The Metal Shop Year End Top Albums 2010 - 2018

December 28, 2019
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As we prepare to count down the Top 30 Metal Albums of 2019 this Saturday night on Metal Shop, let's take a look back at the past 8 years of year end lists....

 

2010 
1. Nevermore – The Obsidian Conspiracy 
2. Dimmu Borgir – Gateways 
3. Decrepit Birth – Polarity 
4. Soilwork – The Panic Broadcast
5. Fear Factory – Mechanize
6. Watain – Lawless Darkness
7. Cephalic Carnage – Misled by Certainty 
8. Black Breath – Heavy Breathing 
9. Exodus – Exhibit B: The Human Condition 

2011
1. Amon Amarth – Surtur Rising 
2. The Black Dahlia Murder – Ritual 
3. Origin – Entity 
4. Crowbar – Sever The Wicked Hand
5. Anthrax – Worship Music 
6. Megadeth – Thirteen 
7. Warbringer – Worlds Torn Asunder
8. Obscura – Omnivium 
9. Hate Eternal – Phoenix Amongst the Ashes
10. Machine Head – Unto the Locust
11. Autopsy – Macabre Eternal 
12. Vader – Welcome to the Morbid Reich
13. The Devin Townsend Project – Deconstruction 
14. Opeth – Heritage 
15. Skeletonwitch – Forever Abomination 
16. Animals as Leaders – Weightless
17. Exhumed – All Guts No Glory 
18. Decapitated – Carnival Is Forever 
19. Fleshgod Apocalypse – Agony
20. Revocation – Chaos of Forms 

2012
1. Lamb of God – Resolution 
2. Gojira – La Enfent Sauvage 
3. Meshuggah – Koloss
4. Testament – Dark Roots of Earth
5. Nile – At the Gates of Sethu
6. Cannibal Corpse – Torture
7. Aborted – Global Flatline 
8. Jeff Loomis – Plains of Oblivion 
9. Dying Fetus – Reign Supreme
10. Grave – Endless Procession of Souls
11. Cattle Decapitation – Monolith of Inhumanity 
12. Goatwhore – Blood for the Master
13. 7 Horns 7 Eyes – Throes of Absolution 
14. Between the Buried and Me – The Parallax 2: Future Sequence
15. Overkill – The Electric Age 
16. Accept – Stalingrad 
17. Pig Destroyer – Book Burner
18. Kreator – Phantom Antichrist
19. Gorod – A Perfect Absolution 
20. Napalm Death – Utilitarian 

2013
1. Carcass – Surgical Steel 
2. Katalepsy – Autopsychosis
3. Warbringer – IV: Empires Collapse
4. Soilwork – The Living Infinite
5. Exhumed – Necrocracy 
6. Revocation – Revocation 
7. Devourment – Conceived in Sewage
8. Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods
9. Killswitch Engage – Disarm the Descent
10. Kataklysm – Waiting for the end to come 
11. GWAR – Battle Maximus
12. Nails – Abandon All Life
13. Suffocation – Pinnacle of Bedlam 
14. Defeated Sanity – Passages Into Deformity 
15. Watain – The Wild Hunt 
16. Motorhead – Aftershock 
17. Gorguts – Colored Sands
18. Finntroll – Blodsvept
19. Black Sabbath – 13 
20.  Skeletonwitch – Serpents Unleashed

2014
 1. Behemoth – The Satanist
2. At The Gates – At War With Reality
3. Cannibal Corpse – A Skeletal Domain
4. Crowbar – Symmetry in Black 
5. Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun 
6. Bloodbath – Grand Morbid Funeral 
7. Arch Enemy – War Eternal 
8. Slipknot - .5 The Grey Chapter 
9. Goatwhore – Constricting Rage of the Merciless
10. Animals as Leaders – The Joy Of Motion 
11. Anaal Nathrakh – Desideratum 
12. Overkill – White Devil Armory 
13. Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls 
14. Unearth – Watches Of Rule 
15. Vader – Tibi Et Igni
16. Pallbearer – Foundations of Burden 
17. Obituary – Inked in Blood 
18. Sanctuary – The Year the Sun Died
19. Body Count – Manslaughter
20. Ringworm – Hammer of the Witch 

