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2021

Quite a disappointing year in music for me, there are few albums I obsessed over and many that range from great to good. I hope 2022 will offer better music and gigs. Oh, how I miss going to concerts. These are the albums that got me hooked this year or were at least fun, dumb fun or guilty pleasures. I am sure I missed a lot of music, so yeah.
1Chevelle
NIRATIAS


Awesome record that is still in rotation.
2AFI
Bodies


This album is the first of theirs to click for me and sent me on an AFI frenzy. Lots of fun and catchy songs here.
3Motorpsycho
Kingdom of Oblivion


Motorpsycho be Motorpsyching. Great stuff as always.
4Twice
Formula of Love: O+T=<3


This is such a banger. One of the tightest Kpop albums ever.
5The Killers
Pressure Machine


If someone told me the Killers would ever make a relevant album, I would have laughed my ass off. Well, here it is. So good.
6Kayo Dot
Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike


Interesting blend of goth synths and screaming. Indulgent but in a way only Toby would get away with.
7Deafheaven
Infinite Granite


They had it in them, love the album.
8Kauan
Ice Fleet
9Marina
Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land


The first Marina record that clicked for me and sent me on a Marina frenzy. Listened to her and AFI A LOT this year. Froot is her best, but this one is catchier than it seems at a first listen.
10Dvne
Etemen Ænka
11Mastodon
Hushed and Grim


A bit too much IMO, but a lot of excellent stuff here.
12Kanga
You And I Will Never Die


A sweet surprise, very catchy stuff.
13DorDeDuh
Har


Nice to see them active again.
14Iosonouncane
IRA


Although great from start to finish, it's too long for its own good.
15Limp Bizkit
Still Sucks
16LLNN
Unmaker
17Bongzilla
Weedsconsin
18Wheel (FIN)
Resident Human


Playing Tool better than Tool these days.
19Coevality
Multiple Personalities
20Sleaford Mods
Spare Ribs
21Xiu Xiu
OH NO
22Khemmis
Deceiver
23Altin Gun
Alem
24Five The Hierophant
Through Aureate Void
25Weezer
OK Human
26Ulver
Hexahedron
27Ministry
Moral Hygiene


Al is back on track and can't wait to see them live again.
28Swallow the Sun
Moonflowers
29Hammock
Elsewhere
30Mogwai
As the Love Continues
31Apostle of Solitude
When The Darkness Goes
32Snoop Dogg
From tha Streets 2 tha Suites
33Monster Magnet
A Better Dystopia
34Front Line Assembly
Mechanical Soul
35Steven Wilson
The Future Bites
36The Body
I’ve Seen All I Need To See
37Monodrone (CA)
Forbidden Fruit


Just discovered this album, it's great.
38IU
Lilac
39Greenleaf
Echoes From a Mass
40BRUIT
The Machine Is Burning...
41Gruff Rhys
Seeking New Gods
42Foo Fighters
Medicine at Midnight


Guilty pleasure for me this year, I listened to this more than I should have.
43AES Dana
(a) period.
44Darkside
Spiral
45Tyler, the Creator
Call Me If You Get Lost
46Wordclock
A Greater Bliss
47Thy Catafalque
Vadak
48Altin Gun
Yol
49King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard
L. W.
50Hotel Pools
Palmscapes
51Vvvlv
100 Years of Defeat
52Big|Brave
Vital
53Carbon Based Lifeforms
Stochastic
54Buckethead
Robes of Citrine
55Monolord
Your Time to Shine
56Viagra Boys
Welfare Jazz
57The Black Keys
Delta Kream
58The Offspring
Let the Bad Times Roll


I must admit I listened to this more than I should have.
59Weezer
Van Weezer


Dumb fun.
60Thrice
Horizons/East
61Vibravoid
Zeitgeist Generator
62Idles
Crawler
63Sabled Sun
2149
64Alexis Marshall
House of Lull. House of When


Why couldn't he behave himself? Why must he be an idiot?
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