Best Metal Albums of 2013


The Top TenXW

1Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold

I really love Bullet For My Valentine's Temper Temper, but a7x is my favorite and I really believe Hail to the King is going to be the best.

At the top of the list right where they should be this is the best band in the world not 1 bad record or song Hail to the King is best album ever! - IaMayMrFire

This is the best album of the past 3 years hands down it completely demolishes every album on this list no contest AVENGED IS GOD! - IaMayMrFire

Its not my favorite one of all time but still amazing

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213 - Black Sabbath

How is this not number 1?! This is clearly the best album of 2013. Ozzy's return to Black Sabbath, and Black sabbath's return to its roots; the dark riffs, awesome solos and mind twisting lyrics are back!

Are you kidding me.. Has anyone heard age of reason, end of begging and all

I hate Avenged Sevenfold, but I love Black Sabbath. Best metal band of all time, and a great album

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3Halo of Blood - Children of Bodom

One of the best albums from the band. Easily. Contains all the elements of what made them famous and has NOT ONE SINGLE embarrassing moment throughout. It's a mature, classy and powerful release by this skilled quintet.

This is a comeback for the band.R.I. P Blooddrunk and Relentless Reckless Forever

4Surgical Steel - Carcass

After 17 years, Carcass came back with a bang. This one of my favorite albums of this year no doubt - MetalFoREVer1228

Really guys. I mean a7x album was ok but carcass are legends

Carcass! Carcass! Carcass! CARCASS! Surgical Steel is too good to not be in the top 10!

They haven't moved up? I'm surprised. - MetalFoREVer1228

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5Disarm the Descent - Killswitch Engage

Wee I'm glad to see the mistakes have been fixed :). Well anyway, if you're a metalcore fan or a longtime KsE fan, you'll love this album. Jessie's vocals have improved A LOT since Alive or Just Breathing. He also does really well on the live version of My Curse. The guitar work is outstanding and Justin's drumming is awesome. Give it a listen if you haven't already. - MetalFoREVer1228

Deserves be more higher... It's a great album... First or Second at least... and Jesse Leach is back! - sam117

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6Everblack - The Black Dahlia Murder
7Vengeance Falls - Trivium

A7X and Trivium are my 2 favorite bands and I've Ben wanting to hear new material since In Waves. Knowing them, this albums going to kick serious ass.

Hail to the king is a good album seriously, but vengeance falls kick ass, they still the show in 2013

8Temper Temper - Bullet for My Valentine

This album is awesome. Don't understand why people didn't like it. Songs like Breaking Point and Tears Don't Fall, Pt. 2 are awesome. - MetalFoREVer1228

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9Construct - Dark Tranquillity
10‎Infestissumam - Ghost BC

This is such a great album. What's better about it as well is that it's not just the same regurgitated music like most of the other albums on here.

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The Contenders

11The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1 - Five Finger Death Punch

Lift Me Up is an awesome song. The song previews they put up on their YouTube channel sound amazing as well. - MetalFoREVer1228

After giving it a listen, I can't help but love t! Turned out to be an awesome album. - MetalFoREVer1228

This impressive and unbeleivable album is not in the proper spot number 1 is 5fdps right

12Sempiternal - Bring Me the Horizon

Another epic production by Bring Me The Horizon..

Best album.. Is deep and it really rocks

It won album of the year 2013

13Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies - Volbeat
14Deceiver of the Gods - Amon Amarth

No words to describe its greatness

15In the Minds of Evil - Deicide
16Unnatural Selection - Havok
17Device - Device
18The Paradigm Shift - KornV2 Comments
19The Dream Calls for Blood - Death Angel

The best Death Angel album since Act III. - Thrash_or_Die

20Tomorrow We Die Alive - Born of Osiris
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List StatsUpdated 10 Dec 2016

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Vengeance Falls - Trivium
3. 13 - Black Sabbath
1. Construct - Dark Tranquillity
2. Rise - Skillet
3. Sempiternal - Bring Me the Horizon
1. Surgical Steel - Carcass
2. Deceiver of the Gods - Amon Amarth
3. Labyrinth - Fleshgod Apocalypse

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