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2016
Ghost Hall Wavelengths4.0
Novena Secondary Genesis4.0
Sinsaenum A Taste of Sin3.5
Gojira Magma4.0
Nails You Will Never Be One of Us3.5
Unlocking the Truth Chaos3.5
Thrawsunblat Metachthonia4.5
letlive. If I'm the Devil...3.0
Saliva Love, Lies & Therapy2.5
SUMAC What One Becomes4.0
Vale of Pnath II3.5
Sinsaenum Sinsaenum3.5
It's a big step up from Army of Chaos. Yeah it's still pretty much entry level stuff but it's fun enough if you're not SERIOUS about black metal (which nobody should be).
Neurotech In Remission3.0
Beartooth Aggressive3.0
Brymir Slayer of Gods3.5
The Claypool Lennon Delirium Monolith of Phobos3.5
Combichrist This Is Where Death Begins3.0
Feared Reborn4.0
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us4.0
Lacuna Coil Delirium3.5
Death Angel The Evil Divide3.5
Hesitation Wounds (LA) Awake For Everything3.5
Illdisposed Grey Sky Over Black Town3.0
minarchist In Absence3.0
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere3.5
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts4.0
Dawn Of Ashes Theophany3.5
The Fall of Troy OK#24.0
Saosin Along the Shadow3.5
Rabbit Junk Consolidate4.0
Just a compilation of the last 3 EPs. Would've preferred it if they'd changed the track order around a bit to even the flow but it's Rabbit Junk music so who can complain.
Band-Maid Brand New Maid4.5
Gorguts Pleiades' Dust3.5
DevilDriver Trust No One3.5
Hatebreed The Concrete Confessional3.5
Kvelertak Nattesferd3.5
Sylvaine Wistful4.0
Zoax Zoax3.0
Wings Denied Voyager3.0
Perturbator The Uncanny Valley3.5
Dead Register Fiber3.0
Polar No Cure No Saviour3.5
Perturbator The Uncanny Valley Bonus3.5
Highasakite Camp Echo3.5
Weekend Nachos Apology3.5
Swim to Drown Swim to Drown EP3.5
Nu-Metalcore isn't going away any time soon. The breakdowns are a little derivative but the nu metal dominates the sound and it's a really fun and energetic debut EP.
Discharge End of Days3.5
It's exactly what should have followed on from Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing, except it's 30 years too late. It's far better than their other albums because they were all terrible, but it's nowhere near the level of HNSNSN. But it's a bunch of 50-something punks trying to recapture what made them so great 30 years ago so for what it is, you have to give them credit where it's due, it's exactly what they aimed for.rSure it's not gonna redefine music or reaffirm Discharge's status but it's a decent, pretty solid and consistent album and if d-beat is your thing then it's worth checking out.
Abnormality Mechanisms of Omniscience3.5
Darkestrah Turan3.5
Fallujah Dreamless4.0
Haken Affinity4.0
Rob Zombie The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy...2.5
Pity Sex White Hot Moon3.5
Incite Oppression3.5
Eths Ankaa4.0
October Tide Winged Waltz3.5
The Fall of Troy OK3.5
Skyforest Unity3.5
Surgical Meth Machine Surgical Meth Machine3.0
It's just Ministry without any restraint on Al's twisted mind. He just doesn't care anymore and it shows. The music is frenetic and unstructured, the electronics are jumbled, and it, for the most part, works out. It's not going to win any awards but it's a fun listen if you want a slightly more unhinged Ministry.
Crematory Monument2.5
The riffs are pretty catchy but the vocals don't fit at all, and aren't very well executed. 3.5/5 for music, 2/5 for vocals. Lyrics are lame too.
Defeat Statistics Demo 20163.5
Howls of Ebb Cursus Impasse: The Pendlomic Vows3.5
Otep Generation Doom3.0
The Foreshadowing Seven Heads Ten Horns3.0
ERRA Drift3.0
Lights Midnight Machines4.0
Deftones Gore4.0
Mike Gianelli Adapt3.5
Moonsorrow Jumalten Aika3.0
BABYMETAL Metal Resistance4.0
The Algorithm Brute Force3.5
Explosions in the Sky The Wilderness3.5
Once Upon A Dead Man Concepts and Phenomena3.5
Dark Funeral Where Shadows Forever Reign3.0
Lody Kong Dreams and Visions4.0
http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/lody-kong-dreams-visions/ full review
Rotten Sound Abuse to Suffer3.5
American Head Charge Tango Umbrella3.5
Rabbit Junk Ghetto Blasphemer II - From the Stars4.0
Furor Architect the Invisible3.0
Heck Instructions3.5
Killswitch Engage Incarnate3.5
Orbit Culture Rasen3.0
Ihsahn Arktis.3.0
Hacktivist Outside The Box4.0
Mortiis The Great Deceiver3.5
After the Burial Dig Deep3.5
Omnium Gatherum Grey Heavens4.0
The Erkonauts I Did Something Bad3.5
Myrath Legacy3.5
Rotting Christ Rituals3.5
Man with a Mission The World's On Fire3.5
Cartoon Theory Planet Geisha3.5
Rabbit Junk Singles from the Lost Years 2011-20134.0
Obscura Akróasis3.5
Drowning Pool Hellelujah2.0
Not many will be aware, but well known Facebook shitposters Drowning Pool are also musicians. Now comes their new album Hellelujah, no memes present but not much else of note either. The band seem content to trudge the same territory over and over, trying to replicate the sound of their breakout album "Sinner", but only die-hard fans are gonna really enjoy this.
Fleshgod Apocalypse King4.0
Bea5t Empathy Is A Gift3.5
The Black Queen Fever Daydream4.0
Black Tusk Pillars of Ash3.5
Bury Tomorrow Earthbound3.5
Massive Attack Ritual Spirit4.0
Abbath Abbath3.5
Borknagar Winter Thrice4.0
Infernal Tenebra As Nations Fall3.5
Latitudes Old Sunlight3.5
Nadra Allir vegir til glötunar4.0
Forever still Tied Down4.0
Elyzian Álfheimr3.5
Showbread Showbread is Showdead4.0
Venomous Concept Kick Me Silly - VC III3.5
Lascar Absence3.5
Mechina Progenitor3.0
Black Sabbath The End3.5
Karybdis Samsara3.5
The Resistance Coup de grâce3.5
Gorgon Titanomachy3.5

2015
The Fading Till Life Do Us Part3.5
Disregard Isolation3.5
Khrysaor Chaos4.0
Anti-Flag Cease Fires3.5
Yonsample Extropy4.0
Pomegranate Tiger Boundless4.0
Spoken Breathe Again2.5
Pangaea (SWE) A Shackled Belief3.0
An Autumn For Crippled Children portugal EP3.0
Change Of Loyalty Breathtaker3.5
SikTh Opacities4.0
Ice Nine Kills Every Trick in the Book3.5
Shai Hulud Just Can’t Hate Enough X 2 - Plus Other Hate Songs3.5
Sunless Rise Unrevealed3.5
Al-Namrood Diaji Al Joor2.5
DVSR D.V.S.R4.0
Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia3.0
Alien Vampires Drag You To Hell3.5
Maximum the Hormone Mimi Kajiru Shinuchi4.0
Maximum the Hormone re-recorded their ultra-rare (now out of print) 2002 album Mimi Kajiru as a bonus for fans who purchased their live album Deka vs Deka, and the growth in musicianship is clear. Some songs have seen radical changes, such as the crazy breakbeat moments of the new look "Abara Bob", while both Johnny Tetsu Pipe tracks have been merged together for Johnny Tetsu Pipe III. The lack of 2 tracks is a shame but this is a great re-recording for new fans to experience more MTH music, and die-hard fans with all the old music to see how the band have grown in terms of musical ability (if not in maturity) in the past 14 years.
Neurotech Evasive3.5
Dream On Dreamer Songs of Solitude3.0
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things4.0
The Mire Vice Regalia4.0
Mist of Nihil A Faint Aurora3.0
Suotana Frostrealm3.0
Swallow the Sun Songs From The North I, II & III4.0
Costin Chioreanu The Quest For A Morning Star4.5
Far East Dizain Tonick Dizain3.5
Oh Hiroshima In Silence We Yearn3.5
Devil You Know They Bleed Red3.0
Extreme Noise Terror Extreme Noise Terror3.5
Haunted Shores Viscera3.5
Goodbye to Gravity Mantras of War4.0
Ektomorf Aggressor3.5
The Hell Brutopia4.0
Cryptopsy The Book of Suffering – Tome 13.0
Fallen Arise Adeline3.0
Silent Line Shattered Shores3.0
Skindred Volume3.5
Teramaze Her Halo3.5
Rabbit Junk Beast4.5
Full review: http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/rabbit-junk-beast-25953/
Cloudkicker Woum2.5
Infestum Digitus Dei3.5
Vain Velocity Bloodlines3.0
Hibakusha (NLD) Incarnation3.0
Ugly Kid Joe Uglier Than They Used Ta Be2.5
Sweet Exile Sweet Exile3.5
Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back5.0
Having heard the whole album (full review http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/fightstar-behind-the-
devils-back/), there is honestly nothing wrong with it. It takes influence from all the old albums
and their other projects: The poppier moments hark back to Charlie's natural ability to write
hooks in Busted, the heavier moments remind one of the darker moments of "One Day Son" and "Be
Human", the electronics take a lot from Gunship, and all that thrown in with pure prog moments and
it just creates the ultimate Fightstar album. Some people may be unhappy at the lack of a
"Damocles" moment, but with tracks like Titan taking that heaviness and throwing in a healthy dose
of melody, they're not really missed.
40 Below Summer Transmission Infrared2.5
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before The Sun3.5
Counting Days Liberated Sounds3.0
Cult Leader Lightless Walk3.5
Gods of Eden From the End of Heaven3.5
So Hideous Laurestine3.5
Sorrowful Angels Remedie3.5
Totem Skin Weltschmerz3.5
Crystal Lake The Sign3.0
Invaders Must Die Chaos Theory3.0
Arandu Arakuaa Wdê Nnãkrda3.5
September Mourning Volume 14.0
Audiotopsy Natural Causes2.5
Blue Stahli The Devil3.0
Children of Bodom I Worship Chaos3.5
Deafheaven New Bermuda3.5
Loma Prieta Self Portrait3.5
Sevendust Kill the Flaw3.5
Trivium Silence in the Snow3.5
Steak Number Eight Kosmokoma4.0
Ghost Hall Sonder4.0
No Devotion Permanence4.0
The old projects do not need to be mentioned here and as such I refuse to refer to them by name. No Devotion stands on its own as one of the post-punk releases of the year. Pure quality throughout. I hope they get the recognition they deserve and are able to stand out on their own merit now.
Abhorrent Decimation Miasmic Mutation3.5
Black Breath Slaves Beyond Death4.0
Pac-Man Ate My Donut Disparity2.0
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Harmlessness4.0
Wildlight The Tide4.0
Diablo Silvër Horizon3.5
Metal Allegiance Metal Allegiance2.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Abysmal3.5
Crossfaith Xeno3.5
Every Hour Kills Every Hour Kills3.0
Mindless Self Indulgence Pink3.5
TesseracT Polaris3.5
Zardonic Antihero4.0
Thousand Eyes Endless Nightmare4.5
End of Daze Ascension3.0
Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit2.5
While the songwriting is more consistent and tighter, it really lacks the urgency and feel of TIAH and Sempiternal, as well as lacking any true stand out songs. TIAH had songs like "It Never Ends" and "Crucify Me" and Sempiternal had such a strong ending with "Hospital For Souls" as well as other great tracks like "Sleepwalking". Throne is the best track on this album but place it on any other album and it would just be another track rather than the main highlight. This isn't to say it's a bad album but it's a definite step back in quality.
Slayer Repentless3.0
Hollywood Vampires Hollywood Vampires3.5
Hercyn Dust and Ages3.5
I Legion Pleiona3.5
Pupious M.A.D (Mutually Assured Destruction)4.0
Elferya Eden's Fall2.5
Aksumite Self Interference3.0
Vials of Wrath Days Without Names3.5
Once Human The Life I Remember4.0
It doesn't present anything new but is brilliant for what it is. Enough in it to avoid becoming an Arch Enemy clone and the clean vocals are done in such a way as to avoid being too like The Agonist.rFull review: http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/once-human-the-life-i-remember-25530/
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls4.0
Public Image Ltd What The World Needs Now3.5
Arsafes Revolt3.5
Haamoja Natural Evolution4.0
Crazy Town The Brimstone Sluggers2.0
It's very Hollywood Undead-esque. Although Epic did write a few HU songs in the past. There's a
couple of decent songs on it but they haven't learned from all the troubles they've been through
in their hiatus. Almost 10 years of trying to release an album, Shifty's drug problems and coma,
the deaths of DJ AM and Rust Epique, you'd think those would help them mature as lyricists but
no.rThe fact they're not trying to be a nu metal band anymore works in their favour, there's a lot
of mainstream rap like moments but it's still firmly in the alternative sphere of hip-hop and I'd
give it a 2/5. It's not TERRIBLE but it's not exactly good either. It's also better than their god
awful first album. I will say that the song "My Place" (originally released in 2010 in one of the
previous aborted album sessions) is the worst song on the album by some distance because of the
gratuitous autotune.

