Top Punk Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
6
The Clash London Calling 1979
2
12
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols 1977
3
24
Television Marquee Moon Art Punk Post-Punk 1977
4
39
Ramones Ramones 1976
5
65
The Clash The Clash 1977
6
203
Suicide Suicide Synth Punk Minimal Synth 1977
7
222
Hüsker Dü Zen Arcade Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 1984
8
299
Wire Pink Flag Art Punk 1977
9
300
Violent Femmes Violent Femmes Folk Punk Acoustic Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-Punk 1983
10
302
Pere Ubu The Modern Dance Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
11
311
Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime Post-Punk 1984
12
314
Green Day Dookie Pop Punk 1994
13
316
Devo Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Art Punk New Wave, Post-Punk 1978
14
349
Talking Heads Talking Heads: 77 Art Punk New Wave 1977
15
370
Black Flag Damaged Hardcore Punk 1981
16
374
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables Hardcore Punk 1980
17
394
Ramones Rocket to Russia 1977
18
400
Talking Heads More Songs About Buildings and Food Art Punk New Wave, Post-Punk 1978
19
431
Hüsker Dü New Day Rising Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1985
20
442
The Clash Sandinista! 1980
21
468
Ian Dury New Boots and Panties!! New Wave, Pub Rock 1977
22
470
Green Day American Idiot Pop Punk 2004
23
503
Sleater-Kinney Dig Me Out Indie Rock 1997
24
507
X Los Angeles 1980
25
512
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command Post-Hardcore 2000
26
535
The Undertones The Undertones Pop Punk 1979
27
605
Richard Hell & The Voidoids Blank Generation Art Punk 1977
28
619
Fugazi Repeater Post-Hardcore 1990
29
621
Wire Chairs Missing Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
30
731
Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen 1978
31
791
The Pogues If I Should Fall from Grace with God Celtic Punk Celtic Rock 1988
32
831
X Wild Gift 1981
33
851
The Cramps Songs the Lord Taught Us Garage Punk, Psychobilly 1980
34
857
Big Black Songs About Fucking Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 1987
35
861
The Gun Club Fire of Love Psychobilly, Punk Blues 1981
36
865
X-Ray Spex Germfree Adolescents 1978
37
870
Stiff Little Fingers Inflammable Material 1979
38
906
The Damned Damned Damned Damned 1977
39
969
Pere Ubu Dub Housing Art Punk Experimental Rock, Post-Punk 1978
40
977
Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. 1977
41
982
Big Black Atomizer Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 1986
42
1005
The Pop Group Y Art Punk Experimental Rock, Post-Punk 1979
43
1018
The Jam In the City Mod Revival, New Wave 1977
44
1037
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Source Tags & Codes Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2002
45
1039
Wire 154 Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
46
1047
Magazine Real Life Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
47
1061
The Saints (I'm) Stranded 1977
48
1065
Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II Cowpunk Alternative Rock 1984
49
1072
Blues Explosion Orange Garage Punk, Punk Blues 1994
50
1073
Fugazi The Argument Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2001
51
1105
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 1998
52
1126
Cloud Nothings Attack on Memory Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2012
53
1133
Fugazi 13 Songs (Fugazi EP + Margin Walker EP) Post-Hardcore 1989
54
1152
Shellac At Action Park Post-Hardcore Math Rock, Noise Rock 1994
55
1163
Ramones Leave Home 1977
56
1170
Bad Brains I Against I Hardcore Punk Alternative Metal 1986
57
1208
Minor Threat Out of Step EP Hardcore Punk 1983
58
1221
Ash 1977 Pop Punk Britpop 1996
59
1222
Ramones It's Alive 1979
60
1252
The Stranglers The Stranglers IV - Rattus Norvegicus New Wave 1977
61
1269
The Gun Club Miami Punk Blues Post-Punk 1982
62
1327
The Offspring Smash Skate Punk 1994
63
1350
The Clash Combat Rock New Wave 1982
64
1362
Napalm Death Scum Grindcore 1987
65
1390
The Clash Give 'em Enough Rope 1978
66
1403
Radio Birdman Radios Appear 1977
67
1412
Fucked Up David Comes to Life Post-Hardcore Rock Opera 2011
68
1430
Fugazi In On the Kill Taker Post-Hardcore 1993
69
1435
The Fall Hex Enduction Hour Art Punk Post-Punk 1982
70
1475
Sublime Sublime Ska Punk Alternative Rock 1996
71
1500
Bad Brains Bad Brains Hardcore Punk 1982
72
1530
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Firstborn Is Dead Punk Blues Post-Punk 1985
73
1548
L7 Bricks are Heavy Riot Grrrl Grunge 1992
74
1569
Le Tigre Le Tigre Riot Grrrl Dance-Punk, Indietronica 1999
75
1577
Hüsker Dü Flip Your Wig Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1985
76
1582
Titus Andronicus The Monitor Folk Punk Indie Rock 2010
77
1591
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves Ska Punk 1995
78
1624
The Adverts Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts 1978
