Top Punk Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
7
The Clash London Calling 1979
2
12
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols 1977
3
23
Television Marquee Moon Art Punk Post-Punk 1977
4
40
Ramones Ramones 1976
5
65
The Clash The Clash 1977
6
202
Suicide Suicide Synth Punk Minimal Synth 1977
7
226
Hüsker Dü Zen Arcade Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 1984
8
300
Wire Pink Flag Art Punk 1977
9
303
Pere Ubu The Modern Dance Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
10
305
Violent Femmes Violent Femmes Folk Punk Acoustic Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-Punk 1983
11
315
Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime Post-Punk 1984
12
316
Green Day Dookie Pop Punk 1994
13
317
Devo Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Art Punk New Wave, Post-Punk 1978
14
355
Talking Heads Talking Heads: 77 Art Punk New Wave 1977
15
374
Black Flag Damaged Hardcore Punk 1981
16
378
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables Hardcore Punk 1980
17
390
Ramones Rocket to Russia 1977
18
406
Talking Heads More Songs About Buildings and Food Art Punk New Wave, Post-Punk 1978
19
434
Hüsker Dü New Day Rising Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1985
20
444
Green Day American Idiot Pop Punk 2004
21
450
The Clash Sandinista! 1980
22
466
Ian Dury New Boots and Panties!! New Wave, Pub Rock 1977
23
497
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command Post-Hardcore 2000
24
506
Sleater-Kinney Dig Me Out Indie Rock 1997
25
510
X Los Angeles 1980
26
532
The Undertones The Undertones Pop Punk 1979
27
603
Richard Hell & The Voidoids Blank Generation Art Punk 1977
28
614
Fugazi Repeater Post-Hardcore 1990
29
624
Wire Chairs Missing Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
30
741
Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen 1978
31
797
The Pogues If I Should Fall from Grace with God Celtic Punk Celtic Rock 1988
32
821
X Wild Gift 1981
33
854
The Cramps Songs the Lord Taught Us Garage Punk, Psychobilly 1980
34
862
X-Ray Spex Germfree Adolescents 1978
35
870
Big Black Songs About Fucking Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 1987
36
873
Stiff Little Fingers Inflammable Material 1979
37
876
The Gun Club Fire of Love Psychobilly, Punk Blues 1981
38
910
The Damned Damned Damned Damned 1977
39
973
Big Black Atomizer Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 1986
40
974
Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. 1977
41
978
Pere Ubu Dub Housing Art Punk Experimental Rock, Post-Punk 1978
42
1008
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Source Tags & Codes Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2002
43
1009
The Jam In the City Mod Revival, New Wave 1977
44
1017
The Pop Group Y Art Punk Experimental Rock, Post-Punk 1979
45
1024
Fugazi The Argument Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2001
46
1033
Magazine Real Life Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
47
1034
Wire 154 Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
48
1054
Cloud Nothings Attack on Memory Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2012
49
1074
The Saints (I'm) Stranded 1977
50
1079
Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II Cowpunk Alternative Rock 1984
51
1092
Blues Explosion Orange Garage Punk, Punk Blues 1994
52
1096
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 1998
53
1135
Fugazi 13 Songs (Fugazi EP + Margin Walker EP) Post-Hardcore 1989
54
1153
Ramones Leave Home 1977
55
1158
Shellac At Action Park Post-Hardcore Math Rock, Noise Rock 1994
56
1162
Bad Brains I Against I Hardcore Punk Alternative Metal 1986
57
1204
Ramones It's Alive 1979
58
1205
Ash 1977 Pop Punk Britpop 1996
59
1250
The Stranglers The Stranglers IV - Rattus Norvegicus New Wave 1977
60
1264
The Gun Club Miami Punk Blues Post-Punk 1982
61
1291
Minor Threat Out of Step EP Hardcore Punk 1983
62
1305
The Offspring Smash Skate Punk 1994
63
1320
The Clash Combat Rock New Wave 1982
64
1327
Fucked Up David Comes to Life Post-Hardcore Rock Opera 2011
65
1355
Napalm Death Scum Grindcore 1987
66
1365
The Clash Give 'em Enough Rope 1978
67
1399
Radio Birdman Radios Appear 1977
68
1447
The Fall Hex Enduction Hour Art Punk Post-Punk 1982
69
1455
Sublime Sublime Ska Punk Alternative Rock 1996
70
1476
Titus Andronicus The Monitor Folk Punk Indie Rock 2010
71
1479
Bad Brains Bad Brains Hardcore Punk 1982
72
1501
Le Tigre Le Tigre Riot Grrrl Dance-Punk, Indietronica 1999
73
1517
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Firstborn Is Dead Punk Blues Post-Punk 1985
74
1523
