Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
6156 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
2902 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2501 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.49
1522 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.49
2569 votes
06
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8658 votes
07
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

Rating: 4.46
2389 votes
08
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

Rating: 4.46
855 votes
09
Pixies
Doolittle

Rating: 4.46
4224 votes
10
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.46
4923 votes
11
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
9927 votes
12
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4438 votes
13
Jeff Buckley
Grace

Rating: 4.45
1324 votes
14
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

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

Rating: 4.44
3134 votes
16
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

Rating: 4.44
2881 votes
17
Radiohead
Kid A

Rating: 4.44
5038 votes
18
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
820 votes
19
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

Rating: 4.42
7500 votes
20
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

Rating: 4.42
469 votes
21
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

Rating: 4.41
649 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.41
5878 votes
23
Slint
Spiderland

Rating: 4.4
1152 votes
24
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.4
1692 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

Rating: 4.4
1660 votes
26
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

Rating: 4.38
1720 votes
27
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
4420 votes
28
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.35
3632 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

Rating: 4.35
5206 votes
30
Pearl Jam
Ten

Rating: 4.35
5272 votes
31
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
4101 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

Rating: 4.34
1812 votes
33
The National
Boxer

Rating: 4.33
3364 votes
34
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
4320 votes
35
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

Rating: 4.33
1738 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.33
2732 votes
37
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
829 votes
38
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.32
1944 votes
39
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

Rating: 4.32
600 votes
40
Trespassers William
Different Stars

Rating: 4.32
306 votes
41
The Replacements
Let It Be

Rating: 4.32
443 votes
42
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

Rating: 4.31
419 votes
43
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2153 votes
44
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

Rating: 4.31
403 votes
45
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.31
1740 votes
46
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

Rating: 4.31
848 votes
47
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Rating: 4.3
5406 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1199 votes
49
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

Rating: 4.3
412 votes
50
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.3
3254 votes
51
Therapy?
Troublegum

Rating: 4.3
187 votes
52
Arcade Fire
Funeral

Rating: 4.29
6184 votes
53
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Rating: 4.29
2757 votes
54
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
256 votes
55
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Rating: 4.29
3244 votes
56
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
281 votes
57
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Rating: 4.28
2459 votes
58
Oceansize
Frames

Rating: 4.28
539 votes
59
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
303 votes
60
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
2504 votes
61
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

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

Rating: 4.27
1614 votes
63
Sonic Youth
Sister

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

Rating: 4.27
1004 votes
65
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rating: 4.27
2644 votes
66
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.27
588 votes
67
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
346 votes
68
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

Rating: 4.26
1916 votes
69
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
1005 votes
70
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

Rating: 4.26
304 votes
71
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

Rating: 4.26
316 votes
72
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.26
442 votes
73
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.25
267 votes
74
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

Rating: 4.25
299 votes
75
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
2742 votes
76
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
326 votes
77
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

Rating: 4.24
288 votes
78
American Football
American Football

Rating: 4.24
1342 votes
79
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2102 votes
80
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.24
120 votes
81
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

Rating: 4.24
1458 votes
82
Slowdive
Souvlaki

Rating: 4.24
670 votes
83
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.24
782 votes
84
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3412 votes
85
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

Rating: 4.24
285 votes
86
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.24
186 votes
87
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

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

Rating: 4.23
120 votes
89
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

Rating: 4.23
1982 votes
90
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
323 votes
91
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.23
271 votes
92
Radiohead
In Rainbows

Rating: 4.23
4334 votes
93
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
453 votes
94
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
416 votes
95
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

Rating: 4.22
334 votes
96
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

Rating: 4.22
104 votes
97
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Rating: 4.22
6804 votes
98
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

Rating: 4.22
204 votes
99
Melvins
Bullhead

Rating: 4.22
373 votes
100
R.E.M.
Murmur

Rating: 4.22
956 votes
101
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2915 votes
102
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
282 votes
103
Anathema
Judgement

Rating: 4.22
703 votes
104
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
458 votes
105
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

Rating: 4.22
254 votes
106
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

Rating: 4.22
2535 votes
107
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.22
467 votes
108
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

