Top Ten Metal Albums Of Each Year - 2010-2019

Criteria: These Top Ten Metal albums of each year from 2010 through 2019 were chosen for their initial and lasting popularity and their influence and impact on metal music in general.

Metal Albums 2010-2019

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2010


1. Marrow of the Spirit - Agalloch
2. Epistera Daimones - Triptykon
3. Paracletus - Deathspell Omega
4. Snakes For The Divine - High On Fire
5. After - Ihsahn
6. At The Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
7. Axioma Ethica Odini - Enslaved
8. Ironbound - Overkill
9. Majesty & Decay - Immolation
10. Spirit Shadow - Kylesa

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2011


1. Dead Roots Stirring - Elder
2. Deconstruction - Devin Townsend
3. New World Shadows - Omnium Gatherum
4. The Great Mass - Septicflesh
5. Heritage - Opeth
6. Bilateral - Leprous
7. Rengeteg - Thy Catafalque
8. Tales of the Sands - Myrath
9. Path Of Totality - Tombs
10. Imaginaerum - Nightwish

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2012


1. Portal of I - Ne Obliviscaris
2. De Vermis Mysteriis - High On Fire
3. RIITIIR - Enslaved
4. Sorrow And Extinction - Pallbearer
5. L'enfant Sauvage - Gojira
6. All We Love We Leave Behind - Converge
7. Koi No Yokan - Deftones
8. Eremita - Ihsahn
9. The Electric Age - Overkill
10. Dark Roots of Earth - Testament

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2013


1. Sunbather - Deafheaven
2. Colored Sands - Gorguts
3. Surgical Steel - Carcass
4. Meir - Kvelertak
5. Battle Beast - Battle Beast
6. Sister - In Solitude
7. Manifest Decimation - Power Trip
8. Obscure Verses For The Multiverse - Inquisition
9. Soma - Windhand
10. More Constant Than The Gods - SubRosa

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2014


1. The Satanist - Behemoth
2. Roads to the North - Panopticon
3. Citadel - Ne Obliviscaris
4. Melana Chasmata - Triptykon
5. Aura - Saor
6. Once More 'Round the Sun - Mastodon
7. Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry - Blut Aus Nord
8. Clearing the Path to Ascend - Yob
9. Pale Communion - Opeth
10. The Serpent & The Sphere - Agalloch

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2015


1. New Bermuda - Deafheaven
2. Autumn Eternal - Panopticon
3. Purple - Baroness
4. Beyond The Red Mirror - Blind Guardian
5. Under the Red Cloud - Amorphis
6. The Congregation - Leprous
7. Exercises in Futility - Mgła
8. Ygg huur - Krallice
9. Lore - Elder
10. All Fours - Bosse-De-Nage

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2016


1. Terminal Redux - Vektor
2. Jumalten aika - Moonsorrow
3. Winter's Gate - Insomnium
4. Magma - Gojira
5. Dystopia - Megadeth
6. The Violent Sleep of Reason - Meshuggah
7. Hardwired... To Self-Destruct - Metallica
8. Arctic Thunder - Darkthrone
9. Gore - Deftones
10. Sorceress - Opeth

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2017


1. Nightmare Logic - Power Trip
2. The Dusk in Us - Converge
3. Mirror Reaper - Bell Witch
4. Hiss Spun - Chelsea Wolfe
5. Reflections of a Floating World - Elder
6. Exuvia - The Ruins of Beverast
7. Emperor of Sand - Mastodon
8. E - Enslaved
9. Bringer of Pain - Battle Beast
10. Tchornobog - Tchornobog

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2018


1. The Burning Cold - Omnium Gatherum
2. Firepower - Judas Priest
3. The Sciences - Sleep
4. Automata I - Between the Buried and Me
5. To Drink from the Night Itself - At the Gates
6. Electric Messiah - High on Fire
7. Our Raw Heart - Yob
8. Where Owls Know My Name - Rivers of Nihil
9. Eonian - Dimmu Borgir
10. Reverence - Parkway Drive

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2019


1. The Great War - Sabaton
2. Distance over Time - Dream Theater
3. Revelations Of Oblivion - Possessed
4. Berserker - Amon Amarth
5. I, The Mask - In Flames
6. Empath - Devin Townsend
7. Outstrider - Abbath
8. Apoptosis - Allegaeon
9. Periphery IV: Hail Stan - Periphery
10. Sulphur English - Inter Arma