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Better Late Then Never: Top 30 Of 2010

At least i beat the full staff list. There were so many albums i wanted rto check out but didn't rhave time. But out of the ones i've heard rthese are my favorites.
30Tame Impala
Innerspeaker
29The Budos Band
The Budos Band III
28High on Fire
Snakes for the Divine
27modernsextrash
penumbra
26Bad Religion
30 Years Live


This totally conveys the emotion of their live shows, which i have never been a part of but after listening to this I'm gonna have to go
25Xavier Rudd
Koonyum Sun
24 Alexisonfire
Dog's Blood


Was way better and Old Crows/ Young Cardinals, however i was hoping for a LP but this will have to do for now.
23Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and John Frusciante


Two guitar gods!!!! How could this be bad?Hmmmmm
22Cloudkicker
Beacons
21Brandon Boyd
The Wild Trapeze


Nothing really like Incubus, and that's what i like about it. He was able to take just enough from Incubus to make it recognizable, but different enough to make his own. It's more alt/indie than Incubus, and the lyrics make the album.
20Kusudama
Jazz TV (EP)


Kind of the same thinking as Kvelertak, but with Metal and Jazz. A bit harder to combine but Kusudama did it wonderfully. The transitions are pretty much flawless, i just want an actually LP.
19Bison B.C.
Dark Ages
18The Dead Weather
Sea of Cowards
17Murder By Death
Good Morning, Magpie
16Foals
Total Life Forever
15Rosetta
A Determinism Of Morality


Post-metal, in my opinion, has a tenancy of dragging on and not really capturing me. However, this album has just the right enough amount of heaviness and emotion to really suck me in. Did not see this coming but i'm glad that i did.
14The Sword
Warp Riders
13Titus Andronicus
The Monitor


Against Me+Japandroids=Win
12Girl Talk
All Day


Girl Talk is never bad
11The Damned Things
Ironiclast


If anyone would have told me before 2010that Every Time I Die, Anthrax, and Fall Out Boy made a band that it would be not only catchy but also good i would have been very skeptical. but upon hearing this it's super heavy, southern rocky, and fun. It took the catchy southern rock sound of Every Time I Die, the catchyness of Fall Out Boy and the speed of Anthrax and together it came out really good.
10Coheed and Cambria
Year of the Black Rainbow


It's defiantly not their strongest, but it's still a great album. Chris kills it on this album and think pushes the rest of the band to be better.
9Maps and Atlases
Perch Patchwork
8Big Boi
Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty


The man was in Outkast. I mean really?? I hate when people say that Big Boi climbed out of Andre 3000's shadow and made a great album. He has always been just as good for better than Mr. 3000 anyway. Who else has a flow like him. He's amazing.
7Deftones
Diamond Eyes
6Kvelertak
Kvelertak


I never though a band could successfully combine hardcore and black metal. I mean they're both close, but soo different it would have to take a special band to take the highlights of each genre and meld together. It makes sense that the Norwegians would be able to do it.
5The Dillinger Escape Plan
Option Paralysis


The Dillinger Escape Plan has this knack for being really complicated and super aggressive, while seeming to be a tad unfocused. In Option Paralysis they were able be just as aggressive and complex, while really focusing in on what they wanted to convey. And they really created a whopper of an album. With every song having it's own twists and turns, and the listener really never sees whats coming. It's was a pleasant surprise and i' glad i was able to find it for $7.
4Mumford & Sons
Sigh No More


Mumford & Sons blew up in 2010 with their debut Sigh No More, and rightfully so. Many times a band will get a lot of recognition without really deserving it. This is not the case with sigh no more. It has a full sound without being weighed down and all the musicians are mushed together. This is a great album and i hope to hear a lot more from these guys.
3Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


Many times when an album has a lot of hype attached to it, it has a tenancy to fall flat. This is not the case with this album. When Kanye finally takes a step back to make musically layered beats and stop trying to make a statement, he ends up making one and shows that he's actually musically gifted.
2The Black Keys
Brothers


I have been taken aback by these guys for a while. And with this album they have taken their sound to a totally different place. The use of more effects than their other albums is apparent, and really pays off for them here. It's great to hear these guys grow as a band. With that said i hope that there's another blakroc album coming out soon.
1Poney
Seamyth


This is one of the only albums of 2010 that i couldn't get enough of. It's it's got the groove of psychedelic post-hardcore, the heaviness of metal, and the grit of skater punk while adding hints of everything in between. The rhythm section, consisting of two percussionists and a bassist, takes this band to a whole new level. For being free on poneyrock.com it's totally worth a listen. Velvet Coil (Sea Serpents) and Unholy Speed rock my socks
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