2012 Metal Album Releases

2012
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Type

EP

(22)

LP

(197)

Single

(8)
Genre

Ambient

(54)

Art Pop

(72)

Country

(47)

Dance

(42)

Folk

(131)

Hip Hop

(301)

K-Pop

(71)

Metal

(234)

Pop

(289)

Punk

(56)

R&B

(44)

Rock

(452)
Nov 13
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Deftones
Koi No Yokan
80
critic score
(20)
83
user score
(442)
Oct 9
Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
Converge
All We Love We Leave Behind
85
critic score
(17)
83
user score
(295)
Jun 26
Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
Gojira
L'Enfant Sauvage
82
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(193)
May 8
Sleep - Dopesmoker
Sleep
Dopesmoker
89
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(168)
Jul 17
Baroness - Yellow & Green
Baroness
Yellow & Green
76
critic score
(15)
78
user score
(142)
Jan 6
Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme
Alcest
Les Voyages de l'Âme
70
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(84)
Feb 21
Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
Pallbearer
Sorrow and Extinction
81
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(70)
Jul 24
OM - Advaitic Songs
OM
Advaitic Songs
72
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(61)
Oct 9
Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me
The Parallax II: Future Sequence
67
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(60)
Mar 23
Meshuggah - Koloss
Meshuggah
Koloss
79
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(57)
Jul 3
Periphery - Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Periphery
Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
73
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(50)
May 28
Architects - Daybreaker
Architects
Daybreaker
70
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(47)
May 7
Ne Obliviscaris - Portal of I
Ne Obliviscaris
Portal of I
93
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(45)
May 8
Cattle Decapitation - Monolith of Inhumanity
Cattle Decapitation
Monolith of Inhumanity
73
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(45)
Aug 25
Krallice - Years Past Matter
Krallice
Years Past Matter
75
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(38)
Jan 24
Lamb of God - Resolution
Lamb of God
Resolution
69
critic score
(15)
58
user score
(35)
Apr 3
High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis
82
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(35)
Oct 22
Stone Sour - House of Gold & Bones – Part 1
Stone Sour
House of Gold & Bones – Part 1
80
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(35)
Jan 30
Metallica - Beyond Magnetic
Metallica
Beyond Magnetic
69
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(33)
Aug 28
The Chariot - One Wing
The Chariot
One Wing
80
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(33)
Oct 22
Pig Destroyer - Book Burner
Pig Destroyer
Book Burner
82
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(33)
Oct 26
Parkway Drive - Atlas
Parkway Drive
Atlas
80
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(33)
Dec 21
Igorrr - Hallelujah
Igorrr
Hallelujah
77
user score
(33)
Jun 19
Dying Fetus - Reign Supreme
Dying Fetus
Reign Supreme
73
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(32)
Oct 30
Neurosis - Honor Found in Decay
Neurosis
Honor Found in Decay
80
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(31)
Apr 24
Torche - Harmonicraft
Torche
Harmonicraft
77
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(30)
Jul 10
Serj Tankian - Harakiri
Serj Tankian
Harakiri
61
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(30)
Oct 19
Thy Art Is Murder - Hate
Thy Art Is Murder
Hate
70
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(29)
Mar 26
Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
Black Breath
Sentenced to Life
79
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(28)
May 21
Burzum - Umskiptar
Burzum
Umskiptar
37
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(27)
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Mar 6
Every Time I Die - Ex Lives
Every Time I Die
Ex Lives
67
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(26)
Jun 4
Panopticon - Kentucky
Panopticon
Kentucky
75
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(26)
Jul 27
Testament - Dark Roots of Earth
Testament
Dark Roots of Earth
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(26)
Nov 19
Code Orange - Love Is Love // Return To Dust
Code Orange Kids
Love Is Love // Return To Dust
73
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(25)
May 23
Sabaton - Carolus Rex
Sabaton
Carolus Rex
70
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(24)
Nov 13
Bell Witch - Longing
Bell Witch
Longing
73
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(24)
Jun 18
Whitechapel - Whitechapel
Whitechapel
Whitechapel
74
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(22)
Aug 27
Katatonia - Dead End Kings
Katatonia
Dead End Kings
79
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(22)
Jan 22
Nails - Obscene Humanity
Nails
Obscene Humanity
65
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(21)
Aug 14
In This Moment - Blood
In This Moment
Blood
53
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(21)
Jan 17
Attack Attack! - This Means War
Attack Attack!
This Means War
49
critic score
(3)
40
user score
(20)
Nov 26
Amenra - Mass V
Amenra
Mass V
77
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(19)
Nov 6
Anaal Nathrakh - Vanitas
Anaal Nathrakh
Vanitas
75
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(18)
Nov 13
Motionless in White - Infamous
Motionless in White
Infamous
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(18)
Nov 27
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against the Machine: XX
Rage Against The Machine
Rage Against the Machine: XX
85
critic score
(6)
90
user score
(18)
Jan 31
Woods of Ypres - Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light
Woods of Ypres
Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light
82
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(17)
Mar 13
Cannibal Corpse - Torture
Cannibal Corpse
Torture
77
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(17)
Jun 5
Melvins - Freak Puke
Melvins
Freak Puke
68
critic score
(10)
64
user score
(17)
Nov 19
Crown The Empire - The Fallout
Crown The Empire
The Fallout
69
user score
(17)
Apr 23
Paradise Lost - Tragic Idol
Paradise Lost
Tragic Idol
73
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(16)
Aug 14
The Faceless - Autotheism
The Faceless
Autotheism
72
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(16)
Sep 25
As I Lay Dying - Awakened
As I Lay Dying
Awakened
70
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(16)
Nov 6
All That Remains - A War You Cannot Win
All That Remains
A War You Cannot Win
60
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(16)
Dec 12
Infant Annihilator - The Palpable Leprosy of Pollution
Infant Annihilator
The Palpable Leprosy of Pollution
40
critic score
(1)
58
user score
(16)
Jan 25
Avatar - Black Waltz
Avatar
Black Waltz
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(15)
Jun 19
The Ghost Inside - Get What You Give
The Ghost Inside
Get What You Give
60
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(15)
Aug 13
While She Sleeps - This Is the Six
While She Sleeps
This Is the Six
65
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(15)
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