Best Albums of 1998

Genre:  Year:  

01
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come

Rating: 4.53
2028 votes
02
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST

Rating: 4.47
234 votes
03
Mos Def & Talib Kweli
Black Star

Rating: 4.46
25 votes
04
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
3374 votes
05
The Seatbelts
Cowboy Bebop OST

Rating: 4.42
144 votes
06
Metal Gear Solid
Metal Gear Solid Soundtrack

Rating: 4.41
23 votes
07
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.4
731 votes
08
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
496 votes
09
Massive Attack
Mezzanine

Rating: 4.39
1877 votes
10
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
2034 votes
11
Malice Mizer
Merveilles

Rating: 4.36
28 votes
12
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.35
258 votes
13
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
664 votes
14
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.34
535 votes
15
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.33
985 votes
16
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.33
43 votes
17
Boards of Canada
Music Has the Right to Children

Rating: 4.32
1137 votes
18
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.31
24 votes
19
In Extremo
Weckt Die Toten!

Rating: 4.29
21 votes
20
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

Rating: 4.28
716 votes
21
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
22
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.26
77 votes
23
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.26
112 votes
24
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

Rating: 4.24
221 votes
25
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
26
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.23
224 votes
27
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.22
2142 votes
28
Motorpsycho
Trust Us

Rating: 4.21
21 votes
29
John Zorn
The Circle Maker

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
30
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

Rating: 4.2
46 votes
31
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

Rating: 4.19
261 votes
32
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

Rating: 4.19
37 votes
33
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.18
37 votes
34
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.17
38 votes
35
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

Rating: 4.17
153 votes
36
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

Rating: 4.16
80 votes
37
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

Rating: 4.15
36 votes
38
Dan Swano
Moontower

Rating: 4.15
227 votes
39
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.14
129 votes
40
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
41
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
293 votes
42
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.14
33 votes
43
The Coup
Steal This Album

Rating: 4.14
22 votes
44
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.13
32 votes
45
Gates Of Ishtar
At Dusk And Forever

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
46
Squarepusher
Big Loada

Rating: 4.12
21 votes
47
Kylie Minogue
Impossible Princess

Rating: 4.12
30 votes
48
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets

Rating: 4.12
215 votes
49
Air
Moon Safari

Rating: 4.12
513 votes
50
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.11
140 votes
51
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Rating: 4.11
87 votes
52
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.11
209 votes
53
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.1
48 votes
54
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.1
80 votes
55
Tori Amos
From The Choirgirl Hotel

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
56
Kruder and Dorfmeister
The K&D Sessions

Rating: 4.1
46 votes
57
Pedro the Lion
It's Hard To Find A Friend

Rating: 4.1
77 votes
58
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.1
176 votes
59
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
135 votes
60
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.1
47 votes
61
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.1
468 votes
62
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.09
170 votes
63
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.09
571 votes
64
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.09
61 votes
65
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.09
50 votes
66
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.09
149 votes
67
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
68
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.08
3083 votes
69
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
115 votes
70
Knapsack
This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now

Rating: 4.08
92 votes
71
Mineral
EndSerenading

Rating: 4.07
202 votes
72
Lagwagon
Let's Talk About Feelings

Rating: 4.07
206 votes
73
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.07
122 votes
74
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.07
22 votes
75
Richard Youngs
Sapphie

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
76
Mansun
Six

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
77
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

Rating: 4.06
180 votes
78
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels To Be Something On

Rating: 4.06
330 votes
79
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?

Rating: 4.06
149 votes
80
Duster
Stratosphere

Rating: 4.06
44 votes
81
16 Horsepower
Low Estate

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
82
Anathema
Alternative 4

Rating: 4.05
504 votes
83
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

Rating: 4.05
62 votes
84
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

Rating: 4.05
96 votes
85
Z-Ro
Look What You Did to Me

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
86
The Broadways
Broken Star

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
87
Joe Satriani
Crystal Planet

Rating: 4.04
132 votes
88
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.03
109 votes
89
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.03
438 votes
90
Unwound
Challenge For a Civilized Society

Rating: 4.02
90 votes
91
The Pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
92
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

Rating: 4.02
30 votes
93
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

Rating: 4.01
204 votes
94
Shpongle
Are You Shpongled?

