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Unearth Extinction(s)1.5
Unearth Darkness in the Light3.5
Unearth The March3.5
Evoken Hypnagogia4.0
Halestorm Vicious2.5
Tides of Man Every Nothing2.5
Sigh Heir to Despair4.0
Ghastly (FIN) Death Velour3.5
Aevangelist Matricide in the Temple of Omega3.5
Aevangelist Heralds of Nightmare Descending3.0
Aevangelist Veneration of Profane Antiquity3.0
Aevangelist Enthrall to the Void of Bliss3.5
Aevangelist Writhes in the Murk3.5
Aevangelist Omen Ex Simulacra4.0
Ashes of Ares Well of Souls2.0
Spectral Wound Infernal Decadence3.5
Basalte Vertige3.5
Moonshade Sun Dethroned4.0
Sun Dethroned manages to Amon Amarth hard. Infectiously catchy and misses most of the cheesiness that would otherwise plague an album like this.
All That Remains Victim of the New Disease2.5
The real question here is why the fuck haven?t All That Remains released these songs anytime in the last decade? Apart from ?Everything?s Wrong?, ?Fuck You? and ?Wasteland? are the most All That Remains-ish songs since The Fall Of Ideals. God-damn.
Noise Trail Immersion Symbology of Shelter4.0
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win2.0
All That Remains Madness1.0
Architects Holy Hell3.0
Exit Ten Remember The Day3.5
Psycroptic As The Kingdom Drowns3.0
Soilwork The Ride Majestic4.0
Arsis Visitant2.5
Unreqvited Mosaic I: l'amour et l'ardeur3.0
Funeral Tears The Only Way Out3.0
The Ocean Fluxion3.5
The Ocean Aeolian4.0
The Ocean Precambrian4.5
The Ocean Heliocentric3.0
The Ocean Anthropocentric3.5
The Ocean Pelagial3.5
The Ocean Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic4.5
Black Tongue Nadir2.5
Silent Planet When the End Began2.5
Bloodbath The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn3.0
Tenacious D Post-Apocalypto1.5
I actually came this close to putting a perfect score on this one... well, I guess this will have to do.
Deicide Overtures of Blasphemy3.0
Skeletonwitch Devouring Radiant Light3.5
Dream On Dreamer It Comes and Goes2.0
Into Eternity The Sirens2.0
Entropia (PL) Vacuum4.0
Entropia continues to do no wrong. This is one Vacuum I don?t mind getting stuck into.
Entropia (PL) Ufonaut4.0
Entropia (PL) Vesper4.0
Serocs The Next3.5
Westfield Massacre Salvation1.0
How did these guys not see that kicking Vext out would be a bad bad not good idea? 2018 has somehow got that little bit more disappointing. Bland musicianship, rushed uninspired lyricism with a delivery to match.
Outre Hollow Earth3.5
Serocs The Phobos / Deimos Suite4.0
Cryptopsy The Book of Suffering - Tome II3.0
Cryptopsy The Book of Suffering - Tome 13.0
Cryptopsy The Unspoken King1.5
Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams2.0
Hate Eternal Upon Desolate Sands3.0
Mythic Sunship Upheaval2.5
Bongripper Terminal3.5
As We Draw Mirages3.5
Amaranthe Helix2.5
Old Tower Drachenblut3.0
Mycelia Apex2.0
Soulfly Conquer2.5
High on Fire Electric Messiah3.5
Soulfly Ritual4.0
The most Soulfly album Soulfly has made in years...
Gorod Aethra4.0
I can get behind this.... or rather, I?ll let this get behind me.
Disturbed Evolution1.0
Amaranthe The Nexus3.5
Bring Me The Horizon Suicide Season1.0
Into Eternity Buried in Oblivion4.0
The Afterimage EVE2.0
Revocation The Outer Ones3.0
Revocation Revocation3.5
Atreyu In Our Wake1.5
VOLA Applause of a Distant Crowd4.0
Beyond Creation Algorythm3.5
Atreyu Long Live3.5
Siege of Power Warning Blast2.5
Monuments Phronesis3.5
Monuments The Amanuensis3.0
Anaal Nathrakh Desideratum2.5
Horrendous Idol4.0
Un Sentiment4.0
Anaal Nathrakh A New Kind of Horror3.0
Coheed and Cambria The Unheavenly Creatures4.0
Monuments Gnosis3.5
Behemoth I Loved You at Your Darkest4.0
Riverside Wasteland3.0
Nonpoint X1.5
Voices (UK) Frightened2.5
Thou Magus4.0
The Amity Affliction Misery1.5
Soreption Monument of the End2.0
And we find ourselves with yet more stale interpretations of technical death metal.
Until Death Overtakes Me Missing3.5
Crossfaith Ex_Machina1.0
Rolo Tomassi Grievances3.0
Scars on Broadway Dictator1.5
Obscura Diluvium2.0
Possibly ready to be the most underwhelming and overrated death metal release of 2018. This is such a bore fest.
Converge Beautiful Ruin2.5
Burn the Priest Legion: XX2.0
Bullet For My Valentine Gravity2.0
Code Orange The Hurt Will Go On2.0
Progenie Terrestre Pura starCross3.5
Orange Goblin The Wolf Bites Back3.0
ASG Survive Sunrise3.0
Void Of Silence The Sky Over4.0
The Sky Over is a beautiful album, albeit with a few minor hiccups.
Antlers (DE) Beneath.Below.Behold3.5
Abstracter Cinereous Incarnate3.5
Ninth Moon Black Amaranthine3.5
Tomb Mold Manor of Infinite Forms3.5
Aparia Beyond The Walls Of Man3.5
Black Tongue The Unconquerable Dark2.0
Black Tongue Born Hanged2.0
Burial in the Sky Creatio et Hominus2.5
Korn The Path of Totality1.0
Ritual Necromancy Disinterred Horror3.0
Kataklysm Meditations3.0
YOB Our Raw Heart4.0
Thou Inconsolable3.5
Joan of Arc 19844.0
Ghost (SWE) Popestar3.0
Megadeth Super Collider1.5
Megadeth Endgame3.5
Megadeth Th1rt3en3.0
Quality song writing just took a back seat. All the basic elements are there including an incredibly unessacary amount of guitar wankery. It's Megadeth at its simplist, and bland form. It works but is far from exciting. 'Endgame' showed something of the right direction, however this strays far from that path.
Ghost (SWE) Prequelle3.5
Candlemass House Of Doom2.5
Dopethrone Transcanadian Anger3.0
Glorior Belli The Apostates3.0
Darkthrone Arctic Thunder4.0
Witch Mountain Witch Mountain3.0
Bleeding Through Love Will Kill All3.5
Jonathan Davis Black Labyrinth1.5
Weedpecker III3.0
King Goat Debt Of Aeons3.5
Wiegedood De Doden Hebben Het Goed III3.0
Lunatic Soul Under The Fragmented Sky2.5
Witch Mountain Cauldron Of The Wild4.0
Uada Cult of a Dying Sun3.0
Wayfarer World's Blood3.0
Goblin Cock Bagged and Boarded3.0
Master The Witchhunt3.0
Amorphis Queen of Time4.0
Bad Wolves Disobey1.5
Five Finger Death Punch And Justice for None1.0
Abraham Look, Here Comes The Dark!3.0
Skindred Big Tings2.0
The Body I have fought against it, But I can’t any longer4.0
Opeth Deliverance & Damnation Remixed3.0
Hegemone We Disappear3.5
Rise To Remain Bridges Will Burn3.5
Rise To Remain City of Vultures3.5
Below Red Skies Days Passing By3.5
Sevendust All I See Is War2.0
More disappointment. Relics of a forgotten past.
The Dali Thundering Concept Savages3.0
Letters From The Colony Vignette3.0
The Sword Used Future3.0
Sectioned (Metalcore) Annihilated2.0
Success Will Write Apocalypse Across... The Grand Partition & The Abrogation Of Idolatry3.0
For All Eternity Metanoia3.5
Ihsahn Amr4.0
Ihsahn Arktis.4.0
Ihsahn Das Seelenbrechen3.5
Ihsahn Eremita4.0
Sevendust Seasons3.5
Sevendust Cold Day Memory3.0
Sevendust Black Out the Sun3.5
Sevendust Kill the Flaw2.5
Bong Thought and Existence3.0
Dimmu Borgir Eonian2.5
Parkway Drive Reverence1.5
It seems Parkway has lost all their Drive... How does one see any Reverence?
