Best Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1635 votes
02
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4453 votes
03
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.43
965 votes
04
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.42
551 votes
05
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
732 votes
06
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.41
1512 votes
07
Cardiacs
Sing to God

Rating: 4.39
32 votes
08
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
2225 votes
09
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

Rating: 4.37
26 votes
10
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.33
207 votes
11
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

Rating: 4.33
30 votes
12
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

Rating: 4.33
26 votes
13
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.33
63 votes
14
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
737 votes
15
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
16
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.3
584 votes
17
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
442 votes
18
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.26
128 votes
19
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

Rating: 4.25
22 votes
20
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.25
224 votes
21
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.25
144 votes
22
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.24
303 votes
23
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

Rating: 4.23
115 votes
24
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

Rating: 4.23
30 votes
25
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.23
60 votes
26
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.23
43 votes
27
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.23
379 votes
28
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.23
52 votes
29
Therion
Theli

Rating: 4.23
140 votes
30
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

Rating: 4.22
36 votes
31
Robert Miles
Dreamland

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
32
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

Rating: 4.21
54 votes
33
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.2
452 votes
34
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

Rating: 4.2
143 votes
35
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1301 votes
36
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.19
118 votes
37
Eyehategod
Dopesick

Rating: 4.18
271 votes
38
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.18
60 votes
39
Mayhem
Out From The Dark

Rating: 4.18
30 votes
40
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

Rating: 4.18
175 votes
41
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

Rating: 4.18
62 votes
42
Burzum
Filosofem

Rating: 4.18
924 votes
43
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.17
35 votes
44
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

Rating: 4.17
271 votes
45
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
231 votes
46
Orbital
In Sides

Rating: 4.16
95 votes
47
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.16
93 votes
48
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
180 votes
49
George Michael
Older

Rating: 4.14
21 votes
50
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
391 votes
51
Labradford
Labradford

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
52
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
83 votes
53
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
923 votes
54
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
928 votes
55
Adramelech
Psychostasia

Rating: 4.12
125 votes
56
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.12
193 votes
57
Unwound
Repetition

Rating: 4.12
156 votes
58
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

Rating: 4.12
26 votes
59
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
60
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

Rating: 4.11
60 votes
61
Moonspell
Irreligious

Rating: 4.11
124 votes
62
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

Rating: 4.1
889 votes
63
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

Rating: 4.1
306 votes
64
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

Rating: 4.1
55 votes
65
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

Rating: 4.09
71 votes
66
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

Rating: 4.09
28 votes
67
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

Rating: 4.09
101 votes
68
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

Rating: 4.09
45 votes
69
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

Rating: 4.09
108 votes
70
Samael
Passage

Rating: 4.09
110 votes
71
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.09
139 votes
72
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

Rating: 4.08
212 votes
73
UFO
Walk on Water

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
74
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

Rating: 4.08
72 votes
75
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

Rating: 4.08
84 votes
76
The Wrens
Secaucus

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
77
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

Rating: 4.07
80 votes
78
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

Rating: 4.07
210 votes
79
Stratovarius
Episode

Rating: 4.07
147 votes
80
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.07
249 votes
81
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
82
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

Rating: 4.06
70 votes
83
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

Rating: 4.06
280 votes
84
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

Rating: 4.05
116 votes
85
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry (Demo)

Rating: 4.04
87 votes
86
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

Rating: 4.04
39 votes
87
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

Rating: 4.04
27 votes
88
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

Rating: 4.03
66 votes
89
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
90
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
91
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

Rating: 4.03
35 votes
92
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

Rating: 4.02
44 votes
93
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

Rating: 4.02
68 votes
94
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.02
580 votes
95
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4.01
1855 votes
96
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

Rating: 4.01
185 votes
97
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

Rating: 4
223 votes
98
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

Rating: 4
22 votes
99
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

Rating: 4
25 votes
100
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

Rating: 4
57 votes
101
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

Rating: 4
62 votes
102
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

Rating: 4
1162 votes
103
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 3.99
288 votes
104
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

Rating: 3.99
254 votes
105
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

Rating: 3.99
139 votes
106
Screaming Trees
Dust

Rating: 3.99
153 votes
107
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

Rating: 3.99
86 votes
108
Local H
As Good as Dead

Rating: 3.98
81 votes
109
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
110
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

