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5.0 classic
Andrew W.K. I Get Wet
Arsis A Celebration of Guilt
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Botch An Anthology of Dead Ends
Botch We Are the Romans
Casualties of Cool Casualties of Cool
Converge Jane Doe
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Cynic Focus
Death Human
Devin Townsend Terria
Devin Townsend Infinity
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Dio Holy Diver
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Down NOLA
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
GZA Liquid Swords
Igor Stravinsky Le Sacre du printemps
Iron Maiden Powerslave
John Coltrane A Love Supreme
Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Mastodon Leviathan
maudlin of the Well Bath
Melvins Bullhead
Meshuggah Nothing
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Miles Davis Bitches Brew
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Neurosis Times of Grace
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd The Wall
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet
R. Kelly Trapped in the Closet (Chapters 1-12)
Radiohead OK Computer
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rush Hemispheres
Slayer Reign in Blood
Sleep Dopesmoker
Suffocation Pierced from Within
Swans Children of God
Swans The Seer
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
The Red Chord Fused Together in Revolving Doors
Tool Lateralus
Tool Aenima
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?
Yes Close to the Edge

4.5 superb
*shels Sea of the Dying Dhow
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
Animals As Leaders Animals As Leaders
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Animosity Animal
Animosity, Kurt Ballou, and Guy Kozowyk > you. Don't call this deathcore.
Anthrax Among the Living
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Arghoslent Hornets of the Pogrom
omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs omg riffs
Arsis A Diamond for Disease
Arsis We Are the Nightmare
Arsis maintain the devastating technicality from United In Regret and decided to throw in a plethora of hooks this time around. The production also has improved by leaps and bounds, making this the most accessible Arsis album to date, despite the constant flurry of fretboard acrobatics. Darren Cesca's drum performance here is also almost too much to take. Almost.
Arsis Lepers Caress
Can all the sputnik hipsters (hopeless cunts) who read Tyler Munro's United in Regret review from years ago and decided it was cool to dislike Arsis finally fuck off now?
Artificial Brain Labyrinth Constellation
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
At the Gates Terminal Spirit Disease
At the Gates Purgatory Unleashed: Live At Wacken
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Autopsy Mental Funeral
Baroness Red Album
This album sounds the same way John Baizley looks. In the words of Channing Freeman: Fucking BURLY.
Baroness Yellow and Green
Bathory Blood Fire Death
Behemoth Demigod
Behemoth The Satanist
Behemoth returns in 2014 with a Satanic affair. There are two kinds of records, those with and those without Satan. Fortunately, Behemoth recognizes the need for Satan and fufills the Satanism with unabashed Satan. Whereas Evangelion lacked Satan, The Satanist put the music on the Satan train to Satanville. Satanic riffs and vocals combine with a Satanic rhythm section bolstered by Satanic songwriting. Overall, The Satanist is an incredibly Satanic event, a fantastic star studded evening of Satan if you will.
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Black Flag My War
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Blackalicious Blazing Arrow
Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond
Bloodbath Unblessing the Purity
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Borknagar Empiricism
Buried Inside Chronoclast
Burzum Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
Cannibal Corpse Bloodthirst
Cannibal Corpse The Bleeding
Cannibal Corpse Live Cannibalism
Cannibal Corpse Torture
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Carcass Heartwork
Charles Mingus The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um
Charles Mingus Epitaph
Chelsea Wolfe Apokalypsis
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Cloudkicker The Discovery
Cloudkicker Beacons
Cloudkicker Subsume
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Comus First Utterance
Converge You Fail Me
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Converge Axe to Fall
Cradle of Filth Midian
Cradle of Filth Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei
Cult Leader Nothing for Us Here
Cynic Traced in Air
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Death Grips The Money Store
Decapitated Winds of Creation
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devin Townsend The Retinal Circus
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Devin Townsend Project By A Thread: Live in London 2011
Devin Townsend Project Z2
I now know my life's purpose and it is to listen to "March of the Poozers" until I die
Discordance Axis The Inalienable Dreamless
Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
DJ Shadow Endtroducing.....
Down Diary Of A Mad Band
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Edge of Sanity Crimson II
Electric Wizard Supercoven
Electric Wizard Come My Fanatics...
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Emperor Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Empty Space Orchestra Empty Space Orchestra
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Entombed Left Hand Path
Every Time I Die The Big Dirty
It's as gritty as it is catchy and as as heavy as it is fun. The Big Dirty is Every Time I Die's most consistent album and one of the better metalcore albums to be released. Combining quality southern-rock influenced riffs with time-signature flipping breakdowns and a great sense of humor, this really isn't something anyone should miss. It's just a great time. Burly dudes playing burly metal for burly fans.
Every Time I Die From Parts Unknown
Eyehategod Dopesick
Eyehategod Take as Needed for Pain
Faith No More Angel Dust
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails
Frank Ocean Channel Orange
Gaza No Absolutes in Human Suffering
heavier than the heaviest of heavies plus atheism
Ghostface Killah Ironman
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Godflesh Streetcleaner
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A#(Infinity) [Vinyl]
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate
Gorguts Colored Sands
Gorod Leading Vision
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
GridLink Longhena
Gustav Holst The Planets, Op. 32
Hacksaw to the Throat Wastelands
Disregard the band's ridiculous name, this album seriously gives 2007's progressive metal giants like Between the Buried and Me's Colors and The Ocean's Precambrian a serious run for their money. While Wastelands is deeply rooted in a melodeath sound, it's still easily one of the best examples of effective prog-metal songwriting I've come across in months. Every sputnik member who listens to metal owes it to them to get Wastelands as quickly as possible. A criminally under-covered album on this website. REVIEW SOON!
Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits
Herbie Hancock Head Hunters
High on Fire Death Is This Communion
Iced Earth Burnt Offerings
Iced Earth's early days were only up to par, so the band had no where to go but up at this point. After sever lineup changes and the addition of vocalist Matt Barlow, Iced Earth had finally had an incredible band which could only create the band's best album of their careers. Burnt Offerings still remains to be one of the best power metal releases to ever hit the scene because of guitarist Jon Schaffers incredible songwriting being accompanied by some of Barlows finest moments in the band. This album starts strongly and never really lets up for the entire time. This album also contains the most epic power metal song ever, and possibly the most epic song ever concieved, Dantes Inferno. This sixteen minute masterpiece takes the listener through the circles of hell and leaves you breathless by the end. For those of you who are willing to have an album dominate your ears for weeks, maybe even months to come, buy this.
Immolation Here in After
Immolation Close to a World Below
Immolation Majesty and Decay
Immortal Sons of Northern Darkness
Insect Warfare World Extermination
Intronaut Prehistoricisms
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Live After Death
Isis Oceanic
Isis Panopticon
Isis Wavering Radiant
Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
Jeff Buckley Grace
Johnny Cash At San Quentin
Judas Priest Painkiller
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Karnivool Sound Awake
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Kayo Dot Hubardo
Kayo Dot Coffins on Io
KEN mode Venerable
King Crimson Discipline
King Crimson Red
King Diamond Abigail
Koji Kondo The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time OST
Koji Kondo The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn
Wow, the New Wave of American Heavy Metal sure does suck, right? For the most part it's rather boring, but Lamb of God's sophomore album really was a ray of light in this dark period of American metal. The band's last album wasn't nearly as strong as it could have been, so these guys really stepped up their game on this release and have released what I think to be one of the strongest metal albums to have come out in the past ten years. This album is heavy from start to finish and barely even features any sort of clean guitars. Amongst the wailing of technical guitar riffs there are very solid drum beats from Chris Adler and some impressive vocal work from Randy Blythe. Some songs like Ruin, 11th Hour, and Vigil will leave you speechless after listening, so get to it. This is a metal album that should not be missed.
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Lye By Mistake Arrangements for Fulminating Vective
Everyone on sputnik should really check out these guys, and soon. Think Calculating Infinity meets Focus meets Spastic Ink-level shredding, with a ton of experimentation to boot. A must have for all listeners of technical, progressive, and psychotic music.
Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire
Mastodon Blood Mountain
This album really lived up to all of the hype it received this past year. The band has finally harnessed all of their skills to create their strongest album to date. All twelve songs on the album offer something new and exciting to listen to, and follow an epic tale to please any headbanger out there. The guitar work has improved a ton since their past albums, as has the bass work. The drumming has become less chaotic to bring the band closer together, but still packs a really mean punch. I can?t really find anything wrong with Blood Mountain at all. In short, pick it up. It?s well worth your time.
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Imagine if Mastodon took the strongest elements of "Sleeping Giant", "Hearts Alive", and "Pendulous Skin" and made an entire album out of them. Add a terrific (and crushing) vocal performance from Neurosis' Scott Kelly, improved clean vocals from both Troy and Brent, and an overall knack for combining thinking-man's metal with catchy hooks simultaneously. In short, Crack the Skye isn't something you should miss. Inevitably one of the strongest metal releases of the year.
maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map
Maybeshewill Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Melvins Houdini
Melvins Lysol
Mercyful Fate Melissa
Mercyful Fate Don't Break the Oath
Meshuggah I
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Meshuggah Nothing (Re-release)
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Michael Jackson Bad
Miles Davis Kind of Blue
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Monstrosity Millenium
Moonsorrow V: Havitetty
Morbid Angel Altars of Madness
Morbid Angel Domination
Mr. Bungle California
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Just when metal fans out there thought that everything nu-metal had to offer had been brought to the table, along came Mudvayne. L.D. 50 is not only the best nu-metal album of all time, it's one of the best metal albums to come out in the past decade. This album really proved the world wrong that nu-metal bands couldn't play complex music, courtesy of fantastic polyrhythmic drumming and some of the best bass playing ever to grace the metal scene. Chad Grey's vocals are also impressive, accompanied by some lyrics way beyond what the genre had done in the past. If you've never been a fan of nu-metal, give this a chance. It's way beyond what you've ever heard the genre offer before.
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nails Abandon All Life
Nas Illmatic
Nasum Shift
Necrophagist Onset of Putrefaction
Necrophobic The Nocturnal Silence
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Neurosis A Sun That Never Sets
Neurosis Honor Found in Decay
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VIII: Original Soundtrack
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VI: Original Soundtrack
Opeth Still Life
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth age like fine wine. Their albums get so much better with age, and this is no exception. While it doesn't quite match up with their last album Blackwater Park, it comes damn close. Featuring five of some of the band's heaviest material of all time, this album barely ever lets up to let you breathe. Every member of the band displays some very advanced musicianship, as there are always some very technical and enjoyable riffs to listen to. Mixed in with the chaotic riffing and incredibly brutal vocals there are lovely acoustic sections with beautiful clean vocals courtesy of metal's finest vocalist, Mikael Akerfeldt. It doesn't matter what you listen to, you need this album.
Opeth Damnation
Opeth Heritage
Opeth returns in 2011 with a proggy affair. There are two kinds of records, those with and those without prog. Fortunately, Opeth recognizes the need for prog and fufills the progginess with unabashed prog. Whereas Watershed lacked prog, Heritage put the music on the prog train to progville. Proggy riffs and vocals combine with a proggy rythmn section bolstered by proggy songwriting. Overall, Heritage is an incredibly proggy event, a fantastic star studded evening of prog if you will.
