While most of 2020 has been spent living in the COVID-19 pandemic, some highlights still included new music that helped us get through this bizarre year. It’s hard to believe the year is winding down but, the year-end lists are starting to come through. Decibel Magazine has revealed their top 40 albums of 2020, including Dark Fortress, Uada, Enslaved, and Tombs.


Check out the full list below:


40) Dark Fortress, Spectres From The Old World

39) Fawn Limbs, Sleeper Vessels

38) Exgenesis, Solve et Coagula

37) Megaton Sword, Blood Hails Steel – Steel Hails Fire

36) Oranssi Pazuzu, Mestarin Kynsi

35) Svalbard, When I Die, Will I Get Better?

34) Enslaved, Utgard

33) In The Company Of Serpents, Lux

32) Xibalba, Años En Infierno

31) Wake, Devouring Ruin

30) Cirith Ungol, Forever Black

29) Proscription, Conduit

28) Celestial Season, The Secret Teachings

27) Midnight, Rebirth By Blasphemy

26) Krallice, Mass Cathexis

25) ACxDC, Satan Is King

24) Temple Of Void, The World That Was

23) Atramentous, Stygian

22) Tombs, Under Sullen Skies

21) Haunt, Flashback

20) Kirk Windstein, Dream In Motion

19) Pallbearer, Forgotten Days

18) Lamp Of Murmur, Heir Of Elliptical Romanticism

17) Godthrymm, Reflections

16) Dropdead, Dropdead

15) Ripped To Shreds, 亂 (Luan)

14) Vile Creature, Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm!

13) Of Feather & Bone, Sulfuric Disintegration

12) Armored Saint, Punching The Sky

11) Incantation, Sect Of Vile Divinities

10) Goden, Beyond Darkness

09) Paradise Lost, Obsidian

08) Uada, Djinn

07) Sweven, The Eternal Resonance

06) Necrot, Mortal

05) Spirit Adrift, Enlightened In Eternity

04) Paysage d’Hiver, Im Wald

03) Imperial Triumphant, Alphaville

02) Eternal Champion, Ravening Iron

01) Napalm Death, Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism