Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6321 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1577 votes
03
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
4500 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2583 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

4.49
2654 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1565 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
8950 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2488 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5056 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

4.45
4560 votes
11
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3222 votes
12
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4298 votes
13
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1365 votes
14
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
10272 votes
15
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.45
888 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
2973 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5174 votes
18
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
602 votes
19
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.43
583 votes
20
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.43
476 votes
21
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.42
486 votes
22
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7683 votes
23
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6028 votes
24
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.42
1750 votes
25
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
669 votes
26
Slint
Spiderland

4.41
1197 votes
27
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1693 votes
28
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.39
4770 votes
29
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
1776 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3742 votes
31
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.36
4242 votes
32
Weezer
Weezer

4.36
5516 votes
33
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.35
5376 votes
34
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

4.34
1862 votes
35
The National
Boxer

4.34
3502 votes
36
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.34
2694 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
4434 votes
38
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
863 votes
39
Elliott Smith
XO

4.33
2994 votes
40
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2768 votes
41
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
456 votes
42
Gates
Bloom and Breathe

4.32
88 votes
43
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
414 votes
44
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
630 votes
45
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

4.31
437 votes
46
Sigur Ros
( )

4.31
2200 votes
47
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.31
322 votes
48
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.31
5511 votes
49
Bad Religion
No Control

4.31
726 votes
50
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
878 votes
51
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3362 votes
52
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1218 votes
53
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.3
1815 votes
54
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

4.3
426 votes
55
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
9459 votes
56
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.3
195 votes
57
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2793 votes
58
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.29
264 votes
59
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3302 votes
60
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.29
1692 votes
61
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
319 votes
62
Bad Religion
Suffer

4.28
731 votes
63
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
556 votes
64
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
711 votes
65
The National
Alligator

4.28
2636 votes
66
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2501 votes
67
Ween
The Mollusk

4.27
292 votes
68
Swans
Children of God

4.27
454 votes
69
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1022 votes
70
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.27
643 votes
71
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
470 votes
72
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.27
1980 votes
73
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2674 votes
74
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.26
903 votes
75
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
1047 votes
76
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
358 votes
77
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
279 votes
78
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.26
305 votes
79
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.26
316 votes
80
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
326 votes
81
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
820 votes
82
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

4.25
122 votes
83
American Football
American Football

4.25
1443 votes
84
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.25
2822 votes
85
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.25
714 votes
86
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1514 votes
87
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.24
352 votes
88
The National
High Violet

4.24
3548 votes
89
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.24
124 votes
90
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.24
300 votes
91
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
340 votes
92
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2144 votes
93
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
227 votes
94
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.23
4466 votes
95
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2008 votes
96
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.23
322 votes
97
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.23
322 votes
98
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.22
552 votes
99
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
6963 votes
100
Tom Waits
Orphans

4.22
280 votes
101
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.22
1659 votes
102
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
735 votes
103
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.22
3008 votes
104
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
258 votes
105
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
289 votes
106
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
466 votes
107
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.22
478 votes
108
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.22
350 votes
109
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

4.22
477 votes
110
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
215 votes
111
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.22
111 votes
112
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1303 votes
113
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
2616 votes
114
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.22
1007 votes
115
The Cure
Pornography

4.21
884 votes
116
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1238 votes
117
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

4.21
587 votes
118
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1449 votes
119
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
279 votes
120
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
816 votes
121
Pulp
Different Class

4.21
294 votes
122
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.21
990 votes
123
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
262 votes
124
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.21
424 votes
125
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.21
351 votes
126
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.2
1193 votes
127
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.2
1578 votes
128
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.2
398 votes
129
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

4.2
316 votes
130
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2568 votes
131
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.2
750 votes
132
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.2
1214 votes
133
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.2
133 votes
134
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.2
1618 votes
135
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
505 votes
136
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.2
936 votes
137
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2162 votes
138
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
2110 votes
139
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.2
488 votes
140
Mew
Frengers

4.19
611 votes
141
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.19
1046 votes
142
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

4.19
354 votes
143
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.19
220 votes
144
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.19
1803 votes
145
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
780 votes
146
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
632 votes
147
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1321 votes
148
Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were

4.19
74 votes
149
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
374 votes
150
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.19
438 votes
151
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
550 votes
152
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
137 votes
153
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.18
139 votes
154
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.18
162 votes
155
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.18
928 votes
156
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.17
1620 votes
157
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4020 votes
158
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.17
159 votes
159
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.17
1716 votes
160
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
900 votes
161
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
941 votes
162
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.17
353 votes
163
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.16
2147 votes
164
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
397 votes
165
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.16
432 votes
166
Swans
The Great Annihilator

4.16
380 votes
167
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.16
149 votes
168
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.16
218 votes
169
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
2687 votes
170
The Gathering
Mandylion

4.16
206 votes
171
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
874 votes
172
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1742 votes
173
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
268 votes
174
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3284 votes
175
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.15
1777 votes
176
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.15
356 votes
177
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.15
1575 votes
178
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
6802 votes
179
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4358 votes
180
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
783 votes
181
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.14
508 votes
182
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
519 votes
183
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.14
482 votes
184
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1125 votes
185
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
852 votes
186
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.14
43 votes
187
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.14
368 votes
188
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
62 votes
189
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.14
680 votes
190
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.14
170 votes
191
Swans
The Seer

4.13
1039 votes
192
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.13
867 votes
193
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.13
268 votes
194
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4540 votes
195
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2188 votes
196
Nirvana
In Utero

4.13
7788 votes
197
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

4.13
2835 votes
198
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.13
311 votes
199
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
397 votes
200
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

4.13
409 votes



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