Rating: 4.01
224 votes
95
Iced Earth
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Rating: 4
454 votes
96
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1241 votes
97
Arab Strap
Philophobia

Rating: 4
27 votes
98
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

Rating: 4
30 votes
99
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

Rating: 4
38 votes
100
Manu Chao
Clandestino

Rating: 4
57 votes
101
Desert Sessions
Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4
64 votes
102
Hieroglyphics
3rd Eye Vision

Rating: 3.99
84 votes
103
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns

Rating: 3.99
112 votes
104
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

Rating: 3.99
46 votes
105
DMX
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot

Rating: 3.99
192 votes
106
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1119 votes
107
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

Rating: 3.98
31 votes
108
System of a Down
Sugar

Rating: 3.98
83 votes
109
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
83 votes
110
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.98
101 votes
111
Tortoise
TNT

Rating: 3.98
276 votes
112
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
113
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.97
135 votes
114
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

Rating: 3.97
33 votes
115
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

Rating: 3.97
338 votes
116
Radiohead
No Surprises

Rating: 3.96
57 votes
117
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.96
41 votes
118
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
119
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

Rating: 3.96
51 votes
120
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

Rating: 3.96
76 votes
121
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
122
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
123
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

Rating: 3.96
47 votes
124
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

Rating: 3.96
461 votes
125
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

Rating: 3.95
21 votes
126
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
127
Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite

Rating: 3.94
100 votes
128
Boris
Amplifier Worship

Rating: 3.94
278 votes
129
Jets to Brazil
Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Rating: 3.93
137 votes
130
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing

Rating: 3.93
406 votes
131
Boredoms
Super Ae

Rating: 3.93
139 votes
132
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.93
35 votes
133
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

Rating: 3.92
202 votes
134
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.92
132 votes
135
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out In Heaven

Rating: 3.92
37 votes
136
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.92
36 votes
137
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.92
366 votes
138
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.91
91 votes
139
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.91
591 votes
140
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1089 votes
141
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

Rating: 3.9
205 votes
142
Pulp
This is Hardcore

Rating: 3.9
128 votes
143
Clutch
The Elephant Riders

Rating: 3.9
162 votes
144
Botch
American Nervoso

Rating: 3.9
534 votes
145
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.9
100 votes
146
Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
147
American Football
American Football EP

Rating: 3.89
238 votes
148
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

Rating: 3.89
140 votes
149
Devin The Dude
Devin the Dude

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
150
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.89
61 votes
151
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
152
Soundtrack
The Big Lebowski

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
153
Grave Digger
Knights of the Cross

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
154
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

Rating: 3.88
53 votes
155
Extol
Burial

Rating: 3.88
73 votes
156
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
157
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
158
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Rating: 3.88
48 votes
159
Penfold
Amateurs and Professionals

Rating: 3.88
68 votes
160
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

Rating: 3.87
264 votes
161
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.86
59 votes
162
Billy Bragg and Wilco
Mermaid Avenue

Rating: 3.86
29 votes
163
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.86
60 votes
164
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.86
611 votes
165
Hooverphonic
Blue Wonder Power Milk

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
166
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.85
413 votes
167
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.85
966 votes
168
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.84
51 votes
169
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.84
233 votes
170
Arena
The Visitor

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
171
Gomez
Bring It On

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
172
Spock's Beard
The Kindness Of Strangers

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
173
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

Rating: 3.83
69 votes
174
Nashville Pussy
Let Them Eat Pussy

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
175
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.83
196 votes
176
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.83
330 votes
177
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

Rating: 3.82
64 votes
178
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
179
John Scofield
A Go Go (feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood)

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
180
The Notwist
Shrink

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
181
Monster Magnet
Powertrip

Rating: 3.81
154 votes
182
Photek
Form And Function

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
183
Mad Caddies
Duck and Cover

Rating: 3.81
55 votes
184
Five Iron Frenzy
Quantity Is Job 1

Rating: 3.8
51 votes
185
Primordial
A Journey's End

Rating: 3.8
55 votes
186
June of 44
Four Great Points

Rating: 3.8
45 votes
187
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

Rating: 3.8
40 votes
188
Del tha Funkee Homosapien
Future Development

Rating: 3.8
44 votes
189
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

Rating: 3.79
92 votes
190
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.79
124 votes
191
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

Rating: 3.79
409 votes
192
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.79
304 votes
193
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
794 votes
194
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
195
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.78
57 votes
196
Chroma Key
Dead Air For Radios

Rating: 3.78
41 votes
197
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

Rating: 3.78
364 votes
198
Unsane
Occupational Hazard

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
199
Plaid
Not for Threes

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
200
Calexico
The Black Light

Rating: 3.77
39 votes



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