Stereogum's 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016

Stereogum's 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016

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40. 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

39. Jassa - Lights In The Howling Wilderness

Jassa - Lights In The Howling Wilderness
November 1, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
1 review

38. Gojira - Magma

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

37. Batushka - Litourgiya

Batushka - Litourgiya
December 4, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
87
7 reviews

36. Sorcery - Garden Of Bones

Sorcery - Garden Of Bones
May 22, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

35. Darkthrone - Arctic Thunder

Darkthrone - Arctic Thunder
October 14, 2016
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
67
7 reviews

34. Altarage - NIHL

Altarage - NIHL
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
70
1 review

33. Worm Ouroboros - What Graceless Dawn

Worm Ouroboros - What Graceless Dawn
December 2, 2016
Critic Score
75
1 review
User Score
74
4 reviews

32. UXO - UXO

UXO - UXO
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
60
3 reviews

31. Kvelertak - Nattesferd

Kvelertak - Nattesferd
May 13, 2016
Hard Rock
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
73
36 reviews

30. Tardigrada - Emotionale Ödnis

Tardigrada - Emotionale Ödnis
October 28, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

29. Internal Suffering - Cyclonic Void Of Power

Internal Suffering - Cyclonic Void Of Power
June 24, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

28. Violet Cold - Magic Night

Violet Cold - Magic Night
January 31, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
86
4 reviews

27. Dawnbringer - XX

Dawnbringer - XX
February 23, 2016
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
1 review

26. Jute Gyte - Perdurance

Jute Gyte - Perdurance
June 6, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
54
2 reviews

25. Sumerlands - Sumerlands

Sumerlands - Sumerlands
September 16, 2016
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
76
3 reviews
User Score
73
2 reviews

24. Palace of Worms - The Ladder

Palace of Worms - The Ladder
April 8, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

23. WODE - WODE

WODE - WODE
April 8, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
82
2 reviews

22. Aureole - Aurora Borealis

Aureole - Aurora Borealis
November 29, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

21. Furia - Księżyc Milczy Luty

Furia - Księżyc Milczy Luty
November 14, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
62
2 reviews

20. Vektor - Terminal Redux

Vektor - Terminal Redux
May 6, 2016
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
84
4 reviews
User Score
79
47 reviews

19. Aluk Todolo - Voix

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

18. High Spirits - Motivator

High Spirits - Motivator
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

17. Martyrdöd - List

Martyrdöd - List
November 25, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
76
4 reviews

16. 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

15. Plebeian Grandstand - False Highs, True Lows

Plebeian Grandstand - False Highs, True Lows
April 29, 2016
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
66
1 review

14. Alcest - Kodama

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

13. Murg - Gudatall

Murg - Gudatall
December 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
79
2 reviews

12. Spiritus Mortis - The Year Is One

Spiritus Mortis - The Year Is One
November 11, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
84
1 review

11. Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä

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

10. Mesarthim - .- -... ... . -. -.-. .

Mesarthim - .- -... ... . -. -.-. .
August 28, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
72
2 reviews

9. Virus - Memento Collider

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

8. Harakiri For The Sky - III: Trauma

Harakiri For The Sky - III: Trauma
July 22, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
6 reviews

7. Astronoid - Air

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

6. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

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

5. Mare Cognitum - Luminiferous Aether

Mare Cognitum - Luminiferous Aether
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
70
1 review

4. Wormed - Krighsu

Wormed - Krighsu
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
65
1 review

3. Blood Incantation - Starspawn

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

2. Cobalt - Slow Forever

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

1. Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows

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