Best Albums of 1996


01
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing...

4.51
2238 votes
02
Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind

4.46
998 votes
03
Tool
Ænima

4.45
5429 votes
04
Neurosis
Through Silver in Blood

4.43
1410 votes
05
Edge of Sanity
Crimson

4.41
1088 votes
06
Red Harvest
HyBreed

4.41
22 votes
07
Cryptopsy
None So Vile

4.41
1975 votes
08
Weezer
Pinkerton

4.39
3138 votes
09
Psychic TV
Trip Reset

4.36
25 votes
10
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

4.35
337 votes
11
OutKast
ATLiens

4.34
931 votes
12
Scald
Will of the Gods is Great Power

4.34
43 votes
13
Cardiacs
Sing to God

4.33
76 votes
14
Failure
Fantastic Planet

4.32
424 votes
15
Sacramentum
Far Away from the Sun

4.32
265 votes
16
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

4.31
1029 votes
17
Jason Becker
Perspective

4.31
67 votes
18
Devil Doll
Dies Irae

4.3
32 votes
19
Theatre Of Tragedy
Velvet Darkness They Fear

4.29
180 votes
20
The Divine Comedy
Casanova

4.29
26 votes
21
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

4.28
85 votes
22
Neurosis
Locust Star

4.27
24 votes
23
Immolation
Here in After

4.27
521 votes
24
In Flames
The Jester Race

4.26
2309 votes
25
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

4.26
571 votes
26
The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
Fly, Fly My Sadness

4.26
21 votes
27
Maxwell
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

4.26
58 votes
28
Vinterland
Welcome My Last Chapter

4.25
230 votes
29
Type O Negative
October Rust

4.24
557 votes
30
Sabbat (JPN)
The Dwelling

4.24
50 votes
31
Belle and Sebastian
If You're Feeling Sinister

4.23
678 votes
32
LTJ Bukem
Logical Progression, Level 1

4.22
38 votes
33
Therion
Theli

4.22
206 votes
34
Current 93
All the Pretty Little Horses

4.22
181 votes
35
Pan.Thy.Monium
Khaooohs And Kon-Fus-Ion

4.21
86 votes
36
Eyehategod
Dopesick

4.21
407 votes
37
Burzum
Filosofem

4.21
1431 votes
38
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

4.2
328 votes
39
Fishmans
Long Season

4.19
116 votes
40
Acid Bath
Paegan Terrorism Tactics

4.19
388 votes
41
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From The Man!

4.18
111 votes
42
Shotmaker
Mouse Ear [Forget-Me-Not]

4.18
22 votes
43
Good Riddance
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

4.18
69 votes
44
Sublime
Sublime

4.17
1538 votes
45
The Suicide Machines
Destruction By Definition

4.17
208 votes
46
Guided by Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars

4.16
113 votes
47
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.15
239 votes
48
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

4.15
554 votes
49
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

4.15
276 votes
50
Angra
Holy Land

4.14
178 votes
51
Pendragon
The Masquerade Overture

4.14
28 votes
52
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

4.14
70 votes
53
Westside Connection
Bow Down

4.14
103 votes
54
Redman
Muddy Waters

4.14
139 votes
55
Unwound
Repetition

4.14
315 votes
56
Modest Mouse
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

4.14
1332 votes
57
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)

4.13
86 votes
58
Orbital
In Sides

4.13
143 votes
59
Beck
Odelay

4.13
1197 votes
60
Psychotic Waltz
Bleeding

4.13
107 votes
61
Estatic Fear
Somnium Obmutum

4.13
60 votes
62
Underworld
Second Toughest in the Infants

4.13
144 votes
63
Bethlehem
Dictius Te Necare

4.13
92 votes
64
Swans
Die Tür Ist Zu

4.13
32 votes
65
Motorpsycho
Blissard

4.12
43 votes
66
Forgotten Woods
The Curse Of Mankind

4.11
31 votes
67
Rachel's
Music for Egon Schiele

4.11
63 votes
68
Luna Sea
Style

4.11
23 votes
69
Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I - Fathers Of The Icy Ages

