Best Rock Albums of 1996


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Psyence

4.5
16 votes
02
Tool
Ænima

4.46
5346 votes
03
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.45
947 votes
04
Jean Leloup
Le Dôme

4.39
42 votes
05
Cardiacs
Sing to God

4.33
69 votes
06
The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
Fly, Fly My Sadness

4.29
19 votes
07
Waltari
Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep

4.29
19 votes
08
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

4.24
31 votes
09
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

4.23
173 votes
10
Swans
Die Tur ist zu

4.22
30 votes
11
You Am I
Hourly, Daily

4.21
14 votes
12
Wishbone Ash
Illuminations

4.2
45 votes
13
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

4.19
373 votes
14
Harry Pussy
What Was Music?

4.17
18 votes
15
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

4.16
60 votes
16
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

4.14
28 votes
17
Unwound
Repetition

4.14
296 votes
18
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

4.13
105 votes
19
Beck
Odelay!

4.13
1140 votes
20
Luna Sea
Style

4.11
22 votes
21
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.11
49 votes
22
Mystery of the Yeti
The Mystery of the Yeti

4.11
14 votes
23
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.11
117 votes
24
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.1
104 votes
25
Harvey Milk
Courtesy and Good Will Toward Men

4.1
119 votes
26
Motorpsycho
Blissard

4.09
99 votes
27
Al di Meola/John McLaughlin/Paco deLucia
The Guitar Trio

4.09
23 votes
28
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.08
264 votes
29
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.08
66 votes
30
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

4.08
30 votes
31
Nightstalker
Use

4.08
38 votes
32
UFO
Walk on Water

4.08
135 votes
33
Labradford
Labradford

4.08
40 votes
34
The Living End
It's for Your Own Good

4.07
14 votes
35
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

4.07
147 votes
36
Nokturnal Mortum
Lunar Poetry

4.07
100 votes
37
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

4.06
158 votes
38
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

4.06
98 votes
39
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.06
70 votes
40
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days

4.05
19 votes
41
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

4.04
834 votes
42
Extremoduro
Agíla

4.04
39 votes
43
Great Big Sea
Up

4.04
14 votes
44
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

4.03
70 votes
45
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.01
79 votes
46
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.01
289 votes
47
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

4.01
48 votes
48
Opeth
Morningrise

4.01
2300 votes
49
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

4
62 votes
50
Barkmarket
L. Ron

4
40 votes
51
Sun City Girls
Dante's Disneyland Inferno

4
38 votes
52
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

4
228 votes
53
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

3.99
38 votes
54
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

3.98
28 votes
55
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

3.98
82 votes
56
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

3.98
45 votes
57
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.97
414 votes
58
Depressive Age
Electric Scum

3.97
17 votes
59
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

3.96
164 votes
60
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

3.96
48 votes
61
Porcupine Tree
Signify

3.95
2016 votes
62
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.95
41 votes
63
Borknagar
Borknagar

3.95
173 votes
64
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.94
83 votes
65
Bardo Pond
Amanita

3.94
66 votes
66
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

3.94
39 votes
67
Whiskeytown
Faithless Street

3.92
13 votes
68
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.92
157 votes
69
Ghost (JPN)
Lama Rabi Rabi

3.92
54 votes
70
Steve Earle
I Feel Alright

3.92
24 votes
71
Melvins
Stag

3.92
256 votes
72
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

3.91
218 votes
73
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

3.91
256 votes
74
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

3.91
56 votes
75
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

3.91
39 votes
76
Gillian Welch
Revival

3.91
22 votes
77
Wilco
Being There

3.9
323 votes
78
Today Is the Day
Today Is the Day

3.9
45 votes
79
The Mountain Goats
Nothing for Juice

3.89
45 votes
80
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

3.89
31 votes
81
Lungfish
Sound in Time

3.87
19 votes
82
Sleater-Kinney
Call the Doctor

3.87
91 votes
83
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.87
646 votes
84
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.86
42 votes
85
Powderfinger
Double Allergic

3.86
35 votes
86
Glenn Hughes
Addiction

3.86
14 votes
87
L'arc-en-Ciel
True

3.85
13 votes
88
Eric Johnson
Venus Isle

3.84
94 votes
89
Jeremy Enigk
Return of the Frog Queen

3.83
18 votes
90
The Flower Kings
Retropolis

3.81
54 votes
91
Skyclad
Irrational Anthems

3.81
27 votes
92
Skyclad
Oui Avant-Garde a Chance

3.81
21 votes
93
HIM
666 Ways to Love: Prologue

3.81
34 votes
94
The American Analog Set
The Fun of Watching Fireworks

3.81
13 votes
95
The Hellacopters
Supershitty to the Max!

3.8
46 votes
96
Camel
Harbour of Tears

3.8
214 votes
97
June of 44
Tropics and Meridians

3.8
32 votes
98
Anathema
Eternity

3.79
425 votes
99
Cake
Fashion Nugget

3.79
846 votes
100
The Tea Party
Alhambra

3.79
28 votes
101
Karp
Suplex

3.79
28 votes
102
Phish
Billy Breathes

3.78
196 votes
103
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think

3.77
63 votes
104
Falkenbach
...En Their Medh Riki Fara...

