Best Metal Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
Tool
Aenima

Rating: 4.45
4434 votes
02
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

Rating: 4.43
1932 votes
03
Pan.thy.monium
Khaooohs and Kon-Fus-Ion

Rating: 4.42
12 votes
04
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

Rating: 4.41
2190 votes
05
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

Rating: 4.4
1510 votes
06
Sabbat (JPN)
The Dwelling

Rating: 4.4
20 votes
07
Paramaecium
Within the Ancient Forest

Rating: 4.39
27 votes
08
The 3rd and the Mortal
Painting On Glass

Rating: 4.33
24 votes
09
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

Rating: 4.32
14 votes
10
Jason Becker
Perspective

Rating: 4.31
49 votes
11
Gamma Ray
Silent Miracles (EP)

Rating: 4.27
30 votes
12
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

Rating: 4.26
127 votes
13
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

Rating: 4.25
288 votes
14
Immolation
Here in After

Rating: 4.24
304 votes
15
Type O Negative
October Rust

Rating: 4.23
756 votes
16
Pan-Thy-Monium
Khaooohs & Kon-Fus-Ion

Rating: 4.23
13 votes
17
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

Rating: 4.23
105 votes
18
Therion
Theli

Rating: 4.23
140 votes
19
Scald
Will Of The Gods Is Great Power

Rating: 4.22
58 votes
20
Desire
Infinity... A Timeless Journey

Rating: 4.22
18 votes
21
Neurosis
Locust Star

Rating: 4.22
32 votes
22
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

Rating: 4.19
143 votes
23
Eyehategod
Dopesick

Rating: 4.18
542 votes
24
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.18
234 votes
25
Mayhem
Out From The Dark

Rating: 4.18
30 votes
26
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

Rating: 4.18
62 votes
27
Burzum
Filosofem

Rating: 4.18
921 votes
28
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.17
70 votes
29
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

Rating: 4.16
540 votes
30
Labradford
Labradford

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
31
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
83 votes
32
Adramelech
Psychostasia

Rating: 4.12
124 votes
33
Moonspell
Irreligious

Rating: 4.11
124 votes
34
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
35
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

Rating: 4.1
55 votes
36
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

Rating: 4.09
101 votes
37
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

Rating: 4.09
108 votes
38
Samael
Passage

Rating: 4.09
220 votes
39
Sadist
Tribe

Rating: 4.08
18 votes
40
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.08
278 votes
41
Stratovarius
Episode

Rating: 4.08
438 votes
42
Memory Garden
Tides

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
43
16
Drop Out

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
44
Root
Kärgeräs

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
45
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

Rating: 4.07
210 votes
46
Deadguy
Screamin' With the Deadguy Quintet

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
47
Bardo Pond
Amanita

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
48
Maeror Tri
The Beauty of Sadness

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
49
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry (Demo)

Rating: 4.04
87 votes
50
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
51
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

Rating: 4.03
70 votes
52
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4.01
3706 votes
53
A Canorous Quintet
Silence of the World Beyond

Rating: 4
33 votes
54
Depressive Age
Electric Scum

Rating: 4
18 votes
55
Memento Mori
La Danse Macabre

Rating: 4
15 votes
56
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

Rating: 4
1160 votes
57
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 3.99
288 votes
58
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

Rating: 3.99
85 votes
59
Cradle of Filth
Dusk... and Her Embrace

Rating: 3.97
524 votes
60
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

Rating: 3.95
711 votes
61
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.95
88 votes
62
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.95
778 votes
63
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
64
Amorphis
Elegy

Rating: 3.95
494 votes
65
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
66
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
181 votes
67
Monstrosity
Millenium

Rating: 3.93
84 votes
68
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
69
Crowbar
Broken Glass

Rating: 3.92
237 votes
70
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Rating: 3.92
1033 votes
71
Freak Kitchen
Spanking Hour

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
72
Catasexual Urge Motivation
The Encyclopedia of Serial Murders

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
73
Ulver
Kveldssanger

Rating: 3.9
470 votes
74
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

Rating: 3.9
41 votes
75
thorr's hammer
Dommedagsnatt

Rating: 3.9
58 votes
76
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.89
226 votes
77
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

Rating: 3.87
95 votes
78
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

Rating: 3.87
178 votes
79
Setherial
Nord

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
80
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

