Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7471 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.51
3139 votes
03
The Cure
Disintegration

4.5
2054 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3668 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3250 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1929 votes
07
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1604 votes
08
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
5803 votes
09
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
10674 votes
10
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3069 votes
11
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6181 votes
12
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1646 votes
13
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
885 votes
14
Tool
Ænima

4.45
5230 votes
15
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5108 votes
16
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4224 votes
17
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1613 votes
18
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
12231 votes
19
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3440 votes
20
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
2159 votes
21
Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
9033 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7132 votes
23
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
720 votes
24
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.42
896 votes
25
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.41
5886 votes
26
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
2016 votes
27
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.4
594 votes
28
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
5391 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
6738 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.38
4486 votes
31
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.37
2198 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2215 votes
33
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.36
1680 votes
34
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6234 votes
35
The National
Boxer

4.35
4068 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.34
3294 votes
37
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
5186 votes
38
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.33
6657 votes
39
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
2124 votes
40
Sigur Ros
( )

4.33
2472 votes
41
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2358 votes
42
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.32
760 votes
43
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
589 votes
44
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.32
828 votes
45
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.32
2190 votes
46
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.32
583 votes
47
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.32
802 votes
48
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.31
1142 votes
49
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10653 votes
50
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
2169 votes
51
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3357 votes
52
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.31
3972 votes
53
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1374 votes
54
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.3
1040 votes
55
The National
Alligator

4.3
3074 votes
56
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
422 votes
57
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1127 votes
58
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.29
481 votes
59
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.29
133 votes
60
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.29
3810 votes
61
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.29
244 votes
62
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
354 votes
63
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3948 votes
64
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.28
641 votes
65
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
905 votes
66
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2953 votes
67
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1260 votes
68
Ween
The Mollusk

4.27
414 votes
69
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.27
5312 votes
70
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.27
337 votes
71
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
3060 votes
72
Swans
Children of God

4.26
659 votes
73
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.26
413 votes
74
American Football
American Football

4.26
1959 votes
75
The National
High Violet

4.26
4070 votes
76
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2278 votes
77
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
1305 votes
78
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
779 votes
79
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.26
446 votes
80
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.26
706 votes
81
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2171 votes
82
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
554 votes
83
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.25
2584 votes
84
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
1988 votes
85
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1936 votes
86
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1202 votes
87
The Cure
Pornography

4.25
1194 votes
88
Earthside
A Dream In Static

4.25
195 votes
89
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.25
213 votes
90
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
525 votes
91
Pulp
Different Class

4.24
774 votes
92
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree

4.24
469 votes
93
Social Distortion
Social Distortion

4.24
373 votes
94
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.24
3480 votes
95
Anathema
Judgement

4.24
885 votes
96
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.24
357 votes
97
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.24
2037 votes
98
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.24
162 votes
99
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.24
714 votes
100
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
273 votes
101
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.23
154 votes
102
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.23
754 votes
103
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.23
223 votes
104
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.23
965 votes
105
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.23
309 votes
106
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.23
147 votes
107
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
354 votes
108
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.23
900 votes
109
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
574 votes
110
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
1830 votes
111
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.23
77 votes
112
Fugazi
The Argument

4.23
1055 votes
113
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.23
173 votes
114
Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
8094 votes
115
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2412 votes
116
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
3087 votes
117
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.22
2060 votes
118
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
284 votes
119
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
329 votes
120
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.22
475 votes
121
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1332 votes
122
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1441 votes
123
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
1048 votes
124
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.22
1580 votes
125
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1403 votes
126
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
352 votes
127
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1414 votes
128
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.21
2264 votes
129
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1577 votes
130
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2422 votes
131
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.21
456 votes
132
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.21
424 votes
133
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.2
1122 votes
134
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.2
632 votes
135
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3072 votes
136
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
302 votes
137
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.2
480 votes
138
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1299 votes
139
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.19
36 votes
140
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.19
512 votes
141
Mew
Frengers

4.19
1490 votes
142
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.19
340 votes
143
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.19
446 votes
144
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.19
470 votes
145
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.19
582 votes
146
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
540 votes
147
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.19
2016 votes
148
Peter Murphy
Deep

4.19
32 votes
149
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.19
606 votes
150
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.19
1105 votes
151
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Juju

4.18
203 votes
152
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
570 votes
153
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1090 votes
154
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.18
409 votes
155
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.18
1065 votes
156
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.18
120 votes
157
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.18
533 votes
158
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1898 votes
159
The Verve
The Verve

4.18
93 votes
160
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.18
207 votes
161
Sublime
Sublime

4.18
1484 votes
162
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.18
676 votes
163
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
996 votes
164
Fugazi
Fugazi

4.18
237 votes
165
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.17
1249 votes
166
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4764 votes
167
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.17
882 votes
168
The The
Infected

4.17
56 votes
169
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.17
876 votes
170
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
2026 votes
171
Thrice
Vheissu

4.17
6004 votes
172
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1162 votes
173
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
2035 votes
174
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.16
658 votes
175
O'Brother
The Death of Day

4.16
320 votes
176
Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas

4.16
444 votes
177
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
422 votes
178
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.16
53 votes
179
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
312 votes
180
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.16
1476 votes
181
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.16
653 votes
182
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1407 votes
183
Sparklehorse
Good Morning Spider

4.16
267 votes
184
Jeff Rosenstock
Worry.

4.16
245 votes
185
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
934 votes
186
Ling Tosite Sigure
Inspiration Is DEAD

4.15
266 votes
187
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
587 votes
188
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.15
424 votes
189
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.15
4888 votes
190
The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There

4.15
1092 votes
191
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.15
207 votes
192
The Wedding Present
Seamonsters

4.15
92 votes
193
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.15
356 votes
194
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.15
132 votes
195
Cherubs
Heroin Man

4.15
53 votes
196
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.15
2326 votes
197
U2
Achtung Baby

4.15
965 votes
198
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.15
3949 votes
199
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.15
1286 votes
200
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
I See a Darkness

4.15
207 votes



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