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5.0 classic
Abigor Orkblut - The Retaliation
Acrostichon Engraved In Black
Autechre Exai
Autechre Chiastic Slide
Autechre Tri Repetae
Autechre Amber
Autopsy Severed Survival
Autopsy Mental Funeral
Autopsy Fiend for Blood
Autopsy Retribution for the Dead
Bad Religion How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
Bad Religion No Control
Bad Religion Against the Grain
Bad Religion Generator
Bad Religion Recipe for Hate
Bad Religion Stranger Than Fiction
Bathory Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Bathory The Return of the Darkness and Evil
Beastmilk Climax
Beherit Drawing Down the Moon
Ben Frost By the Throat
Black Magic Wizard's Spell
Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal
Bolt Thrower In Battle There Is No Law!
Bolt Thrower The IVth Crusade
Boris Flood
Boris Boris At Last -Feedbacker-
Boris Akuma No Uta
Cap'n Jazz Analphabetapolothology
Celtic Frost Morbid Tales
Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
Cirith Ungol King of the Dead
Confessor Condemned
Cultes Des Ghoules Häxan
Cultes Des Ghoules Henbane
Dark Millennium Ashore the Celestial Burden
Dark Time Sunshine ANX
Darkthrone Under a Funeral Moon
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Darkthrone Goatlord
Darkthrone Circle the Wagons
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Leprosy
Deathhammer Evil Power
Have you ever heard a modern band that worships classic thrash and black metal so hard that you think they'll
probably suffer an aneurysm should they even attempt to thrash any goddamn harder than they already do? If
so then you've probably heard Norway's Deathhammer. They aren't your basic 80s thrash cover band, and they
probably couldn't be even if they tried. True thrash courses through the veins of Salsten and Sadomancer, and
if there's a tighter, more vicious and visceral blackthrash album released this year, I'm sure I don't want to
hear it.
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Destruction Sentence of Death
diSEMBOWELMENT Transcendence into the Peripheral
Frenzal Rhomb Smoko at the Pet Food Factory
Goatlord Reflections of the Solstice
Goatlord Sodomize the Goat
Gorguts Obscura
Grave Upheaval Untitled
GZA Liquid Swords
HellHammer Demon Entrails (Remastered)
HellHammer Demon Entrails
Impetigo Horror Of The Zombies
Incubus (FL) Incubus
Incubus (LA-USA) Serpent Temptation
Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk
Jeff Buckley Live at Sin-é (Legacy Edition)
Jeff Buckley Grace
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Judas Priest Stained Class
Judas Priest Killing Machine
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward
Kayo Dot Hubardo
Kayo Dot Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Legend (USA) From the Fjords
Loma Prieta Last City
Martyrium L.V.X. Occulta
maudlin of the Well My Fruit Psychobells... A Seed Combustible
maudlin of the Well Bath
maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map
maudlin of the Well Part the Second
Morbid Angel Abominations of Desolation
Motorhead No Sleep 'til Hammersmith
Mount Eerie Dawn
Mount Eerie Sauna
best album of all time if you disagree you're wrong
Mount Eerie Live In Copenhagen
Mystifier Wicca
Mystifier Goetia
Mystifier The World Is So Good That Who Made It Doesn't Live
Negative Plane Stained Glass Revelations
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds No More Shall We Part
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Henry's Dream
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Your Funeral...My Trial
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds The Firstborn Is Dead
Nocturnus The Key
Oneohtrix Point Never Garden of Delete
Order From Chaos An Ending In Fire
Pestilence Consuming Impulse
Pestilence Spheres
Pestilence Malleus Maleficarum
Poison the Well The Opposite of December
Poison the Well You Come Before You
Possessed Seven Churches
Ride for Revenge Disturbances
Ripping Corpse Dreaming With the Dead
Serpent Noir Erotomysticism
This is what true occult black metal should sound like in 2015.
