In just under the wire (at least for me) as one of the best metal albums of 2007 is Colors by the band Between the Buried and Me. This was a Christmas present from Josh and his wife, and I’ve been listening to it pretty much nonstop since we got back from Indy. It’s heavily prog and death influenced epic metal: and in parts reminiscent of Mr. Bungle.
You can listen to songs from the album on their MySpace page.
I wasn’t able to find any video from the latest album on YouTube, but here’s the title track of their last release, Alaska: