Trey Spencer

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Last Active 03-18-17 12:45 am
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5.0 classic
Anacrusis Manic Impressions
Bad Religion Live at the Palladium (DVD)
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Dream Theater Images and Words
Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse - 20th Year Anniversary
The 20th anniversary version of this album is awesome. The first disc is listed as the 'Original' mix of the album, but it sounds exactly like the remastered version that I already owned. The bonus tracks on this disc are unreleased songs (I think...). The second disc is the 'alternate mix' which seems to really push the volume of the guitars and make the keyboards mostly a backing instrument. The extra tracks on the second disc are raw versions of songs that made the album. Not to mention the packaging....
Fates Warning Perfect Symmetry
This is probably their most progressive album of their entire catalog. Its the first one with the phenomenal Mark Zonder behind the drum kit... its the second one with vocalist Ray Alder and he has improved considerably since "No Exit". This is also a notable album because it was really the last one written with full band participation and not just "The Jim Matheos Experience".
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine: 2010 Remaster
Project Pitchfork IO
Public Enemy Apocalypse 91 The Enemy Strikes Black
Queensryche Operation: Livecrime
Queensryche Rage for Order
Sarah McLachlan Surfacing
Sick of It All Just Look Around
Skinny Puppy Too Dark Park
Temple of the Dog Temple Of The Dog (25th Anniversary Edition)
The Cure Disintegration
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms
The Orb Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
Tricky Maxinquaye

4.9 classic
Cradle of Filth Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei
Damn the Machine Damn the Machine
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction

4.8 classic
Anacrusis Screams and Whispers
Anthrax Persistence of Time
Carcass Heartwork
Dark Tranquillity Projector
Faith No More Angel Dust
Lene Marlin Another Day
Megadeth Peace Sells... (25th Anniversary)
Neurosis Souls at Zero
Nevermore The Politics of Ecstasy
Numb Wasted Sky
Opeth Blackwater Park
Slowdive Souvlaki

4.7 superb
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Dream Theater Score
Eisley Room Noises
Further Seems Forever Hide Nothing
Lene Marlin Twist the Truth
I have to admit that I'm a big fan of hers, there is just something about her music and that semi-depressing style rmixed with the pop elements that I really enjoy. Also, she has a great voice that fits her music perfectly.
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime
Testament The Ritual
Testament Dark Roots of Thrash
The God Machine Scenes from the Second Storey
This album is one of my top favorite albums of all time. The only thing that keeps it from a 5 is the useless instrumental in the middle of the album... otherwise this album is pure sorrowful emotion mixed with anger, and the very cool sounding vocals... this album deserves a full review some day (as does the one after it).

4.6 superb
Dream Theater Awake
Midas Fall Wilderness
I'm in love with this album. Its mixture of post rock, indie and electronic combines to make one excellently atmospheric backdrop for the beautiful and expressive vocals. I know it's only March, but possibly my album of the year.
NOFX The Decline

4.5 superb
Acumen Nation The 5ifth Column
Agua de Annique Air
Alexa Borden Flares
Anacrusis Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited
Anacrusis Silver
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II
Arch / Matheos Sympathetic Resonance
Arcturus Arcturian
The best thing they've done since their debut. Mixes the best of the first three albums while smartly ignoring the fourth.
Atheist Jupiter
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Atheist Piece of Time
Atoma Skylight
Bad Astronaut Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem
Bad Religion Against the Grain
Bad Religion Suffer
Bad Religion Along the Way (DVD)
Bad Religion 30 Years Live
Bad Religion The Empire Strikes First
Believer Gabriel
Bjork Homogenic
Bjork Greatest Hits
Blotted Science The Machinations of Dementia
Brainchild Mindwarp
C.B. Murdoc The Green
Cranes Wings of Joy
Cynic Focus
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Dear Euphoria Dear Euphoria
Dear Euphoria Heal My Violence
Deftones White Pony
Devin Townsend Terria
Dream Theater Live at Luna Park
Emperor Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Emperor Emperial Live Ceremony (DVD)
Evoken Quietus
Exxasens Eleven Miles
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True
Fates Warning Awaken the Guardian
Fates Warning Parallels
Fates Warning Theories of Flight
This sounds like what could have come after Parallels if the band had taken that album's slick, song-oriented sound in a more expanded, prog-oriented direction while stepping up the heaviness and riffs. Easily their best, most consistent and catchy release since Parallels.
Fear Factory Soul of a New Machine
Fugazi Repeater
God Is an Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Hatebreed Supremacy
Heaven Shall Burn Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance)
Hooverphonic Blue Wonder Power Milk
Hooverphonic A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular
Hybrid (UK) Wide Angle
I Am Spoonbender Buy Hidden Persuaders
Iced Earth Burnt Offerings
In Flames The Jester Race
In The Nursery Era
In The Nursery Sense
In The Nursery Duality
Joe Satriani Satchurated: Live in Montreal
Judas Priest Painkiller
Kenn Nardi Dancing With the Past
Killing Joke Brighter Than a Thousand Suns
KMFDM Greatest Shit
Lagwagon Trashed
Lagwagon Duh (Remastered)
Lagwagon Trashed (Remastered)
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Megadeth Endgame
Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
Ministry The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste
Mourning Beloveth A Disease for the Ages
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
My Dying Bride Turn Loose the Swans
Neurosis Enemy of the Sun
New Found Glory This Disaster: Live In London
New Found Glory Kill It Live
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
Orbital In Sides
Pain of Salvation In the Passing Light of Day
For those that feel like this band went off the deep end somewhere around Be, this is total redemption. I hear the heaviness of Entropia, the epic-ness of Concrete Lake, the ultra-catchy melodies of Perfect Element, and the emotion of Remedy Lane... but this is better than all of those. All the youthful mistakes and Dream Theater wanking that would ruin songs in the past is gone.
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Paradise Lost In Requiem
Paradise Lost Icon
Paradise Lost Symbol Of Life
Paradise Lost The Plague Within
Paradise Lost pick up where 1993's Icon left off, but they include the death metal vocals of their debut, the clean singing of their latter albums and the solid songwriting that they've always been known for. Excellent and dynamic doom.
Patty Moon Lost In Your Head
Pennywise About Time
Pink Floyd Pulse
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us
Queensryche Revolution Calling
Queensryche Queensryche
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime (Deluxe Edition)
Redemption Snowfall on Judgment Day
Remembrance Fall, Obsidian Night
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Riverside Rapid Eye Movement
Ron Jarzombek Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement
Roni Size New Forms
Sadistik and Kid Called Computer The Art of Dying
Samael Passage
Sarah Fimm Near Infinite Possibility
Sepultura Arise
Skid Row Slave to the Grind
Skinny Puppy 12 Inch Anthology
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer Decade of Aggression
Solefald Norron Livskunst
This will make anyone that takes their music too seriously a bit uneasy, and for that it's awesome.
Solefald The Linear Scaffold
System of a Down Toxicity
Testament Practice What You Preach
Testament Live in London
The Jezabels Prisoner
The Narrative The Narrative
The Offspring Ignition
The Orb U.F.Orb
The Prodigy The Fat of the Land
Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear
Thought Industry Songs for Insects
Thought Industry Mods Carve the Pig
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thursday War All the Time
Tiamat A Deeper Kind of Slumber
Tool Undertow
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Void Of Sleep New World Order
Stoner rock meets a little 'Nothingface'-era Voivod with a bit of modern Katatonia darkness thrown in for good measure. Yes-fucking-please.
Voivod Dimension Hatross
Voivod Warriors of Ice
White Lion The Best Of
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue

4.4 superb
Dark Tranquillity Damage Done
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Lene Marlin Playing My Game
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Opeth Still Life
Testament The Formation of Damnation

4.3 superb
Blotted Science The Animation of Entomology
Dark Tranquillity Construct
Def Leppard Pyromania
Evereve Seasons
Evereve Stormbirds
Exgenesis Aphotic Veil
Some very good doom/death. Atmospheric, dark, and heavy.
Exodus Shovel Headed Kill Machine
Fear Factory Demanufacture
Flotsam and Jetsam Cuatro
My Dying Bride The Voice of the Wretched
Soilwork The Living Infinite
Damn, this album is a lot to take in. Listening to it reminds me of a mix of A Predator's Portrait and The Panic Broadcast, but with a definite Devin Townsend vibe in the latter portion. They've returned to what made them great while expanding their sound too. Great job.

4.2 excellent
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
Anathema Serenades
Argyle Park Misguided (Remastered)
Probably the most diverse and entertaining release from the guy responsible for Circle of Dust and Celldweller. There are a lot of guest musicians on the album and all kind of different influences crammed into this industrial metal release. Definitely ahead of its time.
BATS The Sleep of Reason
C.B. Murdoc Here Be Dragons
This is like At the Gates combined with the technical chaos of Atheist combined with the quirky rhythmic experimentation and heaviness of Meshuggah without all the repetition. Yeah, it's pretty good.r
Dark Tranquillity Haven
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Front 242 05:22:09:12 Off
Graveworm As The Angels Reach The Beauty
James LaBrie Static Impulse
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent
Lagwagon Blaze
Megadeth Anthology: Set the World Afire
Ministry Last Tangle In Paris - Live 2012
3 discs of their best stuff. High energy, great sound and a good way for the band to (maybe) set off into the sunset.
Nothingface Violence
Queensryche Empire
Rabbit Junk Pop That Pretty Thirty
The Birthday Massacre Pins and Needles
So they've dropped the last bit of Violet's atmosphere but this still rocks. There is absolutely no filler here.
The Birthday Massacre Violet

4.1 excellent
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Sadistik Flowers For My Father
Sven Vath The Harlequin, the Robot and the Ballet Dancer

4.0 excellent
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
+44 When Your Heart Stops Beating
10,000 Maniacs Our Time in Eden
1000 Funerals Portrait Of A Dream
A Kiss Could Be Deadly A Kiss Could Be Deadly
A Wilhelm Scream Mute Print
A7IE Distress
Acumen Nation Psycho the Rapist
Acumen Nation Territory = Universe
Acylum The Enemy
Aeon Spoke Aeon Spoke
Alexa Borden Rule the World
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Amogh Symphony The Quantum Hack Code
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall
Amorphis Silent Waters
Amorphis Forging the Land of Thousand Lakes
Amorphis Elegy
Amorphis Tuonela
Amorphis Under the Red Cloud
Kind of like the perfect mix of Elegy and Silent Waters with even a bit of 1000 Lakes throwback in places. Definitely a huge step-up from Circle.
Anacrusis Hindsight Vol 2: Reason Revisited
Anacrusis Our Reunion
Anathema Hindsight
Anathema Weather Systems
Anathema Alternative 4
Anathema Judgement
Anathema Universal
Anberlin Devotion
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Anneke van Giersbergen Everything Is Changing
Anneke van Giersbergen has four releases under the Agua de Annique moniker, a live album with Danny Cavanagh and guest appearances with such diverse artists as Moonspell, Devin Townsend and Anathema. Considering everything she has done over the past two decades, it might be a bit surprising to discover that Everything is Changing is Anneke's first true solo offering. What shouldn't be surprising, though, is that Anneke's first solo output is everything that her fans should expect -- proggy alt. rock, slick melodies, diverse moods and her special vocal delivery.
Anthrax Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991)
Antimatter Fear Of A Unique Identity
Despite Deviant's low rating (not enough dubstep???), this is actually a great return to form for the band. They've brought back the female vocalist, the electronic elements and a more diverse range of sounds. Yes, it's still slow, morose and depressing as hell but anyone into this band would expect nothing else. Welcome back.
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Arcturus Aspera Hiems Symfonia
Arkan Sofia
Very melodic, atmospheric, female-fronted metal. They still have a bit of that 'ethnic' feel to their music and some
occasional death growls, but the mood has definitely changed. This is definitely a very emotionally cathartic release.
At The Soundawn Shifting
Atheist Unquestionable Presence: Live At Wacken
Atlantean Kodex The White Goddess (A Grammar Of Poetic Myth)
Autechre LP5
Autumn's Grey Solace Winterrim
Avril Lavigne Under My Skin
Babble Ether
Bad Religion No Control
Bad Religion Recipe for Hate
Bad Religion Generator
Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill
Before the Rain One Day Less
Behemoth Evangelica Heretica
Behemoth The Satanist
They brought back some black metal influences. They added a ton more dynamics. They made the bass audible. Somehow they also made the songs very catchy and memorable despite it being black/death metal.
Bel Auburn Lullabies In A & C
Believer Transhuman
Beyond Dawn Pity Love
Bjork Voltaic
Bjork Vespertine
Black Era The Tunnel EP
blink-182 blink-182
blink-182 Enema of the State
blink-182 The Mark, Tom, And Travis Show
blink-182 Greatest Hits
Bliss Afterlife
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Bomb the Music Industry! To Leave or Die in Long Island
Brand New Deja Entendu
Buck-O-Nine Songs in the Key of Bree
Cannibal Corpse Evisceration Plague
Cannibal Corpse Torture
Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain
I only like the CC albums from 2006 forward and this is another good one. Of the four, this is probably the darkest, most technical and most varied. There's also a slight thrash feel on a lot of the riffs that I really like. Also, some of band's best solos are on here... the production on this is powerful and in-your-face, too
Carcass Surgical Steel
Celine Dion Falling into You
Celldweller End of an Empire
Chapterhouse Blood Music
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Chroma Key You Go Now
Circle of Dust Circle of Dust (Remastered)
Finally they've remastered their debut album. It sounds much better and blends with the rest of my music when on shuffle. One of the best blends of industrial and metal out there.
Collide Chasing the Ghost
Collide Vortex
Collide Distort
Colour Kane A Taste Of
Conjure One Conjure One
Corrosion of Conformity Blind
Cradle of Filth Midian
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace
Cradle of Filth Hammer of the Witches
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace - The Original Sin
Crown the Empire The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways
One of the more ambitious post hardcore/metalcore bands that I've ever heard, and for the most part they've actually pulled it off.
Cult of Luna The Beyond
Cult of Luna Cult of Luna
Cyanotic The Medication Generation
I'm not going to dispute that people should check out Whourkr, because they really should. I am going to say that comparing them to Cyanotic isn't really relevant. Cyanotic is more of a conventional industrial metal band - they're more easily accessible than Whourkr. Whourkr is more like Dillenger Escape Plan meets Atari Teenage Riot and if that's solely the kind of industrial metal that you like than this would probably come off as boring -- but for most industrial metal fans this will be just fine.
Cyanotic Transhuman 2.0
Cynic Traced in Air
Czar Vertical Mass Grave
Daughter Darling Sweet Shadows
Days of the New Days of the New II
Dead When I Found Her Harm's Way
What would have happened if Skinny Puppy had decided to explore the direction found on "Worlock" with its strong chorus and dark, gothy undertones... this album is the answer.
Dead When I Found Her All the Way Down
If you were to take Skinny Puppy's song 'Warlock' from their Rabies album and enhanced the darkness, atmosphere, and melody, you would have this album. The only reason it isn't closer to a 4.5 is because the last three tracks all drag a little bit. Still the best industrial I've heard this year.
Dear Euphoria This Night Will Flee
Death Human
Death Symbolic
Deathspell Omega Paracletus
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever
Decapitated Organic Hallucinosis
Decree Moment of Silence
Def Leppard Vault: Greatest Hits 1980 - 1995
Def Leppard Hysteria
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Definitely the best thing that they've done since White Pony. It has that album's atmosphere, but it's heavier and more melodic. I know all metal bands like to say that, but it's true this time.
Delerium The Best of Delerium
Delerium Epiphany
Review here: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/blog/?p=4594
Delerium Poem
Delerium Rarities & B-Sides
These types of compilations are almost always crap. This one, on the other hand, is really good full of great B-sides and well-done remixes. If you like Delerium's electronica meets pop meets new age sound, you'll be into this too.
Depeche Mode Ultra
Depeche Mode The Best Of - Volume I
Depeche Mode 101
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend The Retinal Circus
Devin Townsend Project Transcendence
Takes the best parts of Ocean Machine and Terria, and mixes it with the catchier parts of his DTP stuff and ends up with his best album in a long time. It's about damn time.
Diary of Dreams One of 18 Angels
Dido No Angel
Die Krupps Live Im Schatten Der Ringe
Die Krupps have always sounded better live than they do in the studio and this album just goes to prove that it is still true. 30+ years and still one of the top industrial metal bands.
Die Krupps V - Metal Machine Music
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Dixie Chicks Taking The Long Way
DJ Shadow Endtroducing...
Dolores O'Riordan No Baggage
Dolores O'Riordan Are You Listening?
Download The Eyes of Stanley Pain
Draconian Turning Season Within
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Drown Hold on to the Hollow
Drown The Hollow Years
Eisley The Valley
Eisley Combinations
Eisley I'm Only Dreaming
Eisley have gone back to the chill, melody-drenched, sound of their first two releases and it's a welcome return.
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Emperor Emperial Live Ceremony
Emperor IX Equilibrium
Emperor Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire...
Enslaved Isa
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Enya Watermark
Essence of Mind Try and Fail
Everclear Songs From An American Movie, Vol. 1
Evils Toy Human Refuse
Evoken Antithesis of Light
Exxasens Beyond the Universe
Fair to Midland Inter.Funda.Stifle
Faith No More The Real Thing
Far At Night We Live
Far Tin Cans with Strings to You
Fates Warning Live in Athens
Fates Warning Darkness in a Different Light
Fear Factory Mechanize
Felix Martin Mechanical Nations
So, this guy plays all sorts of funky looking bass guitars and delivers some of the coolest instrumental music I've ever heard. It's not metal by any stretch of the imagination, but it definitely has an edge. It's like progressive rock/jazz/metal/unique shit. Definitely worth checking out.
Finch What It Is to Burn
Finsterforst Rastlos
Fiona Apple When the Pawn...
Flesh Field Strain
Florence and the Machine Ceremonials
Flotsam and Jetsam The Cold
Flotsam and Jetsam Doomsday for the Deceiver
French Teen Idol Enlightened False Consciousness
French Teen Idol El Siete es la Luz
Front 242 Moments 1 (Limited 2CD Edition)
Front 242 Tyranny (For You)
Front Line Assembly Tactical Neural Implant
Front Line Assembly Millennium
Funeral Oratorium
I haven't heard the album before this yet, but at some point these guys made a comeback (it might have started right here). The music is much more diverse and memorable, and the vocals aren't the monotone mumble that they were on 'From These Wounds' and 'As The Light Does The Shadow'. This album kind of reminds me of Funeral meets My Dying Bride but with better vocals than either band had previously.
Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon
Gabrielle Aplin Never Fade
Gabrielle Aplin Acoustic EP
Garbage Version 2.0
Gates Bloom and Breathe
Latter-day Thrice goes Post Rock?. Yes, please. -- I need 50 characters.
God Is an Astronaut The End of the Beginning
Godflesh In All Languages
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage
Goldie Timeless
Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits Volume Two: B-sides And Rarities
A lot of cool shit on this compilation. It also has "I'm Awake Now". Pretty much the best Goo Goo Dolls song ever. I don't remember what soundtrack it originally came from, but now I don't have to remember.
Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits Volume One: The Singles
Gorguts Colored Sands
Helloween Gambling With The Devil
Helloween The Best, The Rest, The Rare
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II
Helloween Rabbit Don't Come Easy
Helstar Glory of Chaos
Hooverphonic The President Of The LSD Golf Club
Hooverphonic Singles 96-06
Hungry Lucy Apparitions
Hybrid (UK) I Choose Noise
Hybrid (UK) Remix and Additional Production By...
Hypno5e Shores of the Abstract Line
These guys do a blend of proggy post metal and Djent, with mellow atmospheric moments and spoken word parts. The overall sound has definitely improved and so have the vocals. The big change is that the mellower moments actually fit the songs and are entertaining parts of the whole.
I Am Spoonbender Sender/Receiver
Ihsahn After
Ikuinen Kaamos Closure
Imminent Sonic Destruction Recurring Themes
In Every Breath Distrust
In Flames Colony
In The Nursery Blind Sound
In The Nursery An Ambush of Ghosts
Insomnium One for Sorrow
Insomnium Shadows of the Dying Sun
The melodic death metal band that looked like they were content to never progress have finally made a pretty decent leap. The album is diverse and dynamic, and they've finally done a decent job of integrating the clean vocals.
Insomnium Winter's Gate
This is the pinnacle of Insomnium's sound. The best of their melodic death metal sound mixed with progressive tendencies, acoustic guitars, and even a few black metal-ish moments. The clean singing, too, finally works for the band in a way it never has in the past. Not a single wasted moment in the entire 40 minutes.
Iron Maiden Brave New World
Iron Maiden Somewhere Back in Time
Isis Wavering Radiant
James LaBrie Elements Of Persuasion
Jenna Lynne Crash
Jim Matheos Away with Words
Jim Matheos First Impressions
Jimmie's Chicken Shack Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope
Joe Satriani Satriani Live!
Joe Satriani The Essential Joe Satriani
Julia and the Doogans Come Home EP
Juno Reactor Beyond the Infinite
Kamelot The Expedition
Katatonia Night Is the New Day
Katatonia Viva Emptiness
Katatonia The Great Cold Distance
Kate Earl Fate Is The Hunter
Kate Earl Kate Earl
Kate McGill Replaced
Kelly Clarkson Breakaway
Kevorkian Death Cycle Collection For Injection
Kevorkian Death Cycle I Am God
Kill Hannah Until Theres Nothing Left Of Us
Killing Joke MMXII
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Kirsty Hawkshaw O.U.T. (On Ultimate Things)
Korn Issues
Korn Untouchables
Lacuna Coil In a Reverie
Lacuna Coil Unleashed Memories
Lagwagon Live In A Dive
Lagwagon Duh
Lagwagon Putting Music In Its Place (Box Set)
Lagwagon Let's Talk About Feelings (Remastered)
Lagwagon Let's Talk About Feelings
Lamb Lamb
Latitudes Agonist
Lethian Dreams Bleak Silver Streams
Lethian Dreams Season of Raven Words
Lethian Dreams Red Silence Lodge
Life Cried Banished Psalms
Longing For Dawn One Lonely Path
Longing For Dawn Between Elation And Despair
Longing For Dawn A Treacherous Ascension
Love Spirals Downwards Ardor
Lunascape Innerside
Lunic Future Sex Drama
Lunik Weather
Machine Head Burn My Eyes
Machines of Loving Grace Concentration
Malsain The Disease
Mar De Grises Streams Inwards
Mar De Grises Draining The Waterheart
Maria Mena Growing pains
Marissa Nadler Marissa Nadler
Marissa Nadler The Sister
Probably my favorite album of hers. Very chill and kind of dark indie folk featuring the haunting vocals of Marissa Nadler.
Marissa Nadler July
Another beautiful, moody, atmospheric indie album from Marissa Nadler. She hasn't really changed up her style in forever, but when it is this good....
Marty Friedman Bad D.N.A.
Massive Attack Collected
Maybeshewill I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone
Maybeshewill Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony
Meat Beat Manifesto Subliminal Sandwich
Meat Beat Manifesto Autoimmune
Medeia Abandon All
Megadeth Warchest
Megadeth Greatest Hits: Back to the Start
Mekong Delta In a Mirror Darkly
Dark, heavy progressive metal. Kind of has an early Fates Warning / latter-day Psychotic Waltz vibe, but they're definitely doing their own thing.
Mekong Delta Lurking Fear
Mekong Delta Dances of Death (and other Walking Shadows)
Mekong Delta Kaleidoscope
Mekong Delta The Music of Erich Zann
Mephisto Walz The Eternal Deep
Meshuggah I
Meshuggah Alive
Meshuggah obZen
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Meshuggah Koloss
Messiah (UK) 21st Century Jesus
Metallica Live Shit: Binge & Purge
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Michelle Branch The Spirit Room
Midas Fall Eleven Return and Revert
Midas Fall As Our Blood Separates
Ministry Psalm 69
Ministry Rio Grande Blood
Ministry Houses Of The Molé
Ministry Enjoy the Quiet - Live at Wacken 2012
Mister M Crysalide
Moonspell Night Eternal
Moonspell Extinct
This is the gothic metal album that could have come after Irreligious. This is everything that is right about gothic metal without any of the cheese. Great clean vocals, sparse harsh vocals, great melodies and excellent atmosphere.
Mors Principium Est The Unborn
Mourning Beloveth The Sullen Sulcus
Mr. Bungle California
Murder Inc. Murder Inc
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Dying Bride A Line of Deathless Kings
Nahemah A New Constellation
Napalm Death Utilitarian
Natalie Walker Spark
Natalie Walker Urban Angel
Necro Facility Wintermute
Ignore the soundoff by narcosis80. First of all, this isn't metal or even industrial metal. It sounds like his main issue is that he saw the band name and thought he was about to listen to some kvlt black metal, and then soiled his chainmail undies when he didn't get it. Second, industrial didn't die in the nineties (although it was a high point for the genre), and of all the bands he named, only Ministry are actually broken up. So, the main thing he's missing (to answer his question) is perspective and probably deodorant.

Edit: Well since narcosis80 completely changed his soundoff we'll pretend he wasn't bitching about how he hates industrial metal bands like this one... even though these guys, once again, aren't industrial metal. It's in the metal releases because that's how the website was coded, and that's not a very good reason to take it out on the band. When you start to call it like it is, I'll remain unflustered... promise.
NeraNature Foresting Wounds
Nero di Marte Derivae
This is some dark and intense post metal. This album has very few quiet mellow sections and plenty of heavy dissonance. Almost reminds me of 'Given to the Rising' era Neurosis meets the darker sections of an Ulcerate album.
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Neurosis Times of Grace
Neurosis A Sun That Never Sets
Nevermore The Year of the Voyager
Nevermore This Godless Endeavor
New Found Glory Coming Home
Nightwish End Of An Era
I'm not really that big a fan, but they definitely put on a good live show (on this particular DVD, at least). Great sound and cool songs. There is some terrible cheese attached to this DVD, visually speaking. Like all the shots of the band members looking like they're about to cry, and the multiple shots of the same two goth girl tarts covering their faces like they're witnessing the second coming of christ.
Nirvana Nevermind (Deluxe Edition)
Nirvana Nevermind
No Use for a Name Live in a Dive
No Use for a Name ¡Leche con Carne!
No Use for a Name The Daily Grind
NOFX White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean
NOFX Coaster
NOFX The War on Errorism
Novembre The Blue
Now, Now Neighbors
Now, Now Threads
Numb Blood Meridian
ohGr Devils In My Details
Having not heard any details about this album before its release, the direction of this album was a complete surprise to me. It's like a perfect blend of old school Skinny Puppy combined with the electro-pop of Ogre's previous two solo albums. This sounds more like classic Skinny Puppy than the last few Skinny Puppy releases.
Opeth Watershed
Opeth The Roundhouse Tapes
OSI Fire Make Thunder
Pain of Salvation Remedy Lane Re:mixed
This is easily their best album, and the subtle improvements only make this progressive metal masterpiece even better.r
Pantera Cowboys from Hell
Paradise Lost Faith Divides Us - Death Unites Us
Paradise Lost Draconian Times
Pennywise Reason to Believe
Pennywise Unknown Road
Pennywise Live @ The Key Club
Pennywise Full Circle
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega
Melodic and proggy Djent. I never really liked their older stuff, but this one is pretty good.
pg.lost In Never Out
Philter The Beautiful Lies
Pink Floyd The Division Bell
Pixies Trompe Le Monde
PJ Harvey White Chalk
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Porcupine Tree Nil Recurring
Primus Frizzle Fry
Project Pitchfork Alpha Omega
Prong Prove You Wrong
Psychotic Waltz Bleeding
Psyclon Nine We the Fallen
Pure Reason Revolution Hammer & Anvil
Pure Reason Revolution The Dark Third
Queensryche Promised Land
Queensryche 10 Live!
Crazy. Why would they release a live album that features the original lineup of the band playing live when they haven't been together in at least a year? I mean, I can't actually find where it says it was the original lineup, but it's definitely Geoff singing and since the music isn't being fucked up, it's obviously the original players... Even crazier...it's pretty damn good. Geoff's voice actually sounds good here. He's not tring to hit all the high notes, but he doesn't sound like he has post-breakup either.

Edit: Not the 'original' lineup. It's the original lineup plus whoever happened to be playing Degarmo's parts that particular day.
Queensryche Empire - 20th Anniversary Edition
Queensryche Condition Human
Quovis Industrial Zero
Rabbit Junk Rabbit Junk
Rabbit Junk REframe
Rachael Yamagata Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart
Red Innocence and Instinct
Red End of Silence
Redemption This Mortal Coil
Redemption The Origins of Ruin
Redemption The Art of Loss
Excellently heavy progressive metal that features Ray Alder of Fates Warning and no less than three ex-Megadeth guitarists, including Chris Poland.
Remembrance Silencing The Moments
Rise Against The Unraveling
Rise Against Endgame
Rise Against Revolutions per Minute
Riverside Second Life Syndrome
Rush Clockwork Angels
Rush Vapor Trails
Rush R30: 30th Anniversary Tour
Russian Circles Empros
Russian Circles Memorial
Samael Ceremony Of Opposites
Sanctuary Into the Mirror Black
Sarah Fimm White Birds
Sarah Fimm Red Yellow Sun
Sarah Fimm Nexus
Sarah McLachlan Laws of Illusion
Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
Satanic Surfers Hero of Our Time
Scheer Infliction
Scorn Evanescence
Senses Fail Renacer
Sepultura Chaos A.D.
Sepultura Beneath the Remains
ShamRain Empty World Excursion
ShamRain Someplace Else
Shape of Despair Monotony Fields
Moody, atmospheric and heavy funeral doom done right.
Sick of It All Based on a True Story
Sick of It All Nonstop
Sick of It All Death to Tyrants
Skid Row 40 Seasons
Skinny Puppy Last Rights
Skinny Puppy The Singles Collect
Skinny Puppy The Process
Skinny Puppy Doomsday: Back and Forth Series 5: Live in Dresden
Skinny Puppy Bootlegged, Broke and In Solvent Seas
Skrew Burning in Water, Drowning In Flame
Slayer Reign in Blood
Sleigh Bells Reign of Terror
Slipknot Disasterpieces [DVD]
Slipknot Iowa
SMP Terminal
Soen Tellurian
Soilwork The Ride Majestic
Soilwork Natural Born Chaos
Soilwork Figure Number Five
Solitude Aeturnus Into the Depths of Sorrow
Solitude Aeturnus Beyond the Crimson Horizon
Spastic Ink Ink Complete
Steve Vai Stillness in Motion: Vai Live in L.A.
Like a 'best of' album, but better because the sound is so much better than on so many of the original albums.
Steve Vai Passion and Warfare
Strapping Young Lad City
Stray Letting Go
Stray Abuse by Proxy
Strung Out Agents of the Underground
Sublime 40 Oz. to Freedom
Swandive Anyone on the Air?
Sybreed Slave Design
Synaesthesia (CA) Ephemeral
t.A.T.u. Lyudi Invalidy
t.A.T.u. 200 km/H In The Wrong Lane
t.A.T.u. Dangerous and Moving
Tad Morose Modus Vivendi
Taylor Swift Speak Now
Te (JPN) Therefore the illusion of density...
Crazy, spastic, post rock. Well worth checking out. The album is 'name your own price' on band camp.