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
OutKast Stankonia
Overkill Horrorscope
Ovid's Withering Scryers of the Ibis
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Pelican Australasia
Periphery Periphery
Pig Destroyer Terrifyer
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd Meddle
Pink Floyd Is There Anybody Out There?
Primus Frizzle Fry
Propagandhi Failed States
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protest the Hero Fortress
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
R.A. The Rugged Man Die, Rugged Man, Die
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead In Rainbows
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Rage Against the Machine Live At The Grand Olympic Auditorium (DVD)
Rage Against the Machine Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium
Robert Johnson The Complete Recordings
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Saint Vitus Born Too Late
Say Anything In Defense of the Genre
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe
Scar Symmetry release a modern melodic death metal album that doesn't sound like it's ripping off Slaughter of the Soul the entire time. While that should be enough to get you to listen to Holographic Universe, throw in a solid instrumental performance on all fronts and more vocal hooks than you'll ever be able to remember. The title track might also be the song of the year. A must have for metal in 2008.
Shrinebuilder Shrinebuilder
SikTh The Trees Are Dead and Dried Out
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer South of Heaven
Sleep Sleep's Holy Mountain
Slipknot Slipknot
Sodom Persecution Mania
Spawn of Possession Cabinet
Spawn of Possession Noctambulant
Spawn of Possession Incurso
This is the album that bands like Origin, Decrepit Birth, and Obscura wish they could write. The five year wait has certainly paid off in spades.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Texas Flood
Stevie Ray Vaughan Greatest Hits
Stomach Earth Stomach Earth
Strapping Young Lad City
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten
Swans White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
Swans Soundtracks for the Blind
Swans To Be Kind
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Toxicity
Tenacious D Tenacious D
TesseracT One
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Carrier No Love Can Save Me
The Contortionist Language
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
WITHOUT MY EXISTENCE
YOU AREEEEEEEEEE
NOTHINGGGGGGGG
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
This album proves two very important things:
1. The Dillinger Escape Plan doesn't need Chris Pennie to make a kick ass album.
2. Ire Works really was just a fluke.
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Faceless Akeldama
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The Ocean Precambrian
The Ocean Pelagial
The Pax Cecilia Blessed Are The Bonds
The Red Chord Prey for Eyes
The Red Chord Fed Through the Teeth Machine
The Red Chord stray further and further away from their hardcore/metalcore influences and take the sounds developed on Prey For Eyes in an even faster, more death metal-influenced direction. The band, despite losing a second guitar player, still sounds as menacing as always, introducing groove in songs like "Hymns and Crippled Anthems" and loads of melody in "Hour of Rats" and "Mouthful of Precious Stones", while still maintaining loads of breakdowns and ugly, dissonant leads that The Red Chord has become known so well for. One of the most badass records of 2009.
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Tim Hecker Virgins
Tom Waits Mule Variations
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Ulcerate Vermis
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
A few weeks ago I never thought this album would be on here, but man this one is a grower. Underoath have really improved over the past years, and have finally released a truly superb album. LITSOS is just a perfect placement of songs; the slower and lighter songs come at all the right times and the heavy songs will bring you back in with a dissonant, hardcore flurry. Both vocalists are also on the top of the game and always draw me in on a very personal and emotional level. A killer album!
Unearth III: In the Eyes of Fire
United Nations United Nations
Veil of Maya The Common Man's Collapse
Voivod Nothingface
Weakling Dead as Dreams
Wintersun Wintersun
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Wormrot Dirge
Probably the best death/grind record since Insect Warfare's World Extermination. The craziest metal I've yet to hear in 2011, and it's only eighteen minutes long.
Yes Fragile
Yes Yesshows

4.0 excellent
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
7 Angels 7 Plagues Jhazmyne's Lullaby
7 Horns 7 Eyes Throes Of Absolution
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Storm Of Light Nations to Flames
A Wilhelm Scream Career Suicide
Adramelech Psychostasia
After the Burial Wolves Within
"Nine Summers" is exactly what I've wanted this band to accomplish for years. Guitar solo of the year.
Agalloch The Mantle
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch Faustian Echoes
Akercocke Antichrist
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged
All Pigs Must Die God is War
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
An Autumn For Crippled Children Hearts Of Light/Blossoms
Anata The Conductor's Departure
Anata The Infernal Depths of Hatred
Anathema Judgement
Anathema Weather Systems
Anathema Distant Satellites
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Aphex Twin Come to Daddy
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works, Vol. II
Aphex Twin Syro
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Arcturus The Sham Mirrors
Arkaik Reflections Within Dissonance
Arkaik Metamorphignition
Army Of The Pharaohs The Torture Papers
Arsis United in Regret
Arsis Unwelcome
Unwelcome is a modern slab of melodic death metal at its finest that's also flashier than most of its peers. That being said, the album is also constantly a middle-finger to anyone who takes the genre a tad too seriously. While it's not as earth-shattering as some of their earlier material, it shows Arsis settling into a more-than-deserved comfort zone, seamlessly incorporating sounds from their entire catalog. Also, the Corey Hart cover rules.
Assuck Misery Index
At the Gates With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
At the Gates At War with Reality
sputnik soundoffs otherwise known as the innermost circle of internet hell
Atheist Elements
Atheist Piece of Time
Atheist Jupiter
August Burns Red Constellations
August Burns Red Rescue and Restore
Autopsy Severed Survival
Autopsy The Headless Ritual
Autopsy Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves
Baroness Blue Record
Bathory Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Bathory Hammerheart
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Behemoth Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)
Behemoth The Apostasy
Behemoth Evangelion
Behemoth Evangelica Heretica
Behemoth Abyssus Abyssum Invocat
Bereft Leichenhaus
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me Colors_Live
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
With The Great Misdirect, it seems that Between the Buried and Me have no interest in being associated with the metalcore scene they once dominated. Instead, it seems like they're more interested in being associated with progressive metal giants like Dream Theater and Opeth (who they shared the stage with not one year ago). The Great Misdirect is filled to the brim with guitar solos, time-changes on a dime, and more genre-hopping than Colors, only this time it feels much less forced. While BTBAM's latest isn't quite as ambitious as their previous outing, it's still an incredibly impressive album that just shows the band becoming even more comfortable in their own shoes and realizing just how damn talented they really are. Plus, the drum solo in "Swim to the Moon" is worth just about anyone's attention.
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me Future Sequence: Live at the Fidelitorium
Beyond Creation The Aura
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot
Black Flag Damaged
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Black Sabbath Live Evil
Black Sabbath Symptom of the Universe
Black Sheep Wall No Matter Where It Ends
Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Blackalicious A2G
Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh
Bloodbath The Wacken Carnage
Blotted Science The Machinations of Dementia
Blotted Science The Animation of Entomology
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Sect(s)
Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A-Changin'
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Boris Akuma No Uta
Boris Amplifier Worship
Borknagar Epic
Botch American Nervoso
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brand New Daisy
Burst Lazarus Bird
Burzum Filosofem
BUS Moving People
Camel Mirage
Camel Moonmadness
Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Candlemass Nightfall
Cannabis Corpse Tube of the Resinated
Cannabis Corpse From Wisdom to Baked
Cannibal Corpse Vile
Cannibal Corpse Gallery of Suicide
Cannibal Corpse The Wretched Spawn
Cannibal Corpse Evisceration Plague
Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain
Carcass Surgical Steel
Catch 22 Keasbey Nights
Cathedral Forest of Equilibrium
Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
Cephalic Carnage Lucid Interval
Cephalic Carnage Misled by Certainty
Charles Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus
Chelsea Wolfe Pain Is Beauty
Children of Bodom Follow The Reaper
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Tokyo Warhearts
Chimp Spanner Imperium Vorago
Circle Takes the Square Rites of Initiation
Circle Takes the Square Decompositions: Volume Number One
Cities Aviv Digital Lows
Closure in Moscow First Temple
Closure in Moscow Pink Lemonade
Cloudkicker ]]][[[
Clutch Robot Hive/Exodus
Clutch Earth Rocker
Coalesce Functioning on Impatience
Coalesce Give Them Rope, She Said
Coalesce OX
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
This is the album I've been wanting Coheed and Cambria to write for years now.
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Conquering Dystopia Conquering Dystopia
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge No Heroes
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Converge/Napalm Death Split
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh
Cradle of Filth Live Bait for the Dead
Crosses Crosses
Crowbar Crowbar
Crowbar Odd Fellows Rest
Crowbar Time Heals Nothing
Cryptopsy Blasphemy Made Flesh
Cryptopsy Cryptopsy
Surprisingly and unexpectedly the band's best album since None So Vile and the best Cryptopsy album without Lord Worm.
Cult of Luna Salvation
Cursed II
Cursed III: Architects of Troubled Sleep
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Cynic The Portal Tapes
Cypress Hill Black Sunday
Daft Punk Discovery
Dan Swano Moontower
Danger Mouse The Grey Album
Danny Brown XXX
Danny Brown Old
Danny Elfman The Nightmare Before Christmas
Dark Angel Darkness Descends
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin
Darkest Hour Deliver Us
Darkthrone Under a Funeral Moon
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance
Dave Weckl Band Live (And Very Plugged In)
David Gilmour On An Island
Daylight Dies Dismantling Devotion
Daylight Dies A Frail Becoming
De La Soul Buhloone Mindstate
Dead Congregation Graves of the Archangels
Dead Congregation Promulgation of the Fall
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Deafheaven 2010 Demo
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Leprosy
Death Live in L.A.: Death & Raw
Death Live in Eindhoven
Death Grips Exmilitary
Death Grips No Love Deep Web
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part I: Niggas on the Moon
Deathchain Deathrash Assault
Deathspell Omega Paracletus
Decapitated Nihility
Decapitated The First Damned
Decrepit Birth Polarity
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Demigod Slumber of Sullen Eyes
Demilich Nespithe
Destruction Release from Agony
Devin Townsend Project European Tour
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Dio The Last in Line
Dio Holy Diver - Live
Dio Dream Evil
Discordance Axis Jouhou
Dismember The God That Never Was
Dismember Indecent & Obscene
Dissection The Somberlain
Dissection Live Legacy
Dissection Rebirth Of Dissection DVD
Dog Fashion Disco Sweet Nothings
Down Down III: Over the Under
Down Down IV - Part I
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Dr. Dre 2001
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
Dream Theater Awake
dredg El Cielo
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Dysrhythmia Test Of Submission
Easy Star All Stars Dub Side of the Moon
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow
Electric Wizard We Live
Electric Wizard Witchcult Today
Electric Wizard Time to Die
Electro Quarterstaff Gretzky
Electro Quarterstaff Aykroyd
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Elliott Smith XO
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Emperor IX Equilibrium
Emperor Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire...
Emperor Emperial Live Ceremony
Emperor As the Shadows Rise
Ensiferum Iron
Enslaved Vertebrae
Entombed Clandestine
Entombed Wolverine Blues
Ephel Duath The Painter's Palette
Eric B and Rakim Paid in Full
ERRA Augment
Ethereal Riffian Aeonian
Evan Brewer Alone
Evan Brewer Your Itinerary
Every Time I Die Hot Damn!
