Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7612 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.51
3202 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3309 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3776 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1966 votes
06
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1647 votes
07
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
5899 votes
08
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
10912 votes
09
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3147 votes
10
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
920 votes
11
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6302 votes
12
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1684 votes
13
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5308 votes
14
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5208 votes
15
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4356 votes
16
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1679 votes
17
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.45
3533 votes
18
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
12486 votes
19
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.44
2218 votes
20
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7274 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
9207 votes
22
Neurosis/Tribes of Neurot
Times of Grace/Grace

4.43
36 votes
23
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.43
731 votes
24
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.42
919 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
2047 votes
26
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.4
612 votes
27
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
6006 votes
28
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
5571 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
6884 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.37
4571 votes
31
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.37
2240 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2259 votes
33
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.36
1760 votes
34
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6342 votes
35
The National
Boxer

4.35
2083 votes
36
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.35
1703 votes
37
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.35
1126 votes
38
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.34
6849 votes
39
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
5306 votes
40
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.33
794 votes
41
Sigur Ros
( )

4.33
2497 votes
42
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
605 votes
43
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.32
848 votes
44
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2420 votes
45
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.32
591 votes
46
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.31
1102 votes
47
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
2229 votes
48
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.31
822 votes
49
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.31
2242 votes
50
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.31
4040 votes
51
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10824 votes
52
The National
Alligator

4.3
1588 votes
53
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
3435 votes
54
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.3
440 votes
55
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
1170 votes
56
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1401 votes
57
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.29
1172 votes
58
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.29
3910 votes
59
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
4018 votes
60
Joanna Newsom
Ys

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

4.29
511 votes
62
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1278 votes
63
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
927 votes
64
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
3017 votes
65
Ween
The Mollusk

4.28
432 votes
66
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.27
5420 votes
67
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
430 votes
68
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.27
350 votes
69
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
3106 votes
70
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.27
750 votes
71
American Football
American Football

4.27
2015 votes
72
The National
High Violet

4.26
2082 votes
73
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2354 votes
74
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
787 votes
75
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2210 votes
76
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.26
222 votes
77
Swans
Children of God

4.26
684 votes
78
Pulp
Different Class

4.26
824 votes
79
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1322 votes
80
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
2040 votes
81
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1236 votes
82
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.25
464 votes
83
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
537 votes
84
Anathema
Judgement

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

4.25
1998 votes
86
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
580 votes
87
Earthside
A Dream In Static

4.25
253 votes
88
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1353 votes
89
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.25
281 votes
90
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
236 votes
91
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.25
3548 votes
92
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.24
362 votes
93
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.24
134 votes
94
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
2088 votes
95
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
366 votes
96
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
738 votes
97
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.23
933 votes
98
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.23
987 votes
99
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.23
1158 votes
100
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.23
321 votes
101
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
1230 votes
102
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
8280 votes
103
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.22
164 votes
104
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1896 votes
105
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.22
491 votes
106
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1374 votes
107
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
3165 votes
108
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
1064 votes
109
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
586 votes
110
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
2116 votes
111
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
336 votes
112
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
674 votes
113
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2479 votes
114
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
358 votes
115
Jeff Rosenstock
Worry.

4.21
399 votes
116
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.21
488 votes
117
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1591 votes
118
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
2856 votes
119
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.2
448 votes
120
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.2
301 votes
121
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.2
2414 votes
122
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3140 votes
123
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
597 votes
124
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1336 votes
125
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1534 votes
126
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.2
148 votes
127
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left and the Fear Expecting Ahead

4.2
471 votes
128
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.2
1634 votes
129
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
314 votes
130
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.2
1143 votes
131
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
580 votes
132
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.19
554 votes
133
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
1032 votes
134
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
452 votes
135
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.19
1028 votes
136
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.19
418 votes
137
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.19
556 votes
138
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
161 votes
139
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.18
364 votes
140
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1115 votes
141
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree

4.18
587 votes
142
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.18
620 votes
143
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
587 votes
144
Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas

4.18
478 votes
145
The Verve
The Verve

4.18
102 votes
146
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.18
1108 votes
147
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.17
698 votes
148
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.17
1278 votes
149
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.17
916 votes
150
Thrice
Vheissu

4.17
6090 votes
151
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.17
478 votes
152
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.17
1935 votes
153
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
958 votes
154
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
2098 votes
155
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
2053 votes
156
Fall of Efrafa
Inle

4.16
227 votes
157
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.16
80 votes
158
The Strokes
Is This It

4.16
4876 votes
159
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.16
1180 votes
160
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.16
908 votes
161
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.16
663 votes
162
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1446 votes
163
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
435 votes
164
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.16
1316 votes
165
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.16
598 votes
166
The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There

4.15
1156 votes
167
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.15
4026 votes
168
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.15
2418 votes
169
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.15
3810 votes
170
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.15
4954 votes
171
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.15
556 votes
172
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.15
427 votes
173
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.15
1504 votes
174
Nirvana
In Utero

4.15
9430 votes
175
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
8184 votes
176
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.15
213 votes
177
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.15
776 votes
178
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.15
192 votes
179
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.15
474 votes
180
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.14
5177 votes
181
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It in People

4.14
1642 votes
182
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True

4.14
977 votes
183
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.14
894 votes
184
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
1054 votes
185
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.14
468 votes
186
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
363 votes
187
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism

4.14
4032 votes
188
Radiohead
The Bends

4.14
5279 votes
189
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

4.13
819 votes
190
The Dear Hunter
Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional

4.13
824 votes
191
Primus
Sailing the Seas of Cheese

4.13
1056 votes
192
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

4.13
893 votes
193
Cocteau Twins
Treasure

4.13
475 votes
194
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
476 votes
195
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2538 votes
196
Mineral
EndSerenading

4.13
666 votes
197
Quicksand
Slip

4.13
381 votes
198
Matthew Good
Avalanche

4.13
294 votes
199
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.13
626 votes
200
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
498 votes



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