Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6594 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.51
2758 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
2836 votes
04
The Cure
Disintegration

4.49
1690 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.49
3180 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.49
1701 votes
07
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9392 votes
08
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.47
2639 votes
09
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
5235 votes
10
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.46
532 votes
11
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4713 votes
12
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.46
10809 votes
13
Pixies
Doolittle

4.46
4464 votes
14
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.45
3474 votes
15
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.45
1442 votes
16
Radiohead
Kid A

4.45
5411 votes
17
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.44
635 votes
18
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3092 votes
19
Slint
Spiderland

4.43
1290 votes
20
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
1849 votes
21
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.42
8001 votes
22
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.42
6322 votes
23
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.41
715 votes
24
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.41
509 votes
25
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.41
1789 votes
26
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5050 votes
27
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.38
1892 votes
28
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
4641 votes
29
Weezer
Weezer

4.37
5798 votes
30
Deftones
White Pony

4.36
3896 votes
31
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
5554 votes
32
Sigur Ros
Agaetis Byrjun

4.35
1954 votes
33
The National
Boxer

4.35
3658 votes
34
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.33
4616 votes
35
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2900 votes
36
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
902 votes
37
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.33
1898 votes
38
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.33
487 votes
39
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.32
686 votes
40
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.32
1310 votes
41
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.32
5892 votes
42
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2090 votes
43
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2280 votes
44
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
447 votes
45
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1827 votes
46
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
6504 votes
47
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.3
2934 votes
48
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
952 votes
49
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
3506 votes
50
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.3
3446 votes
51
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1253 votes
52
Therapy?
Troublegum

4.29
208 votes
53
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.29
271 votes
54
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.29
352 votes
55
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
316 votes
56
The National
Alligator

4.29
2746 votes
57
The Flaming Lips
The Soft Bulletin

4.29
1028 votes
58
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.29
767 votes
59
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
1107 votes
60
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.28
159 votes
61
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.28
2591 votes
62
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.28
334 votes
63
Oceansize
Frames

4.28
567 votes
64
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.28
530 votes
65
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.27
324 votes
66
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.27
329 votes
67
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.27
692 votes
68
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.26
2765 votes
69
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.26
360 votes
70
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.26
2051 votes
71
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
294 votes
72
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
895 votes
73
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
406 votes
74
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1547 votes
75
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.26
787 votes
76
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
670 votes
77
American Football
American Football

4.26
1573 votes
78
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1056 votes
79
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.25
330 votes
80
Red House Painters
Red House Painters I

4.25
825 votes
81
The National
High Violet

4.25
3662 votes
82
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
373 votes
83
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.25
449 votes
84
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.24
4661 votes
85
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.24
159 votes
86
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II

4.24
319 votes
87
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.24
1596 votes
88
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2212 votes
89
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.24
505 votes
90
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.24
125 votes
91
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.24
1066 votes
92
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1746 votes
93
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.23
362 votes
94
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.23
118 votes
95
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.23
1300 votes
96
The Cure
Pornography

4.23
950 votes
97
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
2094 votes
98
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.23
2742 votes
99
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
458 votes
100
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3109 votes
101
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.23
236 votes
102
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
316 votes
103
Slowdive
Outside Your Room

4.23
31 votes
104
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.23
386 votes
105
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.22
584 votes
106
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.22
420 votes
107
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.22
7251 votes
108
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.22
229 votes
109
Anathema
Judgement

4.22
779 votes
110
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1343 votes
111
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.22
270 votes
112
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1487 votes
113
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.22
32 votes
114
Bomb the Music Industry!
Scrambles

4.22
493 votes
115
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.22
1280 votes
116
Sublime
40 Oz. to Freedom

4.22
1035 votes
117
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1020 votes
118
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
300 votes
119
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.21
849 votes
120
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.21
1731 votes
121
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.21
471 votes
122
Suede
Dog Man Star

4.21
278 votes
123
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.21
1249 votes
124
Pulp
Different Class

4.21
316 votes
125
The Replacements
Tim

4.21
294 votes
126
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.21
1682 votes
127
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
1346 votes
128
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.2
280 votes
129
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1115 votes
130
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2237 votes
131
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.2
492 votes
132
Mew
Frengers

4.2
643 votes
133
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.2
529 votes
134
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
476 votes
135
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
347 votes
136
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

4.2
146 votes
137
Counting Crows
August And Everything After

4.2
369 votes
138
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.2
482 votes
139
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
507 votes
140
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.19
169 votes
141
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

4.19
401 votes
142
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.19
600 votes
143
Oasis
Definitely Maybe

4.19
1099 votes
144
Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls, and Marches

4.19
165 votes
145
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1361 votes
146
Curve
Cuckoo

4.19
32 votes
147
R.E.M.
Reckoning

4.19
682 votes
148
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.18
380 votes
149
Elliott Smith
Roman Candle

4.18
1266 votes
150
Ben Frost
Theory of Machines

4.18
82 votes
151
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

4.18
1792 votes
152
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.18
581 votes
153
Oasis
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

4.18
1701 votes
154
The Strokes
Is This It

4.18
4176 votes
155
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
923 votes
156
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug

4.17
1008 votes
157
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
274 votes
158
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.17
140 votes
159
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.17
972 votes
160
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
144 votes
161
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.17
400 votes
162
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.17
2235 votes
163
The Mountain Goats
The Coroner's Gambit

4.17
230 votes
164
The Smiths
The Smiths

4.16
1864 votes
165
Jimmy Eat World
Clarity

4.16
909 votes
166
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1854 votes
167
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5516 votes
168
Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

4.16
1689 votes
169
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

4.16
373 votes
170
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

4.16
3419 votes
171
Radiohead
The Bends

4.15
4547 votes
172
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
7104 votes
173
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.15
343 votes
174
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
526 votes
175
They Might Be Giants
Flood

4.15
252 votes
176
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
814 votes
177
Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker

4.14
176 votes
178
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.14
1163 votes
179
U2
Achtung Baby

4.14
836 votes
180
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.14
734 votes
181
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
284 votes
182
Nirvana
In Utero

4.14
8122 votes
183
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun

4.14
158 votes
184
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
65 votes
185
Fair to Midland
Fables From a Mayfly...

4.14
883 votes
186
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
377 votes
187
The Get Up Kids
Something to Write Home About

4.14
534 votes
188
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3105 votes
189
Wolves in the Throne Room
Two Hunters

4.14
912 votes
190
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
677 votes
191
Tindersticks
Tindersticks

4.13
126 votes
192
System of a Down
Toxicity

4.13
4656 votes
193
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2272 votes
194
Failure
Magnified

4.13
232 votes
195
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.13
468 votes
196
PJ Harvey
Rid Of Me

4.13
522 votes
197
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.13
499 votes
198
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

4.13
384 votes
199
Slowdive
Slowdive

4.13
81 votes
200
Sarah Blasko
What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

4.13
31 votes



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