79
1635
Blink-182 Enema of the State Pop Punk 1999
80
1649
Jawbox For Your Own Special Sweetheart Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1994
81
1656
Cloud Nothings Here and Nowhere Else Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2014
82
1684
The Birthday Party Junkyard Punk Blues Noise Rock, Post-Punk 1982
83
1702
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft Alles ist gut Synth Punk EBM, Neue Deutsche Welle 1981
84
1719
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Kicking Against the Pricks Punk Blues Post-Punk 1986
85
1727
The Raincoats The Raincoats Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
86
1746
Germs (GI) Hardcore Punk 1979
87
1841
Dead Boys Young Loud and Snotty 1977
88
1854
Public Image Ltd. Public Image - First Issue Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
89
1861
Violent Femmes Hallowed Ground Cowpunk, Folk Punk Alternative Rock 1984
90
1872
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Henry's Dream Punk Blues Post-Punk, Singer/Songwriter 1992
91
1896
Fugazi Red Medicine Post-Hardcore 1995
92
1898
Sleater-Kinney Call the Doctor Riot Grrrl Indie Rock 1996
93
1950
Flipper Album - Generic Flipper Noise Rock 1982
94
1951
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Now I Got Worry Garage Punk, Punk Blues Alternative Rock 1996
95
1959
The Saints Eternally Yours 1978
96
1961
Billy Bragg Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy Folk Punk Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1983
97
1965
Unwound Leaves Turn Inside You Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2001
98
2021
Minor Threat Minor Threat [EP 1981 / LP 1984] Hardcore Punk 1981
99
2037
Turbonegro Apocalypse Dudes Glam Punk Hard Rock 1998
100
2050
Mekons Fear and Whiskey Cowpunk Post-Punk 1985
101
2085
Meat Puppets Up on the Sun Cowpunk Alt-Country, Alternative Rock 1985
102
2117
McLusky McLusky Do Dallas Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 2002
103
2162
Buzzcocks Love Bites Pop Punk 1978
104
2187
Social Distortion White Light, White Heat, White Trash 1996
105
2264
Bad Religion Suffer Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk 1988
106
2306
Grinderman Grinderman 2 Punk Blues 2010
107
2329
Bad Brains Rock for Light Hardcore Punk 1983
108
2341
Bérurier Noir Concerto pour détraqués 1985
109
2352
The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle Garage Punk, Psychobilly 1981
110
2389
The Damned Machine Gun Etiquette 1979
111
2403
X Under the Big Black Sun 1982
112
2445
Grinderman Grinderman Punk Blues Blues Rock 2007
113
2446
Mudhoney Superfuzz Bigmuff EP Garage Punk Grunge 1988
114
2494
Ramones Road to Ruin 1978
115
2508
Suicide Alan Vega/Martin Rev - Suicide Synth Punk Synthpop 1980
116
2583
The Stranglers No More Heroes Post-Punk 1977
117
2589
Wipers Youth of America Post-Punk 1981
118
2606
Sleaford Mods Divide and Exit Art Punk, Synth Punk Post-Punk 2014
119
2633
Fucked Up The Chemistry of Common Life Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 2008
120
2636
The Hives Veni Vidi Vicious Garage Punk Garage Rock Revival 2000
121
2675
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind Metalcore 2012
122
2703
The Thermals The Body, The Blood, The Machine Pop Punk Indie Rock 2006
123
2764
Ought More Than Any Other Day Art Punk Post-Punk 2014
124
2767
Tom Verlaine Dreamtime Art Punk Post-Punk 1981
125
2772
Rocket from the Crypt Scream, Dracula, Scream! Alternative Rock 1995
126
2814
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues 2014
127
2819
The Vines Highly Evolved Garage Punk 2002
128
2897
Half Japanese 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts Experimental Rock, Noise Rock 1980
129
2925
The Ruts The Crack 1979
130
2932
Body Count Body Count Crossover Thrash Rap Metal 1992
131
2949
The Stranglers Black & White Post-Punk 1978
132
2965
Mano Negra Patchanka Folk Punk Alternative Rock, Latin Alternative 1988
133
2989
Naked City Torture Garden Grindcore Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
134
2995
Descendents Milo Goes to College Hardcore Punk, Skate Punk 1982

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Undertones Hypnotised Pop Punk 1980
Bikini Kill Bikini Kill EP/The C.D. Version of the First Two Records Riot Grrrl 1992
Tom Verlaine Tom Verlaine Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
Rollins Band The End of Silence Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1992
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy Indie Rock, Rock Opera 2015
Sleaford Mods Key Markets Art Punk Post-Punk 2015
Converge The Dusk in Us Metalcore 2017
Buzzcocks A Different Kind of Tension 1979
Misfits Walk Among Us Hardcore Punk, Horror Punk 1982
Ty Segall Band Slaughterhouse Garage Punk Noise Rock 2012
Talking Heads The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads Art Punk New Wave 1982
The Men Open Your Heart Post-Hardcore Indie Rock, Noise Rock 2012
Magazine Secondhand Daylight Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
