2016 Metal Album Releases

2016
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Type
EP (15)
LP (152)
Genre
Ambient (70)
Art Pop (80)
Country (48)
Folk (100)
Hip Hop (340)
House (64)
K-Pop (55)
Metal (169)
Pop (125)
R&B (108)
Rock (449)
Soul (39)
Nov 18
Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Metallica
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
68
critic score
(22)
63
user score
(158)
Apr 8
Deftones - Gore
Deftones
Gore
77
critic score
(20)
70
user score
(154)
Jun 17
Gojira - Magma
Gojira
Magma
83
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(107)
Sep 30
Alcest - Kodama
Alcest
Kodama
78
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(75)
May 6
Vektor - Terminal Redux
Vektor
Terminal Redux
83
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(64)
Mar 18
The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
The Body
No One Deserves Happiness
77
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(59)
Jan 22
Megadeth - Dystopia
Megadeth
Dystopia
62
critic score
(10)
57
user score
(58)
Oct 21
Korn - The Serenity of Suffering
Korn
The Serenity of Suffering
57
critic score
(11)
59
user score
(44)
Sep 30
Oathbreaker - Rheia
Oathbreaker
Rheia
72
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(42)
Feb 26
Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä
Oranssi Pazuzu
Värähtelijä
77
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(41)
Oct 28
Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
Avenged Sevenfold
The Stage
75
critic score
(7)
65
user score
(41)
Apr 1
Babymetal - Metal Resistance
Babymetal
Metal Resistance
72
critic score
(6)
57
user score
(39)
Mar 25
Cobalt - Slow Forever
Cobalt
Slow Forever
84
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(34)
Apr 8
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas
Mariner
69
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(34)
Jan 29
Dream Theater - The Astonishing
Dream Theater
The Astonishing
72
critic score
(3)
52
user score
(33)
Jan 15
Lycus - Chasms
Lycus
Chasms
76
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(30)
Jun 10
Sumac - What One Becomes
Sumac
What One Becomes
75
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(29)
Jul 8
Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
Inter Arma
Paradise Gallows
80
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(29)
Apr 15
Zeal and Ardor - Devil Is Fine
Zeal and Ardor
Devil Is Fine
65
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(28)
May 27
Architects - All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Architects
All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
78
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(28)
Jan 1
Krallice - Hyperion
Krallice
Hyperion
78
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(27)
Jun 10
Astronoid - Air
Astronoid
Air
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(26)
Oct 7
Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
Meshuggah
The Violent Sleep Of Reason
78
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(25)
Sep 2
Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence
Devin Townsend Project
Transcendence
74
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(24)
May 13
Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
Gorguts
Pleiades' Dust
87
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(23)
Feb 26
Anthrax - For All Kings
Anthrax
For All Kings
70
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(21)
Apr 1
Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika
Moonsorrow
Jumalten Aika
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(20)
Jan 29
Black Tusk - Pillars of Ash
Black Tusk
Pillars of Ash
74
critic score
(7)
68
user score
(19)
Oct 21
Khemmis - Hunted
Khemmis
Hunted
84
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(19)
Nov 11
In Flames - Battles
In Flames
Battles
55
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(19)
May 20
Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts
Katatonia
The Fall of Hearts
75
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(18)
Mar 25
Asking Alexandria - The Black
Asking Alexandria
The Black
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(17)
Sep 23
Insomnium - Winter's Gate
Insomnium
Winter's Gate
70
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(17)
Aug 26
SubRosa - For This We Fought the Battle of Ages
SubRosa
For This We Fought the Battle of Ages
73
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(16)
Sep 23
Every Time I Die - Low Teens
Every Time I Die
Low Teens
76
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(16)
Oct 28
Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake
Testament
Brotherhood of the Snake
73
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(16)
Apr 29
Haken - Affinity
Haken
Affinity
75
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(15)
Oct 7
Thy Catafalque - Meta
Thy Catafalque
Meta
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(15)
Nov 11
Saor - Guardians
Saor
Guardians
80
user score
(15)
Jun 24
Be'lakor - Vessels
Be'lakor
Vessels
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(14)
Jul 22
Periphery - Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Periphery
Periphery III: Select Difficulty
68
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(14)
Oct 28
Anaal Nathrakh - The Whole of the Law
Anaal Nathrakh
The Whole of the Law
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(14)
Nov 11
Animals As Leaders - The Madness of Many
Animals As Leaders
The Madness of Many
76
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(14)
Mar 11
Killswitch Engage - Incarnate
Killswitch Engage
Incarnate
75
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(13)
Apr 8
Ihsahn - Arktis
Ihsahn
Arktis
80
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(13)
Jul 8
Chevelle - The North Corridor
Chevelle
The North Corridor
81
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(13)
Jan 22
Abbath - Abbath
Abbath
Abbath
77
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(12)
Mar 25