Tech N9ne K.O.D.
Testament The Gathering
Testament Brotherhood of the Snake
If there is a quintessential album that blends just about everything Testament has done into one release, this is it. I hear The Legacy, The Gathering, Practice What You Preach, Souls of Black, Low, Demonic, and even some occasional black metal influence from Eric's Dragonlord side project. It's also good from beginning to end, which wasn't the case on their last album. The only influences lacking from this album are The Ritual and any kind of power ballad.r
Thank You Scientist The Perils of Time Travel
Thank You Scientist Maps of Non-Existent Places
The Birthday Massacre Walking With Strangers
The Birthday Massacre Superstition
The Chant A Healing Place
The Cranberries 20th Century Masters (Millennium Collection)
The Cure Greatest Hits
The Future Sound of London Dead Cities
The Gathering How to Measure a Planet?
The Gathering The West Pole
The Gathering A Noise Severe
The Gathering Disclosure
Was there ever any doubt? Ok, I was unsure, but they pulled it off.
The Gathering if_then_else
The Hundred in the Hands Red Night
The Jezabels Dark Storm
The Jezabels The Brink
The Jezabels kind of move in an 80s electro pop direction in a few places, but it's a nice change up from their indie pop formula that they do so well. I like her altered vocal style, too.
The Last Word Endlessly Crashing
The Named The Named
This is just a re-master (plus bonus track) of the album originally released as The Shizit. It sounds better than the original and the new song is cool too. I wish he would do another album like this. Great digital hardcore/punky industrial metal.r
The Offspring Smash
The Offspring Americana
The Orb U.F.Off (The Best of The Orb)
The Orb Orbus Terrarum
The Panic Division Versus
The Saddest Landscape You Will Not Survive
The Shizit The Shizit
The Used Artwork
The Used Lies for the Liars
Theatre Of Tragedy Aegis
Thera If This is the End
This Empty Flow Magenta Skycode
Thought Industry Short Wave on a Cold Day
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Throes of Dawn The Great Fleet of Echoes
Thursday A City By the Light Divided
Tiamat Wildhoney
To-Mera Transcendental
Todtgelichter Angst
Trespassers William Different Stars
Trisha Yearwood Songbook: A Collection of Hits
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Ulver Shadows of the Sun
Ulver The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Ulver Perdition City
Ulver The Norwegian National Opera
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underworld Second Toughest in the Infants
Underworld Everything, Everything
Unter Null Moving On
If this is Erica Dunham's final release under the Unter Null moniker, she is definitely going out in style. Definitely her most accomplished work so far (that I've heard, anyway).
Unter Null The Failure Epiphany
Vanessa Carlton Rabbits on the Run
Vanessa Carlton Hear the Bells
Various Artists (Industrial) Remix Wars Strike 2: FLA vs Die Krupps
Vicious Rumors Welcome to the Ball
Vildhjarta Masstaden
Void Of Silence Human Antithesis
I can't get enough of this album. This has quickly become the best doom album I've ever heard. It's what Funeral could be with better clean vocals and if they still used death/black growls too. The music, though, is so much better than that band or any other doom album I've heard. Its atmosphere seems to border on nihilistic. It's crushingly heavy but also has a lot of slow dark moments more similar to Neurosis than another doom band. Check it out!
Voivod Phobos
Voivod The Best of Voivod
Voivod Killing Technology
Votum :KTONIK:
Reminds me of Riverside crossed with modern Katatonia, but probably a bit heavier than either of those bands. Really good stuff.
Waldgefluster Ruinen
One of the best post black metal albums I've heard. It is dynamic and varied, and the songs actually seem focused (one of my main complaints about most the meandering post black albums I've heard). There are elements of folk, early Ulver, 90s melodic black metal, and post rock. Well worth checking out.
Warpaint The Fool
Warrior Soul Salutations from the Ghetto Nation
Warrior Soul Last Decade Dead Century
Watchtower Control and Resistance
Watchtower Concepts of Math: Book One
Weaver At The Loom Before Now, Was Then
While Heaven Wept Fear of Infinity
White Lion Fight to Survive
Within Temptation The Unforgiving
Within Temptation The Silent Force Tour
Within Temptation The Silent Force
Within the Ruins Halfway Human
These guys play Djenty, techy, metalcore; that hasn't changed. They are definitely getting better and better with every release, though.
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestial Lineage
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade
This is the black metal album I've been trying to find for years. Every time I heard another black metal album and was slightly disappointed and didn't know why; I know why now. This is epic without using all the keyboards, backing female vocals, or shitty productions that most black metal bands use (all or some of) in order to get their sound. Despite the lengths, the songs never feel too long and they're not bogged down by silence in the name of "atmosphere". This is just just straight-up black metal with just enough melody in the riffs to stay interesting. What else can be said, I liked their previous albums, but this blows them all away.
Wumpscut Music for a Slaughtering Tribe
Yellowcard Beyond Ocean Avenue
Yellowcard Live From Las Vegas At The Palms
Yohanna Butterflies and Elvis
Zero Hour Dark Deceiver
Zyklon Storm Manifesto

3.9 excellent
Exodus Exhibit B: The Human Condition
Funeral for a Friend Conduit
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
Hatebreed The Divinity of Purpose
Heaven Shall Burn Veto
Mar De Grises The Tatterdemalion Express
Moonspell Irreligious
Sentenced Down
Sublime Sublime
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer

3.8 excellent
Agrypnie Asche
Anacrusis Reason
Annisokay The Lucid Dream[er]
Anthrax For All Kings
Like a cross between Persistance of Time and Worship Music. Riffy and relentless like PoT, but catchy and song-oriented like Worship Muisc. Definitely the best they've done since PoT.
Antimatter Welcome to the Machine / Too Late
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Melodic semi-progressive keyboard-driven metalcore. It's pretty good, but all of the songs kind of blend together. 'Gone With the Wind' is a standout, though.
Birdy Birdy
Borknagar The Archaic Course
Cannibal Corpse Torturing and Eviscerating
Circle of Dust Brainchild (Remastered)
Circle of Dust goes full industrial metal on this album. Whereas the debut was a nice blend of electronics and metal, this one is almost entirely metal-influenced industrial. Great riffs, rhythmic beats, and lots of electronics. The remaster definitely bumps up the power of the songs.
CygnosiC A Deity In Pain Reborn
Damnations Day Invisible, The Dead
Dodecahedron Kwintessens
Dream Theater Chaos in Motion
Dream Theater Live at Budokan
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Enshine Origin
Flotsam and Jetsam Flotsam and Jetsam
After the lackluster 'Ugly Noise', Flotsam and Jetsam have returned with a vengeance. This self-titled album takes the thrashy energy of 'No Place for Disgrace' and blends it with the riffy modern sounds of their 'The Cold' album. One of their top 5 releases, for sure.
Front 242 Front By Front
Front Line Assembly Improvised Electronic Device
Gabrielle Aplin English Rain EP
Hanging Garden Blackout Whiteout
What a surprise. Hanging Garden were always an above-average doom metal band that pretty much played it by the numbers (ignoring their post metal sophomore release), but not this time. This takes the sound made famous by latter-day Katatonia and mixes it with some post rock and the melodic doom of Hanging Garden's first and third album. Very good.
Iced Earth Live in Ancient Kourion
In Vain Aenigma
Into Eternity Buried in Oblivion
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Just Surrender If These Streets Could Talk
Korn The Serenity of Suffering
Ladytron Best of 00-10
Lagwagon Hang
Definitely a riffier, less upbeat version of LagWagon but it's also the best thing they've done in a long time.
Lo-Fi Scorpio Noir
Love Spirals Downwards Idylls
Madonna Ray of Light
Maggie Koerner Dig Down Deep EP
MiXE1 Starlit Skin
Like a heavier version of Kill Hannah. Why the fuck not? It works.
Morbid Angel Entangled in Chaos
Nebulae Come Sweet It Is Not the Night That Covers You
Necropoli I
This is one of the better atmospheric doom/death albums to come out. it is diverse and dynamic and has some really great riffs.
Nightwish Oceanborn
October Falls The Womb of Primordial Nature
October File Our Souls to You
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Radiohead The Bends
Riverside Anno Domini High Definition
Rob Zombie Hellbilly Deluxe
Rotting Christ Non Serviam - A 20 Year Apocryphal Story
Russian Circles Geneva
Sannhet Known Flood
Intense instrumental black metal/post metal. This is how this shit should be done.
Solefald In Harmonia Universali
Static-X Shadow Zone
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 2
Strung Out Blackhawks Over Los Angeles
Susperia Attitude
Teramaze Esoteric Symbolism
Moody, semi-heavy, progressive metal. Definitely an album that requries a few listens to before it fully clicks. These guys' brand of prog is closer to the no-frills of Porcupine Tree or Damn the Machine than the wankery of Dream Theater. Songs definitely come first here.
The Elijah I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created
The Ocean Pelagial
The Orb More Tales From The Orbservatory
Tool Ænima
Trivium Ascendancy
Type O Negative Least Worst of
Unearth Watchers of Rule
Voivod Target Earth
I was a bit underwhelmed on my first listen, but the sound was low and I was distracted. Now I am half way through my second listen. Could definitely be the album that came after Dimension: Hatross, and I mean that in the best possible way.
Wayfarer Children of the Iron Age
Wings Denied Mirrors for a Prince

3.7 great
Abnormal Thought Patterns Manipulation Under Anesthesia
Adimiron Timelapse
Atlas Losing Grip Currents
Great Melodic Punk featuring the vocalist from Satanic Surfers. One of the better punk releases I've heard lately.
Bad Religion New Maps of Hell
Bad Religion The Process of Belief
Banks Goddess
Downtempo R&B is what we have listed on the site. Sounds close enough to trip hop for me to enjoy it. I mean, isn't Downtempo R&B going to sound almost exactly like trip hop? I guess the genre we have it classified under will make it easier to attract listeners. Whatever... it's awesome.
Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution
Darkspace Dark Space III I
Dimmu Borgir Spiritual Black Dimensions
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Fear Factory Archetype
Fear Factory Digimortal
Felix Martin The Scenic Album
This is some crazy shit... Check out the guitar on the cover. What the hell is that? What the fuck.
Flaw Through the Eyes
Flotsam and Jetsam When the Storm Comes Down
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
This is probably the most interesting, energetic and inspired-sounding album that they've done since the early nineties.
Mayhem Grand Declaration of War
Meat Beat Manifesto Actual Sounds + Voices
Mirrorthrone Carriers of Dust
Mudvayne The End of All Things to Come
Napalm Death Enemy of the Music Business
Nirvana Bleach
Nocturnal Rites Shadowland
Nothingface Skeletons
Oceans of Sadness The Arrogance Of Ignorance
Panopticon Roads to the North
Another eclectic black metal album from these guys. This one is a bit more streamlined than the bluegrass/country meets black metal of the previous release. On the other hand, there are still some of those influences scattered around the album. The drumming on this is awesome.
Pearl Jam Ten
Persefone Aathma
There's just so much going on during this classy tech death release. It is definitely something that is going to take a few listens to fully digest.
Primordial Redemption at the Puritan's Hand
I had given up on Primoridal after "Storm Before Calm", but I had been reading good things about this album and Amazon had it for $5.99 so I figured "what the hell" and bought it. I'm glad I did. This album is more exciting, less two-dimensional, and has a bit of that "Storm..." flair that I had been missing.
Pyogenesis A Century in the Curse of Time
What a comeback. Takes the best parts of their melodic death metal era and their alternative rock era and mixes them together (kind of like their Twinaleblood album did, but way better and in more equal parts). They mix it with a modern sound, punk influence and even a bit of prog. What a surprise.
Revelations of Rain Emanation of Hatred
Rivers of Nihil Monarchy
Starts out kind of sounding like typical modern death metal, but the progressive side slowly shows itself. Very good and interesting from start to finish.
Sara Bareilles The Blessed Unrest
Sick of It All The Last Act of Defiance
Skrew Universal Immolation
Skrew sneak back in after 17 years of inactivity. Where was the press releases? Where were the e-mails from excited promoters? Why didn't Metal Blade re-sign them? Anyway, Skrew come back with a very dark, dense industrial metal album that pulls liberally from the modern post metal sound... and it fucking rocks.
Testament Low
The Starting Line Say It Like You Mean It
White Lion Pride
Yellowcard Lift a Sail

3.6 great
Anthrax Caught in a Mosh: BBC Live in Concert
August Burns Red Rescue & Restore
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places
I'm not overly familiar with these guys (although I have heard them before). I like their brand of aggressive, progressive metalcore. Good stuff.
Disarmonia Mundi Cold Inferno
Melodic death metal and metalcore meet. They're kind of a one-trick pony, but it's a good trick.
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Eskimo Callboy Crystals
Generic Metalcore meets generic pop and somehow makes a fucking awesome baby.
Fear Factory Genexus
Graveworm Engraved in Black
In the Silence A Fair Dream Gone Mad
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
Mechina Progenitor
I feel like I'm listening to the same album over and over again. These guys really are a one-trick pony. They do an ultra-melodic, symphonic industrial-death metal thing, and they do it really well... over and over and over...
Meg Myers Sorry
Mors Principium Est Liberation = Termination
Mudvayne Lost and Found
Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black
Nothingface An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity
Pronostic Deviated Inner Spectrum
Kind of reminds me of a thrashy version of Dark Tranquillity.
Red Of Beauty and Rage
Red return to what made them great in the first place. Emotional alt. rock driven by some very symphonic melodies.
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Static-X Wisconsin Death Trip
Still Remains The Serpent
Textures Silhouettes
Theatre Of Tragedy Theatre of Tragedy

3.5 great
(sic)monic Somnambulist
10 Years The Autumn Effect
1000 Funerals Butterfly Decadence
A little more conventional than their funeral doom debut, but still pretty damn good. These guys are masters of oppressive atmospheres.
16Volt Wisdom
40 Below Summer Invitation to the Dance
40 Below Summer Fire at Zero Gravity
After the last two disappointments, this is definitely a surprise. Possibly as good, if not better, than their debut. This one is definitely more metal than nu-metal, and the more abrasive parts could be attributed to a hardcore influence just as much as nu-metal (most of the time). The vocalist is still their number one asset.
65daysofstatic Heavy Sky
65daysofstatic Weak4 & Come To Me
7 Horns 7 Eyes Throes Of Absolution
A Call To Sincerity Foundations
A Day to Remember Common Courtesy
A Fine Frenzy One Cell in the Sea
A Static Lullaby ...And Don't Forget to Breathe
A Static Lullaby A Static Lullaby
A Tale of Two Cities New Horizons
A7IE The Shattering
A7IE Tabula Rasa
A7IE Occidere Mundi
Abel (NY) Make It Right
Abel (NY) Lesser Men
Abnormal Thought Patterns Abnormal Thought Patterns
Acylum Karzinom
Acylum Mental Destruction
Acylum Mental Disorder
Disturbing as fuck. Not as fleshed out as the album that came after this, but the raw nature almost makes this one more unsettling.
Adimiron K2
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Agalloch The Mantle
Age of Silence Acceleration
Age of Silence Complications - Trilogy of Intricacy
Aghora Aghora
Aghora Formless
Agua de Annique In Your Room
Ahab Call Of The Wretched Sea
Airlock Drystar
Alanis Morissette Under Rug Swept
Alanis Morissette Flavors of Entanglement
Alanis Morissette So-Called Chaos
Alaya Thrones
Alcest Les Voyages de l'Âme
Alcest Shelter
Very chill and melodic shoegaze album that could easily appeal to fans of Anathema's last few releases. The black metal influences are completely gone now, but when the music is this good... who cares?
Alex Parks Introduction
Alex Winston King Con
Alexa Borden Speck in the Universe
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Alice in Chains Greatest Hits
Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
Amaya Laucirica Early Summer
Amber Asylum The Natural Philosophy of Love
Amia Venera Landscape Amia Venera Landscape
Amogh Symphony Abolishing the Obsolete System
Amorphis The Karelian Isthmus
Amorphis Eclipse
Amorphis The Beginning of Times
Amorphis Tales From the Thousand Lakes
Amorphis Magic & Mayhem
An Autumn For Crippled Children Only The Ocean Knows
This band really did grow in leaps and bounds. It's even more surprising considering the fact that their second album was terrible.
Anaal Nathrakh Total Fucking Necro
Anacondas Sub Contra Blues
This is like Fugazi doing a post metal album. Good stuff.
Anacrusis Hindsight Vol 1: Suffering Hour Revisited
Anacrusis Annihilation Complete: The Early Years Anthology
Anathema A Fine Day to Exit
Anathema A Natural Disaster
Anathema Resonance
Anathema Distant Satellites
Album number 3 of the same basic formula starts to feel a bit stale (by Anathema standards). It's still really good, but I can't say I'm a fan of the electronic portion of the album. Antimatter (which featured a member of Anathema) integrated the electronics much better.
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
Anberlin Lost Songs
Anberlin Vital
Anberlin Lowborn
Anberlin were incredibly solid and consistent throughout their entire career. Just because they're disbanding doesn't mean they're suddenly going to do anything different.
Anberlin Best of Anberlin
It's some of the best songs that Anberlin have ever done. Of course it's great.
Ancient The Cainian Chronicles
Anciients Voice of the Void
Definitely a heavier, more intense version of Anciients. They've got traditional prog, progressive death metal, bits of black metal. These guys are doing great things.
And So I Watch You From Afar And So I Watch You From Afar
Angels and Airwaves I-Empire
Angels and Airwaves Love
Angels and Airwaves ...Of Nightmares
Angels and Airwaves The Dream Walker
Angelspit Carbon Beauty
Angelspit Hello My Name Is
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Anneke van Giersbergen Drive
Anorexia Nervosa Redemption Process
Anthrax Attack of the Killer B's
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Anthrax Worship Music
Anthrax State of Euphoria
Anthrax Alive 2
Anthrax Among the Living
Antimatter Lights Out
Antimatter Alternative Matter
Antimatter Saviour
Antimatter Planetary Confinement
Antoine Fafard Solus Operandi
Antonamasia Keeping Nothing
Aphex Twin Drukqs
Arch Enemy The Root of All Evil
Arcturus Aspera Hiems Symfonia/Constellation/My Angel
Arcturus La Masquerade Infernale
Argus (USA-PA) Beyond The Martyrs
Argyle Park Misguided
Ariel Abshire Still So New
Ariel Abshire Unresolved
Arkan Salam
Art By Numbers Reticence: The Musical
Astrid Williamson Pulse
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
At the Gates Purgatory Unleashed: Live At Wacken
At the Gates At War with Reality
At The Soundawn Red Square: We Come in Waves
Atheist Elements
Atlas Losing Grip State Of Unrest
Atriarch An Unending Pathway
Creepy funeral doom that incorporates clean vocals and black metal.r
Audrey Fall Mitau
Aurora All My Demons Greeting Me As a Friend
Very chill, slightly dark electro-pop with female vocals. Similar to stuff like Kerli, Bjork, Florence + The Machine, Ladytron, etc.
Aurora Running With the Wolves
Autechre Tri Repetae
Autechre Anvil Vapre
Autechre Chiastic Slide
Autumn's Grey Solace Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest
Autumn's Grey Solace Divinian
Aythis Glacia
Aythis Doppelganger
Bad Astronaut Acrophobe
Bad Religion Stranger Than Fiction
Bad Religion All Ages
Bad Religion The New America
Bad Religion True North
Bad Religion Christmas Songs
It's pretty funny to hear Greg sing these religious tracks. It's basically the same concept as Me First and the Gimmie Gimmie's (or 99% of punk cover songs) -- the original melody sped up to punk rock standards. Decent. Will be good for a play or two in December.
Baroness Yellow and Green
Bat For Lashes iTunes Festival: London 2009
BATS Red In Tooth and Claw
Bauda Sporelights
Chill, lush and melodic progressive rock. For fans of Porcupine Tree, Riverside and other prog rock bands that stick to the mellower side of the house.
Be'lakor Stone's Reach
Be'lakor Of Breath and Bone
Beach House Bloom
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Beastie Boys Ill Communication
Becoming The Archetype I Am
This is the first album that I've heard by these guys and it's pretty damn good.
Before The Dawn Deathstar Rising
Before The Dawn Rise of the Phoenix
Before the Rain Frail
Behemoth Evangelion
Believer Dimensions
Believer 1 of 5
Belphegor Blood Magick Necromance
Best Coast California Nights
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Between the Buried and Me Best Of
Between the Buried and Me Colors_Live
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
I've never been a fan of their music, but this is much better. My main problem with these guys is the same one I've always had? they seem to lack any kind of direction or cohesiveness. Songs just go until they stop.
Birdy Live in London
Bitcrush Collapse
Bjork Post
Bjork Debut
Black Math Horseman Wyllt
Black Sun Aeon Darkness Walks Beside Me
Bleeding Through The Great Fire
blink-182 Take Off Your Pants and Jacket
blink-182 Dude Ranch
blink-182 Neighborhoods
Blut Aus Nord MoRT
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta I - Fathers Of The Icy Ages
Bomb the Music Industry! Get Warmer
Bomb the Music Industry! Scrambles
Bomb the Music Industry! Goodbye Cool World!
Bomb the Music Industry! Album Minus Band.
Boreworm Entomophobia
Borknagar Empiricism
Borknagar Urd
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Born of Osiris Soul Sphere
Bosse-de-Nage All Fours
Post black metal/screamo/punk whatever. They have an excellent drummer, too.
Bran Van 3000 Glee
Broken Little Sister Memories Violet and Demons
BT Movement In Still Life
Buck-O-Nine On a Mission
Buck-O-Nine Water In My Head
Bush The Science of Things
Caliban Gravity
I've always had a soft spot for these guys, despite the fact that there's nothing extraordinary about them. This is some great, chugging melodic metalcore. It will definitely be added to my gym playlist.
Cami Bradley Anomalous
Candiria Kiss The Lie (Vinyl/Digital)
Candiria What Doesn't Kill You...
Cannibal Corpse Live Cannibalism
Cannibal Corpse Kill
Cannibal Corpse Global Evisceration
Carcass Wake Up and Smell the Carcass
Carnivore Retaliation
Caspian Tertia
Caspian The Four Trees
Caspian Waking Season
Celldweller Live Upon a Blackstar
Charlotte Sometimes Waves And The Both Of Us
Chemlab Burnout at the Hydrogen Bar
Cherri Bomb This Is the End of Control
Children of Bodom Tokyo Warhearts
Chroma Key Dead Air For Radios
Circle of Dust Brainchild
Circle of Dust Circle of Dust
Clubroot II - MMX
Coeur de Pirate Coeur de Pirate
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Collide Counting to Zero
Colosseum (Fin) Chapter I: Delirium
Combichrist Today We Are All Demons
Conjure One Exilarch
Conjurer I
A very good mix of doom, death, black metal and post metal that doesn't sound disjointed at all. Excellent pacing, cool melodies, and pretty damn heavy.
Correatown Spark. Burn. Fade.
Cradle of Filth Lovecraft & Witch Hearts
Cranes Cranes
Cranes Loved
Cranes Self-Non-Self
Crematory Believe
Cruel Black Dove The Myth and the Sum
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy
Crystal Castles Amnesty (I)
I'm not a Crystal Castles fan. I've never thought they sucked, but they've never really kept my attention either. This is really good. Great beats, noisy and melodic at the same time, and I like the vocals.
Cult of Luna Salvation
Cult of Luna Somewhere Along the Highway
Cult of Luna Vertikal
Cynic Demo 1991
D Creation Silent Echoes
Daemonarch Hermeticum
Dagoba Face the Colossus
Dagoba Poseidon
Dance Gavin Dance Acceptance Speech
Dark Tranquillity Of Chaos and Eternal Night
Dark Tranquillity Zero Distance
Dark Tranquillity Skydancer/Of Chaos And Eternal Night
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Darkseed Diving into Darkness
Darkseed Ultimate Darkness
Darkstar Marching Into Oblivion
Darling Parade Battle Scars and Broken Hearts
Daylight Dies A Frail Becoming
Dead When I Found Her Rag Doll Blues
Deadlock Manifesto
Deadlock Wolves
Deadlock The Re-Arrival
To me, this doesn't sound all that different from the originals -- but I'm also not a big fan of theirs and couldn't even tell you which songs on here are the new ones. It's good, though.
Death Tyrant Opus De Tyranis
Deathspell Omega Fas - Ite, Maledicti, In Ignem Aeternum
Decree Fateless
Defecto Excluded
Kamelot meets Practice-era Testament meets Galactic Cowboys. Huge proggy songs, blazing solos, tons of riffs and huge infectious choruses. The singer does really remind me of what 80s era Chuck Billy could sound like if he sang, ha ha.There's even some death metal vocals to accentuate the singing.
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Gore
I'm not a fan of the Deftones. I love White Pony, but most of what they do gets on my nerves because of the vocalist. This album is pretty good, though. On the latter half of the album I feel like I'm hearing a lot of Thrice and Glassjaw influences? or maybe they were copying some of Deftones' sound? I don't know, but I hear it.
Deicide To Hell With God
I expected this to suck and it didn't. I can't really say that I'm all that familiar with the band, but I seem to remember that the death vocals used to be an unintelligible gurgle and the pace of the songs ruined any cool riffs that might exist.... that's not the case this time. The growls are clear and powerful and there are actual dynamics (and awesome riffs, by extention).
Deicide Legion
Deicide The Stench of Redemption
Delain April Rain
Delerium Voice (An Acoustic Collection)
Delerium Spheres I
Delerium Spheres II
Delerium Chimera
Delerium Karma
Delerium Semantic Spaces
Departe Failure, Subside
Depeche Mode Touring the Angel: Live in Milan
Depeche Mode Enjoy the Silence
Device Device
Devin Townsend Project By A Thread: Live in London 2011
Devin Townsend Project Epiclouder
Dia Frampton Red
Dido Safe Trip Home
Die Krupps The Final Remixes
Die Krupps I (Remastered)
Dink Dink
Dinosaur Jr. Green Mind
Disarmonia Mundi The Isolation Game
Disharmonic Orchestra Expositionsprophylaxe
Dissection Live Legacy
Disturbed The Sickness
DJ Spooky Of Water and Ice
Doom:VS Dead Words Speak
Doom:VS Earthless
No-frills doom. These guys are finally starting to get in a groove. This album is heavy, melodic (in places), dark and slow-as-fuck.
Doomed Our Ruin Silhouettes
Crushingly oppressive funeral doom that still manages to have enough dynamics that it won't just force you into a coma.
Download Sidewinder
Download III
Draconian Arcane Rain Fell
Draconian A Rose For The Apocalypse
This is definitely a more diverse and dynamic version of Draconian. The melodies aren't as simple & repetitive and the songs aren't nearly as riffy as previous albums. Also, the female vocals have stepped away from much of the 'goth' influence which actually provides even more contrast with the death vocals. It's definitely the first Draconian album that's going to make listeners pay attention and listen a few times before it really clicks.
Dream Theater Live Scenes From New York
Dream Theater Greatest Hit
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Driving Mrs. Satan Popscotch
Dropkick Murphys Blackout
Dropkick Murphys The Warrior's Code
Dropkick Murphys The Singles Collection, Volume 2
Dropkick Murphys The Meanest of Times
Dropkick Murphys Live on St. Patrick's Day from Boston
Dropkick Murphys Live on Lansdowne, Boston MA
Dropkick Murphys Going Out In Style
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Drudkh Estrangement
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
E.M.I.T.R Colours
Econoline Crush The Devil You Know
Eisley Like the Actors E.P.
Ellie Herring Kite Day
Emarosa Emarosa
Emarosa Relativity
Emiliana Torrini Me and Armini
Emiliana Torrini Love In the Time of Science
Emilie Simon La Marche De L'Empereur
Emilie Simon March of the Empress
Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton Knives Don't Have Your Back
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Eminem The Eminem Show
Emme Packer Joy. The Machine.
Emperor Live Inferno
Emperor Live at Wacken Open Air 2006 (DVD)
End of the Dream All I Am
This is just well done gothic/symphonic metal with excellent female vocals. Is there anything special or unique about this album? Not really, but it's well done without taking the symphonic element too far and the female vocals aren't annoyingly high pitched.
Engine Engine
Enigma Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
Enslaved Ruun
Enslaved RIITIIR
Enya Shepherd Moons
Enya The Memory of Trees
Enya A Day Without Rain
Enya The Very Best Of Enya
Enya Paint The Sky With Stars
Epica Design Your Universe
Epica The Quantum Enigma
This is probably the best that Epica have ever done. It's heavy, catchy and contains some of the best song writing of their career... of course it's still Epica, so there's the big 'cheese' factor as well.
Era for a Moment When Earth Meets Sky
Erin Martin Kinder Than Silence
Esoteric Paragon Of Dissonance
Esoteric The Maniacal Vale
Esthero Breath from Another
Eternal Deformity The Beauty of Chaos
At this point these guys are more progressive metal than black metal, but it is not entirely missing. The dark atmospheres, keyboard style and growls still play a pretty large part of each song, but the clean vocals and progressive melodies are much more prominent. This album also improves the actual songwriting and doesn't have a tendency to drag-ass like the previous one did.
Eternal Deformity No Way Out
Way more black metal than weird prog. It almost feels like a 'back-to-roots' kind of album. It's still really good though.
Ethersens Your Wandering Ghost
This is a strange hybrid. It's kind of progressive metal, kind of post metal, kind of post punk... it's definitely very rhythmic and atmospheric. Whatever it is, I like it.
Evereve Regret
Evergrey The Storm Within
The best parts of Traditional Progressive Metal meets the best parts (most of them) of Djent/modern progressive. I don't really keep up with the band, but I'm pretty sure this is a new sound for them and they pull it off really well.
Everline Popcorn Movies
Evoken A Caress of the Void
Evoken Atra Mors
Exivious Liminal
Exodus Shovel Headed Tour Machine
Exxasens Polaris
Exxasens Satellites
Eyefear The Unseen
Eyes Set To Kill Broken Frames
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Faith No More Live at the Brixton Academy
Falloch Where Distant Spirits Remain
Far Water & Solutions
Fatboy Slim You've Come a Long Way, Baby
Fates Warning The Spectre Within
Fates Warning FWX
Fates Warning Live at the Dynamo
Fauxliage Fauxliage
Fear Factory Remanufacture
Fear Factory Fear Is the Mindkiller
Feed Her to the Sharks Fortitude
Chugging metalcore. Everyone seems to be bitching about how generic this album is and how it isn't 2006 anymore... who fucking cares? It's good and the only real problem is that a lot of the choruses sound similar.
Fei-Fei Pretty Girls Don't Hallucinate
Filter Title Of Record
Finch What It Is to Burn X
Finch Say Hello to Sunshine
Finch Epilogue
Fireflight Now
Flesh Field Belief Control
Flotsam and Jetsam Drift
Flotsam and Jetsam My God
Flotsam and Jetsam No Place for Disgrace - 2014
So what makes this worth it? A nice, clear guitar tone that makes the riffs more recognizable and heavier. Somed solos rand extras. More powerful drum sound. An overall fuller sound for the entire album. Last, Eric's voice has aged like fine rwine. He sings the songs with the grittier vocal delivery that he started using on Cuatro while still hitting the high notes.rWhat's questionable? Mostly, the fact that they slowed down the tempo in a few places (Most noticeable in the title rtrack, but also in a few other spots). Those that love the classic 80s thrash sound will definitely be upset by the modern rproduction.
Flowing Tears Thy Kingdom Gone
Fluke Puppy
Flyleaf Flyleaf
Flyleaf Remember to Live
For All Eternity Metanoia
Melodic metalcore. The heavy parts are pretty cool and the melodic musical parts are cool too. The clean vocals leave a little to be desired, though.
Forsaken After the Fall
Front 242 Re-Boot: Live '98
Front 242 Moments 1
Front Line Assembly Caustic Grip
Front Line Assembly Artificial Soldier
Front Line Assembly Millennium (Single)
Frozen Silence Frozen Silence
Frozen Silence Heart of Winter
Fugazi 13 Songs
Fugazi First Demo
Funeral From These Wounds
Funeral for a Friend The Great Wide Open
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Funeral for a Friend The Young And Defenseless
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Funeral for a Friend See You All In Hell
This is the most aggressive and 'metal' thing they've ever released. Not bad at all.
Funeral for a Friend Your History is Mine: 2002–2009
Further Seems Forever Hope This Finds You Well
Galactic Cowboys Machine Fish
Gamma Ray Insanity and Genius
Gamma Ray No World Order
Gamma Ray Skeletons in the Closet
Gamma Ray Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome
Gamma Ray Heading for the East
Garbage Absolute Garbage
Gates You Are All You Have Left to Fear
Geist Galeere
Ghost Key If I Don't Make It
Really well done melodic hardcore. The coolest part of this is that the melodic parts create more of an atmospheric feel then just a straight up melody.
Glasser Ring
Glassjaw Coloring Book
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Gnostic Engineering the Rule
God Is an Astronaut God Is an Astronaut
God Lives Underwater Empty
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Goo Goo Dolls A Boy Named Goo
Goo Goo Dolls Dizzy Up The Girl
Goo Goo Dolls Gutterflower
Goo Goo Dolls Live in Buffalo July 4th 2004
Good Charlotte The Chronicles of Life and Death
Gorefest False
Gorguts Pleiades' Dust
Gorguts are one of the definitive old-school technical death metal bands. This 33-minute song only goes to prove it.
Gorguts Obscura
Grace Valhalla Valhalla Rising
Grace Valhalla Psychopathethic
Grace Valhalla Wire [works in regress]
Graveworm Scourge of Malice
Graveworm Diabolical Figures
Green Day Dookie
Green Day Kerplunk
Green Day ¡UNO!
Hanging Garden Inherit the Eden
Hatebreed Hatebreed
Haujobb Matrix
Haujobb Vertical Theory
Haujobb Freeze Frame Reality
Hayley Westenra Pure
Hayley Westenra Odyssey
Hayley Westenra River of Dreams - Very Best of
Heaven Shall Burn Iconoclast (Part 2: Bildersturm)
Heaven Shall Burn Antigone
Heaven Shall Burn Deaf to Our Prayers
Helloween Better Than Raw
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy
Helmet Unsung: The Best of Helmet 1991-1997
Helmet Strap It On
Helstar The King of Hell
Helstar Rising From The Grave
Helstar A Distant Thunder
Hilltop Hoods State of the Art
Hocico Blood On The Red Square
Hocico Bite Me!
Hocico Memorias Atras
Hocico Tora! Tora! Tora!
Hocico Blasphemies in the Holy Land
Hocico Hate Never Dies Vol. 1
Hocico Disidencia Inquebrantable
Hocico Signos de Aberracion
Holly Brook Like Blood Like Honey
Honour Crest Metrics
Honour Crest Spilled Ink
Hoobastank The Reason
Hooverphonic The Magnificent Tree
Hooverphonic Presents Jackie Cane
Hooverphonic No More Sweet Music
Hooverphonic Sit Down and Listen To
Hooverphonic With Orchestra
Hope For The Dying Dissimulation
Hope For The Dying Aletheia
Hungry Lucy Before We Stand ... We Crawl
Hungry Lucy Glo
Hybrid (UK) Re_Mixed
I Am Spoonbender Teletwin
I Am Spoonbender Shown Actual Size
I Scintilla Optics
Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes
Iced Earth Horror Show
Iced Earth Alive in Athens
Ihsahn Eremita
Ikuinen Kaamos The Forlorn
Impaled Nazarene Rapture
Impaled Nazarene Nihil
Impaled Nazarene All That You Fear
Impaled Nazarene Death Comes in 26 Carefully Selected Pieces: Live
Impaled Nazarene Road to the Octagon
Imperative Reaction Imperative Reaction
In Every Breath Awakening
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Come Clarity
In The Nursery Groundloop
In Vain Mantra
Incubus Morning View
Incubus Make Yourself
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Incubus The Essential Incubus
Incubus Monuments and Melodies
Informatik Arena
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Interlock Crisis//Reinvention
Intruder A Higher Form of Killing
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden En Vivo!
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Iron Maiden Live at Donington
Iron Maiden From Fear To Eternity
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls
It's a good Iron Maiden release. I'm just not their biggest fan.
Isole Silent Ruins
Jael Shuffle The Cards
James LaBrie Impermanent Resonance
Jane's Addiction Strays
Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking
Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual
Jeff Loomis Zero Order Phase
Jeff Loomis Plains of Oblivion
Jess Mills Live For What I'd Die For
Jess Mills Vultures
Jimmie's Chicken Shack Bring Your Own Stereo
Joe Satriani Flying In A Blue Dream
Joe Satriani Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards
Joe Satriani Live in Paris: I Just Wanna Rock
Joey Cape and Tony Sly Acoustic
Journey Greatest Hits Live
Journey The Essential Journey (2-Disc)
Juno Reactor Bible Of Dreams
K. Flay I Stopped Caring In '96
K.U.K.L. Holidays in Europe
Kamelot The Fourth Legacy
Katatonia Live Consternation
Katy McAllister Take Me Away
Kerli Love Is Dead
Khors Wisdom of Centuries
Killing Joke Night Time
Killing Joke Absolute Dissent
Killing Joke Revelations
Killing Joke Outside The Gate
Killing Joke The Singles Collection 1979-2012
Killing Joke Laugh I Nearly Bought One
Killing Joke Wilful Days
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage
Kito and Reija Lee Sweet Talk
Klank Still Suffering
KMFDM Symbols
Korn Korn
Korn Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Korn Follow the Leader
Lacuna Coil Dark Adrenaline
Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo
It's Lacuna Coil still working their mainstream/nu-metal-ish sound. Everything their modern sound is good at is still in place (the occasional catchy chorus, Cristina's vocals, some decent riffs) and everything that still bad is in place (bland songwriting, the crappy male vocals, nu-metal).
Lacuna Coil The EPs
Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil
Lacuna Coil Halflife
Lacuna Coil Comalies
Ladyhawke Wild Things
Very catchy, lush, electro-pop. Not a bad song on here.
Ladytron Gravity the Seducer
Ladytron Witching Hour
Last Chance to Reason Level 2
Last view Hell in Reverse
Last Winter The Heart and The Broken Compass
Laura Veirs Carbon Glacier
Leah Kings & Queens
Leaves' Eyes Njord
Leaves' Eyes Vinland Saga
Leddra Chapman A Trick Or Two
Left Spine Down Caution
Leigh Nash Blue on Blue
Lene Marlin Lost In A Moment
Lexia Underground Sounds
Lily Allen It's Not Me, It's You
Lily Allen Alright, Still
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I
Lindsey Pavao Say Ah
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Lisa Donnelly We Had a Thing
Lissie Covered Up With Flowers
Lissie Catching a Tiger
Love and Death Between Here And Lost
Love Spirals Downwards Flux
Luna Obscura Feltia
Lunascape Mindstalking
Lunik Small Lights in the Dark
Lunik Ahead
Lunik What Is Next
Machines of Loving Grace Gilt
Madder Mortem Red In Tooth And Claw
I've never been a huge fan of these guys, but they definitely got it right this time. Moody, riffy, dark progressive metal with a powerful female vocalist.
Malpractice Turning Tides
It kind of reminds me of a Modern-era Fates Warning meets modern-era Porcupine Tree with a touch more wankey prog thrown in for good measure.
Maria Mena Another Phase
Maria Mena Viktoria
Maria Mena White Turns Blue
Maria Mena Apparently Unaffected
Maria Mena Mellow
Maria Mena Cause and Effect
Maria Mena Weapon In Mind
Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals
Marissa Nadler Little Hells
Marissa Nadler The Saga of Mayflower May
Marissa Nadler Songs III: Bird on the Water
Martha Tilston till i reach the sea
Marty Friedman Inferno
Excellent (mostly) instrumental album from Marty Friedman. The songs with vocals definitely stand out as the best, but even the instrumental songs are memorable.
Massive Attack 100th Window
Massive Attack Protection
Mastodon The Hunter
Mastodon Live at the Aragon
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Mastodon Remission
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Mastodon streamline their current sound. The result is something that's no better or worse than their previous few.
Maybeshewill Not For Want Of Trying
Mayhem Chimera
Mayhem European Legions
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive
Meat Beat Manifesto Armed Audio Warfare
Meat Beat Manifesto Storm The Studio
Meat Beat Manifesto Original Fire
Mechina The Assembly of Tyrants
Mechina Tyrannical Resurrection
Mechina Empyrean
When it first starts it seems like it's going to be a masterpiece... but by the halfway point, it's all too redundant.
Mechina Conqueror
Mechina Xenon
These guys have definitely perfected their formula. What is that formula? Symphonic Industrial Death Metal. Even though the songs are maybe a little too similar, the album still ends up being pretty great.
Mechina Acheron
Mechina are nothing if not consistent. They've got the symphonic industrial death metal thing down... it's just too bad that, despite improvement with each album, it just feels like more of the same at this point.
Medeia Cult
Medeia Iconoclastic
Meg and Dia Our Home is Gone
Meg and Dia It's Always Stormy in Tillamook
Meg and Dia Cocoon
Meg and Dia drop the slick pop rock of their previous album and go back to what has always worked for them... cute, stripped down indie pop. It's streaming on their bandcamp page....
Meg and Dia Something Real
Meg and Dia Be Careful, I Love You, Stay in Touch
Megadeth That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires
Megadeth Rust in Peace Live
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction Live
Meiko The Bright Side
Mekong Delta Visions Fugitives
Menagerie In Moderation
Meniscus Absence of I
Meniscus War of Currents
Mephisto Walz Terra Regina
Meshuggah Contradictions Collapse
Meshuggah None
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah Best of Meshuggah
People bitching about missing tracks and this being a cash grab and whatever else bitches bitch about... It's a greatest hits album, it's best for people that have a passing interest in the band and want to hear some sort of comprehensive collection. I agree that 'Alive' would work too, unless you're searching specifically for studio versions of songs.
Metallica Metallica
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica S&M
Metallica Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Mike Hale Lives Like Mine
Ministry Every Day is Halloween: Greatest Tricks
Ministry In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up
Minus the Bear Infinity Overhead
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Miranda Sex Garden Fairytales of Slavery
Mirrorthrone Gangrene
Moonspell Alpha Noir/Omega White
Moonspell Lusitanian Metal
Moonspell Memorial
Morbid Angel Domination
Morbid Angel Gateways to Annihilation
Mors Principium Est ...And Death Said Live
Mors Principium Est Dawn Of The 5th Era
Motley Crue Decade of Decadence
Motley Crue Shout at the Devil
Mournful Gust The Frankness Eve
Mourning Beloveth Dust
Mr. Bungle Disco Volante
Muchuu Adventure We Go
It's so damn cute and upbeat and fucking happy... I want to hate it, I really do.
Muchuu On Beyond
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Murder Inc. Corpuscle
My Dying Bride The Barghest o’ Whitby
My Dying Bride The Angel and the Dark River
My Dying Bride Like Gods of the Sun
My Dying Bride The Light at the End of the World
My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours
My Dying Bride Songs of Darkness, Words of Light
My Dying Bride A Map of All Our Failures
Myrkskog Superior Massacre
Naglfar Teras
Naglfar Diabolical
Naglfar Harvest
Naglfar Pariah
Napalm Death Time Waits for No Slave
Natalie Walker With You
Nemesea In Control
Nemesea The Quiet Resistance
Nemesea Mana
Nervecell Psychogenocide
Neurosis Given to the Rising
Neurosis The Word as Law
Neurosis and Jarboe Neurosis and Jarboe
New Found Glory Tip Of The Iceberg EP and Takin' It Ova!
New Found Glory From the Screen to Your Stereo
New Found Glory New Found Glory
New Found Glory Sticks and Stones
New Found Glory Catalyst
New Found Glory Radiosurgery
New Model Army History: The Best of New Model Army
New Model Army Thunder and Consolation
New Years Day The Mechanical Heart
Night Verses Lift Your Existence
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nine Inch Nails Broken
Nine Inch Nails Still
No Use for a Name Keep Them Confused
No Use for a Name The Feel Good Record of the Year
Nocturnal Rites Afterlife
Nocturnus The Key
NOFX The Longest EP
NOFX The Greatest Songs Ever Written (By Us)
NOFX Ribbed
NOFX Self Entitled
NOFX 45 or 46 Songs That Weren't Good Enough
NOFX I Heard They Suck Live!!
NOFX They've Actually Gotten Worse Live
NOFX Punk in Drublic
Noise Unit Drill
Non-Fiction In the Know
Non-Fiction It's a Wonderful Lie...
Non-Fiction Preface
Northern State All City
Northern State Dying In Stereo
Novembre Classica
Now, Now Dead Oaks EP
Now, Now Every Children Cars
Numb Death on the Installment Plan
O'Brother Disillusion
Obscura Cosmogenesis
Obscura Omnivium
Obsidian Kingdom Mantiis
Oceans of Sadness Mirror Palace
October Falls A Collapse of Faith
ohGr unDeveloped
Old Man's Child Slaves Of The World
Omega Lithium Dreams In Formaline
Opera Diabolicus 1614
1994-era Nevermore (complete with a Warrel Dane sound-alike on male vocals) decide to hire a female vocalist and make a traditional doom album with progressive/thrash elements.
Opeth Lamentations
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth The Candlelight Years
Orbital Orbital 2
Orbital Snivilisation
OSI Free
Ovid's Withering Scryers of the Ibis
P.O.D. Greatest Hits: The Atlantic Years
P.O.D. Murdered Love
Pain of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part 1
Pain of Salvation Remedy Lane
Panopticon Revisions of the Past
I've never heard the original versions of the two remastered albums on this release, but they sound pretty damn good here. Excellent black metal.
Paper Aeroplanes We Are Ghosts
Paradise Lost Tragic Idol
Paradise Lost Host
Paradise Lost Believe In Nothing
Paradise Lost Paradise Lost
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Paramore Riot!
Patty Moon Clouds Inside
Paul Van Dyk Out There and Back
Pearl Jam Vs.
Peeping Tom Peeping Tom
Pennywise Pennywise
Pennywise From The Ashes
Pennywise The Fuse
Pennywise Land Of The Free?
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha
The more subdued of the two Juggernaut albums. This one isn't as good, but it's still pretty damn great overall.
pg.lost It's Not Me, It's You!
Pierce the Veil Collide with the Sky
Pieta Brown One and All
Pitchblend The Lines Of Unreason
Pitchshifter PSI
Pitchshifter www.pitchshifter.com
PJ Harvey Dry
PJ Harvey Is This Desire?
PJ Harvey Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
PJ Harvey Uh Huh Her
PJ Harvey and John Parish A Woman a Man Walked By
Poema Remembering You
Pop Will Eat Itself New Noise Designed By A Sadist
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Pord Wild
Very abrasive, noisy album. It's kind of a noise rock and math rock mix with an awesome rhythm section. I love the dirty bass sound on this.
Pretty Lights Passing By Behind Your Eyes
Primal Fear Metal Is Forever - The Very Best Of Primal Fear
Primordial Storm Before Calm
Primus Antipop
Primus The Brown Album
Primus Tales from the Punchbowl
Princess Chelsea The Great Cybernetic Depression
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Project Pitchfork Daimonion
Project Pitchfork Quantum Mechanics
Project Pitchfork First Anthology
Prong Carved Into Stone
Prong Cleansing
Prong Rude Awakening
Protest the Hero Fortress
Protest the Hero Volition
Better than their other three albums? Yes, I'd say so. Fortress is the only PtH release that I ever really listened to consistently, but after three or four songs it would start to sound like a one-trick album. This one isn't as catchy as Fortress was, but it's definitely much more diverse and I think it will have more lasting appeal than its predecessors. It doesn't hurt that this one is also so damn riffy compared to the other three.
Protest the Hero Pacific Myth
Psyclon Nine Divine Infekt
Pulley Matters
Puracane Things You Should Leave Alone
Pure Reason Revolution Amor Vincit Omnia
Pyogenesis Twinaleblood
Queensryche Greatest Hits
Queensryche Live Evolution
Queensryche The Art of Live
Queensryche Queensryche
Queensryche The Warning
Queensryche Sign Of The Times
Rabbit Junk This Life Is Where You Get Fucked
Rabbit Junk Project Nonagon
It's more like the last The Shizit album than past Rabbit Junk releases, but it's still awesome. The only thing I miss is the female vocals and a bit of that intangible fun factor.
Rachael Yamagata Happenstance
Rachael Yamagata EP
Rachael Yamagata Chesapeake
Radius System Escape/Restart
Raventale Mortal Aspirations
Red Until We Have Faces
Red Moon Architect Concealed Silence
Red Sparowes At The Soundless Dawn
Redemption The Fullness of Time
Redemption Live From The Pit
Excellent song choices, excellent sound and the performances are tight. If you like the albums, buying this is a pretty safe bet.
Regina Spektor Far
Reid Speed Resonance
Revocation Empire of the Obscene
Rie Sinclair Glow
Rise Against Siren Song of the Counter Culture
Riverside O2 Panic Room
Riverside Shrine Of New Generation Slaves
Riverside Out of Myself
Rotting Christ Lucifer Over Athens
Rush Snakes & Arrows
Rush Moving Pictures: Live 2011
Rush Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland
Rush Working Men
Rush Snakes & Arrows Live
Rush Grace Under Pressure Tour
Rush Rush in Rio
Russian Circles Enter
Sacred Reich The American Way
Sacred Reich Surf Nicaragua
Sacred Reich Still Ignorant
Sad Day For Puppets Pale Silver And Shiny Gold
Like a cross between The Cure and Dinosaur Jr. but with a female vocalist. Fuck yeah.
Sad Day For Puppets Just Like A Ghost EP
Sad Day For Puppets Come Closer
Sadistik The Balancing Act
Sadistik Ultraviolet
No surprise -- another great, chill, atmospheric hip hop album. Awesome.
Samael Above
Samael Lux Mundi
Samael Rebellion
Samael Exodus
Samael Reign Of Light
Sara Bareilles Brave Enough Live at the Variety
Sara Bareilles Little Voice
Sarah Fimm Karma Phala
Sarah Fimm The Vanishing Sessions (B-Sides Part I)
Sarah Fimm A Perfect Dream
Sarah Fimm Cocooned
This is a noisy, gritty and kind of strange album... totally unexpected.
Sarah Fimm Barn Sessions
Sarah McLachlan Afterglow
Satanic Surfers 666 Motor Inn
Satanic Surfers Going Nowhere Fast
Satyricon Nemesis Divina
Scarleth The Silver Lining
Scarve Irradiant
Scarve The Undercurrent
Senses Fail From the Depths of Dreams
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Sentenced Story - A Recollection
Sentenced The Cold White Light
Sentenced North From Here
Septicflesh The Great Mass
Septicflesh Titan
Another small step forward for these symphonic death metal masters. This will definitely take a few listens to set in, but it's a pretty great release and will definitely appeal to those that liked their previous releases.
Sevendust Time Travelers and Bonfires
Sevendust are definitely consistent. They never make anything super awesome, but they never release shit either. This compiliation is definitely more mellow than most of their other releases, but it's also probably near the top of their discography. I like what they've done here.
Shade Empire Omega Arcane
Excellent symphonic death/black metal that doesn't rely on the symphonic elements to cover up a general lack of talent. Good stuff.
ShamRain Goodbye to All That
Shannon Hurley Sunrise
Shannon Hurley Ready to Wake Up
She Was Nothing Dancing Through Shadows
Shotgun Messiah Violent New Breed
Sick of It All Blood,Sweat, & No Tears
Sick of It All Scratch the Surface
Sick of It All Built to Last
Sick of It All Live In A Dive
Sick/Sea Moral Compass
Simone White Silver Silver
Sixx:A.M. Heroin Diaries Soundtrack
Skid Row Skid Row
Skinny Puppy Mythmaker
Skinny Puppy Ain't It Dead Yet?
Skinny Puppy Weapon
Skinny Puppy The Greater Wrong of the Right
Skinny Puppy Bites
Skraeckoedlan Appeltradet
Skrillex Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
Skylar Grey Natural Causes
I liked her debut album, but this one is really good. There's more of an 'electronic' kind of feel and way less pop and much more atmosphere. It almost borders on straight-up Trip Hop.
Slayer God Hates Us All
Slayer Soundtrack to the Apocalypse
Sleepmakeswaves In Today Already Walks Tomorrow
Sleigh Bells Bitter Rivals
Very similar to their other albums, but that means it's really good. I really like To Hell With You.
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Slumber Fallout
SMP Ultimatum
SMP Stalemate
SMP The Treatment
SMP Crimes Of The Future
Soen Cognitive
Soilwork The Panic Broadcast
Soilwork Steelbath Suicide
Soilwork Stabbing the Drama
Solefald Pills Against The Ageless Ills
Solitude Aeturnus Through the Darkest Hour
Solitude Aeturnus Alone
Something Corporate Leaving Through The Window
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Wanderlust
This is well-done electronic indie pop. The melodies, lyrics, etc never get overly poppy or upbeat and the album still manages to be memorable and hooky. Makes for a nice chill listen.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Make A Scene
Soundgarden Live on I-5
Source Return to Nothing
Kind of a mix of Tool/Soen and Riverside with just the slightest bit of Djent. There are even moments where I can hear classic Opeth in the melodies (without the death metal influence). Really good stuff. I can see this one growing on me even more.
Spawn of Possession Cabinet
Spineshank Self Destructive Pattern
Stabbing Westward Darkest Days
States Line 'Em Up
States Room To Run
States Paradigm
Static-X Cannibal
Static-X Machine
Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are (DVD)
Steve Vai The Story of Light
Still Remains Ceasing to Breathe
Still Remains Of Love and Lunacy
Stone Sour Stone Sour
Story of the Year In The Wake Of Determination
Strapping Young Lad No Sleep 'till Bedtime
Strapping Young Lad For Those Aboot to Rock (DVD)
Strapping Young Lad The New Black
Strung Out Transmission.Alpha.Delta
Sublime Greatest Hits
Subsignal Beautiful & Monstrous
Sucre A Minor Bird
Sucre Loner
Really good stuff. It's like Eisley goes electro pop. Super catchy melodies, super sweet melodies, super cool beats and sounds. The whole thing is super, thanks for asking.
Suicidal Tendencies Still Cyco After All These Years
Suicidal Tendencies Prime Cuts
Suicidal Tendencies Lights...Camera...Revolution
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?
Sum 41 Chuck
Sunlight Ascending You Don't Belong Here
Susperia Unlimited
Susperia Devil May Care
Sven Vath An Accident in Paradise
Swallow the Sun Plague Of Butterflies
Swallow the Sun Ghosts Of Loss
Swandive Intuition
System Divide The Conscious Sedation
System of a Down Steal This Album!
System of a Down System of a Down
t.A.T.u. The Best
t.A.T.u. Waste Management
Not much better than the Russian version of this album, but enough has changed musically to make it listenable, at least.
Tara MacLean Passenger
Te Therefore, the illusion of density...
Tearwave Tearwave
Tech N9ne Everready (The Religion)
Tech N9ne Anghellic
Testament Signs of Chaos
Testament First Strike Still Deadly
Testament Return to the Apocalyptic City
Testament Live at the Fillmore
Testament Live at Eindhoven '87
Testament The New Order
Textures Drawing Circles
Thank You Scientist Stranger Heads Prevail
Alt Prog with jazz influences, to include all kinds of brass instrumentation. Kind of reminds me of Coheed meets Art By Numbers meets Fair to Midland. It's excellent, as is the rest of their discography.
The Apex Theory Topsy-Turvy
The Big Pink A Brief History of Love
The Birthday Massacre Nothing And Nowhere
The Birthday Massacre Looking Glass
The Birthday Massacre Hide and Seek
The Bunny The Bear A Liar Wrote This
Kind of a poppy, electro-post hardcore sound with male/female vocals. People don't like it. I like it more every time I listen to it.
The Burning of Rome With Us
The Chant New Haven
Chill progressive rock. Easily could appeal to fans of Katatonia, Porcupine Tree and Anathema.
The Cinema My Blood is Full of Airplanes
The Cranberries Bury the Hatchet
The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
The Cranberries No Need to Argue
The Cranberries To the Faithful Departed
The Cranberries Treasure Box – The Complete Sessions: 1991–1999
The Crystal Method Tweekend
The Cure Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
The Cure Mixed Up
The Cure Staring at the Sea
The Cure 4:13 Dream
The Cure The Head on the Door
The Cure Faith
The Cure Paris
The Cure Galore
The Cure Wish
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Dreaming Puppet
The Elijah A Son : A Disease
The Fall of Every Season Amends
The Felix Culpa Sever Your Roots
The Future Sound of London The Isness
The Future Sound of London Enviroment Five
Kind of a darker version of Lifeforms. Nothing will ever touch that album, but this is pretty good.
The Gathering Always
The Gathering Mandylion
The Gathering Accessories: Rarities and B-Sides
The Gathering Superheat
The Gathering Home
The Gathering Nighttime Birds
The Gathering Souvenirs
The God Machine One Last Laugh in a Place of Dying...
Due to the fact that their bass player died during the recording of this album and the band immediately stopped work on it and just released it as it was, there are some weaker moments and throw-away songs on here. Also the production is not nearly as good as the first album. What there is here, is dark melancholic music with a metallic/alternative edge to it. If you're going to make an effort to find an album by these guys, I'd suggest their first album as the starting point though.
The Haunted Warning Shots
The Honey Trees Wake the Earth
The Human Abstract Digital Veil
The Hundred in the Hands The Hundred in the Hands
The Hunger Cinematic Superthug
The Hunger Devil Thumbs a Ride
The Jezabels She's So Hard
The Jezabels Live At The Hordern Pavilion
The Kovenant Nexus Polaris
The Letter Black Hanging On By A Thread
The Lights Streaming Through the Sounds Sunrise EP
The Luna Sequence Underneath
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Let's Face It
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Ska-Core, The Devil, and More
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Live From the Middle East
The Ocean Pelagial (Instrumental)
The Orb The Dream
The Orb Orblivion
The Orb Live 93
The Orb The Orbserver In The Star House
The Panic Division Songs from the Glasshouse
The Postmarks Memoirs At The End Of The World
The Presets Pacifica
The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation
The Project Hate MCMXCIX The Lustrate Process
The Rue The Rue
Mellow, acoustic indie featuring Chris Degarmo (ex-Queensryche) and his daughter.
The Saddest Landscape After The Lights
The Secret Meeting Ultrashiver
The Sorrow The Sorrow
The Sorrow Blessings From a Blackened Sky
The Sugarcubes Stick Around for Joy
The Sundays Blind
The Used The Used
Theatre Of Tragedy A Rose for the Dead
Theatre Of Tragedy Assembly
Thera The Aftermath
Thera From the North
Therapy? A Brief Crack of Light
Therapy? We're Here To The End
Therapy? Troublegum
Therion Theli
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars
Thought Industry Outer Space Is Just a Martini Away
Thrice Red Sky
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
I haven't really been a fan of Thrice since Vheissu back in 2005, and the last album of theirs that I totally enjoyed was Artist in the Ambulance in 2003. Of course, they'll never go back to that sound but this album is much better than the Alchemy albums and anything that came after them. They're just kind of chill, adult-oriented alt. rock at this point, but they're doing it really well.
Thursday Common Existence
Todtgelichter Apnoe
Todtgelichter Schemen
Tonight Alive What Are You So Scared Of?
Tonight Alive The Other Side
Tonight Alive Consider This
Touchstone Discordant Dreams
Trespassers William Having
Trivium Shogun
I didn't know what this whole album sounded like for the longest time because I kept repeating the opening song. Now that I've finally let the album play through a few times it's sitting between a 3.5 and a 4. Sometimes the songs seem a bit "sterile" and "planned" (I can't explain it) but overall they're still really good. One problem is that some of the choruses seem to come from nowhere and kind of lower the overall quality of a song a little bit.