Full review: http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/crazy-town-the-brimstone-sluggers-25480/
Defeater Abandoned3.0
Meytal Alchemy3.5
Soilwork The Ride Majestic4.5
Stahlmann Co23.0
the GazettE Dogma3.5
Fuck the Facts Desire Will Rot3.5
Hate Eternal Infernus4.0
Humality Now Here3.5
P.O.D. The Awakening2.5
Noveaux Augment4.0
Act of Defiance Birth and the Burial3.0
Butcher Babies Take It Like a Man2.5
The Devil Wears Prada Space3.0
Disturbed Immortalized2.5
Extinction A.D. Faithkiller3.0
Myrkur M4.0
Rivers of Nihil Monarchy4.0
Wolfheart Shadow World3.5
Witchour The Haunting4.5
First EP by the Argentines and it's rather great. Well produced, tight musicianship and great hooks in the chorus. The harsh vocals might not be for everyone but this EP is pretty damn good.
Bullet for My Valentine Venom3.5
Bullet top their last two efforts here. The songwriting is much stronger and the overall musicianship is back. The main problem Bullet have here, which is something that's plagued their releases for their whole career, has been the fact they slip so easily into a formula. So many of the tracks on this album will follow the same pattern of one big scream in the opening seconds starting the music, which is OK in small doses but once you notice the pattern, it can get quite jarring.
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes Blossom4.0
Frank's back. And he's ANGRY. Definitely taking cues from Orchestra of Wolves era Gallows while incorporating more half-singing from Carter and more old school punk with a modern hardcore twist.
Stray From the Path Subliminal Criminals4.0
Soulfly Archangel4.0
http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/soulfly-archangel-album-review-25364/ for my views on it.

A word to the wise though, unless you're a completionist/fan of the Soulfly instrumentals (like I
am)/want the bonus DVD, avoid the Special Edition of the album. A You Suffer cover (introduced by
Max's kinda annoying grandson) and an alternate lyrics version of Deceiver are all that await you
aside from the traditional instrumental track.
Okilly Dokilly Okilly Demos2.5
Works of Flesh Plagued4.5
Barbatos Straight Metal War2.5
Cattle Decapitation The Anthropocene Extinction4.0
Fear Factory Genexus4.0
Empires Fade The Edge Of Existence3.5
Above The Earth Every Moment4.0
In Dread Response Heavenshore4.0
Johari Pale Blue3.5
Rescue Dogs Can't Complain3.5
Vehement Animosity Entropy3.0
Saint Asonia Saint Asonia2.5
You know what you're getting into if you have any familiarity with the other members' main projects, but there's still some enjoyable moments. It's all very much alt metal/hard rock by numbers and one would hope that in future they'll try to do something JUST A LITTLE BIT different. But don't hold out much hope for that. If you like some plain old inoffensive rock then you'll enjoy this, but for those looking for something a little different, look elsewhere.
Finger Eleven Five Crooked Lines3.0
Kataklysm Of Ghosts and Gods3.5
Suis La Lune Distance/Closure4.0
Teenage Time Killers Greatest Hits, Vol. 13.0
Her Blood In My Veins NOA4.0
Sirens (USA-IN) Surge3.0
Psycho Choke No Place In My Soul3.0
ChugChugWob Redemption1.5
Alustrium A Tunnel to Eden3.5
Counterparts Tragedy Will Find Us3.0
Northlane Node3.5
Orpheus Omega Partum Vita Mortem3.0
Gunship Gunship4.0
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang3.5
Wearing Scars A Thousand Words3.5
Worthwhile Old World Harm3.5
Death Rogen The Death Rogen EP I3.5
Cradle of Filth Hammer of the Witches4.0
I've generally avoided the Filth and only treated them as a running joke in The IT Crowd ("It sounds horrible, but it's actually quite beautiful") but I'm genuinely impressed by this album. Everything works together, the guitars are lethal and the symphonic elements accentuate the live instruments nicely. Dani Filth has a very "love it or hate it" vocal style but it wouldn't be Cradle of Filth without his trademark banshee wailing.
Defect Designer Ageing Accelerator3.0
Ego Likeness When The Wolves Return3.0
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic3.0
Envy Atheist's Cornea3.0
Sentinel (AUS) The Primordial Ruin3.0
Final Days Society ICEBREAKER3.5
You'll Live Moving Past This3.5
Realm Unseen The Origin2.0
Refused Freedom4.0
Fantastic album, pretty eclectic and just the band doing what they wanted. The strong presence of funk and blues music may be a bit jarring on first listen but it's a fun and enjoyable listen. These songs will translate well live.
Straight Line Stitch Transparency3.0
It's alright. Listenable, cohesive and well produced but there's not much from it. Vocals are the strong point.
I Am The Trireme Gnosis: Never Follow the Light3.5
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places3.0
Kissing Candice Blind Until We Burn2.5
Praxis Sound Virus4.0
Haddah Path to Nefrath3.5
Lindemann Skills In Pills3.0
Dagoba Tales of the Black Dawn3.0
Voices from the Fuselage Odyssey: The Destroyer of Worlds3.5
We Never Learned To Live Silently, I Threw Them Skyward4.0
Deadly Circus Fire The Hydra’s Tailor3.5
Silence Lies Fear Future​:​ The Return4.5
The Named The Named5.0
Absolutely phenomenal album. Nothing groundbreaking but just expertly executed. Reissue track "Discipline" hits HARD.
6:33 Deadly Scenes3.0
Blackdrawn Blackdrawn3.0
Disarmonia Mundi Cold Inferno3.5
Rise to Fall End vs. Beginning3.5
Neurotech Stigma3.5
No Consequence Vimana3.0
Gorgoroth Instinctus Bestialis2.5
Minority Sound Drowner's Dance4.0
Muse Drones3.5
Cellhavoc Only Filth Remains4.0
Employed to Serve Greyer than You Remember4.0
Avason Familiar Places3.5
Sepultura Sepultura Under My Skin2.0
The Best Pessimist The Half-World3.5
Four Year Strong Four Year Strong3.5
Nekrogoblikon Heavy Meta3.5
Paradise Lost The Plague Within4.0
All Its Grace Transience4.0
Clouds Collide All Things Shining4.0
Rolo Tomassi Grievances3.5
Naumachia Machine of Creation3.5
Make Them Suffer Old Souls3.5
Anti-Flag American Spring3.0
Benji Webbe I Haven't Been Nicking In Ages3.5
Chabtan The Kiss of Coatlicue4.5
Feared Synder4.5
Leprous The Congregation3.5
Teethgrinder Misanthropy3.5
Dimlight The Lost Chapters2.5
Emery You Were Never Alone3.5
Coal Chamber Rivals3.0
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Get Lost, Find Yourself2.5
Faith No More Sol Invictus4.0
Silverstein I Am Alive In Everything I Touch3.5
Will Haven Open The Mind To Discomfort4.0
Nakaruga Terramorpher3.5
Forgotten Horror Aeon of the Shadow Goddess2.5
Livhzuena Dark Mirror Neurons3.0
Death Curse Death Curse2.0
The First Live.Exist4.0
Obsequiae Aria of Vernal Tombs4.0
To Release Lapse3.0
Arcturus Arcturian3.5
Leons Massacre Dark Matter3.0
She Past Away Narin Yalnızlık3.5
Dependence Holding On When Moving On2.5
Extinction Level Event The Catalyst3.5
Sigh Graveward3.0
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes Rotten4.0
Pitbulls in the Nursery Equanimity4.0
Superheaven Ours Is Chrome3.0
Divine Sins Akuma4.0
General Grievous Oppression3.0
In Hearts Wake Skydancer2.5
Ennui (ITA) Al fin di mostrare di non sapere cosa alcuna3.0
From First to Last Dead Trees3.0
Stevie T Album of Epicness3.0
Inacave Inacave3.0
Blur The Magic Whip3.5
Sirenia The Seventh Life Path2.5
Acrania Fearless3.5
Nightrage The Puritan3.5
Implode I Of Everything4.0
Unleashed Dawn of the Nine3.5
Pinwheel Pinwheel3.0
4Arm Survivalist3.5
Bloody Tyrant The Legacy of Sun-Moon Lake4.0
Shields Guilt3.5
Apocalyptica Shadowmaker3.5
Forgotten Tomb Hurt Yourself and the Ones You Love3.0
Tribulation The Children of the Night3.0
Gallows Desolation Sounds3.5
A Life Divided Human3.5
Karma Violens Skin Of Existence3.5
Lay Siege Hopeisnowhere3.0
Morgoth Ungod3.0
Palm Reader Beside The Ones We Love3.5
Acrassicauda Gilgamesh3.5
Agnostic Front The American Dream Died2.5
Ne Obliviscaris Sarabande to Nihil4.0
Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful3.5
Larceny Into Darkness3.5
Smash Hit Combo Playmore3.5
Genocide Shrines Manipura Imperial Deathevokovil3.5
Therapy? Disquiet3.5
While She Sleeps Brainwashed4.0
Incordia The Darkness Surrounding3.0
A Tear Beyond Maze of Antipodes3.0
The Man-Eating Tree In the Absence of Light3.5
Naive Altra4.0
Betrayer (PL) Infernum in Terra2.5
Alkaloid The Malkuth Grimoire3.5
Dynfari Vegferð Tímans4.0
Moonspell Extinct3.5
Dark Nature Rebirth3.0
Melechesh Enki4.0
Psycroptic Psycroptic3.0
Cancer Bats Searching for Zero3.0
Enslaved In Times3.5
Lucidity The Oblivion Circle3.0
Scarab Serpents of the Nile3.5
FACT KTHEAT4.0
LiSA Launcher3.5
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.4.0
Subversion Animi3.5
Death Engine Mud3.0
Himinbjorg Wyrd3.0
Immortal Souls Wintermetal3.0
livid As it Happens3.5
Sleeping Bear Parinae4.0
Zombies Ate My Girlfriend Retrocide3.5
The Resistance Torture Tactics3.5
A Forest of Stars Beware the Sword You Cannot See3.5
Acherontas Ma-IoN 'Formulas Of Reptilian Unification'3.0
Helrunar Niederkunfft3.0
Negura Bunget Tău3.0
Anti Flesh Nimbus Das 2. Siegel2.5
Omega Diatribe Abstract Ritual4.0
Gyze Black Bride3.5
Alien Ant Farm Always and Forever3.0
The Agonist Eye of Providence2.5
Make Do and Mend Don't Be Long3.0
Torche Restarter3.5
An Autumn For Crippled Children The Long Goodbye3.5
Carach Angren This Is No Fairytale3.5
Ghost Iris Anecdotes Of Science & Soul4.0
Svartsot Vaeldet3.0
Trna Pattern Of Infinity3.0
Abhor Abhor3.0
Sentio Ergo Sum Egsegesis Logicae3.0
Ensiferum One Man Army3.0
xSPONGEXCOREx Bold and Thrash4.0
36 Crazyfists Time and Trauma3.0
Poynte Discreet Enemy3.0
As We Awake Ripping Silence3.0
Keep of Kalessin Epistemology3.5
E321 Id3.5
The Order of Apollyon The Sword And The Dagger4.0
Embryo (ITA) Embryo3.5
Hate Crusade: Zero3.5
Marduk Frontschwein3.0
Stick To Your Guns Disobedient3.0
Cowards (FR) Rise to Infamy3.0
Misthyrming Söngvar elds og óreiðu4.0
Paint The Sky Red Not All Who Wonder Are Lost4.0
Osoluna Osoluna3.0
Daemon Pyre Daemon Pyre3.0
SUMAC The Deal3.0
Tess Que s'élève la poussière3.0
Devouring Star Through Lung And Heart3.5
Chaedrist Grandevality3.0
Rabbit Junk Invasion4.5
Callisto Secret Youth3.5
Captain, We're Sinking Captain, We're Sinking4.0
One-Way Mirror Capture3.0
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha3.5
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega3.5
Napalm Death Apex Predator - Easy Meat4.5
Tear Out The Heart Dead, Everywhere2.5
Voices (UK) London3.5
Armageddon (SWE) Captivity & Devourment3.5
Toundra IV4.0
Exgenesis Aphotic Veil3.0
Gallows Bonfire Season3.0
Arcane Known/Learned4.0
MellowToy Lies3.0
Funeral for a Friend Chapter and Verse3.5
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor3.5
Seethe Rise from Ruin3.5
Atlas Losing Grip Currents4.0
Northland Downfall and Rebirth3.0
Clutter Obsidian3.0
Farmikos Farmikos (S/T)3.5
xSPONGEXCOREx Bikini Bottom Beatdown3.5
Desolate Shrine The Heart of the Netherworld3.0
Lights & Motion Chronicle4.0
Subterranean Masquerade The Great Bazaar3.5
Sylosis Dormant Heart3.5
BABYMETAL LIVE AT BUDOKAN ~RED NIGHT~4.0
Hectic Exist to Burn3.5
The Neologist Coming Full Circle3.0
Mechina Acheron3.0
Graveworm Ascending Hate3.5
The Poynt This is American Royalty4.0

