1996 Alternative Rock Album Releases

1996
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(59)

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(13)
Sep 24
Weezer - Pinkerton
Weezer
Pinkerton
82
critic score
(9)
84
user score
(1,686)
Jun 18
Beck - Odelay
Beck
Odelay
94
critic score
(8)
84
user score
(581)
Feb 5
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads
79
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(390)
Aug 27
Pearl Jam - No Code
Pearl Jam
No Code
66
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(152)
Jul 30
Sublime - Sublime
Sublime
Sublime
85
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(151)
May 7
The Cure - Wild Mood Swings
The Cure
Wild Mood Swings
59
critic score
(4)
61
user score
(134)
Sep 9
R.E.M. - New Adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi
86
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(134)
Jul 16
Placebo - Placebo
Placebo
Placebo
70
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(131)
May 21
Soundgarden - Down on the Upside
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside
63
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(104)
May 20
Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go
86
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(101)
Jan 22
Radiohead - Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Radiohead
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
80
critic score
(1)
92
user score
(97)
Sep 17
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Cake
Fashion Nugget
50
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(86)
Aug 13
Failure - Fantastic Planet
Failure
Fantastic Planet
75
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(83)
Aug 13
Eels - Beautiful Freak
Eels
Beautiful Freak
78
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(72)
Apr 2
Butthole Surfers - Electriclarryland
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland
59
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(57)
Apr 30
The Cranberries - To the Faithful Departed
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed
62
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(55)
Sep 19
Weezer - El Scorcho
Weezer
El Scorcho
60
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(53)
Jan 23
The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
The Smashing Pumpkins
1979
94
user score
(51)
1996
Weezer - Songs From the Black Hole
Weezer
Songs From the Black Hole
79
user score
(50)
Jun 25
Screaming Trees - Dust
Screaming Trees
Dust
84
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(45)
Jul 23
Jimmy Eat World - Static Prevails
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails
60
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(43)
Oct 29
Weezer - The Good Life
Weezer
The Good Life
92
user score
(42)
Oct 1
Nirvana - From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
Nirvana
From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
84
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(35)
Nov 19
Bush - Razorblade Suitcase
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase
53
critic score
(4)
65
user score
(35)
Sep 24
PJ Harvey and John Parish - Dance Hall at Louse Point
PJ Harvey and John Parish
Dance Hall at Louse Point
75
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(34)
Jun 18
Nada Surf - High/Low
Nada Surf
High/Low
67
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(30)
Oct 14
Counting Crows - Recovering the Satellites
Counting Crows
Recovering the Satellites
68
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(29)
Mar 12
The Afghan Whigs - Black Love
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love
68
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(28)
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Aug 20
Sebadoh - Harmacy
Sebadoh
Harmacy
76
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(25)
Sep 23
Moby - Animal Rights
Moby
Animal Rights
56
critic score
(7)
58
user score
(24)
May 20
Skunk Anansie - Stoosh
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh
72
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(23)
Sep 25
Soda Stereo - Comfort y música para volar
Soda Stereo
Comfort y música para volar
60
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(23)
Oct 29
Skillet - Skillet
Skillet
Skillet
50
critic score
(1)
35
user score
(23)
Apr 15
No Doubt - Don't Speak
No Doubt
Don't Speak
89
user score
(21)
Jan 16
Walt Mink - El Producto
Walt Mink
El Producto
90
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(20)
Sep 20
Legião Urbana - A Tempestade
Legião Urbana
A Tempestade
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(20)
Apr 8
Ocean Colour Scene - Moseley Shoals
Ocean Colour Scene
Moseley Shoals
70
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(16)
Feb 20
Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Come Find Yourself
67
critic score
(3)
64
user score
(13)
Oct 15
Phish - Billy Breathes
Phish
Billy Breathes
64
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(13)
Apr 1
Local H - As Good as Dead
Local H
As Good as Dead
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(12)
May 14
Soul Coughing - Irresistible Bliss
Soul Coughing
Irresistible Bliss
71
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(12)
Nov 8
Noir Désir - 666.667 Club
Noir Désir
666.667 Club
82
user score
(12)
Nov 12
Blind Melon - Nico
Blind Melon
Nico
64
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(12)
Oct 15
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Now I Got Worry
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry
68
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(11)
Mar 19
Barenaked Ladies - Born on a Pirate Ship
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship
40
critic score
(2)
54
user score
(8)
Mar 26
The Verve Pipe - Villains
The Verve Pipe
Villains
53
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(8)
May 14
Soulwax - Leave The Story Untold
Soulwax
Leave The Story Untold
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(8)
Jun 10
Republica - Republica
Republica
Republica
80
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(8)
Jan 22
Frank Black - The Cult of Ray
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray
58
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(7)
Feb 25
Foo Fighters - Big Me
Foo Fighters
Big Me
82
user score
(7)
Apr 30
Bob Mould - Bob Mould
Bob Mould
Bob Mould
74
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(7)
Aug 13
Throwing Muses - Limbo
Throwing Muses
Limbo
72
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(7)
Aug 13
Better Than Ezra - Friction, Baby
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby
57
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(6)
Jun 18
Primitive Radio Gods - Rocket
Primitive Radio Gods
Rocket
31
critic score
(3)
48
user score
(5)
Aug 27
Sublime - What I Got
Sublime
What I Got
43
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(5)
Oct 15
The Lemonheads - Car Button Cloth
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth
79
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(5)
1996
Blur - Death of A Party
Blur
Death of A Party
89
user score
(4)
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