Best Metal Albums of 1998


01
Gorguts
Obscura

4.38
2094 votes
02
Death
The Sound Of Perseverance

4.37
7911 votes
03
Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth

4.29
2703 votes
04
Virgin Steele
Invictus

4.25
152 votes
05
Bruce Dickinson
The Chemical Wedding

4.25
620 votes
06
Saviour Machine
Legend Part II

4.23
13 votes
07
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse

4.22
5210 votes
08
Sex Machineguns
Sex Machinegun

4.2
15 votes
09
Gates Of Ishtar
At Dusk And Forever

4.2
92 votes
10
Theatre Of Tragedy
Aegis

4.18
156 votes
11
Zao
Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

4.18
350 votes
12
Iron Monkey
Our Problem

4.18
134 votes
13
Strung Out
Twisted By Design

4.17
194 votes
14
Incantation
Diabolical Conquest

4.17
510 votes
15
Solstice (UK)
New Dark Age

4.17
108 votes
16
Unholy (FIN)
Rapture

4.17
27 votes
17
Kekal
Beyond The Glimpse of Dreams

4.15
20 votes
18
Bethlehem
S.U.I.Z.I.D

4.15
93 votes
19
Samael
Exodus

4.14
56 votes
20
Buckethead
Colma

4.14
354 votes
21
In Extremo
Weckt Die Toten!

4.14
29 votes
22
Dan Swano
Moontower

4.14
891 votes
23
Jag Panzer
Age of Mastery

4.13
52 votes
24
Time Machines
Time Machines

4.13
23 votes
25
The Chasm
Deathcult for Eternity: The Triumph

4.13
146 votes
26
Dodheimsgard
Satanic Art

4.13
32 votes
27
Therion
Vovin

4.12
352 votes
28
Sculptured
The Spear Of The Lily Is Aureoled

4.12
17 votes
29
Tristania
Widow's Weeds

4.11
84 votes
30
Pagan Altar
Volume 1

4.11
98 votes
31
Crowbar
Odd Fellows Rest

4.1
356 votes
32
Ayreon
Into the Electric Castle

4.09
253 votes
33
Grief
Torso

4.09
58 votes
34
System of a Down
System of a Down

4.08
7304 votes
35
Nightwish
Oceanborn

4.08
722 votes
36
Anathema
Alternative 4

4.07
654 votes
37
Inquisition
Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient

4.06
208 votes
38
Spiritual Beggars
Mantra III

4.06
40 votes
39
Training for Utopia
Plastic Soul Impalement

4.06
105 votes
40
Aura Noir
Deep Tracts of Hell

4.06
54 votes
41
Axel Rudi Pell
Oceans of Time

4.05
64 votes
42
Skepticism
Lead and Aether

4.04
130 votes
43
While Heaven Wept
Sorrow of the Angels

4.03
38 votes
44
Disembodied
If God Only Knew The Rest Were Dead

4.02
55 votes
45
Shadow Gallery
Tyranny

4.01
220 votes
46
Diabolical Masquerade
Nightwork

4
116 votes
47
Coalesce
Functioning on Impatience

4
276 votes
48
Iced Earth
Something Wicked This Way Comes

3.99
1644 votes
49
X Japan
The Last Song

3.99
144 votes
50
Meshuggah
Chaosphere

3.99
2788 votes
51
Falkenbach
...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...

3.98
228 votes
52
Paysage d'Hiver
Steineiche

3.97
100 votes
53
Cave In
Until Your Heart Stops

3.97
840 votes
54
Edguy
Vain Glory Opera

3.97
123 votes
55
Devin Townsend
Christeen + 4 Demos

3.96
28 votes
56
Cradle of Filth
Cruelty and the Beast

3.96
1168 votes
57
Order From Chaos
An Ending In Fire

3.96
52 votes
58
Gehenna
Adimiron Black

3.96
26 votes
59
Tarot
For The Glory Of Nothing

3.95
22 votes
60
Runemagick
The Supreme Force of Eternity

3.95
82 votes
61
Bloodlet
The Seraphim Fall

3.95
20 votes
62
Death By Stereo
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die

3.95
38 votes
63
System of a Down
Sugar

3.95
164 votes
64
Boris
Amplifier Worship

3.94
750 votes
65
Rhapsody of Fire
Symphony of Enchanted Lands

3.94
516 votes
66
Extol
Burial

3.93
291 votes
67
I Shalt Become
Wanderings

3.93
37 votes
68
Suffocation
Despise the Sun

3.93
194 votes
69
Eldritch
El Nino

3.93
14 votes
70
Conception
Flow

3.93
96 votes
71
The Kovenant
Nexus Polaris

3.91
68 votes
72
Desaster
Hellfire's Dominion

3.91
22 votes
73
Buzzov-en
...At A Loss

3.9
42 votes
74
Antestor
The Return of the Black Death

3.9
94 votes
75
Fear Factory
Obsolete

3.9
1490 votes
76
Botch
American Nervoso

3.9
661 votes
77
Megaherz
Kopfschuss

3.9
24 votes
78
Skepticism
Aes(EP)

3.89
46 votes
79
Aeternus
...and So the Night Became

3.89
64 votes
80
Ancient Rites
Fatherland

3.88
13 votes
81
Gorgasm
Stabwound Intercourse

3.88
13 votes
82
Vintersorg
Till Fjälls

3.88
144 votes
83
Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment

3.87
313 votes
84
Mago de Oz
La Leyenda de la Mancha

3.87
90 votes
85
Burning Witch
Crippled Lucifer

3.86
80 votes
86
Anata
The Infernal Depths of Hatred

3.86
82 votes
87
Grave Digger
Knights of the Cross

3.86
106 votes
88
Primordial
A Journey's End

3.85
89 votes
89
Saturnus
For the Loveless Lonely Nights

3.85
20 votes
90
Appalling Spawn
Freedom, Hope And Fury

3.85
20 votes
91
Cryptopsy
Whisper Supremacy

3.85
540 votes
92
Vision of Disorder
Imprint

3.84
118 votes
93
Converge
When Forever Comes Crashing

3.84
1178 votes
94
Nothingface
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

3.83
164 votes
95
Savatage
The Wake Of Magellan

3.83
384 votes
96
Angel Dust
Border of Reality

3.83
96 votes
97
Evoken
Embrace the Emptiness

3.82
62 votes
98
Katatonia
Discouraged Ones

3.82
942 votes
99
Soilent Green
Sewn Mouth Secrets

3.81
110 votes
100
Odium (NOR)
The Sad Realm of the Stars

3.81
26 votes
101
Frozen Shadows
Dans les Bras des Immortels

3.81
13 votes
102
The Sins of Thy Beloved
Lake of Sorrow

3.81
62 votes
103
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.81
31 votes
104
Thyrfing
Thyrfing

3.8
33 votes
105
Brainstorm
Unholy

3.8
15 votes
106
Symphony X
Twilight in Olympus

3.79
736 votes
107
All Out War
For Those Who Were Crucified

3.79
52 votes
108
Ritual Carnage
The Highest Law

3.79
14 votes
109
Heavenwood
Swallow

3.79
14 votes
110
Soilent Green
A String of Lies

3.79
14 votes
111
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Under the Running Board

3.79
485 votes
112
Marilyn Manson
Mechanical Animals

3.78
1166 votes
113
Mithotyn
King of the Distant Forest

3.78
64 votes
114
Rammstein
Sehnsucht

3.78
986 votes
115
Astarte
Doomed Dark Years

3.78
75 votes
116
Electric Wizard
Supercoven

3.78
85 votes
117
Stratovarius
Destiny

3.78
483 votes
118
Dawn
Slaughtersun (Crown of the Triarchy)

3.78
160 votes
119
Apocalyptica
Inquisition Symphony

3.77
150 votes
120
Witchery
Restless & Dead

3.77
39 votes
121
Morning Again
As Tradition Dies Slowly

3.76
17 votes
122
Nasum
Inhale/Exhale

3.75
158 votes
123
Nokturnal Mortum
To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire

3.75
58 votes
124
Dir En Grey
Jealous

3.75
36 votes
125
I Have Dreams
Three Days 'Til Christmas

3.74
50 votes
126
William Basinski
Shortwavemusic

3.73
13 votes
127
Arckanum
Kampen

3.73
13 votes
128
Windy and Carl
Depths

3.71
21 votes
129
U.D.O.
No Limits

3.71
24 votes
130
Angelcorpse
Exterminate

3.71
102 votes
131
The Body Lovers
Number One of Three

3.7
15 votes
132
HammerFall
Legacy of Kings

3.7
346 votes
133
Labyrinth
Return to Heaven Denied

3.7
38 votes
134
Nile
Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka

3.7
842 votes
135
Within Temptation
The Dance

3.69
32 votes
136
Absu
In the Eyes of Ioldánach

3.69
16 votes
137
Primal Fear
Primal Fear

3.69
116 votes
138
Dying Fetus
Killing on Adrenaline

3.68
234 votes
139
Deeds of Flesh
Inbreeding the Anthropophagi

3.68
76 votes
140
Bal-Sagoth
Battle Magic

3.68
144 votes
141
Rob Zombie
Hellbilly Deluxe

3.68
596 votes
142
Arghoslent
Galloping Through the Battle Ruins

3.68
333 votes
143
Judas Iscariot
Distant In Solitary Night

3.68
37 votes
144
Lacuna Coil
Lacuna Coil

3.67
69 votes
145
Hecate Enthroned
Dark Requiems And The Unsilent Massacre

3.67
23 votes
146
Unsane
Occupational Hazard

3.67
29 votes
147
Arch Enemy
Stigmata

3.67
337 votes
148
Rwake
Xenoglossalgia: The Last Stage of Awareness

3.67
24 votes
149
12 Rods
Split Personalities

3.67
15 votes
150
Helloween
Better Than Raw

3.66
522 votes
151
Bolt Thrower
Mercenary

3.66
342 votes
152
Cephalic Carnage
Exploiting Dysfunction

3.66
84 votes
153
Moonspell
Sin/Pecado

3.66
118 votes
154
Beheaded
Perpetual Mockery

3.66
16 votes
155
Eliane Radigue
Trilogie de la Mort

3.66
29 votes
156
Ulver
Themes From William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

3.65
286 votes
157
Evanescence
Evanescence EP

3.64
64 votes
158
Morbid Angel
Formulas Fatal to the Flesh

3.64
464 votes
159
Bass Communion
Bass Communion

3.64
18 votes
160
Running Wild
The Rivalry

3.63
100 votes
161
Strung Out
Crossroads and Illusions

3.63
31 votes
162
Cypress Hill
IV

3.63
209 votes
163
Borknagar
The Archaic Course

3.63
210 votes
164
Pitchshifter
www.pitchshifter.com

3.63
87 votes
165
earthtone9
Lo-Def(inition) Discord

3.63
16 votes
166
Old Man's Child
Ill Natured Spiritual Invasion

3.62
114 votes
167
Exhumed
Gore Metal

3.62
69 votes
168
Skinless
Progression Towards Evil

3.61
36 votes
169
16Volt
SuperCoolNothing

3.61
18 votes
170
Thorns
Thorns vs Emperor (split w/ Emperor)

3.61
19 votes
171
Threshold
Clone

3.6
58 votes
172
Kilgore
A Search for Reason

3.6
20 votes
173
Paul Gilbert
Flying Dog

3.6
15 votes
174
...and Oceans
The Dynamic Gallery of Thoughts

3.6
21 votes
175
Evergrey
The Dark Discovery

3.59
104 votes
176
Amon Amarth
Once Sent from the Golden Hall

3.58
862 votes
177
Madball
Look My Way

3.58
30 votes
178
OOMPH!
Unrein

3.58
25 votes
179
Graveland
Immortal Pride

3.57
28 votes
180
Angra
Fireworks

3.57
216 votes
181
Naglfar
Diabolical

3.57
138 votes
182
Malevolent Creation
The Fine Art of Murder

3.56
124 votes
183
Garden of Shadows
Heart of the Corona

3.56
48 votes
184
Vintersorg
Hedniskhjartad

3.56
32 votes
185
Jerry Cantrell
Boggy Depot

3.56
156 votes
186
King Diamond
Voodoo

3.56
402 votes
187
Limbonic Art
Epitome Of Illusion

3.55
30 votes
188
Cannibal Corpse
Gallery of Suicide

3.54
482 votes
189
Paysage d'Hiver
Schattengang

3.54
73 votes
190
Negura Bunget
Sala Molksa

3.54
52 votes
191
Stars of the Lid
Per Aspera Ad Astra

3.53
61 votes
192
Freak Kitchen
Freak Kitchen

3.53
16 votes
193
Marduk
Nightwing

3.53
204 votes
194
Embodyment
Embrace the Eternal

3.53
36 votes
195
Stuck Mojo
Rising

3.52
50 votes
196
Catamenia
Halls Of Frozen North

3.52
58 votes
197
Katatonia
Saw You Drown

3.52
66 votes
198
Korn
Follow the Leader

3.51
4216 votes
199
Paysage d'Hiver
Die Festung

3.51
84 votes
200
Sentenced
Frozen

3.51
195 votes



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