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5.0 classic
Acres Acres
Athletics Who You Are Is Not Enough
Baron Noir L'epoque Exige De Bons Gestionnaires
Blueneck The Fallen Host
Echoes (UK) The Pursuit
A cathartic and atmospheric powerhouse of an album. The wall of sound created by the instruments - coupled with the heartwrenching wails of the frontman - make for an otherworldly listen.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...
Hammock Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo
Hammock Oblivion Hymns
Hands Like Houses Ground Dweller
Le Pre Ou Je Suis Mort Le Pre Ou Je Suis Mort
Moving Mountains Pneuma
Moving Mountains Foreword
Suffocate For Fuck Sake Blazing Fires and Helicopters on the Fro
Sunlight Ascending All the Memories, All at Once
The Elijah I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created
Wolves and Machines Since Before Our Time
A flawless combination of all the indie rock bands I can name. The length of the songs allows them to flesh out their already unique and original sound. The whole thing flows seamlessly, and listening to the whole thing through really just feels like you're listening to one behemoth of a song. The result is simply spectacular.

4.5 superb
...Who Calls So Loud ...Who Calls So Loud
Absent What I Had & What I've Lost
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Anberlin Cities
Apart Gray Light
Apart A Bright and Clever Hell
A culmination of all the desperation and anxiety you've ever felt.
Blueneck Scars Of The Midwest
Brightwood Wake
Carrion Spring A Short History of Decay
Caspian Waking Season
Colossus (SD) Time and Eternal
Corea Quien Encuentra a la Madre Conoce a los Hijos
Daturah Daturah
Defeater Lost Ground
Disembarked Nothing's Wrong Here
Dolcim Guillotine Ride
Envy A Dead Sinking Story
Envy All the Footprints You've Ever Left...
Explosions in the Sky Those Who Tell the Truth...
Frameworks Small Victories
Frameworks Loom
From Indian Lakes Able Bodies
Funeral Diner The Wicked EP
Gatherer Caught Between a Rock and a Sad Place
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Grandview Everything Between Paint and a Wall
Hail the Sun Wake
Hammock Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts
Have Mercy The Earth Pushed Back
I The Mighty Karma Never Sleeps
Jamies Elsewhere They Said a Storm Was Coming
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...
La Quiete La Quiete
Loma Prieta Last City
Lost in Kiev Motions
Lydia Illuminate
Memphis May Fire Unconditional
Mesa Verde The Old Road
Midnight Souls Going Through the Motions
Moving Mountains Moving Mountains
It's not Pneuma, but it's still pretty darn awesome.
Mutevoice Heritage
Of Machines As If Everything Was Held In Place
pg.lost It's Not Me, It's You!
Regression Born Into Grey
Rinoa An Age Among Them
Saxon Shore The Exquisite Death of Saxon Shore
Shirokuma Sun Won't Set
Suis La Lune Heir
The Angelic Process Weighing Souls With Sand
The Dream the Chase Found Again
The Story So Far What You Don't See
The Swellers Ups and Downsizing
Tides of Man Young and Courageous
Totem Skin Still Waters Run Deep
Transit Listen and Forgive
What We Left Behind Countdown
Easily one of the best metalcore releases I've listened to in the past few years. Also takes the title of most fun release of the year. Really it's not a contest.
Young Lions Burn
This is the new the Dream the Chase, and I couldn't be happier about it.

4.0 excellent
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
A Loss For Words The Kids Can't Lose
A Loss For Words No Sanctuary
A Lot Like Birds No Place
All We Have Balance and Meaning
Anchorless Bodies The Remedy Process
Archives Decline
Arktika Symmetry
As the Sky Darkens Freedom
August Burns Red Constellations
Balance and Composure The Things We Think We're Missing
A fantastic record by a band that continues to near closer to its ultimate potential. "Lost Your Name" and "Back of Your Head" is a heck of a one-two punch.
Balmorhea Constellations
Barrow Though I'm Alone
Beau Navire Lumens
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
calculator This Will Come To Pass
Captain, We're Sinking The Future Is Cancelled
Cedron Chased By Shades
Celeste Morte(s) Nee(s)
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Converge Axe to Fall
Daitro Des Cendres, Je Me Consume
Daytrader Twelve Years
Deer Leap Here. Home.
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Defeater Letters Home
Dependence All The Things You Don't Want To Say
Disembarked I Do Nothing but Regret the Fact That I Left
Driver Friendly Unimagined Bridges
Emarosa Emarosa
Firestarter New Beginnings
Fit for a King Creation | Destruction
Front Porch Step Aware
Funeral Diner Difference Of Potential
Gillian Carter Lost Ships Sinking With The Sunset
"Sinking With The Sunset" may wind up being the song of the year...the whole track is flawless.