Rating: 4.21
991 votes
109
Deer Leap and The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.21
122 votes
110
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

Rating: 4.21
1584 votes
111
Pulp
Different Class

Rating: 4.21
285 votes
112
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1428 votes
113
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

Rating: 4.21
1211 votes
114
Primus
Frizzle Fry

Rating: 4.21
792 votes
115
The Replacements
Tim

Rating: 4.21
271 votes
116
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

Rating: 4.21
1148 votes
117
Suede
Dog Man Star

Rating: 4.21
252 votes
118
The Antlers
Hospice

Rating: 4.21
2482 votes
119
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

Rating: 4.21
506 votes
120
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.21
1251 votes
121
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
596 votes
122
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

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

Rating: 4.2
902 votes
124
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.2
310 votes
125
R.E.M.
Reckoning

Rating: 4.2
606 votes
126
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1549 votes
127
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.2
131 votes
128
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

Rating: 4.2
1515 votes
129
U2
The Joshua Tree

Rating: 4.2
1154 votes
130
Mew
Frengers

Rating: 4.2
595 votes
131
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

Rating: 4.2
337 votes
132
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

Rating: 4.2
1012 votes
133
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

Rating: 4.2
388 votes
134
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1301 votes
135
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.19
475 votes
136
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

Rating: 4.19
1022 votes
137
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

Rating: 4.19
505 votes
138
Morphine
Cure for Pain

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

Rating: 4.19
2122 votes
140
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

Rating: 4.19
723 votes
141
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

Rating: 4.19
335 votes
142
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
493 votes
143
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.18
60 votes
144
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

Rating: 4.18
1172 votes
145
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.18
135 votes
146
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

Rating: 4.18
414 votes
147
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

Rating: 4.18
210 votes
148
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.18
356 votes
149
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

Rating: 4.18
1571 votes
150
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3912 votes
151
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

Rating: 4.17
892 votes
152
Saosin
Translating the Name

Rating: 4.17
922 votes
153
The Gathering
Mandylion

Rating: 4.16
206 votes
154
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
395 votes
155
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Rating: 4.16
2097 votes
156
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.16
1680 votes
157
The Notwist
Neon Golden

Rating: 4.16
254 votes
158
The Smiths
The Smiths

Rating: 4.16
1706 votes
159
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
873 votes
160
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.16
264 votes
161
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.16
2641 votes
162
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.15
3195 votes
163
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

Rating: 4.15
214 votes
164
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.15
398 votes
165
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

Rating: 4.15
164 votes
166
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

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

Rating: 4.15
1738 votes
168
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
462 votes
169
U2
Achtung Baby

Rating: 4.15
756 votes
170
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

Rating: 4.15
493 votes
171
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

Rating: 4.14
498 votes
172
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
388 votes
173
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

Rating: 4.14
52 votes
174
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.14
257 votes
175
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.14
348 votes
176
Radiohead
The Bends

Rating: 4.14
4223 votes
177
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

Rating: 4.14
636 votes
178
Mad Season
Above

Rating: 4.14
664 votes
179
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

Rating: 4.14
343 votes
180
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly

Rating: 4.14
839 votes
181
Karnivool
Sound Awake

Rating: 4.14
1098 votes
182
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

Rating: 4.14
816 votes
183
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

Rating: 4.14
1457 votes
184
Brand New
Deja Entendu

Rating: 4.14
6552 votes
185
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
672 votes
186
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

Rating: 4.14
831 votes
187
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
2140 votes
188
Nirvana
In Utero

Rating: 4.13
7574 votes
189
Suis La Lune
Heir

Rating: 4.13
181 votes
190
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
2763 votes
191
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4434 votes
192
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Fanclub

Rating: 4.12
74 votes
193
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
1850 votes
194
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
1378 votes
195
Elliott Smith
Figure 8

Rating: 4.12
1412 votes
196
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

Rating: 4.12
852 votes
197
Sonic Youth
EVOL

Rating: 4.12
550 votes
198
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.12
140 votes
199
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

Rating: 4.12
774 votes
200
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

Rating: 4.12
405 votes



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