Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

01
The Darcys
The Darcys

Rating: 4.64
33 votes
02
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

Rating: 4.56
32 votes
03
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
5961 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
2758 votes
05
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

Rating: 4.5
545 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.49
2427 votes
07
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...

Rating: 4.48
2495 votes
08
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

Rating: 4.48
1468 votes
09
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

Rating: 4.48
816 votes
10
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8312 votes
11
Pixies
Doolittle

Rating: 4.46
4098 votes
12
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A#(Infinity) [Vinyl]

Rating: 4.46
368 votes
13
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

Rating: 4.46
2302 votes
14
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

Rating: 4.45
2986 votes
15
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
9588 votes
16
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.45
4780 votes
17
Jeff Buckley
Grace

Rating: 4.45
2552 votes
18
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4295 votes
19
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

Rating: 4.44
2790 votes
20
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
811 votes
21
Radiohead
Kid A

Rating: 4.44
4877 votes
22
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

Rating: 4.43
430 votes
23
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

Rating: 4.43
458 votes
24
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

Rating: 4.42
4854 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

Rating: 4.41
1614 votes
26
Alice In Chains
Dirt

Rating: 4.4
5670 votes
27
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

Rating: 4.4
619 votes
28
Faith No More
Angel Dust

Rating: 4.4
1619 votes
29
Slint
Spiderland

Rating: 4.4
1080 votes
30
Sloan
Twice Removed

Rating: 4.39
38 votes
31
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.38
108 votes
32
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
4276 votes
33
The Verve
The Verve EP

Rating: 4.38
52 votes
34
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

Rating: 4.37
1622 votes
35
the pillows
Happy Bivouac

Rating: 4.36
80 votes
36
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.35
120 votes
37
Deftones
White Pony

Rating: 4.35
3522 votes
38
The Veils
Nux Vomica

Rating: 4.35
116 votes
39
Pearl Jam
Ten

Rating: 4.35
5140 votes
40
Weezer
Weezer

Rating: 4.35
5028 votes
41
Thought Industry
Mods Carve The Pig

Rating: 4.35
77 votes
42
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4.35
40 votes
43
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.35
36 votes
44
The Replacements
Let It Be

Rating: 4.34
422 votes
45
Mr. Bungle
California

Rating: 4.34
1047 votes
46
Sigur Ros
Agaetis byrjun

Rating: 4.34
1763 votes
47
Soda Stereo
Cancion Animal

Rating: 4.34
50 votes
48
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.34
3963 votes
49
Heroes del Silencio
Senderos de Traicion

Rating: 4.33
33 votes
50
Typical Cats
Typical Cats

Rating: 4.33
59 votes
51
The National
Boxer

Rating: 4.33
3284 votes
52
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

Rating: 4.33
47 votes
53
Soundgarden
Superunknown

Rating: 4.33
4166 votes
54
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

Rating: 4.33
1682 votes
55
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.32
1888 votes
56
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.32
809 votes
57
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.32
2700 votes
58
Swervedriver
Ejector Seat Reservation

Rating: 4.32
33 votes
59
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.32
122 votes
60
Tom Waits
Bone Machine

Rating: 4.31
397 votes
61
Trespassers William
Different Stars

Rating: 4.31
300 votes
62
Cafe Tacuba
Re

Rating: 4.31
32 votes
63
Guided By Voices
Bee Thousand

Rating: 4.31
873 votes
64
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2117 votes
65
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones

Rating: 4.31
406 votes
66
Ling Tosite Sigure
Inspiration Is DEAD

Rating: 4.31
182 votes
67
Dishwalla
Opaline

Rating: 4.31
36 votes
68
Slowdive
Slowdive

Rating: 4.3
46 votes
69
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

Rating: 4.3
112 votes
70
David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive

Rating: 4.3
61 votes
71
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.3
1671 votes
72
Hungry Ghosts
Alone, Alone

Rating: 4.3
55 votes
73
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

Rating: 4.3
378 votes
74
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

Rating: 4.3
804 votes
75
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1175 votes
76
Arcade Fire
Funeral

Rating: 4.3
6014 votes
77
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Rating: 4.3
5298 votes
78
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Rating: 4.3
2655 votes
79
Bad Religion
No Control

Rating: 4.29
672 votes
80
Alice In Chains
Jar of Flies

Rating: 4.29
3108 votes
81
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Rating: 4.29
3164 votes
82
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

Rating: 4.29
250 votes
83
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

Rating: 4.29
78 votes
84
Oceansize
Frames

Rating: 4.29
525 votes
85
Arctic Monkeys
When The Sun Goes Down

Rating: 4.29
56 votes
86
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Rating: 4.28
2411 votes
87
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
294 votes
88
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

Rating: 4.28
608 votes
89
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Rating: 4.28
68 votes
90
Colossal
Welcome the Problems

Rating: 4.28
43 votes
91
The Tragically Hip
Fully Completely

Rating: 4.28
61 votes
92
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
266 votes
93
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.28
556 votes
94
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.28
56 votes
95
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

Rating: 4.28
312 votes
96
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.27
2402 votes
97
The Reign Of Kindo
The Reign Of Kindo

