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5.0 classic
Amorphis Queen of Time
Anberlin Devotion
Arcane Roots Melancholia Hymns
Whoever says this has no emotion hasn't listened to this album. By far my favorite of the year.
Arcane Roots Blood and Chemistry
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places
Becoming The Archetype Terminate Damnation
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Caspian Dust and Disquiet
Converge Jane Doe
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Darkest Hour Godless Prophets and The Migrant Flora
Devin Townsend Empath
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Devin Townsend Project Transcendence
Earthside A Dream In Static
where the fuck did this come from?
Front Line Assembly Tactical Neural Implant
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Colony
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Kamelot Karma
Kamelot Epica
Kamelot The Black Halo
Kamelot The Shadow Theory
"It's a Kamelot album that isn't Karma, Epica or The Black Halo."

Yeah, its called The Shadow Theory, so it's not those albums.
Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome
Leprous Bilateral
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Low Roar 0
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
Mycelia Dawn
This album, which features a deathcore/djent band, has a 13 minute song called "Drop The Baby", and it's one of the best metal songs of the year.
Norma Jean Polar Similar
O'Brother Garden Window
Paul Simon Graceland
Pearl Jam Ten
Pentakill II: Grasp of The Undying
Say what you will about a virtual band based on League of Legends and how cheesy/dumb it is, this is one of the best metal albums of the year.
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Rhapsody of Fire Power of the Dragonflame
Shadow of Intent Melancholy
Ditching the Halo theme was the smartest move they ever did. By far their best album to date.
Sigur Ros Takk...
Silent Planet When the End Began
Steven Price Gravity
Stevens/Dessner/Muhly/McAlister Planetarium
Swallow the Sun Songs From The North I, II & III
System of a Down Toxicity
The Dear Hunter Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional
Trophy Scars Holy Vacants
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar
Vektor Terminal Redux

4.5 superb
10 Years The Autumn Effect
10 Years (How to Live) As Ghosts
Their best since The Autumn Effect. Wantland's return, Rasckulinecz's production, and what might be Jesse's best vocal performance to date, (how to live) As Ghosts not only marks a return to form for 10 Years, but a new chapter for the band that contains a very bright future.
A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant
looks like somebody went through mommy's makeup again
Alkaloid Liquid Anatomy
All Human Teenagers, You Don't Have to Die
Alter Bridge Blackbird
Amorphis Under the Red Cloud
Amorphis Silent Waters
Anberlin Cities
Anberlin Vital
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Animals As Leaders The Madness of Many
Arcane Roots Heaven and Earth
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
August Burns Red Rescue & Restore
August Burns Red Phantom Anthem
August Burns Red Messengers Remixed
Avantasia Moonglow
Beast In Black From Hell With Love
I was afraid from the first two singles that this was going to be another one of those shitty "80s nostalgia throwback" albums that we've been getting a lot of recently, but thankfully that isn't the case at least for the most part. They still retain that metal edge here, and man this album is album is fucking fun.
Becoming The Archetype The Physics Of Fire
Bjork Homogenic
Bjork Vulnicura
Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brand New Science Fiction
Sowing's Brand New blue balls have finally been cured
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Caspian Waking Season
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coheed and Cambria The Unheavenly Creatures
Converge No Heroes
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Converge I Can Tell You About Pain
Converge You Fail Me
Converge Axe to Fall
Converge The Dusk in Us
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Dark Tranquillity Damage Done
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin
Darkest Hour Deliver Us
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Demon Hunter The Triptych
Demon Hunter True Defiance
Demon Hunter Extremist
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Devin Townsend Project Holding Patterns
Dragonland Astronomy
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Epica The Quantum Enigma
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails
Fear Factory Demanufacture
Fen Winter
Flogging Molly Within a Mile of Home
Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Luciferian Towers
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Haken Vector
Haken tone down their awful keyboard work from last time and shorten down the album length, and in return we end up with one of the best prog albums of the year.
Hans Zimmer Interstellar
movie and soundtrack rule
Haywyre Infinite
Haywyre The Voyage
Haywyre Draw The Line
Heaven Shall Burn Antigone
Heaven Shall Burn Veto
Hespera In Absence
I'm pretty sure Bjorn Strid has become my favorite vocalist now
Hey Rosetta! Seeds
Hey Rosetta! Plan Your Escape
Ice Nine Kills The Silver Scream
It's the type of ridiculous tongue-in-the-cheek, cheesy metalcore that we've come to hate within the past few years, but Ice Nine Kills for the most part manages to make it work in the best way possible and I have no idea why.
IDLES Joy as an Act of Resistance
In Flames The Jester Race
In Flames Whoracle
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Jon Hopkins Singularity
Justin Hurwitz La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Kamelot One Cold Winter's Night
Kamelot Haven
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Leprous Coal
Leprous The Congregation
Leprous Malina
Leprous (almost) completely abandon their heavier side for a more moody and ambient sound. It may be a bit disappointing for fans of their earlier work, but the album is still loaded with gorgeous moments, particularly in the second half.
Living Sacrifice Reborn
Living Sacrifice Ghost Thief
Lost Ubikyst in Apeiron Abstruse Imbeciles Nailed on Slavery
Lovebites Awakening From Abyss
an all female Japanese power metal act? I think I found the perfect album for Gyro
Lovebites Clockwork Immortality
Machine Head The Blackening
Machine Head Bloodstone and Diamonds
Machine Head Burn My Eyes
Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile to the Surface
Mercury Switch If You Love Me, You'd Take Me to the City
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Meshuggah The Violent Sleep of Reason
mewithoutYou Pale Horses
definitely their best since Brother, Sister
mewithoutYou [untitled] e.p.
mewithoutYou [Untitled]
If Sowing doesn't 5 this I'll be disappointed
Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja
Moonsorrow Verisäkeet
Mycelia Nova
Mycelia Obey
Mycelia Apex
not as good as Dawn, but still it still solidifies Mycelia as one of the best and most overlooked death metal acts out there
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree
Nigel Stanford Solar Echoes
Nine Inch Nails Broken
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Northlane Alien
There's practically an industrial metal vibe to this and it suits them really nicely. It's their best album with Marcus, and might be their best album overall.
Nothing But Thieves Nothing But Thieves
Nothing But Thieves Broken Machine
dare I say, this band is better than anything that Muse as ever done.
O'Brother Endless Light
O'Brother Disillusion
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire
Olafur Arnalds ...And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness
Orbit Culture Rasen
Orbit Culture In Medias Res
Persefone Shin-Ken
Persefone Core
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Roots
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Branches
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Leaves
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Red (USA) Innocence and Instinct
Relient K Two Lefts Dont Make a Right But Three Do
Relient K Five Score and Seven Years Ago
Rhapsody of Fire Symphony of Enchanted Lands II
Rhapsody of Fire The Frozen Tears of Angels
Rivers of Nihil Where Owls Know My Name
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe
Serenity in Murder The Eclipse
Sigur Ros Valtari
Sigur Ros ( )
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
SikTh The Future in Whose Eyes?
Silent Planet Everything Was Sound
This blows their debut completely out of the water.
Skeletonwitch Devouring Radiant Light
Skinny Puppy Too Dark Park
Skinny Puppy VIVIsectVI
Sleepmakeswaves Love of Cartography
Soilwork The Ride Majestic
Soilwork The Living Infinite
Soilwork Natural Born Chaos
Soilwork Verkligheten
you're talking about a guy who thinks that Bring Me The Horizon is the new Jesus. what else were you expecting?
State Faults Clairvoyant
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Steven Wilson To the Bone
Strapping Young Lad City
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Hypnotize
Teramaze Are We Soldiers
definitely could've benefited from a 15-20 minute cut, but this is still one of the best prog metal albums of the year
Teramaze Esoteric Symbolism
Thank You Scientist Stranger Heads Prevail
Thank You Scientist Maps of Non-Existent Places
Thank You Scientist Terraformer
The Afters Never Going Back To Okay
The Dear Hunter Violet
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
The Dear Hunter Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading
The Dear Hunter Black
The Dear Hunter All Is As All Should Be
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Dillinger Escape Plan Dissociation
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Mercury Tree Permutations
It's almost as if Animals as Leaders fused with Thank You Scientist and Porcupine Tree. It's technically brilliant, visceral, and weird as fuck. I love it.
The Mercury Tree Countenance
The Mercury Tree Freeze In Phantom Form
This band really is the next "Porcupine Tree" in the best way possible, and this album proves it. 'Proteus' is arguably one of the best prog/psychedelic rock songs in recent memory.
The National High Violet
The National Sleep Well Beast
The Offering Home
The Wonder Years The Greatest Generation
The Wonder Years Sister Cities
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Always Foreign
Thousand Foot Krutch Welcome to the Masquerade
Threshold Legends of the Shires
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vol. II: Water
Time, The Valuator How Fleeting, How Fragile
It's like taking the best parts of Hands Like Houses, Dead Letter Circus, TesseracT and Monuments and mixing them into one album, and it's absolutely fantastic.
Toby Fox Undertale Soundtrack
Tool Ænima
Trivium Shogun
Trivium The Sin and the Sentence
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Vektor Black Future
Votum :KTONIK:
Wintergatan Wintergatan
this is a really really fun album
Wolves at the Gate VxV
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Zao Liberate Te Ex Inferis
Zao Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest
Zao The Well-Intentioned Virus