Shearwater Rook
Shearwater Animal Joy
Slayer Show No Mercy
Slayer Hell Awaits
Sodom In the Sign of Evil
Spawn of Possession Incurso
Stargazer The Scream That Tore the Sky
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten
Swallowed Lunarterial
Keeps growing on me, exactly what I want in a black/death/doom metal album right now.
Teitanblood Death
The Hated No More We Cry
The Smith Street Band South East Facing Wall
The Smith Street Band No One Gets Lost Anymore
Therion Beyond Sanctorum
Tim Hecker Virgins
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Voivod Dimension Hatross
Voivod Killing Technology
Voltz Knight's Fall
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

4.5 superb
Abigor Leytmotif Luzifer
Abigor Opus IV
Acherontas Amenti - Catacomb Chants & Oneiric Visions
Ares Kingdom Return to Dust
Ares Kingdom Incendiary
Ares Kingdom The Unburiable Dead
Autechre Oversteps
Autechre Confield
Autechre LP5
Autechre Garbage
Autopsy Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves
Bad Religion Suffer
Bad Religion The Gray Race
Bad Religion The Process of Belief
Bad Religion True North
bansheebeat Lumine
Bathory Bathory
Bathory Blood Fire Death
Ben Frost A U R O R A
Blasphemy Gods of War
Blasphemy Fallen Angel of Doom
Blasphemy Blood Upon the Altar
Bolt Thrower ...For Victory
Bolt Thrower War Master
Bolt Thrower Realm of Chaos
Boris Flood Live
Burial Hex The Hierophant
Chaos Echoes Transient
Cirith Ungol Frost and Fire
Coffincraft In Eerie Slumber
Conqueror War Cult Supremacy
Cruciamentum Charnel Passages
No other death metal album captures the genre's history as effectively as this one. With sounds
that are rooted strongly both in the European and US death scenes, Cruciamentum have created the defining
"old school" death metal album for modern times.
Cultes Des Ghoules The Rise of Lucifer
Cultes des Ghoules continue to command respect as the single greatest "modern" black metal band to exist. Creating a legacy of what black metal should have been post-1993. The Necromantia cover is just as evil and fucked up as the original.
Current 93 I Am The Last Of All The Field That Fell
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance
Darkthrone F.O.A.D.
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Death Human
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Destruction Bestial Invasion of Hell
Destruction Infernal Overkill
Deverills Nexion Collected Works
Duck. Little brother, duck! Don't Take Our Filth Away
Einsturzende Neubauten Kollaps
Encoffination III - Hear Me, O' Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs
Endura Black Eden
Eternal Dirge Morbus Ascendit
Flames of Hell Fire and Steel
Frenzal Rhomb Forever Malcolm Young
Fushitsusha Hisou (Pathétique)
Fushitsusha It Was Eternity That Reached Out First
Fushitsusha Live II
Fushitsusha Live I
Fushitsusha and Peter Brotzmann Nothing Changes No One Can Change Anything
Ghoulgotha The Deathmass Cloak
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Hooded Menace Gloom Immemorial
Hooded Menace Fulfill the Curse
Hooded Menace Never Cross the Dead
Hooded Menace Darkness Drips Forth
Horrendous Anareta
Horseback Piedmont Apocrypha
Howls of Ebb The Marrow Veil
Impetigo Ultimo Mondo Cannibale
Impetigo Faceless
Impetigo Live Total Zombie Gore Holocaust!
Incubus (LA-USA) Beyond the Unknown
Instead of Flowers Their Loss is Something to Remember
Judas Priest Rocka Rolla
Judas Priest Sin After Sin
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Judas Priest Painkiller
Julia Holter Have You In My Wilderness
Best album she's made to date, pretty much the style I was expecting her to go for after Loud City Song
Julia Holter Ekstasis
Katharsis VVorldVVithout End
Kayo Dot Coffins on Io
Kayo Dot Gamma Knife
Kayo Dot Coyote
Kayo Dot Kraków
Keiji Haino Koko
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi Now While It's Still Warm Let Us Pour in All...