Every Time I Die Sh!t Happens
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic
Remember when Every Time I Die wrote really fun songs like "We'rewolf" and "INRihab"? Yeah, that's but a distant memory at this point. New Junk Aesthetic is here to whoop ass, make you want to grow a beard, chug a few PBR's, and maybe start a circle pit with those in your immediate area. And for a short and blistering thirty-one minutes, I couldn't ask for more. Check out "Organ Grinder", "For the Record", and "White Smoke" for top notch Botch-influenced metalcore, "Roman Holiday" for a surprisingly crushing intro track, and "The Marvelous Slut" for just a good time.
Every Time I Die Ex Lives
Exhorder Slaughter in the Vatican
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Extol Undeceived
Eyehategod Confederacy of Ruined Lives
Fallujah The Harvest Wombs
Fallujah Nomadic
Fightstar Be Human
Gaza I Don't Care Where I Go When I Die
Gaza He Is Never Coming Back
Genesis Selling England by the Pound
Gentle Giant Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant Gentle Giant
Geryon Geryon
Ghost B.C. Opus Eponymous
Ghostface Killah Fishscale
Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die
Ghoul Splatterthrash
Glassjaw Coloring Book
Gnostic Engineering the Rule
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage
Gordian Knot Gordian Knot
Gordian Knot Emergent
Gorguts Obscura
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Gorod Neurotripsicks
Gorod Transcendence
Gorod A Perfect Absolution
willfellmarsy doesn't know dick. This is the most complicated and intricate album in the rband's fucking awesome discography. If the jazz guitar section in "Carved In The Wind" rdoesn't please you, I don't know what death metal could.r...and apparently I ruined his day more than this album did. Keep pretending to know more rabout metal than everyone else, if that's what gets you off. And there's no other memorable rjazz parts on the album? Did you even listen to "Varangian Paradise"? Thanks for keeping the rspirit of self-entitled Sputnik elitism alive in 2012.
Grayceon Pearl & The End of Days
Green Day Insomniac
GWAR Violence Has Arrived
GWAR War Party
Haarp The Filth
Heaven and Hell The Devil You Know
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
Hieronymus Bosch The Human Abstract
High on Fire Snakes For The Divine
High on Fire De Vermis Mysteriis
Hour of Penance The Vile Conception
How to Destroy Angels Welcome Oblivion
Iced Earth Night of the Stormrider
Iced Earth Days of Purgatory
Iced Earth Alive in Athens
Ihsahn The Adversary
Immolation Harnessing Ruin
Immolation Dawn of Possession
Immolation Providence
Immortal At the Heart of Winter
Immortal The Seventh Date of Blashyrkh
Impaled Northern Moonforest Impaled Northern Moonforest
In Flames The Jester Race
In Mourning Shrouded Divine
Inanimate Existence A Never-Ending Cycle of Atonement
Incantation Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Incubus Make Yourself
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Iniquity Serenadium
Integrity Humanity is the Devil
Into Eternity Buried in Oblivion
Into Eternity The Scattering of Ashes
Intronaut Void
Intronaut Habitual Levitations
Iron & Wine The Shepherd's Dog
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden Rock in Rio
Iron Maiden Killers
Iron Maiden Brave New World
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden Death on the Road
Isis The Red Sea
Isis Celestial
Isis SGNL>05
James Blake Overgrown
Jay-Z The Blueprint
Jay-Z The Black Album
Jedi Mind Tricks Legacy of Blood
Jedi Mind Tricks Violent By Design
Jesu Silver
John Coltrane Giant Steps
Journal Unlorja
Judas Priest Stained Class
Judas Priest British Steel
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Judas Priest Metalogy
Kamelot The Black Halo
Karnivool Themata
Karnivool Asymmetry
Kataklysm In the Arms of Devastation
Kayo Dot Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
KEN mode Reprisal
KEN mode Entrench
so you're busy getting bombarded by awesome hardcore/sludge/noise riffs, frantic drums and schizophrenic vocals and then all of a sudden dave verellen shows up in "the promises of god" and just destroys everything else in this genre of music right now
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
King Crimson The Power to Believe
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson Lizard
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson THRAK
King Diamond Conspiracy
King Diamond ''Them''
Kiuas The New Dark Age
Koji Kondo The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask OST
Korn Korn
Krallice Dimensional Bleedthrough
Krallice Years Past Matter
Kvelertak Kvelertak
Kylesa Static Tensions
Kylesa Spiral Shadow
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
As the Palaces Burn was truly an amazing album, so how would the next one measure up? Ashes of the Wake was made really quickly after AtPB but still manages to impress me with their unrelenting brutality and impressive musicality. This album has also taken the band to a new level of musical skill, where the guitars are starting to play more complicated riffs and starting to solo more. Lamb of God has always been a fun listen and this album still stands as a solid release in their discography.
Lamb of God Killadelphia
Lamb of God Sacrament
Lamb of God Resolution
"Straight For The Sun" alone kicks everything from Wrath right in the cunt. Lamb of God is back.
Last Chance to Reason Level 2
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin How the West Was Won
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin [DVD]
Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions
Leviathan Massive Conspiracy Against All Life
Light Bearer Lapsus
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Ludacris Word Of Mouf
Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd
Malevolent Creation Retribution
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Mastodon Remission
Mastodon The Workhorse Chronicles [DVD]
Mastodon Call of the Mastodon
Mastodon The Hunter
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
maudlin of the Well Part the Second
Maybeshewill Not For Want Of Trying
Maybeshewill I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone
Mayhem Live in Leipzig
Megadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
Megadeth Endgame
Megiddo The Devil and the Whore
Melvins Stag
Melvins Stoner Witch
Melvins A Senile Animal
Melvins Nude With Boots
Melvins The Bulls and the Bees
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah None
Meshuggah Alive
Meshuggah Koloss
Mestis Basal Ganglia
Metallica Live Shit: Binge & Purge
Metallica S&M
mewithoutYou Catch For Us The Foxes
Michael Jackson Thriller
Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Mirrorthrone Gangrene
Mithras Behind the Shadows Lie Madness
Mitochondrion Parasignosis
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Monstrosity In Dark Purity
Monstrosity Spiritual Apocalypse
Moonsorrow Verisakeet
Morbid Angel Blessed Are the Sick
Morbid Angel Covenant
Morbid Angel Gateways to Annihilation
Morbid Saint Spectrum of Death
Mos Def Black on Both Sides
Mos Def The Ecstatic
Motorhead Ace of Spades
Mudvayne L(ive) D(osage) 50: Live in Peoria DVD
Muse Absolution
Muse Black Holes and Revelations
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Bloody Valentine m b v
Nails Unsilent Death
Napalm Death From Enslavement to Obliteration
Napalm Death Harmony Corruption
Napalm Death The Curse
Narrows New Distances
Narrows Painted
Nas It Was Written
Nasum Human 2.0
Necrophagist Epitaph
Neurosis Souls at Zero
Neurosis Enemy of the Sun
Neurosis Given to the Rising
Neurosis Sovereign
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nightwish Oceanborn
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York
Nirvana Nevermind
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York (DVD)
No Salvation Faith
Nocturnus The Key
Obituary Slowly We Rot
Obliteration Black Death Horizon
Obscura Cosmogenesis
Old Man Gloom Seminar III: Zozobra
Old Man's Child The Pagan Prosperity
Om Advaitic Songs
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth Lamentations
Opeth The Roundhouse Tapes
Opeth Watershed
Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come
OutKast Aquemini
OutKast ATLiens
Overkill Ironbound
Overkill The Electric Age
Pallbearer Sorrow And Extinction
Pallbearer Foundations of Burden
Pallbearer improve on their vocals, get even bigger guitar tones and also get more accessible in the process. Highly rec'd for fans of bands ranging from Baroness to Deafheaven to Explosions in the Sky.
Pantera Cowboys from Hell
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill
Paramore Riot!
Pearl Jam Ten
Pelican The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...
Periphery Periphery (Instrumental)
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Pestilence Consvming Impvlse
Pestilence Testimony of the Ancients
Pig Destroyer Book Burner
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd Delicate Sound of Thunder
Pink Floyd Pulse
Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets
Pink Floyd Pulse (DVD)
Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Portal Seepia
Portishead Dummy
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Protest the Hero Fortress (Instrumental)
Protest the Hero Volition
Psycroptic The Scepter of the Ancients
Pyrrhon The Mother of Virtues
Queen A Night at the Opera
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Quo Vadis Defiant Imagination
R.A. The Rugged Man Legendary Classics Vol. 1
R.A. The Rugged Man Legends Never Die
Radiohead Kid A
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Rage Against the Machine Live & Rare
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Mexico City (DVD)
Rainbow Rising
Rainbow On Stage
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Repulsion Horrified
Reverend Bizarre II: Crush The Insects
Revocation Existence Is Futile
Revocation Deathless
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Rivers Of Nihil The Conscious Seed of Light
"Airless" is one of the best heavy songs you'll hear all year. This is a really impressive
debut. Props for tuning really low and not doing a bunch of djent riffs, too.
Rosetta The Galilean Satellites
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Rotten Sound Napalm
Rotten Sound Cursed
Rush Permanent Waves
Rush Exit...Stage Left
Rush R30: 30th Anniversary Tour
Rush Rush in Rio
Rush Clockwork Angels
Russian Circles Empros
Russian Circles Memorial
Saint Vitus Lillie: F-65
Satyricon Nemesis Divina
Satyricon Dark Medieval Times
Scale the Summit The Collective
Scale the Summit The Migration
Scarface Mr. Scarface Is Back
Seizures The Sanity Universal
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun
Sigh Scenes from Hell
SikTh Death of a Dead Day
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos
Slayer Hell Awaits
Slayer Soundtrack to the Apocalypse
Slayer Still Reigning
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
Slipknot Disasterpieces [DVD]
Sodom Agent Orange
Sodom M-16
Sodom Sodom
Soilent Green A Deleted Symphony For the Beaten Down
Solstice (USA-FL) Solstice
Soreption Engineering The Void
Soreption riff harder than a lazy Susan for a perfectly modest 35 minutes. Peace. Represent Sweden straight the fuck up.
Soundgarden Superunknown
Spastic Ink Ink Complete
Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion
Strapping Young Lad Alien
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
Suffocation Human Waste
Suffocation Suffocation
Suffocation Pinnacle of Bedlam
Sunn O))) Black One
Sunn O))) Monoliths and Dimensions
Sunn O))) and Boris Altar
Sunn O))) and Ulver Terrestrials
Swans Cop
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
System of a Down Mezmerize
Terrorizer World Downfall
TesseracT Concealing Fate
TesseracT Altered State
The Agonist Lullabies For the Dormant Mind
...and the award for Most Improved Metal Band of 2009 goes to The Agonist. Congrats, fellas.
The Atlas Moth An Ache for the Distance
The Avett Brothers I and Love and You
The B-52s The B52's
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles Hey Jude
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Contortionist Intrinsic
Darker, heavier, more progressive, and an overall more consistent listen than Exoplanet.
