2012 Metal Album Releases

2012
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Type
EP (4)
LP (79)
Genre
Ambient (30)
Art Pop (25)
Folk (103)
Hip Hop (148)
House (23)
K-Pop (33)
Metal (86)
Pop (72)
Punk (34)
R&B (32)
Rock (344)
Soul (24)
Oct 9
Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
Converge
All We Love We Leave Behind
84
critic score
(15)
82
user score
(170)
Nov 13
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Deftones
Koi No Yokan
78
critic score
(17)
81
user score
(162)
Jul 17
Baroness - Yellow & Green
Baroness
Yellow & Green
76
critic score
(15)
79
user score
(113)
Jun 26
Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
Gojira
L'Enfant Sauvage
82
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(97)
May 8
Sleep - Dopesmoker
Sleep
Dopesmoker
89
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(89)
Jan 6
Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme
Alcest
Les Voyages de l'Âme
70
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(63)
Feb 21
Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
Pallbearer
Sorrow and Extinction
81
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(52)
Oct 9
Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me
The Parallax II: Future Sequence
60
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(34)
Mar 23
Meshuggah - Koloss
Meshuggah
Koloss
78
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(32)
Jul 24
OM - Advaitic Songs
OM
Advaitic Songs
73
critic score
(15)
78
user score
(32)
Jul 3
Periphery - Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Periphery
Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
73
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(30)
Apr 3
High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
High on Fire
De Vermis Mysteriis
82
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(28)
Oct 30
Neurosis - Honor Found in Decay
Neurosis
Honor Found in Decay
80
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(28)
Jan 24
Lamb of God - Resolution
Lamb of God
Resolution
66
critic score
(11)
57
user score
(26)
Apr 24
Torche - Harmonicraft
Torche
Harmonicraft
77
critic score
(14)
75
user score
(26)
Oct 22
Pig Destroyer - Book Burner
Pig Destroyer
Book Burner
79
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(24)
Jan 30
Metallica - Beyond Magnetic
Metallica
Beyond Magnetic
68
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(22)
May 7
Ne Obliviscaris - Portal of I
Ne Obliviscaris
Portal of I
93
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(21)
Jul 27
Testament - Dark Roots of Earth
Testament
Dark Roots of Earth
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(19)
Aug 25
Krallice - Years Past Matter
Krallice
Years Past Matter
71
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(18)
Aug 28
The Chariot - One Wing
The Chariot
One Wing
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(18)
May 28
Architects - Daybreaker
Architects
Daybreaker
70
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(17)
Nov 27
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against the Machine: XX
Rage Against The Machine
Rage Against the Machine: XX
83
critic score
(4)
91
user score
(17)
Jun 4
Panopticon - Kentucky
Panopticon
Kentucky
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(16)
Jul 10
Serj Tankian - Harakiri
Serj Tankian
Harakiri
58
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(16)
Aug 27
Katatonia - Dead End Kings
Katatonia
Dead End Kings
83
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(16)
Jun 5
Kreator - Phantom Antichrist
Kreator
Phantom Antichrist
63
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(14)
Mar 26
Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
Black Breath
Sentenced to Life
79
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(13)
Apr 23
Paradise Lost - Tragic Idol
Paradise Lost
Tragic Idol
75
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(13)
Oct 19
Thy Art Is Murder - Hate
Thy Art Is Murder
Hate
65
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(13)
Jan 17
Attack Attack! - This Means War
Attack Attack!
