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halfperus 2019

All the albums from the first half of the year that I really dug, accompanied by a recommended track for each (Spotify playlist in the comments). Everything is a 4 or higher. Top 10 are ranked, the rest is alphabetical.
49Altarage
The Approaching Roar


blackened death metal
RT: "Chaworos Sephelln"
48Astronoid
Astronoid


blackgaze
RT: "Lost"
47Blessed (CAN)
Salt


post-punk
RT: "Thought"
46The Callous Daoboys
Die On Mars


Southern mathcore
RT: "The Absolute Barnstormer"
45Ceremony Of Silence
Oútis


death metal
RT: "(Into the Obscure Light)"
44Crowhurst
III


black/sludge metal
RT: "Ghost Tropic"
43Dead To A Dying World
Elegy


post-metal
RT: "Empty Hands, Hollow Hymns"
42Downfall of Gaia
Ethic of Radical Finitude


post-black metal
RT: "Guided Through a Starless Night"
41Dreadnought
Emergence


progressive metal
RT: "Pestilent"
40Drei Affen
Seguimos Ciegxs


emoviolence
RT: "Heridas"
39Drowse
Light Mirror


lo-fi slowcore/shoegaze
RT: "Shower Pt. 2"
38Employed to Serve
Eternal Forward Motion


metalcore
RT: "Eternal Forward Motion"
37Fluoride
Disentanglement


sludgy powerviolence
RT: "Thought Reform"
36Full of Hell
Weeping Choir


grindcore/noise
RT: "Haunted Arches"
34Helms Alee
Noctiluca


sludge metal
RT: "Pleasure Torture"
33Her Name Is Calla
Animal Choir


alternative/post-rock
RT: "Vanguard"
32Herod (CHE)
Sombre Dessein


sludge metal
RT: "Don't Speak Last"
31Ithaca
The Language of Injury


metalcore
RT: "CLSR"
30Lizzo
Cuz I Love You


positivity pop
RT: "Juice"
29Lord Snow
SHADOWMARKS


screamo
RT: "Shallan Davar"
28Misthyrming
Algleymi


black metal
RT: "Allt Sem Eitt Sinn Blomstradi"
27Morild
Så Kom Mørket og Tog Mig På Ordet


atmospheric black metal
RT: "At Do Eller Blive Fri"
26The Moth Gatherer
Esoteric Oppression


post-metal
RT: "Motionless in Oceania"
25Noctambulist
Atmospheres of Desolation


blackened death metal
RT: "Abnegation"
24Numenorean
Adore


blackgaze
RT: "Adore"
23Nuvolascura
Nuvolascura


screamo
RT: "half truth"
22Panzerfaust
The Suns of Perdition - Chapter I: War, Horrid War


chaotic black metal
RT: "The Day After 'Trinity'"
21Polynation
Igneous


electronic
RT: "Muriatic"
20Skaldic Curse
Devourer


blackened thrash metal
RT: "Devourer"
19Snooze
Familiaris


math rock
RT: "Separation Anxiety"
18Somn
The All-Devouring


blackgaze
RT: "Awe"
17Spotlights
Love and Decay


sludgegaze
RT: "Until the Bleeding Stops"
16Tanya Tagaq
Toothsayer


electronic/throat singing
RT: "Icebreaker"
15This Gift Is A Curse
A Throne of Ash


blackened hardcore
RT: "I Am Katharsis"
14Thom Yorke
Anima


electronic
RT: "Traffic"
13Thormesis
The Sixth


blackgaze 'n' roll
RT: "Lichtermeer"
12Ultar
Pantheon MMXIX


post-black metal
RT: "Father Dagon"
11Vanum
Ageless Fire


black metal
RT: "Under the Banner of Death"
10Aoratos
Gods Without Name


atmospheric black metal
RT: "Thresher"
9for your health/Shin Guard
Death of Spring


screamo
RT: "Keres" (FYH side) / "Grief Instilled" (SG side)
8Shin Guard
2020


screamo/post-hardcore
RT: "Epiphany"
7Kaleikr
Heart of Lead


combination metal
RT: "The Descent"
6Glassing
Spotted Horse


sludgy screamo
RT: "Bronze"
5A Secret Revealed
Sacrifices


post-black metal
RT: "Empty Throne"
4Elizabeth Colour Wheel
Nocebo


alt doom
RT: "23"
3Inter Arma
Sulphur English


combination metal
RT: "Stillness"
2State Faults
Clairvoyant


screamo
RT: "Dreamcatcher Pt. II"
1OLAM
I Will Guide Thy Hand


screamo/metalcore
RT: "Wounds"
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