The Best Metal Albums of the 2010s

1. Deafheaven - Sunbather

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

2. Sigh - Heir To Despair

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

3. Gorguts - Colored Sands

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

4. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

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

5. Sleep - The Sciences

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

6. Behemoth - The Satanist

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

7. Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds

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

8. VHÖL - Deeper Than Sky

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

9. Between the Buried and Me - Automata II

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

10. The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers

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

11. Voivod - The Wake

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

12. Carcass - Surgical Steel

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

13. Alcest - Écailles de Lune

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

14. Converge - The Dusk In Us

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

15. Gojira - Magma

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

16. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

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

17. Pallbearer - Heartless

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

18. Vektor - Terminal Redux

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

19. Code Orange - Forever

Code Orange - Forever
January 13, 2017
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

20. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind

Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

21. YOB - Our Raw Heart

YOB - Our Raw Heart
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

22. Voivod - Target Earth

Voivod - Target Earth
January 22, 2013
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

23. Pig Destroyer - Head Cage

Pig Destroyer - Head Cage
September 7, 2018
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

24. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
82
32 reviews

25. High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis

High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
82
10 reviews
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