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5.0 classic
Akercocke Words That Go Unspoken...
Bathory Blood Fire Death
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Burzum Hvis lyset tar oss
Camel Mirage
Camel Moonmadness
Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Carcass Heartwork
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Converge Jane Doe
Cynic Focus
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Death Human
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Deep Purple Machine Head
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend Terria
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dun (FRA1) Eros
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Emperor Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Gentle Giant Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant In a Glass House
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Clash London Calling
The Doors The Doors

4.5 superb
Accept Restless and Wild
Accept Balls to the Wall
Acid Bath Paegan Terrorism Tactics
Aeon Zen Ephemera
This is definitely one of the finer prog metal releases of recent times, and certainly of this year so far too. Each song more or less sounds different to the other, and the way in which instrumental performance is co-ordinated in songs like "The Entity", "Life?" and "Rebuild the Ruins" reminds me (in a good way) of Myrath's debut album.
Aerosmith Toys in the Attic
Akercocke Antichrist
Akercocke Choronzon
Alcest Écailles de Lune
Alice Cooper Killer
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amon Amarth Versus the World
Anathema Weather Systems
Angel Witch Angel Witch
Anglagard Hybris
Angra Angels Cry
Angra Temple of Shadows
Angra Holy Land
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Annihilator Alice in Hell
Annihilator Never, Neverland
Anthrax Among the Living
Anvil Metal on Metal
Arkona (RUS) Goi, Rode, Goi!
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Atheist Elements
Atheist Jupiter
Atheist Piece of Time
Autopsy Mental Funeral
Autopsy Severed Survival
Avatarium Avatarium
Bathory Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Bathory Hammerheart
Bauhaus The Sky's Gone Out
Behemoth Demigod
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Black Anvil Hail Death
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Blackfield Blackfield
Blondie Parallel Lines
Blood Ceremony Living With The Ancients
Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh
Blue Oyster Cult Blue Oyster Cult
Blue Oyster Cult Tyranny And Mutation
Blue Oyster Cult Secret Treaties
Bolt Thrower ...For Victory
Bolt Thrower Those Once Loyal
Borknagar Borknagar
Burzum Burzum
Burzum Aske
Burzum Det som engang var
Candlemass Nightfall
Cannibal Corpse The Bleeding
Cannibal Corpse Butchered at Birth
Carcass Surgical Steel
Cathedral The Last Spire
Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
Celtic Frost Morbid Tales
Celtic Frost Monotheist
Cephalic Carnage Lucid Interval
Cirith Ungol King of the Dead
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Converge Axe to Fall
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Coroner Grin
Coroner Mental Vortex
Coroner No More Color
Coroner Punishment for Decadence
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast
Cradle of Filth Midian
Cradle of Filth The Principle of Evil Made Flesh
Cream Fresh Cream
Crowbar Sonic Excess in Its Purest Form
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Cult Of Fire Ascetic Meditation Of Death
One thing that made made fall instantly in love with this album is its very spiritual energy flowing throughout. You can feel the amount of effort being put into the production of the album and it's simply almost too good to be true. The mixture of evocative, sometimes atmospheric black metal and beautifully integrated eastern influences feels like the perfect musical combination. To be honest, the band's harsher side reminds me of both Borknagar and Burzum, whilst the eastern influences give the band freedom to roam in their own musical world. One of 2013's best extreme metal albums? For me, definitely.
Cult of Luna Vertikal
Cynic Traced in Air
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Danzig Danzig
Danzig Danzig II: Lucifuge
Danzig Danzig III: How The Gods Kill
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Dead Kennedys Plastic Surgery Disasters
Dead Kennedys Bedtime for Democracy
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Death Angel The Ultra-Violence
Decapitated Winds of Creation
Decapitated Organic Hallucinosis
Decapitated Nihility
Deep Purple Deep Purple In Rock
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Deicide Deicide
Deicide The Stench of Redemption
Destruction Release from Agony
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Diamond Head Lightning to the Nations
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Dimmu Borgir Spiritual Black Dimensions
Dio Holy Diver
Discharge Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Dodheimsgard A Umbra Omega
Draconian The Burning Halo
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Drudkh Autumn Aurora
Dying Fetus Descend Into Depravity
Dying Fetus Reign Supreme
Dying Fetus Destroy the Opposition
Earthless From The Ages
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Electric Light Orchestra Time
Electric Wizard Come My Fanatics...
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Eluveitie Spirit
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Tarkus
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Brain Salad Surgery
Ensiferum Victory Songs
Ensiferum Ensiferum
Enslaved RIITIIR
currently writing a review for this album. I'm literally drunk with excitement.
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Enslaved Isa
Enslaved Ruun
Entombed Left Hand Path
Epica Design Your Universe
Epica The Divine Conspiracy
Epica The Phantom Agony
Exivious Liminal
Falkenbach ...Magni Blandinn Ok Megintiri...
Falkenbach Ok Nefna Tysvar Ty
Fear Factory Demanufacture
Fear Factory Mechanize
Fields of the Nephilim Elizium
Such a hauntingly beautiful album, and it actually stays with you hours after you've stopped listening to the album itself. It's that memorable. Not just that, but McCoy's voice on here is incredible. Melodic overtones and gothic atmosphere make this one of the albums of the 90's for me.
Fields of the Nephilim Mourning Sun
Fish Raingods With Zippos
Its always refreshing for me to hear a Fish album, especially as he is one of my favourite solo musicians. This album has in particular so much variety its almost impossible to note every little thing that makes his music stand out so. The last six songs (contributing to a 25 minute opus called 'Plague of Ghosts') are maybe drawn out a little too long, but not enough to take away from the core values of this promising album by Fish. I sometimes wonder whether marillion or Fish is actually better.
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles
Flotsam and Jetsam No Place for Disgrace
Focus Focus 3
Focus Hamburger Concerto
Focus Focus II
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters
Foscor Les Irreals Visions
Truly a fantastic album, and certainly one of 2017's finest albums. In a way it reminds me of Novembre's excellent "Ursa" record from last year, if only because of how passionate and otherworldly the listening experience feels. That said, the uplifting vocals and unique rhythm section work here have such an alluring charm, it's hard to detach yourself from the soundscape. Every song has its own little twist, but Les Irreals Visions details a transcendent style throughout which is hard for many bands to master. Hard to pick a highlight here, but I would say that "Altars", "Encenalls de Mort" and "Espectres al Cau" are some of the best examples of what Foscor do best on this album.
Frank Zappa Hot Rats
Gamma Ray Land of the Free
Gamma Ray Somewhere Out in Space
Genesis Selling England by the Pound
Genesis Foxtrot
Gentle Giant Octopus
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Gong You
Gorguts Obscura
Green Carnation Light of Day, Day of Darkness
Hawkwind Warrior on the Edge of Time
Hawkwind Hall of the Mountain Grill
Hawkwind Doremi Fasol Latido
Hawkwind Levitation
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II
Iced Earth Night of the Stormrider
Iced Earth Burnt Offerings
Imperium Dekadenz Dis Manibvs
Katatonia Viva Emptiness
Lychgate An Antidote for the Glass Pill
This album is thoroughly brilliant from start to finish. The swathes of Gothic keyboards, progressive song structures, menacing vocal delivery, beautiful guitar work, it's all tightly packed into this 50-minute package-the sound of which is right up my alley. Sure, that may sound fanboyish, but I genuinely love this album having heard it three times already. It simply gets better and better. Highlights of this album could be any song really, but for me personally it's "Letter XIX" and "An Acousmatic Guardian" (Had to look up the definition of "Acousmatic") that really effectively convey this band's best musical talents to the listener.
Mare Cognitum Phobos Monolith
Moondog Moondog
My Dying Bride Turn Loose the Swans
Napalm Death Time Waits for No Slave
Negura Bunget Virstele Pamintului
Nevermore This Godless Endeavor
Nightwish Wishmaster
Nile Those Whom the Gods Detest
Opeth Watershed
Opeth Blackwater Park
Pallbearer Foundations of Burden
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Pink Floyd The Wall
Portishead Dummy
Primordial To the Nameless Dead
Renaissance Scheherazade and Other Stories
Repulsion Horrified
Return to Forever Romantic Warrior
Saxon Wheels of Steel
Shape of Despair Monotony Fields
Sinistro Semente
Sinistro Sangue Cassia
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)
Genuinely thought that this was a novel when I saw the title, but later found out that it was a new album by Steven wilson. I've no idea what my expectations for this are, because every album he's ever been involved in is interesting in some way. I think he was talking about doing a new PT album too, so this year he's being a busy, busy bee. Like every year.
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles Help!
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Beatles The Beatles
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal
The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
The Cranberries No Need to Argue
The Cult Electric
The Cult Sonic Temple
The Devin Townsend Band Synchestra
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene
The Dillinger Escape Plan Under the Running Board
The Doors Strange Days
The Enid In The Region of the Summer Stars
The Enid Six Pieces
The Gathering How to Measure a Planet?
The Gathering Mandylion
The Great Old Ones Tekeli-Li
The Great Old Ones EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy
The Groundhogs Hogwash
The Moody Blues Days of Future Passed
The Ruins Of Beverast Blood Vaults - The Blazing Gospels of Heinrich...
This is about the most blackened piece of music I've heard all year. It sometimes reminds me of early Candlemass and other times of very early MDB, but with a unique and original twist thanks to those well-orchestrated parts throughout. 'Malefica', 'A failed exorcism' and 'Ordeal' alone made me want to check these guys out more. The closer is a little underwhelming for me, but even then there's a sense of grandiosity and epic overtones.
The Ruins Of Beverast Exuvia
Had to bump this up to a 4.5 eventually. Several isolated listens of this album whilst driving (mostly during night when traffic is virtually non-existent and the absence of light grows fonder), and I have to say it's confirmed my belief that The Ruins of Beverast has become one of my favourite black metal bands. Every song on this album is different from the rest, and whilst that's not saying too much given there's only six songs here, it's still a moot point.
Therion Vovin
Thy Catafalque Meta
Well now, here's an album that practically blows every other record of 2016 out of the water. Well at least it does for me. Utterly fantastic from start to finish. Full of creativity, versatility and finesse without ever confusing or frustrating its listener. I could pick any song from here and hail it as a highlight, but I think the third track (I know, too lazy to write the song titles out) and that monstrously progressive 20-minute behemoth both take the cake. I doubt I'll hear another album with the same replay value or timeless quality as this in all honesty, but that's just my opinion.
Turisas The Varangian Way
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Van Halen Van Halen
Venenum Trance of Death
In the words of Varg Vikernes when he decided to cover Bathory's "War"...r'This is, huh, wow'.rNo but seriously, this is fantastic work. One of, if not the best extreme metal record of the year so far.
W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P.
While Heaven Wept Suspended at Aphelion
How this album has such a low rating is beyond me. It's a beautiful progressive metal album which is certainly one of the best of the year.
Wintersun Wintersun
Xerath III

4.0 excellent
1349 Massive Cauldron of Chaos
A Day To Remember What Separates Me from You
A Day To Remember For Those Who Have Heart
Abhorrent Decimation Miasmic Mutation
Abigail Williams In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns
Aborted Engineering the Dead
Aborted Goremageddon
Aborted Slaughter & Apparatus: A Methodical Overture
Aborted Retrogore
Absu Absu
Absu Abzu
Absu Barathrum V.I.T.R.I.O.L.
Absu The Sun of Tiphareth
AC/DC High Voltage
AC/DC Highway To Hell
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
AC/DC Let There Be Rock
Accept Stalingrad
Accept Metal Heart
Another great 80's album from Accept. They really do have a metal heart...
Accept Blood of the Nations
Acheron Kult des Hasses
Acid Bath When the Kite String Pops
Adimiron Et Liber Eris
Aerosmith Get Your Wings
Aerosmith Aerosmith
Aerosmith Rocks
Aerosmith Draw the Line
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit
Agathodaimon Chapter III
Air Moon Safari
Akercocke The Goat of Mendes
Akercocke Renaissance in Extremis
Akhlys The Dreaming I
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre monde
Alice Cooper Dragontown
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Alice Cooper Welcome to my Nightmare
Alice Cooper Love It To Death
Alice in Chains Facelift
All About Eve All About Eve
Allan Holdsworth The Sixteen Men of Tain
Allegaeon Elements of the Infinite
Almyrkvi Pupil of the Searing Maelstrom
Altar of Plagues White Tomb
Alter Bridge Fortress
Amon Amarth The Avenger
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall
Amon Amarth The Crusher
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Amon Amarth With Oden on Our Side
Amon Amarth Surtur Rising
Amon Duul II Yeti
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Destroy Everything You Love
Beautiful album, very atmospheric, and epic in all the right places. It's certainly lifted my spirits that's for sure, although that's probably not what the band intended when making this album. Definitely one of the better albums I've listened to from this genre for a long, long while.
An Autumn For Crippled Children The Long Goodbye
Anaal Nathrakh The Codex Necro
Anaal Nathrakh Domine Non Es Dignus
Anaal Nathrakh Eschaton
Anaal Nathrakh Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Her
Anaal Nathrakh In the Constellation of the Black Widow
Anaal Nathrakh Vanitas
Anathema Judgement
Anathema The Crestfallen
Anathema Alternative 4
Anathema A Natural Disaster
And So I Watch You From Afar All Hail Bright Futures
Angelus Apatrida Hidden Evolution
Very solid, very consistent thrash metal album which will surely turn out to be one of 2015's stronger metal releases. No particular highlights here for me stand out because there's isn't one which is filler material. I do, however, think the album has a very fitting closer, even if a little long. Musicianship is solid, and vocals are nicely versatile, though they do at times remind me of Rob Jukes in his Exodus period.
Angra Rebirth
Angra Aurora Consurgens
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Annihilator King of the Kill
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Anthrax Persistence of Time
Anthrax Worship Music
Anthrax Sound of White Noise
Antichrist Sinful Birth
Anvil Forged in Fire
Anvil Hard 'n' Heavy
Aosoth V: The Inside Scriptures
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Arch Enemy Black Earth
Arch Enemy Burning Bridges
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Arch Enemy Stigmata
Architects Hollow Crown
Architects Daybreaker
Archive Controlling Crowds
Area Arbeit Macht Frei
Arkona (RUS) Vozrozhdeniye
Arkona (RUS) Vo Slavu Velikim!
Arkona (RUS) Ot Serdtsa K Nebu
Artificial Brain Labyrinth Constellation
Artificial Brain Infrared Horizon
Artillery By Inheritance
Artillery Terror Squad
Artillery When Death Comes
Artillery My Blood
Artillery Penalty by Perception
At the Gates Gardens of Grief
At the Gates Terminal Spirit Disease
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
Autopsy All Tomorrow's Funerals
Autopsy The Tomb Within
Autopsy The Headless Ritual
Just heard 'Arch cadaver'...sounds pretty solid as always.
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Bacamarte Depois Do Fim
Baroness Blue Record
Baroness First
Baroness Second
Baroness First & Second
Baroness Red Album
Baroness Yellow and Green
BARST The Western Lands
Bathory Twilight of the Gods
Bathory Bathory
Bathory The Return of the Darkness and Evil
Bathory Nordland I
Bathory Blood on Ice
Batushka Litourgiya
Bauhaus In the Flat Field
Bauhaus Mask
Bauhaus Burning from the Inside
Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead
Be'lakor Vessels
Be'lakor Stone's Reach
Behemoth Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)
Behemoth The Apostasy
Behemoth Evangelion
Behemoth Satanica
Behexen The Poisonous Path
This is definitely among the better black metal albums I've heard so far in 2016. Excellent sound, and some outstanding guitar work. It's not that versatile, but it sure does deliver the goods like few others.
