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: 4.48
233 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
3362 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
728 votes
08
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
493 votes
09
Massive Attack
Mezzanine

Rating: 4.39
1873 votes
10
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

Rating: 4.38
2030 votes
11
Malice Mizer
Merveilles

Rating: 4.36
28 votes
12
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.35
257 votes
13
Gorguts
Obscura

Rating: 4.34
661 votes
14
Catch 22
Keasbey Nights

Rating: 4.34
535 votes
15
Elliott Smith
XO

Rating: 4.33
982 votes
16
Boards of Canada
Music Has the Right to Children

Rating: 4.32
1134 votes
17
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.31
24 votes
18
Virgin Steele
Invictus

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

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

Rating: 4.28
715 votes
21
Saetia
Saetia

Rating: 4.27
77 votes
22
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
23
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

Rating: 4.26
108 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
222 votes
27
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

Rating: 4.22
2130 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: 4.2
261 votes
32
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

Rating: 4.19
36 votes
33
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

Rating: 4.18
31 votes
34
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.18
37 votes
35
Current 93
Soft Black Stars

Rating: 4.17
38 votes
36
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

Rating: 4.17
153 votes
37
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

Rating: 4.16
80 votes
38
Dan Swano
Moontower

Rating: 4.16
225 votes
39
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

Rating: 4.15
36 votes
40
Therion
Vovin

Rating: 4.14
129 votes
41
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
42
Buckethead
Colma

Rating: 4.14
290 votes
43
The Coup
Steal This Album

Rating: 4.14
22 votes
44
Floorpunch
Fast Times At The Jersey Shore

Rating: 4.14
33 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
The Living End
The Living End

Rating: 4.11
140 votes
49
Air
Moon Safari

Rating: 4.11
512 votes
50
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Rating: 4.11
87 votes
51
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets

Rating: 4.11
215 votes
52
Blue October
The Answers

Rating: 4.11
47 votes
53
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues

Rating: 4.11
209 votes
54
Silver Jews
American Water

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
55
Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs Of The Americas

Rating: 4.1
80 votes
56
Tori Amos
From The Choirgirl Hotel

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

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

Rating: 4.1
46 votes
59
Mock Orange
Nines & Sixes

Rating: 4.1
47 votes
60
Alkaline Trio
Goddamnit

Rating: 4.1
466 votes
61
Braid
Frame & Canvas

Rating: 4.09
175 votes
62
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

Rating: 4.09
169 votes
63
John Butler Trio
John Butler

Rating: 4.09
61 votes
64
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

Rating: 4.09
50 votes
65
Nightwish
Oceanborn

Rating: 4.09
570 votes
66
Amon Tobin
Permutation

Rating: 4.09
149 votes
67
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
68
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

Rating: 4.08
114 votes
69
System of a Down
System of a Down

Rating: 4.08
3067 votes
70
Knapsack
This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now

Rating: 4.08
92 votes
71
Lagwagon
Let's Talk About Feelings

Rating: 4.07
206 votes
72
Far
Water & Solutions

Rating: 4.07
122 votes
73
Mineral
EndSerenading

Rating: 4.07
201 votes
74
Richard Youngs
Sapphie

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
75
Mansun
Six

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
76
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels To Be Something On

Rating: 4.06
329 votes
77
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

Rating: 4.06
179 votes
78
Duster
Stratosphere

Rating: 4.06
45 votes
79
16 Horsepower
Low Estate

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
80
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?

Rating: 4.05
147 votes
81
Anathema
Alternative 4

Rating: 4.05
502 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
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

Rating: 4.02
23 votes
88
Less Than Jake
Hello Rockview

Rating: 4.02
437 votes
89
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs

Rating: 4.02
108 votes
90
The Pillows
Little Busters

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
91
Manu Chao
Clandestino

Rating: 4.02
56 votes
92
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

Rating: 4.02
203 votes
93
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

Rating: 4.02
29 votes
94
Shpongle
Are You Shpongled?

