Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7705 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3242 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3345 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3848 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1984 votes
06
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1675 votes
07
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
5948 votes
08
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
11044 votes
09
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3200 votes
10
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6390 votes
11
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1706 votes
12
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5344 votes
13
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5260 votes
14
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
947 votes
15
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4406 votes
16
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1708 votes
17
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.45
3576 votes
18
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
12684 votes
19
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.44
2246 votes
20
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.44
7338 votes
21
Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
9291 votes
22
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
737 votes
23
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.43
935 votes
24
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.4
2066 votes
25
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
6062 votes
26
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.39
624 votes
27
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
5643 votes
28
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
6958 votes
29
Deftones
White Pony

4.37
4618 votes
30
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.37
1824 votes
31
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.37
2266 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.36
2287 votes
33
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6412 votes
34
The National
Boxer

4.36
2107 votes
35
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.35
1163 votes
36
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.35
846 votes
37
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.35
1725 votes
38
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.35
6942 votes
39
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.35
5484 votes
40
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
620 votes
41
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2526 votes
42
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.32
599 votes
43
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2464 votes
44
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.32
832 votes
45
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.31
2288 votes
46
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.31
1159 votes
47
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
858 votes
48
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.31
4098 votes
49
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3453 votes
50
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.31
376 votes
51
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
2295 votes
52
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10917 votes
53
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
1196 votes
54
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1409 votes
55
The National
Alligator

4.3
1613 votes
56
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
444 votes
57
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.3
3978 votes
58
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.29
1185 votes
59
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
4056 votes
60
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.29
668 votes
61
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.28
521 votes
62
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1280 votes
63
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
933 votes
64
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.28
5505 votes
65
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
3048 votes
66
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.27
356 votes
67
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.27
774 votes
68
Ween
The Mollusk

4.27
440 votes
69
American Football
American Football

4.27
2047 votes
70
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
3140 votes
71
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
435 votes
72
The National
High Violet

4.26
2100 votes
73
Swans
Children of God

4.26
694 votes
74
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
796 votes
75
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2381 votes
76
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2235 votes
77
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.26
226 votes
78
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1333 votes
79
Pulp
Different Class

4.26
838 votes
80
Earthside
A Dream In Static

4.26
278 votes
81
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
537 votes
82
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
2075 votes
83
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.25
285 votes
84
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
598 votes
85
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.25
468 votes
86
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.25
3593 votes
87
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1368 votes
88
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.25
371 votes
89
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
2028 votes
90
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1252 votes
91
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.24
136 votes
92
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.24
243 votes
93
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.24
327 votes
94
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.24
1173 votes
95
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
2127 votes
96
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
367 votes
97
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
744 votes
98
BUCK-TICK
Kurutta Taiyou

4.23
35 votes
99
Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
8358 votes
100
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.23
504 votes
101
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.22
1004 votes
102
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.22
948 votes
103
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.22
164 votes
104
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
606 votes
105
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
3195 votes
106
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.22
1250 votes
107
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1917 votes
108
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.22
2158 votes
109
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
1062 votes
110
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1396 votes
111
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
338 votes
112
Jeff Rosenstock
Worry.

4.22
440 votes
113
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.22
2502 votes
114
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
361 votes
115
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.21
474 votes
116
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2493 votes
117
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
680 votes
118
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1601 votes
119
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
2866 votes
120
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.21
454 votes
121
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.21
492 votes
122
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
603 votes
123
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3168 votes
124
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1352 votes
125
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.2
592 votes
126
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1550 votes
127
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.2
309 votes
128
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.2
1660 votes
129
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.2
1154 votes
130
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.2
638 votes
131
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
1050 votes
132
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.19
322 votes
133
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left and the Fear Expecting Ahead

4.19
476 votes
134
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.19
376 votes
135
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
458 votes
136
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.19
566 votes
137
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.19
704 votes
138
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.19
564 votes
139
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.19
1032 votes
140
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.19
424 votes
141
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1125 votes
142
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
164 votes
143
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
590 votes
144
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
1041 votes
145
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.18
152 votes
146
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.18
1117 votes
147
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.18
932 votes
148
The Verve
The Verve

4.17
104 votes
149
The Mountain Goats
Goths

4.17
116 votes
150
Thrice
Vheissu

4.17
6140 votes
151
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.17
1299 votes
152
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.17
2136 votes
153
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.17
936 votes
154
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1202 votes
155
The Strokes
Is This It

4.16
4932 votes
156
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
483 votes
157
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.16
667 votes
158
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.16
1963 votes
159
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
443 votes
160
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
2078 votes
161
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1471 votes
162
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.16
1334 votes
163
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.16
566 votes
164
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
2452 votes
165
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree

4.16
615 votes
166
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.16
216 votes
167
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.16
3873 votes
168
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.15
4998 votes
169
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.15
4070 votes
170
The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There

4.15
1169 votes
171
Nirvana
In Utero

4.15
9540 votes
172
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
599 votes
173
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
8268 votes
174
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.15
428 votes
175
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.15
484 votes
176
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.15
1544 votes
177
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.14
5222 votes
178
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.14
474 votes
179
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism

4.14
4072 votes
180
The Dear Hunter
Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional

4.14
878 votes
181
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It in People

4.14
1670 votes
182
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True

4.14
981 votes
183
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
1066 votes
184
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
791 votes
185
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
368 votes
186
Prefab Sprout
Steve McQueen

4.14
88 votes
187
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.14
910 votes
188
Radiohead
The Bends

4.14
5342 votes
189
Do Make Say Think
Stubborn Persistent Illusions

4.13
32 votes
190
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2558 votes
191
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
1073 votes
192
Grant Lee Buffalo
Fuzzy

4.13
31 votes
193
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.13
199 votes
194
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.13
82 votes
195
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

4.13
900 votes
196
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
479 votes
197
PJ Harvey
Rid of Me

4.13
700 votes
198
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1140 votes
199
Mineral
EndSerenading

4.12
676 votes
200
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
500 votes



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