1996 Rock Album Releases

1996
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Sep 24
Weezer - Pinkerton
Weezer
Pinkerton
82
critic score
(9)
84
user score
(1,686)
Oct 22
Swans - Soundtracks For The Blind
Swans
Soundtracks For The Blind
90
critic score
(2)
90
user score
(1,019)
Jun 18
Beck - Odelay
Beck
Odelay
94
critic score
(8)
84
user score
(581)
Mar 26
Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island
73
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(486)
Feb 5
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads
79
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(390)
Jun 1
Metallica - Load
Metallica
Load
70
critic score
(7)
58
user score
(350)
Apr 9
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup
88
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(254)
Oct 29
Wilco - Being There
Wilco
Being There
86
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(201)
Jan 30
Tortoise - Millions Now Living Will Never Die
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die
87
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(156)
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)
Apr 5
Unwound - Repetition
Unwound
Repetition
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(143)
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)
Feb 13
Shakira - Pies Descalzos
Shakira
Pies Descalzos
65
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(122)
Mar 25
Sleater-Kinney - Call The Doctor
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor
84
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(112)
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 2
Suede - Coming Up
Suede
Coming Up
77
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(91)
Oct 1
Silver Jews - The Natural Bridge
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge
65
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(87)
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)
Sep 17
The Cardigans - First Band on the Moon
The Cardigans
First Band on the Moon
79
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(83)
Jun 11
Cardiacs - Sing to God
Cardiacs
Sing to God
85
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(82)
1996
Swans - Die Tür ist zu
Swans
Die Tür ist zu
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(79)
Jul 30
Alice in Chains - Unplugged
Alice in Chains
Unplugged
53
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(74)
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Aug 13
Eels - Beautiful Freak
Eels
Beautiful Freak
78
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(72)
Sep 11
Porcupine Tree - Signify
Porcupine Tree
Signify
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(62)
Aug 6
Modest Mouse - Interstate 8
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(60)
Sep 10
Cat Power - What Would the Community Think
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think
84
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(59)
Apr 23
Spoon - Telephono
Spoon
Telephono
62
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(58)
Jan 14
12 Rods - Gay?
12 Rods
Gay?
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(57)
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)
Nov 19
Prince - Emancipation
Prince
Emancipation
71
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(52)
Jan 23
The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
The Smashing Pumpkins
1979
94
user score
(51)
Jul 23
Red House Painters - Songs for a Blue Guitar
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar
74
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(51)
1996
Weezer - Songs From the Black Hole
Weezer
Songs From the Black Hole
79
user score
(50)
May 28
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Take It From the Man!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From the Man!
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(48)
Jul 9
Prince - Chaos and Disorder
Prince
Chaos and Disorder
48
critic score
(5)
60
user score
(46)
Sep 10
Rush - Test for Echo
Rush
Test for Echo
68
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(46)
Oct 1
Matchbox Twenty - Yourself or Someone Like You
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(46)
Jun 25
Screaming Trees - Dust
Screaming Trees
Dust
84
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(45)
Apr 30
Dave Matthews Band - Crash
Dave Matthews Band
Crash
70
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(44)
Jul 23
Jimmy Eat World - Static Prevails
Jimmy Eat World
Static Prevails
60
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(43)
May 20
Super Furry Animals - Fuzzy Logic
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic
84
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(42)
Oct 29
Weezer - The Good Life
Weezer
The Good Life
92
user score
(42)
Sep 24
Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
88
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(41)
Mar 26
Brainiac - Hissing Prigs in Static Couture
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture
83
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(40)
May 15
Nickelback - Curb
Nickelback
Curb
60
critic score
(1)
46
user score
(38)
Oct 29
Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons
83
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(38)
Jan 1
Polvo - Exploded Drawing
Polvo
Exploded Drawing
72
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(36)
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