Best Albums / Singles / EPs of 2014!

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  1. RazorEye

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    BEST ALBUMS OF 2014
    Albums ranked best to least from left to right, up to down.
    Click on the artworks of each album to listen to the album on Rdio!

    Coldplay's Ghost Stories is currently #1 on this list. It has held #1 since May 15, 2014.
    Linkin Park's The Hunting Party is listed #6 as of September 23, 2014. It originally debuted on this list at #4.


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    ANTICIPATING

    Titled (In order of Release date):
    Nickelback - No Fixed Address (November 4)
    Pink Floyd - The Endless River (November 7)
    Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways (November 10)
    Knife Party - Abandon Ship (November 10)
    Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint (November 28)
    Rihanna - Home (November)
    Ninja Sex Party - Attitude City (2014)
    Lady Gaga - Artpop: Act II [Unconfirmed] (2014)

    Untitled (In Alphabetical Order):
    Awolnation - LP2 (2014)
    Florence + the Machine - LP3 (Late 2014)
    fun. - LP3 (Late 2014)
    Kanye West - LP7 (Late 2014)
    The Offspring - LP10 (Late 2014)
    The Temper Trap - LP3 (Late 2014)
    Starbomb - LP2 (Late 2014)
     

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    Next year is going to be insane for music. All of this plus Blink-182 :head: And new Imagine Dragons. Hopefully new Of Monsters and Men too
     
  3. Minus

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    TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014
    BADBADNOTGOOD
    | III
    BROKEN BELLS | After the Disco
    DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 | The Physical World
    FLYING LOTUS | You're Dead!#
    FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB | Piñata
    LIGHTS | Little Machines
    THE ROOTS | ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
    RUN THE JEWELS | Run the Jewels 2
    THIEVERY CORPORATION | Saudade
    TRENT REZNOR AND ATTICUS ROSS | Gone Girl: Soundtrack from the Motion Picture

    GREAT ALBUMS
    APHEX TWIN
    | Syro
    DAMON ALBARN | Everyday Robots
    GOT A GIRL | I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now
    KINA GRANNIS | Elements
    NINA PERSSON | Animal Heart
    PHANTOGRAM | Voices
    PHARRELL | G I R L
    RODRIGO Y GABRIELA | 9 Dead Alive
    TAKUYA KURODA | Rising Son
    SCHOOLBOY Q | Oxymoronv

    GOOD ALBUMS
    BECK
    | Morning Phase
    THE BLACK KEYS | Turn Blue
    BREATHE CAROLINA | Savages
    CHUCK INGLISH | Convertibles
    ††† | †††
    DEVIN TOWNSEND | Casualties of Cool
    ED SHEERAN | X#
    FOSTER THE PEOPLE | Supermodel
    JOHN FRUSCIANTE | Enclosure
    KAREN O | Crush Songs
    KID CUDI | Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon
    LINKIN PARK | The Hunting Party
    LOST IN THE TREES | Past Life
    THE 1975 | The 1975
    ROYAL BLOOD | Royal Blood#
    TYCHO | Awake

    CURRENTLY LISTENING
    CHIODOS
    | Devil
    SHINTARO SAKAMOTO | Let's Dance Raw
    TAYLOR SWIFT | 1989!
    YELLOWCARD | Lift A Sail

    IN QUEUE
    ALT-J
    | This Is All Yours
    ANTEMASQUE | Antemasque
    ATMOSPHERE | Southsiders
    DEADMAU5 | while(1<2)
    DELTA SPIRIT | Into the Wide
    IMOGEN HEAP | Sparks
    THE JUAN MACLEAN | In a Dream
    MF DOOM & BISHOP NEHRU | Nehruviandoom
    MOGWAI | Rave Tapes
    PHAROAHE MONCH | PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    TRICKY | Adrian Thaws
    SHINTARO SAKAMOTO | Let's Dance Raw

    ANTICIPATING
    COPELAND
    | Ixora
    FOO FIGHTERS | Sonic Highways
    JOEY BADA$$ | B4.Da.$$
    KENDRICK LAMAR | TBA


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  4. Alexrednex

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    Damn those lists are fancy. I don't even feel like trying haha.
    I honestly haven't been listening to many of the new albums that have come out - been too busy catching up with great records from 2013.