There is very little in the way of "Metallica Rip-Off" on this album and they sure as hell don't have any relation to Bullet for My Valentine (they're horrible). Matt does use all his different vocal styles, but they've become stronger than on previous albums, but really it is just going to depend on whether you liked his vocals before or not...
although the thrash vocals aren't really emulating James Hetfield anymore so that is nice. I do seem to hear a little bit of Nevermore influence though, especially in the solo sections, but it's tasteful and enjoyable.
Tryad Public Domain
Tsunami Bomb Definitive Act
Type O Negative The Best of Type O Negative
Type O Negative October Rust
Ugly Kid Joe As Ugly as They Wanna Be
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Ulcerate Vermis
Ulcerate Shrines of Paralysis
Another batch of dark, chaotic, technical death metal. I don't hear much difference between this and their last few albums, but it's still good.
Ulver Wars of the Roses
Ulver Live at Roadburn
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
Underoath Disambiguation
Underoath Anthology: 1999-2013
Underworld Beaucoup Fish
Underworld dubnobasswithmyheadman
Underworld Barking
Underworld A Hundred Days Off
Uneven Structure Februus
Uneven Structure 8 (Re-release)
Unisonic Unisonic
Universum Mortuus Machina
Unter Null Sick Fuck
Unwritten Law Elva
Unwritten Law Swan
Unwritten Law Live and Lawless
Unwritten Law The Hit list
Unwritten Law Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law Blue Room
Unwritten Law Oz Factor
Various Artists (Industrial) Industrial Music To Cure Cancer
Various Artists (Industrial) Metamorphosis Remixes
Vektor Outer Isolation
Vicious Rumors Live You to Death 2 - American Punishment
An awesome career-spanning live album from one of the originators of American traditional/power metal.
Vinterbris Solace
Very good melodic black metal. Fast tempos, cool melodic parts and dynamic pacing.
Vital Remains Dawn of the Apocalypse
Vital Remains Dechristianize
Vital Remains Forever Underground
Voices (UK) London
Voivod Infini
Voivod Negatron
Voivod Nothingface
Voivod The Outer Limits
Vola Inmazes
Votum Harvest Moon
Walking With Strangers Terra
Kind of a dark metalcore sound with a lot of that Djent sound. No clean singing and very powerful shouts.
Warlock Burning the Witches
Warrant Dog Eat Dog
Warrant Cherry Pie
Warrior Soul Drugs, God and the New Republic
Weaver At The Loom I Was Searching and I Found
While Heaven Wept Vast Oceans Lachrymose
White Lion Big Game
White Zombie Astro Creep: 2000
Whitesnake Live: In the Shadow of the Blues
Whitesnake Live at Donington 1990
Wings Denied Voyager
Winterfylleth The Mercian Sphere
Winterfylleth The Ghost Of Heritage
Winterfylleth The Divination Of Antiquity
Winterfylleth make a good comeback after a less-than-great previous release. Great black metal album.
Wodensthrone Curse
Wodensthrone Loss
Wolfheart Shadow World
Epic melodic black metal. It's really well done, even if there's really not much to help it stand out.
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Wolves in the Throne Room Malevolent Grain
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestite
Reminds me of a more focused (and slightly more orchestral) version of Aphex Twin's 'Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2' -- hey Burzum, Emperor, Samael, etc this is how it should be done.
Wumpscut Fuckit
Wumpscut Bulwark Bazooka
These guys are good again. The songs are dark and gritty electro/industrial, but they're also memorable again and there's just enough atmosphere and melody to carry the entire release.
Yael Meyer Heartbeat EP
Yael Meyer Everything Will Be Alright
Yellowcard Lights and Sounds
Yellowcard Paper Walls
Yellowcard When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes
Zero Hour A Fragile Mind
Zyklon World ov Worms
Zyklon Aeon

3.4 great
10 Years From Birth to Burial
AFI AFI (The Blood Album)
I've never liked an AFI album that I've heard, but this one is good. It's like The Cure meets New Model Army. This I like.
Agrypnie Exit
Alcest Kodama
Another great Alcest release. I just can't get into post black metal the way some people do because it always feels like the songs just kind of meander around without much direction or differentiation.
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alice in Chains Facelift
Ally Rhodes Conversations With a Ghost
Anciients Heart of Oak
Angela Martyr The November Harvest
Slow, lethargic, atmospheric doom/post rock/post metal. One of those types of albums that works better as a whole and with repeated listens. Definitely worth the time and repetition.
Animals As Leaders The Madness of Many
Annisokay Devil May Care
This is just really good, melodic metalcore with a bit of that djent feel and some good ambient-style keyboards in the background. Really solid stuff.
Anubis Gate Andromeda Unchained
Aphex Twin ...I Care Because You Do
Aphex Twin Classics
Autechre Amber
It's like a car wreck and I just can't look away.
Bat For Lashes The Bride
There's something about the mellow, atmospheric side of Bat for Lashes' music. This album is full of that side and is easily my favorite of the discography.
Be'lakor Vessels
This is a very lush and atmospheric version of melodic death metal. Yes, there is double bass and death growls but I hesitate to use the word 'aggression' to describe any part of this. It's still good, but very non-confrontational.
Borknagar Winter Thrice
Borknagar have pretty much perfected their progressive black metal sound while they slowly move closer to the prog side of the house. I really like all the vocalists they have on this release.
Callisto Secret Youth
Melodic and atmospheric post metal. Almost feels like the album has an alt. rock feel, too.
Clubroot Clubroot
Coroner R.I.P.
Coroner Punishment for Decadence
Coroner No More Color
Coroner Mental Vortex
Cradle of Filth Bitter Suites to Succubi
Cradle of Filth The Manticore and Other Horrors
Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas Mariner
Post metal with a female vocalist? Well, it definitely relieves some of the monotony I commonly associate with your average lumbering post metal release. Pretty good stuff.
CygnosiC Fallen
D Creation Moderate Album
These guys really kicked up the aggression on this album. Almost all of the cheesy elements of the previous album are gone, but so are the really catchy choruses and melodic prog parts. There's still clean singing and progressive sections, but they're buried under a wall of sound. Don't get me wrong, this is obviously a progression for the band (and the clean singing is much better) but I miss the 'instant' feel of the previous release too. For those that don't know, this is really well-done progressive melodic death metal. They go through a lot of different sounds and styles and it's well worth checking out.
Dark Tranquillity Atoma
Kind of a blend between Construct and Character, but leaning a bit more towards Construct. Basically a riffier, stripped down version of Construct. To me, it feels like a step back, but it's still pretty great.
Dawn Of Ashes Theophany
Aggressive industrial black metal that really does a good job of blending the best of both genres.
Delerium Mythologie
Basically an even blend of pop and ethereal/new age electro. Reminds me of a mellower version of their album 'Chimera'. If you like that one, you'll like this one.
Die Krupps III - Odyssey of the Mind
Emilie Simon Mue
I'm pleasantly surprised. She has kind of returned to what made her good in the first place -- quirky french pop. Fuck yeah.
Engine Superholic
Epica The Holographic Principle
Epica are easily the best of the Symphonic Metal bunch. They aren't cheesy (very often), they know how to play their instruments, very riffy, great death/female vocals, and she's pretty damn hot.
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Fallujah The Harvest Wombs
Fear Factory Transgression
Fear Factory The Industrialist
Feared Furor Incarnatus
Flaw Endangered Species
Fleshgod Apocalypse King
Epic symphonic death metal with growls and clean singing. It's really good in the moment, but it all kinds of blends together by the end.
Flotsam and Jetsam No Place for Disgrace
Funeral In Fields of Pestilent Grief
Funky DL Autonomy: The 4th Quarter 2
I'm not a Hip-hop expert or fan, but every once in awhile I'll hear an album that catches my attention. Guess I'll need to check out the rest of his discography.r
Gabrielle Aplin English Rain
Graveworm Ascending Hate
Graveworm's first few albums were pretty damn good, but starting with 'Engraved in Black' they kind of had an identity crisis. It seems that after five albums of varying quality, they have finally worked out their new sound. It's melodic death/black metal with subtle and tasteful keyboard sections that aren't trying to be metalcore or Dimmu Borgir.
Hanging Garden At Every Door
Heaven Shall Burn Wanderer
Maybe a little more aggressive and riffy than they've been in awhile, but it's basically another cookie-cutter Heaven Shall Burn release. They should be capable of more, but this is still pretty good.
Helstar Vampiro
Their 80s output was bad, and their 90s stuff totally sucked. Surprisingly, though, their 2000s output has been pretty damn good. Another great technical thrash/metal release... as long as you can deal with Halford-ish vocals.
Hypocrisy Virus
Hypocrisy End of Disclosure
Imminent Sonic Destruction Triumphia
Much more melodic and traditional than their debut. It seems like they decided to play things a little bit safe this time... too safe, in my opinion. It's still a great progressive metal album, but they've lost a lot of what made their debut exciting.
In The Nursery Anatomy of a Poet
In The Woods... Pure
One of the new breed of dark, mellow progressive rock. This is the first album I've heard from these guys, but it's pretty good.
IOEarth IOEarth
Joe Satriani Engines of Creation
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts
Katatonia make their biggest leap since dropping their doom/death roots. On this album, they've jumped straight into Opeth-inspired moody prog mixed with the blueprint of their last few albums. I'm more a fan of the catchy direction found on 'Viva Emptiness' through 'Night is a New Day'.
Killing Joke Pylon
Killswitch Engage Incarnate
I'm not a Killswitch Engage fan. I'm a fan of 'Alive or Just Breathing' and 'Disarm the Descent' because of Jesse's vocals and the heavier musical direction. Their crooning, melodic stuff with the other guy bores me to death. Musically, that's basically what they've gone back to except with Jesse on vocals. He helps make this listenable, but not nearly as good as the other two releases that he has sang on.
Klone Here Comes The Sun
Atmospheric prog. Kind of like a cross between Porcupine Tree and latter-day Katatonia. Not as psychedelic as PT but not as doom & gloom as Katatonia.
Klone Black Days
Klone The Dreamer's Hideaway
KMFDM Tohuvahobu
KMFDM Strum & Drang Tour 2002
Lacuna Coil Delirium
After a few missteps, Lacuna Coil have finally regained their composure. This album takes the best elements of Comalies and mixes it with a stripped down version of what bands like Tesseract and Textures play. The best thing is that the male vocalist doesn't sing anymore. He growls and shouts through most of his parts, which is a much better role for him.
Late Night Alumni Of Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Etc.
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
I've never disliked a Linkin Park album (although Minutes to Midnight came close), but my favorite was the electronics-filled 'A Thousand Suns'. Having said that, I'm not overly impressed with this but it's not bad. I guess they needed to return to a rock sound, but they could have kept some of the electronic stuff.
Liquorworks Nonsense
Liquorworks Moist Computer
Lola Blanc The Magic
Marty Friedman Exhibit A: Live in Europe
Mechina As Embers Turn To Dust
I'm sorry. Enough is enough. This is the same fucking thing as before and before and before. Is it good? Yeah, it's good. Is it in any way a deviation or even a continuation of their sound? No.... it's the exact same album they keep releasing. It's time to seriously sit down and figure out how to think outside of their tired (albeit good) formula.
Mephisto Walz Thalia
Mindcage Our Own Devices
Mors Principium Est Embers of a Dying World
Really solid melodic death metal with a strong keyboard presence and occasional black metal influences. Unfortunately, it is largely by-the-numbers stuff.
Nachtmystium The World We Left Behind
Kind of a post black metal, atmospheric black metal kind of album. Rarely gets into really fast parts -- prefers to stick with a mid-paced kind of delivery. Pretty good.
Napalm Death Smear Campaign
Necromancing the Stone Jewel of the Vile
Basically Traditional/Power metal with a bit of a black metal/occult sound to it. Really well done, though.r
Nero di Marte Nero di Marte
Neurosis Fires Within Fires
I really liked them more in their earlier days when they were still using violins and horns, and the tempos were more diverse. Having said that, it's still Neurosis and it's still really good.
No Use for a Name Hard Rock Bottom
NOFX Wolves in Wolves' Clothing
NOFX First Ditch Effort
It's NoFX doing what NoFX does, and when NoFx does what they're supposed to do it's always great.
Obscura Akróasis
There's some awesome musicianship on here and it's probably their most diverse album, but they're still basically a one-trick pony.
Oceans of Slumber Winter
Kind of a blend of doom, post metal and prog with female singing and occasional male shouts/growls. There are some really good songs on here, but a few that are a little weak. I see good things for this band.
Operation: Mindcrime The Key
When Geoff Tate took on the name Operation: Mindcrime and started spouting off about a prog rock trilogy that would allow him to break new musical ground, I just
rolled my eyes. It turns out, though, that he was pretty much able to pull it off.

The story itself isn't nearly as compelling as either Mindcrime album, but the album is still pretty damn good. Despite the band name, it turns out that The Key isn't
trying to cash in on Mindcrime's sound and direction. What we get with The Key is a chill, atmospheric, prog rock album that should appeal to fans content with
the mellower side of bands such as Riverside, Porcupine Tree and, yes, even Queensryche.
Pati Yang Silent Treatment
Persefone Spiritual Migration
Philter The Campfire Tales
Psalm Zero Stranger To Violence
Gothy, electro, industrial, post punk stuff. The only thing I don't hear is what they're decscribed as: progressive rock. It's really good, whatever it is.
Queensryche Tribe
Relief in Sleep Godspeed
This is basically alt. rock with post hardcore tendencies. The music is really well done. The band really kind of reminds me of Thera with the male/female vocals, piano, subtle electronics and very emotive angle.
Restless Oblivion Sands of Time
Roni Size Take Kontrol
I haven't really liked a Roni Size album since 'New Forms' in 1997. This one reminds me a lot of that one, and with 17 years between that release and this one, it's sounding fresh and enjoyable.
Rosetta The Anaesthete
Sadistik Salo Sessions
I really like this release. It's dark with a lot of atmosphere. I'm not a hip hop fan, but I'm a Sadistik fan.
Saviour Let Me Leave
This really reminds me of 'A Liar Wrote This' album from A Bunny, A Bear but leaning more towards the post hardcore sound. Same male/female back-and-forth with the female vocals providing all of the hooks. I really like her voice though. Her accentuation is pretty unique. Unfortunately, the album starts to drag as it goes on.
Scarve Luminiferous
See You Soon See You Soon
Senses Fail The Fire
Serpentine Dominion Serpentine Dominion
The collaboration between Killswitch Engage's guitar player and Cannibal Corpse's vocalist. So what does it sound like? The heaviest fucking Killswitch Engage album ever. There's definitely a prominent death metal influence, but with Killswitch's guitarist composing all the songs and their vocalist writing all the vocals, it can't help but sound like a crushingly heavy Killswitch album; complete with more than the occasional clean vocal.
Slaves Through Art We Are All Equals
If you're familiar with any of his other projects, then you basically know what to expect here. Maybe a little more 'experimental' or whatever, but basically the same.
Sleepwalker and Fen Call of Ashes II: Stone and Sea
Sleigh Bells Jessica Rabbit
SMP Death of the Format
Soilwork A Predator's Portrait
Soilwork Death Resonance
I know this isn't an official all-new album, but that almost makes it more crazy because all the songs are really good. Soilwork is on a roll.
Sole Remedy Apoptosis
Definitely has an old school Riverside vibe (but with much heavier parts). Good stuff.
Staind Break the Cycle
Strapping Young Lad Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing
Strung Out Exile In Oblivion
Svart Crown Abreaction
Reminds me of a less frantic Ulcerate, which is just fine with me.
Swallow the Sun New Moon
Sybreed God Is an Automaton
Tad Morose Matters Of The Dark
Tad Morose St. Demonius
The Dreaming Rise Again
The core of Stabbing Westward re-unite. There are definitely some Stabbing Westward elements here and should appeal to anyone that liked their brand of Industrialized Rock.
The Haunted One Kill Wonder
The Haunted Exit Wounds
The Haunted switch back to their other singer and go back to their roots. Consistent album without any filler. Great for
the gym.
The Jezabels Synthia
I'm a big fan of this band, but I've liked each new release a little less than the one before it. This one is still pretty great, but it is a little too streamlined for my taste. I liked the bigger risks on the first two releases.
The Raven Age Darkness Will Rise
Todtgelichter Rooms
More moody progressive metal than black metal these days, but there's still a decent amount of that black metal sound. Definitely an album that requires a few listens.
TOOTHGRINDER Nocturnal Masquerade
Kind of a tech metal/metalcore sound. Definitely more on the tech/prog side of things, though. Really good stuff.
Vestascension Breaching the Sound
Winterfylleth The Dark Hereafter
Another excellent release from these melodic/folk black metallers. The fact that they end with an Ulver cover just seals the deal.
Young Legionnaire Zero Worship
Youth Code Commitment to Complications
This reminds me of 'Addiction'-era Skinny Puppy goes digital hardcore. Musically it is really good, which shouldn't be a surprise since Rhys Fulber (Front Line Assembly, Fear Factory) produced it. The stickler is the monotone shouted vocals. They're not bad, but they need to diversify the vocal delivery.

3.3 great
A Day to Remember For Those Who Have Heart
A Day to Remember Bad Vibrations
A heavier version of what they've always done. It's a very conistent album, though. Something that should appeal to their fans, for sure.
Abbath Abbath
Riffy black metal from the frontman of Immortal. It's nothing extraordinary, but it's definitely a solid and consistent album.
Abigail Williams In the Absence of Light
Act of Defiance Birth and the Burial
Kind of like Testament meets Nevermore with a singer that kind of reminds me of a more aggressive take on early Trivium vocals. There's a few parts that scream Megadeth, but mostly it's obvious why none of this would work with the previous band. Shawn Drover is as boring (yet solid) as always.
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Agrypnie Aetas Cineris
Ahamkara The Embers Of The Stars
Epic melodic black metal with extended song times and an excellent use of atmosphere.
Alcest Écailles de Lune
Amaranthe The Nexus
The worst parts of Soilwork meet the worst parts of Nightwish -- with a smoking hot female vocalist. Lifeless metalcore meets cheese-filled power metal. If there's something nice to say about this album it's that it 'almost' does enough to be good, and it's definitely better than their last release. Edit: Somehow I've had to up my rating to 3.3 -- it is infectious.
Amon Amarth The Avenger
Amorphis Circle
Angels and Airwaves Chasing Shadows
The guy might be a total nutjob at this point, but this band still puts out decent, semi-experimental alt. pop.
Anne Marie Almedal Blue Sky Blue
Annisokay Enigmatic Smile
More Djenty metalcore. The songs seem more fleshed out than on the debut, but I still prefer that one.
Anomalie Between the Light
Very atmospheric and melodic post black metal. It is like 70% black metal and 30% post rock. It almost always has some sort of cyclical melodic refrain and never really falls into the trap of silence or mellow sections just for the sake of it. Surprisingly, it's also a very emotional/vulnerable album too (just listen to 'Not Like Others'). The album starts off really strong and every song is really good, but the problem is that they all kind of blend together by the end because there isn't a lot of variation.
Anomalie Visions
Antoine Fafard Occultus Tramitis
Anubis Gate The Detached
Aphex Twin Donkey Rhubarb
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Aphex Twin Windowlicker
Aphex Twin Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt 2
It's Richard D. James doing what he does best... mind-fucking you. This time just a little more subdued than usual.
Arch Enemy War Eternal
New Vocalist, same made-for-the-masses melodic death metal sound. This one is a bit better than most their discography, for whatever that's worth.
Arch Enemy Rise of the Tyrant
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together
Architects Ruin
Artifex Pereo Am I Invisible
ASG Blood Drive
Ashes of Ares Ashes of Ares
Asking Alexandria The Black
This is solid metalcore with a great vocalist. I never heard their previous albums, so I have no idea how this compares.
Asking Alexandria From Death to Destiny
Astrakhan Reward in Purpose
Kind of reminds me of a Life of Agony meets Isole sound. Slightly doomy, slightly progressive, with some of that alt. metal sound, too.
Astral Blood Astral Blood
Au Revoir Simone Move in Spectrums
Autechre Incunabula
Autechre Exai
Avatarium Moonhorse
BABYMETAL Metal Resistance
It's basically a less fun, but more focused version of their debut. Probably won't change any minds, but I don't think that was the point of this album. I don't like it as much as their debut, because it's too serious now. I liked the random stupid shit that was scattered throughout their debut.
Bad Religion The Dissent of Man
Bat For Lashes Two Suns
Bathsheba Servus
70s inspired, female-fronted doom. Very good stuff. Dark with great singing and also gritty, abrasive parts too.
Beastie Boys To the 5 Boroughs
Becoming The Archetype Celestial Completion
Becoming The Archetype Terminate Damnation
Before The Dawn Soundscape Of Silence
Birdy Fire Within
Black Map In Droves
Blut Aus Nord The Work Which Transforms God
Blut Aus Nord The Mystical Beast of Rebellion
Boreworm Black Path
Borknagar Epic
Born of Osiris Tomorrow We Die Alive
Born of Osiris The New Reign
Born of Osiris The Eternal Reign
Bring Me The Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It...
Caliban Ghost Empire
I've heard these guys before, but I don't really remember them. This album, though, is pretty cool. It's kind of a metalcore/djent hybrid with some cool effects and occasional industrial parts. To be honest, it kind of reminds me of the latest album by Still Remains.
Cannibal Corpse Gore Obsessed
Catamenia Eternal Winter's Prophecy
Cathedral The Ethereal Mirror
Children of Bodom Chaos Ridden Years - Stockholm Knockout
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
Circle of Dust Metamorphisis (Remastered)
Claire Voyant Love Is Blind
Claire Voyant Time and the Maiden
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Coldworld Autumn
Conjure One Holoscenic
Corrosion of Conformity Deliverance
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh
Cradle of Filth Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa
Crown the Empire The Fallout
CygnosiC A Deity In Pain
Cynic Uroboric Forms
Definitely a good remaster. The best part of it is that the sound isn't so muddy anymore, and also the tape hiss is gone which clears up everything else. It is still a demo though, so don't get too excited.
D-A-D No Fuel Left For The Pilgrims
D.R.I. Crossover
D.R.I. Dirty Rotten LP
Dalek Asphalt For Eden
Darkthrone Panzerfaust
Dawn Of Ashes Anathema
Dayshell Nexus
Dead Letter Circus Next In Line
Dead Letter Circus Aesthesis
Dead When I Found Her Eyes On Backwards
Dead When I Found Her have never been 100% original, but they had their own little niche. This time they're just doing straight-up old school Skinny Puppy emulation. It's good, but not compared to their older albums.
Deadlock Hybris
Deadlock drop the pop-leanings of their last few albums and get back into Manifesto/Wolves territory (without any of the techno/hip-hop tangents). Featuring what is basically an entirely new line-up, the band has returned to what attracted fans in the first place.r
Decapitated Blood Mantra
Deep Sea Diver Secrets
Cute Indie Pop with lush melodies. It's good, but probably too 'safe' for me to come back to.
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Departe Failure, Subside
Depeche Mode Violator
Devil Sold His Soul Empire of Light
Devil Sold His Soul Belong/Betray
Dia Frampton Bruises
This is definitely a different approach for her. It's not the indie pop of her Meg and Dia days, and it's not the slick pop of her post-The Voice appearance either. This reminds me of the atmospheric pop of bands such as Delerium. This is catchier than that and less eccentric, but it's definitely in the same realm.
Diary of Dreams Panik Manifesto
Diary of Dreams Grau im Licht
Die Krupps The Machinists Of Joy
Die Krupps have never been a phenomenal band, but this is probably about as good as they've ever been.
Dimmu Borgir Godless Savage Garden
Disillusion Gloria
Disillusion Back to Times of Splendor
Disperse Living Mirrors
Disturbed Indestructible
Download Lingam
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Dream Theater Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater Once in a LIVEtime
Drowners On Desire
Drudkh Forgotten Legends
Drudkh Microcosmos
Dusks Embrace Reawakening
E-Force Evil Forces
Echosmith Acoustic Dreams
Apparently this album is just acoustic remakes of a few of their songs. I don't know how they normally sound because this is my first introduction to the band. I like it, though. Kind of upbeat indie pop with male/female harmonized vocals.
Echosmith Talking Dreams
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Edge of Sanity Crimson II
Eerie (US) Eerie
Like Led Zeppelin goes black metal. Not bad at all.
Eisley Currents
Elderblood Messiah
Kind of a cross between Behemoth and Dimmu Borgir, sitting just a bit more on the Dimmu Borgir side. Riffy, symphonic death/black metal. Good stuff.
Emme Packer 15 Songs
Enshine Singularity
Entheos (USA) The Infinite Nothing
Quirky and aggressive technical death metal. I like all the little effects that run throughout portions of the songs.
Eternal Tears of Sorrow Before the Bleeding Sun
Eumeria Rebel Mind
Exodus Let There Be Blood
Explosions in the Sky The Wilderness
This is some post rock I can get behind. Short, melodic and to-the-point songs without all of the useless silence.
Eyes of Fire Ashes to Embers
Fear Factory Obsolete
Feared Vinter
Filter The Amalgamut
Filter The Trouble With Angels
Filter The Sun Comes Out Tonight
Finch Back to Oblivion
There has been some discussion about how this album would sound in relation to the two previous releases. The general consensus has been that it will be closer to WIITB than SHTTS, because SHTTS was just something they had to get out of their systems -- well, they were technically right. 55% WIITB / 45% SHTTS; 100% awesome.
Fireflight For Those Who Wait
Flaw Divided We Fall
This is nu-metal and they don't try to hide it. This is their first album in 12 years and it sounds like no time has past. Flaw were always one of the best nu metal bands out there and this album maintains that standard.
Flotsam and Jetsam Ugly Noise
I've only listened once so far, but it's definitely a continuation of where 'Cuatro' and 'Drift' left off all those ryears ago. More to come...r... After a few more listens, it definitely grows on you. It's like 'Cuatro' and 'Drift' but the riffing isn't as rigid; rthe riffs definitely have more of that 'When the Storm Comes Down' vibe. It definitely lacks the energy, rmoodiness and heaviness of 'The Cold', but considering the fact that the guy who wrote that entire album left rthe band, it's to be expected.
Foreclosure Of A Dream Ogden
Frameworks Smother
Kind of a post-punk meets post hardcore kind of sound. I like all of the dissonant melodies that come from the vocals and the guitars.
Front Line Assembly Live Wired
Front Line Assembly Fallout
Front Line Assembly Hard Wired
Frou Frou Details
Galactic Cowboys At The End Of The Day
Gamma Ray Somewhere Out in Space
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra Broken Lines
Godflesh Decline & Fall
I don't follow these guys regularly anymore, but it feels like they kind of went back to their heavier, grittier roots. Rhythmic post metal kind of 'Streetcleaner'-ish.
Godflesh Streetcleaner
Godflesh Slavestate
Godflesh Pure
Godflesh A World Lit Only by Fire
Gojira Magma
Almost reminds me of what Cynic could have become if they had kept any of their metal roots intact. Good, very chill and atmospheric, semi-progressive rock/metal.
Good Tiger A Head Full Of Moonlight
Grieved Grieved
So, they call this dark hardcore. I kind of thought it sounded like a hardcore band influenced by old school Paradise Lost, so I guess that works.
Harakiri for the Sky III: Trauma
Very epic and well put-together post black metal that doesn't suffer from getting bogged down in forced ambience.
Harm October Fire
Great old school thrash with a strong Slayer influence.
Heaven Shall Burn Whatever It May Take
Heavydeath In Circles We Die
Heliotropes A Constant Sea
Helloween 7 Sinners
Helloween The Time of the Oath
Helloween Straight Out of Hell
Helmet Betty
Helstar Sins of the Past
Hemina As We Know It
Hope Drone Cloak of Ash
Long, droning, post black metal with doom elements.
Hope For The Dying Legacy
Another dose of well-done progressive death metal/metalcore. It's basically the same thing they've been doing since the beginning and maybe it's just starting to get a bit old, because I can't really hear any reason to like this less than their last two releases, but I do anyway.
Hypno5e Acid Mist Tomorrow
Hypocrisy A Taste of Extreme Divinity
Ice Nine Kills Every Trick in the Book
Imperium Dekadenz Procella Vadens
In Flames Whoracle
In Mourning Monolith
In The Nursery Lingua
Inanimate Existence Calling from a Dream
There are some really cool progressive death metal songs on this album, but there are also parts that just kind of drag. I've never heard the previous releases, but maybe they'll come through 100% next time.r
Incubus HQ Live
Insense Soothing Torture
Intohimo Northern Lights
Ion Dissonance Cast the First Stone
Iron Maiden No Prayer for the Dying
Iron Maiden Live After Death (DVD)
Joe Satriani Live In San Fransisco
Joe Satriani Time Machine
John Wesley Disconnect
Chill progressive rock from the touring guitarist for Porcupine Tree.
Jose Vanders Blue Notes
Journey Generations
Judas Priest Turbo
Julianna Barwick The Magic Place
K. Flay Life As A Dog
Not a big hip hop fan, but I like this. Probably because her rap/singing style kind of reminds me of an upbeat Trip Hop album.
Kamelot Ghost Opera
Karma Violens Skin Of Existence
Modern Extreme Metal. Also known as death metal with a slick production and some metalcore influence.
Kattah Lapis Lazuli
Some great progressive metal. They have a great atmosphere, great music and a pretty decent vocalist. It mixes progressive metal with Arabian, Eastern European, Brazilian and many other musical styles, atmospheres and rhythms.
Katy McAllister Take Me Away (Instrumentals)
Keep of Kalessin Epistemology
Slickly produced melodic black metal with a ton of clean vocals. Overall it's pretty good but the clean vocals do have a tendency to diminish instead of enhance the songs.
Kerli Utopia
Kevorkian Death Cycle God Am I
Kivimetsan Druidi Shadowheart
Kroy Scavenger
Kylesa Ultraviolet
Kylesa Kylesa
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun
Lacey Sturm Life Screams
Ladytron Velocifero
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn
Lamb of God Killadelphia
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang
It's Lamb of God, but slightly better than in the past. I'm more interested to hear their drummer on the new Megadeth album.
Laments of Silence System Failure
Last Chance to Reason Level 3
Latitudes Old Sunlight
Atmospheric and progressive post metal. There are a lot of instrumental sections on this album, but where there are vocals they are actual singing and not your typical raspy shout.
Leah Of Earth & Angels
Leddra Chapman Telling Tales
Leprous The Congregation
This is some cool moody/atmospheric progressive metal. The vocals take a little getting used to, but overall this is really good.
Lijie Roam
Linkin Park Living Things
Liquid Sky Identity
Lisa Loeb Tails
Lo-Pan Colossus
Lorde Pure Heroine
Lostprophets The Betrayed
Lotus Thief Gramarye
The music is like a very melodic post black metal sound, but the vocals are more influenced by dream pop and are done by a female. It's good stuff.
Lunascape Reflecting Seyelence
Lycus Tempest
Machine Head Bloodstone and Diamonds
Magenta Metamorphosis
Mariah McManus Nice To Meet You
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor
Not nearly the same band from the 90s. This is mostly mellow and catchy rock with a slightly dark atmosphere and a bit of a rhythmic delivery. Probably his best album since Mechanical Animals.
Marilyn Manson The Golden Age of Grotesque
Medeia Manning the Helm
The modern extreme metal sound is starting to dominate the semi-technical death metal of the past. Still not bad, though.
Megadeth Dystopia
It's not as good as the classics or even Endgame, but it is definitely better than anything else they've done. Also, one of the more consistently good Megadeth albums ever released. I like Dave's deeper growl on this album.
Mekong Delta Intersections
Meshuggah The Violent Sleep of Reason
Meshuggah have made another Meshuggah album. They've basically painted themselves into a corner with their sound, and how little they're willing to deviate from their core formula. So, this one is subtly different from the last one, but it still sounds very familiar even on first listen. Still a great release, though.
Mindrot Dawning
Mnemic Mechanical Spin Phenomena
Monolithe Zeta Reticuli
3 songs and 45 minutes long. This is some really good and diverse doom. I haven't enjoyed a doom album in a long time, but this one is done right. It has its super slow moments, but also adjusts tempo enough to keep things interesting and the melodies/riffs are actually memorable. Vocal styles are diverse too. Good stuff
Monuments The Amanuensis
Melodic, progressive Djent. Great vocals but everything blends together very fast. This is an album that's probably better in small doses before the repetition kills it.
Moonsorrow Voimasta Ja Kunniasta
Mournful Congregation Concrescence of the Sophia
Lethargic, heavy, melodic funeral doom. 20 minutes for a song. Everything it should be.
Mourning Beloveth Rust & Bone
These guys used to be one of the more entertaining doom bands. Almost like a more modern My Dying Bride with a better vocalist. This one drags, though, because only two of the songs are any good.
MYR Habits
Nachtmystium Assassins: Black Meddle Pt.1
Nachtmystium Worldfall
Napalm Death Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Necro Deathmort Music Of Bleak Origin
Nelly Furtado Folklore
Neurosis Honor Found in Decay
Nevermore The Obsidian Conspiracy
Nevermore Dead Heart In A Dead World
New Found Glory Resurrection
New Model Army The Ghost of Cain
New Years Day Epidemic
Nightwish Once
Nightwish Wishmaster
Nile Those Whom the Gods Detest
Nirvana Incesticide
Norma Jean Polar Similar
I'm not a big fan of Norma Jean. This album, though, is awesome. I'm not sure when they switched vocal styles, but I much prefer this to the throatier style I've heard on previous albums. The music too, while heavier, is less chaotic.
Novembre Wish I Could Dream It Again...
Novembre Ursa
The kings of moody doom/prog have returned and pick up right where they left off. The music and black metal vocals are still really good, but the clean singing is still way too monotone to allow these songs to get to the next level.
Noveria Forsaken
A nice blend of traditional metal, power metal, and modern metalcore. Definitely has more balls than your average 'power metal' album, and infinitely less cheese.
Nowen Essence of Fear
Numenorean Home
Another excellent epic post black metal album that is big on the aggressive moments. Awesome melodies too.
O'Brother Endless Light
Oathbreaker Rheia
Imagine the sound a cat makes when it isn't completely run over, and then put that to an aggressive post black metal soundtrack. It's surprisingly entertaining.
October File The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance...
What would it have sounded like if Neurosis decided to keep the hardcore influences after the release of 'The Word as Law' while still pushing into the post metal realm? The answer is this band. This is some in-your-face post metal. No build-ups, no extended silence or atmospheric parts. Just kick ass, punky, post metal
October Tide Winged Waltz
Melodic doom/death from two Katatonia members. It's really solid doom/death metal with excellent atmosphere, but it is still lacking... something.
Opeth Damnation
Orm Orm
Ov Hollowness The World Ends
Panopticon / Waldgefluster Panopticon & Waldgeflüster
Both bands start with some really good folky black metal. It's fast, melodic and intense. Both bands second songs are slow folk songs and both of them are boring.
Paper Aeroplanes Lifelight EP
Paper Aeroplanes The Day We Ran Into the Sea
Paper Aeroplanes Joy
-----Solid female-fronted indie pop. Chill and catchy.-----
Paul Oakenfold Bunkka
Paul Oakenfold Ibiza
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty
I don't think it's as good as their previous two releases, but it's still good. These guys have a ton of potential, but it's becoming obvious that they're happy just kind of being prog metal slackers.
pg.lost Versus
Phinehas The Last Word Is Yours to Speak
Polar No Cure No Saviour
What would happen if Hatebreed had some talent, a solid creative streak and a slightly more versatile vocalist? I think it would sound something like this album.
Polarheart Polarheart
Dreamy female fronted electro-pop. Very lush melodies and layered vocals. I can't resist this shit.
Poverty's No Crime Spiral of Fear
Really well-done progressive metal. Kind of sounds like a Dream Theater/modern Fates Warning hybrid. The vocalist sounds a lot like the dude from Fates Warning. r
Power Trip Nightmare Logic
Old school thrash with some really cool riffs. The vocals could be better and all the songs are roughly similar, but it's still really good.
Primal Fear 16.6: (Before the Devil Knows You're Dead)
Primal Fear Primal Fear
Primal Fear Black Sun
Primal Fear Live in the USA
Primal Fear Unbreakable
Prong 100% Live
Queensryche American Soldier
Rabbit Junk Invasion
Rabbit Junk is incapable of making a bad album. More industrial metal (or Digital Hardcore) that hops genres from metal to hip hop.
Red End of Silence - 10th Anniversary Edition
If you liked RED's Linkin Park goes symphonic Alt. Metal debut, but never bought the album then this might interest you. Otherwise, it sounds exactly the same as the original release and the extra songs aren't worth the re-purchase. It is a good album, though, and worth checking out for newcomers.
Red Queen Star Blood
Regina Spektor Remember Us To Life
Rise to Fall End vs. Beginning
Melodic metalcore that kind of reminds me of a cross between Still Remains and Disarmonia Mundi.
Riverside Love, Fear and the Time Machine
This is some good prog rock, but it?s just way to mellow and abstract for me to keep coming back to.
Rosetta Quintessential Ephemera
Very atmospheric and chill post metal with occasional bits that sound more like traditional post metal aggression.
Rotting Christ Theogonia
ROVO and System 7 Phoenix Rising
RPWL World Through My Eyes
RPWL Beyond Man and Time
Sad Day For Puppets Unknown Colours
Sadistik & Kristoff Krane Prey for Paralysis
Scale the Summit The Migration
Scarling. So Long, Scarecrow
Schammasch Triangle
This is some epic, atmospheric black metal. It starts out really good, but as it reaches the middle/end of the album, it kind of moves into a totally ambient style that I didn't appreciate as much.
Scorn Ellipsis
Senses Fail Still Searching
Sentenced Amok
Sentenced Love & Death
Sepultura Under A Pale Grey Sky
Sevendust Animosity
Sevendust Southside Double-Wide: Acoustic Live
Shadows Fall Fire From the Sky
Shadows Fall Seeking the Way: Greatest Hits
Shadows Fall Threads of Life
Silence The Messenger The Proclamation
Well done, but two-dimensional, death metal/metalcore. Good for working out to, but probably not for constant active listening.
Sinistro Semente
This is a hard one to describe. Take the female-fronted darkwave/goth stuff of bands like Love Spirals Downwards, and mix it with a soulful, gentle, atmospheric, version of post metal combined with the darkness of the early Cranes sound and you're in the ballpark.
Skinny Puppy Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse
Skinny Puppy Cleanse Fold and Manipulate
Skinny Puppy VIVIsectVI
Skylar Grey Don't Look Down
Slayer Repentless
Soulfly Soulfly
Spawn of Possession Incurso
Spawn of Possession Noctambulant
Straylight Run Straylight Run
Super Water Sympathy Hydrogen Child
Symphony X Underworld
This is the first Symphony X album I've bothered with in a while. Kind of reminds me of a cross between Nevermore and Dream Theater. Not bad.
Tad Morose Undead
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be
Tantal Expectancy
This is some good proggy metalcore-ish stuff. Kind of reminds me of latter-day Deadlock with more than a little To-Mera (the good album) thrown in. The harsh vocals are the main thing dragging this down. They need a stronger male vocalist.
Tara MacLean Wake
Tempel The Moon Lit Our Path
Instrumental metal that doesn't include any shredding. Instead they kind of riff their way from beginning to end utilizing a mix of post metal and black metal.
Teramaze Her Halo
TesseracT One
TesseracT Polaris
Very mellow progressive rock. It's not bad when I'm in the mood for it.
Testament Dark Roots of Earth
Testament Live at Eindhoven
Textures Phenotype
Proggy, Djent with some traditional metal influences. Not bad, but kind of two-dimensional.
The Dreaming Etched in Blood
The Elijah Live At The Underworld
The Elijah A Son : A Disease (Orchestral)
The Erkonauts I Did Something Bad
Post-Punk meets Industrial. Kind of reminds me of a cross between New Model Army and Ministry with a bit of Lights, Camera, Revolution-era Suicidal thrown in. The song titles are dumb, but the music is pretty cool.
The Future Sound of London Cascade
The Honey Trees Bright Fire
Another solid indie pop release from these guys. Another band that reminds me alot of Eisley... which is a good thing.
The Nearly Deads The Nearly Deads
The Orb Moonbuilding 2703 Ad
The Project Hate MCMXCIX Bleeding The New Apocalypse
The Quiet Room Reconceive
The Shizit Soundtrack For The Revolution
The Tumor Called Marla Trance
Lacuna Coil meets TesseracT. It's pretty damn cool.
Theatre Of Tragedy Musique
Theatre Of Tragedy Last Curtain Call
The new female vocalist can't really do Liv's vocal parts on the older songs, but the production and overall sound is much better than those early recordings, so kind of a trade-off.
Thought Industry Black Umbrella
Throes of Dawn Our Voices Shall Remain
Pink Floyd meets Tiamat's 'Deeper Kind of Slumber' release. Not as catchy as Throes of Dawn's last album, and nothing really stands out. This might just be a very long grower.
Through Lucid Eyes Transient
Times of Grace The Hymn of a Broken Man
Trioscapes Separate Realities
Trioscapes Digital Dream Sequence
Another bout of crazy, random instrumental Bungle-ish jazz/rock/whatever.
Tryad Listen
Type O Negative World Coming Down
Ultar Kadath
An interesting blend of post rock and 90s-era melodic black metal. Instead of integrating the two styles together, generally this band likes to do a pure black metal thing and transition to a pure post rock thing... and it works.
Unfathomable Ruination Misshappen Congenital Entropy
Vallenfyre Splinters
Old school doom/death. Much better than their debut album.
Vanessa Carlton Blue Pool EP
Veil of Maya Matriarch
Djent, metalcore, deathcore? what is this exactly? I was never a huge fan of their previous releases, but I like the new direction on this album. The clean vocals add a much-needed diversity.
Viral Millennium Vomitosis
There isn't anything out of the ordinary about this band, but they do play some pretty solid industrial metal with a melodic undercurrent.
Virus (NO) Memento Collider
This album has a very dark proggy post punk sound. It's the kind of dark, quirky, prog that only Norway seems capable of producing.
Viza Aria
This is the perfect cross between latter-day System of a Down and The Apex Theory. Some of the melodies and vocals sound like they were lifted straight from those bands. Minor originality issues aside, this isn't bad. At the end of the day, this is still catchy, well-played, quirky alt. rock -- it just sounds vaguely familiar.
Voivod Post Society
Voivod have finally released the first new material of their career without their founding guitarist. So how is it? It's great. The first four tracks sound like classic Killing Technology/Dimension Hatross-era tunes, while the final track could have been lifted directly from Angel Rat with a slightly more progressive edge. We'll all miss Piggy, but it appears Voivod aren't going anywhere.
Volumes No Sleep
Wayfarer Old Souls
Kind of a cross between Black Metal, Doom and Post Metal. Very long, expansive songs. It's very good, but will definitely require multiple listens.
Whitesnake Whitesnake
Whitesnake Slip of the Tongue
Why We Run Holograms
Wild Belle Dreamland
Psychedelic pop sound with grooves based on reggae and ska. Also, kind of an indie/world music vibe, too. It's pretty good.
Windhand Soma
Winter Soul Reactor
Witherscape The Northern Sanctuary
Within Temptation Mother Earth
Within Temptation Hydra
Yes, this is painfully generic gothic rock/metal with all the required keyboards, female vocals and anonymous riffs -- but it is also really well-executed and extrememly catchy.
Within the Ruins Phenomena
Proggy dejenty metalcore with some cool little effects. Nothing too out the ordinary, but pretty well done.
Within the Ruins Invade
Wolfheart Winterborn
Yellowcard Yellowcard
It starts out pretty great, with the second song being one of my favorites from this band, but it feels like the second half is just back-to-back-to-back ballads. Not a bad album to end their career with, though.
Zero Hour The Towers of Avarice
Zhrine Unortheta
Progressive/Atmospheric death metal that kind of reminds me of Ulcerate without being as chaotic.r
Zyklon Disintegrate