Amon Amarth - Jomsviking
Amon Amarth
Jomsviking
79
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(12)
Apr 29
Fallujah - Dreamless
Fallujah
Dreamless
74
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(12)
Jun 3
Beartooth - Aggressive
Beartooth
Aggressive
75
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(12)
Nov 4
Dark Tranquillity - Atoma
Dark Tranquillity
Atoma
55
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(12)
Nov 8
Deathspell Omega - The Synarchy of Molten Bones
Deathspell Omega
The Synarchy of Molten Bones
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(12)
Jan 1
Mechina - Progenitor
Mechina
Progenitor
66
user score
(11)
Jan 29
Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule
Chthe'ilist
Le Dernier Crépuscule
75
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(11)
Jul 8
Gone Is Gone - Gone Is Gone
Gone Is Gone
Gone Is Gone
63
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(11)
Sep 2
Of Mice & Men - Cold World
Of Mice & Men
Cold World
45
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(11)
Oct 14
Darkthrone - Arctic Thunder
Darkthrone
Arctic Thunder
73
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(11)
Oct 28
Ulcerate - Shrines of Paralysis
Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis
85
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(11)
Feb 5
Fleshgod Apocalypse - King
Fleshgod Apocalypse
King
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(10)
Jun 3
Melvins - Basses Loaded
Melvins
Basses Loaded
62
critic score
(11)
61
user score
(10)
Jul 8
Big Business - Command Your Weather
Big Business
Command Your Weather
76
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(10)
Aug 19
Blood Incantation - Starspawn
Blood Incantation
Starspawn
86
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(10)
May 27
Lacuna Coil - Delirium
Lacuna Coil
Delirium
85
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(9)
Aug 12
מזמור - Yodh
מזמור
Yodh
75
user score
(9)
Sep 9
Norma Jean - Polar Similar
Norma Jean
Polar Similar
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(9)
Sep 23
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra - Broken Lines
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra
Broken Lines
70
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(9)
May 27
Death Angel - The Evil Divide
Death Angel
The Evil Divide
70
user score
(8)
Jul 1
Fates Warning - Theories of Flight
Fates Warning
Theories of Flight
85
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(8)
Jul 22
Harakiri For The Sky - III: Trauma
Harakiri For The Sky
III: Trauma
78
user score
(8)
Nov 25
Bölzer - Hero
Bölzer
Hero
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(8)
Jan 15
Bloodiest - Bloodiest
Bloodiest
Bloodiest
75
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(7)
Jan 17
Naðra - Allir vegir til glötunar
Naðra
Allir vegir til glötunar
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(7)
Feb 19
Myrath - Legacy
Myrath
Legacy
74
user score
(7)
Apr 1
Tombs - All Empires Fall
Tombs
All Empires Fall
74
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(7)
Jul 22
Hammers of Misfortune - Dead Revolution
Hammers of Misfortune
Dead Revolution
78
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(7)
Aug 10
Pallbearer - Fear & Fury
Pallbearer
Fear & Fury
74
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(7)
Aug 26
Sodom - Decision Day
Sodom
Decision Day
69
user score
(7)
Sep 30
Brain Tentacles - Brain Tentacles
Brain Tentacles
Brain Tentacles
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(7)
Mar 18
Boris & Merzbow - Gensho
Boris & Merzbow
Gensho
68
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(6)
Oct 7
The Devil Wears Prada - Transit Blues
The Devil Wears Prada
Transit Blues
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(6)
Oct 14
Oozing Wound - Whatever Forever
Oozing Wound
Whatever Forever
73
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(6)
Jan 22
Borknagar - Winter Thrice
Borknagar
Winter Thrice
73
user score
(5)
Apr 22
Aborted - Retrogore
Aborted
Retrogore
90
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(5)
Jun 3
Candlemass - Death Thy Lover
Candlemass
Death Thy Lover
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(5)
Jun 6
Jute Gyte - Perdurance
Jute Gyte
Perdurance
71
user score
(5)
Jul 1
Chelsea Grin - Self Inflicted
Chelsea Grin
Self Inflicted
70
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(5)
Jul 15
Orbs - Past Life Regression
Orbs
Past Life Regression
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(5)
Oct 28
Helmet - Dead To The World
Helmet
Dead To The World
66
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(5)
Nov 18
Lamb of God - The Duke
Lamb of God
The Duke
65
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(5)
Dec 21
Krallice - Prelapsarian
Krallice
Prelapsarian
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(5)
Jan 22
Ehnahre - Douve
Ehnahre
Douve
64
user score
(4)
Feb 12
Rotting Christ - Rituals
Rotting Christ
Rituals
70
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(4)
Mar 4
Inverloch - Distance | Collapsed
Inverloch
Distance | Collapsed
84
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(4)
Mar 4
Beseech - My Darkness, Darkness
Beseech
My Darkness, Darkness
52
user score
(4)
Apr 8
WODE - WODE
WODE
WODE
72
user score
(4)
Apr 8
Uada - Devoid of Light
Uada
Devoid of Light
74
user score
(4)
Apr 29
Schammasch - Triangle
Schammasch
Triangle
85
user score
(4)
Jul 15
16 - Lifespan of a Moth
16
Lifespan of a Moth
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(4)
Jul 22
Witherscape - The Northern Sanctuary
Witherscape
The Northern Sanctuary
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(4)
Jul 29
Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards
Ghoul
Dungeon Bastards
70
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(4)
Nov 18
Protest The Hero - Pacific Myth
Protest The Hero
Pacific Myth
70
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(4)
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