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2014
xSPONGEXCOREx Don't Mess With TexXxas4.0
Grievance Mulatto Noir3.5
Grievance Graveyard Whits3.5
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?3.0
Punch They Don’t Have To Believe4.0
Cold World How The Gods Chill3.0
Islander Violence and Destruction3.5
Every Time I Die From Parts Unknown4.5
Monuments The Amanuensis4.0
Linkin Park The Hunting Party3.0
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part I: Niggas on the Moon3.5
Young and in the Way When Life Comes to Death3.5
Dead Congregation Promulgation of the Fall3.0
Whitechapel Our Endless War2.0
Emmure Eternal Enemies1.0
Cult Leader Nothing for Us Here4.0
Plebeian Grandstand Lowgazers4.0
Hundredth Resist3.5
Eavesdropper The American Classic3.5
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together3.5
The last four songs are unreal. If the rest of the album was up to the quality of "Colony Collapse," "Castle in the Air," "Youth is Wasted on the Young," and "The Distant Blue," this would easily best Hollow Crown. "Gravedigger" and "Naysayer" are pretty decent in their own right, and with them, this could have made for an incredible EP. Unfortunately, the rest of the album ranges from "listenable" to "good," barring the hackneyed "Broken Cross," bringing down the quality of the record significantly. Even so, this is the best Architects have been since their watershed album, and is fully deserving of the accolades it receives.
Carnifex Die Without Hope4.0
I guess my true score is a 3.7, a hair above the 3.6 I would have given "Until I Feel Nothing." Carnifex is never going to lose their deathcore aspect, but it's great fun watching them max out the death metal elements of their sound, with a touch of black metal, to compensate.
Intervals A Voice Within4.0
Issues Issues2.0
Soreption Engineering The Void3.5
Artificial Brain Labyrinth Constellation4.0
Behemoth The Satanist3.5
Have a Nice Life The Unnatural World4.0
Alcest Shelter4.0
Innsmouth Consumed By Elder Sign4.0
Self Defense Family Try Me3.5
Morgue Orgy The Last Man On Earth3.5
Widow Intrusive Thoughts3.0
This is by metalcore band Widow from Houston, Texas, not to be confused with the North Carolina power metal band. Only a couple of songs have been released thus far, but the band has promised to release it in the near future.

2013
Lorna Shore Maleficium3.0
The Acacia Strain Above/Below3.5
Obliteration Black Death Horizon4.5
Only a couple listens deep, but wow, this is fantastically brutal. Rating definitely subject to change.
The Last Ten Seconds of Life INVIVO[EXVIVO]3.0
So Hideous Last Poem/First Light4.0
Fall Out Boy PAX AM Days3.0
Rivers Of Nihil The Conscious Seed of Light4.0
Korn The Paradigm Shift3.5
Conducting from the Grave Conducting from the Grave4.0
Vildhjarta Thousands of Evils4.0
Sharper, harder, more varied, and better-paced than Masstaden (no "Benblast" + "Ostpeppar" to kill the flow of the album), this is a delicious little EP by the only "djent"-tag band you should be paying any attention to. Their next full-length is going to level cities.
Touche Amore Is Survived By3.0
Drake Nothing Was the Same4.0
dangerkids collapse2.5
Ulcerate Vermis4.0
Stray From the Path Anonymous4.0
Carcass Surgical Steel3.0
The Weeknd Kiss Land4.0
Fit for an Autopsy Hellbound4.0
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks3.0
Gorguts Colored Sands4.0
My Ticket Home Strangers Only4.5
Huge surprise. The band is clearly having fun in a way they didn't, or couldn't, with previous efforts. That enthusiasm, coupled with their youthful, punky energy, makes for a fun and cohesive record. Extremely well done.
Villains 10 Code3.5
Sworn In The Death Card2.5
One of the most frustrating records I've ever come across. I dig their take on Slipknot-influenced metalcore (earning it a spot in the budding "nu-metalcore" scene) because when it works, it works. "Hypocrisy" is a good tone-setter, and "Snake Eyes" is a hell of a track.rBut for every nu-metal trait Sworn In successfully incorporates, they stumble over a dozen others and never recover. The "crazy" lyrics and enunciation on "Mindless" are cringe-worthy. The occasional Corey Taylor-ish rap-screaming is interesting, but crops up in the most inappropriate spots. The vocalist's "tough guy" lows sound forced and airy; you can imagine him puckering his lips, straining for Vincent Bennett's anger and coming up woefully short. Garbage lyrics. Breakdowns.rStill, "The Death Card" has a lot of potential: check the borderline chaotic section partway through the aforementioned "Snake Eyes" and the atmosphere and cohesion attempted on the album's handful of interludes. The last track, "Return (Heartless)," almost achieves a sense of doom, if not for the awful lyrics. I'll keep an eye on Sworn In, but they're going to have to either take a scalpel to their sound or fire their vocalist.
Twitching Tongues In Love There Is No Law3.0
Oathbreaker Eros|Anteros3.5
Ulver Messe I.X-VI.X4.0
Fleshgod Apocalypse Labyrinth2.5
A major step down both in production and composition, "Labyrinth" lacked the energy and verve that seemed so effortless on "Agony." Future listens will hopefully reveal something I may have missed, but it's an underwhelming listen for the moment.
Dead in the Dirt The Blind Hole3.5
Norma Jean Wrongdoers4.0
Arsonists Get All the Girls Listen to the Color3.0
Chimaira Crown Of Phantoms4.0
Beyond impressed. Mark Hunter's average vocals and atrocious lyrics held back previous albums, marring their finest hour on the self-titled and its equally competent follow-up, but he's stepped it up in a big way. Replacing the entire band with members of Daath, who dropped a great and rather overlooked album in "The Hinderers" a few years back, really mitigates the issue(s) of Hunter's performance. "Crown of Phantoms" is essentially Hunter fronting Daath, and the results are pretty spectacular: "The Machine" is among Chimaira's best openers, and the title track features some of the strongest synergy the band has ever seen. The rest of the album is packed with riffs and grooves for days. "Crown of Phantoms" is one of the most pleasant surprises of 2013 from a band I didn't think had it in them.
Beartooth Sick3.5
Black Crown Initiate Song of the Crippled Bull4.0
Letlive. The Blackest Beautiful4.0
Autopsy The Headless Ritual4.0
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR3.0
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods2.5
Night Verses Lift Your Existence4.0
August Burns Red Rescue and Restore4.5
Kanye West Yeezus4.0
The Black Dahlia Murder Everblack3.5
Deafheaven Sunbather4.0
Full of Hell Rudiments of Mutilation2.5
Lantern Below3.5
Dark Tranquillity Construct3.0
TesseracT Altered State4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer4.0
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy4.0
Black Tongue Falsifier3.0
Means End The Didact2.0
Chance The Rapper Acid Rap3.5
Fall Out Boy Save Rock and Roll2.5
Device Device1.0
Thy Art Is Murder Hate3.5
Fallujah Nomadic4.0
Nails Abandon All Life4.0
Hundredth Revolt3.5
Soilwork The Living Infinite4.5
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance3.5
Portal Vexovoid3.0
I'll admit I was a little bored on the first couple of listens, but the murk is starting to clear. There's a lot here to like. Future listens will definitely boost this rating.
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun4.5
Gift Giver Daddy Issues3.5
Rings of Saturn Dingir3.0
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension3.5
Polyenso One Big Particular Loop4.0
Fen Dustwalker3.5
Currents Victimized3.0
The Plot In You Could You Watch Your Children Burn2.0
Rescuer With Time Comes the Comfort3.5

