The Year In Review: 2014

Readers' Top Albums of 2014

1. Exodus
Blood In, Blood Out
  1. Overkill White Devil Armory
  2. Judas Priest Redeemer Of Souls
  3. Accept Blind Rage
  4. Iced Earth Plagues Of Babylon
  5. AC/DC Rock Or Bust
  6. Arch Enemy War Eternal
  7. Sanctuary The Year The Sun Died
  8. Triptykon Melana Chasmata
  9. Opeth Pale Communion
  1. Machine Head Bloodstone & Diamonds
  2. Behemoth The Satanist
  3. Gamma Ray Empire Of The Undead
  4. At The Gates At War With Reality
  5. Mastodon Once More 'Round The Sun
  6. Primal Fear Delivering The Black
  7. Riot Unleash The Fire
  8. Obituary Inked In Blood
  9. Epica The Quantum Enigma
  10. Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain
  11. Vallenfyre Splinters
  12. Helstar This Wicked Nest
  13. Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter
  14. Hatriot Dawn Of The New Centurian
  15. Primordial Where Greater Men Have Fallen
  1. Bloodbath Grand Morbid Funeral
  2. In Flames Siren Charms
  3. Cavalera Conspiracy Pandemonium
  4. Entombed A.D. Back To The Front
  5. Down IV Part II
  6. Evergrey Hymns For The Broken
  7. Black Label Society Catacombs Of The Black Vatican
  8. The Haunted Exit Wounds
  9. Prong Ruining Lives
  10. Sabaton Heroes
  11. Agalloch The Serpent & The Sphere
  12. Insomnium Shadows Of The Dying Sun
  13. Godflesh A World Lit Only By Fire
  14. Grave Digger Return Of The Reaper
  15. Saxon St. George's Day Sacrifice - Live In Manchester
  16. Vader Tibi Et Igni
  17. Flotsam & Jetsam No Place For Disgrace - 2014
  18. Crowbar Symmetry In Black
  19. HammerFall (r)Evolution
  20. The Skull For Those Which Are Asleep
  21. Edguy Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown
  22. Carcass Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel
  23. Iron Savior Rise Of The Hero
  24. Rigor Mortis Slaves To The Grave
  25. Mekong Delta In A Mirror Darkly
  26. Sonata Arctica Pariah's Child
  27. Goatwhore Constricting Rage Of The Merciless
  28. Delain The Human Contradiction
  29. Corrosion Of Conformity IX
  30. Falconer Black Moon Rising
  31. Iron Reagan The Tyranny Of Will
  32. Tankard R.I.B.
  33. Gojira Les Enfants Sauvages
  34. Autopsy Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves
  35. Threshold For The Journey
  36. Electric Wizard Time To Die
  37. Yob Clearing The Path To Ascend
  38. Kataklysm Waiting For The End To Come
  39. Eyehategod Eyehategod
  40. Xandria Sacrificium
  41. Brainstorm Firesoul
  42. Anaal Nathrakh Deisderatum
  43. Meshuggah The Ophidian Trek
  44. Novembers Doom Bled White
  45. Persuader The Fiction Maze
  46. Anubis Gate Horizons
  47. Axel Rudi Pell Into The Storm
  48. Cruachan Blood For The Blood God
  49. Nachtmystium Silencing Machine
  50. Mayhem Esoteric Warfare
  51. Pretty Maids Louder Than Ever
  52. Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo
  53. Within Temptation Hydra
  54. Decapitated Blood Mantra
  55. Septicflesh Titan
  56. Hellyeah Blood For Blood
  57. Stormwarrior Thunder & Steele
  58. Unisonic For The Kingdom
  59. Mors Principium Est Dawn Of The 5th Era
  60. Death Penalty Death Penalty
  61. While Heaven Wept Suspended At Aphelion
  62. Body Count Manslaughter
  63. Eluveitie Origins
  64. Wolfmother New Crown
  65. Grand Magus Triumph And Power
  66. The Lord Weird Slough Feg Digital Resistance
  67. Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution
  68. Wolf Devil Seed
  69. Bigelf Into The Maelstrom
  70. Freedom Call Beyond
  71. Sodom Sacred Warpath
  72. Monster Magnet Milking The Stars: A Reimagining Of Last Patrol
  73. Manowar Kings Of Metal MMXIV
  74. Pallbearer Foundations Of Burden
  75. 1349 Massive Cauldron Of Chaos

BNR Top Albums of 2014

1. Kong
Stern
  1. The Oath The Oath
  2. Godflesh A World Lit Only By Fire
  3. Mantar Death By Burning
  4. Behemoth The Satanist
  5. Exodus Blood In, Blood Out
  6. Agalloch The Serpent & The Sphere
  7. Hail Spirit Noir Oi Magoi
  8. Sanctuary The Year The Sun Died
  9. Death Penalty Death Penalty

In Memoriam


Top Albums By Country

Country '14 % '13 % % Chg
Norway 2.0 6.0 -4.0
USA 36.0 39.0 -3.0
Sweden 15.0 9.0 +6.0
Germany 15.0 10.0 +5.0
Australia 2.0 0.0 +2.0
Poland 3.0 0.0 +3.0
France 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Finland 3.0 7.0 -4.0
England 9.0 15.0 -6.0
Denmark 2.0 2.0 +0.0
Greece 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Canada 2.0 5.0 -3.0
Italy 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Ireland 2.0 0.0 +2.0
Brazil 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Netherlands 3.0 1.0 +2.0
Switzerland 2.0 0.0 +2.0

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