    Great Albums
    1. Behemoth - The Satanist - 9/10
    2. Iceage - Plowing Into The Field of Love - 8,5/10
    3. Linkin Park - The Hunting Party - 8/10
    4. Swans - To Be Kind - 8/10
    5. Run The Jewels - 2 - 8/10
    6. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots - 8/10
    7. Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars 8/10
    8. Opeth - Pale Communication - 8/10
    9. Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter - 8/10


    Good/Decent/Average Albums
    1. Flying Lotus - You're Dead! - 7/10
    2. La Dispute - The Rooms Of The House - 6,5/10
    3. Rise Against - The Black Market - 6,5/10
    4. Manchester Orchestra - Cope - 6,5/10
    5. Coldplay - Ghost Stories - 6,5/10
    6. You + Me - Rose Ave - 6,5/10
    7. Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron - 6,5/10
    8. Sun Kill Moon - Benji - 6,5/10
    9. Foo Fighter - Sonic Highways - 6/10
    10. Royal Blood - Self-titled - 6/10
    11. Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright In The End - 6/10
    12. Angels and Airwaves - The Dream Walker - 6/10
    13. Ed Sheeran - X - 5,5/10
    14. One Direction - Four - 5/10
     
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    i. K A U A I by Childish Gambino
    ii. MTV1987 by Kevin Abstract
    iii. CTV2 by Jaden Smith

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    i. Oxymoron by ScHoolboy Q
    ii. Neon Icon by RiFF RAFF
    iii. S T N M T N by Childish Gambino

    iii
    i. Down On My Luck by Vic Mensa
    ii. Anna's Lament by Caleborate
    iii. So High by Wiz Khalifa
    iv. Wimme Nah by Vic Mensa
    v. (Untitled) by Caleborate
    vi. Candler Road by Childish Gambino*
    vii. Amor by Raury
    viii. Cigarette Song by Raury
    ix. Under Pressure by Logic
    x. Pop Thieves (Make It Feel Good) by Childish Gambino
    xi. Retro by Childish Gambino
    xii. Blue Ocean by Jaden Smith
    xiii. 3005 (Beach Picnic Version) [Secret Track] by Childish Gambino*
    xiv. Hell / Heroina by Kevin Abstract
    xv. Drugs by Kevin Abstract
    xvi. Tame Cab by Kevin Abstract*
    xvii. Pleiadian Medicine by Jaden Smith
    xviii. Fire by Jaden Smith
    xix. PCH by Jaden Smith
    xx. Sunday Candy by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
    xxi. Yoncé by Beyoncé, because fuck you.
    xxii. Fire Squad by J. Cole
    xxiii. Deliver by Lupe Fiasco
    xxiv. It Goes Through by Linkin Park
     
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  6. Minus

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    TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014
    BADBADNOTGOOD
    | III
    BROKEN BELLS | After the Disco
    DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 | The Physical World
    FLYING LOTUS | You're Dead!
    FOO FIGHTERS | Sonic Highways#
    FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB | Piñata
    LIGHTS | Little Machines
    RUN THE JEWELS | Run the Jewels 2
    THIEVERY CORPORATION | Saudade
    TRENT REZNOR AND ATTICUS ROSS | Gone Girl: Soundtrack from the Motion Picture

    GREAT ALBUMS
    APHEX TWIN
    | Syro
    DAMON ALBARN | Everyday Robots
    DEADMAU5 | while(1<2)#
    GOT A GIRL | I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now
    KINA GRANNIS | Elements
    NINA PERSSON | Animal Heart
    PHANTOGRAM | Voices
    PHARRELL | G I R L
    RODRIGO Y GABRIELA | 9 Dead Alive
    THE ROOTS | ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousinv
    TAKUYA KURODA | Rising Son
    SCHOOLBOY Q | Oxymoron

    GOOD ALBUMS
    BECK
    | Morning Phase
    THE BLACK KEYS | Turn Blue
    BREATHE CAROLINA | Savages
    CHUCK INGLISH | Convertibles
    ††† | †††
    DEVIN TOWNSEND | Casualties of Cool
    ED SHEERAN | X
    FOSTER THE PEOPLE | Supermodel
    JOHN FRUSCIANTE | Enclosure
    KAREN O | Crush Songs
    KID CUDI | Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon
    LINKIN PARK | The Hunting Party
    LOST IN THE TREES | Past Life
    MF DOOM & BISHOP NEHRU | Nehruviandoom#
    THE 1975 | The 1975
    ROYAL BLOOD | Royal Blood
    TAYLOR SWIFT | 1989#
    TYCHO | Awake


