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5.0 classic
Mastodon Leviathan
What else can I say, this is a fucking classic record.

4.5 superb
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Depeche Mode Violator
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Disillusion Back to Times of Splendor
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Gojira Terra Incognita
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Mastodon Remission
Muse Absolution
Muse Origin of Symmetry
My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours
My Dying Bride A Line of Deathless Kings
Opeth Still Life
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Damnation
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protest the Hero Fortress
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead OK Computer
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush 2112
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Rush Permanent Waves
Rush Hemispheres
Scale the Summit The Collective
Soundgarden Superunknown
Symphony X V: The New Mythology Suite
The Dear Hunter Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
The Dear Hunter Orange
The Dear Hunter White
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution
Tool Lateralus
Tyr Ragnarok

4.0 excellent
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
Agalloch The Mantle
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Ahab The Boats Of The Glen Carrig
Akercocke Words That Go Unspoken...
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies
Alice in Chains Dirt
alt-J An Awesome Wave
alt-J This Is All Yours
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Aspherium The Fall of Therenia
Aspherium The Veil of Serenity
Baroness First
Baroness Red Album
Baroness First & Second
Basement I Wish I Could Stay Here
Basement Colourmeinkindness
Ben Howard I Forget Where We Were
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Chris Christodoulou Risk Of Rain
Cloudkicker Beacons
Daylight Dies Dismantling Devotion
Deftones White Pony
Devin Townsend Terria
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Draconian Turning Season Within
What a solid album. Every song is excellent and easily differentiated with great riffs and vocal melodies that are both memorable and tasteful. This is one band that gets the doom harsh/clean male/female dynamic right.
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dub Trio Another Sound Is Dying
Dub Trio IV
Earthside A Dream In Static
Edge of Sanity Crimson II
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Everything Everything Man Alive
Everything Everything Get to Heaven
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Failure Fantastic Planet
Frank Turner Love, Ire & Song
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Gojira The Link
Heaven Shall Burn Antigone
HRVRD From the Bird's Cage
In Vain The Latter Rain
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Isis Oceanic
Isis Panopticon
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jethro Tull Aqualung
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick
Jethro Tull Minstrel in the Gallery
John Frusciante Curtains
John Petrucci Suspended Animation
Kalmah They Will Return
Kalmah Swampsong
Kamelot The Black Halo
Kamelot Karma
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
King Crimson Discipline
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson Red
L'arc-en-Ciel AWAKE
Lantlos Melting Sun
Liquid Tension Experiment Liquid Tension Experiment 2
Lost Horizon A Flame To The Ground Beneath
Martyr Warp Zone
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Metallica
Metallica S&M
Million Dead A Song to Ruin
Minsk The Crash and the Draw
Misfits Static Age
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Muse Hullabaloo
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Necrophagist Epitaph
Opeth Orchid
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth Lamentations
Opeth In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
OutKast Aquemini
P.O.S Audition
P.O.S Never Better
Pagan's Mind Celestial Entrance
Pagan's Mind Enigmatic: Calling
Pallbearer Foundations of Burden
Pearl Jam Ten
Plini Handmade Cities
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead In Rainbows
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Renaissance Scheherazade and Other Stories
Rush R30: 30th Anniversary Tour
Rush Snakes & Arrows Live
Scale the Summit Carving Desert Canyons
Skeletonwitch Beyond the Permafrost
Sleep Sleep's Holy Mountain
Soilwork The Ride Majestic
Steak Number Eight The Hutch
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Stone Temple Pilots No. 4
Strapping Young Lad City
Superheaven Jar
Tenacious D Tenacious D
TesseracT Concealing Fate
TesseracT One
Textures Silhouettes
The Cribs Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever
The Dear Hunter Act I: The Lake South, the River North
The Dear Hunter Act III: Life and Death
The Dear Hunter Black
The Dear Hunter Indigo
The Dear Hunter Green
The Dear Hunter Yellow
The Project Hate MCMXCIX Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate
Therion Lemuria
Therion Sirius B
Therion Gothic Kabbalah
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
This is an incredible album. The only major thing holding it back is that Dustin had not yet grown out of his whiny pop-punk singing phase yet. rFor the most part the thin production actually does a lot for the uniqueness of this record, so I won't count the fact the production could have been better against it.
