Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6455 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2652 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2720 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.5
1627 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3080 votes
06
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9166 votes
07
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2564 votes
08
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5139 votes
09
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4628 votes
10
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3358 votes
11
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1394 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
10527 votes
13
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
4388 votes
14
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3041 votes
15
Radiohead
Kid A

4.44
5301 votes
16
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
614 votes
17
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
7836 votes
18
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6180 votes
19
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.42
1790 votes
20
Slint
Spiderland

4.42
1233 votes
21
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
695 votes
22
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
492 votes
23
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1739 votes
24
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
4912 votes
25
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.39
1812 votes
26
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.37
4419 votes
27
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5664 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3804 votes
29
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5438 votes
30
Sigur Ros
Ágætis byrjun

4.34
1900 votes
31
The National
Boxer

4.34
3590 votes
32
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.34
1840 votes
33
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
883 votes
34
Curve
Gift

4.33
36 votes
35
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4502 votes
36
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
471 votes
37
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2826 votes
38
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2032 votes
39
Bad Religion
No Control

4.32
733 votes
40
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
431 votes
41
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2234 votes
42
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.31
5679 votes
43
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
664 votes
44
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.31
1242 votes
45
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
6396 votes
46
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.3
1743 votes
47
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

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

4.3
1233 votes
49
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
906 votes
50
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2844 votes
51
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3430 votes
52
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3374 votes
53
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.29
340 votes
54
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
739 votes
55
The National
Alligator

4.28
2684 votes
56
Bad Religion
Suffer

4.28
744 votes
57
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
563 votes
58
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.28
198 votes
59
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.28
324 votes
60
Ween
The Mollusk

4.28
300 votes
61
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2549 votes
62
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.28
314 votes
63
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1040 votes
64
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
380 votes
65
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
2713 votes
66
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.27
332 votes
67
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
504 votes
68
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.27
2016 votes
69
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
867 votes
70
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.26
319 votes
71
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
1080 votes
72
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
288 votes
73
American Football
American Football

4.26
1505 votes
74
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
326 votes
75
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.26
755 votes
76
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1443 votes
77
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.25
336 votes
78
Rishloo
Living as Ghosts with Buildings as Teeth

4.25
140 votes
79
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.25
658 votes
80
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.24
1542 votes
81
The National
High Violet

4.24
3604 votes
82
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4575 votes
83
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2176 votes
84
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
313 votes
85
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
228 votes
86
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
365 votes
87
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.23
366 votes
88
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.23
134 votes
89
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2036 votes
90
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
306 votes
91
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.23
124 votes
92
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1712 votes
93
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

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

4.23
568 votes
95
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.23
807 votes
96
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.23
113 votes
97
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
7107 votes
98
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.23
364 votes
99
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
750 votes
100
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.22
488 votes
101
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1026 votes
102
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.22
3058 votes
103
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1469 votes
104
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
2670 votes
105
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.22
31 votes
106
Starflyer 59
The Fashion Focus

4.22
32 votes
107
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.22
1018 votes
108
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
468 votes
109
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1324 votes
110
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.22
344 votes
111
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
440 votes
112
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.21
219 votes
113
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.21
1629 votes
114
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
984 votes
115
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1251 votes
116
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
294 votes
117
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
266 votes
118
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

4.21
595 votes
119
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.21
408 votes
120
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
835 votes
121
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1217 votes
122
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
287 votes
123
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.21
1258 votes
124
Pulp
Different Class

4.21
307 votes
125
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
1636 votes
126
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.21
356 votes
127
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.21
327 votes
128
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
227 votes
129
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2203 votes
130
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.2
271 votes
131
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
2636 votes
132
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
514 votes
133
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.2
136 votes
134
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1079 votes
135
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.2
385 votes
136
Mew
Frengers

4.2
629 votes
137
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.2
1068 votes
138
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
502 votes
139
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
660 votes
140
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1336 votes
141
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.19
142 votes
142
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
460 votes
143
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.19
1226 votes
144
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.19
462 votes
145
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
140 votes
146
Dilute
Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape

4.19
35 votes
147
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.18
33 votes
148
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1648 votes
149
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
562 votes
150
Curve
Cuckoo

4.18
34 votes
151
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.17
1756 votes
152
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4080 votes
153
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
964 votes
154
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.17
163 votes
155
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.17
396 votes
156
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
902 votes
157
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
955 votes
158
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

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

4.17
2193 votes
160
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.16
573 votes
161
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.16
224 votes
162
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1812 votes
163
The Verve
The Verve

4.16
69 votes
164
Starflyer 59
Leave Here A Stranger

4.16
44 votes
165
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3342 votes
166
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.16
152 votes
167
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5442 votes
168
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
888 votes
169
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1626 votes
170
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.16
96 votes
171
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.15
1809 votes
172
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
808 votes
173
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
6956 votes
174
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4447 votes
175
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
519 votes
176
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.15
171 votes
177
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.15
365 votes
178
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
864 votes
179
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1148 votes
180
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.14
376 votes
181
Heroes del Silencio
Avalancha

4.14
32 votes
182
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.14
330 votes
183
Mad Season
Above

4.14
698 votes
184
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
526 votes
185
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.14
76 votes
186
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
804 votes
187
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
904 votes
188
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
62 votes
189
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
7932 votes
190
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
369 votes
191
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4585 votes
192
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.13
280 votes
193
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.13
702 votes
194
The Afghan Whigs
Gentlemen

4.13
334 votes
195
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.13
2934 votes
196
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
403 votes
197
Fields of the Nephilim
Elizium

4.13
66 votes
198
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.13
492 votes
199
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
890 votes
200
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
448 votes



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