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5.0 classic
Agalloch The Mantle
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Dream Theater Images and Words
Immolation Close to a World Below
Julia Holter Loud City Song
King Crimson Red
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist
Laura Stevenson Wheel
Mew Frengers
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Suis La Lune Heir
The Dear Hunter Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Decemberists The Hazards Of Love
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The National Boxer
There Will Be Fireworks The Dark, Dark Bright
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972

4.5 superb
A Winged Victory for the Sullen A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Abyssal Denouement
Adramelech Psychostasia
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Aidan Baker Scalpel
Aidan Baker Green & Cold
This is such an underrated gem of an album. Stunning.
Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy
Archgoat Whore of Bethlehem
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Ben Frost By the Throat
Ben Frost A U R O R A
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me Colors_Live
This is better than the actual album itself, no joke.
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Boris Flood
Boris Boris At Last -Feedbacker-
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brutality Screams of Anguish
Burzum Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
Burzum Burzum/Aske
Camel Mirage
Chelsea Wolfe Pain Is Beauty
Children of Bodom Follow The Reaper
so i finally decided to buy my first bodom album after listening to some songs before, i had loved bodom before but never bothered buying any of there albums, boy did i miss out, theres few albums id consider an instant classic, but this is one of them.
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
I KNOW ITS ALL BEEN DONE BEFORE, I WANNA DO IT AGAIN! I WANNA DO IT AGAIN!
Clubroot III - MMXII
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Converge You Fail Me
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Corrupted Garten Der Unbewusstheit
Counterparts Prophets
Cryptopsy None So Vile
CunninLynguists Oneirology
Cursed II
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Darkspace Dark Space III
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Dead Congregation Graves of the Archangels
Death Symbolic
Decapitated Winds of Creation
Defeater Lost Ground
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Save Our Now is like the greatest thing ever. Album rules so hard.
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Dissection The Somberlain
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Awake
Drudkh Microcosmos
Dystopia Human = Garbage
Earth Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method
Edge of Sanity Crimson II
Brutal, Melodic, Epic, hugely atmospheric and criminally overshadowed by its older crimson. Crimson 2 is my favourite song of all time and my 2nd fave album ever. This is a must buy for anyone with an interest in prog/death metal.
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Elliott Smith XO
Emma Ruth Rundle Some Heavy Ocean
Entombed Clandestine
Esoteric Paragon Of Dissonance
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Eyehategod Dopesick
Eyehategod Take as Needed for Pain
Full of Hell Roots Of Earth Are Consuming My Home
Full of Hell Rudiments of Mutilation
Garden of Shadows Oracle Moon
quite possibly my favourite melodeath ever. The atmosphere is chilling, the melodies are breath taking and the vocals are brutal as. Its a wonder that these guys only produced two albums. Absolutely essential album for anyone who loves metal
Genesis Selling England by the Pound
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...
Godspeed You! Black Emperor may be the greatest post rock group of all time, producing album after album of epic, intriguing and unique post rock and this album is no exception. I like to refer to Godspeed as 'the classical musicians of post-rock' as they produce epic after epic of some of the most sprawling and sometimes unpredictable music ive ever heard. Having said that, the one minor complaint i have is sometimes they take it a little too far and are a little too pretentious where an idea is dragged on a bit too far or they come up with something completely outlandish which makes me think how in the hell do they come up with this stuff or what their thinking was behind it. Oddly enough however, thats part of the appeal with GSY!BE which makes them one of if not the most interesting groups ive ever heard. Whilst they may not be perfect, with albums such as this and what i consider to be the best EP ever made Slow Riot being some of the best post rock albums you can listen to. Theres no doubt that Godspeed have cemented themselves as one of the best and most influential post rock groups ever formed, and my personal favourite.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Quite simply put: This is the probably the best half hour EP that you will ever listen to.
Gorguts Obscura
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate
Gorguts Colored Sands
May end up as my favourite Gorguts to date. These guys can do no wrong.
Gorod Leading Vision
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
Gris Il Etait une Foret...
GZA Liquid Swords
Immolation Here in After
Immolation Unholy Cult
In Flames The Jester Race
In Flames Whoracle
In Mourning Shrouded Divine
Incantation Onward to Golgotha
Incantation Diabolical Conquest
Insect Warfare At War With Grindcore
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
Few bands covey such emotion that u get wrapped in the music, this is one of them albums, this album isnt just music, but it takes u on a journey filled with intense emotion, one of the best melodeath albums in the 21st century, if not the best
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Jeremy Soule The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Soundtrack
Jethro Tull Aqualung
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick
Judas Priest Stained Class
Julia Holter Ekstasis
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
Laura Stevenson Holy Ghost!
Laura Stevenson Runner
Loma Prieta I.V.
Low I Could Live in Hope
Low The Curtain Hits the Cast
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's The Dust of Retreat
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's The Daytrotter Sessions EP
Marissa Nadler July
maudlin of the Well Bath
Words can't describe how incredible this album is. Listening to Maudlin of the Well is a unique experience and one where you have to appreciate the vast depth and talent that has been poured on to one disk. Absolutely everybody must hear this album.
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Metallica Ride the Lightning
mewithoutYou Catch For Us The Foxes
Minus the Bear Into the Mirror
Misery Signals Controller
Controversy alert: forget Converge, forget botch, forget poison the well, forget any other metalcore act, THIS is how metalcore should be, powerful, epic and brutal. Karls vocals are beastly that knock most metalcore vocalists out of the sky, predictable breakdowns are replaced with meaty guitar hooks and melodies and quirky interludes, the breakdowns are actually powerful and dont end souding forced, weak or mediocre. In short if theres one metalcore band u must get into, this is it.
Modern Life Is War Witness
More Than Life Love Let Me Go
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Necrophobic The Nocturnal Silence
riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs riffs
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Neurosis Souls at Zero
Neurosis Times of Grace
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Oceansize Effloresce
Oceansize Frames
Opeth Still Life
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
Orbs Asleep Next to Science
ratings are too low wtf is wrong with you sputnik.
Panopticon Panopticon
Paysage d'Hiver Paysage d'Hiver
Paysage d'Hiver Kristall und Isa
Pestilence Consuming Impulse
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Meddle
echoes is worth the purchase price of this album alone.