2012
Kowloon Walled City Container Ships4.0
Issues Black Diamonds3.0
Deftones Koi No Yokan4.0
The Weeknd Trilogy4.0
War From A Harlots Mouth Voyeur4.0
Early Graves Red Horse3.0
The Haarp Machine Disclosure3.5
August Burns Red Sleddin' Hill3.0
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension3.0
The Acacia Strain Death Is the Only Mortal3.5
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind4.5
Gallows Gallows4.0
Monuments Gnosis3.0
The Chariot One Wing3.5
Katatonia Dead End Kings4.5
Twitching Tongues Preacher Man3.0
The Faceless Autotheism2.0
Such Gold Misadventures2.5
Admittedly, this isn't my genre of choice, but multiple listens haven't made this any more enjoyable. Most of these songs would pop in a live setting, but it's difficult to listen to without the band's exuberant stage presence.
Gaza No Absolutes in Human Suffering4.5
10 Years Minus the Machine3.0
Barrier Dark Days3.0
Zac Brown Band Uncaged3.5
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal2.5
Linkin Park Living Things3.0
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage4.0
Deathspell Omega Drought4.0
Whitechapel Whitechapel3.0
Dying Fetus Reign Supreme4.0
Enabler All Hail the Void4.0
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I4.0
Shaped By Fate I Fear The World Has Changed4.0
Architects Daybreaker2.5
Fear Factory The Industrialist3.0
Kreator Phantom Antichrist4.0
Cattle Decapitation Monolith of Inhumanity4.0
The Great Old Ones Al Azif4.0
Death Grips The Money Store3.5
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos3.0
I wasn't big on Dan Tompkins-era Tesseract, and I'm not big on him in Skyharbor, either. His tone and range do nothing for me, and as mentioned in the review, he almost never shuts up, bringing down some quality instrumentals. Despite him, the rest of the band is so cohesive that I can't give this any less than a 3. Future listens might reveal whatever I'm missing, but for now, this isn't quite the djent/prog masterpiece the hype makes it out to be.
In Mourning The Weight of Oceans4.0
Emmure Slave to the Game1.0
Job for a Cowboy Demonocracy2.5
Stick To Your Guns Diamond3.0
Black Breath Sentenced To Life4.0
Meshuggah Koloss4.0
Wretched (USA-NC) Son of Perdition3.0
The Last Ten Seconds of Life Warpath2.5
Acoda Acoda3.5
Those Who Lie Beneath Antichrist4.0
Every Time I Die Ex Lives4.0
Hang The Bastard Hang The Bastard3.5
Narrows Painted3.0
The Saddest Landscape After The Lights2.5
Beneath the Massacre Incongruous3.5
Abigail Williams Becoming4.0
Dodecahedron Dodecahedron3.5
Attack Attack! (US) This Means War2.0
Everything Went Black Cycles of Light3.5
DropxLife Furthur3.0
Alcest Les Voyages De L Ame3.0
Love Sex Machine Love Sex Machine4.5
This shit will flatten your nearest mountain range.
Aborted Global Flatline3.0
Villains Extortion3.0

2011
The Weeknd Echoes of Silence4.5
Common The Dreamer/The Believer3.0
Ever Forthright Ever Forthright3.5
Korn The Path of Totality1.5
Vildhjarta Masstaden5.0
Huge debut. These guys pull off all sorts of contradictions (expansive/claustrophobic, brutal/emotive, dark/uplifting) with the finesse of a much older and more experienced band. It's a sound you can lose yourself in.
Fallujah The Harvest Wombs4.0
Drake Take Care4.0
Disturbed The Lost Children2.0
Tech N9ne Welcome to Strangeland2.5
Leviathan True Traitor, True Whore3.0
Uneven Structure Februus3.5
Twitching Tongues Sleep Therapy3.5
Carnifex Until I Feel Nothing3.5
La Dispute Wildlife2.5
Young and in the Way V. Eternal Depression3.0
Dead in the Dirt Fear3.5
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire4.0
Mastodon The Hunter3.0
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne2.5
Pollution People Future Trash4.0
Corelia Nostalgia4.0
Means End Lim (f)3.0
Full of Hell Roots Of Earth Are Consuming My Home3.5
Stray From the Path Rising Sun3.5
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV2.5
Ghost Brigade Until Fear No Longer Defines Us2.5
The Weeknd Thursday4.5
Chimaira The Age Of Hell2.5
Fleshgod Apocalypse Agony4.0
Dead And Divine Antimacy3.5
All Shall Perish This Is Where It Ends3.0
Cold Superfiction2.5
Disma Towards the Megalith3.0
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever3.0
Baring Teeth Atrophy4.0
Beheading of a King Quasar: Preserving Legacy4.0
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra2.5
Job for a Cowboy Gloom2.5
Brutality Will Prevail Sleep Paralysis4.0
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual3.0
Fit for an Autopsy The Process of Human Extermination3.5
Ed Gein Bad Luck3.5
Oathbreaker Mælstrøm4.0
Of Mice and Men The Flood2.5
The Kindred Lore3.0
The Air I Breathe Great Faith In Fools3.5
I've been experimenting with this album in Audacity. Removing 90% of the breakdowns brings this up nearly a full star, since most follow nearly identical patterns and seriously hamper the band's momentum. Seriously, The Air I Breathe could have been something else entirely if they didn't shoot their grooves in the foot multiple times per song with what sounds like the same breakdown played at varying speed. As it is, it's still a solid listen that manages to surpass most of Rise's roster, and a somewhat less solid recommendation.
Tech N9ne All 6's and 7's4.0
Ampere Like Shadows4.5
Arsonists Get All the Girls Motherland4.0
Deathspell Omega Diabolus Absconditus3.0
Memphis May Fire The Hollow2.5
Deafheaven Roads to Judah4.0
Skindred Union Black4.0
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Sect(s)3.5
Last Chance to Reason Level 22.5
The Plot In You First Born2.5
Asking Alexandria Reckless and Relentless1.0
Twitching Tongues Insane & Inhumane2.5
Of Legends Stranded3.0
Sick drummer and a sound so tight and calculated, it's a little disappointing. This album could have stood for a more experimentation along the lines of the very interesting "We Wish Death," which while overlong, is the undisputed highlight of the record for its meandering back-end.
Young and in the Way I Am Not What I Am3.5
TesseracT One3.0
Panic! At the Disco Vices & Virtues3.0
Protest the Hero Scurrilous3.5
The Weeknd House of Balloons4.0
Trap Them Darker Handcraft3.5
KEN mode Venerable4.0
Manners Apparitions2.5
My Heart To Joy Reasons to Be3.0
The Human Abstract Digital Veil3.0
Darkest Hour The Human Romance3.0
Emmure Speaker of the Dead2.0
Glassjaw Coloring Book5.0
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All4.0
Architects The Here and Now1.5
Lead Hands Lead Hands4.0
Brotherhood Of The Lake Desperation Is The English Way: Vol. 13.0
Maths Ascent4.0
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)4.0

