Best Metal Albums of 1997


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

4.5
2634 votes
02
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.39
803 votes
03
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.38
1976 votes
04
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
1702 votes
05
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.33
120 votes
06
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.28
466 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
234 votes
12
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.2
246 votes
13
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.2
37 votes
14
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.19
116 votes
15
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.19
447 votes
16
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.19
37 votes
17
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.17
45 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
914 votes
29
Jag Panzer
The Fourth Judgement

4.1
30 votes
30
In Flames
Whoracle

4.09
3260 votes
31
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.09
380 votes
32
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.09
372 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
1558 votes
41
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
5020 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
Ragnarok
Arising Realm

4.03
17 votes
46
Tad Morose
A Mended Rhyme

4.03
21 votes
47
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.03
55 votes
48
Lake of Tears
A Crimson Cosmos

4.03
38 votes
49
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.02
219 votes
50
Windir
Soknardalr

4.01
134 votes
51
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4.01
640 votes
52
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.01
55 votes
53
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.01
198 votes
54
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

4
120 votes
55
Memento Mori
Songs For The Apocalypse, Vol. 4

4
18 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
Rage
End of All Days

3.98
48 votes
61
Hades Almighty
The Dawn Of The Dying Sun

3.97
15 votes
62
Overcast
Fight Ambition To Kill

3.96
14 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
563 votes
67
Obtained Enslavement
Witchcraft

3.94
16 votes
68
Human Waste Project
E-lux

3.94
16 votes
69
Lungfish
Artificial Horizon

3.93
14 votes
70
Broken Hope
Loathing

3.93
14 votes
71
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
216 votes
72
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.9
21 votes
73
Disembodied
Diablerie

3.9
30 votes
74
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

3.89
61 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
25 votes
79
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.88
53 votes
80
Sentenced
Down

3.88
130 votes
81
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.88
192 votes
82
Grip Inc.
Nemesis

3.88
24 votes
83
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.87
98 votes
84
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.86
50 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
179 votes
89
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

3.84
81 votes
90
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.84
124 votes
91
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

3.84
101 votes
92
Amorphis
My Kantele

3.83
36 votes
93
Aeternus
Beyond the Wandering Moon

3.83
36 votes
94
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

3.82
31 votes
95
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

3.82
125 votes
96
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.81
52 votes
97
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

3.8
92 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
2964 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
Hatebreed
Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire

3.75
233 votes
106
Sigh
Hail Horror Hail

3.75
66 votes
107
Keep of Kalessin
Through Times Of War

3.75
48 votes
108
Jungle Rot
Slaughter The Weak

3.75
28 votes
109
Exciter
The Dark Command

3.75
18 votes
110
Catharsis (US)
Samsara

3.75
14 votes
111
Abramelin
Abramelin

3.74
33 votes
112
Septicflesh
The Ophidian Wheel

3.74
55 votes
113
In Flames
Black-Ash Inheritance

3.73
282 votes
114
Within Temptation
Enter

3.73
145 votes
115
Snot
Get Some

3.73
141 votes
116
Katatonia
Sounds Of Decay

3.72
98 votes
117
Harvey Milk
The Pleaser

3.72
36 votes
118
Enslaved
Eld

3.71
354 votes
119
Intestine Baalism
An Anatomy of the Beast

3.71
94 votes
120
Cemetary
Last Confessions

3.7
15 votes
121
HammerFall
Glory to the Brave

3.7
176 votes
122
Dark Tranquillity
The Mind's I

3.7
744 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
Vader
Black to the Blind

3.68
144 votes
127
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

3.68
228 votes
128
(hed) p.e.
(hed)pe

3.68
121 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
665 votes
140
Dismember
Misanthropic

3.62
13 votes
141
Paradise Lost
One Second

3.62
152 votes
142
Sigh
Ghastly Funeral Theatre

3.61
19 votes
143
Skyclad
The Answer Machine?

3.6
20 votes
144
Theory In Practice
Third Eye Function

3.6
42 votes
145
U.D.O.
Solid

3.59
22 votes
146
Manegarm
Nordstjärnans Tidsålder

3.59
34 votes
147
Rhapsody of Fire
Legendary Tales

3.58
232 votes
148
Skepticism
Ethere

3.56
16 votes
149
Nightfall
Lesbian Show

3.56
18 votes
150
Gates Of Ishtar
The Dawn of Flames

3.55
19 votes
151
Hexenhaus
Dejavoodoo

3.54
26 votes
152
Dir En Grey
MISSA

3.53
99 votes
153
Melvins
Honky

3.52
87 votes
154
Mogwai
4 Satin

3.52
23 votes
155
Grand Belial's Key
Mocking the Philanthropist

3.52
24 votes
156
Body Count
Violent Demise: The Last Days

3.5
72 votes
157
Yngwie Malmsteen
Facing the Animal

3.5
35 votes
158
Incantation
The Forsaken Mourning of Angelic Anguish

3.5
34 votes
159
On Thorns I Lay
Orama

3.5
18 votes
160
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

3.5
13 votes
161
Die Krupps
Paradise Now

3.5
13 votes
162
Machine Head
The More Things Change...

3.49
1431 votes
163
Brutal Truth
Sounds of the Animal Kingdom

3.48
89 votes
164
The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan

3.48
265 votes
165
Integrity
Seasons in the Size of Days

3.48
41 votes
166
Graveworm
When Daylights Gone

3.47
30 votes
167
Sacramentum
The Coming of Chaos

3.46
72 votes
168
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.45
43 votes
169
Meshuggah
The True Human Design

3.44
243 votes
170
Malevolent Creation
In Cold Blood

3.44
52 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
484 votes
177
Nightwish
Angels Fall First

3.36
352 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
Old Man's Child
Born of the Flickering

3.33
41 votes
182
Overkill
From the Underground and Below

3.32
206 votes
183
Edge of Sanity
Infernal

3.32
348 votes
184
Vanden Plas
The God Thing

3.31
32 votes
185
Clawfinger
Clawfinger

3.29
38 votes
186
Immortal
Blizzard beasts

3.28
444 votes
187
Voivod
Phobos

3.28
188 votes
188
Aakon Keetreh
Journey Into The Depths Of Night

3.27
15 votes
189
Rotten Sound
Under Pressure

3.27
15 votes
190
Zao
The Splinter Shards the Birth of Separation

3.25
85 votes
191
Belphegor
Blutsabbath

3.24
66 votes
192
Dream Theater
Falling into Infinity

3.21
1071 votes
193
Gojira
Possessed

3.2
66 votes
194
Edguy
Kingdom of Madness

3.2
53 votes
195
Megadeth
Cryptic Writings

3.18
2214 votes
196
Sodom
'Til Death Do Us Unite

3.17
333 votes
197
Anvil
Absolutely No Alternative

3.17
54 votes
198
Flotsam and Jetsam
High

3.13
46 votes
199
Venom
Cast in Stone

3.12
138 votes
200
Neuraxis
Imagery

3.09
78 votes



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