How about just a general MPF's album reviews thread? That way you're not limited to the year, you can just give us batches of reviews of current albums around the general time they release.
Brocas Helm/Hatchet/Exmortus/Midnight Chaser 11/22
High on Fire/Kvelertak 12/12
Exodus/Nails/Hellfire (???) 12/20
Neurosis/Bl'ast!/YOB (???) 12/29