Best Albums of 1998

Genre:  Year:  

01
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come

Rating: 4.53
2023 votes
02
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST

Rating: 4.49
227 votes
03
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
3319 votes
04
Mos Def & Talib Kweli
Black Star

Rating: 4.44
24 votes
05
The Seatbelts
Cowboy Bebop OST

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

Rating: 4.41
23 votes
07
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.4
715 votes
08
Massive Attack
Mezzanine

Rating: 4.39
1853 votes
09
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.38
491 votes
10
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
2016 votes
11
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.36
255 votes
12
Malice Mizer
Merveilles

Rating: 4.36
28 votes
13
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
653 votes
14
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.33
530 votes
15
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.32
974 votes
16
Boards of Canada
Music Has the Right to Children

Rating: 4.32
1121 votes
17
Virgin Steele
Invictus

Rating: 4.3
41 votes
18
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.3
23 votes
19
In Extremo
Weckt Die Toten!

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

Rating: 4.28
708 votes
21
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.27
77 votes
22
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.26
107 votes
23
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
24
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

Rating: 4.24
221 votes
25
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
26
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.22
2111 votes
27
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.22
221 votes
28
John Zorn
The Circle Maker

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
29
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

Rating: 4.21
46 votes
30
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

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

Rating: 4.2
256 votes
32
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.19
31 votes
33
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.18
39 votes
34
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.18
31 votes
35
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

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

Rating: 4.17
80 votes
37
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.17
36 votes
38
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

Rating: 4.15
36 votes
39
Dan Swano
Moontower

Rating: 4.15
222 votes
40
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
286 votes
41
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.14
128 votes
42
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
43
The Coup
Steal This Album

Rating: 4.14
22 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
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.11
139 votes
48
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.11
45 votes
49
Air
Moon Safari

Rating: 4.11
507 votes
50
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.11
47 votes
51
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.1
207 votes
52
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets

Rating: 4.1
214 votes
53
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.1
166 votes
54
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

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

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
56
Pedro the Lion
It's Hard To Find A Friend

Rating: 4.1
76 votes
57
Kruder and Dorfmeister
The K&D Sessions

Rating: 4.1
46 votes
58
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
133 votes
59
Knapsack
This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now

Rating: 4.1
89 votes
60
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.1
463 votes
61
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.09
148 votes
62
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.09
49 votes
63
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.09
61 votes
64
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.09
78 votes
65
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.09
169 votes
66
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
67
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.08
566 votes
68
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
114 votes
69
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.08
119 votes
70
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.07
3038 votes
71
Duster
Stratosphere

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

Rating: 4.07
204 votes
73
Richard Youngs
Sapphie

Rating: 4.07
36 votes
74
Mansun
Six

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
75
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

Rating: 4.06
94 votes
76
16 Horsepower
Low Estate

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
77
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?

Rating: 4.05
146 votes
78
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

Rating: 4.05
176 votes
79
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels To Be Something On

Rating: 4.05
323 votes
80
Mineral
EndSerenading

Rating: 4.05
193 votes
81
Anathema
Alternative 4

Rating: 4.05
498 votes
82
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

Rating: 4.04
61 votes
83
The Broadways
Broken Star

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
84
Joe Satriani
Crystal Planet

Rating: 4.04
132 votes
85
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

Rating: 4.04
28 votes
86
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

Rating: 4.03
39 votes
87
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.02
108 votes
88
Z-Ro
Look What You Did to Me

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
89
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.02
23 votes
90
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.02
436 votes
91
The Pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
92
Manu Chao
Clandestino

Rating: 4.02
56 votes
93
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

Rating: 4.02
198 votes
94
Unwound
Challenge For a Civilized Society

Rating: 4.01
88 votes
95
Shpongle
Are You Shpongled?