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack
Kreator Pleasure to Kill
Kreator Endless Pain
Loma Prieta Self Portrait
Malokarpatan Stridžie dni
Massacra Final Holocaust
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Morbid Angel Gateways to Annihilation
Morbid Angel Altars of Madness
Moribund Oracular Eyes
Mortuary Drape Spiritual Independence
Mortuary Drape Secret Sudaria
Mortuary Drape All the Witches Dance
Motorhead Ace of Spades
Mount Eerie No Flashlight
Mount Eerie Wind's Poem
Mount Eerie Clear Moon
Mount Eerie Black Wooden Ceiling Opening
Negative Plane Et In Saecula Saeculorum
Nex Carnis Obscure Visions of Dark
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Nocturama
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Let Love In
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds The Good Son
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Tender Prey
Nightingale Retribution
Nocturnus Thresholds
Oneohtrix Point Never Replica
Oneohtrix Point Never Returnal
Order From Chaos Dawn Bringer
Order From Chaos Stillbirth Machine
Overkill Feel the Fire
Phantasmagory Odd Sounds
Poison the Well The Tropic Rot
Poison the Well Versions
Revenge (CAN) Triumph.Genocide.Antichrist
Revenge (CAN) Scum.Collapse.Eradication
Revenge (CAN) Infiltration.Downfall.Death
Ride for Revenge Wisdom of the Few
Sarcofago I.N.R.I.
Sarcofago The Laws of Scourge
Shearwater The Golden Archipelago
Slutvomit Swarming Darkness
Stargazer A Merging to the Boundless
Stargazer A Great Work of Ages
Steve Von Till If I Should Fall to the Field
Strange Game $TRANGE GAME$
Swans The Seer
Swans Soundtracks for the Blind
Swans Filth
Teitanblood Seven Chalices
The Blue Letter Prima Facie
The Slow Death Ark
The Smith Street Band Don't Fuck With Our Dreams
The Smith Street Band Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face
The Smith Street Band Sunshine and Technology
The Unthanks Mount the Air
Tribulation The Formulas of Death
Twist Ending Musica di Morte
Ulcerate Vermis
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Voivod Target Earth
Voivod The Outer Limits
Voivod Nothingface
Voivod Rrroooaaarrr
Voivod War and Pain
Volcanic Queen The Structure of Hidden Fire
Vuvr Pilgrimage
Warning Watching from a Distance
Watain The Wild Hunt
Winterhawk Revival

4.0 excellent
Abacinate (NED) Out of the System
Abigor Verwüstung / Invoke The Dark Age
Abigor Nachthymnen (From The Twilight Kingdom)
Abigor Apokalypse
Acherontas Ma-IoN 'Formulas Of Reptilian Unification'
Acherontas Vamachara
Adversarial Death, Endless Nothing and the Black Knife of...
Alif Thomas Dodds Yours Truly Middle Child Sayang
Altars (AUS) Paramnesia
Amestigon Thier
This is worth it for Silenius' vocal performance alone.
Autechre Draft 7.30
Autechre L-Event
Autechre Gantz Graf
Autechre Cichlisuite
Autechre EP7
Autechre Anvil Vapre
Bad Religion The Empire Strikes First
Bad Religion New Maps of Hell
Bad Religion The Dissent of Man
Bathory Hammerheart
Bathory Twilight of the Gods
Bathory Nordland I
Bathory Nordland II
Beherit Messe Des Morts
Beherit The Oath Of Black Blood
Beherit Engram
Ben Frost Theory of Machines
Beneath (IS) The Barren Throne
Bishop Usire Heavenly Questions
Potsy keeps k(illin') it. Really sick shit, lovin' the art as well.
Blood and Sun White Storms Fall
Let's all stop talking about Musk Ox and start talking about Blood and Sun instead
Blood Incantation Interdimensional Extinction
It's great to hear all these songs properly produced. If you thought the demos sounded promising, be prepared to be blown away by these re-recordings. Also, how can you go wrong with more Damon Good's bass skills? You can't. Hop on it.