4.0 excellent
10 Years Division
10 Years Feeding the Wolves
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Slow Descent Encased in Ice and Sealed in Snow
Agent Fresco Destrier
Alcest Kodama
Alexandre Desplat Godzilla
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Allegaeon Apoptosis
Alter Bridge Fortress
Totally worth your time. Just an overall great album.
Alter Bridge AB III
Amon Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God
Amorphis The Beginning of Times
Amorphis Circle
Amorphis Skyforger
Anberlin New Surrender
Anberlin Lowborn
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Arcane Known/Learned
Arcane Roots Left Fire
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Architects Holy Hell
"Hey mods can you do your job and remove all these premature 5s?? It's fucking up the 2018 best of chart, no reason this should be #2. Album will be average as always these dudes have been releasing the same song for years."

This is coming from a guy who rated this a month before it was released
Argyle Park Misguided (Remastered)
Artificial Fear Death By Machines
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
Ashes Remain Chirstmas
Astronoid Astronoid
At the Gates To Drink from the Night Itself
"It's solid, but it'll do nothing to win new fans."

I'm a new fan and I dug the shit out of this.
AtteroTerra Humanicide Directive
August Burns Red Messengers
August Burns Red Constellations
August Burns Red Sleddin' Hill
Avantasia Ghostlights
Ayreon The Source
Artuma is too hipster for this
BABYMETAL BABYMETAL
Bad Omens Finding God Before God Finds Me
These guys can't escape the BMTH comparisons the same way that no one can stop comparing Greta Van Fleet to Led Zeppelin.

Still though, this is great
Badflower OK, I’M SICK
Beast In Black Berserker
It's exactly what you expect. It's dumb, lame and over the top, but it's still manages to be damn good fun without it ever feeling too cringey.
Behemoth I Loved You at Your Darkest
Behemoth The Satanist
Between the Buried and Me Automata I
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Between the Buried and Me Automata II
Bleed from Within Era
This is the album to help ease the pain from Parkway Drive's new album, and this came out a month before it.
Blind Guardian At the Edge of Time
Blind Guardian Imaginations from the Other Side
Blue Stahli Blue Stahli
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brand New Daisy
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Breaking Benjamin Dark Before Dawn
Breaking Benjamin Ember
Breaking Orbit The Time Traveller
Caligula's Horse In Contact
Celldweller Celldweller
Celldweller End of an Empire
Celldweller Wish Upon A Blackstar (Deluxe Edition)
Chevelle Vena Sera
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes
Chevelle La Gárgola
Chevelle The North Corridor
Chevelle 12 Bloody Spies: B-Sides and Rarities
Children of Bodom Hexed
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
Circa Survive Descensus
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Circa Survive The Amulet
Circle of Dust Circle of Dust (Remastered)
Circle of Dust Brainchild (Remastered)
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Cold Year Of The Spider
Conception My Dark Symphony
Roy sounds like he never left
Converge Beautiful Ruin
Corelia Nostalgia
Crosses Crosses
Crossfade We All Bleed
Cypecore The Alliance
Dark Tranquillity Atoma
Dark Tranquillity Construct
Darkest Hour Darkest Hour
David Bowie Blackstar
Dead Letter Circus The Catalyst Fire
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Gore
Demon Hunter Summer of Darkness
Demon Hunter Storm the Gates of Hell
Demon Hunter War
Devin Townsend Terria
Devin Townsend Infinity
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Z2
Disarmonia Mundi Cold Inferno
Disciple (USA-TN) Southern Hospitality
Disperse Foreword
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
DragonForce Reaching into Infinity
Dragonland Under the Grey Banner
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater Distance Over Time
Dream Theater's best album in 17 years, hands down.
dredg El Cielo
Egypt Central White Rabbit
Epica The Holographic Principle
Erra Neon
their most diverse album to date, which also makes it their best album to date

It's called an opinion sweetheart, I have mine and you have yours. Deal with it.
Erra Augment
Evanescence Fallen
Every Time I Die Low Teens
Face The King Once More Is All I Am
For those disappointed in what Thirty Seconds to Mars is doing, this might be something worth digging into.
Face The King The Burning and The Falling Down
Failure Fantastic Planet
Fallujah Dreamless
Far Beyond A Frozen Flame of Ice
A great mixture of some of the best elements of melodic death metal and power metal put together into one album. It's almost as if Wintersun and Rhapsody of Fire had a child. Plus the song about Skyrim is fucking rad.
Fatal FE New Horizon
finally realizing their potential, this is their best release yet.
Fates Warning Theories of Flight
Faunts M4
Fear Factory Mechanize
Fear Factory Obsolete
Fifth Density Dominion of the Sun
It's as if the sounds of Haken and TesseracT merged together. It's a little overlong, but it's damn good.

