Decibel's Top 40 Albums of 2016

Decibel's Top 40 Albums of 2016

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40. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation

The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
October 14, 2016
Mathcore
Critic Score
81
9 reviews
User Score
76
59 reviews

39. Eternal Champion - The Armor of Ire

Eternal Champion - The Armor of Ire
September 27, 2016
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
1 review

38. Venomous Concept - Kick Me Silly - VC III

Venomous Concept - Kick Me Silly - VC III
January 8, 2016
Grindcore
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
69
5 reviews

37. Aluk Todolo - Voix

Aluk Todolo - Voix
February 19, 2016
Noise Rock
Critic Score
82
2 reviews
User Score
67
17 reviews

36. Inverloch - Distance | Collapsed

Inverloch - Distance | Collapsed
March 4, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
84
1 review
User Score
75
4 reviews

35. EERIE - EERIE

EERIE - EERIE
July 29, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
83
1 review

34. Sumac - What One Becomes

Sumac - What One Becomes
June 10, 2016
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
76
8 reviews
User Score
75
24 reviews

33. Child Bite - Negative Noise

Child Bite - Negative Noise
April 1, 2016
Noise Rock
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

32. Inquisition - Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith

Inquisition - Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith
August 26, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
83
2 reviews

31. Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner

Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
April 8, 2016
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
58
1 review
User Score
79
27 reviews

30. Graves At Sea - The Curse That Is

Graves At Sea - The Curse That Is
April 1, 2016
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
73
2 reviews
User Score
81
1 review

29. Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule

Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule
January 29, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
66
10 reviews

28. Phobocosm - Bringer of Drought

Phobocosm - Bringer of Drought
May 13, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
86
1 review

27. Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake

Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake
October 28, 2016
Thrash Metal
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
76
7 reviews

26. SubRosa - For This We Fought the Battle of Ages

SubRosa - For This We Fought the Battle of Ages
August 26, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
76
4 reviews
User Score
76
12 reviews

25. Bölzer - Hero

Bölzer - Hero
November 25, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
78
7 reviews

24. Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
September 23, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
75
35 reviews

23. מזמור - Yodh

מזמור - Yodh
August 12, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
8 reviews

22. Wretch - Wretch

Wretch - Wretch
August 26, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

21. Virus - Memento Collider

Virus - Memento Collider
June 10, 2016
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
78
1 review

20. Oathbreaker - Rheia

Oathbreaker - Rheia
September 30, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
73
6 reviews
User Score
75
29 reviews

19. Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards

Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards
July 29, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
65
1 review

18. Diamond Head - Diamond Head

Diamond Head - Diamond Head
April 22, 2016
Hard Rock
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
1 review

17. Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
October 7, 2016
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
69
4 reviews
User Score
75
16 reviews

16. Deströyer 666 - Wildfire

Deströyer 666 - Wildfire
February 26, 2016
Thrash Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
83
2 reviews

15. Crowbar - The Serpent Only Lies

Crowbar - The Serpent Only Lies
October 28, 2016
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
80
1 review

14. Funeral Moth - Transience

Funeral Moth - Transience
March 13, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

13. Blood Ceremony - Lord of Misrule

Blood Ceremony - Lord of Misrule
March 25, 2016
Stoner Rock
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
78
5 reviews

12. Asphyx - Incoming Death

Asphyx - Incoming Death
September 30, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

11. Trap Them - Crown Feral

Trap Them - Crown Feral
September 23, 2016
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
75
2 reviews

10. Cobalt - Slow Forever

Cobalt - Slow Forever
March 25, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
83
4 reviews
User Score
79
33 reviews

9. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
May 13, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
80
5 reviews
User Score
79
19 reviews

8. Hammers of Misfortune - Dead Revolution

Hammers of Misfortune - Dead Revolution
July 22, 2016
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
78
1 review
User Score
77
7 reviews

7. Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
July 8, 2016
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
80
5 reviews
User Score
75
27 reviews

6. Gehennah - Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die

Gehennah - Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die
February 12, 2016
Thrash Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
67
2 reviews

5. Abbath - Abbath

Abbath - Abbath
January 22, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
73
2 reviews
User Score
72
11 reviews

4. Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä

Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä
February 26, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
79
35 reviews

3. Blood Incantation - Starspawn

Blood Incantation - Starspawn
August 19, 2016
Death Metal
Critic Score
86
1 review
User Score
74
6 reviews

2. Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
June 17, 2016
Grindcore
Critic Score
84
7 reviews
User Score
76
78 reviews

1. Khemmis - Hunted

Khemmis - Hunted
October 21, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
77
2 reviews
User Score
74
14 reviews
Original Source: http://decibelmagazine.com/blog/2016/11/17/spoiler-here-are-decibels-top-40-albums-of-2016

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