Rating: 3.86
330 votes
81
Mr. Big
Hey Man

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
82
Damnation
Rebel Souls

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
83
Iced Earth
The Dark Saga

Rating: 3.84
1149 votes
84
Obliveon
Cybervoid

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
85
Varga
Oxygen

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
86
Rage Against the Machine
Evil Empire

Rating: 3.82
2108 votes
87
Dimmu Borgir
Stormblast

Rating: 3.82
321 votes
88
Grief
Miserably Ever After

Rating: 3.81
42 votes
89
Iniquity
Serenadium

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
90
Godflesh
Songs of Love and Hate

Rating: 3.8
234 votes
91
Skyclad
Oui Avant-Garde a Chance

Rating: 3.8
30 votes
92
Sacrilege GBG
Lost in the Beauty You Slay

Rating: 3.8
30 votes
93
Judas Iscariot
The Cold Earth Slept Below

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
94
Absurd [GER]
Facta Loquuntur

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
95
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.8
328 votes
96
Aura Noir
Black Thrash Attack

Rating: 3.79
68 votes
97
Killing Joke
Democracy

Rating: 3.79
55 votes
98
Propagandhi
Less Talk, More Rock

Rating: 3.78
180 votes
99
Marty Friedman
True Obsessions

Rating: 3.78
40 votes
100
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

Rating: 3.77
37 votes
101
Grave Digger
Tunes of War

Rating: 3.77
100 votes
102
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

Rating: 3.77
28 votes
103
Dissection
Where Dead Angels Lie

Rating: 3.76
66 votes
104
Skyclad
Irrational Anthems

Rating: 3.75
36 votes
105
Rage
Lingua Mortis

Rating: 3.75
16 votes
106
KMFDM
XTORT

Rating: 3.74
78 votes
107
Bathory
Blood on Ice

Rating: 3.73
346 votes
108
Lunar Aurora
Weltengänger

Rating: 3.73
11 votes
109
Nevermore
In Memory

Rating: 3.73
228 votes
110
Falkenbach
...En Their Medh Riki Fara...

Rating: 3.72
86 votes
111
Corrosion of Conformity
Wiseblood

Rating: 3.72
411 votes
112
King's X
Ear Candy

Rating: 3.71
42 votes
113
Pantera
The Great Southern Trendkill

Rating: 3.71
2492 votes
114
Einherjer
Dragons of the North

Rating: 3.7
40 votes
115
Vomitory
Raped In Their Own Blood

Rating: 3.69
13 votes
116
Pro-Pain
Contents Under Pressure

Rating: 3.69
16 votes
117
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside

Rating: 3.68
875 votes
118
Stuck Mojo
Pigwalk

Rating: 3.67
24 votes
119
Lethal
Poison Seed

Rating: 3.67
18 votes
120
Diabolical Masquerade
Ravendusk in my Heart

Rating: 3.66
37 votes
121
Helloween
The Time of the Oath

Rating: 3.66
414 votes
122
Mortification
Envision Evangelene

Rating: 3.64
42 votes
123
Axel Rudi Pell
Black Moon Pyramid

Rating: 3.64
21 votes
124
The Moaning
Blood From Stone

Rating: 3.64
21 votes
125
Mushroomhead
Superbuick

Rating: 3.63
160 votes
126
Incubus
Enjoy Incubus

Rating: 3.63
218 votes
127
Arch Enemy
Black Earth

Rating: 3.62
237 votes
128
Thought Industry
Outer Space Is Just A Martini Away

Rating: 3.62
17 votes
129
Ildjarn
Strength and Anger

Rating: 3.62
17 votes
130
Apocalyptica
Plays Metallica by Four Cellos

Rating: 3.61
134 votes
131
My Dying Bride
Like Gods of the Sun

Rating: 3.61
298 votes
132
Orphaned Land
El Norra Alila

Rating: 3.6
96 votes
133
King Diamond
The Graveyard

Rating: 3.6
154 votes
134
Orphanage
By Time Alone

Rating: 3.6
20 votes
135
Earth
Pentastar: In The Style Of Demons

Rating: 3.6
192 votes
136
Agalloch
From Which of This Oak

Rating: 3.59
226 votes
137
Desaster
A Touch of Medieval Darkness

Rating: 3.58
12 votes
138
Novembre
Arte Novecento

Rating: 3.57
66 votes
139
Ancient
The Cainian Chronicles

Rating: 3.56
26 votes
140
Deeds of Flesh
Trading Pieces

Rating: 3.56
45 votes
141
Gehenna
Malice

Rating: 3.56
18 votes
142
Marduk
Heaven Shall Burn... When We Are Gathered

Rating: 3.54
66 votes
143
Earth Crisis
Gomorrah's Season Ends

Rating: 3.53
53 votes
144
Boris
Absolutego

Rating: 3.52
258 votes
145
Cannibal Corpse
Vile

Rating: 3.51
420 votes
146
Cathedral
Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)