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Punch Punch
Radiohead OK Computer
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
No band had much of an original sound as RATM in the 90's, my first experience was playing Tony Hawks 2 and hearing 'Killing in the name of' and 'Guerilla Radio' and i was stunned by their originality and style at the time. Almost 10 years later im sit here with a very different taste of music, being a metalhead and prog rock lover and a hater of pretty much anything rap, and yet RATM are still one of the most original sounding bands ive heard, and one of the best. Considering i cant stand rap, Zack de la Rocha continues to impress me, his politically charged rapping isnt just catchy, its one of the reasons which make RATM very unique, the other reason is quite obvious, Tom Morello. His Funky soloing and riffing has the reminiscence of metal, hard rock, punk and funk all in one, his solo's are particularly eye striking.
Overall in the era of rap-rock groups such as linkin park, ICP and Limp Bizkit only one really stands tall, one is the original, one is the best. I give you Rage against the machine, by far one of the best bands of the 90's.
Renaissance Ashes Are Burning
Rosetta The Galilean Satellites
Rotten Sound Exit
Rush Hemispheres
Rush Clockwork Angels
Sacramentum Far Away from the Sun
Satyricon Dark Medieval Times
This is quite simply put, one of the most essential black metal albums out there. The medieval backdrop with haunting atmosphere and lusicious acoustics married with the harsh intense tremolo riff picking, machine like drums and the slightly over the top at times but brutal black metal shrieks is like a match made in heaven... or hell. Either way as a black metal enthusiast you either love this album or go cry.
Sepultura Beneath the Remains
Sigh Imaginary Sonicscape
Sigur Ros ( )
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Spazz Crush Kill Destroy
Stars of the Lid The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid
Stars of the Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline
Steven Wilson Grace for Drowning
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Suis La Lune Quiet, Pull the Strings!
Suis La Lune Riala
Basically this is awesome like every other Suis La Lune release
Supertramp Crime of the Century
Swallow the Sun The Morning Never Came
Swans Children of God
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
Swarms Old Raves End
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
The Antlers Hospice
The Dear Hunter Act III: Life and Death
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
herp derp its too long herp derp. Seriously if thats the only reason you can rate this low then you need to get your head out of your ass.
The Dear Hunter Green
This is a incredibly beautiful and heartfelt EP. Possibly my favourite EP ive heard from the collection.
The Dear Hunter Yellow
The Dear Hunter Violet
The Decemberists Picaresque
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Haxan Cloak Excavation
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The National Alligator
The National High Violet
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The Ocean Fluxion
The Red Chord Fed Through the Teeth Machine
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Tim Hecker Mirages
Tim Hecker Harmony in Ultraviolet
Tim Hecker Virgins
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Ulcerate Vermis
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Verse Aggression
Weekend Nachos Unforgivable
Weekend Nachos Still
Windir 1184
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Woods of Desolation Toward the Depths
Yes Relayer
Yes Close to the Edge
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss
So here it is: My favourite post rock album ever and what i consider to be the greatest post rock album ever produced. But what makes this album better than the likes of mono, godspeed, sigur ros and explosions in the sky? Quite simply put: this album doesnt drag, EVER.rFull of lusicious melodys, high crescendos, haunting violins and some of the best build ups ive ever heard in post rock, not one single instrument or melody which is out of place or doesnt feel right. Every single second of this album is worth while. Add that and then you have the single greatest moment ive ever heard in post rock around the 10 min mark of 'we flood empty lakes', a climax which never fails to make my spine tingle, my heart pound and make my legs feel weak in pure extascy, emotion and joy and then you have an album which may not be a pioneer or the most original post rock album out there but an album which is the cream of the crop in post rock.
Zelienople Sleeper Coach

4.0 excellent
Acid Bath When the Kite String Pops
Adversarial All Idols Fall Before the Hammer
Agalloch Of Stone, Wind and Pillor
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Agalloch The White
Alcest Ecailles De Lune
Alcest Les Voyages De L Ame
So what do ya know....Alcest made an album which sounds like Alcest.
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Coming in Late in 2010, Amia Venera Landscape's debut The Long Procession is definitely something special. Its very easy to compare this albums sound to other bands and genres in parts and certainly is not short of influences,however this album to me is simply genreless. Whilst this album is a bit too long (albeit, the ambient passages) and is lacking a little in cohesion, Amia Venera Landscape have a unique sound which is not too commonly replicated in a debut. With The Long Procession being a lot to take in, i wouldnt be surprised if this grew on me more with several more listens. Top 10 of 2010.
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
Amon Amarth always prove that you dont have to be nessecarily technical and complex to make great music, this album is Brutal, melodic, extremely catchy and makes u sing along for days! a must have for melodic death metal fans like me.
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth continue doing what they do best, nothing really to add, theres nothing really nothing new except the fantastic music we have come to expect. Live for the Kill and Embrace of the Endless oceans are fantastic songs and some of their best work. Superb Album.
Amorphis Silent Waters
An Autumn For Crippled Children Lost
Anaal Nathrakh In the Constellation of the Black Widow
This album is Brutal. Brutal with a capital B. This literally rapes me and takes my soul with it. This album would make converge and deathcore 'Br00tal' kids cry at night in their sleep. In Short: this is easily one of the most epic albums of this year.
Anberlin Cities
Annihilator Never, Neverland
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Arcade Fire Funeral
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Arcturus The Sham Mirrors
Arghoslent Hornets of the Pogrom
Arizmenda Within the Vacuum of Infinity...
Arsis A Celebration of Guilt
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
At the Gates Terminal Spirit Disease
Ataraxie Slow Transcending Agony
August Burns Red Constellations
Autopsy Mental Funeral
Bathory Blood Fire Death
Bathory Hammerheart
Be'lakor The Frail Tide
Beach House Bloom
Lazuli, New Year and On the Sea are all gorgeous. Definitely one of the best albums this year so far.