Belphegor Blood Magick Necromance
Belphegor Lucifer Incestus
Belphegor Pestapokalypse VI
Beneath (IS) The Barren Throne
A very consistent, powerful death metal album. Some of the riffs may sound the same towards the end, but the technical solo work and solid instrumental performance makes for an excellent all-round impression. my personal highlights are "Chalice" and "Mass Extinction Codex".
Beneath (IS) Ephemeris
Benediction The Grand Leveller
Benediction Transcend the Rubicon
Benediction Killing Music
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Beyond Creation The Aura
Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution
Billy Cobham Spectrum
Billy Idol Billy Idol
Billy Idol Rebel Yell
Biohazard Mata Leao
Biohazard State of the World Address
Bjork Vespertine
Bjork Post
Black Crown Initiate The Wreckage of Stars
Black Label Society 1919 Eternal
Black Label Society Mafia
Black Label Society Order Of The Black
Black Label Society Sonic Brew
Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Black Sabbath 13
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Black Spiders Sons of the North
Black Stone Cherry Black Stone Cherry
Black Stone Cherry Folklore and Superstition
Black Trip Goin' Under
Blackberry Smoke The Whippoorwill
Blackfield Blackfield II
Blackfield Blackfield V
Blackmore's Night Fires at Midnight
Blackmore's Night Ghost of a Rose
Bleeding Through Dust to Ashes
Bleeding Through Declaration
Bleeding Through Portrait of the Goddess
Bleeding Through The Truth
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants And Jacket
Blondie Blondie
Blondie Eat to the Beat
Blondie Plastic Letters
Blood Ceremony Blood Ceremony
Blood Red Throne Affiliated With the Suffering
Blood Red Throne Altered Genesis
Bloodbath Breeding Death
Bloodbath The Fathomless Mastery
Bloodbath Resurrection Through Carnage
Bloodbath Unblessing the Purity
Bloodbath Grand Morbid Funeral
Bloodshot Dawn Demons
Bloody Hammers Spiritual Relics
Very solid album, and particularly raises all the good points of a genre at risk of sounding outdated. The keyboards make songs such as 'At the well of the Nazareth' and 'The source' all the more exciting and evil-sounding to listen to, whereas the bass-heavy 'The transit begins' and 'Shiver' obviously favour heavy guitar sounds a la Pentagram (in the 80s), making for a rather unique sound.
Blue Oyster Cult Agents Of Fortune
Blue Oyster Cult Spectres
Blue Oyster Cult Cultosaurus Erectus
Blue Oyster Cult Fire of Unknown Origin
Blue Oyster Cult Imaginos
Blues Pills Blues Pills
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta III - Saturnian Poetry
Bob Catley The Tower
Bob Catley When Empires Burn
Bolt Thrower The IVth Crusade
Bolt Thrower Realm of Chaos
Bolt Thrower War Master
Bolt Thrower Honour - Valour - Pride
Boredoms Vision Creation Newsun
Boris Amplifier Worship
Borknagar Empiricism
Borknagar The Olden Domain
Borknagar Quintessence
Borknagar The Archaic Course
Borknagar Epic
Boston Boston
Boston Don't Look Back
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal
A very different sound compared to what we've heard from BMTH in the not too distant past. In particular the production seems a lot more atmospheric and Sykes' vocals seem to have more of a range than usual. There are a lot of songs on here that I could say are the band's best: 'The house of wolves', 'Empire (let them sing)','Shadow Moses' and 'Crooked young', the latter of which making for a very nice sound using symphonic sounds and consequently giving off a classical feel. If this is the direction the band are heading in, I have no doubt that I will become a bigger fan than ever before.
Broken Hope Omen of Disease
Excellent album. Some very brutal and sometimes technical death metal here, though you have to try hard to find variation in some aspects of the band's sound. The vocals and drum rhythms are more or less the same all the way through, but the guitar and bass work is extremely well-executed, specifically on 'Ghastly', the title track and 'The docking dead'. I didn't realize this band were around for as long as they have been either.
Bruce Dickinson Accident of Birth
Bruce Dickinson Tyranny of Souls
Bruce Dickinson The Chemical Wedding
Burzum Filosofem
Burzum Belus
Burzum Fallen
California Breed California Breed
Camel Camel
Camel The Snow Goose
Camel A Nod and a Wink
Camel Rajaz
Camel Rain Dances
Camel Breathless
Camel Nude
Camel Harbour of Tears
Candlemass Ancient Dreams
Candlemass Candlemass
Candlemass King of the Grey Islands
Candlemass Tales of Creation
Cannibal Corpse Tomb of the Mutilated
Cannibal Corpse Torture
Cannibal Corpse Bloodthirst
Cannibal Corpse Kill
Carach Angren This Is No Fairytale
Caravan For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night
Carcass Tools of the Trade
Carcass Symphonies of Sickness
Carcass Swansong
Casualties of Cool Casualties of Cool
Cathedral The Carnival Bizarre
Cathedral Forest of Equilibrium
Cathedral The Guessing Game
Cathedral The Ethereal Mirror
Cattle Decapitation The Anthropocene Extinction
Cavalera Conspiracy Inflikted
Cavalera Conspiracy Blunt Force Trauma
Celeste Animale(s)
Celtic Frost Into the Pandemonium
Cephalic Carnage Exploiting Dysfunction
Cephalic Carnage Misled by Certainty
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Halo of Blood
Chimaira The Age Of Hell
Chimaira Chimaira
Chimaira The Impossibility Of Reason
Chthonic 9th Empyrean
Chthonic Relentless Recurrence
Chthonic Seediq Bale
Cinderella Long Cold Winter
Cinderella Night Songs
Circle Terminal
Cirith Ungol Paradise Lost
Cirith Ungol One Foot in Hell
Clutch Earth Rocker
Clutch Blast Tyrant
Clutch Clutch
Clutch The Elephant Riders
Clutch Robot Hive/Exodus
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Colonel Claypool's Bucket Of Bernie Brains The Big Eyeball In The Sky
Condor (NO) Unstoppable Power
Confessor Condemned
Converge No Heroes
Converge You Fail Me
Cormorant Diaspora
Coroner R.I.P.
Corrosion of Conformity Wiseblood
Corrosion of Conformity Blind
Corrosion of Conformity America's Volume Dealer
Corrosion of Conformity Deliverance
Costin Chioreanu The Quest For A Morning Star
Cradle of Filth Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustei
Cradle of Filth Dusk and Her Embrace
Cream Disraeli Gears
Cream Wheels of Fire
Crimson Shadows Kings Among Men
Crom Dubh Heimweh
Crosses Crosses
Crowbar Broken Glass
Crowbar Crowbar
Crowbar Equilibrium
Crowbar Life's Blood For The Downtrodden
Crowbar Time Heals Nothing
Crowbar Sever The Wicked Hand
Cruachan Blood on the Black Robe
Cruachan Morrigans Call
Cryptopsy Cryptopsy
Cryptopsy Blasphemy Made Flesh
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy
Cryptopsy And Then You'll Beg
Csejthe Reminiscence
Cult of Luna Somewhere Along the Highway
Cult of Luna Cult of Luna
Cult of Luna The Beyond
Cult of Luna Vertikal II
Cynic The Portal Tapes
D.R.I. Crossover
D.R.I. Dirty Rotten LP
D.R.I. 4 of a Kind
D.R.I. Dealing with It!
Daevid Allen Good Morning!
Danzig Deth Red Sabaoth
Danzig 6:66 Satan's Child
Dark Fortress Venereal Dawn
Dark Funeral Dark Funeral
Dark Funeral Diabolis Interium
Darkest Hour Godless Prophets and The Migrant Flora
Darkspace Dark Space III I
Darkthrone Soulside Journey
Darkthrone Under a Funeral Moon
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance
Dead Kennedys Frankenchrist
Dead Kennedys In God We Trust, Inc.
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death Leprosy
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Angel Frolic Through the Park
Death Angel Act III
Death Angel The Art of Dying
Death Angel The Dream Calls for Blood
Death Grips The Powers That B
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death
Death Karma The History of Death & Burial Rituals Part I
Deathspell Omega The Synarchy of Molten Bones
Deathstars Synthetic Generation
Deathstars Night Electric Night
Deathstars Termination Bliss
Decapitated The Negation
Deceased As the Weird Travel On
Deceased Supernatural Addiction
Deceased Fearless Undead Machines
Deep Purple Burn
Deep Purple Shades of Deep Purple
Deep Purple Deep Purple
Deep Purple Come Taste the Band
Deep Purple Perfect Strangers
Deep Purple Bananas
Deep Purple Rapture of the Deep
Deep Purple Now What?!
Def Leppard Hysteria
Def Leppard Pyromania
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Adrenaline
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Gore
Degial Predator Reign
Deicide To Hell With God
Deicide Legion
Deicide Once Upon the Cross
Delain Moonbathers
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Stellar
Excellent album, though it took me a while to get into it. I think it's because of the first two songs, which I thought at first were a little too long for their own good, but then the rest of the album automatically impressed me and kept me hooked. With the exception of the brilliant final song, I prefer the two shorter tracks ("Einkehr" and "Verbund") to the lengthier material, but as a whole this is simply a well-written, well-performed black metal release.
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Finisterre
Desecrator Subconscious Release
Desolate Shrine Deliverance From The Godless Void
Destiny Potato Lun
Destroyer 666 Wildfire
Destruction Infernal Overkill
Destruction Sentence of Death
Destruction Eternal Devastation
Destruction All Hell Breaks Loose
Destruction The Antichrist
Destruction Inventor of Evil
Dethklok Dethalbum II
DevilDriver The Fury of Our Maker's Hand
DevilDriver Pray for Villains
Devin Townsend Physicist
Devin Townsend Infinity
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Diablo Swing Orchestra Pacifisticuffs
Diamond Head Borrowed Time
Die So Fluid The World Is Too Big For One Lifetime
Die So Fluid Spawn Of Dysfunction
Dimmu Borgir For All Tid
Dio The Last in Line
Dioramic Supra
Dismember Indecent & Obscene
Dismember Dismember
Dismember The God That Never Was
Dissection The Somberlain
Dodecahedron Kwintessens
DorDeDuh Dar De Duh
Down Down III: Over the Under
Draconian Turning Season Within
Draconian Where Lovers Mourn
Draconian Arcane Rain Fell
Drawn A New World?
Dread Sovereign All Hell's Martyrs
Dream Evil Dragon Slayer
Dream Evil The Book of Heavy Metal
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dying Fetus War of Attrition
Dying Fetus Killing on Adrenaline
Dying Fetus Stop at Nothing
Earthside A Dream In Static
Elder (USA-MA) Reflections of a Floating World
Electric Light Orchestra Face the Music
Electric Light Orchestra The Electric Light Orchestra
Electric Light Orchestra On the Third Day
Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado
Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record
Electric Light Orchestra Out of the Blue
Electric Wizard We Live
Electric Wizard Witchcult Today
Electric Wizard Black Masses
Electric Wizard Electric Wizard
Eluveitie Everything Remains As It Never Was
Eluveitie Slania
Eluveitie Helvetios
Elvenking Wyrd
Elvenking The Pagan Manifesto
The album Elvenking should have made after "The Winter Wake" in my opinion. It features everything that made the band's first three albums so unique whilst still retaining a melodic yet epic atmosphere, helped to become more relevant by intricate folk musicianship. My personal highlights are the amazing "King of the Elves" and "Twilight of Magic", though near enough every song on here is just as good in their own particular way.
Emerson, Lake and Palmer Trilogy
Emperor IX Equilibrium
Emperor Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire...
Employed to Serve Greyer than You Remember
Employed to Serve The Warmth Of A Dying Sun
Endalok Ur Draumheimi Viourstyggor
Ensiferum From Afar
Ensiferum Iron
Enslaved Below the Lights
Enslaved Vikingligr Veldi
Enslaved Frost
Enslaved Mardraum - Beyond the Within
Enslaved Monumension
Enslaved In Times
Enthroned Prophecies of Pagan Fire
Enthroned XES Haereticum
I was initially introduced to Enthroned's music via "Carnage in Worlds beyond", so it's fairly unsurprising that this album is musically similar. That's not a bad thing at all however, given how aggressive and powerful the musicianship is. Not only that, but the more complex likes of "Vortex of Confusion" and "Seven Plagues, Seven Wraths" really impressed me. The vocals for me are still weak in comparison but nonetheless suitable for this musical style.
Entombed Clandestine
Entombed Wolverine Blues
Epica Requiem for the Indifferent
Evile Enter the Grave
Execration (NOR) Morbid Dimensions
Exhorder Slaughter in the Vatican
Exodus Shovel Headed Kill Machine
Exodus Tempo of the Damned
Exodus Fabulous Disaster
Exodus Bonded by Blood
Exodus Exhibit B: The Human Condition
Extreme III Sides to Every Story
From start to finish, this is an undoubtedly ambitious concept album which, if not immediately successful, was for Extreme a career-defining piece of work. Split into three parts, the album explores and covers a lot of musical ground. The first part has the most in common with Extreme's earlier material (but is still very reliable given the band's hard-working musical ethic), the mid-section is experimental and proves Bettencourt is more than just a talented guitarist, and the last three songs verge on progressive rock territory. It's a big album to take in, and will require more than one listen to enhance the whole experience, but is certainly a rewarding listen by the end.
Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti
Exumer Rising from the Sea
Eyehategod Dopesick
Faith No More Album of the Year
Faith No More Angel Dust
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Faith No More The Real Thing
Falkenbach Tiurida
Falkenbach ...En Their Medh Riki Fara...
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails
Fange Pourrissoir
Fates Warning Awaken the Guardian
Fear Factory The Industrialist
Fear Factory Obsolete
Fear Factory Soul of a New Machine
Fen Winter
Fields of the Nephilim Zoon
Finntroll Jaktens Tid
Finntroll Nattfodd
Finntroll Nifelvind
Firewind Between Heaven And Hell
Fish 13th Star
Fish Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors
Fish Internal Exile
Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac Rumours
Fleshgod Apocalypse Agony
Fleshgod Apocalypse Mafia
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Foo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to Lose
Foo Fighters In Your Honor
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Forbidden Forbidden Evil
Forbidden Twisted into Form
Forteresse Thèmes pour la Rébellion
Frank Zappa Waka/Jawaka
Frank Zappa The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa Joe's Garage
Free Tons of Sobs
Free Fire and Water
Fuath I
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon
Gamma Ray Power Plant
Gamma Ray Majestic
Garbage Not Your Kind of People
Garbage Version 2.0
Garbage Garbage
Gary Moore Still Got The Blues
Gary Moore Dirty Fingers
Gary Moore Victims Of The Future
Genesis A Trick of the Tail
Genesis Nursery Cryme
Gentle Giant The Power and the Glory
Gentle Giant Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant Three Friends
Gentle Giant Free Hand
George Kollias Invictus
George Thorogood and the Destroyers George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Ghost (SWE) Meliora
Gigan Undulating Waves of Rainbiotic Iridescence
Glorior Belli Gators Rumble, Chaos Unfurls
Nice album. I particularly like the harshness of the vocals and the musicianship here often accompanies those vocals in the right sort of way. The mixture of blackened riffs and a southern rock tone throughout makes for an interesting sound, though at times this can wear a little thin if played on a repetitive basis. That said, the album is generally very consistent and in my opinion never quite lets up.
Godflesh Decline and Fall
Godflesh Streetcleaner
Godflesh Pure
Godflesh Post Self
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage
Golden Earring Contraband
Golden Earring Moontan
Golden Earring Eight Miles High
Gong Expresso II
Gong Flying Teapot
Gong Angel's Egg
Gong Gazeuse! (Expresso)
Gong Shamal
Gong Acid Motherhood
Gong I See You
Gong Rejoice! I’m Dead!