And the fact that it's name your own price on their Bandcamp makes it doubly sweet.
Fight the Fade Second Horizon
Awful band name aside, this is a surprisingly enjoyable record that's both memorable and consistent, and contains one hell of a vocal performance.
Fight the Fade Fight The Fade
Fight the Fade mature their sound to deliver an excellent sophomore effort, but more importantly, a surprisingly unique record for it's genre.
Fight the Fade Masks
By far their heaviest release yet. While the production does tend to be over-saturated at times this is still really enjoyable while Zene Smith continues to be one of the best vocalists in the genre.
Fightstar One Day Son This Will All Be Yours
Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back
Fit for a King Dark Skies
Fit for an Autopsy Absolute Hope Absolute Hell
Fit for an Autopsy The Great Collapse
Flogging Molly Swagger
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold
Just realized the symbol on the cover are two F's
Foxing Nearer My God
Front Line Assembly Echogenetic
Front Line Assembly Implode
Front Line Assembly Caustic Grip
Front Line Assembly Hard Wired
Front Line Assembly Artificial Soldier
Front Line Assembly Millennium
Front Line Assembly Gashed Senses & Crossfire
Front Line Assembly Warmech
this is better than just about anything that Celldweller has made
Front Line Assembly Wake Up the Coma
it's nothing that really goes outside FLA's comfort zone, but nonetheless another fine addition to their mostly excellent discography
Galneryus One For All - All For One
Gates Bloom and Breathe
Glassjaw Material Control
God Is an Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Gojira The Way of All Flesh
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage
Gorillaz Demon Days
Haken The Mountain
Hands Like Houses Dissonants
Hands Like Houses -Anon.
this is a completely different band that released Dissonants and Unimagine, though I'm not gonna lie, this album is fucking FUN.
Haste the Day Attack of the Wolf King
Haywyre Encompassing EP
Heaven Shall Burn Whatever It May Take
Heaven Shall Burn Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance)
Heaven Shall Burn vs. Caliban The Split Program II
Hey Rosetta! Second Sight
Hey Rosetta! Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on
Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Hopesfall The Satellite Years
Hopesfall Arbiter
Definitely a solid record for sure, but being honest there isn't really all that much that particularly blew me away. They've established a solid atmosphere for this album (as per usual) with great instrumentation and a decent lead vocal performance, but it all feels a bit one-dimensional at times.
Hurt Vol. II
I the Mighty Satori
I the Mighty Where the Mind Wants to Go / Where You Let it Go
Ice Nine Kills Every Trick in the Book
Ignea The Sign of Faith
It's like Amorphis but with a female singer. Surprisingly enough it's pretty damn good.
In Flames Clayman
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
In Flames Come Clarity
In Vain Currents
Insomnium Winter's Gate
Insomnium Shadows of the Dying Sun
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Jimmy Eat World Integrity Blues
Jorn Life on Death Road
It's almost like a modern take on the pinnacle of rock and metal from the 80s
Judas Priest Firepower
easily their best album in years
Kamelot Silverthorn
I may have only listened to one song, but I can tell, this'll be a great album. Tommy sounds so much like Roy, it's amazing.
Kamelot Silverthorn: Limited Edition
Karnivool Themata
Karnivool Sound Awake
Killer Be Killed Killer Be Killed
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent
Killswitch Engage Incarnate
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang
Linkin Park Living Things
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
Not exactly a "return to base form" as everyone would think.
Living Sacrifice Conceived In Fire
Living Sacrifice The Hammering Process
Machine Head Through the Ashes of Empires
Machine Head Unto the Locust
Manchester Orchestra Mean Everything to Nothing
Marianas Trench Phantoms
definitely one of the better pop rock albums in recent years
Mastodon Emperor of Sand
Mastodon Cold Dark Place
Mastodon Leviathan
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Meshuggah obZen
Mew +-
Mew Visuals
mewithoutYou A to B: Life
mewithoutYou Catch For Us the Foxes
mewithoutYou Ten Stories
Mnemic Mechanical Spin Phenomena
Modest Mouse Strangers to Ourselves
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Monuments The Amanuensis
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Mutemath Vitals
Mutemath Play Dead
best played while under the influence of some good ole weed
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Myrkur Mareridt
Ne Obliviscaris Urn
Nigel Stanford Automatica
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nine Inch Nails Not the Actual Events
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Nine Inch Nails Add Violence
Nine Inch Nails Bad Witch
Nine Lashes Escape
Norma Jean Wrongdoers
Norma Jean Redeemer
Norma Jean Meridional
Northlane Singularity
Nothing But Thieves What Did You Think When You Made Me This Way?
these guys are on a roll
Nothing More Nothing More
O'Brother The Death of Day
Oh, Sleeper Bloodied/Unbowed
Olafur Arnalds Eulogy for Evolution
Olafur Arnalds re:member
This guy never fails to disappoint, one of the most gorgeous albums I've heard this year.
Omnium Gatherum The Burning Cold
Orbit Culture Redfog
Orbit Culture Odyssey
Pain of Salvation In the Passing Light of Day
Paramore Riot!
Pathfinder Beyond the Space, Beyond the Time
Periphery Periphery IV: Hail Stan
Persefone Spiritual Migration
Persefone Aathma
Pianos Become the Teeth The Lack Long After
Poets of the Fall Ultraviolet
can't recall the last time we've gotten a really good pop rock record
Poets of the Fall Signs of Life
Porcupine Tree Signify
Porcupine Tree The Incident
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Protest the Hero Kezia
PUP Morbid Stuff
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age Villains
Ra Critical Mass
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Bastards
Radiohead OK Computer
Rammstein Reise, Reise
Rammstein Mutter
Rammstein Rammstein
Ready Set Fall! Memento
Recode the Subliminal Disconnected
Despite a few questionable production choices and some rather cheesy lyrics, Disconnected is a definite improvement over their debut album as they finally begin to find the sound that they're comfortable with.
Red (USA) Release the Panic
Red (USA) End of Silence
Relient K The Anatomy of Tongue In Cheek
Relient K Forget and Not Slow Down
Relient K Air For Free
Rhapsody of Fire From Chaos to Eternity
Rhapsody of Fire Into The Legend
Rhapsody of Fire Symphony of Enchanted Lands
Rhapsody of Fire Legendary Tales
Rhapsody of Fire Dawn of Victory
Rhapsody of Fire The Eighth Mountain
Giacomo has warmed up to me for sure. Still, no one can replace Fabio for me, and Giacomo can be a little whiny for sure, but I think he did a good job with this record. Album is a lot of fun for those who are in the mood for some good cheese.
Riverside Wasteland
Roly Porter Third Law
Rosetta Quintessential Ephemera
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Saor Guardians
Saosin Along the Shadow
There are a couple songs that feel a little too much like Circa Survive but everything else is pretty solid
Scar Symmetry Pitch Black Progress
Scar Symmetry Symmetric in Design
Seventh Wonder The Great Escape
Shinedown The Sound of Madness
Shinedown Attention Attention
Definitely their best since Sound of Madness. That being said, there are a few songs that had them carry over their pop-influences from their last album which isn't entirely a good thing.
SIAMS Bounce Into The Music
Sigur Ros Med Sud i Eyrum vid Spilum Endalaust
SikTh The Trees Are Dead and Dried Out
Silent Planet Lastsleep (1944-1946)
Skeletonwitch Serpents Unleashed
Skrillex Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
Sleepmakeswaves Made Of Breath Only
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
So Hideous Laurestine
Soilwork The Panic Broadcast
Soilwork Stabbing the Drama
Soilwork Beyond the Infinite
Soilwork Death Resonance
Soilwork A Predator's Portrait
Soundtrack (Film) The Hunger Games
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)
Steven Wilson 4 1/2
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 2
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 1
Stone Sour Hydrograd
"Song #3" isn't song number 3
Subway To Sally Bastard
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell
Sugary Sweet Machines Controlled Breathing
Sugary Sweet Machines Deformity Disco
Svavelvinter Mörkrets Tid
the best Christian Alvestam album since Holographic Universe
Swallow the Sun New Moon
Swallow the Sun When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light
Sybreed Slave Design
Sybreed Antares
Sybreed The Pulse of Awakening
Sylosis Conclusion of an Age
Sylvaine Wistful
fucking gorgeous
Symphony X Paradise Lost
System of a Down Steal This Album!
Teramaze Her Halo
TesseracT Altered State
TesseracT One
TesseracT Polaris
TesseracT Concealing Fate
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal
The Black Dahlia Murder Nightbringers
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual
The Callous Daoboys Die On Mars
It's like TDEP and Every Time I Die came together and had Jon Mess made lyrics for them. It's VERY tongue-in-the-cheek but a good amount of fun
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Dear Hunter Act I: The Lake South, the River North
The Dear Hunter Indigo
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum
The Dear Hunter White
The Dear Hunter Act III: Life and Death
The Dear Hunter Red
The Dear Hunter Yellow
The Dear Hunter Green
The Dear Hunter The Migrations Annex
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Fall of Troy OK
The Mercury Tree The Cryptic Tree
The National Boxer
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The National I Am Easy to Find
The Night Flight Orchestra Sometimes The World Ain't Enough
The Ocean Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic
The Republic of Wolves Varuna
The Unguided Hell Frost
The Unguided Lust and Loathing
The Wonder Years No Closer to Heaven
While there are very few hit songs, everything flows together so well and the lyrics are fatalistically depressing.
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Harmlessness
There Will Be Fireworks The Dark, Dark Bright
Thespian An Open Canvas
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds To Mars
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Thousand Foot Krutch Phenomenon
Three Days Grace One-X
Threshold Dead Reckoning
Thrice Major/Minor
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vol. I: Fire
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
Thursday No Devolucion
Too Close to Touch Nerve Endings
Tool Lateralus
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium In Waves
Ulver Messe I.X-VI.X
Ulver Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Underoath Disambiguation
Uneven Structure Februus
Uneven Structure La Partition
Voices from the Fuselage Odyssey: The Destroyer of Worlds
Voices from the Fuselage Odyssey: The Founder of Dreams
A great debut album that's followed by an even better sophomore effort. These guys are definitely on the road to great things.
Voivod The Wake
Why hasn't Voivod rated this album yet?
Whitechapel The Valley
Witherfall Nocturnes and Requiems
Within Temptation The Unforgiving
Wolves at the Gate Captors
Wolves at the Gate Types and Shadows
It took a long time, but this record has grown on me a lot since this came out. What I took as a cop out of mid-era Thrice sound, I realized that this is their most mature record. The vocal performances are what makes this, especially Steven's clean vocals. While I still like the other two records more, I can safely say that this is a great record.
Wolves in the Throne Room Thrice Woven
Wovenwar Wovenwar
X Japan Art of Life
Yellowcard Yellowcard
Yndi Halda Under Summer
Zao The Funeral of God
Zao Pyrrhic Victory
Zao are on a fucking roll