Boris Absolutego
Boris Amplifier Worship
Boris Heavy Rocks
Boris New Album
Boris Heavy Rocks II
Boris Noise
Boris Pink
Boris Cosmos
Cauldron Black Ram Skulduggery
Cauldron Black Ram Stalagmire
Celtic Frost Monotheist
Celtic Frost Vanity/Nemesis
Chthe'ilist Amechth'ntaas'm'rriachth
Comecon Converging Conspiracies
Coprocephalic The Oath of Relinquishment
Coven 13 Worship New Gods
Cultes Des Ghoules Spectres over Transylvania
Cynic Focus
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
Darkthrone Soulside Journey
Darkthrone Plaguewielder
Darkthrone Hate Them
Darkthrone Dark Thrones and Black Flags
Darkthrone The Cult Is Alive
Darkthrone Panzerfaust
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Deathhammer Onward to the Pits
Deathhammer Phantom Knights
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Destruction Eternal Devastation
Deverills Nexion Sinister Musick of the Deverills Nexion
Dhwesha Sthoopa
Diavolos You Lived Now Die
Excellent 80s worship! But with some sickly creative leads that make it a really fuckin fun jam.
Division Speed Division Speed
Doombringer The Grand Sabbath
Element The Energy
Emperor Wrath of the Tyrant
Fushitsusha Allegorical Misunderstanding
Fushitsusha Origin's Hesitation
Goatlord The Last Sodomy of Mary
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Grave Ritual Morbid Throne
Grave Upheaval Grave Upheaval
Haethen Shaped By Aeolian Winds
Hate Eternal Conquering the Throne
Hate Eternal Infernus
Hate Eternal finally live up to the potential they've always been capable of.
Ian William Craig A Forgetting Place
Impetigo Buio Omega
Inanimate Existence A Never-Ending Cycle of Atonement
Infernal Execrator Ad Infinitum Satanic Adherent
Invincible Force Satan Rebellion Metal
Judas Priest British Steel
Julia Holter Loud City Song
Julie Doiron Heart and Crime
Katharsis 666
Katharsis Fourth Reich
Kayo Dot Stained Glass
Kayo Dot Live In Bonn, Germany
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi Tea Time for Those Determined to Completely...
Kevin Drumm Sheer Hellish Miasma
Loma Prieta I.V.
Loma Prieta Dark Mountain
Malthusian Below the Hengiform
Malthusian MMXIII
Mantar Death by Burning
Marissa Nadler July
Massacra Signs of the Decline
Massacra Enjoy the Violence
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Misthyrming Söngvar elds og óreiðu
MMP Temple Behold, the Blood From the Moon
Morbid Angel Blessed Are the Sick
Morbid Angel Covenant
Mortuary Drape Tolling 13 Knell
Mortuary Drape Mourn Path
Mortuus Grape of the Vine
Mount Eerie Lost Wisdom
Mount Eerie Ocean Roar
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds The Boatman's Call
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads
Nocturnus Nocturnus
Nocturnus The Nocturnus Demos
Nuit Noire Lunar Deflagration
Obituary Slowly We Rot
Obsequiae Aria of Vernal Tombs
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven
Oneohtrix Point Never Zones Without People
Outre Ghost Chants
Overkill Taking Over
Pestilence Testimony of the Ancients
Piledriver Metal Inquisition
Poison the Well Tear From the Red
Question Doomed Passages
Ramleh Hole in the Heart
Regress FF Regress FF
Revenge (CAN) Victory.Intolerance.Mastery
Revenge (CAN) Superion.Command.Destroy
Revenge (CAN) Attack.Blood.Revenge
Ride for Revenge The King of Snakes
Ride for Revenge Under the Eye
Ride for Revenge Ageless Powers Arise
Rude Soul Recall
Like Pestilence but without the backwards riff work.
