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The Best Death Metal Albums of All Time

1.

Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race
November 22, 2019
Critic Score
95
8 reviews

2.

Death - Symbolic
March 21, 1995
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

3.

Imperial Triumphant - Alphaville
July 31, 2020
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

4.

Gorguts - Colored Sands
August 6, 2013
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

5.

Immolation - Acts of God
February 18, 2022
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

6.

The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers
October 6, 2017
Critic Score
87
8 reviews

7.

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

8.

Worm Shepherd - Ritual Hymns
January 14, 2022
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

9.

Napalm Death - Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism
September 18, 2020
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

10.

Carcass - Surgical Steel
September 17, 2013
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

11.

Full of Hell - Weeping Choir
May 17, 2019
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

12.

Ulthar - Providence
June 12, 2020
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

13.

Archspire - Bleed the Future
October 29, 2021
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

14.

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

15.

The Black Dahlia Murder - Verminous
April 17, 2020
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

16.

Autopsy - Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves
April 21, 2014
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

17.

Darkest Hour - Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora
March 10, 2017
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

18.

Venom Prison - Erebos
February 4, 2022
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

19.

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

20.

Cattle Decapitation - The Anthropocene Extinction
August 7, 2015
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

21.

Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

22.

Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
November 29, 2019
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

23.

At The Gates - At War with Reality
October 27, 2014
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

24.

Carcass - Torn Arteries
September 17, 2021
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

25.

Tomb Mold - Planetary Clairvoyance
July 19, 2019
Critic Score
83
6 reviews
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