3.2 good
16 Lifespan of a Moth
65daysofstatic No Man's Sky: Music for an Infinite...
A Day to Remember And Their Name Was Treason
A Storm Of Light Nations to Flames
Abigail's Ghost d_letion
Abigail's Ghost Nombre Trente Deux
This album was never meant to be purchased. It's ten songs that are 32-seconds long each. The reason is that Spotify wouldn't pay artists for streams that were less than 30-seconds, and were barely paying for tracks that did fit the criteria. The idea is that fans find this album on Spotify and set it to repeat indefinitely. The band gets paid for the songs, and the fan gets to feel helpful. The music itself isn't bad, though. It sounds like snippets of something that might have come from Aphex Twin's 'Selected Ambient Works' album. So, not the progressive rock some might expect, but still not bad.
Abigail's Ghost Black Plastic Sun
The album started out strong, and they've definitely found their own sound but it's just too mellow for me.
Abnormal Thought Patterns Altered States of Consciousness
Techy, instrumental metal. Really good musicianship, but nothing that really sticks.
After Forever After Forever
Against The Current In Our Bones
Against The Current Gravity
Ahab The Boats Of The Glen Carrig
They've definitely diversified their sound, and I really like their brand of doom. The death vocals are still kind of one-dimensional (to be expected), and the new clean vocals give it a new angle, but they're not all that good.
Alkaline Trio Crimson
Alkaloid The Malkuth Grimoire
All That Remains This Darkened Heart
Allegaeon Elements of the Infinite
Thrashy, melodic semi-technical death metal. I can't compare it to their older albums because I haven't heard them, but this one is definitely solid.
Ally Rhodes Illuminated
Almah Within the Last Eleven Lines
Almah Motion
Amber Arcades Fading Lines
Amberian Dawn Circus Black
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods
Amorphis Am Universum
Amy Kress Secret Music
An Autumn For Crippled Children The Long Goodbye
Anaal Nathrakh Eschaton
Anaal Nathrakh Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Her
Anaal Nathrakh The Codex Necro
Anaal Nathrakh Desideratum
Anette Olzon Shine
Poppy mainstream rock that's actually very slick and well done. This is miles-away better than the pop crap that Liv Kirstine (Leaves' Eyes) keeps putting out on her solo albums. If you liked her voice on Nightwish, I think there's enough here to enjoy this, too.
Angels and Airwaves Love - Part II
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Instrumental rock/metal is a very hit-or-miss thing. What works for someone will totally bore another. Unfortunately, this album fades into the background about as often as it actually catches my attention. Fluid, instrumental prog that is mostly pretty mellow (but energetic at the same time... weird).
Anneke Van Giersbergen & Arstidir Verloren Verleden
Anomalie Refugium
Anorexia Nervosa The September E.P.
Antigama Meteor
Antoine Fafard Ad Perpetuum
Anubis Gate Anubis Gate
Anubis Gate Horizons
Aphex Twin Digeridoo
Apneica Pulsazioni... Conversione
Post black metal in the vein of the last Todtgelichter release. Almost kind of an expansive alt. rock sound that occasionally dips into death/black metal territory.
Arch Enemy Tyrants of the Rising Sun
Architects Daybreaker
Arctic Sleep Passage Of Gaia
They definitely have a modern Funeral sound to them. From the vocals to the morose atmosphere to a lot of the riffs. These guys might be a little more dynamic, but they're definitely similar.
Ariel Abshire Exclamation Love
Artifex Pereo Ailments & Antidotes
ASG Best Of ASG 2003-2009
Assignment Closing the Circle
At the Gates Terminal Spirit Disease
At The Soundawn Visionaries
This album kind of came in under the radar because the band have opted to handle every aspect of the release on their own. It's a shame, because this is pretty damn good. They've dropped a lot of their post metal influences in favor of a stoner rock meets alt rock meets post rock sound. There's no throaty shouts anymore, but the clean vocals can carry the album for the most part and the post metal is still there in the actual construction of the songs even though it's not really in the actual sound anymore.
At War With Self Circadian Rhythm Disorder
Instrumental mixture of Progressive Metal, Jazz, ambient, and classical. It's very good - sometimes reminding me of old Thought Industry, other times old Cynic and more modern stuff as well.
Atlas Losing Grip Shut The World Out
Atlas Losing Grip Watching The Horizon
Audrey Visible Forms
Audrey The Fierce and the Longing
Autechre Draft 7.30
Autechre Gantz Graf
Autechre Quaristice.Quadrange.ep.ae
Autechre Move Of Ten
Autechre Oversteps
Autechre L-event
Author and Punisher Pressure Mine
Azure Ray Hold On Love
Azure Ray As Above So Below
Azure Ray Drawing Down the Moon
This isn't memorable, but I don't think they were shooting for making a pop album. This is mellow/chill and very atmospheric. I think that this album was more meant to create a consistent mood than to give anyone something to sing along to later.
Bangladeafy Narcopaloma
Banks London
Barren Earth Curse of the Red River
Barren Earth The Devil's Resolve
Barren Earth On Lonely Towers
Mixing 70s prog, folk and doom/death metal. I liked their previous albums and they've definitely progressed musically, but I don't like the new vocalist as much.
Bauda Euphoria
Beastie Boys Hello Nasty
Before The Dawn Deadlight
Before The Dawn The Ghost
Behemoth Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)
Behold! The Monolith Architects of the Void
Belphegor Pestapokalypse VI
Betty Black Valley Low
Kind of fuzzy, electro indie pop that almost borders on dream pop. Good stuff.
Bhavachakra Bhavachakra
Big Deal Say Yes
Bjork Volta
Black Crown Initiate Song of the Crippled Bull
Blessed By A Burden Addiction
Blind Guardian A Twist in the Myth
Blind Guardian A Voice In The Dark
blink-182 California
Blood Incantation Starspawn
Blood Red Throne Union of Flesh and Machine
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Sect(s)
Botanist VI: Flora
Very good stuff. It kind of reminds me more of a faster paced post rock than black metal, but it's still good. I just can't stay engaged to the songs for very long... something is lacking...
Breakdown of Sanity Mirrors
Bring Me The Horizon That's the Spirit
Every previous album by them has sucked or been barely passable. I don't remember what they sounded like, so I don't know what they've changed for this one, but I like it.
Broods Conscious
Broods Evergreen
Broods Broods
Bullet For My Valentine Venom
Conventional mainstream metal, but it's really well done.
Burzum Belus
Burzum Hvis lyset tar oss
Candlemass Death Thy Lover
Cannabis Corpse From Wisdom to Baked
I've never heard these guys before and was really surprised. I expected some half-assed, bland death metal that got by on its (stupid) little theme. Instead, this is some good, very thrashy, death metal. I especially liked that the bass guitar was very audible and also had some pretty good parts.
Carcer City Infinite / Unknown
Catamenia Chaos Born
Cathedral The Carnival Bizarre
Cathedral Endtyme
Cavalera Conspiracy Inflikted
Celldweller Celldweller
Chandeen Shaded By The Leaves
Chandeen Spacerider - Love At First Sight
Cherri Bomb Stark
Children of Bodom Halo of Blood
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Church Tongue Heart Failure
Cocksure Corporate Sting
Electro/Industrial featuring one guy from Acumen Nation and one guy from Revolting Cocks. I really like the beats and electronics, but the vocals leave a little to be desired.
Cocksure TVMALSV
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Collide Beneath The Skin
Comet Control Comet Control
Computer Magic Obscure But Visible
Corrosion of Conformity Wiseblood
Cover Your Tracks Fever Dream
Crematory Act Seven
Crematory Revolution
Cruxifiction The Coming
Cyanotic Worst Case Scenario Vol. 1
Cybertoyz Undo Exit
Instrumental metal that kind of alternates between heavy sections and smoother Satriani-style sections. Also has a cool electro-industrial undercurrent through most of the songs.
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us
So, Cynic can still throw their fans some curveballs. This isn't nearly as instant, as metal or as catchy as their previous albums. This is the band drawing down to their prog roots and making expansive, sprawling (by Cynic standards) tracks that will require all kinds of work to finally process and retain. This one may take all year to grow.
Czar No One Is Alive If No One Is Alive
Just not as catchy or as well put-together as their debut. Also, they still have the problem where Jason's vocals aren't as aggressive or 'in-your-face' as they could be -- instead they kind of just blend in with the music. Don't get me wrong, it's still good, but they've hit that 'sophomore slump'.
Dagoba Post Mortem Nihil Est
Dark Tranquillity Skydancer
Dark Tranquillity We Are the Void
Darkher Realms
Darkwell Moloch
Dawn Of Ashes Genocide Chapters
De Profundis Kingdom of the Blind
It's like a blend of primitive death metal and progressive death metal. It isn't bad, but the production is too muddy for me. It's like someone is listening to it in another room and I'm hearing it through the walls.
Dead Letter Circus The Catalyst Fire
Deadlock Bizarro World
Deadlock Earth.Revolt
Death Angel The Evil Divide
Decoryah Wisdom Floats
Deftones Deftones
Delain The Human Contradiction
I'm surprised. This album really brings some good riffs. Of course, they're layered under female vocals and keyboards, and broken up by super-poppy choruses -- but it's still a good surprise. Delain have moved in the same direction as Within Temptation's 'The Unforgiving' release. They've throttled back on the keyboard overkill, added better riffs and made the whole thing much more mainstream.
Depeche Mode Black Celebration
Depeche Mode Music for the Masses
Depeche Mode Playing The Angel
Depeche Mode Some Great Reward
Depeche Mode Songs of Faith and Devotion
Descendents Hypercaffium Spazzinate
Descending New Death Celebrity
Destroying the Devoid Paramnesia
Devil To Pay A Bend Through Space And Time
DevilDriver Winter Kills
DevilDriver The Fury of Our Maker's Hand
DevilDriver The Last Kind Words
DevilDriver Trust No One
Devilment The Great And Secret Show
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
DGM The Passage
Diary of Dreams Cholymelan
Diary of Dreams MenschFeind
Die Sektor (-)Existence(+)
Disincarnate Dreams of the Carrion Kind
Disturbed Believe
Disturbed Asylum
Divided by Friday Prove It
Doro Fight
Doro Under My Skin - Fine Selection Of Doro Classics
Doro Warrior Soul
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Dreamshade The Gift of Life
Econoline Crush Brand New History
Ego Likeness When The Wolves Return
I'm not sure what changed on this album compared to the entire rest of their discography, but the band are no longer average. Good job guys (and girl).
Elder (USA-MA) Lore
Emilie Simon The Flower Book
Encircle Into the Dreamstate
Enigma The Fall of a Rebel Angel
Enslaved Blodhemn
Enslaved Eld
Enslaved Below the Lights
Enslaved Monumension
Enslaved Mardraum - Beyond the Within
Enslaved In Times
More proggy black metal. I guess I'm just not that big of an Enslaved fan.
Enthroned Sovereigns
Very solid, if a bit unremarkable, black metal. On the other hand, it is definitely pretty diverse and dynamic for an
Enthroned album. Lots of varied tempos and vocals, and the extra sounds and effects are definitely complimentary.
Epica The Divine Conspiracy
Era for a Moment Realize
ERRA Impulse
ERRA Drift
Ex Deo The Immortal Wars
Solid, if a bit unremarkable, symphonic/melodic death metal.
Exit_International Our Science Is Golden
I've never heard their other album, but this is pretty damn good. Kind of reminds me of a stranger, much noisier, version of BATS. I like it. 'Fuck Yeah! Depression' is so damn catchy.
Exodus Tempo of the Damned
Exodus The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A
Exxasens Back to Earth
Kind of a more rock oriented version of God is an Astronaut-style Post Rock.
Eyes Set To Kill White Lotus
Eyes Set To Kill Masks
Eyes Set To Kill Reach
Faith No More Introduce Yourself
Faith No More Sol Invictus
The comeback album... not nearly as good as Angel Dust or as metal as The Real Thing, but it's much better than their last two albums.
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails
This has some pretty interesting ideas in spots, but in others it just seems to drag along without any real direction.
Fallujah Dreamless
This is some pretty good atmospheric/progressive death metal. Kind of run-of-the-mill, but still good.
Far Quick
Fat Fat
Feared Synder
Good, aggressive, thrashy death metal. ---- And now I need 50 characters....
Feared Refeared
Feed Her to the Sharks Savage Seas
Feign (US) Farralone
Filter Crazy Eyes
Filter have never been an industrial band. They've always featured electronics in their music, but they're basically alt. metal. Having said that, this is definitely a good alt. metal album that features a decent use of electronics.
Finsterforst Mach Dich Frei
Fireflight Unbreakable
Florence and the Machine MTV Unplugged
Frantic Amber Burning Insight
Primitive death metal meets Arch Enemy melodies done by an all-female band. There are so many flashes of greatness, but it's dragged down by a lot of really average parts. Good enough that I can't just it.
Front 242 Backcatalogue
Front 242 Pulse
Front Line Assembly Gashed Senses & Crossfire
Front Line Assembly Angriff [Remix]
Front Line Assembly Echoes
The remix album for the band's last album. It's better than most remix albums. It actually makes a few of the songs better than the originals. I don't think FLA will ever be the same without Rhys Fulber.
Fugazi In on the Kill Taker
Future Generations Future Generations
Garbage Not Your Kind of People
Here is the album that should have come after Version 2.0. Garbage's sophomore album built on the catchy alt. rock of their self-titled debut while adding an additional undercurrent of electronic elements and it was a pretty cool, unique blend (for the late nineties). This album picks up right where Version 2.0 left off and is a welcome return.
Garbage Strange Little Birds
Gardenian Soulburner
GGU:LL Dwaling
Good funeral doom with some decent riffs and occasional atmospheric moments. Too repetitive for me, though.
Ghost (SWE) Popestar
Godflesh Hymns
Godflesh Us and Them
Godflesh Messiah
Godflesh Songs of Love and Hate
Godflesh Selfless
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Goo Goo Dolls Superstar Car Wash
Goo Goo Dolls Let Love In
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate
Gozu Revival
Graveworm (N)utopia
Greenleaf Rise Above The Meadow
70s/stoner rock with some pretty good musicanship (especially the drummer). I just have a hard time getting in to this kind of music, but this was still enjoyable.
Greenleaf Nest of Vipers
Greenleaf Trails And Passes
Haken The Mountain
Hammers Of Misfortune Dead Revolution
Hands Like Houses Dissonants
Hanging Garden TEOTWAWKI
Hanging Garden have now done for post metal what they did for doom on their debut - they've made it accessible, memorable, and easily digestible. They've accomplished this in a similar fashion to how they pulled off their debut. They took the elements of the genre (this time post metal) and injected a bit more melody and speed than is normal. The vocals have changed from a growl to a scream that could remind of anyone from Isis to Neurosis (but not Hatebreed) and fit the music just fine. Just don't approach this expecting another doom album.
Hark Crystalline
The proggy sludge thing that they have going on is pretty cool in very small doses. The lack of any real hooks or variation makes it drag pretty damn quick, though.
Harvester Harmonic Ruptures
Headspace I Am Anonymous
Heaven Shall Burn Invictus (Iconoclast III)
Hecate Enthroned Virulent Rapture
Helloween My God-Given Right
Helloween will never re-capture the magic of the 'Keeper of the Seven Keys' era and barely seem capable of pulling off the same quality as 'Better Than Raw', but at least they're not singing about Heavy Metal Hamsters anymore.
Helloween Ride The Sky: The Very Best Of The Noise Years
Helmet Aftertaste
Helmet Meantime
Helstar This Wicked Nest
Kind of a step back from 'Glory of Chaos'. That album kind of brought the band into the modern era. This album returns some of that 80s power prog. Not a terrible thing, but a little disappointing.
Herrschaft Les 12 Vertiges
Hypno5e Des Deux l'une Est l'autre
I Am The Trireme Gnosis: Never Follow the Light
Epic and melodic black metal. The vocals are mixed just a bit high for my tastes, but the music more than makes up for it.
I Legion Pleiona
Metalcore/goth metal type stuff with a ton of guest vocalists.
I Was Totally Destroying It Horror Vacui
Impaled Nazarene Vigorous And Liberating Death
This is a very clean production by Impaled Nazarene standards. The production lets you hear all the instruments, which is nice. I also hear an undercurrent of keyboards (Were they always used? Maybe I just don't remember). This album is also slightly more melodic than their previous stuff. Other than that, it's business as usual with their brand of black metal. Doesn't hold a candle to their last album, though.
Imperative Reaction Minus All
Imperial teen Hair the TV the Baby & The Band
In Fear and Faith Your World On Fire
In Fear and Faith Voyage
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
In The Nursery Koda
In The Nursery L'esprit
In The Nursery Twins
In The Nursery Scatter
In The Nursery Deco
In The Nursery Praha 1
In The Nursery Engel
In Thousand Lakes Age of Decay
Well done, but very generic, melodic death metal that shares a lot with bands like Amon Amarth.r
Ingrid Michaelson Everybody
Inmoria Invisible Wounds
Inmoria A Farewell to Nothing - The Diary Part I
Inner Odyssey Have a Seat
Inner Odyssey Ascension
Insense The Silent Epidemic
Insomnium Across the Dark
Invocator Dying to Live
Iron Lung Corporation Big Shiny Spears
Iron Lung Corporation Ditch the Attitude, Pally
Isis Oceanic
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Jacquie Lee Broken Ones EP
Jamie Bendell I'm Not Sorry Anymore
Jamie Bendell Blue Sky Days
Jillette Johnson Water In A Whale
Job for a Cowboy Sun Eater
Joe Satriani Crystal Planet
Joe Satriani The Extremist
Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien
Joe Satriani Not of This Earth
John Arch A Twist Of Fate [EP]
Judas Priest Unleashed in the East
Julianna Barwick Florine
Junction Skies Before the Flood
Kamelot Epica
Kamelot Poetry for the Poisoned
Kamelot Where I Reign: The Very Best of the Noise Years
Karg Weltenasche
Karma To Burn Almost Heathen
Karma To Burn V
Karmakanic Who's the Boss in the Factory?
Karmakanic DOT
Karnivool Themata
Katie Rose Everything Yesterday
Khemmis Hunted
Killing Joke Ha
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Kina Grannis Stairwells
Kylesa Exhausting Fire
Kylesa A 110° Heat Index
kyng Breathe In The Water
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Lacrimas Profundere Antiadore
Lacrimas Profundere Hope Is Here
Ladyhawke Ladyhawke
Ladytron Light & Magic
Laethora The Light In Which We All Burn
Lagwagon Resolve
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Late Night Alumni Empty Streets
Late Night Alumni Haunted
Laura Jansen Bells
Lauren Aquilina Fools
Lesser Heroes Falling Further Underground
Light The Fire Ascension
Lights Lights
Lights The Listening
Lights Saviour
Lights Siberia (Remixed)
Lights iTunes Session
Lights Little Machines
Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me
Kind of standard dubstep background music with some pretty cool violin playing over the top. Interesting concept and enjoyable while listening. I don't know how often I'd come back to something like this, though.
Liquid Rain Bright Obscurity
Lisa Loeb The Very Best of
Loathe (UK) Prepare Consume Proceed (Reissue)
Loathe (UK) Prepare Consume Proceed
Lord Vicar Gates of Flesh
Lostprophets Start Something
Luna Mortis The Absence
Lycus Chasms
Dark, atmosheric funeral doom. It's nothing extraordinary, but it's still pretty good.
Madder Mortem All Flesh is Grass
Maggie Koerner Neutral Ground
Manimal Trapped in the Shadows
Marilyn Manson Holy Wood
MaryLeigh Roohan Skin and Bone
Bluesy indie rock. This girl can really sing and every song will get stuck in your head.
Maschine Naturalis
Mastodon Leviathan
Maybeshewill Fair Youth
I like their more electronic-based albums more. This is good and mellow and doesn't suffer from that post rock sickness of too long songs without enough going on.
Mayhem Esoteric Warfare
Grand Declaration of War is the only Mayhem album that I truly enjoy. The vocals are just way too much on most of the other albums. Having said that, the vocals are tolerable on this and the music is pretty good... but it's just standard stuff.
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction
Mekong Delta Mekong Delta - Live at an Exhibition
Melt Yourself Down Melt Yourself Down
Memoirs of a Secret Empire Vertigo
Meshuggah Rare Trax
Midas Fall The Menagerie Inside
This is still good, but not nearly as good as 'Wilderness' was. I don't know what it is that's missing, but nothing sticks nearly as well as the previous album.
Mindrot Soul
Ministry Adios... Puta Madres
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear This is What I Know About Being Gigantic
Miss FD Love Never Dies
Miss FD Comfort for the Desolate
Misstress Barbara I'm No Human
Mistur In Memoriam
Good keyboard-driven black metal with solid riffs.
Mitski Retired from Sad, New Career in Business
Mitski bury me at makeout creek
Monobody Monobody
Monster Magnet Last Patrol
Moonsorrow Jumalten Aika
I don't like folk metal. I find a majority of it to be very cheesy. This band has always been an exception. Another good release from the top of the folk metal pile.
Moonspell The Great Silver Eye
Morbid Angel Covenant
Mortichnia Heir to Scoria and Ash
Some excellent, dark and expansive black metal. What I can't get past are the abstract screeching vocals. I love the music though, so they're going to have to do.
Moth Endlessly In Motion
Mree Winterwell
My Dying Bride Feel the Misery
My Reflection Dreamland Drowning
Nachtmystium Silencing Machine
Naglfar Vittra
Napalm Death Noise for Music's Sake
Napalm Death Death by Manipulation
Napalm Death Apex Predator - Easy Meat
Death metal infused grind. Not as riffy and awesome as the previous release, but this is still good.
Napalm Death Utopia Banished
Nat Jay Lights Across the Sky
Nechochwen Heart of Akamon
Nevermore Nevermore
Nevermore Enemies Of Reality
New Model Army Today Is a Good Day
New Model Army Winter
New Years Day My Dear
New Years Day Victim to Villain
New Years Day Malevolence
Nicola Hitchcock Passive Aggressive
Nightwish Dark Passion Play
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked
Nile Legacy Of The Catacombs
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
No Use for a Name More Betterness!
NOFX So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes
Norma Sass Hunting For Treasures
Nothingface Pacifier
Nova Collective The Further Side
Novembers Doom Bled White
Kind of reminds me of a more death metal influenced version of Daylight Dies. Meaning it's good, but kind of no-frills doom/death.
Noveria Risen
Semi-thrashy power metal. Pretty solid stuff. Has a few modern influences as well such as the occasional death metal growl.
Nox Aurea Via Gnosis
Nox Aurea Ascending In Triumph
Obscura Retribution
October File Monuments
October File Holy Armour from the Jaws of God
Oddland Origin
Odium (CAN) Burning the Bridges to Nowhere
Ofelia K Chaos Cave
Omnium Gatherum New World Shadows
Omnium Gatherum Beyond
Omnium Gatherum Grey Heavens
It's safe, unconfrontational ultra-melodic death metal by the numbers. That doesn't mean it's not good.
Once Human Evolution
Great in small bursts, and the chick in the band is hot... take that for whatever it's worth.
Operation: Mindcrime Resurrection
Geoff Tates takeas the alt-Ryche of the previous album and mellows it out while adding a bit more atmosphere. It's not as diverse as the previous release, but there's also no Nu-Metal influence on this one, so... Anyway, overall, this one isn't as good as the debut album but it's still better than the last few Queensryche releases he was a part of.
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Orchid
Orphalis The Birth Of Infinity
Our Hollow, Our Home Hartsick
Ultra-melodic metalcore. I don't think it's nearly as good as the other two guys do, but it isn't bad. My main issue is that it just feels too manufactured... screaming during the verses, singing during the choruses -- chugs followed by guitar harmonies followed by super melodic tangent back to chugs....
Out Came The Wolves Strange Fate
Pain of Salvation One Hour by the Concrete Lake
Pain of Salvation Scarsick
Panic Room Equilibrium
Pati Yang Jaszczurka
Pennywise All or Nothing
Phinehas thegodmachine
Phobocosm Bringer Of Drought
This is some pretty visceral doom/death metal. Great stuff.
Pierce the Veil Misadventures
PJ Harvey Let England Shake
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Primal Fear Nuclear Fire
Primal Fear Seven Seals
Princess Chelsea Lil' Golden Book
Prong Beg to Differ
Prong Ruining Lives
This is good, but Prong have lost the intensity that made their first handful of albums so awesome. They've dropped the industrial influences and the riffs have loosened up considerably. To me, there's almost a catchy, mainstream, punk influence in the sound. This is definitely their most instant album and their most accessible -- for whatever that may be worth.
Prong X (No Absolutes)
This is a heavier, darker, thrashier version of the Prong that most people would be used to. It's still nothing spectacular, but it's better than they've been in awhile.
Psychopomps The Best Of
Psyclon Nine [Order of the Shadow: Act I]
Psykosonik Unlearn
Psykosonik Psykosonik
Pyogenesis Sweet X-Rated Nothings
Pyramids A Northern Meadow
Rachael Yamagata Heavyweight
Rachael Yamagata Tightrope Walker
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Branches
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Leaves
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Raventale After
Raventale Transcendence
Raventale Bringer of Heartsore
Red Moon Architect Fall
Atmospheric doom/death metal. Heavier and darker than the EP, but it seems to be missing something to really make it stand out.
Regina Spektor Soviet Kitsch
Regina Spektor 11:11
Reve La Marionnette
Revelations of Rain Marble Shades of Despair
Revelations of Rain Revelations of Rain
Rie Sinclair On the 5th Floor
Rie Sinclair A Moment You Never Dreamed
Rise of Avernus L Appel Du Vide
Symphonic, progressive and bombastic doom. The main vocal style is death growls, but there are occasional female
vocals and clean male vocals. It's pretty damn good and one of the albums that will definitely grow through the year.
Rob Zombie Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor
Rotting Christ Khronos
Rotting Christ A Dead Poem
Rotting Christ Genesis
Rotting Christ Triarchy of The Lost Lovers
RPWL Wanted
Mellow, diverse, progressive alt. rock. I could see it appealing to fans of Anathema and Porcupine Tree. It definitely has that 'Fear of a Blank Planet' feel to it. The only issue is that despite all the cool instrumentation that they use from time to time, the album itself feels a bit bland and one-dimensional a lot of the time.
Rush Retrospective III: 1989 - 2008
Rush Retrospective II: 1981 - 1987
Rush Test for Echo
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush Power Windows
Russian Circles Station
Russian Circles Guidance
Sadhak Sadhak
This is pretty good, but the vocals lower the overall quality. Who remembers a band called Decoryah? They had the same issue.
Saille Eldritch
Samantha James Rise
Sannhet Revisionist
Instrumental metal that doesn't include any shredding. Instead they kind of riff their way from beginning to end utilizing a mix of post metal and black metal. Also, more of a focus on the black metal tempos than Tempel.
Sara Bareilles Between the Lines: Live at the Fillmore
Sargeist Feeding the Crawling Shadows
Very raw and atmospheric black metal. I don't hate it like a lot of other people seem to, but I've also never heard their previous stuff.
Scale the Summit V
Scorn Lick Forever Dog
SECRETS Fragile Figures
See You Soon Don't Give Up
Sentenced The Funeral Album
Sepultura Schizophrenia
Sepultura The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart
Seven Kingdoms The Fire Is Mine
Sevendust Next
Shades of Dusk Squalor
Shadows Fall Somber Eyes to the Sky
Shadows Fall Madness in Manila
Shadows Fall The War Within
Shady Bard Trials
Shady Bard From The Ground Up
Shai Hulud A Profound Hatred Of Man
Shai Hulud Misanthropy Pure
Shoot The Girl First Follow the Clouds
Sick of It All Call to Arms
Silent Civilian Rebirth of the Temple
Silent Civilian Ghost Stories
Sirena The Uncertainty of Meaning
Sirenia An Elixir For Existence
Sirenia Perils of the Deep Blue
Sirenia The Seventh Life Path
Sirenia Dim Days of Dolor
Sixx:A.M. Prayers For The Damned (Vol. 1)
Really well composed alt. rock from the key songwriter of Motley Crue. They're all good musicians and their vocalist is above average for the genre.
Skeletonwitch The Apothic Gloom
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos
Slayer Diabolus in Musica
Sleep Party People Floating
Kind of reminds me of 1980s The Cure meets Trespasser Williams.
Sleeper Agent Celabrasion
Sleigh Bells Treats
Slipknot Slipknot
Soen Lykaia
This is a good album, but it is way too lethargic for me. I liked the energy of the second release. At least they don't sound like they're ripping off Tool anymore.
Soilwork The Chainheart Machine
Solar Fragment A Spark Of Deity
Son of Aurelius Under a Western Sun
These guys used to be death metal? Could have fooled me. This album is well-done modern progressive metal with occasional 'extreme metal' influences. The clean vocals need some work, but overall I like it.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Shoot From The Hip
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Read My Lips
Sorcier Des Glaces Moonrise In Total Darkness
Soul Asylum Grave Dancers Union
Soulfly Dark Ages
Soulfly Prophecy
Soundgarden Louder Than Love
Soundgarden Superunknown
Spineshank The Height of Callousness
Spock's Beard Octane
Stabbing Westward Stabbing Westward
Step in Fluid One Step Beyond
Stephanie Mcintosh Tightrope
Sterilizer Sterilizer
Steve Vai Naked Tracks Vol. 6
Steve Vai Naked Tracks Vol. 7
Steve Vai Fire Garden
Steve Vai The Ultra Zone
Steven Wilson Grace for Drowning
Strangers [US] Persona Non Grata
Strapping Young Lad Alien
Stream Of Passion A War of Our Own
Stripmall Architecture Feathersongs For Factory Girls (Part 1)
Strung Out Another Day In Paradise
Strung Out Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues
Strung Out Twisted By Design
Subservience Upheaval
Suffocation Pinnacle of Bedlam
Sugar Ray Floored
Sulk No Illusions
Sunpocrisy Samaroid Dioramas
Swallow the Sun Hope
Swans To Be Kind
Dark and brooding. The songs go on for too long sometimes, but it's good from time to time. What kind of music is this anyway? Probably falls into one of those 'post' genres.
Sybreed Antares
Symphony X Paradise Lost
Tad Morose A Mended Rhyme
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
Taking Back Sunday Louder Now
Tara MacLean If You See Me
Tarim The Philosopher King
Tech N9ne Absolute Power
Terrorkode Corrosive Audio
Terrorkode Frequency Overload
TesseracT Perspective
The Anacondas The Anacondas
The Anacondas Bad Buzz - Lost in the Space Age
The Apprehended At Arms Length
The Big Pink Empire Underground
Poppy electro-alternative is probably the best way to describe this. I liked their debut, but wasn't a fan of their second release. This EP puts them back on track with atmospheric poppy alternative with some good beats.
The Black Dahlia Murder Abysmal
I've never heard their other albums, but this is some decent melodic death metal. It's more aggressive then most bands that fall into that genre.
The Brave Epoch
The Chant Parallel
The Corrs In Blue
The Crystal Method Vegas
The Crystal Method Divided By Night
The Crystal Method Drive: Nike + Original Run
The Cure The Top
The Dear Hunter Migrant
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Flower Kings Desolation Rose
The Ghost Inside Returners
The Haunted rEVOLVEr
The Hunna 100
Definitely reminds me of the best of Anberlin's sound. Even the vocalist sounds similar.
The Material Tomorrow
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Question the Answers
The Monolith Deathcult Tetragrammaton
The Mute Gods Do Nothing till You Hear from Me
These guys remind me of Pure Reason Revolution. Kind of a electro-disco progressive kind of sound.
The Nova Echo The Nova Echo
The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre
The Quiet Kind The Quiet Kind
The Static Dynamic The Static Dynamic
The Word Alive Empire
Theatre Of Tragedy Storm
Third Ion Biolith
It really sounds what Opeth's progressive metal albums could be if Opeth actually knew how to write good progressive metal.
Third Ion 13/8 Bit
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
Thrice Live At The House Of Blues
Throes of Dawn Quicksilver Clouds
Tides From Nebula Aura
To Cast a Shadow All Alone
To the Rats and Wolves Dethroned
To-Mera Exile
Todtgelichter Was Bleibt
Tricky Mixed Race
Tristania Beyond the Veil
Trophy Eyes Chemical Miracle
Vandroya One
Vanessa Carlton Heroes and Thieves
Vanishing Point The Fourth Season
Veil of Maya [id]
Vektor Terminal Redux
Old School Voivod goes black metal, but with a much more technical edge. I really like the music, but the vocals don't really do it for me.
Vello Leaf Tonight, I'm Leaving
Verite Living
Versus The World Homesick/Roadsick
Kind of alt. rock-ish pop punk. A little too mellow for my liking, but still pretty good.
Vigilante The New Resistance: North American Special Edition
This is a pretty cool album. The industrial metal is energetic and heavy and the use of guest musicians on every song keeps things feeling fresh from beginning to end. Standout tracks include "The New Resistance (feat. Die Krupps)"
Violet Cold Magic Night
Viza Made In Chernobyl
Votum Time Must Have a Stop
VRTRA My Bones Hold a Stillness
VYGR Hypersleep
Walking With Strangers Hardships
Warlock True As Steel
Warpaint Warpaint
A cool, mellow dream pop / post punk release. It never falls into the trap of getting too atmospheric or droning and, thankfully, the vocals are pretty good at creating some nice hooks despite the lack of actual strong choruses.
Warpaint Heads Up
Washed Out Within and Without
While Heaven Wept Triumph: Tragedy: Transcendence
White Empress Rise of the Empress
Kind of reminds me of a Moonspell meets Epica kind of vibe. It's not a totally accurate description because these guys aren't really a symphonic band and they don't use the cheese-goth vocals.... but I'm sticking to that description anyway.
White Zombie La Sexorcisto-Devil Music Vol. 1
Wild Ones Keep It Safe
Within Temptation The Dance
Within Temptation The Heart of Everything
Within the Ruins Elite
Woe Quietly, Undramatically
Woodes Woodes
Worm Ouroboros Come the Thaw
Wumpscut Wreath Of Barbs
Wumpscut DJ Dwarf 14
Remix album that actually isn't bland and repetitive. Obviously, if you don't like the original album, you won't like this one either. The originals are still better, by the way.
Wumpscut DJ Dwarf XII
Xandria Neverworld's End
Xandria Sacrificium
Great symphonic metal. Great female vocals and the music is light on the cheese.
Xandria Fire & Ashes
YOB Clearing The Path To Ascend
This is pretty good, but I just can't pay attention to it for too long. It all kinds of blends together into one single plodding tempo and tone.
Youth Code A Place To Stand
Zao (Self-Titled)
Zirrus Kulm
Modern progressive metal. The vocalist will take some getting used to.