Thou The House Primordial3.5
Inferi (USA) Revenant2.5
Bong We Are, We Were and We Will Have Been3.5
Scars on Broadway Scars on Broadway3.5
God Is an Astronaut Epitaph4.0
Rise of Avernus Eigengrau2.5
Mastodon Cold Dark Place3.5
Westfield Massacre Westfield Massacre2.5
Bad Wolves False Flags Volume Two1.5
Another supposed "supergroup" happy to pick up piles of shit and massage it into their faces. How the fuck did the likes of Vext, ex-DevilDriver, ex-God Forbid etc manage to churn out mundane shit like this?
Bad Wolves False Flags Volume One1.5
Eye of Solitude Slaves To Solitude4.0
Sleep The Sciences3.5
Trautonist Ember3.0
Unreqvited Stars Wept to the Sea3.5
A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant3.0
Fits the bill for being okay. If only it didn?t reek of pretentious, self worship.
mol JORD3.0
Our Place of Worship is Silence With Inexorable Suffering3.0
Artificial Brain Infrared Horizon4.0
Crone (DE) Godspeed3.5
Alestorm No Grave But the Sea3.0
Nekrogoblikon Welcome to Bonkers4.0
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing3.5
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies3.5
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage2.5
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache4.0
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II2.0
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent3.0
Skeletal Remains Devouring Mortality3.5
Breaking Benjamin Ember2.0
Breaking Benjamin write the same song, over, and over again.
Clouds (INT) Destin3.5
Orgone The Joyless Parson2.5
Messa Feast for Water3.0
Code Error Code Error4.0
Slays for days... or ten minutes depending on how you look at it.
Crawl/Leviathan CRAWL/LVTHN3.0
Sunn O))) Kannon2.5
Autokrator The Obedience to Authority2.5
Autokrator Hammer Of The Heretics2.0
It might be the band?s intentions; but this is hard to sit through.
Ghost (SWE) Opus Eponymous4.0
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us2.5
Bleed from Within Era3.5
Ulvesang The Hunt3.5
Hands Of Despair Well of the Disquieted3.5
Blood Incantation Starspawn3.5
Forest of Grey Crypsis3.5
Persefone In Lak'Ech2.0
Caliban Elements2.5
Still beats the shit out of the new Underoath album...
Can Bardd Nature Stays Silent3.5
Kamelot Ghost Opera3.0
Kamelot Epica4.0
Kamelot Poetry for the Poisoned2.5
Jasta Jasta3.5
Thangorodrim Akallabêth3.0
Winterfylleth The Hallowing of Heirdom4.0
Panopticon The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness4.0
Aviations The Light Years2.5
Parasite Inc. Time Tears Down3.5
Clown Core Toilet1.0
Killer Be Killed Killer Be Killed3.5
Anciients Voice of the Void3.5
Anciients Heart of Oak4.0
Moongates Guardian Leave The Northern Mountains2.5
Bird Violence Seasonal Forests3.0
Kalmah Palo3.0
Altars Of Grief Iris3.0
Heilung LIFA3.5
Secrets of the Moon Sun3.0
Exit Ten Give Me Infinity3.5
Primordial The Burning Season3.5
Cold Driven The Wicked Side of Me3.0
Scrambled Defuncts Hackled In Gore3.0
Silent Descent Duplicity3.0
Lustmord [ O T H E R ]4.0
Aseitas Aseitas3.0
Cannibal Corpse The Bleeding3.0
Lychgate The Contagion in Nine Steps3.5
Underoath Erase Me2.5
TesseracT Sonder3.0
Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas Mariner3.0
Barren Earth A Complex of Cages3.5
God dammit 2018 you dirty little prog laced nut cruncher. Stop releasing these high caliber fuck;ing albums. It
would be better however if these records could hold onto the sheer potential they offer, instead of falling short
Kamelot The Shadow Theory3.0
It’s another soundoff for another Kamelot album. What do you want from me?
Light the Torch Revival2.5
Elysian Blaze Blood Geometry4.0
Elysian Blaze's 2012 record resonates with some of the better acts of the genre. Rung out chords and a raw-'er' mix puch through well. Pick up for some Aust. doom along the lines of Noctis etc.
God Dethroned The Toxic Touch2.0
God Dethroned The World Ablaze2.5
Augury Illusive Golden Age2.5
Sleep in Heads On the Air3.0
God Dethroned Bloody Blasphemy2.5
God Dethroned The Grand Grimoire2.5
Will Haven Muerte2.0
Cân Bardd Nature Stays Silent4.0
Wearing Scars A Thousand Words3.5
Borealis Purgatory2.0
Borealis The Offering3.0
Jeden Kmen Mlha3.5
Âqen Méditation Astrale3.5
The Black Dahlia Murder Ritual3.5
Appalachian Winter Silence Before the Great Mountain Wind4.0
Appalachian Winter Ghosts of the Mountains4.0
The Crown Cobra Speed Venom3.0
Bog Wraith Omen4.0
Sinistro Sangue Cassia4.0
Ocean Of Grief Nightfall's Lament3.0
Gojira Magma4.0
NONE NONE3.0
NONE Life Has Gone On Long Enough3.5
Grift VILSNA ANDARS BONING3.0
Black Moth Anatomical Venus2.5
Trvth Reveal3.0
Conjurer Mire3.5
Casey Where I Go When I Am Sleeping2.5
Encircling Sea A Forgotten Land3.0
Encircling Sea Hearken4.0
Shape of Despair Monotony Fields4.0
In Flames Down, Wicked and No Good1.5
In Flames Battles2.0
On Thorns I Lay Aegean Sorrow4.0
Thy Catafalque Geometria4.0
Greyhaven Empty Black3.5
Primordial Where Greater Men Have Fallen4.0
Mythless Patience Hell2.0
Forbidden Seasons Promise3.5
Primordial Exile Amongst the Ruins3.0
Expectation may have cast the stone too far out of reach but Exile Amongst The Ruins ensures a solid listen from start to finish. Primordial remain relevant, prominent and consistent moving through typical Primordial song-writing and captivating intensity while keeping sheer accessibility for the band's listeners.
Ataraxy Where All Hope Fades4.0
AEONIAN SORROW Into The Eternity A Moment We Are4.0
Dammit Joe, stop downrating great doom albums man : [
L'Homme Absurde Sleepless3.0
The Ogre Dead In The Water3.5
Vestals Metaphysical3.0
Hashshashin nihsahshsaH3.5
Clouds (INT) Departe3.5
Clouds (INT) Doliu4.5
Until Death Overtakes Me Well Of Dreams2.5
Until Death Overtakes Me Hell and Rain2.5
Until Death Overtakes Me Flow Of Infinity4.0
Hashshashin nihsahshsaH (adj​.​)4.0
This is a new level of quality for this Sydney based group bringing so many elements together in the best possible way. https://hashshashin.bandcamp.com/album/nihsahshsah-adj
Instrumental (adj.) Reductio ad Absurdum3.5
Coast Coast3.5
Blaze Bayley The Redemption of William Black...2.5
Drawn and Quartered Feeding Hell's Furnace3.0
A quality release, Osdm comes at a price of mediocrity and tgankfully Drawn and Quatered sail quite over the top. Pounding riff lines and constant drum parts come together but unfortunately this album prevents itself from being the ultimate death by sticking to a typical formula. Its not really a negative but its far from a positive.
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare3.5
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession3.5
Until Death Overtakes Me AnteMortem3.0
Eryn Non Dae. Abandon Of The Self3.5
One Step From the Edge Beneath the Surface3.0
Kosmogyr Eviternity4.0
Rivers of Nihil Where Owls Know My Name2.5
Trna Earthcult3.0
Voidhanger Dark Days Of The Soul3.0
On The Air Sleep In Heads3.5
On the softer tracks I can hear an almost Alcest aesthetic, varied with a more punched out sound
in the album's more bombastic tracks bordering on Lacuna Coil (honestly not a bad combination).
Not a bad listen at all. Over slightly too quick.
Sojourner The Shadowed Road4.0
I?m somewhere between listening to an atmospheric black metal album and sitting in a Tolkien novel. This is nice.