Beardfish Mammoth
Behemoth Demigod
Behemoth The Satanist
Between the Buried and Me Colors
I see Ire found a creative use of his time.rYour soundoff was too short, it has to be at least 50 characters
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Biosphere Substrata
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Black Sabbath Sabotage
Blaspherian Infernal Warriors of Death
Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Boris Heavy Rocks
Burial Street Halo
Burial Kindred
Burst Lazarus Bird
Burzum Det Som Engang Var
Camel Moonmadness
Camel The Snow Goose
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink
Carcass Heartwork
Carnage Dark Recollections
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Circle Takes the Square Rites of Initiation
Cloudkicker Beacons
Cloudkicker Let Yourself Be Huge
Coalesce Functioning on Impatience
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Coldworld Melancholie
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge Jane Doe
Converge Axe to Fall
This Surprisingly is living up to the hype unlike the highly overrated jane doe, this album seriously owns and i may even consider bumping my rating.
Corelia Nostalgia
Finally a Djent album that is actually really good for once.
Corrupted El Mundo Frio
Corrupted Se hace por los suenos asesinos
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast
Cruciamentum Engulfed In Desolation
Cult of Luna Salvation
Cult of Luna Somewhere Along the Highway
Dan Swano Moontower
Dark Tranquillity Damage Done
Dark Tranquillity The Mind's I
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Darkthrone Under a Funeral Moon
Dead Congregation Promulgation of the Fall
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Leprosy
Death Human
Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism
Death Cab for Cutie Plans
Defeated Sanity Chapters of Repugnance
Defeater Travels
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Demigod Slumber of Sullen Eyes
Demilich Nespithe
Departures When Losing Everything Is Everything You Wanted
Depravity Silence of the Centuries
Desolate Shrine Tenebrous Towers
Despise You West Side Horizons
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Symphonic black metal at its best, very melodic and dark, Dimmu's best offering for sure, In Death's Embrace and Spellbound are fantastic songs, highly recommend this album.
Diocletian War of All Against All
Disma Towards the Megalith
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
Draconian Turning Season Within
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Drudkh Forgotten Legends
Earth The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull
Earth Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Elliott Smith Figure 8
Embers Shadows
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Emperor Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Ensiferum Ensiferum
Enslaved Frost
Entombed Left Hand Path
Envy A Dead Sinking Story
Equilibrium Turis Fratyr
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo Tree of Tongues
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden, I Miss Everyone
with a darker atmosphere with underlining melodies and gorgeous piano and upbeat riffs, all of a sudden, I miss Everyone is another breathtaking beautiful album only ruined slightly by the over the top upbeat parts of welcome,ghosts. The last two songs are perfect closers showing Explosions in the sky's capability of making stunning post rock.
Eyehategod Confederacy of Ruined Lives
Eyehategod In the Name of Suffering
Eyehategod Eyehategod
Fell Voices Fell Voices
Fell Voices Untitled
Fire In The Cave Fire In the Cave
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight
fun. Aim and Ignite
Geist Galeere
Genesis Foxtrot
Genesis Nursery Cryme
Gentle Giant In a Glass House
Gigan Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes
Glass Casket Desperate Man's Diary
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Grief Come to Grief
Hacksaw to the Throat Wastelands
Hatred Surge Deconstruct
Heart in Hand Only Memories
High on Fire Snakes For The Divine
Hooded Menace Fulfill the Curse
Horseback The Invisible Mountain
Hypocrisy Virus
Ictus Imperivm
Ignivomous Death Transmutation
Immolation Majesty and Decay
early contender for death metal album of the year.
Immolation Providence
leaked already? holy fuck i need to listen when i get back.
In Disgust Reality Choke
In Flames Clayman
Incantation Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Incantation The Infernal Storm
Infest No Man's Slave
Infester To the Depths... In Degradation
Insect Warfare World Extermination
this effectively crushes your entire brain in 22 minutes.
Insect Warfare Evolved Into Obliteration
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting
Insomnium Across the Dark
Theres no secret about it, Insomnium are quite possibly my favourite band. 'Across the Dark' shows Insomnium expanding their sound and whilst its comfortably familiar, it sounds fresh and new. The epic leads, serene atmosphere, beautifully executed acoustics and crushing vocals are still present, Insomnium also have taken a more lead way to emotionally driven piano pieces and a very well placed violin piece at the beginning of the closer 'Weighted down with sorrow'. The clean vocals being the most talked about aspect of the album is surpringsly well executed and well placed with the tremendously upbeat chorus of 'Where the last wave broke' being a highlight of a once again extremely atmospheric, epic, serene and emotional album. 'The Lay of Autumn' is possibly the most progressive song Insomnium have done with the inclusion of clean vocals and interchanging between acoustics and hard driven riffs. Finally 'Against the stream' is possibly the best song to date of this year with some amazing riff work and the most melodic and fast paced since their debut. The second half of the song may rightly be compared to Last Statement and is one of the most beautiful outros to a song ive heard in ages. This album is not flawless by any means but will end up being one of the highlights of 2009.
Iron Lung Sexless // No Sex
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Isis Wavering Radiant
James Blake Overgrown
Jeremy Soule Guild Wars Soundtrack
Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien
Judas Priest Painkiller
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Kimbra Vows
King Crimson Discipline
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson Lizard
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson Starless and Bible Black
Krypts Open the Crypt
Lis Er Stille The Collibro
Breaking the Mould of Traditional and Modern Post Rock. Lis Er Stille have created one of the most unique sounding albums i have heard in a long time. One of the unsung heroes of 2010.
Loss Despond
Low Things We Lost in the Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra The Inner Mounting Flame
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
Manners Apparitions
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's Animal!
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's Not Animal.
Mastodon Leviathan
Mastodon are fast becoming one of my Favourite bands and this is another reason why, fantastic album overall.
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Before this record i didnt listen to any other Mastodon records, but from the impression i get from the reviews and other people, this is a band ever evolving and continuing to evolve, this is fantastic album overall minus the beginning of Czar which bored me, but the rest of the song made up for it. This could end up being one of the stronger releases this year. I better go check out Mastodons other stuff!
maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map
Max Richter The Blue Notebooks
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Mesa Verde The Old Road
Meshuggah Nothing
Meshuggah obZen
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Metallica
This may be the most debated album of all time. Whilst many fans did not like the change of style metallica had adopted, this is a very worthy addition to the metallica collection. This album matches Kill em all at best.
