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The Best Metal Albums of the 2010s

3. Deafheaven - Sunbather

Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
90
20 reviews

4. Sigh - Heir To Despair

Sigh - Heir To Despair
November 16, 2018
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

5. Gorguts - Colored Sands

Gorguts - Colored Sands
August 6, 2013
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

6. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

7. Whitechapel - The Valley

Whitechapel - The Valley
March 29, 2019
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

8. Sleep - The Sciences

Sleep - The Sciences
April 20, 2018
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

9. Baroness - Gold & Grey

Baroness - Gold & Grey
June 14, 2019
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

10. Behemoth - The Satanist

Behemoth - The Satanist
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

11. Between the Buried and Me - Automata II

Between the Buried and Me - Automata II
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

12. The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers

The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers
October 6, 2017
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

13. VHÖL - Deeper Than Sky

VHÖL - Deeper Than Sky
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

14. Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds

Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds
November 10, 2014
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

15. Voivod - The Wake

Voivod - The Wake
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

16. Carcass - Surgical Steel

Carcass - Surgical Steel
September 17, 2013
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

17. Devin Townsend - Empath

Devin Townsend - Empath
March 29, 2019
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

18. Darkthrone - Old Star

Darkthrone - Old Star
May 31, 2019
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

19. Architects - Holy Hell

Architects - Holy Hell
November 9, 2018
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

20. Alcest - Écailles de Lune

Alcest - Écailles de Lune
March 29, 2010
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

21. Converge - The Dusk In Us

Converge - The Dusk In Us
November 3, 2017
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

22. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

23. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
83
27 reviews

24. Pallbearer - Heartless

Pallbearer - Heartless
March 24, 2017
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

25. Vektor - Terminal Redux

Vektor - Terminal Redux
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
83
8 reviews
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