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5.0 classic
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
All the jazzy ambient goodness from the first album with the heaviness of the second. Nolly kills it on the bass, and Bulb's mastering and production went over fantastically. Tight, clean, sharp record with a vision.
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178
Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Cynic Focus
Cynic Traced in Air
Dir En Grey Uroboros
Dir En Grey Uroboros (Remastered & Expanded)
Dir En Grey Arche
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Isis Oceanic
Jeff Buckley Grace
John Coltrane A Love Supreme
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Michael Jackson Thriller
Miles Davis Kind of Blue
Opeth Blackwater Park
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Scale the Summit The Collective
Shoji Meguro Persona 4 Original Soundtrack
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
Tool Lateralus
X Japan Art of Life
Yes Close to the Edge

4.5 superb
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Anberlin Vital
Anberlin Lowborn
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding
Chris Letchford Lightbox
Cloudkicker Beacons
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Counting Crows August And Everything After
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Symbolic
Death Human
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Dio Holy Diver
Dir En Grey Dum Spiro Spero
Dark, disturbing, and chaotic as hell. If you thought UROBOROS was good, you'll love this. Diabolos is reminiscent of fan-favorite Vinushka, and Decayed Crow and Juuyoku really bring the frenzy. Some extremely proggy parts on here, and the entire band steps up their game; Shinya in particular has eye-popping drumwork in every song. If you're looking for milder music, search elsewhere, but for everyone else, this is your Album of the Year. Dir en grey responds to the darkness of the world and Japan's tragedy with an incredibly mature work.
Dir En Grey The Unraveling
Well done remakes that gives their older works their modern dark progressive/experimental metal edge without losing too much of the original hard rock edge. MACABRE is an absolute treat, and I find myself greatly enjoying THE FINAL. Production is sharp (same as UROBOROS' remastering & DUM SPIRO SPERO).
Dream Theater Images and Words
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly...
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Gustav Holst The Planets, Op. 32
Hans Zimmer Inception
Hiromi Voice
In Flames The Jester Race
In Flames Colony
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls
Isis Panopticon
Jizue Novel
Jizue Journal
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Karnivool Themata
Karnivool Sound Awake
King Crimson Red
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Megadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
Meshuggah Nothing
Meshuggah Nothing (Re-release)
Meshuggah Koloss
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Misery Signals Controller
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Monuments The Amanuensis
Necrophagist Epitaph
Necrophagist Onset of Putrefaction
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Opeth Still Life
Opeth Damnation
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Periphery Periphery (Instrumental)
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Protest the Hero Fortress
Protest the Hero Fortress (Instrumental)
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime
Radiohead OK Computer
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Russian Circles Empros
Scale the Summit Carving Desert Canyons
Scale the Summit V
Slayer Reign in Blood
Soilwork The Living Infinite
Steven Wilson Grace for Drowning
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Empire Shall Fall Solar Plexus
The Human Abstract Digital Veil
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice Major/Minor
Tigran Hamasyan Mockroot
Tool Aenima
Tool 10,000 Days
Trophy Scars Darkness, Oh Hell
Trophy Scars Holy Vacants
UVERworld The One
UVERworld Ø Choir
Yoko Shimomura Kingdom Hearts II Original Soundtrack

4.0 excellent
All That Remains This Darkened Heart
Ana Kefr The Burial Tree (II)
Anberlin Cities
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Art By Numbers Reticence: The Musical
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
August Burns Red Constellations
Avishai Cohen Continuo
Baroness Red Album
Between the Buried and Me Alaska (Instrumental)
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Cloudkicker Portmanteau
Cloudkicker A New Heavenly Body
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Darkest Hour Deliver Us
Darkest Hour The Eternal Return
Death Cab for Cutie Plans
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Dir En Grey Vulgar
Dir En Grey Withering to Death
Dir En Grey GAUZE
Dir En Grey Hageshisa To, Kono Mune no Naka de Karamitsuita...
Dir En Grey Rinkaku
Dir En Grey Sustain the Untruth
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Enditol Enditol
Escape the Fate There's No Sympathy for the Dead
Evan Brewer Alone
Fellsilent The Hidden Words
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Hans Zimmer Sherlock Holmes
Hans Zimmer The Dark Knight Rises
In Flames Clayman
In Flames Whoracle
In Flames Come Clarity
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Killers
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Isis Wavering Radiant
Izah Sistere
Kanye West Yeezus
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Mastodon Leviathan
Mastodon The Hunter
Consistently super solid. Bit more of the Blood Mountain feel, but keeps some of the Crack the Skye prog without getting too draggy or pretentious. Good stuff; this is great metal.
maudlin of the Well Bath
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah obZen
Mestis Basal Ganglia
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Misery Signals Mirrors
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth Watershed
Periphery Periphery
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Pomegranate Tiger Entities
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
Everything wrong with Fortress was more or less fixed here, though it comes at a cost of consistency in favor of even more experimentation. Bass is more audible and prominent, and gets more classic Arif magic. Rody is sassier than ever, which you can definitely hear in his newly penned lyrics. Moe has some really impressive spot on drumming here, and of course, Tim and Luke have spotless guitars as usual. Incredible technique. Still some things they could touch up here and there, but Scurrilous is a great record.
Protest the Hero Volition
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Rush Moving Pictures
Russian Circles Geneva
Scale the Summit The Migration
Shadows Fall The Art of Balance
Shadows Fall Fire From the Sky
Shoji Meguro Persona 3 Original Soundtrack
T.R.A.M. Lingua Franca
TesseracT Concealing Fate
TesseracT One
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Butterfly Effect Imago
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Empire Shall Fall Awaken
The Faceless Akeldama
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Human Abstract Nocturne
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
The Ocean Precambrian
The Ocean Anthropocentric
The Temper Trap Conditions
Times of Grace The Hymn of a Broken Man
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Underoath Disambiguation
Unearth Watchers of Rule
Uneven Structure Februus
Vestascension Breaching the Sound
Yoko Shimomura Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack

3.5 great
Acceptance Phantoms
All That Remains For We Are Many
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
Anberlin Lost Songs
Anberlin New Surrender
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Excellent musicianship as usual, and musicianship is up to another level, especially on Navene's part. Too much electronic influence though, and you can hear it for sure. Feels a tad uninspired a bit too often. Still an excellent spin, and they're improving on ~some~ of the mistakes from their first album. Look to taking the best parts of both and adding something new in their future albums.rEDIT: Production is garbage
As I Lay Dying Awakened
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker
August Burns Red Leveler
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Baroness Blue Record
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Carla Bruni Comme si de rien n'était
Chimp Spanner At the Dream's Edge
Cloudkicker The Discovery
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin
Darkest Hour The Human Romance
Darkest Hour Darkest Hour
Death Cab for Cutie Narrow Stairs
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
DragonForce The Power Within
DragonForce Maximum Overload
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater Octavarium
Escape the Fate Dying Is Your Latest Fashion
f(x) Pinocchio
f(x) Pink Tape
Fair to Midland Inter.Funda.Stifle
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better
Green Day American Idiot
Heaven and Hell The Devil You Know
I Am Ghost Lovers' Requiem
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
Karnivool Asymmetry
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage: Remastered
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Megadeth Hidden Treasures
Megadeth Endgame
Megadeth Dystopia
Mestis Polysemy
Metallica Death Magnetic
Michael Jackson Bad
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Opeth Orchid
Opeth Heritage
Parkway Drive Horizons
Parkway Drive Deep Blue
Scary Kids Scaring Kids The City Sleeps In Flames
Scary Kids Scaring Kids Scary Kids Scaring Kids
Senses Fail Still Searching
Shadows Fall Of One Blood
Shadows Fall The War Within
Shadows Fall Retribution
Silverstein Discovering the Waterfront
TesseracT Altered State
TesseracT Polaris
The All-American Rejects Move Along
The Beatles Let It Be
The Fray How to Save a Life
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium Shogun
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
Unearth Darkness in the Light
UVERworld Timeless
Vildhjarta Omnislash

3.0 good
All That Remains Overcome
Anberlin Blueprints for the Black Market
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security
Atreyu The Curse
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
August Burns Red Messengers
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Black Sabbath Seventh Star
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
It's not that bad. I don't mind the softer stuff, but 3 filler songs and some songs that are passable at best is not up to Cynic's usual standard. Needs a little more complexity in the music, I'd argue.
Destroy The Runner Saints
Destroy The Runner I, Lucifer
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Escape the Fate This War Is Ours
Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Lunar Strain
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Megadeth United Abominations
OneRepublic Dreaming Out Loud
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile
Periphery Icarus
Rise Against Siren Song of the Counter Culture
Shoji Meguro CHANEL ?? ???????
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Fray The Fray
The Human Abstract Moonlight Sonata
Three Days Grace One-X
Trivium Ember to Inferno
Trivium In Waves

2.5 average
All That Remains Behind Silence and Solitude
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
f(x) Electric Shock
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
I Am Ghost We Are Always Searching
Lady Gaga The Fame
OneRepublic Waking Up
Senses Fail Life Is Not a Waiting Room
Shadows Fall Fallout From The War
Feels like the entire thing is a bunch of crappy B-sides off The War Within. Just stale and draggy. Not exciting at all.
Shadows Fall Threads of Life
The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects
The All-American Rejects When the World Comes Down
The Click Five Greetings from Imrie House
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now

2.0 poor
As I Lay Dying Beneath the Encasing of Ashes
Atreyu Fractures in the Facade of Your....
Katy Perry Teenage Dream
Metallica Reload
Michael Jackson Invincible
Protest the Hero A Calculated Use of Sound
Taio Cruz Rokstarr
The Almost Southern Weather
The Human Abstract Midheaven
Trivium The Crusade

1.5 very poor
Atreyu Visions
Metallica St. Anger

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