The Devin Townsend Band Synchestra
The Dillinger Escape Plan Under the Running Board
The Dwarves Blood, Guts, & Pussy
The End Elementary
The Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead
The Human Abstract Nocturne
These guys are much more than just a metalcore band. Sure, there's breakdowns and the typical catchy chorus, but these guys incorporate many genres besides just your typical metalcore band. Combining technical extreme metal, classical guitars, neo-classical arpeggio sweeping with an almost poppy chorus, this album can almost seem like too much. And it is, but I never get tired of it.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold as Love
The Lonely Island Incredibad
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death
The Obsessed Lunar Womb
The Ocean Aeolian
The Ocean Anthropocentric
The Red Chord Clients
The Roots Things Fall Apart
The Roots How I Got Over
The Sword Warp Riders
One of the most fun and groovy albums of the year. Add some riffs to your spliffs.
Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures
Those Who Lie Beneath Antichrist
Thou Heathen
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Major/Minor
Through the Eyes of the Dead Bloodlust
Thy Art Is Murder Hate
Tool 10,000 Days
I truly think that this is a superb album, despite what many of our regulars here seem to think. The band has obviously matured musically, as this is their most technical album to date. Their atmosphere is also as good as ever, especially in the giant two track power house that is Wings For Marie and 10,000 days. Some of the lyrics may be a bit questionable at times, but I'm sure that the band didn't just put it there for a reason. The only setbacks that I think this album has is that it slowly gets weaker as the album goes on and that this album doesn't have as much replay value as Lateralus does. Otherwise, I really enjoy this album.
Torche Meanderthal
Townes Van Zandt Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas
Toxik Think This
Trap Them Darker Handcraft
Trap Them Blissfucker
Trioscapes Separate Realities
Twilight Monument To Time End
Tyler the Creator Bastard
Ulver Perdition City
Ulver Kveldssanger
Ulver Wars of the Roses
Underoath Survive Kaleidoscope
Underoath Disambiguation
Unearth The Oncoming Storm
Metalcore is a genre that most metalheads look to in shame. I know I have in certain occasions, as it seems awfully commercial at times and there are lots of bands that just bore me to death. But fear not! Unearth has come to save the genre. The band, while still using the qualities of the genre, has improved on the sound quite a bit by including some more advanced riffs, occasional shredding and overall better songwriting than before. This album is great for a broad range of fans, from the fans of hardcore all the way to the fans of maybe even death metal. If you were ever to pick up a metalcore album, make it this one.
Unexpect Fables of the Sleepless Empire
In A Flesh Aquarium was the soundtrack to the itchiest asshole you've ever had. Fables of
the Sleepless Empire is the finger that scratches it away. ChaotH reigns.
United Nations Nevermind the Bombings, Here's Your Six Figures
Venom Black Metal
Vildhjarta Masstaden
Vildhjarta Thousands of Evils
Vildhjarta continue to prove that they're one of the few bands in the djent scene that actually have something original to say. Thousands of Evils may be fragmented and is certainly weird as hell, but at least they aren't writing riffs to provoke a reaction on a fucking dance floor.
Vinterland Welcome My Last Chapter
Warning Watching from a Distance
Weedeater God Luck and Good Speed
Weird Al Yankovic Running With Scissors
Weird Al Yankovic Off the Deep End
Weird Al Yankovic "Weird Al" Yankovic
Windir Arntor
Witchfinder General Death Penalty
Within the Ruins Creature
Within the Ruins Phenomena
With Phenomena, Within the Ruins are now officially out-Sumeriancoreing every Sumeriancore band on Sumerian Records while also not being on Sumerian Records
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestial Lineage
Wormrot Abuse
Wretched (USA-NC) Beyond The Gate
Wretched (USA-NC) Son of Perdition
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever
X Japan Art of Life
Xasthur Telepathic With The Deceased
Yes Relayer
Yes The Yes Album
Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss
YOB Atma
YOB Clearing The Path To Ascend

3.5 great
Aeon Spoke Aeon Spoke
Aether Realm One Chosen By The Gods
After the Burial In Dreams
Agalloch Of Stone, Wind And Pillor
Ahab Call Of The Wretched Sea
Ahab The Divinity Of Oceans
Akercocke The Goat of Mendes
Alcest Shelter
Alice in Chains Facelift
Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
All Shall Perish This Is Where It Ends
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods
Anata Under a Stone With No Inscription
Anata Dreams of Death and Dismay
Animal Collective Feels
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Animosity Empires
Antemasque Antemasque
Anthrax Return of the Killer A's
Anthrax Fistful of Metal
Anthrax Worship Music
Aphex Twin Windowlicker
Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Architects Hollow Crown
Arghoslent Incorrigible Bigotry
Army Of The Pharaohs Ritual Of Battle
Arsis As Regret Becomes Guilt
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
As I Lay Dying This Is Who We Are
As Oceans Enough Light to Warrant the Contrast
As Oceans The Relics Of Axiom
Ash Borer Cold of Ages
Ash Borer Bloodlands
Augury Fragmentary Evidence
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker
August Burns Red Leveler
Autopsy Macabre Eternal
Autumn Leaves Embraced by the Absolute
Bathory Bathory
Bathory The Return......
Bathory Twilight of the Gods
Be'lakor The Frail Tide
Beastie Boys The In Sound from Way Out!
Behemoth Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)
Behemoth Satanica
Behemoth Ezkaton
Behemoth Thelema.6
Beyonce Beyonce
Black Sabbath Sabotage
Black Sabbath We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll
Black Sabbath Dehumanizer
Black Sabbath 13
Bleeding Through This Is Love, This Is Murderous
Blind Guardian A Night at the Opera
Blind Guardian At the Edge of Time
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants and Jacket
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Blink-182 The Mark, Tom, And Travis Show
Blut Aus Nord The Work Which Transforms God
Blut Aus Nord 777 - The Desanctification
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Cosmosophy
Bolt Thrower Realm of Chaos
Bongzilla Amerijuanican
Boris Smile
Boris Heavy Rocks II
Borknagar Origin
Borknagar Urd
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Botch Unifying Themes Redux
Burzum Det Som Engang Var
Burzum Belus
Byzantine ...And They Shall Take Up Serpents
Camel The Snow Goose
Cannabis Corpse Beneath Grow Lights Thou Shalt Rise
Cannibal Corpse Tomb of the Mutilated
Cannibal Corpse Kill
Celeste Misanthrope(s)
Cephalic Carnage Anomalies
Cephalic Carnage Xenosapien
Chelsea Wolfe The Grime And The Glow
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Children of Bodom Trashed, Lost & Strungout
Children of Bodom Chaos Ridden Years - Stockholm Knockout
Chimaira The Impossibility Of Reason
Chimaira Chimaira
Chimp Spanner At the Dream's Edge
Chimp Spanner All Roads Lead Here
Cloudkicker Let Yourself Be Huge
Coalesce Salt and Passage
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Conducting from the Grave Revenants
Converge Unloved and Weeded Out
Converge Deathwish Live Series 02: Minneapolis
Cough Ritual Abuse
Cradle of Filth Nymphetamine
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast
Crowbar Symmetry in Black
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy
Current 93 All the Pretty Little Horses
Cursed I
Cynic Re-Traced
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom
Darkest Hour The Eternal Return
Darkest Hour The Human Romance
Darkthrone Soulside Journey
Darkthrone Ravishing Grimness
Daylight Dies Lost To The Living
De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising
De Lirium's Order Diagnosis
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Grips Government Plates
Deathspell Omega Drought
Decapitated The Negation
Decapitated Human's Dust DVD
Decapitated Blood Mantra
Decrepit Birth Diminishing Between Worlds
Deeds of Flesh Reduced to Ashes
Deeds of Flesh Mark of the Legion
Defeated Sanity Passages Into Deformity
Deftones Around the Fur
Demolition Hammer Tortured Existence
Desultory Into Eternity
Dethklok The Dethalbum
Devin Townsend Physicist
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Dimmu Borgir Alive In Torment
Dio Sacred Heart
Direwolf Beyond the Lands of Human Existence
Dismember Dismember
Disturbed Indestructible
Doomriders Darkness Come Alive
Down Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow
Down Down IV - Part II
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater Dark Side of the Moon
Dying Fetus Destroy the Opposition
Dysrhythmia Psychic Maps
Earl Sweatshirt EARL
Earl Sweatshirt Doris
Edge of Sanity Infernal
Edge of Sanity The Spectral Sorrows
Edge of Sanity Unorthodox
Electric Wizard Let Us Prey
Electric Wizard Black Masses
Elliott Smith New Moon
Eluveitie Slania
Eminem The Eminem Show
Eminem The Slim Shady EP
Eminem Recovery
Emperor Emperor
Emperor Reverence
Ensiferum Ensiferum
Ensiferum Dragonheads
Ensiferum Victory Songs
Ensiferum From Afar
Equilibrium Turis Fratyr
Equilibrium Sagas
ERRA Impulse
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo Tree of Tongues
Eyehategod In the Name of Suffering
Eyehategod Eyehategod
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly...
Fellsilent The Hidden Words
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles
Fleshwrought Dementia/Dyslexia
Frank Ocean Nostalgia, Ultra
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects Sol Niger Within
Sometimes a little too strange for its own good (what the fuck is up with the organ in "Cosmic Vagina Dentata Organ"?). Also what the fuck is up with that song title? Sure, it's overly experimental, but as a whole this album is cooler than anything I've come across from Meshuggah. The guitar solos are most often incredible, and the vocals add a very spacey touch to the record. Sometimes I wish I knew where the downbeat was, but I guess that's not the point.
Genghis Tron Board Up the House
Ghostface Killah Apollo Kids
Ghoul Transmission Zero
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...
Gojira The Link
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gorillaz Demon Days
Gorod Process of a New Decline
Grand Belial's Key Judeobeast Assassination
Green Day Dookie
Grotesque Incantation
GWAR Scumdogs of the Universe
GWAR Lust in Space
GWAR Bloody Pit of Horror
Haken The Mountain
Harvey Milk Life... The Best Game in Town
Hate Eternal Phoenix Amongst The Ashes
Hella Hold Your Horse Is
HellHammer Apocalyptic Raids 1990 A.D.
