Best Albums of 1998

Genre:  Year:  

01
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come

Rating: 4.53
2037 votes
02
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST

Rating: 4.47
232 votes
03
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
3387 votes
04
The Seatbelts
Cowboy Bebop OST

Rating: 4.43
148 votes
05
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.41
738 votes
06
Massive Attack
Mezzanine

Rating: 4.39
1891 votes
07
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
500 votes
08
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
2035 votes
09
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.35
259 votes
10
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
666 votes
11
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.34
535 votes
12
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.33
989 votes
13
Metal Gear Solid
Metal Gear Solid Soundtrack

Rating: 4.32
25 votes
14
Boards of Canada
Music Has the Right to Children

Rating: 4.32
1137 votes
15
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.29
45 votes
16
In Extremo
Weckt Die Toten!

Rating: 4.29
21 votes
17
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

Rating: 4.28
719 votes
18
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.27
78 votes
19
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.27
139 votes
20
Malice Mizer
Merveilles

Rating: 4.26
31 votes
21
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.24
111 votes
22
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

Rating: 4.23
224 votes
23
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
24
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.23
226 votes
25
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.22
2150 votes
26
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.22
25 votes
27
Motorpsycho
Trust Us

Rating: 4.21
21 votes
28
John Zorn
The Circle Maker

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
29
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

Rating: 4.21
38 votes
30
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

Rating: 4.19
45 votes
31
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

Rating: 4.19
260 votes
32
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.18
37 votes
33
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.17
38 votes
34
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

Rating: 4.17
154 votes
35
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.17
33 votes
36
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

Rating: 4.15
36 votes
37
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

Rating: 4.15
79 votes
38
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.15
130 votes
39
Dan Swano
Moontower

Rating: 4.15
227 votes
40
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
293 votes
41
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.14
33 votes
42
The Coup
Steal This Album

Rating: 4.14
22 votes
43
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.13
32 votes
44
Gates Of Ishtar
At Dusk And Forever

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
45
Squarepusher
Big Loada

Rating: 4.12
21 votes
46
Kylie Minogue
Impossible Princess

Rating: 4.12
30 votes
47
Air
Moon Safari

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

Rating: 4.11
216 votes
49
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.11
140 votes
50
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.11
211 votes
51
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.1
81 votes
52
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Rating: 4.1
86 votes
53
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.1
48 votes
54
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.1
171 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
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
59
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.1
176 votes
60
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.1
152 votes
61
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.09
470 votes
62
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.09
48 votes
63
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.09
61 votes
64
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.08
576 votes
65
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
66
Knapsack
This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now

Rating: 4.08
91 votes
67
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.08
3091 votes
68
Mineral
EndSerenading

Rating: 4.08
206 votes
69
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
117 votes
70
Lagwagon
Let's Talk About Feelings

Rating: 4.07
206 votes
71
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.07
51 votes
72
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.07
22 votes
73
Richard Youngs
Sapphie

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
74
Mansun
Six

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
75
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels To Be Something On

Rating: 4.07
335 votes
76
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.06
123 votes
77
Duster
Stratosphere

Rating: 4.06
44 votes
78
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?

Rating: 4.06
150 votes
79
16 Horsepower
Low Estate

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
80
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

Rating: 4.06
181 votes
81
Anathema
Alternative 4

Rating: 4.05
510 votes
82
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

Rating: 4.05
62 votes
83
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

Rating: 4.05
96 votes
84
Z-Ro
Look What You Did to Me

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
85
The Broadways
Broken Star

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
86
Joe Satriani
Crystal Planet

Rating: 4.04
132 votes
87
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.03
440 votes
88
Unwound
Challenge For a Civilized Society

Rating: 4.03
92 votes
89
Arab Strap
Philophobia

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
90
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.02
110 votes
91
The Pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.02
29 votes
92
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

Rating: 4.02
30 votes
93
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

Rating: 4.01
201 votes
94
Shpongle
Are You Shpongled?

