The Best Metal Albums of 2008

1. Meshuggah - obZen

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

3. Torche - Meanderthal

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

4. Protest The Hero - Fortress

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

5. Opeth - Watershed

Opeth - Watershed
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

6. Metallica - Death Magnetic

Metallica - Death Magnetic
September 12, 2008
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

7. Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God

Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
September 17, 2008
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

8. Boris - Smile

Boris - Smile
March 7, 2008
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

9. Melvins - Nude With Boots

Melvins - Nude With Boots
July 8, 2008
Critic Score
73
10 reviews

10. Gojira - The Way of All Flesh

Gojira - The Way of All Flesh
October 13, 2008
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

11. In Flames - A Sense of Purpose

In Flames - A Sense of Purpose
April 1, 2008
Critic Score
71
5 reviews

12. Scars On Broadway - Scars on Broadway

Scars On Broadway - Scars on Broadway
July 29, 2008
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

13. Ocrilim - Annwn

Ocrilim - Annwn
February 4, 2008
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

14. The Sword - Gods of the Earth

The Sword - Gods of the Earth
April 1, 2008
Critic Score
69
5 reviews

15. Trivium - Shogun

Trivium - Shogun
September 30, 2008
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

16. DragonForce - Ultra Beatdown

DragonForce - Ultra Beatdown
August 26, 2008
Critic Score
66
6 reviews

17. Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone

Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone
August 26, 2008
Critic Score
64
9 reviews

18. Bullet For My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire

Bullet For My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire
January 28, 2008
Critic Score
60
9 reviews

19. Dead Child - Attack

Dead Child - Attack
April 7, 2008
Critic Score
51
7 reviews
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