2019 has pretty much come to a close, so you know that that means – a whole load of year round-ups!
We polled our entire team of critics (check out all of our contributors' individual lists here) and the results are in!
You already know that Tool took the number one slot, but who came second? Here are the 20 albums that defined the year...
To see the full list of the 50 best albums of the year, check out the current issue of Hammer – find your nearest copy here (opens in new tab).