Best Rock Albums of 1996

Genre:  Year:  

01
Wishbone Ash
Illuminations

Rating: 4.8
15 votes
02
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

Rating: 4.43
461 votes
03
Nightstalker
Use

Rating: 4.42
18 votes
04
Jean Leloup
Le Dôme

Rating: 4.41
33 votes
05
Cardiacs
Sing to God

Rating: 4.37
31 votes
06
hide
Psyence

Rating: 4.35
13 votes
07
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

Rating: 4.33
24 votes
08
Swans
Die Tur ist zu

Rating: 4.31
13 votes
09
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

Rating: 4.29
14 votes
10
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

Rating: 4.24
212 votes
11
Pan-Thy-Monium
Khaooohs & Kon-Fus-Ion

Rating: 4.23
13 votes
12
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
13
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

Rating: 4.21
57 votes
14
Motorpsycho
Blissard

Rating: 4.19
48 votes
15
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
16
Angra
Holy Land

Rating: 4.17
110 votes
17
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

Rating: 4.16
35 votes
18
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
19
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

Rating: 4.13
76 votes
20
Beck
Odelay!

Rating: 4.12
903 votes
21
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
22
Ghost
Lama Rabi Rabi

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
23
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

Rating: 4.1
99 votes
24
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

Rating: 4.1
25 votes
25
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

Rating: 4.09
32 votes
26
LUNA SEA
Style

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
27
Unwound
Repetition

Rating: 4.09
151 votes
28
UFO
Walk on Water

Rating: 4.09
56 votes
29
Shihad
Killjoy

Rating: 4.09
17 votes
30
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

Rating: 4.07
198 votes
31
X Japan
Dahlia

Rating: 4.07
139 votes
32
Satchel
Family

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
33
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
34
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

Rating: 4.07
67 votes
35
Extremoduro
Agíla

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
36
Labradford
Labradford

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
37
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

Rating: 4.06
136 votes
38
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
39
Bardo Pond
Amanita

Rating: 4.05
38 votes
40
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

Rating: 4.05
33 votes
41
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry (Demo)

Rating: 4.04
87 votes
42
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

Rating: 4.04
41 votes
43
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

Rating: 4.03
61 votes
44
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

Rating: 4.03
33 votes
45
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

Rating: 4.02
21 votes
46
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
47
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

Rating: 4.01
36 votes
48
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

Rating: 4
33 votes
49
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

Rating: 4
23 votes
50
You Am I
Hourly, Daily

Rating: 4
11 votes
51
Opeth
Morningrise

Rating: 4
1782 votes
52
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

Rating: 3.99
282 votes
53
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

Rating: 3.99
222 votes
54
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
55
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

Rating: 3.97
39 votes
56
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

Rating: 3.96
36 votes
57
Great Big Sea
Up

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
58
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

Rating: 3.96
67 votes
59
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

Rating: 3.95
168 votes
60
Mark Knopfler
Golden Heart

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
61
Melvins
Stag

Rating: 3.94
176 votes
62
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

Rating: 3.93
172 votes
63
Porcupine Tree
Signify

Rating: 3.93
1432 votes
64
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

Rating: 3.91
56 votes
65
Freak Kitchen
Spanking Hour

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
66
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

Rating: 3.89
95 votes
67
Borknagar
Borknagar

Rating: 3.89
109 votes
68
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

Rating: 3.89
44 votes
69
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

Rating: 3.88
284 votes
70
Wilco
Being There

Rating: 3.88
234 votes
71
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

Rating: 3.88
44 votes
72
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
73
The Grateful Dead
The Arista Years

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
74
Phish
Billy Breathes

Rating: 3.82
84 votes
75
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
76
Skyclad
Oui Avant-Garde a Chance

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
77
moe.
No Doy

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
78
Anathema
Eternity

Rating: 3.78
308 votes
79
Camel
Harbour of Tears

Rating: 3.78
148 votes
80
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
81
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

Rating: 3.77
48 votes
82
The Flower Kings
Retropolis

Rating: 3.77
30 votes
83
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor

Rating: 3.76
36 votes
84
Skyclad
Irrational Anthems

Rating: 3.75
18 votes
85
Steve Morse Band
StressFest

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
86
Falkenbach
...En Their Medh Riki Fara...