Gorguts Colored Sands
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Gorguts From Wisdom to Hate
Gorguts Pleiades' Dust
Grails Chalice Hymnal
Grand Funk Railroad Phoenix
Grand Funk Railroad We're An American Band
Grand Funk Railroad On Time
Grand Funk Railroad Grand Funk
Grand Funk Railroad Closer To Home
Grand Funk Railroad Survival
Grand Funk Railroad E Pluribus Funk
Grave Digger Excalibur
Grave Digger The Grave Digger
Grave Miasma Endless Pilgrimage
Green Day American Idiot
Grim Reaper Fear No Evil
Grima Tales of the Enchanted Woods
Grimoire À La Lumière des Cendres
Grinding Fortune Itch Relief
Gryphon Red Queen To Gryphon Three
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
GWAR Ragnarok
Hail Spirit Noir Oi Magoi
Haken Affinity
Haken Aquarius
Halford Resurrection
Halford Crucible
Hanoi Rocks Bangkok Shocks,Saigon Shakes,Hanoi Rocks
Hate Forest The Most Ancient Ones
Hate Forest Purity
Hate Forest Battlefields
Hate Forest Sorrow
Hawk Eyes Everything Is Fine
Hawkwind In Search of Space
Hawkwind Quark, Strangeness and Charm
Heart Dreamboat Annie
Hell (UK) Human Remains
Hell (UK) Curse and Chapter
Hell Poemer Arcane Mysteries of Dead Ancestors
HellHammer Satanic Rites
Hellish Outcast Stay of Execution
Helloween The Time of the Oath
Helloween Walls of Jericho
Helloween Better Than Raw
Helloween The Dark Ride
High on Fire Luminiferous
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy
Hypocrisy The Final Chapter
Hypocrisy Abducted
Hypocrisy The Arrival
iamthemorning Lighthouse
Iced Earth The Dark Saga
Iced Earth Something Wicked This Way Comes
Iced Earth Horror Show
Ihsahn Das Seelenbrechen
Ihsahn Arktis.
Illustrations In Vain
Illyria Illyria
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy
In Flames Whoracle
Incantation Dirges of Elysium
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Inferno Gnosis Kardias (Of Transcension and Involution)
Inquisition Obscure Verses for the Multiverse
Inquisition Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar...
IQ The Wake
Jakub Zytecki Wishful Lotus Proof
James LaBrie Impermanent Resonance
Jeff Loomis Zero Order Phase
Kaipa In the Wake of Evolution
Kairon IRSE! Ujubasajuba
Karybdis Samsara
Katatonia Tonight's Decision
Kauan Kaiho
Killing Joke MMXII
Klone Here Comes The Sun
Kosmokrator First Step Towards Supremacy
Kreator Violent Revolution
Krisiun Black Force Domain
Pretty awesome album. The solos here are definitely the album's highlight.
Lacuna Coil Unleashed Memories
Lamb of God Wrath
Latitudes Old Sunlight
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Leprous Bilateral
Les Claypool's Duo de Twang Four Foot Shack
Leviathan Scar Sighted
Locanda Delle Fate Forse le Lucciole non si Amano piu
Lotus Thief Gramarye
Lunatic Soul Impressions
Macabre Omen Gods Of War - At War
Excellent album. These guys have done a stunning job both musically and conceptually here. Sure, it obviously draws many influences from the likes of Bathory (who doesn't in this sub-genre?), but the way in which atmospheric black metal is fused together with melancholic mood and flourishes of Pagan music simply collaborates for what is an hour of grandiose music. Any song here could be seen as a highlight, but my personal favourites would have to be "From Son to Father" and the epic two-part closer "Alexandros".
Machine Head Through the Ashes of Empires
Machine Head Unto the Locust
Madder Mortem Red In Tooth And Claw
Major Parkinson Blackbox
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Mastodon Emperor of Sand
Mekong Delta Dances of Death (and other Walking Shadows)
Melechesh Enki
Messa Belfry
Metal Church The Dark
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn
Miles Davis Bitches Brew
Miles Davis Kind of Blue
Misery Index The Killing Gods
Mithras On Strange Loops
Monarch (FRA) Sabbracadaver
Monolithe Monolithe IV
Monolord Rust
Monster Magnet Last Patrol
Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja
Moonspell Extinct
Mourning Beloveth Rust & Bone
Muse Absolution
My Dying Bride The Thrash of Naked Limbs
My Dying Bride A Map of All Our Failures
My Dying Bride The Barghest o’ Whitby
My Dying Bride Feel the Misery
Nails Abandon All Life
Napalm Death Utilitarian
Nasum Human 2.0
Native Construct Quiet World
Ne Obliviscaris Citadel
Ne Obliviscaris Urn
Necrophagia Season of the Dead
Necrophagia WhiteWorm Cathedral
Negator Gates to the Pantheon
Nervosa Agony
Nicole Saboune Miman
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Norma Jean Wrongdoers
Novembre Ursa
Nullingroots Shrouds of Celeste
Nullingroots Take Care
Obituary Cause of Death
Obituary The End Complete
Obituary Slowly We Rot
Obituary World Demise
Obliterations Poison Everything
Obscura Akróasis
Occultation Silence in the Ancestral House
This album has a rich, prominent tone rooted deep in gothic music which continually reminds me of Candlemass' 80s era. For that reason I quite like it, and the way in which this tone is carried out consistently from start to finish makes songs like the brilliant 'The Place Behind the Sky' and slow but dramatic closing title track. The band's name may be pretty obvious as to what one would expect (Is "Occultation" even an actual word?), but they more than make up for this with the musicianship.r
Orange Goblin Thieving from the House of God
Orange Goblin Back from the Abyss
Oranssi Pazuzu Muukalainen Puhuu
Overkill The Electric Age
Overkill White Devil Armory
Pallas XXV
Pallbearer Heartless
Paradise Lost Tragic Idol
Paradise Lost The Plague Within
Paradise Lost Medusa
Parkway Drive Horizons
Pearl Jam Ten
Pearl Jam Vitalogy
Pearl Jam Vs.
Pentagram (CL) The Malefice
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Persefone Aathma
Pestilence Obsideo
Poison Headache Poison Headache
Portishead Portishead
Prong Rude Awakening
Protest the Hero Fortress
Protest the Hero Volition
Publicist UK Forgive Yourself
Pure Reason Revolution The Dark Third
Purson The Circle and the Blue Door
Qrixkuor Three Devils Dance
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime
Ratos de Porao Século Sinistro
Red Fang Whales and Leeches
Renaissance A Song for All Seasons
Revocation Revocation
Revocation Deathless
Riverside Second Life Syndrome
Rolo Tomassi Grievances
Rotting Christ Kata Ton Demona Eaftou
Royal Thunder Crooked Doors
Rudimentary Peni Death Church
Sabaton Carolus Rex (Swedish Version)
Sahg Delusions of Grandeur
Sahg Memento Mori
Sanzu Heavy Over The Home
Saor Guardians
Satan Atom by Atom
Satyricon Volcano
Savatage Sirens
Scorpions Savage Amusement
Selvans / Downfall Of Nur Selvans / Downfall of Nur
Septicflesh Titan
Septicflesh Codex Omega
Setherial Nord
Shattered Skies The World We Used to Know
Shpongle Tales of the Inexpressible
SikTh Opacities
SikTh Death of a Dead Day
Sithu Aye Invent the Universe
Skuggsja Skuggsja: A Piece for Mind & Mirror
Skyclad The Wayward Sons of Mother Earth
Slabdragger Rise Of The Dawncrusher
Slayer Show No Mercy
Sleepmakeswaves Love of Cartography
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses
Smothered The Inevitable End
Soilwork The Living Infinite
Solitude Aeturnus Into the Depths of Sorrow
Soulfly Enslaved
Strange, I thought somebody reviewed this a few months ago?
Soulfly Savages
Static-X Wisconsin Death Trip
Steve Hackett The Night Siren
Steven Wilson 4 1/2
Stolas Allomaternal
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 1
Strapping Young Lad Alien
Stratovarius Nemesis
Stray From the Path Anonymous
Striker City of Gold
Suffocation Pinnacle of Bedlam
Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies
Suicidal Tendencies 13
Sun of the Sleepless To The Elements
Sunset In The 12th House Mozaic
System of a Down Toxicity
Talanas Reason & Abstract
Talanas The Waspkeeper
Teethgrinder Misanthropy
TesseracT Altered State
Textures Phenotype
The Agonist Lullabies for the Dormant Mind
The Agonist Prisoners
The Algorithm Brute Force
The Amenta Occasus
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Beatles With the Beatles
The Beatles Beatles for Sale
The Beatles Let It Be
The Black Crowes Shake Your Money Maker
The Black Crowes Amorica
The Black Dahlia Murder Nightbringers
The Black Dahlia Murder Unhallowed
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual
The Black Dahlia Murder Everblack
The Clash The Clash
The Cult Love
The Cult Dreamtime
The Cult Choice of Weapon
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Distillers Sing, Sing Death House
The Doors Morrison Hotel
The Enid Aerie Faerie Nonsense
The Exploited Beat the Bastards
The Gathering Disclosure
The Gathering Always
The Gathering Black Light District
The Gathering Home
The Gathering Nighttime Birds
The Gathering if_then_else
The Gathering Souvenirs
The Groundhogs Split
The Groundhogs Who Will Save the World? The Mighty Groundhogs
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Mothers of Invention Over-Nite Sensation
The Order of Apollyon The Sword And The Dagger
The Sword Age of Winters
The Wildhearts The Wildhearts
The Wounded Kings Consolamentum
Therapy? Troublegum
This Gift Is A Curse All Hail The Swinelord
Thy Art Is Murder Hate
Tool Undertow
Touche Amore Stage Four
Trap Them Blissfucker
Tribulation The Children of the Night
Triptykon Melana Chasmata
Triumvir Foul Triumvir Foul
Troll Drep de Kristne
Turbowolf Two Hands
Twisted Sister You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll
Twisted Sister Under the Blade
Type O Negative World Coming Down
Ufomammut Idolum
Ufomammut Ecate
Ulver Nattens Madrigal
Ulver Perdition City
Underworld dubnobasswithmyheadman
Usnea Portals Into Futility
Utstott Hjorungavagr
Vader Tibi et Igni
Valborg Endstrand
Van der Graaf Generator World Record
Vektor Terminal Redux
Vinterland Welcome My Last Chapter
Vintersorg Till Fjälls Del II
Voivod Target Earth
Vola Inmazes
Volbeat Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies
Voyager V
Voyager Ghost Mile
Walknut Graveforests And Their Shadows
Wardruna Runaljod – Ragnarok
Waylander Reawakening of Pride Once Lost
White Widows Pact White Widows Pact
Windhand Soma
A nice slice of sludgy, hypnotic doom. 'Evergreen' is beautiful and 'Woodbine' is powerfully heavy. I really like how the vocals sound so mesmerizing at times too, as on the album opener 'Orchard'.
Wo Fat The Conjuring
Wolf Devil Seed
I expected nothing less than a heavy, solid album full of fist-pumping riffs from Wolf. Nothing new, but "Devil Seed" proves they're as strong and belligerent as ever. 'Shark Attack', 'Surgeons of Lobotomy' and 'Frozen' are my personal highlights.
Wolvserpent Aporia: Kala: Ananta
Woods of Ypres Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light
Yellow Eyes Immersion Trench Reverie
Yes The Yes Album
Ygg Ygg
Zombi Shape Shift
Zuriaake Afterimage of Autumn
ZZ Top ZZ Top's First Album
ZZ Top Tres Hombres

3.5 great
A Day To Remember Homesick
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy
A Day To Remember Bad Vibrations
Abhorrent Decimation The Pardoner
Abigail Williams In the Absence of Light
Abigail Williams The Accuser
Abiotic Casuistry
Abominator Evil Proclaimed
Abominor Opus: Decay
Aborted The Archaic Abattoir
Aborted Global Flatline
Aborted Strychnine.213
Absu The Third Storm of Cythraul
Absu Tara
Accept Breaker
Accept Objection Overruled
Accuser The Forlorn Divide
Acephalix Decreation
Acherontas Amarta (Formulas of Reptilian Unification Part II)
Acid King Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere
Acres In Sickness and Health
Act of Defiance Old Scars, New Wounds
ACxDC Antichrist Demoncore
Adagio Life
Addaura ...And The Lamps Expire
Aeon Aeons Black
Aerosmith Done With Mirrors
Aetherian The Untamed Wilderness
AFI Burials
After the Burial Wolves Within
After the Burial Dig Deep
Agathodaimon Blacken the Angel
Agathodaimon Phoenix
Agathodaimon Higher Art of Rebellion
Ageless Oblivion Penthos
Agoraphobic Nosebleed Arc
Ajattara Lupaus
Akercocke Rape of The Bastard Nazerene
Akritas Akritas
Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill
Alaric End of Mirrors
Albez Duz Wings of Tzinacan
Alcest Les Voyages de l'Âme
Alcest Shelter
Alestorm Sunset on the Golden Age
Alice Cooper Dirty Diamonds
Alice Cooper Brutal Planet
Alice Cooper DaDa
Alice Cooper Pretties For You
Alice Cooper Trash
Alice Cooper School's Out
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains
Alkaline Trio Crimson
Alkaline Trio From Here To Infirmary
Alkaline Trio This Addiction
Alkaloid The Malkuth Grimoire
All Pigs Must Die Hostage Animal
All Them Witches Dying Surfer Meets His Maker
All Tomorrows Sol Agnates
Allegaeon Proponent For Sentience
Allochiria Throes
Altarage Endinghent
Alunah Solennial
Amaranthe Massive Addictive
Amenra Mass VI
Amiensus All Paths Lead to Death
Amorphis Under the Red Cloud
Anaal Nathrakh Passion
Anaal Nathrakh Desideratum
Anaal Nathrakh The Whole of the Law
Anathema Pentecost III
Anathema A Fine Day to Exit
Andy James Exodus
Angel Witch As Above, So Below
Angra Fireworks
Angra Aqua
Animals As Leaders The Madness of Many
Annihilator Annihilator
Anomalie Visions
Antarktis Ildlaante
Anthrax State of Euphoria
Anthrax We've Come for You All
Antiversum Cosmos Comedenti
Anvil Juggernaut Of Justice
Aphrodite's Child 666
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Arch Enemy Rise of the Tyrant
Architects Ruin
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together
Archspire The Lucid Collective
Decent enough by tech death metal standards but I feel like some of these riffs and solos are forced in rather than flowing with the rest of the instrumentation in a natural way. It's mostly impressive musicianship that's on display here, with vocals a little too hesitant but still relevant for the most part. The first half of the album seems better written than the latter half.
Argus (USA-PA) Beyond The Martyrs
Arkaik Nemethia
Arkhon Infaustus Orthodoxyn
Arkona (RUS) Lepta
Arkona (RUS) Slovo
Armored Saint Win Hands Down
Artillery Fear of Tomorrow
Ascension The Dead of the World
Aseethe Hopes of Failure
Asomvel Knuckle Duster
Astral Path An Oath to the Void
At the Gates The Red in the Sky Is Ours
Atari Teenage Riot Reset
Atlantean Kodex The White Goddess (A Grammar Of Poetic Myth)
Very interesting album, which is naturally controlled by epic, ambitious atmospheres and a rhythm section which very rarely becomes dull and bland. The vocals however really don't seem to match the quality of the instrumentation, and thus it sounds a little mixed at times. As on 'Sol Invictus' and 'Twelve stars and an azure down', the guitar work is beautiful and the drum/bass work flows very well indeed, but shoddy vocals which prove considerably weaker unfortunately lower the quality a bit. This is however more than made up for with the brilliance of songs such as 'Hersiarch' and excellent closer 'White goddess unveiled', both of which written from the heart and soul.
