Best Rock Albums of 1996


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Psyence

4.5
16 votes
02
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5379 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
967 votes
04
Jean Leloup
Le Dôme

4.39
42 votes
05
BUCK-TICK
Cosmos

4.37
15 votes
06
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.29
19 votes
07
Wishbone Ash
Illuminations

4.29
42 votes
08
The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
Fly, Fly My Sadness

4.28
20 votes
09
Cardiacs
Sing to God

4.22
72 votes
10
You Am I
Hourly, Daily

4.21
14 votes
11
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

4.21
174 votes
12
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

4.19
378 votes
13
Harry Pussy
What Was Music?

4.17
18 votes
14
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.16
222 votes
15
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

4.14
28 votes
16
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

4.14
32 votes
17
Unwound
Repetition

4.14
300 votes
18
Extremoduro
Agíla

4.13
45 votes
19
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

4.13
106 votes
20
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1157 votes
21
Luna Sea
Style

4.11
23 votes
22
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.11
51 votes
23
Mystery of the Yeti
The Mystery of the Yeti

4.11
14 votes
24
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

4.11
61 votes
25
Swans
Die Tür Ist Zu

4.11
33 votes
26
Cerberus Shoal
...and Farewell to Hightide

4.1
20 votes
27
Harvey Milk
Courtesy and Good Will Toward Men

4.1
119 votes
28
Motorpsycho
Blissard

4.09
99 votes
29
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.09
122 votes
30
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry

4.09
103 votes
31
Al di Meola/John McLaughlin/Paco deLucia
The Guitar Trio

4.09
23 votes
32
Labradford
Labradford

4.08
42 votes
33
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

4.08
30 votes
34
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.08
266 votes
35
Nightstalker
Use

4.08
38 votes
36
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.08
108 votes
37
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

4.07
14 votes
38
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

4.07
147 votes
39
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

4.07
160 votes
40
UFO
Walk on Water

4.07
138 votes
41
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

4.06
98 votes
42
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.06
68 votes
43
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

4.04
842 votes
44
Great Big Sea
Up

4.04
14 votes
45
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

4.03
64 votes
46
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

4.03
70 votes
47
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.02
290 votes
48
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.02
81 votes
49
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.01
72 votes
50
Opeth
Morningrise

4.01
2316 votes
51
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

4
229 votes
52
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

4
52 votes
53
Barkmarket
L. Ron

4
40 votes
54
Sun City Girls
Dante's Disneyland Inferno

4
38 votes
55
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4
23 votes
56
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

3.99
50 votes
57
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

3.99
39 votes
58
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

3.98
28 votes
59
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

3.98
45 votes
60
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

3.98
82 votes
61
Depressive Age
Electric Scum

3.97
17 votes
62
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.96
418 votes
63
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

3.96
168 votes
64
Porcupine Tree
Signify

3.96
2038 votes
65
Bardo Pond
Amanita

3.96
68 votes
66
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

3.95
42 votes
67
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.95
42 votes
68
Borknagar
Borknagar

3.94
174 votes
69
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

3.93
38 votes
70
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.93
87 votes
71
Melvins
Stag

3.92
261 votes
72
Whiskeytown
Faithless Street

3.92
13 votes
73
The Boo Radleys
C'mon Kids

3.92
13 votes
74
Ghost (JPN)
Lama Rabi Rabi

3.92
54 votes
75
Steve Earle
I Feel Alright

3.92
24 votes
76
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

3.91
218 votes
77
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

3.91
256 votes
78
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

3.91
58 votes
79
Gillian Welch
Revival

3.91
22 votes
80
Wilco
Being There

3.91
332 votes
81
Today Is the Day
Today Is the Day

3.9
46 votes
82
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.9
163 votes
83
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

3.89
31 votes
84
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.88
43 votes
85
Rocketship
A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness

3.88
24 votes
86
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

3.87
47 votes
87
Lungfish
Sound in Time

3.87
19 votes
88
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.86
644 votes
89
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.86
92 votes
90
Glenn Hughes
Addiction

3.86
14 votes
91
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

3.85
36 votes
92
L'arc-en-Ciel
True

3.85
13 votes
93
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

3.83
96 votes
94
Die Toten Hosen
Opium fuers Volk

3.83
18 votes
95
Jeremy Enigk
Return of the Frog Queen

3.82
19 votes
96
The Flower Kings
Retropolis

3.81
54 votes
97
Skyclad
Irrational Anthems

3.81
27 votes
98
The Hellacopters
Supershitty to the Max!

3.81
48 votes
99
Skyclad
Oui Avant-Garde a Chance

3.81
21 votes
100
Camel
Harbour of Tears

3.81
214 votes
101
The American Analog Set
The Fun of Watching Fireworks

3.81
13 votes
102
Karp
Suplex

3.8
30 votes
103
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.79
34 votes
104
Anathema
Eternity

3.79
423 votes
105
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
846 votes
106
The Tea Party
Alhambra

3.79
28 votes
107
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.78
196 votes
108
godheadSilo
Skyward in Triumph

3.77
22 votes
109
Falkenbach
...En Their Medh Riki Fara...

