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The Best Metal Albums of 2016 by User Score

1. Insomnium - Winter's Gate

Insomnium - Winter's Gate
September 23rd, 2016
USER SCORE
82
30 reviews

2. Vektor - Terminal Redux

Vektor - Terminal Redux
May 6th, 2016
USER SCORE
82
113 reviews

3. Haken - Affinity

Haken - Affinity
April 29th, 2016
USER SCORE
80
29 reviews

4. Blood Incantation - Starspawn

Blood Incantation - Starspawn
August 19th, 2016
USER SCORE
80
44 reviews

5. Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner

Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
April 8th, 2016
USER SCORE
80
49 reviews

6. Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust

Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
May 13th, 2016
USER SCORE
79
31 reviews

7. Alcest - Kodama

Alcest - Kodama
September 30th, 2016
USER SCORE
79
130 reviews

8. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17th, 2016
USER SCORE
79
193 reviews

9. Cobalt - Slow Forever

Cobalt - Slow Forever
March 25th, 2016
USER SCORE
78
42 reviews

12. Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä

Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä
February 26th, 2016
USER SCORE
77
65 reviews

13. Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
October 7th, 2016
USER SCORE
77
45 reviews

14. Saor - Guardians

Saor - Guardians
November 11th, 2016
USER SCORE
77
25 reviews

15. Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts

Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts
May 20th, 2016
USER SCORE
77
34 reviews

17. Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
July 8th, 2016
USER SCORE
76
34 reviews

18. Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake

Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake
October 28th, 2016
USER SCORE
76
30 reviews

19. Knocked Loose - Laugh Tracks

Knocked Loose - Laugh Tracks
September 16th, 2016
USER SCORE
75
41 reviews

20. Astronoid - Air

Astronoid - Air
June 10th, 2016
USER SCORE
75
31 reviews

21. Oathbreaker - Rheia

Oathbreaker - Rheia
September 30th, 2016
USER SCORE
75
61 reviews

22. Sumac - What One Becomes

Sumac - What One Becomes
June 10th, 2016
USER SCORE
75
32 reviews

23. Zeal and Ardor - Devil Is Fine

Zeal and Ardor - Devil Is Fine
April 15th, 2016
USER SCORE
74
59 reviews

24. Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika

Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika
April 1st, 2016
USER SCORE
74
27 reviews

25. Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence

Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence
September 2nd, 2016
USER SCORE
73
35 reviews
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