    IN QUEUE
    ALT-J
    | This Is All Yours
    ANTEMASQUE | Antemasque
    ATMOSPHERE | Southsiders
    CHIODOS | Devil
    COPELAND | Ixora
    DELTA SPIRIT | Into the Wide
    IMOGEN HEAP | Sparks
    THE JUAN MACLEAN | In a Dream
    MOGWAI | Rave Tapes
    PHAROAHE MONCH | PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    TRICKY | Adrian Thaws
    SHINTARO SAKAMOTO | Let's Dance Raw
    YELLOWCARD | Lift A Sail


    ANTICIPATING
    JOEY BADA$$
    | B4.Da.$$
    KENDRICK LAMAR | TBA

    FAVORITE TRACKS OF 2014
    BROKEN BELLS
    | Holding On for Life
    DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 | Always On
    FLYING LOTUS | Never Catch Me
    FOO FIGHTERS | Something From Nothing
    KENDRICK LAMAR | i
    KINA GRANNIS | Winter
    LIGHTS | Up We Go
    LINKIN PARK | Mark the Graves
    RUN THE JEWELS | Blockbuster Night Pt. I
    THIEVERY CORPORATION | Firelight

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  7. Gibs

    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    The Best
    • Behemoth – The Satanist
    • Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars
    • Coldplay – Ghost Stories
    • Hans Zimmer - Interstellar OST
    • Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
    • Opeth - Pale Communion
    • Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase I - Neohumanity)
    • Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 2
    • Swans - To Be Kind
    • U2 – Songs of Innocence


    The Good
    • Anathema - Distant Satellites
    • Angel Vivaldi - Away With Words, Pt. 1
    • Animals as Leaders – The Joy of Motion
    • The Contortionist – Language
    • ††† - †††
    • Deadmau5 – While(1<2)
    • Hozier - Hozier
    • Julian Casablancas+The Voidz – Tyranny
    • Killer Be Killed - Killer Be Killed
    • Royal Blood - Out of the Black
    • Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
    • Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope
    • Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestite


    The Okay / Disappointing
    • Cloudkicker - Little Histories
    • Haken - Restoration
    • Pink Floyd - The Endless River
    • Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter


    Anticipating
    • Dave Kerzner - New World


    Stuff I Still Need to Check Out
    • Bloodbath - Grand Morbid Funeral
    • Casualties of Cool - Casualties of Cool
    • Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails
    • Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
    • Ne Obliviscaris - Citadel
    • Tempel - On the Steps of the Temple
     
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    [table="Width: 750"] ARTIST TITLE
    Albums - Tier 1:
    FKA twigs "LP1"
    Knife Party "Abandon Ship"
    Stwo "Ninety Two"

    Albums - Tier 2:
    Banks "Goddess"
    Deadmau5 "while(1<2)"
    The Glitch Mob "Love Death Immortality"
    Linkin Park "The Hunting Party"
    Various Artists "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    EPs:
    Kid Smpl "Silo Tear"
    Shlohmo & Jeremih "No More"[/table]
    EDIT: yeah, ^ this is final.
     
  11. Blake

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    BEST ALBUMS OF 2014
    1. Angels and Airwaves- The Dream Walker
    2. Death From Above 1979- The Physical World
    3. Taylor Swift- 1989
    4. Foo Fighters- Sonic Highways
    5. You+Me- Rose Ave.
    6. Knife Party- Abandon Ship
    7. Linus Young- Category 5
    8. Run the Jewels- Run the Jewels 2
    9. Finch- Back to Oblivion
    10. Ed Sheeran- X
    Order could change


    GOOD
    • Any Given Day- My Longest Way Home
    • Augustana- Life Imitating Life
    • Ariana Grande- My Everything
    • Blake Shelton- Bringing Back the Sunshine
    • Crosses- +++
    • Dan+Shay- Where It All Began
    • The Fray- Helios
    • Free Throw- Those Days Are Gone
    • Gaslight Anthem- Get Hurt
    • Hunter Hayes- Storyline
    • Isaiah Rashad- Cilvia Demo
    • Kina Grannis- Elements
    • Kenny Chesney- The Big Revival
    • Lana Del Rey- Ultraviolence
    • Lee Brice- I Don't Dance
    • McCafferty- Beach Boy
    • Me vs Hero- I'm Completely Fine
    • The Obsessives- Manners
    • Royal Blood- Royal Blood
    • Sadistik- Ultraviolet
    • Sam Smith- In the Lonely Hour
    • Schoolboy Q- Oxymoron
    • The Script- No Sound Without Silence
    • Sppon- They Want My Soul
    • SPORT- Bon Voyage
    • Sports.- We'll Get to it Eventually
    • 5 Seconds of Summer- 5 Seconds of Summer

    Good but disappointing
    • The Griswolds- Be Impressive
    • Linkin Park- The Hunting Party
    • Modern Baseball- You're Going to Miss it All
    • Rise Against- The Black Market

    Disappointing
    • Interpol- El Pintor
    • Lecrae- Anomaly
    • Meg Myers- Make a Shadow
    • Panucci's Pizza- All of my Friends are Familiar and the Steps I Took to Realize This.

