The Year In Review: 1999

Readers' Top Albums of 1999

1. Testament
The Gathering
  1. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black
  2. Machine Head The Burning Red
  3. In Flames Colony
  4. Slipknot Slipknot
  5. Mercyful Fate 9
  6. Megadeth Risk
  7. Overkill Coverkill
  8. Gamma Ray Powerplant
  9. Dream Theater Scenes From A Memory
  1. Children Of Bodom Tokyo Warhearts - Live In Japan
  2. Emperor IX Equilibrium
  3. Iced Earth Melancholy
  4. Anathema Judgement
  5. Static-X Wisconsin Death Trip
  6. Type O Negative World Coming Down
  7. Arch Enemy Burning Japan Live
  8. Opeth Still Life
  9. Metallica S&M
  10. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence
  11. Motorhead Everything Louder Than Everyone Else
  12. Korn Issues
  13. Grip Inc. Solidify
  14. Neurosis Times Of Grace
  15. Immortal At The Heart Of Winter
  1. Moonspell The Butterfly Effect
  2. Samael Eternal
  3. Virgin Steele The House Of Atreus Act I
  4. Annihilator Criteria For A Black Widow
  5. Dimmu Borgir Spiritual Black Dimensions
  6. Dark Tranquillity Projector
  7. Stormtroopers Of Death Bigger Than The Devil
  8. My Dying Bride The Light At The End Of The World
  9. Therion The Crowning Of Atlantis
  10. Primal Fear Jaws Of Death
  11. Skinlab Disembody: The New Flesh
  12. Cannibal Corpse Bloodthirst
  13. Hypocrisy Hypocrisy
  14. Coal Chamber Chamber Music
  15. Rage Ghosts
  16. Iron Savior Interlude
  17. Yngwie Malmsteen Alchemy
  18. Lacuna Coil In A Reverie
  19. Rage Against The Machine The Battle Of Los Angeles
  20. Tiamat Skeleton Skeletron
  21. Witchery Dead, Hot And Ready
  22. Kreator Endorama
  23. Edguy Theater Of Salvation
  24. Black Label Society Sonic Brew
  25. Danzig 6:66 Satan's Child
  26. Marduk Panzer Division Marduk
  27. Sevendust Home
  28. Cradle Of Filth From The Cradle To Enslave
  29. Biohazard New World Disorder
  30. Katatonia Tonight's Decision
  31. Napalm Death Leaders Not Followers
  32. Suicidal Tendencies Freedumb
  33. Skyclad Vintage Whine
  34. Satyricon Rebel Extravaganza
  35. Pro-Pain Act Of God
  36. Sodom Code Red
  37. Six Feet Under Maximum Violence
  38. God Dethroned Bloody Blasphemy
  39. Memory Garden Verdict Of Posterity
  40. Queensryche Q2K
  41. Sonata Arctica Ecliptica
  42. Grave Digger Excalibur
  43. Ministry Dark Side Of The Spoon
  44. Royal Hunt Fear
  45. Today Is The Day In The Eyes Of God
  46. Steel Prophet Dark Hallucinations
  47. Nocturnal Rites The Sacred Talisman
  48. Rotting Christ Sleep Of The Angels
  49. Candlemass From The 13th Sun
  50. Michael Schenker Group The Unforgiven
  51. White Skull Tales From The North
  52. Pretty Maids Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Overdoing
  53. Saxon Metalhead
  54. New Eden Obscure Master Plan
  55. Agent Steel The Omega Conspiracy
  56. Crematory Act Seven
  57. Angel Dust Bleed
  58. Helloween Metal Jukebox
  59. Metal Church Masterpeace
  60. Drain S.T.H. Freaks Of Nature
  61. Paradise Lost Host
  62. Kenziner The Prophecies
  63. Powerman 5000 Tonight The Stars Revolt!
  64. Manowar Hell On Stage
  65. In The Woods ... Strange In Stereo
  66. Bruce Dickinson Scream For Me Brazil
  67. Darkstar Heart Of Darkness
  68. Amon Amarth The Avenger
  69. Sinergy Beware The Heavens
  70. Flotsam & Jetsam Unnatural Selection
  71. Rammstein Live Aus Berlin
  72. Godflesh Us And Them
  73. Demons & Wizards Demons & Wizards
  74. Summoning Stronghold
  75. Ancient Det Glemte Riket

BNR Top Albums of 1999

1. Notre Dame
Le Theatre Du Vampire
  1. Tristania Beyond The Veil
  2. Candlemass From The 13th Sun
  3. Root The Book
  4. Lux Occulta My Guardian Anger
  5. Tal Dorgar Zero To Nowhere
  6. Sigh Scenario IV: Dread Dreams
  7. Slipknot Slipknot
  8. Neurosis Times Of Grace
  9. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Twilight Of The Idols

In Memoriam


Top Albums By Country

Country '99 % '98 % % Chg
Sweden 16.0 16.0 +0.0
Finland 4.0 4.0 +0.0
Netherlands 1.0 2.7 -1.7
Austria 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Italy 2.0 2.7 -0.7
USA 39.0 33.3 +5.7
Norway 6.0 4.0 +2.0
Germany 13.0 9.3 +3.7
England 11.0 10.7 +0.3
Canada 1.0 4.0 -3.0
Denmark 3.0 4.0 -1.0
Switzerland 1.0 1.3 -0.3
Greece 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Portugal 1.0 1.3 -0.3

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