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The Best Metal Albums of the 2000s

1.

Baroness - Blue Record
October 13, 2009
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

2.

Opeth - Ghost Reveries
August 30, 2005
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

3.

Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions
May 26, 2009
Critic Score
86
13 reviews

4.

Converge - Axe To Fall
October 20, 2009
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

5.

Killswitch Engage - As Daylight Dies
November 21, 2006
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

6.

Isis - Panopticon
October 19, 2004
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

7.

Made Out of Babies - The Ruiner
June 24, 2008
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

8.

Meshuggah - obZen
March 7, 2008
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

10.

Torche - Meanderthal
April 8, 2008
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

11.

Neurosis - Given to the Rising
May 8, 2007
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

12.

Mastodon - Crack The Skye
March 24, 2009
Critic Score
81
23 reviews

13.

Protest The Hero - Fortress
January 29, 2008
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

14.

High on Fire - Blessed Black Wings
February 1, 2005
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

15.

Slayer - God Hates Us All
September 11, 2001
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

16.

Converge - No Heroes
October 24, 2006
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

17.

Rammstein - Liebe ist für alle da
October 16, 2009
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

18.

Isis - Wavering Radiant
May 5, 2009
Critic Score
80
18 reviews

19.

Baroness - Red Album
September 4, 2007
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

20.

In Flames - Come Clarity
February 3, 2006
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

21.

System of a Down - Toxicity
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

22.

Slayer - World Painted Blood
November 3, 2009
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

23.

Cannibal Corpse - Evisceration Plague
February 2, 2009
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

24.

Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
78
15 reviews

25.

System of a Down - Steal This Album!
November 26, 2002
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
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