Metal Mayhem Ep. 11: The Top 20 Best Metal Albums of 2012- 1/19/13

Part I- Honorable Mentions:


1. Kreator- Civilisation Collapse- Phantom Antichrist

2. God Seed- From The Running Of Blood- I Begin

3. Grave- Passion Of The Weak- Endless Procession Of Souls

4. Dark Tranquility- Out Of Gravity- Zero Distance EP

5. As I Lay Dying- Whispering Silence- Awakened

6. Hour Of Penance- Enlightened Submission- Sedition

7. Blut Aus Nord- Epitome XIV- 777: Cosmosophy

8. Cradle of Filth- Frost On Her Pillow- The Manticore and Other Horrors

9. Putrid Pile- Pottymouth- Blood Fetish

10. Nachtmystium- Borrowed Hope and Broken Dreams- Silencing Machine

11. Napalm Death- Quarantined- Utilitarian

12. Spawn Of Possession- Where Angels Go, Demons Follow- Incurso

13. Swallow The Sun- Emerald Forest And The Blackbird- Emerald Forest And The Blackbird

14. Converge- All We Love, We Leave Behiind- All We Love, We Leave Behind


Part II- Top 20 Best Metal Albums of 2012:


16. Forgotten Tomb- Deprived- ...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil

17. Sear Bliss- There Is No Shadow Without Light- Eternal Recurrance

18. Shining- The Ghastly Silience- Redefining Darkness

19. Nile- The Inevitable Degredation Of Flesh- At The Gate Of Sethu

20. Nile- Supreme Humanism Of Megalomania- At The Gate Of Sethu

21. Anaal Nathrakh- Forging Toward The Sunset- Vanitas

22. My Dying Bride- The Poorest Waltz- A Map Of All Our Failures

23. Dying Fetus- The Blood Of Power- Reign Supreme

24. Cannibal Corpse- Rabid- Torture

25. Cannibal Corpse- Torn Through- Torture

26. Meshuggah- The Demon's Name Is Surveillance- Koloss

27. Beheaded- Dead Silence- Never To Dawn

28. Drudkh- When Gods Leave Their Emerald Halls- Eternal Turn Of The Wheel

29. A Life Once Lost- Madness Is God- Ecstatic Trance

30. Sigh- Lucid Nightmares IV) Amnesia- In Somniphobia

31. Cryptopsy- Cleansing The Hosts- Cryptopsy

32. Vesperian Sorrow- An Empire To Mourn- Stormwinds Of Ages

33. Woods Of Ypres- Kiss My Ashes (Goodbye)- Woods V: Grey Skies And Electric Light (RIP David Gold)

34. Woods Of Ypres- Finality- Woods V: Grey Skies And Electric Light

35. Carach Angren- The Funerary Dirge Of The Violinist- Where The Corpses Sink Forever

36. Deftones- Rosemary- Koi No Yokan

37. Wintersun- Time Fades Away- Time I

38. Wintersun- Sons Of Winter And Stars- Time I

39. Borknagar- Frostrite- Urd

40. Borknagar- In A Deeper World- Urd

41. Borknagar- The Winter Eclipse- Urd


Part III- New Albums Coming Out In 2013:


42. Helloween- Nabataea- Straight Out Of Hell (Jan. 18th)

43. Devourment- Fifty Ton War Machine- Conceived In Sewage (Feb. 19th)

44. Soilwork- Spectrum Of Eternity- The Living Infinite (Feb. 27th)

45. Suffocation- Cycles Of Suffering- Pinnacle Of Bedlan (Feb. 15th)

46. Defeated Sanity- Verblendung- Passages Into Deformity (Feb. 5th)

47. Darkthrone- Leave No Cross Unturned- The Underground Resistance (Feb. 25th)