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice Major/Minor
Tool Ænima
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
Tyr Eric The Red
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Wintersun Wintersun

3.5 great
*shels Sea of the Dying Dhow
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
A Wilhelm Scream Career Suicide
Agalloch Of Stone, Wind and Pillor
Agalloch The White
Akhlys The Dreaming I
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre monde
Alcest Écailles de Lune
Alcest Les Voyages de l'Âme
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains
Alice in Chains Facelift
Altar of Plagues Teethed Glory and Injury
Alter Bridge Fortress
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall
An Endless Sporadic Ameliorate
Ana Kefr The Burial Tree (II)
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
Anathema Weather Systems
Andy McKee Art of Motion
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Annihilator Never, Neverland
Aquilus Griseus
Arcane Known/Learned
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Arghoslent Hornets of the Pogrom
ASAP Rocky At.Long.Last.A$AP
Asian Kung-Fu Generation Sol-fa
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Atheist Elements
Atheist Piece of Time
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Atoma Skylight
Audioslave Audioslave
Augury Concealed
Augury Fragmentary Evidence
Avatarium Avatarium
Ayreon The Human Equation
Ayreon Into the Electric Castle
Baroness Second
Baroness Blue Record
Baroness Yellow and Green
Be'lakor Stone's Reach
Be'lakor Of Breath and Bone
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Big Dumb Face Duke Lion Fights the Terror!!
Birds Of Tokyo Universes
Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride
Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh
Bloodbath The Fathomless Mastery
Blotted Science The Machinations of Dementia
Blotted Science The Animation of Entomology
Boris Attention Please
Borknagar Empiricism
Borknagar Origin
Burzum Hvis lyset tar oss
Burzum Det som engang var
Caladan Brood Echoes Of Battle
Carcass Heartwork
Cathedral The Ethereal Mirror
Cathedral Forest of Equilibrium
Cephalic Carnage Anomalies
Chance the Rapper Acid Rap
Chimp Spanner At the Dream's Edge
Chimp Spanner Imperium Vorago
Chimp Spanner All Roads Lead Here
Cloudkicker The Map Is Not the Territory
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Cloudkicker Portmanteau
Cloudkicker A New Heavenly Body
Cloudkicker Fade
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Corelia Nostalgia
Crowhurst Crowhurst
Cult of Luna Salvation
Cynic Focus
Cynic Traced in Air
Cynic The Portal Tapes
Dan Swano Moontower
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Darkest Era Severance
Darkspace Dark Space III
Daylight Dies Lost To The Living
Dead Congregation Promulgation of the Fall
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Death Symbolic
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Gore
Dethklok Dethalbum II
Dethklok The Dethalbum
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Dir En Grey Uroboros
Doctor Smoke The Witching Hour
Dodecahedron Dodecahedron
Dornenreich Flammentriebe
Draconian Arcane Rain Fell
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater Live at Budokan
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
This album is definitely back-heavy, and gets better and better with the last 3 songs. It also definitely cant's
be touched by the new album unfortunately. A Nightmare To Remember has some great parts such as the
middle section. They beat the introductory riff and gothic shit to death throughout the song for far too long
though, and Portnoy's vocal section always elicits a face-palm. A Rite Of Passage is the weakest and lamest
song on the album, and Wither is an okay (if not very tame and generic) ballad. The Shattered Fortress is a
retread of many of the suite's motifs and doesn't bring much that is new and interesting to the table, but I
forgive it because it is still pretty epic and succeeds in the nostalgia department. The Best Of Times is a
great song and gets points for the inherent emotional quality of the subject matter. The Count of Tuscany is
an epic end to the album, with some of the best songwriting, riffs, transitions, instrumental sections and
melodies the band has produced in a long while. I really dig the Rush and King Crimson vibes from the
second half of this album.
Dream Theater Live Scenes From New York
dredg El Cielo
Dub Trio New Heavy
Dub Trio Cool Out And Coexist
Dub Trio Exploring The Dangers Of
Echo and The Bunnymen Ocean Rain
Eden Circus Marula
Empyrium Weiland
Endlesshade Wolf Will Swallow The Sun
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Epica The Quantum Enigma
Esoteric Paragon Of Dissonance
Ever Forthright Ever Forthright
Pretty sick album that shows a lot of potential. Chris Baretto is an insanely talented vocalist and is the source of most of the album's enjoyability. A number of songs are longer than they ought to be, and as a result the album is too long as a whole. Many songs have their creative and memorable moments but then stagnate too much in less interesting metalcor-ish breakdowns or dent riffage. If they duplicated the overall quality this effort and cut the fat, they would have something truly great.
