Best Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1584 votes
02
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4284 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.43
459 votes
04
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.42
930 votes
05
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.41
1475 votes
06
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.4
695 votes
07
Cardiacs
Sing to God

Rating: 4.38
30 votes
08
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
2136 votes
09
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

Rating: 4.35
26 votes
10
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.33
63 votes
11
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

Rating: 4.33
24 votes
12
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.33
47 votes
13
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
706 votes
14
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

Rating: 4.31
21 votes
15
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

Rating: 4.3
28 votes
16
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.3
554 votes
17
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.28
39 votes
18
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.28
180 votes
19
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.28
56 votes
20
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
442 votes
21
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.24
120 votes
22
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

Rating: 4.24
106 votes
23
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.24
289 votes
24
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.24
140 votes
25
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.24
207 votes
26
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.24
367 votes
27
Robert Miles
Dreamland

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
28
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.23
51 votes
29
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

Rating: 4.22
32 votes
30
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

Rating: 4.22
53 votes
31
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.21
57 votes
32
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.21
428 votes
33
Therion
Theli

Rating: 4.21
136 votes
34
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

Rating: 4.2
175 votes
35
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1275 votes
36
Eyehategod
Dopesick

Rating: 4.19
243 votes
37
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

Rating: 4.18
133 votes
38
Burzum
Filosofem

Rating: 4.18
877 votes
39
Orbital
In Sides

Rating: 4.17
93 votes
40
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

Rating: 4.17
35 votes
41
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.17
110 votes
42
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

Rating: 4.17
258 votes
43
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.16
88 votes
44
Mayhem
Out From The Dark

Rating: 4.16
28 votes
45
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.16
35 votes
46
His Hero is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

Rating: 4.15
59 votes
47
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.14
172 votes
48
The Wrens
Secaucus

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
49
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.13
215 votes
50
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.13
382 votes
51
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
52
Adramelech
Psychostasia

Rating: 4.13
122 votes
53
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
76 votes
54
Guided By Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

Rating: 4.12
65 votes
55
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
902 votes
56
Moonspell
Irreligious

Rating: 4.12
116 votes
57
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.12
894 votes
58
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.11
185 votes
59
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

Rating: 4.1
854 votes
60
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

Rating: 4.1
99 votes
61
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

Rating: 4.1
55 votes
62
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

Rating: 4.1
25 votes
63
Stratovarius
Episode

Rating: 4.1
140 votes
64
Samael
Passage

Rating: 4.1
105 votes
65
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

Rating: 4.09
287 votes
66
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

Rating: 4.09
82 votes
67
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

Rating: 4.09
104 votes
68
Unwound
Repetition

Rating: 4.09
151 votes
69
UFO
Walk on Water

Rating: 4.09
28 votes
70
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

Rating: 4.07
198 votes
71
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.07
138 votes
72
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

Rating: 4.07
78 votes
73
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

Rating: 4.07
206 votes
74
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

Rating: 4.07
67 votes
75
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

Rating: 4.06
111 votes
76
Labradford
Labradford

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
77
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.06
241 votes
78
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

Rating: 4.06
68 votes
79
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

Rating: 4.06
273 votes
80
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

Rating: 4.06
26 votes
81
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

Rating: 4.05
30 votes
82
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry (Demo)

Rating: 4.04
87 votes
83
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

Rating: 4.04
41 votes
84
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

Rating: 4.03
134 votes
85
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

Rating: 4.03
61 votes
86
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

Rating: 4.03
33 votes
87
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

Rating: 4.03
67 votes
88
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

Rating: 4.02
21 votes
89
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
90
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
91
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.02
559 votes
92
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

Rating: 4.01
36 votes
93
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

Rating: 4.01
176 votes
94
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

Rating: 4.01
45 votes
95
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

Rating: 4.01
80 votes
96
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

Rating: 4
23 votes
97
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

Rating: 4
33 votes
98
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

Rating: 4
56 votes
99
Local H
As Good as Dead

Rating: 4
81 votes
100
Screaming Trees
Dust

Rating: 4
150 votes
101
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

Rating: 4
253 votes
102
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

Rating: 4
1133 votes
103
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4
1780 votes
104
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 3.99
282 votes
105
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

Rating: 3.99
222 votes
106
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

Rating: 3.98
307 votes
107
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
108
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.97
39 votes
109
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

Rating: 3.97
180 votes
110
Braid
The Age of Octeen

Rating: 3.97
71 votes
111
Cradle of Filth
Dusk... and Her Embrace

Rating: 3.97
512 votes
112
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

Rating: 3.97
60 votes
113
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

Rating: 3.96
416 votes
114
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

Rating: 3.96
36 votes
115
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

Rating: 3.96
67 votes
116
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

Rating: 3.95
56 votes
117
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
176 votes
118
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

