Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.57
6220 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
2938 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.5
1554 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2538 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2611 votes
06
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8780 votes
07
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

Rating: 4.46
2427 votes
08
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4984 votes
09
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

Rating: 4.45
869 votes
10
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4491 votes
11
Pixies
Doolittle

Rating: 4.45
4252 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
10086 votes
13
Jeff Buckley
Grace

Rating: 4.45
1343 votes
14
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

Rating: 4.45
588 votes
15
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

Rating: 4.44
3178 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

Rating: 4.44
2926 votes
17
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
823 votes
18
Radiohead
Kid A

Rating: 4.44
5093 votes
19
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

Rating: 4.42
474 votes
20
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

Rating: 4.42
7569 votes
21
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.41
5944 votes
22
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

Rating: 4.41
660 votes
23
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.41
1713 votes
24
Slint
Spiderland

Rating: 4.4
1170 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

Rating: 4.4
1673 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
4500 votes
27
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

Rating: 4.38
1752 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.36
3674 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

Rating: 4.35
5290 votes
30
Pearl Jam
Ten

Rating: 4.35
5322 votes
31
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
4173 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

Rating: 4.34
1829 votes
33
The National
Boxer

Rating: 4.34
3430 votes
34
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

Rating: 4.33
1762 votes
35
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
4366 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.33
2762 votes
37
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
844 votes
38
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.33
1964 votes
39
The Replacements
Let It Be

Rating: 4.32
448 votes
40
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

Rating: 4.32
411 votes
41
Trespassers William
Different Stars

Rating: 4.31
314 votes
42
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2174 votes
43
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

Rating: 4.31
428 votes
44
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

Rating: 4.31
614 votes
45
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Rating: 4.31
5457 votes
46
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.31
1761 votes
47
Bad Religion
No Control

Rating: 4.31
708 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1211 votes
49
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
3298 votes
50
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

Rating: 4.3
417 votes
51
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

Rating: 4.3
862 votes
52
Therapy?
Troublegum

Rating: 4.3
189 votes
53
Arcade Fire
Funeral

Rating: 4.3
6230 votes
54
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Rating: 4.29
2775 votes
55
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Rating: 4.29
3266 votes
56
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
259 votes
57
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.29
306 votes
58
Bad Religion
Suffer

Rating: 4.28
713 votes
59
Oceansize
Frames

Rating: 4.28
546 votes
60
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Rating: 4.28
2485 votes
61
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
2564 votes
62
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.28
1641 votes
63
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.27
286 votes
64
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.27
1014 votes
65
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

Rating: 4.27
627 votes
66
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.27
592 votes
67
Sonic Youth
Sister

Rating: 4.27
697 votes
68
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

Rating: 4.27
1950 votes
69
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rating: 4.26
2654 votes
70
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
1014 votes
71
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
354 votes
72
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

Rating: 4.26
316 votes
73
American Football
American Football

Rating: 4.25
1385 votes
74
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.25
452 votes
75
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

Rating: 4.25
292 votes
76
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1379 votes
77
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

Rating: 4.25
306 votes
78
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
342 votes
79
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

Rating: 4.25
310 votes
80
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.24
273 votes
81
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.24
794 votes
82
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

Rating: 4.24
1484 votes
83
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

Rating: 4.24
290 votes
84
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.24
119 votes
85
Slowdive
Souvlaki

Rating: 4.24
691 votes
86
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3478 votes
87
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2120 votes
88
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.24
122 votes
89
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

Rating: 4.23
227 votes
90
Radiohead
In Rainbows

Rating: 4.23
4378 votes
91
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

Rating: 4.23
2004 votes
92
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
329 votes
93
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

Rating: 4.22
254 votes
94
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

Rating: 4.22
338 votes
95
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Rating: 4.22
6864 votes
96
Anathema
Judgement

Rating: 4.22
713 votes
97
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.22
127 votes
98
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.22
275 votes
99
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
467 votes
100
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
459 votes
101
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

Rating: 4.22
1000 votes
102
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2943 votes
103
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
420 votes
104
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

Rating: 4.22
2568 votes
105
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
286 votes
106
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.22
472 votes
107
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

