Best Metal Albums of 1998

The Top Ten

1 The Sound of Perseverance - Death
2 Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian

Nightfall, Mirror Mirror, Thorn, Into The Storm, The Curse Of Feanor, Time Stands Still (At The Iron Hill), Noldor,... - Metal_Treasure

3 Something Wicked This Way Comes - Iced Earth

The Coming Curse, Melancholy, Watching Over Me, Birth of the Wicked,... - Metal_Treasure

4 Oceanborn - Nightwish
5 My Arms, Your Hearse - Opeth
6 Obscura - Gorguts

Okay this might be the best metal album I heard in a while - cjWriter1997

Obscura, Earthly Love, The Art of Sombre Ecstasy - Metal_Treasure

7 The Chemical Wedding - Bruce Dickinson
8 Dead Again - Mercyful Fate
9 Vain Glory Opera - Edguy

Out Of Control, Vain Glory Opera, No More Foolin, Fairytale - Metal_Treasure

10 Hellbilly Deluxe - Rob Zombie

The Newcomers

? Herbstleyd - Nargaroth
? Embrace the Emptiness - Evoken

The Contenders

11 Virtual XI - Iron Maiden

This at #8 has to be a joke... this album isn't among the best by Maiden, to put it politely. And there were much better albums in 1998. - Metal_Treasure

12 Legacy of Kings - Hammerfall
13 Voodoo - King Diamond
14 One Hour by the Concrete Lake - Pain of Salvation
15 Garage Inc. - Metallica
16 Snake Bite Love - Motorhead
17 Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka - Nile
18 Volume 8: The Threat Is Real - Anthrax
19 Cruelty and the Beast - Cradle of Filth
20 Diabolus In Musica - Slayer

Should be close to the bottom of the list and not the top... - Metal_Treasure

21 Pandemonic Incantations - Behemoth
22 Diabolical Conquest - Incantation
23 Inbreeding the Anthropophagi - Deeds of Flesh
24 Kohti Yhdeksän Nousua - Horna Kohti Yhdeksän Nousua - Horna
25 Vobiscum Satanas - Dark Funeral
26 Chaosphere - Meshuggah
27 Killing on Adrenaline - Dying Fetus
28 Mercenary - Bolt Thrower
29 Into the Infernal Regions of the Ancient Cult - Inquisition
30 Perpetual Mockery - Beheaded
31 System of a Down - System of a Down
32 Follow the Leader - Korn
33 Without You I'm Nothing - Placebo
34 Misery Days - Oblivion Dust
35 Version 2.0 - Garbage
36 Baxter - Baxter
37 Eve 6 - Eve 6
38 Let It Come Down - James Iha

This isn't metal at all.

39 Into the Electric Castle - Ayreon
40 Formulas Fatal to the Flesh - Morbid Angel
41 Gallery of Suicide - Cannibal Corpse
42 Nightwing - Marduk
43 Soulblight - Obtained Enslavement
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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Sound of Perseverance - Death
2. Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian
3. Something Wicked This Way Comes - Iced Earth
Metal_Treasure
1. The Sound of Perseverance - Death
2. My Arms, Your Hearse - Opeth
3. Nightfall in Middle-Earth - Blind Guardian
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1. My Arms, Your Hearse - Opeth
2. The Sound of Perseverance - Death
3. Something Wicked This Way Comes - Iced Earth
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