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The Best Black Metal Albums of All Time

1.

Dark Funeral - We Are The Apocalypse
March 18, 2022
Critic Score
89
6 reviews

2.

Watain - The Agony & Ecstasy Of Watain
April 29, 2022
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

3.

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

4.

Kvelertak - Kvelertak
June 21, 2010
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

5.

Myrkur - Mareridt
September 15, 2017
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

6.

Behemoth - The Satanist
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

7.

Inter Arma - Sulphur English
April 12, 2019
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

8.

Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

10.

Alcest - Écailles de Lune
March 29, 2010
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

11.

Goatwhore - Vengeful Ascension
June 23, 2017
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

12.

Darkthrone - Old Star
May 31, 2019
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

13.

Mayhem - Daemon
October 25, 2019
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

14.

Zeal and Ardor - Stranger Fruit
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

15.

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

16.

Agalloch - Marrow of the Spirit
November 23, 2010
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

17.

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

18.

Kvelertak - Meir
March 25, 2013
Critic Score
81
13 reviews

19.

Liturgy - Aesthethica
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

20.

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

21.

Liturgy - Origin of the Alimonies
November 20, 2020
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

22.

Nachtmystium - Silencing Machine
July 31, 2012
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

23.

Darkthrone - Eternal Hails
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

25.

Leviathan - Scar Sighted
March 3, 2015
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
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