Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1996


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Psyence

4.5
16 votes
02
Tool
├ćnima

4.46
5344 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
947 votes
04
bloodthirsty butchers
Kocorono

4.45
20 votes
05
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
6062 votes
06
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.35
846 votes
07
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.29
19 votes
08
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.27
26 votes
09
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2235 votes
10
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.22
1917 votes
11
Swans
Die Tur ist zu

4.22
30 votes
12
Robert Pollard
Not In My Airforce

4.18
14 votes
13
Harry Pussy
What Was Music?

4.17
18 votes
14
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.15
3873 votes
15
Yann Tiersen
Rue des Cascades

4.13
15 votes
16
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.13
82 votes
17
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1140 votes
18
Luna Sea
Style

4.11
22 votes
19
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.11
49 votes
20
The Posies
Amazing disgrace

4.11
18 votes
21
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.11
118 votes
22
Fishmans
Long Season

4.1
92 votes
23
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.1
104 votes
24
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4.1
40 votes
25
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.08
528 votes
26
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.08
66 votes
27
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.08
61 votes
28
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.08
371 votes
29
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.08
220 votes
30
Labradford
Labradford

4.08
40 votes
31
Noir Desir
666.667 Club

4.07
27 votes
32
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

4.07
14 votes
33
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.06
461 votes
34
Girls Against Boys
House of GVSB

4.06
34 votes
35
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.06
70 votes
36
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.04
102 votes
37
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.03
87 votes
38
The Refreshments
Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy

4.03
32 votes
39
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.02
306 votes
40
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.01
79 votes
41
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

4.01
852 votes
42
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.01
289 votes
43
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.01
180 votes
44
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4
350 votes
45
Cracker
The Golden Age

4
20 votes
46
The Czars
Moodswing

4
15 votes
47
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

4
154 votes
48
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

3.99
38 votes
49
Local H
As Good as Dead

3.98
348 votes
50
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

3.98
45 votes
51
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.97
108 votes
52
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.97
207 votes
53
Guided by Voices
Sunfish Holy Breakfast

3.96
28 votes
54
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.96
54 votes
55
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.94
83 votes
56
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.94
651 votes
57
Tocotronic
Wir Kommen Um Uns Zu Beschweren

3.93
21 votes
58
Rollerskate Skinny
Horsedrawn Wishes

3.93
21 votes
59
Whiskeytown
Faithless Street

3.92
13 votes
60
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.92
314 votes
61
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.92
294 votes
62
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.91
95 votes
63
Wilco
Being There

3.9
323 votes
64
Fishmans
Kuuchuu Camp

3.9
20 votes
65
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.89
90 votes
66
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

3.89
90 votes
67
Velour 100
Fall Sounds

3.88
26 votes
68
The Frames
Fitzcarraldo

3.88
17 votes
69
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

3.88
210 votes
70
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.88
40 votes
71
Bedhead
Beheaded

3.87
57 votes
72
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.87
91 votes
73
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.87
323 votes
74
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.86
84 votes
75
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.86
70 votes
76
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.86
42 votes
77
Long Fin Killie
Valentino

3.86
14 votes
78
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

3.85
540 votes
79
L'arc-en-Ciel
True

3.85
13 votes
80
Ks Choice
Paradise in Me

3.84
32 votes
81
The Wrens
Secaucus

3.84
86 votes
82
Archive
Londinium

3.84
56 votes
83
Die Toten Hosen
Opium fuers Volk

3.83
18 votes
84
Jeremy Enigk
Return of the Frog Queen

3.83
18 votes
85
Karate
Karate

3.82
22 votes
86
The American Analog Set
The Fun of Watching Fireworks

3.81
26 votes
87
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.8
32 votes
88
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

3.79
204 votes
89
Anathema
Eternity

3.79
425 votes
90
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
423 votes
91
Talulah Gosh
Backwash

3.79
14 votes
92
Lovesliescrushing
Xuvetyn

3.78
27 votes
93
Idaho
Three Sheets to the Wind

3.78
18 votes
94
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.78
98 votes
95
Silkworm
Firewater

3.78
40 votes
96
Ash
1977

3.77
72 votes
97
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.77
126 votes
98
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi

3.75
640 votes
99
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down the Horse

3.74
138 votes
100
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.73
148 votes
101
Suede
Coming Up

