Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1996


01
bloodthirsty butchers
Kocorono

4.63
16 votes
02
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.47
18 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
729 votes
04
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4783 votes
05
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
5126 votes
06
hide
Psyence

4.39
14 votes
07
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.31
596 votes
08
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.3
23 votes
09
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1054 votes
10
Swans
Die Tur ist zu

4.22
23 votes
11
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4.21
14 votes
12
Fishmans
Long Season

4.19
24 votes
13
Guided by Voices
Sunfish Holy Breakfast

4.18
22 votes
14
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.14
152 votes
15
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
3180 votes
16
The Boo Radleys
C'mon Kids

4.13
16 votes
17
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.12
61 votes
18
Beck
Odelay!

4.12
2018 votes
19
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.11
188 votes
20
Shihad
Killjoy

4.11
19 votes
21
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.1
62 votes
22
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.1
458 votes
23
Labradford
Labradford

4.1
31 votes
24
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.09
43 votes
25
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.08
688 votes
26
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.08
90 votes
27
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.08
170 votes
28
Elevator To Hell
Parts 1-3

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

4.07
14 votes
30
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.07
57 votes
31
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.07
73 votes
32
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.07
314 votes
33
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

4.06
62 votes
34
Luna Sea
Style

4.06
17 votes
35
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.06
106 votes
36
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.05
146 votes
37
The Refreshments
Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy

4.03
30 votes
38
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.03
247 votes
39
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

4.03
35 votes
40
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

4.02
28 votes
41
Local H
As Good as Dead

4.02
196 votes
42
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.01
36 votes
43
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.01
150 votes
44
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4.01
284 votes
45
Noir Désir
666.667 Club

4
23 votes
46
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

4
452 votes
47
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.98
350 votes
48
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.98
40 votes
49
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

3.97
174 votes
50
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.97
38 votes
51
Karate
Karate

3.97
17 votes
52
The Wrens
Secaucus

3.97
64 votes
53
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

3.96
114 votes
54
Ks Choice
Paradise in Me

3.96
13 votes
55
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.95
58 votes
56
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.94
330 votes
57
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.94
86 votes
58
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.93
382 votes
59
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.93
49 votes
60
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.93
81 votes
61
Girls Against Boys
House of GVSB

3.92
13 votes
62
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.92
31 votes
63
Lovesliescrushing
Xuvetyn

3.91
17 votes
64
Wilco
Being There

3.9
546 votes
65
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.9
474 votes
66
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.89
28 votes
67
The Frames
Fitzcarraldo

3.89
14 votes
68
Archive
Londinium

3.89
42 votes
69
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.88
55 votes
70
Eric's Trip
Purple Blue

3.86
14 votes
71
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

3.85
150 votes
72
Silkworm
Firewater

3.85
26 votes
73
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

3.84
411 votes
74
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.84
106 votes
75
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.84
89 votes
76
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

3.81
42 votes
77
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.8
71 votes
78
Rollerskate Skinny
Horsedrawn Wishes

3.8
15 votes
79
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
398 votes
80
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

3.79
28 votes
81
Anathema
Eternity

3.78
357 votes
82
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi

3.78
510 votes
83
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down The Horse

3.76
128 votes
84
Ash
1977

3.75
63 votes
85
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.75
48 votes
86
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.74
27 votes
87
Die Toten Hosen
Opium fuers Volk

3.73
15 votes
88
Kashmir
Cruzential

3.73
26 votes
89
Dub War
Wrong Side of Beautiful

3.73
13 votes
90
King's X
Ear Candy

3.72
47 votes
91
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.72
141 votes
92
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.72
23 votes
93
Sebadoh
Harmacy

3.71
174 votes
94
Suede
Coming Up

3.7
196 votes
95
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.7
20 votes
96
The Halo Benders
Don't Tell Me Now

3.7
15 votes
97
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside

3.69
1916 votes
98
Regurgitator
Tu Plang

3.69
26 votes
99
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.69
32 votes
100
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.68
1344 votes
101
Soul Coughing
Irresistable Bliss

3.68
34 votes
102
Fields of the Nephilim
Zoon

3.68
20 votes
103
Boys Life
Departures & Landfalls

3.67
23 votes
104
Blind Melon
Nico

3.67
140 votes
105
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.67
18 votes
106
Incubus
Enjoy Incubus

3.65
236 votes
107
Far
Tin Cans with Strings to You

3.65
58 votes
108
Fun Lovin Criminals
Come Find Yourself

3.65
24 votes
109
Everything But The Girl
Walking Wounded

3.65
24 votes
110
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...

3.62
980 votes
111
Superdrag
Regretfully Yours

3.62
21 votes
112
The Smashing Pumpkins
Zero

3.62
279 votes
113
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.61
35 votes
114
Bikini Kill
Reject All American

3.6
29 votes
115
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.6
78 votes
116
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails

3.59
327 votes
117
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island

3.58
2595 votes
118
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth

3.58
13 votes
119
Bowery Electric
Beat

3.57
28 votes
120
Bloodhound Gang
One Fierce Beer Coaster

3.57
148 votes
121
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.56
99 votes
122
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.56
315 votes
123
Thought Industry
Outer Space Is Just A Martini Away

3.55
20 votes
124
Chokebore
A Taste For Bitters

3.55
22 votes
125
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.52
29 votes
126
They Might Be Giants
Factory Showroom

3.5
54 votes
127
No-Man
Wild Opera

3.5
50 votes
128
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.5
49 votes
129
Pavement
Pacific Trim

3.5
36 votes
130
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray

3.48
22 votes
131
Arab Strap
The Week Never Starts Round Here

3.46
13 votes
132
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.45
90 votes
133
311
Enlarged to Show Detail

3.45
20 votes
134
Gin Blossoms
Congratulations... I'm Sorry

3.45
29 votes
135
Kent
Verkligen

3.44
18 votes
136
Shihad
Shihad

3.43
22 votes
137
Feeder
Swim

3.43
14 votes
138
Nada Surf
High/Low

3.42
142 votes
139
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed

3.41
108 votes
140
The Presidents of the USA
II

3.41
88 votes
141
Moist
Creature

3.41
27 votes
142
AFI
Very Proud of Ya

3.4
375 votes
143
The Verve Pipe
Villains

3.4
35 votes
144
Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills

3.4
25 votes
145
Tonic
Lemon Parade

3.38
39 votes
146
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.28
25 votes
147
Babylon Zoo
The Boy With The X-Ray Eyes

3.26
19 votes
148
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby

3.25
14 votes
149
Sponge
Wax Ecstatic

3.23
40 votes
150
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.22
53 votes
151
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase

3.22
692 votes
152
Lush
Lovelife

3.21
45 votes
153
Gob
Too Late...No Friends

3.18
31 votes
154
Newsboys
Take Me To Your Leader

3.1
29 votes
155
Mike Patton
Adult Themes for Voice

3.05
44 votes



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