1998 Alternative Rock Album Releases

1998
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Sep 29
PJ Harvey - Is This Desire?
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?
77
critic score
(6)
83
user score
(271)
Jun 2
The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore
The Smashing Pumpkins
Adore
68
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(256)
Nov 3
Beck - Mutations
Beck
Mutations
81
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(188)
Oct 12
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing
68
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(171)
Sep 8
Sunny Day Real Estate - How It Feels to Be Something On
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels to Be Something On
91
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(158)
Jan 12
Radiohead - No Surprises
Radiohead
No Surprises
50
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(151)
Feb 3
Pearl Jam - Yield
Pearl Jam
Yield
73
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(150)
Sep 8
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hole
Celebrity Skin
77
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(142)
May 12
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
Sonic Youth
A Thousand Leaves
74
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(135)
May 11
Garbage - Version 2.0
Garbage
Version 2.0
77
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(104)
Nov 3
Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Alanis Morissette
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
75
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(101)
Oct 26
R.E.M. - Up
R.E.M.
Up
72
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(100)
Sep 14
Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
Manic Street Preachers
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
77
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(75)
Apr 21
Radiohead - Airbag / How Am I Driving?
Radiohead
Airbag / How Am I Driving?
82
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(65)
Jan 27
Hum - Downward Is Heavenward
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward
87
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(61)
Nov 3
Oasis - The Masterplan
Oasis
The Masterplan
74
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(61)
Aug 11
Liz Phair - whitechocolatespaceegg
Liz Phair
whitechocolatespaceegg
69
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(49)
May 26
Jeff Buckley - Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk
Jeff Buckley
Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk
84
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(44)
Sep 22
Goo Goo Dolls - Dizzy Up the Girl
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up the Girl
70
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(44)
Oct 6
Cake - Prolonging the Magic
Cake
Prolonging the Magic
61
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(40)
Jun 1
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Munki
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Munki
68
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(35)
Apr 28
Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets
64
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(33)
Jul 7
Barenaked Ladies - Stunt
Barenaked Ladies
Stunt
60
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(29)
Jun 22
Anathema - Alternative 4
Anathema
Alternative 4
70
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(28)
Apr 13
Gomez - Bring It On
Gomez
Bring It On
79
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(27)
May 25
Coldplay - Safety
Coldplay
Safety
72
user score
(27)
Oct 27
The Afghan Whigs - 1965
The Afghan Whigs
1965
85
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(25)
Apr 27
Katatonia - Discouraged Ones
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(23)
Oct 5
Ash - Nu-Clear Sounds
Ash
Nu-Clear Sounds
80
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(23)
Sep 29
Soul Coughing - El Oso
Soul Coughing
El Oso
68
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(18)
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Mar 24
Semisonic - Feeling Strangely Fine
Semisonic
Feeling Strangely Fine
69
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(17)
Sep 22
Nada Surf - The Proximity Effect
Nada Surf
The Proximity Effect
60
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(17)
Jan 1
Soulwax - Much Against Everyone's Advice
Soulwax
Much Against Everyone's Advice
86
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(14)
Mar 31
Jerry Cantrell - Boggy Depot
Jerry Cantrell
Boggy Depot
54
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(14)
Mar 10
Fastball - All the Pain Money Can Buy
Fastball
All the Pain Money Can Buy
67
critic score
(5)
62
user score
(13)
Oct 20
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - ACME
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
ACME
73
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(13)
Feb 24
Swervedriver - 99th Dream
Swervedriver
99th Dream
69
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(12)
Jul 1
bôa - The Race of a Thousand Camels
bôa
The Race of a Thousand Camels
75
user score
(10)
Sep 22
Mudhoney - Tomorrow Hit Today
Mudhoney
Tomorrow Hit Today
73
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(10)
Mar 4
Motorpsycho - Trust Us
Motorpsycho
Trust Us
87
user score
(9)
Apr 28
Eve 6 - Eve 6
Eve 6
Eve 6
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(9)
Sep 1
Local H - Pack Up the Cats
Local H
Pack Up the Cats
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
Nov 24
Pearl Jam - Live on Two Legs
Pearl Jam
Live on Two Legs
71
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(9)
Jun 8
Embrace - The Good Will Out
Embrace
The Good Will Out
64
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Blue October - The Answers
Blue October
The Answers
66
user score
(7)
Apr 24
Oasis - Acquiesce
Oasis
Acquiesce
87
user score
(7)
Apr 28
VAST - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
VAST
Visual Audio Sensory Theater
60
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(7)
Aug 24
Tori Amos - Raspberry Swirl / Cruel
Tori Amos
Raspberry Swirl / Cruel
95
user score
(6)
Nov 17
Fun Lovin' Criminals - 100% Colombian
Fun Lovin' Criminals
100% Colombian
80
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(5)
Apr 5
Republica - Speed Ballads
Republica
Speed Ballads
60
critic score
(1)
52
user score
(4)
Aug 17
Puressence - Only Forever
Puressence
Only Forever
70
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(4)
Sep 9
Frank Black and The Catholics - Frank Black and the Catholics
Frank Black and The Catholics
Frank Black and the Catholics
50
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(4)
Apr 7
Butthole Surfers - After the Astronaut
Butthole Surfers
After the Astronaut
50
critic score
(2)
51
user score
(3)
May 26
The Mayfield Four - Fallout
The Mayfield Four
Fallout
69
user score
(3)
Jul 9
Beachbuggy - Unsafe...At Any Speed
Beachbuggy
Unsafe...At Any Speed
87
user score
(3)
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