3.5 great
...From the Deep The Absurd Horror
10 Years Minus the Machine
10 Years Killing All That Holds You
10 Years From Birth to Burial
It's solid, but something's missing
A Slow Descent Dance With Me Upon His Secret Ocean
Agalloch The Mantle
Alcest Écailles De Lune
Alice in Chains Rainier Fog
All That Remains This Darkened Heart
Alter Bridge The Last Hero
typical Alter Bridge, though it still manages to contain some great material
Anathema The Optimist
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
Andrew W. Gold Fool's Gold
Angels and Airwaves Love - Part II
Angels and Airwaves The Dream Walker
Angels and Airwaves Love
Arcane Chronicles of the Waking Dream
pure and simple Dream Theater worship, but even then it's still pretty solid
Arch Enemy War Eternal
Arch Enemy Will to Power
As Cities Burn Scream Through The Walls
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security
Asking Alexandria The Black
Asking Alexandria From Death to Destiny
Asking Alexandria Reckless and Relentless
At the Gates At War with Reality
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker
August Burns Red Leveler
August Burns Red Lost Messengers: The Outtakes
Bad Omens Bad Omens
"a Sempiternal copycat band."

still better than Sempiternal tbh
Baroness Red Album
Baroness Gold and Grey
mixing is kinda ass and it's 15 minutes too long, still a pretty decent record overall
Battle Beast No More Hollywood Endings
Cut this by about 10-15 minutes and you have yourself a really solid, fun as fuck pop-metal album. Noora's vocals only add to this.
Beartooth Disgusting
Becoming The Archetype Dichotomy
Becoming The Archetype Celestial Completion
Bjork Utopia
Blind Guardian Beyond the Red Mirror
Blue Stahli The Devil: Chapter 01
Blue Stahli The Devil: Chapter 2
Born of Osiris Soul Sphere
Breaking Benjamin Saturate
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony
Breaking Benjamin So Cold
Breaking Benjamin Shallow Bay: The Best Of Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Orbit Transcension
Breathe Atlantis Futurestories
Breathe Atlantis Soulmade
Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 02: Love
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 01: Time
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 03: Dreams
Celldweller Wish Upon a Blackstar
Celldweller End of an Empire - Chapter 04: Death
Cherri Bomb This Is the End of Control
Chevelle Hats Off To The Bull
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe
Circle of Dust Machines Of Our Disgrace
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before The Sun
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Cold A Different Kind of Pain
Crown the Empire The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways
Currents I Let The Devil In
pretty good stuff, nothing really too out of the ordinary but solid overall.
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain
Dance Gavin Dance Dance Gavin Dance
Dance Gavin Dance Mothership
Dance Gavin Dance Artificial Selection
FINALLY! A NEW DGD ALBUM THAT DOESN'T FEATURE WILL SWANS SHITTY RAPPING!
Dark Tranquillity We Are the Void
Darkest Hour The Eternal Return
Darkest Hour The Human Romance
Dayseeker Dreaming is Sinking /// Waking is Rising
great melodies and excellent vocal performance, now they just need less breakdowns
Dead Letter Circus Dead Letter Circus (2018)
a definite improvement over their last album. it's like there's actual energy that was put into here, though they're still trying to stick to the bland indie radio rock sound in a few songs.
Deadly Circus Fire The Hydra’s Tailor
a bit too much filler here but overall some genuinely great songs that show a lot of potential
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Demon Hunter Demon Hunter
Demon Hunter The World Is a Thorn
Demon Hunter Outlive
Easily their softest and most melodic album. It would work, if only Clark sounded like he gave a damn and they had gotten a different producer. Still though, I'm probably going to buy this just for the nostalgia.
Demon Hunter Peace
Devin Townsend Physicist
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Devin Townsend Project Epiclouder
Dharmata Cycles
Better songwriting and less nu-metal riffs make for a more pleasurable experience, though the production does suffer a bit.
Disciple (USA-TN) Attack
Distorted Harmony A Way Out
would enjoy it more if the vocalist was actually good tbh
Disturbed The Lost Children
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
DragonForce The Power Within
Dragonland The Battle of the Ivory Plains
Dragonland Holy War
Dragonland Starfall
Dream On Dreamer It Comes and Goes
more or less an album for those who are disappointed in what Hands Like Houses are doing right now. Still a solid little post-hardcore album regardless.
Dream On Dreamer Loveless
Dream Theater Black Clouds and Silver Linings
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Egypt Central Murder in the French Quarter: Rare & Unreleased
Epica The Solace System
Erra Drift
Erra Impulse
Evanescence Origin (Demo)
Evanescence Evanescence
Evanescence Synthesis
Would've been much better if this was a 5-6 track EP, that being said some of these reworkings are gorgeous and the new songs are fantastic.
Ex Deo The Immortal Wars
another well-composed melodic death metal record that showcases some really awesome talent, despite its short length and somewhat unoriginal sound.
Face The King The Sound EP
Fallujah Undying Light
album is totally fine. sure a bit monotonous, but completely fine.
Family Force 5 Business Up Front, Party In The Back
Fatal FE Transfornation
Fear Factory The Industrialist
Fear Factory Archetype
Fear Factory Genexus
Fight the Fade Second Horizon: Reimagined
Fight the Fade What We Know
Fightstar Be Human
Fit for a King Deathgrip
FKA Twigs M3LL155X
Flogging Molly Speed of Darkness
Flogging Molly Float
Flogging Molly Life Is Good
Follow the Cipher Follow the Cipher
pretty predictable yet enjoyable power metal/melodeath record. It's fun, well performed and slickly produced, just nothing really particularly original
Foxing Dealer
Front Line Assembly Improvised Electronic Device
Front Line Assembly Epitaph
Front Line Assembly Civilization
Ghost (SWE) Prequelle
Gojira Magma
far from their best, but still a very enjoyable album
Gone Is Gone Echolocation
Certainly a lot more atmospheric and dense than their debut EP. It's actually a really cool listen, but damnit I just wish Troy Sanders sounded like he actually gives a damn.
Gorillaz The Now Now
definitely their best album since Plastic Beach
Hands Like Houses Unimagine
Hands Like Houses Ground Dweller
Harry Styles Harry Styles
Haywyre Of Mellows And Revelations
Haywyre Two Fold - Part 1
Haywyre Panorama: Form
Haywyre Two Fold - Part 2
Haywyre manages to branch out from his normal sound and it works on occasion, at the cost of his originality unfortunately.
Haywyre Panorama: Discover
This guys always is always a ball of fun to listen to and this EP is another example. Nothing too out of the ordinary but still a joy to listen to regardless.
Heaven Shall Burn Wanderer
Heaven Shall Burn Deaf to Our Prayers
Hundred Suns The Prestaliis
Hurt Vol. 1
I the Mighty Connector
I-Exist Humanity Vol. I
Icarus the Owl Rearm Circuits
Good stuff, nothing phenomenal but nothing bad either.
Icarus the Owl Pilot Waves
Ice Nine Kills The Predator Becomes the Prey
