The Best Experimental Rock Albums of All Time

1. Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
November 23, 1979
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

2. David Bowie - Low

David Bowie - Low
January 14, 1977
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

3. David Bowie - "Heroes"

David Bowie -
October 14, 1977
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

5. Menomena - I Am the Fun Blame Monster

Menomena - I Am the Fun Blame Monster
June 20, 2003
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

7. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain

TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
87
18 reviews

8. Radiohead - Kid A

Radiohead - Kid A
October 3, 2000
Critic Score
87
11 reviews

9. Swans - To Be Kind

Swans - To Be Kind
May 13, 2014
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

10. TV on the Radio - Dear Science

TV on the Radio - Dear Science
September 22, 2008
Critic Score
87
25 reviews

11. Oxbow - Thin Black Duke

Oxbow - Thin Black Duke
May 19, 2017
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

12. Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.
March 3, 2015
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

13. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
36 reviews

14. Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky

Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
May 14, 2013
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

15. Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift

Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift
January 27, 2015
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

16. Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls
September 8, 2014
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

17. Evangelista - Prince of Truth

Evangelista - Prince of Truth
October 5, 2009
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

19. Battles - Mirrored

Battles - Mirrored
May 22, 2007
Critic Score
83
16 reviews

20. Carla Bozulich - Boy

Carla Bozulich - Boy
March 3, 2014
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

21. Islet - Wimmy

Islet - Wimmy
November 10, 2010
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

22. Liars - WIXIW

Liars - WIXIW
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

23. Oneida - The Wedding

Oneida - The Wedding
May 3, 2005
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

24. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
82
31 reviews

25. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
82
23 reviews
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