Glorior Belli Gators Rumble, Chaos Unfurls3.5
Between the Buried and Me Automata I2.5
Three Days Grace Outsider2.0
Judas Priest Firepower4.0
Wife What's Between3.0
Ministry AmeriKKKant2.0
Naive Altra4.0
Drudkh They Often See Dreams About The Spring4.0
Oceans of Slumber The Banished Heart4.5
2018 needs to stop it with the great albums already.
Alkaloid Liquid Anatomy4.0
A definite shift in sound from these tyrants of death. The progressive elements are pushing to the fore-front hard. Liquid Anatomy is as lucid and clear as it can be while staying true to their swirling brand of death metal. Production is top-notch and clear without robbing the record of atmosphere. The Cthulhu still runs strong for this HP Lovecraft loving band.
Inferi (USA) The Path of Apotheosis3.5
Slugdge Esoteric Malacology4.0
They told me I could be anything, so I became Slug worship
Taylor Swift Reputation2.5
Mahr Antelux4.0
Facing The Gallows Dead Mindset2.0
"It doesn't matter what people think 'cause I'm living for me"rThis had so much potential to be a decent metalcore album, too bad it's filled with sub-par lyricism and terrible clean sung verses.
Avslut Deceptis3.0
Rolo Tomassi Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It4.0
The Drowned God Moonbearer3.0
Somali Yacht Club The Sea3.0
Apostle of Solitude From Gold to Ash2.5
Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt Dys/Closure3.5
Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt Accord/Dance3.5
Unfathomable Ruination Finitude3.5
Deathwhite For a Black Tomorrow2.0
Here Comes the Kraken Here Comes the Kraken1.5
Here Comes the Kraken Hate, Greed & Death1.0
Cannabis Corpse Left Hand Pass2.0
Merlin The Wizard3.0
Kaoteon Damnatio Memoriae3.5
I?m just sitting here trying to not give out 4?s like Oprah giving away cars.
Inquisition Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar...3.5
Usurpress Interregnum4.5
Usurpress The Regal Tribe3.5
Usurpress Ordained3.5
Usurpress Trenches of the Netherworld4.0
We Sell The Dead Heaven Doesn't Want You...2.0
Thy Art Is Murder Infinite Death3.0
Destroyer 666 Call of the Wild3.5
Harms Way (USA-IL) Posthuman3.0
Cabal (DK) Mark Of Rot3.0
Points for trying something different but this reeks of too much genericore to define itself as a whole new animal.
Bring Me The Horizon That's the Spirit1.5
Angra Ømni3.0
Mournful Congregation The Incubus of Karma4.5
Genocide Pact Order Of Torment2.5
Chaos Echoes Mouvement4.0
Death/Doom pulsating in a mechanical (dare I say) quasi-Portal style. The production only builds on the tensile riffing and spiraling instrumentation.
Chaos Echoes Transient3.5
Forever Never Forever Never4.0
Forever Never I Can't Believe It's Not Metal3.0
They call me Mr Boombastic....rIf there was ever a need for a Shaggy goes metal cover this is basically it.
Forever Never Speak Up!3.5
Breaking Benjamin Dark Before Dawn2.5
Horizon Ablaze The Weight Of A Thousand Suns4.0
Pianos Become the Teeth Wait For Love3.0
Wiegedood De Doden Hebben Het Goed4.0
Wiegedood De Doden Hebben Het Goed II3.5
Erdve Vaitojimas4.0
Linkin Park One More Light2.5
Senses Fail If There Is Light, It Will Find You3.5
Therion Beloved Antichrist1.5
God Is an Astronaut Helios/Erebus4.0
Never See Tomorrow To The Depths4.0
Forever Never Aporia3.0
Earthside A Dream In Static4.5
Fu Manchu Clone of the Universe2.5
Spectral Lore/Jute Gyte Helian3.0
Anaal Nathrakh The Whole of the Law3.0
Greber Cemetery Preston3.5
In Hearts Wake Ark Prevails2.0
In Hearts Wake Ark2.5
In Hearts Wake Divination3.5
Riverside Anno Domini High Definition3.5
Cradle of Filth Hammer of the Witches3.5
Cradle of Filth The Manticore and Other Horrors2.5
Cradle of Filth Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay3.5
Cradle of Filth Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder3.0
Cradle of Filth Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa2.0
Good Tiger We Will All be Gone2.0
Legend of the Seagullmen Legend of the Seagullmen2.5
Anthrax Worship Music4.0
Anthrax For All Kings3.0
Tankard One Foot In The Grave2.5
Sun of the Sleepless To The Elements2.5
Rainbow Long Live Rock 'n' Roll4.5
Long Distance Calling Boundless3.5
Adrift for Days A Sleepless Grey3.5
Spectral Lore III4.0
Pulse Aberration2.5
The Atlas Moth Coma Noir4.0
Make a Change...Kill Yourself IV3.5
Make a Change...Kill Yourself Make a Change...Kill Yourself3.5
Mercyful Fate Melissa4.5
Saxon Thunderbolt3.0
Sepultura Machine Messiah2.5
Wombripper From The Depths Of Flesh3.5
Artificial Construct Lurker1.5
Spectral Voice Eroded Corridors of Unbeing4.0
Oathbreaker Rheia4.0
Fyrnask Eldir Nótt3.0
Fyrnask Fórn3.5
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold3.0
Mastodon Remission3.5
Deathspell Omega The Synarchy of Molten Bones4.0
Pestilence Hadeon3.0
Agrimonia Awaken4.0
Skindred Volume3.0
Cynic Uroboric Forms2.0
Krypts Remnants of Expansion3.5
Krypts Unending Degradation4.0
Cyclamen (JPN) Amida2.5
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls3.5
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier3.0
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast5.0
Textures Dualism3.5
Locktender Rodin4.0
Corrosion of Conformity No Cross No Crown2.5
Tribulation Down Below3.5
Machine Head The Black Procession2.5
Machine Head Supercharger2.0
Nachtmystium Silencing Machine2.5
Ghost Atlas All Is In Sync, and There's Nothing Left to Sing3.0
Monolithe Monolithe Zero4.0
Monolithe Nebula Septem3.0
Monolithe Zeta Reticuli3.0
Slow (BE) III - Gaïa4.0
SUMA The Order of Things3.0
Mammoth Grinder Cosmic Crypt3.0
Yhdarl Loss4.0
In Vain Currents3.0
Ghost (SWE) Meliora3.0
Vassafor Malediction2.5
Converge The Dusk in Us3.5
The Ominous Circle Appalling Ascension2.5
Cruciamentum Charnel Passages3.5
Cruciamentum Paradise Envenomed3.0
Spawn of Possession Incurso4.0
Desolate Shrine Deliverance From The Godless Void3.5
Bosse-de-Nage All Fours3.5
Nachtmystium The World We Left Behind2.5
Kamelot The Black Halo4.0
Kamelot Silverthorn4.0
Kamelot Haven3.0
Cough Still They Pray3.5
Wolves In The Throne Room Thrice Woven3.5
Light the Torch They Bleed Red2.5
Lamb of God Hourglass: Anthology Collection4.0
A box set of Lamb Of Gods more well known songs starting from their Burn The Priest days, It has better tracks from Sacrament, Wrath, etc. it also contains bonus tracks and never before heard recordings. A quality edition for Lamb Of God Fans.
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn3.5
Lamb of God New American Gospel3.0
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake4.0
Lamb of God Sacrament3.5
Lamb of God Wrath3.5
Lamb of God Resolution3.0
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang3.5
Machine Head The Blackening4.0
Alluring Alluring3.0
Aksumite Vinegar Perimeter3.0
Archspire Relentless Mutation3.5
Dir En Grey Arche4.0
Arcturus Arcturian3.5
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar3.5
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)4.5
GWAR Battle Maximus3.0
GWAR The Blood of Gods2.5
Agalloch The Mantle4.0
Falls of Rauros Believe in No Coming Shore3.5
Falls of Rauros Vigilance Perennial4.0
Hamferd Támsins likam3.0
Orphaned Land Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs4.0
Blood Urn ...Of Gory Sorcery and Death3.0
Mutiny Within Origins3.5
Mutiny Within Synchronicity4.0
After a three year wait, this does not dissapoint. The album is a complete package, and comes together the strongest the band has produced so far.