Rating: 3.94
223 votes
119
Amorphis
Elegy

Rating: 3.94
236 votes
120
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

Rating: 3.94
86 votes
121
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Rating: 3.93
101 votes
122
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.93
86 votes
123
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
124
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.93
716 votes
125
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

Rating: 3.93
81 votes
126
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

Rating: 3.92
82 votes
127
Eels
Beautiful Freak

Rating: 3.92
177 votes
128
Archive
Londinium

Rating: 3.91
31 votes
129
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Rating: 3.91
1014 votes
130
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
131
thorr's hammer
Dommedagsnatt

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
132
Amon Tobin
Adventures In Foam

Rating: 3.91
39 votes
133
Ulver
Kveldssanger

Rating: 3.91
449 votes
134
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

Rating: 3.91
94 votes
135
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Jesus Christ Superstar: Original Cast

Rating: 3.91
33 votes
136
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

Rating: 3.91
38 votes
137
Monstrosity
Millenium

Rating: 3.91
86 votes
138
Crowbar
Broken Glass

Rating: 3.9
71 votes
139
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

Rating: 3.9
85 votes
140
Face to Face
Face to Face

Rating: 3.9
55 votes
141
Fiona Apple
Tidal

Rating: 3.9
208 votes
142
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

Rating: 3.89
95 votes
143
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

Rating: 3.89
121 votes
144
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
145
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.89
109 votes
146
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

Rating: 3.89
44 votes
147
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

Rating: 3.89
22 votes
148
Nas
It Was Written

Rating: 3.89
544 votes
149
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
150
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

Rating: 3.88
69 votes
151
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

Rating: 3.88
171 votes
152
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

Rating: 3.88
284 votes
153
Wilco
Being There

Rating: 3.88
234 votes
154
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
155
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
156
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
157
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
158
Aaliyah
One In A Million

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
159
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

Rating: 3.85
34 votes
160
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

Rating: 3.85
163 votes
161
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

Rating: 3.85
42 votes
162
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

Rating: 3.84
125 votes
163
Refused
Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Rating: 3.84
432 votes
164
Iced Earth
The Dark Saga

Rating: 3.84
376 votes
165
H2O
H2O

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
166
Aura Noir
Black Thrash Attack

Rating: 3.83
32 votes
167
De La Soul
Stakes Is High

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

Rating: 3.82
2060 votes
169
Dimmu Borgir
Stormblast

Rating: 3.82
308 votes
170
Phish
Billy Breathes

Rating: 3.82
84 votes
171
Iniquity
Serenadium

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
172
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
173
Godflesh
Songs of Love and Hate

Rating: 3.81
106 votes
174
Cake
Fashion Nugget

Rating: 3.8
369 votes
175
Killing Joke
Democracy

Rating: 3.8
54 votes
176
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

Rating: 3.79
38 votes
177
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

Rating: 3.79
59 votes
178
Camel
Harbour of Tears

Rating: 3.78
74 votes
179
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.78
307 votes
180
R.E.M.
New Adventures In Hi - Fi

Rating: 3.78
218 votes
181
Propagandhi
Less Talk, More Rock

Rating: 3.78
176 votes
182
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

Rating: 3.78
47 votes
183
Three 6 Mafia
Chapter 1: The End

Rating: 3.77
44 votes
184
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

Rating: 3.77
24 votes
185
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

Rating: 3.77
28 votes
186
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

Rating: 3.76
36 votes
187
Jeru the Damaja
Wrath of the Math

Rating: 3.76
41 votes
188
Faithless
Reverence

Rating: 3.75
54 votes
189
Falkenbach
...En Their Medh Riki Fara...

Rating: 3.74
41 votes
190
Kula Shaker
K

Rating: 3.74
39 votes
191
Descendents
Everything Sucks

Rating: 3.74
231 votes
192
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Rating: 3.73
81 votes
193
Corrosion of Conformity
Wiseblood

Rating: 3.73
138 votes
194
Bathory
Blood on Ice

Rating: 3.73
164 votes
195
Sebadoh
Harmacy

Rating: 3.73
51 votes
196
MxPx
Life in General

Rating: 3.72
115 votes
197
Pantera
The Great Southern Trendkill

Rating: 3.71
1214 votes
198
King's X
Ear Candy

Rating: 3.71
42 votes
199
Suede
Coming Up

Rating: 3.71
87 votes
200
Blind Melon
Nico

Rating: 3.71
62 votes



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