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Dom Lawson's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

Metal Hammer's Dom Lawson picks his favourite "metal or metal-related" albums of the year

It's that time of year again where we count down the best albums of the year! We've already chosen and ranked our top 50 metal albums of 2016, but in this very special edition of Iron Sandwich, beardy weirdy Dom Lawson reveals his own personal top ten records of the past 12 months.

From the "big, epic, soulful extreme metal" of Bolzer, to the "emotional, melodramatic music" of Evergrey, to the "adventurous, bold" new album from Opeth – these are the ten records Dom reckons you need to blast directly into your earholes at full volume.

He also responds to a letter from a reader about Dom's 7/10 review of the latest Metallica album, so there's that.


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