Top Hardcore Punk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
222
Hüsker Dü Zen Arcade Post-Hardcore 1984
2
370
Black Flag Damaged 1981
3
374
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables 1980
4
1105
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come Post-Hardcore 1998
5
1170
Bad Brains I Against I Alternative Metal 1986
6
1208
Minor Threat Out of Step EP 1983
7
1362
Napalm Death Scum Grindcore 1987
8
1500
Bad Brains Bad Brains 1982
9
1746
Germs (GI) 1979
10
2021
Minor Threat Minor Threat [EP 1981 / LP 1984] 1981
11
2264
Bad Religion Suffer Melodic Hardcore Skate Punk 1988
12
2329
Bad Brains Rock for Light 1983
13
2633
Fucked Up The Chemistry of Common Life Post-Hardcore 2008
14
2675
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind Metalcore 2012
15
2932
Body Count Body Count Crossover Thrash Rap Metal 1992
16
2989
Naked City Torture Garden Grindcore Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
17
2995
Descendents Milo Goes to College Skate Punk 1982

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Converge The Dusk in Us Metalcore 2017
Misfits Walk Among Us Horror Punk 1982
Angry Samoans Back from Samoa 1982
Bad Religion Against the Grain Melodic Hardcore Skate Punk 1990
Bad Religion No Control Melodic Hardcore Skate Punk 1989
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity Mathcore 1999
The Dillinger Escape Plan Dissociation Mathcore 2016
Converge Jane Doe Mathcore 2001
Nails You Will Never Be One of Us Grindcore, Powerviolence 2016
Converge Axe to Fall Metalcore 2009
Napalm Death From Enslavement to Obliteration Grindcore 1988
Discharge Hear Nothing, Say Nothing, See Nothing D-Beat 1982
Kvelertak Meir 2013
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works Mathcore 2007
Code Orange Forever Metalcore Post-Hardcore 2017
Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies Skate Punk 1983
Converge No Heroes Mathcore 2006