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TheSpirit's Top 50 Releases of 2021

2021 is drawing to an end, and what a fantastic year for music it has been! Unlike 2018 which was the year of death metal or 2019 which was the year of black metal, 2021 was a pretty even spread of all genres. Here is my loosely ranked Top 50 albums of the year!
1Lamp of Murmuur
Submission and Slavery


black metal/post-punk
2Trha
Endlhëtonëg


black metal/dungeon synth (?)
3Mol
Diorama


black metal/shoegaze
4Saidan
Jigoku: Spiraling Chasms Of The Blackest Hell


black metal
5Brand of Sacrifice
Lifeblood


techincal/symphonic deathcore
6Dua Saleh
CROSSOVER


alternative r&b/art pop/industrial
7Gold Necklace
Gold Necklace


math rock/r&B
8Old Nick
A New Generation Of Vampiric Conspiracies


black metal
9Cara Neir
Pain Gel of Purification


grindcore
10Gonemage
Mystical Extraction


chiptune/black metal/shoegaze
11Victory Over The Sun
Nowherer


microtonal black metal
12Sallow Moth / Vmthanaachth
Sallow Moth / Vmthanaachth


death metal/melodeath/avant-garde death metal
13Dungeon Serpent
World of Sorrows


melodic death metal
14Dodsrit
Mortal Coil


melodic black metal/crust punk
15Goodbye World
At Death's Door


hardcore/thrashcore/powerviolence
16Portal
Avow


Portal
17Jute Gyte
Mitrealität


microtonal black metal
18Lamp of Murmuur/Dai Ichi
Virgin Womb Of Eternal Black Terror


black metal
19Hyperdontia
Hideous Entity


OSDM
20Xandelyer
Upheaval Of Medieval Darkness (demo)


black metal
21Flaming Ouroboros
Uphold the Majesty


black metal
22Homeskin
Subverse Siphoning of Suburbia


black metal
23A Pregnant Light
All Saints' Day 2


black metal/punk
24Sermon of Flames
I Have Seen the Light, and It Was Repulsive


black metal/death metal/ambient/noise
25Bloody Keep
Cup of Blood in the Top of the Tower


black metal
26Mangled State
Pain Incarnate


hardcore
27Grinning Death's Head
Cataclysm


black metal
28Carved Cross
Lamentations


raw black metal
29Gonemage
Sudden Deluge


black metal/chiptune/indie/
30Homeskin
Life's Grip to Laughter


black metal
31Old Nick
Iam Vampire Castle


black metal
32Weezer
Van Weezer


alternative hair metal
33Corubo
Ajuricaba


black metal
34Trha
Ihum Jolhduc


black metal
35Panopticon
.​.​.​And Again into the Light


black metal
36Ghastly (FIN)
Mercurial Passages


death metal
37Porter Robinson
Nurture


pop/folktronica/glitch pop
38Gabestok
Én Gang Rådden, Altid Rådden


black metal/horror punk
39Kekht Arakh
Pale Swordsman


romantic black metal
40Dark Watcher
Hymns Of A Godless Land


western black metal
41Mare Cognitum
Solar Paroxysm


astral black metal
42Poison Ruin
Poison Ruin LP


post-punk/hardcore
43Scarlxrd
Dxxm II


horror rap
44Mefitis
Offscourings


progressive death metal
45Gatecreeper
An Unexpected Reality


hardcore/death metal/grindcore
46Stortregn
Impermanence


melodic/technical death metal
47Upir / Celestial Sword
Journeying Through Nameless Wilderness - A Pilgrim


raw black metal
48Mesarthim
Vacuum Solution


trancey black metal
49Towergeist
Towergeist II


black metal
50Lace Shawl
The Secret Botanist


black metal
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