    Still to listen to:
    • Ariel Pink- Pom Pom
    • Atmosphere- Outsiders
    • Beck- Morning Phase
    • Chiodos- Devil
    • Freddie Gibs and Madlib- Pinata (yes, I've been pushing this off for a while, will get to it soon)
    • J. Cole- 2014 Forest Hill Drive
    • MF Doom and Nehru- Nehruviandoom
    • Panda Bear- Mr. Noah
    • Pharoahe Monch- PSTD
    • The Roots - ...& Then You Shoot Your Cousin
    • Tim McGraw- Sundown Heaven Town
    • Train- Bulletproof Picasso
    • Vance Joy- Dream Your Life Away
    • Vic Mensa- Street Lights
    • Yellowcard- Lift a Sail

    Most Anticipated:

    • NONE
     
  12. Tim

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    Best Albums of 2014

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    01. Grouper - Ruins

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    02. Swans - To Be Kind

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    03. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

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    04. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

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    05. Behemoth - The Satanist

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    06. Run the Jewels - Run The Jewels 2

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    07. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness

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    08. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else

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    09. Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire

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    10. Flying Lotus - You're Dead!



    Honorable Mentions:

    Every Time I Die - From Parts Unknown
    Ty Segall - Manipulator
    Trap Them - Blissfucker
    Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun
    Lykke Li - I Never Learn
    Beck - Morning Phase
    Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
    At the Gates - At War with Reality
    Warpaint - Warpaint

     
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  13. Erica

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    Best:
    Behemoth- The Satanist
    Aborted- Necrotic Manifesto
    Linkin Park- The Hunting Party
    Goatwhore- Constricting Rage of the Merciless
    Misery Index- The Killing Gods
    Septicflesh- Titan
    Ringworm- Hammer of the Witch
    Fallujah- The flesh prevails
    Electric Wizard- Time to Die
    Slipknot- .5 The Gray Chapter
    Ne Obliviscaris- Citadel
    Black Crown Initiate- The Wreckage of Stars

    Good:
    Devin Townsend Project- Z2
    Revocation- Deathless
    At the Gates- At War with Reality
    Inferi- The Path of Apotheosis
    Cannibal Corpse- A Skeletal Domain
    Inanimate Existence- Never Ending Cycle of Atonement
    Dark Tranquility- Construct
    Tryptikon- Melana Chasmata
    Animals as Leaders- Joy of Motion
    Allageaon- Elements of the Infinite
    Agalloch- The Serpent and The Sphere
    Epica- The Quantum Enigma
    Wolves in the Throne Room- Celestite
    Casualties of Cool- eponymous
    Killer be Killed- Eponymous

    Ok/disappointing:
    Anaal Nathrakh- Disideratum
    Alcest- Shelter
    Down- The Purple EP part II
    Burzum- The Ways of Yore
    Exodus- Blood In, Blood Out
     
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    Moridin Death Contagious Deity

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    Tied First (9/10):
    John Butler Trio - Flesh & Blood
    Rodrigo y Gabriela - 9 Dead Alive

    (8/10)
    Chris Letchford - Lightbox
    Opeth - Pale Communion
    Mutefish - 360 Hangovers [EP]
    Down - IV part 2 [EP]

    (7.5/10)
    Mick Flannery - By the Rule
    Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
    Hozier - Hozier

    (7/10)
    Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds
     
  15. Decay

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    GREAT ALBUMS
    ††† - ††† (Crosses)
    Timber Timbre - Hot Dreams
    Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
    The Black Keys - Turn Blue
    Novastar - Inside Outside
    Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
    Royal Blood - Royal Blood
    Alt J - This Is All Yours
    Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - Gone Girl OST
    Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
    Linus Young - Category 5
    Kele - Trick
    Moth Equals - Sick Puppy
    The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
    St. Vincent - St. Vincent