2015
1. Napalm Death – Apex Predator: Easy Meat 
2. Lamb of God – VII: Sturm Und Drang
3. Cattle Decapitation – The Anthrocene Extinction 
4. Nile – What Should Not Be Unearthed
5. The Sword – High Country 
6. Ghost Ship Octavius – Ghost Ship Octavius 
7. Gorod – A Maze Of Recycled Creeds
8. Soilwork – The Ride Majestic 
9. Slayer – Repentless
10. Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls
11. Theories – Regression 
12. Kataklysm – Of Ghosts and Gods 
13. High on Fire – Luminiferous 
14. Black Breath – Slaves Beyond Death 
15. The Black Dahlia Murder – Abysmal 
16. Between the Buried and Me – Coma Ecliptic 
17. Hate Eternal – Infernus 
18. Sleep Terror – Unihemispheria 
19. Windhand – Griefs Infernal Flower

2016
1. Gojira – Magma

2. Meshuggah – Violent Sleep Of Reason

3. NAILS – You Will Never Be One Of Us

4. Crowbar – The Serpent Only Lies

5. Amon Amarth – Jomsviking

6. Abbath – Abbath

7. Xoth – Invasion Of The Tentacube

8. Testament – Brotherhood Of The Snake

9. Death Angel – The Evil Divide

10. Abnormality – Mechanisms Of Omniscience

11. Megadeth – Dystopia

12. Obscura – Akroasis

13. Wormed – Krighsu

14. Vektor – Terminal Redux

15. Katatonia – The Fall Of Hearts

16. Serpentine Dominion – Serpentine Dominion

17. Aborted – Retrogore

18. Anaal Nathrakh – The Whole Of The Law

19. Fallujah – Drealmess

20. Insomnium – Winter’s Gate

21. Allegaeon – Proponent For Sentience

22. Devin Townsend Project – Transcendence

23. Gatecreeper – Sonoran Depravation

24. Ringworm – Snake Church

25. Animals As Leaders – The Madness Of Many

26. Neurosis – Fires Within Fires

27. Dark Tranquility – Atoma

28.Opeth – Sorceress

29.Carbomb – Meta

30. Rotten Sound – Abuse to Suffer

2017
1. Power Trip – Nightmare Logic
2. Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora
3. Body Count – Bloodlust
4. Dying Fetus – Wrong One to F With 
5. Cannibal Corpse – Red Before Black 
6. Pallbearer – Heartless
7. Decrepit Birth – Axis Mundi 
8. Iron Reagan – Crossover Ministry 
9. Code Orange – Forever
10. Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper 
11. Mastodon – Emperor of Sand
12. Arch Enemy – Will to Power
13. Firespawn – the Reprobate
14. Cavalera Conspiracy – Psychosis
15. Obituary – Obituary 
16. Overkill – The Grinding Wheel 
17. No Warning – Torture Culture
18. Suffocation - … Of The Dark Light
19. Scale the Summit – In A World Of Fear
20. Origin – Unparalleled Universe
21. Myrkur – Mareridt
22. Memoriam – For the Fallen 
23. Converge – The Dusk in Us
24. Wolves in the Throne Room – Thrice Woven 
25. Enslaved – E
26. Morbid Angel – Kingdoms Disdained 
27. Get The Shot – Infinite Punishment 
28. Old Iron – Lupus Metallorum 
29. Iron Monkey – 9-13
30. King Woman – Created in the Image of Suffering 

2018 
1. Judas Priest – Firepower 
2. At The Gates – To Drink from the Night Itself 
3. Warrel Dane – Shadow Work 
4. Rivers of Nihil – Where Owls Know My Name
5. Omnium Gatherum – The Burning Cold 
6. Behemoth – I Loved You at your darkest
7. Gorod – Aethra 
8. Sleep – The Sciences
9. Drawn and Quartered – The One Who Lurks 
10. Pig Destroyer – Head Cage 
11. Obscura – Diluvium 
12. Anaal Nathrakh – A New Kind of Horror
13. Aethereus – Abesentia 
14. Pound - . 
15. Ghost Ship Octavius – Delirium 
16. YOB – Our Raw Heart
17. Aborted – Terrorvision 
18. Amorphis – Queen of Time 
19. Vein – Errorzone 
20. Hate Eternal – Upon Desolate Sands
21. High on Fire – Electric Messiah 
22. Immortal – Northern Chaos Gods 
23. Soreption – Monuments of the End 
24. Skeletonwitch – Devouring Mortality 
25. Psycroptic – as the Kingdom Drowns 
26. Harm’s Wat – Posthuman 
27. Bloodbath – The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn 
28. Visigoth – Conqueror’s Oath 
29. Soulfly – Ritual 
30. Terrorizer – Caustic Attack