The Metal Shop Year End Top 30 (!!!) Albums Of 2016

Because 30 is better than 20 !

January 1, 2017
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Due to the overwhelming amount of amazing metal albums released in 2016, we are breaking tradition and expanding the year end Top 20 Albums Of The Year to the Top 30 !

And here they are.....

30. Rotten Sound - Abuse to Suffer (Season Of Mist) 

29. Car Bomb - Meta (Independent) 

28. Opeth - Sorceress (Nuclear Blast)

27. Dark Tranquility - Atoma (Century Media)

26. Neurosis - Fires Within Fires (Neurot)

25. Animals As Leaders - The Madness Of Many (Sumerian)

24. Ringworm - Snake Church (Relapse)

23. Gatecreeper - Sonoran Depravation (Relapse)

22. The Devin Townsend Project - Transcendence (HevyDevy)

21. Allegaeon - Proponent For Sentience (Metal Blade)

20. Insomnium - Winter's Gate (Century Media)

19. Fallujah - Dreamless (Nuclear Blast)

18. Anaal Nathrakh - The Whole Of The Law (Metal Blade)

17. Aborted - Retrogore (Century Media) 

16. Serpentine Dominion - Serpentine Dominion (Metal Blade)

15. Katatonia - The Fall Of Hearts (Peaceville) 

14. Vektor - Terminal Redux (Earache)

13. Wormed - Krighsu (Season Of Mist)

12. Obscura - Akroasis (Relapse)

11. Megadeth - Dystopia (Roadrunner)

10. Abnormality - Mechanisms Of Omniscience (Metal Blade)

9. Death Angel - The Evil Divide (Nuclear Blast)

8. Testament - Brotherdhood Of The Snake (Nuclear Blast)

7. Xoth - Invasion Of The Tentacube (Self-Released)

6. Abbath - Abbath (Season Of Mist)

5. Amon Amarth - Jomsviking (Metal Blade)

4. Crowbar - The Serpent Only Lies (eOne)

3. NAILS - You Will Never Be One Of Us (Nuclear Blast)

2. Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason (Nuclear Blast)

1. Gojira - Magma (Roadrunner)