Home Ties Detours
I Call Fives I Call Fives
I The Mighty Satori
I kinda knew what I was gonna rate this before I heard it. Now that I have, and even though a couple tracks are a little weak, I can honestly say this album just about lived up to my high expectations. Highly recommended. I love what this band is doing.
In Hearts Wake Divination
Indian Summer Science 1994
Iselia II: Dawn
La Dispute Wildlife
Lasting Traces Old Hearts Break In Isolation
lastletters From Her to Here
Le Pre Ou Je Suis Mort Split
Lost Years This Year Brought Out The Worst In Me
Lowercase Noises Migratory Patterns
Mae The Everglow
Make Them Suffer Neverbloom
Man Overboard Real Talk
Mansions Doom Loop
Matsuri Endship
Maybeshewill I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone
Mihai Edrisch L’un Sans L’Autre
Modern Baseball You’re Gonna Miss It All
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
MSWHITE Squares
North Runner All That I've Got
Old Gray An Autobiography
Perspectives Blind
Pianos Become the Teeth The Lack Long After
Polyenso The Tide
Pretend Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil
Raein Il n'y a pas de orchestre
Real Friends Everyone That Dragged You Here
Republic of Dreams Republic of Dreams
Run, Forever Settling
Saetia Saetia
Save Your Breath Vices
Search The City A Fire So Big The Heavens Can See It
Search The City Flight
Sed Non Satiata Le Ciel De Notre Enfance
September Malevolence After This Darkness, There's a Next
Shark Bait Phantom Feelings
Silent Planet Come Wind, Come Weather
Sirens & Sailors Wasteland EP
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
State Champs The Finer Things
Steady Hands The Earth Will Eat Today
Step On Memories Furthest
The All-American Rejects Move Along
The Appleseed Cast Sagarmatha
The Calm Blue Sea The Calm Blue Sea
The Caution Children Safe Crusades / No Judgements / And Baby
The Cold Harbour Homebound
The Dangerous Summer Reach For The Sun
The Graduate Anhedonia
The Last of Our Kind A Diamond in the Rough
The Offseason Pride and Progress/Goin' For Broke
The Pirate Ship Quintet Rope for No-Hopers
The Story So Far Under Soil and Dirt
Thee Silver Mount Zion He Has Left Us Alone...
Touche Amore Is Survived By
Touche Amore/Pianos Become the Teeth Split
Tristan Tzara Da Ne Zaboravis
Turnover Magnolia
Vera (AU) Reality
Welcome the Plague Year Welcome the Plague Year
whenskiesaregray We Built Walls So Our Hearts Couldn't Cross
This is a serious AOTY contender for me. The vocalist is one of the best in the genre. Look out for these guys in the future. FFO Apart, Pianos Become the Teeth, My Iron Lung
whenskiesaregray What Can Not Be Reversed
wherebirdsmeettodie I'm Alone In This
woodworkings we sit on floors we stand on chairs
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss

3.5 great
Adestria Chapters
Aesthesys Ascendere
Alaska (US) Everything is Fine
Almost Home Closure
An Embrace of Angels 'Ere January Be Unwintered
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
Another Five Minutes Another Five Minutes
Apart Love Is Not Enough
APOSTATE Against All Odds
August Burns Red Messengers
Balboa Balboa
Basement Colourmeinkindness
Beau Navire Hours
Bleach Blonde Starving Artist
Broadway Kingdoms
Built on Secrets The Disconnect
Calvaiire Forceps
Caminos/Hourglass Split
Carridale Relapse in the River City
Caspian Tertia
Celeste Pessimiste(s)
Circle Takes The Square/Pg. 99 Document #13: Pyramids In Cloth
Citizen Young States
City in the Sea Below the Noise
City Lights The Way Things Should Be
Continents. .​.​.​and silence anchored our feet in granite
Courtesy Drop Songs To Drive To; Cry, and Make Love To
CSTVT Summer Fences
Cursive The Ugly Organ
Daitro Laisser Vivre Les Squelettes
dangerkids collapse
Daniel Striped Tiger Capital Cities
Deadhorse We Can Create Our Own World
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death Mercedes Sans Eclat
Departures Teenage Haze
Desoto Jones Aurora
Distanced Making Do
Dying in Motion Wie Wir Laut Sind
Elder (USA-PA) Elder
Elder (USA-PA) Reflect
Eluvium Copia
Empire Shedding Skin
Strong contender for most unexpected great release of 2013
ERRA Augment
Famous Last Words Two-Faced Charade
For This Cause Cities Have Stories
Former States Heritage
Foxing The Albatross
Frameworks Every Day Is The Same
Ghost Cat Cave Sounds
Giants Old Stories
God Is An Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
Hail the Sun Elephantitis
Hammock Kenotic
Handguns Don't Bite Your Tongue
Hands Like Houses Unimagine
Unfortunately not as good as Ground Dweller, but still good nonetheless.
Heart To Heart Heart To Heart
Heaven In Her Arms Duplex-Coated Obstruction
Hope In Hand In Light | In Shade
Hundredth Revolt
I Create Complete Medley
I Made You Myself Your Life Is Complete
I Spoke Autobiography
If I Were You End Of An Era
Thoroughly impressed. I thought I was gonna be listening to a generic metalcore album but everything is more than a step up from their peers. I will admit they need to figure out a different introduction to their songs because half of them have the same exact one.
If These Trees Could Talk Above the Earth, Below the Sky
If These Trees Could Talk Red Forest
Industries of the Blind Chapter 1: Had We Known Better
Iselia Life From Dead Limbs
Kaospilot Kaospilot
Kidcrash Jokes
La Quiete La Fine Non E La Fine
Landing Feet First Landing Feet First
Landscapes Life Gone Wrong
Last Call Dog Years
Magdalene Sail with the Tide
Manners Pale Blue Light
Mansions Dig Up the Dead
Means To An End (PA) ...and all the colors have faded to gray
Mihai Edrisch Un Jour Sans Lendemain
Millions of Them Failures
Mono You Are There
My Heart to Fear Algorithm
My Iron Lung Grief
My Ticket Home To Create a Cure
Myka Relocate Lies to Light the Way
No Omega Shame
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire
Old Gray Do I Dare Disturb The Universe
Old Gray Everything I Let Go & The Things I Refuse To
OneRepublic Dreaming Out Loud
Orchid Dance Tonight! Revolution Tomorrow!
Our Last Night The Ghosts Among Us
Paper Lungs Death Will Touch All We Love
Prawn Ships
Rainmaker Alienation
Real Friends Put Yourself Back Together
Roanoke Beautiful People
Rookie Town New Forest Floors
Russian Circles Station
Sainthood Reps Headswell
Saintly Rows In a Year, We Were Nothing
Saosin Saosin
Save Your Breath There Used To Be A Place For Us
Seaway Hoser
"Keep Your Stick On The Ice" for chorus of the year
Set Fire to Flames Sings Reign Rebuilder
Shirokuma Shirokuma
Sienna Skies Truest Of Colours
Sienna Skies The Constant Climb
Somos Temple of Plenty
Southern Lights Bring Me Peace
State Champs Overslept
Statuette Residual & Timeless
Statuette Losing Roots
Strangers Now/Enta Split
Streetlight Fire The Sun Stands Still
Suis La Lune Quiet, Pull the Strings!
Sunlight Ascending Leaving My Waiting Room
Ten Falls Forth Excuse Me...I Believe That's My Ride
The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects
The American Scene Safe For Now
The Appleseed Cast Mare Vitalis
The Calling Two
The Classic Crime Albatross
The Color Morale We All Have Demons
The Dangerous Summer War Paint
The Homeless In Loving Memory Of What Could Have Been
The Hotelier Home, Like NoPlace Is There
The One AM Radio A Name Writ In Water
The Ongoing Concept Saloon
The Rodeo Idiot Engine Consequences
The Saddest Landscape Lift Your Burdens High For This is Where We Cross
The Seeking Yours Forever
The Six Parts Seven Everywhere And Right Here
The Swellers The Light Under Closed Doors
The Wonder Years The Greatest Generation
Their / They're / There Their / They're / There
This Will Destroy You This Will Destroy You
Tidal Moment
Transit Keep This To Yourself
Turnover Turnover
Us, From Outside Revived
Vales Clarity
Vowel All the Sad Songs
Voyage In Coma You Appear Alongside Me
We Came As Romans To Plant a Seed
With the Punches Seams and Stitches
Wolves at the Gate Captors
Yellowcard Southern Air

3.0 good
Alta Places
Amber Lovesaken
Ampere All Our Tomorrows End Today
Ampere / Sinaloa Split Recording
Apparently We Fly Haunting Depths
August Burns Red Leveler
August Burns Red Rescue and Restore
Aviator I'm Not the Lonely One
Baulta That's My House You're Living In
Belle Manoir Century Tree
Better Off ( I Think) I'm Leaving
Beware Of Safety Leaves/Scars
Born of Osiris Tomorrow We Die Alive
Box Social Unwound
Brand New Deja Entendu
Cartel Chroma
Celeste Nihiliste(s)
City of Caterpillar City of Caterpillar
City Of Ifa City of Ifa
Common Crooks Earthwalker - EP
Continents Idle Hands
Counterparts The Difference Between Hell and Home
Dependence Lost Lake & The Broken Bridge
Diamond Youth Orange
Dream On, Dreamer Heartbound
Ef Mourning Golden Morning
Emarosa Relativity
Empire In The Silence Of The Night
Empty Handed A Memory That No One Clings Onto
The ratio of EPs to LPs in the emotional hardcore genre has got to be something like 4:1. So naturally I get a little bit excited when a LP from a band I know is coming out. In my opinion, Empty Handed absolutely nailed this. The vocals and instruments have all improved greatly.
