Best Metal Albums of 1998


01
Death
The Sound of Perseverance

4.38
4110 votes
02
Gorguts
Obscura

4.35
1368 votes
03
In Extremo
Weckt Die Toten!

4.3
20 votes
04
Virgin Steele
Invictus

4.29
129 votes
05
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

4.28
2181 votes
06
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

4.25
109 votes
07
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

4.24
462 votes
08
Samael
Exodus

4.24
34 votes
09
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

4.22
4354 votes
10
The Chasm
Deathcult For Eternity; The Triumph

4.21
38 votes
11
Jag Panzer
Age of Mastery

4.19
36 votes
12
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

4.19
262 votes
13
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

4.18
94 votes
14
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

4.16
81 votes
15
Therion
Vovin

4.15
131 votes
16
Dodheimsgard
Satanic Art

4.15
17 votes
17
Dan Swano
Moontower

4.14
675 votes
18
Bethlehem
S.U.I.Z.I.D

4.12
39 votes
19
Sculptured
The Spear Of The Lily Is Aureoled

4.11
14 votes
20
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

4.1
342 votes
21
Gates Of Ishtar
At Dusk And Forever

4.1
26 votes
22
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

4.09
66 votes
23
While Heaven Wept
Sorrow of the Angels

4.09
22 votes
24
Nightwish
Oceanborn

4.09
588 votes
25
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

4.08
24 votes
26
System of a Down
System of a Down

4.08
6246 votes
27
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

4.08
99 votes
28
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

4.07
238 votes
29
Saturnus
For the Loveless Lonely Nights

4.07
14 votes
30
Kekal
Beyond The Glimpse of Dreams

4.07
14 votes
31
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

4.07
50 votes
32
Anathema
Alternative 4

4.06
518 votes
33
Grief
Torso

4.06
18 votes
34
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

4.05
182 votes
35
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

4.04
97 votes
36
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

4.04
63 votes
37
Aura Noir
Deep Tracts of Hell

4.03
40 votes
38
Devin Townsend
Christeen + 4 Demos

4.02
22 votes
39
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

4.02
62 votes
40
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

4.01
203 votes
41
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

4
98 votes
42
Solstice (Metal)
New Dark Age

4
45 votes
43
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

4
30 votes
44
Skepticism
Aes(EP)