2010
Finch (US) Epilogue3.0
The Damned Things Ironiclast3.0
Hang The Bastard Hellfire Reign3.5
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession4.0
The Chariot Long Live4.0
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy3.5
Dead in the Dirt Vold4.0
My Ticket Home The Opportunity To Be2.5
Underoath Disambiguation3.0
War From A Harlots Mouth MMX4.0
Deathspell Omega Paracletus5.0
A Bullet For Pretty Boy Revision: Revise3.5
First Fragment The Afterthought Ecstasy4.0
Withered Dualitas2.5
Intronaut Valley of Smoke3.0
Motionless in White Creatures3.0
Arbus A Recess in the Wall4.0
Mushroomhead Beautiful Stories For Ugly Children2.5
Abigail Williams In the Absence of Light3.5
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being2.0
The Saddest Landscape You Will Not Survive3.0
Cloudkicker Beacons4.0
Beneath the Massacre Marée Noire4.0
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns3.0
Brutality Will Prevail Root of All Evil3.5
Rorcal Heliogabalus4.5
Redefines "massive" and "soul-crushing" in a way that rivals the best of Neurosis.
Within the Ruins Invade2.5
Ion Dissonance Cursed3.0
The Devil Wears Prada Zombie3.5
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier4.5
Fleshwrought Dementia/Dyslexia2.5
Wretched (USA-NC) Beyond The Gate3.5
Dax Riggs Say Goodnight To The World3.5
Downfall of Gaia Epos4.0
The Acacia Strain Wormwood3.5
Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are2.5
Young and in the Way Cloven Hoof3.0
Haste the Day Attack of the Wolf King3.5
Early Graves Goner3.5
The Amity Affliction Youngbloods2.5
Eminem Recovery3.5
Young and in the Way Amen3.5
Drake Thank Me Later2.5
Attack Attack! (US) Attack Attack!2.0
Whitechapel A New Era of Corruption2.5
Trap Them Filth Rations3.0
Celeste Morte(s) Nee(s)3.0
Fleshgod Apocalypse Mafia3.5
The Black Keys Brothers4.0
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise3.0
Polyenso Clean Head3.0
Beneath The Sky In Loving Memory3.5
Deftones Diamond Eyes3.5
Plebeian Grandstand How Hate is Hard to Define4.0
Twilight Monument To Time End4.0
B.o.B The Adventures Of Bobby Ray2.5
65daysofstatic We Were Exploding Anyway3.5
Sevendust Cold Day Memory2.0
Periphery Periphery3.0
Duck Duck Goose Off Yourself3.5
Periphery Periphery (Instrumental)4.0
Letlive. Fake History3.0
Son of Aurelius The Farthest Reaches4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis3.5
Rinoa An Age Among Them4.0
Black Breath Heavy Breathing3.5
Immolation Majesty and Decay4.0
Of Mice and Men Of Mice & Men2.5
Daughters Daughters4.0
Kalmah 12 Gauge3.0
Carnifex Hell Chose Me2.5
In Mourning Monolith3.0
Nails Unsilent Death4.0
Fear Factory Mechanize3.5
Lil Wayne Rebirth1.0
Throats Throats4.0
Ihsahn After3.5
Monuments We Are the Foundation3.0
Full of Hell The Inevitable Fear of Existence3.5
Hang The Bastard Raw Sorcery3.5

2009
Mudvayne Mudvayne2.0
Gaza He Is Never Coming Back2.5
Hypocrisy A Taste of Extreme Divinity4.0
Nile Those Whom the Gods Detest4.0
Katatonia Night Is the New Day4.0
Black Breath Razor To Oblivion4.0
Tech N9ne K.O.D.3.5
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect4.0
Lye By Mistake Fea Jur3.5
Those Who Lie Beneath An Awakening4.0
Sonically dark and brutal without being especially corny or br00tal, it's the awfully-written lyrics that weigh this down, as well as some breakdown fatigue on initial listens. Otherwise, this is a strong debut that leans a little more heavily on the "death" end of deathcore than similar bands: see the skull-crushing "Building and Breaking Bridges" and the wailing lead on "Through His Eyes," then check "Still Breathing" for one of the finest closers in the subgenre.
Converge Axe to Fall3.5
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony2.5
Paradise Lost Faith Divides Us - Death Unites Us3.5
Immortal All Shall Fall2.5
Dragged Into Sunlight Hatred For Mankind4.5
Despised Icon Day of Mourning2.5
Maths Descent4.0
Asking Alexandria Stand Up and Scream1.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate3.0
Dying Fetus Descend Into Depravity3.5
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic4.0
No Consequence In The Shadow of Gods3.0
Emmure Felony1.0
Behemoth Evangelion3.5
Dead And Divine The Machines We Are3.5
Permillisecond 2009 EP4.0
The Word Alive Empire4.0
I saw these guys at a small venue with A Faylene Sky and a couple other bands supporting Eyes Set to Kill when this was their only release, and they absolutely brought the house down. Tons of energy, wonderful crowd interaction; it's just too bad this would ultimately be their finest hour.
August Burns Red Constellations3.0
He Is Legend It Hates You4.0
Poison the Well The Tropic Rot3.0
Job for a Cowboy Ruination3.5
Vildhjarta Omnislash4.0
Suffocation Blood Oath2.5
Touche Amore ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse2.5
Pianos Become the Teeth Old Pride3.0
Darkest Hour The Eternal Return3.0
A Textbook Tragedy Rain City State of Mind - EP4.0
Destroyer 666 Defiance3.5
Nails Obscene Humanity3.0
dredg The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion4.0
Young and in the Way NewBorn2.5
Graves of Valor Salarian Gate3.5
Marilyn Manson The High End of Low2.5
Hester Prynne The Goswell Divorce3.0
Sights and Sounds Monolith3.5
Polyenso Birth.Eater4.5
Eminem Relapse2.5
Narrows New Distances3.0
The Chariot Wars and Rumors of Wars2.0
The Devil Wears Prada With Roots Above and Branches Below3.0
Gallows Grey Britain4.0
War From A Harlots Mouth In Shoals3.5
Celeste Misanthrope(s)3.0
Chimaira The Infection4.0
Isis Wavering Radiant4.5
My Heart To Joy Seasons In Verse3.0
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire4.5
(sic)monic Somnambulist3.5
Mastodon Crack the Skye3.0
Into the Moat The Campaign3.5
Cobalt Gin4.0
Wretched (USA-NC) The Exodus of Autonomy3.0
Buried Inside Spoils Of Failure4.5
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles3.0
Ash Borer 2009 Demo4.0
Within the Ruins Creature3.0
Thursday Common Existence3.5
Conducting from the Grave When Legends Become Dust4.0
A Day to Remember Homesick2.5
Architects Hollow Crown4.0
Cattle Decapitation The Harvest Floor3.0
The Jonbenet Substances2.5
Maths Split with Throats3.5
Bird Eater Utah4.0
"It takes Days to Boil the Bones" wouldn't sound out of place on No Absolutes in Human Suffering, and that makes Utah awesome.