Mutiny Within Mutiny Within4.0
Summoning With Doom We Come3.5
Sanctity Road to Bloodshed4.0
Ghost Bath Moonlover2.5
Ghost Bath Starmourner2.0
Harakiri for the Sky Arson2.5
Black Label Society Grimmest Hits2.5
Khemmis Hunted4.0
Primitive Man Caustic3.0
Hooded Menace Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed4.0
Escape the Fate Hate Me2.0
The Contortionist Clairvoyant3.0
Northlane Mesmer3.0
Northlane Node3.5
Northlane Singularity3.0
Northlane Discoveries3.0
Mgla With Hearts Toward None3.0
Blut Aus Nord Deus Salutis Meae3.5
Deathspell Omega Paracletus4.0
Evanescence Synthesis2.0
Ghost (SWE) Ceremony and Devotion3.0
Bell Witch Mirror Reaper3.0
Pallbearer Heartless4.0
Kauan Kaiho4.5
Yhdarl Ave Maria4.0
Crossfaith Wipeout3.0
Machine Head Unto the Locust4.0
Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue2.5
Locktender Friedrich4.0
Three Days Grace Human1.5
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace2.5
Three Days Grace One-X3.0
Machine Head Catharsis2.5
Eluveitie Evocation II: Pantheon3.0
Arkona (RUS) Khram4.0
Burzum Det som engang var4.0
HYVMINE Earthquake2.5
King Apathy The Elk3.0
Cold Body Radiation The Orphean Lyre2.5
Alcest Kodama3.5
An Autumn For Crippled Children Eternal3.0
The Faceless In Becoming a Ghost2.5
The Faceless Planetary Duality3.0
The Faceless Autotheism3.0
Psycroptic The Inherited Repression3.5
Psycroptic Psycroptic2.5
Decapitated Carnival Is Forever3.0
Suffocation …Of the Dark Light2.5
Cannibal Corpse Red Before Black3.0
Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain3.5
Cannibal Corpse Torture4.0
Krallice Go Be Forgotten3.5
Avenged Sevenfold The Stage3.5
Sylosis Conclusion of an Age3.5
Trivium Ember to Inferno2.5
Trivium Ascendancy3.0
Of Mice and Men Cold World1.5
Black Veil Brides Vale2.0
Horrendous Anareta3.5
Of Mice and Men Defy2.5
Terror Universal Make Them Bleed0.5
Mastodon Emperor of Sand3.5
Watain Trident Wolf Eclipse3.0
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini4.0
Enslaved RIITIIR4.0
Enslaved E3.5
Aversions Crown Xenocide3.0
Arkan Kelem3.5
Rotting Christ Rituals3.0
Shining (SWE) 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar i vaket tillstånd3.0
Shining (SWE) IX: Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, ends.3.0
Shining (SWE) V - Halmstad4.5
Shining (SWE) IV - The Eerie Cold4.0
Shining (SWE) X - Varg Utan Flock3.0
Portal ION4.0
Ataraxy Revelations of the Ethereal3.0
Slow (BE) V - Oceans4.0
Morbid Angel Kingdoms Disdained2.0
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow3.5
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness4.0
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension3.5
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension4.0
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before The Sun2.0
Bullet For My Valentine The Poison3.5
Bullet For My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire2.0
Bullet For My Valentine Venom3.0
Trivium Silence in the Snow3.0
Trivium The Sin and the Sentence3.5
Dir En Grey Dum Spiro Spero3.5
Devouring Humanity Eradication of Living Human Shit2.5
Ulcerate Shrines of Paralysis4.5
Opeth Sorceress3.5
Meshuggah The Violent Sleep of Reason3.5
Eye of Solitude Cenotaph5.0
Neurosis Fires Within Fires4.0
Mouth Of The Architect Path of Eight4.0
Path Of Eight continues to surprise on each track. This album is quickly becoming one of my favourites for the year.
Saor Guardians4.0
Falls just short of his last release but Andy Marshall sure has his finger on the very pulse of what Saor is. Guardians adds to a sure legacy being built from record to record. Falling just short of an hour's run time it's easy to get swept away in these compositions.
Imperium Dekadenz Dis Manibvs2.5
Six Feet Under Crypt of the Devil2.0
Six Feet Under Graveyard Classics IV: The Number Of The Priest1.0
Vale of Pnath II3.0
Obscura Retribution2.5
Obscura Omnivium3.0
Obscura Akróasis4.5
Beyond Creation The Aura2.0
Black Crown Initiate Selves We Cannot Forgive4.0
Rorcal Creon4.0
Zhrine Unortheta3.5
Iconoclast HalluciNation2.0
Infant Annihilator The Palpable Leprosy of Pollution2.5
Infant Annihilator The Elysian Grandeval Galèriarch2.5
Howls of Ebb Cursus Impasse: The Pendlomic Vows4.0
Ashbringer Yūgen4.0
Ashbringer Vacant3.5
Schammasch Triangle4.0
Sielunvihollinen Tuhontuoja2.5
Blood Red Throne Union of Flesh and Machine2.5
For a group with so much potential this is painfully ordinary. Sure, it's got some riffs but that doesn't redeem this album past average.
Dragged Into Sunlight/Gnaw Their Tongues N.V.3.0
Wreck and Reference Indifferent Rivers Romance End3.5
Revocation Great Is Our Sin3.5
Defeated Sanity Disposal Of The Dead // Dharmata4.0
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty3.0
Coldworld Autumn3.5
Inter Arma Paradise Gallows3.5
Nonpoint Nonpoint2.5
Nonpoint Vengeance1.5
Nonpoint To the Pain3.5
Nonpoint The Return3.5
Nonpoint The Poison Red3.0
Thousand Foot Krutch Exhale2.5
Kayo Dot Plastic House on Base of Sky3.5
Death Human4.5
Muscle and Marrow Love3.0
Nails You Will Never Be One of Us5.0
Despised Icon Beast3.5
Whitechapel Mark of the Blade3.5
Equilibrium Erdentempel4.0
Textures Phenotype3.5
Uneven Structure Februus3.5
TesseracT Polaris3.0
Riverside Shrine Of New Generation Slaves4.0
Riverside Love, Fear and the Time Machine4.0
Grave Miasma Endless Pilgrimage4.0
"so if you like to the point cavernous death it's perfectly dank."r
Moonsorrow Jumalten aika4.0
Moonsorrow Varjoina kuljemme kuolleiden maassa3.0
Rage The Devil Strikes Again3.0
Fallujah Dreamless3.5
Gojira L'Enfant Sauvage4.0
Gojira From Mars to Sirius3.5
DevilDriver Trust No One3.5
Opeth Still Life4.5
Opeth Ghost Reveries3.0
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse3.5
Be'lakor Of Breath and Bone3.0
Be'lakor Stone's Reach4.0
Be'lakor Vessels3.5
Monolithe Monolithe II3.5
Monolithe Monolithe III4.0
Monolithe Monolithe IV3.5
Monolithe Epsilon Aurigae3.5
Monolithe Monolithe I3.5
Amon Amarth Jomsviking4.0
Hatebreed The Concrete Confessional3.0
Lacuna Coil Shallow Life3.0
Lacuna Coil Karmacode3.0
Lacuna Coil Delirium2.5
Beartooth Aggressive2.0
Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive2.0
Rodrigo y Gabriela Area 522.5
Rodrigo y Gabriela 11:113.0
Rodrigo y Gabriela re-Foc2.5
Rodrigo y Gabriela Rodrigo y Gabriela4.0
Vektor Terminal Redux3.5
Gorguts Pleiades' Dust3.5
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts3.0
Mesarthim Isolate3.5
Killswitch Engage Incarnate3.0
Serious Beak Ankaa4.0
Kauan Sorni Nai4.0
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs4.5
Dumbsaint Panorama, In Ten Pieces4.0
Fear Factory Genexus3.5
Desolate Shrine The Heart Of The Netherworld3.5
Soulfly Archangel3.5
Coldworld Melancholie3.5
Ghost Iris Anecdotes Of Science & Soul3.5
Wolves In The Throne Room Celestial Lineage / Malevolent Grain4.0
Wolves In The Throne Room Diadem Of 12 Stars4.0
Bosse-de-Nage III3.5
Alkaloid The Malkuth Grimoire3.0
An Autumn For Crippled Children The Long Goodbye3.0
Enslaved In Times3.5
All That Remains The Order of Things1.0
Falling in Reverse The Drug in Me Is You2.0
As I Lay Dying Beneath the Encasing of Ashes2.5
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security3.0
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us3.5
As I Lay Dying Decas2.0
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise3.5
As I Lay Dying Awakened3.0
August Burns Red Messengers2.0
August Burns Red Sleddin' Hill2.0
August Burns Red Leveler2.5
August Burns Red Rescue & Restore3.0
Parkway Drive Don't Close Your Eyes3.0
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile4.0
Parkway Drive Horizons3.5
Parkway Drive Deep Blue2.5
Something that can be listened to but does not raise any musical bars. Steady release for parkway drive- but rather unexciting
Parkway Drive Atlas3.0
Bury Tomorrow Runes2.5
36 Crazyfists The Tide and Its Takers2.5
36 Crazyfists A Snow Capped Romance3.5
36 Crazyfists Time and Trauma3.5
Soulfly Omen3.0
Machinemade God The Infinity Complex2.0
Machinemade God Masked2.5
All That Remains ...For We Are Many3.0
All That Remains Overcome2.0
Ghoulgotha The Deathmass Cloak2.0
Vext Impermanence2.5
Is neither here nor there. A group that has so much potential if only they actually had the balls to write some decent music. This Ep is lazy.
