Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6685 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.51
2809 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2892 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3226 votes
05
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1719 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1737 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9516 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2684 votes
09
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
720 votes
10
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5298 votes
11
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4552 votes
12
Tool
Aenima

4.45
4767 votes
13
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
11073 votes
14
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3572 votes
15
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1461 votes
16
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.45
639 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5496 votes
18
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3140 votes
19
Slint
Spiderland

4.44
1323 votes
20
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
1908 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
8088 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6388 votes
23
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
740 votes
24
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
514 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1818 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5094 votes
27
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.39
1948 votes
28
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
4731 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5856 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3956 votes
31
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5632 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agaetis Byrjun

4.35
1975 votes
33
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.34
929 votes
34
The National
Boxer

4.34
3712 votes
35
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2992 votes
36
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.33
708 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4676 votes
38
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
500 votes
39
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.33
1922 votes
40
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.32
5991 votes
41
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2304 votes
42
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2112 votes
43
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
461 votes
44
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.32
1340 votes
45
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1866 votes
46
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
9831 votes
47
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
3003 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1281 votes
49
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.3
572 votes
50
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
978 votes
51
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.3
3508 votes
52
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3548 votes
53
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.29
214 votes
54
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.29
165 votes
55
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
322 votes
56
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
786 votes
57
The Flaming Lips
The Soft Bulletin

4.29
1043 votes
58
The National
Alligator

4.28
2780 votes
59
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.28
360 votes
60
Pele
The Nudes

4.28
32 votes
61
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.28
278 votes
62
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2626 votes
63
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.28
806 votes
64
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1160 votes
65
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.27
368 votes
66
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
335 votes
67
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.27
1128 votes
68
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.27
907 votes
69
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
329 votes
70
Swans
Children of God

4.27
532 votes
71
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.26
855 votes
72
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1590 votes
73
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.26
2790 votes
74
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.26
710 votes
75
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
424 votes
76
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1066 votes
77
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2077 votes
78
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
672 votes
79
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
303 votes
80
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
330 votes
81
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
167 votes
82
American Football
American Football

4.25
1618 votes
83
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
387 votes
84
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.25
123 votes
85
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.25
124 votes
86
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4724 votes
87
The National
High Violet

4.24
3706 votes
88
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2254 votes
89
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
324 votes
90
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.24
1628 votes
91
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.24
516 votes
92
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.24
1092 votes
93
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.23
1332 votes
94
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1779 votes
95
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.23
426 votes
96
The Cure
Pornography

4.23
969 votes
97
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.23
238 votes
98
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
2781 votes
99
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2184 votes
100
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
466 votes
101
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3147 votes
102
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
318 votes
103
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1345 votes
104
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.22
238 votes
105
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.22
1295 votes
106
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.22
590 votes
107
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
786 votes
108
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
7347 votes
109
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1046 votes
110
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.22
581 votes
111
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
272 votes
112
The Replacements
Tim

4.22
302 votes
113
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.22
392 votes
114
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
954 votes
115
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.22
1269 votes
116
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.22
1752 votes
117
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1501 votes
118
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
298 votes
119
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
280 votes
120
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
857 votes
121
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.21
283 votes
122
Pulp
Different Class

4.21
325 votes
123
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
853 votes
124
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
504 votes
125
Failure
The Heart Is a Monster

4.21
68 votes
126
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.21
34 votes
127
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2738 votes
128
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2252 votes
129
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.2
32 votes
130
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1140 votes
131
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1338 votes
132
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
530 votes
133
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
482 votes
134
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.2
513 votes
135
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.2
414 votes
136
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.19
357 votes
137
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.19
370 votes
138
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.19
148 votes
139
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.19
377 votes
140
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
612 votes
141
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
171 votes
142
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.19
1113 votes
143
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
488 votes
144
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.18
168 votes
145
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.18
1282 votes
146
The Strokes
Is This It

4.18
4254 votes
147
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1800 votes
148
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.18
419 votes
149
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.18
398 votes
150
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1719 votes
151
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.18
700 votes
152
The Libertines
Don't Look Back Into the Sun

4.18
34 votes
153
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
595 votes
154
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.17
141 votes
155
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
278 votes
156
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1040 votes
157
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
984 votes
158
Everything Everything
Get To Heaven

4.17
48 votes
159
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.17
358 votes
160
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1924 votes
161
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
401 votes
162
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

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

4.16
234 votes
164
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.16
4524 votes
165
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1870 votes
166
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5550 votes
167
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1734 votes
168
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.16
385 votes
169
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.16
760 votes
170
Tindersticks
Tindersticks

4.15
130 votes
171
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.15
3464 votes
172
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
540 votes
173
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
854 votes
174
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
820 votes
175
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.15
148 votes
176
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.15
480 votes
177
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4611 votes
178
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
7180 votes
179
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

4.14
104 votes
180
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
293 votes
181
Failure
Magnified

4.14
260 votes
182
Happy Mondays
Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches

4.14
60 votes
183
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.14
159 votes
184
Galaxie 500
Today

4.14
184 votes
185
Clever Girl
No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room

4.14
46 votes
186
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.14
177 votes
187
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
8270 votes
188
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1177 votes
189
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort

4.14
101 votes
190
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
685 votes
191
Swans
The Seer

4.14
1188 votes
192
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
379 votes
193
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
538 votes
194
Starflyer 59
Gold

4.14
44 votes
195
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
888 votes
196
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3153 votes
197
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
924 votes
198
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.14
4699 votes
199
Ling Tosite Sigure
Inspiration Is DEAD

4.14
222 votes
200
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.13
63 votes



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