2008
Intestine Baalism Ultimate Instinct4.0
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux3.0
Deathspell Omega Veritas Diaboli Manet In Aeternum4.0
Deathspell Omega Mass Grave Aesthetics4.0
Oathbreaker Oathbreaker3.5
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak2.5
Distance Repercussions4.0
Attack Attack! (US) Someday Came Suddenly2.5
Dance Club Massacre Circle of Death2.5
The Faceless Planetary Duality3.0
Pig Destroyer Natasha3.0
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...3.0
Trap Them Seizures In Barren Praise3.5
Satyricon The Age Of Nero3.5
Early Graves We the Guillotine3.5
Dark Tower reference in the tracklisting = instant high rating. It's also a fantastic record to boot.
Abigail Williams In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns2.5
Haste the Day Dreamer2.5
Gojira The Way of All Flesh3.0
Bloodbath The Fathomless Mastery3.5
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God3.0
Misery Index Traitors3.5
All That Remains Overcome2.0
Intronaut Prehistoricisms3.5
Touche Amore Touche Amore3.5
All Shall Perish Awaken the Dreamers2.0
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation3.5
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone2.5
The Human Abstract Midheaven1.5
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo I Have Made My Bed in Darkness4.0
Overcast Reborn to Kill Again4.0
My Heart To Joy Virgin Sails3.0
Withered Folie Circulaire4.0
Finch (US) Finch3.0
The Kindred Ms. Mary Mallon3.0
Whitechapel This Is Exile2.5
Tech N9ne Killer2.5
Fellsilent The Hidden Words3.0
Aborted Strychnine.2132.0
Duck Duck Goose Noise, Noise and More Noise3.5
Bleed the Sky Murder The Dance3.0
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III3.5
Ihsahn angL3.0
36 Crazyfists The Tide and Its Takers3.5
Emmure The Respect Issue1.0
10 Years Division2.5
Nine Inch Nails The Slip3.0
Pianos Become the Teeth Saltwater2.5
Panopticon Panopticon4.0
With Dead Hands Rising Expect Hell3.0
Spitfire Cult Fiction3.5
Kalmah For The Revolution2.5
Jacobi Wichita Bonez Malone3.5
Embrace The End Ley Lines3.0
Celeste Nihiliste(s)3.5
Sevendust Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow3.5
Leviathan Massive Conspiracy Against All Life4.5
Cursed III: Architects of Troubled Sleep4.0
Meshuggah obZen4.0
Polyenso The Tide2.5
Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV3.0
Eyes Set To Kill Reach3.0
Drake So Far Gone2.5
Benea Reach Alleviat3.0
Dead Congregation Graves of the Archangels3.0
Protest the Hero Fortress2.5
In Mourning Shrouded Divine4.0
Attack Attack! (US) If Guns Are Outlawed, Can We Use Swords?1.0
Crydebris The Severing4.0
Harlots Corellia4.0

2007
Lupe Fiasco The Cool3.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works3.5
Burial Untrue4.0
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold2.5
Trap Them Seance Prime3.5
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow3.0
Skindred Roots Rock Riot3.0
"Rude Boy for Life" is my favorite Skindred song, but this album is really nothing special otherwise.
The Holly Springs Disaster Motion Sickness Love3.5
Harlots Betrayer4.0
Animosity Animal4.0
The Agony Scene Get Damned3.5
Down Down III: Over the Under3.5
War From A Harlots Mouth Transmetropolitan2.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal4.0
Benighted Icon4.0
Every Time I Die The Big Dirty2.5
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor3.0
The Devil Wears Prada Plagues2.5
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us3.5
Dax Riggs We Sing of Only Blood or Love3.5
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep3.5
Whitechapel The Somatic Defilement1.5
Korn Untitled2.5
Common Finding Forever2.5
Evans Blue The Pursuit...3.0
Nile Ithyphallic2.5
Deathspell Omega Fas - Ite, Maledicti, In Ignem Aeternum3.5
Darkest Hour Deliver Us4.0
Behemoth The Apostasy3.0
Destroyer Destroyer Littered With Arrows3.5
Architects Ruin3.0
August Burns Red Messengers2.5
Dweedle weedle jun jun jun posi lyrics rinse shuffle repeat
Devil Sold His Soul A Fragile Hope4.0
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb4.0
My Heart To Joy Heavenly Bodies4.0
Marilyn Manson Eat Me, Drink Me2.0
"If I Was Your Vampire" is a hell of a song, but the rest of the album falls decidedly short.
Ion Dissonance Minus the Herd3.0
Akercocke Antichrist3.5
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long2.5
Despised Icon The Ills of Modern Man4.0
Not nearly as scattershot as their debut, nor as occasionally monochromatic as "The Healing Process," there wasn't really much chance the follow-up would be any better, either (and it isn't). "The Ills of Modern Man" is the jewel in Despised Icon's crown and by far their most crushing, cohesive, inventive, and engaging record, not to mention some of the best music to rep the "deathcore" tag. Highly recommended.
Job for a Cowboy Genesis2.5
Hopesfall Magnetic North3.5
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight2.5
Immolation Shadows in the Light3.0
Chasing Victory Fiends3.5
Vanna Curses3.5
Dark Tranquillity Fiction3.5
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero3.5
Poison the Well Versions3.0
The Chariot The Fiancee3.0
Trap Them Sleepwell Deconstructor3.0
Haste the Day Pressure the Hinges2.5
Emmure Goodbye to the Gallows2.5
Sevendust Alpha3.0
Chimaira Resurrection4.0
Bone Awl Meaningless Leaning Mess3.0
The Handshake Murders Usurper2.5
Anberlin Cities4.0
Aborted Slaughter & Apparatus: A Methodical Overture2.5
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High3.5
Distance My Demons4.0
A Day to Remember For Those Who Have Heart2.5
Beneath The Sky What Demons Do To Saints2.5
Abigail Williams Legend3.5
Asking Alexandria The Irony of Your Perfection1.0
Car Bomb Centralia2.0
It's a huge, atonal mess to someone who doesn't play an instrument. Whatever they're doing might have some technical musical significance, the sole reason I haven't 1'd this, but Meshuggah sounds a hell of a lot better pushing the boundaries of metal.
Divine Heresy Bleed the Fifth3.5
Romans All Those Wrists3.5
Lil Wayne Da Drought 33.5
Thy Art Is Murder Infinite Death3.5
Harlots The Human War Machine3.5
A Black Rose Burial An Awakening of Revenants EP4.0
.Crrust Pain Is A Mere Sensation5.0

