100 Greatest Rock Albums Of The 1990s

album covers Ok Computer and Nevermind
Criteria: These 1990s Albums were chosen for their immediate and lasting popularity, impact, influence, originality, and acclaim from critics and musicians. (This list does not include 'Greatest Hits' albums.)

Last Updated: 2022-09-08
Newly added names are in Red
Rock Albums 1990s
  1. Nevermind - Nirvana (1991)
  2. Ten - Pearl Jam (1991)
  3. Ok Computer - Radiohead (1997)
  4. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill (1998)
  5. The Chronic - Dr. Dre (1992)
  6. Automatic for the People - R.E.M. (1992)
  7. Achtung Baby - U2 (1991)
  8. Metallica (a.k.a. The Black Album) - Metallica (1991)
  9. Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette (1995)
10. Dookie - Green Day (1994)
11. (What's the Story) Morning Glory - Oasis (1995)
12. Ready to Die - The Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
13. Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991)
14. Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails (1994)
15. The Score - Fugees (1996)
16. Illmatic - Nas (1994)
17. In Utero - Nirvana (1993)
18. Enter the Wu-tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan (1993)
19. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine (1992)
20. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins (1995)
21. Superunknown - Soundgarden (1994)
22. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest (1991)
23. MTV Unplugged in New York - Nirvana (1994)
24. CrazySexyCool - TLC (1994)
25. Siamese Dream - Smashing Pumpkins (1993)
26. All Eyez on Me - 2pac (1996)
27. Dirt - Alice In Chains (1992)
28. Fear of a Black Planet - Public Enemy (1990)
29. Weezer - Weezer (1994)
30. The Slim Shady LP - Eminem (1999)
31. Definitely Maybe - Oasis (1994)
32. Out of Time - R.E.M. (1991)
33. Aquemini - Outkast (1998)
34. Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G. (1997)
35. Me Against the World - 2pac (1995)
36. The Bends - Radiohead (1995)
37. Grace - Jeff Buckley (1994)
38. Odelay - Beck (1996)
39. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1999)
40. Use Your Illusion I - Guns N' Roses (1991)
41. Use Your Illusion II - Guns N' Roses (1991)
42. Doggystyle - Snoop Doggy Dogg (1993)
43. Vs. - Pearl Jam (1993)
44. Violator - Depeche Mode (1990)
45. Baduizm - Erykah Badu (1997)
46. Ill Communication - Beastie Boys (1994)
47. Aenima - Tool (1996)
48. Unplugged - Eric Clapton (1992)
49. Urban Hymns - The Verve (1997)
50. Supernatural - Santana (1999)
51. Tragic Kingdom - No Doubt (1995)
52. Blue Lines - Massive Attack (1991)
53. Dummy - Portishead (1994)
54. Vitalogy - Pearl Jam (1994)
55. Play - Moby (1999)
56. 2001 - Dr. Dre (1999)
57. Sublime - Sublime (1996)
58. August and Everything After - Counting Crows (1993)
59. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted - Ice Cube (1990)
60. Ray of Light - Madonna (1998)
61. Smash - Offspring (1994)
62. Supa Dupa Fly - Missy Elliott (1997)
63. The Battle of Los Angeles - Rage Against the Machine (1999)
64. What's the 411? - Mary J. Blige (1992)
65. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine (1991)
66. The Fat of the Land - The Prodigy (1997)
67. Check Your Head - Beastie Boys (1992)
68. Throwing Copper - Live (1994)
69. Live Through This - Hole (1994)
70. Ritual De Lo Habitual - Jane's Addiction (1990)
71. 3 Years, 5 Months, & 2 Days in the Life of... - Arrested Development (1992)
72. Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill (1991)
73. Debut - Björk (1993)
74. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got - Sinead O'Connor (1990)
75. Tuesday Night Music Club - Sheryl Crow (1993)
76. Parklife - Blur (1994)
77. BadMotorFinger - Soundgarden (1991)
78. Time Out of Mind - Bob Dylan (1997)
79. Hello Nasty - Beastie Boys (1998)
80. Slanted and Enchanted - Pavement (1992)
81. Cracked Rear View - Hootie and the Blowfish (1994)
82. Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z (1996)
83. Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera (1992)
84. Homogenic - Björk (1997)
85. Post - Björk (1995)
86. Different Class - Pulp (1995)
87. Little Earthquakes - Tori Amos (1992)
88. My Life - Mary J. Blige (1994)
89. To Bring You My Love - PJ Harvey (1995)
90. Daydream - Mariah Carey (1995)
91. Korn - Korn (1994)
92. Endtroducing... - DJ Shadow (1996)
93. Screamadelica - Primal Scream (1991)
94. Mellow Gold - Beck (1994)
95. Devil Without a Cause - Kid Rock (1998)
96. Midnight Marauders - A Tribe Called Quest (1993)
97. Exile in Guyville - Liz Phair (1993)
98. II - Boyz II Men (1994)
99. Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em - MC Hammer (1990)
100. Suede - Suede (1993)

