Best Metal Albums of 2003

Genre:  Year:  

01
Steve Roach
Mystic Chords & Sacred Spaces

Rating: 4.44
18 votes
02
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
827 votes
03
the GazettE
Hankou Seimeibun

Rating: 4.42
12 votes
04
Human Fortress
Defenders of the Crown

Rating: 4.42
12 votes
05
Yearning
Evershade

Rating: 4.4
15 votes
06
Foreign Objects
Universal Culture Shock

Rating: 4.36
11 votes
07
Boris
Boris At Last -Feedbacker-

Rating: 4.3
784 votes
08
Tad Morose
Modus Vivendi

Rating: 4.3
60 votes
09
Moonsorrow
Kivenkantaja

Rating: 4.29
229 votes
10
Lacrimosa
Echoes

Rating: 4.26
21 votes
11
Slough Feg
Traveller

Rating: 4.26
146 votes
12
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops IV

Rating: 4.24
52 votes
13
Nuclear Rabbit
Mutopia

Rating: 4.23
11 votes
14
Reverend Bizarre
Harbinger of Metal

Rating: 4.23
40 votes
15
Kamelot
Epica

Rating: 4.21
1380 votes
16
Lost Horizon
A Flame To The Ground Beneath

Rating: 4.21
288 votes
17
Machine Men
Scars and Wounds

Rating: 4.2
15 votes
18
Sleep
Dopesmoker

Rating: 4.2
532 votes
19
Galneryus
The Flag Of Punishment

Rating: 4.2
56 votes
20
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops III

Rating: 4.19
49 votes
21
Beecher
Breaking the Fourth Wall

Rating: 4.18
28 votes
22
Opeth
Damnation

Rating: 4.17
6034 votes
23
Pantheist
O Solitude

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
24
the GazettE
Cockayne Soup

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
25
Edge of Sanity
Crimson II

Rating: 4.14
1305 votes
26
Solace
13

Rating: 4.14
18 votes
27
Axenstar
Far from heaven

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
28
Vital Remains
Dechristianize

Rating: 4.14
277 votes
29
Gorerotted
Only Tools and Corpses

Rating: 4.12
38 votes
30
Psycroptic
The Scepter of the Ancients

Rating: 4.11
532 votes
31
Palehorse
Gee that ain't swell

Rating: 4.11
28 votes
32
The Devin Townsend Band
Accelerated Evolution

Rating: 4.11
440 votes
33
Jakob
Cale:Drew

Rating: 4.09
79 votes
34
John Arch
A Twist Of Fate [EP]

Rating: 4.09
14 votes
35
The Angelic Process
Coma Waering

Rating: 4.09
164 votes
36
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops II

Rating: 4.08
72 votes
37
Manes
Vilosophe

Rating: 4.08
38 votes
38
Norther
Mirror of Madness

Rating: 4.08
579 votes
39
Mystic Prophecy
Regressus

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
40
Virus (NO)
Carheart

Rating: 4.08
20 votes
41
Gnarkill
Gnarkill

Rating: 4.08
20 votes
42
Swallow the Sun
The Morning Never Came

Rating: 4.07
550 votes
43
Poison the Well
You Come Before You

Rating: 4.07
657 votes
44
Unjust
Glow

Rating: 4.07
28 votes
45
SikTh
The Trees Are Dead and Dried Out

Rating: 4.07
1242 votes
46
Dark Lunacy
Forget Me Not

Rating: 4.07
22 votes
47
Rage
Soundchaser

Rating: 4.07
74 votes
48
Ephel Duath
The Painter's Palette

Rating: 4.07
120 votes
49
Kalmah
Swampsong

Rating: 4.06
730 votes
50
Kekal
1000 Thoughts of Violence

Rating: 4.06
52 votes
51
YOB
Catharsis

Rating: 4.06
46 votes
52
Shai Hulud
That Within Blood Ill-Tempered

Rating: 4.06
355 votes
53
Killing Joke
Killing Joke (2003)

Rating: 4.05
130 votes
54
Unexpect
_We, Invaders

Rating: 4.05
168 votes
55
At Vance
The Evil In You

Rating: 4.04
24 votes
56
Aaskereia
Mit Raben Und Wolfen

Rating: 4.04
12 votes
57
In Extremo
7

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
58
Hate
Awakening the Liar

Rating: 4.03
60 votes
59
A Perfect Circle
Thirteenth Step

Rating: 4.03
2309 votes
60
Boris
Akuma No Uta

Rating: 4.03
612 votes
61
Hammers Of Misfortune
The August Engine

Rating: 4.02
46 votes
62
Ben Frost
Steel Wound

Rating: 4.02
20 votes
63
Masterplan
Masterplan

Rating: 4.01
150 votes
64
DIR EN GREY
Vulgar

Rating: 4.01
678 votes
65
Enslaved
Below the Lights

Rating: 4.01
686 votes
66
Exhumed
Anatomy Is Destiny

Rating: 4
56 votes
67
Gorgasm
Masticate to Dominate

Rating: 4
37 votes
68
Stratovarius
I Walk To My Own Song

Rating: 4
12 votes
69
Pavor
Furioso

Rating: 4
12 votes
70
Cursed
I

Rating: 4
202 votes
71
Tim Hecker
Radio Amor

Rating: 3.99
83 votes
72
Cult of Luna
The Beyond

Rating: 3.99
638 votes
73
Every Time I Die
Hot Damn!

Rating: 3.99
914 votes
74
Intestine Baalism
Banquet in the Darkness

Rating: 3.98
206 votes
75
The Bled
Pass the Flask

Rating: 3.97
350 votes
76
Dog Fashion Disco
Committed to a Bright Future

Rating: 3.97
86 votes
77
Godflesh
Messiah

Rating: 3.96
74 votes
78
Weeping Birth
A Painting of Raven and Rape

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
79
Evergrey
Recreation Day

Rating: 3.96
342 votes
80
Drudkh
Forgotten Legends

Rating: 3.95
204 votes
81
Forest Stream
Tears of Mortal Solitude

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
82
Falkenbach
Ok Nefna Tysvar Ty

Rating: 3.95
176 votes
83
Memento
Beginnings

Rating: 3.95
56 votes
84
The Old Dead Tree
The Nameless Disease

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
85
Transcending Bizarre?
The Four Scissors

Rating: 3.94
34 votes
86
William Basinski
Melancholia

Rating: 3.94
42 votes
87
Aborted
Goremageddon

Rating: 3.94
241 votes
88
Ajattara
Kuolema

Rating: 3.94
16 votes
89
Katatonia
Viva Emptiness

Rating: 3.94
2094 votes
90
Marty Friedman
Music for Speeding

Rating: 3.94
62 votes
91
Sonata Arctica
Winterheart's Guild

Rating: 3.93
290 votes
92
DIR EN GREY
Drain Away

Rating: 3.93
42 votes
93
Theocracy
Theocracy

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
94
Amon Amarth
Versus the World

Rating: 3.92
1214 votes
95
Nadja
Skin Turns To Glass

Rating: 3.92
50 votes
96
Unearthly Trance
Season of Seance, Science of Silence

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
97
Apocalyptica
Reflections Revised

Rating: 3.91
41 votes
98
Skyfire
Mind Revolution

Rating: 3.91
184 votes
99
The Ocean
Fogdiver

Rating: 3.91
306 votes
100
!T.O.O.H.!
Pod Vladou Bice

Rating: 3.91
16 votes
101
Anathema
A Natural Disaster

Rating: 3.91
529 votes
102
Solefald
In Harmonia Universali

Rating: 3.91
110 votes
103
The Black Mages
The Black Mages

Rating: 3.91
74 votes
104
Between the Buried and Me
The Silent Circus

Rating: 3.9
5943 votes
105
Unmoored
Indefinite Soul-extension

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
106
Vinterriket
Winterschatten

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
107
Grave Digger
Rheingold

Rating: 3.89
56 votes
108
DIR EN GREY
Kasumi

Rating: 3.88
51 votes
109
This Day Forward
In Response

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
110
Doomsword
Let Battle Commence

Rating: 3.88
48 votes
111
Kronos
Colossal Titan Strife

Rating: 3.87
108 votes
112
Charon
The Dying Daylights

Rating: 3.87
19 votes
113
Mago de Oz
Gaia

Rating: 3.87
41 votes
114
Dream Theater
Train of Thought

Rating: 3.86
1888 votes
115
Black Label Society
The Blessed Hellride

Rating: 3.86
684 votes
116
Pelican
Australasia

Rating: 3.85
530 votes
117
Melechesh
Sphynx

Rating: 3.85
156 votes
118
Moonspell
The Antidote

Rating: 3.85
104 votes
119
Wyrd
Vargtimmen pt.I

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
120
Callenish Circle
My Passion Your Pain

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
121
MUCC
Zekū

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
122
Extol
Synergy

Rating: 3.84
261 votes
123
While Heaven Wept
Of Empires Forlorn

Rating: 3.83
36 votes
124
Putrid Pile
Collection Of Butchery

Rating: 3.83
33 votes
125
Temnozor
Horizons...

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
126
SIG:AR:TYR
The Stranger

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
127
Ghoul
Maniaxe

Rating: 3.83
46 votes
128
October Falls
Tuoni

Rating: 3.83
40 votes
129
Lamb of God
As the Palaces Burn

Rating: 3.82
3897 votes
130
Before The Dawn
My Darkness

Rating: 3.82
33 votes
131
SuidAkrA
Signs of the Fallen

Rating: 3.82
38 votes
132
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Put On Your Rosy Red Glasses

Rating: 3.81
441 votes
133
Voyager
Element V

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
134
Skepticism
Farmakon

Rating: 3.81
58 votes
135
Burst
Prey on Life

Rating: 3.81
200 votes
136
Panzerchrist
Room Service

Rating: 3.81
26 votes
137
Buried at Sea
Migration

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
138
Frightmare
Midnight Murder Mania

Rating: 3.81
36 votes
139
Deadwater Drowning
Deadwater Drowning EP

Rating: 3.81
18 votes
140
Children of Bodom
Hate Crew Deathroll

Rating: 3.81
4230 votes
141
Through the Eyes of the Dead
The Scars of Ages

Rating: 3.8
120 votes
142
Hate Forest
Battlefields

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
143
Septicflesh
Sumerian Daemons

Rating: 3.8
129 votes
144
Nothingface
Skeletons

Rating: 3.8
214 votes
145
Tyr
Eric The Red

Rating: 3.8
170 votes
146
Hate Forest
Purity

Rating: 3.8
47 votes
147
Einherjer
Blot

Rating: 3.79
58 votes
148
Natural Snow Buildings
Ghost Folks

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
149
Monolithe
Monolithe I

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
150
Catamenia
Chaos Born

Rating: 3.79
34 votes
151
Sonata Arctica
Takatalvi

Rating: 3.78
16 votes
152
Akercocke
Choronzon

Rating: 3.78
312 votes
153
Sargeist
Satanic Black Devotion

Rating: 3.78
27 votes
154
Hanzel Und Gretyl
Über Alles

Rating: 3.78
18 votes
155
Portal
Seepia

Rating: 3.78
174 votes
156
Xasthur
Suicide in Dark Serenity

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
157
Xandria
Kill the Sun

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
158
Spawn of Possession
Cabinet

Rating: 3.77
194 votes
159
The Crown
Possessed 13

Rating: 3.77
84 votes
160
Green Carnation
A Blessing In Disguise

Rating: 3.77
90 votes
161
Deeds of Flesh
Reduced to Ashes

Rating: 3.76
57 votes
162
Nunslaughter
Goat

Rating: 3.76
42 votes
163
16
Zoloft Smile

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
164
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected Too?

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
165
Darkspace
Dark Space I

Rating: 3.74
113 votes
166
Nodes of Ranvier
Nodes of Ranvier

Rating: 3.73
60 votes
167
Azarath
Infernal Blasting

Rating: 3.73
26 votes
168
Severed Savior
Brutality is Law

Rating: 3.73
26 votes
169
Khanate
Things Viral

Rating: 3.73
132 votes
170
Blood Red Throne
Affiliated With the Suffering

Rating: 3.73
22 votes
171
Armagedda
Only True Believers

Rating: 3.73
11 votes
172
Comeback Kid
Turn it Around

Rating: 3.73
289 votes
173
Avenged Sevenfold
Waking the Fallen

Rating: 3.72
4988 votes
174
fordirelifesake
Breathing in Is Only Half the Function

Rating: 3.72
18 votes
175
The Black Dahlia Murder
Unhallowed

Rating: 3.72
1756 votes
176
Xasthur
The Funeral of Being

Rating: 3.72
50 votes
177
HORSE the band
R. Borlax

Rating: 3.72
392 votes
178
Disfear
Misanthropic Generation

Rating: 3.72
37 votes
179
Chimaira
The Impossibility Of Reason

Rating: 3.72
1392 votes
180
The Axis of Perdition
The Ichneumon Method

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
181
Mushroomhead
XIII

Rating: 3.71
708 votes
182
Darkest Hour
Hidden Hands of a Sadist Nation

Rating: 3.71
614 votes
183
Fear Before
Odd How People Shake

Rating: 3.71
393 votes
184
Porcupine Tree
Futile

Rating: 3.7
118 votes
185
Leviathan
The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide

Rating: 3.7
129 votes
186
Sun of Nothing
...And Voices, Words, Faces, Complete the Dream

Rating: 3.7
15 votes
187
Ulver
A Quick Fix of Melancholy

Rating: 3.7
113 votes
188
Municipal Waste
Waste 'Em All

Rating: 3.7
107 votes
189
Burnt By the Sun
The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

Rating: 3.69
59 votes
190
Apocalyptica
Reflections

Rating: 3.69
95 votes
191
Fairyland
Of Wars In Osyrhia

Rating: 3.69
13 votes
192
Nevermore
Enemies Of Reality

Rating: 3.69
981 votes
193
Element Eighty
Element Eighty

Rating: 3.69
76 votes
194
Twiztid
The Green Book

Rating: 3.69
66 votes
195
Naglfar
Sheol

Rating: 3.69
103 votes
196
Gojira
The Link

Rating: 3.69
924 votes
197
Machine Head
Through the Ashes of Empires

Rating: 3.68
2247 votes
198
Prostitute Disfigurement
Deeds of Derangement

Rating: 3.68
11 votes
199
Blood Has Been Shed
Spirals

Rating: 3.68
53 votes
200
Prayer for Cleansing
Rain In Endless Fall

Rating: 3.68
53 votes



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