Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7856 votes
02
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.53
34 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

4.5
3441 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3330 votes
05
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.49
3974 votes
06
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada

4.48
2050 votes
07
Nick Drake
Pink Moon

4.48
1745 votes
08
Tool
Lateralus

4.46
6010 votes
09
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
981 votes
10
My Bloody Valentine
Loveless

4.46
3299 votes
11
Jeff Buckley
Grace

4.46
1767 votes
12
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.46
11396 votes
13
Radiohead
Kid A

4.46
6520 votes
14
Tool
Ænima

4.45
5387 votes
15
Pixies
Doolittle

4.45
5366 votes
16
Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

4.45
738 votes
17
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

4.45
777 votes
18
Slint
Spiderland

4.45
1768 votes
19
Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral

4.44
3603 votes
20
The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead

4.44
4538 votes
21
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

4.44
12918 votes
22
Talk Talk
Laughing Stock

4.43
989 votes
23
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream

4.43
9483 votes
24
Alice in Chains
Dirt

4.43
7416 votes
25
Faith No More
Angel Dust

4.43
2269 votes
26
Weezer
The Good Life

4.43
40 votes
27
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.41
32 votes
28
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation

4.4
2123 votes
29
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
6220 votes
30
Manic Street Preachers
The Holy Bible

4.39
655 votes
31
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
5736 votes
32
Weezer
Weezer

4.38
7168 votes
33
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

4.37
1958 votes
34
Deftones
White Pony

4.37
4685 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Agætis byrjun

4.37
2338 votes
36
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4.37
34 votes
37
The Verve
The Verve

4.37
104 votes
38
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me

4.36
2326 votes
39
Pearl Jam
Ten

4.36
6490 votes
40
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.35
132 votes
41
The National
Boxer

4.34
4358 votes
42
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.34
3448 votes
43
Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

4.34
7020 votes
44
Soundgarden
Superunknown

4.34
5580 votes
45
Sigur Ros
( )

4.33
2563 votes
46
Cafe Tacuba
Re

4.33
63 votes
47
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden

4.32
650 votes
48
Slowdive
Souvlaki

4.32
1254 votes
49
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.32
2300 votes
50
Sloan
Twice Removed

4.32
56 votes
51
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.32
842 votes
52
Nick Drake
Five Leaves Left

4.32
869 votes
53
Elliott Smith
XO

4.32
2508 votes
54
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
2376 votes
55
Guided by Voices
Bee Thousand

4.31
884 votes
56
The Replacements
Let It Be

4.31
613 votes
57
Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith

4.31
2338 votes
58
Heroes del Silencio
Senderos de Traicion

4.31
52 votes
59
Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

4.31
3537 votes
60
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.31
1225 votes
61
Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies

4.3
4138 votes
62
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
11268 votes
63
The Dismemberment Plan
Emergency & I

4.3
1250 votes
64
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

4.3
1428 votes
65
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.3
2069 votes
66
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.3
700 votes
67
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

4.3
32 votes
68
Oceansize
Frames

4.29
1298 votes
69
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In

4.29
555 votes
70
Against Me!
Against Me!

4.29
358 votes
71
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.29
52 votes
72
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.29
456 votes
73
Pixies
Surfer Rosa

4.29
4130 votes
74
The National
Alligator

4.29
3316 votes
75
Peter Murphy
Deep

4.29
35 votes
76
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.28
128 votes
77
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.28
32 votes
78
Gareth Liddiard
Strange Tourist

4.28
32 votes
79
Uncle Tupelo
March 16 to 20, 1992

4.28
32 votes
80
Radiohead
In Rainbows

4.28
5637 votes
81
Sonic Youth
Sister

4.28
968 votes
82
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.28
209 votes
83
Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

4.27
3118 votes
84
Los Planetas
Una Semana en el Motor de un Autobús

4.27
33 votes
85
Swans
Children of God

4.27
714 votes
86
The Angelic Process
Weighing Souls With Sand

4.27
365 votes
87
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.27
162 votes
88
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

4.27
54 votes
89
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.26
57 votes
90
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
382 votes
91
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blood Sugar Sex Magik

4.26
3198 votes
92
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2292 votes
93
Matthew Good Band
Beautiful Midnight

4.26
534 votes
94
My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise

4.26
458 votes
95
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.26
234 votes
96
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1382 votes
97
Primus
Frizzle Fry

4.26
1009 votes
98
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.26
720 votes
99
Kaizers Orchestra
Ompa Til Du Dor

4.26
54 votes
100
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.26
816 votes
101
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1266 votes
102
The Gathering
How to Measure a Planet?

