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You Guys Rule

This last month I've had a fair bit of spare time to listen to music, and some of the lists and new rreviews that went up in that time have given me some of the best music I've heard in a long rtime. Just wanted to say thanks and put a bunch together for people who haven't had as much rtime to sort through them as me.

Got a hold of this after Aura got popular. Both albums are incredible but this one edges it out for me, production is a lot cleaner,
plus the end of the opening track is absolutely incredible and easily my favorite moment from the 2 albums. Most I've ever
enjoyed a bm album on first listen. 4.6/5
2Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

Out of everything I downloaded from that dark metal list Keyblade put up, this was my favorite. Black/Thrash that is just golden
riff after golden riff. 4.5/5
3Destroyer 666
Cold Steel...for an Iron Age

This band is seriously spectacular, really. 5 years later they released an altogether different beast, far more concise with less
emphasis on atmosphere and more riffs. Production is much better, recommended for those who don't like the rawer sound the
bm influence gave their debut. 4.3/5
4Blut Aus Nord
Memoria Vetusta I:Fathers Of The Icy Age

The list also reminded me to get a hold of some Blut Aus Nord outside of Transforms God. Both this and part 2 are spectacular,
though not on the same level as their opus. Would love to hear this album with a less muddy mix. 3.8/5
Double Nickels on the Dime

Was so surprised to see 500 votes with a 4.5 average when I don't remember having ever seen this on a punk list on this site
before. This was a 4.5 on first listen for me, and I can easily seeing it becoming a 5 once it's had time to digest. 43 tracks is a
lot of music, but there's no filler through it's nearly 80min runtime. 4.7/5
6Black Flag

Another incredibly popular album I was surprised to discover and another success. Given it's 1200 votes, I think enough has
been said about this album, but damn I had been missing out. 4.3/5
7Rites of Spring
End on End

Apparently there's a lot of classic punk I haven't heard. For Want Of is quickly becoming one of my favorite punk songs. 4.5/5
8 Captain, We're sinking
The Future Is Cancelled

I was so late on listening to this. I had seen a couple negative things said, but this tickles all the right spots for me. The vocals
are exactly what I love in pop-punk, there's a nice mix of sadder moments and upbeat sections, can see myself listening to this
for a long time. 4.5/5

Don't remember what series of link-jumping led me to this guy, but I'm sure glad it did. Perfect Circle worship with a bit of his
own flair, it's easy to look past the plagiarism with how great the music here is. Liberated and Doll Faced Vulture are on the
level of Perfect Circle's best work. 4.3/5
10Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

No doom I've heard since Esoteric has come even close to that band. I've mostly ignored the genre since then, but this is the
best doom I've heard in a long time. Somewhat different to most doom I've heard, can't put my finger on it but they just nail
the timing every time they mix it up. Never plods for too long, the pretty melodies never last long enough for you to forget this
is DOOM, and the rare uptempo parts serve to further the atmosphere nicely. 4.1/5
11Pig Destroyer
Prowler in the Yard

I'd heard Terrifyer, but a list reminded me to check out more of their stuff. The opener for this is the most uncomfortable I've
ever been listening to an album, something about that fucking autotune makes me so uneasy. Great grindcore that holds it's
atmosphere superbly, though it's not as batshit insane as Terrifyer was. 4/5
World Downfall

The riffs here are unbelievable, holy shit. The raw production works great with the atmosphere, the vocals are fairly typical but
the riffs alone place this straight into my top-5 grind albums. 4.3/5
Being Without

The climax that ends 'An Absent Crown, My Diadem' was when I realised this was going to be one of my favorites. I loved every
second of this album, always been a sucker for post-rock/emo but this was an absolute stunner. 4.5/5
14Shiina Ringo
Shouso Strip

Well that's a change of pace. Not sure what list I picked this up from, but damn 'Yokushitsu' is the funnest song I've heard all
year. 4/5
15Wil Wagner

Laika broke my heart. Actually broke it, oh man. 4.5/5
16Every Time I Die
From Parts Unknown

As far as new releases go, this month has been a bit of a letdown, but the year as a whole has been pretty damn good so far,
hopefully it keeps up. This album was definitely the high point of the month's releases for me, more of the same but they were
good at what they did so that's not a bad thing. 4.3/5

Even though it's not as consistent as FFMF, some of his best moments are here. Blue Sunshine, Chemical Burns and The
Rabbithole are some of his best tracks, just a shame some of the weaker tracks hurt the album. 4/5

Massive sucker for these guys, having so much fun jamming this so far. 4/5
19Musk Ox

Next listen in line for me, lots of users have said excellent things about it so really looking forward to it.
In Humor and Sadness

I wouldn't have known about this album if it wasn't for the hype around here. Super keen to hear Scogin on record again after
seeing The Chariot absolutely kill it live last year.
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