Best Albums of 1996


01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing...

4.52
2038 votes
02
Psychic TV
Trip Reset

4.48
21 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
866 votes
04
Tool
├ćnima

4.45
5172 votes
05
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

4.44
1266 votes
06
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

4.41
971 votes
07
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.41
2900 votes
08
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

4.4
1834 votes
09
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

4.37
303 votes
10
Pan-Thy-Monium
Khaooohs & Kon-Fus-Ion

4.35
41 votes
11
Mayhem
Out from the Dark

4.34
58 votes
12
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

4.34
947 votes
13
Cardiacs
Sing to God

4.33
59 votes
14
OutKast
ATLiens

4.33
830 votes
15
Jason Becker
Perspective

4.33
60 votes
16
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.31
371 votes
17
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

4.29
74 votes
18
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

4.28
215 votes
19
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

4.28
162 votes
20
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

4.27
531 votes
21
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.27
26 votes
22
Immolation
Here in After

4.27
431 votes
23
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.25
2117 votes
24
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

4.25
28 votes
25
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

4.25
34 votes
26
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

4.25
161 votes
27
Type O Negative
October Rust

4.23
486 votes
28
Swans
Die Tur ist zu

4.23
28 votes
29
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

4.23
50 votes
30
Sabbat (JPN)
The Dwelling

4.23
35 votes
31
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
596 votes
32
Westside Connection
Bow Down

4.23
95 votes
33
Therion
Theli

4.22
184 votes
34
Fishmans
Long Season

4.22
61 votes
35
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

4.22
197 votes
36
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

4.21
64 votes
37
Burzum
Filosofem

4.2
1264 votes
38
Eyehategod
Dopesick

4.2
364 votes
39
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

4.19
26 votes
40
Sadist
Tribe

4.19
27 votes
41
Sublime
Sublime

4.18
1471 votes
42
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

4.18
297 votes
43
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

4.18
62 votes
44
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

4.18
348 votes
45
Orbital
In Sides

4.17
126 votes
46
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
89 votes
47
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

4.17
30 votes
48
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

4.16
52 votes
49
Angra
Holy Land

4.16
162 votes
50
Meat Beat Manifesto
Subliminal Sandwich

4.16
22 votes
51
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

4.16
248 votes
52
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

4.15
68 votes
53
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.15
75 votes
54
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

4.14
511 votes
55
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

4.14
196 votes
56
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
1201 votes
57
Redman
Muddy Waters

4.13
125 votes
58
Unwound
Repetition

4.13
258 votes
59
Beck
Odelay!

4.12
1105 votes
60
Motorpsycho
Blissard

4.12
29 votes
61
Robert Miles
Dreamland

4.11
31 votes
62
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

4.11
124 votes
63
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I - Fathers Of The Icy Ages

4.11
176 votes
64
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

4.11
1158 votes
65
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

4.11
90 votes
66
UFO
Walk on Water

4.1
43 votes
67
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

4.1
25 votes
68
Al di Meola/John McLaughlin/Paco deLucia
The Guitar Trio

4.1
21 votes
69
Fugees
The Score

4.09
272 votes
70
Adramelech
Psychostasia

4.09
198 votes
71
Soundtrack (Film)
Trainspotting: Music from the Motion Picture

4.09
23 votes
72
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

4.09
46 votes
73
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.09
248 votes
74
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.09
52 votes
75
X Japan
Dahlia

4.09
170 votes
76
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

4.08
54 votes
77
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

4.08
257 votes
78
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

4.08
97 votes
79
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.08
68 votes
80
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

4.08
31 votes
81
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.08
44 votes
82
Harvey Milk
Courtesy and Good Will Toward Men

4.08
114 votes
83
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.08
102 votes
84
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.08
351 votes
85
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.07
103 votes
86
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.07
414 votes
87
Moonspell
Irreligious

4.07
165 votes
88
Deadguy
Screamin' With the Deadguy Quintet

4.07
23 votes
89
2Pac
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

4.07
353 votes
90
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

4.06
40 votes
91
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

4.06
81 votes
92
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.06
98 votes
93
Labradford
Labradford

4.06
41 votes
94
Noir Desir
666.667 Club

4.06
25 votes
95
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

4.06
75 votes
96
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

4.06
96 votes
97
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.05
87 votes
98
Stratovarius
Episode

