Best Metal Albums of 1997


01
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2631 votes
02
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.39
800 votes
03
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.39
1968 votes
04
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
1694 votes
05
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.33
120 votes
06
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.28
462 votes
07
Lacrimosa
Stille

4.27
15 votes
08
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
1104 votes
09
Defleshed
Under the blade

4.21
14 votes
10
Flapjack
Juicy Planet Earth

4.21
14 votes
11
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.21
231 votes
12
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.2
246 votes
13
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.2
37 votes
14
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.19
446 votes
15
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.19
115 votes
16
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.19
37 votes
17
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.18
46 votes
18
Channel Zero
Black Fuel

4.17
24 votes
19
Graveland
Following The Voice Of Blood

4.15
13 votes
20
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.15
290 votes
21
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.14
150 votes
22
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.14
21 votes
23
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.13
248 votes
24
Ground Zero
Consume Red

4.12
17 votes
25
Assuck
Misery Index

4.11
153 votes
26
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

4.11
63 votes
27
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
28
Mogwai
Young Team

4.11
912 votes
29
Jag Panzer
The Fourth Judgement

4.1
30 votes
30
In Flames
Whoracle

4.1
3250 votes
31
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.09
380 votes
32
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.09
374 votes
33
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.09
164 votes
34
Stratovarius
Visions

4.09
651 votes
35
Royal Hunt
Paradox

4.08
13 votes
36
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.08
118 votes
37
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.07
35 votes
38
Gamma Ray
Valley of the Kings

4.07
14 votes
39
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.07
65 votes
40
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.06
1556 votes
41
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
5006 votes
42
God Dethroned
The Grand Grimoire

4.05
40 votes
43
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.04
204 votes
44
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4.04
252 votes
45
Tad Morose
A Mended Rhyme

4.03
21 votes
46
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.03
216 votes
47
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.03
54 votes
48
Lake of Tears
A Crimson Cosmos

4.03
38 votes
49
Windir
Soknardalr

4.01
134 votes
50
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4.01
639 votes
51
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.01
55 votes
52
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.01
198 votes
53
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

4
120 votes
54
Memento Mori
Songs For The Apocalypse, Vol. 4

4
18 votes
55
Ragnarok
Arising Realm

4
16 votes
56
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4
13 votes
57
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.99
47 votes
58
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

3.98
31 votes
59
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

3.98
28 votes
60
Hades Almighty
The Dawn Of The Dying Sun

3.97
15 votes
61
Overcast
Fight Ambition To Kill

3.96
14 votes
62
Lungfish
Artificial Horizon

3.96
13 votes
63
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.96
590 votes
64
Breach
It's Me God

3.96
25 votes
65
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.94
54 votes
66
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.94
561 votes
67
Rage
End of All Days

3.94
48 votes
68
Obtained Enslavement
Witchcraft

3.94
16 votes
69
Human Waste Project
E-lux

3.94
16 votes
70
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
215 votes
71
Broken Hope
Loathing

3.93
14 votes
72
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

3.91
60 votes
73
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.9
21 votes
74
Disembodied
Diablerie

3.9
30 votes
75
Moonblood
Blut und Krieg

3.89
14 votes
76
Tristania
Tristania

3.88
13 votes
77
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

3.88
85 votes
78
Will Haven
El Diablo

3.88
50 votes
79
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.88
53 votes
80
Grip Inc.
Nemesis

3.88
24 votes
81
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.87
191 votes
82
Sentenced
Down

3.86
132 votes
83
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.86
50 votes
84
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.85
97 votes
85
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.85
102 votes
86
Noctes
Pandemonic Requiem

3.85
17 votes
87
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

3.85
64 votes
88
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.84
178 votes
89
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.84
124 votes
90
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

3.84
101 votes
91
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

3.83
80 votes
92
Aeternus
Beyond the Wandering Moon

3.83
36 votes
93
Amorphis
My Kantele

3.83
36 votes
94
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

3.82
31 votes
95
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

3.82
125 votes
96
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

3.8
90 votes
97
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.8
50 votes
98
Mezarkabul
Anatolia

3.8
15 votes
99
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

3.79
248 votes
100
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

3.79
2955 votes
101
Threshold
Extinct Instinct

3.77
44 votes
102
Sacrilege GBG
The Fifth Season

3.76
51 votes
103
The Crown
Eternal Death

3.76
63 votes
104
Eucharist
Mirrorworlds

3.76
50 votes
105
Sigh
Hail Horror Hail

3.75
66 votes
106
Keep of Kalessin
Through Times Of War

3.75
48 votes
107
Exciter
The Dark Command

3.75
18 votes
108
Hatebreed
Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire

3.75
232 votes
109
Abramelin
Abramelin

3.74
33 votes
110
Septicflesh
The Ophidian Wheel

3.74
55 votes
111
In Flames
Black-Ash Inheritance

3.73
282 votes
112
Jungle Rot
Slaughter The Weak

3.73
26 votes
113
Within Temptation
Enter

3.73
145 votes
114
Katatonia
Sounds Of Decay

3.72
98 votes
115
Harvey Milk
The Pleaser

3.72
36 votes
116
Snot
Get Some

3.72
140 votes
117
Enslaved
Eld

3.71
352 votes
118
Intestine Baalism
An Anatomy of the Beast

3.71
92 votes
119
Cemetary
Last Confessions

3.7
15 votes
120
Dark Tranquillity
The Mind's I

3.7
740 votes
121
HammerFall
Glory to the Brave

3.69
175 votes
122
Catharsis (US)
Samsara

3.69
13 votes
123
Nuclear Rabbit
Vicuna

3.69
13 votes
124
Helmet
Aftertaste

3.69
184 votes
125
Axel Rudi Pell
Magic

3.68
33 votes
126
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

3.68
228 votes
127
(hed) p.e.
(hed)pe

3.68
121 votes
128
Vader
Black to the Blind

3.68
142 votes
129
Theatre Of Tragedy
A Rose for the Dead

3.68
20 votes
130
Iron Savior
Iron Savior

3.67
21 votes
131
KMFDM
Symbols

3.66
97 votes
132
Deicide
Serpents Of The Light

3.66
204 votes
133
Autumn Leaves
Embraced by the Absolute

3.66
35 votes
134
Rollins Band
Come In and Burn

3.65
49 votes
135
Old Man's Child
The Pagan Prosperity

3.64
73 votes
136
Mekong Delta
Pictures at an Exhibition

3.63
30 votes
137
Dismember
Death Metal

3.63
110 votes
138
Arckanum
Kostogher

3.63
20 votes
139
Faith No More
Album of the Year

3.62
664 votes
140
Dismember
Misanthropic

3.62
13 votes
141
Paradise Lost
One Second

3.61
153 votes
142
Sigh
Ghastly Funeral Theatre

3.61
19 votes
143
U.D.O.
Solid

3.59
22 votes
144
Manegarm
Nordstjärnans Tidsålder

3.59
34 votes
145
Rhapsody of Fire
Legendary Tales

3.58
232 votes
146
Skepticism
Ethere

3.56
16 votes
147
Nightfall
Lesbian Show

3.56
18 votes
148
Gates Of Ishtar
The Dawn of Flames

3.55
19 votes
149
DIR EN GREY
MISSA

3.53
99 votes
150
Theory In Practice
Third Eye Function

3.53
40 votes
151
Melvins
Honky

3.52
87 votes
152
Mogwai
4 Satin

3.52
23 votes
153
Grand Belial's Key
Mocking the Philanthropist

3.52
24 votes
154
Body Count
Violent Demise: The Last Days

3.5
72 votes
155
Yngwie Malmsteen
Facing the Animal

3.5
35 votes
156
Incantation
The Forsaken Mourning of Angelic Anguish

3.5
34 votes
157
Skyclad
The Answer Machine?

3.5
22 votes
158
On Thorns I Lay
Orama

3.5
18 votes
159
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

3.5
13 votes
160
Die Krupps
Paradise Now

3.5
13 votes
161
Machine Head
The More Things Change...

3.49
1434 votes
162
Brutal Truth
Sounds of the Animal Kingdom

3.48
89 votes
163
The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan

3.48
260 votes
164
Integrity
Seasons in the Size of Days

3.48
41 votes
165
Graveworm
When Daylights Gone

3.47
30 votes
166
Sacramentum
The Coming of Chaos

3.46
72 votes
167
Hexenhaus
Dejavoodoo

3.46
24 votes
168
Meshuggah
The True Human Design

3.44
243 votes
169
Malevolent Creation
In Cold Blood

3.44
52 votes
170
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.44
43 votes
171
Gardenian
Two Feet Stand

3.43
18 votes
172
Behemoth
Bewitching the Pomerania

3.43
14 votes
173
Six Feet Under
Warpath

3.39
96 votes
174
Entombed
DCLXVI: To Ride Shoot Straight and Speak the Truth

3.39
93 votes
175
Nokturnal Mortum
Return Of The Vampire Lord

3.38
16 votes
176
Sevendust
Sevendust

3.37
482 votes
177
Nightwish
Angels Fall First

3.36
351 votes
178
Absu
The Third Storm of Cythraul

3.35
62 votes
179
Morgion
Among Majestic Ruin

3.35
20 votes
180
Dog Fashion Disco
Erotic Massage

3.34
16 votes
181
Edge of Sanity
Infernal

3.33
342 votes
182
Old Man's Child
Born of the Flickering

3.33
41 votes
183
Overkill
From the Underground and Below

3.33
206 votes
184
Vanden Plas
The God Thing

3.31
32 votes
185
Immortal
Blizzard beasts

3.28
444 votes
186
Voivod
Phobos

3.27
190 votes
187
Rotten Sound
Under Pressure

3.27
15 votes
188
Aakon Keetreh
Journey Into The Depths Of Night

3.27
15 votes
189
Zao
The Splinter Shards the Birth of Separation

3.25
85 votes
190
Belphegor
Blutsabbath

3.24
66 votes
191
Dream Theater
Falling into Infinity

3.21
1071 votes
192
Gojira
Possessed

3.2
66 votes
193
Clawfinger
Clawfinger

3.2
40 votes
194
Edguy
Kingdom of Madness

3.2
53 votes
195
Megadeth
Cryptic Writings

3.18
2212 votes
196
Anvil
Absolutely No Alternative

3.17
54 votes
197
The Wildhearts
Endless Nameless

3.16
19 votes
198
Sodom
'Til Death Do Us Unite

3.16
333 votes
199
Flotsam and Jetsam
High

3.13
46 votes
200
Venom
Cast in Stone

3.1
132 votes



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