2013 in metal

I totally forgot to post my 2013 Top 20 Heavy Metal Albums list earlier in the year (my lists for 2012, 2011 and 2010 are here)! Good year, was 2013. So, here it is:

1. Beaten to Death – Dødsfest!
2. In Solitude – Sister
3. Stomach Earth – Stomach Earth
4. Altar of Plagues – Teeth Glory and Injury
5. Ayreon – The Theory of Everything
6. Ulcerate – Vermis
7. The Ruins of Beverast – Blood Vaults
8. Oranssi Pazuzu – Vaonielu
9. VHÖL – Vhöl
10. Summoning – Old Mornings Dawn
11. Beastmilk – Beastmilk
12. Carcass – Surgical Steel
13. Coheed and Cambria – The Afterman: Descension*
14. Lychgate – Lychgate
15. Sahg – Delusions of Grandeur
16. Gorguts – Colored Sands
17. Alpha Tiger – Beneath the Surface
18. Power Trip – Manifest Decimation
19. Ihsahn – Das Seelenbrechen
20. Kvelertak – Meir

*I’m aware I lose metal points for this one.

Spotify playlist

Bonus albums:

Antigama – Meteor
ASG – Blood Drive
Author & Punisher – Women & Children
Autopsy – The Headless Ritual
Batillus – Concrete Sustain
Coliseum – Sister Faith
Convulse – Evil Prevails
Domovoyd – Oh Sensibility
Doomriders – Grand Blood
Hell – Curse and Chapter
Hybris – Heavy Machinery
Ghost – Infestissumam
KEN Mode – Entrench
Kylesa – Ultraviolet
Magister Templi – Lucifer Leviathan Logos
Monolithe – IV
Nails – Abandon All Life
Orchid – The Mouths of Madness
Portal – Vexovoid
Primitive Man – Scorn
Shining (NOR) – One One One
Sodom – Epitome of Torture
SubRosa – More Constant Than The Gods
Sulphur Aeon – Swallowed By The Ocean’s Tide
The Dillinger Escape Plan – One Of Us Is The Killer
The Meads of Asphodel – Sonderkommando
Toxic Holocaust – Chemistry of Consciousness
Twilight of the Gods – Fire On The Mountain
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Mind Control
Voivod – Target Earth
Woe – Withdrawal