Divine Heresy Bleed the Fifth2.5
Divine Heresy Bringer of Plagues1.5
DevilDriver Head on to Heartache2.5
Mouth Of The Architect Time and Withering2.5
Mouth Of The Architect The Ties That Blind3.5
Mouth Of The Architect Quietly4.0
Cult of Luna Eternal Kingdom3.5
Spook the Horses Rainmaker3.5
TesseracT Perspective1.5
TesseracT One3.0
TesseracT Altered State3.5
Periphery Icarus1.5
Periphery Clear2.0
Periphery Periphery3.0
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal2.0
Death Angel The Dream Calls for Blood3.0
Exodus Exhibit B: The Human Condition3.5
Exodus Blood In, Blood Out3.0
Cavalera Conspiracy Inflikted2.5
Cavalera Conspiracy Blunt Force Trauma3.0
Cavalera Conspiracy Pandemonium3.0
Soulfly Primitive2.0
Soulfly Dark Ages3.0
Soulfly Soulfly3.5
Soulfly Enslaved3.0
Sepultura Against2.5
Sepultura Nation1.5
Sepultura Arise3.5
Sepultura A-Lex2.0
Lights and Motion Chronicle3.0
Torche Restarter2.5
Abstracter Wound Empire4.0
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega3.5
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha3.5
Arcane Known/Learned4.5
Shits on your Periphery Juggernaunt slam-feat. The boys from Australia take the who double album theme to the next level.
Finsterforst Mach Dich Frei4.0
Enter Shikari The Mindsweep2.5
Sylosis Dormant Heart3.5
You wish your stool could be this solid. Leave your shit at the door, you can pick this up and walk away.
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor3.0
This is actually pretty, sorta, good. I mean, take it for what it is but when the guy isn't being a biker nazi on TV he can make passable music.
Bullet For My Valentine Fever2.5
Bullet For My Valentine Temper Temper2.0
Burial Rival Dealer2.5
Encoffination Elegant Funerals For The Unknown Dead2.5
Encoffination Ritual Ascension Beyond Flesh3.0
Encoffination III - Hear Me, O' Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs4.0
rThis is dethin' doomin' sex wrapped in skull bones. Sing Thou Wretched Choirs,
Eye of Solitude Dear Insanity4.5
Eye of Solitude The Ghost3.0
Eye of Solitude Awoken by Crows3.5
Obituary Inked in Blood3.0
Beyond Creation Earthborn Evolution2.0
At the Gates At War with Reality2.5
Encoffination O Hell, Shine In Thy Whited Sepulchres3.5
Soilwork Beyond the Infinite3.0
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter2.5
Finds it annoying that my original (and valid) soundoff wasd. It's hard to find thoughts that cohere on any level with Sputnik's elitism. .5 The Gray Chapter is not the album it was hyped up to be, after a six year break, but it's far from being a 'bad' release. Slipknot teeters on the same formula with new blood and the surprising "Killpop" actually highlights the new record.
Machine Head Bloodstone and Diamonds3.5
Say what you will about Machine Head's career, the up's and down's are on a steady bell curve in a general ascent. Sure, they'll never make another The Blackening again, but neither will they return to the early days. Bloodstone and Diamonds brings back accessible track times with only a mere couple extending on the seven minute mark. Flynn's vocals aren't any surprise, nor is the new inclusion on bass. Some stand-outs include: Sail Into The Black, In Comes The Flood and Imaginal Cells.
Job for a Cowboy Demonocracy3.0
Job for a Cowboy Ruination2.5
Job for a Cowboy Sun Eater3.5
Earth Primitive and Deadly4.0
Execration (NOR) Morbid Dimensions4.0
Downfall of Gaia Suffocating in the Swarm of Cranes3.0
Manes Be All End All4.0
Botanist VI: Flora4.0
Luna (UA) Ashes to Ashes3.0
Bloodbath Grand Morbid Funeral3.5
Black Crown Initiate The Wreckage of Stars2.5
Aversions Crown Tyrant3.5
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta III - Saturnian Poetry2.5
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone2.5
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses3.0
Slipknot Iowa4.0
Slipknot Slipknot3.5
Arcana Coelestia Le Mirage de L’idéal4.0
Album is a tital wave, before gently bobbing waters. It's majestic and eerie. Top of the genre without having a fifty minute track.
Inter Arma The Cavern2.5
Septa Destroyer4.0
Witch Mountain Mobile of Angels3.5
Eden Circus Marula4.0
Falloch This Island, Our Funeral2.5
Xerath III2.0
The Contortionist Language2.5
The Contortionist Exoplanet2.5
The Contortionist Intrinsic3.0
Krieg Transient4.0
U2 Songs of Innocence3.5
So many with an unwillingness to understand. U2 have earned the name as a staple in music. Songs Of Innocence simply follows the formula of a band so very successful whether you understand the hype or not. Unfortunately the under 18 year old's of Sputnikmusic lack the capacity to rub brain cells together.
Scar Symmetry Pitch Black Progress3.5
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe3.0
Scar Symmetry Dark Matter Dimensions2.0
Scar Symmetry The Unseen Empire3.0
Scar Symmetry The Singularity - Phase I: Neohumanity2.5
Converge Jane Doe2.5
In Flames Siren Charms3.0
In Flames A Sense of Purpose2.5
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading3.5
Horrendous Ecdysis3.0
Atrum Tempestas Neant3.5
Nonpoint Miracle2.5
Opeth Lamentations3.5
YOB Clearing The Path To Ascend3.0
Nunslaughter Angelic Dread3.5
Anathema Distant Satellites3.0
Esoteric The Maniacal Vale4.0
Evoken Embrace the Emptiness4.0
Doom:VS Dead Words Speak3.5
Doom:VS Earthless4.0
Pathology Throne of Reign2.5
Usnea Usnea3.0
Inborn Suffering Regression To Nothingness1.5
Horrendous The Chills3.0
Ill Nino Till Death, La Familia2.5
Opeth Pale Communion2.5
Choppy diluted Peth with extra "Oh". Sputnik's average rating is confusion galore.
Blues Pills Blues Pills4.0
Wovenwar Wovenwar3.5
The Flower Kings Desolation Rose4.0
Panopticon Roads to the North3.5
Cloak of Altering Plague Beasts2.0
Mamaleek He Never Spoke a Mumblin Word4.0
Fallujah The Flesh Prevails3.0
Empyrium The Turn of the Tides1.5
Such a disappointment, would have loved a natural progression but it seems the tides never truly returned.
