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Shad-death of 2016

In a year that saw so many icons in the music industry pass away, it seems morbidly appropriate that it was also the strongest year in death metal since at least 2013, if not, 2009. Top 25 have descriptions, rest genres only mostly.
75Kendrick Lamar
untitled unmastered.


hip-hop
74Convulsing
Errata


dm (also sort of Ulcerate-y)
73Solothus
No King Reigns Eternal


death/doom
72Muncie Girls
From Caplan to Belsize


punk
71Garroted
In the Court of Nyarlathotep


dm
70Interment
Scent of the Buried


dm
69Royce da 5'9
Tabernacle: Trust The Shooter


hip-hop -> genre as a whole sucked a bag of dicks this year largely
68Belgrado
Obraz


post-punk
67Signals Midwest
At This Age


punk/indie
66Abra
Princess


r&b/electronic
65Cancer Spreading
Ghastly Visions


dm
64Dinosaur Jr.
Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not


alternative -> needs more ambition like Beyond and Farm
63Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Leaves


folk
62Turbostaat
Abalonia


post-punk/punk
61Krypts
Remnants of Expansion


death/doom
60Inverloch
Distance | Collapsed


death/doom
59Anicon
Exegeses


bm
58Ritual Chamber
Obscurations (To Feast On The Seraphim)


death/doom
57The Body
No One Deserves Happiness


sludge/experimental
56Preoccupations
Preoccupations


post-punk -> this band has like two s/t albums tho wtf is happening
55The Lion's Daughter
Existence Is Horror


hardcore/sludge
54Zhrine
Unortheta


black/death
53Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool


alternative -> yeah this had to be on here
52The Mission
Another Fall from Grace


goth/post-punk
51Coffin Dust
Everything Is Dead


dm
50Warpaint
Heads Up


indie/post-punk -> comeback after the s/t, not quite as good as The Fool though
49Horrified (UK)
Of Despair


dm
48Dead Congregation
Sombre Doom


death/doom
47Banks
The Altar


r&b/electronic -> love this woman of course and wish i could've put this higher, but just a bit too inconsistent
46Ripper (CL)
Experiment of Existence


thrash/dm
45King Dude
Sex


folk/post-punk
44Soft Kill
Choke


post-punk/gothic
43Darkthrone
Arctic Thunder


metal/bm/whatever the fuck
42Erica Freas
Patient Ones


folk
41Phobocosm
Bringer Of Drought


death/doom
40Death Fortress
Deathless March of the Unyielding


bm
39Turnip King
Laika


post-punk/shoegaze
38Solange
A Seat At The Table


soul/r&b/pop -> she's a smooth operator fosho
37Agnes Obel
Citizen Of Glass


folk/classical
36Forteresse
Thèmes pour la Rébellion


bm -> quebecois superiority jams
35Sewercide
Immortalized In Suffering


dm
34Tinashe
Nightride


r&b/pop -> girl got me goin'
33Deathspell Omega
The Synarchy of Molten Bones


bm/avant-garde
32Neurosis
Fires Within Fires


post-metal
31Voidspawn
Pyrrhic


dm
30Setentia
Darkness Transcend


dm (Ulcerate-y)
29Paws
No Grace


punk/indie
28Negative Standards
Fetters


hardcore/crust/sludge
27Se Delan
Drifter


progressive/post-punk
26Slaughterday
Laws Of The Occult


dm
25Funebrarum
Exhumation of the Ancient


dm -> it's Funebrarum, it's death metal, you'll like it, 'nuff said
24Elemantra
Foreign Breath


emo/alternative/shoegaze -> sputnik user aoty as far as i'm concerned, catchy af
23Putrisect/Scorched
Final State of Existence


dm -> quality split from both bands, very overlooked
22Reptilian
Perennial Void Traverse


dm -> from Norway, need i say more?
21Midnight Faces
Heavenly Bodies


post-punk/dream pop -> this is very much the album that Wild Nothing should've released
20Witch Vomit
A Scream from the Tomb Below


dm -> similar description to Scorched
19Inquisition
Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The


bm -> better vocals (especially when listening all the way through), still killer riffs
18Pinkshinyultrablast
Grandfeathered


shoegaze -> infusing some of the crunch from their first EP back into their sound, works wonders
17Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree


RIP Nick's son, like damn
16Scorched (USA-DE)
Echoes of Dismemberment


dm -> no-nonsense, horror-themed, Autopsy influenced
15Howls of Ebb
Cursus Impasse: The Pendlomic Vows


dm/avant-garde/bm -> more limbonic hymns of eeriness
14Brutally Deceased
Satanic Corpse


dm -> in retrospect, this might end up higher; simply brilliant old school Swedish worship (yeah this would seem to be tired by now, but not here) with a healthy dose of excellent melodies
13Stiu Nu Stiu
Fake End


post-punk/post-metal/goth -> another exemplary showing from these Swedish gloom masterers
12Fossil Youth
A Glimpse of Self Joy


pop-punk/emo -> some absolutely wonderful melodies on this
11David Bowie
Blackstar


no genre necessary, more importantly RIP to one of the true greats of all time
10Emily Jane White
They Moved in Shadow All Together


folk -> dark and foreboding, perfect for playing when you're snowed in
9Boilerman
Feel Ways About Stuff


punk -> well if i can't get a Dillinger Four record nowadays, this will certainly work fine in substitution
8Zealotry
The Last Witness


dm -> eclipsed The Charnel Expanse, another must for the Demilich enthusiast
7Pup
The Dream Is Over


punk/pop-punk -> another snotty, delinquent album from one of the better bands in the genre currently
6Cadaveric Fumes
Dimensions Obscure


dm -> if Hum was a death metal band, this might be what they come up with
5Chthe'ilist
Le Dernier Crépuscule


dm -> this wore off some people, i still think it's one of the best attempts at Demilich-ism that one could possibly hope for
4White Lung
Paradise


punk/post-punk -> embracing their post-punk influences and adding a new level of catchiness via more outstanding Kenneth William guitar heroics
3Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


dm -> nearly reaching the heights of Everything Is Fire
2Blood Incantation
Starspawn


dm -> lead track is one of the best dm songs you'll hear in the 21st century
1Vektor
Terminal Redux


thrash -> from some other dimension as of yet unlearned by the masses
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