Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7863 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3960 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3427 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3324 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
2039 votes
06
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1719 votes
07
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
6023 votes
08
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
11388 votes
09
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1751 votes
10
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5412 votes
11
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6527 votes
12
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3289 votes
13
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5376 votes
14
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1769 votes
15
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.45
3636 votes
16
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4560 votes
17
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
988 votes
18
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.44
12945 votes
19
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.44
2292 votes
20
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7444 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
9453 votes
22
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.43
975 votes
23
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
748 votes
24
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.4
2107 votes
25
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.4
5814 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
6198 votes
27
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.4
643 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

4.38
4692 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
7094 votes
30
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.37
1928 votes
31
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2328 votes
32
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6524 votes
33
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.36
2314 votes
34
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.35
3512 votes
35
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.35
878 votes
36
The National
Boxer

4.35
4386 votes
37
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.35
7113 votes
38
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.35
2390 votes
39
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.35
5630 votes
40
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2559 votes
41
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
641 votes
42
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2526 votes
43
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.32
1235 votes
44
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.32
2350 votes
45
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.31
856 votes
46
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.31
611 votes
47
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.31
4168 votes
48
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
2352 votes
49
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.31
468 votes
50
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
874 votes
51
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3537 votes
52
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.31
1236 votes
53
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
11253 votes
54
Against Me!
Against Me!

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

4.3
1419 votes
56
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1217 votes
57
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.3
4118 votes
58
The National
Alligator

4.3
3356 votes
59
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.29
692 votes
60
Oceansize
Frames

4.29
1302 votes
61
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
4130 votes
62
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.29
543 votes
63
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.29
745 votes
64
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.28
5637 votes
65
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
3116 votes
66
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
955 votes
67
American Football
American Football

4.27
2097 votes
68
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
455 votes
69
The National
High Violet

4.27
4348 votes
70
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.26
229 votes
71
Frank Turner
Love, Ire & Song

4.26
686 votes
72
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.26
3182 votes
73
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
537 votes
74
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
385 votes
75
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2422 votes
76
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2260 votes
77
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1378 votes
78
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
811 votes
79
Ween
The Mollusk

4.26
458 votes
80
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.26
365 votes
81
Pulp
Different Class

4.26
878 votes
82
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.26
289 votes
83
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.26
3723 votes
84
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.26
2070 votes
85
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.26
820 votes
86
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
2127 votes
87
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1290 votes
88
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1434 votes
89
Earthside
A Dream In Static

4.25
301 votes
90
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.25
137 votes
91
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
250 votes
92
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.25
330 votes
93
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
626 votes
94
Swans
Children of God

4.25
716 votes
95
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.24
492 votes
96
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.24
1206 votes
97
Cap'n Jazz
Shmap'n Shmazz

4.24
429 votes
98
Anathema
Judgement

4.24
963 votes
99
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
530 votes
100
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
2184 votes
101
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
373 votes
102
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.23
996 votes
103
The Verve
The Verve

4.23
111 votes
104
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.23
2658 votes
105
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
1995 votes
106
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
8475 votes
107
Jeff Rosenstock
Worry.

4.23
492 votes
108
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
780 votes
109
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.23
1493 votes
110
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.22
1019 votes
111
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.22
2196 votes
112
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.22
2534 votes
113
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.22
480 votes
114
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1428 votes
115
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
640 votes
116
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
1076 votes
117
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.22
496 votes
118
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.21
3291 votes
119
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
718 votes
120
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

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

4.21
2510 votes
122
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.21
611 votes
123
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
2908 votes
124
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.21
632 votes
125
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.21
474 votes
126
Mew
Frengers

4.21
1580 votes
127
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1622 votes
128
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1387 votes
129
The Replacements
Tim

4.2
371 votes
130
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.2
596 votes
131
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.2
324 votes
132
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3246 votes
133
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.2
1186 votes
134
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
334 votes
135
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.19
668 votes
136
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.19
586 votes
137
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.19
1708 votes
138
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.19
724 votes
139
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left and the Fear Expecting Ahead

4.19
482 votes
140
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
1074 votes
141
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.19
980 votes
142
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.19
429 votes
143
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.19
1051 votes
144
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
166 votes
145
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.19
1136 votes
146
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
474 votes
147
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.19
154 votes
148
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.18
386 votes
149
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.18
459 votes
150
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
603 votes
151
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.18
2263 votes
152
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
1054 votes
153
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.17
1132 votes
154
Fishmans
Long Season

4.17
106 votes
155
Thrice
Vheissu

4.17
6224 votes
156
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.17
502 votes
157
The Dear Hunter
Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional

4.17
946 votes
158
The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There

4.17
1219 votes
159
Lydia
Illuminate

4.17
972 votes
160
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.17
682 votes
161
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1214 votes
162
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
2099 votes
163
The Strokes
Is This It

4.16
5048 votes
164
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.16
976 votes
165
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.16
1991 votes
166
Brand New
Science Fiction

4.16
1934 votes
167
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.16
1323 votes
168
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1513 votes
169
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
2550 votes
170
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree

4.16
653 votes
171
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.16
3984 votes
172
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.16
1348 votes
173
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.16
602 votes
174
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.16
572 votes
175
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
4121 votes
176
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.15
433 votes
177
Nirvana
In Utero

4.15
9732 votes
178
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.15
5060 votes
179
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It in People

4.15
1746 votes
180
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism

4.15
4170 votes
181
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.15
5283 votes
182
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
8542 votes
183
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
1092 votes
184
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.14
222 votes
185
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.14
174 votes
186
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort - It's Alright

4.14
161 votes
187
Low
I Could Live in Hope

4.14
864 votes
188
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
372 votes
189
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
807 votes
190
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.14
486 votes
191
Mineral
EndSerenading

4.14
718 votes
192
Radiohead
The Bends

4.14
5465 votes
193
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.13
926 votes
194
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True

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

4.13
2614 votes
196
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
508 votes
197
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.13
218 votes
198
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.13
1582 votes
199
Beck
Odelay

4.13
1173 votes
200
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
1095 votes



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