3.76
63 votes
110
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.76
64 votes
111
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

3.75
95 votes
112
Chavez
Ride The Fader

3.75
18 votes
113
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down the Horse

3.74
140 votes
114
Mark Knopfler
Golden Heart

3.74
58 votes
115
Corrosion of Conformity
Wiseblood

3.74
174 votes
116
moe.
No Doy

3.74
51 votes
117
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.73
298 votes
118
Richard Wright
Broken China

3.71
70 votes
119
Einsturzende Neubauten
Ende Neu

3.71
29 votes
120
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.71
46 votes
121
Freak Kitchen
Spanking Hour

3.71
17 votes
122
Einherjer
Dragons of the North

3.7
27 votes
123
King's X
Ear Candy

3.7
58 votes
124
Dub War
Wrong Side of Beautiful

3.69
18 votes
125
Mr. Big
Hey Man

3.69
18 votes
126
Mainliner
Mellow Out

3.69
32 votes
127
Bathory
Blood on Ice

3.68
241 votes
128
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.68
66 votes
129
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.67
43 votes
130
Orphaned Land
El Norra Alila

3.67
69 votes
131
Satchel
Family

3.67
18 votes
132
Weird Al Yankovic
Bad Hair Day

3.66
166 votes
133
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.66
803 votes
134
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.66
38 votes
135
Blind Melon
Nico

3.66
80 votes
136
Kula Shaker
K

3.64
51 votes
137
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop

3.64
569 votes
138
Incredible Expanding Mindfuck
I.E.M.

3.63
24 votes
139
Agalloch
From Which of This Oak

3.62
147 votes
140
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited

3.6
20 votes
141
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.59
27 votes
142
Vic Chesnutt
About to Choke

3.58
24 votes
143
Mago de Oz
Jesus de Chamberi

3.58
19 votes
144
Galactic Cowboys
Machine Fish

3.58
13 votes
145
Dizzy Mizz Lizzy
Rotator

3.57
14 votes
146
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.57
136 votes
147
Troll
Drep de Kristne

3.57
23 votes
148
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.55
360 votes
149
Spock's Beard
Beware of Darkness

3.55
31 votes
150
Mike Oldfield
Voyager

3.54
35 votes
151
Dead Can Dance
Spiritchaser

3.54
93 votes
152
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.53
100 votes
153
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.52
120 votes
154
Deep Purple
Purpendicular

3.51
588 votes
155
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.5
46 votes
156
Malice Mizer
Voyage ~Sans Retour~

3.5
25 votes
157
Alan Parsons
On Air

3.5
14 votes
158
Patti Smith
Gone Again

3.49
41 votes
159
Insane Clown Posse
Tunnel of Love

3.49
70 votes
160
Obliveon
Cybervoid

3.48
21 votes
161
Absurd [GER]
Facta Loquuntur

3.46
28 votes
162
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.45
94 votes
163
Man or Astro-Man?
Experiment Zero

3.44
16 votes
164
Chemlab
East Side Militia

3.43
15 votes
165
The Black Crowes
Three Snakes and One Charm

3.42
108 votes
166
John Mellencamp
Mr. Happy Go Lucky

3.42
18 votes
167
Ugly Kid Joe
Menace To Sobriety

3.41
58 votes
168
Cathedral
Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)

3.41
22 votes
169
The Jesus Lizard
Shot

3.4
83 votes
170
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland

3.4
376 votes
171
Queens of the Stone Age
Gamma Ray

3.38
26 votes
172
Shihad
Shihad

3.38
24 votes
173
Gorefest
Soul Survivor

3.36
22 votes
174
Melt-Banana
Scratch or Stitch

3.33
86 votes
175
Death in June
KAPO!

3.32
17 votes
176
Negura Bunget
Zîrnindu-să

3.31
27 votes
177
Secret Chiefs 3
First Grand Constitution and Bylaws

3.3
38 votes
178
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.3
30 votes
179
Bruce Springsteen
Blood Brothers

3.29
21 votes
180
Frodus
F-Letter

3.26
19 votes
181
Staind
Tormented

3.24
192 votes
182
Cows
Whorn

3.24
17 votes
183
Bruce Dickinson
Skunkworks

3.23
124 votes
184
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.23
60 votes
185
Andrew Bird
Music Of Hair

3.22
30 votes
186
Cathedral
Supernatural Birth Machine

3.21
45 votes
187
Neil Young
Broken Arrow

3.21
100 votes
188
Melechesh
As Jerusalem Burns...Al´Intisar

3.18
38 votes
189
Motorhead
Overnight Sensation

3.16
121 votes
190
Slough Feg
The Lord Weird Slough Feg

3.15
20 votes
191
Rush
Test for Echo

3.15
1198 votes
192
Z-Rock Hawaii
Z-Rock Hawaii

3.14
14 votes
193
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
She's The One OST

3.13
45 votes
194
ZZ Top
Rhythmeen

3.13
147 votes
195
Warrant
Belly to Belly

3.12
21 votes
196
Mountain
Man's World

3.1
15 votes
197
Ayreon
Actual Fantasy

3.07
75 votes
198
Elvis Costello
All This Useless Beauty

3.04
23 votes
199
Lou Reed
Set the Twilight Reeling

3.04
42 votes
200
Wipers
The Herd

3.03
18 votes



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