1996 Rock Album Releases

1996
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Sep 24
Weezer - Pinkerton
Weezer
Pinkerton
82
critic score
(9)
87
user score
(581)
Jun 18
Beck - Odelay
Beck
Odelay
93
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(309)
Oct 22
Swans - Soundtracks For The Blind
Swans
Soundtracks For The Blind
90
critic score
(2)
92
user score
(287)
Mar 26
Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island
Neutral Milk Hotel
On Avery Island
74
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(180)
Feb 5
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads
81
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(119)
Jun 1
Metallica - Load
Metallica
Load
70
critic score
(7)
59
user score
(113)
Oct 29
Wilco - Being There
Wilco
Being There
89
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(98)
Apr 9
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup
Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup
85
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(78)
Aug 27
Pearl Jam - No Code
Pearl Jam
No Code
61
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(75)
Jan 30
Tortoise - Millions Now Living Will Never Die
Tortoise
Millions Now Living Will Never Die
87
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(62)
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
(57)
Mar 25
Sleater-Kinney - Call The Doctor
Sleater-Kinney
Call The Doctor
84
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(49)
Jul 16
Placebo - Placebo
Placebo
Placebo
70
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(49)
Sep 2
Suede - Coming Up
Suede
Coming Up
77
critic score
(5)
78
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)
Feb 13
Shakira - Pies Descalzos
Shakira
Pies Descalzos
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(37)
May 21
Soundgarden - Down on the Upside
Soundgarden
Down on the Upside
63
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(34)
Sep 17
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Cake
Fashion Nugget
50
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(32)
Aug 13
Eels - Beautiful Freak
Eels
Beautiful Freak
78
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(29)
Sep 10
Cat Power - What Would the Community Think
Cat Power
What Would the Community Think
85
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(28)
Apr 23
Spoon - Telephono
Spoon
Telephono
66
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(26)
Jun 11
Cardiacs - Sing to God
Cardiacs
Sing to God
85
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(26)
Apr 30
The Cranberries - To the Faithful Departed
The Cranberries
To the Faithful Departed
62
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(22)
May 28
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Take It From the Man!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Take It From the Man!
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(21)
May 20
Super Furry Animals - Fuzzy Logic
Super Furry Animals
Fuzzy Logic
84
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(20)
Jun 25
Screaming Trees - Dust
Screaming Trees
Dust
84
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(20)
Jul 23
Red House Painters - Songs for a Blue Guitar
Red House Painters
Songs for a Blue Guitar
74
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(20)
Apr 5
Unwound - Repetition
Unwound
Repetition
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(19)
Jul 30
Alice in Chains - Unplugged
Alice in Chains
Unplugged
53
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(19)
Aug 6
Modest Mouse - Interstate 8
Modest Mouse
Interstate 8
80
user score
(19)
Sep 11
Porcupine Tree - Signify
Porcupine Tree
Signify
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(18)
Sep 17
The Cardigans - First Band on the Moon
The Cardigans
First Band on the Moon
80
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(18)
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 30
Dave Matthews Band - Crash
Dave Matthews Band
Crash
68
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(17)
Nov 19
Prince - Emancipation
Prince
Emancipation
71
critic score
(5)
64
user score
(17)
1996
Swans - Die Tür ist zu
Swans
Die Tür ist zu
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(16)
Sep 14
dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
dEUS
In a Bar, Under the Sea
84
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(16)
Jan 14
12 Rods - Gay?
12 Rods
Gay?
