The Best Metal Albums of 2014: Mid-Year Report

Best Metal Albums of 2014: Mid-Year Report



It is July, and it is time for the Mid-Year Best Metal Albums of 2014 report. There is so much we have not even had a chance to check out yet, but we do plan on it before it is time to post the big ole’ Top 20 Best Metal Albums Of 2014, along with honorable mentions. So this is what we have thus far... Hails!





Behemoth- The Satanist (Best album of 2014 so far)

Agalloch- The Serpent & The Sphere

Origin- Omnipresent

Cynic- Kindly Bent to Free Us

Alcest- Shelter

Vanden Plas- Chronicles Of The Immortal (Netherworld Path I)

Misery Index- The Killing Gods

Auroch- Taman Shud

Anathema- Distant Satellites

Eyehategod- Eyehategod

Tombs- Savage Gold

Boris- Noise

Mastodon- Once More 'Round the Sun

Earth Crisis- Salvation of Innocents

Burzum- The Ways Of Yore

Triptykon- Melana Chasmata

Vintersorg- Naturbål

Prostitute Disfigurement- From Crotch To Crown

Incantation- Dirges Of Elysium

Aborted- The Necrotic Manifesto

Saor- Aura

Killgasm- A Stab in the Heart of Christ

Hour Of Penance- Regicide

Dead Congregation- Promulgation Of The Fall

Lantlôs- Melting Sun

Corrosion Of Conformity- IX





Hypothermia - Självdestruktivitet Född Av Monotona Tankegångar IV: Warakumbla

Prostitute Disfigurement - From Crotch To Crown

Woods of Desolation - As The Stars

Sunn O))) / Ulver - Terrestrials

Horna / Den Saakaldte - Horna / Den Saakaldte

Happy Days/Kanashimi - The Great Depression II

Gamma Ray- Empire Of The Undead

Agalloch- The Serpent and The Sphere

Impaled Nazarene - Vigorous and Liberating Death

Abysmal Torment- Cultivate The Apostate

Elvenking- The Pagan Manifesto

Sabaton- Heroes

Epica- The Quantum Enigma

Hour Of Penance- Regicide

Sinister - The Post-Apocalyptic Servant

Vader- Tibi Et Igni

Mass Infection- For I Am Genocide

Septicflesh- Titan

Incantation - Dirges Of Elysium

Origin- Omnipresent

Aborted- The Necrotic Manifesto

Arch Enemy- War Eternal

Anathema- Distant Satellites

Behemoth- The Satanist

Archspire- The Lucid Collective

Alcest- Shelter

Fallujah- Flesh Prevails

Empyrium- The Turn Of The Tides

Vintersorg- Naturbal




There are quite a few more albums to come out this year, including Opeth, Goatwhore, Nachtmystium, Belphegor, Sólstafir, The Haunted, Gorgasm, Wolves In The Throne Room, OverKill, Fallujah, Entombed A.D, Darkest Hour, Godflesh, Earth, YOB, The Contortionist, Cannibal Corpse, Winterfylleth, Evergrey, 1349, Sanctuary, Primordial, In Flames, and At The Gates. We’ll be checking back early January with our Top Best Metal Albums of 2014!