Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6330 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
4509 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1588 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2593 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

4.49
2668 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1569 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
8966 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2495 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5067 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

4.45
4564 votes
11
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3244 votes
12
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4308 votes
13
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
10296 votes
14
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1370 votes
15
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.45
890 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
2977 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5184 votes
18
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
604 votes
19
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.44
586 votes
20
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.43
476 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7698 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6054 votes
23
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.42
486 votes
24
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.42
1754 votes
25
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
673 votes
26
Slint
Spiderland

4.41
1201 votes
27
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1700 votes
28
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.39
4786 votes
29
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
1780 votes
30
Weezer
Weezer

4.36
5538 votes
31
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3749 votes
32
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.36
4248 votes
33
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.35
5390 votes
34
The National
Boxer

4.34
3508 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

4.34
1869 votes
36
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.34
2697 votes
37
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
866 votes
38
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4448 votes
39
Elliott Smith
XO

4.33
3000 votes
40
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
456 votes
41
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2772 votes
42
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
417 votes
43
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
632 votes
44
Sigur Ros
( )

4.31
2208 votes
45
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

4.31
438 votes
46
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.31
5517 votes
47
Bad Religion
No Control

4.31
728 votes
48
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
878 votes
49
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

4.3
428 votes
50
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.3
1821 votes
51
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3374 votes
52
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
326 votes
53
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1224 votes
54
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
9468 votes
55
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.3
265 votes
56
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3308 votes
57
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.29
2799 votes
58
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.29
1698 votes
59
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
319 votes
60
Bad Religion
Suffer

4.28
734 votes
61
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
559 votes
62
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2509 votes
63
The National
Alligator

4.28
2634 votes
64
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
713 votes
65
Ween
The Mollusk

4.28
293 votes
66
Swans
Children of God

4.27
456 votes
67
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1026 votes
68
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
360 votes
69
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
906 votes
70
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
470 votes
71
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.27
1983 votes
72
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2676 votes
73
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.27
645 votes
74
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

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

4.26
1050 votes
76
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.26
318 votes
77
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
828 votes
78
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
326 votes
79
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.26
306 votes
80
American Football
American Football

4.25
1449 votes
81
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.25
2828 votes
82
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.25
123 votes
83
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.25
721 votes
84
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1518 votes
85
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.24
301 votes
86
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.24
354 votes
87
The National
High Violet

4.24
3554 votes
88
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
344 votes
89
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2148 votes
90
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
227 votes
91
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.23
4474 votes
92
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.23
324 votes
93
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.23
126 votes
94
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2008 votes
95
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.23
322 votes
96
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.22
556 votes
97
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
6984 votes
98
Tom Waits
Orphans

4.22
280 votes
99
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.22
3014 votes
100
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.22
1664 votes
101
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
737 votes
102
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
259 votes
103
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
466 votes
104
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
216 votes
105
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.22
478 votes
106
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
288 votes
107
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

4.22
477 votes
108
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.22
352 votes
109
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.22
1011 votes
110
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1304 votes
111
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
2616 votes
112
The Cure
Pornography

4.21
886 votes
113
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1239 votes
114
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1451 votes
115
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.21
428 votes
116
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
280 votes
117
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

4.21
590 votes
118
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
818 votes
119
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.21
994 votes
120
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
262 votes
121
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.21
759 votes
122
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.2
352 votes
123
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.2
1581 votes
124
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.2
1195 votes
125
Pulp
Different Class

4.2
298 votes
126
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.2
398 votes
127
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.2
1216 votes
128
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
506 votes
129
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

4.2
317 votes
130
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2576 votes
131
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.2
133 votes
132
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.2
1620 votes
133
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.2
936 votes
134
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2168 votes
135
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.2
489 votes
136
Mew
Frengers

4.2
613 votes
137
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
220 votes
138
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

4.19
357 votes
139
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.19
1048 votes
140
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.19
2116 votes
141
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
634 votes
142
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1325 votes
143
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.19
1806 votes
144
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
789 votes
145
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
376 votes
146
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.19
438 votes
147
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
552 votes
148
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
138 votes
149
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.18
139 votes
150
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.18
162 votes
151
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.18
932 votes
152
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1622 votes
153
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4022 votes
154
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.17
1724 votes
155
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
901 votes
156
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.17
354 votes
157
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.17
149 votes
158
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
941 votes
159
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.16
2152 votes
160
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
399 votes
161
Swans
The Great Annihilator

4.16
382 votes
162
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

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

4.16
218 votes
164
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
2689 votes
165
The Gathering
Mandylion

4.16
206 votes
166
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
875 votes
167
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3289 votes
168
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
268 votes
169
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1752 votes
170
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.15
1583 votes
171
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.15
1781 votes
172
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
6812 votes
173
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.15
358 votes
174
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4366 votes
175
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
786 votes
176
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.14
510 votes
177
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.14
486 votes
178
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
519 votes
179
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.14
370 votes
180
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
854 votes
181
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1126 votes
182
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
271 votes
183
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.14
684 votes
184
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.13
171 votes
185
Swans
The Seer

4.13
1041 votes
186
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2190 votes
187
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.13
543 votes
188
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4553 votes
189
Nirvana
In Utero

4.13
7800 votes
190
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.13
315 votes
191
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

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

4.13
2838 votes
193
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice

4.13
75 votes
194
Mad Season
Above

4.13
688 votes
195
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

4.13
2175 votes
196
The Offspring
Smash

4.13
1523 votes
197
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
397 votes
198
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1894 votes
199
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.13
44 votes
200
Sonic Youth
EVOL

4.12
565 votes



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