Tominator's 2018... Best To Worst


All the 2018 albums I listened to this year. Just like last year I always added the specific genre/subgenre so you can get an idea what might be of interest to you.

Created by: tominator | 30.12.2018



1. Sunnata - Outlands
stoner/doom metal - Poland - 9.0/10
2. Crescent - The Order Of Amenti
blackened death metal - Egypt - 9.0/10
3. IAH - ll
instrumental/psychedelic rock/stoner rock - Argentina - 9.0/10
4. Rivers Of Nihil - Where Owls Know My Name
technical death metal - USA - 9.0/10
5. Riverside - Wasteland
progressive metal - Poland - 8.8/10
6. Stoned Karma - Inner Chaos
instrumental/stoner rock - France - 8.7/10
7. 1914 - The Blind Leading The Blind
doom metal/ blackened death metal - Ukraine - 8.7/10
8. Little dead Bertha - Age of Silence
symphonic death metal/melodic death metal - Russia - 8.7/10
9. Omnium Gatherum - The Burning Cold
melodic death metal - Finland - 8.7/10
10. Shadowkiller - Guardians Of The Temple
heavy metal - USA - 8.6/10
11. Orion's Reign - Scores Of War
heavy metal/power metal - Greece - 8.6/10
12. Antimatter - Black Market Enlightenment
progressive rock/atmospheric rock - UK - 8.6/10
13. Slugdge - Esoteric Malacology
blackened death metal/sludge metal - UK - 8.6/10
14. Psicosfera - Beta
atmospheric doom metal/black metal - Argentina - 8.6/10
15. Amorphis - Queen Of Time
folk metal, progressive metal, melodic death metal - Finland - 8.6/10
16. Toundra - Vortex
instrumental post-metal - Spain - 8.6/10
17. Seven Sisters - The Cauldron And The Cross
heavy metal/power metal - UK - 8.5/10
18. Runelord - A Message From The Past
heavy metal - Sweden - 8.5/10
19. Primordial - Exile Amongst The Ruins
black metal/celtic folk metal - Ireland - 8.5/10
20. Bismut - Schwerpunkt
instrumental/psychedelic metal/stoner metal - The Netherlands - 8.5/10
21. Electric Zoo - Me and My Machine Against the World
psychedelic hard rock/funk/blues/jazz - Israel - 8.5/10
22. Ingrina - Etter Lys
post-metal/progressive metal - France - 8.5/10
23. Hæster - All Anchors No Sails
post-metal - Belgium - 8.5/10
24. Deceased - Ghostly White
death metal/thrash metal/heavy metal - USA - 8.5/10
25. Necrophobic - Mark Of The Necrogram
death metal - Sweden - 8.5/10
26. Shylmagoghnar - Transience
atmospheric black metal/progressive black metal/melodic death metal - The Netherlands - 8.5/10
27. Crippled Black Phoenix - Great Escape
post-rock/progressive rock - UK - 8.5/10
28. The Ocean - Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic
post-metal/sludge metal/hardcore - Germany - 8.5/10
29. Fiend - Seeress
doom metal/stoner metal - France - 8.4/10
30. Orangotango - Sumatra
instrumental/psychedelic rock/stoner rock - Portugal - 8.4/10
31. Thirst Planet - The Essence
stoner/doom metal - Israel - 8.4/10
32. Wolfheart - Constellation of the Black Light
melodic death metal - Finland - 8.4/10
33. Hazy Sea - Death Trip
instrumental/stoner rock - Greece - 8.4/10
34. Powerwolf - The Sacrament Of Sin
power metal - Germany - 8.4/10
35. Carriage - Visions
heavy metal - USA - 8.4/10
36. Sulphur Aeon - The Scythe Of Cosmic Chaos
death metal - Germany - 8.4/10
37. Castle - Deal Thy Fate
doom metal - Canada/USA - 8.3/10
38. Below A Silent Sky - A View From Afar
instrumental/post-metal - Germany - 8.3/10
39. Icarus Witch - Goodbye Cruel World