Vuyvr Incinerated Gods3.5
Suicide Silence You Can't Stop Me2.5
Suicide Silence No Time to Bleed1.5
Ill Nino Enigma2.5
Ill Nino Dead New World2.5
Ill Nino Confession2.5
Ill Nino One Nation Underground3.0
Ill Nino Revolution/Revolucion3.5
Ill Nino Epidemia4.0
Origin Omnipresent3.5
Oathbreaker Eros|Anteros3.0
Alestorm Captain Morgan's Revenge2.5
Alestorm Sunset on the Golden Age3.0
Alestorm Black Sails at Midnight2.5
Alestorm Back Through Time3.5
Auroch Taman Shud3.5
Anaal Nathrakh Total Fucking Necro3.0
Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls2.0
Wolves In The Throne Room Celestite3.0
No real build up on a stereotypical display of music. It might be new for them, but it's far
from fresh. Take it as you will.
Triptykon Melana Chasmata3.5
Incantation Dirges of Elysium3.5
Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals Walk Through Exits Only2.5
Whitechapel Our Endless War2.0
Funebrarum The Sleep of Morbid Dreams4.0
Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus - The Remixes1.5
Morbid Angel Heretic2.5
Cannabis Corpse From Wisdom to Baked3.0
Cannabis Corpse Blunted at Birth2.5
Cannabis Corpse The Weeding2.0
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here4.0
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles3.0
Fleshgod Apocalypse Agony3.0
Septicflesh The Great Mass3.0
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse4.5
Botanist IV: Mandragora4.0
Primordial The Gathering Wilderness4.5
Primordial To the Nameless Dead3.5
Primordial Redemption at the Puritan's Hand4.0
Eluveitie Origins4.0
With more staying power than the previous releases it's clear that Eluveitie have a lot more to offer until their pool of talent runs dry. Origins picks up where Helvetios left off, bombastic rhthms and constant melodies interplay with the group's harsh growls. It's catchy, it's infectious - - a ride from start to finish. If there are any flaws to be found, it's in the band's ability to be completely comfortable with their sound.
Helm (AU) Vol 3… Panthalassa4.5
Eluveitie Spirit3.5
Eluveitie The Early Years3.5
Eluveitie Slania3.5
Eluveitie Everything Remains As It Never Was3.0
Eluveitie Helvetios4.0
Mastodon Blood Mountain4.0
Mastodon Leviathan3.5
Mastodon Oblivion EP3.0
Mastodon Crack the Skye4.0
An excellent example of a band mixing many features into a quality and enjoyable listen. Featuring psychadelic, progressive and metal features, with technical guitar riffs and melodic leads its a reccomend for metal enthusiasts everywhere.
Mastodon The Hunter3.0
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun3.5
Saor Aura4.5
Wo Fat The Conjuring3.5
Vinterbris Solace3.5
Septicflesh Titan3.5
Dead Congregation Promulgation of the Fall4.0
Esoteric Paragon Of Dissonance4.0
Shape of Despair Angels of Distress4.0
Shape of Despair Shades Of...3.0
Shape of Despair Illusion's Play3.5
Until Death Overtakes Me Interludium I: Funeral Path3.0
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas4.5
The Atlas Moth The Old Believer4.0
Beartooth Disgusting1.5
Trap Them Blissfucker2.0
Mayhem Esoteric Warfare3.5
Linkin Park The Hunting Party2.5
Burzum The Ways of Yore2.5
Arkan Sofia4.0
Arkan Hilal2.5
Arkan Salam4.0
Lantlos Melting Sun3.5
Agalloch The Serpent and the Sphere3.0
Lord Mantis Death Mask4.0
Impetuous Ritual Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence4.0
Black Label Society Catacombs of the Black Vatican3.5
Black Label Society have lifted the expectations of their own music. It's not flashy in regards of toppling a genre but strong enough to bring back the band's former glory.
Brutality Will Prevail Suspension of Consciousness1.5
Saor Roots4.0
Cold Body Radiation A Clear Path2.0
Light the Torch The Beauty of Destruction3.0
Despite the ever-growing hype train from the ashes of former Killswitch Engage frontman, Howard Jones and the other various artists joining on this new moniker, The Beauty Of Destruction leaves something to be desired. Devil You Know releases 47 minutes of passable metalcore filled to the brim with the nuances that made Jones' stint with KsE so successful. The Beauty Of Destruction is formulaic, but delivers everything it was meant to. 'For The Dead And Broken' stands as a distinguishable highlight.
Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo2.5
Sargeist Feeding the Crawling Shadows2.0
Monster Magnet Dopes to Infinity3.0
Thou Heathen4.0
Ringworm Hammer of the Witch2.0
Pyrrhon The Mother of Virtues4.0
Conquering Dystopia Conquering Dystopia2.5
Kauan Aava Tuulen Maa3.0
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together2.0
TotalSelfHatred TotalSelfHatred2.5
Lunar Aurora Hoagascht3.5
Avantasia The Mystery Of Time4.0
Adrift for Days The Lunar Maria3.0
We Lost the Sea Crimea3.0
We Lost the Sea The Quietest Place on Earth4.5
Shattered Hope Waters Of Lethe2.5
Intervals A Voice Within3.5
Vindensang Alpha3.0
Enthroned Sovereigns3.5
A change up in members doesn't shake the foundations of Enthroned's music. At the same time, there's no 'real' disappointment as the new blood holds pace with the band's back catalog. 'Sovereigns' is another bombastic slab of black metal with a modern infusion. It's dynamic and shifts enough to maintain interest.
Carnifex Die Without Hope3.0
Morbus Chron Sweven4.5
Gaped The Murderous Inception1.5
Impure Wilhelmina Black Honey4.0
Insain Enlightening the Unknown3.5
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)4.0
Death Angel Killing Season2.5
Meshuggah Nothing3.5
Conan Blood Eagle3.0
Junius Days of the Fallen Sun2.5
I Killed The Prom Queen Beloved1.5
Horseback Half Blood3.0
Horseback A Plague Of Knowing3.5
Arcturus La Masquerade Infernale3.0
Rush Signals4.0
Crosses Crosses4.0
Culted Oblique to All Paths2.5
The Unguided Fragile Immortality1.5
Behemoth Grom2.0
Behemoth Demigod4.0
Behemoth The Apostasy3.0
Behemoth Evangelion3.0
Benighted Asylum Cave3.5
Benighted Carnivore Sublime2.5
Blut Aus Nord 777 - The Desanctification3.0
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Sect(s)3.0
Blut Aus Nord 777 - Cosmosophy3.5
Blut Aus Nord What Once Was... Liber II2.5
Blut Aus Nord What Once Was...Liber III2.5
Blut Aus Nord Debemur MoRTi2.0
Separatist Closure3.5
Autopsy Mental Funeral4.0
Autopsy Acts of the Unspeakable3.5
Autopsy Shitfun2.0
Kauan Pirut4.0
Disma Towards the Megalith3.5
Slough Feg Digital Resistance3.0
Cynic Focus4.0
Zealotry The Charnel Expanse2.5
Sunn O))) Monoliths and Dimensions3.5
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us2.0
Lifeless, formless heading in one single direction
Miserable Failure Hope3.5
Lvcifyre Svn Eater3.5
Behemoth The Satanist3.5
October Falls The Plague of a Coming Age3.5
Falls of Rauros The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood4.0
Falls of Rauros Hail Wind and Hewn Oak3.0
Falls of Rauros Into the Archaic (Demo)3.0
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain4.5
Agalloch The Grey2.5
Agalloch Faustian Echoes3.5
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit4.0
Woods of Desolation Sorh3.5
An Autumn For Crippled Children Only The Ocean Knows3.0
Skagos Anarchic3.0
Skagos Ast2.5
Year of No Light Ausserwelt3.5
Year of No Light Tocsin3.0
Outwailed Observant3.0
Bong Stoner Rock4.0
Soilwork The Living Infinite3.5
Twenty tracks of joy for a band that was slowly fading off the map. Soilwork have stretched out, when they really needed to.
Sunn O))) and Ulver Terrestrials2.5
Dying Sun Transcendence3.0
Kampfar Mare2.5
Kampfar Djevelmakt3.5
Sunn O))) LA Reh 0123.5
Within Temptation Hydra3.5
Sithu Aye Pulse2.5
Secrets of the Moon Stronghold of the Inviolables2.5
Secrets of the Moon Carved in Stigmata Wounds3.5
Secrets of the Moon Antithesis4.0
A display of a black metal band that simply knows how to do the simple things well, one the best of the genre, even though not widely heard.