Atrocity Masters Of Darkness
Atrox Monocle
Attic Sanctimonious
Au Champ Des Morts Dans La Joie
Au-Dessus End of Chapter
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places
August Burns Red Phantom Anthem
Author and Punisher Melk En Honing
Autopsy Acts of the Unspeakable
Autopsy Macabre Eternal
Autopsy Shitfun
Avatar Hail the Apocalypse
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
Aversions Crown Tyrant
Awe Providentia
Axegressor Last
Ayreon The Source
Ba'al In Gallows by Mass
Bad Religion The Process of Belief
Baptism V: The Devil's Fire
Baptists Bloodmines
Barishi Blood from the Lion's Mouth
Baroness Purple
Bastard Feast Osculum Infame
Bastard Sapling Instinct Is Forever
Bathory Nordland II
Bathsheba Servus
Battleaxe Burn This Town
Bauhaus Go Away White
Bear Noumenon
Beartooth Disgusting
Beastmaker Inside the Skull
Beastwars The Death of All Things
Begerith A.D.A.M.
Behemoth Thelema.6
Behemoth Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)
Behemoth Pandemonic Incantations
Behemoth The Satanist
Bell Witch Mirror Reaper
Below the Sun Alien World
Belphegor Goatreich-Fleshcult
Belphegor Bondage Goat Zombie
Belphegor Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn
Benediction Subconscious Terror
Benighted Carnivore Sublime
Bereft (USA-WI) Lands
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
Biblical The City That Always Sleeps
Big Business Command Your Weather
Billy Idol Whiplash Smile
Bio-Cancer Tormenting The Innocent
Biohazard Biohazard
Biohazard Kill or be Killed
Biohazard Means to an End
Birth Control Operation
Bjork Medulla
Bl'ast! Blood!
Black Anvil As Was
Black Breath Slaves Beyond Death
Black Crown Initiate Selves We Cannot Forgive
Black Label Society Catacombs of the Black Vatican
Black Mare Death Magick Mother
Black Sabbath Sabotage
Black Sabbath Dehumanizer
Black Sabbath Tyr
Black Sabbath Cross Purposes
Black Shape Of Nexus Carrier
Black Stone Cherry Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Black Table Obelisk
Blackfield Welcome To My DNA
Blackmore's Night Shadow of the Moon
Blackmore's Night Under a Violet Moon
Blackmore's Night The Village Lanterne
Blaze of Perdition Conscious Darkness
Bleeding Through This Is Love, This Is Murderous
Blind Guardian Beyond the Red Mirror
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Blood Feast The Future State Of Wicked
Blood Incantation Starspawn
Bloodshot Dawn Reanimation
Bloodthorn In the Shadow of Your Black Wings
Bloodthorn Onwards Into Battle
Blut Aus Nord Deus Salutis Meae
Body Count Manslaughter
Bolt Thrower In Battle There Is No Law!
Bolzer Soma
Bolzer Hero
BoneHawk Albino Rhino
Bonehunter Sexual Panic Human Machine
Boris Dear
Borknagar Urd
Bosse-de-Nage All Fours
Breach Venom
Bright Curse Before the Shore
Bring Me The Horizon Suicide Season
Broken Hope Mutilated And Assimilated
Bruce Dickinson Tattooed Millionaire
Brutai Born
Burzum Hlidskjalf
Byzantine The Cicada Tree
Caligula's Horse Bloom
Camel of Doom Terrestrial
Campo Di Marte Campo Di Marte
Cannabis Corpse From Wisdom to Baked
Cannibal Corpse The Wretched Spawn
Cannibal Corpse Vile
Cannibal Corpse Eaten Back to Life
Cannibal Corpse Evisceration Plague
Cannibal Corpse Gore Obsessed
Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain
Capsize The Angst In My Veins
Decent melodic hardcore album with virtually the right amount of heaviness and emotional passages. Highlights for me would be "Pale" and "Tension".
Capsize A Reintroduction: The Essence Of All Tha
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica
Carole King Tapestry
Caronte Codex Babalon
Castle Welcome to the Graveyard
Cathedral Endtyme
Cathedral The VIIth Coming
Celeste Infidele(s)
Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun
Chimaira Resurrection
Chimaira Crown Of Phantoms
Chthe'ilist Le Dernier Crépuscule
Chthonic Mirror Of Retribution
Chthonic Takasago Army
Church of Misery And Then There Were None
Cinderella Still Climbing
Cirith Ungol Frost and Fire
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Cloak of Altering Manifestation
Close Your Eyes Line in the Sand
Cloudkicker Subsume
Cloven Hoof Who Mourns for the Morning Star?
Clutch Pure Rock Fury
Clutch Strange Cousins From The West
Clutch Transnational Speedway League
Cobalt Slow Forever
Cocteau Twins Garlands
Code Augur Nox
Pretty good album indeed. I think sometimes the band sound a little too similar to Talanas or Enslaved for my liking, but for the most part they are doing the job just right. Clean vocals are very effective against a constant barrage of progressive black metal structures and sometimes epic atmospheres, though the cleans can be surpassed by the intensity of the growls.
Code Orange I Am King
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Coldworld Autumn
Coliseum Anxiety's Kiss
Reminds me quite a lot of 80s era Kiilling Joke (and maybe the latter era of that same band too), but in a good way and which never seems to get the point where this band are basically a copycat. There's a lot of neat little touches here and there in every song-but what particularly stood out to me was the very prominent bass work, and its solid collaboration with the sometimes gritty, sometimes melodious guitar style. To me what drags the album down a bit is how the vocals seem a little "off" at times, especially in the album opener and "Dark Life of Seduction", and "Comedown" just irritates me every time I listen to it. But this is mostly made up for by the eccentricity of songs like "Course Correction" and "Sharp Fangs, Pale Flesh".
Colosso Obnoxious
Coltsblood Into the Unfathomable Abyss
Comeback Kid Die Knowing
Complete Failure Crossburner
Conan Blood Eagle
Condemned His Divine Shadow
Corrections House Know How To Carry A Whip
Corrosion of Conformity Corrosion of Conformity
Corrosion of Conformity Animosity
Corrosion of Conformity In the Arms of God
Corrosion of Conformity IX
Cough Still They Pray
Counterparts Tragedy Will Find Us
Counting Days Liberated Sounds
Countless Skies New Dawn
Coven Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls
Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day
Cradle of Filth Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa
Cradle of Filth Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder
Cradle of Filth Bitter Suites to Succubi
Cradle of Filth Nymphetamine
Craven Idol The Shackles of Mammon
Creeper Eternity, In Your Arms
Cretin Stranger
Crimfall Amain
Criminal Fear Itself
Cripple Bastards Nero In Metastasi
Crobot Something Supernatural
Crowbar Obedience Thru Suffering
Crowbar Odd Fellows Rest
Cruachan The Middle Kingdom
Cruachan Pagan
Cruachan Folklore
Cruachan Tuatha Na Gael
Cruciamentum Paradise Envenomed
Cruciamentum Charnel Passages
Crucified Barbara In The Red
Crypt Rot Embryonic Devils
Crystal Fairy Crystal Fairy
Cult of Endtime In Charnel Lights
Cut Up Wherever They May Rot
D.R.I. Thrash Zone
Daevid Allen Now is the happiest time of your life
Daevid Allen Bananamoon
Dagoba Tales of the Black Dawn
This album gets better as it progresses-and I mean that quite literally. I mean, the first half of the album for me is simply average stuff, going through the motions as far as the band's musical capability is concerned, but then songs like "Born Twice" and "The Loss" rip through the stereo, and you're suddenly wondering where all this fight and vigour was with songs as lame as "The Sunset Curse" went. Nonetheless, that's pretty much it. If I'm being completely honest, it's the stale vocal delivery which really annoyed me and was the main reason why I couldn't quite get into the beginning of the album, but it's made up for by the excellence of "Sorcery" and "O, Inverted World". So in that respect, a fairly disjointed, inconsistent album, but one which by the end seems to be a pleasant surprise.
Dan Terminus Automated Refrains
Danzig 7:77 - I Luciferi
Danzig Circle of Snakes
Dark Buddha Rising Inversum
Darkest Hour Darkest Hour
Darkestrah Turan
Darkher Realms
Darkthrone Hate Them
Darkthrone Ravishing Grimness
Darkthrone Panzerfaust
Darkthrone Total Death
Darkthrone The Cult Is Alive
Darkthrone Circle the Wagons
Darkthrone Sardonic Wrath
Dawn Slaughtersun (Crown of the Triarchy)
Dead Cross Dead Cross
Dead Register Fiber
Deadly Circus Fire The Hydra’s Tailor
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Death Spiritual Healing
Death Engine Mud
Death Fetishist Clandestine Sacrament
I like the weird, sort-of psychedelic musicianship and rough production here, they really make the songs as gritty as they are fluent. That said, I find the songwriting mostly repetitive here and wholly dependent on one singular main riff, which aren't that spectacular to begin with. Nonetheless, this album has some excellent moments, such as the notable melodic "Netherrealm" and that slightly disturbing opener "The Gifted Medium".
Death Grips The Money Store
Deathcult Beasts Of Faith
Deathrite Revelation Of Chaos
Decapitated Blood Mantra
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever
Deceased Luck of the Corpse
Deceptionist Initializing Irreversible Process
Deep Purple The Book of Taliesyn
Deep Purple Fireball
Deep Purple Stormbringer
Deep Purple Purpendicular
Deep Purple inFinite
Def Leppard On Through the Night
Def Leppard High 'n' Dry
Def Leppard Adrenalize
Defeater Abandoned
Deicide Serpents of the Light
Deicide Scars of the Crucifix
Deicide Till Death Do Us Part
Deinonychus Ode to Acts of Murder, Dystopia and Suicide
Deitus Acta Non Verba
Deivos Endemic Divine
Demon Lung A Dracula
Demonic Resurrection Dashavatar
Demonical Darkness Unbound
Dephosphorus Impossible Orbits
Desolate Shrine The Heart Of The Netherworld
Destrage A Means To No End
Destruction Spiritual Genocide
Destruction Mad Butcher
Destruction Day of Reckoning
Dethklok The Dethalbum
Dethklok Dethalbum III
Devin Townsend Project Z2
Dew-Scented Intermination
Diablo Swing Orchestra Pandora's Pinata
Die So Fluid Not Everybody Gets A Happy Ending
Dimmu Borgir In Sorte Diaboli
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Dio Sacred Heart
Dio Dream Evil
Dio Magica
Dio Killing the Dragon
Dio Master of the Moon
Dirge Hyperion
Dismember Massive Killing Capacity
Disperse Foreword
Dissection Reinkaos
Divine Element Thaurachs of Borsu
Divine Heresy Bleed the Fifth
Divine Heresy Bringer of Plagues
Dominanz Noxious
Down Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow
Down Down IV - Part I
Down Down IV - Part II
Down I Go You're Lucky God, That I Cannot Reach You
Downfall of Gaia Atrophy
Downfall of Nur Umbras de Barbagia
Draconian A Rose For The Apocalypse
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
DragonForce The Power Within
Dragonlord Black Wings Of Destiny
Dreadnought A Wake In Sacred Waves
Dream Evil Evilized
Dream Evil United
Dream Evil In The Night
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Dream Theater The Astonishing
Drudkh A Furrow Cut Short
Dying Fetus Purification Through Violence
Dying Fetus Wrong One To Fuck With
Dynfari Vegferð Tímans
A very pleasant album to listen to, especially for those who love atmospheric black metal/post-rock/ambient, but the one thing which stopped from liking it any more was the fact that most of the songs never really exploded like I expected them to. That said, the highlights of the album itself are definitely in the three-part title track at the end, combining wispy atmosphere and slight psychadelic flourishes into a half-hour opus. That's essentially as ambitious as Dynfari get here.
Dynfari The Four Doors of the Mind
Dyscarnate With All Their Might
Dysrhythmia The Veil Of Control
Eagles Eagles
Eagles On the Border
Eagles Hotel California
Earth Primitive and Deadly
Earth and Pillars Earth I
Earth Electric Vol.1: Solar
Earth Rot Renascentia
Einherjer Av Oss, For Oss
Elastica Elastica
Eldamar / Dreams of Nature Split
Elder (USA-MA) Lore
Elderwind The Magic of Nature
Electric Citizen Sateen
Electric Citizen Higher Time
Ellende Todbringer
Elvenking The Winter Wake
Elvenking Era
Embrace the Dawn The Effigist
Empress AD Still Life Moving Fast
Emptiness Not For Music
Empty Yard Experiment (E.Y.E.) Kallisti
Empusae Lueur
Enabler La Fin Absolue Du Monde
Endon Through The Mirror
Enfold Darkness Adversary Omnipotent
English Dogs Where Legend Began
Ensiferum One Man Army
Enslaved Blodhemn
Enslaved Vertebrae
Ensnared Dysangelium
Enter Shikari The Mindsweep
Entheos (USA) Dark Future
Enthroned Sovereigns
Enthroned Towards the Skullthrone of Satan
Enthroned Obsidium
Entrails (SWE) World Inferno
Entrails (SWE) Obliteration
Enuff Z'Nuff Enuff Z'Nuff
Envy Atheist's Cornea
Eoront Another Realm
Equilibrium Erdentempel
Ereb Altor Ulfven
Eths Ankaa
Evanescence Fallen
Evanescence Evanescence
Evangelist (USA) Omen Ex Simulacra
This album really surprised me, though I didn't quite know what to expect before pressing play. For me the real problem here is how clouded everything sounds, but once you listen to the album a few times I guess you can get used to it. Musically it's pretty full on as far as the extreme metal part of the musicianship is concerned, and the background noises such as screeching violins, tinkling keyboards or orgasmic (?) female moans and wails add extra effect. I only wish the production could be a bit clearer to truly emphasize these little sounds.
Every Time I Die Low Teens
Evile Infected Nations
Evilfeast Elegies of the Stellar Wind
Ewigkeit Cosmic Man
Execration (NOR) Return to the Void
Exhorder The Law
Exhumed Death Revenge
Exodus The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A
Exodus Impact Is Imminent
Exodus Pleasures of the Flesh
Extreme Noise Terror Extreme Noise Terror
Exumer Fire and Damnation
Exumer Possessed by Fire
Eyehategod In the Name of Suffering
Failure The Heart Is a Monster
Falkenbach Heralding - The Fireblade
Fall of Efrafa Owsla
Falls of Rauros Vigilance Perennial
Farsot Fail·Lure
Fates Warning A Pleasant Shade of Gray
Father Befouled Desolate Gods
Fear Factory Digimortal
Fear Factory Archetype
Fear Factory Transgression
Fear Factory Genexus
Feared Vinter
Feared Svart
Fen Carrion Skies
Fides Inversa Rite of Inverse Incarnation
Fields of the Nephilim The Nephilim
Fields of the Nephilim Dawnrazor
Filter Crazy Eyes
Finntroll Ur Jordens Djup
Finntroll Midnattens Widunder
Finntroll Visor Om Slutet
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel...
