AOTY 2017

The Best Metal Albums of 2014

1. Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden
August 19, 2014
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

2. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
83
29 reviews

3. Behemoth - The Satanist

Behemoth - The Satanist
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

4. Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire

Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

5. YOB - Clearing The Path To Ascend

YOB - Clearing The Path To Ascend
September 2, 2014
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

7. The Body - I Shall Die Here

The Body - I Shall Die Here
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

8. Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

Triptykon - Melana Chasmata
April 15, 2014
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

9. Eyehategod - Eyehategod

Eyehategod - Eyehategod
May 27, 2014
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

10. Agalloch - The Serpent & the Sphere

Agalloch - The Serpent & the Sphere
May 13, 2014
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

11. Electric Wizard - Time to Die

Electric Wizard - Time to Die
September 30, 2014
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

12. Wrekmeister Harmonies - Then It All Came Down

Wrekmeister Harmonies - Then It All Came Down
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

13. Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls

Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
July 8, 2014
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

14. Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun

Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun
June 24, 2014
Critic Score
73
19 reviews

15. At The Gates - At War with Reality

At The Gates - At War with Reality
October 27, 2014
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

16. Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare

Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare
June 10, 2014
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

18. Music Blues - Things Haven't Gone Well

Music Blues - Things Haven't Gone Well
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
65
5 reviews

19. DragonForce - Maximum Overload

DragonForce - Maximum Overload
August 19, 2014
Critic Score
65
5 reviews

20. Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter

Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
64
8 reviews

21. Cynic - Kindly Bent to Free Us

Cynic - Kindly Bent to Free Us
February 18, 2014
Critic Score
57
5 reviews
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