Rating: 4.01
221 votes
96
Iced Earth
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Rating: 4
450 votes
97
Arab Strap
Philophobia

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

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

Rating: 4
30 votes
100
Radiohead
No Surprises

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

Rating: 4
64 votes
102
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1234 votes
103
DMX
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot

Rating: 3.99
192 votes
104
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns

Rating: 3.99
110 votes
105
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1103 votes
106
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
107
Hieroglyphics
3rd Eye Vision

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
108
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.98
100 votes
109
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
110
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

Rating: 3.98
47 votes
111
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
112
Tortoise
TNT

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

Rating: 3.97
33 votes
114
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

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

Rating: 3.97
329 votes
116
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.96
41 votes
117
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
118
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.96
128 votes
119
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

Rating: 3.96
76 votes
120
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
121
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

Rating: 3.96
457 votes
122
Boris
Amplifier Worship

Rating: 3.95
270 votes
123
Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite

Rating: 3.94
99 votes
124
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
125
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing

Rating: 3.94
406 votes
126
Boredoms
Super Ae

Rating: 3.93
138 votes
127
System of a Down
Sugar

Rating: 3.93
84 votes
128
Jets to Brazil
Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Rating: 3.93
136 votes
129
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.93
35 votes
130
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.93
129 votes
131
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.92
39 votes
132
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.92
37 votes
133
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.92
89 votes
134
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.92
357 votes
135
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

Rating: 3.91
47 votes
136
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.91
585 votes
137
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

Rating: 3.91
198 votes
138
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1075 votes
139
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out In Heaven

Rating: 3.9
36 votes
140
Botch
American Nervoso

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

Rating: 3.9
204 votes
142
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.9
100 votes
143
American Football
American Football EP

Rating: 3.89
232 votes
144
Pulp
This is Hardcore

Rating: 3.89
129 votes
145
Devin The Dude
Devin the Dude

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
146
Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde

Rating: 3.89
32 votes
147
Clutch
The Elephant Riders

Rating: 3.89
163 votes
148
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

Rating: 3.89
138 votes
149
Soundtrack
The Big Lebowski

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

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
151
Extol
Burial

Rating: 3.88
72 votes
152
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.88
60 votes
153
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

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

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
155
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
156
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.87
58 votes
157
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

Rating: 3.87
262 votes
158
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.86
50 votes
159
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.86
606 votes
160
Penfold
Amateurs and Professionals

Rating: 3.86
66 votes
161
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Rating: 3.85
47 votes
162
Hooverphonic
Blue Wonder Power Milk

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
163
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.85
230 votes
164
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.84
58 votes
165
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.84
405 votes
166
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.84
956 votes
167
Arena
The Visitor

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
168
Gomez
Bring It On

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
169
Spock's Beard
The Kindness Of Strangers

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
170
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

Rating: 3.84
62 votes
171
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

Rating: 3.83
69 votes
172
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.83
195 votes
173
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
174
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.82
328 votes
175
Billy Bragg and Wilco
Mermaid Avenue

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
176
John Scofield
A Go Go (feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood)

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
177
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
178
The Notwist
Shrink

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
179
Mad Caddies
Duck and Cover

Rating: 3.81
55 votes
180
Monster Magnet
Powertrip

Rating: 3.81
151 votes
181
Five Iron Frenzy
Quantity Is Job 1

Rating: 3.8
51 votes
182
June of 44
Four Great Points

Rating: 3.8
45 votes
183
Primordial
A Journey's End

Rating: 3.8
55 votes
184
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.8
57 votes
185
Del tha Funkee Homosapien
Future Development

Rating: 3.8
44 votes
186
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

Rating: 3.79
39 votes
187
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

Rating: 3.79
91 votes
188
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

Rating: 3.79
407 votes
189
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.79
124 votes
190
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.79
302 votes
191
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
785 votes
192
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
193
Nashville Pussy
Let Them Eat Pussy

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
194
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

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

Rating: 3.78
41 votes
196
Nasum
Inhale/Exhale

Rating: 3.77
104 votes
197
Calexico
The Black Light

Rating: 3.77
39 votes
198
The Vandals
Hitler Bad, Vandals Good

Rating: 3.76
95 votes
199
Judas Iscariot
Distant In Solitary Night

Rating: 3.76
23 votes
200
Garbage
Version 2.0

Rating: 3.76
194 votes



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