That Metal Show: Top 5 Albums Of 2013

Christmas is almost here and shortly after comes New Year’s so there’s no better time to look back at the year’s music releases in hopes of finding some stocking stuffers for your holiday season. 2013 was a banner year for hard rock and heavy metal with such legends as Black Sabbath, Motorhead and Voivod releasing great new records, strong showings from newer bands like Scorpion Child, The Winery Dogs and Noctum and tons of great releases in the underground metal community as well. We asked That Metal Show hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson what their favorite albums of the year were so click through the following pages to see what they were rocking out to in 2013. It’s already looking like 2014 will be an epic year with That Metal Show returning to New York City on January 18th so don’t forget to tune in to VH1 Classic every Saturday night for the only show on television about all things hard rock and heavy metal and have a great holiday season.

Eddie Trunk
1. The Winery Dogs s/t (Loud & Proud Records)
2. Alter Bridge Fortress (Roadrunner Records)
3. Black Star Riders All Hell Breaks Loose (Nuclear Blast)
4. Buckcherry Confessions (Century Media)
5. Scorpion Child s/t (Nuclear Blast)

Jim Florentine
1. Black Sabbath 13 (Universal)
2. Clutch Earth Rocker (Weathermaker Music)
3. Hatebreed The Divinity of Purpose (Razor & Tie)
4. Motorhead Aftershock (UDR)
5. Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1 (Prospect Park)

Don Jamieson
1. Motorhead Aftershock (UDR)
2. Saxon Sacrifice (UDR)
3. Sodom Epitome Of Torture (SPV)
4. Noctum Final Sacrifice (Metal Blade Records)
5. Gunfire-N-Sodomy s/t EP