2014
Uncensored The Strongest Hate2.5
Rabbit Junk Live 20144.0
From Oceans To Autumn Advent4.0
Koralis Surviving the ideal3.0
Bionic Angel Masquerade4.0
Baulta Any Fool Can Regret Yesterday4.0
Dir En Grey Arche3.5
Krimh Krimhera4.5
Duskmourn Legends3.0
Season Of Ghosts The Human Paradox4.0
Stormcast Frame of Mind3.5
Taake Stridens hus3.0
Cruachan Blood for the Blood God3.0
Intervoid Weaponized3.5
Mors Principium Est Dawn Of The 5th Era3.5
Vampires Everywhere The Killing Lights2.5
Carnage Carnival Carnage Carnival3.0
Cloudkicker Little Histories3.5
Asthenia Still Lifes3.5
We All Need a Plan 19843.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Grind 'Em All3.0
Engel Raven Kings3.5
Primordial Where Greater Men Have Fallen3.5
Bleed from Within Death Walk3.5
Circa Survive Descensus3.5
Fen Carrion Skies4.0
The Duskfall Where the Tree Stands Dead3.5
Prey For Nothing The Reasoning3.0
Rise Of The Northstar Welcame4.0
XTRMST XTRMST3.5
The Ghost Inside Dear Youth3.5
Bloodbath Grand Morbid Funeral4.0
Devil Sold His Soul Belong/Betray4.0
Et Moriemur Ex Nihilo in Nihilum4.0
INTO INFERNUS The End of Eden3.5
Ascending Dawn Coalesce4.5
Because you can't post here if there's no stream yet I reviewed this on another site: http://www.rocksins.com/reviews/ascending-dawn-coalesce-2251/
Emigrate Silent So Long3.5
Aversions Crown Tyrant3.0
Devilment The Great And Secret Show3.0
The Birthday Massacre Superstition4.0
Helsott Woven3.0
Hollow Earth Silent Graves4.0
Unholy Quest Rise of the Fallen3.0
Carcass Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel3.5
ERRA Moments of Clarity3.0
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways3.0
Krokodil (UK) Nachash4.0
Skyharbor Guiding Lights5.0
Countless Skies Countless Skies3.5
Ne Obliviscaris Citadel4.0
Cavalera Conspiracy Pandemonium4.0
Heart in Hand A Beautiful White2.5
Nader Sadek The Malefic: Chapter III3.5
Sidious Revealed in Profane Splendour3.5
Behemoth Xiadz3.5
Last Leaf Down Fake Lights3.5
Machine Head Bloodstone and Diamonds4.0
Thy Bleeding Skies Seconds of Immortality3.0
Adrian von Ziegler Queen of Thorns3.5
VAMPS Bloodsuckers3.0
Abysmal Dawn Obsolescence3.5
Anaal Nathrakh Desideratum3.5
At the Gates At War with Reality4.0
Obituary Inked in Blood3.0
Nero di Marte Derivae3.5
Pianos Become the Teeth Keep You3.0
Mono The Last Dawn3.5
Mono Rays of Darkness3.5
Unearth Watchers of Rule3.5
Vesania Deus Ex Machina3.5
Devin Townsend Project Z24.0
Haken Restoration3.5
Mallory Knox Asymmetry3.5
Mysticum Planet Satan3.5
Bloodshot Dawn Demons3.5
Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution3.5
No Devotion 10,000 Summers4.0
Amaranthe Massive Addictive3.0
Kingdom of Giants Ground Culture3.0
Primus Primus and The Chocolate Factory...3.5
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter3.5
(fwiw I have the press stream of this, if you need evidence then I can provide it just don't
delete my damn ratings this time [LOOKING AT YOU DEVIANT])
Starkill Virus of the Mind3.5
Chasing Safety Seasons of the Dead3.0
For All I Am No Home3.5
KMFDM Our Time Will Come3.5
Revocation Deathless4.0
Rosetta Flies to Flame3.5
xSPONGEXCOREx Don't Mess With TexXxas4.0
Climates Body Clocks3.5
Final Faith Chaos Injected3.0
Frosty Eve 心像领域3.5
Merzbow Nezumimochi3.0
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta III - Saturnian Poetry3.5
New Found Glory Resurrection3.0
Godflesh A World Lit Only by Fire3.5
Winterfylleth The Divination Of Antiquity4.0
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Between Bodies3.0
From The Vastland Temple of Daevas4.0
Trepalium Voodoo Moonshine4.0
As We Draw Mirages3.0
Scar Symmetry The Singularity - Phase I: Neohumanity4.0
The Distant North Sol Et Luna3.0
Pitch Black Forecast As the World Burns3.0
Order to Ruin The Path to Atrocity3.0
Evil Scarecrow Galactic Hunt3.0
Fuck the Facts Abandoned4.0
Come the Dawn Light of the World3.0
Capsize The Angst In My Veins4.0
1349 Massive Cauldron of Chaos4.0
Nightbringer Ego Dominus Tuus4.0
Electric Wizard Time to Die3.5
Meshuggah I (Special Edition)4.5
Sick of It All The Last Act of Defiance3.0
White Empress Rise of the Empress3.0
Khold Til Endes3.5
Lower Than Atlantis Lower than atlantis2.5
Voice Of The Soul Catacombs3.5
Emergency Gate Infected3.0
Decapitated Blood Mantra4.5
The Family Ruin Dearly Departed3.0
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Love Everything You Destroy4.0
Soilwork Beyond the Infinite3.5
Lights Little Machines3.5
Disasterhate Mirroring The Abyss3.0
Falloch This Island, Our Funeral4.0
Radium Valley Tales From The Apocalypse3.5
Oado Life Era4.5
ESCAPETHECULT All You Want To4.0
End Silence The Waters2.5
Hang The Bastard Sex in the Seventh Circle3.5
Piano Salvage Architecture4.0
The Contortionist Language4.0
Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain4.0
Myrkur Myrkur3.5
Sleepwave Broken Compass3.0
Xerath III3.5
Misophonia Vinctus3.0
Skinflint Nyemba3.5
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?4.0
Aspherium The Fall of Therenia4.0
Saigon Blue Rain What I Don't See4.5
Loka (JPN) Quattro3.0
The Color Morale Hold On Pain Ends2.5
Dark Fortress Venereal Dawn3.5
Nethermost Noetic3.0
Empress AD Still Life Moving Fast3.0
The Haunted Exit Wounds3.5
Incite Up In Hell2.5
Meridian The Awful Truth3.0
Me vs Hero I'm Completely Fine3.0
Pulled Apart By Horses Blood2.5
Rabbit Junk Pop That Pretty Thirty4.0
Deceptic The Artifact3.5
Malrun Two Thrones3.5
Neopera Destined Ways3.0
Solstafir Otta3.5
Perceptionist Evolve3.0
Opeth Pale Communion3.5
Adrenaline Rush Adrenaline Rush3.0
DragonForce Maximum Overload3.0
Pallbearer Foundations of Burden3.5
Empire Auriga Ascending the Solarthrone3.0
Funeralbloom Petals3.5
Punch They Don’t Have To Believe4.0
Heartist Feeding Fiction3.0
Belphegor Conjuring The Dead3.0
No Sin Evades His Gaze Age of Sedation4.0
Crystal Lake Cubes2.5
Deathgaze Enigma3.5
Pretty Addicted It All Stems From Childhood4.5
Entombed A.D. Back to the Front3.0
Cold World How The Gods Chill3.5
Alestorm Sunset on the Golden Age4.0
Darkest Hour Darkest Hour3.5
Deadfall The First Harbinger2.5
Nachtmystium The World We Left Behind3.5
Wovenwar Wovenwar4.0
District Unknown [Anatomy of a 24 Hour Lifetime]3.5
Clean vocals are pretty flat and the guitar tone doesn't seem quite there, but credit to them for even managing to put this out given their location in Kabul, Afghanistan. Issues aside it's some fairly well constructed psychedelic/progressive metal.
Silent Descent Remind Games3.0
Talons New Topographics3.0
Anchorless Bodies Everything Might Fall Apart3.0
Eluveitie Origins3.5
Panopticon Roads to the North3.5
Your Demise A New Ending3.0
Gorgasm Destined to Violate3.0
Keistas Withering3.5
Counting Days The War Of The Wolf3.5
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails3.5
King of Asgard Karg3.5
Within the Ruins Phenomena3.5
Dead Harts Cult For The Haggard Youth4.0
downset. One Blood3.0
Haamoja Liberation3.5
Knifeworld The Unravelling4.0
Unholy Quest Unholy Quest3.0
Betraying the Martyrs Phantom2.5
Delusions of Grandeur Reclamation3.5
Novembers Doom Bled White3.5
I, Omega Transients3.0
I, the Breather Life Reaper3.0
Rise Against The Black Market3.5
United Nations The Next Four Years4.5
Volumes No Sleep3.0
Suicide Silence You Can't Stop Me3.0
Syconaut In Ruins3.0
Demonic Resurrection The Demon King4.0
Darkest Horizon The Grand Continuum3.0
Colossal Figures Clockwork Dilation3.5
Oubliette (USA) Apparitions3.0
Wayfarer Children of the Iron Age3.5
Origin Omnipresent3.5
Chelsea Grin Ashes to Ashes3.0
Goatwhore Constricting Rage of the Merciless3.5
Islander Violence and Destruction3.5
The Relapse Symphony Shadows2.5
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestite3.5
The Hell Groovehammer3.5
For Giants (US-CA) Depths3.0
Sonic Syndicate Sonic Syndicate2.5
Sleepmakeswaves Love of Cartography3.5
No Devotion Stay/Eyeshadow4.5
ObscureDream The Devastation of Dawn3.0
Every Time I Die From Parts Unknown3.5
Prayed and Betrayed The Abundance of a Sickened Mind4.0
Seether Isolate and Medicate3.0
Down Royale Sway3.0
Illdisposed With the Lost Souls on Our Side3.0
Vintersorg Naturbal3.0
Alraune The Process Of Self​-​Immolation3.5
Allegaeon Elements of the Infinite3.5
Circaic False Prophetic Roads3.0
Inanimate Existence A Never-Ending Cycle of Atonement4.5
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun3.5
Mournful Congregation Concrescence of the Sophia3.0
Septicflesh Titan4.0
Game Over Burst into the Quiet3.0
Monuments The Amanuensis3.5
AnovA Omnis3.5
In Slaughter Natives Cannula coma legio3.5
Iron Void Iron Void3.0
Surroundings Of Bane, Burden & Change3.0
Cannabis Corpse From Wisdom to Baked3.0
Lysithea The Secret Fate of All Life3.0
De Profundis Frequencies3.5
Cerebral Ballzy Jaded & Faded2.0
Boris Noise3.5
Perturbator Dangerous Days4.0
Linkin Park The Hunting Party3.5
Serdce Timelessness3.0
Vinterbris Solace4.5
A magnificent piece of melodic black metal from these youngsters. Being from Bergen you'd expect black metal to be in their blood and they've proved that here.
Feed The Rhino The Sorrow And The Sound3.5
Silvia Siffredi Kurrie!3.5
Deathstars The Perfect Cult3.0
Meadows End The Sufferwell3.0
Vragh Iskopan3.0
The Word Alive REAL.3.0
Body Count Manslaughter4.0
It's a fun album, with serious moments but the highlights are when Ice T is anything but. Key point here is the fantastic cover of Suicidal Tendencies' "Institutionalized",d as "Institutionalized 2014". Ice T's ranting over pushy wives, unhelpful customer support and hipsters make this one of my favourite songs of the year, not necessarily for musical quality but for sheer hilarity.
Beartooth Disgusting3.0
It's far from original but it's well executed enough, very listenable and a massive step up from Caleb's previous band.
Arch Enemy War Eternal3.0
It's not a bad album by any stretch and this is my first tie listening to Arch Enemy after following Alissa's move from The Agonist so there may be much better older albums but for what I know, it's not a bad album. It's not that great either though. There are many moments which seem a little stale/predictable for the melodeath genre and plenty of times in the songs where I think "this is the perfect time for Alissa to come in with some cleans" but nothing and the screams just don't feel right in those spots. Introducing cleans in Arch Enemy would be a risk, yes, but I reckon it could pay off and shake things up a bit.
October File The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance...3.0
Mayhem Esoteric Warfare4.0
Torrential Downpour Truth Knowledge Vision3.5
Trap Them Blissfucker3.5
Wolves at the Gate VxV3.5
Wretched (USA-NC) Cannibal3.5
Scamp The Deadcalm4.0
Strandhugg Norn2.5
Equilibrium Erdentempel4.5
The Black Passage The Nothing Is Now3.0
Diablery Architect2.5
Saor Aura4.5
Wilderhost Psykhe3.0
Son of Aurelius Under a Western Sun3.5
The Algorithm Octopus43.5
Remi shows a more commercial oriented and relaxed take on his unique style here and, while it's a competent release, it lacks the aggression of the demos and Polymorphic Code that really made him stand out. While it's understandable that he wants to try new styles out with The Algorithm, one has to hope that this album is just Remi going through the motions and we'll see a return to the heavier side on album #3.
Voyager V3.5
Arsafes Ratocracy3.5
Sleep Party People Floating4.0
Vader Tibi et Igni3.0
Divine Chaos A New Dawn In The Age Of War3.5
Emptiness Nothing but the Whole3.5
Powerman 5000 Builders of the Future2.5
Ratos de Porao Século Sinistro3.0
Trash Talk No Peace2.5
Young and in the Way When Life Comes to Death3.5
Bury Tomorrow Runes3.0
Eight Days From Sunday No Idols3.0
Godflesh Decline & Fall3.5
Mongol Horde Mongol Horde4.5
Amongst Thieves Revise. Reform.4.0
Quinta Travessa Hora da Verdade3.5
Arkan Sofia3.5
Collapse Under the Empire Sacrifice & Isolation4.5
Lands MISANTHROPY3.0
Misery Index The Killing Gods4.0
Sinister The Post-Apocalyptic Servant3.0
Sithu Aye Oceania3.5
Forever In Grey Mephobia3.0
Fegefeuer Anilmathiel The Mourning Woodlands3.5
Fight the Fade Second Horizon3.5
Sul ad Astral Afterglow3.5
Casualties of Cool Casualties of Cool4.5
Agalloch The Serpent and the Sphere3.5
Destiny Potato Lun4.0
Down Down IV - Part II3.0
Hour of Penance Regicide3.5
Structures Life Through a Window3.0
Vallenfyre Splinters3.5
Wings Denied Mirrors for a Prince3.0
Exist Immortal Darkness Of An Age3.5
Raccoon City Police Department Nightlife3.5
Killer Be Killed Killer Be Killed4.0
Endeavour The Advancement in Atrophy3.5
Being As An Ocean How We Both Wondrously Perish3.0
Ifing Against This Weald4.0
Axial Lead Of Infamous Credentials3.5
Lantlos Melting Sun4.0
Xandria Sacrificium3.0
Anti-Mortem New Southern3.5
Lord Mantis Death Mask3.5
stOrk Broken Pieces4.0
Insomnium Shadows of the Dying Sun4.5
Dramatic Morals Inner Sound2.0
City of Dawn City of Dawn3.0
Arkona Yav3.5
Archspire The Lucid Collective3.5
Devil You Know The Beauty of Destruction2.5
The Menzingers Rented World3.0
Harakiri for the Sky Aokigahara4.5
Celtefog Deliverance3.0
Katatonia Kocytean3.5
Neige Morte Bicephaale3.0
The Great Old Ones Tekeli-Li4.0
Pure Love The Bunny E.P.3.0
Cult Leader Nothing for Us Here4.0
Teramaze Esoteric Symbolism3.5
Enthroned Sovereigns3.0
Triptykon Melana Chasmata4.0
Ex Machina Technocracy3.5
Diabulus in Musica Argia3.0
Delain The Human Contradiction3.0
OFF! Wasted Years3.5
Human Collapse Darkness To Fall3.5
Massive Full Throttle4.0
Ann My Guard Innocence Descent3.5
Fegefeuer Anilmathiel Trostlosigkeit3.0
Unleashing My Demons Tran​(ce​)​scen(e​)dance0.5
I do not know if this is serious or not but all signs sadly point to it being so. It has to be heard purely for being so bad.
Infest (SRB) Cold Blood War3.5
Lessen A Redemptive Decay3.0
Combichrist We Love You4.0
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion3.5
Sockweb Werewolf3.0
Echoes (UK) The Pursuit3.5
Dawn of Eternity Guilty2.5
Khonsu Traveller4.0
Ars Moriendi La singuliere noirceur d'un astre3.5
Coffinworm IV.I.VIII4.0
Demon Hunter Extremist3.5
The Pretty Reckless Going to Hell4.0
Tacit Fury A Social Berserker4.0
Alaya Thrones3.5
Obzerv Obzerv3.5
Eths Ex Umbra In Solem3.5
Eths are back with a new frontwoman - viral star Rachel Aspe. The new voice may take some getting used to but overall, for what it is, it's a good showcase of what the band will sound like in future. Considering it's 6/7 old songs I can't rate it much higher though.
Ginger Albion3.0
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together3.5
Dazzle Vision Final Attack3.0
FACT Witness4.5
Fenris Across the Darkened Skies3.0
Carnifex Die Without Hope3.0
Earth Crisis Salvation of Innocents3.0
Intervals A Voice Within3.5
De La Tierra De La Tierra3.5
I Am Heresy Thy Will4.0
Destrage Are You Kidding Me? No.4.0
Menace Impact Velocity4.5
Moat Hug Real Eyes / Realize / Real Lies3.0
Words of Farewell The Black Wild Yonder3.5
BABYMETAL BABYMETAL5.0
How can you not 5 this. The idol J-Pop somehow mixes with the various styles of metal present in this album from thrash to deathcore. Mixing J-Pop and metal has been done before, for evidence check your average moody seinen/shounen anime theme tunes, and of course, Maximum the Hormone. but never quite to this extent.
GridLink Longhena3.5
I Killed The Prom Queen Beloved3.0
Vogel Hologram3.5
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us3.0
Woods of Desolation As the Stars4.0
Crosses Crosses3.5
Polar Shadowed by Vultures3.5
Wings In Motion Cyclicity3.5
Kowai Dissonance3.0
Behemoth The Satanist4.0
Shrapnel (UK) The Virus Conspires3.5
When Icarus Falls Circles3.5
The Mire Glass Cathedrals4.0
Dismemberment Embrace the Dark3.0
Tengger Cavalry Ancient Call4.0
Ektomorf Retribution3.5
MaYaN Antagonise3.0
Within Temptation Hydra3.5
Periphery Clear3.0
Inferi The Path of Apotheosis4.0
Skindred Kill the Power4.0
Sithu Aye Pulse3.5
Alcest Shelter4.5
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues3.5
Mogwai Rave Tapes3.0
Iskald Nedom Og Nord3.5
Hexis Abalam3.5
Kataplexis Downpour3.5
Cimmerian Hollowing3.0
Deadlock The Re-Arrival3.0
Pop Disaster Dis:cover3.0
Cyanotic Worst Case Scenario Vol. 14.5
Dark Lunacy The Day Of Victory2.5
Flametal Flametal2.5
Hexperos Lost in the Great Sea3.0
Lovelorn Dolls Japanese Robot Invasion4.0
Mechina Xenon3.5
Syndemic For Those In Desperation3.5
Trade Wind Suffer Just to Believe4.0

