METALHEADS Podcast Episode #64: Best Metal Albums of 2017 So Far

In Episode 64 the guys come together to countdown our 11 Best Metal Albums of 2017 so far. There’s also some news, new releases and all the things we’ve been listening to since the last episode. The new Skullcrushers segment debuts, as well as brand new intro and outro music.

***SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't listened to the episode yet and don't want to know what's on the lists, stop reading here.***

John has once again crunched the numbers to provide us with a list of the top albums of 2017 at midyear based on the frequency and position of albums on everyone's lists. He also created the cool album cover graphics you will see for everyone. Thanks, John! Here is the combined top 5:

5) Dopelord - Children of the Haze
4) Goatwhore - Vengeful Ascension
3) Ordos - House of the Dead
2) Wode - Servants of the Countercosmos
1) Farsot - Fail-Lure

 

Now for everyone's individual lists:

George

11) Ever Circling Wolves – Of Woe, or How I learned to stop worrying and love the Gloom
10) Memoriam – For the Fallen
9) Wode – Servants of the Countercosmos
8) Black Anvil – As Was
7) A Flourishing Scourge - ST
6) Fen - Winter
5) Goatwhore – Vengeful Ascension
4) Farsot – Fail-lure
3) Mord’A’Stigmata - Hope
2) Nidingr – The High Heat Licks Against Heaven
1) Tombs – The Grand Annihilation

 

Jay

11) Sunless - Urraca
10) Dopelord - Children of the Haze
9) Goath - Luciferian Goath Ritual
8) Farsot - Failure
7) Locust Leaves - A Subtler Kind of Light
6) Goatwhore - Vengeful Ascension
5) Trollfest - Helluva
4) Wode - Servants of the Countercosmos
3) Ordos - House of the Dead
2) Nocturnal Mortum - Verity
1) Slaegt - Domus Mysterium

 

Will

11) Nailed to Obscurity – King Delusion
10) Hideous Divinity – Adveniens
9) Beheaded – Beast Incarnate
8) Gloson – Grimen
7) Gloom – Solaris
6) Ordos - House of the Dead
5) Immolation – Atonement
4) Spaceslug – Time Travel Dilemma
3) Dopelord – Children of the Haze
2) Ex DEO – The Immortal Wars
1) Kreator – Gods of Violence

 

John

11) Sunless - Urraca
10) Fen - Winter
9) Ordos - House of the Dead
8) Voyager - Ghost Mile
7) Black Anvil - As Was
6) Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
5) Venenum - Trance of Death
4) The Thirteenth Sun - Stardust
3) Wode Servants of the Countercosmos
2) Farsot - Fail-lure
1) Exist - So Bound, So True

 

Mark

11) Tombs - The Grand Annihilation
10) Replacire - Do Not Deviate
9) Goatwhore - Vengeful Ascension
8) Duskmourn - Of Shadow and Flame
7) Dying Fetus - Wrong One to Fuck With
6) Contaminated - Final Man
5) Witch Vomit - Poisoned Blood
4) A Flourishing Scourge - A Flourishing Scourge
3) Code Orange - Forever
2) MindMaze - Resolve
1) Elder - Reflections of a Floating World