Eyes Wide When It's Raining
Fall City Fall Victus
Feather Oars Reckless
Followed By Ghosts Still, Here
Football, etc. Audible
Forever Came Calling Contender
Forevermore Sojourner
Foxes Five-Track 2012
Full of Hell Rudiments of Mutilation
Funeral Diner The Underdark
Gates The Sun Will Rise and Lead Me Home
Gates You Are All You Have Left to Fear
Gatherer Postcards
Giants At Large Doubt
Grandview Absolutely Nothing
Handguns Angst
Hawthorne Heights Skeletons
Heart on My Sleeve Stand​ ​by, We're Going In For Life
Hold Tight! Blizzard of '96
Horizons It's All Worth Reaching For
I Kill Giants I Kill Giants
I, the Breather Truth and Purpose
In First Person Lost Between Hands Held Tight
It Prevails Stroma
Jiyuna The Devil is Waiting in the Palace...
Jungbluth Part Ache
Kaospilot Shadows
Light Black Ex Wives
Major League Hard Feelings
Me and Him Call It Us Loss
Me vs Hero Days That Shape Our Lives
Misery Signals Mirrors
Missive Not a Minute Goes By
Modern Baseball Sports
Modern Life Is War Fever Hunting
My Ticket Home Strangers Only
Of Confidence The Forest
One Last Look Pretenders
OneRepublic Native
Palisades I'm Not Dying Today
Penfold Amateurs and Professionals
Phinehas The Last Word Is Yours To Speak
PMtoday In Medias Res
Polar Bear Club Clash Battle Guilt Pride
Random Holiday Space to Grow
Reigning Champion Hollow Trees
Removal Downer
Rescuer With Time Comes the Comfort
In a genre where some bands have a flair to create something beyond music (Defeater, Departures, Apart) Rescuer creates one of the emptiest hardcore albums I've heard in a while. It's worthy of a 'good', but nothing more.
Reverse The Curse Hither and Yon
Saviour First Light To My Death Bed
Scary Kids Scaring Kids Scary Kids Scaring Kids
Secret Plot To Destroy The Entire Universe I Only Miss You When I Want To
Sed Non Satiata Mappo
Silverstein A Shipwreck in the Sand
Sparrows Cold Ground
State Faults Desolate Peaks
State Faults Resonate/Desperate
Stickup Kid Future Fire
Stolas Living Creatures
SuperHeaven Jar
Talons Hollow Realm
The All-American Rejects When the World Comes Down
The Caution Children Vacations
I have no idea what to think of this album. I mean, the post-rock parts are fantastic, but at other times there is just so much chaos and so much going on between the instruments and the indecipherable distant vocals that, overall, it's unlike any other album I can think of.
The Color Morale Know Hope
The Most Sad .​.​.​And We Spoke of Disorder
The Saddest Landscape After The Lights
The Sky Above and Earth Below Parting Ways
The Tidal Sleep The Tidal Sleep
The World is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever
This Time Next Year Drop Out Of Life
This Will Destroy You Young Mountain
Tigerscout Home Less
Tiny Moving Parts This Couch Is Long & Full of Friendship
Transient We Do Not Lose Heart
Troubled Coast Awake and Empty
Volumes Via
You Blew It! Keep Doing What You’re Doing
You'll Live Above The Weather
Young Statues Young Statues

2.5 average
1905 Voice
A Day to Remember Homesick
Adaliah Broken Familes
After the Burial In Dreams
Amanda Woodward La Decadence de la Decadence
Ampere Like Shadows
Apart From This In Gloom
Arktika At Zero
Barrow Being Without
Before Their Eyes Redemption
Beta State Stars
Camisado Faceless
Capacities There Is No Neutral
Caravels Lacuna
Not really feeling this one...and that's a pretty important element for a good melodic hardcore/screamo album.