Firespawn The Reprobate
Firewind Burning Earth
Firewind The Premonition
Firewind Immortals
Fit for an Autopsy Absolute Hope Absolute Hell
Flames of Hell Fire and Steel
Fleetwood Mac Then Play On
Fleetwood Mac Tusk
Fleetwood Mac Tango in the Night
Fleetwood Mac Kiln House
Fleetwood Mac Future Games
Fleetwood Mac Bare Trees
Fleetwood Mac Mystery to Me
Fleetwood Mac Say You Will
Fleshgod Apocalypse Labyrinth
Flotsam and Jetsam Flotsam and Jetsam
Focus X
Foo Fighters One by One
For Giants (US-CA) You Are The Universe
Foreseen (FIN) Grave Danger
Forevermore Integral
Forgotten Tomb Hurt Yourself and the Ones You Love
Forgotten Tomb We Owe You Nothing
Frank Zappa Chunga's Revenge
Frank Zappa Zoot Allures
Frank Zappa You Are What You Is
Free Heartbreaker
Freedom Call Eternity
Friendship (JPN) Hatred
Frowning Extinct
Fuck the Facts Desire Will Rot
Fudge Tunnel Hate Songs In E Minor
Well, it's nice to discover another band from my city (Nottingham). Listening to this debut album by Fudge Tunnel, I can see a lot of similarities to Clucth's early days and Acid Bath, but this certainly brings the grit and the riff power. I believe the album really picks up during the second half, as the first few songs didn't grab my attention as much. I like the more metallic, extreme side of songs like "Soap and Water" and "Tweezers" and that cover of Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" is pretty ace. Only thing that dragged the overall quality down a bit for me was how the vocals sometimes seem a little too restrained (not as prominent as the instrumentation if I'm honest), but it's generally a really good sludgy piece of music.
Fudge Tunnel Creep Diets
Just as good as the band's debut, but I think this album has a few more hook-laden songs, namely on opener "Grey" and "Grit" amongst others. The band made an official video for "Grey", and it seems to match the gritty nature of the song quite well.
Full of Hell Trumpeting Ecstasy
Full of Hell and Merzbow Full of Hell and Merzbow
Funeral for a Friend Memory and Humanity
Fuoco Fatuo Backwater
Fuzz Fuzz
Fyrnask Fórn
Gadget The Great Destroyer
Galdr Galdr
Galley Beggar Silence and Tears
Gama Bomb Tales From the Grave in Space
To me this is the band's best album by far, and that's probably because I think it's more concise than Gama Bomb's other albums. Just short enough to be enjoyed, and it doesn't overstay its welcome. Nothing out of the ordinary for this style of thrash either, but then that's exactly what Gama Bomb intended. Maybe.
Gamma Ray No World Order
Gamma Ray Insanity and Genius
Gamma Ray Empire of the Undead
Gary Moore G-Force
Gary Moore Back On The Streets
Gary Moore Blues For Greeny
Gary Moore After Hours
Gary Moore After the War
Gary Moore Wild Frontier
Gary Moore Run for Cover
Gary Moore Corridors Of Power
Gary Moore Power of the Blues
Gary Moore Close As You Get
Gary Moore Bad For You Baby
Gehennah Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die
Genesis Trespass
Genesis ...And Then There Were Three...
Genesis Wind & Wuthering
Gentle Giant Interview
George Thorogood and the Destroyers The Hard Stuff
Germ Escape
Gevurah Hallelujah!
Ghost (SWE) Infestissumam
Ghost Brigade IV - One with the Storm
Ghost Iris Anecdotes Of Science & Soul
Ghostlimb Difficult Loves
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra Broken Lines
Girlschool Screaming Blue Murder
By far the stand-out highlights of this album are the title track and "Hellrazor", but the album in general does seem to be a little more 'diverse'. Not so much that the band are taking a deliberate turn in the opposite musical direction, but it's somewhat easier to identify the NWOBHM-influenced songs from the punkier, rockier tunes like "Take it from Me" and "It Turns Your Head Around". I actually like the vocals here for the most part, though the nasally delivery on "Hellrazor" is pretty annoying. All in all, another solid 80s output from Girlschool.
Girlschool Hit And Run
All in all on par with the band's debut, though I prefer the vocal delivery of this album and the instrumental performance of Demolition. Nonetheless, there's still some really decent hard rock/metal riffage going on here, specifically in songs like the title track and "The Hunter".
Girlschool Demolition
Gjendod Nedstigning
Gloryhammer Tales from the Kingdom of Fife
Gloson Grimen
Gnaw Cutting Pieces
Gnaw Their Tongues Abyss of Longing Throats
Goatess Purgatory Under New Management
Goatsnake Black Age Blues
Goatwhore Carving Out The Eyes Of God
Goatwhore Blood For The Master
Goatwhore Constricting Rage of the Merciless
God Dethroned The World Ablaze
Godflesh A World Lit Only by Fire
Godflesh Hymns
Godflesh Selfless
Godflesh Us and Them
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Luciferian Towers
Gojira The Link
Gojira Terra Incognita
Gojira Magma
Golden Earring Prisoner of the Night
Golden Earring To the Hit
Golden Earring Switch
Golden Earring Seven Tears
Gong Camembert Electrique
Gong Downwind
Gong Zero to Infinity
Gong 2032
Good Tiger A Head Full Of Moonlight
Gorgoroth Pentagram
Gorgoroth Antichrist
Another great Gorgoroth album which is at least on par with the band's debut, but the only thing that bothers me is the really short runtime-the album almost feels like it's about to end when in fact it's just started. "Sorg" is nice enough to end things with, but it didn't really strike me as the sort of "album closer", more like just another song to add to the rest here. So yeah, I guess you could say it's anti-climactic, but then "Gorgoroth" and "Possessed (By Satan)" seem to make up for it.
Gorgoroth Under the Sign of Hell
Gorgoroth Destroyer
Grabak Agash Daeva
Grand Funk Railroad Good Singin', Good Playin'
Grand Funk Railroad Grand Funk Lives
Gravdal Kadaverin
Grave Endless Procession Of Souls
Grave As Rapture Comes
Grave Into the Grave
Grave You'll Never See...
Grave Burial Ground
Grave Desecrator Dust To Lust
Grave Digger Tunes of War
Grave Digger Rheingold
Grave Digger Heavy Metal Breakdown
Grave Digger Ballads of a Hangman
Grave Ritual Morbid Throne
Gravetemple Impassable Fears
Graveworm Fragments of Death
Graveworm As The Angels Reach The Beauty
Graveworm Scourge of Malice
Great White Great White
Great White Psycho City
Great White Let It Rock
Grift Arvet
Grim Reaper See You In Hell
Grim Reaper Rock You To Hell
Gruesome Savage Land
Guruh Gipsy Guruh Gipsy
Gutter Instinct Age Of The Frantics
GWAR Scumdogs of the Universe
GWAR America Must Be Destroyed
GWAR Violence Has Arrived
GWAR War Party
GWAR Beyond Hell
GWAR Lust in Space
GWAR Battle Maximus
Haast's Eagled II: For Mankind
Hades Almighty Pyre Era, Black!
Hail Spirit Noir Mayhem In Blue
Halestorm Halestorm
Halestorm The Strange Case Of...
Hallatar No Stars Upon the Bridge
Hamferd Támsins likam
HammerFall Crimson Thunder
Hammers Of Misfortune Dead Revolution
Hammock Departure Songs
Hanoi Rocks Oriental Beat
Hanoi Rocks Back to Mystery City
Hanoi Rocks Two Steps From The Move
Haste the Day Coward
Hate Eternal Infernus
Havok Burn
A great, solid thrash debut done with real conviction and prowess. Reminds me at times of early Death Angel, in a good way of course. Best songs for me would be "Identity Theft" and "Category of the Dead".
Havok Time Is Up
Another very strong thrash record. Production is more audible than on the band's debut but the formula is much the same, maybe a couple of songs demonstrate more complex musicianship but the rest is no-frills thrash pretty much. Highlights: "No Amnesty" and "D.O.A.".
Hawkwind Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music
Not their best, but i still enjoy most of the songs here. Lighter than what they did before though if im honest.
Hawkwind Hawkwind
Hawkwind 25 Years On
Hawkwind The Chronicle of the Black Sword
Hawkwind Onward
Heart Little Queen
Heart Bebe Le Strange
Heart Jupiter's Darling
Heaven's Cry Outcast
Hecate Enthroned Dark Requiems And The Unsilent Massacre
Helix Wild in the Streets
Hellions Indian Summer
Helloween Straight Out of Hell
Helloween Master of the Rings
Helloween 7 Sinners
Helpless Debt
Hemelbestormer Aether
Herder Fergean
Hesitation Wounds (LA) Awake For Everything
Hidden Orchestra Archipelago
High Priest Of Saturn Son of Earth and Sky
Higher Power Soul Structure
Himinbjorg Wyrd
Ho99o9 United States Of Horror
Hobbs' Angel of Death Heaven Bled
Holy Grail Times of Pride and Peril
Horisont About Time
Horn Turm am Hang
Horna Hengen tulet
A simplistic, raw black metal record which somehow never fails to be consistent in its delivery. The first two songs are notably the weakest, but from that point onwards the album seems to take a more maturer songwriting ethic into consideration, even improving on the vocals and general musicianship which is certainly rife in songs like "Puhdas" and "Sodan Roihu" amongst others. Whilst it does sometimes prove a little uninspired, the album should please fans of black metal if nobody else.
HORNSS No Blood, No Sympathy
Hoth Oathbreaker
Hour of Penance Regicide
Huntress Spell Eater
Hypocrisy Osculum Obscenum
Hypocrisy Penetralia
Hypocrisy Into the Abyss
Hypocrisy End of Disclosure
I Killed The Prom Queen Beloved
iamthemorning Belighted
Ian Anderson Rupi's Dance
Ian Anderson Homo Erraticus
Iced Earth Dystopia
Iced Earth Iced Earth
Iced Earth The Glorious Burden
If These Trees Could Talk The Bones of a Dying World
Igorrr Savage Sinusoid
Impetuous Ritual Blight Upon Martyred Sentience
Implore Depopulation
Impureza La Caída de Tonatiuh
In Reverence The Selected Breed
In The Woods... Pure
In Twilight's Embrace Vanitas
Inconcessus Lux Lucis The Crowning Quietus
Inquinamentum 8342
Inter Arma The Cavern
Intervals A Voice Within
Intervals The Way Forward
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Inverloch Distance | Collapsed
Ion Dissonance Cast the First Stone
Iron Monkey 9-13
Iron Reagan The Tyranny Of Will
Iron Reagan Crossover Ministry
Iskald Nedom Og Nord
Iskra Ruins
Jakob Sines
Jan Dukes de Grey Mice and Rats in the Loft
Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus Spirit Knife
Jess And The Ancient Ones The Horse and Other Weird Tales
Jesu Everyday I Get Closer to the Light from Which I Came
Jethro Tull This Was
Jinjer King of Everything
Job for a Cowboy Sun Eater
Johansson and Speckmann Mask of the Treacherous
John Frum A Stirring In The Noos
Jon Anderson Olias Of Sunhillow
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Junius Eternal Rituals For The Accretion of Light
Kaevum Natur
Kampfar Djevelmakt
Karkaos Children of the Void
Kataklysm Of Ghosts and Gods
Katalepsy Gravenous Hour
Katatonia Tonight's Music
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts
Katla Móðurástin
Kawir Exilasmos
Kayleth Space Muffin
Keep of Kalessin Epistemology
Kekal Beyond The Glimpse of Dreams
Killing Joke Whats THIS For...!
Killing Joke Pylon
Killswitch Engage Incarnate
Kind Rocket Science
King Crimson THRAK
King of Asgard Karg
King Parrot Dead Set
King Parrot Ugly Produce
Klabautamann Smaragd
Korn The Paradigm Shift
Krieg Transient
Krisiun Forged in Fury
Kroh Altars
Krokodil (UK) Nachash
Kuolemanlaakso Tulijoutsen
Kvelertak Nattesferd
Kylesa Exhausting Fire
Lacertilia We’re Already Inside Your Mind
Lantern II: Morphosis
Laster Ons Vrije Fatum
Lento Fourth
Leprous The Congregation
Leprous Malina
Les Discrets Prédateurs
Less Art Strangled Light
Lies Abuse
Lightning Bolt Fantasy Empire
Limbonic Art Spectre Abysm
Lindemann Skills In Pills
Liv Kristine Vervain
Lo! Vestigial
Lock Up Demonization
Locrian Infinite Dissolution
Lord Dying Poisoned Altars
Lunar Mantra Genesis
Lustre Blossom
Lycus Chasms
Machine Head Bloodstone and Diamonds
Major Kong Doom Machine
Make Them Suffer Worlds Apart
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard Y Proffwyd Dwyll
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Nightingales & Bombers
Marduk Frontschwein
Great album for Marduk, though I think it would have been more beneficial to include fewer songs or shorter lengths. Highlights for me would be "Afrika" and "Doomsday Elite".
Mariachi El Bronx III
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor
Marmozets The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets
Marriages Salome
Marty Friedman Wall of Sound
Martyrdod Elddop
Maruta Remain Dystopian
Mastodon Cold Dark Place
Megadeth Youthanasia
Megadeth Dystopia
Melankoli Wind
Merkabah (PL) Million Miles
Merrimack Omegaphilia
Meshiaak Alliance of Thieves
Mew And the Glass Handed Kites
Mgla Exercises in Futility
Mgla Presence
Midnight No Mercy for Mayhem
Midnight Sweet Death and Ecstasy
Minsk The Crash and the Draw
Mistur In Memoriam
Mondo Drag The Occultation Of Light
Monolithe Epsilon Aurigae
Monolithe Zeta Reticuli
Moonspell Alpha Noir/Omega White
Morbid Evils Deceases
Mord'A'Stigmata Hope
Morgoth Ungod
Mors Principium Est Embers of a Dying World
Honestly, I thought the first two proper songs from this album were really bland, uninspired stuff. The cheesy symphonics didn't do much but annoy me even more, and the musicianship was too predictable to be called adventurous. Then somehow the band have a complete turnaround in terms of creativity and deliver one of the album's stand-out highlights, "Death is the Beginning". I think from this point on is where the band really show their strengths. At times I'm reminded of Karybdis in terms of musical technique and style, but this certainly turns out to be a very decent melodeath record. Pity that it starts in a boring way.
Morta Skuld Wounds Deeper Than Time
Mortichnia Heir to Scoria and Ash
Mortiis The Great Deceiver
Motorhead The World Is Yours
Murderdolls Women and Children Last
Muse Showbiz
Mutilation Rites Harbinger
Mutoid Man Bleeder
Mutoid Man War Moans
My Ticket Home Unreal
Myrath Legacy
Myrkur Mareridt
Nachtmystium The World We Left Behind
NAMI The Eternal Light of the Unconscious Mind
Napoleon Newborn Mind
Neal Morse The Grand Experiment
Neck of the Woods The Passenger
Necroblood Collapse of the Human Race
Necromancing the Stone Jewel of the Vile
Necronautical The Endurance at Night
Necrot Blood Offerings
Necrowretch Satanic Slavery
Nekrogoblikon Power
Nektar A Tab in the Ocean
Nero di Marte Derivae
Nesseria Cette érosion de nous​-​mêmes
Neurosis Fires Within Fires
Nexul Paradigm of Chaos
Nibiru (ITA) Padmalotus
Nibiru (ITA) Qaal Babalon
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away
Night Verses Into the Vanishing Light
Nightfell The Living Ever Mourn
No Omega Shame
No Warning Torture Culture
Noctem Haeresis
Novembers Doom Hamartia
Nullingroots Into the Grey
Nunslaughter Angelic Dread
Oathbreaker Eros|Anteros
Oathbreaker Rheia
Obelyskkh The Providence
Obscurity Streitmacht
Obsidian Kingdom Mantiis
Obtest Auka Seniems Dievams
Ocean Grove The Rhapsody Tapes
Oceano Incisions
OHHMS The Fool
Ol Drake Old Rake
Old Man Gloom The Ape of God II
Old Wounds The Suffering Spirit
Ondt Blod Finnmark
Onirism The Well of Stars
Onslaught VI
Oozing Wound Whatever Forever
Opeth Pale Communion
Opeth Sorceress
Ophis The Dismal Circle
Opium Warlords Taste My Sword of Understanding
Orange Goblin Time Travelling Blues
Oranssi Pazuzu Värähtelijä
Origin Omnipresent
Origin Unparalleled Universe
Orne The Tree Of Life
Ortega Sacred States
Orthodox (SP) Axis
Oxbow Thin Black Duke
Ozric Tentacles The Yumyum Tree
Pain of Salvation In the Passing Light of Day
Parkway Drive Atlas
Pearl Jam Yield
Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt
Pentakill II: Grasp of The Undying
Perturbator New Model
Pilgrim II: Void Worship
Pillorian Obsidian Arc
Pinkish Black Bottom of the Morning
Pitbulls in the Nursery Equanimity
Planet Of Zeus Loyal to the Pack
Planning for Burial Below the House
Poison Idea Confuse & Conquer
Polar Shadowed by Vultures
Polaris (AUS) The Mortal Coil
Polyphia Renaissance
Pomegranate Tiger Boundless
Porcupine Tree Up the Downstair
Portishead Third
Portrait (SWE) Burn the World
Poseidon (UK) Prologue
Possession (BE) Exorkizein
Prevalent Resistance Eternal Return
Primitive Man Caustic
Primitive Weapons The Future of Death
Progenie Terrestre Pura oltreLuna
Psycroptic Psycroptic
Purson Rocking Horse
Pyrrhon What Passes for Survival
Quicksand Interiors
R.I.P. In The Wind
Radio Moscow Magical Dirt
Radio Moscow New Beginnings
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Raised Fist From the North
A very solid album with some outstanding ambitious tracks and some which are by comparison much less effective. That said my main problem with the album is how the vocals half the time feel too forceful as opposed to just seeming natural...but then I guess I should have expected that walking into a hardcore album. Nonetheless, the highlights are practically obvious for me-"In Circles" and "Depression" particularly impressed me.