Rating: 3.98
310 votes
111
Cradle of Filth
Dusk and Her Embrace

Rating: 3.97
525 votes
112
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

Rating: 3.96
193 votes
113
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

Rating: 3.96
36 votes
114
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

Rating: 3.96
426 votes
115
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

Rating: 3.95
237 votes
116
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.95
88 votes
117
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.95
790 votes
118
Amorphis
Elegy

Rating: 3.95
248 votes
119
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

Rating: 3.94
69 votes
120
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

Rating: 3.94
43 votes
121
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
122
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

Rating: 3.94
90 votes
123
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

Rating: 3.94
58 votes
124
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
182 votes
125
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

Rating: 3.94
90 votes
126
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

Rating: 3.94
87 votes
127
Braid
The Age of Octeen

Rating: 3.94
78 votes
128
Monstrosity
Millenium

Rating: 3.93
84 votes
129
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
130
Crowbar
Broken Glass

Rating: 3.92
79 votes
131
Eels
Beautiful Freak

Rating: 3.92
182 votes
132
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

Rating: 3.92
87 votes
133
Archive
Londinium

Rating: 3.92
33 votes
134
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Rating: 3.92
1035 votes
135
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

Rating: 3.91
41 votes
136
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Rating: 3.91
105 votes
137
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
138
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
139
Amon Tobin
Adventures In Foam

Rating: 3.9
42 votes
140
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

Rating: 3.9
73 votes
141
Ulver
Kveldssanger

Rating: 3.9
470 votes
142
Face to Face
Face to Face

Rating: 3.9
55 votes
143
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Jesus Christ Superstar: Original Cast

Rating: 3.9
34 votes
144
thorr's hammer
Dommedagsnatt

Rating: 3.9
29 votes
145
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
146
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

Rating: 3.89
127 votes
147
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
148
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

Rating: 3.89
99 votes
149
Fiona Apple
Tidal

Rating: 3.89
217 votes
150
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.88
112 votes
151
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

Rating: 3.88
43 votes
152
Nas
It Was Written

Rating: 3.88
567 votes
153
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

Rating: 3.88
96 votes
154
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

Rating: 3.88
288 votes
155
Wilco
Being There

Rating: 3.88
243 votes
156
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
157
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
158
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

Rating: 3.87
177 votes
159
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

Rating: 3.87
35 votes
160
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

Rating: 3.86
165 votes
161
Aaliyah
One In A Million

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
162
Enigma
Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
163
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

Rating: 3.84
125 votes
164
Refused
Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Rating: 3.84
439 votes
165
Iced Earth
The Dark Saga

Rating: 3.84
384 votes
166
Phish
Billy Breathes

Rating: 3.83
84 votes
167
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

Rating: 3.82
45 votes
168
Rage Against the Machine
Evil Empire

Rating: 3.82
2107 votes
169
De La Soul
Stakes Is High

Rating: 3.82
100 votes
170
Dimmu Borgir
Stormblast

Rating: 3.82
323 votes
171
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
172
Semisonic
Great Divide

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
173
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
174
Three 6 Mafia
Chapter 1: The End

Rating: 3.81
50 votes
175
Grief
Miserably Ever After

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
176
Iniquity
Serenadium

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
177
Godflesh
Songs of Love and Hate

Rating: 3.8
117 votes
178
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

Rating: 3.8
37 votes
179
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.79
328 votes
180
Aura Noir
Black Thrash Attack

Rating: 3.79
34 votes
181
Camel
Harbour of Tears

Rating: 3.79
75 votes
182
Killing Joke
Democracy

Rating: 3.79
55 votes
183
Cake
Fashion Nugget

Rating: 3.79
377 votes
184
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
185
Dissection
Where Dead Angels Lie

Rating: 3.79
33 votes
186
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

Rating: 3.79
63 votes
187
H2O
H2O

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
188
R.E.M.
New Adventures In Hi - Fi

Rating: 3.78
230 votes
189
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

Rating: 3.78
50 votes
190
Jeru the Damaja
Wrath of the Math

Rating: 3.78
43 votes
191
Propagandhi
Less Talk, More Rock

Rating: 3.77
181 votes
192
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

Rating: 3.77
37 votes
193
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Rating: 3.77
82 votes
194
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

Rating: 3.77
28 votes
195
Faithless
Reverence

Rating: 3.76
55 votes
196
KMFDM
XTORT

Rating: 3.75
79 votes
197
MxPx
Life in General

Rating: 3.74
116 votes
198
Descendents
Everything Sucks

Rating: 3.73
236 votes
199
Sebadoh
Harmacy

Rating: 3.73
54 votes
200
Nevermore
In Memory

Rating: 3.73
76 votes



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