Everything Everything Arc
Exivious Liminal
Failure The Heart Is a Monster
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Forgotten Tomb Songs to Leave
Forgotten Tomb Springtime Depression
Forgotten Tomb Negative Megalomania
Forgotten Tomb Love's Burial Ground
Gamma Ray No World Order
Gaytheist Hold Me... But Not So Tight
Gojira The Link Alive
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage
Gorillaz Demon Days
Graviton Massless
Guided by Voices Alien Lanes
Hacksaw to the Throat Wastelands
Hacride Lazarus
Haken Aquarius
Haken Visions
Haken The Mountain
HRVRD The Inevitable And I
Humanfly Awesome Science
Hypocrisy Virus
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy
I Am Abomination Let The Future Tell The Truth
Ihsahn After
Immortal At the Heart of Winter
In Vain Aenigma
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Incubus Morning View
Incubus Light Grenades
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
Interpol Antics
Intronaut Prehistoricisms
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Isis Wavering Radiant
Jakub Zytecki Wishful Lotus Proof
Jeff Loomis Plains of Oblivion
Jethro Tull Roots to Branches
Jethro Tull The Jethro Tull Christmas Album
John Frusciante The Empyrean
Kamelot Epica
Kamelot Ghost Opera
Karnivool Sound Awake
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
Katatonia Brave Murder Day
Katatonia The Great Cold Distance
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
Kowloon Walled City Container Ships
Kurt Vile Smoke Ring For My Halo
Kurt Vile Wakin on a Pretty Daze
Kvelertak Kvelertak
L'arc-en-Ciel Ark
L'arc-en-Ciel REAL
L'arc-en-Ciel SMILE
Latitudes Old Sunlight
Leprous Bilateral
Les Discrets/Alcest Split
Leviathan Scar Sighted
Liquid Tension Experiment Liquid Tension Experiment
Lost Horizon Awakening The World
Ludicra Another Great Love Song
Lykathea Aflame Elvenefris
Martriden Martriden EP
Maserati Inventions for the New Season
Maserati The Language Of Cities
Maserati Maserati VII
Mastodon The Hunter
Memory Garden Tides
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah Nothing
Meshuggah I
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Meshuggah obZen
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Mirrorthrone Carriers of Dust
Misery Signals Of Malice and the Magnum Heart
Misery Signals Controller
Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About
Mongol Horde Mongol Horde
Mors Principium Est The Unborn
Mother Mother O My Heart
Mourning Beloveth The Sullen Sulcus
Mouth of the Architect Quietly
Mouth of the Architect Dawning
Muse Showbiz
My Dying Bride The Angel and the Dark River
My Dying Bride Turn Loose the Swans
My Dying Bride Songs of Darkness, Words of Light
My Dying Bride The Light at the End of the World
My Dying Bride A Map of All Our Failures
Ne Obliviscaris Portal of I
Necrophagist Onset of Putrefaction
Nickel Creek Nickel Creek
Nightwish Once
Nightwish Oceanborn
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nirvana Bleach
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana Nevermind
No Doubt Tragic Kingdom
No Doubt Return of Saturn
O'Brother The Death of Day
Obliteration Black Death Horizon
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire
Opeth The Roundhouse Tapes
Opeth Watershed
Orion Where Whales Go To Die
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
Ovid's Withering Scryers of the Ibis
Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz
Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears
Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman
Ozzy Osbourne Ozzmosis
Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon
Pagan's Mind God's Equation
Panopticon Autumn Eternal
Pearl Jam Lost Dogs
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
Pelican Australasia
Pelican The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...
Pinback Autumn of the Seraphs
Pomegranate Tiger Entities
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Portal (Cynic) Portal
Portishead Dummy
Probot Probot
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Propagandhi Failed States
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
One of the key things that allowed me to warm up to the sometimes abrasive/annoying vocals of Rody
Walker were all the damn catchy and memorable vocal lines and the frequency with which new and fresh
sing-alongable melodies were presented.

These stick-in-your-head moments permeate nearly every song of Kezia and Fortress, and are devastatingly
absent in Scurrilous, which leaves their third effort with little redeeming value for me.