Hellwitch Syzygial Miscreancy
Hieronymus Bosch Artificial Emotions
High on Fire Blessed Black Wings
High on Fire Surrounded By Thieves
Hooded Menace Effigies of Evil
Horrendous The Chills
Hour of Penance Sedition
Iced Earth Horror Show
Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes
Ihsahn angL
Immolation Unholy Cult
Immolation Shadows in the Light
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy
Immortal Pure Holocaust
In Flames Colony
In Flames Whoracle
In Mourning Monolith
In Mourning The Weight of Oceans
Incantation Vanquish in Vengeance
Inferi The Path of Apotheosis
Insect Warfare At War With Grindcore
Intervals A Voice Within
Into Eternity Dead or Dreaming
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Maiden Japan
Iron Maiden A Real Dead One
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier
Iron Reagan Worse Than Dead
Iron Reagan The Tyranny Of Will
Isis Mosquito Control
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Island Orakel
Jedi Mind Tricks Servants In Heaven, Kings In Hell
Jeff Loomis Zero Order Phase
Jeff Loomis Plains of Oblivion
Job for a Cowboy Demonocracy
John Coltrane Interstellar Space
Johnny Truant In the Library of Horrific Events
Judas Priest Sin After Sin
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2
Kalmah They Will Return
Kataklysm Serenity in Fire
Kayo Dot Gamma Knife
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
King Crimson Beat
King Crimson Islands
Kiuas The Spirit of Ukko
Kiuas Reformation
Kiuas Lustdriven
Korn Issues
Krallice Krallice
Krallice Diotima
Kreator Enemy of God
Krisiun Ageless Venomous
Kvelertak Meir
Kyuss Wretch
Kyuss ...And the Circus Leaves Town
Lamb of God New American Gospel
Lamb of God Walk with Me in Hell
Last Chance to Reason Level 3
Led Zeppelin The Song Remains The Same
Leviathan The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide
Lil B Obama BasedGod
Ludacris Back For The First Time
Lustmord Carbon/Core
Lykathea Aflame Elvenefris
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis The Heist
Magrudergrind Crusher
Scion and Magrudergrind gave you a free EP that is legitimately well-produced and
relentlessly violent. Butthurt inter-fags worldwide pretend to not like how "corporate" it
is. Too bad they're reading this soundoff on their MacBook Pro.
Malevolent Creation The Ten Commandments
Man Is The Bastard Thoughtless
Man Man Life Fantastic
Massacre From Beyond
Mastodon Lifesblood
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Mayhem Deathcrush
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction
Megadeth United Abominations
Melvins Gluey Porch Treatments
Melvins Hostile Ambient Takeover
Melvins Honky
Melvins Pigs Of The Roman Empire
Melvins The Bride Screamed Murder
Melvins Tres Cabrones
Melvins Hold It In
Mercyful Fate Mercyful Fate
Meshuggah obZen
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica Metallica
Metallica Death Magnetic
Michael Jackson Dangerous
Mike Patton Mondo Cane
Miles Davis '58 Sessions
Mirrorthrone Carriers of Dust
Monstrosity Imperial Doom
Monstrosity Rise to Power
Monuments The Amanuensis
Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja
Moonsorrow Tulimyrsky
Morbus Chron Sweven
Morpheus Descends Ritual of Infinity
Mumakil Behold The Failure
Municipal Waste Hazardous Mutation
My Brother The Wind Once There was a Time When Time and Space were One
Napalm Death The Code Is Red...Long Live the Code
Napalm Death Utopia Banished
Napalm Death Utilitarian
Nasum Inhale/Exhale
Nasum Helvete
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Neurosis and Jarboe Neurosis and Jarboe
Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black
Nightwish Once
Nightwish Over The Hills And Far Away
Nile In Their Darkened Shrines
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
Norther Mirror of Madness
Novembers Doom The Novella Reservoir
Novembre Materia
Obituary Cause of Death
Oblivion Called to Rise
Off Minor Some Blood
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
Old Man Gloom Christmas
Old Man Gloom NO
Old Man's Child In Defiance of Existence
Old Man's Child Vermin
Old Man's Child Slaves Of The World
One Day As A Lion One Day As A Lion
Opeth Orchid
Orbs Asleep Next to Science
Overkill The Years of Decay
Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz
Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman
Palms Palms
Pantera Far Beyond Driven
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile
Parkway Drive Deep Blue
Peccatum Lost in Reverie
Pelican Ephemeral
Pestilence Spheres
Pig Destroyer Prowler in the Yard
Pig Destroyer Painter of Dead Girls
Pig Destroyer Natasha
Pillory Evolutionary Miscarriage
Pink Floyd Echoes
Pink Floyd Obscured by Clouds
Polyphia Muse
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Portal Swarth
Portal Vexovoid
Primordial To the Nameless Dead
Primus Antipop
Primus Pork Soda
Protest the Hero Gallop Meets the Earth
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
Psycroptic Ob(Servant)
Psycroptic The Inherited Repression
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings
Rage Against the Machine Renegades
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine (DVD)
Raintime Flies and Lies
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves
Ratatat LP4
Redemptor The Jugglernaut
Reverend Bizarre III: So Long Suckers
Reverend Bizarre In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend
Revocation Empire of the Obscene
Revocation Chaos of Forms
Revocation Revocation
RiFF RAFF The Golden Alien
RiFF RAFF NEON iCON
Ripping Corpse Dreaming With the Dead
Rise Against Revolutions Per Minute
Rise Against Siren Song of the Counter Culture
Rotten Sound Cycles
Rotten Sound Species At War
Runic Liar Flags
Running Wild Black Hand Inn
Rush 2112
Rush Fly by Night
Rush Signals
Rush Hold Your Fire
Rush Grace Under Pressure
Rush Snakes & Arrows
Saint Vitus Saint Vitus
Saint Vitus Hallow's Victim
Say Anything Say Anything
Scale the Summit Carving Desert Canyons
Shadows Fall The Art of Balance
Sigh Hangman's Hymn
Sigur Ros Agaetis byrjun
Skeletonwitch Beyond the Permafrost
Slayer Show No Mercy
Slayer Live Undead
Slayer Christ Illusion
Sleep Volume One
Slipknot Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.
Slipknot Iowa
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter
Sodom In the Sign of Evil
Soulfly Prophecy
Spawn of Possession The Forbidden
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing
Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad
Suffocation Despise the Sun
Suffocation Breeding the Spawn
Suffocation Blood Oath
Sunn O))) LA Reh 012
Suspyre A Great Divide
Suspyre When Time Fades
Swans Filth
Symphony X The Odyssey
Symphony X V: The New Mythology Suite
Symphony X Paradise Lost
Talib Kweli Quality
Tenacious D The Pick of Destiny
Textures Silhouettes
Textures Dualism
The Absence Riders of the Plague
The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach
The Aquabats Myths, Legends and Other. . . Adventures
The Beatles Help!
The Black Dahlia Murder Everblack
The Contortionist Apparition
A pretty decent deathcore album. These guys clearly listen to a lot of Between the Buried and Me but still find themselves trying to dig their way out of a scene that has become oversaturated with 808's and thuper-thweet two step sections. While those elements are present on Apparition, it's much more enjoyable than most of their br00tal comrades by showing a sense of experimentation and musical aptitude. I look forward to seeing how these guys progress in the upcoming years. It's up to these guys, Veil of Maya, and Within the Ruins to keep modern deathcore interesting at this point.
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Dillinger Escape Plan Under the Running Board (Reissue)
The Faceless Autotheism
The Grateful Dead Wake of the Flood
The Haarp Machine Disclosure
The Human Abstract Digital Veil
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
The Mars Volta Tremulant
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Mars Volta Noctourniquet
The Notorious B.I.G. Born Again
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Worse Than Alone
The Roots Rising Down
The Safety Fire Grind The Ocean
The Sword Gods of the Earth
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Tallest Man on Earth There's No Leaving Now
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza III: Series Of Unfortunate Events
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza IIII: The Alpha - The Omega
Just when you thought electric guitars couldn't possibly have any more gain...
The Zombies Odessey and Oracle
These Arms Are Snakes Easter
Those Who Lie Beneath An Awakening
Thursday Full Collapse
Times of Grace The Hymn of a Broken Man
Toby Driver In the L..L..Library Loft
Torche Torche
Torche Harmonicraft
Tyler the Creator Wolf
Ulver Nattens Madrigal
Ulver Svidd Neger
Ulver Shadows of the Sun
Unearth The March
While Unearth's The March isn't exactly anything new and the album art is pretty bad, it's still a really enjoyable metalcore album and a worthy addition to the band's already stellar discography. This album's twelve new songs take the band further away from their once hardcore-oriented sound and more into a groove/thrash metal hybrid, while still maintaining an unhealthy amount of breakdowns. Unearth has never sounded as melodic or as shreddy thanks to Buz McGrath's massive improvement on the fretboard. Sure, it's a slightly less amazing version of III: In the Eyes of Fire, but it's still worthy of any metal fan's attention. One of the must-have metal albums of the year.
Unearth Alive From The Apocalypse
Unraveller Kinship Synthesis
Veil of Maya [id]
Veil of Maya improve from their sophomore release, The Common Man's Collapse, reaching even rhigher levels of technicality than before. It's very clear that guitarist Marc Okubo and rdrummer Sam Applebaum are ridiculously talented, but some of the more glorious moments on rthe album (ex: Mowgli and Conquer) are lost in a contrived sea of Meshuggah posturing that rjust serves the purpose of getting the scene kids jumping. Veil of Maya is dangerously close rto realizing their potential as a legitimate progressive metal band, they just need to flesh rout their songs more and use a much less thin production to their mix. But the more melodic rsongs are definitely worth your attention.
Veil of Maya Eclipse
Vildhjarta Omnislash
Vintersorg The Focusing Blur
Volumes Via
Warbringer War Without End
Weedeater Jason the Dragon
Weird Al Yankovic UHF
Weird Al Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid
Weird Al Yankovic Bad Hair Day
Windhand Soma
Wintersun Time I
This is what you get when you combine Devin Townsend's Deconstruction with Dungeons & Dragons and a FUCKING SHITLOAD of synth orchestra. Pretty good, but a few years too late.
Wolves in the Throne Room Malevolent Grain
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestite
Wormrot Noise
Worship Dooom
Wu-Tang Clan The W
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams
Xasthur To Violate the Oblivious
Xasthur Nocturnal Poisoning
Yautja Songs of Descent
Young and in the Way When Life Comes to Death
Zaum Oracles

3.0 good
3 The End is Begun
Abigail Williams Legend
Abigail Williams In the Absence of Light
Abigail Williams attempt to steal Emperor's first two records and yield some occasionally
great, but mostly mediocre results. But hey, at least they're not playing breakdowns
anymore!
Abigail Williams Becoming
Abigor Nachthymnen (From The Twilight Kingdom)
Abiotic Symbiosis
Absu Abzu
After the Burial Rareform (Re-release)
After the Burial This Life Is All We Have
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit
Agalloch The Serpent and the Sphere
Alcest Ecailles De Lune
Alcest Les Voyages De L Ame
Alestorm Terror on the High Seas
All That Remains This Darkened Heart
Amorphis Silent Waters
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Destroy Everything You Love
Animal Collective Sung Tongs
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Apocalyptica Apocalyptica
Apocalyptica Cult
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Arkaik Existential Chaos
Arsis Starve for the Devil
Arsis completely change from their previous outing, We Are the Nightmare. Instead of a more flashy and technical approach that their last album took, Starve For the Devil focuses more on thrash/80's metal influences and more hooks than ever previously presented in an Arsis record. Mike Van Dyne delivers his best drum performance to date, giving Arsis a sense of rejuvination and drive. James consistently slays the fretboard, which has become the norm for followers of the band. Hell, you'll even hear a bass solo in "Closer To Cold". Check out "A March For the Sick", "From Soulless to Shattered (Art In Dying)", and "Closer To Cold" for some of the most solid metal I've heard in a while.