Rating: 4.01
223 votes
95
Unwound
Challenge For a Civilized Society

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

Rating: 4
450 votes
97
At the Drive-In
In/Casino/Out

Rating: 4
1240 votes
98
Arab Strap
Philophobia

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

Rating: 4
30 votes
100
Local H
Pack Up the Cats

Rating: 4
38 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
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

Rating: 3.98
31 votes
107
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

Rating: 3.98
1114 votes
108
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

Rating: 3.98
83 votes
109
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

Rating: 3.98
101 votes
110
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
111
Tortoise
TNT

Rating: 3.98
275 votes
112
Karate
The Bed is in The Ocean

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
113
System of a Down
Sugar

Rating: 3.98
83 votes
114
Autechre
LP5

Rating: 3.97
134 votes
115
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

Rating: 3.97
33 votes
116
Therapy?
Semi-Detached

Rating: 3.97
46 votes
117
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

Rating: 3.97
334 votes
118
Radiohead
No Surprises

Rating: 3.96
57 votes
119
X Japan
The Last Song

Rating: 3.96
41 votes
120
Xzibit
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
121
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

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

Rating: 3.96
76 votes
123
AZ
Pieces of a Man

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
124
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
125
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

Rating: 3.96
461 votes
126
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

Rating: 3.95
21 votes
127
Boris
Amplifier Worship

Rating: 3.94
275 votes
128
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
129
Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite

Rating: 3.94
101 votes
130
Jets to Brazil
Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Rating: 3.93
137 votes
131
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing

Rating: 3.93
406 votes
132
Boredoms
Super Ae

Rating: 3.93
139 votes
133
Jimmy Eat World
Jimmy Eat World [EP]

Rating: 3.93
35 votes
134
Cat Power
Moon Pix

Rating: 3.92
130 votes
135
Alison's Halo
Eyedazzler 1992-1996

Rating: 3.92
37 votes
136
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out In Heaven

Rating: 3.92
37 votes
137
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction

Rating: 3.92
200 votes
138
Fugazi
End Hits

Rating: 3.91
364 votes
139
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs

Rating: 3.91
90 votes
140
Fear Factory
Obsolete

Rating: 3.91
589 votes
141
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age

Rating: 3.9
1082 votes
142
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

Rating: 3.9
205 votes
143
Pulp
This is Hardcore

Rating: 3.9
128 votes
144
Clutch
The Elephant Riders

Rating: 3.9
162 votes
145
Botch
American Nervoso

Rating: 3.9
530 votes
146
American Football
American Football EP

Rating: 3.9
235 votes
147
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater

Rating: 3.9
100 votes
148
Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
149
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

Rating: 3.89
140 votes
150
Devin The Dude
Devin the Dude

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
151
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law

Rating: 3.89
61 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
Conception
Flow

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
157
Good Riddance
Ballads from the revolution

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
158
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
159
Penfold
Amateurs and Professionals

Rating: 3.88
68 votes
160
Jurassic 5
Jurassic 5 LP

Rating: 3.87
58 votes
161
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

Rating: 3.87
263 votes
162
Squarepusher
Music Is Rotted One Note

Rating: 3.86
60 votes
163
dredg
Leitmotif

Rating: 3.86
610 votes
164
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Rating: 3.85
47 votes
165
Hooverphonic
Blue Wonder Power Milk

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
166
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

Rating: 3.85
409 votes
167
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

Rating: 3.85
962 votes
168
Powderfinger
Internationalist

Rating: 3.84
51 votes
169
Arena
The Visitor

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
170
Spock's Beard
The Kindness Of Strangers

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
171
Gomez
Bring It On

Rating: 3.84
28 votes
172
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy With the Arab Strap

Rating: 3.84
232 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
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

Rating: 3.83
62 votes
176
Madonna
Ray of Light

Rating: 3.83
195 votes
177
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

Rating: 3.82
328 votes
178
Billy Bragg and Wilco
Mermaid Avenue

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
179
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
180
John Scofield
A Go Go (feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood)

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
181
The Notwist
Shrink

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
182
Monster Magnet
Powertrip

Rating: 3.81
154 votes
183
Photek
Form And Function

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
184
Mad Caddies
Duck and Cover

Rating: 3.81
55 votes
185
Five Iron Frenzy
Quantity Is Job 1

Rating: 3.8
51 votes
186
Primordial
A Journey's End

Rating: 3.8
55 votes
187
June of 44
Four Great Points

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

Rating: 3.8
44 votes
189
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

Rating: 3.79
39 votes
190
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

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

Rating: 3.79
408 votes
192
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

Rating: 3.79
124 votes
193
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

Rating: 3.79
304 votes
194
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

Rating: 3.79
792 votes
195
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

Rating: 3.79
49 votes
196
Busta Rhymes
Extinction Level Event

Rating: 3.78
57 votes
197
Chroma Key
Dead Air For Radios

Rating: 3.78
41 votes
198
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up The Girl

Rating: 3.78
362 votes
199
Unsane
Occupational Hazard

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
200
Plaid
Not for Threes

Rating: 3.77
22 votes



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