Rating: 4.27
97 votes
98
Ling Tosite Sigure
just A moment

Rating: 4.27
118 votes
99
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rating: 4.27
2599 votes
100
Anamanaguchi
Airbrushed

Rating: 4.27
32 votes
101
Built To Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.26
1563 votes
102
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.26
174 votes
103
Sonic Youth
Sister

Rating: 4.26
662 votes
104
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.26
38 votes
105
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.26
994 votes
106
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
336 votes
107
Bad Religion
Suffer

Rating: 4.26
668 votes
108
Uncle Tupelo
Anodyne

Rating: 4.26
31 votes
109
Kaizers Orchestra
Ompa Til Du Dor

Rating: 4.26
78 votes
110
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.25
960 votes
111
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

Rating: 4.25
1854 votes
112
Guided By Voices
Alien Lanes

Rating: 4.25
432 votes
113
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1338 votes
114
Fields of the Nephilim
Elizium

Rating: 4.25
55 votes
115
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
306 votes
116
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.25
302 votes
117
Mark Lanegan
Whiskey For the Holy Ghost

Rating: 4.24
84 votes
118
Songs: Ohia
The Lioness

Rating: 4.24
37 votes
119
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.24
416 votes
120
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

Rating: 4.24
33 votes
121
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.24
254 votes
122
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

Rating: 4.24
278 votes
123
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

Rating: 4.24
279 votes
124
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

Rating: 4.24
1410 votes
125
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

Rating: 4.24
196 votes
126
Dog Fashion Disco
Adultery

Rating: 4.24
150 votes
127
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.24
34 votes
128
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.23
2036 votes
129
Slowdive
Souvlaki

Rating: 4.23
625 votes
130
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.23
265 votes
131
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

Rating: 4.23
218 votes
132
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

Rating: 4.23
271 votes
133
Morphine
Cure for Pain

Rating: 4.23
149 votes
134
American Football
American Football

Rating: 4.23
1245 votes
135
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

Rating: 4.23
246 votes
136
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Red Version

Rating: 4.23
99 votes
137
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.23
3322 votes
138
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

Rating: 4.23
31 votes
139
Idlewild
100 Broken Windows

Rating: 4.23
71 votes
140
Primus
Frizzle Fry

Rating: 4.22
756 votes
141
Radiohead
In Rainbows

Rating: 4.22
4208 votes
142
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

Rating: 4.22
1958 votes
143
Have A Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.22
750 votes
144
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.22
56 votes
145
Deer Leap and The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.22
121 votes
146
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
The Daytrotter Sessions EP

Rating: 4.22
81 votes
147
Hey Rosetta!
Plan Your Escape

Rating: 4.22
36 votes
148
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
388 votes
149
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
443 votes
150
The Replacements
Tim

Rating: 4.22
260 votes
151
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
437 votes
152
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

Rating: 4.22
970 votes
153
Melvins
Bullhead

Rating: 4.22
359 votes
154
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Rating: 4.22
4454 votes
155
Interpol
Interpol EP

Rating: 4.22
39 votes
156
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Streetcore

Rating: 4.22
79 votes
157
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2817 votes
158
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

Rating: 4.22
1554 votes
159
R.E.M.
Murmur

Rating: 4.21
918 votes
160
Joey Eppard
Been To the Future

Rating: 4.21
42 votes
161
Bad Religion
Against the Grain

Rating: 4.21
560 votes
162
Rocky Votolato
Suicide Medicine

Rating: 4.21
33 votes
163
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.21
514 votes
164
Anathema
Judgement

Rating: 4.21
665 votes
165
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1412 votes
166
Pavement
Slanted & Enchanted

Rating: 4.21
2457 votes
167
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.21
114 votes
168
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

Rating: 4.21
38 votes
169
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina & Anger

Rating: 4.21
238 votes
170
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.21
131 votes
171
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

Rating: 4.21
1108 votes
172
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.21
858 votes
173
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

Rating: 4.21
328 votes
174
Suede
Dog Man Star

Rating: 4.21
246 votes
175
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

Rating: 4.21
102 votes
176
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

Rating: 4.21
370 votes
177
U2
The Joshua Tree

Rating: 4.21
1123 votes
178
the pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.2
44 votes
179
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

Rating: 4.2
44 votes
180
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1492 votes
181
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.2
456 votes
182
True Widow
True Widow

Rating: 4.2
81 votes
183
Pulp
Different Class

Rating: 4.2
281 votes
184
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.2
274 votes
185
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.2
94 votes
186
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

Rating: 4.2
330 votes
187
The Antlers
Hospice

Rating: 4.2
2356 votes
188
Suis La Lune
Heir

Rating: 4.2
174 votes
189
Trespassers William
Having

Rating: 4.2
66 votes
190
Built To Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

Rating: 4.2
1473 votes
191
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes To Move Forward

Rating: 4.2
477 votes
192
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.2
284 votes
193
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

Rating: 4.2
46 votes
194
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.2
1212 votes
195
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
287 votes
196
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

Rating: 4.19
1170 votes
197
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
475 votes
198
Grammatics
Grammatics

Rating: 4.19
36 votes
199
Tom Waits
Mule Variations

Rating: 4.19
324 votes
200
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

Rating: 4.19
994 votes



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