Top Noise Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
62
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock 1988
2
182
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Proto-Punk 1967
3
338
Sonic Youth Sister Alternative Rock 1987
4
413
Sonic Youth Goo Alternative Rock 1990
5
476
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me Indie Rock 1987
6
742
Sonic Youth Dirty Alternative Rock 1992
7
760
Sonic Youth EVOL Experimental Rock 1986
8
857
Big Black Songs About Fucking Post-Hardcore 1987
9
973
Dinosaur Jr. Bug Indie Rock 1988
10
982
Big Black Atomizer Post-Hardcore 1986
11
1152
Shellac At Action Park Math Rock, Post-Hardcore 1994
12
1305
The Jesus Lizard Goat 1991
13
1378
Sonic Youth Murray Street Indie Rock 2002
14
1567
The Birthday Party Prayers on Fire Post-Punk 1981
15
1684
The Birthday Party Junkyard Post-Punk, Punk Blues 1982
16
1950
Flipper Album - Generic Flipper Punk Rock 1982
17
2117
McLusky McLusky Do Dallas Post-Hardcore 2002
18
2270
Japandroids Post-Nothing Indie Rock 2009
19
2407
Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician Experimental Rock 1987
20
2444
Glenn Branca The Ascension No Wave 1981
21
2485
Liars They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument On Top Dance-Punk 2001
22
2535
Boredoms Super AE Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1998
23
2897
Half Japanese 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts Experimental Rock, Punk Rock 1980
24
2934
Sonic Youth Washing Machine Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock 1995

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising No Wave 1985
Lightning Bolt Wonderful Rainbow 2003
Ty Segall Band Slaughterhouse Garage Punk 2012
The Men Open Your Heart Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore 2012
Royal Trux Twin Infinitives Experimental Rock 1990
Boredoms Soul Discharge/Soul Discharge 99 Experimental Rock 1989
HEALTH Get Color Experimental Rock 2009
The Jesus Lizard Liar Post-Hardcore 1992
Sonic Youth Sonic Nurse Indie Rock 2004
Brainiac Hissing Prigs in Static Couture Art Punk, Experimental Rock 1996
Boris Pink Stoner Metal 2005
Butthole Surfers Psychic...Powerless...Another Man's Sac 1984
Sonic Youth A Thousand Leaves Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock 1998
Royal Trux Accelerator Indie Rock 1998
Shellac Dude Incredible Math Rock, Post-Hardcore 2014
Lightning Bolt Hypermagic Mountain 2005
Girl Band Holding Hands With Jamie Post-Punk 2015
The Blood Brothers ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn Post-Hardcore 2003
The Dead C Harsh 70s Reality Experimental Rock 1992
White Lung Deep Fantasy Punk Rock 2014
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Victoria mistica Noise Pop 2013
Perfect Pussy Say Yes to Love Post-Hardcore 2014
The Flaming Lips In a Priest Driven Ambulance Alternative Rock 1990
Future of the Left How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident Post-Hardcore 2013