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01.21.21 Grumpy + the 2k ratings and double 666 01.07.21 PENTAGRAM - in depth
12.16.20 Grumpy's cassette / vinyl additions to 12.08.20 Grumpy 2020 part II
12.04.20 Grumpy 202011.18.20 Getting into dungeon synth?
11.07.20 The grand Horna ranking10.20.20 Judas 🆚 Judas
08.21.20 The best Ulver albums04.18.20 The grand Darkthrone ranking
03.28.20 garas presents: Favourite black metal v02.28.20 Guidance into obscure depths
01.21.20 My 100 most favourite songs 01.09.20 DUNGEON SYNTH 2020
12.07.19 MMXIX - garas's year end list12.02.19 Blaze 🆚 Moon 🆚 Hunger - The Unhol
11.29.19 Bergtatt 🆚 Nattens10.08.19 The grand Burzum ranking
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Grumpy 2020

Since I don't think anybody else could take the crown from my No.1, here are my 4.5s from this apocalyptic year. Only the top3 feels ranked, the rest is presented in a random order.
13Ball
Like You Are…I Once Was…Like I Am – You Will...


psychedelic rock
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Wicked yet sweet, one of the most fun jams of the year... a '60s-worshipping psychedelic rock revival. I love this cassette.
12Paysage d'Hiver
Im Wald


black metal / lo-fi wind noises
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Second best Paysage album, super long, super thick atmosphere: of course I loved it.
11Horna
Kuoleman Kirjo


second wave black metal
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Endless waves of melodic black metal riffs, slightly experimental vocals and surprisingly clean production. Horna never disappoints!
10Beherit
Bardo Exist


experimental electronics / noise / dark ambient
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Beherit is back, and what a marvelous release this was! Looks like NHV stepped on the "Ulverian" path? Came out of nowhere, and I'm greatly impressed.
9Skeleton
Skeleton


first wave black metal
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Fuck yesssss, first wave BM which doesn't sound like Sodom! This was filthy, filled with raw energy. Also, "At War" was the heaviest song in this year.
8...and Oceans
Cosmic World Mother


symphonic black metal
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This was sooooo heavy and cheesy enough... of course I loved this. Also the best comeback album of the year.
7Murgrind
The Power of Yourself


dungeon synth / neoclassical
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Howard Shore, but in dungeon synth. The variety within is incredible, cinematic and epic sound: I love this.
6Grieve (FIN)
Grieve


atmospheric black metal
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The EP of the year, 100% exact garascore, I'd say. I NEED MORE OF THIS!
5Myrkur
Folkesange


folk
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This is why I love Amalie Bruun. I think she should stick to her folklore-worship direction, because this is an enchanting release.
4Hallas
Conundrum


space (/adventure) rock
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~CARRY OOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!~ The sweetest rock jam in this year, I really love this band.
3Burzum
Thulêan Mysteries


dark ambient / dungeon synth
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Damn fine farewell album, and the ultimate "Thulean Chillout Soundtrack".
2Deafheaven
10 Years Gone


blackgaze
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Yeah - because emotions, I guess.
1Havukruunu
Uinuos Syömein Sota


(epic) viking / black metal
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Endless storm of epic riffs. One of the most overwhelming metal albums I've ever heard.
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