Saligia Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Sarcofago Rotting
Sarcofago Crust
Shearwater Winged life
Sinmara Aphotic Womb
Slaegt Ildsvanger
Sortilegia Arcane Death Ritual
Spawn of Possession Noctambulant
Spawn of Possession Cabinet
Svolder Desecration of the Five Holy Pillars
Swans To Be Kind
Teitanblood Woven Black Arteries
Teitanblood Black Putrescence of Evil
The Hated Every Song
The Mountain Goats Beat the Champ
Toxik Death Speed Metal Hell
Tribulation The Children of the Night
Undergang Til Doden Os Skiller
Unhuman Unhuman
Voivod Angel Rat
Vorde Vorde
Watain Casus Luciferi
Watain Lawless Darkness
Zero Kama The Secret Eye of L.A.Y.L.A.H.
ZOM Multiversal Holocaust
ZOM Flesh Assimilation

3.5 great
Abigor Supreme Immortal Art
Abigor Channeling The Quintessence Of Satan
Abigor Fractal Possession
Acherontas Tat Tvam Asi
Acherontas Theosis
Adversarial Prophetic Plain of Abyssal Revelation
Adversarial Thralls (Demo)
After Death Retronomicon
Akhlys The Dreaming I
Apocrophex Suspended from the Cosmic Altaar
Really cool album, with a nice production that is a little muddy but at least it's not incredibly plastic. Kinda reminiscent of old school death metal a la Morbid Angel, but in a brutal tech death style. The yelled vox remind me of Mike Browning. Hints of Ulcerate-esque atmosphere and dissonance here and there too.
Ascension The Dead of the World
Autechre Quaristice
Autechre Untilted
Autechre Incunabula
Autechre Move Of Ten
Autechre Peel Session 2
Autechre Envane
Autechre Basscad
Autechre Anti
Autopsy Acts of the Unspeakable
Autopsy Shitfun
Autopsy The Headless Ritual
Bad Religion Into the Unknown
Bad Religion No Substance
Bad Religion The New America
Beherit At The Devil's Studio 1990
Ben Frost Steel Wound
Ben Frost Music for Sad Children
Ben Frost V A R I A N T
Boris Dronevil
Boris Smile
Boris Dronevil Final
Boris Vein
Boris Mabuta No Ura
Cauldron Black Ram Slubberdegullion
Celtic Frost Cold Lake
Celtic Frost Into the Pandemonium
Cirith Ungol One Foot in Hell
Cirith Ungol Paradise Lost
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Cultes Des Ghoules Odd Spirituality
Darkthrone Sardonic Wrath
Darkthrone Ravishing Grimness
Darkthrone Total Death
Death Spiritual Healing
Destruction Release from Agony
Dissonance In Design Sentient
Ectovoid Dark Abstraction
Emperor Emperor
False Untitled
Fushitsusha Hikari to Nazukeyo
Fushitsusha Mabushii Itazura na Inori
Fushitsusha Purple Trap
G.L.O.S.S. Demo
Ghoulgotha Prophetic Oration of Self
Goat Destroyer 666 Goats Over Transylvania
Goatlord Distorted Birth: The Demos
Gorguts Colored Sands
Grey Heaven Fall Black Wisdom
Hooded Menace Effigies of Evil
Horrendous Ecdysis
Hospital Living and Dying
Hospital Describing Bodies
Judas Priest Point of Entry
Judas Priest Turbo
Judas Priest Ram It Down
Katharsis Kruzifixxion
Lik Mass Funeral Evocation
Liturgy The Ark Work
Loma Prieta Life/Less
Lost Salt Blood Purges Damage to Limbs
please listen/buy: http://lostsaltbloodpurges.bandcamp.com/
Lost Salt Blood Purges The Voids We All Long For
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Morbid Angel Formulas Fatal to the Flesh
Morbius Sojourns Through The Septiac
Morbus Chron Sweven
Mount Eerie Song Islands Vol. 2
Mount Eerie SINGERS
Ne Obliviscaris Citadel
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Necroholocaust Holocaustic Goat Metal
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
Nocturnus Ethereal Tomb
Nux Vomica Nux Vomica
Oneohtrix Point Never Russian Mind
Oneohtrix Point Never Transmat Memories
Oneohtrix Point Never Betrayed in the Octagon
Oneohtrix Point Never Commissions II
Oneohtrix Point Never Commissions I
Opiate Birth Subliminal Lacerations
Pestilence Resurrection Macabre
Pestilence Obsideo
Possession (USA-KS) Eternally Haunt
Radioactive Vomit Witchblood
Resurrection Embalmed Existence
I would listen to this way more if not for the insufferable intros to every track.