Protest the Hero Volition
Psycroptic The Scepter of the Ancients
R.E.M. Murmur
R.E.M. Automatic for the People
Radiohead The King of Limbs
I hope to have a change of heart after listening to this much more... but at this point I can't foresee this being any better than a "good" album. I'd say, at best, it's got 5 good songs and 3 okay songs. I just don't see how they will ever rise above that for me. *crosses fingers that a revelation is had soon*
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers Off the Map
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
Revocation Great Is Our Sin
Rosetta Quintessential Ephemera
Rotting Christ Theogonia
Rozwell Kid Too Shabby
Rush Caress of Steel
Rush Fly by Night
Rush Signals
Rush Snakes & Arrows
Rush Clockwork Angels
Russian Circles Empros
Saor Roots
Savages Silence Yourself
Scale the Summit The Migration
Shade Empire Omega Arcane
Sithu Aye Cassini
Sithu Aye Isles
Sithu Aye Invent the Universe
SKATERS Manhattan
Sleater-Kinney One Beat
Sleater-Kinney No Cities to Love
Sleep Dopesmoker
Slint Spiderland
Slugdge Dim and Slimeridden Kingdoms
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Soundgarden Down on the Upside
Stone Temple Pilots Purple
Stone Temple Pilots Tiny Music... Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop
Stone Temple Pilots Shangri-La-Dee-Da
Stone Temple Pilots Thank You
Strapping Young Lad Alien
STRFKR Starfucker
SubRosa More Constant Than The Gods
Substructure Monolith
Supercar Highvision
Swallow the Sun The Morning Never Came
Sybreed Slave Design
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
Symphony X The Odyssey
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Toxicity
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
Tame Impala Currents
Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog
Terrorizer World Downfall
The Antlers Hospice
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Dear Hunter Blue
The Dear Hunter Violet
The Dear Hunter Migrant
The Decemberists Picaresque
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Decemberists The Tain
The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Fall of Every Season From Below
I can tell this album will grow on me with time. The clean vocal delivery is shaky and timid, which is kind of disappointing to me at the moment. I find the more comfortable-range growls and higher shrieks to be the most palatable here. The deep growls (such as those used in the opening vocals of the title track) don't do it for me because they don't feel as genuine in the midst of such genuine music. One of the things I really like is the layout of the album, with the three dense and long songs separated by the two short, soft pieces! It makes a lot of sense and helps the cohesiveness of the album.
The Gathering Nighttime Birds
The Great Old Ones Tekeli-Li
The Hotelier Home, Like NoPlace Is There
The Lonely Island Incredibad
The National High Violet
The Ocean Precambrian
The Ocean Anthropocentric
The Ocean Pelagial
The Pillows Happy Bivouac
The Pillows Little Busters
The Pillows Runners High
The Project Hate MCMXCIX Cybersonic Superchrist
The Receiving End of Sirens Between the Heart and the Synapse
The Replacements Let It Be
The Safety Fire Grind the Ocean
The Story So Far Under Soil and Dirt
The Story So Far What You Don't See
The Strokes Is This It
The Strokes Room on Fire
The Strokes First Impressions of Earth
The Vines Highly Evolved
The Vines Winning Days
The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream
The Wounded Kings In the Chapel of the Black Hand
Theatre Of Tragedy Velvet Darkness They Fear
Therion Theli
Therion Secret of the Runes
Third Eye Blind Third Eye Blind
The first half of the record (not just the obvious singles) is wonderful. The second half (7-12) kind of drops off for me as it drags on a bit before picking up again with the last two tracks.
Thou Heathen
Thrawsunblat Wanderer on the Continent of Saplings
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Beggars
Thy Light No Morrow Shall Dawn
Tiamat Wildhoney
Tiluland Axes of the Universe
Tool Undertow
Tool Opiate
Tool 10,000 Days
Totem Skin Still Waters Run Deep
Tragedy Vengeance
Training for Utopia Plastic Soul Impalement
Tribulation The Children of the Night
Triptykon Melana Chasmata
TTNG Animals
Turnover Peripheral Vision
Turnstile Nonstop Feeling
Ulver Perdition City
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Uneven Structure Februus
Unknown Mortal Orchestra II
Vildhjarta Masstaden
Vinterland Welcome My Last Chapter
Watchtower Control and Resistance
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
White Arms of Athena Astrodrama
Wintersun Time I
I cannot tell a lie. I still have a raging boner for this album after all this time.
Wishbone Ash Argus
Witch Mountain Cauldron Of The Wild
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason
With this flavor of black metal, it's all about atmosphere and capturing the momentary pairings of places
and emotions. Torn Beyond Reason generously delivers in this aspect and manages to do so without boring
me to tears in the process.
