Top Alternative Metal Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
177
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rap Metal Rap Rock 1992
2
450
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking Alternative Rock, Hard Rock 1988
3
545
Alice in Chains Dirt Grunge 1992
4
682
System of a Down Toxicity 2001
5
740
Sepultura Roots Nu Metal Groove Metal 1996
6
766
Tool Aenima 1996
7
900
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger Grunge, Hard Rock 1991
8
1050
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles Rap Metal 1999
9
1068
Faith No More The Real Thing Funk Metal Alternative Rock 1989
10
1083
Faith No More Angel Dust Alternative Rock 1992
11
1170
Bad Brains I Against I Hardcore Punk 1986
12
1214
Korn Korn Nu Metal 1994
13
1227
Tool Lateralus Progressive Rock 2001
14
1402
Therapy? Troublegum Alternative Rock 1994
15
1424
Living Colour Vivid Funk Metal Hard Rock 1988
16
1780
Deftones White Pony Alternative Rock 2000
17
1981
Slipknot Slipknot Nu Metal 1999
18
2024
Helmet Meantime 1992
19
2059
Deftones Around the Fur Nu Metal 1997
20
2206
Living Colour Time's Up Funk Metal Hard Rock 1990
21
2305
System of a Down System of a Down 1998
22
2327
Korn Follow the Leader Nu Metal 1998
23
2831
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire Rap Metal 1996
24
2857
System of a Down Mezmerize 2005
25
2932
Body Count Body Count Rap Metal Crossover Thrash 1992

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Faith No More King for a Day - Fool for a Lifetime 1995
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory Nu Metal Rap Rock 2000
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese Funk Metal 1991
Deftones Gore Alternative Rock 2016
Slipknot Iowa Nu Metal 2001
Tool Undertow 1993
Primus Pork Soda Funk Metal Alternative Rock, Funk Rock 1993
Soundgarden Louder Than Love Grunge, Hard Rock 1989
Faith No More Sol Invictus Alternative Rock 2015
Deftones Koi no Yokan 2012
Tool 10,000 Days Progressive Rock 2006
Metallica St. Anger 2003