The Year In Review: 1991

Readers' Top Albums of 1991

1. Metallica
Metallica
  1. Sepultura Arise
  2. Death Human
  3. Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears
  4. Nirvana Nevermind
  5. Overkill Horrorscope
  6. Paradise Lost Gothic
  7. Morbid Angel Abominations Of Desolation
  8. Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
  9. Metal Church The Human Factor
  1. Corrosion Of Conformity Blind
  2. Motorhead 1916
  3. Armored Saint Symbol Of Salvation
  4. Entombed Crawl
  5. Carcass Necroticsm -- Descanting The Insalubrious
  6. Iced Earth Iced Earth
  7. Solitude Aeturnus Into The Depths Of Sorrow
  8. Fates Warning Parallels
  9. Coroner Mental Vortex
  10. Voivod Angel Rat
  11. Savatage Streets: A Rock Opera
  12. Skid Row Slave To The Grind
  13. Dark Angel Time Does Not Heal
  14. Cathedral Forest Of Equilibrium
  15. Pestilence Testimony Of The Ancients
  1. Prong Prove You Wrong
  2. Kyuss Wretch
  3. Atheist Unquestionable Presence
  4. Primus Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
  5. Anacrusis Manic Impressions
  6. Tiamat The Astral Sleep
  7. Unleashed Where No Life Dwells
  8. Type O Negative Slow, Deep And Hard
  9. Bathory Twilight Of The Gods
  10. Meshuggah Contradictions Collapse
  11. Bolt Thrower Cenotaph
  12. Saxon Greatest Hits Live!
  13. Warrior Soul Drugs, God & The New Republic
  14. Sarcofago The Laws Of Scourge
  15. Krokus Stampede
  16. My Dying Bride Symphonaire Infernus Et Spera Empyrium
  17. Gamma Ray Heaven Can Wait
  18. Galactic Cowboys Galactic Cowboys
  19. Raven Architect Of Fear
  20. Skyclad Wayward Sons Of Mother Earth
  21. Cannibal Corpse Butchered At Birth
  22. Rush Roll The Bones
  23. Anthrax Attack Of The Killer B's
  24. Wrathchild America 3-D
  25. Axel Rudi Pell Nasty Reputation

BNR Top Albums of 1991

1. Primus
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
  1. Coroner Mental Vortex
  2. Fear Of God Within The Veil
  3. Pitchshifter Industrial
  4. Anacrusis Manic Impressions
  5. Neurosis The Word As Law
  6. Non-Fiction Preface
  7. Paradise Lost Gothic
  8. Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
  9. Grotus Brown

In Memoriam

  • Steve Clark (Def Leppard) drug overdose, age 30
  • Per Yngve Ohlin (Mayhem) suicide
  • Roger Patterson (Atheist) car accident, age 23

Top Albums By Country

Country '91 % '90 % % Chg
USA 52.0 60.0 -8.0
Germany 4.0 10.0 -6.0
Brazil 4.0 0.0 +4.0
Canada 4.0 2.0 +2.0
Netherlands 2.0 0.0 +2.0
Sweden 10.0 6.0 +4.0
England 20.0 14.0 +6.0
Switzerland 4.0 2.0 +2.0

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