Best Albums of 1996


01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing...

4.51
2184 votes
02
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5378 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
964 votes
04
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

4.43
1372 votes
05
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

4.41
1043 votes
06
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

4.4
1920 votes
07
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
3068 votes
08
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.35
431 votes
09
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

4.35
326 votes
10
OutKast
ATLiens

4.33
902 votes
11
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

4.31
1005 votes
12
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

4.31
245 votes
13
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

4.27
172 votes
14
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

4.27
560 votes
15
Immolation
Here in After

4.27
496 votes
16
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2242 votes
17
Type O Negative
October Rust

4.23
540 votes
18
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
652 votes
19
Cardiacs
Sing to God

4.22
72 votes
20
Therion
Theli

4.22
197 votes
21
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

4.22
220 votes
22
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

4.21
83 votes
23
Burzum
Filosofem

4.21
1358 votes
24
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

4.21
174 votes
25
Eyehategod
Dopesick

4.2
394 votes
26
Jason Becker
Perspective

4.2
67 votes
27
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

4.19
321 votes
28
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

4.18
377 votes
29
Pan.Thy.Monium
Khaooohs And Kon-Fus-Ion

4.18
77 votes
30
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

4.18
40 votes
31
Sublime
Sublime

4.17
1524 votes
32
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

4.17
205 votes
33
Westside Connection
Bow Down

4.16
99 votes
34
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.16
222 votes
35
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

4.16
265 votes
36
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.16
1308 votes
37
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

4.16
58 votes
38
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

4.15
36 votes
39
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.15
27 votes
40
Psychic TV
Trip Reset

4.15
27 votes
41
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

4.14
66 votes
42
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

4.14
540 votes
43
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

4.14
28 votes
44
Angra
Holy Land

4.14
173 votes
45
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

4.14
32 votes
46
Unwound
Repetition

4.14
300 votes
47
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

4.14
69 votes
48
Sabbat (JPN)
The Dwelling

4.13
45 votes
49
Orbital
In Sides

4.13
135 votes
50
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

4.13
83 votes
51
Redman
Muddy Waters

4.13
133 votes
52
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

4.13
106 votes
53
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1156 votes
54
Neurosis
Locust Star

4.13
24 votes
55
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.12
85 votes
56
Fishmans
Long Season

4.11
95 votes
57
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

4.11
137 votes
58
Luna Sea
Style

4.11
23 votes
59
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.11
51 votes
60
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

4.11
61 votes
61
Swans
Die Tür Ist Zu

4.11
33 votes
62
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I - Fathers Of The Icy Ages

4.1
201 votes
63
Meat Beat Manifesto
Subliminal Sandwich

4.1
24 votes
64
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

4.1
1229 votes
65
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

4.1
102 votes
66
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

4.1
270 votes
67
Harvey Milk
Courtesy and Good Will Toward Men

4.1
119 votes
68
Adramelech
Psychostasia

4.09
214 votes
69
Motorpsycho
Blissard

4.09
33 votes
70
Fugees
The Score

4.09
292 votes
71
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.09
122 votes
72
Moonspell
Irreligious

4.09
180 votes
73
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry

4.09
103 votes
74
Al di Meola/John McLaughlin/Paco deLucia
The Guitar Trio

4.09
23 votes
75
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

4.09
46 votes
76
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.09
375 votes
77
Labradford
Labradford

4.08
42 votes
78
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

4.08
30 votes
79
Sadist
Tribe

4.08
31 votes
80
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.08
266 votes
81
Strung Out
Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues

4.08
142 votes
82
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.08
108 votes
83
X Japan
Dahlia

4.08
182 votes
84
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

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

4.08
112 votes
86
Noir Desir
666.667 Club

4.07
27 votes
87
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

4.07
88 votes
88
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

4.07
147 votes
89
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

4.07
80 votes
90
Shotmaker
Mouse Ear [Forget-Me-Not]

4.07
22 votes
91
Steve Roach
The Magnificent Void

4.07
22 votes
92
UFO
Walk on Water

4.07
46 votes
93
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.06
465 votes
94
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

4.06
98 votes
95
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.06
68 votes
96
Stratovarius
Episode

4.06
213 votes
97
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.06
63 votes
98
The 3rd and the Mortal
Painting on Glass