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

Rating: 4.01
456 votes
96
Hieroglyphics
3rd Eye Vision

Rating: 4.01
85 votes
97
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1247 votes
98
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

Rating: 4
27 votes
99
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

Rating: 4
30 votes
100
Manu Chao
Clandestino

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

Rating: 4
64 votes
102
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns

Rating: 3.99
113 votes
103
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

Rating: 3.99
47 votes
104
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

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

Rating: 3.99
192 votes
106
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

Rating: 3.98
31 votes
107
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1122 votes
108
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
83 votes
109
System of a Down
Sugar

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
110
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.98
101 votes
111
Tortoise
TNT

Rating: 3.98
276 votes
112
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

Rating: 3.97
52 votes
113
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

Rating: 3.97
33 votes
114
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.97
137 votes
115
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.96
41 votes
116
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

Rating: 3.96
335 votes
117
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
118
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
119
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
120
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

Rating: 3.96
462 votes
121
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

Rating: 3.96
47 votes
122
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

Rating: 3.95
77 votes
123
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

Rating: 3.95
21 votes
124
Boris
Amplifier Worship

Rating: 3.95
279 votes
125
Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite

Rating: 3.94
100 votes
126
Boredoms
Super Ae

Rating: 3.93
139 votes
127
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing

Rating: 3.93
406 votes
128
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.93
35 votes
129
Jets to Brazil
Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Rating: 3.93
138 votes
130
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.92
132 votes
131
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.92
368 votes
132
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

Rating: 3.92
205 votes
133
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.92
36 votes
134
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.91
91 votes
135
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.91
591 votes
136
Pulp
This is Hardcore

Rating: 3.91
129 votes
137
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

Rating: 3.9
205 votes
138
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1096 votes
139
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out In Heaven

Rating: 3.9
39 votes
140
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.9
100 votes
141
Botch
American Nervoso

Rating: 3.89
532 votes
142
Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
143
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

Rating: 3.89
140 votes
144
Devin The Dude
Devin the Dude

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
145
American Football
American Football EP

Rating: 3.89
241 votes
146
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.89
61 votes
147
Clutch
The Elephant Riders

Rating: 3.88
165 votes
148
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
149
Soundtrack
The Big Lebowski

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
150
Grave Digger
Knights of the Cross

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
151
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

Rating: 3.88
53 votes
152
Extol
Burial

Rating: 3.88
73 votes
153
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
154
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
155
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Rating: 3.88
48 votes
156
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.88
60 votes
157
Penfold
Amateurs and Professionals

Rating: 3.88
68 votes
158
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

Rating: 3.87
266 votes
159
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
160
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.86
60 votes
161
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.85
612 votes
162
Hooverphonic
Blue Wonder Power Milk

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
163
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.85
416 votes
164
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.84
964 votes
165
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.84
51 votes
166
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.84
236 votes
167
Arena
The Visitor

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
168
Spock's Beard
The Kindness Of Strangers

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
169
Gomez
Bring It On

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
170
Nashville Pussy
Let Them Eat Pussy

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
171
Billy Bragg and Wilco
Mermaid Avenue

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
172
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

Rating: 3.83
68 votes
173
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.83
197 votes
174
Del tha Funkee Homosapien
Future Development

Rating: 3.82
45 votes
175
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.82
331 votes
176
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

Rating: 3.82
64 votes
177
John Scofield
A Go Go (feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood)

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

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
179
June of 44
Four Great Points

Rating: 3.82
46 votes
180
The Notwist
Shrink

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
181
Photek
Form And Function

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
182
Mad Caddies
Duck and Cover

Rating: 3.81
55 votes
183
Monster Magnet
Powertrip

Rating: 3.81
156 votes
184
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

Rating: 3.8
41 votes
185
Five Iron Frenzy
Quantity Is Job 1

Rating: 3.8
51 votes
186
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.8
125 votes
187
Primordial
A Journey's End

Rating: 3.8
55 votes
188
Dalek
Negro Necro Nekros

Rating: 3.8
22 votes
189
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

Rating: 3.79
92 votes
190
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

Rating: 3.79
408 votes
191
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.79
305 votes
192
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
798 votes
193
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
194
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.78
57 votes
195
Chroma Key
Dead Air For Radios

Rating: 3.78
41 votes
196
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

Rating: 3.78
365 votes
197
Plaid
Not for Threes

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
198
Calexico
The Black Light

Rating: 3.77
39 votes
199
Nasum
Inhale/Exhale

Rating: 3.77
106 votes
200
The Vandals
Hitler Bad, Vandals Good

Rating: 3.76
95 votes



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