Spin Lists Their Top 20 Metal Albums For You To Argue Over

Posted by on December 12, 2012

You’ve likely got a chance to look over the list Metal Insider contributors’ top ten albums of the year. We’ll be posting a composite list with our actual top ten shortly, but as we work on that, even some non-metal outlets are getting in on the fun. Spin Magazine have listed their top 20 Metal albums of the year, as chosen by Christopher Weingarten, and it’s not a bad list. They even have a link to download a free 101-minute mixtape with all of the bands on it.


20) Marduk, Serpent Sermon (Century Media)

19) Horseback, Half Blood (Relapse)

18) Killing Joke, MMXII (Spinefarm)

17) Astra, The Black Chord (Metal Blade)

16) Orange Goblin, A Eulogy for the Damned (Candlelight)

15)  Neurosis, Honor Found in Decay (Neurot)

14) Enabler, All Hail the Void (Southern Lord)

13) Napalm Death, Utilitarian (Century Media)

12) Eagle Twin, The Feather Tipped the Serpent’s Scale (Southern Lord)

11) Lamb of God, Resolution (Epic)

10) Meshuggah, Koloss (Nuclear Blast)

9) Gojira, L’enfent Sauvage (Roadrunner)

8) High on Fire, De Vermis Mysteriis (eOne)

7) Converge, All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph)

6) Royal Thunder, CVI (Relapse)

5) Deftones, Koi No Yokan (Reprise)

4) Goat, World Music (Rocket)

3) Torche, Harmonicraft (Volcom)

2) Pallbearer, Sorrow and Extinction (Profound Lore)

1) Baroness, Yellow and Green (Relapse)

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