2006
Senate The Great Northern Scenekill4.0
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies2.5
Tech N9ne Everready (The Religion)3.0
Ill Nino The Undercover Sessions EP3.0
Meshuggah Nothing (Re-release)4.0
Isis In the Absence of Truth4.5
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist3.5
Belphegor Pestapokalypse VI4.0
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade2.5
Cradle of Filth Thornography2.5
Trivium The Crusade3.0
He Is Legend Suck Out The Poison2.5
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side3.5
Gaza I Don't Care Where I Go When I Die4.0
Gallows Orchestra Of Wolves3.0
Suffocation Suffocation2.5
Lupe Fiasco Food & Liquor3.0
Mushroomhead Savior Sorrow3.5
Benea Reach Monument Bineothan4.0
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death4.0
The Human Abstract Nocturne2.5
The Devil Wears Prada Dear Love: A Beautiful Discord2.5
Gorod Leading Vision4.0
Insomnium Above the Weeping World4.0
Breaking Benjamin Phobia3.0
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain3.5
The Jonbenet Ugly/Heartless3.5
Daughters Hell Songs4.0
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence4.5
Strapping Young Lad The New Black3.0
Cattle Decapitation Karma.Bloody.Karma3.0
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals4.0
From A Second Story Window Delenda4.0
36 Crazyfists Rest Inside the Flames3.5
Anterrabae And Our Heart Beat In Our Fingertips, Without Reas2.5
Underoath Define the Great Line3.5
Harlots This Is the Second Death4.0
Three Days Grace One-X2.5
Zao The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here3.0
Twin Method The Volume Of Self3.0
The Acacia Strain The Dead Walk3.5
Nights Like These The Faithless4.0
AFI Decemberunderground3.5
Genghis Tron Dead Mountain Mouth3.5
SikTh Death of a Dead Day4.5
Sika Redem Entheogen5.0
As I Lay Dying A Long March: The First Recordings3.0
Misery Index Discordia3.0
Burial Burial3.0
Thursday A City By the Light Divided2.5
Tool 10,000 Days4.0
Architects Nightmares4.0
Intronaut Void4.0
Satyricon Now, Diabolical3.0
Head Control System Murder Nature3.5
And The Hero Fails Empire Smiles4.0
Improves with each listen. Nothing groundbreaking, but tightly and consistently written, with shades of Fear Before circa "Odd How People Shake" a welcome addition to their tough-as-nails take on metalcore. It's a shame the've long since disbanded.
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday2.5
Yakuza Samsara3.5
Katatonia The Great Cold Distance4.0
Intronaut Null4.0
Spitfire Self-Help3.0
Kalmah The Black Waltz3.5
Evans Blue The Melody...3.5
Frost Like Ashes Tophet3.0
Decapitated Organic Hallucinosis3.0
In Flames Come Clarity3.5
Scarlet This Was Always Meant To Fall Apart3.5
Darkest Hour Archives2.5
War From A Harlots Mouth Falling Upstairs2.5
The Faceless Akeldama4.0
Celeste Pessimiste(s)4.0

2005
Korn See You on the Other Side3.5
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits3.5
System of a Down Hypnotize3.0
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker3.5
Job for a Cowboy Doom3.5
Severe Torture Fall Of The Despised3.0
Ed Gein Judas Goats & Dieseleaters3.5
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Maylene and the Sons of Disaster3.0
Through the Eyes of the Dead Bloodlust3.5
Leviathan Howl Mockery At The Cross3.5
Cryptopsy Once Was Not2.5
Thrice Vheissu4.0
Sevendust Next2.5
Akercocke Words That Go Unspoken...3.5
1349 Hellfire3.0
Deathspell Omega Kenose3.0
Ill Nino One Nation Underground3.0
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out4.0
Imogen Heap Speak For Yourself4.0
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists2.5
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness4.0
Withered Memento Mori4.0
Premonitions of War Glorified Dirt/The True Face of Panic4.0
Hypocrisy Virus4.0
Embrace The End Counting Hallways to the Left4.0
Trapt Someone in Control3.0
Between the Buried and Me Alaska3.0
Ion Dissonance Solace3.5
Cold A Different Kind of Pain2.5
Opeth Ghost Reveries3.5
Protest the Hero Kezia4.0
Fear Factory Transgression3.0
Animosity Empires3.0
Curl Up and Die The One of Above All, The End of All3.5
Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon4.0
The Bled Found in the Flood4.0
10 Years The Autumn Effect3.5
Five.Bolt.Main Venting2.5
Staind Chapter V2.5
Chimaira Chimaira3.5
The Jonbenet The Plot Thickens3.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Miasma3.0
Through the Eyes of the Dead The Annihilation of Expectation3.5
Cerberus Cage Of Existence3.5
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin3.5
A Life Once Lost Hunter3.5
dredg Catch Without Arms3.0
As Cities Burn Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest3.0
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security3.0
Finch (US) Say Hello to Sunshine3.5
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil4.0
Thine Eyes Bleed In the Wake of Separation3.0
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree4.0
Common Be3.0
The Agony Scene The Darkest Red4.0
System of a Down Mezmerize3.0
A Day to Remember And Their Name Was Treason2.5
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth3.0
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree3.0
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I3.5
Bleed the Sky Paradigm In Entropy3.0
Ampere All Our Tomorrows End Today4.5
Aborted The Archaic Abattoir3.0
Mudvayne Lost and Found3.5
Despised Icon The Healing Process3.5
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked3.5
Strapping Young Lad Alien3.5
Trivium Ascendancy3.5
Norma Jean O' God The Aftermath3.0
Dead Meadow Feathers3.5
Genghis Tron Cloak of Love3.0
Buried Inside Chronoclast3.0
The Devil Wears Prada Patterns of a Horizon1.0
Into the Moat The Design3.0
Abigail Williams Gallow Hill3.0
The Sawtooth Grin Pervavor4.0
Karnivool Themata4.0

2004
Curl Up and Die The Only Good Bug Is A Dead Bug3.5
He Is Legend I Am Hollywood4.5
The Chariot Everything Is Alive, Everything Is...4.0
Eminem Encore2.0
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe2.0
Hopesfall A Types3.0
Arch Enemy Dead Eyes See No Future3.5
Invocation of Nehek Invocation of Nehek3.5
Crionics Armageddon's Evolution3.0
Behemoth Demigod4.0
Isis Panopticon4.0
Breather Resist Charmer3.5
Pig Destroyer Terrifyer4.0
Cradle of Filth Nymphetamine3.5
Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh4.0
Chevelle This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)3.0
Shadows Fall The War Within3.5
Converge You Fail Me4.0
With Dead Hands Rising The Horror Grows Near3.0
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns2.5
Drudkh Autumn Aurora4.0
Mastodon Leviathan4.0
Mercenary 11 Dreams4.0
Leviathan Tentacles of Whorror4.0
Skindred Babylon3.0
The Flaming Tsunamis Zombies vs Robots!3.0
Glass Casket We Are Gathered Here Today...4.0
Meshuggah I4.5
Atreyu The Curse3.0
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone3.0
Chronic Future Lines in My Face4.0
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety3.0
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge3.5
He Is Legend 910253.0
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)3.0
Fall Out Boy My Heart Will Always Be The B-Side...3.0
Disarmonia Mundi Fragments Of D-Generation3.0
Blut Aus Nord The Work Which Transforms God3.5
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache3.5
1349 Beyond the Apocalypse4.0
Suffocation Souls to Deny2.5
Fear Factory Archetype3.0
Satyricon Volcano3.0
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape2.0
Iron & Wine Our Endless Numbered Days2.5
All That Remains This Darkened Heart4.0
Anterrabae Shakedown Tonight4.0
36 Crazyfists A Snow Capped Romance3.0
Haste the Day Burning Bridges2.5
Hypocrisy The Arrival2.5
Deathspell Omega Si Monumentum Requires Circumspice4.0
Error Error3.5
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...4.0
The Bronx The Bronx3.0
Premonitions of War Left in Kowloon4.0
Great record full of grindy, zero-fat metalcore. "Black Den" and "One Constant Volume"
showcase some surprising but welcome bluesiness in their riffs and groove before the album
stops dead for "Cables Hum Overhead." Vaguely industrial and highly repetitive, it would
benefit from swapping places with "Dim Light District," which would maintain the build-up of
"Black Den" and enhance the pay-off in "Citizen," one of the record's most balls-out tracks.
Despite that one issue, "Left in Kowloon" is vicious, no-frills shit, worth the 26 minutes
it takes to play it through.
August Burns Red Looks Fragile After All1.5
The Saddest Landscape Lift Your Burdens High For This is Where We Cross2.5
Decapitated The Negation3.0
Pig Destroyer Painter of Dead Girls3.0
The Acacia Strain 37503.0
Xasthur Telepathic With The Deceased3.0
Reflux The Illusion Of Democracy3.5
From A Second Story Window Not One Word Has Been Omitted3.5
Harlots The Woman You Saw Is The Great City3.5
Scarlet Cult Classic4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine4.0
Gaza East4.0
Comity The Deus Ex-Machina As A Forgotten Genius (Andy Wa4.0
These Arms Are Snakes This Is Meant To Hurt You3.5
The Sawtooth Grin Cuddlemonster4.0

2003
Cave In Antenna3.5
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror2.5
P.O.D. Payable on Death3.0
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus3.5
Xasthur The Funeral of Being3.5
Sevendust Seasons2.5
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 34.0
Ill Nino Confession2.5
Leviathan The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide4.0
Bleeding Through This Is Love, This Is Murderous3.5
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step4.0
Thursday War All the Time4.0
Limp Bizkit Results May Vary1.5
Prayer for Cleansing Rain In Endless Fall3.0
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion3.0
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen3.5
Edge of Sanity Crimson II4.5
Misery Index Retaliate4.0
Coal Chamber Giving The Devil His Due2.5
Unfortunately, Coal Chamber's discography isn't nearly as varied as Fear Factory's, making "Giving the Devil His Due" a much less interesting compilation of odds and ends than something like "Hatefiles." "Headstones and the Walking Dead" is intriguing mainly for its backstory than any actual musical quality, and along with the "Babbit" demo and the live version of "Big Truck" (which makes this otherwise average song really pop), is probably the only worthwhile thing here. All of the alternate mixes are disposable, hardly differing from the originals beyond a voice effect here or a less-muddled riff there, and the demos are...well, demos. The bonus tracks that make up the middle of the tracklist were left off of their respective albums for a reason. Overall, not worth whatever price tag came with the CD at the time of its release, and not worth the nearly 70 minutes it takes to slog through it.
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance3.5
Aborted Goremageddon3.5
Marilyn Manson The Golden Age of Grotesque3.0
Fear Factory Hatefiles3.0
Trivium Ember to Inferno2.5
Into the Moat Means By Which The End Is Justified3.0
Daughters Canada Songs2.5
Kalmah Swampsong3.0
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace2.0
Deadwater Drowning Deadwater Drowning EP3.0
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse2.5
The Saddest Landscape The Sound Of The Spectacle2.5
Poison the Well You Come Before You3.5
Every Time I Die Hot Damn!4.5
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium5.0
Finger Eleven Finger Eleven3.5
Animosity Shut It Down3.5
Alien Ant Farm TruANT3.0
The Agony Scene The Agony Scene3.5
Deftones Deftones3.5
Revis Places For Breathing4.0
Chimaira The Impossibility Of Reason2.5
"Stigmurder," "Eyes of a Criminal," and "Implements of Destruction" are great songs, the latter verging on excellent, but they're not enough to really elevate Chimaira's sophomore effort beyond slightly above-average metalcore. It's a vast improvement upon the mediocre "Pass Out of Existence," at least.
Cold Year Of The Spider4.0
Nothingface Skeletons3.5
1349 Liberation3.5
Vital Remains Dechristianize4.5
All Shall Perish Hate. Malice. Revenge2.5
Katatonia Viva Emptiness4.5
Linkin Park Meteora3.0
Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day3.5
AFI Sing the Sorrow5.0
Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad3.0
Amon Amarth Versus the World3.0
Spineshank Self Destructive Pattern3.0
Motograter Motograter3.0
Breather Resist Only in the Morning3.0
Curl Up and Die But The Past Ain't Through With Us3.0
Scarlet Something To Lust About3.0
The Black Dahlia Murder Unhallowed3.5
Ed Gein It's A Shame That A Family Can Be Torn Apart By...3.5
Mushroomhead XIII3.5
Akercocke Choronzon3.5
Through the Eyes of the Dead The Scars of Ages3.5
The Bled Pass the Flask4.0
Enslaved Below the Lights4.0
Swallow the Sun The Morning Never Came4.0
Old Man's Child In Defiance of Existence3.5
Ion Dissonance Breathing Is Irrelevant3.5

