BRISTOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: A record dealer in Wanted Records in St Nicholas Market puts on a vinyl record on the shop's turntable on October 14, 2015 in Bristol, England. Although sales of vinyl records declined dramatically with the introduction of digital formats such as CDs and downloads it is now seen as a premium product and sales this year in the UK of newly pressed LP records on vinyl are expected to top 2million double what they were in 2014.

We’re taking a look back at our favorite memories of the past year. Check out all of our lists here!

Jaxon’s 10 Favorite Albums of 2017 (in alphabetical order)

Black Map – In Droves

eOne Music

Chris Stapleton – From a Room: Volume 2

Mercury Nashville

Foo Fighters – Concrete and Gold

RCA Records

In This Moment – Ritual

Atlantic Records / Roadrunner Records

Marilyn Manson – Heaven Upside Down

Concord Music Group

Mastodon – Emperor of Sand

Reprise Records

Metallica – Hardwired… To Self-Destruct*

Blackened Recordings

Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains


Royal Blood – How Did We Get So Dark?

Warner Bros. Records

Stone Sour – Hydrograd

Roadrunner Records


(*Hardwired was released late last year, but it was one of the most played albums of 2017! Plus, it’s Metallica. They should be on the list every year no matter what.)