Top 10 Metal Albums of 2013: Part 2

Top 10 Metal Albums of 2013: Part 2
Gorguts - Colored Sands

In our first look at the top metal releases of 2013, we checked out oddities from rock-infused sludge mongers to groundbreaking shoegazing black metal. We enjoyed a comforting reminder that Motörhead will always be Motörhead, and weighed down our souls with the sonic violence of Nails and Exhumed. If 2013's heavy offerings have been anything, they've been eclectic.

In part two, we find ourselves running rampant through the sub-genre circus, enjoying greatness across the board. Join us, won't you?

See also: Top 10 Metal Albums of 2013: Part 1

6. Power Trip - Manifest Decimation

While the lion's share of contemporary thrash groups have been inadvertently pummeling a once beloved and revered genre into the realm of novelty by moshing for pizza and screaming about partying, Power Trip dropped Manifest Decimation this year. This thrashsterpiece is the album everyone has been waiting for since Metallica handed Mustaine his walking papers and Anthrax planted little Limp Bizkit seedlings with its Public Enemy collabo.


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