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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2006

1. Jarvis Cocker - Jarvis

Jarvis Cocker - Jarvis
November 14, 2006
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

2. The Twilight Singers - Powder Burns

The Twilight Singers - Powder Burns
May 16, 2006
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

3. Pretty Girls Make Graves - Élan Vital

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Élan Vital
April 11, 2006
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

4. Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist

Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist
October 31, 2006
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

5. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped

Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
June 13, 2006
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

6. The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics

The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics
April 4, 2006
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

7. AFI - Decemberunderground

AFI - Decemberunderground
June 6, 2006
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

8. Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam
May 2, 2006
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

10. Muse - Black Holes and Revelations

Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
July 3, 2006
Critic Score
75
24 reviews

11. My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade

My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
October 23, 2006
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

12. Beck - The Information

Beck - The Information
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

13. Morrissey - Ringleader of the Tormentors

Morrissey - Ringleader of the Tormentors
April 3, 2006
Critic Score
73
20 reviews

15. The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers

The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers
May 16, 2006
Critic Score
72
19 reviews

16. Albert Hammond Jr. - Yours to Keep

Albert Hammond Jr. - Yours to Keep
October 9, 2006
Critic Score
71
13 reviews

17. Brakes - The Beatific Visions

Brakes - The Beatific Visions
November 6, 2006
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

18. Hope of The States - Left

Hope of The States - Left
June 19, 2006
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

19. Mudhoney - Under a Billion Suns

Mudhoney - Under a Billion Suns
March 7, 2006
Critic Score
70
10 reviews

20. Incubus - Light Grenades

Incubus - Light Grenades
November 28, 2006
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

21. Guster - Ganging Up on the Sun

Guster - Ganging Up on the Sun
June 6, 2006
Critic Score
69
8 reviews

22. Foo Fighters - Skin and Bones

Foo Fighters - Skin and Bones
November 7, 2006
Critic Score
69
8 reviews

23. The Minus 5 - The Minus 5

The Minus 5 - The Minus 5
February 7, 2006
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

24. The Lemonheads - The Lemonheads

The Lemonheads - The Lemonheads
September 25, 2006
Critic Score
67
11 reviews

25. Silversun Pickups - Carnavas

Silversun Pickups - Carnavas
July 25, 2006
Critic Score
67
9 reviews
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