Mew No More Stories
mewithoutYou Ten Stories
loved this on first listen. Probably will grow like every other mwY release.
Mind Eraser Glacial Reign
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Misery Signals Of Malice and the Magnum Heart
Modern Life Is War My Love. My Way.
Morbid Angel Altars of Madness
Morbus Chron Sweven
Mournful Congregation The Book of Kings
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
Muse Absolution
Nails Abandon All Life
Nausea Extinction
Amy Miret is awesomeness.rYour soundoff was too short, it has to be at least 50 characters.
Necrophagist Epitaph
Necrophagist Onset of Putrefaction
Simply the best tech death out there in my opinion, the riffs and solos are simply mind blowing whilst the vocals never lose their brutality, a fantastic album
Neurosis Given to the Rising
Nokturnal Mortum Goat Horns
Nokturnal Mortum The Voice of Steel
Oceansize Everyone Into Position
Oceansize Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up
Off Minor Innominate
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Off Minor Some Blood
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Damnation
Opeth Watershed
Opeth Pale Communion
I've learned two things from listening to this album: 1) Heritage was a fluke 2) Opeth still
have the ability to surprise me. Best Opeth album since Ghost Reveries.
Orbs These People Are Animals
If this is an indication of the new Orbs album then we're in for a journey and a half.
Pain of Salvation Remedy Lane
Pain of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part 1
Pallbearer Sorrow And Extinction
Panopticon Collapse
Panopticon Social Disservices
Paysage d'Hiver Steineiche
Paysage d'Hiver Winterkaelte
Peste Noire La Sanie des siecles - Panegyrique de la
Pink Floyd Obscured by Clouds
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Portal Vexovoid
Punch Push Pull
Punch They Don’t Have To Believe
Purtenance Member of Immortal Damnation
Radiohead Kid A
Renaissance Turn of the Cards
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Rosetta Wake/Lift
Rotten Sound Cycles
Rotten Sound Cursed
Rudimentary Peni Death Church
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush 2112
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Satyricon Nemesis Divina
Scale the Summit The Collective
This certaintly aint no Master of Puppets Enderski.
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe
Siege Drop Dead
Sinister Cross the Styx
Sinister Hate
Skepticism Alloy
Slayer Reign in Blood
Slayer South of Heaven
Slipknot 9.0: Live
Slowdive Souvlaki
Spazz Dwarf Jester Rising
Spock's Beard The Light
Stars of the Lid Avec Laudenum
Stench of Decay Where Death and Decay Reign
Submotion Orchestra Fragments
Submotion Orchestra 1968
Suffocation Pierced from Within
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten
Suis La Lune Suis La Lune/Osceola Split 7"
Suis La Lune keep getting better and better at melding their progressively more aggressive screamo with their typically beautiful post rock melodies. Best screamo band around right now and super stoked for their new album this year.
Supertramp Even In the Quietest Moments
Swallow the Sun Hope
Swans The Great Annihilator
The Dear Hunter Black
The Dear Hunter Indigo
The Dear Hunter Orange
The Dear Hunter White
The Decemberists Her Majesty the Decemberists
Most underrated Decemberists album.
Your soundoff was too short, it has to be at least 50 characters
The Decemberists Castaways and Cutouts
The Decemberists The King Is Dead
with 2010 about to end, 2011 has already kicked off so to speak with a bang. The Decemberists have once again changed their direction and sound with a more folk driven album with nods to country and celtic music. It seems as though they have gone back to their fun driven tunes of Picaresque/Castaways but with a twist, showing that the Decemberists have not gone back to the past rather they are a band that have far from ran out of ideas yet. Their 4th fantastic album in a row.
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Faceless Akeldama
The Fall of Troy The Fall of Troy
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The Ocean Precambrian
The Red Chord Fused Together in Revolving Doors
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
excellent album throughout, if a lil hyperboled. Great songwriting throughout. The only criticism i have is that his voice can get a bit overpowering at times, but when restraint is used, its gorgeous.
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Tim Hecker Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again
Tim Hecker An Imaginary Country
Tim Hecker Radio Amor
Tim Hecker Dropped Pianos
Torture Chain Time is but a Doorway to the Incinerator
Tragedy Vengeance
Trioscapes Separate Realities
Trophy Scars Hospital Music
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Undergang Indhentet af Døden
Unexpect Fables of the Sleepless Empire
Vales Clarity
Vindensang Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...
Vinterland Welcome My Last Chapter
Vinterriket Lichtschleier
Walknut Graveforests And Their Shadows
Warning Watching from a Distance
Weekend Nachos Torture
Weekend Nachos Worthless
Windir Arntor
Windir Likferd
Wintersun Wintersun
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade
going back to a more traditional sounding style, WITTR continue to show why they are one of the best black metal bands of this generation. Fantastic Album.
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestial Lineage
Woods of Desolation Sorh
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason
Woods of Desolation As the Stars
Wormrot Abuse
Wormrot Dirge
Worship Last CD Before Doomsday
Worship Dooom
Yes The Yes Album
Zelienople Pajama Avenue
Zomby Dedication

3.5 great
65daysofstatic One Time for All Time
Abhorrence Abhorrence
ACxDC Antichrist Demoncore
Addaura Burning for the Ancient
Adversarial Prophetic Plain of Abyssal Revelation
After the Burial Rareform (Re-release)
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit
Agalloch Faustian Echoes
Agalloch The Serpent and the Sphere
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre Monde
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Altar of Plagues White Tomb
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
Amon Amarth being Amon Amarth, and thats all you could ever ask for.
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods
Anata The Conductor's Departure
Animals As Leaders Animals As Leaders
Antediluvian Through the Cervix of Hawaah
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Ash Borer 2009 Demo
Ash Borer Ash Borer
Astra The Black Chord
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Atheist Piece of Time
Atoma Skylight
Atrium Carceri Phrenitis
Augury Fragmentary Evidence
Augury certainly have the potential to make beautiful music. Jupiter to ignite and oversee the rebirth are 2 of the best songs ive heard all year. However unfortunately whilst being great the rest of the album doesnt live up to the brilliance of those 2 songs. Despite this, Augury maybe a band to look out for in the future.