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security
ASAP Rocky Long. Live. A$AP
Audioslave Audioslave
August Burns Red Messengers
August Burns Red Home
Austrian Death Machine Total Brutal
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Basilisk Vintyrhell
Behemoth Pandemonic Incantations
Behemoth And the Forests Dream Eternally
Behemoth ....From the Pagan Vastelands
Between the Buried and Me The Anatomy Of
Between the Buried and Me Alaska (Instrumental)
Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution
Black Sabbath Live at Last
Black Sabbath The Eternal Idol
Black Sabbath Cross Purposes
Black Stone Cherry Black Stone Cherry
Bleeding Through Portrait of the Goddess
Bleeding Through The Truth
Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Blind Guardian Battalions of Fear
Bloodbath Resurrection Through Carnage
Bloodbath Breeding Death
Bloodbath The Fathomless Mastery
Borknagar The Olden Domain
Borknagar Quintessence
Borknagar The Archaic Course
Borknagar Universal
Brand New Deja Entendu
Cancer Bats Hail Destroyer
Cannabis Corpse Blunted at Birth
Cannabis Corpse The Weeding
Cannibal Corpse Gore Obsessed
Cannibal Corpse Eaten Back to Life
Cannibal Corpse Hammer Smashed Face
Carcass Reek of Putrefaction
Carcass Symphonies of Sickness
Carcass Swansong
Carcass Wake Up and Smell the Carcass
Catacombs In the Depths of R'lyeh
Cattle Decapitation Monolith of Inhumanity
Cerebral Bore Maniacal Miscreation
Chelsea Wolfe Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
Chevelle Vena Sera
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
Chimaira Resurrection
Circle of Contempt Entwine the Threads
Cloudkicker Fade
Code Orange Love Is Love // Return To Dust
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Coheed and Cambria Kerrang! / XFM UK Acoustic Sessions
Conan Blood Eagle
Conducting from the Grave When Legends Become Dust
Converge Caring and Killing
Cradle of Filth Bitter Suites to Succubi
Cradle of Filth Thornography
Crowbar Obedience Thru Suffering
Cryptopsy And Then You'll Beg
Cryptopsy Once Was Not
Cursive Domestica
Cynic Demo 1991
Cynic '90 Demo
Daath The Hinderers
Dark Angel Time Does Not Heal
Dark Tranquillity Haven
Dark Tranquillity We Are the Void
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Dead Man In Reno Dead Man In Reno
Death Spiritual Healing
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever
Deeds of Flesh Crown of Souls
Deeds of Flesh Portals to Canaan
Deicide The Stench of Redemption
Demons and Wizards Touched by the Crimson King
Destroyer 666 Phoenix Rising
Dethklok Dethalbum III
DevilDriver The Fury of Our Maker's Hand
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Dimmu Borgir Spiritual Black Dimensions
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast (Re-Recording)
Dio Master of the Moon
Dio Killing the Dragon
Disfiguring the Goddess Deprive
Disfiguring the Goddess Black Earth Child
Dissection Maha Kali
Dissection Reinkaos
Dissection Where Dead Angels Lie
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Dragonlord Black Wings Of Destiny
Dragonlord Rapture
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater Live at Budokan
Dream Theater Score
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Dream Theater returns with their umpteenth effort, The Bleakest Future. Mike Portnoy plays the drums mega fast and destroys your eardrums with gut-fucking brutal vocals. Everyone else in the band is fucking nutz. They constantly attack with stunning musical imagery coupled with overwhelming technicality. When I heard the first track, called “Overcome With Nightmarish Chug,” I rushed to the kitchen where my mom was making the macaroni and cheese I had ordered her to make twenty minutes earlier, snatched the pot of boiling water from the stainless-steel stove, and threw it into the dining room. My mom said that I needed to respect her more and I told her I wouldn’t until she could shred harder than John Petrucci, which will never happen, because NO ONE can. The most novel aspect of the Dream Theaters music is the subtle flourishes of soca and rhythm and blues that they have adopted. John Myung plays the bass guitar much like a soulful black man would strum on a box outside on a porch in those grand plantation days. He doesn’t sound like that awkward Asian person you see playing the bass. The most progressive musical outfit since Rush, the most aggressive since Nile, the wisest since Slayer, Dream Theater will come at you like a crazy train and run you over and make smush out of your fucking soul.
Dying Fetus Killing on Adrenaline
Dying Fetus Purification Through Violence
Dying Fetus Reign Supreme
Earth The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull
Easy Star All Stars Radiodread
Edge of Sanity Nothing But Death Remains
Electric Wizard Electric Wizard
Elliott Smith Figure 8
Emperor Wrath of the Tyrant
Enslaved Frost
Enslaved RIITIIR
Escape the Fate There's No Sympathy for the Dead
Evanescence Fallen
Evanescence The Open Door
Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon
Firewind The Premonition
Gates of Winter Lux Aeterna
Ghost B.C. Infestissumam
Glass Cloud The Royal Thousand
Gojira Terra Incognita
Gorgoroth Incipit Satan
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Green Day Nimrod
Grimes Visions
Grotesque In the Embrace of Evil
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
High on Fire Art of Self-Defense
HORSE the band Pizza
Hour of Penance Paradogma
Hyades And the Worst is Yet to Come
Iced Earth The Blessed and the Damned
Iced Earth The Reckoning
Iced Earth Iced Earth
Iced Earth Enter the Realm
Ihsahn After
Immolation Failures for Gods
Immortal Blizzard beasts
Immortal All Shall Fall
Immortal Technique Revolutionary Volume 1
Immortal Technique Revolutionary Volume 2
In Flames Clayman
In Flames Come Clarity
Inanimate Existence Liberation Through Hearing
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Iron Maiden Fear of the Dark
Iron Maiden A Real Live Dead One
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Iwrestledabearonce Iwrestledabearonce
Iwrestledabearonce It's All Happening
Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne
Joanna Newsom Have One on Me
Job for a Cowboy Ruination
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Judas Priest Angel of Retribution
Kalmah The Black Waltz
Kanye West Late Registration
Kanye West The College Dropout
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
Kataklysm Prevail
Kataklysm Waiting for the End to Come
Katatonia Viva Emptiness
Kayo Dot Coyote
Keep of Kalessin Kolossus
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent
King Crimson Starless and Bible Black
King Crimson Three of a Perfect Pair
Korn Life Is Peachy
Kreator Hordes of Chaos
Krisiun Black Force Domain
Lacuna Coil Comalies
Lamb of God Terror And Hubris
Last Chance to Reason Lvl. 1
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Presence
Lil B Based Jam
Lil B 05 Fuck Em
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park Reanimation
Lupe Fiasco The Cool
Lurker Of Chalice Lurker Of Chalice
Machine Head The Blackening
Magrudergrind Rehashed
Malevolent Creation Stillborn
Maybeshewill Fair Youth
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster II
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster III
Megadeth Killing Is My Business...
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Megadeth Th1rt3en
Melvins Electroretard
Melvins Ozma
Melvins The Maggot
Melvins The Bootlicker
Melvins Freak Puke
Meshuggah Contradictions Collapse
Meth, Ghost and Rae Wu-Massacre
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Michael Jackson Blood On The Dancefloor: HIStory In The Mix
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Mirrorthrone Of Wind and Weeping
Misery Index Retaliate
Misery Signals Absent Light
Morbid Angel Formulas Fatal to the Flesh
Mouth of the Serpent Manifest
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
Mudvayne Mudvayne
Naglfar Diabolical
Napalm Death Scum
Nas STILLmatic
Nazgul De Expugnatione Elfmuth
Nightwish Century Child
Nightwish Angels Fall First
Nile At the Gate of Sethu
Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV
Nirvana Bleach
Norther Death Unlimited
Norther Till Death Unites Us
Obscura Omnivium
Odious Mortem Cryptic Implosion
OFWGKTA Radical
Ol' Dirty Bastard Nigga Please
Old Man's Child Ill Natured Spiritual Invasion
Opeth Burden
Origin Echoes of Decimation
Origin Omnipresent
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
OutKast Idlewild
Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon
P.O.D. Satellite
Pagan Altar Volume 1
Painted in Exile Revitalized
Pantera Reinventing the Steel
Papa Roach Infest
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Parkway Drive Horizons
Five Months and Boneyards are both pretty damn cool but the rest of this album just lacks the fun the two tracks mentioned above possess. An incredibly average listen overall with a few gems in the middle.
Pearl Jam Vs.
Periphery Icarus
Pestilence Mallevs Maleficarvm
Pink Floyd The Division Bell
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
Pink Floyd Relics
Porcupine Tree The Incident
Possessed Seven Churches
Primus Primus and The Chocolate Factory...
Psycroptic Symbols of Failure
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Ratatat Ratatat Remixes Vol.1
Red Sparowes At The Soundless Dawn
Rise Against Appeal to Reason
Rush Vapor Trails
Rush Caress of Steel
Rush Rush
Rush Counterparts
Rush Roll the Bones
Satyricon Volcano
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Scar Symmetry Pitch Black Progress
Scar Symmetry The Singularity - Phase I: Neohumanity
Sepultura Chaos A.D.
Shade Empire Intoxicate O.S.
Shadows Fall The War Within
Shadows Fall Threads of Life
Sleep Jerusalem
Slipknot 9.0: Live
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Sodom Obsessed by Cruelty
Son of Aurelius The Farthest Reaches
Sons of Aurelius The Farthest Reaches
Staind Break the Cycle
Strapping Young Lad The New Black
Strapping Young Lad Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing
Suffocation Souls to Deny
SuidAkrA Caledonia
Sumatra Heliocratic Infinity
Summoning Minas Morgul
Sunn O))) ØØ Void
Swans The Burning World
Symphony X Iconoclast
System of a Down Steal This Album!
System of a Down Hypnotize
Mezmerize is clearly a stronger album than this, mostly because of Daron's more-than-frequent vocal appearances on here. He's great as a guitarist and as a songwriter, but his vocals become incredibly annoying after a song or two. There are still a few memorable tracks on here. For example "Holy Mountains" is one of the most powerful songs the band has ever written, and "Viscinity of Obscenity" is just plain fun to sing along with. This album was decent, but I just expect so much more from this band.
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle
TesseracT Perspective
The Absence From Your Grave
The Acacia Strain The Dead Walk
The Acacia Strain 3750
The Agonist Prisoners
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate
As if I needed further proof that Ryan Knight should have kept playing in Arsis. Deflorate offers a few more dweedles than on past releases, but really does little else to differentiate from Miasma and Nocturnal. Unless you're already a dedicated TBDM fan (and I wouldn't understand why), approach this album with minimal expectations. At least the album art rules.
