‘Happy Newyear’ from ‘The Metal Resource’, Staff Picks: The Top 10 Best Albums of 2018


First of all, Happy Newyear, wishing you all a healthy, blessed and prosperous 2019!

Thanks for your support over the past year, we really appreciate that. The past year has brought us loads of decent new releases, new bands and nice concerts/festivals. We expect that 2019 will be even better! The next year will be the 13th. year of ‘The Metal Resource’.

Anyway, a little bit later then expected: But we are having each staff member of our team list their choices for The Top 10 Best Albums Of 2018 (In no particular order). Unfortunately, not everything is delivered on time, so as you can see below there are missing a few top-10 lists. 


Hamferð – Támsins likam
Azusa – Heavy Yoke
Suicidal Tendencies – STill Cyco Punk After All These Years
Wisdom in Chains – Nothing In Nature Respects Weakness
Nita Strauss – Controlled Chaos
Slapshot – Make America Hate Again
BillyBio – Feed the Fire
October Bird of Death – Assemble
Grave Robber – Escaping the Grave
In Vain – Currents

 (The below list of albums made it to my favourite)

Fleshkiller – “Awaken”
Yossi Sassi & The Oriental Rock Orchestra – “Illusion of Choice”
My Silent Wake – “There was Death”
Taking the Head of Goliath – self-titled (ep)
Gary Lenaire – “No Time Now”
Impending Doom – “The Sin and Doom Vol II”
R.A.I.D. – “The Strong Survive”
The Skull – “The Endless Road Turns Dark”
Perpetual Paranoia – “The Reapers”
Kalidia– “The Frozen Throne”

(Here is my top ten, from 10 to 01)

10. Disciple – “Long Live The Rebels”
09. Crushing The Deceiver – “Self-titled”
08. Stryper – “God Damn Evil”
07. Bride – “Snake Eyes”
06. Dens – “No Small Tempest”
05. Angel’s Fire – “O Conto”
04. Bismoth – “Psalmic Peace”
03. Sleeping Giant – “I Am”
02. Outrage A.D. – “New Blood”
01. Tourniquet – “Gazing At Medusa”


Silent Planet – When The End Began
Leonov – Wake
Vein – Errorzone
Azusa – Heavy Yoke
Rivers of Nihil – Where Owls Know My Name
Rolo Tomassi – Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It
Ozay Moore – In the Wake of O
Drottnar – Monolith
Andy Mineo – I: The Arrow / II: The Sword
Tobe Nwigwe – The Originals / More Originals


Orphaned Land – “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiah”
Stryper – “God Damn Evil”
My Silent Wake – “There Was Death”
Amorphis – “Queen of Time”
Azusa – “Heavy Yoke”
Enemy Inside “Phoenix”
The Skull – “The Endless Road Turns Dark”
LEAH – “The Quest”
Monotheist – “Scourge”
Dark Sarah – “The Golden Moth”



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