Secrets of the Moon Privilegivm3.5
Secrets of the Moon Seven Bells4.0
Secrets of the Moon The Exhibitions3.0
Skindred Kill the Power3.5
It has the hooks to drive its guitar laden, bombastic approach. But the overall song writing steps back from the band's previous release. Make no mistake the quasi formulaic structures are great and the rest push through.
Skindred Union Black3.0
Tempel On the Steps of the Temple2.0
Woods of Desolation As the Stars3.5
Of Solitude and Solemn Of Solitude and Solemn4.0
Drudkh/Winterfylleth Thousands of Moons Ago/The Gates3.0
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 24.0
Hexis Abalam4.0
Suicidal Angels Divide And Conquer2.0
Indian From All Purity3.0
Nails Abandon All Life4.0
Got seventeen minutes? Of course you do. Abandon All Life is the sultry hard-hitting sonic onslaught of oppressive heaviness. Keep in mind that short was never meant to be ?sweet? on Nail?s sophomore ?full-length?. From top to bottom (no matter how short that may be) Abandon All Life ensures the utmost of intensity highlighting the gift of Todd Jones behind the microphone. A fury rarely seen and upheld over the course of ear-splitting riffs and semi-thundering drum patterns gives life to a release over before it can be fully processed. See ?In Exodus? for proof that ?heavy metal? is real and relatable in today?s music industry. There?s no remorse, no guilt, no waiting period or white flag signalling the retreat. Nails have come to place their boot on the neck of the hardcore genre, tying in some truly ferocious chops along the way.
Alcest Shelter3.0
Ea Ea3.5
Darkthrone Circle the Wagons3.5
Darkthrone Sempiternal Past - The Darkthrone Demos3.5
Burzum Hvis lyset tar oss4.5
Burzum Umskiptar2.0
Burzum Sol austan, Mani vestan3.0
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason2.5
Woods of Desolation Toward the Depths3.0
Evergreen Terrace Dead Horses2.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer4.0
Of Solitude and Solemn Starlight's Guide4.0
Mechina Xenon3.0
An Autumn For Crippled Children Try Not To Destroy Everything You Love3.5
Capharnaum Fractured3.0
Make Them Suffer Neverbloom1.5
Richard Cheese The Sunny Side of the Moon3.0
Still Remains Of Love and Lunacy3.5
Still Remains Ceasing to Breathe4.0
Kayo Dot Hubardo4.0
Complete Freedom Alpha3.0
Wedrujacy Wiatr Tam, Gdzie Miesiac Oplakuje Swit4.0
Appalachian Winter I Become The Frozen Land4.0
Power Trip Manifest Decimation3.5
Paysage d'Hiver Das Tor4.0
A perfect mood setter for days dry and windy. The mood is bleak but somehow the setting provides a stark beauty in a barren wasteland. It's times like this when you can fully understand why the bands of this genre spend so much time focusing on what others usually miss.
Secrets of the Sky To Sail Black Waters3.0
Septa The Lover3.5
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal1.5
Just saw this compared to a 2.0 version of Metallica. Threw up a little bit. Now that's all good and fine if you're willing to throw the band into the same boat. But, as far as it goes LULU looks impressive when compared to this. Changing the recipe slightly does not change the fact that cheese and chalk should never be put on the same plate.
Lethe (NO) When Dreams Become Nightmares3.5
Bathory Bathory4.0
The Gardnerz It All Fades2.5
We All Die (Laughing) Thoughtscanning4.0
Self Defense Family Try Me2.5
Five Finger Death Punch The Way Of The Fist2.0
Five Finger Death Punch War Is The Answer3.0
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist2.5
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist (Deluxe Edition)3.0
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 22.0
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 12.5
Five Finger Death Punch Pre-Emptive Strike2.0
Gorguts Colored Sands3.0
Deos Fortitude.Pain.Suffering3.5
Masterminded by the Eye Of Solitude vocalist Daniel DEOS highlights how one man can stretch away from his flagship project and stay well within his nuances.
Lidande I II III3.5
Grand Magus Grand Magus3.0
Why we have no review for this? rYour soundoff was too short, it has to be at least 50 characters
Grand Magus Triumph and Power3.5
Won't topple the likes of 'The Hunt' but has some chops to match any of the band's other records. Only this time around the band is more cohesive throughout.
Grand Magus The Hunt4.0
The Howling Void Nightfall3.0
Passable at best, Nightfall continues The Howling Void's legacy. It's not impressive but it will do.
Deicide In the Minds of Evil3.0
Obliteration Black Death Horizon2.5
Eye of Solitude Sui Caedere3.5
Eye of Solitude Canto III4.5
Eye of Solitude The Deceit3.5
Ethereal Shroud Absolution|Emptiness3.5
Red Fang Whales and Leeches3.5
Tyr Valkyrja3.0
Mephistopheles Sounds Of The End3.0
Bong Idle Days On The Yann3.5
Slayer World Painted Blood3.0
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss4.0
Slayer Reign in Blood4.0
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy3.0
Trivium Vengeance Falls2.0
Soulfly Savages3.0
Rush Caress of Steel3.0
Korn The Paradigm Shift2.5
Korn continue to make music where listeners' collectively "sigh".
Kataklysm In the Arms of Devastation3.5
Kataklysm Serenity in Fire3.0
Kataklysm Prevail3.0
Kataklysm Heaven's Venom2.5
Ataraxie Slow Transcending Agony3.5
Ataraxie Anhedonie2.5
Trvth Black Horse Plague4.5
An opus of a record, moving from free flowing prog, to the dankest of black metal growls. Yes, the run time is huge, but how could you not grace such a massive record without the time needed to allow for full expression? Trvth is a modern take at 70s inspired movements shaped with precision and crafted down to the "tee". The album is beauty rolled, twisted transcending the norm. rfree download - http://trvth.bandcamp.com/album/black-horse-plague
Les Discrets Ariettes Oubliees...4.0
Alcest Souvenirs D'Un Autre Monde3.0
Alcest Les Voyages De L'Âme3.5
Jesu Everyday I Get Closer to the Light from Which I Came3.0
Insomnium Ephemeral3.0
Grave Miasma Odori Sepulcrorum4.0
This is one of those records that will swing an ax into your groin, take heed, but don't forget to come back to it.
Dream Theater Dream Theater3.0
AFI Decemberunderground2.5
Gris À L'Âme Enflammée, L'Âme Constellée...3.5
YIDHRa Hexed3.0
Carcass Surgical Steel4.0
Frosttide Awakening2.5
Opeth The Roundhouse Tapes3.0
Opeth Deliverance3.5
Opeth Blackwater Park4.5
Opeth Damnation3.5
Opeth Burden2.5
Opeth Watershed4.0
Pathology Lords of Rephaim2.0
The Devil Wears Prada 8:182.5
Fit for an Autopsy Hellbound2.0
Cult of Luna Somewhere Along the Highway3.0
Satyricon Satyricon2.5
Samothrace Reverence to Stone3.0
Windhand Soma3.0
Portal Seepia3.5
Portal Outre3.5
Moving Mountains Moving Mountains2.5
Slidhr Deluge3.5
Ministry From Beer to Eternity2.5
Trivium The Crusade2.5
Trivium In Waves3.0
Trivium Shogun3.5
Trivium Trivium2.5
Funeral for a Friend Conduit2.0
Sepultura Chaos A.D.4.0
Sepultura Roots4.0
Sepultura Kairos3.5
Sepultura The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart3.0
I guess they can but there are those who need not wait for a stream to hear the album early....
Katatonia Dethroned & Uncrowned2.5
Antediluvian Through the Cervix of Hawaah3.5
Svart Det Personliga Helvetets Spiral3.0
Lycus Tempest2.5
Turisas 20131.5
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks2.5
Craven Idol Ethereal Altars2.5
Ulcerate Vermis4.0
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events3.5
DevilDriver The Fury of Our Maker's Hand3.0
DevilDriver DevilDriver3.0
DevilDriver The Last Kind Words3.5
DevilDriver Pray for Villains4.0
DevilDriver Beast3.0
DevilDriver Winter Kills3.5
Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King2.5
Locktender Kafka4.5
Apocynthion Sidereus Nuncius2.5
Born of Osiris Tomorrow We Die Alive2.5
Ulver Messe I.X-VI.X4.0
Unhappy Despair4.0
Unhappy Songs Before My Suicide3.5
Unhappy Dark Crows3.5
Unhappy Dear God, Thanks for the Suicide Option4.0
Darkthrone The Underground Resistance5.0
Who could fault Darkthone for doing what they do? Certainly there is nothing surprising going on here, but that's okay we don't need surprises. Darkthrone write the music they want to write.
