Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6504 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2678 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2748 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3114 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1645 votes
06
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9250 votes
07
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2597 votes
08
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5173 votes
09
Pixies
Doolittle

4.46
4420 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4657 votes
11
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1407 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.46
10629 votes
13
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3406 votes
14
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.45
3063 votes
15
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5341 votes
16
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
623 votes
17
Slint
Spiderland

4.43
1248 votes
18
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
1808 votes
19
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6216 votes
20
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7890 votes
21
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.42
500 votes
22
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
704 votes
23
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1767 votes
24
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
4976 votes
25
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.39
1844 votes
26
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.37
4491 votes
27
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5724 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3838 votes
29
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5482 votes
30
Sigur Ros
Agaetis Byrjun

4.35
1915 votes
31
The National
Boxer

4.34
3612 votes
32
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.34
891 votes
33
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.33
1858 votes
34
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4538 votes
35
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2846 votes
36
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
482 votes
37
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2255 votes
38
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2056 votes
39
Bad Religion
No Control

4.32
742 votes
40
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.32
5748 votes
41
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.32
670 votes
42
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.31
1278 votes
43
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.31
436 votes
44
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1761 votes
45
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
6446 votes
46
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1236 votes
47
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.3
3404 votes
48
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3466 votes
49
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2877 votes
50
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.3
268 votes
51
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
342 votes
52
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.29
930 votes
53
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
310 votes
54
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.29
200 votes
55
The National
Alligator

4.29
2694 votes
56
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
753 votes
57
Bad Religion
Suffer

4.28
754 votes
58
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.28
330 votes
59
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
560 votes
60
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2565 votes
61
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
1089 votes
62
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.28
674 votes
63
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
318 votes
64
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
514 votes
65
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
384 votes
66
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.27
2036 votes
67
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2726 votes
68
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
289 votes
69
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.26
323 votes
70
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1054 votes
71
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
882 votes
72
American Football
American Football

4.26
1531 votes
73
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
328 votes
74
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.26
344 votes
75
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.26
764 votes
76
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1450 votes
77
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.25
664 votes
78
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1556 votes
79
The National
High Violet

4.24
3624 votes
80
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4607 votes
81
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.24
798 votes
82
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
370 votes
83
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
317 votes
84
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.24
115 votes
85
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2188 votes
86
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.23
125 votes
87
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1724 votes
88
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.23
229 votes
89
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.23
493 votes
90
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2048 votes
91
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
757 votes
92
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
311 votes
93
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.23
1042 votes
94
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
7161 votes
95
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

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

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

4.22
3079 votes
98
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
266 votes
99
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.22
352 votes
100
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
2694 votes
101
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1472 votes
102
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1334 votes
103
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
223 votes
104
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
467 votes
105
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
440 votes
106
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

4.22
601 votes
107
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.22
272 votes
108
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.22
1662 votes
109
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.22
1270 votes
110
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.22
837 votes
111
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
291 votes
112
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

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

4.21
2528 votes
114
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
1002 votes
115
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1231 votes
116
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.21
358 votes
117
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
828 votes
118
The Antlers
Hospice

4.21
2666 votes
119
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
298 votes
120
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.21
275 votes
121
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2221 votes
122
Pulp
Different Class

4.2
312 votes
123
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
522 votes
124
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
466 votes
125
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1094 votes
126
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.2
370 votes
127
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
340 votes
128
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.2
168 votes
129
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.2
1079 votes
130
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.2
143 votes
131
Mew
Frengers

4.19
632 votes
132
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
464 votes
133
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
393 votes
134
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.19
470 votes
135
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
664 votes
136
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
573 votes
137
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
140 votes
138
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
503 votes
139
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.18
1248 votes
140
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
569 votes
141
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1668 votes
142
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.18
980 votes
143
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1768 votes
144
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4120 votes
145
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.17
397 votes
146
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
910 votes
147
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
140 votes
148
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
960 votes
149
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
270 votes
150
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.17
2208 votes
151
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1652 votes
152
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1838 votes
153
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3374 votes
154
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
896 votes
155
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1825 votes
156
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.16
153 votes
157
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5474 votes
158
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.16
370 votes
159
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.15
222 votes
160
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
820 votes
161
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.15
172 votes
162
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
7016 votes
163
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
521 votes
164
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.15
281 votes
165
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4487 votes
166
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.15
140 votes
167
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
810 votes
168
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.14
335 votes
169
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
872 votes
170
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1152 votes
171
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
64 votes
172
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
527 votes
173
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
909 votes
174
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
8012 votes
175
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
2994 votes
176
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
369 votes
177
Failure
Magnified

4.14
228 votes
178
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.13
665 votes
179
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4613 votes
180
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2240 votes
181
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.13
458 votes
182
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.13
706 votes
183
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1964 votes
184
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.13
378 votes
185
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
899 votes
186
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.13
494 votes
187
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
No More Shall We Part

4.13
444 votes
188
Mad Season
Above

4.13
702 votes
189
The Offspring
Smash

4.13
1551 votes
190
The Afghan Whigs
Gentlemen

4.13
340 votes
191
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
407 votes
192
Ling Tosite Sigure
just A moment

4.13
152 votes
193
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

4.12
446 votes
194
Saves the Day
Through Being Cool

4.12
384 votes
195
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

4.12
1512 votes
196
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
450 votes
197
They Might Be Giants
Flood

4.12
246 votes
198
Low
I Could Live in Hope

4.12
495 votes
199
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

4.12
1436 votes
200
Sonic Youth
EVOL

4.12
594 votes



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