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The Best Metal Albums of 2016

1.

Cobalt - Slow Forever
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

2.

Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

3.

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

4.

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

5.

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

6.

Alcest - Kodama
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

7.

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

9.

Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

10.

Amon Amarth - Jomsviking
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

11.

BABYMETAL - Metal Resistance
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

12.

Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake
October 28, 2016
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

13.

Deftones - Gore
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
77
23 reviews

14.

Big Business - Command Your Weather
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

15.

Every Time I Die - Low Teens
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

16.

Abbath - Abbath
January 22, 2016
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

17.

Dream Theater - The Astonishing
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

18.

Killswitch Engage - Incarnate
March 11, 2016
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

19.

The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
76
11 reviews

20.

Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
October 28, 2016
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

21.

Sumac - What One Becomes
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

22.

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

23.

Whitechapel - Mark of the Blade
June 24, 2016
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

24.

Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

25.

Lycus - Chasms
January 15, 2016
Critic Score
73
5 reviews
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