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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1996 by User Score

1.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads
February 5th, 1996
USER SCORE
85
501 ratings

2.

Weezer - Pinkerton
September 24th, 1996
USER SCORE
84
2,362 ratings

4.

Beck - Odelay
June 18th, 1996
USER SCORE
83
714 ratings

5.

Failure - Fantastic Planet
August 13th, 1996
USER SCORE
83
143 ratings

7.

Nirvana - From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
October 1st, 1996
USER SCORE
82
44 ratings

8.

Noir Désir - 666.667 Club
November 8th, 1996
USER SCORE
81
16 ratings

9.

Eels - Beautiful Freak
August 13th, 1996
USER SCORE
81
99 ratings

10.

The Lemonheads - Car Button Cloth
October 15th, 1996
USER SCORE
79
11 ratings

11.

Walt Mink - El Producto
January 16th, 1996
USER SCORE
79
22 ratings

12.

Sebadoh - Harmacy
August 20th, 1996
USER SCORE
79
30 ratings

13.

Screaming Trees - Dust
June 25th, 1996
USER SCORE
79
64 ratings

14.

Soul Coughing - Irresistible Bliss
May 14th, 1996
USER SCORE
78
17 ratings

16.

Spitz - インディゴ地平線
October 23rd, 1996
USER SCORE
78
12 ratings

17.

R.E.M. - New Adventures in Hi-Fi
September 9th, 1996
USER SCORE
78
168 ratings

18.

Skunk Anansie - Stoosh
May 20th, 1996
USER SCORE
78
29 ratings

19.

The Afghan Whigs - Black Love
March 12th, 1996
USER SCORE
77
38 ratings

20.

Sloan - One Chord to Another
June 12th, 1996
USER SCORE
77
10 ratings

21.

The Wallflowers - Bringing Down the Horse
May 21st, 1996
USER SCORE
77
29 ratings

22.

Porno for Pyros - Good God's Urge
May 28th, 1996
USER SCORE
77
18 ratings

23.

Placebo - Placebo
July 16th, 1996
USER SCORE
77
178 ratings

24.

Local H - As Good as Dead
April 1st, 1996
USER SCORE
76
25 ratings

25.

Cake - Fashion Nugget
September 17th, 1996
USER SCORE
76
116 ratings
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