Ramming Speed No Epitaphs
Ranger Speed & Violence
Raven (ENG) ExtermiNation
Ravencult Morbid Blood
Ravencult Force Of Profanation
Ravens Creed Ravens Krieg
Red Mountains Slow Wander
Reflections Exi(s)t
A lot of promise on show here, especially in regards to the way in which melody and brutal technical musicianship is intertwined. "Lost Pages" has a wonderful ambient section and the solos throughout "Stories through the storms" and "My Cancer" are well executed. I think the main problem here is the band's lack of focus sometimes as structures becomes too clogged up with unnecessary additional dynamics or electronic interludes.
Return from the Grave Gates of Nowhere
Rings of Saturn Lugal Ki En
Ringworm Hammer of the Witch
Ripper (CL) Raising the Corpse
Rise of Caligula Parading From Heaven's Descent
Rishloo Living as Ghosts with Buildings as Teeth
Ritual Chamber Obscurations (To Feast On The Seraphim)
River Black River Black
Roger Waters Amused to Death
Roisin Murphy Hairless Toys
Rorcal Creon
Rosetta The Anaesthete
Rosetta Flies to Flame
ROSK Miasma
Rotten Sound Abuse to Suffer
Rotting Out The Wrong Way
Ruby The Hatchet Planetary Space Child
Rude Soul Recall
Russian Circles Memorial
Russian Circles Guidance
Sabbat (JPN) The Dwelling
Samoans Rescue
Samsara Blues Experiment One with the Universe
Sannhet So Numb
Sarabante Poisonous Legacy
Sarcofago I.N.R.I.
Sarke Viige Urh
Sasquatch Maneuvers
Saule Saule
Savage Messiah The Fateful Dark
Saviours Palace of Vision
Saxon Battering Ram
Scale the Summit V
Scar the Martyr Revolver
Schammasch The Maldoror Chants: Hermaphrodite
Schammasch Triangle
Schizoid Lloyd The Last Note In God's Magnum Opus
Scour Grey
Scour Red
Scythian Hubris in Excelsis
Sect No Cure For Death
Seeker Loss
Serpent Venom Of Things Seen & Unseen
Serpentine Dominion Serpentine Dominion
Seven Sisters of Sleep Ezekiel's Hags
Shaarimoth Temple of the Adversarial Fire
I really like the maniacal tone running throughout this album, but pretty much every song ends up being a little inconsistent, too much for me to rate it any higher. Songs like "The Hungry Omega", "Lord of Putrefaction" and "Ascension of the Blood Dragon" are great for a couple of minutes and then they seem to plod on towards the end. Then songs like "Fires of Molok" and "Faceless Queen of Bloodstained Dreams" are the flipside of this-they start out a little uninteresting, then finish on a high because of the former's beautiful outro or the latter's menacing mid-paced battery. The band do get it perfect on "Beast of Lawlessness", which for me is the stand-out highlight of the record.
Shade Empire Poetry of the Ill-Minded
Shining (SWE) 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar i vaket tillstånd
Shining (SWE) IX: Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, ends.
Show Me A Dinosaur Show Me A Dinosaur
Sibiir Sibiir
Sick Feeling Suburban Myth
Sigh Graveward
Sigur Ros Valtari
SikTh The Future in Whose Eyes?
Sinister Syncretism
Sinmara Within the Weaves of Infinity
Sister Stand Up, Forward, March!
Skalmold Med Vaettum
This is a very powerful record as far as instrumentation is concerned, but the half-hearted vocals slightly ruin the experience for me. Nonetheless, most songs here feature a very sound transition between aggressive, more solid metal sounds to quieter albeit just as intense passages. Highlights for me would be "Ao Vori" and "Meo Drekum".
Skaur Skaur
Skeletonwitch The Apothic Gloom
Skindred Union Black
Skindred Babylon
Skindred Roots Rock Riot
Skinless Only The Ruthless Remain
Skull Fist Chasing the Dream
Band has obviously been listening to a lot of 80s metal for inspiration, and there's a lot of proof in each of this album's nine songs. Nothing wrong with that though because instrumentation is very solid and catchy all the way through. The vocalist for me brings the quality down a notch or two, but I think you can get past that by considering how well done the solos are in songs such as the title track and "Sign of the warrior".
Skyharbor Guiding Lights
SlavEATgod Skyline Fission
Slayer World Painted Blood
Slice the Cake Odyssey to the West
So Hideous Laurestine
Soen Tellurian
SOHN Tremors
Solefald World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud
Sonata Arctica Pariah's Child
Sons of Apollo Psychotic Symphony
Sorxe Matter & Void
Speedtrap Straight Shooter
Spirit Adrift Chained To Oblivion
Spiritus Mortis The Year Is One
Static-X Machine
Static-X Cannibal
Static-X Shadow Zone
Static-X Start a War
Statues Together We're Alone
Statues No Grave, No Burial
Steeleye Span Rocket Cottage
Steely Dan Katy Lied
Stick To Your Guns True View
Stone Sour Hydrograd
Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion
Why are people even rating this album yet? To my knowledge there hasn't been a leak for this album...besides, i've pre-ordered it. It deserves that at least.
Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad
Stratovarius Eternal
Stream Of Passion A War of Our Own
SubRosa For This We Fought the Battle of Ages
Suicidal Tendencies The Art of Rebellion
Suicidal Tendencies World Gone Mad
Sulphur Aeon Gateway to the Antisphere
Sunlight's Bane The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried
Svalbard One Day All This Will End
Svartidaudi Flesh Cathedral
Swallow the Sun Songs From The North I, II & III
Sylosis Dormant Heart
Taake Stridens hus
Taake Kong Vinter
Tad Morose Revenant
Pretty good album, even if every song pretty much follows the same formula. It's essentially an album full of punchy powerful songs and soaring vocals, just like consistent power metal should be. Not sure why it's labelled here as "progressive" power metal (I myself can't see where the progressive part comes in), but it'd definitely consistent as a power metal album. A few weak tracks on here such as 'Follow', 'Ares' and 'Absence of light' disappointed me a little, but that's probably only because they're overshadowed by stronger songs such as excellent opener 'beneath a veil of crying souls' and 'Within a dream'.
Tad Morose St. Demonius
Take Over And Destroy Take Over and Destroy
Tardigrada Emotionale Ödnis
Tarot To Live Forever
Tau Cross Tau Cross
Tau Cross A Pillar Of Fire
Teloch Thus Darkness Spake
Tempel The Moon Lit Our Path
Temple of Baal Mysterium
Temple of Void Lords Of Death
Terzij de Horde Self
TesseracT One
Tetragrammacide Primal Incinerators of Moral Matrix
Thaw Grains
The Agonist Once Only Imagined
The Antlers Hospice
The Atomic Bitchwax Gravitron
The Atomic Bitchwax Force Field
The Banner Greying
The Birthday Massacre Under Your Spell
The Black Dahlia Murder Abysmal
The Body No One Deserves Happiness
The Bronx The Bronx (V)
The Casualties Chaos Sound
The Contortionist Language
The Contortionist Clairvoyant
The Cranberries Roses
The Cult Beyond Good and Evil
The Darkness Last of Our Kind
The Deathtrip Deep Drone Master
Decent, traditional black metal with so-so vocals. The musicianship however is spot on for this sound, and the twisted nature of "Dynamic Underworld" and "A Foot in each Hell" works very well.
The Defiled Daggers
The Devil Wears Prada Transit Blues
The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Distillers Coral Fang
The Distillers The Distillers
The Divine Comedy Liberation
The Doors Waiting for the Sun
The Doors L.A. Woman
The Drip The Haunting Fear of Inevitability
The Enid Touch Me
The Erkonauts I Did Something Bad
The Exploited Punks Not Dead
The Exploited Troops of Tomorrow
The Exploited The Massacre
The Exploited Fuck the System
The Fall of Troy OK
The Flight of Sleipnir Skadi
The Great Cold The Great Cold
The Haunted Exit Wounds
The Haunted One Kill Wonder
The Hirsch Effekt Eskapist
The Infernal Sea The Great Mortality
The Kindred Weight
The King Is Blind We Are the Parasite, We Are the Cancer
The Lion's Daughter Existence Is Horror
The Monolith Deathcult Versus I
The Mothers of Invention Weasels Ripped My Flesh
The Obsessed Lunar Womb
The Ocean Pelagial
The Ominous Circle Appalling Ascension
The Skull For Those Which Are Asleep
The Socks The Socks
The Vintage Caravan Voyage
The Wildhearts The Wildhearts Must Be Destroyed
Threat Signal Disconnect
Threnos By Blood and By Earth
Threshold For The Journey
Throane Derrière​-​Nous, La Lumière
Throane Plus Une Main A Mordre
Through the Eyes of the Dead Disomus
Thy Art Is Murder Holy War
Thy Darkened Shade Liber Lvcifer I: Khem Sedjet
Thy Grief The Frozen Tomb Of Mankind
Thy Light No Morrow Shall Dawn
Timeworn Luminescent Wake
To The Wind The Brighter View
Tod Huetet Uebel N.A.D.A.
Today Is the Day Animal Mother
Tombs The Grand Annihilation
Tombstoned II
Torch Runner Committed To The Ground
Torche Restarter
Touche Amore Is Survived By
Toundra IV
Very lush atmosphere, a lot of things going on here-often at the same time. I would prefer it if there were vocals on some of the tracks-particularly the first two and "Belenos"-but I guess that's just asking too much from a band who obviously focus on delivering some of the most interesting post-metal influenced they can conjure. It's just that there were moments throughout the album where I felt a good usage of vocal delivery could elevate the effectiveness of the instrumentation, so that a greater first impression would ensue. Nonetheless, there's some excellent songwriting here, and by far my favourite song of the whole album is "Viesca".
Toxic Holocaust Chemistry of Consciousness
"Simply Thrashtastic! Vol.1".rBut yeah, seriously, this is nice, solid, blackened thrash, and nothing else.
Toxik Breaking Class
Traffic Sound Traffic Sound
Transatlantic The Whirlwind
Trees of Eternity Hour Of The Nightingale
Tremonti Cauterize
Triggerfinger Colossus
Triumvir Foul Spiritual Bloodshed
Trivium The Sin and the Sentence
Truckfighters Universe
Tsjuder Antiliv
Turbid North Eyes Alive
Tyranny Aeons in Tectonic Interment
UFO The Visitor
UFO Walk on Water
Ufomammut 8
Ulcerate Shrines of Paralysis
Ulsect Ulsect
Ultar Kadath
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar
Ume Monuments
Un The Tomb of All Things
Unearthly Trance Stalking The Ghost
Uneven Structure La Partition
Unsane Sterilize
Upon a Burning Body The World is My Enemy Now
Ur Draugr With Hunger Undying
Urfaust Empty Space Meditation
Usurpress The Regal Tribe
Vacivus Temple Of The Abyss
Vainaja Verenvalaja
Vallendusk Vallendusk
Vallendusk Black Clouds Gathering
Vallenfyre Fear Those Who Fear Him
Vampire Vampire
Van Halen Women and Children First
Vanna Void
Vassafor Malediction
Vastum Hole Below
Vattnet Settler
VI De Praestigiis Angelorum
Vihan Messu Liittona Pimeyteesi
Villainy Villainy II: Dim
Vintersorg Till Fjälls
Violet Cold Anomie
Vipassi Śūnyatā
Virus (NO) Memento Collider
Vision of Disorder Razed To The Ground
Voices (UK) From The Human Forest Create A Fugue Of Imaginary
Vokonis The Sunken Djinn
Volur Ancestors
Vortice Host
Vorvan Once Love Was Lost
Vulture Industries Stranger Times
Vuur In This Moment We Are Free - Cities
W.E.B. Tartarus
War of Ages Supreme Chaos
War Possession Doomed To Chaos
Wayfarer Children of the Iron Age
Waylander The Light, The Dark and the Endless Knot
We Hunt Buffalo Living Ghosts
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
Wearing Scars A Thousand Words
Wedrujacy Wiatr Tam, Gdzie Miesiac Oplakuje Swit
Weedeater Sixteen Tons
Weregoat Pestilential Rites of Infernal Fornication
Whispered Metsutan - Songs of the Void
White Empress Rise of the Empress
White Willow Future Hopes
Whores. Gold
Wild Throne Harvest of Darkness
Winds of Genocide Usurping the Throne of Disease
Winter Into Darkness
Winterfylleth The Threnody of Triumph
Winterfylleth The Dark Hereafter
Witch Vomit Poisoned Blood
Witchery In His Infernal Majesty's Service
Withered Grief Relic
Witherfall Nocturnes and Requiems
Witheria Infinite Recollection
Within the Ruins Elite
Wo Fat Midnight Cometh
Woe Hope Attrition
Wolfheart Winterborn
Wolfheart Tyhjyys
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars
Wolves in the Throne Room Thrice Woven
Wolvhammer Clawing Into Black Sun
Wormed Krighsu
Wovenhand Star Treatment
Wovenwar Wovenwar
Xandria Theater of Dimensions
XII Boar Beyond the Valley of The Triclops
Yes Time and a Word
Zaius Of Adoration
Zhrine Unortheta

3.0 good
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10 Years (How to Live) As Ghosts
A Night in Texas Global Slaughter
A Storm Of Light Nations to Flames
A Trust Unclean Parturition
Abbath Abbath
Abhomine Larvae Offal Swine
Abigail Williams Becoming
Accept I'm a Rebel
Acherontas Ma-IoN 'Formulas Of Reptilian Unification'
Addaura Burning for the Ancient
Aerosmith Night in the Ruts
Aerosmith Get a Grip
Alice Cooper Along Came a Spider
Alice Cooper The Last Temptation
Alice Cooper Constrictor
Alice Cooper Special Forces
Alice Cooper From the Inside
Alice Cooper Lace and Whiskey
Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Goes to Hell
Alice Cooper Easy Action
All Hail The Yeti Screams From A Black Wilderness
All Hell The Grave Alchemist
Aluk Todolo Voix
Ancient Back To The Land Of The Dead
And So I Watch You From Afar Heirs
Anette Olzon Shine
Annihilator Set the World on Fire
Annihilator Metal
Annihilator Suicide Society
Annisokay The Lucid Dream[er]
Annisokay Devil May Care
Annotations Of An Autopsy II: The Reign of Darkness
Anomalie Refugium
Antagonist A.D. Haunt Me As I Roam
Anthrax Fistful of Metal
Anthrax Stomp 442
AntimateriA Valo aikojen takaa
Any Given Day Everlasting
Arch Enemy War Eternal
Arch Enemy Will to Power
Archgoat The Apocalyptic Triumphator
Architects Nightmares
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Archspire Relentless Mutation
Artillery B.A.C.K.