August Burns Red Leveler
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Axis of Light By the Hands of the Consuming Fire
Azarath Blasphemers' Maledictions
Baring Teeth Atrophy
Be'lakor Stone's Reach
Behemoth The Apostasy
Behemoth Evangelion
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Black Breath Sentenced To Life
Black Flag Damaged
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Black Swan Black Swan (In 8 Movements)
Black Swan The Quiet Divide
Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta II - Dialogue With The Stars
Bolt Thrower The IVth Crusade
Born of Osiris The Discovery
where the hell did this come from? so much better than THA and PTH's new albums. Surprise of the year.
Botch We Are the Romans
Burst Origo
Burzum Filosofem
Cancer Death Shall Rise
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
CHVRCHES Recover
City of Caterpillar City of Caterpillar
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Coalesce OX
Conducting from the Grave When Legends Become Dust
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Convulse World Without God
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace
wait? A cradle of filth album that actually sounds solid? dusk in her embrace is a great album, full of atmosphere, chaos and brutality but i still cant get over dani's vocals sometimes, but alot better than their other albums for sure.
Cynic Focus
Dangers Anger
Dangers Messy, Isn't It?
Defeated Sanity Passages Into Deformity
Departures Green Turns To Red, Then Turns To Gold
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Most of this album rules and has some of the best songs of this year so far. Too bad the title track is fucking awful otherwise i would rate this even higher.
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Dimmu Borgir In Sorte Diaboli
more of the same from Dimmu, alot better than Death Cult Armageddon which i just couldnt get into, however this album is not much different in variation from their previous albums to consider it any higher than a 3.5
Discharge Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing
Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor
Dodecahedron Dodecahedron
Draconian Where Lovers Mourn
Draconian Arcane Rain Fell
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater Octavarium
Its such a shame this album is not like the last 2 songs. Octavarium has a very weird mixture of songs. The Root of all Evil and the Answer Lies Within are very Average tracks at best, Thankfully These Walls picks the album up and is a very good track. This leads on to by far the worst track on the album I walk beside you which sounds like a horrible tribute to Muse, downright awful. Panic Attack then picks up from where These Walls was good and produces a great track to the album. But its the last 2 songs which bumps up the rating. Sacrificed Sons is one the most emotionally driven DT songs ever done about Terrorism and War, its an exceptional song which gives the album some lease of life.
The climax song Octavarium is an absolutely amazing closing track and possibly the best DT song ive heard. Its not short of influences like Pink Floyd and Rush however its defo still DT. The solo by Petrucci at the end is immense, filled with so much emotion and passion and proves Petrucci is not all about speed and technical ability, he still remains one of my favourite guitarists out there. Its just a shame the rest of the album doesnt live up to the final 2 tracks.
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Album isnt really a dramatic turn of events so to speak. What it is is an album that proves DT can go on without Portnoy. A very solid addition to DT's already very long album list. Let's see where they go from here.
Dropdead 1st LP
Drowningman Rock And Roll Killing Machine
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Drudkh Autumn Aurora
Earth Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Brain Salad Surgery
despite having 2 songs which for a lack of a better word, suck. I can't deny the complexity and uniqueness of this album's arrangements and complex structures. Emerson's piano arrangements and skill is nothing short of amazing. Whilst this album is not totally consistent, the karn evil tracks more than make up for the couple of short bad tracks. Thoroughly entertaining album.
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Tarkus
Encoffination O Hell, Shine In Thy Whited Sepulchres
Falls of Rauros The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood
Fightstar Grand Unification
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles
Full of Hell The Inevitable Fear of Existence
Funebrarum The Sleep of Morbid Dreams
Funebrarum/Undergang ????????????
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Funeral Whore Step Into Damnation
Garden of Shadows Heart of the Corona
who ever put this album up needs to put the album pic up.
Genesis A Trick of the Tail
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
God Is An Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Gorod Process of a New Decline
Grand Belial's Key Judeobeast Assassination
Green Carnation Light of Day, Day of Darkness
Gwynbleidd Nostalgia
Have Heart The Things We Carry
Horrendous The Chills
HORSE the band Desperate Living
Hypocrisy A Taste of Extreme Divinity
Ignivomous Contragenesis
Ikuinen Kaamos Closure
Immolation Failures for Gods
Immolation Dawn of Possession
In Flames Colony
In Flames Come Clarity
In Mourning Monolith
In Mourning The Weight of Oceans
In Vain Mantra
Incantation Blasphemy
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Insomnium are the best melodic death metal band of the 21st century is bar none. This and Above the weeping world are two of the best melodic albums of this century so far, if not the best. Get them albums now.
Intronaut Prehistoricisms
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Inverloch Dusk|Subside
Iron Lung Life. Iron Lung. Death.
Iron Lung White Glove Test
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
Isis Panopticon
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Jack Johnson In Between Dreams
Joanna Newsom Have One on Me
John Talabot Fin
Johnny Truant In the Library of Horrific Events
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Karnivool Sound Awake
Katatonia Night Is the New Day
Khoma A Final Storm
Krypts Unending Degradation
Lamb of God Sacrament
Laura Marling I Speak Because I Can
Less Than Jake Anthem
Less Than Jake Hello Rockview
Light Bearer Lapsus
Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Lostprophets The Fake Sound Of Progress
Low Secret Name
Malevolent Creation Retribution
Masterplan Aeronautics
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Megadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
Megadeth Endgame
Meshuggah Koloss
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's all
Miasmal Miasmal
Mind Eraser Cave
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear Omni
Misery Signals Mirrors
Mitochondrion Parasignosis
Morbid Angel Blessed Are the Sick
Mutiny Within Mutiny Within
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
Neurosis Enemy of the Sun
Noah and the Whale The First Days of Spring
Obscure Sphinx Void Mother
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire
Opeth Orchid
Opeth Deliverance
Panopticon On the Subject of Mortality
Paysage d'Hiver Nacht
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Despite the horrendous album name, Periphery have produced a maturer and much more focused sophomore album which whilst has not gotten away too much from their core sound has produced much more memorable storywriting and moments throughout. Whilst it is not an entirely consistent listen what it is is a hell of a lot of fun.
