Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1996


01
bloodthirsty butchers
Kocorono

4.57
14 votes
02
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.47
17 votes
03
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4681 votes
04
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5012 votes
05
hide
Psyence

4.39
14 votes
06
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.29
21 votes
07
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
524 votes
08
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
1014 votes
09
Guided by Voices
Sunfish Holy Breakfast

4.2
20 votes
10
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1355 votes
11
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.17
140 votes
12
Fishmans
Long Season

4.14
18 votes
13
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.14
65 votes
14
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3066 votes
15
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1980 votes
16
Labradford
Labradford

4.12
29 votes
17
Girls Against Boys
House of GVSB

4.12
13 votes
18
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.11
452 votes
19
Shihad
Killjoy

4.11
19 votes
20
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.1
62 votes
21
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.1
172 votes
22
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.1
664 votes
23
Elevator To Hell
Parts 1-3

4.08
18 votes
24
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.08
156 votes
25
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.08
40 votes
26
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.07
54 votes
27
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.07
88 votes
28
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

4.07
56 votes
29
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

4.07
14 votes
30
The Boo Radleys
C'mon Kids

4.07
14 votes
31
The Wrens
Secaucus

4.07
58 votes
32
The Refreshments
Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy

4.07
30 votes
33
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.06
307 votes
34
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4.06
16 votes
35
Luna Sea
Style

4.06
17 votes
36
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.06
35 votes
37
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.06
71 votes
38
Noir Désir
666.667 Club

4.05
22 votes
39
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.04
102 votes
40
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.04
140 votes
41
Lovesliescrushing
Xuvetyn

4.04
14 votes
42
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.04
239 votes
43
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

4.03
34 votes
44
Local H
As Good as Dead

4.02
184 votes
45
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.02
145 votes
46
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4.01
273 votes
47
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

4.01
162 votes
48
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

4
52 votes
49
Eric's Trip
Purple Blue

4
14 votes
50
The Olivia Tremor Control
The Giant Day

4
14 votes
51
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.99
334 votes
52
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

3.99
434 votes
53
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.98
40 votes
54
Ks Choice
Paradise in Me

3.96
13 votes
55
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

3.96
111 votes
56
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.95
58 votes
57
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.94
85 votes
58
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.94
48 votes
59
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.93
30 votes
60
Karate
Karate

3.93
15 votes
61
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.93
300 votes
62
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.92
372 votes
63
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.91
27 votes
64
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.91
458 votes
65
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.9
80 votes
66
The Frames
Fitzcarraldo

3.89
14 votes
67
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.89
296 votes
68
Wilco
Being There

3.88
510 votes
69
Archive
Londinium

3.87
39 votes
70
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.86
51 votes
71
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.85
88 votes
72
Silkworm
Firewater

3.85
26 votes
73
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

3.84
405 votes
74
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

3.84
144 votes
75
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.83
102 votes
76
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.82
59 votes
77
Rollerskate Skinny
Horsedrawn Wishes

3.8
15 votes
78
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
386 votes
79
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

3.79
28 votes
80
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi

3.79
484 votes
81
Anathema
Eternity

3.78
350 votes
82
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down The Horse

3.77
124 votes
83
Fun Lovin Criminals
Come Find Yourself

3.76
23 votes
84
Ash
1977

3.75
58 votes
85
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.74
27 votes
86
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.74
138 votes
87
Kashmir
Cruzential

3.73
26 votes
88
Suede
Coming Up

3.72
188 votes
89
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.71
19 votes
90
Soul Coughing
Irresistable Bliss

3.7
32 votes
91
The Halo Benders
Don't Tell Me Now

3.7
15 votes
92
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.7
23 votes
93
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside

3.69
1868 votes
94
Regurgitator
Tu Plang

3.69
26 votes
95
King's X
Ear Candy

3.69
47 votes
96
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.69
1308 votes
97
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.68
20 votes
98
Blind Melon
Nico

3.67
138 votes
99
Boys Life
Departures & Landfalls

3.67
23 votes
100
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.67
18 votes
101
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.66
32 votes
102
Fields of the Nephilim
Zoon

3.65
17 votes
103
Far
Tin Cans with Strings to You

3.65
58 votes
104
The Smashing Pumpkins
Zero

3.65
279 votes
105
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.64
64 votes
106
Incubus
Enjoy Incubus

3.64
232 votes
107
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...

3.62
952 votes
108
Superdrag
Regretfully Yours

3.62
21 votes
109
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.62
76 votes
110
Bowery Electric
Beat

3.6
26 votes
111
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.59
95 votes
112
Bikini Kill
Reject All American

3.59
27 votes
113
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails

3.59
321 votes
114
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island

3.58
2505 votes
115
Thought Industry
Outer Space Is Just A Martini Away

3.58
19 votes
116
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth

3.58
13 votes
117
Bloodhound Gang
One Fierce Beer Coaster

3.57
144 votes
118
No-Man
Wild Opera

3.57
46 votes
119
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.56
306 votes
120
Pavement
Pacific Trim

3.55
30 votes
121
Chokebore
A Taste For Bitters

3.55
22 votes
122
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.54
28 votes
123
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray

3.52
21 votes
124
They Might Be Giants
Factory Showroom

3.52
50 votes
125
Gin Blossoms
Congratulations... I'm Sorry

3.5
28 votes
126
Arab Strap
The Week Never Starts Round Here

3.46
13 votes
127
311
Enlarged to Show Detail

3.45
20 votes
128
Kent
Verkligen

3.44
18 votes
129
Shihad
Shihad

3.43
22 votes
130
Feeder
Swim

3.43
14 votes
131
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.42
83 votes
132
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed

3.42
107 votes
133
Moist
Creature

3.4
26 votes
134
The Verve Pipe
Villains

3.4
35 votes
135
The Presidents of the USA
II

3.4
88 votes
136
Nada Surf
High/Low

3.4
136 votes
137
AFI
Very Proud of Ya

3.4
371 votes
138
Babylon Zoo
The Boy With The X-Ray Eyes

3.39
18 votes
139
Tonic
Lemon Parade

3.38
37 votes
140
Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills

3.36
21 votes
141
Sense Field
Building

3.36
14 votes
142
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.28
25 votes
143
Lush
Lovelife

3.25
40 votes
144
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby

3.25
14 votes
145
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase

3.22
680 votes
146
Sponge
Wax Ecstatic

3.21
38 votes
147
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.21
51 votes
148
Newsboys
Take Me To Your Leader

3.16
28 votes
149
Gob
Too Late...No Friends

3.14
29 votes
150
Mike Patton
Adult Themes for Voice

3.03
46 votes



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