As the '90s came to a close, 1999 saw the bands on our top 10 list in various stages of their career. Emperor were toward the end of theirs, while Dillinger Escape Plan were just getting started. More than a decade later, most of the bands are still pumping out quality material. Topping our list was Nevermore, who really hit their stride with Dreaming Neon Black. Check out our complete list of the best metal albums released in 1999.
Here are my other lists of the Best Heavy Metal CDs of the 1990s: