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5.0 classic
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Genre defining classic. One of the best metal albums EVER made.
Dark Tranquillity Projector
Dark Tranquillity Where Death Is Most Alive
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Deafheaven Sunbather
Deafheaven 10 Years Gone
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Entombed Left Hand Path
In Flames Whoracle
Metallica Master of Puppets
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal
Ulcerate Stare Into Death and Be Still
Ulcerate Shrines of Paralysis
Windir 1184
Windir Likferd
Windir Arntor
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

4.5 superb
Advent Sorrow Kali Yuga Crown
Man these guys hit the nail on the head with pulling off DSBM without being whiney, which is usually my biggest complaint with the genre. Vocals to me are a big selling point for these guys and the atmosphere they create is intoxicating.
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Akhlys Melinoe
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Amorphis Queen of Time
Atlantean Kodex The Course of Empire
Batushka Litourgiya
Be'lakor Coherence
Behemoth The Satanist
Blood Incantation Hidden History of the Human Race
Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh
Brutus (BE) Nest
Burzum Filosofem
Carcass Heartwork
Carnosus Dogma of the Deceased
Yea this shit rules. Thicc riffs and damn good production.
Cattle Decapitation Terrasite
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy
Cult of Luna A Dawn to Fear
Cytotoxin Nuklearth
Dark Tranquillity Damage Done
Dark Tranquillity Character
Darkthrone Panzerfaust
Darkthrone Old Star
Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
Der Rote Milan Moritat
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Finisterre
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Live in Berlin
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Noktvrn
Descend The Deviant
The whole album from start to finish is amazing. These guys have come out of now where and produced one hell of an album.
Dissection The Somberlain
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Dungeon Serpent World of Sorrows
Duskmourn Fallen Kings and Rusted Crowns
Dvne Etemen Ænka
Dying Fetus Make Them Beg for Death
Dying Wish Symptoms of Survival
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Emperor Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Ensiferum Ensiferum
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Enslaved RIITIIR
Enslaved Heimdal
Falls of Rauros Patterns in Mythology
Firelink The Inveterate Fire
Frosthelm Pyrrhic
One of my top picks of the year so far. Seem to come out of no where.
Gaerea Limbo
Gaerea Mirage
Gatecreeper Deserted
Yea this fucking rules. I haven't listened to much of their backlog, but this is a straight up banger.
Gorgoroth Under the Sign of Hell
Greyhaven Empty Black
Grima Frostbitten
Hath Of Rot And Ruin
Oh man, this album gets the juices flowing. Their song 'Currents' is probably the best song I've
heard all year long. I think this album is going to be hard to beat this year. We truly are living in the
best of times.

Also, A+ for the Dark Souls references throughout the album!
Hooded Menace The Tritonus Bell
Horn Turm am Hang
Don't know if it was intentional, but this is some really catchy black metal with a pagan twist. Album is a blast to listen to through and through. AOTY candidate for me.
Hypocrisy The Final Chapter
Immortal At the Heart of Winter
Immortal Pure Holocaust
In Flames Colony
In Flames Clayman
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
Insomnium Across the Dark
Kalmah Swamplord
Kalmah Swampsong
Loss Despond
Misthyrming Algleymi
Moonsorrow Jumalten aika
Mountaineer Bloodletting
This is a fucking fantastic record. So much emotion. Might have to bump up.

edit: I bumped.

edit x2: The last half of the song "To Those We've Said Goodbye" sounds like it was ripped
straight from a Deafheaven album.

edit x3: Nvm, its ripped straight from Panopticon - Pale Ghosts (Autumn Eternal). Like same riff
and everything.
Neander Eremit
Necrophobic The Nocturnal Silence
Nornir Skuld
Novarupta Disillusioned Fire
Opeth Blackwater Park
Paradise Lost Obsidian
Periphery Periphery IV: Hail Stan
Primordial To the Nameless Dead
Psychonaut Unfold the God Man
Psychotic Waltz The God-Shaped Void
Rivers of Nihil Where Owls Know My Name
Saidan Onryo II: Her Spirit Eternal
Sargeist Unbound
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Shabti Trembling and Shorn
Shadow Of Intent Melancholy
Slugdge Esoteric Malacology
Slugdge Born of Slime
Slugdge Gastronomicon
Strapping Young Lad Alien
Suhnopfer Hic regnant borbonii manes
Suhnopfer Nous sommes d'hier
If you enjoyed his previous effort, this a slam dunk.
The Black Dahlia Murder Nightbringers
The Black Dahlia Murder Miasma
The Devils of Loudun Escaping Eternity
Tombstoner Victims of Vile Torture
Tribulation Where the Gloom Becomes Sound
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Vindland Hanter Savet
Viscera (UK) Obsidian
White Death White Death
Wintersun Wintersun
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade
Wormwitch Heaven that Dwells Within
After stumbling across Hath early today, i thought to myself, no way anything will top that for a
while, maybe not even for the rest of year.

Then I found this record.

The record is fast, aggressive and just a ton of fun. Serious Skeletonwitch vibes here. We truly are
in the best of times.

4.0 excellent
...and Oceans Cosmic World Mother
1914 Where Fear and Weapons Meet
36 Crazyfists A Snow Capped Romance
Abigail Williams Walk Beyond The Dark
Acathexis Acathexis
Aephanemer Prokopton
Aesmah Walking Off The Horizon
Aeternam Ruins of Empires
AFI Sing the Sorrow
AFI All Hallow's E.P.
Afsky Ofte Jeg Drømmer Mig Død
Alcest Spiritual Instinct
Allegaeon Damnum
Alterbeast Immortal
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
Amon Amarth The Avenger
Anaal Nathrakh Vanitas
Archspire Relentless Mutation
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
At the Gates To Drink from the Night Itself
Batushka Raskol
Be'lakor Vessels
Be'lakor Of Breath and Bone
Behexen The Poisonous Path
Beneath the Massacre Fearmonger
Beyond Deth The Age of Darkness
Album rules hard. Contender for album of the year for me. It's a fun listen all the way to the end.
Bilmuri American Motor Sports
Blodskam Là​-​Bas
Carnosus Visions of Infinihility
Cattle Decapitation Death Atlas
Cattle Decapitation The Anthropocene Extinction
Celestial Sanctuary Insatiable Thirst For Torment
Chernaa Empyrean Fire
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
Children of Bodom Halo of Blood
Cor Scorpii Monument
Cor Scorpii Ruin
Cryptopsy As Gomorrah Burns
Cult of Luna The Raging River
Currents The Way It Ends
Dark Fortress Tales from Eternal Dusk
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Dark Tranquillity Atoma
Dark Tranquillity Moment
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Darkthrone Under a Funeral Moon
Darkthrone Arctic Thunder
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Leprosy
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Stellar
They pull off some good atmosphere here even with the shiny production. Kick ass album.
Devil Master Satan Spits On Children Of Light
Devil Sold His Soul A Fragile Hope
Devil Sold His Soul Loss
Disentomb The Decaying Light
Downfall of Gaia Ethic of Radical Finitude
Downfall of Gaia Silhouettes Of Disgust
Drastus La Croix de Sang
Emma Ruth Rundle and Thou May Our Chambers Be Full
Ensiferum Iron
Enslaved Below the Lights
Enterprise Earth Luciferous
Entheos (USA) Time Will Take Us All
Faceless Burial Speciation
Fange Punir
Firelink Firelink
Fit for an Autopsy Oh What the Future Holds
Fluisteraars Bloem
Frozen Soul Glacial Domination
Gatecreeper Sweltering Madness
Gatecreeper An Unexpected Reality
This fucking rules. I need more of this stuff, straight banger.The melodic/black metal-ly
end to the last track is a game changer.
Gatecreeper Dark Superstition
Gladius Sky Ex Metallo
If you are looking to scratch the Windir itch, this is a good place to look.
Godeater Vespera
Gorephilia Severed Monolith
Gorgoroth Antichrist
Gorgoroth Pentagram
Greyhaven This Bright and Beautiful World
Gulch Impenetrable Cerebral Fortress
Haimad The Return
Harakiri for the Sky Aokigahara
Hath All That Was Promised
Havukruunu Uinuos Syömein Sota
Horrendous Idol
Hour of Penance Misotheism
Human Serpent Inhumane Minimalism
Album fucking slays. Love the onslaught of aggression.
Human Serpent For I, The Misanthropist
Hush (IS) Blackheart
Hyperion (SWE) Seraphical Euphony
Hypocrisy Virus
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy
Illyria The Carpathian Summit
Immolation Atonement
Immolation Acts of God
Immortal Sons of Northern Darkness
Immortal Northern Chaos Gods
In Flames The Jester Race
Miss clicked the wrong rating for this album. This is album is "excellent".
In Flames Lunar Strain
In Mourning Monolith
In Mourning Shrouded Divine
In Mourning Afterglow
In Mourning Garden of Storms
One of their best albums so far. even though I like Monolith a little bit more.
In Mourning The Bleeding Veil
In Twilight's Embrace Vanitas
Inferi (USA) The End of an Era | Rebirth
Inferi (USA) Of Sunless Realms
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting
Was I high when i rated this? Gave this another spin and its at least a 4.
Insomnium One for Sorrow
No way i put this as a three, must have been a mistake. Gave this another spin and its better than i remember...
Insomnium Shadows of the Dying Sun
Listened to all of Insomniums albums over again... this is better than a 3.5.
Kampfar Ofidians manifest
Make Them Suffer Old Souls
Malist In the Catacombs of Time
Mare Cognitum Phobos Monolith
Mastodon Hushed and Grim
Mental Cruelty A Hill to Die Upon
Mgla Exercises in Futility
Mgla Age of Excuse
Mistur In Memoriam
Mistur Attende
Mizmor and Thou Myopia
Mo'ynoq Dreaming in a Dead Language
Monstrosity The Passage of Existence
Moonlight Sorcery Horned Lord of the Thorned Castle
Mork Katedralen
Mors Principium Est Seven
That Andy Gillion album is just Mors Principium Est without vocals... its good but nothing different from this.
Mors Principium Est ...And Death Said Live
Mors Principium Est Dawn of the 5th Era
Naglfar Harvest
Naglfar Vittra
Naglfar Sheol
Necrophobic Darkside
Necrophobic Dawn of the Damned
Necros Christos Domedon Doxomedon
Necrot Mortal
Nero di Marte Immoto
Night Crowned Hädanfärd
This sounds a LOT like a melodeath version of Dark Funeral
Norma Jean All Hail
Norma Jean Deathrattle Sing for Me
Noumena Anatomy of Life
Null (USA) Hiraeth
Numenorean Adore
Nyktophobia What Lasts Forever
Ocean Of Grief Nightfall's Lament
Odraza Rzeczom
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth Still Life
Organectomy Nail Below Nail
Panopticon Autumn Eternal
Panzerfaust The Suns of Perdition - Chapter I: War, Horrid War
Panzerfaust The Suns of Perdition - Chapter II
Patrons Of The Rotting Gate Bathed In Ash
Possession (BE) Exorkizein
Red Fang Murder the Mountains
Revocation Netherheaven
Rotting Christ Triarchy of The Lost Lovers
Sallow Moth The Larval Hope
Saor Forgotten Paths
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe
Scorched (USA-DE) Ecliptic Butchery
Septicflesh Codex Omega
Septicflesh The Great Mass
Serpent (JPN) xGODx
She Must Burn Umbra Mortis
Sinmara Hvísl Stjarnanna
Skeletonwitch Forever Abomination
Slugdge Dim and Slimeridden Kingdoms
Soen Lotus
Sold Soul I Hope We Make It Out of This Alive
Stormkeep Tales of Othertime
Suffering Hour In Passing Ascension
Sumerlands Dreamkiller
Sun Worship Pale Dawn
Svart Crown Witnessing The Fall
Sweven (SWE) The Eternal Resonance
Testament Titans of Creation
The Atlas Moth Coma Noir
The Black Dahlia Murder Everblack
The Black Dahlia Murder Verminous
The Crown Cobra Speed Venom
The Great Old Ones EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy
Thou Magus
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
Throane Derrière​-​Nous, La Lumière
Thulcandra Ascension Lost
Thulcandra Under a Frozen Sun
Thulcandra Fallen Angel's Dominion
Together to the Stars An Oblivion Above
Tomb Mold Planetary Clairvoyance
Totenwache Der Schwarze Hort
Tribulation Down Below
Trivium What the Dead Men Say
Tyr Hel
Uada Cult of a Dying Sun
Unearth The Oncoming Storm
Valdrin Throne of the Lunar Soul
Varathron Patriarchs of Evil
Vektor Terminal Redux
Venom Prison Samsara
Violet Cold Anomie
Viscera (UK) Carcinogenesis
Vorga Striving Toward Oblivion
Vous Autres Champ du Sang
Vredehammer Viperous
White Ward Love Exchange Failure
White Ward False Light
Whoredom Rife Dommedagskvad
Winterfylleth The Dark Hereafter
Witch Vomit Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave
Within the Ruins Black Heart
Wolves in the Throne Room Thrice Woven
Wolves in the Throne Room Primordial Arcana
Wormwood Ghostlands - Wounds From A Bleeding Earth

3.5 great
Aara So Fallen Alle Tempel
Aetherevm The Beauty of Chaos
I am really digging these guys approach to the melodeath world, adding their own flare to an otherwise stagnant genre.
Agalloch The Mantle
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth The Crusher
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Upon coming back to this album I have determined this is, indeed, a great album. My score now reflects that.
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
An Abstract Illusion Woe
AngelMaker Sanctum
Artificial Brain Artificial Brain
Aseitas False Peace
Astronoid Astronoid
August Burns Red Winter Wilderness
Aversions Crown Hell Will Come For Us All
Beyond Creation Algorythm
Ceremony Of Silence Oútis
Chapel of Disease ...And as We Have Seen the Storm
Children of Bodom Hexed
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Children of Bodom I Worship Chaos
Cosmic Putrefaction The Horizons Towards Which Splendour Withers
Cradle of Filth Existence Is Futile
Cult of Luna The Long Road North
Dark Funeral Where Shadows Forever Reign
Dark Tranquillity The Mind's I
Dark Tranquillity Construct
Dark Tranquillity Haven
Darkeater Иней чёрного рассвета
Darkest Hour Perpetual | Terminal
Darkthrone Eternal Hails
Darkthrone Astral Fortress
Dawn Of Ashes The Antinomian
Death Courier Necrotic Verses
Defacing God The Resurrection of Lilith
Disavowed Revocation of the Fallen
Earth Rot Black Tides of Obscurity
Ensiferum Thalassic
I am not completely sold on the clean vocals, but at least there are riffs...
Enslaved Isa
Enslaved In Times
Enslaved Vertebrae
Enterprise Earth The Chosen
Eternal Storm Come the Tide
Eternal Storm A Giant Bound to Fall
Eye of the Enemy The Vengeance Paradox
Fen The Dead Light
Fractal Gates The Light That Shines
Gaahls Wyrd GastiR - Ghosts Invited
Gatecreeper Sonoran Depravation
Gates Of Doom Aquileia Mater Aeterna
Goatmoon Stella Polaris
Gorod Aethra
Hypocrisy Worship
Immortal Damned In Black
Immortal Bird Thrive On Neglect
Imperium Dekadenz When We Are Forgotten
In Flames Come Clarity
Infernal Coil Within a World Forgotten
Inquisition Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar...
Insomnium Winter's Gate
Insomnium Heart Like a Grave
Kalmah Palo
Katalepsy Terra Mortuus Est
Kekht Arakh Pale Swordsman
Kingdom of Giants Passenger
Legbah Legbah
Make Them Suffer How to Survive a Funeral
Big fan of the opening. Album really starts off strong. Back half isn't as great but still super enjoyable. Make Them Suffer and Currents really killing it this year.
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Mayhem Daemon
Molested Divinity Unearthing The Void
Mors Principium Est Embers of a Dying World
Murg Strävan
Naglfar Pariah
Naglfar Teras
Naglfar Diabolical
Night in Gales Dawnlight Garden
Nile Vile Nilotic Rites
Norma Jean Polar Similar
Norther N
Obscura Akróasis
Omnium Gatherum Beyond
Ophidian I Desolate
Orbit Culture Nija
Orpheus Omega Wear Your Sins
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Pillorian Obsidian Arc
Portrayal of Guilt We Are Always Alone
Psychonaut Violate Consensus Reality
Rammstein Untitled
Rotting Christ Theogonia
Rotting Christ The Heretics
Secrets of the Moon Black House
Septicflesh Communion
Serenity in Murder Reborn
Serpent Column Mirror In Darkness
Shadow Of Intent Elegy
Shrine Of Insanabilis Disciples Of The Void
Skeletonwitch Devouring Radiant Light
Slowbleed The Blazing Sun, A Fiery Dawn
Sons Of A Wanted Man Kenoma
Stortregn Impermanence
Sun of the Sleepless To The Elements
Svart Crown Abreaction
Synovial Songs of Silver
Temple of Demigod Onslaught of the Ancient Gods
Temple of Void The World That Was
The Abyss The Other Side
The Black Dahlia Murder Abysmal
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual
The Black Dahlia Murder Unhallowed
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate
The Great Old Ones Cosmicism
The Halo Effect Days of the Lost
Vader Solitude in Madness
Vale of Pnath Accursed
Fun album, don't get the crap of it being "inauthentic."
Vanum Ageless Fire
Venom Prison Erebos
Vimur Triumphant Master of Fates
Wake Devouring Ruin
Waldgefluster Stimmen im Wind
Warbringer Weapons of Tomorrow
Warforged I: Voice
Hmmm... This year is turning out to be a great year for metal. This shit is wild and came out of left field. This is super refreshing and unique, a fun blend of styles.
Wayfarer A Romance with Violence
Wiegedood De Doden Hebben Het Goed II
Windswept The Onlooker
Worm Shepherd In The Wake Ov Sòl
Worm Shepherd Ritual Hymns
Wounds of Recollection You Were A Garden of Empyrean Light
Yellow Eyes Rare Field Ceiling

3.0 good
Altarage The Approaching Roar
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods
Amon Amarth Jomsviking
Ancient Mastery Chapter One: Across The Mountains Of ...
Andy Gillion Neverafter
Its just Mors Principium Est without vocals. _(?)_/
As I Lay Dying Shaped by Fire
Between the Buried and Me Colors II
Black Crown Initiate Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Dark Tranquillity Skydancer
Dark Tranquillity We Are the Void
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Defeated Sanity The Sanguinary Impetus
Deftones Ohms
Dir En Grey 落ちた事のある空
Drain (USA-CA) California Cursed
Dreadnought Emergence
Ensiferum Two Paths
Enslaved Utgard
Enterprise Earth Death: An Anthology
God Dethroned Illuminati
Imperial Triumphant Alphaville
In Flames I, the Mask
In Flames Foregone
In Mourning The Weight of Oceans
Insomnium Anno 1696
Kassad London Orbital
Mayhem Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando
Mental Cruelty Zwielicht
Naglfar Cerecloth
Necrowretch Swords of Dajjal
Noumena Myrrys
Good album but I think the female vocals kinda ruin it for me. Noumena focuses on the female
leads to much which sadly makes most of the album a snooze fest. They have a excellent front
man that they pretty much ignore and almost acts as back up vocals on to many songs.

Metsan Viha is the high light of the album...which is the one song without female vocals.
Noumena Death Walks With Me
Noumena Anima
Odious Mortem Synesthesia
Anyone else think the mix is kind of off? The drums sound weird.
Septicflesh Modern Primitive
Soen Imperial
Svart Crown Wolves Among The Ashes
Temple Nightside Pillars of Damnation
Temple of Void Summoning the Slayer
The Devil Wears Prada The Act
Uada Djinn
Unearth The Wretched; The Ruinous
Unto Others Mana
Vjuga Aeternum

2.5 average
A Light In The Dark Insomnia
A Wake in Providence The Blvck Sun || The Blood Moon
Aether Realm Redneck Vikings From Hell
This is some weird shit, redneck viking? Is this a parity band from Sweden?

>Asheville, North Carolina

Oh, makes sense. Cringe worthy at best.
Amon Amarth Berserker
Ashbringer Absolution
Bring Me The Horizon amo
Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
Deafheaven Infinite Granite
Feminazgul No Dawn for Men
Frozen Soul Crypt Of Ice
Holding Absence Holding Absence
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
Korn The Nothing
My Dying Bride The Ghost of Orion
Thy Art Is Murder Human Target
Tool Fear Inoculum
Trvth Inordinate and Surpassing

2.0 poor
Alkaloid Liquid Anatomy
Amon Amarth The Great Heathen Army
Bleed the Sky This Way Lies Madness
These ratings are suspect. This isn't even good metalcore.
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want
Gorgoroth Instinctus Bestialis
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
Insomnium Argent Moon
Machine Gun Kelly Tickets to My Downfall
Rotting Christ Rituals
The Body I’ve Seen All I Need To See
The Ghost Inside The Ghost Inside
Tomahawk Tonic Immobility

1.5 very poor
In Flames Siren Charms

1.0 awful
6ix9ine DUMMY BOY
Ghost Bath Starmourner
In Flames Battles
In Flames Clayman (20th Anniversary Edition)
I finally get why In Flames never plays their older songs live... they can?t. The re-recorded versions of Bullet Ride, Pinball Map and Clayman should be considered a crime against humanity. Good god man.
Suicide Silence Suicide Silence

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