The Best Metal Albums of 2017 (So Far)

Last updated on 04.11.2017

Created by: un/heart/ed | 20.04.2017

1. Paradise Lost - Medusa
Death-Doom Metal, Gothic Metal (England)
2. Kreator - Gods of Violence
Thrash Metal (Germany)
3. Kind Man - Kindness Ends
Experimental Black Metal, Post-Metal (England)
4. Vallenfyre - Fear Those Who Fear Him
Death Metal, Doom Metal (England)
5. Nailed to Obscurity - King Delusion
Melodic Death-Doom Metal (Germany)
6. Violet Cold - Anomie
Post-Black Metal, Shoegaze (Azerbaijan)
7. Darkest Hour - Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora
Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore (USA)
8. Pallbearer - Heartless
Doom Metal (USA)
9. Septicflesh - Codex Omega
Symphonic Death Metal (Greece)
10. Immolation - Atonement
Death Metal (USA)
11. Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun
Experimental Rock, Atmospheric Sludge Metal (USA)
12. Moonspell - 1755
Gothic Metal (Portugal)
13. Wolfheart - Tyhjyys
Melodic Death Metal (Finland)
14. Wormwood - Ghostlands - Wounds from a Bleeding Earth
Melodic Black Metal, Folk Black Metal (Sweden)
15. Soen - Lykaia
Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock (Sweden)
16. Bathsheba - Servus
Doom Metal, Sludge Metal (Belgium)
17. Sun of the Sleepless - To the Elements
Black Metal, Ambient (Germany)
18. Hallatar - No Stars Upon the Bridge
Atmospheric Death-Doom Metal (Finland)
19. Novembers Doom - Hamartia
Melodic Death-Doom Metal (USA)
20. Mors Principium Est - Embers of a Dying World
Melodic Death Metal (Finland)
21. With the Dead - Love from With the Dead
Doom Metal, Stoner Metal (England)
22. Leprous - Malina
Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock (Norway)
23. Heretoir - The Circle
Post-Black Metal, Shoegaze (Germany)
24. The Ominous Circle - Appalling Ascension
Death Metal, Black Metal (Portugal)
25. Gloson - Grimen
Post-Metal, Sludge Metal (Sweden)
26. Mastodon - Emperor of Sand
Progressive Metal, Sludge Metal (USA)
27. Pain of Salvation - In the Passing Light of Day
Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock (Sweden)
28. Dopelord - Children of the Haze
Stoner Metal, Doom Metal (Poland)
29. Memoriam - For the Fallen
Death Metal (England)
30. Frailty - Ways of the Dead
Death-Doom Metal (Latvia)
31. Aversions Crown - Xenocide
Technical Deathcore (USA)
32. God Dethroned - The World Ablaze
Death Metal (The Netherlands)
33. Au Champ des Morts - Dans la joie
Atmospheric Black Metal, Blackgaze (France)
34. Netra - Ingrats
Black Metal, Trip-Hop (France)
35. Elder - Reflections of a Floating World
Stoner Metal, Doom Metal (USA)
36. Blut aus Nord - Deus Salutis Meæ
Atmospheric Black Metal, Industrial Metal (France)
37. Below the Sun - Alien World
Extreme Doom Metal, Post-Metal (Russia)
38. The Great Old Ones - EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy
Post-Black Metal, Atmospheric Black Metal (France)
39. Below - Upon a Pale Horse
Epic Doom Metal (Sweden)
40. Loss (USA) - Horizonless
Death-Doom Metal, Funeral Doom Metal (USA)
41. While She Sleeps - You Are We
Metalcore (England)
42. Igorrr - Savage Sinusoid
Various (France)
43. Thy Art Is Murder - Dear Desolation
Technical Deathcore Australia)
44. Cradle of Filth - Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness of Decay
Extreme Gothic Metal (England)
45. Noumena - Myrrys
Melodic Death Metal (Finland)
46. Body Count - Bloodlust
Hardcore Punk, Thrash Metal (USA)
47. Ghost Bath - Starmourner
Depressive Black Metal, Post-Black Metal (USA)
48. Lorna Shore - Flesh Coffin
Deathcore (USA)
49. King Woman - Created in the Image of Suffering
Doom Metal, Post-Metal (USA)
50. Avatarium - Hurricanes and Halos
Doom Metal (Sweden)

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27.04.2017 - 09:09
News Man
Nice list, but Devil Is Fine is from 2016
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27.04.2017 - 10:49
The Sufferer
Written by Paz on 27.04.2017 at 09:09

Nice list, but Devil Is Fine is from 2016

You are right but this version of the album was released last month.
And "Sacrileguim I" is a completely different song this time. So I safely consider this as a 2017 release.
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27.04.2017 - 11:16
News Man
Written by un/heart/ed on 27.04.2017 at 10:49

You are right but this version of the album was released last month.
And "Sacrileguim I" is a completely different song this time. So I safely consider this as a 2017 release.

Haha, I know. I even own the CD edition of this release
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