Pg. 99 Document #8
Pharoahe Monch Desire
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb
PJ Harvey Let England Shake
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Porcupine Tree The Incident
Portal Swarth
Primordial The Gathering Wilderness
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protest the Hero Fortress
Punch Nothing Lasts 7"
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
There are simply too many sub par songs (for RATM standards, still great by any means) for this to be considered alongside RATM self-titled as one of the greatest albums of the 90's. However songs like 'Testify', 'Guerilla Radio', 'Calm like a Bomb', 'Mic Check' and 'Maria' are Classics and make this a worthy addition to the RATM discography.
Revocation Empire of the Obscene
Rippikoulu Musta Seremonia
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Royal Blood Royal Blood
Rush Permanent Waves
Scale the Summit Carving Desert Canyons
Shining (SWE) VI - Klagopsalmer
SIG:AR:TYR Beyond The North Winds
Sigh Scenes from Hell
Sigur Ros Takk...
Silverstein Discovering the Waterfront
Skepticism Farmakon
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos
This is a Djent album done right which there isn't too many of them. Very solid album here.
Slayer Hell Awaits
Something Corporate North
Spazz La Revancha
State Faults Desolate Peaks
Stench of Decay Visions Beyond Death
Stone Sour Come What(ever) May
Substructure Monolith
Suffocation Suffocation
Sufjan Stevens Illinois
Sun of the Blind Skullreader
Sunn O))) Black One
Sunn O))) Monoliths and Dimensions
Sylosis Conclusion of an Age
The Chasm Farseeing the Paranormal Abysm
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Contortionist Language
The Dear Hunter Act I: The Lake South, the River North
The Dear Hunter Blue
The Dear Hunter Migrant
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Mars Volta Noctourniquet
The Mayan Factor In Lake 'CH
The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation Anthropomorphic
The National Cherry Tree
The Ocean Anthropocentric
The Ocean Pelagial
The Red Chord Prey for Eyes
The Saddest Landscape After The Lights
The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice Beggars
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium Shogun
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
Undergang Til Doden Os Skiller
Until Your Heart Stops Errors
Verse Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace
Watch Me Fall Worn
Weakling Dead as Dreams
Weekend Nachos Punish and Destroy
Weekend Nachos Black Earth
Wormrot Noise
Wrath and Rapture Wrath and Rapture
These guys have potential to be something special.
Yes Fragile
Zomby Where Were U In '92?

3.0 good
Abhorrence Vulgar Necrolatry
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Amorphis Skyforger
Amplifier The Octopus
Anberlin New Surrender
Architects Ruin
Atheist Elements
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday
Autopsy Macabre Eternal
Battle Dagorath Ancient Wraith
Behemoth Satanica
Blaspherian Allegiance to the Will of Damnation
Bleeding Through Bleeding Through
Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record
Burzum Belus
The Burzum of 2010 was always going to be a different from the Burzum of 1994 which produced the now legendary Hvis Lyset Tar Oss. The traditional black metal tremolo-picking riffs are still there and the production is still in the vain Vikernes' earlier work. However Belus is an album which shows the signs of a Burzum that has evolved and moved on with the times. The album as a whole is very much riff based and has distinct lack of ambience from the previous releases, whilst that takes out the fact that sometimes in the past Vikernes went a bit overboard with it, it does take out a unique factor which made Burzum so prominent. The Longer songs on this album tend to drag on too long especially the 11 min 'Glemselens Elv'. Vikernes doesn't seem to have the ability like he did on Hvis Lyset Tar Oss to produce a song over 10 mins with only 3 or 4 riffs used at a time to really work. Despite this however there are positives to take out this album, the amount of melody is very surprising and un-burzum like but comes across as a breath of fresh air and something new and inspiring to the Burzum sound. The focus and engagement of riffs has certaintly allowed Vikernes to come up with some new riffs, a couple i never thought he would be capable of producing and implementing in an album to make it work. The harsh vocals do seem to lose some of that unique edge, but are solid nonetheless. Overall Vikernes has nothing to be ashamed of, he said he was gonna produce a black metal album and a Burzum album of 2010 and he certaintly did. A solid and a bit surprising album, but still one in the shadows of his previous work.
Camel Camel
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
This album proves that coheed in their pop-punk/post hardcore direction does not work. It is way too light and proves claudio's vocals to be annoying on this album as well as underdeveloped. Overrated, however this does show a sign of things to come for the development of Coheed's sound.
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Crossed Out 1990-1993
Cynic Traced in Air
Dark Tranquillity We Are the Void
Deafheaven Sunbather
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest
Destroyer Kaputt
Dissection Reinkaos
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Eisley The Valley
Eminem Recovery
Every Time I Die Ex Lives
Evoken Antithesis of Light
Explosions in the Sky How Strange, Innocence
Fallujah The Harvest Wombs
Fallujah Nomadic
Fang Island Fang Island
Fennesz Endless Summer
Flourishing The Sum of All Fossils
Flyleaf Flyleaf
Forest Like a Blaze Above the Ashes
Full of Hell/Code Orange Split
Gnostic Engineering the Rule
Gorod A Perfect Absolution
Grouper Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy
Immortal Sons of Northern Darkness
Incantation Primordial Domination
Incantation Vanquish in Vengeance
Infest Slave
Insect Warfare Endless Execution Thru Violent Restit...
James Blake James Blake
Job for a Cowboy Ruination
well its an improvement on the borefest that was genesis and the downright horrible Doom. This doesnt take away from the fact that is just an average Tech-Death Album. Good but not great.
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Krypts Krypts
Laura Radio Swan is Down
Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling
Linkin Park Meteora
Machine Head The Blackening
Mala Mala In Cuba
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Metallica Death Magnetic
Mirrorthrone Carriers of Dust
Mount Eerie Clear Moon
Napalm Death Scum
Neurosis A Sun That Never Sets
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked
their technality and sheer brutality is amazing, unfortnately about half the album is god damn boring, although the first 2 songs kick ass, and PLEASE FGS DONT DO LONG SONGS BECAUSE THEY ARE BORING ME TO DEATH.
