Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7387 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.51
3103 votes
03
The Cure
Disintegration

4.5
2006 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3214 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3598 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1913 votes
07
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1574 votes
08
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.47
672 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.47
5742 votes
10
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
10542 votes
11
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3014 votes
12
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6116 votes
13
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
866 votes
14
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1625 votes
15
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5056 votes
16
Tool
Ænima

4.45
5173 votes
17
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
4126 votes
18
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.45
12057 votes
19
Weezer
The Good Life

4.44
36 votes
20
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3409 votes
21
Slint
Spiderland

4.44
1580 votes
22
Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.44
8928 votes
23
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
2129 votes
24
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7068 votes
25
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.42
714 votes
26
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
876 votes
27
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.41
5804 votes
28
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1991 votes
29
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.4
587 votes
30
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
5316 votes
31
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
6648 votes
32
Deftones
White Pony

4.38
4445 votes
33
Cherubs
Heroin Man

4.38
44 votes
34
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.37
2172 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2189 votes
36
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.36
1628 votes
37
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6144 votes
38
The December Sound
The Silver Album

4.36
36 votes
39
The National
Boxer

4.34
3996 votes
40
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
5106 votes
41
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.34
3264 votes
42
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.34
6585 votes
43
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
1041 votes
44
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.33
808 votes
45
Sigur Ros
( )

4.33
2458 votes
46
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.32
2152 votes
47
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2324 votes
48
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.32
783 votes
49
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.31
576 votes
50
Shinsei Kamattechan
Tsumanne

4.31
32 votes
51
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.31
32 votes
52
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.31
573 votes
53
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10551 votes
54
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree

4.31
317 votes
55
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3303 votes
56
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.31
3936 votes
57
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.31
742 votes
58
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1361 votes
59
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
1108 votes
60
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.3
2142 votes
61
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.3
1008 votes
62
The National
Alligator

4.3
3028 votes
63
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1107 votes
64
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
3904 votes
65
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.29
3700 votes
66
Supercar
Three Out Change

4.29
38 votes
67
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
352 votes
68
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.28
329 votes
69
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.28
633 votes
70
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.28
450 votes
71
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
892 votes
72
Coaltar of the Deepers
Newave

4.28
36 votes
73
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2859 votes
74
Coaltar of the Deepers
Yukari Telepath

4.28
58 votes
75
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
1250 votes
76
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.27
3030 votes
77
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.27
5243 votes
78
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.27
402 votes
79
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.27
206 votes
80
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

4.27
39 votes
81
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.26
434 votes
82
Ween
The Mollusk

4.26
406 votes
83
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.26
34 votes
84
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2265 votes
85
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
770 votes
86
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.26
1017 votes
87
Swans
Children of God

4.26
650 votes
88
The National
High Violet

4.26
4030 votes
89
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.25
410 votes
90
American Football
American Football

4.25
1895 votes
91
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.25
2118 votes
92
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.25
2544 votes
93
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
1965 votes
94
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
534 votes
95
The Cure
Pornography

4.25
1166 votes
96
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1281 votes
97
Social Distortion
Social Distortion

4.25
373 votes
98
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.25
1882 votes
99
The Dear Hunter
Act V: Hymns With The Devil In Confessional

4.24
434 votes
100
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.24
135 votes
101
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.24
159 votes
102
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.24
1184 votes
103
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.24
269 votes
104
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.24
522 votes
105
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.24
3444 votes
106
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
456 votes
107
Pulp
Different Class

4.24
382 votes
108
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.24
698 votes
109
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.24
558 votes
110
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.23
141 votes
111
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.23
1122 votes
112
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
1995 votes
113
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
876 votes
114
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.23
219 votes
115
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.23
348 votes
116
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
349 votes
117
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.23
280 votes
118
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.23
1310 votes
119
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
3054 votes
120
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

4.23
33 votes
121
Fugazi
The Argument

4.23
1043 votes
122
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
1788 votes
123
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.23
306 votes
124
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.23
51 votes
125
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2386 votes
126
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.22
1996 votes
127
Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
8016 votes
128
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.22
1556 votes
129
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.22
879 votes
130
The Exploding Hearts
Guitar Romantic

4.22
108 votes
131
Fishmans
Long Season

4.22
61 votes
132
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.22
949 votes
133
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1435 votes
134
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.22
163 votes
135
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
320 votes
136
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
2792 votes
137
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.21
1036 votes
138
Alcest
Kodama

4.21
98 votes
139
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1386 votes
140
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
346 votes
141
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1565 votes
142
The Wedding Present
Seamonsters

4.21
86 votes
143
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.21
494 votes
144
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.21
480 votes
145
Lycia
A Day in the Stark Corner

4.21
36 votes
146
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.21
1115 votes
147
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.21
464 votes
148
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.21
2154 votes
149
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2397 votes
150
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.2
622 votes
151
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.2
451 votes
152
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1277 votes
153
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
291 votes
154
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3024 votes
155
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
416 votes
156
Game Theory
Lolita Nation

4.19
36 votes
157
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.19
405 votes
158
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.19
336 votes
159
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.19
575 votes
160
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.19
155 votes
161
Mew
Frengers

4.19
1478 votes
162
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
774 votes
163
John Grant
Queen Of Denmark

4.19
96 votes
164
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4.19
35 votes
165
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.19
1073 votes
166
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.18
204 votes
167
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1992 votes
168
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
550 votes
169
Bomb the Music Industry!
Scrambles

4.18
530 votes
170
Fugazi
Fugazi

4.18
231 votes
171
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1083 votes
172
Sublime
Sublime

4.18
1472 votes
173
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.18
434 votes
174
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1875 votes
175
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.18
522 votes
176
The God Machine
One Last Laugh in a Place of Dying...

4.18
31 votes
177
Jon Brion
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4.18
34 votes
178
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
987 votes
179
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.18
1230 votes
180
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.17
1005 votes
181
The Strokes
Is This It

4.17
4704 votes
182
The Pretenders
Pretenders II

4.17
64 votes
183
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.17
41 votes
184
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.17
592 votes
185
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

4.17
118 votes
186
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
89 votes
187
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.17
1028 votes
188
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.17
846 votes
189
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1154 votes
190
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
2007 votes
191
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.17
114 votes
192
Sunhouse
Crazy on the Weekend

4.17
51 votes
193
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.17
39 votes
194
Curve
Cuckoo

4.17
36 votes
195
Superchunk
On the Mouth

4.17
33 votes
196
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.17
2001 votes
197
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.17
872 votes
198
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5950 votes
199
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
413 votes
200
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.16
632 votes



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