Best Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1652 votes
02
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4504 votes
03
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.42
978 votes
04
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.42
559 votes
05
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
740 votes
06
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.4
1529 votes
07
Cardiacs
Sing to God

Rating: 4.39
32 votes
08
Weezer
Pinkerton

Rating: 4.38
2257 votes
09
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

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

Rating: 4.33
30 votes
11
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.33
65 votes
12
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

Rating: 4.33
26 votes
13
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
750 votes
14
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.32
213 votes
15
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.31
596 votes
16
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
17
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.27
129 votes
18
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
445 votes
19
Failure
Fantastic Planet

Rating: 4.25
227 votes
20
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

Rating: 4.25
22 votes
21
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.24
307 votes
22
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.24
152 votes
23
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.24
381 votes
24
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.24
61 votes
25
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

Rating: 4.23
30 votes
26
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

Rating: 4.23
118 votes
27
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.23
43 votes
28
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.23
52 votes
29
Therion
Theli

Rating: 4.22
142 votes
30
Robert Miles
Dreamland

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
31
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

Rating: 4.21
54 votes
32
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

Rating: 4.21
36 votes
33
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

Rating: 4.21
148 votes
34
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

Rating: 4.2
456 votes
35
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.2
120 votes
36
Mayhem
Out From The Dark

Rating: 4.19
31 votes
37
Sublime
Sublime

Rating: 4.19
1316 votes
38
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

Rating: 4.19
178 votes
39
Eyehategod
Dopesick

Rating: 4.18
281 votes
40
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

Rating: 4.17
63 votes
41
Burzum
Filosofem

Rating: 4.17
945 votes
42
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.17
35 votes
43
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rating: 4.17
59 votes
44
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

Rating: 4.16
275 votes
45
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
233 votes
46
Orbital
In Sides

Rating: 4.16
95 votes
47
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.15
95 votes
48
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
179 votes
49
George Michael
Older

Rating: 4.14
21 votes
50
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
398 votes
51
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
86 votes
52
Adramelech
Psychostasia

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

Rating: 4.13
934 votes
54
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.12
196 votes
55
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
932 votes
56
Unwound
Repetition

Rating: 4.12
159 votes
57
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

Rating: 4.12
56 votes
58
Labradford
Labradford

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

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
60
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

Rating: 4.11
27 votes
61
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

Rating: 4.11
87 votes
62
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

Rating: 4.11
60 votes
63
Moonspell
Irreligious

Rating: 4.11
125 votes
64
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

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

Rating: 4.1
311 votes
66
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

Rating: 4.1
46 votes
67
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

Rating: 4.1
72 votes
68
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

Rating: 4.1
73 votes
69
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
70
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

Rating: 4.09
111 votes
71
Samael
Passage

Rating: 4.09
112 votes
72
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
73
UFO
Walk on Water

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
74
2Pac
Makaveli

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

Rating: 4.08
213 votes
76
The Wrens
Secaucus

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
77
Stratovarius
Episode

Rating: 4.07
149 votes
78
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

Rating: 4.07
80 votes
79
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

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

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
81
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

Rating: 4.06
215 votes
82
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

Rating: 4.06
71 votes
83
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

Rating: 4.06
103 votes
84
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

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

Rating: 4.04
88 votes
86
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

Rating: 4.04
27 votes
87
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

Rating: 4.03
66 votes
88
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
89
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
90
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

Rating: 4.03
35 votes
91
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.03
584 votes
92
Avail
4am Friday

Rating: 4.02
21 votes
93
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

Rating: 4.02
44 votes
94
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

Rating: 4.02
225 votes
95
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

Rating: 4.02
68 votes
96
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

Rating: 4.02
65 votes
97
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

Rating: 4.01
189 votes
98
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

Rating: 4.01
41 votes
99
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4.01
1886 votes
100
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

Rating: 4
22 votes
101
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

Rating: 4
26 votes
102
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

Rating: 4
1175 votes
103
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

Rating: 4
257 votes
104
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 4
293 votes
105
Screaming Trees
Dust

Rating: 3.99
156 votes
106
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

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

Rating: 3.99
86 votes
108
Three 6 Mafia
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
109
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