3.77
124 votes
105
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas Eve and Other Stories

3.75
95 votes
106
Corrosion of Conformity
Wiseblood

3.75
171 votes
107
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down the Horse

3.74
138 votes
108
Mark Knopfler
Golden Heart

3.74
58 votes
109
moe.
No Doy

3.74
51 votes
110
Counting Crows
Recovering The Satellites

3.73
296 votes
111
Richard Wright
Broken China

3.73
66 votes
112
godheadSilo
Skyward in Triumph

3.72
18 votes
113
Einherjer
Dragons of the North

3.71
26 votes
114
Freak Kitchen
Spanking Hour

3.71
17 votes
115
King's X
Ear Candy

3.7
58 votes
116
Dub War
Wrong Side of Beautiful

3.69
18 votes
117
Mr. Big
Hey Man

3.69
18 votes
118
Bathory
Blood on Ice

3.69
237 votes
119
The Tragically Hip
Trouble At The Henhouse

3.69
64 votes
120
Mainliner
Mellow Out

3.69
32 votes
121
Jawbox
Jawbox

3.68
44 votes
122
Orphaned Land
El Norra Alila

3.68
69 votes
123
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic

3.68
42 votes
124
Einsturzende Neubauten
Ende Neu

3.68
28 votes
125
Satchel
Family

3.67
18 votes
126
Pearl Jam
No Code

3.67
795 votes
127
Weird Al Yankovic
Bad Hair Day

3.66
166 votes
128
Archers of Loaf
All the Nation's Airports

3.66
38 votes
129
Blind Melon
Nico

3.65
80 votes
130
Kula Shaker
K

3.65
51 votes
131
Stone Temple Pilots
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...

3.64
566 votes
132
Incredible Expanding Mindfuck
I.E.M.

3.63
24 votes
133
Chavez
Ride The Fader

3.63
16 votes
134
Agalloch
From Which of This Oak

3.61
143 votes
135
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisited

3.6
20 votes
136
Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife

3.59
27 votes
137
Vic Chesnutt
About to Choke

3.58
24 votes
138
Mago de Oz
Jesus de Chamberi

3.58
19 votes
139
Dizzy Mizz Lizzy
Rotator

3.57
14 votes
140
Troll
Drep de Kristne

3.57
23 votes
141
Ween
12 Golden Country Greats

3.56
137 votes
142
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You

3.55
356 votes
143
Spock's Beard
Beware of Darkness

3.55
31 votes
144
Dead Can Dance
Spiritchaser

3.54
92 votes
145
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.53
118 votes
146
Cat Power
Myra Lee

3.52
45 votes
147
Malice Mizer
Voyage ~Sans Retour~

3.52
25 votes
148
Porno For Pyros
Good God's Urge

3.52
102 votes
149
Mike Oldfield
Voyager

3.51
36 votes
150
Patti Smith
Gone Again

3.51
39 votes
151
Deep Purple
Purpendicular

3.5
579 votes
152
Alan Parsons
On Air

3.5
14 votes
153
Insane Clown Posse
Tunnel of Love

3.49
70 votes
154
Stabbing Westward
Wither Blister Burn & Peel

3.45
95 votes
155
Ugly Kid Joe
Menace To Sobriety

3.45
56 votes
156
Man or Astro-Man?
Experiment Zero

3.44
16 votes
157
Chemlab
East Side Militia

3.43
15 votes
158
The Black Crowes
Three Snakes and One Charm

3.43
108 votes
159
Absurd [GER]
Facta Loquuntur

3.42
26 votes
160
John Mellencamp
Mr. Happy Go Lucky

3.42
18 votes
161
Cathedral
Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)

3.41
22 votes
162
The Jesus Lizard
Shot

3.4
81 votes
163
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland

3.39
370 votes
164
Queens of the Stone Age
Gamma Ray

3.38
26 votes
165
Shihad
Shihad

3.38
24 votes
166
Gorefest
Soul Survivor

3.36
21 votes
167
Melt-Banana
Scratch or Stitch

3.33
87 votes
168
Death in June
KAPO!

3.32
17 votes
169
Secret Chiefs 3
First Grand Constitution and Bylaws

3.3
38 votes
170
Negura Bunget
Zîrnindu-să

3.29
28 votes
171
Bruce Springsteen
Blood Brothers

3.29
21 votes
172
Les Claypool
Highball with the devil

3.28
30 votes
173
Frodus
F-Letter

3.26
19 votes
174
Cows
Whorn

3.25
16 votes
175
Staind
Tormented

3.24
191 votes
176
Bruce Dickinson
Skunkworks

3.23
123 votes
177
Disco Inferno
Technicolour

3.23
13 votes
178
Andrew Bird
Music Of Hair

3.23
31 votes
179
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship

3.23
60 votes
180
Cathedral
Supernatural Birth Machine

3.22
44 votes
181
Neil Young
Broken Arrow

3.19
102 votes
182
Melechesh
As Jerusalem Burns...Al´Intisar

3.18
38 votes
183
Motorhead
Overnight Sensation

3.18
118 votes
184
Warrant
Belly to Belly

3.16
19 votes
185
Rush
Test for Echo

3.15
1192 votes
186
Z-Rock Hawaii
Z-Rock Hawaii

3.14
14 votes
187
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
She's The One OST

3.13
45 votes
188
ZZ Top
Rhythmeen

3.13
147 votes
189
Slough Feg
The Lord Weird Slough Feg

3.12
21 votes
190
Mountain
Man's World

3.1
15 votes
191
Lou Reed
Set the Twilight Reeling

3.08
40 votes
192
Ayreon
Actual Fantasy

3.05
75 votes
193
Elvis Costello
All This Useless Beauty

3.04
23 votes
194
Wipers
The Herd

3.03
18 votes



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