Critic Score
User Score

The Best Metal Albums of 2012

1.

Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

2.

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

3.

Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

4.

Pig Destroyer - Book Burner
October 22, 2012
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

5.

Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

6.

Nachtmystium - Silencing Machine
July 31, 2012
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

7.

Neurosis - Honor Found in Decay
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

8.

Meshuggah - Koloss
March 23, 2012
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

9.

Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
March 26, 2012
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

10.

Katatonia - Dead End Kings
August 27, 2012
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

11.

Deftones - Koi No Yokan
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
78
19 reviews

12.

UFOmammut - ORO: Opus Primum
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

13.

Loincloth - Iron Balls of Steel
January 17, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

14.

Torche - Harmonicraft
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
77
16 reviews

15.

Baroness - Yellow & Green
July 17, 2012
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

16.

Cannibal Corpse - Torture
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

17.

Dragged Into Sunlight - Widowmaker
November 6, 2012
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

19.

Krallice - Years Past Matter
August 25, 2012
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

20.

Anaal Nathrakh - Vanitas
November 6, 2012
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

22.

OM - Advaitic Songs
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
72
16 reviews

23.

The Faceless - Autotheism
August 14, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

24.

Isis - Temporal
November 6, 2012
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

25.

As I Lay Dying - Awakened
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
70
5 reviews
1
2
MORE GENRES:

Connect with AOTY
Like Us
Follow Us
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.
Critic Score
User Score
Advertisement
Advertisement

September Playlist
Forums