The Bled Pass the Flask
The Blood Brothers Young Machetes
The Decemberists Picaresque
The Dillinger Escape Plan Plagiarism
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Grateful Dead Terrapin Station
The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter
The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
The Story So Far What You Don't See
The Sword Age of Winters
The Sword Apocryphon
The Who Quadrophenia
Thee Silver Mount Zion Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything
They Found Her In Pieces Victorian
This or the Apocalypse Haunt What's Left
Thrice Beggars
Thrice completely ditch their past influences of melodic-hardcore on the first two records, their past hints of post-metal on Vheissu, and their experimentation on both Alchemy Indexes. While reading this may seem like Thrice has gone in a completely new direction yet again, don't get too excited. Beggars is essentially the band really tightening their alt-rock sound and centering their attention on Dustin Kensrue's great singing. While this certainly isn't my favorrite Thrice record by any means, it's still got some great songs to add to the band's already stellar discography. Check out "In Exile", "At the Last" and "Beggars" for some of the album's strongest content.
Through the Eyes of the Dead Skepsis
This album is completely harmless.
Thy Art Is Murder The Adversary
Tool Undertow
Sure, Tool is one of the most important bands in progressive metal these days, but what were they like at the beginning? This album offers just that, and it's not nearly as impressive as their modern stuff. The riffs and drum patterns aren't nearly as catchy, technical, or memorable as any of their other three releases. This is of course a hard thing to do when their other releases are all of no less than excellent quality, but still. If this wasn't by Tool then I really wouldn't have picked this up, as it just sounds like an average rock record to me. While some songs like "Prison Sex" and "Swamp Song" are enjoyable, I really don't listen to this album that much anymore. You'd be better off with Lateralus or 10,000 Days.
Tool Opiate
Trivium Shogun
Trivium learn a lot from their past mistakes and come back with a (mostly) solid album. The first five songs and the title track are easily the strongest material Heafy & Co. have ever written, though the remainder of the album drags, and Matt Heafy's harsh vocals are just as grating as ever. Over an hour of Trivium is simply too much for all but the most loyal of fans. While I'm still not totally convinced that this band is as great as some would have you believe, I'm starting to see a bit of light. Everyone should at least check out "Torn Between Scylla and Charybdis", it's one of the twenty best metal songs of the year.
Tyler the Creator Goblin
Ulver Blood Inside
Ulver The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Ulver Lyckantropen Themes
Underoath The Changing of Times
Underoath Cries of the Past
Unearth Darkness in the Light
Unexpect In a Flesh Aquarium
In a Flesh Aquarium is the soundtrack to the itchiest asshole you've ever had.
Vader The Art Of War
Various Artists (Metal) Kerrang Remastered: Master of Puppets...
Vertical Horizon Everything You Want
Victor Wooten A Show of Hands
Vintersorg Cosmic Genesis
Vintersorg Solens Rotter
Volumes The Concept of Dreaming
Volumes No Sleep
Warmen Accept The Fact
Watain Lawless Darkness
Weeping Birth Anosognosic Industry of the I
Weird Al Yankovic Even Worse
Witherscape The Inheritance
Within the Ruins Invade
Within the Ruins Elite
Woe Of Tyrants Threnody
Woods of Ypres Against the Seasons
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag
Xasthur Subliminal Genocide
Xasthur Defective Epitaph
Xasthur The Funeral of Being
Yes Yes
Yes Time and a Word
Yes Fly from Here

2.5 average
A Day to Remember Homesick
Abigail Williams In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns
Across the Sun Before The Night Takes Us
Good ideas weighed down by cheesy keyboards and silly clean vocals. But hey, it's better
than Becoming the Archetype.
All Shall Perish Awaken the Dreamers
All That Remains Overcome
Amorphis Skyforger
Amorphis' most recent musical outing is essentially a few fantastic ideas spread out across a sea of mediocrity. While the band does try to delve more into a prog metal sound, Skyforger's eleven songs can easily become stagnant. This wasn't terrible...it just could have been way more interesting.
Animal Collective Centipede Hz
Animosity Altered Beast
Arch Enemy Rise of the Tyrant
Architects The Here and Now
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together
As I Lay Dying Awakened
At the Gates The Red in the Sky Is Ours
Audioslave Out of Exile
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
Black Sabbath Tyr
Blackalicious The Craft
Bleeding Through Declaration
Blind Guardian A Twist in the Myth
Blink-182 Blink-182
Borknagar Borknagar
Born of Osiris A Higher Place
Burzum Burzum
Burzum Fallen
Cannibal Corpse Butchered at Birth
Catamenia Location:COLD
Cathedral The Last Spire
Christian Muenzner Beyond the Wall of Sleep
Circle of Contempt Artifacts in Motion
Cloudkicker Loop
Cloudkicker Hello
Cradle of Filth From the Cradle to Enslave
Cradle of Filth Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Darkthrone The Cult Is Alive
Darkthrone Total Death
Darkthrone Panzerfaust
Darkthrone Goatlord
Darkthrone Dark Thrones and Black Flags
Dawn Slaughtersun (Crown of the Triarchy)
Decapitated Organic Hallucinosis
Decrepit Birth ...And Time Begins
Deftones Adrenaline
Deicide Deicide
DevilDriver Devildriver
Devin Townsend Devlab
Devin Townsend The Hummer
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast
Dimmu Borgir Godless Savage Garden
Dimmu Borgir In Sorte Diaboli
Dirt Nasty Nasty As I Wanna Be
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dying Fetus War of Attrition
Edge of Sanity Cryptic
Edguy Hellfire Club
Empyrium Songs of Moors and Misty Fields
Ensiferum Unsung Heroes
Escape the Fate Dying Is Your Latest Fashion
Every Time I Die Last Night in Town
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Fit for an Autopsy Hell on Earth
Fuel Something Like Human
God Forbid Gone Forever
Gorillaz Laika Come Home
Green Day Warning
Hacktivist Hacktivist
HellHammer Death Fiend
Hoobastank The Reason
Iced Earth The Dark Saga
Iced Earth Framing Armageddon
Iced Earth The Crucible of Man
Iced Earth Dystopia
Ill Nino Revolution/Revolucion
Immortal Battles in the North
Immortal Damned In Black
Immortal Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism
In This Moment Beautiful Tragedy
Iron Maiden A Real Live One
Jay-Z American Gangster
Jay-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail
Jedi Mind Tricks Visions of Gandhi
Job for a Cowboy Genesis
Judas Priest Rocka Rolla
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
This is for you. For you. For you. For you. For you. For you. For you. And you. And you. So anybody, you can do whatever you want to do. I love you, no matter what you think of me and, if this night means as much to you as it does to me, you'll enjoy yourself on your own terms.
Kataklysm Heaven's Venom
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
King Crimson The ConstruKction of Light
Korn Follow the Leader
Korpiklaani Tales Along This Road
Krisiun Conquerors of Armageddon
Lacuna Coil Karmacode
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II
Liturgy Aesthethica
Lock Up Pleasures Pave Sewers
Ludacris Chicken 'N' Beer
Megadeth Youthanasia
Melvins The Crybaby
Metallica Some Kind of Monster
Muse The Resistance
Nachtmystium Assassins: Black Meddle Pt.1
Nightwish Highest Hopes
Nile Black Seeds of Vengeance
Norma Jean The Anti Mother
OFWGKTA The OF Tape Vol. 2
Old Man's Child Born of the Flickering
Om Pilgrimage
Opeth Pale Communion
Origin Antithesis
Origin Entity
Orphaned Land The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR
Overkill W.F.O
P.O.D. Fundamental Elements of Southtown
Pantera Power Metal
Paramore Paramore
Parkway Drive Atlas
Periphery Clear
Spencer's song sucks something awful but Nolly's "Extraneous" is beyond ridiculous. Overall a really hit or miss EP.
Pink Floyd The Final Cut
Pink Floyd A Collection of Great Dance Songs
Pink Floyd Ummagumma
Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Primus Suck on This
Protest the Hero A Calculated Use of Sound
Radiohead The Best Of
Rammstein Mutter
Rancid Indestructible
Reflections The Fantasy Effect
Rise Against The Unraveling
Rush Power Windows
Rush Presto
Satyricon Now, Diabolical
Scar Symmetry Dark Matter Dimensions
Shokran Supreme Truth
Skinless Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead
Slayer Divine Intervention
Slayer World Painted Blood
This album would probably be really good if it wasn't 2009 and Reign In Blood, South of Heaven, and Seasons in the Abyss hadn't already been around for ages. World Painted Blood strikes me nothing more than Slayer trying to show their fans that they can still sound the exact same, though I don't understand exactly why they'd want to do that. Sure there's some great riffs to be found in here every now and then, but as a whole World Painted Blood is an underwhelming and completely superfluous album. Oh, and the production blows too.
Smash Mouth Astro Lounge
Soundtrack (Film) God of War III: Blood & Metal EP
Spiral Architect A Sceptic's Universe
Stampin' Ground A New Darkness Upon Us
Stone Sour Stone Sour
Story of the Year Page Avenue
Sunn O))) White2
Sunn O))) Flight of the Behemoth
Sunn O))) White1
Superjoint Ritual A Lethal Dose of American Hatred
The Acacia Strain Continent
The Agonist Once Only Imagined
The Black Dahlia Murder Unhallowed
The Black Dahlia Murder Miasma
The Ocean Heliocentric
Through the Eyes of the Dead Malice
Thy Art Is Murder This Hole Is Not Deep Enough for the Twelve of You
To-Mera Delusions
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium In Waves
Victimizer The Final Assault
Vital Remains Dechristianize
War of Ages Pride of the Wicked
Warbringer One By One The Wicked Fall
Warbringer Waking Into Nightmares
Weezer Weezer
Weird Al Yankovic In 3-D
Weird Al Yankovic Polka Party
Whitechapel This Is Exile
Within the Ruins Omen
Two decent originals accompanied by two forgettable covers. Who told these guys it was okay to cover Kansas?
Xasthur A Gate Through Bloodstained Mirrors
Xasthur Portal Of Sorrow
Years Spent Cold Moving Heaven To Hell
Yes Going for the One

2.0 poor
50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin'
A Day to Remember What Separates Me From You
A Hero a Fake Volatile
Abigail Williams Gallow Hill
AC/DC Back in Black
After the Burial Rareform
Hey guys! Look, I know we're all really capable and talented musicians, but these days...who cares? I kinda get tired of writing actual melodies and riffs, and let's be honest, those take too long to write. And who wants to listen to that shit anyways?! Let's put in a ton of bro-downs whenever we run out of ideas! Sound good to everyone? Ok, cool.
All Shall Perish Hate. Malice. Revenge
All That Remains For We Are Many
Animosity Shut It Down
Archspire The Lucid Collective
Audioslave Revelations
Behemoth Grom
Biffy Clyro Opposites
Black Sabbath Technical Ecstasy
Black Sabbath Headless Cross
Blink-182 Buddha
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Born of Osiris The New Reign
While this album is tremendous in short bursts (and I mean very short), it fails to grab my attention for the entire time. Born of Osiris clearly have the chops to create some quality technical death metal, but really kill the buzz quickly with goofy keyboards and way too much Meshuggah leg-humping. You might want to check out the songs "Open Arms to Damnation" and "The Takeover", but really you should just listen to The Faceless again for a much more rewarding experience with essentially the same sound.