Obscura Cosmogenesis
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
Periphery Periphery
Periphery according to some can be compared as a 'more melodic meshuggah' and to some extent i agree. Yet despite the heavy Meshuggah influence and chugging, Periphery expand beyond that, way beyond that with futuristic electronic beats and atmosphere, capitivating intertwined melodies and some of the best clean sections you will hear all year. It is true that Periphery wear some of their influences on their sleeve but they do not go into the realms of a carbon copy, using their influences in a sophiscated way, creating an album which has the feeling of familiarity but also the notion of innovation and uniqueness. Periphery, hopefully have a long and bright future ahead of them.
Peste Noire L'Ordure a l'etat Pur
Porcupine Tree Signify
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree Up the Downstair
Porcupine Tree The Sky Moves Sideways
Pulling Teeth Funerary
Rise Against Endgame
Scar Symmetry Dark Matter Dimensions
The departure of Christian Alvestam brought about questions about Scar Symmetry's future. 2009 sees that they do have the potential to be better without Christian, however a year after Holographic Universe, Dark Matter Dimensions feels like a rushed affair. Some songwriting elements especially with the clean verses are in need of serious repair and ruins some aspects of most of the songs. However some solid growls, clean choruses and solos in the most part save this album from being a complete disaster. 'The Iconcolast' particular shows that Scar Symmetry have the potential to take their sound to the next level. One must feel if they took more time working on their songwriting, focused the solos more on the emotions of the song like their past albums instead of the technical wankfest in this album and worked on the clean singing verses that this could have been a serious success, there are some truly outstanding and memorable moments in this album if one has the patience to listen in full . However what we are left with is a band looking to fufil the potential they have created themselves after the departure of their original vocalist. Maybe the next album is where they pull everything together.
Sigur Ros Brennisteinn
Skillet Comatose
Slayer World Painted Blood
Slipknot Slipknot
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
Something Corporate Leaving Through The Window
Steven Wilson Insurgentes
Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion
Structures All of the Above
Suffocation Blood Oath
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
The Absence Riders of the Plague
The Chariot One Wing
The Dear Hunter Red
The Decemberists The Tain
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Mars Volta Octahedron
This or the Apocalypse Dead Years
Thomas Giles Pulse
Three Days Grace One-X
Touche Amore Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me
Triumvirat Illusions On A Double Dimple
Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt

2.5 average
After the Burial In Dreams
Its a shame to see a band with much potential fall by the way side and that is the case with After the Burial. Gone are the inventive leads, solos and progressive leanings once written in rareform. Instead ATB have embraced the meshuggah tendecies which were tasteful in rareform which have become the forefront of In Dreams. Unfortunately whilst their songwriting has definitely become more consistent,they fail to build on their new direction and become lost in a sea of mediocre and boring meshuggah-esque chugging, polyrythms and juns.

ATB could of made this work,whilst the vocals are still as kick ass as ever, they fail to deliver any long lasting memorable moments like presented in rareform: in short, theres nothing that stands out as anything but average and the uniqueness they once had in rareform is almost non-existent. And don't get me started on the breakdowns...not only are they generic as hell, they are bad...bad placement, bad execution, bad everything, they make no impact and are laughable, it would be better to take then out altogether.
Anathema Judgement
Angels and Airwaves I-Empire
Annotations Of An Autopsy II: The Reign of Darkness
August Burns Red Messengers
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Baroness Blue Record
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Sect(s)
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony
breaking benjamin rehash the same old shit they always ever did... evidence that mainstream rock is more watered down than ever.
Bullet for My Valentine The Poison
Bullet for My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Ceremony (USA-CA) Violence Violence
Charles Bronson Youth Attack!
Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
Cormorant Metazoa
Cradle of Filth Bitter Suites to Succubi
Cult of Luna Vertikal
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever
Defeater Letters Home
Dethklok Dethalbum II
Devil Sold His Soul A Fragile Hope
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Dismember The God That Never Was
Divine Heresy Bringer of Plagues
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Dropdead 2nd LP
Enslaved Vertebrae
Green Day American Idiot
Grimes Visions
High on Fire De Vermis Mysteriis
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
Iselia Life From Dead Limbs
Job for a Cowboy Demonocracy
Judas Priest British Steel
Mastodon The Hunter
Metallica Load
Mnemic Sons Of The System
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Mouth of the Architect Dawning
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nightwish Dark Passion Play
Nile Ithyphallic
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Opeth Heritage
Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
for the most part, a huge pile of meh. And now ill fill this space up so i have more than 50 characters.
Rosetta The Anaesthete
Sigh Hangman's Hymn
Sigur Ros Valtari
Slint Spiderland
Slint without a doubt are pioneers and are important in their own right for helping spawn the genre that is post rock. However whilst i respect that, i do not get what is so special about this album. Whilst this album does share notable characteristics with modern post rock, whatever promising moments there are in this album are washed away by a sea of mediocrity, overdrawn and boring repetitiveness not to mention a horribly annoying voice. The fact that this helped spawn some of the best post rock bands around is the only reason why this album holds any resemblence in my opinion. A foothold in post rock this is, a great album this is not.
Spawn of Possession Incurso
Kings of Technical Death Metal? LOL. Someone doesn't know Gorguts.
Suffocation Pinnacle of Bedlam
The Amity Affliction Chasing Ghosts
The Antlers Burst Apart
The Devil Wears Prada With Roots Above and Branches Below
this is not a terrible album by any means, its painfully average, which at times is worse, particularly seeing as the clean vocals are pretty pleasant, unfortunately TDWP fall into the trap of mediocre breakdowns and the same song structure over and over which brings nothing new to the genre. They could of exploited the synth and keyboards to add more atmosphere but it adds nothing to the music. Dissappointing in some ways but not in others seeing the reputation they have at the moment.
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne
ill admit the new TWDP has a few nice ideas and the shouting vocals are a nice variation and change but other than that its still another average TWDP album. Hilariously bad screams, overproduced cleans and oversaturated and mostly badly played generic breakdowns.
