It's December, What are your AOTY Contenders?

Discussion in 'General Music Discussion' started by Ordacleaphobia, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. CGrant109

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    This is great
     
  2. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Ooof. So. Fucking. Good.
     
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    Dream Theater - Distance Over Time
    Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind
    Tool - Fear Inoculum
     
  5. DeathbyDesign

    DeathbyDesign *Palm Muting Intensifies*

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    In no particular order:
    Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue
    Counterparts - Nothing Left to Love
    Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race
    Tomb Mold - Planetary Clairvoyance
    Despised Icon - Purgatory
    Whitechapel - The Valley
    While She Sleeps - So What?
    Jinjer - Macro
    Equipoise - Demiurgus
    Pathology - Reborn to Kill
    Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas

    Some honorable mentions for 2019: Sworn Enemy, Keith Merrow, Fit for an Autopsy, Fallujah, Visceral Disgorge, Car Bomb, Kublai Khan, Venom Prison

    There are probably a bunch I forgot but it was a good year for new music. Hopefully 2020 can live up to it.
     
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    According to my Spotify most-played list:

    1. Periphery - Hail Stan
    2. Evergray - The Atlantic
    3. Jinjer - Micro
    4. Dream Theater - Distance over time
    5. Tool - Fear Innoculum
    6. Slipknot - We are not your kind
    7. Badflower - Ok, I am sick
     
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    efiltsohg SS.org Regular

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    Loved this one, thanks for the suggestion
     
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  8. cwhitey2

    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metal™

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    I finally got my lazy ass around to listening to the new Knocked Loose.

    Heaviest thing I have listened to in YEARS. Crushing riffs for days. Those boys a killing right now.
     
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    Yeah check some of their live shows on YouTube, crazy moshing, stage diving, etc. Brutal tones, very heavy.
     
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  10. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Finally got my top 12 done, but no particular order:

    1. To The Grave - Global Warning
    2. Traitors - Repent
    3. Kublai Khan TX - Absolute
    4. Left Behind - No One Goes To Heaven
    5. Logic - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
    6. Knocked Loose - ADSOB
    7. Varials - In Darkness
    8. Whitechapel - The Valley
    9. Northlane - Alien
    10. Fit For An Autopsy - The Sea of Tragic Beasts
    11. Strangled - S/T
    12. Joyner Lucas - ADHD
     
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    Can’t believe I forgot Possessed. Killer release, osdm at its finest.
     
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    How's it compare to their 80s stuff, stylistically?
     
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    Haven't been blown away by much this year, but the new Schammasch album (Hearts Of No Light) is spectacular.

    Other top albums for me, in no particular order were:

    • Borknagar - True North
    • Asagraum - Dawn Of Infinite Fire
    • Babymetal - Metal Galaxy
    • White Ward - Love Exchange Failure
     
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    Zombie13 XIII

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    Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas.
     
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    Gotta make an update to mine; I just got my pre-order of Cianide -- Unhumanized in the mail today, and holy shit, this crushes. Album of the year, and the heaviest thing I've heard in years.
     
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    Sacred Reich- Awakening
    Cattle Decapitation- Death Atlas
    Terrorizer- Caustic attack
    Jungle Rot- s/t
    All Out War- Crawl Among the Filth
     
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    Vegetta Change Everything

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    Insomnium - Heart Like a Grave
    Swallow the Sun - When a Shadow is Forced Into Light
    Merrow - Reading the Bones
    Ola Englund - Master of the Universe
    Alcest - Spiritual Instinct
    Eluveitie - Ategnatos
    Saor - Forgotten Paths
     
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    DLG not guthrie govan

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    lots of cool stuff this year

    Best of the Best

    Moon Tooth - Crux
    Waste of Space Orchestra - Syntheosis
    Car Bomb - Mordial
    Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race
    Dream Troll - Second to None

    Everything Else

    Wilderun - Veil of Imagination
    Esoteric - A Pyrrhic Existence
    Kayo Dot - Blasphemy
    Baroness - Gold & Grey
    Dreams of the Drowned - Dreams of the Drowned I
    Lunar Shadow - The Smokeless Fires
    Takafumi Matsubara - Strange, Beautiful and Fast
    Haunter - Sacramental Death Qualia
    Dimhav - The Boreal Flame
    Schammasch - Hearts of No Light
    Dysrhythmia - Terminal Threshold
    Black Sites - Exile
    Bestial Invasion - Monomania
    No One Knows What the Dead Think - s/t
    Atlantean Kodex - The Course of Empire
    Crypt Sermon - The Ruins of Fading Light
    Thank You Scientist - Terraformer
    Disillusion - The Liberation
    Teeth - The Curse of Entropy
    Arch/Matheos - Winter Ethereal

    Honorable Mentions

    Deathspell Omega - The Furnaces of Palingenesia
    Blut Aus Nord - Hallucinogen
    Idle Hands - Mana
    Hath - Of Rot and Ruin
    Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
    Eternity's End - Unyielding
    Yeruselem - The Sublime
    The Odious - Vesica Piscis
    Capilla Ardiente - The Siege
    Fvneral Fvkk - Carnal Confessions
    Numenorean - Adore
     
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    In addition to the Rowsdower album I mentioned earlier in the thread, No One Knows What the Dead Think's s/t, Sammath's "Across the Rhine is Only Death", Krypts "Cadaver Circulation" Takafumi Matsubara's "Strange, Beautiful and Fast" and Imprecation's "Damnatio Ad Bestias" also made the list. Still have loads to check out from the year...
     
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    Totally forgot to mention The Great Old Ones - Cosmicism. Some mega riffs on that album and they've really progressed their songwriting.
     
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