Idlehands Dena Mora
For what it is, it's pretty solid, even if it isn't exactly original. The vocals are great and the music is executed well. An overall solid entry into this year's alt rock category.
Imperative Reaction Imperative Reaction
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
In Flames Trigger
In Flames Black-Ash Inheritance
Incubus (USA-CA) S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Invent Animate Stillworld
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls
Kamelot Poetry for the Poisoned
Kamelot Ghost Opera
Kamelot Ghost Opera: The Second Coming
Kamelot The Fourth Legacy
Kamijo Symphony of the Vampire
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts
Kill Paris Galaxies Between Us
Less Art Strangled Light
Light the Torch Revival
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory EP
Living Sacrifice The Infinite Order
Machine Head Catharsis
and with this now we die
Machine Head The More Things Change...
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
Manchester Orchestra Cope
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Megadeth Dystopia
Mercury Switch Time to Shine
Metallica Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All A Dream! It's Alright!
Mike Shinoda Post Traumatic
For an album that's supposed to reflect on what Mike has gone through over the past year I was expecting something more powerful and emotionally resonant. Not saying that it doesn't have it's moments for sure, but I feel like he should've gone the extra mile here.
Muse Absolution
Muse The 2nd Law
Muse Drones
Mutemath Odd Soul
Mutiny Within Origins
Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Nine Lashes World We View
Northlane Node
Northlane Mesmer
It is what it is, atmospheric prog metalcore/djent with a few great moments and a few bad ones.
Northlane Discoveries
Nothing Guilty of Everything
Nothing Tired of Tomorrow
NYVES Pressure
Definitely better than the debut, though it still leaves a bit more to be desired.
Omethi Drown In Sacred Waterfalls
It sounds like a Soilwork demo, but I'm totally ok with that because it's still pretty damn good.
P.O.D. Murdered Love
Paradise Lost Medusa
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Paramore After Laughter
Pentakill Smite and Ignite
Actually pretty impressive for a band based off of a video game such as League of Legends.
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega
Pianos Become the Teeth Wait For Love
some of the best moments on this site are when people get so angry at people because they didn't like an album they liked.
Powerwolf The Sacrament Of Sin
Progenie Terrestre Pura oltreLuna
Really interesting sci-fi black metal/ambient record. If I do have one problem it's that some of the song structures and mixing are rather messy.
Queensryche The Verdict
Ray LaMontagne Ouroboros
Ready Set Fall! Buried
Recode the Subliminal The Cost of Every Man
Far from innovative, but enjoyable and well-put together metal album
Red (USA) Until We Have Faces
Red (USA) Of Beauty and Rage
Relient K Mmhmm
Relient K Apathetic
Relient K The Bird and the Bee Sides
Rhapsody of Fire Triumph or Agony
Saosin Saosin
Saosin In Search Of Solid Ground
Save Us From The Archon Thereafter
Seether Disclaimer II
Seether Poison The Parish
Sevendust Cold Day Memory
Sevendust Kill the Flaw
Sevendust Black Out the Sun
Seventh Wonder Tiara
typical prog metal tbh, but certainly fun for sure
Shadow of Intent Primordial
for an independently produced album the production on this is fantastic
Shadow of Intent Reclaimer
there needs to be an instrumental version of this
Shinedown Amaryllis
Silent Planet The Night God Slept
Skillet Awake
Skillet Comatose
Skillet Collide
Skinny Puppy Last Rights
Soen Lotus
Solution .45 Nightmares in the Waking State, Pt. 2
Sonic Syndicate Eden Fire
Sonic Syndicate Love and Other Disasters
is it bad to say that this is probably their best album? Sure it's generic and poppy, but in terms of those two attributes you could do a lot worse.
Sonic Syndicate Only Inhuman
Sorry For Nothing Reverse Evolution
Spider Island Morals of a Dead Wave
Staind Staind
Stone Sour Come What(ever) May
Stone Sour Audio Secrecy
Sugary Sweet Machines Tours of the Bleak
Symphony X Underworld
Symphony X Iconoclast
System of a Down Mezmerize
The Afters I Wish We All Could Win
The Agony Scene Tormentor
album is fierce and heavy as fuck if a bit samey. Pretty good over all, albeit a bit underwhelming.
The Contortionist Language
The Dear Hunter Orange
The Dear Hunter Blue
The Dear Hunter Migrant
The Devil Wears Prada Transit Blues
The Hotelier Goodness
Never would've thought a bunch of old naked people would warrant a 4.3 average
The Hypothesis Origin
The Menzingers After the Party
The Republic of Wolves shrine
The Unguided And The Battle Royale
The Unguided Fragile Immortality
it's certainly catchier than their last album and Richard's vocals are constantly improving with every album, but this band can't help but touch the EDM button a few too many times.
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Long Live Happy Birthday
Thespian Through Hardships To The Stars
Thirty Seconds to Mars Love Lust Faith + Dreams
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
This Cold Life Fallacy
Thousand Below The Love You Let Too Close
pretty solid, straight forward alt-rock/post hardcore. Nothing really special but these guys definitely have a lot of potential ahead of them
Thousand Foot Krutch The End Is Where We Begin
Threat Signal Disconnect
Three Days Grace Transit of Venus
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vol. IV: Earth
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Palms
Times of Grace The Hymn of a Broken Man
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy
Too Close to Touch Haven't Been Myself
TOOTHGRINDER Phantom Amour
I actually like this more than their last album, which wasn't very memorable to me. It may not be as original, but it's sure a lot more interesting.
Tremonti Dust
Troy Baker Sitting In the Fire
Overall, there isn't really anything that's particularly groundbreaking, but there are some really great songs on here nonetheless.
Twenty One Pilots Trench
Tyr Hel
Unprocessed Covenant
this thing is groovy as fuck, though the vocals aren't really that interesting
Veil of Maya The Common Man's Collapse
Venues Aspire
another young post-hardcore/alt-metal band that shows promise, but for fucks sake they need a new harsh vocalist.
Voicians A Matter of Time
Not much variety, but as it is, it's pretty decent.
Voyager Ghost Mile
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
While She Sleeps Brainwashed
Wild Fire Revolt
Imagine if Red and Breaking Benjamin came together, went political, and had guitar solos
Within Temptation Resist
a very fun pop-metal album. great vocals with a very polished production and good instrumentation. though I do wish the guitars had a bit more punch to them.
Wolves at the Gate Reprise
Wolves at the Gate Eclipse
Definitely their most "mainstream" record. It's got good production, nice melodies and great performances from both vocalists, yet at the same time there's nothing here that other bands haven't done before, some even better. It's a solid record, but nothing really blew me away.
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestite
Zao Xenophobe/Fear Itself