4.05
194 votes
99
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.04
57 votes
100
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

4.04
169 votes
101
Samael
Passage

4.04
148 votes
102
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

4.04
379 votes
103
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

4.04
126 votes
104
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.03
267 votes
105
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.03
81 votes
106
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

4.03
69 votes
107
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.03
76 votes
108
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

4.02
754 votes
109
Bardo Pond
Amanita

4.02
26 votes
110
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

4.01
262 votes
111
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

4.01
46 votes
112
Opeth
Morningrise

4.01
2204 votes
113
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4.01
335 votes
114
Cradle of Filth
Dusk and Her Embrace

4
640 votes
115
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4
166 votes
116
Sloan
One Chord to Another

4
21 votes
117
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

4
54 votes
118
Setherial
Nord

4
30 votes
119
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

4
23 votes
120
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

4
28 votes
121
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

3.99
222 votes
122
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

3.99
43 votes
123
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

3.99
43 votes
124
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

3.99
41 votes
125
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.98
52 votes
126
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

3.98
135 votes
127
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

3.98
1389 votes
128
Local H
As Good as Dead

3.97
107 votes
129
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

3.97
75 votes
130
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

3.96
118 votes
131
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.96
195 votes
132
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.96
39 votes
133
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

3.96
36 votes
134
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

3.96
24 votes
135
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

3.96
1311 votes
136
Porcupine Tree
Signify

3.96
973 votes
137
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

3.96
103 votes
138
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

3.95
461 votes
139
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

3.95
348 votes
140
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

3.95
29 votes
141
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

3.95
75 votes
142
Monstrosity
Millenium

3.95
111 votes
143
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

3.95
110 votes
144
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

3.94
36 votes
145
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

3.94
51 votes
146
Borknagar
Borknagar

3.94
161 votes
147
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.94
205 votes
148
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

3.94
265 votes
149
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

3.94
39 votes
150
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.94
132 votes
151
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

3.93
38 votes
152
Amorphis
Elegy

3.93
330 votes
153
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

3.93
103 votes
154
Crowbar
Broken Glass

3.93
105 votes
155
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

3.93
118 votes
156
Face to Face
Face to Face

3.93
62 votes
157
Ulver
Kveldssanger

3.93
647 votes
158
George Michael
Older

3.93
27 votes
159
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

3.93
27 votes
160
Nas
It Was Written

3.92
773 votes
161
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

3.91
143 votes
162
Melvins
Stag

3.91
238 votes
163
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.91
85 votes
164
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

3.9
63 votes
165
A Canorous Quintet
Silence of the World Beyond

3.9
26 votes
166
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.9
93 votes
167
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.9
276 votes
168
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

3.9
51 votes
169
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.9
35 votes
170
Portraits Of Past
01010101

3.9
95 votes
171
Today Is the Day
Today Is the Day

3.9
35 votes
172
Wilco
Being There

3.9
307 votes
173
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.9
74 votes
174
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

3.9
121 votes
175
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.89
315 votes
176
Skyclad
Irrational Anthems

3.89
23 votes
177
Avail
4am Friday

3.88
26 votes
178
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

3.88
46 votes
179
Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Remnants of a Deeper Purity

3.88
29 votes
180
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

3.88
29 votes
181
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

3.88
49 votes
182
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

3.88
53 votes
183
Archive
Londinium

3.88
50 votes
184
The Wrens
Secaucus

3.88
40 votes
185
Thorr's Hammer
Dommedagsnatt

3.87
39 votes
186
Maeror Tri
The Beauty of Sadness

3.87
23 votes
187
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

3.87
34 votes
188
Lovesliescrushing
Xuvetyn

3.86
22 votes
189
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

3.86
259 votes
190
Jeru the Damaja
Wrath of the Math

3.86
62 votes
191
Three 6 Mafia
Chapter 1: The End

3.86
69 votes
192
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.86
29 votes
193
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

3.86
206 votes
194
De La Soul
Stakes Is High

3.85
127 votes
195
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

3.85
174 votes
196
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.84
95 votes
197
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.83
39 votes
198
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.83
57 votes
199
Refused
Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

3.83
531 votes
200
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

3.83
62 votes



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