It's December, What are your AOTY Contenders?

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  1. Triple7

    Triple7 The Decepticon

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    Not in any particular order:
    Fit For An Autopsy - The Sea Of Tragic Beasts
    Latitudes - Part Island
    Russian Circles - Blood Year
    Pelican - Nighttime Stories
    Tool - Fear Inoculum
    Cult of Luna - Dawn to Fear
     
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    Car Bomb - Mordial

    Listening to it now and holy shit, my body wasn't ready.
     
  3. ThisBrokenMachine

    ThisBrokenMachine Architectural Metal

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    Lot of great album this year, in no particular order:

    Sleep Token - Sundowning
    Numenorean - Adore
    Alcest - Spiritual Instinct
    Whitechapel - The Valley
    Vitriol - To Bathe From The Throat Of Cowardice
    Batushka - Batushka
    Cult of Luna - A Dawn to Fear
    Car Bomb - Mordial
    Uneven Structure - Paragon
    Blus aut Nord - Hallucinogen
     
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    Randy Sous Chef Super Moderator

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    Totally forgot Borknagar - True North

     
  5. efiltsohg

    efiltsohg SS.org Regular

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    forgot about Vaura - Sables

     
  6. crg123

    crg123 SS.orgLocalArchitect

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    This. It was great to have a full length release from them. I saw their play through for "Parting of a Neck" earlier this year on YouTube random play, they're monsters.

    The lead guitarist has a really interesting style to playing leads. The bassist rips the hell out of a 4 string. Saw them live on Monday.
     
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    Baest - Venenum
    Entombed AD - Bowels of Earth
    Angel Witch - Angel of light

    I love HM-2 what can I say
     
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    Triple7 The Decepticon

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    Can't believe I forgot to add:

    Uneven Structure - Paragon
    Carbomb - Mordial
     
  9. Indigenous

    Indigenous Indigenous

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    I really enjoyed Sabaton - The Great War. I don't know if it's my AOTY, but I haven't seen anyone else mention it. They always manage to scratch an itch I didn't know I had.
     
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    Death Atlas - Cattle Decap. Completely next level, easily the defining metal album of the year.
    Absolute - Kublai Khan TX. All bangers, no fluff, raw and dirty hardcore.
    Different Shade of Blue - Knocked Loose. No intro needed.
    Nothing Left To Love - Counterparts. Nobody does melodic hardcore like these guys.
    The Valley - Whitechapel. Wasn't huge into WC before but now I love them. Atmospheric, groovy, heavy. Killer tunes.
    Futha - Heilung. Not metal, prehistoric-inspired atmospheric folk. Great stuff.
     
  11. akinari

    akinari does his own setups

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    Rowsdower - The Michael Jordans of Suicide.
     
  12. USMarine75

    USMarine75 Stairway to Heaven blows Contributor

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    Ariel Posen - How Long

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    Isn't it Jimi Hendrix every year?
     
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    JouniK86 Autistic philosopher

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    Oh my, already almost made up my Top10 list for a year. Some of the best, but in no particular order:

    Deathspell Omega : The Furnaces of Palingenesia
    Esoteric : A Pyrrhic Existence
    Inter Arma : Sulphur English
    PUP : Morbid Stuff
    Sleep Token : Sundowning
    Weyes Blood : Titanic Rising
    Zytecki, Jakub : Nothing Lasts, Nothing's Lost
     
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    It's a great album, listened to it quite a lot.

    For me this year was very finnish...

    • Brymir - Wings Of Fire (epic/melodic death metal)
    • Insomnium - Heart Like A Grave (melodic death metal)
    • Vorna - Sateet Palata Saavat (folk/melodic death metal)
    • Beast In Black - From Hell With Love (power metal)
    • Bloodred Hourglass - Godsend (melodic death metal)

    Dream Theater, Cattle Decapitation, Shadow Of Intent, Allegaeon, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Jinjer, Periphery and lots of others released great albums too.

    Honorable mentions for smaller bands:

    • Finsterforst: Zerfall (epic/folk metal)
    • Wormwood: Nattarvet (folk/black metal)
    • In Mourning: Garden Of Storms (progressive/melodic death metal)
    • Wilderun: Veil Of Imagination (folk/progressive metal)
     
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    Throwing into the mix:

    Brutus - Nest; love me some good angsty post-hardcore.

    Forgot to check out In Mourning, but I absolutely loved The Weight of Oceans.

    Apparently I really need to check out Cattle Decapitation, so I'll throw that one tomorrow while I have to paint my kitchen.
     
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    Warforged - I: Voice is absolutely #1 followed by Opeth, Blood Incantation, Obsequiae.
     
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    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    According to Spotify Brymir was my most played band this year, 43 hours :lol: And I only discovered them like at the end of summer, so you could say I like their latest album a little bit :lol:
     
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    here are my favorites this year in no particular order:

    Northlane - Alien
    Counterparts - Nothing Left To Love
    Jinjer - Macro
    Fit for an Autopsy - The Sea Of Tragic Beasts
    Dream State - Primrose Path
    Thornhill - The Dark Pool

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    1. Billie Eilish - When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We All Go?
    2. Kevin Gates - I'm Him
    3. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell
    4. 1349 - The Infernal Pathway
    5. Taylor Swift - Lover

    This is probably my top 5, although if Cradle of Filth's remastered Cruelty and the Beast counts, I'd put that at #1.
     
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