Top Noise Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
64
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock 1988
2
184
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Proto-Punk 1967
3
345
Sonic Youth Sister Alternative Rock 1987
4
420
Sonic Youth Goo Alternative Rock 1990
5
485
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me Indie Rock 1987
6
751
Sonic Youth Dirty Alternative Rock 1992
7
768
Sonic Youth EVOL Experimental Rock 1986
8
870
Big Black Songs About Fucking Post-Hardcore 1987
9
973
Big Black Atomizer Post-Hardcore 1986
10
982
Dinosaur Jr. Bug Indie Rock 1988
11
1158
Shellac At Action Park Math Rock, Post-Hardcore 1994
12
1313
The Jesus Lizard Goat 1991
13
1326
Sonic Youth Murray Street Indie Rock 2002
14
1586
The Birthday Party Prayers on Fire Post-Punk 1981
15
1694
The Birthday Party Junkyard Post-Punk, Punk Blues 1982
16
1953
Flipper Album - Generic Flipper Punk Rock 1982
17
2058
McLusky McLusky Do Dallas Post-Hardcore 2002
18
2158
Japandroids Post-Nothing Indie Rock 2009
19
2411
Liars They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument On Top Dance-Punk 2001
20
2418
Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician Experimental Rock 1987
21
2426
Glenn Branca The Ascension No Wave 1981
22
2475
Boredoms Super AE Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1998
23
2882
Half Japanese 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts Experimental Rock, Punk Rock 1980
24
2909
Sonic Youth Washing Machine Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock 1995

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