4.25
289 votes
103
Red House Painters
Red House Painters

4.25
818 votes
104
The National
High Violet

4.25
4320 votes
105
Pulp
Different Class

4.25
878 votes
106
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.25
3723 votes
107
Nine Inch Nails
The Fragile

4.25
2389 votes
108
American Football
American Football

4.25
2077 votes
109
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.25
476 votes
110
King's X
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska

4.25
150 votes
111
Game Theory
Lolita Nation

4.25
40 votes
112
Elliott Smith
Needle in the Hay

4.25
36 votes
113
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.25
36 votes
114
Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver

4.25
255 votes
115
Ween
The Mollusk

4.25
464 votes
116
Frank Turner
Love, Ire & Song

4.25
664 votes
117
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
2126 votes
118
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
1434 votes
119
Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes

4.25
335 votes
120
Madrugada
Industrial Silence

4.25
51 votes
121
R.E.M.
Automatic for the People

4.24
2056 votes
122
Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes

4.24
492 votes
123
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.24
804 votes
124
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie and Lowell

4.24
1333 votes
125
Coaltar of the Deepers
Newave

4.24
42 votes
126
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.24
374 votes
127
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.23
532 votes
128
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

4.23
66 votes
129
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.23
616 votes
130
Cap'n Jazz
Shmap'n Shmazz

4.23
426 votes
131
Built to Spill
Keep It Like a Secret

4.23
2199 votes
132
Rocky Votolato
Suicide Medicine

4.23
39 votes
133
The Pillows
Happy Bivouac

4.23
144 votes
134
Anathema
Judgement

4.23
959 votes
135
The Wedding Present
Seamonsters

4.23
92 votes
136
Cherubs
Heroin Man

4.23
57 votes
137
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water

4.23
158 votes
138
The Smashing Pumpkins
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

4.23
8532 votes
139
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
782 votes
140
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.23
1011 votes
141
Thought Industry
Mods Carve the Pig

4.22
101 votes
142
The Dear Hunter
Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading

4.22
2188 votes
143
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
2010 votes
144
Los Hermanos
Bloco do Eu Sozinho

4.22
36 votes
145
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.22
43 votes
146
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.22
346 votes
147
Prefab Sprout
Steve McQueen

4.22
98 votes
148
Luna Sea
Mother

4.22
48 votes
149
Jon Brion
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4.22
39 votes
150
Bark Psychosis
Hex

4.22
670 votes
151
Soda Stereo
Cancion Animal

4.22
92 votes
152
Pavement
Slanted and Enchanted

4.22
3306 votes
153
R.E.M.
Murmur

4.22
1438 votes
154
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
662 votes
155
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.22
496 votes
156
PJ Harvey
To Bring You My Love

4.21
722 votes
157
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.21
2522 votes
158
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice

4.21
87 votes
159
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.21
1469 votes
160
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.21
104 votes
161
The Veils
Nux Vomica

4.21
300 votes
162
Fishmans
Long Season

4.21
112 votes
163
Hungry Ghosts
Alone, Alone

4.21
93 votes
164
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.21
1078 votes
165
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort - It's Alright

4.21
162 votes
166
The Pillows
Little Busters

4.21
92 votes
167
Red House Painters
Down Colorful Hill

4.21
630 votes
168
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.2
2892 votes
169
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey

4.2
347 votes
170
Colossal
Welcome the Problems

4.2
59 votes
171
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1570 votes
172
dredg
El Cielo

4.2
1617 votes
173
The Replacements
Tim

4.2
374 votes
174
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3280 votes
175
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

4.2
120 votes
176
The Tragically Hip
Fully Completely

4.2
90 votes
177
Supercar
Three Out Change!!

4.2
40 votes
178
U2
The Joshua Tree

4.2
1501 votes
179
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.2
156 votes
180
Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary

4.2
1385 votes
181
The Exploding Hearts
Guitar Romantic

4.2
116 votes
182
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.2
2470 votes
183
The Living End
The Living End

4.2
144 votes
184
Snir Yamin
Urban Stories

4.2
48 votes
185
The Verve
A Storm in Heaven

4.2
326 votes
186
Morphine
Cure for Pain

4.2
476 votes
187
The Red Paintings
Walls

4.2
188 votes
188
Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas

4.19
551 votes
189
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Melted

4.19
36 votes
190
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

4.19
601 votes
191
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.19
476 votes
192
The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

4.19
1174 votes
193
Matthew Good
Avalanche

4.19
292 votes
194
Sundowner
Four One Five Two

4.19
120 votes
195
The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs

4.19
592 votes
196
The Pretenders
Pretenders II

4.19
68 votes
197
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.19
1139 votes
198
The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses

4.19
1714 votes
199
Swans
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity

4.19
597 votes
200
The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving

4.19
712 votes



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