Ride for Revenge Enter the Gauntlet
Sarcofago Hate
Serpent Noir Seeing Through the Shadow Consciousness
Serpents Athirst Heralding Ceremonial Mass Obliteration
Shearwater Thieves
Shearwater Palo Santo
Spectral Voice Necrotic Doom
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Harmlessness
Not sure about two of the tracks released, but the first single 'January 10th, 2014' is one of my favourite songs of the year so far. Such a beautifully potent subject and video that delivers strength and empowerment in spades with absolutely beautiful musical arrangements.
Triumvir Foul An Oath of Blood and Fire
Great little death metal demo from last year. They've just announced their new album so that should be something to look forward to in 2016. Features dudes from Ash Borer but is far less crap than you'd expect it to be, knowing that. Pretty basic, riff-heavy stuff. Features a killer Autopsy cover too.
Ulcerate Of Fracture and Failure
Undergang Indhentet af Døden
Undergang Som Til Din Ligkiste
Voivod Infini

3.0 good
A Slow Descent/Sensory Deprivation My Descent, Your Deprivation
Abigor Time Is The Sulphur In The Veins Of The
Adversarial All Idols Fall Before the Hammer
Altar of Plagues White Tomb
Autechre Quaristice.Quadrange.ep.ae
Autechre We R Are Why
Autopsy Macabre Eternal
Bathory Requiem
Bathory Octagon
Bathory Destroyer of Worlds
Beherit Electric Doom Synthesis
Boris Vein (Drone Version)
Boris Attention Please
Boris Präparat
Chapel of Disease The Mysterious Ways of Repetitive Art
Cynic The Portal Tapes
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Deftones White Pony
Destruction Mad Butcher
Destruction Cracked Brain
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Ghoulgotha No Peace to Rest In (Demo)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate
Hate Eternal King of All Kings
Hate Eternal I, Monarch
Mefitic Woes of Mortal Devotion
My most anticipated album of the year to come, gonna slay hard

EDIT: really disappointed. the single and opening track were promising but after forty minutes of the exact
same plodding bassline it was like GOD STOP.
Mount Eerie White Stag
Mount Eerie Eleven Old Songs Of Mount Eerie
Mount Eerie Sauna (Bonus Tracks)
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds From Her to Eternity
Nightbringer Ego Dominus Tuus
Feels too bland compared to the band's past work. The band lost its magic when Nox left.
Obituary Cause of Death
Pestilence Doctrine
Pyrrhon The Mother of Virtues
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Sulphur Aeon Gateway to the Antisphere
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever
Tribulation The Horror
Ulcerate The Coming of Genocide
Ulcerate The Coming of Genocide (Reissue)
Voivod Katorz
Voivod Voivod
Voivod Phobos

2.5 average
Abigor Satanized (A Journey Through Cosmic Infinity)
Altar of Plagues Mammal
Autechre Cavity Job
Bring Me the Horizon Count Your Blessings
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Drowning the Light From the Abyss
Really typical and generic black metal that unfortunately doesn't live up to the grandness of its amazing cover.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Hate Eternal Fury & Flames
Hate Eternal Phoenix Amongst The Ashes
Lost Salt Blood Purges Hymns! and Swallowing Life
Earlier Lost Salt Blood Purges recordings brought together in one compilation: https://lostsaltbloodpurges.bandcamp.com/album/hymns-and-swallowing-life
Morbid Angel Heretic
Mount Eerie Pre-Human Ideas
Obituary The End Complete
Shearwater Everybody Makes Mistakes
Shearwater The Dissolving Room
Skeletal Remains Beyond the Flesh
Slayer South of Heaven
The Smith Street Band Throw Me in the River
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Voivod Negatron
Watain Sworn to The Dark

2.0 poor
Altar of Plagues Teethed Glory and Injury
Baring Teeth Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins
The first album, while good, felt like a half-baked, misunderstood interpretation of Gorguts' Obscura. This album feels like it's trying too hard to break that mould and suffers due to lack of interesting songwriting, solid riffs and a guitar tone that doesn't suit the dissonant atmosphere being used so successfully by their contemporaries.
