albums The Best Helmet Albums of All Time  

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Helmet are known to many as one of the best alternative metal bands of their time. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Helmet albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This Helmet discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Helmet albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Helmet singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Helmet album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Helmet album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Helmet album of all time?" or "What are the top Helmet albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Despite numerous personnel changes throughout the band's career, Helmet has released some great albums and have established themselves as a mainstay of alternative metal. Some of their most notable albums include Meantime and Betty.

This list of popular Helmet albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting any albums down accordingly.

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Betty


Betty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Helmet Albums of All Time
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Artist: Helmet

Release Date: 1994

Producer: Todd Ray

Tracks: Street Crab, Wilma's Rainbow, Wilma’s Rainbow, I Know, The Silver Hawaiian, + more

Genres (Music): Noise rock, Avant-garde metal, Alternative metal, Post-hardcore, Post-metal, + more

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Meantime


Meantime is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Helmet Albums of All Time
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Artist: Helmet

Release Date: 1992

Producer: Steve Albini

Tracks: Ironhead, FBLA II, You Borrowed, He Feels Bad, Unsung, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:57

Genres (Music): Noise rock, Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Post-hardcore, Groove metal

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Aftertaste


Aftertaste is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Helmet Albums of All Time
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Artist: Helmet

Release Date: 1997

Producer: Dave Sardy

Tracks: Diet Aftertaste, Driving Nowhere, Like I Care, Insatiable, Crisis King, + more

Length (mins): 00:40:54

Genres (Music): Noise rock, Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Post-hardcore, Groove metal

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Strap It On


Strap It On is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Helmet Albums of All Time
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Artist: Helmet

Release Date: 1990

Tracks: Murder, Rude, FBLA, Repetition, Make Room, + more

Length (mins): 00:30:51

Genres (Music): Noise rock, Alternative rock, Hardcore punk, Alternative metal, Post-hardcore

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