Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1996


01
Tool
Aenima

4.46
4599 votes
02
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.4
4860 votes
03
Lungfish
Indivisible

4.39
14 votes
04
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Psyence

4.38
13 votes
05
Guided by Voices
Sunfish Holy Breakfast

4.38
16 votes
06
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.36
18 votes
07
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.29
21 votes
08
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.27
488 votes
09
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.25
132 votes
10
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.21
962 votes
11
Sublime
Sublime

4.19
1333 votes
12
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4.19
16 votes
13
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

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

4.13
2898 votes
15
Beck
Odelay!

4.12
1910 votes
16
Girls Against Boys
House of GVSB

4.12
13 votes
17
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.11
36 votes
18
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.11
32 votes
19
Unwound
Repetition

4.11
176 votes
20
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.11
94 votes
21
Shihad
Killjoy

4.11
19 votes
22
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.1
164 votes
23
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.1
320 votes
24
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.1
61 votes
25
Labradford
Labradford

4.1
26 votes
26
Elevator To Hell
Parts 1-3

4.08
18 votes
27
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.08
440 votes
28
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.08
148 votes
29
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.08
85 votes
30
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

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
298 votes
34
Luna Sea
Style

4.06
17 votes
35
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.06
45 votes
36
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

4.05
56 votes
37
Noir Désir
666.667 Club

4.05
21 votes
38
Fishmans
Long Season

4.04
28 votes
39
Lovesliescrushing
Xuvetyn

4.04
14 votes
40
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

4.03
58 votes
41
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.03
233 votes
42
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

4.03
34 votes
43
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.02
69 votes
44
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

4.02
144 votes
45
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.01
138 votes
46
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4.01
268 votes
47
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.01
144 votes
48
Local H
As Good as Dead

4
176 votes
49
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

4
25 votes
50
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.99
330 votes
51
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.98
40 votes
52
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

3.97
408 votes
53
Ks Choice
Paradise in Me

3.96
13 votes
54
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

3.94
109 votes
55
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.94
83 votes
56
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.94
47 votes
57
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

3.93
1075 votes
58
Karate
Karate

3.93
14 votes
59
The Frames
Fitzcarraldo

3.92
13 votes
60
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.91
372 votes
61
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.91
79 votes
62
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.9
285 votes
63
Archive
Londinium

3.9
37 votes
64
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.89
450 votes
65
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.89
98 votes
66
Wilco
Being There

3.88
504 votes
67
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.88
294 votes
68
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.88
16 votes
69
Semisonic
Great Divide

3.86
25 votes
70
Silkworm
Firewater

3.85
26 votes
71
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.85
26 votes
72
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.84
98 votes
73
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8

3.84
384 votes
74
Fun Lovin Criminals
Come Find Yourself

3.83
21 votes
75
Elysian Fields
Bleed Your Cedar

3.83
18 votes
76
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons

3.83
138 votes
77
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.82
85 votes
78
Rollerskate Skinny
Horsedrawn Wishes

3.8
15 votes
79
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

3.8
42 votes
80
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
381 votes
81
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.79
26 votes
82
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi

3.79
478 votes
83
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

3.79
28 votes
84
All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors
All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors

3.79
14 votes
85
Anathema
Eternity

3.78
339 votes
86
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down The Horse

3.75
124 votes
87
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.74
19 votes
88
Ash
1977

3.73
54 votes
89
Kashmir
Cruzential

3.73
26 votes
90
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.73
133 votes
91
Sebadoh
Harmacy

3.71
168 votes
92
Suede
Coming Up

3.71
182 votes
93
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.71
1276 votes
94
The Halo Benders
Don't Tell Me Now

3.7
15 votes
95
Regurgitator
Tu Plang

3.69
26 votes
96
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside

3.69
1834 votes
97
King's X
Ear Candy

3.68
46 votes
98
Blind Melon
Nico

3.68
68 votes
99
Boys Life
Departures & Landfalls

3.68
22 votes
100
Soul Coughing
Irresistable Bliss

3.68
31 votes
101
The Smashing Pumpkins
Zero

3.65
186 votes
102
Far
Tin Cans with Strings to You

3.64
59 votes
103
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.64
21 votes
104
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.64
64 votes
105
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.64
32 votes
106
Incubus
Enjoy Incubus

3.64
225 votes
107
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.64
74 votes
108
Bowery Electric
Beat

3.63
48 votes
109
Superdrag
Regretfully Yours

3.63
20 votes
110
Fields of the Nephilim
Zoon

3.63
16 votes
111
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...

3.62
950 votes
112
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.61
38 votes
113
Bikini Kill
Reject All American

3.6
24 votes
114
Everything But The Girl
Walking Wounded

3.59
23 votes
115
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island

3.58
2400 votes
116
Thought Industry
Outer Space Is Just A Martini Away

3.58
19 votes
117
Bloodhound Gang
One Fierce Beer Coaster

3.58
143 votes
118
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth

3.58
13 votes
119
No-Man
Wild Opera

3.57
44 votes
120
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails

3.56
307 votes
121
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.56
303 votes
122
Pavement
Pacific Trim

3.56
27 votes
123
They Might Be Giants
Factory Showroom

3.55
44 votes
124
Chokebore
A Taste For Bitters

3.55
22 votes
125
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.54
93 votes
126
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.54
28 votes
127
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray

3.52
21 votes
128
Gin Blossoms
Congratulations... I'm Sorry

3.52
29 votes
129
Shihad
Shihad

3.45
21 votes
130
311
Enlarged to Show Detail

3.45
20 votes
131
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.43
80 votes
132
The Verve Pipe
Villains

3.42
32 votes
133
Tonic
Lemon Parade

3.42
36 votes
134
Nada Surf
High/Low

3.41
138 votes
135
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed

3.41
104 votes
136
Kent
Verkligen

3.41
16 votes
137
Bad Religion
The Gray Race

3.4
298 votes
138
Moist
Creature

3.4
26 votes
139
AFI
Very Proud of Ya

3.4
369 votes
140
The Presidents of the USA
II

3.4
88 votes
141
Babylon Zoo
The Boy With The X-Ray Eyes

3.39
18 votes
142
Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills

3.33
20 votes
143
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby

3.31
13 votes
144
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.28
25 votes
145
Sense Field
Building

3.27
13 votes
146
Sponge
Wax Ecstatic

3.25
40 votes
147
Lush
Lovelife

3.25
38 votes
148
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.24
50 votes
149
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase

3.21
670 votes
150
Andrew Bird
Music Of Hair

3.2
56 votes
151
Cocteau Twins
Milk & Kisses

3.2
51 votes
152
Gob
Too Late...No Friends

3.14
29 votes
153
Newsboys
Take Me To Your Leader

3.13
28 votes
154
Mike Patton
Adult Themes for Voice

3.01
46 votes



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