Best Albums of 1998

Genre:  Year:  

01
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come

Rating: 4.53
2020 votes
02
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST

Rating: 4.51
223 votes
03
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Rating: 4.45
3309 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
1854 votes
09
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.38
490 votes
10
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
2009 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
651 votes
14
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.34
528 votes
15
Elliott Smith
XO

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

Rating: 4.32
1117 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
707 votes
21
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.26
76 votes
22
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
23
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.25
106 votes
24
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

Rating: 4.24
221 votes
25
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.23
30 votes
26
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
27
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

Rating: 4.22
34 votes
28
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.22
2108 votes
29
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.22
220 votes
30
John Zorn
The Circle Maker

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
31
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

Rating: 4.21
46 votes
32
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

Rating: 4.2
255 votes
33
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.19
31 votes
34
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.18
39 votes
35
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

Rating: 4.18
80 votes
36
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

Rating: 4.17
153 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
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.14
128 votes
41
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
42
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
285 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
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets

Rating: 4.11
212 votes
48
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.11
139 votes
49
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.11
45 votes
50
Air
Moon Safari

Rating: 4.11
507 votes
51
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.11
47 votes
52
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
53
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.1
207 votes
54
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.1
164 votes
55
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

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

Rating: 4.1
75 votes
57
Tori Amos
From The Choirgirl Hotel

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
58
Kruder and Dorfmeister
The K&D Sessions

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

Rating: 4.1
89 votes
60
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.1
462 votes
61
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.09
148 votes
62
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.09
61 votes
63
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.09
78 votes
64
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.09
169 votes
65
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
66
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.08
564 votes
67
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
114 votes
68
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.07
48 votes
69
Duster
Stratosphere

Rating: 4.07
42 votes
70
Lagwagon
Let's Talk About Feelings

Rating: 4.07
204 votes
71
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.07
3028 votes
72
Richard Youngs
Sapphie

Rating: 4.07
36 votes
73
Mansun
Six

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
74
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.06
117 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
192 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
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.03
431 votes
87
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

Rating: 4.03
39 votes
88
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.02
107 votes
89
Z-Ro
Look What You Did to Me

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
90
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.02
23 votes
91
the pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.02
26 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
220 votes
96
Radiohead
No Surprises

Rating: 4.01
59 votes
97
Iced Earth
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Rating: 4
449 votes
98
Aura Noir
Deep Tracts of Hell

Rating: 4
21 votes
99
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 4
23 votes
100
Arab Strap
Philophobia

Rating: 4
25 votes
101
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

Rating: 4
29 votes
102
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

Rating: 4
30 votes
103
Desert Sessions
Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4
64 votes
104
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1232 votes
105
DMX
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot

Rating: 3.99
192 votes
106
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns

Rating: 3.99
110 votes
107
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1104 votes
108
Hieroglyphics
3rd Eye Vision

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
109
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
110
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
111
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.98
100 votes
112
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

Rating: 3.98
47 votes
113
Tortoise
TNT

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

Rating: 3.97
33 votes
115
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

Rating: 3.97
46 votes
116
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

Rating: 3.97
329 votes
117
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.96
126 votes
118
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.96
41 votes
119
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

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

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

Rating: 3.96
455 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
405 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
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.93
129 votes
130
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.92
39 votes
131
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.92
89 votes
132
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.91
35 votes
133
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.91
353 votes
134
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.91
34 votes
135
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.91
582 votes
136
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

Rating: 3.91
198 votes
137
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1077 votes
138
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out In Heaven

Rating: 3.9
36 votes
139
Botch
American Nervoso

Rating: 3.9
526 votes
140
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

Rating: 3.9
204 votes
141
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.9
100 votes
142
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

Rating: 3.89
47 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
139 votes
149
Soundtrack
The Big Lebowski

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

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
151
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
152
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
153
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.88
60 votes
154
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

Rating: 3.87
51 votes
155
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.87
58 votes
156
Extol
Burial

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

Rating: 3.87
261 votes
158
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.86
606 votes
159
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.86
49 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
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.85
405 votes
164
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.84
229 votes
165
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.84
58 votes
166
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.84
957 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
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
173
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.82
327 votes
174
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.82
194 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
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.8
123 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
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.79
302 votes
190
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
783 votes
191
Phish
The Story of the Ghost

Rating: 3.79
68 votes
192
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.79
56 votes
193
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
194
Nashville Pussy
Let Them Eat Pussy

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
195
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

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

Rating: 3.78
41 votes
197
Nasum
Inhale/Exhale

Rating: 3.77
104 votes
198
Calexico
The Black Light

Rating: 3.77
39 votes
199
The Vandals
Hitler Bad, Vandals Good

Rating: 3.76
95 votes
200
Judas Iscariot
Distant In Solitary Night

Rating: 3.76
23 votes



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