2013
Animus Complex Animus Complex3.0
Blood Eagle Kill Your Tyrants3.0
Lody Kong No Rules3.0
The vocals might grate for a few people but the musicianship is there, they may not be the most complex riffs but the grooves are there as the next generation of Cavaleras show a more hardcore punk direction to their music.
Devouring Star Demo 20133.5
Arcology The Fall4.0
Celeste Animale(s)4.5
Heart of a Coward Severance3.5
Psyclon Nine [Order of the Shadow: Act I]4.0
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Destroy Everything You Love4.0
Hacktivist Hacktivist (Deluxe Reissue)4.0
Malevolence Reign of Suffering4.0
Obliteration Black Death Horizon3.5
Sockweb Bullies Are Mean3.0
Yeah it's gimmicky as hell having a grindcore band fronted by a 7 year old girl, but the EP
is actually very musically sound. It's a fun listen and the vocals bouncing between father
and daughter work really well, accompanied by some ridiculous random samples.
Hornets Insect Youth3.0
A Lot Like Birds No Place4.0
Dethklok The Doomstar Requiem4.0
With the animation it's a 4.5. Musically still a 4 but a low 4. The music's still great and
gives us proper quality for the series' poppier moments, as well as properly showing off
Brendon Small's vocal capabilities, with him taking on almost every member of the band's
vocal duties as well as countless over characters. The contributions of Corpsegrinder Fisher
along with cameos from Jack Black, Mark Hamill and Malcom McDowell are also fantastic.
Recommended that you watch the movie first though otherwise the soundtrack won't make much
sense to you.
Totem Skin Still Waters Run Deep3.0
Mutation Error 5003.5
the GazettE Beautiful Deformity3.5
Sepultura The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart4.0
Trivium Vengeance Falls3.0
Circles Infinitas3.0
Wolfheart Winterborn4.0
Soulfly Savages3.5
The band has to forsake the speed and aggression that was found on Enslaved in order to bleed in young drummer Zyon Cavalera who's only really had a couple of years' experience behind the kit but he does a very respectable job on this album, where grooves are the name of the game and are very well executed, for example, in "Fallen" and "This Is Violence".
A Day to Remember Common Courtesy3.5
Korn The Paradigm Shift4.0
Am I the only one who thinks TALITM was their last truly good nu metal album? Either way this is awesome. I actually think Lullaby for a Sadist is the best track which is funny as this one was written before Head rejoined.
Bear Noumenon4.0
Max Raptor Mother's Ruin4.0
Scar the Martyr Scar the Martyr3.0
From what I've heard so far Scar the Martyr is a solid effort for Slipknot's long awaited 5th album.
INVSN INVSN3.5
StormLord Hesperia4.5
Scar the Martyr Revolver3.5
Tis good. The two extra tracks show a bit more variety in their sound than Blood Host and Soul Disintegration had let on and it provides a nice preview of the album, even if the two better tracks won't actually be on the album.
Stray From the Path Anonymous3.5
Rage Against the Machine's long awaited 4th album. Nah but seriously although it's a rather obvious rip off in many ways, they still pull it off (unlike certain other bands *cough*A7X*cough*) and it's an enjoyable album.
Cloudkicker Subsume4.0
Carcass Surgical Steel4.5
Blacklistt Blacklistt3.0
Wretched Soul Veronica3.0
Katatonia Dethroned & Uncrowned4.0
Ministry From Beer to Eternity3.0
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks3.5
Gorguts Colored Sands4.0
My Ticket Home Strangers Only4.0
Saint[the]Sinner The Curious Tale of Mistress Murder3.0
Heck Knockout Machine3.5
DevilDriver Winter Kills3.5
Nekrogoblikon Power3.5
Crossfaith Apocalyze3.5
Fleshgod Apocalypse Labyrinth3.5
De Memoria Tales4.0
Nice slab of melodic hardcore in a strong debut album. Hope to see more from these guys in the future.
Rosetta The Anaesthete4.0
The Hell You're Listening To THE HELL3.5
Karnivool Asymmetry3.5
Revocation Revocation4.0
The Defiled Daggers4.0
The Defiled have further developed their sound, and are all the better for it. They still wear their influences on their sleeves at times (like in the Marilyn Manson-esque "Porcelain") but they know how to write a song, with big choruses to match. I think it's now fairer to say they are more industrial than metalcore nowadays but that's just me.rOne potential weak spot for this album is in the drumming, though. Unlike in previous releases where Stitch and The AvD programmed all the drums, they've let new drummer Needles record all the drums himself and while he's a capable drummer (his time in STOMP is testament to his abilities) he might not be suited to this style of music. Oh yeah it fits fine but it's not as good as could be.
Mechina Cepheus3.5
Maximum the Hormone Yoshu Fukushu4.5
Chimaira Crown Of Phantoms3.5
Butcher Babies Goliath2.5
Eh. I dig the music hard but the vocals drag everything down a bit too much for it to be really listenable on a regular basis. Maybe give them time and they could improve (after all this is just the debut album).
Erimha Reign Through Immortality4.0
Sirenia Perils of the Deep Blue3.5
Wilson Full Blast Fuckery3.0
Sithu Aye 263.5
Chthonic Bu-Tik4.5
The black metal elements have become slightly more apparent than in Takasago Army but overall this album continues their progression away from the symphonic black metal scene and into their own oriental extreme style. Fans of the bm output may not enjoy this but others will love it.
August Burns Red Rescue & Restore3.0
Orphaned Land All Is One4.0
The Defiled Grave Times Live3.5
Nice little release for those who donated money towards the new album "Daggers". Musically performed pretty well although it sounds like they recorded this after an extensive tour cos Stitch's vocals seem a bit tired.
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever4.0
One Minute Silence Fragmented Armageddon3.0
Pretty Addicted Filth3.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Everblack3.5
Deafheaven Sunbather4.0
Black Sabbath 134.0
Summoning Old Mornings Dawn4.0
Love and Death Between Here And Lost4.0
Can't wait for this. Fading Away has a massive late 90's Korn vibe. I miss nu metal. Just wish it wasn't so.... Christian.
TesseracT Altered State4.0
Helalyn Flowers White Me In/Black Me Out4.5
Captain, We're Sinking The Future Is Cancelled4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer4.0
Backdawn Through Extermination3.0
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Pardon My French2.0
Malefice Five3.0
Steak Number Eight The Hutch4.5
Saor Roots4.0
Monolith (CAN) Voyager3.0
Dawn Of Ashes Anathema3.5
The Northern Imperium3.0
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent3.5
Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal4.0
Immediate reactions are that this is a contender for AOTY and I hope that people realise this and actually buy the album. This is easily capable of being THAT album that breaks the top of the charts in the UK, USA etc. - something we've needed since Slipknot made waves for the nu metal scene over 10 years ago.
Bleed from Within Uprising4.0
Northlane Singularity3.0
Clutch Earth Rocker3.5
Kerli Utopia2.5
Grave Declaration When Dying Souls Scream Praise3.5
Mindless Self Indulgence How I Learned to Stop Giving A Shit and Love MSI4.0
Soilwork The Living Infinite4.5
KMFDM Kunst3.0
Within the Ruins Elite3.5
Mogwai Les Revenants OST3.5
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing4.0
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun4.5
Caladan Brood Echoes Of Battle4.5
Bullet for My Valentine Temper Temper1.5
Oh god a 1 and a 5 before the album's out. OK I know it's gonna be terrible but don't rate
it just yet. Unless you're rating album art alone in which case don't rate, just tell us the
period jokes already. Seriously, not moaning. Just, if you've got any GOOD jokes about the
album artwork and name (there are good ones out there I've heard them) then out with them.
This Is Hell Enforcer3.0
Your Demise Cold Chillin'3.0
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension3.5
Pure Love Anthems3.5
My Bloody Valentine m b v4.0
Cognizance Inquisition3.5
Pomegranate Tiger Entities4.0
Cult of Luna Vertikal4.0
Eight Days From Sunday Will Play Punk For Food2.5
Hatebreed The Divinity of Purpose3.5
Tomahawk Oddfellows3.5
Aligning Minds My Heart Is Love4.0
Mogwai Les Revenants3.0
Mallory Knox Signals3.5
Black Light Burns Lotus Island3.5
United Nations Illegal UN4.0
Animus Sadist Ignorance​,​ Their Greatest Weapon3.5