4.11
213 votes
70
Adramelech
Psychostasia

4.1
224 votes
71
Steve Roach
The Magnificent Void

4.1
24 votes
72
Lord Finesse
The Awakening

4.1
48 votes
73
Meat Beat Manifesto
Subliminal Sandwich

4.1
24 votes
74
Moonspell
Irreligious

4.1
192 votes
75
His Hero Is Gone
Fifteen Counts of Arson

4.1
104 votes
76
Aphex Twin
Richard D. James Album

4.1
1280 votes
77
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

4.1
57 votes
78
Harvey Milk
Courtesy and Good Will Toward Men

4.09
122 votes
79
Cradle of Filth
Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei

4.09
277 votes
80
X Japan
Dahlia

4.09
186 votes
81
Fugees
The Score

4.09
303 votes
82
Sadist
Tribe

4.09
32 votes
83
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request

4.09
126 votes
84
The Olivia Tremor Control
Dusk at Cubist Castle

4.09
270 votes
85
Limbonic Art
Moon In The Scorpio

4.09
93 votes
86
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry

4.08
30 votes
87
Rotting Christ
Triarchy of The Lost Lovers

4.08
154 votes
88
Porter Ricks
Biokinetics

4.08
50 votes
89
N.O.D.
Niggaz of Destruction

4.08
26 votes
90
UFO
Walk on Water

4.07
47 votes
91
Noir Desir
666.667 Club

4.07
27 votes
92
16 Horsepower
Sackcloth 'n' Ashes

4.07
102 votes
93
Strung Out
Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues

4.07
147 votes
94
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads

4.07
492 votes
95
Texas Is the Reason
Do You Know Who You Are?

4.06
384 votes
96
Al di Meola/John McLaughlin/Paco deLucia
The Guitar Trio

4.06
24 votes
97
Samael
Passage

4.06
164 votes
98
Stratovarius
Episode

4.06
211 votes
99
Dispatch
Silent Steeples

4.05
83 votes
100
Setherial
Nord

4.05
37 votes
101
Labradford
Labradford

4.05
48 votes
102
Soundtrack (Film)
Trainspotting: Music from the Motion Picture

4.05
31 votes
103
Sun City Girls
330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

4.05
32 votes
104
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go

4.05
298 votes
105
Rachel's
The Sea and the Bells

4.04
89 votes
106
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God For Mental Illness

4.04
70 votes
107
Satyricon
Nemesis Divina

4.04
445 votes
108
The 3rd and the Mortal
Painting on Glass

4.04
25 votes
109
2Pac
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

4.04
385 votes
110
Boards of Canada
Hi Scores

4.04
183 votes
111
Belle and Sebastian
Tigermilk

4.04
308 votes
112
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love

4.03
118 votes
113
Swirlies
They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days...

4.03
34 votes
114
Spiritual Beggars
Another Way To Shine

4.03
35 votes
115
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea

4.03
71 votes
116
Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 Original Soundtrack

4.03
74 votes
117
Tori Amos
Boys for Pele

4.03
193 votes
118
George Michael
Older

4.03
40 votes
119
Sun City Girls
Dante's Disneyland Inferno

4.02
21 votes
120
Dirty Three
Horse Stories

4.02
107 votes
121
Saturnus
Paradise Belongs to You

4.01
68 votes
122
Robert Miles
Dreamland

4.01
36 votes
123
Opeth
Morningrise

4.01
2375 votes
124
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge

4.01
42 votes
125
Nightingale
The Closing Chronicles

4.01
52 votes
126
Polvo
Exploded Drawing

4.01
85 votes
127
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die

4
369 votes
128
Cradle of Filth
Dusk and Her Embrace

4
700 votes
129
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

4
849 votes
130
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup

4
167 votes
131
Ani DiFranco
Dilate

4
47 votes
132
I Mother Earth
Scenery & Fish

3.99
55 votes
133
Zakk Wylde
Book of Shadows

3.98
85 votes
134
The Moaning
Blood From Stone

3.98
28 votes
135
Social Distortion
White Light White Heat White Trash

3.98
220 votes
136
Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

3.98
1459 votes
137
Monstrosity
Millenium

3.98
125 votes
138
Converge
Petitioning the Empty Sky

3.97
1526 votes
139
Local H
As Good as Dead

3.97
115 votes
140
Morcheeba
Who Can You Trust?