Citizen Youth
Why oh why does every good, energetic band have to put out a record that is so somber and depressing? Young States was terrific, and while this is good, it doesn't sound like the Citizen I loved.
Code Orange Love Is Love // Return To Dust
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us
Elitist Reshape Reason
Fireworks Gospel
For All Eternity Beyond The Gates
Gideon Milestone
Gifts From Enola A Healthy Fear
Heart in Hand Almost There
Heiress Early Frost
I See Stars Digital Renegade
I The Mighty We Speak
Jowls Cursed
Keyes Therefore/Without
Love American Disquiet
Man Overboard Man Overboard
Manners Apparitions
Memphis May Fire Challenger
Misery Signals Controller
Misser Every Day I Tell Myself...
Moving Mountains Waves
Not Ok Not Ok
O' God the White Whale Never Knows Best
Oddczar One Word
Of Us Giants Stitch
OneRepublic Waking Up
Outline In Color A Jury of Wolves
Pentimento Pentimento
Pierce the Veil A Flair for the Dramatic
Piss Poor Born Bitter
Place Called Home Eternal Sunshine
Placeholder I Don't Need Forgiveness
Polyenso Birth.Eater
Polyenso One Big Particular Loop
Ready Set Fall! Memento
Secrets The Ascent
Silverstein This Is How the Wind Shifts
Sinaloa Footprints On Floorboards
Streetlight Manifesto The Hands That Thieve
Sworn In The Death Card
Tear Out The Heart Violence
Texas in July One Reality
The Burial In The Taking Of Flesh
The Calm Before Drift To Me
The Front Bottoms Talon of the Hawk
The Overseer We Search, We Dig
The Persevering Promise An Illusion In Shambles
This Romantic Tragedy Reborn
Tiny Hawks People Without End
To Speak Of Wolves Find Your Worth, Come Home
Transistor Transistor Erase All Name and Likeness
Transit Young New England
What happened with the production?? The music's not that bad (but nowhere near L&F); but seriously, this is too good of a band to be ruined by awful production.
Under City Skylines Destinations
Unwed Sailor Little Wars
We Still Dream Something to Smile About
When Whales Collide By Default
Woe, Is Me Genesi[s]
Xerxes Our Home Is A Deathbed

2.0 poor
Alaska (US) palcaptain
Anberlin Vital
Black Flag Damaged
Cabin Fire Humid City
The one vocalist is actually pretty good but the other is really really bad. Nothing new here.
Cavities 64 Years
Constants Pasiflora
Crown the Empire The Fallout
Forever Orion Passion. Love. Harmony.
Hugs The Tarpit
Hundredth Let Go
I Am Alpha and Omega The Roar and the Whisper
Into It. Over It. Proper
La Dispute Rooms of the House
Legacy With Peace In Mind
Life at These Speeds Life at These Speeds
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Palisades Outcasts
They just had to go for the trendy dubstep electronic effects, didn't they...
Safe Hands Montenegro
Saves the Day Saves the Day
Sharks No Gods
Sirena The Past That Haunts You
Stars of the Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline
Still Rings True Still Rings True
Stop it!! Self Made Maps
The Air I Breathe Great Faith In Fools
The Best Pessimist I Just Want To Be Your Everything
The Devil Wears Prada 8:18
The Plot In You Could You Watch Your Children Burn
Them Thieves The Cabin
Trophy Scars Bad Luck
Us, From Outside Inspired By the Threat of Failure
We Were Skeletons Blame And Aging
Within the Ruins Elite
Wolves Art. Culture. Work.

1.5 very poor
Araby alone.
Capture the Crown Til Death
Crown the Empire Limitless
Fear Before Odd How People Shake
Issues Black Diamonds
Lions!Tigers!Bears! Shallow Waters, Endless Depth
Make Me Famous It's Now or Never
Mureau Rumors and Reputations
Rescuer Some Thing You Just Have To Let Go Of
Self Defense Family The Corrections Officer In Me
State Lines For the Boats
Ten After Two Truth Is...

1.0 awful
Attila Soundtrack To A Party
Attila Outlawed
Extol Extol
GDP Holla
Innards I've Lost Everything
Lady Gaga Born This Way
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