The Year In Review: 2010

Readers' Top Albums of 2010

1. Iron Maiden
The Final Frontier
  1. Overkill Ironbound
  2. Accept Blood Of The Nations
  3. Exodus Exhibit B: The Human Condition
  4. Nevermore The Obsidian Conspiracy
  5. Death Angel Relentless Retribution
  6. Flotsam & Jetsam The Cold
  7. Triptykon Eparistera Daimones
  8. Heathen The Evolution Of Chaos
  9. Forbidden Omega Wave
  1. Helloween 7 Sinners
  2. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
  3. Fear Factory Mechanized
  4. Blind Guardian At The Edge Of Time
  5. Dimmu Borgir Abrahadabra
  6. Ozzy Osbourne Scream
  7. Agalloch Marrow Of The Spirit
  8. Annihilator Annihilator
  9. Motorhead The World Is Yours
  10. Orphaned Land The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR
  11. Volbeat Beyond Hell/Above Heaven
  12. Black Label Society Order Of The Black
  13. Sodom In War And Pieces
  14. Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
  15. High On Fire Snakes For The Divine
  1. Dark Tranquillity We Are The Void
  2. Ihsahn After
  3. Halford Halford IV - Made Of Metal
  4. Cradle Of Filth Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa
  5. Rage Strings To A Web
  6. Danzig Deth Red Sabaoth
  7. Avantasia Wicked Symphony
  8. Atheist Jupiter
  9. Melechesh The Epigenesis
  10. Burzum Belus
  11. Avantasia Angel Of Babylon
  12. Therion Sitra Ahra
  13. Armored Saint La Raza
  14. Scorpions Sting In The Tail
  15. Soilwork The Panic Broadcast
  16. Gamma Ray To The Metal!
  17. Witchery Witchkrieg
  18. Cathedral The Guessing Game
  19. Immolation Majesty And Decay
  20. Ghost Opus Eponymous
  21. Misery Index Heirs To Thievery
  22. Darkthrone Circle The Wagons
  23. Megadeth Rust In Peace Live
  24. The Sword Warp Riders
  25. Grand Magus Hammer Of The North
  26. Mekong Delta Intersections
  27. Circle II Circle Consequence Of Power
  28. Charred Walls Of The Damned Charred Walls Of The Damned
  29. Godsmack The Oracle
  30. Nachtmystium Addicts: Black Meddle Part 2
  31. Soulfly Omen
  32. Watain Lawless Darkness
  33. Enforcer Diamonds
  34. Grave Digger The Clans Will Rise Again
  35. Killing Joke Absolute Dissent
  36. Helstar Glory Of Chaos
  37. Kamelot Poetry For The Poisoned
  38. Jon Oliva's Pain Festival
  39. Unleashed As Yggdrasil Trembles
  40. Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
  41. Rotting Christ Aealo
  42. Dio Dio At Donington UK: Live 1983 & 1987
  43. Electric Wizard Black Masses
  44. The Lord Weird Slough Feg The Animal Spirits
  45. Disturbed Asylum
  46. Blaze Promise And Terror
  47. Krokus Hoodoo
  48. Kataklysm Heaven's Venom
  49. Tankard Vol(l)ume 14
  50. Malevolent Creation Invidious Dominion
  51. Sigh Scenes From Hell
  52. Airbourne No Guts, No Glory
  53. Cynic Re-traced
  54. Metallica Six Feet Down Under
  55. Rhapsody Of Fire The Frozen Tears Of Angels
  56. Deftones Diamond Eyes
  57. Hail Of Bullets On Divine Winds
  58. Mar De Grises Streams Inwards
  59. Labyrinth Return To Heaven Denied Pt II
  60. Triptykon Shatter
  61. Korn III - Remember Who You Are
  62. Borknagar Universal
  63. Finntroll Nifelvind
  64. Stone Sour Audio Secrecy
  65. Pro-Pain Absolute Power
  66. Spiritual Beggars Return To Zero
  67. All That Remains For We Are Many
  68. Angra Aqua
  69. The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
  70. Kingdom Of Sorrow Behind The Blackest Tears
  71. Jorn Dio
  72. Tank (Tucker/Evans version) War Machine
  73. Anacrusis Hindsight
  74. Solefald Norrøn Livskunst
  75. Vanden Plas The Seraphic Clockwork

BNR Top Albums of 2010

1. The Vision Bleak
Set Sail To Mystery
  1. Ghost Opus Eponymous
  2. Triptykon Eparistera Daimones
  3. Motorhead The World Is Yours
  4. Angst Skvadron Sweet Poison
  5. Nachtmystium Addicts: Black Meddle Part 2
  6. Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
  7. Momentum Fixation, At Rest
  8. Agalloch Marrow Of The Spirit
  9. Therion Sitra Ahra

In Memoriam


Top Albums By Country

Country '10 % '09 % % Chg
Norway 8.0 2.0 +6.0
USA 41.0 42.0 -1.0
Japan 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Italy 2.0 1.0 +1.0
Germany 13.0 7.0 +6.0
Sweden 10.0 12.0 -2.0
Australia 1.0 1.0 +0.0
England 10.0 7.0 +3.0
Brazil 2.0 1.0 +1.0
Canada 2.0 7.0 -5.0
Finland 1.0 8.0 -7.0
Switzerland 3.0 0.0 +3.0
Denmark 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Greece 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Netherlands 1.0 4.0 -3.0
Chile 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Israel 2.0 0.0 +2.0

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