Asira Efference
At the Drive-In Acrobatic Tenement
At the Gates With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
Atena Shades Of Black Won't Bring Her Back
Audn Farvegir Fyrndar
Aves Feathers
Avoid The Light Spleen
Azarath In Extremis
Bane Don't Wait Up
Beastmaker Lusus Naturae
Behold... The Arctopus Skullgrid
Being As An Ocean Being As An Ocean
Bell Witch Four Phantoms
Belphegor Necrodaemon Terrorsathan
Betraying the Martyrs Phantom
Beyond The Black Lost in Forever
Bhayanak maut Man
Biohazard Urban Discipline
Biohazard New World Disorder
Biohazard Uncivilization
Black Label Society Shot to Hell
Black Mare Field of the Host
Black Sabbath Headless Cross
Black Sabbath Technical Ecstasy
Black Sabbath The Eternal Idol
Black Star Riders The Killer Instinct
Black Stone Cherry Kentucky
Black Tongue The Unconquerable Dark
Blessthefall To Those Left Behind
Blink-182 Dude Ranch
Blink-182 Neighborhoods
Blondie Autoamerican
Blood Youth Beyond Repair
Bonehunter Evil Triumphs Again
Borknagar Winter Thrice
Bring Me The Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It...
Bring Me The Horizon Count Your Blessings
Bruce Dickinson Balls to Picasso
Bruce Dickinson Skunkworks
Brutus (NOR) Wandering Blind
Brymir Slayer of Gods
Buckethead Captain Eo's Voyage
Bulldozer The day of wrath
Bungler The Nature Of Being New
Buried in Verona Vultures Above, Lions Below
Callisto Secret Youth
Camel Stationary Traveller
Camel Dust and Dreams
Cancer Bats Dead Set on Living
Cannabis Corpse Left Hand Pass
Cannibal Corpse Gallery of Suicide
Cannibal Corpse Red Before Black
Carach Angren Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten
Carcass Reek of Putrefaction
Cephalic Carnage Anomalies
Cephalic Carnage Xenosapien
Cephalic Carnage Conforming To Abnormality
Cerebral Fix Disaster Of Reality
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
Christian Mistress To Your Death
Circles Infinitas
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Cold Cell Those
Cold Night For Alligators Course of Events
Comedy of Errors Fanfare & Fantasy
Conveyer When Given Time To Grow
Conveyer No Future
Corrosion of Conformity Eye For An Eye
Corrupt Moral Altar Mechanical Tides
Count to Altek A Seraphia Entwined
Cradle of Filth The Manticore and Other Horrors
Just had a look at the album's wikipedia page, and it seems that the album is only 50 minutes long. So its not going to be as dreadfully long as Cradle's last two albums. It might still suck though...
Cripper Follow Me: Kill!
Crisix From Blue to Black
Crossfaith Xeno
Crowbar The Serpent Only Lies
Culted Oblique to All Paths
Ideas here are interesting but the main problem is that most of the songs are drawn out for too long. The first half of both 'Brooding Hex' and 'Illuminati' are brilliantly executed but at some point the instrumentation becomes rather stale, and though this does indeed suit the doom sub-genre rather well, there could have been a stronger emphasis on power and surprise than simple repetition. That said, 'March of the wolves' and 'Transmittal' are monolithic in atmosphere.
Culture Killer Throes of Mankind
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us
Damned Spring Fragrantia Chasm
Dangers The Bend in the Break
Daniel Lioneye Vol. III
Danzig Danzig 4
Dark Tranquillity Atoma
Dawn of Azazel The Tides of Damocles
Honestly found this album a very mixed bag. Some songs I can't stand ("Vassalplasty", "The Odious Tides"), some I really enjoyed ("Irresistible Foe", "Controlled Burn") and others were just really strange to listen to "namely "Progeny of Pain" and "The Eagles Grasp"). I think the main flaw here is inconsistency, because some songs are really so much better than others, to the point where the actually stand out as being such. Nonetheless, it's decent for what it is but not much more. Some nice musical ideas thrown around, but by the end it leaves a little bit of underwhelming feeling, more so for those who expected this to be an excellent album.
Dawn Ray'd The Unlawful Assembly
Dayshell Nexus
Dead Letter Circus The Catalyst Fire
Dead Lord Heads Held High
Death Angel Killing Season
Deathhammer Evil Power
Deathstars The Perfect Cult
Deep Purple Who Do We Think We Are
Deep Purple Slaves and Masters
Deep Purple Abandon
Deez Nuts Word Is Bond
Degial Savage Mutiny
Deicide In the Minds of Evil
Deiphago Into the Eye of Satan
Denner/Shermann Masters of Evil
Desaster The Oath of an Iron Ritual
Destruction Cracked Brain
Destruction Metal Discharge
Destruction D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N.
Deville Make It Belong To Us
Devilment The Great And Secret Show
Devin Townsend The Hummer
Diamond Plate Pulse
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast
Dio Lock up the Wolves
Discharge Shootin Up the World
Dodsengel Interequinox
Dopethrone Hochelaga
Decent head-nodding sludge/doom, no more, no less.
Doyle Doyle II: As We Die
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Dragonlord Rapture
Dread Sovereign For Doom The Bell Tolls
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Dust Bolt Mass Confusion
East of the Wall Redaction Artifacts
Good, but this album is essentially a mixed bag. Some songs are instrumentally brilliant, whereas others simply get lost in themselves far too quickly and as a result have no sense of direction. The vocals are okay, sometimes even brilliant, but too often seem to take away from the focus on the musicianship. It also suffers from the fact that the vocals appear a little too low in the mix, so what you're really hearing is an unbalanced sound. That said, the songwriting here is very consistent and near enough every song manages to regain its excellent musical quality because of that. My personal favourite song would be the instrumental 'A negligible senescence', though only because it focuses on instrumentation.
Ecstatic Vision Sonic Praise
edIT Crying Over Pros For No Reason
Eldamar A Dark Forgotten Past
Electric Wizard Let Us Prey
Eluveitie Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion
Elvenking The Scythe
Emptiness Nothing but the Whole
Emyn Muil Elenion Ancalima
Endstille Kapitulation 2013
Decent, solid black metal for me but just way too repetitive to be enjoyed.
Enslaved Eld
Entrapment Through Realms Unseen
Epica Consign to Oblivion
couple of weak songs,but other than that this album is epic!
Europe War of Kings
Evanescence The Open Door
Evile Five Serpent's Teeth
Even though Evile's core faults are still evident in this album (too close to the overall thrash movement) there is some classic material here, as on the acoustic 'In Memoriam'. A brilliant album for 2011.
Evile Skull
Evocation The Shadow Archetype
Exodus Force of Habit
Extreme Waiting for the Punchline
Eyes Set To Kill Masks
Decent enough by Metalcore standards, but the vocals here really distract me from the (sometimes) brilliant heaviness on tracks such as 'Killing in your name' and 'Surface'. At least it's an improvement over the last few rubbish Metalcore albums I've had the pain of listening to.
Faith No More We Care a Lot
Faith No More Introduce Yourself
Falling in Reverse Just Like You
Fathoms Lives Lived
Fire From The Gods Narrative
Firewind Few Against Many
Fit for an Autopsy Hellbound
Fleetwood Mac Heroes Are Hard to Find
Fleetwood Mac Penguin
Fleetwood Mac Mirage
Flyleaf Between the Stars
Focus Mother Focus
Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways
Frank Zappa Studio Tan
Frank Zappa Sleep Dirt
Frank Zappa The Man from Utopia
Frank Zappa Francesco Zappa
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 Viva Las Vegas
Free Free
Free Free at Last
Freedom Call Land of the Crimson Dawn
Fudge Tunnel The Complicated Futility of Ignorance
Fulgora Stratagem
Funeral for a Friend Tales Don't Tell Themselves
Gallhammer Gloomy Lights
Gallhammer Ill Innocence
Gama Bomb Survival of the Fastest
Gama Bomb Citizen Brain
Gama Bomb The Terror Tapes
The vocalist had surgery before this album's production, so I guess the sub-par vocal delivery shouldn't be much of a shock. As it is though, the album is average albeit sometimes very decent thrash, a few songs for excellent listening.
Gama Bomb Untouchable Glory
Garbage Beautiful Garbage
Garbage Bleed Like Me
Gary Moore Grinding Stone
Gary Moore Back to the Blues
Gary Moore Scars
Geddy Lee My Favourite Headache
Gehennah Metal Police
Genesis Duke
Genesis Genesis
Gentle Giant Civilian
Gentle Giant The Missing Piece
Get Your Gun The Worrying Kind
GGU:LL Dwaling
Ghost (SWE) Opus Eponymous
Ghost Bath Moonlover
Ghoulgotha The Deathmass Cloak
Gift Giver Shitlife
Gnaw Their Tongues Hymns For the Broken, Swollen and Silent
Goatwhore A Haunting Curse
Godflesh Songs of Love and Hate
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
Golden Earring Grab It for a Second
Golden Earring Cut
Golden Earring Tits 'n Ass
Golden Earring Miracle Mirror
Golden Earring On the Double
Golden Earring Love Sweat
Gong Continental Circus
Gong Shapeshifter
Gorod A Maze of Recycled Creeds
Gozu Revival
Grand Funk Railroad Born To Die
Grave Dominion VIII
Grave Hating Life
Grave Out of Respect for the Dead
Grave Fiendish Regression
Grave Digger War Games
Grave Digger The Clans Will Rise Again
Grave Digger Return Of The Reaper
Graves at Sea The Curse That Is
Graveworm Ascending Hate
Graveworm Collateral Defect
Graveworm When Daylights Gone
Great White Back to the Rhythm
Great White ...Twice Shy
Great White Hooked
Greenleaf Rise Above The Meadow
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy
Gus G. Brand New Revolution
GWAR This Toilet Earth
GWAR Bloody Pit of Horror
GWAR The Blood of Gods
Halford Halford IV - Made Of Metal
HammerFall Glory to the Brave
Harakiri for the Sky III: Trauma
Hark Machinations
Havok Unnatural Selection
Probably the closest to average Havok will get. A lot of this is decent but unremarkable, especially when you compare to the previous two releases.
Havok Conformicide
Hawkwind The Xenon Codex
Hawkwind The Machine Stops
Hawkwind PXR5
Hawkwind Choose Your Masques
Hawkwind Space Bandits
Hawkwind Electric Tepee
Hawkwind Alien 4
Hawkwind Take Me to Your Leader
Hawkwind Blood of the Earth
Head of the Demon Sathanas Trismegistos
Heart Magazine
Heart Dog & Butterfly
Heart Private Audition
Heart Passionworks
Heartist Feeding Fiction
Helheim rauniaR
Helix Walkin' the Razor's Edge
Hellions Opera Oblivia
Hellyeah Unden!able
Hexis Abalam
Hexis Tando Ashanti
Hierophant (IT) Mass Grave
Hirax Immortal Legacy
The instrumentation here is very good, but the vocals drag the quality down a bit. They're not absolutely terrible, but for this style of metal the vocalist should adopt a different vocal delivery.
HORNSS Telepath
Horseback Dead Ringers
Hundred Suns The Prestaliis
Hundredth Free
Huntress Starbound Beast
Hypno5e Shores of the Abstract Line
Hypocrisy Catch 22
Ian Anderson Divinities: Twelve Dances with God
Iced Earth Framing Armageddon
Impending Doom Death Will Reign
In Flames Siren Charms
In Hearts Wake Earthwalker
In Hearts Wake Skydancer
In Hearts Wake Ark
In the Silence A Fair Dream Gone Mad
In This Moment Black Widow
Inanimate Existence Underneath a Melting Sky
Incantation Profane Nexus
Ingested The Architect of Extinction
Invincible Force Satan Rebellion Metal
Iperyt The Patchwork Gehinnom
Irkallian Oracle Apollyon
Iwrestledabearonce Late for Nothing
Jungle Rot Order Shall Prevail
Kayser Read Your Enemy
Khost Governance
King 810 Memoirs of a Murderer
Not quite as bad as people are making out, but that doesn't change the fact that this album-and band-are over-hyped. Half of the songs are little better than a sub-par Emmure/Slipknot crossover style yet the other half are somewhat experimental and, dare I say it, unique. The dark-tinged "Take it" and "Devil don't Cry" largely eclipse the monotony of songs like "Best Nite of my Life", and closer "State of Nature" succeeds in ending the album on a relative high. A mixed album which will undoubtedly divide fanbases in the near future, but which is also sort of career-defining.
Kollwitz Dissonance
Korn The Serenity of Suffering
Kroh Pyres
Kublai Khan Nomad
Kyy Beyond Flesh - Beyond Matter - Beyond Death
Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo
Landmine Marathon Wounded
Like A Storm Awaken the Fire
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
Lithium Dawn Tearing Back the Veil I: Ascension
Lord Vigo Blackborne Souls
Loss Horizonless
Lost Society Terror Hungry
Loviatar Loviatar
Lucifer (DE) Lucifer I
Lucifer's Child The Wiccan
Lustre Still Innocence
Macabre Omen The Ancient Returns
Magnum Vigilante
Magoa Topsy Turvydom
Make Me A Donut Bright Side
Manegarm Manegarm
Manes Be All End All
Marilyn Manson Heaven Upside Down
Martyr Defiled Young Gods
Megosh Apostasy
Melvins Basses Loaded
Melvins A Walk With Love And Death
Memphis May Fire This Light I Hold
Mercyful Fate Time
Metallica Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Miss May I Deathless
Monster Truck Sittin' Heavy
Monte Pittman Inverted Grasp of Balance
Morphinist Giants
Mostly Autumn Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings
Motorhead Bad Magic
Murmuure Murmuure
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Muse The Resistance
Mutiny Within Origins
Napoli Centrale Napoli Centrale
Nargaroth Era of Threnody
Nashville Pussy Up the Dosage
Nekrasov The Mirror Void
Nexilva Eschatologies
Nidingr The High Heat Licks Against Heaven
Nightbringer Terra Damnata
No Consequence Vimana
No Sin Evades His Gaze Endless Disconnect
Northlane Mesmer
Northlane Node
Nortt Endeligt
Novelists Souvenirs
O'Brother Endless Light
Obituary Inked in Blood
Obituary Obituary
Obsidian Kingdom A Year With No Summer
Obtest Tukstantmetis
Oceano Ascendants
Oceans Ate Alaska Hikari
Operation: Mindcrime The Key
Opium Warlords Droner
Orden Ogan Gunmen
Orkan Livlaus
Orm Orm
Our Hollow, Our Home Hartsick
Pagan Altar The Room of Shadows
Parkway Drive Ire
Petyr Petyr
Planes Mistaken for Stars Prey
Power Trip Nightmare Logic
Powerman 5000 Builders of the Future
Powerwolf Blessed & Possessed
Predatory Light Predatory Light
Prevalent Resistance Dynamics of Creation
Prevalent Resistance To Live Again and Dominate
Primitive Man Fear​/​A life of turmoil
Primus The Desaturating Seven
Process of Guilt Black Earth
Prong Zero Days
Psychedelic Witchcraft Sound of the Wind
Psychostick IV: Revenge of the Vengeance
PYLAR A Ella Te Conduce La Sagrada Espyral
Queensryche Condition Human
Radiohead In Rainbows
Ragnarok Psychopathology
Reaping Asmodeia Impuritize
Red Fang Only Ghosts
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
Red Spektor Red Spektor
Refused Freedom
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber Exile
Reptilian Death The Dawn Of Consummation And Emergence
Decent album here with solid instrumentation, but there is very little variety and a lack of truly memorable moments. The band used to be parodic, yet on this album seem to attempt a more serious take on Technical/Brutal death metal.
