Rolling Stone's 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018

Rolling Stone's 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018

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20. The Armed - Only Love

The Armed - Only Love
April 27, 2018
Critic Score
75
3 reviews

19. Deceased - Ghostly White

Deceased - Ghostly White
November 16, 2018

18. At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself

At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself
May 18, 2018
Critic Score
79
8 reviews
Although the new record doesn't exactly expound on their formula – tremulous rhythms paired with truly singable guitar leads – it does contain some memorable songs in "Palace of Lepers" and "The Chasm."

17. Frontierer - Unloved

Frontierer - Unloved
July 27, 2018

15. Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance

Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
88
23 reviews

14. YOB - Our Raw Heart

YOB - Our Raw Heart
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
83
9 reviews
The feel-good deathbed record of the summer.

13. Portal - Ion

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

12. Windhand - Eternal Return

Windhand - Eternal Return
October 5, 2018
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

10. Uniform - The Long Walk

Uniform - The Long Walk
August 17, 2018
Critic Score
69
7 reviews

9. Turnstile - Time & Space

Turnstile - Time & Space
February 23, 2018
Critic Score
67
9 reviews

8. Voivod - The Wake

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

The Wake, the band’s 14th LP, offers definitive proof that the old, weird Voivod is back: It’s arguably their most hyper-detailed, gloriously geeky album since the Eighties.

6. Vein - Errorzone

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

5. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
83
27 reviews
On just seven songs that run a little over an hour, Deafheaven have finally achieved what they’ve been striving towards for the better part of a decade: true post-metal fusion.

3. Judas Priest - Firepower

Judas Priest - Firepower
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

2. Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want

Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want
October 26, 2018
Critic Score
86
11 reviews
If heavy music is supposed to be scary, Daughters have elevated it to an invigorating new level.

1. Sleep - The Sciences

Sleep - The Sciences
April 20, 2018
Critic Score
85
10 reviews
With freight-train heavy riffs so indebted to Sabbath's Tony Iommi that he should get royalties, trippy lyrics about diverse subjects such as weed, ganja and pot, and endless groove for days on each of their songs, they've made an album that sounds exactly how Sleep should sound in 2018.
Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/best-metal-albums-2018-763783/
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