2016 Metal Album Releases

2016
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EP

(37)

Live

(3)

LP

(284)

Single

(11)
Genre

Ambient

(105)

Art Pop

(135)

Dance

(82)

Folk

(137)

Hip Hop

(617)

House

(98)

Indie Pop

(112)

K-Pop

(153)

Metal

(341)

Pop

(511)

Punk

(69)

R&B

(147)

Rock

(589)

Trap

(145)
Nov 18
Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Metallica
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
69
critic score
(29)
62
user score
(443)
Apr 8
Deftones - Gore
Deftones
Gore
75
critic score
(27)
70
user score
(372)
Jun 17
Gojira - Magma
Gojira
Magma
82
critic score
(13)
78
user score
(304)
Jun 17
Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
Nails
You Will Never Be One of Us
85
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(266)
Sep 30
Alcest - Kodama
Alcest
Kodama
80
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(169)
Jan 22
Megadeth - Dystopia
Megadeth
Dystopia
66
critic score
(13)
61
user score
(148)
May 6
Vektor - Terminal Redux
Vektor
Terminal Redux
83
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(146)
Oct 28
Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
Avenged Sevenfold
The Stage
74
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(135)
May 27
Architects - All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Architects
All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
79
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(133)
Oct 21
Korn - The Serenity of Suffering
Korn
The Serenity of Suffering
61
critic score
(13)
59
user score
(122)
Apr 1
BABYMETAL - Metal Resistance
BABYMETAL
Metal Resistance
78
critic score
(12)
62
user score
(97)
Sep 28
Mick Gordon - Doom: Original Game Soundtrack
Mick Gordon
Doom: Original Game Soundtrack
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(97)
Aug 5
Russian Circles - Guidance
Russian Circles
Guidance
81
critic score
(14)
75
user score
(96)
Apr 15
Zeal and Ardor - Devil Is Fine
Zeal and Ardor
Devil Is Fine
73
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(90)
Mar 18
The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
The Body
No One Deserves Happiness
76
critic score
(11)
71
user score
(88)
Feb 26
Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä
Oranssi Pazuzu
Värähtelijä
78
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(81)
Jan 29
Dream Theater - The Astonishing
Dream Theater
The Astonishing
81
critic score
(6)
46
user score
(79)
Sep 16
Knocked Loose - Laugh Tracks
Knocked Loose
Laugh Tracks
70
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(77)
Sep 30
Oathbreaker - Rheia
Oathbreaker
Rheia
70
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(76)
Apr 8
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas
Mariner
77
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(71)
Aug 19
Blood Incantation - Starspawn
Blood Incantation
Starspawn
85
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(70)
Oct 7
Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
Meshuggah
The Violent Sleep Of Reason
80
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(69)
Mar 25
Asking Alexandria - The Black
Asking Alexandria
The Black
80
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(64)
Sep 23
Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
Neurosis
Fires Within Fires
81
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(56)
Feb 26
Anthrax - For All Kings
Anthrax
For All Kings
72
critic score
(13)
66
user score
(55)
Sep 23
Every Time I Die - Low Teens
Every Time I Die
Low Teens
77
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(53)
Jul 22
Periphery - Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Periphery
Periphery III: Select Difficulty
69
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(52)
Apr 29
Haken - Affinity
Haken
Affinity
79
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(47)
Mar 25
Cobalt - Slow Forever
Cobalt
Slow Forever
87
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(46)
Sep 2
Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence
Devin Townsend Project
Transcendence
78
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(44)
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Mar 11
Killswitch Engage - Incarnate
Killswitch Engage
Incarnate
76
critic score
(7)
64
user score
(43)
Jun 3
Beartooth - Aggressive
Beartooth
Aggressive
78
critic score
(4)
60
user score
(43)
Mar 18
Boris & Merzbow - Gensho
Boris & Merzbow
Gensho
71
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(42)
May 20
Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts
Katatonia
The Fall of Hearts
74
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(42)
Nov 11
In Flames - Battles
In Flames
Battles
57
critic score
(3)
54
user score
(42)
Nov 11
Animals As Leaders - The Madness of Many
Animals As Leaders
The Madness of Many
73
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(42)
Sep 23
Insomnium - Winter's Gate
Insomnium
Winter's Gate
75
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(41)
Oct 28
Car Bomb - Meta
Car Bomb
Meta
77
user score
(38)
May 13
Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
Gorguts
Pleiades' Dust
86
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(37)
Mar 25
Amon Amarth - Jomsviking
Amon Amarth
Jomsviking
78
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(35)
Jul 8
Chevelle - The North Corridor
Chevelle
The North Corridor
81
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(35)
Jul 8
Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
Inter Arma
Paradise Gallows
85
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(35)
Aug 19
Sabaton - The Last Stand
Sabaton
The Last Stand
56
user score
(35)
Aug 19
Bad Omens - Bad Omens
Bad Omens
Bad Omens
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(35)
Jun 10
Astronoid - Air
Astronoid
Air
90
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(34)
Oct 28
Anaal Nathrakh - The Whole of the Law
Anaal Nathrakh
The Whole of the Law
85
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(34)
Jan 1
Krallice - Hyperion
Krallice
Hyperion
78
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(32)
Jan 15
Lycus - Chasms
Lycus
Chasms
73
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(32)
Jun 10
Sumac - What One Becomes
Sumac
What One Becomes
75
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(32)
Oct 28
Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake
Testament
Brotherhood of the Snake
77
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(32)
Nov 11
Saor - Guardians
Saor
Guardians
76
user score
(32)
Mar 11
Polyphia - Renaissance
Polyphia
Renaissance
66
user score
(31)
Jul 29
Infant Annihilator - The Elysian Grandeval Galèriarch
Infant Annihilator
The Elysian Grandeval Galèriarch
44
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(31)
Sep 2
Of Mice & Men - Cold World
Of Mice & Men
Cold World
65
critic score
(4)
49
user score
(30)
Oct 14
Darkthrone - Arctic Thunder
Darkthrone
Arctic Thunder
73
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(30)
Oct 28
Ulcerate - Shrines of Paralysis
Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis
82
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(30)
Oct 7
Thy Catafalque - Meta
Thy Catafalque
Meta
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(28)
Apr 1
Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika
Moonsorrow
Jumalten Aika
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(27)
Sep 9
Norma Jean - Polar Similar
Norma Jean
Polar Similar
81
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(27)
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