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The Best Metal Albums of 2018

1. Sigh - Heir To Despair

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

2. Sleep - The Sciences

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

3. Between the Buried and Me - Automata II

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

4. Voivod - The Wake

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

5. Architects - Holy Hell

Architects - Holy Hell
November 9, 2018
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

6. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

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

7. YOB - Our Raw Heart

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

8. Pig Destroyer - Head Cage

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

9. Skeletonwitch - Devouring Radiant Light

Skeletonwitch - Devouring Radiant Light
July 20, 2018
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

10. Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest

Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest
October 5, 2018
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

11. Thou - Magus

Thou - Magus
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

12. Tribulation - Down Below

Tribulation - Down Below
January 26, 2018
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

13. Zeal and Ardor - Stranger Fruit

Zeal and Ardor - Stranger Fruit
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

14. Portal - Ion

Portal - Ion
January 26, 2018
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

15. KEN mode - Loved

KEN mode - Loved
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16. Obscura - Diluvium

Obscura - Diluvium
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

19. High on Fire - Electric Messiah

High on Fire - Electric Messiah
October 5, 2018
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

20. Vein - Errorzone

Vein - Errorzone
June 22, 2018
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

21. Ghost - Prequelle

Ghost - Prequelle
June 1, 2018
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

22. Parkway Drive - Reverence

Parkway Drive - Reverence
May 4, 2018
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

23. Sumac - Love in Shadow

Sumac - Love in Shadow
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

25. Between the Buried and Me - Automata I

Between the Buried and Me - Automata I
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
77
7 reviews
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