3.1 good
65daysofstatic Wild Light
A Call To Sincerity Acts
Aenaon Extance
Black Metal with a slight experimental edge. There's clean vocals, saxophone, mellow parts, atmospheric parts, fast-paced black metal parts -- but nothing ever really comes together like it should.
Alunah Solennial
Anavae Dimensions
Antimatter The Judas Table
Atari Teenage Riot Kids Are United
Atari Teenage Riot Destroy 2000 Years Of Culture
Atari Teenage Riot Sick to Death
Atari Teenage Riot Speed
Behemoth Satanica
Biohazard Uncivilization
Bitcrush Epilogue in Waves
Blaakyum Line of Fear
Boss Keloid The Calming Influence of Teeth
Bullet For My Valentine The Poison
Bullet For My Valentine Hand of Blood
Cannibal Corpse Bloodthirst
Capsize The Angst In My Veins
Caroline Pennell The Race
Chandeen Blood Red Skies
Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
Cinderella Night Songs
Conflict (RUS) Transform Into a Human
Conquering Dystopia Conquering Dystopia
Cradle of Filth Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder
Crematory Live...At The Out Of The Dark Festivals
Cripper Antagonist
Crippled Black Phoenix 200 Tons of Bad Luck
D.A.M. Premonitions
Darkthrone Total Death
Death Hawks Sun Future Moon
Demon Lung A Dracula
Female-fronted psychedelic doom. It's just too monotonous to keep my interest, though.
Devilment Devilment II - The Mephisto Waltzes
Devin Townsend Infinity
Diary of Dreams Alive
Dido Girl Who Got Away
This is still good, but a disappointment too. She has a good voice for this kind of mellow electronic pop, but she has lost the excitement factor. Her first album was a cool mix of actual electro elements combined with a slick, mellow pop direction. This is just slick, mellow, pop.
Die Sektor Applied Structure In A Void
Disturbed Immortalized
Disturbed come back with another Disturbed album. And it's as good as their third/ fourth albums, which makes it better than the last one.
Downfall of Gaia Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay
Draconian Sovran
DragonForce Maximum Overload
The riffs are definitely thrashier than the previous albums and the song tempos/styles/whatever are more diverse. It's still definitely Dragonforce (With a weaker vocalist these days), though.
DragonForce The Power Within
Emiliana Torrini Rarities
Emphasis (Estonia) Revival
Emptiness Not For Music
This is really good for a very short duration and then it just kind of starts to drag.
Enthroned Obsidium
Enya Dark Sky Island
Eulen Mother Tree
Evenoire Herons
Basically an Epica clone without the death metal vocals. Not bad.
Faceoff The Colour of Rain
Decent female-fronted metal. Slightly above average in the riffs department.
Faith No More Album of the Year
For All Eternity Beyond the Gates
Funeral To Mourn Is A Virtue
Funeral for a Friend Between Order And Model EP
Funerary Starless Aeon
Very atmospheric and abstract funeral doom. It's like the background music to hell. Pretty damn good.
Gardenian Sindustries
Gemma Ray Lights Out Zoltar
Gemma Ray It's A Shame About Gemma Ray
Godlike In Ruin Reborn
Pretty good for a new band. These guys' sound is a little more streamlined and consistent than BTBAM, but it's still a good comparison.
Graveworm Collateral Defect
Harakiri for the Sky Aokigahara
Another melodic post black metal release that sounds good in small doses, but turns out to kind of be a one-trick pony.
Headspace All That You Fear Is Gone
Kind of equal parts modern and traditional prog. I hear pieces of Porcupine Tree, Dream Theater, and even Pain of Salvation, but there's nothing that will grab ahold of you and keep you coming back.
Helms Alee Sleepwalking Sailors
This is some pretty good sludge metal. The vocalist kind of reminds me of a hybrid of the guy from Fugazi and the guy
from Filter. The rhythm section is what really keeps this going, though.
Hiidenhauta Noitia on Minun Sukuni
Raw, atmospheric, melodic black metal with occasional female backing vocals. Definitely has that nineties black metal vibe. Also has some subtle doom elements as well. Not bad, not bad at all.
Hyperdump Syncretism
Implants The Olden Age
In Dying Arms Boundaries
Joe Satriani Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock
Journey Arrival
Kamelot Haven
Is it me or does this album just feel lethargic? I really liked a few of their earlier albums, but this one seems to lack energy. Even the faster songs just feel lethargic.
Karma Violens Dormancy
Katy McAllister Katy Mac Throwbacks EP
Kelsey Lindstrom The Reading Room
KMFDM Brimborium
KMFDM Ruck Zuck
Le Dimanche Colour of Shade
Lindi Ortega The Drifter E.P.
Lindi Ortega Little Red Boots
Lisa Loeb No Fairy Tale
Madder Mortem Deadlands
Massacre Back from Beyond
Definitely Old school death metal. Individual songs are really good and even a handful at a time can be enjoyable, but the total focus on OSDM makes the album drag as a whole.
Megadeth Hidden Treasures
Melanie Pain My Name
Metallica Death Magnetic
MMOTHS Luneworks
Electronic soundscapes that never drop into overly quiet or repetitive territory. The 'songs' are very lush and melodic, but still feel similar to Sven Vath or Future Sound of London.
Monsterworks Earth
Monsterworks Precautionary Principle
Morning Parade Pure Adulterated Joy
Kind of an atmospheric alt. rock. Not too bad, but missing a bit more of a hook.
Mother of Millions Human
This is listed as progressive metal, but it kind of just sounds like mainstream radio metal to me, but maybe just a little heavier in places.
Mutemath Odd Soul
My Dying Bride The Manuscript
Nanochrist Erase the Sky
Napalm Death Punishment in Capitals
New Model Army & Nobody Else
New Model Army Fuck Texas, Sing For Us
One Machine The Distortion of Lies and the Overdriven Truth
This could be so awesome, but I can't get past the vocals. This album has all the classic, prog/thrash riffs that you'd expect from Steve Smyth (Testament, Nevermore) and all the shredding solos, too. Unfortunately for me, it also has one of those screechy classic metal vocalists that I just don't do well with. Kind of the classic Iced Earth vocalist style.
Pooma Persuader
Portishead Dummy
Primordial Where Greater Men Have Fallen
Promethean Horde Ashes of the Empyrean
Well-done black metal. Nothing more, nothing less.
Rest Among Ruins Fugue
Some well done melodic metalcore with a lot of clean singing. I just can't seem to get into it. I don't know why...
RPWL The Gentle Art Of Music
Saosin Along the Shadow
Sara Noxx Equinoxx
Scars of Chaos Humanitarian War Machine
Scientist (IL) 10100II00101
Sengir Guilty Water
Skinny Puppy Remission
Skinny Puppy Back & Forth - Series Two
Solefald World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud
The spiritual successor to Neonism (my least favorite Solefald album). There are some really cool tracks on here, but there are also some straight up duds. Kind of a let down, especially after how good the previous release was.
Stabbing Westward Ungod
Swallow the Sun The Morning Never Came
The Amenta Flesh Is Heir
The Anacondas Shakin' All Over
The Atlas Moth An Ache for the Distance
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Don't Know How to Party
The Offspring Conspiracy of One
The Red Paintings You're Not One Of Them
The Sundays Static and Silence
Theatre Of Tragedy Forever Is the World
Thy Catafalque Sgùrr
VersaEmerge Fixed at Zero
Viathyn Cynosure
Some pretty good, high energy power metal. The music is actually really good and the vocals aren't a drawback like they are on a lot of Power Metal.
Virvum Illuminance
Within Temptation Let Us Burn - Elements & Hydra Live In Concert
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito

3.0 good
*shels Sea of the Dying Dhow
10 Years Division
10,000 Maniacs The Wishing Chair
10,000 Maniacs In My Tribe
10,000 Maniacs Blind Man's Zoo
16Volt Skin
16Volt LetDownCrush
16Volt SuperCoolNothing
16Volt FullBlackHabit
16Volt The Negative Space
16Volt try again to make radio friendly industrial alt. rock, and succeed this time. Still not as good as their early stuff, but they're finally finding their rhythm with this new sound. If they take it much further, though, they'll basically just sound like Filter.
2:54 Scarlet
2:54 2:54
40 Below Summer The Mourning After
40 Watt Sun Wider than the Sky
65daysofstatic The Fall of Math
65daysofstatic One Time for All Time
65daysofstatic We Were Exploding Anyway
6:33 Deadly Scenes
A Camp A Camp
A Day to Remember Homesick
A Day to Remember Old Record
A Fine Frenzy Pines
A Ghost Orchestra Blood
A Kiss Could Be Deadly Farewell
A Loss For Words Before It Caves
A Sense of Gravity Atrament
A Sound of Thunder Time's Arrow
A Sound of Thunder Out Of The Darkness
A Sound of Thunder Metal Renaissance
A Static Lullaby Rattlesnake!
A Static Lullaby Faso Latido
A Storm Of Light Forgive Us Our Trespasses
A Textbook Tragedy Intimidator
A Textbook Tragedy Rain City State of Mind - EP
A Wilhelm Scream Career Suicide
A Wilhelm Scream Partycrasher
A7IE Narcissick
Abigail Williams Becoming
Abigail Williams In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns
Abigail's Ghost Selling Insincerity
Abigail's Ghost Live_RoSFest_2009
Abiotic Symbiosis
Acumen Nation Anticore
Acumen Nation More Human Heart
Acumen Nation Lord of the Cynics
Acumen Nation Transmissions from Eville
Acumen Nation Unbound Saga Official Game Soundtrack
Acumen Nation Unkind
Acylum Your Pain
Acylum Alone
Acylum Melanom
Acylum Pest
Adema Unstable
Adept Sleepless
I don't know how much better this is than anything they've done before, but this isn't bad. It's pretty much standard post hardcore/metalcore, but maybe a bit more melodic.
Adimiron Burning Souls
Adrenaline Mob Dearly Departed
Aeon Spoke Above the Buried Cry
Aephanemer Memento Mori
Aeternitas House of Usher
After All Waves Of Annihilation
After Forever Prison of Desire
After Forever Decipher
After Forever Reimagine
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch Of Stone, Wind and Pillor
Agua de Annique Live In Europe
Ahab The Divinity Of Oceans
Aias A La Piscina
Airlock Symptomatic
Alana Grace With One Word
Alarm Clock Conspiracy Harlequin
Alarum Natural Causes
Musically this is really fucking good, but those vocals drag the whole thing down. The rasps are weak and the clean singing is decent, at best. I wish this was an instrumental album.
Alcest Le Secret (Re-release)
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre monde
Alex Winston By The Roots
Alice Cooper Trash
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies/Sap
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains
Alison Moyet The Minutes
Alkaline Trio From Here To Infirmary
Alkaline Trio Good Mourning
Alkaline Trio Agony and Irony
Alkaline Trio Remains
Alkaline Trio This Addiction
Alkaline Trio My Shame Is True
All That Remains For We Are Many
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win
Allegaeon Proponent For Sentience
Allison Weiss Say What You Mean
Ally Rhodes Ally Rhodes
Almah E.V.O
Almah Unfold
Almah Fragile Equality
Alpines Another River
Alteras Grief
Alterbeast Immortal
AlunaGeorge I Remember
Amatorski TBC
Amaya Laucirica Sugar Lights
Amaya Laucirica Sway
Amaya has added much more pop to her subdued indie pop sound. It's not as good as her previous albums because I just can't get into the poppier sound.
Amber Rubarth Unfinished Art
Amberian Dawn The Clouds of Northland Thunder
Amberian Dawn End of Eden
Amie Miriello I Came Around
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Amon Amarth The Crusher
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Amon Amarth Jomsviking
Amoric Amoric
Amorphis Skyforger
Amorphis Black Winter Day
Amorphis My Kantele
Amy Kress Fly
Amy Speace Songs For Bright Street
Amy Speace Land Like A Bird
Amy Speace Killer In Me
An Autumn For Crippled Children Everything
An Autumn For Crippled Children Lost
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Destroy Everything You Love
An Endless Sporadic Magic Machine
An Endless Sporadic Ameliorate
Anaal Nathrakh Domine Non Es Dignus
Anaal Nathrakh When Fire Rains Down From the Sky...
Anaal Nathrakh Vanitas
Anaal Nathrakh The Whole of the Law
Anathema Pentecost III
Anathema Resonance 2
Anavae Parallel Dimensions
Anavae Storm Chaser
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Anberlin Blueprints for the Black Market
Anberlin Cities
Anberlin New Surrender
Ancient Night Visit
Ancient Svartalvheim
Ancient Trolltaar
Ancient Back To The Land Of The Dead
This album would sit comfortably between Svartalvheim and The Cainian Chronicle. That means there's none of the terrible cheese that ruined every album after The Cainian Chronicle. That also means that this album is more straight-forward black metal than the more accessible Cainian Chronicle album. There's nothing that really sets this album apart from most other stereotypical black metal releases, but it's good.
And So I Watch You From Afar Gangs
And So I Watch You From Afar All Hail Bright Futures
And So I Watch You From Afar The Letters
Ane Brun It All Starts With One
Ane Brun Changing of the Seasons
Anette Askvik Liberty
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire For No Witness
I like me some good indie. This is some good indie. I wish I knew what makes everyone else think that it's awesome indie, though.
Angel Olsen Half Way Home
Angel Olsen Strange Cacti
Angela Moyra Fickle Island
Angelica Garcia Medicine For Birds
Angels and Airwaves We Don't Need to Whisper
Angelspit Hideous and Perfect
Anna Nalick Wreck of the Day
Anna Nalick Shine EP
Anna Nalick Broken Doll and Odds & Ends
Anna Of The North The Dreamer
Anna Ternheim Leaving On A Mayday
Anna Ternheim Halfway to Fivepoints
Anna Ternheim The Night Visitor
Anne Marie Almedal Memory Lane
Anne Marie Almedal The Siren And The Sage
Annihilator Feast
Annihilator Set the World on Fire
Annihilator Live At Masters Of Rock
Annihilator The Best of Annihilator
Annihilator In Command (Live 1989-1990)
Annihilator Criteria for a Black Widow
Anorexia Nervosa New Obscurantis Order
Anorexia Nervosa Disturbed
Anthrax I'm The Man
Anthrax Armed and Dangerous
Anthrax We've Come for You All
Anthrax Volume 8: The Threat Is Real
Anthrax The Greater of Two Evils
Anthrax Stomp 442
Antigama Warning
Antimatter Live @ K13
Antimatter Leaving Eden
Antimatter A Dream For The Blind
Antimatter Live @ An Club
Antropomorphia Sermon Ov Wrath
Just your average death metal. There are the occasional cool parts, but too much of it is just generic.
Anubis Gate A Perfect Forever
Aphex Twin Syro
Aphex Twin On
Aphex Twin Come to Daddy
Aphex Twin Cheetah EP
AqME Live(s)
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Architects Nightmares
Architects The Here and Now
Arctic Plateau On A Sad Sunny Day
Arctic Plateau The Enemy Inside
Arcturus The Sham Mirrors
Argus (USA-PA) Boldly Stride The Doomed
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Lost in the New Real
Arkan Hilal
Arkona (RUS) Возрождение
Arrica Rose and the ...'s Let Alone Sea
As Lions Selfish Age
Totally by-the-numbers alt rock/metal. It's not bad, but there is literally nothing here that stands out.
As Oceans Willows
ASG Feeling Good is Good Enough
ASG Amplification Of Self Gratification
ASG Win Us Over
Ashes of My Regrets Caricatures
Ashes Remain Red Devotion
Ashley Monroe Like a Rose
Ashrae Fax Static Crash
Asphyx Deathhammer
Asphyx On The Wings of Inferno
Asphyx Last One on Earth
Asphyx The Rack
Asphyx Death... The Brutal Way
Assemblage 23 Endure
The music is so damn good, but the vocals just don't work. They're not exactly bad, but they're definitely not good.
Assemble The Chariots The Sulphur Voids
Assignment Inside Of The Machine
Astronautalis Cut The Body Loose
At the Gates With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
At War With Self A Familiar Path
At War With Self Torn Between Dimensions
Atala Shaman's Path of the Serpent
Doomy stoner rock. It's pretty good stuff, but nothing too spectacular.
Atari Teenage Riot Riot In Japan 2011
Atari Teenage Riot Is This Hyperreal?
Atari Teenage Riot Live In Philadelphia
Atari Teenage Riot 60 Second Wipeout
Atari Teenage Riot The Future Of War
Atari Teenage Riot Delete Yourself!
Atari Teenage Riot Revolution Action
Atlantean Kodex The Golden Bough
Atrocity Okkult
Atrum Tempestas Neant
Doomy, atmospheric black metal. The songs are long and go through many movements, but nothing really seems to come together.
Audrey Audrey
Auras Heliospectrum
Autechre Anti
Autechre Garbage
Autechre Cichlisuite
Autechre Envane
Autechre EP7
Autechre Confield
Autechre Peel Session 2
Autechre Quaristice
Author and Punisher Women and Children
Automatic Loveletter The Kids Will Take Their Monsters On
Automatic Loveletter Automatic Loveletter
Automatic Loveletter Recover
Autopilot Off Make A Sound
Autopsy Macabre Eternal
Autopsy Mental Funeral
Autopsy The Tomb Within
Autopsy Torn from the Grave
Ava Inferi Burdens
Ava Inferi The Silhouette
Ava Inferi Onyx
Avatar Black Waltz
Avatarium Avatarium
Avatarium The Girl With The Raven Mask
Avenged Sevenfold The Stage
Avers Omega / Whatever
Averse The Endesque Chants
Ayahausca Yin
Aythis The New Earth
Aythis The Illusion and the Twin
Azure Emote The Gravity of Impermanence
Azure Ray Burn and Shiver
Azure Ray Azure Ray
Azure Ray Don't Leave My Mind
Azure Ray November
Babble The Stone
Bad Astronaut Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment
Bad Omens Bad Omens
Bad Religion The Gray Race
Bad Religion 80-85
Bad Religion How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
Bad Suns Disappear Here
Baklavaa Dane On
Really noisy alt. rock/post hardcore. It?s good, but a little too grating for me.
Balance and Composure The Things We Think We're Missing
It's not bad and not great. Just a good solid album.
Bangladeafy The Briefcase
Banks The Altar
Baptists Bushcraft
Barishi Blood from the Lion's Mouth
Barren Earth Our Twilight
Basia Bulat Heart of My Own
Basia Bulat Oh, My Darling
Bat For Lashes Fur and Gold
Bat For Lashes iTunes Festival: London 2012
Beach House Devotion
Beach House Beach House
Beach House Teen Dream
Beach House Thank Your Lucky Stars
Beach House Depression Cherry
Bear's Den Red Earth & Pouring Rain
Beartooth Aggressive
Beastie Boys Check Your Head
Beastwars The Death of All Things
Becoming Saints Oh, The Suffering
Becoming The Archetype Dichotomy
Becoming The Archetype The Physics Of Fire
Behemoth And the Forests Dream Eternally
Behemoth Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)
Behemoth Thelema.6
Behemoth Pandemonic Incantations
Behemoth Abyssus Abyssum Invocat
Behemoth Ezkaton
Behold... The Arctopus Horrorscension
Bel Auburn Cathedrals
Bell Witch Bell Witch
Below the Sun Envoy
Belphegor Goatreich-Fleshcult
Belphegor Lucifer Incestus
Benighted Soul Start from Scratch
Best Coast The Only Place
Best Coast Crazy For You
Best Coast Something in the Way
Beth Hart Immortal
Beth Hart Leave the Light on
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Between the Now Tired of Playing the Game
Beyon-D-Lusion Intuispection
Beyond All Recognition Beyond All Recognition
Beyond Dawn In Reverie
Beyond Dawn Revelry
Beyond Terror Beyond Grace Nadir
Beyond The Black Lost in Forever
Beyond the Bridge The Old Man and The Spirit
Not a bad progressive metal album. It's kind of like Dream Theater meets modern Fates Warning, but with both male and female vocals. There are definitely elements of cheese and wank, but definitely an enjoyable album overall.
Big Deal Chair EP
Biohazard State of the World Address
Biohazard Kill or be Killed
Biohazard Live In San Francisco
Birds Of Tokyo Day One
Birds Of Tokyo Birds Of Tokyo
Birds Of Tokyo Universes
Birdy Beautiful Lies
Birdy (NYC) Supernominal Paraphernalia
Birgitta Haukdal Ein
Bitcrush Enarc
Bitcrush from arcs to embers
Bitcrush Of Embers
Bitcrush In Distance
Bitcrush Shimmer and Fade
BitterSweet The Mating Game
BitterSweet Drama
BitterSweet The Remix Game
Bjork Biophilia
Bjork Medulla
Black Crown Initiate The Wreckage of Stars
Black Crown Initiate Selves We Cannot Forgive
Black Light Burns Lotus Island
Black Light Burns The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall
Black Light Burns Cruel Melody
Black Majesty Silent Company
Black Mare Field of the Host
Dark kind of alt/post punk/ goth kind of sound. Definitely a pretty unique band, except for the fact that Black Math Horseman kind of do the same thing (better) and even features a lot of the same members.
Black Moth The Killing Jar
Black Sabbath 13
Black Sheep Wall No Matter Where It Ends
Black Sun Aeon Routa
Black Tape for a Blue Girl A Chaos of Desire
Black Tape for a Blue Girl This Lush Garden Within
Black Tape for a Blue Girl Remnants of a Deeper Purity
Black Tape for a Blue Girl The Collection
Blameshift The Black Rose
Bleed from Within Uprising
Bleeding Through This Is Love, This Is Murderous
Bleeding Through Portrait of the Goddess
Bleeding Through Declaration
Blessthefall Witness
Blessthefall To Those Left Behind
Blind Eye Era Blind Eye Era
Blind Guardian At the Edge of Time
Blind Guardian Beyond the Red Mirror
I'm not the biggest power metal fan in the world, but I like the occasional band. These guys aren't one of them, though. I just don't like the choir-sounding vocals that dominate this album (despite enjoing choir-like vocals on other metal albums).
blink-182 Buddha
blink-182 Dogs Eating Dogs
Bloodbath Grand Morbid Funeral
Blut Aus Nord 777 - The Desanctification
Blut Aus Nord Ultima Thulee
Boho Dancer Gemini
Bomb the Music Industry! Vacation
Bon Iver 22, A Million
Bon Jovi New Jersey
Boom Bip Blue eyed in the red room
Borknagar The Olden Domain
Borknagar Quintessence
Borknagar Origin
Born of Osiris A Higher Place
Bran Van 3000 The Garden
Brand New Daisy
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brave Lost in Retrospect
Damn, I know this is a "best of..." but they should have left the really old songs off. The album starts with the new stuff and it's really good, but as the songs get older they drop a little more and more until it's just unlistenable. One thing is for sure, it definitely shows how far the vocalist has come.
Brave Monuments
Breakdown of Sanity Coexistence
Bridgit Mendler Nemesis
Bright Light Parade The Heart Ballet
Bright Light Parade Starlight City
Bring Me The Horizon Suicide Season
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal
broaddaylight The Bell Jar Ep
Broadway Calls Comfort/Distraction
Brooke Barrettsmith Brooke Barrettsmith
BT Ima
Buck-O-Nine Twenty Eight Teeth
Budderside Budderside
Bullet For My Valentine Fever
Bullet For My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Burn After Me Aeon
Bury Your Dead Beauty and the Breakdown
Bury Your Dead Mosh n' Roll
Burzum From the Depths of Darkness
Burzum Aske
Burzum Filosofem
Burzum Hlioskjalf
Bush Deconstructed
Bush Razorblade Suitcase
Bush The Sea of Memories
Bush Man on the Run
Cacophony Speed Metal Symphony
Cacophony Go Off!
Cage (USA-CA) Astrology
Caliban Say Hello to Tragedy
Caliban I Am Nemesis
Callisto Noir
Callisto Providence
Callisto True Nature Unfolds
Cami Bradley Seas
Candiria While They Were Sleeping
I've never heard these guys before, but this album sounds like a post hardcore band discovered the 'Spheres' album by Pestilence. It's an interesting sound.
Candiria Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Candiria The C.O.M.A. Imprint
Candlemass Death Magic Doom
I enjoy Rob Lowe's vocals on Solitude Aeturnus and I even enjoyed them on Candlemass' previous release, but there's something lacking here. His attempts at an aggressive delivery largely fall flat and he doesn't utilize his falsetto as well as he can. It's not entirely his fault, though, every song on this album seems to be a little too long with not enough riffs to fill them out. That means that the riffs that are present end up being used so often that regardless of how good they sounded when they first started you just want them to stop long before they actually do. Despite all of this, the album is still good but it's nothing worth going crazy over.
Candlemass King of the Grey Islands
Candlemass Psalms For The Dead
Candy Cane / Oranssi Pazuzu Split
Cannabis Corpse Tube of the Resinated
Cannibal Corpse Gallery of Suicide
Cannibal Corpse The Wretched Spawn
Cannibal Corpse Worm Infested
Cannibal Corpse Vile
Cannibal Corpse The Bleeding
Captain, We're Sinking The Animals Are Out
Carcass Swansong
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Carcass Choice Cuts
Carcass Tools of the Trade
Carcer City The Life We Have Chosen
Carcer City The Road Journals
Casey Weston Casey Weston
Caspian You Are The Conductor
Cassadee Pope Frame By Frame
Cassadee Pope EP
Castratii Eora
Casualties of Cool Casualties of Cool
Catamenia Halls Of Frozen North
Catamenia Location:COLD
Catamenia Morning Crimson
Catamenia Eskhata
Catamenia Winternight Tragedies
Cathedral In Memorium (Demo)
Cathedral The Garden Of Unearthly Delights
Cathedral Forest of Equilibrium
Cathedral Caravan Beyond Redemption
Cathedral Soul Sacrifice
Cathedral Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)
Cattle Decapitation The Anthropocene Extinction
I've never heard these guys before now, and I was definitely surprised. Kind of reminds me of a less chaotic version of modern Napalm Death with occasional bouts of melodic death metal influences. The clean singing is weird, but it works.
Cavalera Conspiracy Blunt Force Trauma
Cave In White Silence
Caveman Otero War
Celestial Season Sonic Orb
Celine Dion A New Day Has Come
Celldweller Wish Upon a Blackstar
Celldweller Celldweller - Instrumentals
It's good mainstream industrial rock, but just not the same without vocals.
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 01: Time
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 04: Death
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 03: Dreams
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 02: Love
Celtic Frost Morbid Tales
Cemetary Sweetest Tragedies
Ceterum Fathom
Ceterum Proportions
cEvin Key The Ghost of Each Room
Chandeen Light Within Time
Chandeen Teenage Poetry
Chandeen Pandora's Box
Chandeen Echoes
Chandeen Bikes And Pyramids
Chapterhouse Whirlpool
Chapterhouse Freefall
Charlotte Gainsbourg Stage Whisper
Charlotte Sometimes By Request
Some decent cover songs by a decent indie pop vocalist.
Chelsea Wolfe The Grime And The Glow
Chemlab Oxidizer
Chewing On Tinfoil Get Rich Or Try Dyin'
Chewing On Tinfoil Shaving
Cheyenne Marie Mize Before Lately
Chiasm Reform
Chiasm Relapse
Children of Bodom Holiday At Lake Bodom (15 Years Of Wasted Youth)
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Children of Bodom I Worship Chaos
Chimes and Bells Chimes and Bells
Chimp Spanner All Roads Lead Here
Christel Alsos Closing The Distance
Christina Grimmie Find Me
Christina Grimmie With Love
Christine Hoberg World Within
Standard indie pop with a bluesy undercurrent. She's definitely a good vocalist.
Christine Hoberg Nice
Christine Hoberg Ugly
Chronographs Nausea
Chthe'ilist Le Dernier Crépuscule
Very dark and doomy death metal release. Excellent atmosphere, but I can't get past the very guttural vocals. I like some death metal, but I don't know if I could be called a death metal fan.
Chthonic Bu-Tik
Chthonic Mirror Of Retribution
Chthonic Seediq Bale
Cider Sky King
Cinderella Long Cold Winter
Circa Valley of the Windmill
Circle of Dust Disengage (Remastered)
Circle of Dust Disengage
Civet Hell Hath No Fury
Civet Love and War
Claire Voyant Lustre
Claire Voyant Claire Voyant
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Hysterical
Clara Hill Restless Times
Clara Hill All I Can Provide
Clara Hill Sideways
Closed Room Closed Room
CloverSeeds The Opening
Clubroot III - MMXII
Cobalt Slow Forever
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before The Sun
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before The Sun: Deconstructed
Colbie Caillat Breakthrough
Colbie Caillat Coco
Colbie Caillat All of You
Collide Some Kind of Strange
Collide Bent And Broken
Collide Live at the El Rey
Colosseum (Fin) Chapter 2: Numquam
Colosso Obnoxious
Combichrist What The Fuck Is Wrong With You People?
Combichrist Heat EP: All Pain Is Beat
Combichrist The Joy Of Gunz
Combichrist Everybody Hates You
Combichrist We Love You
Abrasive, punky/hardcore electro-industrial. It's definitely a solid release, but it lacks replay value. I miss their older
style. Although 'The Evil in Me' is pretty cool.
Concepts Misguided
Confession Cancer
Confession The Long Way Home
Conjure One Extraordinary Ways
Control Denied The Fragile Art of Existence
Converge You Fail Me (Redux)
Convictions I Will Become
Coronatus Best of 2007-2011
Coronatus Terra Incognita
Coronatus Fabula Magna
Coronatus Porta Obscura
Coronatus Lux Noctis
Coronatus Best Of
Corrosion of Conformity In the Arms of God
Corrupted Melody Inner I
Cosmonaut Cosmonaut
Cough Still They Pray
Courage My Love Becoming EP
Courtney Jones The One
Courtney Jones Awake and Dreaming
Courtships The Feral Sound
Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day
Cradle of Filth Eleven Burial Masses
Cradle of Filth Live Bait for the Dead
Cranes Forever
Cranes La Tragedie d'Oreste et Electre
Creinium Project Utopia
Basically a death metal/black metal hybrid that is very similar to Graveworm's latter albums (these guys focus a bit more on the death metal, though). Some elements of melodic death metal, as well. A few really cool moments, but mostly just good, non-original stuff.
Crematory Illusions
Crematory ...Just Dreaming
Crematory awake
Crematory Klagebilder
Crematory Pray
Crematory Black Pearls
Crimson Glory Astronomica
Crimson Glory Transcendence
Crimson Glory Crimson Glory
Crippled Black Phoenix (Mankind) The Crafty Ape
Crossfade We All Bleed
Crown the Empire Retrograde
Cruel Black Dove Full Powers
Cruel Hand Your World Won't Listen
Cruskin Secrets in a Box
Crypt Sermon Out of the Garden
A solid recreation of traditional doom metallers Solitude Aeturnus' early sound, but not as interesting.
Cryptopsy And Then You'll Beg
Cryptopsy None So Live
Cryptopsy The Unspoken King
Cryptopsy Once Was Not
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles III
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles II
Crystal Fairy Crystal Fairy
Cult of Luna Eternal Kingdom
Cults Cults
Cyanotic MedPack Vol. 1
CygnosiC Risen
CygnosiC Fire And Forget
CygnosiC CygnosiC
Cymbals Eat Guitars Pretty Years
Cynic Re-Traced
Cynic The Portal Tapes
Cynthesis DeEvolution
Czar Czar
D.A.R.K. Science Agrees
Dream/Indie Pop featuring the bass player from The Smiths, the singer from The Cranberries and a songwriter/producer/DJ. It's kind of bland, but isn't bad.
Daath Daath
Daath The Hinderers
Daath The Concealers
Dagoba What Hell Is About
Dalek Gutter Tactics
Dalek Abandoned Language
Dalek Absence
Dalek From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain
Dance Gavin Dance Dance Gavin Dance
Dance Gavin Dance Happiness
Dance Gavin Dance Mothership
Dangers Messy, Isn't It?
Dark Tranquillity Live Damage
Darkane Demonic Art
Darkane Expanding Senses
Darkane Layers of Lies
Darkane The Sinister Supremacy
Darkane Layers of Live
Darkthrone Preparing for War
Darkthrone Ravishing Grimness
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Darkthrone Sempiternal Past - The Darkthrone Demos
Darkwell Suspiria
Darling Parade Darling Parade
Darling Parade Until We Say It's Over
Darling Parade What You Want
Darwin and the Dinosaur A Thousand Ships
Darzamat In the Flames of Black Art
Darzamat In The Opium Of Black Veil
Darzamat Solfernus' Path
David Maxim Micic ECO
Dawn Of Ashes In The Acts of Violence
Dawn Of Ashes The Crypt Injection
Daylight Dies Dismantling Devotion
Daylight Dies Lost To The Living
Daylight Dies No Reply
Days of the New Days of the New
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Dead Sara Dead Sara
Deadborn Stigma Eternal
Deadlock The Arrival
Deadships The Darkness That Divides Us
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Spiritual Healing
Death Leprosy
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death In Vegas Satan's Circus
Death In Vegas Scorpio Rising
Death In Vegas The Contino Sessions
Death In Vegas Dead Elvis
Death Therapy The Storm Before The Calm
Deathrow (IT) Eerie Sound of the Slow Awakening
Some good, raw, old school black metal. Nothing really out of the ordinary, but it is well done.
Deathspell Omega Si Monvmentvm Reqvires Circvmspice
Deathspell Omega Kenose
Decapitated Nihility
Decapitated Winds of Creation
Decapitated The Negation
Decree Wake Of Devastation
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place... Are Here To Help You
Def Leppard Slang
Defeated Sanity Passages Into Deformity
Defeated Sanity Disposal Of The Dead // Dharmata
Deftones Adrenaline
Deicide Once Upon the Cross
Deicide Scars of the Crucifix
Dekad Sin_Lab
Delain We Are The Others
This one is heavier than the previous album and has (thankfully) dumped the male vocals -- besides a token guest appearance from Fear Factory's vocalist. Still nothing special, but a step in the right direction. Upbeat, heavy, female-fronted gothic metal.
Delain Moonbathers
Delain Lunar Prelude
This is Delain doing what they've always done. Mainstream female-fronted metal with a symphonic element. If you've liked them before you'll like them now... and the opposite is true, too.
Delerium Music Box Opera
Delerium Reflections II
Delerium Reflections I
Delerium Archives, Vol. 1
Delerium Archives, Vol. 2
Delerium Remixed: The Definitive Collection
Delight Breaking Ground
Demon Lung The Hundredth Name
Demon Lung Pareidolia
Depeche Mode Delta Machine
Depeche Mode A Broken Frame
Depeche Mode Policy of Truth
Depeche Mode Speak And Spell
Depeche Mode Remixes 2: 81-11
Depeche Mode Exciter
Depeche Mode Catching Up with Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode Construction Time Again
Depeche Mode Spirit
Descending Enter Annihilation
Desolated The End
Kind of a more dynamic version of Hatebreed... but not much more dynamic.
Despite Synergy
Dessa Parts of Speech
Destrage Are You Kidding Me? No.
This is some strange, noisy, technical metal. The music is all over the place, but never seems to veer out of control. The biggest hurdle to enjoying the album is the vocals. The death metal vocals are fine, the Devin Townsend-ish metal vocals are fine -- but those screeches make it hard for me to ever come back to this.
Destrage A Means To No End
Destry It Goes On
Destry Waiting On An Island
Detroit Diesel Terre Humaine
Detroit Diesel Coup d'Etat
Devastating Enemy The Gods Of Reason
Devil Sold His Soul A Fragile Hope
DevilDriver Beast
DevilDriver Pray for Villains
DevilDriver DevilDriver
Devin Townsend Physicist
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Devin Townsend Project Z2
DGM Momentum
Diabulus in Musica Argia
Solid symphonic metal -- very similar to old school Epica. Symphonic elements, choirs, death vocals, female vocals, folky sections, power metal sections. Nothing wrong with this at all.
Diary of Dreams Nigredo
Diary of Dreams Freak Perfume
Diary of Dreams Bird Without Wings
Diary of Dreams Moments Of Bloom
Diary of Dreams End Of Flowers
Diary of Dreams The Anatomy Of Silence
Diary of Dreams Elegies in Darkness
Dido Life For Rent
Die Krupps Too Much History (The Metal Years)
Die Krupps II - The Final Option
Die Krupps Rings of Steel
Die Krupps Too Much History (The Electro Years)
Die Krupps Paradise Now
Die Sektor To Be Fed Upon
Die Sektor The final electro solution
Dimmu Borgir For All Tid
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast (Re-Recording)
Dimmu Borgir In Sorte Diaboli
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast
Dinosaur Jr. I Bet on Sky
Dinosaur Jr. Without a Sound
Dinosaur Jr. Where You Been
Dinosaur Jr. Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
Direct Hit! Wasted Mind
Dirty Heads Dirty Heads
Dirty Wolves Creation & Chaos
Disarmonia Mundi Fragments Of D-Generation
Disarmonia Mundi Nebularium
Disarmonia Mundi Nebularium + The Restless Memoirs EP
Disarmonia Mundi Mind Tricks
Disharmonic Orchestra Not to be Undimensional Conscious
Dismantled The Hero
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
Dismember Dismember
Dismember Hate Campaign
Dismember Death Metal
Dissection The Somberlain
Distorted Memorial
Disturbed The Lost Children
Divided Multitude Feed On Your Misery
Divided Multitude Falling To Pieces
Divine Ascension As The Truth Appears
Divine Heresy Bringer of Plagues
Divinity Compromised A World Torn
DJ Ferret Noir: Smooth Female Trip Hop
DJ Shadow Scale It Back
DJ Spooky Optometry
DJ Spooky The Secret Song
DJ Spooky Songs Of A Dead Dreamer
DJ Spooky The Wind Up
Dodecahedron Dodecahedron
Dolores Haze The Haze Is Forever
Domina Noctis Second Rose
Doom:VS Aeternum Vale
Doro Powerful Passionate Favorites
It's solid 80s rock. Decent selection of songs.
Doro Raise Your Fist
Doro 25 Years in Rock
Doro Fear No Evil
Doro Classic Diamonds
Doro Force Majeure
Dorthia Cottrell Dorthia Cottrell
Downfall of Gaia Suffocating in the Swarm of Cranes
Download Furnace
Download Microscopic
Download Effector
Download Furnace Re:Dux
Draconian The Burning Halo
Draconian Where Lovers Mourn
Dragonette Royal Blues
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
Dragonlord Rapture
Drautran Throne of the Depths
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Live at the Marquee
Dream Theater Images and Words: Live in Tokyo
Dreamgrave Presentiment
Symphonic death metal with Male/female vocals and a prominent Dream Theater influence. Not as good (or just as horrible, depending on your mood) as that might sound.
Dropkick Murphys The Gang's All Here
Dropkick Murphys Sing Loud, Sing Proud!
Dropkick Murphys Do or Die
Dropkick Murphys The Singles Collection, Vol. 1
Drown Product Of A Two Faced World
Drudkh Autumn Aurora
Drudkh The Swan Road
Dry The River Shallow Bed
Dust Moth Scale
Dwell (NC) Innate
Dysrhythmia The Veil Of Control
E-Force The Curse
A very punky, gritty, thrash album from Voivod's 'other' vocalist. The vocals on this album kind of remind me of Chuck Schuldiner. Now that I think of it, there's definitely a little of that Spiritual Healing vibe too.
E-Force Demonikhol
Featuring the dude that filled-in for the dudes that had left Voivod. Good, no-frills thrash.
Earth Crisis Neutralize the Threat
Earth Crisis To the Death
Earth Crisis Destroy the Machines
Earth Science In arcadia
Earth Ship Hollowed
Echoes of Eternity As Shadows Burn
This was a surprise. Their first album was boring and kind of bland. The vocals were mixed too high and the riffs sucked. Now they're suddenly writing decent and chunky riffs and have even thrown some aggression into the later tracks. The female vocals also don't dominate the music anymore. This is one of the better gothic metal albums I've heard this year... could eventually be a 3.5
Edenbridge The Bonding
Edenbridge The Great Momentum
Another average symphonic metal album from this band. It's as good as every other Edenbridge release... take that for whatever it's worth.
Edge of Sanity Kur-Nu-Gi-A
Edge of Sanity When All Is Said
Edge of Sanity Kur-Nu-Gi-A 2012
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow
Ego Likeness Compass EPs
Eisley Fire Kite EP
Eisley Head Against the Sky
Eisley Deep Space
Elane Lore Of Nén
Elenika Shot Again!
Elenowen Pulling Back the Veil
Elenowen Elenowen
Elevate: I am The Ghost Eclipse Sessions
Elis Catharsis
Ellie Goulding Halcyon
Ellie Goulding Live At Amoeba
Eloa Vadaath Dead End Proclama
Elysion Silent Scream
Emarosa This is Your Way Out
Emarosa Versus
Emarosa Versus Reimagined
Emarosa 131
Emika Count Backwards
Emika Pretend/Professional Loving
Emika Drop The Other
Emiliana Torrini Fisherman's Woman
Emilie Simon Emilie Simon
Emilie Simon Vegetal
Emilie Simon Franky Knight
Emilie Simon L'Olympia [LIVE]
Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton What Is Free To A Good Home?
Emily Hearn Red Balloon
Emily Wells Promise
I really like the music and the vocals. It's some good trip hop-style stuff, but it all sounds the same by the end.
Eminem Recovery
Eminem Encore
Emma Hewitt Colours
Emma Ruth Rundle Marked For Death
Emperor Reverence
Empires Orphan
Empress AD Still Life Moving Fast
The band kind of have a proggy post metal/hardcore thing going on, but seemed to have left the best elements of all three genres on the cutting room floor. Still not bad, but nothing too exciting.
Encephalon Psychogenesis
Electro-industrial with one foot planted in the club scene. Good stuff.
Encephalon The Transhuman Condition
End Amen Your Last Orison
Endless Cycle Into The Opaque
Enigma The Screen Behind the Mirror
Enslaved Vertebrae
Enslaved Frost
Enslaved Hordanes Land
Enslaved Vikingligr Veldi
Enslaved The Sleeping Gods – Thorn
Enthean Priests of Annihilation
Decent black metal band. They're pretty much going at it by the numbers, but they're good at following a blueprint.
Enthroned Tetra Karcist
Enthroned Prophecies of Pagan Fire
Entombed A.D. Dead Dawn
Kind or reminds me of a more metal-oriented mid-era Sepultura kind of sound. Nothing outstanding, but no real flaws either.
Envinya Inner Silence
Enya Amarantine
Enya And Winter Came...
Epica The Classical Conspiracy
Equilibrium Sagas
Equilibrium Turis Fratyr
Equilibrium Demo 2003
Erika Spring EP
Erin Martin Marianne EP
Eskimo Callboy Bury Me in Fucking Vegas
Eskimo Callboy We Are The Mess
Esoteric Subconscious Dissolution into the Contin
Esthero Wikkid Lil Grrrls
Eternal Deformity Frozen Circus
Eternal Tears of Sorrow Saivon Lapsi
Ether Aura Crash
Eux Autres Broken Bow
Eux Autres Cold City
Evanescence Anywhere But Home
Evanescence Fallen
Evanescence The Open Door
Evanescence Evanescence
Evereve E-Mania
Every Time I Die The Big Dirty
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic
Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon
Every Time I Die Hot Damn!
Everybody Loves Irene The Very First Thing You Must Learn About Flying..
Evils Toy Morbid Mind
Evoken Shades of Night Descending
Evolett For Your Consideration
Ex Libris Amygdala
Exit Ten Remember The Day
Exit Ten Give Me Infinity
Exivious Exivious
Exodus Live at the DNA 2004
Extreme III Sides to Every Story
Extreme Extreme
Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti
Eye Empire Moment of Impact
Eyefear A World Full of Grey
Eyes Set To Kill The World Outside
Eyes Set To Kill When Silence is Broken the Night is Torn
Face to Face Protection
I'm not overly familiar with this band, but their new album is basically just well-played modern punk rock.
Factory Of Dreams Melotronical
Fair to Midland The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Faith No More This Is It: The Best of Faith No More
Faithful Darkness In Shadows Lies Utopia
Famous Last Words The Incubus
Fantomas Suspended Animation
Fantomas The Director's Cut
Fantomas Fantomas
Fantomas The Director's Cut Live: A New Year's Revolution
Far Listening Game
Far Beyond Frail A girl, almost
Fatboy Slim Better Living Through Chemistry
Fates Warning Inside Out
Fates Warning Night on Brocken
Fates Warning's debut album written long before Frank Aresti, Mark Zonder or Ray Alder were in the band. It is a rough representation of what they would become by the release of "Awaken the Guardian". This has its proggy moments but is more entrenched in the metal of the time. Its a good album if you're looking for old school metal, and the song "Damnation" is almost worth getting the album for all by itself.
Fates Warning No Exit
Fates Warning The View from Here
Fates Warning Chasing Time
Fates Warning Still Life
Fates Warning A Pleasant Shade of Gray
Fates Warning Disconnected
Fauna Twin The Hydra EP
Fear Factory Hatefiles
Fear Me December Between Violence and Silence
Fear of God Within the Veil
Fear of Men Fall Forever
Feared Feared
Feared Rejects
Fei-Fei All Day I Dream
Feist Metals
Fen Dustwalker
Fen Epoch
Fen The Malediction Fields
Fever Ray Fever Ray
FFE You Met Me a Strange Time
Field Mouse Hold Still Life
Filter Anthems for the Damned
Finch Finch
Finntroll Blodsvept
Finsterforst Zum Tode Hin
