Consequence of Sound's Top 10 Metal Albums of 2016

Consequence of Sound's Top 10 Metal Albums of 2016

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10. Astronoid - Air

Astronoid - Air
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
76
18 reviews

9. Oathbreaker - Rheia

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

8. Ustalost - The Spoor of Vipers

Ustalost - The Spoor of Vipers
April 5, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
86
1 review

7. Eight Bells - Landless

Eight Bells - Landless
February 12, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
78
2 reviews
User Score
57
1 review

6. Khemmis - Hunted

Khemmis - Hunted
October 21, 2016
Doom Metal
Critic Score
77
2 reviews
User Score
74
14 reviews

5. מזמור - Yodh

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

4. Alcest - Kodama

Alcest - Kodama
September 30, 2016
Shoegaze
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
78
45 reviews

3. Deftones - Gore

Deftones - Gore
April 8, 2016
Alternative Metal
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
72
115 reviews

Gore could be the Deftones’ best album, but you can earnestly say that about any album they’ve ever created and make a strong argument. If anything, it’s the most modern, and a statement that style and substance are not mutually exclusive.

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2. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
81
9 reviews
User Score
75
76 reviews

Magma is the most accessible and varied Gojira album yet.

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1. The Body - No One Deserves Happiness

The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
March 18, 2016
Drone Metal
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
70
51 reviews
Despite the misery that inspires and thrives within their suffocating work, the band shows a remarkable sense of vitality, inspiring to longtime and new fans alike.
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