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss
The album starts off quite impressive. Lots of filthy noise and softer guitars that coalesce to remind me of her rearlier days, only bigger. The third track is practically a doom metal track with great electronic loops and rambient noise. Then the album just sorta goes off the deep end and ends up with more synthetic sounds and rquestionable production that don't quite match up. The songwriting on some tracks just feels sub-par and rdisjointed. It doesn't really pick itself back up. But the first three tracks remain some of the best work Wolfe rhas produced. Bring me more filthy music.
Cynic Traced in Air
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Deftones Around the Fur
Dragged Into Sunlight / Gnaw Their Tongues N.V.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Ildjarn Forest Poetry
Irreversible Mechanism Infinite Fields
After a first listen, this is nothing to me but a bunch of really boring tech death, obnoxiously laced with bad symphonics. Yes, we get it, you are influenced by classical music, stop beating us over the head with it. And why the hell is everybody going nuts over Lyle Cooper as if he's supposed to be the answer for something? He offers nothing here except a shit tonne of generic blast beats and a neat fill here and there. 'The Agony' has a bunch of cool riffs, but the rest of the album is just tepid, generic, wanky crap. Rating might go up in time if I find something more to like in following listens, but I can't imagine the really terrible synths growing on me at all.
Judas Priest Jugulator
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Morbid Angel Domination
My Tears, Your Weapon When We Fall Asleep
not bad because it's snide, bad because it's bad
Pyrrhon Growth Without End
Ransom Scenery Ear To Ear
Sadist Above the Light
Shearwater Fellow Travelers
Skeletal Remains Condemned to Misery
Slayer Reign in Blood
The Smith Street Band I Scare Myself Sometimes
Watain Rabid Death's Curse
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters

1.5 very poor
Archivist Archivist
Autokrator Autokrator
The worst try-hard "heavy" bullshit I've ever heard.
Bathory Blood on Ice
Bay Faction Bay Faction
Broken Hope The Bowels of Repugnance
Code Orange I Am King
Deafheaven Sunbather
Deftones Adrenaline
Grave Pleasures Dreamcrash
jesus christ what happened. this is so bad and just...trash. ugh, one of the best modern bands has officially become one of the worst.
Ildjarn Hardangervidda
Ildjarn Strength and Anger
Myrkur M
When the most notable aspect of the music on a black metal album is the clean vocals, you're doing something wrong.
Overkill The Years of Decay
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Between Bodies
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestite
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Woods of Ypres Woods IV: The Green Album

1.0 awful
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us
Deafheaven 2010 Demo
Ildjarn Hardangervidda part 2
Tetragrammacide Typhonian Wormholes
Worst album of the year. Should be re-titled: "How many artificial distortion filters can we run these songs through?" Legit just sounds like someone's made some really bad raw metal tracks and just layered dozens of distortions filters over them on Garageband. This isn't a new level of extremity, this isn't pushing the boundaries. This is the most regressive form "raw" metal. Listen to Grave Upheaval or Teitanblood if you really want to hear groundbreaking bands that push the folds of death metal to new extremes. Give this trite a pass.

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