2002
System of a Down Steal This Album!3.0
Botch An Anthology of Dead Ends4.0
Mudvayne The End of All Things to Come3.5
Bloodbath Resurrection Through Carnage3.0
Trapt Trapt3.0
Leviathan Verräter4.0
Demon Hunter Demon Hunter2.5
Chevelle Wonder What's Next3.5
Tech N9ne Absolute Power3.5
Shadows Fall The Art of Balance3.0
Disturbed Believe3.5
Hate Eternal King of All Kings3.5
Xasthur Nocturnal Poisoning3.5
Dragpipe Music for the Last Day of Your Life3.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene3.5
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute4.5
Norma Jean Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child3.5
Meshuggah Nothing3.5
In Flames Reroute to Remain2.0
Linkin Park Reanimation3.0
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...3.0
Hopesfall No Wings To Speak Of3.5
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane4.0
Atreyu Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses3.0
Mastodon Remission4.0
Superjoint Ritual Use Once and Destroy3.0
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing4.0
Eminem The Eminem Show3.0
Eighteen Visions Vanity1.0
Coal Chamber Dark Days3.0
Kalmah They Will Return3.0
The Apex Theory Topsy-Turvy3.0
Down Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow3.5
Finch (US) What It Is to Burn2.5
Underoath The Changing of Times3.0
Decapitated Nihility3.5
Breaking Benjamin Saturate2.0
Poison the Well Tear From the Red2.0
Virgin Black Sombre Romantic3.5
Thrice The Illusion of Safety4.0
Despised Icon Consumed by Your Poison2.0
The Acacia Strain ...And Life Is Very Long2.0
Fear Factory Concrete3.0
With Dead Hands Rising Behind Inquisition3.0
As the Sun Sets 89493.0
Immortal Sons of Northern Darkness3.5
Five Pointe O Untitled4.0
Isis Oceanic4.0
Nile In Their Darkened Shrines4.0
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade4.0
Curl Up and Die Unfortunately We're Not Robots4.0
Destroyer 666 Cold Steel...for an Iron Age4.0
Ghosts Of The Canal Five Episodes From The Subconscious4.0
Agalloch The Mantle4.5
Korn Untouchables2.5
As the Sun Sets 77443.5

2001
Limp Bizkit New Old Songs1.0
Every Time I Die Last Night in Town3.5
Sevendust Animosity4.0
Finch (US) Falling Into Place3.0
Incubus Morning View3.0
P.O.D. Satellite2.5
System of a Down Toxicity4.0
Converge Jane Doe4.5
Tech N9ne Anghellic1.5
Slipknot Iowa3.0
American Head Charge The War Of Art3.5
Chimaira Pass Out Of Existence2.0
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet2.5
Drowningman Drowningman Still Loves You4.0
Mudvayne The Beginning of All Things to End2.5
"Cultivate" is a wonderful song, the solo on "Coal" is pretty good, and the massive "L.D. 40," which splices together the interludes on Mudvayne's full-length debut and nu-metal landmark "L.D. 50" is interesting, but the rest of the material on this repackaged demo is painfully embryonic. I don't have the heart to call it a cash-grab, although that may be exactly the case, so I'll call it a gift to Mudvayne completionists. If such a thing exists.
Spineshank The Height of Callousness2.5
Spitfire The Slideshow Whiplash EP3.0
Static-X Machine2.5
Stabbing Westward Stabbing Westward2.5
Tool Lateralus5.0
Saetia A Retrospective3.5
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin3.0
Akercocke The Goat of Mendes3.5
Staind Break the Cycle2.5
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia4.0
Alien Ant Farm ANThology3.0
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate3.5
Opeth Blackwater Park4.5
Ill Nino Revolution/Revolucion3.0
Godhead 2000 Years of Human Error2.5
Fear Factory Digimortal2.5
Amon Amarth The Crusher2.5
Grand Belial's Key Judeobeast Assassination3.0
Crowbar Sonic Excess in Its Purest Form3.0
Mushroomhead XX3.5
The End Transfer Trachea Reverberations from Point: False Omniscient4.0
Pig Destroyer Prowler in the Yard4.0
Katatonia Last Fair Deal Gone Down4.0

2000
Marilyn Manson Holy Wood3.5
Kalmah Swamplord4.0
Amen We Have Come for Your Parents4.0
Cradle of Filth Midian3.5
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory3.0
Nothingface Violence3.5
Cold 13 Ways to Bleed On Stage4.5
AFI The Art of Drowning3.5
Nile Black Seeds of Vengeance2.5
Mudvayne L.D. 504.5
Eighteen Visions Until the Ink Runs Out4.0
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...3.5
In Flames Clayman3.5
Dying Fetus Destroy the Opposition3.0
Deftones White Pony2.5
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms4.0
Decapitated Winds of Creation4.0
Rage Against the Machine Renegades3.0
Thrice Identity Crisis2.0
Shadows Fall Of One Blood3.5
Pantera Reinventing the Steel2.5
Drowningman How They Light Cigarettes in Prison3.5
Disturbed The Sickness2.5
The Deadlights The Deadlights4.0
Godsmack Awake2.5
Agents of Oblivion Agents of Oblivion4.0
"Cosmic Dancer" is one of the most unsettled, unsettling songs I've ever come across.
Dead Meadow Dead Meadow3.5
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...2.0
Cryptopsy And Then You'll Beg2.5
Every Time I Die The Burial Plot Bidding War2.5
Destroyer 666 Phoenix Rising4.0
Immolation Close to a World Below4.0
Drowningman Rock And Roll Killing Machine4.0
This is so fucking tight and so criminally overlooked. RIP Drowningman
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP4.5
Lykathea Aflame Elvenefris4.5
Weakling Dead as Dreams4.5

1999
Botch We Are the Romans3.0
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening3.5
Korn Issues4.0
Amon Amarth The Avenger3.0
Opeth Still Life4.0
As the Sun Sets Each Individual Voice is Dead in the Silence4.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity4.0
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile4.0
Amen Amen4.0
Sevendust Home3.0
Zao Liberate Te Ex Inferis3.5
Katatonia Tonight's Decision3.0
Incubus Make Yourself3.0
Slipknot Slipknot3.0
Limp Bizkit Significant Other3.0
In Flames Colony3.5
Arch Enemy Burning Bridges3.5
AFI Black Sails in the Sunset3.0
Spitfire The Dead Next Door2.0
Staind Dysfunction3.0
Michael Nyman and Damon Albarn Ravenous (Soundtrack)4.0
Marduk Panzer Division Marduk3.0
AFI All Hallow's4.0
Akercocke Rape of The Bastard Nazerene3.5
Static-X Wisconsin Death Trip2.5
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory EP3.0
Coal Chamber Chamber Music3.0
Dimmu Borgir Spiritual Black Dimensions3.0
Satyricon Rebel Extravaganza3.0
Kiss It Goodbye Choke3.0
Immortal At the Heart of Winter3.5
Orchid Chaos is Me3.5
Drowningman Busy Signal At The Suicide Hotline3.5
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles4.0
Immolation Failures for Gods4.0
Unruh Setting Fire to Sinking Ships4.5
Poison the Well The Opposite of December5.0
P.O.D. Fundamental Elements of Southtown2.5