    GOOD ALBUMS
    Liars - Mess
    Foster The People - Supermodel
    Tycho - Awake
    Pharrell - Girl
    The Roots - …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
    Mø - No Mythologies To Follow
    Phantogram - Voices
    Jack White - Lazaretto
    Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien
    SBTRKT - Wonder Where We Land
    Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
    Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
    Knife Party - Abandon Ship
    Death from Above 1979 - The Physical World
    Mogwai - Rave Tapes
     
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  16. Gibs

    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    Final 2014 List

    Top Ten List

    10. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways

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    9. Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase I - Neohumanity)

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    8. Coldplay - Ghost Stories

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    7. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2

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    6. Swans - To Be Kind

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    5. Behemoth - The Satanist

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    4. Hans Zimmer - Interstellar OST

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    3. Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

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    2. Opeth - Pale Communion

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    1. Ne Obliviscaris - Citadel

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    Honorable Mentions
    Bent Knee - Shiny Eyes Babies
    Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars
    The Devin Townsend Project - Z²
    Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
    U2 – Songs of Innocence


    The Good
    Anathema - Distant Satellites
    Angel Vivaldi - Away With Words, Pt. 1
    Animals as Leaders – The Joy of Motion
    The Contortionist – Language
    ††† - †††
    Dave Kerzner - New World
    Deadmau5 – While(1<2)
    Hozier - Hozier
    Julian Casablancas+The Voidz – Tyranny
    Killer Be Killed - Killer Be Killed
    Pink Floyd - The Endless River
    The Roots - ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
    Royal Blood - Out of the Black
    Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
    Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope
    Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestite


    The Okay / Disappointing
    Bloodbath - Grand Morbid Funeral
    Cloudkicker - Little Histories
    Haken - Restoration
    Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter
     
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  17. Erica

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    Ok, I suppose I've squeezed everything in. Let's do a top 10.

    10. Goatwhore- Constricting Rage of the Merciless

    Sick riffage, a lot of fun. Same album as the last two minus a few songs.

    9. Devin Townsend Project- Z2

    Two albums of awesome music. My only complaint is that Sky Blue is kind of in two halves and that I didn't get the Dark Matters CD without dialogue.

    8. Linkin Park- The Hunting Party

    A rock album with both unheard of and generic elements.

    7. Black Crown Initiate- The Wreckage of Stars

    Heavy, technical, emotional. A unique band within the scene.

    6. Electric Wizard- Time to Die

    Fucking Electric Wizard brah. The usual slight stray from the usual sound. Best band to listen to when you're stoned. Period.

    5. Slipknot- The Gray Chapter

    Maybe not the return I would have liked better than some will tell you though. Catchy, heavy, sometimes fun, sometimes emotional.

    4. Fallujah- The Flesh Prevails

    A death metal record I've never heard before. The use of synths makes for a great atmosphere. Yet they keep it heavy. Hope they keep doing good.

    3. Ne Obliviscaris- Citadel

    This could be number 2. I just wish the atmosphere was kept during the heavy bits. When this record is soft, it's perfect.

    2. Septicflesh- Titan

    Well written, composed, mixed... Everything. Can't find much to complain about with this one.

    1. Taylor Swift... Ah shit. Sorry Tay tay. I gotta bump ya. Fucking Behemoth! The Satanist.

    This record is perfect. Best extreme metal album of the last decade. It takes away the wall of sound and fills the space with Symphony, unique vocals, spoken word and atmosphere. This album doesn't walk the same beaten lyrical path that is the usual satanic stuff. This is a serande to Satan. A gospel to Satan. Nergal is one the smartest guys in Metal. Guy is a fucking genius. The drummer, Inferno, his performance on this album is insane. It's like rhythmic thunder! I got half way through talking about it and had to put it on! Lol. All this is helped by the fact that their best live show in death metal. I would say metal in general if it weren't for watain and gwar. Anyways, it's gonna be a while before I love an album like this again.
     
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  18. Gibs

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    In The Absence Ov Light, gawd that song. That transition from the spoken word to the all out heavy, gives me an instant woody every time.

    I wanted to include The Wreckage Of Stars in my top 10, but it didn't blow me away as much as other Metal records have this year (Citadel, The Satanist).
     
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    I think I should've put Z2 over Misery Index. Might fix that lol. But yeah, I am genuinely in love with The Satanist. It's been a while since I've liked an album like this.

    Edit: Put Townsend in at 8. Sorry Misery Index lol.
     
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    my album of the year, also features song of the year.

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