White Lung Paradise 2016
Blues Explosion Extra Width Punk Blues Garage Rock 1993
The Undertones Positive Touch Pop Punk Power Pop 1981
Ramones End of the Century 1980
Iceage New Brigade Art Punk Post-Punk 2011
Sleaford Mods English Tapas Synth Punk Post-Punk 2017
New Bomb Turks !!Destroy-Oh-Boy!! Garage Punk 1993
Alan Vega Saturn Strip Synth Punk New Wave 1983
Babes in Toyland Fontanelle Riot Grrrl Grunge 1992
Touché Amoré Stage Four Screamo 2016
The Jesus Lizard Liar Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 1992
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade Pop Punk 2006
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Madonna Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 1999
Fugazi Steady Diet of Nothing Post-Hardcore 1991
Generation X Generation X 1978
X More Fun in the New World 1983
Brainiac Hissing Prigs in Static Couture Art Punk Experimental Rock, Noise Rock 1996
Ebba Grön We're Only in It for the Drugs 1979
Idles Brutalism Post-Hardcore Post-Punk 2017
Iggy Pop New Values New Wave 1979
Angry Samoans Back from Samoa Hardcore Punk 1982
Bad Religion Against the Grain Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk 1990
Against Me! New Wave Pop Punk 2007
Bad Religion No Control Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk 1989
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity Mathcore 1999
Social Distortion Mommy's Little Monster 1983
Wipers Over the Edge Post-Punk 1983
Protomartyr Under Color of Official Right Garage Punk Post-Punk 2014
Jason & The Scorchers Fervor EP Cowpunk 1983
The Dillinger Escape Plan Dissociation Mathcore 2016
The Rezillos Can't Stand The Rezillos Pop Punk 1978
Cursive The Ugly Organ Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2003
Converge Jane Doe Mathcore 2001
Nails You Will Never Be One of Us Grindcore, Powerviolence 2016
Shellac Dude Incredible Post-Hardcore Math Rock, Noise Rock 2014
The Blood Brothers ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 2003
Bikini Kill Pussy Whipped Riot Grrrl 1993
Iceage You're Nothing Art Punk Post-Punk 2013
Girls Against Boys House of GVSB Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 1996
White Lung Deep Fantasy Noise Rock 2014
PUP The Dream is Over Pop Punk, Post-Hardcore 2016
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound Heartland Rock 2008
Shudder to Think Pony Express Record Post-Hardcore 1994
Jawbreaker 24 Hour Revenge Therapy Emo 1994
Hole Pretty on the Inside Riot Grrrl Grunge 1991
Perfect Pussy Say Yes to Love Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 2014
NoFX Punk in Drublic Pop Punk, Skate Punk 1994
Converge Axe to Fall Metalcore 2009
The Replacements Hootenanny 1983
Ought Sun Coming Down Art Punk Post-Punk 2015
Napalm Death From Enslavement to Obliteration Grindcore 1988
Pere Ubu New Picnic Time Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
Ebba Grön Kärlek & Uppror 1981
The Pogues Red Roses for Me Celtic Punk Celtic Rock 1984
Total Control Typical System Synth Punk Post-Punk 2014
Beach Slang The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us Alternative Rock 2015
Swell Maps Jane from Occupied Europe Art Punk Post-Punk 1980
The God Machine Scenes from the Second Storey Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1993
The Hotelier Home, Like Noplace is There Pop Punk Emo 2014
CCCP Fedeli Alla Linea Affinità-divergenze tra il Compagno Togliatti e noi Art Punk Post-Punk 1986
The Vibrators Pure Mania 1977
Future of the Left Travels with Myself and Another Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 2009
Drive Like Jehu Yank Crime Post-Hardcore Math Rock 1994
Superchunk No Pocky for Kitty Indie Rock 1991
Standstill Vivalaguerra Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2006
Discharge Hear Nothing, Say Nothing, See Nothing D-Beat 1982
Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin Garage Punk Psychedelic Rock 2013
Beach Slang A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings Alternative Rock 2016
Wipers Is This Real? 1980
The Jam This Is the Modern World Mod Revival 1977
Future of the Left How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 2013
Kvelertak Meir Hardcore Punk 2013
HEALTH Death Magic Synth Punk Electropop 2015
The Fat White Family Songs for Our Mothers Art Punk Psychedelic Rock 2016
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works Mathcore 2007
The Thermals Now We Can See Indie Rock 2009
Code Orange Forever Metalcore, Post-Hardcore 2017
Swell Maps A Trip to Marineville Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies Hardcore Punk, Skate Punk 1983
AFI Sing the Sorrow Alternative Rock 2003
Lisabö Ezlekuak Post-Hardcore 2007
Converge No Heroes Mathcore 2006
Juventud Juché Movimientos Art Punk Post-Punk 2016
Cursive Happy Hollow Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2006
The Blood Brothers Young Machetes Post-Hardcore 2006
Thursday War All the Time Post-Hardcore 2003