3.0 good
10 Years Into the Half Moon
Adept Sleepless
nothing really new here, but the vocalist is pretty good.
All That Remains Victim of the New Disease
Anberlin Blueprints for the Black Market
And So I Watch You From Afar Heirs
Ashes Remain What I've Become
Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria
Atreyu In Our Wake
BABYMETAL Metal Resistance
Bad Wolves Disobey
If they did less of the harsh rap-like vocals and had better production then they have to potential to release a damn good album.

Honestly, this is a weird album, but I kinda like it.
Battle Beast Bringer of Pain
Beartooth Disease
Believer Gabriel
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
Black Veil Brides Wretched and Divine
Blessthefall Hollow Bodies
Blue Stahli The Devil
pretty much a more generic version of the s/t. it's got catchy parts but the lyrics are rather cringey at times
Born of Osiris The Simulation
It's another Born of Osiris album. It's fun, well produced, and catchy, but that's really all it is in the end which doesn't amount to much. Though the short album length does benefit.
Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin
Breathe Atlantis Shorelines
Caliban Elements
Typical metalcore release. Never really got into this band I'm not sure how it stacks up to the rest of their discog but I thought this was pretty decent, albeit generic
Celldweller Soundtrack for the Voices in My Head
Celldweller Blackstar: Original Score
Celldweller Offworld
it's not so much risk taking as it's more of a nice change of pace from a guy who's been waving his electronic cock at us for the past five years.
Chevelle This Type Of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
CHVRCHES Love Is Dead
Crossfade Falling Away
Dance Gavin Dance Happiness
Dance Gavin Dance Acceptance Speech
Deftones Adrenaline
Device Device
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Devour The Day Time & Pressure
Devour The Day Time & Pressure (Re-Release)
Devour The Day Signals
still not original by any means, but there are some good moments on here. a much needed improvement over their last snooze-fest
Dharmata Dharmata
It's like a mix between Sevendust and Disturbed. It's decent but hardly innovative.
Disciple (USA-TN) O God Save Us All
Disturbed The Sickness
Disturbed Asylum
Disturbed Immortalized
if this disturbs you then walk away
Disturbed Believe
DragonForce Maximum Overload
Dream Theater The Astonishing
Enter Shikari The Mindsweep
Epica Design Your Universe
Epica Requiem for the Indifferent
Epica The Divine Conspiracy
Epica Epica vs Attack on Titan Songs
Evanescence The Open Door
Failure Anthem First World Problems
Fatal FE Renaissance
Fatal FE Speed Of Light
Fear Factory Digimortal
FEVER 333 Strength In Numb333rs
Fight The Fury Still Breathing
definitely a shit ton better than what Skillet are doing now. Nothing really original or even unfamiliar for them in general, but still a fun little hard rock EP nonetheless.
Fightstar Grand Unification
Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia
Framing Hanley The Sum of Who We Are
Front Line Assembly FLAvour of the Weak
Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams
This would be a lot better if it was literally cut in half, but fuck me there's no way I can sit through 90 minutes of this.
Gates Parallel Lives
Ghost Atlas All Is In Sync, and There's Nothing Left to Sing
singer sounds a LOT like Cove Reber

