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03.27.14 201312.31.12 2012 Top 50: Pop-rock-m/ Et Al.
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2012 Top 50: Pop-rock-m/ Et Al.

My top albums for 2012.
50Children of Nova
Impossible Landscape


alt/progressive rock
49Rust [SWE]
Damned Hellish Voids


black metal/thrash
48Hands Like Houses
Ground Dweller


alt rock/post-hardcore
47The Sorrow
Misery Escape


metalcore
46Nine Covens
On The Dawning Of Light


atmospheric black metal
45Narrows
Painted


hardcore - "It's the Water" rules.
44Killing Joke
MMXII


post-punk/industrial - "Rapture" is awesome.
43Bat For Lashes
The Haunted Man


indie pop - slow burner. "Laura" is one of her best ever tracks but this wasn't as consistent as her last 2 albums for me.
42Gojira
L'Enfant Sauvage


dm/progressive
41A Fine Frenzy
Pines


pop/folk
40Amanda Jenssen
Hymns for the Haunted


pop/jazz
39Meshuggah
Koloss


progressive metal
38Circa Survive
Violent Waves


alt/post-hardcore - "Suitcase" a great track.
37Birdy
Birdy


pop/folk
36Missy Higgins
The Ol' Razzle Dazzle


indie pop
35Wolves At The Gate
Captors


post-hardcore
34Marina and The Diamonds
Electra Heart


pop
33When Woods Make Graves
This Forest That Will Eclipse The Sky


atmospheric black metal - this guy had 5 releases this year
32Addaura
Burning for the Ancient


atmospheric black metal
31The Kill
Make 'em Suffer


oz grind
30Katatonia
Dead End Kings


Another consistent release of their brand of alt rock/metal.
29Garbage
Not Your Kind Of People


Return to form. "Man on a Wire" the standout.
28The Devin Townsend Project
Epicloud


Like this more than his last 2 efforts, more like the poppy addicted.
27Atoma
Skylight


atmospheric rock/metal - no tracks really stick in my mind but I really enjoy this every time I play it.
26When Woods Make Graves
This Patch Of Dirt Where Nothing Grows


atmospheric black metal
25Greenleaf
Nest of Vipers


stoner rock - "Case of Fidelity" is an awesome track
24 Bury Tomorrow
The Of Crowns


metalcore - great cleans
23As I Lay Dying
Awakened


metalcore - another consistent, catchy release by them
22Dragged Into Sunlight
WidowMaker


atmospheric black metal/doom - their debut is one of my favourite albums so this slower, lighter output was somewhat of a disappointment but still a quality release.
21Drudkh
Eternal Turn of the Wheel


atmospheric black metal - return to form
20Pig Destroyer
Book Burner


Flat/vocals production were initially a turn off but this ended up being a enjoyable album.
19Neurosis
Honor Found in Decay


post-metal - not as consistent nor the same overbearing atmosphere as their last 8 albums but still a quality release.
18Napalm Death
Utilitarian


"The Wolf I Feed" rules.
17Sent By Ravens
Mean What You Say


alt rock
16Alcest
Les Voyages De L Ame


blackgaze - great crescendos
15Enslaved
RIITIIR


progressive black metal - not as consistent as their last 5 albums but still some outstanding tracks.
14Converge
All We Love We Leave Behind


Another consistent release but a bit of been there done that about it.
13Karcavul
Rawctaver


blackened sludge/doom - more like how dragged into sunlight used to sound
12Rahu
The Quest for the Vajra of Shadows


atmospheric black metal - distinct sound
11Ash Borer
Cold of Ages


atmospheric black metal - cleaner production took some adjusting for what is an epic album
10Butterfly Boucher
Butterfly Boucher


indie pop
9Poets of the Fall
Temple of Thought


rock - outstanding title track
8Young Guns
Bones


alt rock - great vocals
7Delta Goodrem
Child Of The Universe


bitchdiva has made a great pop album - "Touch, No Communication + Control" best tracks.
6Nachtmystium
Silencing Machine


black metal/pyschedelic - very consistent, catchy album. "And I Control You" best track.
5Lana Del Rey
Born to Die


brooding, emotive pop with many standouts.
4Ellie Goulding
Halcyon


infectious pop - "Only You, In My City, My Blood + Hanging On" massive standouts.
3Anberlin
Vital


ridic catchy alt rock - "Intentions, Little Tyrants + Modern Age" best tracks.
2Anathema
Weather Systems


Not as consistent as WHBWH but has even better standouts. "Untouchable, Pt. 1" for song of the year.
1Deftones
Koi No Yokan


Incredibly consistent band. "Poltergeist, Entombed + Rosemary" best tracks.
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