heavy metal - USA - 8.3/10
40. Druid - The Seven Scrolls
stoner metal/psychedelic rock - Greece - 8.3/10
41. Stonila - Sacred Ground
stoner rock/post-rock/progressive rock - Greece - 8.3/10
42. Reaper's Revenge - Virtual Impulse
heavy metal - Germany - 8.3/10
43. Judas Priest - Firepower
heavy metal - UK - 8.3/10
44. Proxillian - Redemption
heavy metal/melodic power metal - Germany - 8.3/10
45. Turtle Skull - Turtle Skull
stoner doom - Australia - 8.3/10
46. Monolithe - Nebula Septem
doom metal - France - 8.2/10
47. Beyond Creation - Algorythm
technical death metal - Canada - 8.2/10
48. Judicator - The Last Emperor
power metal - USA - 8.2/10
49. Varathron - Patriarchs Of Evil
black metal - Greece - 8.2/10
50. Vanishing Kids - Heavy Dreamer
psychedelic metal/acid rock - USA - 8.2/10
51. The Eternal - Waiting For The Endless Dawn
gothic metal/gothic rock/progressive metal -8.2/10
52. Redemption - Long Night's Journey Into Day
progressive metal/power metal - USA - 8.2/10
53. Somali Yacht Club - The Sea
stoner rock - Ukraine - 8.2/10
54. Ancesters - Suspended In Reflections
post-metal/doom metal/stoner - USA - 8.2/10
55. The Crown - Cobra Speed Venom
death metal/thrash metal - Sweden - 8.2/10
56. Panegyrist - Hierurgy
progressive metal/black metal - USA - 8.2/10
57. Runelord - The Battle For Greatness
heavy metal - Sweden - 8.2/10
58. Ocean Of Grief - Nightfall's Lament
melodic death metal/melodic doom metal - Greece - 8.2/10
59. Haken - Vector
progressive metal - UK - 8.2/10
60. Skyeye - Digital God
heavy metal - Slovenia - 8.2/10
61. Phoenix Rage - The Five Horsemen
heavy metal - Italy - 8.1/10
62. Stonerhead - Fuzztronauten
stoner metal - Germany - 8.1/10
63. Shelvy - Shelvy Vol. 1
stoner metal - Argentina - 8.1/10
64. Naxatras - III
stoner metal/psychedelic rock - Greece - 8.1/10
65. Lyra's Legacy - Prisoner
melodic heavy metal - Germany - 8.1/10
66. Blood Curse - Sorceress
heavy metal - USA - 8.1/10
67. Cor Serpentii - Phenomankind
progressive death metal/black metal - France - 8.1/10
68. Vola - Applause Of A Distant Crowd
djent/progressive metal - Denmark - 8.1/10
69. Kalmah - Palo
extreme power metal/melodic death metal - Finland - 8.0/10
70. On Thorns I Lay - Aegean Sorrow
gothic metal/doom metal/death metal - 8.0/10
71. Soulhealer - Up From The Ashes
melodic heavy metal - Finland - 8.0/10
72. The Hazytones - II: Monarchs of Oblivion
doom metal/psychedelic metal - Canada - 8.0/10
73. Psychonaut - Unfold The God Man
psychedelic metal/post-metal - Belgium - 8.0/10
74. Känguin - The Great Key
instrumental (well… except the last song…)/post-metal - Germany - 8.0/10
75. Xenosis - Devour And Birth
progressive death metal - USA - 8.0/10
76. GumoManiacs - Priest Of Lucifer X
thrash metal - Germany - 8.0/10
77. At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself
gothenburg metal - Sweden - 8.0/10
78. Universal Hippies - Evolution Of Karma
instrumental/stoner/psychedelic rock - Greece - 8.0/10
79. Funeral Mist - Hekatomb
black metal - Sweden - 8.0/10
80. Pillars - Onward to Nothingness
sludge/doom metal - USA - 8.0/10
81. UADA - Cult Of A Dying Sun
black metal - USA - 8.0/10
82. Nekromant - The Nekromant Lives
heavy metal - Sweden - 8.0/10
83. Kuar Nhial - Kuar Nhial
black metal/sludge metal
84. Unflesh - Savior
technical death metal - USA - 8.0/10
85. Evoken - Hypnagogia
