1998 Rock Album Releases

1998
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Feb 10
Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
85
critic score
(8)
92
user score
(1206)
Sep 22
Queens of the Stone Age - Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age
77
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(143)
Jun 2
The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore
The Smashing Pumpkins
Adore
68
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(118)
Nov 3
Beck - Mutations
Beck
Mutations
81
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(103)
Sep 29
PJ Harvey - Is This Desire?
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?
76
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(97)
Sep 29
Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs
88
critic score
(7)
84
user score
(87)
Oct 12
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing
68
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(76)
Mar 10
Tortoise - TNT
Tortoise
TNT
76
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(75)
Feb 3
Pearl Jam - Yield
Pearl Jam
Yield
73
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(74)
Mar 30
Pulp - This Is Hardcore
Pulp
This Is Hardcore
83
critic score
(8)
84
user score
(70)
Sep 29
Shakira - Dónde Están los Ladrones?
Shakira
Dónde Están los Ladrones?
85
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(68)
Sep 14
Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
Marilyn Manson
Mechanical Animals
80
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(65)
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)
88
user score
(60)
Sep 8
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hole
Celebrity Skin
77
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(55)
May 12
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
Sonic Youth
A Thousand Leaves
74
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(51)
Oct 20
Silver Jews - American Water
Silver Jews
American Water
81
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(51)
Oct 26
R.E.M. - Up
R.E.M.
Up
72
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(50)
May 11
Garbage - Version 2.0
Garbage
Version 2.0
77
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(49)
May 5
Spoon - A Series of Sneaks
Spoon
A Series of Sneaks
87
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(47)
Jun 8
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞ [Expanded Version]
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞ [Expanded Version]
78
critic score
(3)
89
user score
(42)
Sep 14
Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
Manic Street Preachers
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
76
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(41)
Jul 20
Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider
Sparklehorse
Good Morning Spider
87
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(39)
Mar 25
Boredoms - Super æ
Boredoms
Super æ
78
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(38)
Aug 18
Death Cab For Cutie - Something About Airplanes
Death Cab For Cutie
Something About Airplanes
75
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(37)
Nov 3
Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Alanis Morissette
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
75
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(37)
Jun 9
Don Caballero - What Burns Never Returns
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(35)
Sep 21
Eels - Electro-Shock Blues
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues
84
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(31)
Sep 28
The Beta Band - The Three E.P.'s
The Beta Band
The Three E.P.'s
84
critic score
(6)
83
user score
(31)
Apr 21
Radiohead - Airbag / How Am I Driving?
Radiohead
Airbag / How Am I Driving?
82
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(29)
Jan 12
Radiohead - No Surprises
Radiohead
No Surprises
50
critic score
(1)
92
user score
(22)
Feb 10
Bedhead - Transaction de Novo
Bedhead
Transaction de Novo
87
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(22)
Mar 31
Dirty Three - Ocean Songs
Dirty Three
Ocean Songs
85
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(22)
Oct 6
Cake - Prolonging the Magic
Cake
Prolonging the Magic
61
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(22)
Jun 23
Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue
Billy Bragg & Wilco
Mermaid Avenue
78
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(21)
Nov 24
Metallica - Garage Inc.
Metallica
Garage Inc.
69
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(21)
May 26
Jeff Buckley - Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk
Jeff Buckley
Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk
84
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(20)
Jun 1
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Munki
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Munki
68
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(18)
Aug 11
Liz Phair - whitechocolatespaceegg
Liz Phair
whitechocolatespaceegg
71
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(18)
Nov 3
Oasis - The Masterplan
Oasis
The Masterplan
80
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(16)
Apr 28
Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets
Dave Matthews Band
Before These Crowded Streets
64
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(15)
May 25
Coldplay - Safety
Coldplay
Safety
72
user score
(15)
Oct 1
The Cardigans - Gran Turismo
The Cardigans
Gran Turismo
65
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(15)
Oct 26
Robbie Williams - I've Been Expecting You
Robbie Williams
I've Been Expecting You
80
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(15)
May 12
Lenny Kravitz - 5
Lenny Kravitz
5
42
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(14)
Jun 1
Destroyer - City of Daughters
Destroyer
City of Daughters
66
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(13)
Aug 18
Kid Rock - Devil Without a Cause
Kid Rock
Devil Without a Cause
66
critic score
(4)
38
user score
(13)
Feb 10
Shellac - Terraform
Shellac
Terraform
72
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(12)
Aug 25
Godsmack - Godsmack