Watain The Wild Hunt3.0
Watain release something just better than acceptable. Who would've thought they would bring a little Metallica to their modern day black metal, no, I'm not talking a case of the Hetfield "Yeah's", rather the mellow ballad somehow highlights the album.
Ataraxie L'être et la Nausée4.5
Cult of Luna Vertikal II3.5
Four tracks with one remix, it's not an expansive full-length release but its merits are deserved. Play it off the end of Vertikal (1) and the atmosphere matches the first. A display of self-ness, presented by a band that didn't want it any other way.
Dead Letter Circus The Catalyst Fire3.5
Rosetta The Anaesthete3.5
Sun Devoured Earth A Static Life3.5
Sun Devoured Earth Sounds of Desolation3.0
The Defiled Daggers1.5
Chimaira Crown Of Phantoms2.5
Time for Chimaira to hang up their gear. This is too streamlined, for a band that's always used hooks this is over the top almost to a commercially viable, pop/radio level. It doesn't help when the groove has less edge, less gusto, the aggression is gone for a band who really should have been able to do better than this.
Fleshgod Apocalypse Labyrinth3.5
The technicality's still here, the pace is maintained and the symphonic is as prominent as ever. It's not perfect, this combination will always clash heads but it seems that Fleshgod Apocalypse are finally putting the two together in a manageable and interesting form. The album does what it needs to and well, but the almost fifty-five minutes of symphonic cliches tied over a melodic tech-death instrumental effort does tire the listener. It's got room to grow, just not a lot.
Karnivool Asymmetry4.5
Misery Signals Absent Light2.5
Primitive Graven Image Traversing the Awesome Night3.0
Imprecation Satanae Tenebris Infinita3.0
High on Fire De Vermis Mysteriis2.5
Drowning Pool Sinner2.0
Hope Drone Hope Drone4.0
Australia's Hope Drone marks an excellent entry into the world of hybrid post-black metal. It's gritty, clean transcending the typical "pretty" sounds peppered in the genre. It's not for light listening, these four tracks were made with intent, and intent is surely given.
Summoning Old Mornings Dawn4.0
Thaw Thaw3.5
Thy Light No Morrow Shall Dawn3.0
Quest of Aidance Misanthropic Propaganda2.5
Ade Spartacus3.5
Ghost (SWE) Infestissumam3.0
Album leaks and Sput's userbase goes wild. Sure enough Ghost's second release is a steady beast but it just like the Archille's heel, it doesn't have the same impact as the debut. Tracks like Secular Haze, Year Zero (the album's singles) are standouts but the band did everything they needed to on the first release. Make no mistake, the album will Satan your socks off, but it will tickle your feet as it does so.
Forlorn Path Man's Last Portrait3.0
Finsterforst Rastlos5.0
Raxa Starchildren3.5
Sirenia Perils of the Deep Blue3.0
Esoteric Subconscious Dissolution Into the...2.5
Havok Unnatural Selection2.0
Gojira The Way of All Flesh3.5
Meshuggah obZen3.0
Meshuggah Koloss4.0
Serious Beak Huxwhukw4.0
Palms Palms2.5
Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus2.0
Anaal Nathrakh Domine Non Es Dignus3.5
Anaal Nathrakh Eschaton3.5
Anaal Nathrakh The Codex Necro4.5
Anaal Nathrakh Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Her3.5
Anaal Nathrakh In the Constellation of the Black Widow3.5
Anaal Nathrakh Passion1.5
Anaal Nathrakh Vanitas4.0
Dragged Into Sunlight Hatred For Mankind3.5
Dragged Into Sunlight WidowMaker3.5
Crowbar Sever The Wicked Hand3.0
Cough Sigillum Luciferi3.0
Cough Ritual Abuse3.0
Thou Peasant4.0
Thou Tyrant4.0
Coffinworm When All Became None3.5
Immolation Majesty and Decay3.5
Suffocation Suffocation3.0
Autopsy Severed Survival4.0
Autopsy Macabre Eternal2.0
Coffins Mortuary in Darkness3.0
Amenra Mass V3.5
Wolves In The Throne Room Malevolent Grain3.0
Ash Borer Ash Borer3.5
Ash Borer Bloodlands3.0
Ash Borer Cold of Ages4.0
Cathedral The Last Spire3.0
Sunn O))) Black One3.5
Until Death Overtakes Me Symphony I: Deep Dark Red3.0
Until Death Overtakes Me Symphony III: Monolith4.0
Adrift for Days Come Midnight...4.0
Hela Broken Cross4.0
Vader Welcome to the Morbid Reich3.5
Deicide Deicide4.0
Deicide Till Death Do Us Part2.0
Deicide To Hell With God3.0
Blood Red Throne Come Death3.5
Blood Red Throne Souls of Damnation3.5
Blood Red Throne Blood Red Throne4.0
Children of Bodom Halo of Blood2.5
Inter Arma Sky Burial3.0
Cult of Luna Vertikal4.0
Mouth Of The Architect Dawning2.5
Devil Time to Repent3.0
Autopsy The Headless Ritual2.5
Hacride Back To Where You've Never Been2.5
Rorcal Vilagvege4.0
Whelm A Gaze Blank and Pitiless as The Sun4.0
Kagrenak Black Vertical Shadows4.0
Kagrenak Part One3.0
Kagrenak Part Two3.5
Short exposures to the monolithic world of funeral doom metal, only this is the second chapter.
Thou Summit3.5
Bell Witch Longing3.5
The Body Master, We Perish3.0
Doomsword Doomsword2.5
Doomsword The Eternal Battle4.0
Enshine Origin3.5
Fell Voices Regnum Saturni3.0
Altar of Plagues White Tomb3.0
Altar of Plagues Mammal3.5
Deafheaven Sunbather2.5
Opeth Heritage3.5
Katatonia Night Is the New Day4.0
Katatonia Dead End Kings3.5
Paradise Lost Tragic Idol3.5
My Dying Bride The Manuscript2.5
Mourning Beloveth Formless3.0
Talisman Stone LoveCraftopolis4.5
Evoken Antithesis of Light4.0
Evoken A Caress of the Void3.0
Evoken Atra Mors4.0
Until Death Overtakes Me Symphony II: Absence Of Life3.0
Until Death Overtakes Me Prelude To Monolith3.5
How minimal is this, how long can you sit still? And why the fuck don't people know about this band?
Until Death Overtakes Me Days Without Hope3.0
This one man minimalistic funeral doom metaler culminates a bit of everything found in his past release creating a quality listen from front to back. The album has flaws in bringing it all together and for some reason that's why the other albums fair better in terms of quality.
Sacriphyx The Western Front4.0
The Fall of Every Season Amends4.0
The Fall of Every Season From Below3.0
Orphaned Land All Is One2.0
Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods3.5
Dark Tranquillity Construct2.5
Frigoris Wind5.0
Wolves In The Throne Room Two Hunters2.5
Wolves In The Throne Room Black Cascade3.0
Wolves In The Throne Room Celestial Lineage3.5
Altar of Plagues Teethed Glory and Injury5.0
I may be pulling the trigger here a touch early, but this is your AOTY. It swirls, transcends, grabs, pulls, grows and takes a hold on the darkest parts of your emotions. It's a change from previous releases in more than a couple of ways. Track length suits a better all rounded sense and they have dropped the black metal intensity opting for a smoother post/experimental sound.
Black Sabbath 133.0
Sigur Ros Kveikur3.5
Aborym Dirty3.0
De Magia Veterum The Divine Antithesis3.0
Dodecahedron Dodecahedron3.0
Impetuous Ritual Relentless Execution of Ceremonial Excrescence3.5
Portal Swarth4.0
Portal Vexovoid4.0
Incantation Vanquish in Vengeance4.0
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy3.0
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten4.0
Suffocation Blood Oath2.5
Suffocation Pinnacle of Bedlam3.0
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork2.5
Kongh Sole Creation3.5
Wednesday 13 The Dixie Dead2.0
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