Best Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1665 votes
02
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4525 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.43
569 votes
04
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.43
977 votes
05
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
745 votes
06
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.41
1526 votes
07
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
2264 votes
08
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.35
65 votes
09
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

Rating: 4.34
28 votes
10
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

Rating: 4.34
31 votes
11
Cardiacs
Sing to God

Rating: 4.34
34 votes
12
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

Rating: 4.33
26 votes
13
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.33
213 votes
14
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
757 votes
15
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.31
601 votes
16
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
17
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

Rating: 4.28
23 votes
18
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.28
129 votes
19
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
450 votes
20
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.26
153 votes
21
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.26
233 votes
22
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.26
64 votes
23
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

Rating: 4.25
121 votes
24
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.25
54 votes
25
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.25
44 votes
26
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.25
307 votes
27
In Flames
The Jester Race

Rating: 4.24
1825 votes
28
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.24
382 votes
29
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

Rating: 4.23
30 votes
30
Therion
Theli

Rating: 4.22
144 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
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

Rating: 4.21
148 votes
34
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

Rating: 4.21
36 votes
35
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.2
464 votes
36
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.2
120 votes
37
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1317 votes
38
Eyehategod
Dopesick

Rating: 4.19
281 votes
39
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

Rating: 4.18
176 votes
40
Burzum
Filosofem

Rating: 4.18
951 votes
41
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.17
35 votes
42
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.16
96 votes
43
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
233 votes
44
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

Rating: 4.16
277 votes
45
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

Rating: 4.16
64 votes
46
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
184 votes
47
Mayhem
Out From The Dark

Rating: 4.15
33 votes
48
Orbital
In Sides

Rating: 4.15
96 votes
49
George Michael
Older

Rating: 4.14
21 votes
50
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
401 votes
51
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.14
60 votes
52
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

Rating: 4.14
55 votes
53
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
86 votes
54
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.13
199 votes
55
Modest Mouse
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..

Rating: 4.13
937 votes
56
Adramelech
Psychostasia

Rating: 4.13
134 votes
57
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
936 votes
58
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

Rating: 4.12
74 votes
59
Labradford
Labradford

Rating: 4.12
26 votes
60
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
61
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

Rating: 4.11
27 votes
62
Unwound
Repetition

Rating: 4.11
160 votes
63
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

Rating: 4.11
87 votes
64
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

Rating: 4.11
47 votes
65
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

Rating: 4.11
916 votes
66
Moonspell
Irreligious

Rating: 4.1
127 votes
67
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

Rating: 4.1
61 votes
68
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

Rating: 4.1
311 votes
69
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

Rating: 4.1
73 votes
70
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
71
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

Rating: 4.09
111 votes
72
Samael
Passage

Rating: 4.09
112 votes
73
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

Rating: 4.09
28 votes
74
UFO
Walk on Water

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
75
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

Rating: 4.07
215 votes
76
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.07
257 votes
77
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

Rating: 4.07
215 votes
78
Stratovarius
Episode

Rating: 4.07
151 votes
79
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

Rating: 4.07
80 votes
80
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
81
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

Rating: 4.06
71 votes
82
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

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

Rating: 4.06
287 votes
84
The Wrens
Secaucus

Rating: 4.05
28 votes
85
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

Rating: 4.05
122 votes
86
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry (Demo)

Rating: 4.04
88 votes
87
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
88
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
89
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

Rating: 4.03
35 votes
90
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.03
588 votes
91
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

Rating: 4.03
226 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
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

Rating: 4.01
67 votes
95
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

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

Rating: 4.01
190 votes
97
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

Rating: 4.01
41 votes
98
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4.01
1895 votes
99
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

Rating: 4
25 votes
100
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

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

Rating: 4
257 votes
102
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

Rating: 4
1177 votes
103
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 3.99
293 votes
104
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

Rating: 3.99
139 votes
105
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
106
Screaming Trees
Dust

Rating: 3.98
161 votes
107
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
108
Local H
As Good as Dead

Rating: 3.98
86 votes
109
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

Rating: 3.98
313 votes
110
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

Rating: 3.97
87 votes
111
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

Rating: 3.97
57 votes
112
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

Rating: 3.97
197 votes
113
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

Rating: 3.97
43 votes
114
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

Rating: 3.96
429 votes
115
Cradle of Filth
Dusk and Her Embrace

Rating: 3.96
529 votes
116
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

Rating: 3.96
36 votes
117
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

Rating: 3.96
239 votes
118
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

Rating: 3.96
92 votes
119
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.96
89 votes
120
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.95
828 votes
121
Amorphis
Elegy