80
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(15)
Mar 4
Cat Power - Myra Lee
Cat Power
Myra Lee
67
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(15)
Apr 2
Butthole Surfers - Electriclarryland
Butthole Surfers
Electriclarryland
59
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(15)
Oct 1
Matchbox Twenty - Yourself or Someone Like You
Matchbox Twenty
Yourself or Someone Like You
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(15)
Jul 9
Prince - Chaos and Disorder
Prince
Chaos and Disorder
48
critic score
(5)
58
user score
(14)
Jan 16
Walt Mink - El Producto
Walt Mink
El Producto
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(13)
Mar 12
The Afghan Whigs - Black Love
The Afghan Whigs
Black Love
66
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(13)
Mar 26
Guided By Voices - Under the Bushes Under the Stars
Guided By Voices
Under the Bushes Under the Stars
72
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(13)
May 1
Nickelback - Curb
Nickelback
Curb
60
critic score
(1)
48
user score
(13)
Nov 19
Bush - Razorblade Suitcase
Bush
Razorblade Suitcase
48
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(13)
Jan 1
Polvo - Exploded Drawing
Polvo
Exploded Drawing
68
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(12)
Sep 10
Rush - Test for Echo
Rush
Test for Echo
68
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(12)
Mar 11
Ride - Tarantula
Ride
Tarantula
48
critic score
(3)
63
user score
(11)
Oct 24
Bedhead - Beheaded
Bedhead
Beheaded
81
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(11)
Oct 29
Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
Heatmiser
Mic City Sons
83
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(11)
Nov 5
Café Tacvba - Avalancha de Éxitos
Café Tacvba
Avalancha de Éxitos
73
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(11)
Jan 1
Destroyer - We'll Build Them a Golden Bridge
Destroyer
We'll Build Them a Golden Bridge
65
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(10)
Mar 26
Brainiac - Hissing Prigs in Static Couture
Brainiac
Hissing Prigs in Static Couture
83
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(10)
Jun 18
Patti Smith - Gone Again
Patti Smith
Gone Again
78
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(10)
Jun 18
Nada Surf - High/Low
Nada Surf
High/Low
67
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(10)
Aug 20
Sebadoh - Harmacy
Sebadoh
Harmacy
76
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(10)
Sep 10
Dirty Three - Horse Stories
Dirty Three
Horse Stories
88
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(10)
Oct 14
Counting Crows - Recovering the Satellites
Counting Crows
Recovering the Satellites
68
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(10)
Apr 3
Bardo Pond - Amanita
Bardo Pond
Amanita
90
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(9)
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)
Oct 1
Silver Jews - The Natural Bridge
Silver Jews
The Natural Bridge
65
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(9)
Oct 25
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Thank God for Mental Illness
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Thank God for Mental Illness
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(9)
Oct 28
Yes - Keys to Ascension
Yes
Keys to Ascension
80
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(9)
May 21
Cul De Sac - China Gate
Cul De Sac
China Gate
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(8)
Jun 10
Carcass - Swansong
Carcass
Swansong
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(8)
Jul 23
Earth - Pentastar: In the Style of Demons
Earth
Pentastar: In the Style of Demons
30
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(8)
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)
Mar 18
The Beatles - Anthology 2
The Beatles
Anthology 2
68
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(7)
Oct 28
The Beatles - Anthology 3
The Beatles
Anthology 3
78
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(7)
Nov 8
Noir Désir - 666.667 Club
Noir Désir
666.667 Club
81
user score
(7)
Feb 20
Lou Reed - Set the Twilight Reeling
Lou Reed
Set the Twilight Reeling
70
critic score
(4)
67
user score
(6)
Apr 16
The Jesus Lizard - Shot
The Jesus Lizard
Shot
56
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(6)
May 14
Def Leppard - Slang
Def Leppard
Slang
64
critic score
(3)
57
user score
(6)
Jun 10
The Fall - The Light User Syndrome
The Fall
The Light User Syndrome
65
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(6)
Mar 1
The Auteurs - After Murder Park
The Auteurs
After Murder Park
76
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(5)
Mar 5
Iggy Pop - Naughty Little Doggie
Iggy Pop
Naughty Little Doggie
63
critic score
(4)
51
user score
(5)
Mar 8
Sting - Mercury Falling
Sting
Mercury Falling
67
critic score
(3)
64
user score
(5)
May 14
Soulwax - Leave The Story Untold
Soulwax
Leave The Story Untold
60
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(5)
May 21
The Wallflowers - Bringing Down the Horse
The Wallflowers
Bringing Down the Horse
74
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(5)
Jun 17
Gastr Del Sol - Upgrade & Afterlife
Gastr Del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(5)
Jul 9
Long Fin Killie - Valentino
Long Fin Killie
Valentino
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(5)
Sep 20
Legião Urbana - A Tempestade
Legião Urbana
A Tempestade
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(5)
Sep 24
Archers of Loaf - All the Nations Airports
Archers of Loaf
All the Nations Airports
77
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(5)
Nov 5
Chavez - Ride the Fader
Chavez
Ride the Fader
89
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(5)
Jul 2
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Broken Arrow
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Broken Arrow
62
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(4)
Sep 24
Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
88
critic score
(4)
94
user score
(4)
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)
Oct 15
Motörhead - Overnight Sensation
Motörhead
Overnight Sensation
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(4)
Nov 12
Blind Melon - Nico
Blind Melon
Nico
64
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(4)
Jan 1
The Wedding Present - Saturnalia
The Wedding Present
Saturnalia
75
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(3)
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