The Best Metal Albums of 2014

1. Behemoth - The Satanist

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

2. Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds

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

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

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

4. Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden
August 19, 2014
Critic Score
82
15 reviews

5. Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

Triptykon - Melana Chasmata
April 15, 2014
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

6. Panopticon - Roads to the North

Panopticon - Roads to the North
August 31, 2014
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

7. Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire

Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

8. YOB - Clearing The Path To Ascend

YOB - Clearing The Path To Ascend
September 2, 2014
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

9. Indian - From All Purity

Indian - From All Purity
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

10. Every Time I Die - From Parts Unknown

Every Time I Die - From Parts Unknown
July 1, 2014
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

11. At The Gates - At War with Reality

At The Gates - At War with Reality
October 27, 2014
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

12. Devin Townsend Project - Z²

Devin Townsend Project - Z²
October 27, 2014
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

13. The Body - I Shall Die Here

The Body - I Shall Die Here
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

14. Eyehategod - Eyehategod

Eyehategod - Eyehategod
May 27, 2014
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

15. Floor - Oblation

Floor - Oblation
April 29, 2014
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

16. Electric Wizard - Time to Die

Electric Wizard - Time to Die
September 30, 2014
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

17. Tombs - Savage Gold

Tombs - Savage Gold
June 10, 2014
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

18. Agalloch - The Serpent & the Sphere

Agalloch - The Serpent & the Sphere
May 13, 2014
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

19. Wrekmeister Harmonies - Then It All Came Down

Wrekmeister Harmonies - Then It All Came Down
October 21, 2014
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

20. Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun

Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun
June 24, 2014
Critic Score
73
20 reviews

21. Goatwhore - Constricting Rage of the Merciless

Goatwhore - Constricting Rage of the Merciless
July 8, 2014
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

22. Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls

Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
July 8, 2014
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

23. Pilgrim - II: Void Worship

Pilgrim - II: Void Worship
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
69
5 reviews

24. Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare

Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare
June 10, 2014
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

25. Music Blues - Things Haven't Gone Well

Music Blues - Things Haven't Gone Well
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
67
5 reviews
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