Rating: 3.74
41 votes
87
Kula Shaker
K

Rating: 3.74
39 votes
88
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Rating: 3.73
81 votes
89
Bathory
Blood on Ice

Rating: 3.72
163 votes
90
King's X
Ear Candy

Rating: 3.71
42 votes
91
Blind Melon
Nico

Rating: 3.71
62 votes
92
Pearl Jam
No Code

Rating: 3.71
611 votes
93
Ash
1977

Rating: 3.7
49 votes
94
The Tea Party
Alhambra

Rating: 3.69
24 votes
95
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

Rating: 3.68
122 votes
96
Hellacopters
Supershitty to the Max!

Rating: 3.67
24 votes
97
Patti Smith
Gone Again

Rating: 3.66
29 votes
98
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

Rating: 3.65
30 votes
99
Einherjer
Dragons of the North

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
100
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

Rating: 3.64
84 votes
101
Weird Al Yankovic
Bad Hair Day

Rating: 3.64
134 votes
102
Cat Power
Myra Lee

Rating: 3.62
33 votes
103
Earth
Pentastar: In The Style Of Demons

Rating: 3.62
93 votes
104
Today Is the Day
Today Is The Day

Rating: 3.62
17 votes
105
Agalloch
From Which of This Oak

Rating: 3.61
109 votes
106
Orphaned Land
El Norra Alila

Rating: 3.61
45 votes
107
Malice Mizer
Voyage ~Sans Retour~

Rating: 3.61
19 votes
108
Mike Oldfield
Voyager

Rating: 3.6
24 votes
109
Richard Wright
Broken China

Rating: 3.6
42 votes
110
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

Rating: 3.55
288 votes
111
Everything But The Girl
Walking Wounded

Rating: 3.55
22 votes
112
Dead Can Dance
Spiritchaser

Rating: 3.54
69 votes
113
Boris
Absolutego

Rating: 3.52
123 votes
114
Cathedral
Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)

Rating: 3.5
36 votes
115
Spock's Beard
Beware of Darkness

Rating: 3.5
25 votes
116
Insane Clown Posse
Tunnel of Love

Rating: 3.46
71 votes
117
Shihad
Shihad

Rating: 3.45
20 votes
118
Deep Purple
Purpendicular

Rating: 3.45
360 votes
119
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland

Rating: 3.44
276 votes
120
Neil Young
Dead Man

Rating: 3.43
168 votes
121
The Black Crowes
Three Snakes and One Charm

Rating: 3.4
70 votes
122
Negura Bunget
Zîrnindu-să

Rating: 3.39
19 votes
123
The Jesus Lizard
Shot

Rating: 3.35
102 votes
124
Snoop Dogg
Tha Doggfather

Rating: 3.34
166 votes
125
Angra
Freedom Call

Rating: 3.32
14 votes
126
Chemlab
East Side Militia

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
127
Melt-Banana
Scratch or Stitch

Rating: 3.3
64 votes
128
Ugly Kid Joe
Menace To Sobriety

Rating: 3.29
17 votes
129
Elvis Costello
All This Useless Beauty

Rating: 3.28
16 votes
130
Staind
Tormented

Rating: 3.28
151 votes
131
Frodus
F-Letter

Rating: 3.27
15 votes
132
Secret Chiefs 3
First Grand Constitution and Bylaws

Rating: 3.24
27 votes
133
ZZ Top
Rhythmeen

Rating: 3.23
64 votes
134
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

Rating: 3.23
47 votes
135
Motorhead
Overnight Sensation

Rating: 3.22
74 votes
136
Andrew Bird
Music Of Hair

Rating: 3.22
27 votes
137
Buckethead
Day of the Robot

Rating: 3.22
41 votes
138
Neil Young
Broken Arrow

Rating: 3.21
84 votes
139
Rush
Test for Echo

Rating: 3.17
856 votes
140
Cathedral
Supernatural Birth Machine

Rating: 3.16
58 votes
141
Newsboys
Take Me To Your Leader

Rating: 3.15
27 votes
142
Ayreon
Actual Fantasy

Rating: 3.11
47 votes
143
Lou Reed
Set the Twilight Reeling

Rating: 3.02
26 votes



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