4
24 votes
45
Unholy (FIN)
Rapture

4
15 votes
46
Iced Earth
Something Wicked This Way Comes

4
1377 votes
47
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

3.99
2292 votes
48
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

3.98
31 votes
49
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

3.98
170 votes
50
System of a Down
Sugar

3.98
164 votes
51
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

3.97
34 votes
52
X Japan
The Last Song

3.96
82 votes
53
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

3.96
106 votes
54
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

3.96
78 votes
55
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

3.96
52 votes
56
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

3.96
338 votes
57
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

3.95
21 votes
58
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

3.95
469 votes
59
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

3.95
101 votes
60
Boris
Amplifier Worship

3.94
560 votes
61
Fear Factory
Obsolete

3.92
1194 votes
62
Grave Digger
Knights of the Cross

3.91
68 votes
63
Conception
Flow

3.91
54 votes
64
Botch
American Nervoso

3.89
542 votes
65
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

3.89
414 votes
66
Evoken
Embrace the Emptiness

3.89
36 votes
67
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

3.88
139 votes
68
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

3.88
270 votes
69
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

3.88
37 votes
70
Extol
Burial

3.88
219 votes
71
Thyrfing
Thyrfing

3.88
20 votes
72
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

3.87
81 votes
73
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

3.87
53 votes
74
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

3.86
421 votes
75
DIR EN GREY
Jealous

3.85
30 votes
76
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

3.85
980 votes
77
Mithotyn
King of the Distant Forest

3.84
19 votes
78
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

3.84
86 votes
79
Hecate Enthroned
Dark Requiems And The Unsilent Massacre

3.83
36 votes
80
Angel Dust
Border of Reality

3.83
36 votes
81
Odium (NOR)
The Sad Realm of the Stars

3.83
18 votes
82
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

3.83
136 votes
83
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

3.83
126 votes
84
Astarte
Doomed Dark Years

3.82
14 votes
85
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

3.82
666 votes
86
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

3.8
46 votes
87
Old Man's Child
Ill Natured Spiritual Invasion

3.8
42 votes
88
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

3.79
127 votes
89
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

3.79
50 votes
90
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

3.79
813 votes
91
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

3.79
276 votes
92
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

3.79
412 votes
93
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

3.79
614 votes
94
Primordial
A Journey's End

3.77
55 votes
95
Judas Iscariot
Distant In Solitary Night

3.76
23 votes
96
Electric Wizard
Supercoven

3.76
71 votes
97
Nokturnal Mortum
To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire

3.76
39 votes
98
All Out War
For Those Who Were Crucified

3.74
46 votes
99
Dying Fetus
Killing on Adrenaline

3.73
179 votes
100
Labyrinth
Return to Heaven Denied

3.72
25 votes
101
Thorns
Thorns vs Emperor (split w/ Emperor)

3.71
14 votes
102
Windy and Carl
Depths

3.71
14 votes
103
Marilyn Manson
Mechanical Animals

3.71
894 votes
104
Cephalic Carnage
Exploiting Dysfunction

3.7
67 votes
105
Bolt Thrower
Mercenary

3.69
115 votes
106
Stratovarius
Destiny

3.68
244 votes
107
Kilgore
A Search for Reason

3.68
22 votes
108
Nile
Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka

3.67
666 votes
109
Rob Zombie
Hellbilly Deluxe

3.67
465 votes
110
Arghoslent
Galloping Through the Battle Ruins

3.67
213 votes
111
Dawn
Slaughtersun (Crown of the Triarchy)

3.67
96 votes
112
earthtone9
Lo-Def(inition) Discord

3.67
18 votes
113
Helloween
Better Than Raw

3.66
426 votes
114
Pitchshifter
www.pitchshifter.com

3.66
136 votes
115
Lacuna Coil
Lacuna Coil

3.66
56 votes
116
Skinless
Progression Towards Evil

3.66
25 votes
117
Running Wild
The Rivalry

3.66
64 votes
118
Exhumed
Gore Metal

3.65
39 votes
119
Moonspell
Sin/Pecado

3.65
84 votes
120
Arch Enemy
Stigmata

3.65
264 votes
121
16Volt
SuperCoolNothing

3.65
17 votes
122
HammerFall
Legacy of Kings

3.65
137 votes
123
Negura Bunget
Sala Molksa

3.64
36 votes
124
Madball
Look My Way

3.64
18 votes
125
Deeds of Flesh
Inbreeding the Anthropophagi

3.64
58 votes
126
Evergrey
The Dark Discovery

3.63
80 votes
127
Garden of Shadows
Heart of the Corona

3.63
40 votes
128
Buzzov-en
...At A Loss

3.63
16 votes
129
Primal Fear
Primal Fear

3.62
35 votes
130
Stars of the Lid
Per Aspera Ad Astra

3.62
42 votes
131
Borknagar
The Archaic Course

3.62
132 votes
132
Ulver
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

3.61
205 votes
133
Malevolent Creation
The Fine Art of Murder

3.61
84 votes
134
Circle of Dust
Disengage

3.61
14 votes
135
Amon Amarth
Once Sent from the Golden Hall

3.6
674 votes
136
King Diamond
Voodoo

3.6
186 votes
137
Fuel
Sunburn

3.6
140 votes
138
Morbid Angel
Formulas Fatal to the Flesh

3.58
342 votes
139
Within Temptation
The Dance

3.58
27 votes
140
Cannibal Corpse
Gallery of Suicide

3.58
381 votes
141
Bal-Sagoth
Battle Magic

3.58
37 votes
142
Catamenia
Halls Of Frozen North

3.58
19 votes
143
Merzbow
1930

3.58
70 votes
144
Graveland
Immortal Pride

3.58
20 votes
145
Nocturnal Breed
No Retreat... No Surrender

3.57
14 votes
146
Freak Kitchen
Freak Kitchen

3.57
15 votes
147
...and Oceans
The Dynamic Gallery of Thoughts

3.56
16 votes
148
Angra
Fireworks

3.55
146 votes
149
Yngwie Malmsteen
Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra

3.54
80 votes
150
Naglfar
Diabolical

3.54
57 votes
151
Vintersorg
Hedniskhjartad

3.53
32 votes
152
Embodyment
Embrace the Eternal

3.53
32 votes
153
Stuck Mojo
Rising

3.52
21 votes
154
Sentenced
Frozen

3.52
100 votes
155
Katatonia
Saw You Drown

3.52
54 votes
156
Carpathian Forest
Black Shining Leather

3.51
51 votes
157
Korn
Follow the Leader

3.5
3520 votes
158
Angelcorpse
Exterminate

3.5
60 votes
159
King's X
Tape Head

3.5
39 votes
160
Shining (SWE)
Submit to Selfdestruction

3.5
27 votes
161
Limbonic Art
Epitome Of Illusion

3.5
18 votes
162
The Haunted
The Haunted

3.49
260 votes
163
Ultraspank
Ultraspank

3.48
25 votes
164
Threshold
Clone

3.48
40 votes
165
Enslaved
Blodhemn

3.47
256 votes
166
Crimson Moonlight
Eternal Emperor

3.45
22 votes
167
Marduk
Nightwing

3.45
63 votes
168
Benediction
Grind Bastard

3.45
21 votes
169
Agnostic Front
Something's Gotta Give

3.45
37 votes
170
Riot
Inishmore

3.44
16 votes
171
Soulfly
Soulfly

3.43
620 votes
172
Balance of Power
Book of Secrets

3.42
18 votes
173
Solitude Aeturnus
Adagio

3.41
42 votes
174
DIR EN GREY
-I'll-

3.41
33 votes
175
Poison the Well
Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

3.4
126 votes
176
Steve Vai
Flex-Able Leftovers

3.4
29 votes
177
Soilwork
Steelbath Suicide

3.4
753 votes
178
Anvil
Speed of Sound

3.39
42 votes
179
Orgy
Candyass

3.38
336 votes
180
Pro-Pain
Pro-Pain

3.36
14 votes
181
Behemoth
Pandemonic Incantations

3.36
272 votes
182
Rage
XIII

3.35
40 votes
183
Godsmack
Godsmack

3.33
1138 votes
184
Blue Oyster Cult
Heaven Forbid

3.31
37 votes
185
Krisiun
Apocalyptic Revelation

3.29
29 votes
186
Dimmu Borgir
Godless Savage Garden

3.28
95 votes
187
Sinister
Aggressive Measures

3.27
22 votes
188
Mercenary
First Breath

3.27
22 votes
189
Pig Destroyer
Explosions in Ward 6

3.25
85 votes
190
Septicflesh
A Fallen Temple

3.25
48 votes
191
Abigor
Supreme Immortal Art

3.24
23 votes
192
Einherjer
Odin Owns Ye All

3.23
30 votes
193
Cathedral
Caravan Beyond Redemption

3.23
70 votes
194
Heaven Shall Burn
In Battle There Is No Law

3.22
114 votes
195
Galactic Cowboys
At The End Of The Day

3.22
18 votes
196
Gorgoroth
Destroyer

3.2
110 votes
197
Raise Hell
Holy Target

3.19
16 votes
198
Mortician
Zombie Apocalypse

3.19
16 votes
199
My Dying Bride
34.788%... Complete

3.17
246 votes
200
Agathodaimon
Blacken the Angel

3.17
15 votes



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