X Japan Art of Life
Xanthochroid Blessed He With Boils

3.0 good
'68 In Humor and Sadness
*shels Wingsfortheirsmiles
7 Horns 7 Eyes Throes Of Absolution
A Lot Like Birds Conversation Piece
A Lot Like Birds No Place
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
A Perfect Circle aMOTION
Abnormal Thought Patterns Manipulation Under Anesthesia
Abnormality Contaminating the Hive Mind
Agalloch The Grey
Agalloch From Which of This Oak
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit
Agalloch Faustian Echoes
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Allegaeon Fragments Of Form And Function
Alustrium A Tunnel to Eden
Amogh Symphony The Quantum Hack Code
Amon Amarth The Crusher
Amon Amarth The Avenger
Amorphis Under the Red Cloud
Anata The Conductor's Departure
Andromeda Extension of the Wish
Annihilator Alice in Hell
Anubis Hitchhiking to Byzantium
Anubis Gate A Perfect Forever
Anubis Gate Anubis Gate
Arcade Fire Funeral
Aspid Extravasation
Astralnaut Thieves, Beggars and Swine
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
At The Soundawn Shifting
Atheist Jupiter
Atoms for Peace Amok
Austra Feel It Break
Austra Olympia
Ayreon 01011001
Barren Earth Curse of the Red River
Bear Hands Distraction
Beardfish Sleeping in Traffic: Part Two
Beheading of a King Quasar: Preserving Legacy
Behemoth Demigod
Behold... The Arctopus Skullgrid
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me The Anatomy Of
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
Beyond Creation The Aura
Bilocate Sudden Death Syndrome
Birds Of Tokyo Birds Of Tokyo
Black Sabbath 13
Bleed from Within Empire
Bleeding Oath Bleeding Oath
Blut Aus Nord The Work Which Transforms God
Boris Heavy Rocks II
Born of Osiris The Discovery
I imagine that this is what Tim Burton's death metal album would sound like.
Botch We Are the Romans
Braid The Age of Octeen
Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding
Burzum Filosofem
Calvin Harris Ready For The Weekend
Calvin Harris 18 Months
Captain, We're Sinking The Future Is Cancelled
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Caribou Swim
Caribou Our Love
Cathedral The Last Spire
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer
Chevelle La Gárgola
Chevelle The North Corridor
CHON Newborn Sun
CHON Woohoo!
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Circle of Contempt Artifacts in Motion
Circus of Dead Squirrels Indoor Recess
CityCop Seasons
Cloudkicker The Discovery
Cloudkicker Loop
Cloudkicker Subsume
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Communic Waves Of Visual Decay
Cormorant Metazoa
Cormorant Dwellings
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Dark Suns Existence
Dark Time Sunshine ANX
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Daylight Dies No Reply
Daylight Dies A Frail Becoming
Deafheaven 2010 Demo
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death Grips Exmilitary
Death Grips The Money Store
Deathspell Omega Paracletus
Defeater Travels
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Demon Hunter True Defiance
Dethklok Dethalbum III
Devil Sold His Soul Blessed & Cursed
Devin Townsend Infinity
Devin Townsend Physicist
Devin Townsend The Hummer
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Dickkicker Somniloquent
Dimmu Borgir In Sorte Diaboli
Dir En Grey Vulgar
Dir En Grey Kisou
Dir En Grey GAUZE
Dir En Grey Dum Spiro Spero
Disillusion Three Neuron Kings
Disma Towards the Megalith
DMX It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
Draconian Where Lovers Mourn
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Dream Theater Chaos in Motion
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Drudkh Autumn Aurora
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Dry The River Shallow Bed
Dying Fetus Reign Supreme
Elbow The Seldom Seen Kid
Eluveitie Slania
Eluvium Copia
Elvenking Heathenreel
Emancipator Soon It Will Be Cold Enough
Emancipator Safe In The Steep Cliffs
Epica The Divine Conspiracy
Epica Design Your Universe
Epica Requiem for the Indifferent
Equilibrium Sagas
ERRA Impulse
Ethereal Shroud They Became the Falling Ash
Exivious Exivious
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo I Have Made My Bed in Darkness
Extol Extol
FACT In the Blink of an Eye
FACT Never Turn Out The Light To Keep Myself
FACT burundanga
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Fallujah The Harvest Wombs
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails
Finntroll Nattfodd
Florence and the Machine Lungs
Foo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to Lose
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways
Forgotten Tomb Under Saturn Retrograde
Forgotten Tomb ...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil
Frank Ocean channel ORANGE
Future Islands Singles
Gates Bloom and Breathe
Gatling Beforemath
Ghost (SWE) Opus Eponymous
Ghost (SWE) Infestissumam
Ghost (SWE) Meliora
Giant Squid Cenotes
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Gojira Possessed
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Graveworm Engraved in Black
Haggard Awaking The Centuries
Hail the Sun Wake
Haken Restoration
Heljareyga Heljareyga
Helms Alee Weatherhead
High on Fire De Vermis Mysteriis
Hope For The Dying Dissimulation
HORSE the band The Mechanical Hand
HORSE the band Desperate Living
Illuminati The Core
Imminent Sonic Destruction Recurring Themes
Immolation Close to a World Below
In Mourning Shrouded Divine
In Mourning The Weight of Oceans
In The Woods... Omnio
Incubus Make Yourself
Incubus Fungus Amongus
Iniquity Serenadium
Interpol El Pintor
Into Eternity Buried in Oblivion
iNTRiKeT The Woods
Intronaut Habitual Levitations
Ion Dissonance Breathing Is Irrelevant
Jeff Rosenstock We Cool?
Jex Thoth Blood Moon Rise
Job for a Cowboy Sun Eater
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Joy Division Closer
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kalisia Cybion
Kalmah 12 Gauge
Kalmah Seventh Swamphony
Katatonia Viva Emptiness
Katatonia Last Fair Deal Gone Down
Katatonia For Funerals to Come...
Katatonia Jhva Elohim Meth... the Revival
Kauan Pirut
Kayo Dot Hubardo
Kevin Gilbert The Shaming of The True
Kids These Days Traphouse Rock
Knuckle Puck The Weight That You Buried
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair
Lamb of God Wrath
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang
Lantlos .neon
Last Chance to Reason Level 2
Lazarus A.D. The Onslaught
Leprous Coal
letlive. Fake History
letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Lights Siberia
Mac DeMarco Rock and Roll Night Club
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis The Heist
Make Them Suffer Old Souls
Martriden Encounter The Monolith
Martyr Feeding the Abscess
Maserati Pyramid of the Sun
Mastodon Lifesblood
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Meshuggah Koloss
Metallica Kill 'Em All
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
Miike Snow Miike Snow
Minsk With Echoes in the Movement of Stone
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Mirrorthrone Of Wind and Weeping
Mirrorthrone Gangrene
Monuments Gnosis
Moonsorrow V: Havitetty
Mors Principium Est ...And Death Said Live
Mother Mother Touch Up
Mother Mother Eureka
Moving Mountains Pneuma
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Dying Bride For Lies I Sire
My Dying Bride The Barghest o’ Whitby
My Dying Bride Feel the Misery
Myrath Hope
Myrath Tales of the Sands
Nameless Coyote Devoured by the Swirling Night
Nightwish Century Child
Nightwish Wishmaster
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked
Norther Mirror of Madness
Novembre Materia
O'Brother Garden Window
O'Brother Disillusion
Obscure Sphinx Void Mother
Opeth Heritage
I just wish Mikael could have at least made an attempt to compose smooth and musical transitions between
sections. For example, "I Feel The Dark" has a ton of abrupt and awkward lurches between vastly different
sections. This kind of writing technique is common in progressive music, and has a place in Opeth's music,
but this album contains lazy amounts of crossfade transitions between unrelated musical ideas. That said,
on a first listen there is a lot to digest and there are already some identifiably solid moments.
Orbs Asleep Next to Science
Orphaned Land The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR
OSI Free
OSI Office of Strategic Influence
Outworld Outworld
Ovid's Withering The Cloud Gatherer
Pallbearer Sorrow And Extinction
Paradise Lost Draconian Times
Paradise Lost Icon
Paradise Lost Faith Divides Us - Death Unites Us
Paradise Lost Tragic Idol
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile
Paysage d'Hiver Paysage d'Hiver
Peace'd Out Peace'd Out
Pearl Jam Riot Act
Pelican Ataraxia/Taraxis
Pelican Forever Becoming
Periphery Periphery (Instrumental)
Pianos Become the Teeth The Lack Long After
Portugal. The Man Waiter: ''You Vultures!''