3.73
254 votes
102
Boys Life
Departures & Landfalls

3.73
40 votes
103
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside

3.71
2222 votes
104
King's X
Ear Candy

3.7
58 votes
105
Eric's Trip
Purple Blue

3.69
26 votes
106
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.69
32 votes
107
Tracy Bonham
The Burdens Of Being Upright

3.69
16 votes
108
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.69
43 votes
109
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.68
42 votes
110
Kashmir
Cruzential

3.68
28 votes
111
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails

3.67
440 votes
112
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.67
1590 votes
113
Sebadoh
Harmacy

3.66
225 votes
114
Soul Coughing
Irresistable Bliss

3.66
44 votes
115
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.66
76 votes
116
Incubus
Enjoy Incubus

3.66
258 votes
117
Smashing Pumpkins
Zero

3.66
306 votes
118
Bowery Electric
Beat

3.65
36 votes
119
Blind Melon
Nico

3.65
160 votes
120
Regurgitator
Tu Plang

3.65
34 votes
121
Far
Tin Cans with Strings to You

3.64
66 votes
122
Superdrag
Regretfully Yours

3.64
21 votes
123
Limblifter
Limblifter

3.64
21 votes
124
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...

3.64
1130 votes
125
All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors
All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors

3.64
22 votes
126
Earth
Pentastar: In The Style Of Demons

3.63
156 votes
127
Chavez
Ride The Fader

3.63
16 votes
128
Broken Hearts Are Blue
The Truth About Love

3.61
14 votes
129
Pavement
Pacific Trim

3.6
45 votes
130
The Auteurs
After Murder Park

3.6
20 votes
131
Thought Industry
Outer Space Is Just a Martini Away

3.6
21 votes
132
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.59
27 votes
133
No-Man
Wild Opera

3.59
29 votes
134
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Come Find Yourself

3.58
31 votes
135
The Cardigans
First Band on the Moon

3.58
128 votes
136
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.56
137 votes
137
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island

3.56
2964 votes
138
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.55
356 votes
139
Bloodhound Gang
One Fierce Beer Coaster

3.55
168 votes
140
Chokebore
A Taste For Bitters

3.54
24 votes
141
The Beautiful South
Blue Is The Colour

3.53
17 votes
142
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.52
90 votes
143
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.52
51 votes
144
Bikini Kill
Reject All American

3.51
41 votes
145
Feeder
Swim

3.5
22 votes
146
Kent
Verkligen

3.5
21 votes
147
Sense Field
Building

3.5
16 votes
148
311
Enlarged to Show Detail

3.48
21 votes
149
Republica
Republica

3.46
13 votes
150
Throwing Muses
Limbo

3.45
22 votes
151
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.45
95 votes
152
The Verve Pipe
Villains

3.45
78 votes
153
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth

3.44
34 votes
154
They Might Be Giants
Factory Showroom

3.43
60 votes
155
Fountains of Wayne
Fountains Of Wayne

3.43
35 votes
156
Gin Blossoms
Congratulations... I'm Sorry

3.42
33 votes
157
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray

3.42
26 votes
158
Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills

3.4
29 votes
159
Arab Strap
The Week Never Starts Round Here

3.39
54 votes
160
Queens of the Stone Age
Gamma Ray

3.38
13 votes
161
Nada Surf
High/Low

3.38
178 votes
162
Adam Sandler
What The Hell Happened To Me!

3.38
41 votes
163
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed

3.38
119 votes
164
Shihad
Shihad

3.38
24 votes
165
Tonic
Lemon Parade

3.34
94 votes
166
AFI
Very Proud of Ya

3.34
415 votes
167
The Presidents of the United States of America
II

3.33
102 votes
168
Moist
Creature

3.32
60 votes
169
The Halo Benders
Don't Tell Me Now

3.31
24 votes
170
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.28
30 votes
171
Sponge
Wax Ecstatic

3.27
48 votes
172
Staind
Tormented

3.24
191 votes
173
Disco Inferno
Technicolour

3.23
13 votes
174
Andrew Bird
Music Of Hair

3.23
31 votes
175
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.23
60 votes
176
Babylon Zoo
The Boy With The X-Ray Eyes

3.22
23 votes
177
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase

3.18
752 votes
178
Lush
Lovelife

3.1
67 votes
179
Newsboys
Take Me To Your Leader

3.09
33 votes
180
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby

3.08
38 votes
181
Unwritten Law
Oz Factor

3.03
15 votes



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