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The Best Metal Albums of 2018

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

6.

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

7.

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

8.

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

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

19.

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

20.

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

21.

Judas Priest - Firepower
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

22.

Between the Buried and Me - Automata I
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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