Rating: 4.22
211 votes
108
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

Rating: 4.21
105 votes
109
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

Rating: 4.21
1222 votes
110
Primus
Frizzle Fry

Rating: 4.21
803 votes
111
The Replacements
Tim

Rating: 4.21
276 votes
112
Pulp
Different Class

Rating: 4.21
286 votes
113
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

Rating: 4.21
576 votes
114
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1432 votes
115
R.E.M.
Murmur

Rating: 4.21
976 votes
116
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.21
316 votes
117
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.21
1275 votes
118
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

Rating: 4.21
1598 votes
119
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

Rating: 4.2
510 votes
120
The Antlers
Hospice

Rating: 4.2
2506 votes
121
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.2
532 votes
122
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

Rating: 4.2
1539 votes
123
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.2
912 votes
124
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
610 votes
125
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1570 votes
126
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

Rating: 4.2
1174 votes
127
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

Rating: 4.2
1018 votes
128
U2
The Joshua Tree

Rating: 4.2
1160 votes
129
Suede
Dog Man Star

Rating: 4.2
258 votes
130
R.E.M.
Reckoning

Rating: 4.2
618 votes
131
Mew
Frengers

Rating: 4.2
599 votes
132
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.2
481 votes
133
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

Rating: 4.2
394 votes
134
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

Rating: 4.19
340 votes
135
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

Rating: 4.19
215 votes
136
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

Rating: 4.19
732 votes
137
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1312 votes
138
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

Rating: 4.19
529 votes
139
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

Rating: 4.19
2135 votes
140
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

Rating: 4.19
2068 votes
141
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
500 votes
142
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.19
132 votes
143
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

Rating: 4.19
1188 votes
144
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

Rating: 4.18
418 votes
145
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.18
364 votes
146
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.18
194 votes
147
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

Rating: 4.18
1580 votes
148
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

Rating: 4.18
343 votes
149
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.18
137 votes
150
Morphine
Cure for Pain

Rating: 4.18
157 votes
151
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

Rating: 4.18
908 votes
152
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3950 votes
153
Saosin
Translating the Name

Rating: 4.17
930 votes
154
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.17
59 votes
155
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.16
1690 votes
156
The Gathering
Mandylion

Rating: 4.16
208 votes
157
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
883 votes
158
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Rating: 4.16
2117 votes
159
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

Rating: 4.16
216 votes
160
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
394 votes
161
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3228 votes
162
The Notwist
Neon Golden

Rating: 4.16
258 votes
163
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.16
2657 votes
164
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.15
266 votes
165
The Smiths
The Smiths

Rating: 4.15
1720 votes
166
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

Rating: 4.15
848 votes
167
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1756 votes
168
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.15
412 votes
169
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

Rating: 4.15
1500 votes
170
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

Rating: 4.15
351 votes
171
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

Rating: 4.15
164 votes
172
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

Rating: 4.15
499 votes
173
Radiohead
The Bends

Rating: 4.15
4274 votes
174
U2
Achtung Baby

Rating: 4.14
759 votes
175
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

Rating: 4.14
845 votes
176
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.14
473 votes
177
Brand New
Deja Entendu

Rating: 4.14
6656 votes
178
Royal Blood
Royal Blood

Rating: 4.14
42 votes
179
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
394 votes
180
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

Rating: 4.14
508 votes
181
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

Rating: 4.14
142 votes
182
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
678 votes
183
Karnivool
Sound Awake

Rating: 4.14
1111 votes
184
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.14
360 votes
185
Mad Season
Above

Rating: 4.14
670 votes
186
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.14
2164 votes
187
Nirvana
In Utero

Rating: 4.13
7648 votes
188
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
2796 votes
189
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4487 votes
190
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

Rating: 4.13
849 votes
191
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.13
263 votes
192
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

Rating: 4.12
302 votes
193
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

Rating: 4.12
407 votes
194
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

Rating: 4.12
860 votes
195
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
1862 votes
196
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Red Version

Rating: 4.12
110 votes
197
John Frusciante
Curtains

Rating: 4.12
360 votes
198
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

Rating: 4.12
1424 votes
199
Sonic Youth
EVOL

Rating: 4.12
554 votes
200
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

Rating: 4.12
781 votes



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