Portugal. The Man Evil Friends
PRhyme PRhyme
Propagandhi Potemkin City Limits
Propagandhi Today's Empires, Tomorrow's Ashes
Prototype Catalyst
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Red Hot Chili Peppers One Hot Minute
Revocation Existence Is Futile
Revocation Deathless
Riverside Out of Myself
Riverside Love, Fear and the Time Machine
Rorcal Vilagvege
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2
Rush Vapor Trails
Rush Grace Under Pressure
Russian Circles Guidance
Samael Lux Mundi
Scale the Summit Monument
Scale the Summit V
Senses Fail Renacer
Septicflesh Communion
Seventh Wonder Mercy Falls
Shadow of the Colossus Shadow of the Colossus
Silent Planet The Night God Slept
Skeletonwitch Serpents Unleashed
Skyclad Prince of the Poverty Line
Skyfire Mind Revolution
Skyharbor Guiding Lights
Sleigh Bells Reign of Terror
Soen Cognitive
Solitude Aeturnus Into the Depths of Sorrow
Solitude Aeturnus Through the Darkest Hour
Soulfly Dark Ages
Soundgarden Ultramega OK
Soundgarden Louder Than Love
Spawn of Possession Incurso
Spiral Architect A Sceptic's Universe
St. Vincent St. Vincent
Statues Together We're Alone
Steely Dan Aja
Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion
Suede Suede
Swallow the Sun Emerald Forest and the Blackbird
Sybreed Antares
Sybreed God Is an Automaton
Sydonia Given To Destroyers
Sylosis Edge of the Earth
Sylvan Posthumous Silence
Symphony X Paradise Lost
System of a Down Mezmerize
Tad Morose Modus Vivendi
Talk Talk Spirit of Eden
Tenacious D The Pick of Destiny
Tenacious D Rize of the Fenix
TesseracT Tesseract Demo
TesseracT Altered State
Tetrafusion Altered State
Tetrafusion Horizons
Thank You Scientist Maps of Non-Existent Places
Thank You Scientist Stranger Heads Prevail
The Agonist Lullabies for the Dormant Mind
The Agonist Prisoners
The Angelic Process Weighing Souls With Sand
The Butterfly Effect Begins Here
The Contortionist Intrinsic
The Cribs Ignore The Ignorant
The Cribs In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
The Dear Hunter Branches
The Dear Hunter Red
The Decemberists The Hazards of Love
The Devin Townsend Band Synchestra
The Faceless Akeldama
The Faceless Autotheism
The very first time I heard the Autotheist suite I went "Wait, this is Devin Townsend riffage... okay now an attempt at Devin Townsend vocals... oh shit now it's a latter Opeth mellotron interlude? Ooh that is some tasty guitar tone... Is that a Mikael Akerfeldt guest solo?rTo be honest, "Devin Townsend mixed with Opeth" would at first sound like a potential incredible thing... but not when it is so blatantly derivative and separated/exposed (here is the Devin section, and now the Opeth section etc). This album is pretty underwhelming.
The Fall of Every Season Amends
The Gathering Home
The Gathering Disclosure
The Graviators Motherload
The Horrors Primary Colours
The Horrors Skying
The Kindred Lore
The Mayan Factor In Lake 'CH
The National Boxer
The Omega Experiment Karma EP
The Omega Experiment The Omega Experiment
The Project Hate MCMXCIX The Lustrate Process
The Roots undun
The Strokes Angles
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza IIII: The Alpha - The Omega
The Vision Bleak Carpathia
The Visit Between Worlds
The Walkmen Heaven
The Weakerthans Reconstruction Site
The Wonder Years Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing
The Wonder Years The Greatest Generation
Thy Catafalque Rengeteg
Tides of Man Dreamhouse
Today Is the Day Temple of the Morning Star
Torche Harmonicraft
Trioscapes Separate Realities
Tristania Beyond the Veil
Trophy Scars Holy Vacants
TTNG This Town Needs Guns
Twilight Monument To Time End
Tyr How Far to Asgaard
Tyr Land
Tyr By the Light of the Northern Star
Tyr The Lay of Thrym
Tyr Valkyrja
Ufomammut Ecate
Unexpect Fables of the Sleepless Empire
Universe 217 Never
Vektor Black Future
Vola Inmazes
Wanzwa Wanzwa III
Water's Edge An Abstract Collapse
We Lost the Sea The Quietest Place on Earth
Will Haven Voir Dire
Winterhorde Underwatermoon
Witch Mountain Mobile of Angels
Wizard Rifle Speak Loud Say Nothing
Woe Of Tyrants Kingdom of Might
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Wretched (USA-NC) Son of Perdition
YOB Atma
Yyrkoon Unhealthy Opera
Zero Hour The Towers of Avarice

2.5 average
Admiral Angry Buster
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
Art By Numbers Reticence: The Musical
Audioslave Out of Exile
Audioslave Revelations
Chronographs Nausea
Circle of Contempt Entwine the Threads
Circus of Dead Squirrels The Pop Culture Massacre
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Counterparts Prophets
Deadlock Wolves
The formula of rhythmic chuggy riffs with Johannes' growls, followed by open chords or harmonized guitars
and Sabine's clean singing (repeat) gets tiresome. I understand that isn't outside the norm for the style of
music, but it doesn't make it any less predictable or weary.

