Here is our selection of the 25 best “atmospheric” metal albums to come out of 2018. The list covers only a narrow range of the subgenres of metal music. Having a strong atmospheric tone is the defining thread through the list, and there isn’t much focus on technicality or brutality on most of the albums featured. If any of this intrigues you, follow the link below.
Featuring: Alkymist, Altars of Grief, Avast, Coffin Problem, Deathbell, distances, FÓRN, Grajo, Hegemone, Le kraken, Megaton Leviathan, MESSA, Nadja & Vampillia official, Phantom Winter, Red Apollo, Shallow Grave – Doom, SINISTRO, Slomatics & Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, SONANCE, Sumeru, Sylvaine, Un, Violet Cold, WOWOD, Zommm.