Metal Mayhem Episode #10: "The Top 20 Best Metal Albums of 2011" -1/14/12

Honorable Mentions:


1. Brutal Truth- End Time- Killing Planet Earth

2. Lifelover- Sjukdom- Svart Galla

3. Glorior Belli- The Great Southern Darkness- Bring Down The Cosmic Scheme

4. Hate Eternal- Phoenix Amongst The Ashes- The Eternal Ruler

5. Haemorrhage- Hospital Carnage- Amputation Protocol

6. Redemption- This Mortal Coil- Stronger Than Death

7. Necros Christos- Doom Of The Occult- Doom Of Kali Maa- Pyramid of Shakti Love- Flame Of Master Shiva

8. Dream Theater- A Dramatic Turn Of Events- Build Me Up, Break Me Down

9. Black Dahlia Murder- Ritual- Moonlight Equilibrium

10. Arch Enemy- Khaos Legions- Yesterday Is Dead And Gone

11. Iced Earth- Dystopia- Dark City

13. In Flames- Sounds Of A Playground Fading- New Dawn

14. Autopsy- Macabre Eternal- Seeds Of The Doomed


Top 20 Best Metal Albums of 2011:


15. Morbid Angel- Illud Divinum Insanus- Blades For Baal

16. Charred Walls Of The Damned- Cold Winds On Timeless Days- Zerospan

17. Opeth- Heritage- Slither

18. Wolves In The Throne Room- Celestial Lineage- Astral Blood

19. Krallice- Diotoma- The Clearing

20. Exhumed- All Guts, No Glory- As Hammer To Anvil

21. Warbringer- Worlds Torn Asunder- Living Weapon

22. Dim Mak- Emergence Of Reptilian Altars- Secrets Of The Tides Of Blood

23. Taake- Noregs Vaapen- Myr

24. Vader- Welcome To The Morbid Reich- Don't Rip The Beast's Heart Out

25. Yob- Atma- Adrift In The Ocean

26. Detrimentum- Inhuman Disgrace- Effigies Of Silent Kings

27. Saxon- Call To Arms- When Doomsday Comes

28. Burzum- Fallen- Jeg Faller

29. Absu- Abzu- A Song For Ea

30. Mastodon- The Hunter- Stargasm

31. Neuraxis- Asylon- Purify

32. Wolverine- Communication Lost- What Remains

33. Wolverine- Communication Lost- Communication Lost

34. Origin- Entity- Evolution Of Extinction

35. Arch/Matheos- Sympathetic Resonance- Neurologically Wired


Bands Coming Out With Albums In 2012:


36. Cannibal Corpse- Carnivorous Swarm

37. Black Sabbath- Dirty Women

38. Soilwork- Sweet Demise