Loser's Ballet sounds like a Dimmu Borgir impersonation and doesn't much fit with the metalcore/melodic
death metal sound of the rest of the album. Lastly, I am rarely interested in lyrics but they are quite bad in
a readily apparent and consistent fashion here. "Oh how I wish that I could die, You faggot you ruined the
code of honor "... seriously come on.

Otherwise, it is a collection of decently harmless songs (with beautiful singing from Sabine of course).
Deadlock Bizarro World
Dimmu Borgir Abrahadabra
Disillusion Gloria
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
Elvenking The Winter Wake
Elvenking The Scythe
Empire Of The Sun Walking On A Dream
Every Time I Die Hot Damn!
Forever Never Forever Never
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence
Hacktivist Hacktivist
Hands Like Houses Ground Dweller
High on Fire Death Is This Communion
High on Fire Snakes For The Divine
Howler America Give Up
ICS Vortex Storm Seeker
Immolation Majesty and Decay
Kamelot Poetry for the Poisoned
Kamelot Silverthorn
Kanye West Yeezus
Katatonia Tonight's Decision
Katatonia Discouraged Ones
Someday this will likely become a 3 for me, but no more. To me this is an awkward transition phase for Katatonia where they hadn't quite found their stride with the new direction. Nixing the harsh vocals left Renske having to rely on his weak clean vocal delivery. He sounds timid and unsure of himself as he struggles to hit notes quietly, which is different than sounding melancholic. rLater releases show him projecting and singingly more confidently and intensely while still being melancholic and soft. He never belts it, really, but at this point his vocal abilities weren't there yet and this album suffers for it for me.rThe songwriting and the riffs, while good, just doesn't seem the be up to the solid and memorable level of later releases.
L'arc-en-Ciel Kiss
L'arc-en-Ciel Butterfly
Metallica Reload
Metallica Load
Metallica Death Magnetic
Mitochondrion Parasignosis
Muse The 2nd Law
I don't even want to try listening to this album.
My Dying Bride 34.788%... Complete
Nightwish Imaginaerum
OMG I've heard the album almost once! 5.0!!!!
Northlane Singularity
Orange Goblin Healing Through Fire
Pagan's Mind Heavenly Ecstasy
Periphery Periphery
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Senses Fail The Fire
Shadows Fall Fire From the Sky
Skeletonwitch Breathing the Fire
Skyharbor Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos
Solitude Aeturnus Beyond the Crimson Horizon
Solitude Aeturnus Downfall
Solstafir Svartir Sandar
Stolen Babies There Be Squabbles Ahead
Structures Divided By
I haven't even finished the first song so I cannot comment on the content, but my god the
production/recording quality is shit. It sounds like they botched all the guitar recordings and just tried to
cover up the unintentional clipping fuzz and distortion.
Swans The Seer
Testament Dark Roots of Earth
The Ghost Inside Get What You Give
The Odious Joint Ventures
Theocracy As the World Bleeds
This or the Apocalypse Haunt What's Left
This or the Apocalypse Dead Years
Toxic Holocaust Conjure and Command
Volumes The Concept of Dreaming
At best, a few songs sound like they could cut it as a half-way decent Misery Signals tracks. The rest are
wrought with very generic breakdowns and often skirt around bro-core garbage territory. These guys
need to choose who they want their audience to be, either bro moshers or people who want 2nd-tier Misery
Signals knockoffs, and stick with it.
Within Temptation The Unforgiving
Wolvhammer Black Marketeers of World War III
Your Memorial Redirect
It's too bad the songs and songwriting is so uninteresting and mediocre, because just about everything else is really awesome. There is a lot of potential in this band and their sound if they take it in the right direction, drop some of the bullshit metalcore trope crap, and start writing better songs.

2.0 poor
A Forest of Stars The Corpse of Rebirth
Arch Enemy Khaos Legions
Fanisk Die and Become
Lazarus A.D. Black Rivers Flow
Metallica St. Anger
Muse The Resistance
Portal Swarth
I'm all for experimentation and atmosphere, but it's gonna take a lot of effort on my part to get my head in the right place for this. It's difficult to listen to 41 minutes of muddy tremolo picking. It will take many more difficult listens for me to even begin to tell songs apart from eachother or have any sense of what is happening. Nature of the beast I guess.
Steel Panther Balls Out
Stolen Babies Naught
Texas in July One Reality
Therion Sitra Ahra
Therion Les Fleurs du Mal

1.5 very poor
Lou Reed and Metallica Lulu

1.0 awful
Fuck... I'm Dead Bring on the Dead

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