funeral doom metal/death metal - USA - 8.0/10
86. Space Paranoids - High Tales
stoner rock/psychedelic rock - Italy - 8.0/10
87. Son Cesano - Submerge
instrumental/psychedelic metal - Switzerland - 8.0/10
88. Brood Of Hatred - Identity Disorder
progressive metal/death metal - 8.0/10
89. Lucifer's Hammer - Time Is Death
heavy metal - Chile - 8.0/10
90. Kilmara - Across The Realm Of Time
heavy metal/progressive metal - Spain - 8.0/10
91. Despondent Chants - The Eyes Of Winter
death metal/doom metal - Peru - 8.0/10
92. Stoned Karma - The Dark Side Of Destiny
instrumental/stoner/psychedelic rock - France - 8.0/10
93. Witchfyre - Grimorium Verum
heavy metal - Spain - 8.0/10
94. Horrendous - Idol
death metal - USA - 7.9/10
95. Ascension - Under Ether
black metal - Germany - 7.9/10
96. Eliminator - Last Horizon
heavy metal - UK - 7.9/10
97. Wolftooth - Wolftooth
heavy metal/doom metal - USA - 7.9/10
98. Subnoir - A Long Way From Home
post-metal/sludge metal - Norway - 7.9/10
99. Revocation - The Outer Ones
Technical death metal/thrash metal - USA - 7.9/10
100. Irrita - Sequneces Of The Void
progressive metalcore/math metal - Russia - 7.9/10
101. Captain Caravan - Shun the Sun
stoner metal/desert rock - Norway - 7.9/10
102. Funeratus - Accept The Death
death metal - Brazil - 7.9/10
103. Exlibris - Innertia
power metal - Poland - 7.9/10
104. Ghost Ship Octavius - Delirium
progressive metal - USA - 7.9/10
105. Ethernity - The Human Race Extinction
progressive power metal - Belgium - 7.9/10
106. Silver Talon - Becoming A Demon
heavy metal - USA - 7.8/10
107. Iron Buddha - Old Hex
stoner/doom metal - USA - 7.8/10
108. Psycroptic - As The Kingdom Drowns
technical death metal - Australia - 7.8/10
109. Power Within - Inception
power metal - Colombia - 7.8/10
110. We Hunt Buffalo - Head Smashed In
stoner metal/psychedelic metal - Canada - 7.8/10
111. Ancient Empire - Eternal Soldier
heavy metal - USA - 7.8/10
112. Wowod - Zemlya
black metal/post-metal - Russia - 7.8/10
113. Sandrider - Armada
stoner rock - USA - 7.8/10
114. Ratbreed - Evoke The Blaze
heavy metal - Finland - 7.8/10
115. Sons Of The Stone - Stone Tales
instrumental/stoner rock - France - 7.8/10
116. Ripis - Shadow Dies In Morning Light
doom metal - USA - 7.7/10
117. Morag Tong - Last Knell of Om
stoner/doom metal - UK - 7.7/10
118. Shakma - House Of Possession
thrash metal/death metal - Norway - 7.7/10
119. Evil-Lÿn - Disciple Of Steel
heavy metal - Finland - 7.7/10
120. Striker - Play to Win
heavy metal - Canada - 7.7/10
121. Shadows Legacy - Lost Humanity
heavy metal - Brazil - 7.7/10
122. Samavayo - Vatan
stoner rock/progressive stoner/psychedelic rock - Germany - 7.7/10
123. Besra - Anhedonia
post-metal - Sweden - 7.7/10
124. Mental Slavery - Our Legacy
thrash metal - Russia - 7.7/10
125. Skeletal Remains - Devouring Mortality
death metal - USA - 7.7/10
126. Malison - Malison
heavy metal - USA - 7.7/10
127. Guardians Of Time - Tearing Up The World
power metal - Norway - 7.6/10
128. Stone Age Mammoth - Earthborn
stoner rock - Greece - 7.6/10
129. Winterfylleth - The Hallowing Of Heirdom
Neofolk - UK - 7.6/10
130. Full Tone Generator - Valley Of The Universe
heavy rock - Australia - 7.6/10
131. Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals - Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue
sludge metal - USA - 7.6/10
132. Earth Ship - Resonant Sun
progressive metal/doom metal - Germany - 7.6/10
133. Sacred Leather - Ultimate Force
heavy metal - USA - 7.6/10
134. Green Desert Water - Solar Plexus - stoner rock/doom metal - Spain - 7.6/10
135. Future Usses - The Existential Haunting
instrumental/sludge - USA - 7.6/10
136. The Grand Acid - The Grand Acid
psychedelic hard rock/progressive rock - Germany - 7.5/10
137. Hammer King - Poseidon Will Carry Us Home
heavy metal - Germany/France - 7.5/10
138. Primitai - The Calling
heavy metal - UK - 7.5/10
139. Subtype Zero - The Astral Awakening
thrash metal - USA - 7.5/10
140. Saboter - Architects of Evil
heavy metal - Greece - 7.5/10
141. Toledo Steel - No Quarter
heavy metal - UK - 7.5/10
142. Conjure - Releasing the Mighty Conjure
heavy metal - Ecuador - 7.5/10
143. Absent - Towards The Void
psychedelic doom metal - Brasil - 7.5/10
144. Aura Blaze - Aura Blaze
psychedelic rock - USA - 7.5/10
145. Axel Rudi Pell - Knights Call
heavy metal/power metal - Germany - 7.4/10
146. The Sixth Chamber - Mythos
psychedelic metal - USA - 7.4/10
147. Torian - God Of Storms
power metal - Germany - 7.4/10
148. Children Of The Reptile - The End
heavy metal - USA - 7.4/10
149. Iron Hunter - Mankind Resistance
heavy metal - Spain - 7.4/10
150. Manacle - No Fear To Persevere
heavy metal/speed metal - Canada - 7.4/10
151. Shadow Of Intent - Reclaimer
deathcore - USA - 7.4/10
152. Solstice - White Horse Hill
doom metal - UK - 7.4/10
153. Hibria - Moving Ground
heavy metal/speed metal - Brazil - 7.3/10
154. Exterminatus - Laniakea
technical death metal - Canada - 7.3/10
155. Yellow Fever - Epidemic Tragedies
heavy metal - Brazil - 7.3/10
156. The Black Sound - Doorways To The Wrist
doom metal/noise - USA - 7.3/10
157. Spaceslug - Eye The Tide
stoner/doom metal - Poland - 7.3/10
158. Inferi - Revenant
melodic death metal/technical death metal - USA - 7.3/10
159. Eldritch - Cracksleep
progressive metal/power metal - Italy - 7.3/10
160. Mythic Sunship - Upheaval
psychedelic rock/progressive rock - Denmark - 7.3/10
161. Brant Bjork - Mankind Woman
psychedelic rock/stoner rock - USA - 7.3/10
162. Oubliette - The Passage
black metal - USA - 7.3/10
163. Weedpecker - III
stoner/psychedelic metal - Poland - 7.3/10
164. Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows - Hymns
psychedelic metal/doom metal - Australia - 7.3/10
165. Achelous - Macedon
heavy metal - Greece - 7.3/10
166. Elderwind - The colder the night
Atmospheric black metal - Russia - 7.3/10
167. Fractal Gates - The Light That Shines
melodic death metal - France - 7.3/10
168. Alterbeast - Feast
technical death metal - USA - 7.2/10
169. Lowen - A Crypt In The Stars
stoner/doom metal - UK - 7.2/10
170. Spellwitch - The Witching Hour
heavy metal - Finland - 7.2/10
171. Visigoth - Conqueror's Oath
power metal - USA - 7.2/10
172. REZN - Calm Black Water
psychedelic rock/stoner rock - USA - 7.2/10
173. Automaton - Talos
psychedelic doom metal - Greece - 7.1/10
174. Snakebite - Rise Of The Snake
heavy metal - Germany - 7.1/10
175. Spiral Wheel - Resurrection For Revenge
heavy metal - Japan/Canada - 7.1/10
176. Master Sword - Shadow And Steel
power metal - USA - 7.1/10
177. Candle - The Keeper's Curse
heavy metal - Sweden - 7.1/10
178. Dust - Ard'erra
heavy metal - Bulgaria - 7.1/10
