1996 Alternative Rock Album Releases

1996
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Type
LP (51)
Sep 24
Weezer - Pinkerton
Weezer
Pinkerton
82
critic score
(9)
87
user score
(587)
Jun 18
Beck - Odelay
Beck
Odelay
93
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(309)
Feb 5
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads
81
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(119)
Aug 27
Pearl Jam - No Code
Pearl Jam
No Code
61
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(77)
Sep 9
R.E.M. - New Adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M.
New Adventures in Hi-Fi
84
critic score
(8)
81
user score
(58)
Jul 16
Placebo - Placebo
Placebo
Placebo
70
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(49)
May 20
Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go
88
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(48)
May 7
The Cure - Wild Mood Swings
The Cure
Wild Mood Swings
59
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(47)
Jul 30
Sublime - Sublime
Sublime
Sublime
85
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(39)
May 21
Soundgarden - Down on the Upside
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside
63
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(35)
Sep 17
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Cake
Fashion Nugget
50
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(33)
Aug 13
Eels - Beautiful Freak
Eels
Beautiful Freak
78
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(29)
Apr 30
The Cranberries - To the Faithful Departed
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed
62
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(22)
Jun 25
Screaming Trees - Dust
Screaming Trees
Dust
84
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(20)
Oct 1
Nirvana - From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
Nirvana
From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
87
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(18)
Apr 2
Butthole Surfers - Electriclarryland
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland
59
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(15)
Mar 12
The Afghan Whigs - Black Love
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love
66
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(13)
Nov 19
Bush - Razorblade Suitcase
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase
48
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(13)
Aug 13
Failure - Fantastic Planet
Failure
Fantastic Planet
75
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(12)
Aug 20
Sebadoh - Harmacy
Sebadoh
Harmacy
76
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(11)
Jun 18
Nada Surf - High/Low
Nada Surf
High/Low
67
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(10)
Oct 14
Counting Crows - Recovering the Satellites
Counting Crows
Recovering the Satellites
68
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(10)
May 20
Skunk Anansie - Stoosh
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh
72
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(9)
Jul 23
Jimmy Eat World - Static Prevails
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(9)
Sep 23
Moby - Animal Rights
Moby
Animal Rights
56
critic score
(7)
66
user score
(8)
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)
66
user score
(8)
Feb 20
Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Come Find Yourself
60
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(7)
Nov 8
Noir Désir - 666.667 Club
Noir Désir
666.667 Club
81
user score
(7)
May 14
Soulwax - Leave The Story Untold
Soulwax
Leave The Story Untold
60
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(5)
Sep 20
Legião Urbana - A Tempestade
Legião Urbana
A Tempestade
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(5)
Oct 15
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Now I Got Worry
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Now I Got Worry
71
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(4)
Nov 12
Blind Melon - Nico
Blind Melon
Nico
64
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(4)
Apr 8
Ocean Colour Scene - Moseley Shoals
Ocean Colour Scene
Moseley Shoals
70
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(3)
May 14
Soul Coughing - Irresistible Bliss
Soul Coughing
Irresistible Bliss
71
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(3)
Aug 13
Throwing Muses - Limbo
Throwing Muses
Limbo
72
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(3)
Jan 1
Dispatch - Silent Steeples
Dispatch
Silent Steeples
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(2)
Jan 22
Frank Black - The Cult of Ray
Frank Black
The Cult of Ray
58
critic score
(3)
89
user score
(2)
Mar 19
Barenaked Ladies - Born on a Pirate Ship
Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship
40
critic score
(2)
45
user score
(2)
Mar 26
The Verve Pipe - Villains
The Verve Pipe
Villains
53
critic score
(2)
47
user score
(2)
Apr 1
Local H - As Good as Dead
Local H
As Good as Dead
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(2)
Jun 18
Primitive Radio Gods - Rocket
Primitive Radio Gods
Rocket
31
critic score
(3)
45
user score
(2)
Aug 13
Better Than Ezra - Friction, Baby
Better Than Ezra
Friction, Baby
57
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(2)
Oct 15
Phish - Billy Breathes
Phish
Billy Breathes
64
critic score
(4)
66
user score
(2)
Apr 16
Veruca Salt - Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt
Veruca Salt
Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt
50
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(1)
Apr 30
Bob Mould - Bob Mould
Bob Mould
Bob Mould
74
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(1)
May 7
Imperial Teen - Seasick
Imperial Teen
Seasick
75
critic score
(5)
95
user score
(1)
May 14
Spin Doctors - You've Got to Believe in Something
Spin Doctors
You've Got to Believe in Something
54
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(1)
Sep 3
Butter 08 - Butter
Butter 08
Butter
75
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(1)
Sep 10
Billy Bragg - William Bloke
Billy Bragg
William Bloke
63
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(1)
Oct 15
The Lemonheads - Car Button Cloth
The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth
79
critic score
(5)
93
user score
(1)
Oct 2
Crash Test Dummies - A Worm's Life
Crash Test Dummies
A Worm's Life
40
critic score
(1)

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