4.06
27 votes
99
Samael
Passage

4.05
156 votes
100
Soundtrack (Film)
Trainspotting: Music from the Motion Picture

4.05
29 votes
101
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.05
71 votes
102
Kingpin Skinny Pimp
King Of Da Playaz Ball

4.05
21 votes
103
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

4.05
63 votes
104
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.05
88 votes
105
2Pac
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

4.04
371 votes
106
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

4.04
421 votes
107
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.04
106 votes
108
Setherial
Nord

4.04
36 votes
109
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

4.04
180 votes
110
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.04
103 votes
111
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

4.03
32 votes
112
Robert Miles
Dreamland

4.03
35 votes
113
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

4.03
35 votes
114
N.O.D.
Niggaz of Destruction

4.02
21 votes
115
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

4.02
291 votes
116
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.02
290 votes
117
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.02
80 votes
118
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

4.02
811 votes
119
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

4.01
70 votes
120
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.01
181 votes
121
Opeth
Morningrise

4.01
2315 votes
122
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

4.01
161 votes
123
Cradle of Filth
Dusk and Her Embrace

4.01
673 votes
124
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4
353 votes
125
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

4
229 votes
126
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

4
26 votes
127
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

3.99
50 votes
128
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

3.99
39 votes
129
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

3.98
28 votes
130
The Moaning
Blood From Stone

3.98
26 votes
131
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

3.98
23 votes
132
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

3.98
45 votes
133
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

3.98
82 votes
134
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

3.97
1453 votes
135
Local H
As Good as Dead

3.97
116 votes
136
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.97
54 votes
137
Monstrosity
Millenium

3.97
119 votes
138
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

3.97
46 votes
139
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

3.97
1385 votes
140
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.96
209 votes
141
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.96
27 votes
142
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

3.96
271 votes
143
Deadguy
Screamin' With the Deadguy Quintet

3.96
26 votes
144
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

3.96
83 votes
145
Porcupine Tree
Signify

3.96
1017 votes
146
Bardo Pond
Amanita

3.96
34 votes
147
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

3.95
117 votes
148
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

3.95
116 votes
149
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.95
42 votes
150
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

3.95
42 votes
151
Face to Face
Face to Face

3.95
68 votes
152
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

3.94
130 votes
153
Borknagar
Borknagar

3.94
174 votes
154
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

3.93
38 votes
155
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

3.93
59 votes
156
Crowbar
Broken Glass

3.93
117 votes
157
Ulver
Kveldssanger

3.93
711 votes
158
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.93
298 votes
159
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

3.93
55 votes
160
Amorphis
Elegy

3.93
356 votes
161
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.93
87 votes
162
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.93
220 votes
163
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

3.92
53 votes
164
Melvins
Stag

3.92
260 votes
165
George Michael
Older

3.92
38 votes
166
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

3.92
156 votes
167
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

3.92
486 votes
168
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

3.91
109 votes
169
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

3.91
128 votes
170
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

3.91
58 votes
171
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

3.91
368 votes
172
Nas
It Was Written

3.91
829 votes
173
Avail
4am Friday

3.91
27 votes
174
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

3.91
27 votes
175
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.91
95 votes
176
Wilco
Being There

3.9
331 votes
177
Today Is the Day
Today Is the Day

3.9
46 votes
178
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.9
163 votes
179
Thorr's Hammer
Dommedagsnatt

3.9
48 votes
180
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

3.89
122 votes
181
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

3.89
78 votes
182
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.89
40 votes
183
Enigma
Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

3.89
31 votes
184
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

3.89
31 votes
185
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

3.88
52 votes
186
Portraits Of Past
01010101

3.88
108 votes
187
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.88
43 votes
188
Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Remnants of a Deeper Purity

3.88
30 votes
189
A Canorous Quintet
Silence of the World Beyond

3.88
34 votes
190
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.88
92 votes
191
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

3.88
57 votes
192
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

3.87
218 votes
193
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

3.87
47 votes
194
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

3.87
43 votes
195
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

3.87
278 votes
196
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.87
23 votes
197
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.86
322 votes
198
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.86
92 votes
199
Lowdown Da Sinista
Coming For Your Soul

3.86
21 votes
200
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.86
38 votes



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