First Aid Kit Stay Gold
Melodic indie pop with a bit of a folky twinge. It's enjoyable when I'm looking for something in the vein. The two sisters can definitely sing.
First Aid Kit The Big Black & the Blue
Fit for a King Deathgrip
Fjoergyn Lucifer Es
Floating Me Floating Me
Florence and the Machine Lungs
Florence and the Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
This is still good, but I'm definitely a bigger fan of the electronic stuff.
Florence and the Machine Songs From Final Fantasy XV
Flotsam and Jetsam Once in a Deathtime
Flotsam and Jetsam High
Flowing Tears Jade
FlyKKiller Experiments In Violent Light
Flyleaf Memento Mori
For All Eternity For All Eternity
Forever still Tied Down
Forlorn Path Man's Last Portrait
Interesting debut. An entertaining blend of black metal and doom, but it lacking the flair needed to take it to the next level.
Forsaken Dominaeon
Fractal Gates Beyond The Self
Frames In Via
French Teen Idol Four Three Three
Front 242 Headhunter 2000
Front 242 Live Code
Front 242 Geography
Front 242 Official Version
Front Line Assembly Epitaph
Front Line Assembly Implode
Front Line Assembly Civilization
Front Line Assembly FLAvour of the Weak
Front Line Assembly Echogenetic
Front Line Assembly AirMech
Front Line Assembly Circuitry
Front Line Assembly Plasticity
Front Line Assembly Re-Wind
Front Line Assembly Prophecy
Fugazi Steady Diet of Nothing
Fugazi Red Medicine
Fugazi End Hits
Fugazi The Argument
Funeral Tragedies
Funeral As The Light Does The Shadow
Funeral Club Waves & Waves
Funeral for a Friend Memory and Humanity
Funeral for a Friend Chapter and Verse
This band has really changed their sound since 'Hours'. They've moved in a much more hardcore style of music. It's not bad but it definitely isn't as good as their earlier releases... and the vocals are definitely worse these days.r
Funeral for a Friend Final Hours at Hammersmith
Further Seems Forever How to Start a Fire
Further Seems Forever Penny Black
Gabrielle Aplin Home
Gabrielle Aplin Light Up The Dark
Gamma Ray Sigh No More
Gamma Ray Heading for Tomorrow
Gamma Ray Power Plant
Gamma Ray Majestic
Gamma Ray Land of the Free II
Gamma Ray Master of Confusion
Garbage Garbage
Garbage Bleed Like Me
Gates The Sun Will Rise and Lead Me Home
Gates Parallel Lives
Gemini Syndrome Memento Mori
Gemma Ray The Leader
Gemma Ray The Exodus Suite
Genius Hired Guns Dutch Mafia
Gevurah Hallelujah!
Ghost (SWE) Meliora
I've never bothered with these guys before and they definitely don't sound like I expected. Kind of proggy, 70s rock with a bit of Angel Rat Voivod thrown in. I like it.r
Ghost Bath Moonlover
Ghost Brigade Guided By Fire
Ghost Brigade Isolation Songs
Ghoul Dungeon Bastards
Gin Wigmore iTunes Session
Gin Wigmore Blood To Bone
Glascow Coma Scale Apophenia
Electronic-based post rock. Very smooth, melodic,upbeat and easy to get into.
Glass Animals How To Be A Human Being
Glasser Interiors
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)
Gloria Morti Lateral Constraint
Gloria Morti Lifestream Corrosion
Goatess Goatess
God Is an Astronaut Age of the Fifth Sun
God Is an Astronaut A Moment of Stillness
God Is an Astronaut Far from Refuge
God Is an Astronaut Origins
God Is an Astronaut Helios/Erebus
These guys haven't done anything really different or new since their second album. Not bad, but no different than anything else they've done since 2007.
God Lives Underwater Up Off the Floor
Godflesh Love and Hate in Dub
Godflesh Cold World
Godflesh Godflesh
Gold Motel Summer House
Goldie Goldie.co.uk
Goo Goo Dolls Magnetic
Goo Goo Dolls Something for the Rest of Us
Goo Goo Dolls Goo Goo Dolls
Good Charlotte The Young And The Hopeless
Good Charlotte Youth Authority
Gordian Knot Gordian Knot
Gorefest Mindloss
Gorefest Rise To Ruin
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Gorod Process of a New Decline
Gossip A Joyful Noise
Grace Valhalla PEAK
Grace Valhalla summerCamp
Grave Digger Let Your Heads Roll: The Very Best Of The Noise
Gravity Kills superstarved
Green Day American Idiot
Green Day International Superhits
Green Day Shenanigans
Green Day 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours
Green Day 39/Smooth
Green Day Nimrod
Green Day Insomniac
Green Day Revolution Radio
Greenleaf Revolution Rock
Greenleaf Secret Alphabets
Greenleaf Agents of Ahriman
Grendel (NL) Timewave Zero
Grendel (NL) Chemicals + Circuitry
Grey Skies Fallen The Many Sides of Truth
This is some pretty cool proggy doom with just a hint of black metal influence. Heavy, atmospheric, riffy and varied enough to keep you til the end.
Grip Inc. Incorporated
Gris À l’Âme Enflammée, l’Äme Constellée…
Haken Visions
Haken Aquarius
Haken Affinity
Djenty Dream Theater with a bit of a modern prog sound. The vocals are really what keeps me from really appreciating the album; they just don't have any energy. I like the instrumental disc 2 version of the album much more.
Haley Bonar Impossible Dream
Hallig 13 Keys to Lunacy
Hana Hana
Hands Like Houses Ground Dweller
Handsome Ghost The Brilliant Glow
Happy Sometimes Video Tapes
Hark Machinations
Hate Morphosis
Hatebreed Rise of Brutality
Hatebreed Perseverance
Hatebreed The Concrete Confessional
Hateform Origins of Plague
Haujobb Solutions for a Small Planet
Haujobb Polarity
Haujobb Ninetynine
Haujobb New World March
Haushetaere Syndicate
Havok Conformicide
Hawthorne Heights If Only You Were Lonely
Hayley Westenra Hayley Westenra
Head Control System Murder Nature
Headspace I Am
Heathen The Evolution of Chaos
Heathen Victims of Deception
Heaven Shall Burn Asunder
Heaven Shall Burn In Battle There Is No Law
Heaven's Cry Outcast
Heights Dead Ends
Helen Money Become Zero
Heliotropes Over There That Way
Helloween The Dark Ride
Helloween Treasure Chest
Helloween Walls of Jericho
Helloween Pink Bubbles Go Ape
Helloween Master of the Rings
Hellyeah Blood for Blood
Never bothered with these guys before. This is some good no-frills metal.
Helmet Size Matters
Helmet Dead To The World
Helstar Remnants of War
Helstar Nosferatu
Helstar 30 Years of Hel
Hemelbestormer & Vanessa Van Basten Hemelbestormer & Vanessa Van Basten
Hemina Synthetic
Hexvessel When We Are Death
Finnish psychedelic folk rock. It's good, but not really my thing.
Hocico Aquí Y Ahora En El Silencio
Hocico El Dia de la Ira
Hocico Hate Never Dies Vol. 2
Hocico Hate Never Dies Vol. 3
Hocico Sangre Hirviente
Holly Henry The Immigrant
Indie pop from a contestant on The Voice. It's good, but nothing special.
Holly McNarland Chin Up Buttercup
Holly McNarland Stuff
Holly McNarland Run Body Run
Hoobastank Hoobastank
Hoobastank For(N)ever
Hoobastank Fight or Flight
It's another Hoobastank album -- no better and no worse than anything else they've ever done.
Hooverphonic The Night Before
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions Bavarian Fruit Bread
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions Until The Hunter
Hopeless Youth Disgust
Kind of a modern metal/ post hardcore kind of sound. It's good but nothing special.
Horseneck Heavy Trip
Hum You'd Prefer an Astronaut
Hungry Lucy To Kill a King
Hunter Valentine Impatient Romantic
Hybrid (UK) Y4K
Hybrid (UK) Morning Sci-Fi
Hydria Mirror of Tears
Hyperdump Rational Pain
Hypno5e Manuscrit cote ms408
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy
Hypocrisy The Fourth Dimension
Hypocrisy The Arrival
Hypocrisy Into the Abyss
Hypocrisy The Final Chapter
Hypocrisy Abducted
I Break Horses Hearts
I Scintilla The Approach
I Scintilla Dying and Falling
I Scintilla Prey On You EP
I Scintilla Havestar EP
I Was Totally Destroying It The Beached Margin/Done Waiting
I Was Totally Destroying It Preludes
I Was Totally Destroying It Vexations
I, The Lion Run
iamthemorning ~
iamthemorning MISCELLANY
iamthemorning Belighted
iamthemorning From the House of Arts
iamthemorning Lighthouse
Ice Nine Kills Safe Is Just A Shadow (Re-Recorded)
Ice Nine Kills Safe Is Just A Shadow
Ice Nine Kills The Predator
Ice Nine Kills The Predator Becomes the Prey
Iced Earth The Dark Saga
Iced Earth Dystopia
Iced Earth Night of the Stormrider
Iced Earth The Melancholy EP
Iced Earth The Blessed and the Damned
Iced Earth The Crucible of Man
Not terrible. At least it was slightly different (for Iced Earth).
Iced Earth Festivals of the Wicked
Iced Earth Days of Purgatory
If These Trees Could Talk The Bones of a Dying World
Ihsahn angL
Ihsahn Das Seelenbrechen
I've never been a huge fan of his solo stuff, but I've never disliked any of his stuff either. This one is too proggy and abstract for me.
Ihsahn Arktis.
Ikuinen Kaamos Fall of Icons
Ikuinen Kaamos The Lands Of The Plague
This is one excellent black metal release. I can't believe that this is only a demo. The music is flawless and fast as hell. It also has a raw sound, but a good production (if that makes any sense). Despite being old and a demo, the musicianship this band is known for is still on display all over the place. I can't find this for sale anywhere and it's not even mentioned on the band's website so find this any way you can... and someone write a review for it ;)
Illdisposed Grey Sky Over Black Town
Illusion Suite Iron Cemetery
Immolation Atonement
Impaled Nazarene Pro Patria Finlandia
Impaled Nazarene Latex Cult
Impaled Nazarene Absence of War Does Not Mean Peace
Imperative Reaction As We Fall
Imperial teen Feel the Sound
Imperial teen On
Imperium Titanomachy
Imperium Dekadenz Dis Manibvs
Very solid, ultra-melodic death/black metal, but it's totally by the numbers. I have enough of this floating around my computer without adding another variation of the same melody.
In Fear and Faith In Fear and Faith
In Fear and Faith Imperial
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
In Flames Black-Ash Inheritance
In Flames Lunar Strain
In Flames Subterranean
In Flames Battles
It's In Flames doing what they do these days. The music is still generic rock/metal and the vocalist still sucks, but somehow the end result is a decent release.
In Mourning Afterglow
These guys have always kind of bored me. They like to try out different sounds (Opeth) and styles (Post Metal-ish) depending on the album, but they never get very interesting.
In Strict Confidence La Parade Monstrueuse
In The Nursery The Passion of Joan of Arc
In The Nursery Stormhorse
In The Nursery The Cabinet Of Doctor Caligari
In The Nursery Asphalt
In The Nursery Man With a Movie Camera
In The Nursery Cause and Effect
In The Nursery Praxis
In The Nursery Live at Camden Palace 1990
In This Moment The Dream
In This Moment A Star-Crossed Wasteland
In This Moment Blood
In This Moment Black Widow
In White Heredity
Incantation Dirges of Elysium
Another predictable, but well-done, doom/death release from Incantation. Vallenfyre just did the same thing, but better.
Incendiary Crusade
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Incubus Live in Malaysia 2004
Incubus Live in Japan 2004
Incubus Live in Sweden 2004
Infectious Grooves The Plague That Makes Your Booty Move
Informatik Beyond
Ingrid Michaelson Girls And Boys
Ingrid Michaelson Be OK
InMe The Pride
InMe Herald Moth
InMe Phoenix: The Best of InMe
Insense Burn in Beautiful Fire
Insomnium Where the Last Wave Broke EP
Inter Arma Sky Burial
Inter Arma Paradise Gallows
Intohimo Us, the Hollows
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Intronaut Habitual Levitations
Inverloch Distance | Collapsed
Dark, heavy funeral doom with bouts of death metal. A little too two-dimensional for me to sit though, though.
Invoking the Abstract Aural Kaliedoscopes
Iron Maiden Death on the Road
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Killers
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden A Real Live One
Iron Maiden A Real Live Dead One
Isis Panopticon
Isis Celestial
Isis Live 6 (11/16/2007)
Isis SGNL>05
Isis Live 2
Isis Live 3
Isis Live 4
Isis Live 5
Isis The Red Sea
Isole Born from Shadows
IWR Cold Asylum
Jack's Mannequin People and Things
Jackie Oates Hyperboreans
Jackie Oates Saturnine
Jacquie Lee The Complete Season 5 Collection
Jakalope Born 4
Jakalope It Dreams
Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist
Jane's Addiction Kettle Whistle
Jasmine Thompson Bundle of Tantrums
Jasmine Thompson Another Bundle of Tantrums
Jasta Jasta
Jawbox Novelty
Jenifer Mclaren Night Light
Jenna Lynne Understand
Jennifer Terran Live From Painted Cave
Jennifer Terran The Musician
Jenny Lewis The Voyager
It's not bad. I don't really hear anything special in this. Basically, it's just pop/pop rock without any defining characteristics.
JENX Enuma Elish
Jess Williamson Native State
The best thing this has going for it is that at first glance that album cover totally looks like something else is going on. Otherwise, this is just good, mellow, indie folk.
Jessica Harp A Woman Needs
Jessica Simpson Do You Know
Jessy Lanza Oh No
Jessy Lanza Pull My Hair Back
Jimmie's Chicken Shack Re.present
Joe Satriani Playlist: The Very Best Of Joe Satriani
Joe Satriani Super Colossal
Joe Satriani Dreaming #11
Joe Satriani Strange Beautiful Music
Joe Satriani Is There Love In Space?
Joe Satriani Joe Satriani
Joe Satriani Shockwave Supernova
It's another Joe Satriani album. No surprises but still good.
Joey Cape Stitch Puppy
John Wesley a way you'll never be
Jojo Effect Not With Me
Jorja Smith Project 11
Jose Vanders Literature Lovers
Joseph I'm Alone, No You're Not
Journey Journey
Journey Next
Journey Frontiers
Journey Time3
Journey Trial By Fire
Journey Captured
Journey Infinity
Journey Greatest Hits
Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls
It's a Judas Priest metal album. I've never really been a fan of anything other than Painkiller, so...
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Judas Priest Sin After Sin
Judas Priest Stained Class
Judas Priest Ram It Down
Judas Priest Metal Works '73-'93
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Judas Priest Live in London
Judas Priest The Single Cuts (Standard Edition)
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Jules Larson A Lot Like You
Jules Larson Let's Stay Young
Julien Baker Sprained Ankle
Junius Eternal Rituals For The Accretion of Light
Juno Reactor Transmissions
Jupiter Zeus On Earth
Catchy psychedelic rock. Musically it is really good. I just wish the vocalist was a little more diverse.
K-X-P III Part 2
Lo-fi electronic post punk. I like the music, but only in short bursts because it's a bit too minimalistic and repetitive for me.
K.U.K.L. The Eye
Featuring a lot of the same people that would end up being in The Sugarcubes (including Bjork), this is definitely a challenging album to get into. Equal parts post punk and avant garde weirdness.
Kalmah Seventh Swamphony
Kamelot The Black Halo
Kamelot Silverthorn
Kap Bambino Blacklist
Kap Bambino Zero Life, Night Vision
Karma To Burn Mountain Czar
It's cool instrumental stoner rock. It's just not enough without vocals (and the vocals on the 4th track are too little too late).
Karma To Burn Karma to Burn
Karma To Burn Appalachian Incantation
Karma To Burn Slight Reprise
Karma To Burn Live in Brussel
Karmakanic Live in the US
Karmakanic In a Perfect World
Karnivool Sound Awake
Kataklysm Of Ghosts and Gods
Katatonia Discouraged Ones
Katatonia Last Fair Deal Gone Down
Katatonia Last Fair Day Gone Night
Katatonia July
Katatonia Deliberation
Katatonia My Twin
Kate Bush 50 Words for Snow
Katy B On A Mission
Katy McAllister Katy McAllister
Kayo Dot Hubardo
Kells Gaia
Kells Anachromie
The band have moved away from the blatant Evanescence worship and replaced it with a blatant metalcore vibe. The female vocals are still a little 'over-emotive' and in French but they're getting better. On the other hand, the newly-introduced growls/rasps are pretty terrible and ruin every part they're on. Musically, the metalcore vibe has given them a much-needed edge.
KEN mode Entrench
Kenelis Fake
Kenelis Remember How It Felt
Kerli Kerli
Kerretta Saansilo
Kerretta Vilayer
Kerretta Antient
Ketzer Starless
It's black and roll that doesn't suck. That in itself is surprising.
Kevorkian Death Cycle A+0(M)
Khonsu The Xun Protectorate
Kidneythieves The Invisible Plan
Kidneythieves TryptOfanatic
Kidneythieves Zerospace
Killing Joke Killing Joke
Killing Joke Democracy
Killing Joke Pandemonium
Killing Joke Whats THIS For...!
Killing Joke BBC In Concert (22nd August 1986)
Killing Joke Fire Dances
Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt & Various Repressed Emotions
Killing Joke Hosannas From The Basements Of Hell
Killing the Messenger Fuel to the Fire
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Kimbra Vows
Kina Grannis Sincerely Me
Kina Grannis In Memory of the Singing Bridge
King Woman Created In The Image Of Suffering
Kirsty Hawkshaw Meta-Message
Klank Downside
Klank Urban Warfare
KMFDM Hau Ruck
KMFDM Extra Vol.3
KMFDM Extra Vol.2
KMFDM Our Time Will Come
KMFDM Salvation
------KMFDM doing it again... nothing new here.------
Kontrust Second Hand Wonderland
Like Lacuna Coil meets Mr. Bungle but with occasional death metal and dance-pop sections too. Not bad, but just a little too obnoxious for me.
Kontrust Explositive
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Korn Life Is Peachy
Korn The Paradigm Shift
Kowai Dissonance
Kreator Gods of Violence
Great music, but the vocals kind of get on my nerves.
Krezip Sweet Goodbye
Kroh Altars
Krypts Unending Degradation
Kuolemanlaakso Tulijoutsen
Solid run-of-the-mill doom with occasional shining moments.
Kvelertak Meir
Kylesa To Walk A Middle Course
Kyuss Muchas Gracias: The Best of Kyuss
Kyuss Wretch
La Femme Mystère
Lacuna Coil Shallow Life
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper Mammoth Swoon
Ladyhawke Anxiety
Ladylike Lily On My Own
Ladylike Lily Get Your Soul Washed
Ladytron Witching Hour (Remixed & Rare)
Ladytron 604
Ladytron Best Of Remixes
Laethora March Of The Parasite
Lagwagon I Think My Older Brother Used To Listen
Lagwagon Let's Talk About Leftovers
Lagwagon Double Plaidinum
Lagwagon Hoss
Lagwagon Hoss (Remastered)
Lahannya Welcome to the Underground
Lahannya Defiance
Lake of Tears Black Brick Road
Lake of Tears Moons and Mushrooms
Lake of Tears By the Black Sea
Lake of Violet The Startling Testimony of Plumb Lines
Very droning and atmospheric. It's almost like lethargic, feedback-filled, 70s rock meets post metal and post punk on sleeping pills. Hard to describe.
Lamb Between Darkness And Wonder
Lamb of God Hourglass: Anthology Collection
Lamb of God Wrath
Lamb of God Sacrament
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence
The album started and I really liked that kind of mellow vibe she had going on. And then it went to the next track and the next and the next with almost no variation...
Lana Del Rey Honeymoon
Landforge Servitude to Earth
Lanterns on the Lake Gracious Tide, Take Me Home
Last Winter Under the Silver of Machines
Laura Marling Once I Was an Eagle
Laura Marling Semper Femina
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist
Laura Veirs Year Of Meteors
Laura Veirs July Flame
Lauren Aquilina Sinners
Lauren Aquilina Liars
Lauren Aquilina Ocean
Lawrence and Leigh Odyssey Vol. III: Hills and Masts
Leadlight Rose Sweet Obsesion
Leah Otherworld
Leah Turner Leah Turner
Another decent country pop album. Nothing special, but when is country ever special?
Leaves' Eyes Lovelorn
Leaves' Eyes Elegy
Leaves' Eyes Legend Land
Left Spine Down Fighting For Voltage
Leftfield Leftism
Lenka Lenka
Lenka Two
Lennon Just One
Lennon Damaged Goods
Lennon I Am
Lennon Career Suicide
Lennon 5:30 Saturday Morning
Lennon Before The So Called
Lennon Lost And Found
Leprous Coal
Leprous Bilateral
Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome
Les Discrets Septembre Et Ses Dernières Pensées
Lesbian Forestelevision
Lesbian Hallucinogenesis
Life Cried if i don't wake up
Synth-dominated industrial. It's not bad, but it's lacking the atmosphere and melody that made 'Banished Psalms' such a good album.
Life Cried Drawn and Quartered
Lights Acoustic
Lights Siberia
Lights Siberia Acoustic
Lily Allen Sheezus
If you like the old albums, why wouldn't you like this? It's a good listen. Same formula as before...
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all
Limp Bizkit Significant Other
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...
Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough
Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling
Linear Sphere Manvantara
Linkin Park Reanimation
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns: Puerta De Alcala
Linkin Park Road To Revolution
Linkin Park Recharged
Lisa Loeb The Purple Tape
Lisa Loeb Firecracker
Lissie My Wild West
Run of the mill indie pop. It's good, but with no identity of its own.
Listener Whispermoon
Little Scream The Golden Record
Liv Kristine Deus Ex Machina
Living Corpse And Everything Slips Away
Lo-Fi Scorpio Mission Creep
Lo-Fi Scorpio Lo-Fi Scorpio
Loch Lomond Night Bats
Loch Lomond Paper The Walls
Loch Lomond When We Were Mountains
Loch Lomond Lament for Children
Loma Prieta I.V.
London Grammar If You Wait
Lord of War Suffer
Lorna Shore Flesh Coffin
Losing Scarlet Learning To Bleed
Love Spirals Downwards Ever
LoveSpirals Windblown Kiss
LoveSpirals Long Way From Home
Lower Dens Twin-Hand Movement
Lucid Fly The Escape Stage
Lucifer's Hammer (CL) Beyond the Omens
Lucy Hale Road Between
Catchy country pop. What more could you expect from the genre?
Lunar Shadow Far from Light
Lunatic Soul Lunatic Soul
Lunatic Soul Walking on a Flashlight Beam
Lunatic Soul Lunatic Soul II
Lunatic Soul Impressions
Lunic Lovethief
Lunik Lonely Letters
Lunik Rumour
Lunik Preparing to Leave
Luttenberger Klug Madchen im Regen
Lykke Li Youth Novels
Lyon Falling Up
Machine Head Unto the Locust
Machine Head The More Things Change...
Machine Head Through the Ashes of Empires
Machine Head The Blackening
Madder Mortem Desiderata
Maddi Jane Unreleased
Maestrick Unpuzzle
Magana Golden Tongue
Magenta Art And Accidents
Magion Close to Eternity
Magneta Lane Gambling With God
Magneta Lane Dancing With Daggers
Magneta Lane The Constant Lover
Maleficent Demize
Malsain They Never Die
Mandalay Solace
Mandalay Instinct
Manegarm Manegarm
Marduk Serpent Sermon
Marduk Frontschwein
------No-frills black metal. Good stuff.------ 50 CHARACTERS
Margaret Glaspy Emotions And Math
Maria Timm The Plan
Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar
Marilyn Manson The Last Tour on Earth
Marissa Nadler Ballads of Living and Dying
Marissa Nadler Strangers
Marit Bergman Baby Dry Your Eye
Marit Larsen Under the Surface
Marriages Kitsune
Martha Tilston Of Milkmaids and Architects
Martha Tilston Bimbling
Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss
Marty Friedman Scenes
Marty Friedman Music for Speeding
Mary at Midnight Alpha
Marybell Katastrophy You Are The Two
Marybeth D'Amico Light Inside
Masquer Cover My Face As The Animals Cry
Massacre Inhuman Condition
Massacre From Beyond
Massive Attack Ritual Spirit
Massive Attack return with another streamlined trip hop album. I prefer the dense sound of their earlier stuff.
Master Musicians of Bukkake Far West
Mastodon Oblivion EP
Mastodon Call of the Mastodon
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Matt Skiba and the Sekrets Babylon
Maudlin A Sign Of Time
Mayhem Live in Marseille 2000
Mayhem Mediolanum Capta Est
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Mazzy Star Among My Swan
Mazzy Star Seasons of Your Day
Me And That Man Songs of Love and Death
Meaghan Smith The Cricket's Orchestra
Meat Beat Manifesto At the Center
Medeia Medeia
Meek Is Murder Was
Meg and Dia If You're Poor, Find Something to Sue Somebody For
Meg and Dia Hurley Live Sessions 2009
Megadeth Youthanasia
Megadeth The System Has Failed
Megadeth United Abominations
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Megadeth Deep Cuts
Megadeth Still, Alive...And Well?
Meiko Meiko
Mekong Delta Classics
Mekong Delta The Principle of Doubt
Mekong Delta Wanderer on the Edge of Time
MellowToy Lies
Melody's Echo Chamber Melody's Echo Chamber
Melt Yourself Down Live At The New Empowering Church
Melvins Basses Loaded
Memory Driven Animus
Memoryhouse The Slideshow Effect
Menagerie Cages
Mephisto Walz IIIrd Incarnation
Mephisto Walz New Apostles
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Meshuggah Selfcaged
Metal Allegiance Metal Allegiance
Metal Church XI
Metallica Garage Inc.
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica Through the Never
mewithoutYou Ten Stories
mewithoutYou Pale Horses
I like the post rock/alt. rock thing with the quirky vocals. This is the first time hearing the band, but not bad.
Micatone Sonar Kollektiv Best Of Three
Micatone Nomad Songs
Michelle Branch Hotel Paper
Michelle Branch Broken Bracelet
Mindrot Forlorn
MindSplit Charmed Human Art of Significance
The music is pretty cool, but the vocals kind of ruin it.
Miniature Tigers I Dreamt I Was a Cowboy
Ministry The Last Sucker
Ministry Animositisomina
Ministry The Land of Rape and Honey
Ministry With Sympathy
Ministry Relapse
Ministry Box
Ministry Sphinctour
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear They Make Beer Commercials Like This
Minus the Bear VOIDS
Minushuman Bloodthrone
Mira Craig Ghetto Fairytale
Miriam Bryant I Am Dragon
Misery Index The Killing Gods
Good death metal. Nothing out of the ordinary. All the songs kind of blend together.
Misery Signals Controller
Misery Signals Mirrors
Misery Signals Of Malice and the Magnum Heart
Misery Signals Absent Light
Miss FD Monsters In the Industry
Mister M Rezolution
Mitski LUSH
Mnemic Mnemesis
modernsextrash penumbra
modernsextrash Varia
Mommy Hurt My Head Mommy Hurt My Head
Mono Requiem For Hell
Mono (UK) Formica Blues
Monolith Wielder Monolith Wielder
Monte Pittman Inverted Grasp of Balance
Montibus Communitas The Pilgrim to the Absolute
Reminds me of the 'Lifeforms' album from Future Sound of London, but not as fleshed out and interesting.
Monuments Gnosis
Moodie Black Sana Sana
Moonlight Candra
Moonlight Floe
Moonlight Kalpa Taru
Moonlight Flos (EP)
Moonlight Yaishi
Moonsorrow Suden Uni
Moonspell Wolfheart
Moonspell Under Satanae
Moonspell Under the Moonspell
This could be one of their best releases if they only had a better production. Now that Moonspell have re-recorded this EP and released it as "Under Satanae" this EP isn't worth the trouble it would be to find it. The basic descripton for this CD would be Metal with equal parts Doom and Black Metal influence, which uses a wide variety of Middle Eastern musical influences. Once again, the music is great, but the production fails it and is the main reason for the score.
Moonspell The Antidote
Moonspell Sin/Pecado
Morbid Angel Altars of Madness
Morbid Angel Blessed Are the Sick
Morbid Angel Formulas Fatal to the Flesh
Morbus Chron Sweven
Musically this is really good. There are a diverse range of styles over the course of the album. I hear black metal, post metal, prog, etc. The vocals kill it for me though. No matter how many times I've tried, the throaty high pitched shout/growl/whatever is just too much.
More Than Life Love Let Me Go
Morian Ashen Empire
Mortiis The Grudge
Mortiis Perfectly Defect
Mother Feather Mother Feather
Pretty standard indie rock. It's good, but there's no real reason to come back to this.
Motorpsycho Behind the Sun
Musically it Kind of reminds me of pre-Opeth Porcupine Tree. Pretty damn good.
Mouchette Glimmer
Mouchette Orchids To Ashes
Mouth of the Architect Dawning
Mouth of the Architect Path of Eight
Mree Grow
Ms. No One The Leaving Room
Mudvayne Mudvayne
Mudvayne The New Game
Murder by Death Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon
Murder by Death Red Of Tooth And Claw
Murder by Death Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them?
Murderdolls Beyond The Valley of the Murderdolls
Muscle and Marrow Love
Mushroomhead XIII
Mushroomhead M3
Mushroomhead Superbuick
Mutemath Armistice
Mutemath Armistice Live
Mutemath Mutemath
Mutemath Flesh and Bones Electric Fun DVD
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
My Dying Bride For Lies I Sire
My Dying Bride Trinity
My Dying Bride An Ode to Woe
It has a weak track list that doesn't take enough from older albums, and picks questionable songs from the newer ones. The sound is great and gives most songs a whole lot more power than their studio counterparts, but that is slightly negated by keyboards playing the violin parts on older songs. If you want this get the DVD because the CD isn't really worth your time despite it being really good for what it is.
My Dying Bride Meisterwerk I
My Dying Bride Meisterwerk II
My Dying Bride Symphonaire Infernus Et Spera Empyrium
My Dying Bride The Thrash of Naked Limbs
My Dying Bride I Am the Bloody Earth
My Dying Bride As the Flower Withers
My Regime Dogmas
This is straight up classic Slayer worship right here. They do a damn good job at it, so it's definitely not a bad release.
Myrkskog Deathmachine
Myrkur Mausoleum
Nachtmystium Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. 2
Nachtmystium Instinct: Decay
Nachtmystium Doomsday Derelicts
Nailed To Obscurity Red Script
Nails Abandon All Life
Nails You Will Never Be One of Us
Nanochrist Dead Fiction
Napalm Death From Enslavement to Obliteration
Napalm Death The Code Is Red...Long Live the Code
Napalm Death Fear, Emptiness, Despair
Napoleon Newborn Mind
Natalie Walker Strange Bird
Natalie Walker started out as the vocalist for Trip hop artists Daughter Darling. She eventually moved into a low-key pop kind of solo sound. That is what she continues with here, but it's not as good as her earlier stuff.
Native Construct Quiet World
Weird progressive metal. Shares more than a little in common with Between the Buried...
Ne Obliviscaris Citadel
Necro Facility The Room
Necrodemon In the Ecstasy of Fire
Neikka RPM Chain Letters
Neko Case Middle Cyclone
Nelly Furtado Whoa, Nelly!
Nemesea Pure: Live @ P3
Nemesea Uprise
Neon Synthesis Alchemy Of Rebirth
NeraNature Disorders
It has been awhile since her debut album. That one was a streamlined, semi-proggy, gothic rock-ish album. It had some pretty good, very catchy songs on it. This one is basically the same description except the songs aren't nearly as immediate due to being a little more atmospheric and expanded.
Nervecell Preaching Venom
Nervosa Victim of Yourself
Raw, old-school thrash. High energy, semi-sloppy and enjoyable.
Nervosa Agony
Never Back to the Front
Neverland Ophidia
Neverland Night Shadows
New Found Glory Not Without a Fight
New Found Glory From the Screen to Your Stereo Part II
New Found Glory Mania
New Model Army Between Dog And Wolf
New Model Army BD3
New Model Army Strange Brotherhood
New Model Army Eight
New Model Army Carnival
New Model Army BBC Radio One Live in Concert
New Radicals Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree
So... it's some dude with a Casio singing his high school poetry assignments. Got it.
Nicole Eitner Vampires
Nidingr Sorrow Infinite and Darkness
Nidingr Wolf Father
Nidingr The High Heat Licks Against Heaven
Good melodic black metal that does nothing extraordinarily well.
Night Verses Into the Vanishing Light
Night Verses Out Of The Sky
Nightingale White Darkness
Nightingale The Breathing Shadow
Nightingale The Closing Chronicles
Nightingale Nightfall Overture
Nightwish Imaginaerum
Nile In Their Darkened Shrines
Nile Ithyphallic
Nile What Should Not Be Unearthed
Nina Storey 24 Off The Board
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral (UK)
Nine Inch Nails And All That Could've Been [DVD]
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral (US)
Nine Inch Nails Head Like a Hole
Nine Inch Nails The Perfect Drug
Nine Inch Nails Down in It
Nine Inch Nails Sin
Nine Inch Nails Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
Nine Inch Nails Every Day Is Exactly the Same
Nine Inch Nails Closer to God
Nine Inch Nails Fixed
Noctis Silent Atonement
Nocturnal Habits New Skin for Old Children
Nocturnal Rites New World Messiah
Nocturnal Rites Grand Illusion
Nocturnal Rites The 8th Sin
Nocturnus Ethereal Tomb
NOFX Heavy Petting Zoo
NOFX Cokie the Clown
NOFX The Longest Line
Noise Unit Decoder
Noise Unit Strategy of Violence
Northern Crown The Others
Northern Picture Library Postscript
Northern Picture Library Alaska
Northern State Can I Keep This Pen?
Northlane Mesmer
Nothingface Nothingface [Re-release]
Novembers Doom Aphotic
Novembre Novembrine Waltz
Novembre Dreams D'Azur
Now, Now Every Children Not One, But Two EP
Now, Now Every Children In The City EP
Nucleus (USA-IL) Sentient
A little too primitive for me, but overall, I really like the raw technical death metal. Kind of reminds me of the earliest Medeia release, but definitely more death metal influenced.
Numb Language of Silence
Obituary Obituary
Oblivion Machine Zero-Gravity
Oblivion Machine Starfield
Obsidian Kingdom A Year With No Summer
October Falls The Plague of a Coming Age
October File How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
October File A Long Walk On a Short Pier
October Sky Hell Isn't My Home
Odradek Room Bardo. Relative Reality
ohGr SunnyPsyOp
Old Man's Child In Defiance of Existence
Old Man's Child Vermin
Omega Lithium Colossus
Omit Medusa Truth - Part 1
Omit Repose
Omnium Gatherum The Redshift
Omnium Gatherum Spirits And August Light
Omnium Gatherum Steal the Light
Once Human The Life I Remember
One Without Numbers
Only Fate Remains Breathe
Opeth Heritage
Opeth Pale Communion
It's better than the previous release, but that one was a train wreck of ideas. At no point did I ever think this album was terrible, but there was a never a 'holy shit, that's cool' moment either. The album just lacks substance... it kind of just floats by.
Opiate for the Masses The Spore
Opposite Earth Blame
Oracles (BE) Miserycorde
This is the band System Divide with a less talented female vocalist, and lower quality music. If you think this is any good at all, check out their album under the System Divide band name.
Oranssi Pazuzu Valonielu
Oranssi Pazuzu Värähtelijä
Another post black metal band that makes music that is far too monotonous and two-dimensional. These guys are at least on the high side of the genre, but the good parts are drowned by the monotony of it all.
Orbital Orbital
Orbital The Middle of Nowhere
Orbs Past Life Regression
Orgy Talk Sick
Origin Entity
Origin Omnipresent
This is pretty damn cool in very short doses. After the initial few minutes, though, it all just blurs together in one linear wall of noise.
Orphanage Driven
OSI Blood
OSI Office of Strategic Influence
Otep Sevas Tra
Our Broken Garden When Your Blackening Shows
Outre Tranquility
Ov Hollowness Drawn to Descend
P.O.D. Satellite
Pain of Salvation Entropia
Pain of Salvation Be
Pain of Salvation Ending Themes
Pain of Salvation 12:5
Pallbearer Heartless
Panic Room Satellite
Panic Room Skin
Panopticon Kentucky
The novelty of black&blue (grass) metal is initially pretty cool, but it loses its appeal after a few listens. Still a great album but not as cool as initial listens would have had me believe.
Panopticon Social Disservices
Pantera Reinventing the Steel
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill
Pantera Far Beyond Driven
Paper Aeroplanes Little Letters
Paradise Lost Gothic EP
Paradise Lost Gothic
Paradise Lost Shades of God
Paradise Lost One Second
Paramore All We Know Is Falling
Pathways Dies Irae
Djenty metalcore. These guys have some potential, but right now there's nothing on this particular album that helps them to stand out.
Pati Yang Faith, Hope + Fury
Patrons The Momentary Effects of Sunlight
Patty Moon Dream Up
Paul Oakenfold Fluoro
Paul Van Dyk Vorsprung Dyk Technik: Paul Van Dyke Remixes 92-98
PEARS Go to Prison
Peau Premiere Mue
Pelican Forever Becoming
Pennywise Wild Card/A Word from the Wise
Pennywise Wild Card
Pennywise Straight Ahead
Persefone Core
Persona Elusive Reflections
This is good, but generic, female-fronted metal. The singer is hot and with a good voice, so they'll probably do okay.
Pestilence Resurrection Macabre
Pestilence Spheres
Phantogram Three
Phazm Scornful of Icons
Phinehas The Bridge Between
Phinehas Phinehas
Phish Fuego
Phish release a jam rock album... yep. No surprises.
Picture Me Broken Wide Awake
Pieta Brown Remember the Sun
Pieta Brown Mercury
Pink Floyd The Endless River
Pitchshifter Desensitized
Pitchshifter Infotainment?
Pitchshifter Deviant