AOTY 2019
PopMatters' 20 Best Metal Albums of 2019

PopMatters' 20 Best Metal Albums of 2019

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18. Ossuarium - Living Tomb

Ossuarium - Living Tomb
February 1, 2019
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

17. Have a Nice Life - Sea of Worry

Have a Nice Life - Sea of Worry
November 8, 2019
Critic Score
57
5 reviews

15. Yellow Eyes - Rare Field Ceiling

Yellow Eyes - Rare Field Ceiling
June 28, 2019
Critic Score
78
2 reviews

13. Vimur - Triumphant Master of Fates

Vimur - Triumphant Master of Fates
March 1, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

10. Lord Mantis - Universal Death Church

Lord Mantis - Universal Death Church
November 22, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

9. Immortal Bird - Thrive On Neglect

Immortal Bird - Thrive On Neglect
July 5, 2019
Critic Score
90
1 review

8. Exhorder - Mourn The Southern Skies

Exhorder - Mourn The Southern Skies
September 20, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

7. Esoteric - A Pyrrhic Existence

Esoteric - A Pyrrhic Existence
November 8, 2019
Critic Score
100
1 review

5. Baroness - Gold & Grey

Baroness - Gold & Grey
June 14, 2019
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

Together, their faultless unified elegance harvests cherished templates and innovative techniques in equal measure. As a result, just about every listener—no matter their history or prior opinions—will deem Gold & Grey Baroness' masterpiece.

4. Inter Arma - Sulphur English

Inter Arma - Sulphur English
April 12, 2019
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

3. Sunn O))) - Life Metal

Sunn O))) - Life Metal
April 26, 2019
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

Your reaction to Sunn O)))'s Life Metal will depend on whether you prefer a reminder of what Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley do so well, or wish that they were still unlocking new potential within what the band can be.

3. Sunn O))) - Pyroclasts

Sunn O))) - Pyroclasts
October 25, 2019
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

2. BIG|BRAVE - A Gaze Among Them

BIG|BRAVE - A Gaze Among Them
May 10, 2019
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
Original Source: https://www.popmatters.com/20-best-metal-albums-2019-2641444994.html
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