2018 Metal Album Releases

2018
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EP (13)
LP (199)
Jul 13
Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
Deafheaven
Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
83
critic score
(27)
79
user score
(519)
Apr 20
Sleep - The Sciences
Sleep
The Sciences
85
critic score
(10)
78
user score
(334)
Jun 1
Ghost - Prequelle
Ghost
Prequelle
78
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(253)
Jun 8
Zeal and Ardor - Stranger Fruit
Zeal and Ardor
Stranger Fruit
81
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(171)
Mar 9
Judas Priest - Firepower
Judas Priest
Firepower
77
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(154)
Jan 26
Portal - Ion
Portal
Ion
81
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(127)
Jun 22
Vein - Errorzone
Vein
Errorzone
79
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(99)
Sep 28
Horrendous - Idol
Horrendous
Idol
90
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(96)
Oct 5
High on Fire - Electric Messiah
High on Fire
Electric Messiah
79
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(94)
Oct 5
Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest
Behemoth
I Loved You at Your Darkest
82
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(94)
Nov 16
Sigh - Heir To Despair
Sigh
Heir To Despair
88
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(92)
Aug 24
Alice in Chains - Rainier Fog
Alice in Chains
Rainier Fog
72
critic score
(11)
66
user score
(88)
Nov 9
Architects - Holy Hell
Architects
Holy Hell
84
critic score
(11)
72
user score
(81)
Jan 26
Tribulation - Down Below
Tribulation
Down Below
81
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(79)
Jul 20
Skeletonwitch - Devouring Radiant Light
Skeletonwitch
Devouring Radiant Light
82
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(73)
May 11
The Body - I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer.
The Body
I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer.
76
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(68)
Sep 7
Pig Destroyer - Head Cage
Pig Destroyer
Head Cage
82
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(62)
Aug 31
KEN mode - Loved
KEN mode
Loved
80
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(60)
Jun 8
YOB - Our Raw Heart
YOB
Our Raw Heart
83
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(59)
Aug 31
Thou - Magus
Thou
Magus
82
critic score
(13)
70
user score
(56)
Jul 13
Imperial Triumphant - Vile Luxury
Imperial Triumphant
Vile Luxury
83
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(48)
Jul 13
Between the Buried and Me - Automata II
Between the Buried and Me
Automata II
84
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(44)
Mar 2
Slugdge - Esoteric Malacology
Slugdge
Esoteric Malacology
92
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(42)
May 18
At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself
At The Gates
To Drink From The Night Itself
79
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(41)
Jul 20
Daron Malakian and Scars On Broadway - Dictator
Daron Malakian and Scars On Broadway
Dictator
64
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(40)
Mar 9
Between the Buried and Me - Automata I
Between the Buried and Me
Automata I
77
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(39)
Mar 16
Rivers of Nihil - Where Owls Know My Name
Rivers of Nihil
Where Owls Know My Name
90
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(39)
Apr 13
Breaking Benjamin - Ember
Breaking Benjamin
Ember
62
critic score
(3)
44
user score
(39)
Oct 19
Disturbed - Evolution
Disturbed
Evolution
53
critic score
(7)
36
user score
(37)
May 18
Five Finger Death Punch - And Justice for None
Five Finger Death Punch
And Justice for None
57
critic score
(3)
19
user score
(33)
Oct 26
Haken - Vector
Haken
Vector
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(31)
Mar 9
Ministry - AmeriKKKant
Ministry
AmeriKKKant
57
critic score
(9)
40
user score
(30)
Jan 19
Of Mice & Men - Defy
Of Mice & Men
Defy
75
critic score
(2)
49
user score
(29)
Jun 8
Uniform & The Body - Mental Wounds Not Healing
Uniform & The Body
Mental Wounds Not Healing
77
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(29)
Jun 29
Bullet For My Valentine - Gravity
Bullet For My Valentine
Gravity
45
critic score
(4)
36
user score
(29)
Jan 26
Machine Head - Catharsis
Machine Head
Catharsis
54
critic score
(3)
34
user score
(28)
May 18
Amorphis - Queen of Time
Amorphis
Queen of Time
78
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(27)
Aug 24
Jesus Piece - Only Self
Jesus Piece
Only Self
78
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(27)
May 4
Parkway Drive - Reverence
Parkway Drive
Reverence
73
critic score
(5)
64
user score
(26)
Jun 8
Tomb Mold - Manor of Infinite Forms
Tomb Mold
Manor of Infinite Forms
80
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(26)
Jul 6
Immortal - Northern Chaos Gods
Immortal
Northern Chaos Gods
76
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(26)
Sep 21
Voivod - The Wake
Voivod
The Wake
84
critic score
(8)
71
user score
(25)
Sep 21
Sumac - Love in Shadow
Sumac
Love in Shadow
77
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(24)
Jan 5
Watain - Trident Wolf Eclipse
Watain
Trident Wolf Eclipse
77
critic score
(3)
61
user score
(23)
Jan 5
Shining - X - Varg Utan Flock
Shining
X - Varg Utan Flock
80
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(22)
Jan 26
Orphaned Land - Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs
Orphaned Land
Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs
85
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(22)
Apr 13
Møl - JORD
Møl
JORD
83
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(22)
Oct 5
ICE NINE KILLS - The Silver Scream
ICE NINE KILLS
The Silver Scream
80
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(22)
Nov 2
The Ocean - Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic
The Ocean
Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic
78
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(21)
Feb 16
Harakiri For The Sky - Arson
Harakiri For The Sky
Arson
63
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(20)
Mar 23
Of Feather And Bone - Bestial Hymns of Perversion
Of Feather And Bone
Bestial Hymns of Perversion
90
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(19)
Sep 14
Holy Fawn - Death Spells
Holy Fawn
Death Spells
82
user score
(19)
May 25
Jonathan Davis - Black Labyrinth
Jonathan Davis
Black Labyrinth
61
critic score
(6)
53
user score
(18)
Jun 22
Khemmis - Desolation
Khemmis
Desolation
75
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(18)
Jul 13
Obscura - Diluvium
Obscura
Diluvium
80
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(18)
Nov 9
Cult Leader - A Patient Man
Cult Leader
A Patient Man
82
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(18)
Nov 23
Obliteration - Cenotaph Obscure
Obliteration
Cenotaph Obscure
86
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(18)
Apr 20
TesseracT - Sonder
TesseracT
Sonder
66
critic score
(8)
68
user score
(17)
May 4
Thy Catafalque - Geometria
Thy Catafalque
Geometria
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(17)
Jan 12
Avatar - Avatar Country
Avatar
Avatar Country
75
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(16)
May 4
Dimmu Borgir - Eonian
Dimmu Borgir
Eonian
70
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(16)
Jan 5
Summoning - With Doom We Come
Summoning
With Doom We Come
58
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(15)
May 18
Alkaloid - Liquid Anatomy
Alkaloid
Liquid Anatomy
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(15)
Sep 14
Infernal Coil - Within a World Forgotten
Infernal Coil
Within a World Forgotten
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(15)
Sep 14
Bosse-de-Nage - Further Still
Bosse-de-Nage
Further Still
75
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(15)
Jan 26
Mammoth Grinder - Cosmic Crypt
Mammoth Grinder
Cosmic Crypt
75
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(14)
Apr 6
Kamelot - The Shadow Theory
Kamelot
The Shadow Theory
70
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(14)
May 25
Uada - Cult of a Dying Sun
Uada
Cult of a Dying Sun
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(14)
Sep 28
Anaal Nathrakh - A New Kind of Horror
Anaal Nathrakh
A New Kind of Horror
83
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(14)
Sep 28
Bliss Signal - Bliss Signal
Bliss Signal
Bliss Signal
70
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(14)
Jan 12
Corrosion of Conformity - No Cross No Crown
Corrosion of Conformity
No Cross No Crown
70
critic score
(6)
60
user score
(13)
Jan 12
Hamferð - Tamsins Likam
Hamferð
Tamsins Likam
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(12)
Jan 26
Hooded Menace - Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed
Hooded Menace
Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed
79
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(12)
Feb 9
Visigoth - Conqueror's Oath
Visigoth
Conqueror's Oath
78
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(12)
Oct 5
Windhand - Eternal Return
Windhand
Eternal Return
77
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(12)
Feb 9
Legend Of The Seagullmen - Legend of the Seagullmen
Legend Of The Seagullmen
Legend of the Seagullmen
71
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(11)
Mar 9
Conjurer - Mire
Conjurer
Mire
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(11)
Jul 6
Bongripper - Terminal
Bongripper
Terminal
71
user score
(11)
Jul 20
Powerwolf - The Sacrament of Sin
Powerwolf
The Sacrament of Sin
74
user score
(11)
Oct 12
Atreyu - In Our Wake
Atreyu
In Our Wake
60
critic score
(4)
44
user score
(11)
Oct 26
Bloodbath - The Arrow of Satan is Drawn
Bloodbath
The Arrow of Satan is Drawn
63
critic score
(3)
65
user score
(11)
Jan 5
Sinistro - Sangue Cassia
Sinistro
Sangue Cassia
80
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(10)
Mar 30
Primordial - Exile Amongst the Ruins
Primordial
Exile Amongst the Ruins
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(10)
May 4
Ihsahn - Ámr
Ihsahn
Ámr
90
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(10)
Oct 19
Soulfly - Ritual
Soulfly
Ritual
77
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(10)
Jan 1
Bloodbather - Pressure
Bloodbather
Pressure
51
user score
(9)
Feb 9
The Atlas Moth - Coma Noir
The Atlas Moth
Coma Noir
83
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(9)
Apr 20
Wiegedood - De Doden Hebben Het Goed III
Wiegedood
De Doden Hebben Het Goed III
70
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(9)
May 25
Wayfarer - World's Blood
Wayfarer
World's Blood
78
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(9)
Sep 14
Deicide - Overtures of Blasphemy
Deicide
Overtures of Blasphemy
72
critic score
(3)
56
user score
(9)
Jan 26
Agrimonia - Awaken
Agrimonia
Awaken
85
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(8)
Feb 9
Harm's Way - Posthuman
Harm's Way
Posthuman
74
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(8)
Nov 9
All That Remains - Victim of the New Disease
All That Remains
Victim of the New Disease
80
critic score
(3)
56
user score
(8)
Jan 12
Panphage - Jord
Panphage
Jord
68
user score
(7)
Jan 19
Black Label Society - Grimmest Hits
Black Label Society
Grimmest Hits
67
critic score
(3)
61
user score
(7)
Feb 16
Angra - ØMNI
Angra
ØMNI
78
user score
(7)
Jun 22
Craft - White Noise and Black Metal
Craft
White Noise and Black Metal
60
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(7)
Jan 19
Cane Hill - Too Far Gone
Cane Hill
Too Far Gone
75
critic score
(2)
33
user score
(6)
Mar 2
Oceans of Slumber - The Banished Heart
Oceans of Slumber
The Banished Heart
85
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(6)
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