This Means War
49
critic score
(3)
41
user score
(12)
Nov 26
Amenra - Mass V
Amenra
Mass V
70
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(12)
Mar 13
Cannibal Corpse - Torture
Cannibal Corpse
Torture
74
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(11)
Oct 22
The Sword - Apocryphon
The Sword
Apocryphon
77
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(11)
Mar 6
Every Time I Die - Ex Lives
Every Time I Die
Ex Lives
66
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(10)
Jun 18
Whitechapel - Whitechapel
Whitechapel
Whitechapel
70
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(10)
Jul 31
Nachtmystium - Silencing Machine
Nachtmystium
Silencing Machine
80
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(10)
Mar 13
Sigh - In Somniphobia
Sigh
In Somniphobia
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(9)
Apr 10
Municipal Waste - The Fatal Feast
Municipal Waste
The Fatal Feast
76
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(9)
Jun 8
Candlemass - Psalms for the Dead
Candlemass
Psalms for the Dead
65
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Oct 29
Kamelot - Silverthorn
Kamelot
Silverthorn
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(8)
Jun 5
Melvins - Freak Puke
Melvins
Freak Puke
68
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(7)
Aug 14
The Faceless - Autotheism
The Faceless
Autotheism
70
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(7)
Nov 6
Anaal Nathrakh - Vanitas
Anaal Nathrakh
Vanitas
67
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(7)
Jan 20
Aborted - Global Flatline
Aborted
Global Flatline
70
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(6)
Jan 23
Lacuna Coil - Dark Adrenaline
Lacuna Coil
Dark Adrenaline
73
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(6)
Feb 1
Swallow The Sun - Emerald Forest and the Blackbird
Swallow The Sun
Emerald Forest and the Blackbird
60
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(6)
Sep 18
Down - Down IV Part I - The Purple EP
Down
Down IV Part I - The Purple EP
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(6)
Feb 14
Goatwhore - Blood for the Master
Goatwhore
Blood for the Master
60
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(5)
Oct 30
Cradle of Filth - The Manticore and Other Horrors
Cradle of Filth
The Manticore and Other Horrors
68
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(5)
Jun 4
Be'lakor - Of Breath and Bone
Be'lakor
Of Breath and Bone
70
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(4)
Nov 6
Isis - Temporal
Isis
Temporal
74
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(4)
Jan 2
Horrendous - The Chills
Horrendous
The Chills
72
user score
(3)
Feb 20
Revenge - Scum.Collapse.Eradication
Revenge
Scum.Collapse.Eradication
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(3)
Aug 3
Korpiklaani - Manala
Korpiklaani
Manala
80
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(3)
Aug 14
Ash Borer - Cold of Ages
Ash Borer
Cold of Ages
77
critic score
(3)
89
user score
(3)
Oct 10
Galneryus - Angel Of Salvation
Galneryus
Angel Of Salvation
89
user score
(3)
Oct 15
My Dying Bride - A Map of All Our Failures
My Dying Bride
A Map of All Our Failures
70
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(3)
Nov 2
Tiamat - The Scarred People
Tiamat
The Scarred People
70
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(3)
Nov 6
Dragged Into Sunlight - Widowmaker
Dragged Into Sunlight
Widowmaker
77
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(3)
Jan 20
Al-Namrood - Kitab Al Awthan
Al-Namrood
Kitab Al Awthan
64
user score
(2)
Mar 13
Drudkh - Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Drudkh
Eternal Turn of the Wheel
87
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(2)
May 29
Dawnbringer - Into the Lair of the Sun God
Dawnbringer
Into the Lair of the Sun God
77
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(2)
Jun 19
JK Flesh - Posthuman
JK Flesh
Posthuman
72
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(2)
Aug 10
Dublin Death Patrol - Death Sentence
Dublin Death Patrol
Death Sentence
71
user score
(2)
Oct 16
Yakuza - Beyul
Yakuza
Beyul
75
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(2)
Nov 26
Incantation - Vanquish in Vengeance
Incantation
Vanquish in Vengeance
79
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(2)
2012
Spacemak3r - Circus
Spacemak3r
Circus
89
user score
(1)
Jan 17
Loincloth - Iron Balls of Steel
Loincloth
Iron Balls of Steel
79
critic score
(4)
50
user score
(1)
Apr 17
UFOmammut  - ORO: Opus Primum
UFOmammut
ORO: Opus Primum
78
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(1)
May 12
Shadows Fall - Fire from the Sky
Shadows Fall
Fire from the Sky
75
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(1)
Jun 9
Inter Arma - Destroyer
Inter Arma
Destroyer
85
user score
(1)
Jun 26
Bosse-de-Nage - III
Bosse-de-Nage
III
70
user score
(1)
Sep 5
Imperial Triumphant - Abominamentvm
Imperial Triumphant
Abominamentvm
70
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(1)
May 8
Horseback - Half Blood
Horseback
Half Blood
79
critic score
(3)
Jun 5
Anhedonist - Netherwards
Anhedonist
Netherwards
82
critic score
(1)
Oct 23
Sister Sin - Now and Forever
Sister Sin
Now and Forever
60
critic score
(3)

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