don't know why everyone is losing their shit over this. It's not bad but it's not really noteworthy
God Is an Astronaut Helios/Erebus
God Is an Astronaut Epitaph
Gone Is Gone Gone Is Gone
Good Tiger A Head Full of Moonlight
can't really see what's so great about this
Good Tiger We Will All be Gone
Gorillaz Humanz
Haste the Day Coward
It's too safe and there really isn't anything that memorable to make this album stand out. In general, it's just another metalcore album.
Hatebreed The Concrete Confessional
it's another Hatebreed album
Haywyre Dubsonic
Head with Wings From Worry To Shame
I Prevail Trauma
album reminds me of Fever 333, good vocalists, good energy, and good instrumentation that's bogged down by cringey lyrics and really odd songwriting choices. still though there are some legit good songs on here.
Ill Nino Till Death, La Familia
Imagine Dragons Night Visions
In Flames Lunar Strain
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls
Kamelot Poetry for the Poisoned:Live From Wacken
Kendrick Lamar DAMN.
Killswitch Engage Atonement
The Signal Fire and The Crownless King are cool jams but almost everything else is just been-there-done-that metalcore. Nothing awful other than the fact that KSE are stuck in their own complacency
Lacuna Coil Delirium
Light the Torch The Beauty of Destruction
Light the Torch They Bleed Red
A slight improvement compared to their last album, but it still doesn't make up for Howard's obnoxious cleans and dated production.
Linkin Park Reanimation
Lione/Conti Lione/Conti
it's nice to see Fabio is still around. The album is certainly fun, but there's really no surprises if you're familiar with his career.
Low and Behold Uppers
Ryan Clark continues to experiment with other sounds and genres, once again producing passable results.
Mike Shinoda Post Traumatic EP
Miss May I Shadows Inside
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Monuments Gnosis
Monuments Phronesis
Sacrificing most of their djenty grooves in favor of a more meat-and-potatoes metalcore sound, a sad disappointment indeed. Though the album isn't without some pretty darn good bangers.
Motorhead Bad Magic
Muse The Resistance
Myles Kennedy Year of the Tiger
Neck Deep The Peace And The Panic
It's pretty much everything you would expect from a pop-punk outfit. Nothing offensive, but nothing really worth sinking your teeth into.
Neurosis Fires Within Fires
NYVES Anxiety
This lacks a creative edge from both the production and Ryan's vocals. I feel like there should be a lot more to this than what we're getting so far.
Of Mice and Men Defy
Oranges Taxonomy
it's like a less shittier version of Dance Gavin Dance, neat!
Paradise Lost The Plague Within
Paramore Paramore
Parkway Drive Ire
Periphery Periphery
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha/Omega
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Periphery Clear
Peruse Being Human
https://peruse.bandcamp.com/album/being-human
Red (USA) Gone
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway
"Could you guys actually WAIT for the album instead of already rating it?"

once the album leaks the ratings are legitimate stop complaining
Relient K Relient K
Relient K Truly Madly Deeply EP
Rhapsody of Fire Dark Wings of Steel
Rhapsody of Fire The Cold Embrace of Fear
Rise Against Wolves
Royal Blood Royal Blood
Royal Blood How Did We Get So Dark?
Scale the Summit V
Seether Karma And Effect
Seether Disclaimer
Senses Fail If There Is Light, It Will Find You
Sevendust Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow
Sevendust All I See Is War
It's Sevendust 3/5
Shinedown Leave a Whisper
Short Term Eternity A Black Hole To Paradise
Silverstein Dead Reflection
Skillet Rise
Their new song sounds weird. It's got some good guitar parts but the vocals seem a little...awkward. It's probably just me.
Sleeping With Sirens Madness
Slipknot We Are Not Your Kind
Why the fuck does this have a 100 on Metacritic?
Soilwork Sworn to a Great Divide
Soilwork Figure Number Five
Soulfly Ritual
Soundtrack (Film) The Transformers The Movie
One of the few reasons why this film is even notable in the first place. The soundtrack is way too dependant on other artists to help the film gain popularity, even if some of the songs are fun to listen to. It's a decent soundtrack all the same despite it belonging to a film that only appealed to a cult following.
Starset Transmissions
This is a really, really over-produced record. I like it.
Starset Vessels
Stone Sour Meanwhile In Burbank...
There really isn't much to talk about when it comes to this. You know the songs, guitar riffs, drumming, and the lyrics. It's all a matter of how well they perform them. Stone Sour does fine, but in the end it makes you want to listen to the original versions.
Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots (2018)
The Afters When The World Is Wonderful
The Dark Element The Dark Element
Imagine if the current In Flames had female vocals. That's pretty much this album in a nutshell. And surprisingly enough, it's pretty solid.
The Icarus Complex Horizons of Endless Gray
The Raven Age Conspiracy
Thousand Foot Krutch The Flame in All of Us
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air
Thrice Deeper Wells
Throw The Fight Transmissions
Too Close to Touch I'm Hard to Love, But So Are You, Vol. 1
Hopefully they won't stick to this direction entirely. They're good at mixing their pop with their rock, but I feel like they should stick with mixing them if they want to stay relevant.
Tool Undertow
TOOTHGRINDER Nocturnal Masquerade
Tremonti A Dying Machine
Trivium The Crusade
Trivium Vengeance Falls
Trivium Silence in the Snow
I guess this is the year for incredibly bland album art
Underoath Erase Me
Veil of Maya [id]
We Came As Romans Cold Like War
Weezer The White Album
While She Sleeps So What?
Witherfall A Prelude to Sorrow
it's certainly heavier and more technical than their last album, but at the same time I feel like a lot of the fun moments are just sucked out at the same time. This was actually pretty boring for the most part.

2.5 average
Adele 25
pretty generic, even for Adele's standards.
Alter Bridge One Day Remains
Amaranthe Helix
I've always wondered why people found this band so average, now I know
Amon Amarth Jomsviking
Amon Amarth Berserker
Anchor & Braille Songs for the Late Night Drive Home
Can't help but feel bored by this. It's a nice album, but nice doesn't really cut it.
Andy Black The Shadow Side
Given the constant mockery that Black Veil Brides gets, it's at least commendable for Andy Biersack to at least attempt something different in comparison to his other works. However, despite a few decent moments, The Shadow Side is ultimately an empty and forgettable affair that borrows the same elements from other and more popular pop artists out there, and is most likely not going to change your mind about Biersack in general.
Avenged Sevenfold The Stage
Metallica's releasing a new album this year, does this mean that this band can fuck off now?
Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides Vale
"Possibly one of my favorite albums of all time."

