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    Year-end album recap thread

    Its the last month of the year. I don't think too many more albums are coming out in the next couple of weeks. Whats everyone's top picks so far ?

    For me, 2010 was a killer year for metal. probably the best in about 5 years.

    Here's my top 10:
    -Atheist - Jupiter
    -Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones
    -Briton Rites - For Mircalla
    -Overkill - Ironbound
    -Agalloch - Marrow of the Spirit
    -Aeon - Path of Fire
    -Sodom - In War & Pieces
    -Forbidden - Omega Wave
    -Arsis - Starve For the Devil
    -Melechesh - Epigenesis
    Honorable mentions:
    -The Lord Weird Slough-Feg - Animal Spirits
    -Decrepit Birth - Polarity
    -Fleshgod Apocalypse - Mafia (even though its only an EP...)
    -Grave - Burial Ground
    -Nevermore - Obsidian Conspiracy
    -Hour of Penance - Paradogma
    Still need to hear:
    -Rotting Christ's new one
    -God Dethroned - Under the Iron Cross
    -Defeated Sanity - Chapters Of Repugnance
    -Danzig - Deth Red Sabaoth
    -Seamount - Sacrifice
    -Mekong Delta's new one
    -Deathspell Omega's new one
    -Abney Park's new one
    Fucking letdowns
    -Halford - Halford IV. What a shitty followup to Crucible.
    -Annihilator - S/t. Its less crappy than Metal but still not up to snuff.
    I play bass in a band called Weaponlord.

    I also play bass in a band called Northern Crown.

    I used to play bass in a band called Faethom.

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    I loved everything about Jupiter except the fact it needed to be, like, a half hour longer.
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    I just listen to it on repeat

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    My Fav's

    Arsis - Starve for the Devil
    The Crown - Doomsday King
    Cephalic Carnage - Misled by Certainty
    Allegaeon - Fragments of Form and Function
    The Absence - Enemy Unbound

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    Albums of the year for me:

    Anathema - We're Here Because We

    This is just an awesome album in every way. Easily up there with "Judgement" and "A Fine Day to Exit" as Anathemas best albums.

    Throes of Dawn - The Great Fleet of Echoes

    A Finnish band that nobody else than me has apparently heard of (even here in Finland) They've released a few albums before this but this one really stands out from the rest of their production. Great songs, great production etc. If you like your music dark and depressing this is the band to listen to.

    Magenta Skycode - Relief

    A bit different perhaps from the others I've listed. This is some kind of prog-rock I guess, with lots of pop hooks and stuff. Great album

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    I would add For Aeons Past by Solution .45 to the list. Excellent album in my opinion.

    I'm sure I would add a lot more, but a lot of albums I'm not sure if they were 2009 or 2010.

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy View Post
    I loved everything about Jupiter except the fact it needed to be, like, a half hour longer.
    It also needed more bass.

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    Off the top of my head (might add more later):

    Anathema - We're Here Because We're Here
    Oceansize - Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up
    Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones
    Post metal, for fans of ISIS, Cult of Luna, Neurosis, Gojira etc

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    Absolute win of the year:

    Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier

    also cool in my book:

    Ion Dissonance - Cursed

    Havent picked up yet:

    Atheist - Jupiter
    The Crown - Doomsday King
    and whatever the new Nevermore is called

    Disappointments of the year:

    Arsis - Starve For The Devil
    Grand Magus - Hammer Of The North

    Absolute shit:

    new Blind Guardian

    I think these are the only "2010" records i care for...bought only old stuff that year.

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