Revenge (CAN) Behold.Total.Rejection
Ringworm Snake Church
Rise Against Wolves
Rotting Christ Rituals
Sabbath Assembly Rites Of Passage
Sargeist Feeding the Crawling Shadows
Sarke Bogefod
Scale the Summit In a World of Fear
Scar the Martyr Scar the Martyr
Secrets of the Moon Sun
Didn't really get much out of this in the end. Opener "No more Colours" and "Dirty Black" are really well-written, but the rest of the album in my opinion seems to fall flat. That's not including the fact that the vocals for the most part irritate me somewhat. The album's whole run-time is over 50 minutes, but it could easily have been more concise had the mid-section of the album (namely "Man Behind the Sun" through to "I took the Sky Away") been shortened a little.
Seeker Unloved
Selim Lemouchi And His Enemies Earth Air Spirit Water Fire
Interesting in parts, but this album just has a 50/50 balance of good psychedelic music and boring ambient sections which frankly left me hovering over the skip button. Maybe with the band's next album they can come up with something truly unique, but the debut album is simply above average at best.
Serpentine Path Emanations
Sharp Weapons Sharp Weapons
Shining (SWE) X - Varg Utan Flock
The second song is terrible on this album, but then both covers at the end as well as "Jag Ar din Fiende" and "Mot Aokigahara" are really good, well-written in my opinion. Overall, it's an album that fares just above average weighing the inconcistency of it all.
Silent Planet Everything Was Sound
Siriun Siriun
Skindred Kill the Power
Skyclad Forward Into The Past
Skyforger Senprūsija
Slaughter To Prevail Misery Sermon
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter
Sodom Epitome of Torture
Sodom Decision Day
Soen Lykaia
Solbrud Jaertegn
Solstafir Berdreyminn
Sons of Balaur Tenebris Deos
Sons of Crom The Black Tower
Sorcerer The Crowning of the Fire King
SSS Limp.Gasp. Collapse
Starkill Shadow Sleep
Stone Temple Pilots High Rise
Stories (AUS) The Youth to Become
Storm The Sky Sin Will Find You
Structures Life Through a Window
SUMAC What One Becomes
Sumerlands Sumerlands
Summoning Lugburz
Sunn O))) Kannon
Superjoint Caught Up in the Gears of Application
Sweat Lodge Talismana
Sworn In The Lovers / The Devil
Sylvaine Wistful
T.O.M.B. Fury Nocturnus
Tardive Dyskinesia Harmonic Confusion
Terra Tenebrosa The Reverses
TesseracT Polaris
The Acacia Strain Gravebloom
The Agonist Eye of Providence
The Amity Affliction Let the Ocean Take Me
The Black Dahlia Murder Miasma
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate
The Clash Sandinista!
The Clash Combat Rock
The Cranberries To the Faithful Departed
The Cranberries Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
The Dark Element The Dark Element
The Devil Wears Prada Space
The Doors The Soft Parade
The Exploited Death Before Dishonour
The Gathering The West Pole
The Great Discord The Rabbit Hole
The Haunted The Dead Eye
I think a lot of focus on trying to attempt an overall "different" sound made this album feel like a mixed bag in the end. I mean, it's certainly promising most of the time and is as adventurous as The Haunted's previous two records, but it simply grows weary after the first few tracks have unfolded their fury. Not saying this is boring material, but it does require a few listens if you're looking to get something out of it. The only two songs which really stand out-and do so because they're excellently well-written-are "The Drowning" and "The Reflection" in my opinion. Everything else seems solid but largely unmoving.
The Haunted The Haunted Made Me Do It
The Haunted rEVOLVEr
The Haunted Versus
Perhaps more aggressive and straightforward than its predecessor, but Versus is still The Haunted going through their own motions. Solid and sometimes great as the music is here, it shares the same flaws with much of the band's discography in that the experience gets tiresome too quickly, resulting in a mixed bag of an effort once again. Songs do stand out-notably "Pieces" and "Trenches"-but they don't make up for an otherwise fairly average effort.
The Iron Son Enemy
The Last Ten Seconds of Life The Violent Sound
The Moth Gatherer The Comfortable Low
The Obsessed Sacred
The Poisoned Glass 10 Swords
The Safety Fire Mouth of Swords
The Sorcerer A Graveyard of fallen dreams
The Voynich Code Aqua Vitae
Throwdown Intolerance
Torch Runner Endless Nothing
Torrid Husk Caesious
Trap Them Crown Feral
Trial (SWE) Motherless
Trivium Vengeance Falls
Truckfighters V
True Widow Avvolgere
UFO UFO 2: Flying
Unreqvited Disquiet
Upon a Burning Body Straight From The Barrio
Usnea Random Cosmic Violence
Valient Thorr Old Salt
Veil of Maya Matriarch
Veil of Maya False Idol
Venom Prison Animus
Venomous Maximus Firewalker
Void Of Vision Children of Chrome
Voivod War and Pain
Volumes Different Animals
Vredehammer Violator
W.A.S.P. Golgotha
Wage War Deadweight
Wakrat Wakrat
Walking Dead On Broadway Aeshma
Warfather The Grey Eminence
Watain Trident Wolf Eclipse
We Are Harlot We Are Harlot
We Came As Romans Cold Like War
Wednesday 13 Transylvania 90210
Wiegedood De Doden Hebben Het Goed II
Windhand Grief's Infernal Flower
Wintersun The Forest Seasons
Witch Mountain Mobile of Angels
Witchskull The Vast Electric Dark
With the Dead Love from With the Dead
Within the Ruins Halfway Human
Wolfbrigade Run With The Hunted
Wolfchant Bloodwinter
Worm Ouroboros What Graceless Dawn
ZOM Flesh Assimilation

2.5 average
(hed) p.e. Evolution
Aborym Shifting.Negative
Accept Russian Roulette
Acid Witch Evil Sound Screamers
Aerosmith Nine Lives
Aerosmith Just Push Play
Alice Cooper The Eyes Of Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper Raise Your Fist and Yell
Alice Cooper Zipper Catches Skin
Alice Cooper Flush The Fashion
Alice Cooper Muscle Of Love
Alice Cooper Welcome 2 My Nightmare
Annihilator Remains
Anthrax Volume 8: The Threat Is Real
Anvil Pound For Pound
Anvil Worth The Weight
Anvil Absolutely No Alternative
Arch Enemy Khaos Legions
Architects The Here and Now
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Bathory Destroyer of Worlds
Behemoth Grom
Benediction Organised Chaos
Black Sabbath Never Say Die!
Black Sabbath Seventh Star
Blackmore's Night Dancer And The Moon
Blackmore's Night Autumn Sky
Blondie The Hunter
Blue Oyster Cult The Revolution By Night
Bring Me The Horizon That's the Spirit
Burzum Umskiptar
Burzum Sol austan, Mani vestan
Burzum The Ways of Yore
Butcher Babies Goliath
Candlemass From the 13th Sun
Candlemass Dactylis Glomerata
Cane Hill Smile
Carcer City Infinite / Unknown
Chelsea Grin Self Inflicted
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
Circle of Dust Machines Of Our Disgrace
Code Orange Forever
Converge Halo in a Haystack
Cover Your Tracks Fever Dream
Cradle of Filth From the Cradle to Enslave
Cradle of Filth Thornography
Cryptopsy Once Was Not
Darkthrone F.O.A.D.
Darkthrone Dark Thrones and Black Flags
Deep Purple The House of Blue Light
Def Leppard Slang
Deicide Insineratehymn
Diamond Head Death and Progress
Diavolos You Lived Now Die
Dimmu Borgir Abrahadabra
Dio Strange Highways
Discharge Discharge
Disturbed Asylum
Dope Blood Money, Pt. 1
Draconian Sovran
DragonForce Ultra Beatdown
Eighteen Visions XVIII
Ektomorf Aggressor
Average stuff basically. This album starts off promising enough, but gets old really quickly in my opinion. The standout highlight is "Evil By Nature" for me, every other song pretty much relies on the same monotonous chuggy groove.
Electric Light Orchestra Balance of Power
Electric Wizard Wizard Bloody Wizard
Ensiferum Unsung Heroes
'In my Sword I trust' is one of the worst Ensiferum songs I've ever heard, so time will tell if this album justifies the hype it seems to be getting.
Ensiferum Two Paths
Entombed Same Difference
Exumer The Raging Tides
Feed Her to the Sharks Fortitude
Fit for an Autopsy The Great Collapse
Fleetwood Mac Behind the Mask
Fleetwood Mac Time
Forbidden Green
Frank Zappa Lumpy Gravy (Capitol Version)
Frank Zappa Thing-Fish
Freakangel How The Ghost Became
From Sorrow To Serenity Remnant of Humanity
Funeral for a Friend Conduit
Funeral for a Friend Chapter and Verse
Gallhammer The End
A good album,but not quite as impressive as 'ill innocence' THis album shows that even without a guitar, gallhammer can still make some brilliant material,as on the final track, with its inclusion of squealing saxophone. Great sound. A guitar might have helped to better the album's general effect though...
Gary Moore Dark Days in Paradise
Genesis From Genesis to Revelation
Genesis Abacab
Genesis Invisible Touch
Girlschool Play Dirty
This is basically Girlschool at their most average, and what the band played on those first few great albums wasn't particularly special either (just really solid and well performed), so Play Dirty as a whole simply seems like a bit of a rehash of all the band's flaws. The 80s glam influence is undeniable (particular in regards to the production), but there are some good moments here, notably 'Breaking All the Rules' and the heavier riff moments of 'Burning in the Heat'. Aside from that, this represents the band going through the motions.
Girlschool Nightmare at Maple Cross
A modest improvement over Running Wild, but like Play Dirty, still a very average album. The production is generally the one bad thing which drags this album's overall impression down for me, but there are some solid songs here-namely "Danger Sign" and "Back for More".
Girlschool Take A Bite
The last of the 80s albums from Girlschool, which in all honesty is no better than the previous three records. Just as average, with a couple of decent, solid tunes ("Girls on Top", "Tear It Up") and the same annoying production.
Godsmack 1000hp
Golden Earring Just Earrings
Golden Earring No Promises...No Debts
Golden Earring Winter-Harvest
Golden Earring N.E.W.S.
Gong Magick Brother
Gorgoroth Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt
Grave Digger Clash of the Gods
Grave Pleasures Dreamcrash
Graveworm (N)utopia
Great White Once Bitten....
GWAR Carnival of Chaos
GWAR We Kill Everything
Hacktivist Outside The Box
Hawkwind It Is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous
Hawkwind Distant Horizons
Heart Heart
Heart Bad Animals
Heart Desire Walks On
Helloween Pink Bubbles Go Ape
Helloween Chameleon
Iced Earth The Crucible of Man
Ill Nino Till Death, La Familia
It's average for the most part, certainly, but there are some nice moments to be found here. The solos in "Not alive in my Nightmare" and "Are we so Innocent" are pretty decent, and some songs are obviously better than others. I was expecting more of a prominent latin influence in this album (though I haven't heard any of the band's more recent work), and the monotonous metalcore style is just here to stay, it seems.
In This Moment Ritual
Incite Oppression
Iwrestledabearonce Hail Mary
Jute Gyte Oviri
KEN mode Success
Khold Til Endes
King 810 La Petite Mort or a Conversation With God
King Diamond Voodoo
Kingdom of Giants All The Hell You've Got To Spare
Knocked Loose Laugh Tracks
Labyrinth Architecture Of A God
Lamentations of the Ashen EKIMMV
Landscapes Modern Earth
Limb Limb
Lordi Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy)
Megadeth Super Collider
Motionless in White Graveyard Shift
Myrkur M
Nachtlieder Nachtlieder
Nadja Sv
Necronomicon (CAN) Advent of the Human God
Nekrogoblikon Heavy Meta
Some songs I just can't stand ("Atlantis", "Let's Get Fucked"), others I thought were really solid stuff (We've had Enough", "Bring Us More"). Basically, it's a slightly above average effort from Nekrogoblikon. I guess this won't change anyone's opinion of the band though-their gimmick seems to be growing bigger and bigger as the days roll by.
New Years Day Malevolence
Nocturnal Breed Napalm Nights
Nonpoint The Return
Northlane Singularity
Nothing More The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Pissgrave Suicide Euphoria
Satyricon Satyricon
Sepultura The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart
Seremonia Pahuuden Net
Sirenia Perils of the Deep Blue
Six Feet Under Crypt of the Devil
Skindred Shark Bites And Dog Fights
Skunk Anansie Black Traffic
Spektr The Art To Disappear
Svvamp Svvamp
Tengger Cavalry Die On My Ride
The Browning Hypernova
The Bunny The Bear A Liar Wrote This
The Cranberries Bury the Hatchet
The Doors Other Voices
The Gathering Almost a Dance
The Haunted The Haunted
The Ongoing Concept Handmade
Trivium Silence in the Snow
Undead False Prophecies
Wear Your Wounds WYW
Weedeater Goliathan
Wovenwar Honor Is Dead
Wows Aion
Yuth Forever Freudian Slip

2.0 poor
Accept Accept
Accept Predator
Aerosmith Rock in a Hard Place
Annotations Of An Autopsy Before the Throne of Infection
Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King
Black Sabbath Forbidden
Butcher Babies Take It Like a Man
Camel The Single Factor
De La Tierra De La Tierra
Debauchery Fuck Humanity
Deep Purple The Battle Rages On...
Dio Angry Machines
Disturbed The Sickness
Fields of the Nephilim Fallen
From Ashes To New Day One
Genesis We Can't Dance
Gentle Giant Giant for a Day
Girlschool Running Wild
It started with Play Dirty, the lack of any originality and vigour which made those first three albums so solid, but this seemed to have a full impact on Running Wild. The band at this point sounded really tired, bored with their own musical direction, and that's exactly why songs like "Do You Love Me?" (A Kiss cover but a really poor one nonetheless) and "I Want You Back", proving both lyrically and musically that the band were at a creative low. There are one or two decent tracks here-the title track and "Nowhere to Run" namely-but even they turn out to be average in the grand scheme of things. Certainly Girlschool's worst effort.
Golden Earring Keeper of the Flame
Gorgoroth Instinctus Bestialis
Halestorm Into the Wild Life
Hawkwind Church of Hawkwind
Hawkwind White Zone
Hollywood Undead Day of the Dead
Hollywood Undead Five
Ian Anderson Walk into Light
Issues Issues
The Clash Cut the Crap

1.5 very poor
Accept Eat the Heat
Accept Death Row
Annotations Of An Autopsy Dark Days
Biohazard Reborn In Defiance
Black Sabbath Born Again
Brainticket Celestial Ocean
Burzum Daudi Baldrs
Defiled Towards Inevitable Ruin
Deicide In Torment in Hell
Dimmu Borgir Stormblast (Re-Recording)
Genesis Calling All Stations
Shinedown Threat to Survival

1.0 awful
Annotations Of An Autopsy Welcome To Sludge City
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