L7 Bricks are Heavy Riot Grrrl Grunge 1992
75
1526
Fugazi In On the Kill Taker Post-Hardcore 1993
76
1529
Cloud Nothings Here and Nowhere Else Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2014
77
1551
Hüsker Dü Flip Your Wig Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1985
78
1555
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves Ska Punk 1995
79
1590
Blink-182 Enema of the State Pop Punk 1999
80
1633
The Adverts Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts 1978
81
1644
Jawbox For Your Own Special Sweetheart Post-Hardcore Alternative Rock 1994
82
1694
The Birthday Party Junkyard Punk Blues Noise Rock, Post-Punk 1982
83
1697
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft Alles ist gut Synth Punk EBM, Neue Deutsche Welle 1981
84
1732
The Raincoats The Raincoats Art Punk Post-Punk 1979
85
1744
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Kicking Against the Pricks Punk Blues Post-Punk 1986
86
1745
Germs (GI) Hardcore Punk 1979
87
1838
Dead Boys Young Loud and Snotty 1977
88
1852
Public Image Ltd. Public Image - First Issue Art Punk Post-Punk 1978
89
1867
Sleater-Kinney Call the Doctor Riot Grrrl Indie Rock 1996
90
1871
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Henry's Dream Punk Blues Post-Punk, Singer/Songwriter 1992
91
1877
Violent Femmes Hallowed Ground Cowpunk, Folk Punk Alternative Rock 1984
92
1895
Fugazi Red Medicine Post-Hardcore 1995
93
1903
Unwound Leaves Turn Inside You Post-Hardcore Indie Rock 2001
94
1942
Social Distortion White Light, White Heat, White Trash 1996
95
1944
Turbonegro Apocalypse Dudes Glam Punk Hard Rock 1998
96
1953
Flipper Album - Generic Flipper Noise Rock 1982
97
1963
Billy Bragg Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy Folk Punk Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1983
98
1977
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Now I Got Worry Garage Punk, Punk Blues Alternative Rock 1996
99
1985
The Saints Eternally Yours 1978
100
2015
Mekons Fear and Whiskey Cowpunk Post-Punk 1985
101
2058
McLusky McLusky Do Dallas Post-Hardcore Noise Rock 2002
102
2094
Meat Puppets Up on the Sun Cowpunk Alt-Country, Alternative Rock 1985
103
2165
Buzzcocks Love Bites Pop Punk 1978
104
2226
Grinderman Grinderman 2 Punk Blues 2010
105
2259
Bad Religion Suffer Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk 1988
106
2301
Minor Threat Minor Threat [EP 1981 / LP 1984] Hardcore Punk 1981
107
2316
Grinderman Grinderman Punk Blues Blues Rock 2007
108
2341
Bad Brains Rock for Light Hardcore Punk 1983
109
2358
Bérurier Noir Concerto pour détraqués 1985
110
2377
The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle Garage Punk, Psychobilly 1981
111
2390
X Under the Big Black Sun 1982
112
2409
The Damned Machine Gun Etiquette 1979
113
2425
Mudhoney Superfuzz Bigmuff EP Garage Punk Grunge 1988
114
2459
Sleaford Mods Divide and Exit Art Punk, Synth Punk Post-Punk 2014
115
2481
Suicide Alan Vega/Martin Rev - Suicide Synth Punk Synthpop 1980
116
2482
The Stranglers No More Heroes Post-Punk 1977
117
2488
Ramones Road to Ruin 1978
118
2502
Fucked Up The Chemistry of Common Life Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore 2008
119
2524
The Hives Veni Vidi Vicious Garage Punk Garage Rock Revival 2000
120
2557
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind Metalcore 2012
121
2580
Ought More Than Any Other Day Art Punk Post-Punk 2014
122
2583
Wipers Youth of America Post-Punk 1981
123
2589
The Thermals The Body, The Blood, The Machine Pop Punk Indie Rock 2006
124
2609
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues 2014
125
2759
The Vines Highly Evolved Garage Punk 2002
126
2764
Rocket from the Crypt Scream, Dracula, Scream! Alternative Rock 1995
127
2770
Tom Verlaine Dreamtime Art Punk Post-Punk 1981
128
2850
Descendents Milo Goes to College Hardcore Punk, Skate Punk 1982
129
2882
Half Japanese 1/2 Gentlemen / Not Beasts Experimental Rock, Noise Rock 1980
130
2918
Sleaford Mods Key Markets Art Punk Post-Punk 2015
131
2931
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy Indie Rock, Rock Opera 2015
132
2932
Body Count Body Count Crossover Thrash Rap Metal 1992
133
2944
The Ruts The Crack 1979
134
2950
The Stranglers Black & White Post-Punk 1978
135
2957
Bikini Kill Bikini Kill EP/The C.D. Version of the First Two Records Riot Grrrl 1992
136
2969
Naked City Torture Garden Grindcore Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
137
2979
Mano Negra Patchanka Folk Punk Alternative Rock, Latin Alternative 1988
138
2996
Tom Verlaine Tom Verlaine Art Punk Post-Punk 1979

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