2012
Perturbator I Am The Night4.0
Theophany Time's End: Majora's Mask Remixed4.5
Make a Change...Kill Yourself Fri4.0
The Algorithm Polymorphic Code4.0
Incite All Out War3.5
Bog standard groove, well executed. That's hard to find nowadays.
Blutmond The Revolution Is Dead!3.5
Deftones Koi No Yokan4.0
Soundgarden King Animal3.5
Hacktivist Hacktivist4.5
Rolo Tomassi Astraea3.5
Parkway Drive Atlas3.0
Ill Nino Epidemia3.5
Dethklok Dethalbum III4.0
DIE FOR DETHKLOK. All the songs released so far have been top notch and I don't see it being any lower than a 4. But from what I've heard I'm giving a 4.5 and it's not likely to lower.
Tradjectory Tradjectory4.0
Djenty. Slower passages work well within the album. Will do a proper review when I have the time and have given it plenty of time to fully sink in.
Sithu Aye Invent the Universe3.5
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension3.5
The Birthday Massacre Hide and Seek4.0
Sylosis Monolith3.5
Trash Talk 1193.5
AxeWound Vultures3.0
Not exactly metal as fuck and generally heavy enough to detract certain Bullet fans, so this isn't going to go down too well on either side. Those in the middle will enjoy this album though, and there are plenty of good tracks. Exorchrist does sound like a sub-par Bullet For My Valentine b-side though.
Lower Than Atlantis Changing Tune3.0
Revocation Teratogenesis4.0
Showbread Cancer4.0
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud4.0
Down Down IV - Part I3.0
Devil Sold His Soul Empire of Light3.5
Gallows Gallows3.5
Sylencer A Lethal Dose Of Truth4.0
Old school thrash. Lovely stuff. Guestlist is enough reason to give this album a spin, and while not exactly original it's musically tight and is a brilliant piece of thrash metal that Metallica would struggle to conjure up nowadays. Picks: Day By Day, Shock And Awe, Rise and Die, Get It Up (featuring the magnificent Gene Hoglan on drums and The Heathen of Zimmers Hole on vocals among others).
Ektomorf Black Flag3.5
Katatonia Dead End Kings4.0
Monuments Gnosis3.5
I Spit Ashes Inhaling Blackness - Reflecting Light4.0
Tacit Fury Horrors from Depth3.0
Black Light Burns The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall3.5
While She Sleeps This Is the Six4.0
Cloudkicker Fade4.0
One Fell Down Dead Man Walking3.5
Lots of groove and aggression, executed well, but has that sort of "heard it all before" feel to it.
Gaza No Absolutes in Human Suffering4.5
Testament Dark Roots of Earth3.5
Powerglove TV Game Metal3.5
Bury Tomorrow The Union Of Crowns3.5
Verse Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace3.5
Feed The Rhino The Burning Sons4.0
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal3.5
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage4.0
Eight Days From Sunday This Town Is Ours2.5
Crossfaith Zion3.5
Haji's Kitchen Twenty Twelve4.0
The Ghost Inside Get What You Give4.0
Municipal Waste / Toxic Holocaust Toxic Waste3.5
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I4.5
The Agonist Prisoners3.5
Architects Daybreaker3.5
Fear Factory The Industrialist3.0
Never See Tomorrow nst.3.5
Carach Angren Where the Corpses Sink Forever3.5
Tenacious D Rize of the Fenix3.5
Cattle Decapitation Monolith of Inhumanity3.5
Dazzle Vision Shocking Loud Voice3.0
Polar Iron Lungs3.5
Perturbator Terror 4043.5
Cancer Bats Dead Set on Living3.5
Love and Death Chemicals4.0
Paradise Lost Tragic Idol4.0
Silent Descent Mind Games3.0
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos4.0
Heights These Streets / Gold Coast3.5
Woods of Ypres Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light4.5
DragonForce The Power Within3.0
Municipal Waste The Fatal Feast3.5
Upon a Burning Body Red. White. Green.2.0
The Best Pessimist Love Is...4.0
Black Breath Sentenced To Life4.0
Meshuggah Koloss4.0
Stick To Your Guns Diamond3.0
Borknagar Urd3.5
Furyon Gravitas3.0
Ministry Relapse3.0
Your Demise The Golden Age2.5
Perturbator Night Driving Avenger3.5
Empires Fade Reflection4.0
Soulfly Enslaved4.0
Sangre Eterna Asphyxia3.5
Eths III4.0
Heart of a Coward Hope and Hindrance3.5
Napalm Death Utilitarian4.0
Bleeding Oath Bleeding Oath4.5
Buckethead Electric Sea3.5
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past3.5
Sithu Aye Isles3.5
Les Discrets Ariettes Oubliees...4.5
Therapy? A Brief Crack of Light4.0
Lamb of God Resolution3.5
Pulled Apart By Horses Tough Love3.5
Sear Bliss Eternal Recurrence3.5
Loma Prieta I.V.3.5
Coat of Arms Sun & Satellites3.5
Alcest Les Voyages de l'Âme4.5
Conviction Non Serviam3.0
Out of Vogue Out Of Vogue3.5
The Mercy House A Broken State of Bliss3.0
Mortad The Myth of Purity3.5