Godsmack
Godsmack
60
critic score
(1)
50
user score
(12)
Aug 31
Snow Patrol - Songs for Polarbears
Snow Patrol
Songs for Polarbears
70
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(12)
Oct 27
The Afghan Whigs - 1965
The Afghan Whigs
1965
85
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(12)
Apr 13
Gomez - Bring It On
Gomez
Bring It On
79
critic score
(6)
83
user score
(11)
Apr 21
Royal Trux - Accelerator
Royal Trux
Accelerator
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(11)
Jun 22
Anathema - Alternative 4
Anathema
Alternative 4
70
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(11)
Oct 27
Melt-Banana - Charlie
Melt-Banana
Charlie
50
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(11)
Jan 27
Hum - Downward Is Heavenward
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward
87
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(10)
Feb 23
Gastr Del Sol - Camoufleur
Gastr Del Sol
Camoufleur
91
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(10)
Oct 5
Ash - Nu-Clear Sounds
Ash
Nu-Clear Sounds
80
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(10)
Mar 11
Nickelback - The State
Nickelback
The State
40
critic score
(1)
46
user score
(9)
Apr 27
Katatonia - Discouraged Ones
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(9)
Oct 20
New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
New Radicals
Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
73
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(9)
Mar 17
Van Halen - Van Halen III
Van Halen
Van Halen III
52
critic score
(3)
40
user score
(8)
Mar 24
Semisonic - Feeling Strangely Fine
Semisonic
Feeling Strangely Fine
69
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(8)
Jul 7
Barenaked Ladies - Stunt
Barenaked Ladies
Stunt
60
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Soulwax - Much Against Everyone's Advice
Soulwax
Much Against Everyone's Advice
86
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(7)
Feb 24
Swervedriver - 99th Dream
Swervedriver
99th Dream
62
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(7)
Jun 16
Monster Magnet - Powertrip
Monster Magnet
Powertrip
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(7)
Jun 23
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Strung Out in Heaven
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Strung Out in Heaven
81
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(7)
Sep 7
Mansun - Six
Mansun
Six
72
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(7)
Sep 8
Blonde Redhead - In an Expression of the Inexpressible
Blonde Redhead
In an Expression of the Inexpressible
68
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(7)
Sep 22
Goo Goo Dolls - Dizzy Up the Girl
Goo Goo Dolls
Dizzy Up the Girl
72
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(7)
Jan 24
June of 44 - Four Great Points
June of 44
Four Great Points
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(6)
Mar 4
Motorpsycho - Trust Us
Motorpsycho
Trust Us
84
user score
(6)
Mar 24
Drive-By Truckers - Gangstabilly
Drive-By Truckers
Gangstabilly
69
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(6)
Mar 31
Jerry Cantrell - Boggy Depot
Jerry Cantrell
Boggy Depot
54
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(6)
Apr 21
Quasi - Featuring
Quasi
Featuring "Birds"
77
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(6)
Sep 22
Mudhoney - Tomorrow Hit Today
Mudhoney
Tomorrow Hit Today
73
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(6)
Sep 22
Nada Surf - The Proximity Effect
Nada Surf
The Proximity Effect
60
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(6)
Oct 19
Idlewild - Hope Is Important
Idlewild
Hope Is Important
68
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(6)
Nov 24
Pearl Jam - Live on Two Legs
Pearl Jam
Live on Two Legs
71
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(6)
Feb 3
The Halo Benders - The Rebels Not In
The Halo Benders
The Rebels Not In
84
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(5)
Mar 10
Fastball - All the Pain Money Can Buy
Fastball
All the Pain Money Can Buy
63
critic score
(5)
59
user score
(5)
Mar 23
Windy & Carl - Depths
Windy & Carl
Depths
87
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(5)
Mar 24
Buckethead - Colma
Buckethead
Colma
77
user score
(5)
Jul 28
12 Rods - Split Personalities
12 Rods
Split Personalities
76
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(5)
Sep 8
Knapsack - The Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now
Knapsack
The Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(5)
Jan 1
The Reatards - Teenage Hate
The Reatards
Teenage Hate
79
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(4)
May 19
Natalie Merchant - Ophelia
Natalie Merchant
Ophelia
62
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(4)
Jun 8
Embrace - The Good Will Out
Embrace
The Good Will Out
64
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(4)
Jun 16
Tom Waits - Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years
Tom Waits
Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years
84
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(4)
Sep 22
Archers of Loaf - White Trash Heroes
Archers of Loaf
White Trash Heroes
74
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(4)
Nov 17
Fun Lovin' Criminals - 100% Colombian
Fun Lovin' Criminals
100% Colombian
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(4)
Jan 1
Blue October - The Answers
Blue October
The Answers
68
user score
(3)
Feb 10
James Iha - Let It Come Down
James Iha
Let It Come Down
55
critic score
(6)
63
user score
(3)
Mar 31
Scott Weiland - 12 Bar Blues
Scott Weiland
12 Bar Blues
75
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(3)
Apr 23
The Jesus Lizard - Blue
The Jesus Lizard
Blue
60
critic score
(6)
66
user score
(3)
Sep 29
Soul Coughing - El Oso
Soul Coughing
El Oso
68
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(3)
Oct 20
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - ACME
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
ACME
73
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(3)
Nov 26
Boredoms - Super Roots 7
Boredoms
Super Roots 7
96
user score
(3)
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