Rating: 3.95
249 votes
122
Monstrosity
Millenium

Rating: 3.95
82 votes
123
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
124
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
190 votes
125
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

Rating: 3.94
69 votes
126
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
127
Archive
Londinium

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
128
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

Rating: 3.94
92 votes
129
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

Rating: 3.94
62 votes
130
Braid
The Age of Octeen

Rating: 3.93
81 votes
131
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Rating: 3.93
104 votes
132
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
133
Crowbar
Broken Glass

Rating: 3.93
81 votes
134
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

Rating: 3.93
87 votes
135
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

Rating: 3.92
45 votes
136
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Rating: 3.92
1043 votes
137
Eels
Beautiful Freak

Rating: 3.92
182 votes
138
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

Rating: 3.91
88 votes
139
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
140
Amon Tobin
Adventures In Foam

Rating: 3.91
43 votes
141
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

Rating: 3.9
46 votes
142
Face to Face
Face to Face

Rating: 3.9
55 votes
143
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

Rating: 3.9
78 votes
144
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Jesus Christ Superstar: Original Cast

Rating: 3.9
34 votes
145
Ulver
Kveldssanger

Rating: 3.9
480 votes
146
thorr's hammer
Dommedagsnatt

Rating: 3.9
29 votes
147
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
148
Fiona Apple
Tidal

Rating: 3.89
220 votes
149
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

Rating: 3.89
128 votes
150
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.89
114 votes
151
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

Rating: 3.89
101 votes
152
Nas
It Was Written

Rating: 3.88
578 votes
153
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

Rating: 3.88
292 votes
154
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
155
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

Rating: 3.88
95 votes
156
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

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

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
158
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
159
Wilco
Being There

Rating: 3.87
245 votes
160
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

Rating: 3.87
39 votes
161
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

Rating: 3.87
166 votes
162
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

Rating: 3.86
184 votes
163
Iced Earth
The Dark Saga

Rating: 3.84
391 votes
164
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

Rating: 3.84
125 votes
165
Jeru the Damaja
Wrath of the Math

Rating: 3.84
46 votes
166
Refused
Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Rating: 3.84
446 votes
167
De La Soul
Stakes Is High

Rating: 3.83
103 votes
168
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

Rating: 3.83
45 votes
169
Fun Lovin Criminals
Come Find Yourself

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
170
Semisonic
Great Divide

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
171
Rage Against the Machine
Evil Empire

Rating: 3.82
2145 votes
172
Aaliyah
One In A Million

Rating: 3.82
31 votes
173
Dimmu Borgir
Stormblast

Rating: 3.82
327 votes
174
Camel
Harbour of Tears

Rating: 3.81
75 votes
175
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
176
Three 6 Mafia
Chapter 1: The End

Rating: 3.81
50 votes
177
Grief
Miserably Ever After

Rating: 3.8
23 votes
178
Killing Joke
Democracy

Rating: 3.8
57 votes
179
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

Rating: 3.8
37 votes
180
Godflesh
Songs of Love and Hate

Rating: 3.8
119 votes
181
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

Rating: 3.8
66 votes
182
Aura Noir
Black Thrash Attack

Rating: 3.79
34 votes
183
Phish
Billy Breathes

Rating: 3.79
85 votes
184
Iniquity
Serenadium

Rating: 3.79
29 votes
185
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
186
Cake
Fashion Nugget

Rating: 3.79
377 votes
187
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.79
332 votes
188
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

Rating: 3.79
28 votes
189
H2O
H2O

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
190
Enigma
Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
191
R.E.M.
New Adventures In Hi - Fi

Rating: 3.78
232 votes
192
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

Rating: 3.78
50 votes
193
Dissection
Where Dead Angels Lie

Rating: 3.78
34 votes
194
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Rating: 3.77
84 votes
195
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

Rating: 3.77
37 votes
196
Propagandhi
Less Talk, More Rock

Rating: 3.76
180 votes
197
Faithless
Reverence

Rating: 3.76
55 votes
198
KMFDM
XTORT

Rating: 3.75
79 votes
199
Descendents
Everything Sucks

Rating: 3.74
242 votes
200
MxPx
Life in General

Rating: 3.74
116 votes



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