1998
Meshuggah Chaosphere4.0
Spineshank Strictly Diesel2.0
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy3.0
Nothingface An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity3.5
Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals3.5
Godsmack Godsmack2.5
Korn Follow the Leader3.0
Typical of any Korn album, "Follow the Leader" is noticeably lopsided, with its first half loaded with the good stuff. That dichotomy is more apparent here than perhaps anywhere else in Korn's now extensive discography, because the streak of songs from "It's On!" through "Children of the Korn" is some of the band's very best material, rivaling even the self-titled's genre-spawning first half. Unfortunately, Jon's contribution of an annoying melody on "B.B.K" is symptomatic of the album's main issue: Jon. He ruins, or at least severely undercuts, a lot of quality riffing on tracks like "B.B.K" and the punky "Reclaim My Place" with his pre-vocal-lesson whine and some atrocious lyricism, "Pretty" and the better-not-discussed "All in the Family" being the worst offenders. His trademark scatting is also electronically tampered with on a couple of cuts toward the end, needlessly bloating track lengths or derailing atmosphere. Despite its issues (the superior album, by the way), "Follow the Leader" can be great fun every once in a while, and redeems itself with the creepy-amusing "Cameltosis" and "My Gift to You," the last of Korn's truly great Epic Album Closers. I recommend this for the first five songs and anyone who can stomach "Wait! I've got some shit to say!" as a prechorus, and the power to ignore the existence of Jon's "rap" battle with Fred Durst.
Fear Factory Obsolete3.5
Dying Fetus Killing on Adrenaline2.5
Far Water & Solutions3.0
System of a Down System of a Down3.5
Imogen Heap I Megaphone2.0
dredg Leitmotif4.0
Zao Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest4.0
Shadows Fall Somber Eyes to the Sky2.0
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast4.0
Nile Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka2.5
Arch Enemy Stigmata4.0
Stabbing Westward Darkest Days3.0
Botch American Nervoso4.0
Training for Utopia Plastic Soul Impalement4.0
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall3.0
Poison the Well Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder2.5
Katatonia Discouraged Ones2.5
Pig Destroyer Explosions in Ward 62.5
Cold Cold3.0
Kilgore A Search for Reason3.0
Coalesce Functioning on Impatience3.5
Saetia Saetia3.5
Gorguts Obscura4.5

1997
In Flames Whoracle3.0
Deftones Around the Fur4.0
Hecate Enthroned The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh4.0
Old Man's Child The Pagan Prosperity3.0
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.3.5
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all$3.0
Snot Get Some4.0
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant3.5
Sevendust Sevendust2.5
Old Man's Child Born of the Flickering3.0
Coal Chamber Coal Chamber2.5
Strapping Young Lad City3.5
Nothingface Pacifier2.0
His Hero Is Gone Monuments to Thieves3.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan2.5
Mudvayne Kill I Oughta2.5
Dark Tranquillity The Mind's I3.0
Eighteen Visions Lifeless3.0
Grand Belial's Key Mocking the Philanthropist3.5
Kiss It Goodbye She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not4.0

1996
Deadguy Screamin' With the Deadguy Quintet3.5
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace4.5
Acid Bath Paegan Terrorism Tactics4.0
Slipknot Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.1.5
Korn Life Is Peachy3.0
Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar4.0
Tool Aenima5.0
Type O Negative October Rust3.0
Adramelech Psychostasia4.0
P.O.D. Brown1.0
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill3.5
Incubus Enjoy Incubus3.5
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire3.0
Edge of Sanity Crimson4.5
In Flames The Jester Race3.0
Cryptopsy None So Vile4.5
Stabbing Westward Wither Blister Burn & Peel2.5
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast3.0
Immolation Here in After3.0
Kiss It Goodbye Demo Tape 19963.0
Arch Enemy Black Earth4.0
Cradle of Filth Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei4.0
Satyricon Nemesis Divina4.0
Acme To Reduce the Choir to One Soloist4.5

1995
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery4.0
Deadguy Fixation on a Coworker4.0
Incubus Fungus Amongus3.0
Deftones Adrenaline2.5
Down NOLA3.0
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve3.0
Hecate Enthroned Upon Promeathean Shores3.0
Paradise Lost Draconian Times2.0
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler4.0
Fear Factory Demanufacture3.0
Suffocation Pierced from Within3.5
Carpathian Forest Through Chasm, Caves And Titan Woods4.0
Mutiilation Vampires of Black Imperial Blood4.5

1994
Pearl Jam Vitalogy3.0
Marduk Opus Nocturne4.0
Meshuggah None3.5
Korn Korn4.0
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow3.0
Corrosion of Conformity Deliverance3.0
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse4.0
Pantera Far Beyond Driven4.0
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral3.5
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh3.0
Stabbing Westward Ungod2.0
Dimmu Borgir For All Tid2.5
In Flames Lunar Strain2.5
Cryptopsy Blasphemy Made Flesh4.0
Acid Bath When the Kite String Pops4.0
Satyricon The Shadowthrone4.5

1993
Marduk Those of the Unlight4.0
Burzum Det Som Engang Var4.0
Death Individual Thought Patterns3.5
Depravity Silence of the Centuries4.5
Tool Undertow3.5
Quicksand Slip3.5
Demilich Nespithe4.5
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses3.0
Rippikoulu Musta Seremonia3.0
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity3.5
Satyricon Dark Medieval Times4.5

1992
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine3.5
Fear Factory Soul of a New Machine3.0
Tool Opiate3.0
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power3.0
Convulse World Without God4.0
Demigod Slumber of Sullen Eyes4.5

1991
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten3.5
Death Human4.5
Meshuggah Contradictions Collapse2.5
Pearl Jam Ten3.5
Grave Into the Grave3.5
Gorguts Considered Dead3.0
Immolation Dawn of Possession2.5
Tool 728263.0
Unleashed Where No Life Dwells3.0
Funebre Children of the Scorn3.0
Ripping Corpse Dreaming With the Dead3.5

1990
Megadeth Rust in Peace4.5

1989
Pestilence Consvming Impvlse4.0
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine3.5
Evildead Annihilation of Civilization4.0

1988
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son3.0

1987
Death Scream Bloody Gore3.0
Bathory Under the Sign of the Black Mark4.0

1986
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time4.0
Kreator Pleasure to Kill4.0

1985
Bathory The Return......3.0

1984
Iron Maiden Powerslave4.0
Bathory Bathory4.0

1982
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast3.0

Unknown
The Blinding Light The Ascension Attempt4.0
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