2011
Barrow Being Without4.5
Metallica Beyond Magnetic3.0
My Ruin A Southern Revelation2.5
Korn The Path of Totality4.0
The emerging style of "dub metal" is set to dominate rock and metal airwaves in the next few years, and is likely to be the next mainstream rock medium. Korn have set a high benchmark with The Path Of Totality, and while the genre is definitely capable of improving, this album is set to provide a new gateway and surely prove the doubters wrong. Top tracks: Narcissistic Cannibal, Sanctuary, Bleeding Out.
Gallows Death Is Birth3.0
Nightwish Imaginaerum4.0
Cloudkicker Let Yourself Be Huge4.5
Smosh If Music Were Real3.0
Animals As Leaders Weightless3.0
Goddess Gagged Resurfaces4.0
Delicate blend of post-hardcore and progressive metal pulled off very well by this up and coming Indian band. Expect big things from these guys.
Bill Bailey In Metal4.5
Short but oh so sweet. Scarborough Fair and Oblivion (aka I Bleed On Your Panini) particular highlights.
Deaf Havana Fools And Worthless Liars3.5
Fear and The Nervous System Fear and The Nervous System3.5
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us3.5
Evile Five Serpent's Teeth4.0
Great thrash album, the genre's not really my thing (just ask some of the many people I've baffled by saying I know only a handful of Metallica songs) but this is in my top 10 albums for the year for sure.
Insomnium One for Sorrow4.0
Solstafir Svartir Sandar4.0
This Is Hell Black Mass3.5
Trash Talk Awake4.0
Will Haven Voir Dire4.0
La Dispute Wildlife3.0
Lights Siberia4.0
Bear Doradus3.5
Hundredth Let Go3.5
Machine Head Unto the Locust4.0
Mastodon The Hunter3.5
Sithu Aye Cassini3.5
Steven Wilson Grace for Drowning4.0
Saint[the]Sinner Da Vinci's Demise3.0
Decent first EP, got some interesting elements but nothing new.
The Atlas Moth An Ache for the Distance3.0
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne3.5
Anthrax Worship Music3.5
Primus Green Naugahyde4.0
Rise To Remain City of Vultures4.5
Love this album. Can't really think of any weak songs on it, the solos are fffffb, and the vocals have improved a lot from the EP.
Black Tide Post Mortem2.0
Chimaira The Age Of Hell4.0
Design the Skyline Nevaeh2.0
The Birthday Massacre Imaginary Monsters4.0
Fleshgod Apocalypse Agony4.0
Trivium In Waves3.5
Malefice Awaken The Tides3.0
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever4.0
Suicide Silence The Black Crown4.0
Chthonic Takasago Army4.0
Mallory Knox Pilot4.0
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra3.0
Sepultura Kairos3.5
August Burns Red Leveler3.0
Devin Townsend Project Ghost5.0
Heights Dead Ends3.5
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction4.5
In Dread Response Embers In The Spiritless Void3.5
Vinterbris Vinterbris3.5
AKB48 Koko ni Ita Koto3.5
Touche Amore Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me3.5
Alestorm Back Through Time3.5
Samael Lux Mundi4.0
Deafheaven Roads to Judah4.0
Primordial Redemption at the Puritan's Hand3.0
Skindred Union Black3.5
Lower Than Atlantis World Record3.5
Crossfaith The Dream, The Space3.0
Septicflesh The Great Mass4.0
Gorillaz The Fall3.5
Empyr Unicorn2.0
This album really let me down. After the post-hardcore and alt-metal of The Peaceful Riot and unreleased live favourites "To the Blood" and the Deftones-esque "Say It", one would've hoped that those tracks would have featured on this album. But instead it's an incredibly disappointing English-language Kyo, except without the angst that the pop-rock quartet brought to their unique take on the style.
Foo Fighters Wasting Light3.5
Atlantis Mistress of Ghosts3.5
Asking Alexandria Reckless and Relentless2.5
Cavalera Conspiracy Blunt Force Trauma3.5
Wormrot Dirge4.0
Maximum the Hormone Greatest The Hits 2011–20114.0
Protest the Hero Scurrilous3.0
Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon4.0
Rise Against Endgame3.0
Sylosis Edge of the Earth3.0
Lifelover Sjukdom3.0
Steak Number Eight All Is Chaos4.0
DevilDriver Beast3.0
The Defiled Grave Times4.0
Dreamshade What Silence Hides3.5
Architects The Here and Now3.5

2010
Ektomorf Redemption3.5
Smosh Sexy Album3.0
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit3.5
A Day to Remember What Separates Me From You3.5
Rabbit Junk Project Nonagon4.0
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It4.5
Powerglove Saturday Morning Apocalypse4.0
Your Demise The Kids We Used To Be3.5
The Birthday Massacre Pins and Needles4.0
The Pretty Reckless Light Me Up3.5
Apocalyptica 7th Symphony3.0
Primus June 2010 Rehearsal3.5
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare3.0
Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are3.5
Cyanotic The Medication Generation4.0
Soilwork The Panic Broadcast4.0
Parkway Drive Deep Blue3.0
Feed The Rhino Mr. Red Eye3.5
United Nations Nevermind the Bombings, Here's Your Six Figures4.5
Bear Abstractions3.0
Adrian von Ziegler Requiem3.0
Soulfly Omen3.5
Deez Nuts This One's For You2.5
Dazzle Vision To the Next3.5
Deftones Diamond Eyes4.0
Our Last Night We Will All Evolve3.0
Bullet for My Valentine Fever2.5
Periphery Periphery3.5
letlive. Fake History3.5
Alcest Écailles de Lune4.5
Lower Than Atlantis Far Q3.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis3.5
Gorillaz Plastic Beach4.0
Rise To Remain Bridges Will Burn3.5
Carach Angren Death Came Through a Phantom Ship3.5
Chelsea Grin Desolation of Eden2.0
Massive Attack Heligoland3.5
While She Sleeps The North Stands for Nothing3.5
Wolves Under Sail Grave Before Slave4.0
ILLIDIANCE Synthetic Breed4.0
Vinterbris The Unrested3.0

2009
Napalm Death Time Waits for No Slave4.0
Devin Townsend Project Addicted4.5
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures3.5
Woods of Ypres Woods IV: The Green Album3.5
Gaza He Is Never Coming Back3.5
Nirvana Live at Reading4.5
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits4.0
The Defiled 18884.0
Flawless industrial laced metalcore. Shame they couldn't quite match it on Grave Times.
Rammstein Liebe Ist Für Alle Da3.5
Lifelover Dekadens3.5
Dethklok Dethalbum II4.0
Paradise Lost Faith Divides Us - Death Unites Us4.0
Evile Infected Nations3.5
Skindred Shark Bites And Dog Fights3.5
Muse The Resistance3.0
Insomnium Across the Dark4.0
The Luna Sequence They Follow You Home3.5
The Best Pessimist I Just Want To Be Your Everything4.5
Behemoth Evangelion3.5
Chthonic Mirror Of Retribution4.0
Blur Midlife: A Beginner's Guide To Blur4.0
Grief Of War Worship4.0
Molotov Solution The Harbinger3.0
Kasabian West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum3.0
The Ghost of a Thousand New Hopes, New Demonstrations4.0
Alestorm Black Sails at Midnight3.0
1349 Revelations of the Black Flame2.5
Devin Townsend Project Ki3.5
Gallows Grey Britain5.0
Chimaira The Infection3.5
Fightstar Be Human4.0
Ektomorf What Doesn't Kill Me...3.5
Samael Above3.5
Alestorm Leviathan3.0
Architects Hollow Crown4.0
Solstafir Köld3.5
Mayhem Life Eternal3.5
Amesoeurs Amesoeurs4.0

2008
Lower Than Atlantis Bretton3.5
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy3.0
Kaiser Chiefs Off With Their Heads2.5
Lifelover Konkurs3.5
Gojira The Way of All Flesh4.0
Deez Nuts Stay True2.0
Dreamshade To the Edge of Reality3.5
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season3.5
United Nations United Nations4.5
The Verve Forth3.0
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone3.0
Soulfly Conquer3.0
Scars on Broadway Scars on Broadway3.0
Maximum the Hormone Tsume Tsume Tsume/F4.5
Kerli Love Is Dead3.5
Rabbit Junk This Life Is Where You Get Fucked4.5
Opeth Watershed4.0
Steak Number Eight When the Candle Dies Out3.5
Shai Hulud Misanthropy Pure4.0
Empyr The Peaceful Riot4.0
The Birthday Massacre Looking Glass4.0
Revocation Empire of the Obscene3.5
The Breeders Mountain Battles3.0
Septicflesh Communion4.0
Cavalera Conspiracy Inflikted4.0
Meshuggah obZen4.5
The Shizit Live At Club Spirit3.5
Bullet for My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire3.5
Alestorm Captain Morgan's Revenge3.0
Woods of Ypres Woods III: Deepest Roots and Darkest Blu3.5
Carach Angren Lammendam3.5

2007
Gorillaz D-Sides4.0
Dionysos La mecanique du coeur3.0
Powerglove Metal Kombat for the Mortal Man4.0
Skindred Roots Rock Riot4.0
Parkway Drive Horizons3.0
Apocalyptica Worlds Collide3.5
Dethklok The Dethalbum 4.0
Fightstar One Day Son This Will All Be Yours4.0
Ministry The Last Sucker4.0
The Birthday Massacre Walking With Strangers4.5
Still Remains The Serpent3.0
Korn Untitled3.0
Cyanotic Transhuman 2.04.0
Evile Enter the Grave4.0
The Automatic Not Accepted Anywhere2.5
Marilyn Manson Eat Me, Drink Me3.0
Samael Solar Soul3.5
Black Light Burns Cruel Melody4.0
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient4.0
Paradise Lost In Requiem3.5
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight3.0
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet4.5
Machine Head The Blackening4.5
Kaiser Chiefs Yours Truly, Angry Mob2.5
Enter Shikari Take to the Skies2.5
Maximum the Hormone Buiikikaesu4.0
Type O Negative Dead Again4.0
Chimaira Resurrection4.0
The Ghost of a Thousand This Is Where The Fight Begins4.5
Lifelover Erotik3.5
Ektomorf Outcast3.5
The Good, The Bad & The Queen The Good, The Bad & The Queen4.0
Eths Teratologie4.0
Infected Malignity Re:Bel4.5
Insect Warfare World Extermination4.5
Mayhem Ordo ad Chao3.5

2006
Tenacious D The Pick of Destiny4.0
Bring Me the Horizon Count Your Blessings2.5
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist3.5
Chthonic Seediq Bale4.5
Gaza I Don't Care Where I Go When I Die4.0
Weird Al Yankovic Straight Outta Lynwood3.5
Gallows Orchestra Of Wolves4.0
Napalm Death Smear Campaign4.0
Threat Signal Under Reprisal3.5
Lamb of God Sacrament3.5
Insomnium Above the Weeping World4.0
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain4.0
Lifelover Pulver3.5
Eighteen Visions Eighteen Visions3.0
Strapping Young Lad The New Black4.0
Muse Black Holes & Revelations3.5
Eyes Set To Kill When Silence is Broken the Night is Torn2.5
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness4.0
maNga maNga+4.0
SikTh Death of a Dead Day4.0
DevilDriver The Last Kind Words4.0
Boy Kill Boy Civilian3.0
Ministry Rio Grande Blood4.0
From First to Last Heroine4.0
Sepultura Dante XXI3.5
Fightstar Grand Unification4.5
Decapitated Organic Hallucinosis4.5
Richard Cheese The Sunny Side of the Moon3.5
Mnemic Passenger4.0
Samael Era One & Lesson In Magic #14.0
Deathstars Termination Bliss3.5
Rabbit Junk REframe4.5

2005
Korn See You on the Other Side3.0
System of a Down Hypnotize3.5
Maximum the Hormone Zawa...Zawa...Za..Zawa......Zawa4.0
Powerglove Total Pwnage3.5
Rammstein Rosenrot4.0
Roadrunner United The All-Star Sessions4.0
Soulfly Dark Ages4.5
1349 Hellfire3.5
Bullet for My Valentine The Poison4.5
Ill Nino One Nation Underground4.0
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness4.0
Opeth Ghost Reveries4.0
Chimaira Chimaira4.0
Cyanotic Transhuman4.0
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin4.0
DevilDriver The Fury of Our Maker's Hand4.5
Static-X Start a War3.5
Gorillaz Demon Days5.0
System of a Down Mezmerize3.5
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I3.5
Napalm Death The Code Is Red...Long Live the Code4.0
Ektomorf Instinct3.5
Strapping Young Lad Alien4.5
Kaiser Chiefs Employment3.5
Trivium Ascendancy4.0
Soilwork Stabbing the Drama4.0
Maximum the Hormone Rokkinpo Goroshi3.0
Fightstar They Liked You Better When You Were Dead4.0
Gojira From Mars to Sirius4.0
The Birthday Massacre Violet4.0

2004
The Birthday Massacre Nothing And Nowhere3.5
Kyo 300 Lesions3.0
Kyo take a darker and somewhat more rock-oriented direction in their then-final album, after the success of Le Chemin the previous year. Songs like Contact and Sad Day are way harder hitting than most bands of their ilk, with Sad Day feeling like something many post-hardcore bands wouldn't mind writing. However they'd go more indie with their 2014 comeback album.
Nirvana With the Lights Out3.0
Rammstein Reise, Reise4.0
Kasabian Kasabian3.5
Samael Reign Of Light4.0
Anorexia Nervosa Redemption Process3.5
Bring Me the Horizon This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For2.5
Eths Soma4.0
Rabbit Junk Rabbit Junk3.0
Trepalium Through the Absurd4.0
Skindred Babylon4.5
Meshuggah I4.5
From First to Last Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count4.0
Maximum the Hormone Rock Bankurawase/Minoreba Rock3.5
Ministry Houses of the Mole4.0
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)4.0
1349 Beyond the Apocalypse3.5
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down4.0
The Shizit Remixed For The Revolution4.0
Soulfly Prophecy4.0
Ektomorf Destroy3.5
Give up the Ghost Year One4.0
Maximum the Hormone Kusoban3.0
Carcass Choice Cuts4.0
Decapitated The Negation4.0
Mayhem Chimera3.5
Seo Taiji 7th Issue3.5
Woods of Ypres Pursuit Of The Sun & Allure Of the Earth4.0

2003
Busted A Present For Everyone3.0
Machine Head Through the Ashes of Empires4.5
Chthonic Satan's Horns EP3.0
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror3.5
DevilDriver DevilDriver3.5
Hatebreed Rise of Brutality3.5
Static-X Shadow Zone3.5
Give up the Ghost We're Down Til We're Underground4.5
Thursday War All the Time4.0
Andrew W.K. The Wolf3.5
Maximum the Hormone Enzui Tsuki Waru3.5
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen3.5
Coal Chamber Giving The Devil His Due3.0
Marilyn Manson The Golden Age of Grotesque3.5
Type O Negative Life Is Killing Me4.0
Deftones Deftones3.5
Shai Hulud That Within Blood Ill-Tempered4.0
Chimaira The Impossibility Of Reason4.5
Blur Think Tank3.5
Weird Al Yankovic Poodle Hat3.5
1349 Liberation3.0
Opeth Damnation4.0
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution4.0
Linkin Park Meteora4.0
Septicflesh Sumerian Daemons3.5
Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad4.0
Massive Attack 100th Window4.0
Sepultura Roorback3.0
Primus Animals Should Not Try To Act Like People3.5
Spineshank Self Destructive Pattern3.5

2002
System of a Down Steal This Album!4.0
Crazy Town Darkhorse2.0
1. Decorated 2. Hurt You So Bad 3. Battle Cry 4. Change 5. Drowning -- That should have been the
track list. Had they released Darkhorse as an EP like that, it would have been a 3.5/5 for me. The
problem was they couldn't do an album without excessive filler and macho posturing. Maybe if this
had been an EP, it would have bought them more time to release a credible album and sustain some
success instead of the implosion that happened as a result.
Opeth Deliverance4.0
Nirvana Nirvana4.0
Maximum the Hormone Mimi Kajiru3.0
Napalm Death Order of the Leech3.5
Les Claypool And The Frog Brigade Purple Onion3.5
Busted Busted3.0
Stone Sour Stone Sour3.5
Soulfly 33.0
Max must've heard the stuff Ektomorf were doing and figured they'd try something like that, with Soulfly's full on nu metal assault that was "Primitive" being replaced by more thrash leanings. The nu metal aspects still remained and it wouldn't be until "Dark Ages" when things really went back to thrash, but it was a small sign of things to come.
Ektomorf I Scream Up To The Sky3.0
Refused The EP Compilation4.0
Coal Chamber Dark Days3.0
A Hi-Fi Serious3.0
Decapitated Nihility4.0
Gorillaz G-Sides3.5
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade3.5
Agalloch The Mantle4.0
Chthonic Relentless Recurrence3.5
Rotten Sound Murderworks4.0
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting3.5
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American3.5
Woods of Ypres Against the Seasons4.0
Korn Untouchables3.5

2001
Hoobastank Hoobastank4.0
Andrew W.K. I Get Wet4.0
Dope Life2.5
Will Haven Carpe Diem4.0
The Shizit Soundtrack For The Revolution5.0
Machine Head Supercharger3.5
Tenacious D Tenacious D4.0
P.O.D. Satellite3.5
System of a Down Toxicity4.5
Slipknot Iowa4.5
Chimaira Pass Out Of Existence3.5
Primer 55 (the) New Release3.0
Spineshank The Height of Callousness3.5
Muse Origin of Symmetry4.0
Devin Townsend Terria4.5
Give up the Ghost Background Music4.0
Drowning Pool Sinner3.5
Static-X Machine3.5
Gorillaz Gorillaz4.5
Rammstein Mutter4.0
Staind Break the Cycle3.5
Alien Ant Farm ANThology3.5
Opeth Blackwater Park5.0
Maximum the Hormone Ootori3.5
Ill Nino Revolution/Revolucion4.0
The (International) Noise Conspiracy A New Morning, Changing Weather3.5

2000
Marilyn Manson Holy Wood4.0
Snot Strait Up3.5
Cradle of Filth Midian3.5
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory4.5
Tony Iommi Iommi3.5
Soulfly Primitive4.0
The Shizit Script Kiddie4.0
Deftones White Pony4.5
Decapitated Winds of Creation4.0
Cypress Hill Skull and Bones3.5
One Minute Silence Buy Now...Saved Later4.0
Pantera Reinventing the Steel3.5
Disturbed The Sickness3.5
Napalm Death Enemy of the Music Business4.0
Chthonic 9th Empyrean3.5
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...3.5
Papa Roach Infest3.5
Ektomorf Kalyi Jag2.5
Mayhem Grand Declaration of War4.5
Primer 55 Introduction to Mayhem2.5
Richard Cheese Lounge Against The Machine3.5
Seo Taiji Ultramania4.0

1999
Korn Issues4.5
Crazy Town The Gift of Game1.5
Opeth Still Life4.0
Type O Negative World Coming Down4.0
American Football American Football4.0
Tristania Beyond the Veil3.5
Maximum the Hormone A.S.A. Crew3.0
Machine Head The Burning Red4.0
Mr. Bungle California4.5
Slipknot Slipknot4.5
Limp Bizkit Significant Other3.5
Buckethead Monsters & Robots3.5
Blur 134.0
The Shizit Evil Inside3.5
Cardiacs Guns4.0
Agalloch Pale Folklore4.0
Chthonic Where the Ancestors' Souls Gathered2.5
Abhinanda The Rumble3.0
Coal Chamber Chamber Music3.0
Samael Eternal4.0
I have to improve this rating, listening to this album while driving down an empty motorway in the middle of the night really lets you properly experience all the facets of the album that make it so great.
Primus Antipop4.0
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles4.0
Septicflesh Revolution DNA3.5
Static-X Wisconsin Death Trip4.0
1998
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come5.0
Sepultura Against3.0
Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals3.5
Rob Zombie Hellbilly Deluxe3.5
Korn Follow the Leader4.0
Primus Rhinoplasty3.5
Dimmu Borgir Godless Savage Garden3.0
Fear Factory Obsolete4.0
System of a Down System of a Down4.0
Samael Exodus4.5
Massive Attack Mezzanine5.0
One Minute Silence Available in All Colors3.0
Soulfly Soulfly4.5
Septicflesh A Fallen Temple3.5
Apocalyptica Inquisition Symphony4.5
Mass Mental? How to Write Love Songs3.5
Crazy stuff. That's all I can really say. Two bassists, various different styles and singers (apparently one of Lynn Strait's final recordings was made with these guys) yet they pull it off.
Rammstein Sehnsucht3.5
Ektomorf Ektomorf3.0
Gorguts Obscura4.0
Seo Taiji Seo Tai Ji3.0

1997
Deftones Around the Fur4.5
The Verve Urban Hymns3.5
Final Exit UMEÅ3.5
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech5.0
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all3.0
Sugar Ray Floored3.5
Snot Get Some4.0
Faith No More Album of the Year4.0
Refused The Demo Compilation3.5
Children of Bodom Something Wild3.5
Machine Head The More Things Change...3.5
Body Count Violent Demise: The Last Days3.5
Blur Blur4.0
Shai Hulud A Profound Hatred Of Man4.0
Strapping Young Lad City5.0
Coal Chamber Coal Chamber3.5
Shai Hulud Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...4.0
Mayhem Wolf's Lair Abyss3.5
Primus The Brown Album3.5
Septicflesh The Ophidian Wheel3.5
NuMantra NuMantra3.5

1996
Korn Life Is Peachy3.5
Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar4.0
Dub War Wrong Side of Beautiful4.0
Type O Negative October Rust4.0
Refused Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent5.0
Punky Bruster Cooked on Phonics3.5
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill3.5
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire3.5
Weird Al Yankovic Bad Hair Day3.5
Sepultura Roots4.5
Cardiacs Sing to God 5.0
Abhinanda Abhinanda3.5
downset. Do We Speak a Dead Language?3.0
Samael Passage4.0
Ektomorf Hangok3.0

1995
Nailbomb Proud To Commit Commercial Suicide4.0
Mr. Bungle Disco Volante4.0
Deftones Adrenaline3.5
Carcass Swansong3.0
Primus Tales from the Punchbowl3.5
Paradise Lost Draconian Times4.0
Strapping Young Lad Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing3.5
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime4.0
Samael Rebellion4.0
Sugar Ray Lemonade And Brownies3.5
Blur The Great Escape3.5
Rammstein Herzeleid3.5
Abhinanda Neverending Well Of Bliss3.5
Dub War Pain4.0
Septicflesh Esoptron3.5

1994
Korn Korn4.5
Refused This Just Might Be... the Truth3.5
Massive Attack Protection4.0
Machine Head Burn My Eyes4.5
Marilyn Manson Portrait of an American Family3.5
downset. Downset3.0
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse3.5
Blur Parklife4.0
Pantera Far Beyond Driven3.5
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral4.0
Nailbomb Point Blank4.5
Soundgarden Superunknown4.0
Samael Ceremony Of Opposites4.0
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh3.5
Abhinanda Senseless3.5
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas4.0
Septicflesh Mystic Places of Dawn3.5
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary4.0
Therapy? Troublegum4.5

1993
Paradise Lost Icon4.0
Mayhem Live in Leipzig4.0
Nirvana In Utero4.0
Carcass Heartwork EP4.0
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses4.0
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish3.5
Primus Pork Soda4.0
Carcass Heartwork4.5
Sepultura Chaos A.D.5.0

1992
Nirvana Incesticide3.5
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine4.5
Faith No More Angel Dust4.0
Helmet Meantime4.0
Type O Negative The Origin of the Feces3.0
Weird Al Yankovic Off the Deep End3.5
Paradise Lost Shades of God3.5
Body Count Body Count3.0
Primus Miscellaneous Debris3.5
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power3.5
Cardiacs Heaven Born and Ever Bright4.5
Ministry Psalm 694.5
Samael Blood Ritual3.0

1991
My Bloody Valentine Loveless4.5
Death Human4.0
Nirvana Nevermind4.0
Pearl Jam Ten3.5
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle4.5
Metallica Metallica3.5
Type O Negative Slow, Deep, and Hard3.5
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese4.5
Sepultura Arise4.0
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious4.0
Blur Leisure2.5
Samael Worship Him2.5
Cardiacs Songs for Ships and Irons4.0

1990
Pantera Cowboys from Hell3.5
Primus Frizzle Fry4.5

1989
Faith No More The Real Thing4.0
Nirvana Bleach3.5
Sepultura Beneath the Remains5.0
The Cure Disintegration4.5
Cardiacs On Land and in the Sea4.5
Ministry The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste4.0

1988
Death Leprosy4.0
Napalm Death From Enslavement to Obliteration4.0
Metallica ...And Justice for All4.0
Slayer South of Heaven4.0
Cardiacs A Little Man and a House...4.5
Blind Illusion The Sane Asylum3.5
Ministry The Land of Rape and Honey3.5

1987
Mayhem Deathcrush3.5
Faith No More Introduce Yourself3.5
Sepultura Schizophrenia3.5
Napalm Death Scum4.0
1986
Slayer Reign in Blood5.0
Metallica Master of Puppets4.0
Sepultura Morbid Visions3.0
Ministry Twitch3.0

1985
Slayer Hell Awaits3.5
Sepultura Bestial Devastation3.0
Faith No More We Care a Lot3.0

1984
Metallica Ride the Lightning3.5
Cardiacs The Seaside3.5

1983
Slayer Show No Mercy3.5
Ministry With Sympathy2.5

1982
The Cure Pornography4.5
Discharge Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing4.5

1980
Motorhead Ace of Spades4.0

Unknown
An Abstract Illusion 3.0
Loch Vostok From These Waters3.0
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