The Faceless Autotheism
The Human Abstract Digital Veil
This is such a boring album.
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Prodigy Invaders Must Die
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Threshold Hypothetical
Tool Lateralus
Trap Them Darker Handcraft
Trivium Ember to Inferno
Volumes The Concept of Dreaming
Wodensthrone Loss

2.0 poor
Arkaea Years in the Darkness
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
Atreyu The Curse
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Beheading of a King Quasar: Preserving Legacy
Brand New Daisy
Im all for bands that change their style and experiment. However this album is a perfect example of a band changing their style for the worse. One of the biggest dissappointments of the year.
Broken Social Scene You Forgot It In People
Bury Tomorrow The Union Of Crowns
Cannibal Corpse Tomb of the Mutilated
I only gave a 2 based on the instruments, if it was the vocals alone this would be a 1.rI only gave a 2 based on the instruments, if it was the vocals alone this would be a 1.rI only gave a 2 based on the instruments, if it was the vocals alone this would be a 1.rI only gave a 2 based on the instruments, if it was the vocals alone this would be a 1.rI only gave a 2 based on the instruments, if it was the vocals alone this would be a 1.
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Extremely dissappointing album, because AYDY wasnt as bad as people were saying in my opinion i thought this album would still be a decent listen, i was wrong, this is boring, uninspired and downright terrible at times, theres a few moments from a couple of songs which have a glimpse of what bodom are about, tie my rope and banned from heaven are decent songs, but nowhere near the level of even AYDY. A very dissappointing album, its clear bodom are now far away from the glory days of hatebreeder and follow the reaper. At least for now.
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Code Orange Love Is Love // Return To Dust
Cradle of Filth Nymphetamine
Cradle of Filth Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder
Demon Hunter The World Is a Thorn
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
DragonForce The Power Within
Five Finger Death Punch The Way of the Fist
Funeral for a Friend Tales Don't Tell Themselves
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Heart in Hand Almost There
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
It Dies Today Sirens
It Dies Today Lividity
If you like music thats been done 100000000000000000 before then this the album for you. Otherwise its best to avoid.
Job for a Cowboy Genesis
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Metallica Reload
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Monuments Gnosis
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Obituary Slowly We Rot
Of Virtue Heartsounds
Orphaned Land The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR
Panopticon Kentucky
Pink Floyd The Wall
Set Fire to Flames Telegraphs in Negative/Mouths Trapped in
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Sylosis Monolith
The Contortionist Intrinsic
A lot of great ideas sloppily put together that lack any sort of coherency. The rContortionist tried to really expand their progressive sound whilst maintaining their rdeathcore heaviness but seem really out of their element here. Disappointing album.
The Destro Harmony of Discord
The Devil Wears Prada Plagues
The Devil Wears Prada Zombie
The Ocean Heliocentric
new singer, new sound, just as bad if not worse than Precambrian. This is progression?
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza IIII: The Alpha - The Omega
Times of Grace The Hymn of a Broken Man
Jesse might be a better vocalist than Howard, but that doesnt save this album from being hugely forgettable.
Trivium In Waves

1.5 very poor
Architects The Here and Now
Im all for change in a band's sound even if it becomes more streamlined and mainstream. A great example of this is DEP's latest which actually turns out to be a success and imo their best and most complete work. This change of sound however from Architects absolutely fails not only to improve the sound of the band in general but fails to succeed in what it wants to achieve. In essence, this album sounds like Architects trying to be a post-hardcore band, rather than a band actually becoming one.

This new direction definitely does not suit this band one bit and although their old technical metal style was not particularly breath-taking, they would definitely be better off reinventing that sound rather than trying to take on a completely new sound which does not work for them. A very bad album from a band who showed some great potential on Nightmares.
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
Atreyu The Congregation of the Damned
Bury Your Dead It's Nothing Personal
Cradle of Filth Thornography
Death Grips The Money Store
DragonForce Ultra Beatdown
Inhuman Rampage part 2: even more wankery and crappy song writing than ever before! all for $10.99 at your local store!
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Boring, Generic, Uninsipired, unlistenable, barely a very poor album. American Idiot was good in parts but Green day have taken it to another level with this album. A American Idiot B-Side at best.
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...
MyChildren MyBride Unbreakable
MyChildren MyBride: do you attempt to do anything remotely original?
Porcupine Tree Metanoia
Suicide Silence The Cleansing
Suicide Silence No Time to Bleed
TesseracT Altered State
Trivium The Crusade
Before this album i was a big Trivium fan, and at first i didnt think this album was that bad, but this album is seriously bland, repititive and at times tedious. The solos seem to be technical at the sake of being technical, theres no emotion shown in the solos like shown in ascendancy, one of the that albums strong points, whats worse is the vocals, forget whether they are metallica cloned, the vocals are downright horrible, no variation, nothing, the harshness of these vocals are laughable. There are positives, tread the floods, becoming the dragon and to the rats are decent songs with some good moments, but for every tread the floods theres too many anthems.
Trivium Vengeance Falls
Usher Confessions

1.0 awful
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
After the well acclaimed City of Evil, this album pretty much kills the progress of sound A7X made with city of evil, this is a lackluster album at best with some absolutely terrible songs, as well as country done bad, A piece of Heaven is the worst song i have heard in a while, get city of evil and avoid this at all costs.
brokeNCYDE BC 13 EP
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh
Cryptopsy The Unspoken King
Design the Skyline Nevaeh
Emmure Felony
Hawthorne Heights The Silence in Black and White
I Killed The Prom Queen When Goodbye Means Forever
Job for a Cowboy Doom
Metallica St. Anger
By a mile the worst metallica album ever and possibly one of the worst albums seen in Metal music, it's a travesty that metallica went from world beaters to Garbage like this.
Susan Boyle I Dreamed a Dream
The most tiring album ever. I have to put up with this album all the time because of my mum...its a chore and a nightmare to get through everytime.
The Devil Wears Prada Dear Love: A Beautiful Discord
Waking the Cadaver Perverse Recollections of a Necromangler
one of the most awful bands ive ever heard and do nothing for a genre which is seen as generic and damn right awful by many. The only good thing i can say is that they give me the lols. They are that bad.
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