The Best Metal Albums of 2016

1. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

2. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

3. Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

4. The Body - No One Deserves Happiness

The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

6. Deftones - Gore

Deftones - Gore
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
76
19 reviews

7. Black Tusk - Pillars of Ash

Black Tusk - Pillars of Ash
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

8. Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence

Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

9. Sumac - What One Becomes

Sumac - What One Becomes
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

10. Oozing Wound - Whatever Forever

Oozing Wound - Whatever Forever
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

11. Oathbreaker - Rheia

Oathbreaker - Rheia
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

12. Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage

Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
October 28, 2016
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

13. Anthrax - For All Kings

Anthrax - For All Kings
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

14. Babymetal - Metal Resistance

Babymetal - Metal Resistance
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
69
5 reviews

15. Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct

Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
November 18, 2016
Critic Score
67
20 reviews

16. Melvins - Basses Loaded

Melvins - Basses Loaded
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
63
10 reviews

17. Megadeth - Dystopia

Megadeth - Dystopia
January 22, 2016
Critic Score
62
10 reviews

18. Korn - The Serenity of Suffering

Korn - The Serenity of Suffering
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
56
9 reviews
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