The Best Metal Albums of 2009

1. Baroness - Blue Record

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

2. Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions

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

3. Converge - Axe To Fall

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

4. Mastodon - Crack The Skye

Mastodon - Crack The Skye
March 24, 2009
Critic Score
80
21 reviews

5. Rammstein - Liebe ist für alle da

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

6. Isis - Wavering Radiant

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

7. Slayer - World Painted Blood

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

8. Kylesa - Static Tensions

Kylesa - Static Tensions
March 17, 2009
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

9. Cave In - Planets of Old

Cave In - Planets of Old
July 19, 2009
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

10. Pelican - What We All Come to Need

Pelican - What We All Come to Need
October 27, 2009
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

11. Lamb of God - Wrath

Lamb of God - Wrath
February 23, 2009
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

12. Wolves in the Throne Room - Black Cascade

Wolves in the Throne Room - Black Cascade
March 31, 2009
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

13. Alice in Chains - Black Gives Way to Blue

Alice in Chains - Black Gives Way to Blue
September 25, 2009
Critic Score
71
10 reviews

14. Jesu - Opiate Sun

Jesu - Opiate Sun
October 27, 2009
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

15. Living Colour - The Chair In The Doorway

Living Colour - The Chair In The Doorway
September 15, 2009
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

17. Goes Cube - Another Day Has Passed

Goes Cube - Another Day Has Passed
May 12, 2009
Critic Score
64
5 reviews

18. OM - God Is Good

OM - God Is Good
September 29, 2009
Critic Score
64
6 reviews

19. Goblin Cock - Come With Me If You Want to Live

Goblin Cock - Come With Me If You Want to Live
January 27, 2009
Critic Score
62
6 reviews

20. Killswitch Engage - Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage - Killswitch Engage
June 23, 2009
Critic Score
60
6 reviews

21. Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know

Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know
April 28, 2009
Critic Score
59
6 reviews
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