3.97
47 votes
141
Nevermore
The Politics of Ecstasy

3.97
281 votes
142
Acrimony
Tumuli Shroomaroom

3.97
29 votes
143
The Future Sound of London
Dead Cities

3.96
122 votes
144
Deadguy
Screamin' With the Deadguy Quintet

3.96
27 votes
145
Sloan
One Chord to Another

3.96
27 votes
146
Integrity
Humanity is the Devil

3.96
117 votes
147
Bardo Pond
Amanita

3.96
38 votes
148
Screaming Trees
Dust

3.96
214 votes
149
Porcupine Tree
Signify

3.96
1000 votes
150
The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Hot

3.95
42 votes
151
Squarepusher
Feed Me Weird Things

3.95
136 votes
152
Kingpin Skinny Pimp
King Of Da Playaz Ball

3.94
25 votes
153
Melvins
Stag

3.94
269 votes
154
Millencolin
Life On A Plate

3.94
154 votes
155
Eels
Beautiful Freak

3.93
227 votes
156
Bedhead
Beheaded

3.93
22 votes
157
Borknagar
Borknagar

3.93
182 votes
158
Fu Manchu
In Search Of...

3.93
87 votes
159
Fiona Apple
Tidal

3.93
329 votes
160
Ulver
Kveldssanger

3.93
754 votes
161
M.O.P.
Firing Squad

3.93
21 votes
162
Amorphis
Elegy

3.93
369 votes
163
Less Than Jake
Losing Streak

3.93
370 votes
164
Crowbar
Broken Glass

3.93
122 votes
165
Juno Reactor
Beyond the Infinite

3.93
40 votes
166
Gates Of Ishtar
A Bloodred Path

3.92
57 votes
167
Low
The Curtain Hits the Cast

3.92
86 votes
168
Ground Zero
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera, Ver. 1.28

3.92
42 votes
169
Steve Vai
Fire Garden

3.91
109 votes
170
Turbonegro
Ass Cobra

3.91
58 votes
171
Wilco
Being There

3.91
347 votes
172
Face to Face
Face to Face

3.91
69 votes
173
Bal-Sagoth
Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne

3.91
63 votes
174
Vision of Disorder
Vision of Disorder

3.91
57 votes
175
Reel Big Fish
Turn the Radio Off

3.91
490 votes
176
Nas
It Was Written

3.91
855 votes
177
Chino XL
Here to Save You All

3.91
27 votes
178
Avail
4am Friday

3.91
27 votes
179
Cibo Matto
Viva! La Woman

3.91
43 votes
180
Johnny Cash
American II: Unchained

3.91
132 votes
181
Thorr's Hammer
Dommedagsnatt

3.9
47 votes
182
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar

3.9
172 votes
183
Today Is the Day
Today Is the Day

3.9
46 votes
184
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan

3.89
102 votes
185
Geto Boys
The Resurrection

3.89
59 votes
186
A Canorous Quintet
Silence of the World Beyond

3.89
36 votes
187
Portraits Of Past
01010101

3.89
115 votes
188
The Wrens
Secaucus

3.89
44 votes
189
Smog
The Doctor Came at Dawn

3.89
44 votes
190
Gorgoroth
Antichrist

3.88
291 votes
191
Busta Rhymes
The Coming

3.88
129 votes
192
Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Remnants of a Deeper Purity

3.88
30 votes
193
Lungfish
Sound in Time

3.88
21 votes
194
The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

3.88
94 votes
195
Fishmans
Kuuchuu Camp

3.88
24 votes
196
Arcturus
Aspera Hiems Symfonia

3.88
224 votes
197
Xzibit
At The Speed of Life

3.87
55 votes
198
Braid
The Age of Octeen

3.87
103 votes
199
Dave Matthews Band
Crash

3.87
327 votes
200
Astral Projection
Trust in Trance

3.87
34 votes



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