Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6409 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2631 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1616 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
4572 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

4.5
2701 votes
06
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1602 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9094 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2534 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5103 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4599 votes
11
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4356 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
10440 votes
13
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3314 votes
14
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1387 votes
15
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.45
904 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3015 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5257 votes
18
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
615 votes
19
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.43
493 votes
20
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6142 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7782 votes
22
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.42
1769 votes
23
Slint
Spiderland

4.42
1222 votes
24
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
490 votes
25
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
687 votes
26
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1722 votes
27
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
4862 votes
28
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
1798 votes
29
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.36
4359 votes
30
Weezer
Weezer

4.36
5624 votes
31
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3778 votes
32
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5432 votes
33
Sigur Ros
Ágætis byrjun

4.34
1895 votes
34
The National
Boxer

4.34
3562 votes
35
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.34
2730 votes
36
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.34
879 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4488 votes
38
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
469 votes
39
Elliott Smith
XO

4.33
3027 votes
40
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2808 votes
41
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
428 votes
42
Sigur Ros
( )

4.31
2227 votes
43
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

4.31
448 votes
44
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.31
5610 votes
45
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
662 votes
46
Bad Religion
No Control

4.31
733 votes
47
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

4.3
436 votes
48
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.3
267 votes
49
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.3
1749 votes
50
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.3
1860 votes
51
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
9534 votes
52
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1232 votes
53
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
334 votes
54
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3402 votes
55
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
900 votes
56
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2832 votes
57
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3348 votes
58
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
731 votes
59
The National
Alligator

4.28
2676 votes
60
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2542 votes
61
Bad Religion
Suffer

4.28
745 votes
62
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
562 votes
63
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.28
321 votes
64
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
370 votes
65
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1040 votes
66
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
488 votes
67
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2701 votes
68
Dilute
Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape

4.26
34 votes
69
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
853 votes
70
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
1071 votes
71
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
284 votes
72
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2002 votes
73
Ween
The Mollusk

4.26
300 votes
74
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.26
312 votes
75
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.26
741 votes
76
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
326 votes
77
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
654 votes
78
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.26
328 votes
79
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.25
2870 votes
80
American Football
American Football

4.25
1482 votes
81
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.25
132 votes
82
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.24
310 votes
83
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.24
1526 votes
84
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
311 votes
85
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.24
360 votes
86
The National
High Violet

4.24
3602 votes
87
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4527 votes
88
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2164 votes
89
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.24
340 votes
90
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.23
358 votes
91
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.23
229 votes
92
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.23
792 votes
93
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2024 votes
94
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
564 votes
95
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1701 votes
96
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
7035 votes
97
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.23
123 votes
98
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.23
113 votes
99
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.22
362 votes
100
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.22
3044 votes
101
The Replacements
Tim

4.22
286 votes
102
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
739 votes
103
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.22
489 votes
104
Starflyer 59
The Fashion Focus

4.22
32 votes
105
The Cure
Pornography

4.22
903 votes
106
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
467 votes
107
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
291 votes
108
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
2658 votes
109
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1319 votes
110
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
263 votes
111
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.22
88 votes
112
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1460 votes
113
Tom Waits
Orphans

4.22
288 votes
114
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.21
214 votes
115
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.21
1010 votes
116
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1249 votes
117
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.21
436 votes
118
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.21
410 votes
119
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
264 votes
120
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
962 votes
121
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
827 votes
122
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.21
334 votes
123
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.21
1626 votes
124
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

4.21
596 votes
125
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.21
1236 votes
126
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.2
1212 votes
127
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
324 votes
128
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

4.2
365 votes
129
Pulp
Different Class

4.2
303 votes
130
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.2
354 votes
131
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2624 votes
132
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.2
133 votes
133
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2185 votes
134
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.2
1630 votes
135
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1072 votes
136
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.2
270 votes
137
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
509 votes
138
Mew
Frengers

4.19
619 votes
139
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
646 votes
140
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.19
454 votes
141
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.19
1827 votes
142
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
497 votes
143
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.19
142 votes
144
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
384 votes
145
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.19
1058 votes
146
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
446 votes
147
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.19
223 votes
148
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

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

4.18
563 votes
150
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
140 votes
151
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.17
1638 votes
152
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4054 votes
153
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.17
1748 votes
154
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
950 votes
155
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.17
164 votes
156
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
904 votes
157
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

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

4.17
2179 votes
159
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
398 votes
160
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.16
224 votes
161
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
272 votes
162
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1790 votes
163
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5410 votes
164
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3315 votes
165
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.16
32 votes
166
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.16
567 votes
167
The Verve
The Verve

4.15
68 votes
168
Jordaan Mason and The Horse Museum
Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head

4.15
52 votes
169
Moros Eros
I Saw The Devil Last Night and Now The S

4.15
52 votes
170
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.15
1801 votes
171
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.15
1604 votes
172
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
801 votes
173
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
6902 votes
174
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.15
879 votes
175
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.15
724 votes
176
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4411 votes
177
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.15
217 votes
178
Rocky Votolato
Suicide Medicine

4.14
38 votes
179
The Gathering
Mandylion

4.14
209 votes
180
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.14
520 votes
181
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
860 votes
182
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.14
372 votes
183
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.14
172 votes
184
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1137 votes
185
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

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

4.14
526 votes
187
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
277 votes
188
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.13
325 votes
189
Mad Season
Above

4.13
696 votes
190
Nirvana
In Utero

4.13
7886 votes
191
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.13
892 votes
192
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.13
366 votes
193
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4573 votes
194
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.13
2898 votes
195
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.13
696 votes
196
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2212 votes
197
Lydia
Illuminate

4.13
796 votes
198
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

4.13
2208 votes
199
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.13
490 votes
200
The Afghan Whigs
Gentlemen

4.13
330 votes



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