pretenders
Pretenders II

4.17
64 votes
178
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4676 votes
179
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.17
578 votes
180
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1150 votes
181
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

4.17
118 votes
182
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.17
1018 votes
183
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.17
409 votes
184
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.17
39 votes
185
Curve
Cuckoo

4.17
36 votes
186
Superchunk
On the Mouth

4.17
33 votes
187
Jon Brion
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4.17
33 votes
188
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
1998 votes
189
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.17
1984 votes
190
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.17
1305 votes
191
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5914 votes
192
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.16
74 votes
193
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.16
174 votes
194
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.16
644 votes
195
U2
Achtung Baby

4.16
941 votes
196
The Libertines
Don't Look Back Into the Sun

4.16
38 votes
197
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.16
206 votes
198
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.16
111 votes
199
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
421 votes
200
Thought Industry
Short Wave on a Cold Day

4.16
32 votes



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