179. Birnam Wood - Wicked Worlds
doom metal/stoner metal - USA - 7.1/10
180. Evilizers - Center Of The Grave
heavy metal - Italy - 7.0/10
181. Shogun - Infinitet
stoner/doom metal/drone - USA - 7.0/10
182. The Ripper - Hell Rising
heavy metal - Mexico - 7.0/10
183. Airborn - Lizard Secrets - Part One: Land Of The Living
heavy metal/speed metal - Italy - 7.0/10
184. Godsground - The Great Delusion
stoner metal/sludge metal/grunge - Germany - 7.0/10
185. Mad Hatter - Mad Hatter
power metal - Sweden - 6.9/10
186. Irön Fist - Catharsis
heavy metal - Italy - 6.9/10
187. Augury - Illusive Golden Age
technical death metal - Canada - 6.9/10
188. Icefire - The Torment Of The Damned
heavy metal - UK - 6.9/10
189. Ghost - Prequelle
heavy metal/psychedelic rock - Sweden - 6.9/10
190. Silent Saga - Rise!
symphonic power metal - Germany - 6.8/10
191. Haunt - Burst into Flame
heavy metal - USA - 6.8/10
192. Dimmu Borgir - Eonian
symphonic black metal - Norway - 6.7/10
193. Espionage - Digital Dystopia
heavy metal - Australia - 6.7/10
194. Red Bowling Ball - Beyond The Gate
stoner rock/folk/country - France - 6.7/10
195. Misanthropy - Abhorrent Metamorphosis
technical death metal - 6.7/10
196. Ousiodes - Pymander
power metal - USA - 6.7/10
197. Iron Will - Life Is Your Labyrinth
heavy metal - USA - 6.7/10
198. Gunjack - Totally Insane
heavy metal - Italy - 6.6/10
199. Infernäl Mäjesty - No God
thrash metal/death metal - Canada - 6.5/10
200. The Devils - We Are the Devils
heavy metal - Brazil - 6.4/10
201. The Ripper - Addicted To Full Speed
heavy metal/thrash metal - Colombia - 6.4/10
202. Sabateur - Vicious Circle
heavy metal - USA - 6.4/10
203. Dead Otter - Bridge Of Weird
psychedelic rock - UK - 6.4/10
204. Steelballs - Thunder Strikes Again
heavy metal - Argentina - 6.4/10
205. Nightbreed - Beyond Inferno
thrash metal - Greece - 6.3/10
206. Robespierre - Garden of Hell
heavy metal/speed metal - UK - 6.2/10
207. Runner Hell - From The Ashes To Hell
heavy metal - Colombia - 6.0/10
208. ExCx - World Domination
thrash metal - Spain - 6.0/10
209. Oblivion - Resilience
heavy metal/power metal - France - 6.0/10
210. Evil Hunter - Evil Hunter
heavy metal - Spain - 5.9/10
211. Magick Touch - Blades, Chains, Whips & Fire
hardrock - Norway - 5.9/10
212. Kamelot - The Shadow Theory
symphonic power metal - USA - 5.9/10
213. Godsleep - Coming of Age
heavy rock - Greece - 5.7/10
214. Hex Crow - Creatures of the Night
heavy metal - Colombia - 5.6/10
215. Disturbed - Evolution
nu metal/alternative metal - USA - 5.5/10
216. All That Remains - Victim Of The New Disease
metalcore - USA - 5.5/10
217. Earthling Society - MO: The Demon
psychedelic rock - UK - 5.4/10
218. Ibridoma - City Of Ruins
heavy metal/power metal - Italy - 5.4/10
219. Sacral Rage - Beyond Celestial Echoes
heavy metal - Greece - 5.3/10
220. Fast Evil - The Midnight Force
speed metal/heavy metal - Brazil - 5.1/10
221. Preludio Ancestral - Oblivion
symphonic power metal - Argentina - 4.7/10
222. Crownless - Confines Of Silence
power metal - Peru - 4.6/10
223. Neckbeard Deathcamp - White Nationalism Is For Basement Dwelling Losers
black metal - France - 4.5/10
224. Stygian Fair - Panta Rei
heavy metal - Sweden - 4.4/10
225. Peosphoros - Pink Metal
experimental black metal - UK - 3.5/10



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