you say that about every BVB album that comes out
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It...
Bring Me the Horizon Amo
Kanye West did this album art way better tbh
Bullet for My Valentine Venom
Capture Reign of Terror
Crossfade Crossfade
Crown the Empire The Fallout
Crown the Empire Retrograde
rather dull and predictable, by the fourth track it all just ends up sounding the same
Dance Gavin Dance Instant Gratification
still don't see too much of the appeal with this band
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II
Daniel Tompkins Castles
just take the guitars out of Tesseract and what your left with is this
Dead Letter Circus Aesthesis
P.U. this reeks of generic all over the place
Disciple (USA-TN) My Daddy Can Whip Your Daddy
DragonForce Ultra Beatdown
Emarosa 131
Epica Consign to Oblivion
Estrons You Say I'm Too Much, I Say You're Not Enough
sounds like Paramore if they tried to make a post-punk record
From First to Last Dead Trees
sounds like a metalcore version of Periphery...oh wait
In Flames Siren Charms
In Flames I, the Mask
Did the Jester just turn into a mummified vagina?
Justin Bieber Purpose
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
Mechina Acheron
Memphis May Fire Broken
as someone who never really gave a shit about this band, I found this to be completely 100% average. Nothing awful, nothing great, just your typical post-hardcore/hard rock album that literally does nothing new or exciting.
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
Nickelback Feed the Machine
Northward Northward
Floor Jensen is such a great vocalist, but this is just another complete waste of her talent
P.O.D. The Awakening
A lot of the fun, aggression, and catchiness seems to have been sucked out in favor for a conceptual religious statement that doesn't even constitute as subtle. Seems like they're finally starting to hit the bottom.
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha
Persefone In Lak'Ech
Pierce the Veil Misadventures
Relient K Is for Karaoke EP
Relient K Is for Karaoke Pt. 2 EP
Relient K Collapsible Lung
Rhapsody of Fire Rain of a Thousand Flames
Rhapsody of Fire Legendary Years
I'm still not convinced if Giacomo is the right replacement for Fabio as the vocalist. While he certainly is a better singer and I'll give him credit that he's not trying to sound like Fabio, I don't think he fits in very well with the music.
Saint Asonia Saint Asonia
Seether Isolate And Medicate
Skillet Victorious
I mean, it's a Skillet album. But for a Skillet album, there's some surprisingly solid stuff in here.
Skrillex Bangarang
Skrillex More Monsters and Sprites
Solution .45 Nightmares In The Waking State Pt. 1
one of the most boring metal records of the year
Sonic Syndicate Sonic Syndicate
Sorry For Nothing Psycho Monster Ressurection
TesseracT Sonder
The tracklists are getting shorter and shorter. Next thing you know they'll release an empty disc and call it an album.

"Can someone please explain to toondude that longer tracklist =/= better music"

lol, that's not why I didn't like it. I didn't like this because it's boring af.
The Afters Light Up The Sky
The Contortionist Clairvoyant
artsy-fartsy TesseracT worship, and it's about as boring as you would think.
The Contortionist Our Bones
Theory of a Deadman Theory of a Deadman
Thousand Foot Krutch The Art of Breaking
Thrice Beggars
Trivium Ember to Inferno
Weezer Pacific Daydream
While She Sleeps You Are We
Wovenwar Honor Is Dead

2.0 poor
All That Remains Madness
"'Madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting something to change.'

Apparently, All That Remains didn't get the memo."

Snide, considering you do the same thing with your music, I don't think you got it either
Andrew W.K. You're Not Alone
Black Veil Brides Set the World on Fire
Blessthefall To Those Left Behind
Bullet for My Valentine Gravity
time to tag this band as 'alternative rock' now I guess
Celldweller Soundtrack for the Voices in My Head Vol. 02
Chevelle Point #1
Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams
Crossfaith Ex_Machina
Crown the Empire Sudden Sky
Decyfer Down Scarecrow
Devour The Day S.O.A.R.
Disturbed Indestructible
Emarosa Peach Club
another pop rock album that sounds like every pop rock album out there
Falling in Reverse Coming Home
Fear Factory Transgression
Godsmack When Legends Rise
Greta Van Fleet Anthem of the Peaceful Army
I'm really getting tired of these "retro-70s/80s throwback rock" bands

it's getting old and stale, much like the music they're playing
Haken Affinity
diet Dream Theater

The synths are so glaringly awful, the production is incredibly bland and the vocal performance is so uninspired. Why do people like this again?
Imagine Dragons Smoke + Mirrors
Lastwatch Leave a Light On
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Nickelback Here and Now
I don't really think it's as bad as Dark Horse, but it's still pretty bad. "This Means War" and "When We Stand Together" are the only songs I find tolerable.
Nickelback Silver Side Up
Nine Lashes From Water to War
Nothing More The Stories We Tell Ourselves
The nu-metal influences in this practically ruin this.
Opeth Sorceress
Porcupine Tree On the Sunday of Life
Seether Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces
Shinedown Threat to Survival
Skinbound Between Blood And Angels
Suicide Silence Suicide Silence
Theory of a Deadman Scars and Souvenirs
Their slower songs are much better than their faster songs. Their faster songs sound like a country band that is trying to turn rock.
Theory of a Deadman Savages
It may not change your opinion on Theory of a Deadman, but admittedly enough it's a vast improvement over their last three albums.
Thousand Foot Krutch Exhale
Three Days Grace Outsider
just a jump to the left
We As Human We As Human

1.5 very poor
Black Veil Brides We Stitch These Wounds
Blessthefall Hard Feelings
Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit
Dance Gavin Dance Tree City Sessions
I'm probably going to offend people by saying this but this is terrible
Epica The Phantom Agony
Family Force 5 ReAnimated
Family Force 5 III
Family Force 5 Time Stands Still
What in the actual fuck happened to these guys?
From Ashes To New The Future
In Flames Battles
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
Nickelback The Long Road
Nickelback No Fixed Address
Parkway Drive Reverence
why do we drive in parkways and park in driveways?
Red (USA) Release the Panic: Recalibrated
Unnecessary, acts more of an apology letter to their fanbase, and the strings are more of a distraction rather than part of their style. It just flat out sucks.
Sleeping With Sirens Gossip
Sonic Syndicate We Rule the Night
The Afters Life Is Beautiful
Three Days Grace Human
Veil of Maya Matriarch
another day, another shitty deathcore band
Veil of Maya False Idol
False Periphery

1.0 awful
All That Remains The Order of Things
Disturbed Evolution
ironic album title tbh
Five Finger Death Punch And Justice for None
Hinder All American Nightmare
Imagine Dragons ƎVOLVE
Linkin Park already released the worst album of the year, we didn't need another one
Imagine Dragons Origins
King 810 Proem
King 810 Memoirs of a Murderer
Linkin Park Recharged
Linkin Park One More Light
An album that is so inoffensive that it's actually offensive
Muse Simulation Theory
I didn't know Matt Bellamy was going direct Ready Player Two
Nickelback Dark Horse
Nickelback Curb
Nickelback The State
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Nickelback The Best of Nickelback Volume 1
no...just no
Nine Lashes Ascend
Skillet Unleashed
desperately appealing to the lowest common denominator the same way Michael Bay appeals to penises and Stephanie Meyer appeals to vaginas
Sonic Syndicate Confessions
Theory of a Deadman The Truth Is...
Thirty Seconds to Mars America
credit to hansoloshotfirst: https://media.giphy.com/media/GrZqYAu8izPQk/giphy.gif
Thousand Foot Krutch Oxygen: Inhale
X Ambassadors VHS
I think I've found an album that's worse than Tru-Kvlt-Metal
xSPONGEXCOREx Don't Mess With TexXxas
Sweet, an objectivity booster!
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?
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