101. Dig Your Own Hole - Chemical Brothers (1997)
102. Garbage - Garbage (1995)
103. Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters (1995)
104. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J (1990)
105. Yourself or Someone Like You - Matchbox 20 (1996)
106. Pinkerton - Weezer (1996)
107. Shake Your Money Maker - Black Crowes (1990)
108. Homework - Daft Punk (1997)
109. Dangerous - Michael Jackson (1991)
110. Black Sunday - Cypress Hill (1993)
111. Temple of the Dog - Temple of the Dog (1991)
112. You've Come a Long Way, Baby - Fatboy Slim (1998)
113. Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We - Cranberries (1993)
114. Black on Both Sides - Mos Def (1999)
115. Monster - R.E.M. (1994)
116. ATLiens - Outkast (1996)
117. Last Splash - Breeders (1993)
118. Things Fall Apart - Roots (1999)
119. The Soft Bulletin - Flaming Lips (1999)
120. The Writing's on the Wall - Destiny's Child (1999)
121. Enema of the State - Blink 182 (1999)
122. Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain - Pavement (1994)
123. Blur - Blur (1997)
124. Follow the Leader - Korn (1998)
125. Mezzanine - Massive Attack (1998)
126. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (1998)
127. Core - Stone Temple Pilots (1992)
128. Moon Safari - Air (1998)
129. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Raekwon (1995)
130. Brown Sugar - D'Angelo (1995)
131. Janet - Janet Jackson (1993)
132. Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson (1996)
133. Music Box - Mariah Carey (1993)
134. Maxinquaye - Tricky (1995)
135. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space - Spiritualized (1997)
136. Evil Empire - Rage Against the Machine (1996)
137. Wu-Tang Forever - Wu-Tang Clan (1997)
138. The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters (1997)
139. Surfacing - Sarah McLachlan (1997)
140. If You're Feeling Sinister - Belle and Sebastian (1996)
141. Spice - Spice Girls (1996)
142. Tidal - Fiona Apple (1996)
143. The Fragile - Nine Inch Nails (1999)
144. Psalm 69 - Ministry (1992)
145. Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches - Happy Mondays (1990)
146. Apocalypse '91 - Public Enemy (1991)
147. Ragged Glory - Neil Young & Crazy Horse (1990)
148. Southern Harmony & Musical Companion - Black Crowes (1992)
149. The Velvet Rope - Janet Jackson (1997)
150. The Man Who - Travis (1999)
151. Fanmail - TLC (1999)
152. Live 1966 - Bob Dylan (1998)
153. Behaviour - Pet Shop Boys (1990)
154. Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey (1990)
155. 12 Play - R. Kelly (1993)
156. Angel Dust - Faith No More (1992)
157. Agaetis byrjun - Sigur Ros (1999)
158. Liquid Swords - Genius/GZA (1995)
159. Rid of Me - PJ Harvey (1993)
160. Death Certificate - Ice Cube (1991)
161. Get a Grip - Aerosmith (1993)
162. Goo - Sonic Youth (1990)
163. Music for the Jilted Generation - The Prodigy (1994)
164. No Need to Argue - Cranberries (1994)
165. Under the Table and Dreaming - Dave Matthews Band (1994)
166. Human Clay - Creed (1999)
167. Sixteen Stone - Bush (1994)
168. Luck of the Draw - Bonnie Raitt (1991)
169. People's Instinctive Travels - A Tribe Called Quest (1990)
170. Toni Braxton - Toni Braxton (1993)
171. Fumbling Towards Ecstasy - Sarah McLachlan (1993)
172. Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite - Maxwell (1996)
173. Mule Variations - Tom Waits (1999)
174. Summerteeth - Wilco (1999)
175. Everything Must Go - Manic Street Preachers (1996)
176. Very - Pet Shop Boys (1993)
177. Bossanova - Pixies (1990)
178. On How Life Is - Macy Gray (1999)
179. Under the Pink - Tori Amos (1994)
180. O.G. Original Gangster - Ice-T (1991)
181. Cooleyhighharmony - Boyz II Men (1991)
182. Jar of Flies - Alice In Chains (1994)
183. Dirty - Sonic Youth (1992)
184. Dry - PJ Harvey (1992)
185. Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde - Pharcyde (1992)
186. Harvest Moon - Neil Young (1992)
187. Laughing Stock - Talk Talk (1991)
188. Leftism - Leftfield (1995)
189. Funky Divas - En Vogue (1992)
190. Mama Said - Lenny Kravitz (1991)
191. The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers (1994)
192. Vauxhall and I - Morrissey (1994)
193. Deserter's Songs - Mercury Rev (1998)
194. Hard Knock Life, Vol. 2 - Jay-Z (1998)
195. Savage Garden - Savage Garden (1997)
196. The Predator - Ice Cube (1992)
197. De la Soul Is Dead - De la Soul (1991)
198. ...And Out Come the Wolves - Rancid (1995)
199. Spiderland - Slint (1991)
200. New Adventures in Hi-Fi - R.E.M. (1996)



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Nevermind album cover - Nirvana

Ten album cover - Pearl Jam

OK Computer album cover - Radiohead

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album cover - Lauryn Hill

The Chronic, Dr. Dre album cover

Automatic For The People album cover - R.E.M.








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