Rating: 3.5
36 votes
147
Hypocrisy
Maximum Abduction (EP)

Rating: 3.5
26 votes
148
Galactic Cowboys
Machine Fish

Rating: 3.5
20 votes
149
Angelcorpse
Hammer of Gods

Rating: 3.5
20 votes
150
Die Krupps
III - Odyssey of the Mind

Rating: 3.5
13 votes
151
Adam Sandler
What The Hell Happened To Me!

Rating: 3.47
38 votes
152
Asphyx
Embrace the Death

Rating: 3.47
36 votes
153
Angra
Freedom Call

Rating: 3.47
34 votes
154
Kataklysm
Temple of Knowledge (Kataklysm Part III)

Rating: 3.47
60 votes
155
Sepultura
Roots

Rating: 3.47
1736 votes
156
Abigor
Opus IV

Rating: 3.45
19 votes
157
Ryoji Ikeda
+/-

Rating: 3.43
22 votes
158
Solitude Aeturnus
Downfall

Rating: 3.43
63 votes
159
Manowar
Louder Than Hell

Rating: 3.42
354 votes
160
Pitchshifter
Infotainment?

Rating: 3.42
48 votes
161
Biohazard
Mata Leao

Rating: 3.42
32 votes
162
Bruce Dickinson
Skunkworks

Rating: 3.41
150 votes
163
Stars of the Lid
Gravitational Pull vs the Desire for an Aquatic Li

Rating: 3.41
27 votes
164
Annihilator
Refresh The Demon

Rating: 3.4
126 votes
165
Dark Funeral
The Secrets of the Black Arts

Rating: 3.4
96 votes
166
Ildjarn
Forest Poetry

Rating: 3.4
43 votes
167
Negura Bunget
Zîrnindu-să

Rating: 3.39
38 votes
168
Sacred Reich
Heal

Rating: 3.38
52 votes
169
Napalm Death
Diatribes

Rating: 3.38
98 votes
170
Korn
Life Is Peachy

Rating: 3.36
2580 votes
171
Arghoslent
Arsenal of Glory

Rating: 3.36
54 votes
172
Dark Tranquillity
Enter Suicidal Angels

Rating: 3.34
102 votes
173
Brutal Truth
Kill Trend Suicide

Rating: 3.34
35 votes
174
Darkthrone
Total Death

Rating: 3.32
501 votes
175
Anvil
Plugged In Permanent

Rating: 3.3
45 votes
176
Madball
Demonstrating My Style

Rating: 3.3
37 votes
177
Staind
Tormented

Rating: 3.29
154 votes
178
Brujeria
Raza Odiada

Rating: 3.28
23 votes
179
Dying Fetus
Purification Through Violence

Rating: 3.26
94 votes
180
Dodheimsgard
Monumental Possession

Rating: 3.25
12 votes
181
Amon Amarth
Sorrow Throughout the Nine Worlds

Rating: 3.25
130 votes
182
Gorefest
Soul Survivor

Rating: 3.22
16 votes
183
Cemetary
Sundown

Rating: 3.21
21 votes
184
Motorhead
Overnight Sensation

Rating: 3.2
148 votes
185
Overkill
The Killing Kind

Rating: 3.17
180 votes
186
Cathedral
Supernatural Birth Machine

Rating: 3.15
60 votes
187
Mercyful Fate
Into the Unknown

Rating: 3.13
186 votes
188
Slough Feg
The Lord Weird Slough Feg

Rating: 3.13
32 votes
189
Ayreon
Actual Fantasy

Rating: 3.1
48 votes
190
D.R.I.
Full Speed Ahead

Rating: 3.08
32 votes
191
Six Feet Under
Alive and Dead

Rating: 3.07
15 votes
192
Melechesh
As Jerusalem Burns...Al´Intisar

Rating: 3.06
34 votes
193
Darkest Hour
The Misanthrope

Rating: 3.04
42 votes



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