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It
Burn the Priest Burn the Priest
Burzum Daudi Baldrs
Burzum Umskiptar
Carnifex Hell Chose Me
Childish Gambino Camp
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Painfully average album overall. The only three songs that stand out are "Tie My Rope", "Blooddrunk" and "Roadkill Morning". The rest just sound like b-sides to the band's previous two albums and don't seem original or inspired. I was disappointed by this.
Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day
Cradle of Filth Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa
Creed Human Clay
Creed Weathered
Deathchain Cult of Death
Deicide Scars Of The Crucifix
Deicide Till Death Do Us Part
Despised Icon The Healing Process
Despised Icon Day of Mourning
Devourment Conceived in Sewage
Dimmu Borgir For All Tid
Dimmu Borgir World Misantrophy
Dimmu Borgir Abrahadabra
Disturbed The Sickness
Disturbed Believe
Dream Theater Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Eminem Relapse
Eminem Relapse: Refill
Every Time I Die The Burial Plot Bidding War
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Fear Factory Hatefiles
Glass Cloud Perfect War Forever
Gorgoroth Twilight of the Idols (In Conspiracy...)
Green Day Shenanigans
HammerFall Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken
I Killed The Prom Queen Music for the Recently Deceased
Iced Earth Tribute to the Gods
Iced Earth The Glorious Burden
Ill Nino Confession
Impending Doom There Will Be Violence
Impending Doom Baptized in Filth
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
Tired band releases tired album consisting of recycled riffs and hackneyed hooks. Fucking snooze.
Into Eternity The Incurable Tragedy
Iron Maiden No Prayer for the Dying
Iron Maiden Virtual XI
Iwrestledabearonce Ruining It for Everybody
Jay-Z The Blueprint 3
Jedi Mind Tricks A History of Violence
Not even Stoupe's frequently stellar beats can save this train wreck. Jus Allah's return to the group, while being positive for the group's morale, is just painful to listen to. Jus' delivery is incredibly awkward and his rhymes are nothing more than nonsensical plays on words that don't do it for me. Vinnie Paz has recycled every last punchline he can on here, almost always referencing boxers, serial killers and religious figures. While it worked quite well on Legacy of Blood, it's far too stale and boring at this point. Something drastic needs to happen on the next record, or Jedi Mind Tricks is going to lose a once loyal fan.
Joanna Newsom Ys
Judas Priest Nostradamus
Kanye West Graduation
Kanye West Yeezus
Knives Exchanging Hands Hiatus
Korn Untouchables
Korn MTV Unplugged: Korn
Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are
Lamb of God Wrath
With each of their previous releases, Lamb of God brought a new sound to the table while still saying in their niche of "pure American metal". Sadly, they've become too comfortable with their current sound and popularity, and have thus cranked out a lazy, recycled album that strikes me nothing more as a b-sides to Sacrament. Wrath has it's moments, but you'll really have to listen hard to find them.
Led Zeppelin Coda
Led Zeppelin In Through the Out Door
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Ludacris The Red Light District
Melvins Prick
Metallica Load
Metallica Garage Inc.
Metallica Beyond Magnetic
Morbid Angel Heretic
Mudvayne The End of All Things to Come
Mudvayne Lost and Found
Mudvayne The New Game
Muse The 2nd Law
Nas Nastradamus
Nickelback Silver Side Up
Nile Ithyphallic
Nile Those Whom the Gods Detest
Nile released another album. They're so cute.
But seriously, this album is simply another regurgitation of everything they've made from In Their Darkened Shrines onward. George Kollias is still obnoxiously fast, the solos still make Kerry King look like he knows what he's doing, and Dallas still sounds like a dishwasher. Not to mention the added pseudo-Egyptian clean vocals are some of the most lol-worthy additions to any metal album this year. Every once in a while a riff will come along that absolutely rules, but you won't remember it for long. Overall, it's just Nile shitting out another album just because it's been another two years.
Norma Jean Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child
Papa Roach Lovehatetragedy
Pig Destroyer 38 Counts of Battery
Pink Floyd Works
Primus Tales from the Punchbowl
Primus The Brown Album
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm With You
Rings of Saturn Lugal Ki En
Sepultura Roots
Shadows Fall Retribution
Slayer God Hates Us All
Slayer Diabolus in Musica
Slayer Undisputed Attitude
Slipknot Welcome to Our Neighborhood [DVD]
Suicide Silence The Black Crown
The Acacia Strain Wormwood
The Acacia Strain Death Is the Only Mortal
I just want to make it perfectly clear: Meshuggah released Nothing ten years ago.
The Black Dahlia Murder What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse
The Mars Volta Scab Dates
Tvangeste FireStorm
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
Underoath Act of Depression
Unholy Matrimony Love and Death
Vital Remains Icons of Evil
Weird Al Yankovic Alapalooza
Whitechapel The Somatic Defilement
Whitechapel A New Era of Corruption
Will Smith Big Willie Style
Winds Of Plague Decimate The Weak
Take every metalcore/deathcore cliche imaginable and just beat yourself over the head with it for ten songs. And throw in some "epic" keyboards while you're at it. Oh well, at least Anthems of Apocalypse is a good song.
Winds Of Plague The Great Stone War
Yes 90125
Yes Tormato
Yes Heaven and Earth

1.5 very poor
Alesana On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax
Alexisonfire Alexisonfire
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win
No amount of flashy solos and melodeath riffing can make up for the fact that Phil "Autotune" Labonte wants the band to sound just like Five Finger Death Punch. A waste of your time, but you already knew that, right?
As Blood Runs Black Allegiance
Asking Alexandria From Death to Destiny
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Bathory Octagon
Behold... The Arctopus Skullgrid
Black Sabbath Never Say Die!
Black Sabbath Seventh Star
Black Sabbath Forbidden
Blessthefall Awakening
Blink-182 Dude Ranch
Born of Osiris Tomorrow We Die Alive
Bring Me the Horizon Count Your Blessings
Carnifex The Diseased and Poisoned
Common Universal Mind Control
Cryptopsy The Unspoken King
Darkthrone F.O.A.D.
Despised Icon The Ills of Modern Man
Devourment Unleash the Carnivore
Divine Heresy Bleed the Fifth
DragonForce Ultra Beatdown
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Edge of Sanity Until Eternity Ends
Eminem Encore
Emmure Goodbye to the Gallows
Emmure The Respect Issue
Emmure Slave to the Game
Escape the Fate This War Is Ours
From First to Last Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body...
Green Day American Idiot
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
Iron Maiden The X Factor
It Dies Today The Caitiff Choir
Job for a Cowboy Doom
Judas Priest Jugulator
Judas Priest Turbo
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Korn See You on the Other Side
Limp Bizkit Significant Other
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Lou Reed Metal Machine Music
Lupe Fiasco Lasers
Metallica Reload
Don't get me wrong, I'm actually a huge Metallica fan. That is, pre-Load Metallica. If there ever was a band to sell out, it was these guys. It's not that cutting their hair was a big deal to me, it was the fact that they went from creating some of the most essential pieces of music in heavy metal history to pooping out collections of sub-par hard rock garbage. This album may have "The Unforgiven II", which I do thoroughly enjoy, but other than that I just can't tolerate this album. It's a damn shame to see one of the most important bands in metal history turn to this.
Michael Jackson Invincible
Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus
Murderdolls Beyond The Valley of the Murderdolls
MyChildren MyBride Unbreakable
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Nile Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka
Oceano Depths
Oceano Contagion
Ozzy Osbourne Black Rain
Ozzy Osbourne Scream
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Psyopus Odd Senses
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
I've been a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers for man years now, but this is by far the weakest album that I own by them. I don't care what Flea says, I still like the band despite the fact that this is a poor album. It's got a few enjoyable songs here and there, but overall it's just way too long and sometimes incredibly painful to listen to. There are way too many slow songs on here for my taste. I like it when RHCP blasts out with some funk-rock songs that get you pumped up and not the slower, emotional tracks that seem more like jokes than actual passages of feeling. Even though Warlocks is one, if not the band's best song ever, I just can't listen to this album any more and I'm sick of all the positive press it's getting.
Rings of Saturn Embryonic Anomaly
Spineshank Self Destructive Pattern
Staind 14 Shades of Grey
Stick To Your Guns Comes From The Heart
Structures Divided By
This might be the most disorganized and least memorable record in the entire Sumerian Records catalog.
Suicide Silence The Cleansing
Suicide Silence No Time to Bleed
Taproot Welcome
The Human Abstract Midheaven
Trivium The Crusade
Whitechapel Whitechapel

1.0 awful
50 Cent The Massacre
A Skylit Drive Adelphia
Adema Adema
Asking Alexandria Stand Up and Scream
Atreyu The Curse
Atreyu The Best of Atreyu
Attack Attack! (US) Someday Came Suddenly
Attila Soundtrack To A Party
Attila Rage
Attila About That Life
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Black Sabbath Born Again
Brain Drill The Parasites
Brain Drill Apocalyptic Feasting
Just because you can doesn't mean that you fucking should.
Brain Drill Quantum Catastrophe
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Chelsea Grin Desolation of Eden
Chelsea Grin My Damnation
Chelsea Grin Evolve
Design the Skyline Nevaeh
Design the Skyline Galactical Celebration
Devourment Molesting the Decapitated
DoomThrone Skeleton Veiled in Flesh
Drake Thank Me Later
Drake Take Care
Dream Theater Dream Theater
"The Looking Glass" gets the award for the most blatant and terrible Rush rip-off I have ever heard. Why do people still care about this band?
Drop Dead, Gorgeous In Vogue
Emmure Felony
Emmure Speaker of the Dead
Emmure Eternal Enemies
Green Day ¡UNO!
Guns N' Roses "The Spaghetti Incident?"
Hawthorne Heights The Silence in Black and White
Hellyeah Hellyeah
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
Insect Warfare Noise Grind Power Death
I hate this album. But that's the point, right?
Iwrestledabearonce It's All Dubstep
Justin Bieber My World 2.0
Kesha Cannibal
Kid Rock Devil Without A Cause
Korn The Path of Totality
Lil Wayne Rebirth
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being II
Where does Lil Wayne order his pizza from? Lil Seizures. Seriously though, fuck everything this man does with his life.
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra
Lou Reed and Metallica Lulu
Make Me Famous It's Now or Never
Megadeth Risk
Megadeth Super Collider
Metallica St. Anger
Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus - The Remixes
New Found Glory Catalyst
Pantera I Am the Night
Pantera Metal Magic
Pantera Projects in the Jungle
Protest the Hero Sequoia Throne: Remixed
Rings of Saturn Dingir
Senses Fail From The Depths Of Dreams
Simple Plan No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls
Six Feet Under Graveyard Classics 2
Six Feet Under Graveyard Classics
Six Feet Under Graveyard Classics 3
Soulja Boy Souljaboytellem.com
Static Colours Sun Swells
The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects
The White Stripes Elephant
U2 Songs of Innocence
Viraemia Viraemia
Waking the Cadaver Demo
Waking the Cadaver Perverse Recollections of a Necromangler
Waking the Cadaver Beyond Cops, Beyond God
You don't have to be an elitist to know this is pretty much the worst band ever.
William Control Hate Culture
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