Top 10 Best Metal Albums of 1996

The Top Ten

1 The Great Southern Trendkill - Pantera

Pantera's most extreme record...and oddly, their most mellow depending on how you look at it. Their are three "mellow" songs by Pantera standards here. 10's, Floods, and Grammy Nominated Suicide Note Pt. 1 Many Pantera fans cite this as their favorite record. a Fantastic classic.

1. The Great Southern Trendkill
2. Aenema
3. Wiseblood
4. October Rust
5. Evil Empire

2 Morningrise - Opeth
3 Dark Saga - Iced Earth
4 Filosofem - Burzum

How is this not even in the top ten? - Rambles

5 None So Vile - Cryptopsy
6 Swansong - Carcass
7 Ænima - Tool
8 Load - Metallica
9 Crimson - Edge of Sanity
10 Antichrist - Gorgoroth

The Newcomers

? River of Corticone - Sacramentary Abolishment
? Look Into the Silence - Agony Conscience

The Contenders

11 Brave Murder Day - Katatonia
12 Overnight Sensation - Motörhead
13 The Graveyard - King Diamond
14 Nemesis Divina - Satyricon
15 Blood On Ice - Bathory
16 Abducted - Hypocrisy
17 Purpendicular - Deep Purple
18 Predator - Accept
19 Angry Machines - Dio
20 Elegy - Amorphis
21 Life Is Peachy - Korn
22 Stormblåst - Dimmu Borgir
23 Evil Empire - Rage Against the Machine
24 Episode - Stratovarius
25 Opus IV - Abigor
26 Louder Than Hell - Manowar
27 Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson
28 The Secrets of the Black Arts - Dark Funeral
29 October Rust - Type O Negative
30 Here in After - Immolation
31 Irreligious - Moonspell
32 Asateerul Awaleen - Impiety
33 Supernatural Birth Machine - Cathedral
34 The Divine Wings of Tragedy - Symphony X

No, it's not 1996. It's 1997 - Metal_Treasure

35 Grom - Behemoth
36 Dusk... and Her Embrace - Cradle of Filth
37 Total Death - Darkthrone
38 Vile - Cannibal Corpse
39 Purification Through Violence - Dying Fetus
40 Trading Pieces - Deeds of Flesh
41 Hacked Up for Barbecue - Mortician
42 Psychostasia - Adramelech
43 Heaven Shall Burn... When We are Gathered - Marduk
44 Memoria Vetusta I: Fathers of the Icy Age - Blut Aus Nord
45 Far Away from the Sun - Sacramentum
46 Thy Dying Light - Judas Iscariot
47 The Cold Earth Slept Below... - Judas Iscariot
48 Nord... - Setherial
49 Hammer of Gods - Angelcorpse
50 Zygotical Sabbatory Anabapt - Abhorer
PSearch List

Related Lists

Greatest Metal Albums Best Thrash Metal Albums Top 10 Best Nu Metal Albums Greatest Black Metal Albums Best Progressive Metal Albums

List Stats

56 listings
3 years, 61 days old

Top Remixes (6)

1. Morningrise - Opeth
2. None So Vile - Cryptopsy
3. Filosofem - Burzum
Metal_Treasure
1. Filosofem - Burzum
2. Morningrise - Opeth
3. Dark Saga - Iced Earth
IronSabbathPriest
1. Filosofem - Burzum
2. None So Vile - Cryptopsy
3. Crimson - Edge of Sanity
Rambles

WRemix
View All 6

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P