Best Albums of 1998

Genre:  Year:  

01
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST

Rating: 4.59
204 votes
02
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come

Rating: 4.53
1965 votes
03
The Seatbelts
Cowboy Bebop OST

Rating: 4.52
121 votes
04
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.49
2424 votes
05
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
3188 votes
06
Mos Def & Talib Kweli
Black Star

Rating: 4.44
24 votes
07
Metal Gear Solid
Metal Gear Solid Soundtrack

Rating: 4.44
24 votes
08
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.39
682 votes
09
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.39
1928 votes
10
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
472 votes
11
Massive Attack
Mezzanine

Rating: 4.38
1804 votes
12
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.36
250 votes
13
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.36
38 votes
14
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.35
36 votes
15
Malice Mizer
Merveilles

Rating: 4.35
26 votes
16
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.34
518 votes
17
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.33
619 votes
18
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.32
944 votes
19
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.32
25 votes
20
Boards of Canada
Music Has The Right To Children

Rating: 4.31
1070 votes
21
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.29
63 votes
22
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

Rating: 4.28
692 votes
23
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.26
211 votes
24
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
132 votes
25
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.25
99 votes
26
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

Rating: 4.24
212 votes
27
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.23
30 votes
28
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
29
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.22
56 votes
30
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.21
131 votes
31
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.21
2009 votes
32
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

Rating: 4.21
34 votes
33
the pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.2
22 votes
34
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.2
33 votes
35
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

Rating: 4.2
247 votes
36
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.19
31 votes
37
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

Rating: 4.19
42 votes
38
John Zorn
The Circle Maker

Rating: 4.19
24 votes
39
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

Rating: 4.17
81 votes
40
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

Rating: 4.17
149 votes
41
Tori Amos
From The Choirgirl Hotel

Rating: 4.17
129 votes
42
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Rating: 4.17
83 votes
43
Dan Swano
Moontower

Rating: 4.16
209 votes
44
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.16
44 votes
45
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

Rating: 4.16
35 votes
46
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
282 votes
47
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets

Rating: 4.14
206 votes
48
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
49
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.13
35 votes
50
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.13
121 votes
51
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.12
149 votes
52
Squarepusher
Big Loada

Rating: 4.12
21 votes
53
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.11
200 votes
54
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.11
143 votes
55
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

Rating: 4.11
55 votes
56
16 Horsepower
Low Estate

Rating: 4.11
33 votes
57
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
132 votes
58
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.1
447 votes
59
Pedro the Lion
It's Hard To Find A Friend

Rating: 4.1
75 votes
60
Kruder and Dorfmeister
The K&D Sessions

Rating: 4.1
46 votes
61
The Coup
Steal This Album

Rating: 4.1
21 votes
62
Air
Moon Safari

Rating: 4.1
489 votes
63
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
64
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.09
45 votes
65
Kylie Minogue
Impossible Princess

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
66
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.09
546 votes
67
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
104 votes
68
Duster
Stratosphere

Rating: 4.07
34 votes
69
Arab Strap
Philophobia

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
70
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.07
2933 votes
71
Lagwagon
Let's Talk About Feelings

Rating: 4.07
199 votes
72
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

Rating: 4.07
90 votes
73
Knapsack
This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now

Rating: 4.06
87 votes
74
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

Rating: 4.06
169 votes
75
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.05
111 votes
76
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?

Rating: 4.05
143 votes
77
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels To Be Something On

Rating: 4.05
314 votes
78
Joe Satriani
Crystal Planet

Rating: 4.05
129 votes
79
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.05
153 votes
80
The Broadways
Broken Star

Rating: 4.04
25 votes
81
Mineral
EndSerenading

Rating: 4.04
185 votes
82
Anathema
Alternative 4

Rating: 4.04
471 votes
83
Shpongle
Are You Shpongled?

Rating: 4.03
217 votes
84
Desert Sessions
Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.02
61 votes
85
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.02
106 votes
86
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
87
Z-Ro
Look What You Did to Me

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
88
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.02
428 votes
89
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

Rating: 4.02
197 votes
90
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
91
Manu Chao
Clandestino

Rating: 4.02
57 votes
92
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

Rating: 4.02
30 votes
93
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

Rating: 4.01
37 votes
94
Hieroglyphics
3rd Eye Vision

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

Rating: 4.01
437 votes
96
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1205 votes
97
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

Rating: 4
30 votes
98
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

Rating: 4
29 votes
99
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 4
21 votes
100
Aura Noir
Deep Tracts of Hell

Rating: 4
21 votes
101
Unwound
Challenge For a Civilized Society

Rating: 3.99
83 votes
102
DMX
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot

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

Rating: 3.99
103 votes
104
System of a Down
Sugar

Rating: 3.99
84 votes
105
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.98
119 votes
106
Radiohead
No Surprises

Rating: 3.98
59 votes
107
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1073 votes
108
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
80 votes
109
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
110
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

Rating: 3.98
47 votes
111
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.98
41 votes
112
Tortoise
TNT

Rating: 3.97
273 votes
113
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

Rating: 3.96
447 votes
114
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

Rating: 3.96
322 votes
115
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.96
92 votes
116
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
117
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

Rating: 3.96
74 votes
118
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.95
126 votes
119
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

Rating: 3.95
48 votes
120
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.95
38 votes
121
Boris
Amplifier Worship

Rating: 3.94
263 votes
122
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
123
Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite

Rating: 3.94
96 votes
124
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing

Rating: 3.94
400 votes
125
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
126
Soundtrack
The Big Lebowski

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
127
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

Rating: 3.93
42 votes
128
Arena
The Visitor

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
129
Boredoms
Super Ae

Rating: 3.92
132 votes
130
Jets to Brazil
Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Rating: 3.92
132 votes
131
Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde

Rating: 3.92
31 votes
132
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.92
86 votes
133
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.91
34 votes
134
Pulp
This is Hardcore

Rating: 3.91
121 votes
135
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.9
339 votes
136
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1038 votes
137
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.9
569 votes
138
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

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

Rating: 3.9
34 votes
140
American Football
American Football EP

Rating: 3.89
219 votes
141
Grave Digger
Knights of the Cross

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
142
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.89
98 votes
143
Botch
American Nervoso

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

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
145
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.89
31 votes
146
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

Rating: 3.88
196 votes
147
Clutch
The Elephant Riders

Rating: 3.88
156 votes
148
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.88
59 votes
149
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
150
Extol
Burial

Rating: 3.87
71 votes
151
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

Rating: 3.87
251 votes
152
Billy Bragg and Wilco
Mermaid Avenue

Rating: 3.87
26 votes
153
Penfold
Amateurs and Professionals

Rating: 3.86
62 votes
154
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

Rating: 3.86
133 votes
155
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

Rating: 3.86
49 votes
156
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Rating: 3.86
45 votes
157
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.85
595 votes
158
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.85
53 votes
159
Spock's Beard
The Kindness Of Strangers

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
160
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

Rating: 3.84
70 votes
161
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

Rating: 3.84
61 votes
162
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.84
48 votes
163
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.84
926 votes
164
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
165
Gomez
Bring It On

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
166
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

Rating: 3.84
34 votes
167
Unsane
Occupational Hazard

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
168
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.83
397 votes
169
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.83
219 votes
170
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.83
58 votes
171
The Notwist
Shrink

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
172
June of 44
Four Great Points

Rating: 3.83
43 votes
173
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.82
316 votes
174
Nashville Pussy
Let Them Eat Pussy

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
175
John Scofield
A Go Go (feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood)

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
176
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.81
189 votes
177
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.81
122 votes
178
Calexico
The Black Light

Rating: 3.81
36 votes
179
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

Rating: 3.8
91 votes
180
Primordial
A Journey's End

Rating: 3.8
53 votes
181
Chroma Key
Dead Air For Radios

Rating: 3.8
40 votes
182
Five Iron Frenzy
Quantity Is Job 1

Rating: 3.8
50 votes
183
Mad Caddies
Duck and Cover

Rating: 3.8
55 votes
184
Del tha Funkee Homosapien
Future Development

Rating: 3.8
42 votes
185
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
758 votes
186
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.79
53 votes
187
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

Rating: 3.79
398 votes
188
Monster Magnet
Powertrip

Rating: 3.79
147 votes
189
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
190
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.78
291 votes
191
Hooverphonic
Blue Wonder Power Milk

Rating: 3.78
39 votes
192
Phish
The Story of the Ghost

Rating: 3.78
69 votes
193
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

Rating: 3.77
353 votes
194
Judas Iscariot
Distant In Solitary Night

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
195
Nasum
Inhale/Exhale

Rating: 3.77
99 votes
196
The Vandals
Hitler Bad, Vandals Good

Rating: 3.77
96 votes
197
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

Rating: 3.76
21 votes
198
Nokturnal Mortum
To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire

Rating: 3.76
37 votes
199
Cephalic Carnage
Exploiting Dysfunction

Rating: 3.75
63 votes
200
Semisonic
Feeling Strangely Fine

Rating: 3.75
52 votes



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