Rating: 3.98
314 votes
110
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 OST

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

Rating: 3.96
528 votes
112
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

Rating: 3.96
36 votes
113
Local H
As Good as Dead

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

Rating: 3.96
432 votes
115
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

Rating: 3.96
238 votes
116
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

Rating: 3.96
193 votes
117
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.96
89 votes
118
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.95
820 votes
119
Amorphis
Elegy

Rating: 3.95
248 votes
120
Monstrosity
Millenium

Rating: 3.95
82 votes
121
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

Rating: 3.95
91 votes
122
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

Rating: 3.94
69 votes
123
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
186 votes
124
Archive
Londinium

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
125
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

Rating: 3.94
91 votes
126
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

Rating: 3.93
61 votes
127
Braid
The Age of Octeen

Rating: 3.93
81 votes
128
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
129
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

Rating: 3.93
87 votes
130
Crowbar
Broken Glass

Rating: 3.93
80 votes
131
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

Rating: 3.92
26 votes
132
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

Rating: 3.92
45 votes
133
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

Rating: 3.92
45 votes
134
Eels
Beautiful Freak

Rating: 3.92
183 votes
135
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

Rating: 3.92
25 votes
136
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Rating: 3.92
1041 votes
137
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

Rating: 3.91
88 votes
138
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

Rating: 3.91
41 votes
139
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Rating: 3.91
105 votes
140
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
141
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

Rating: 3.91
77 votes
142
Amon Tobin
Adventures In Foam

Rating: 3.91
43 votes
143
Face to Face
Face to Face

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

Rating: 3.9
34 votes
145
thorr's hammer
Dommedagsnatt

Rating: 3.9
29 votes
146
Ulver
Kveldssanger

Rating: 3.9
477 votes
147
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
148
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

Rating: 3.89
128 votes
149
Fiona Apple
Tidal

Rating: 3.89
218 votes
150
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

Rating: 3.89
101 votes
151
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.89
114 votes
152
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

Rating: 3.88
97 votes
153
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
154
Nas
It Was Written

Rating: 3.88
576 votes
155
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

Rating: 3.88
290 votes
156
Wilco
Being There

Rating: 3.88
245 votes
157
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
158
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
159
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
160
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

Rating: 3.87
181 votes
161
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

Rating: 3.87
166 votes
162
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
163
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

Rating: 3.84
125 votes
164
Iced Earth
The Dark Saga

Rating: 3.84
386 votes
165
Refused
Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Rating: 3.84
443 votes
166
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

Rating: 3.83
45 votes
167
Enigma
Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
168
Fun Lovin Criminals
Come Find Yourself

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
169
De La Soul
Stakes Is High

Rating: 3.83
101 votes
170
Semisonic
Great Divide

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

Rating: 3.82
2131 votes
172
Dimmu Borgir
Stormblast

Rating: 3.82
326 votes
173
Jeru the Damaja
Wrath of the Math

Rating: 3.81
45 votes
174
Aaliyah
One In A Million

Rating: 3.81
29 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
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

Rating: 3.8
37 votes
179
Godflesh
Songs of Love and Hate

Rating: 3.8
119 votes
180
Phish
Billy Breathes

Rating: 3.79
85 votes
181
Aura Noir
Black Thrash Attack

Rating: 3.79
34 votes
182
Camel
Harbour of Tears

Rating: 3.79
75 votes
183
Iniquity
Serenadium

Rating: 3.79
29 votes
184
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

Rating: 3.79
65 votes
185
Killing Joke
Democracy

Rating: 3.79
55 votes
186
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.79
330 votes
187
Cake
Fashion Nugget

Rating: 3.79
377 votes
188
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
189
Dissection
Where Dead Angels Lie

Rating: 3.79
33 votes
190
H2O
H2O

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

Rating: 3.78
231 votes
192
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

Rating: 3.78
50 votes
193
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

Rating: 3.78
29 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: 3.77
180 votes
197
Faithless
Reverence

Rating: 3.76
55 votes
198
KMFDM
XTORT

Rating: 3.75
79 votes
199
MxPx
Life in General

Rating: 3.74
116 votes
200
Descendents
Everything Sucks

Rating: 3.73
241 votes



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