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05.26.09 Metalcore Ranked05.16.09 Private Stock
05.14.09 Title Tracks05.14.09 Last Three Months

2009 2009 2009

Absolutely amazing year for music. Song Recs for the top 10.
1Ulcerate
Everything is Fire


Drown Within, We are Nil, Caecus, Everything is Fire...the whole album is crushing and jaw-dropping. Easy pick for Album of the Year. 4.5-5
2fun.
Aim and Ignite


Be Calm, All the Pretty Girls, Light a Roman Candle with Me, the Gambler. 4.5
3The Red Chord
Fed through the Teeth Machine


Demoralizer, Hour of Rats, Floating Through the Vein, Mouth full of Precious Stones. 4.5
4Horse the Band
Desperate Living


Cloudwalker, Desperate Living, Horse the Song, Arrive. 4
5maudlin of the Well
Part the Second


Excerpt from 6,000,000,000,000 Miles Before the First, or, the Revisitation of the Blue Ghost; Rose Quartz turning to Glass, Laboratories of the Invisible World 4
6Paul Dempsey
Everything is True


Bats, Fast Friends, Have you Fallen out of Love, Safety in Numbness. 4-5. This might rise up with even more listens actually.
7the Arusha Accord
the Echo Verse


Dead to Me, the New Face of Revenge, the Resurgent. 4
8Mew
No more Stories


Introducing palace prayers, Repeaterbeater, Silas the Magic Car. 4
9 BATS
Red In Tooth & Claw


Gamma Ray Burst: Second Date, Credulous! Credulous!, The Cruel Sea, Shadow Fucking. 4
10Maybeshewill
Sing the word Hope in four-part Harmony


This Time Last Year, How to Have Sex with a Ghost, Our History will be What we Make of It. 4
11Irepress
Sol Eye Sea I


4
12Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion


4
13the Dear Hunter
Act III: Life and Death


4
14Anaal Nathrakh
In the Constellation of the Black Widow


4
15Exivious
Exivious


4
16Converge
Axe to Fall


3.5
17Every Time I Die
New Junk Aesthetic


3.5
18P.O.S.
Never Better


3.5
19Orphans of Cush
White Noize


3.5
20Cave In
Planets of Old


3.5
21 Honorable Mentions
In no particular order


Albums that didn't quite make the cut, but still deserved mentioning
22Defeater
Lost Ground


4.5. Woulda been top 20 if it weren't an EP
23Lions Lions
From What We Believe


3 Way better than I thought it would be.
24Panopticon
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Not Sure on the Rating, but a great follow up
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