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November 2016
11.11   Trees Of Eternity - Hour Of The Nightingale
11.11   In Flames - Battles
11.11   Sirenia - Dim Days Of Dolor
11.11   Saor - Guardians
11.11   Freedom Call - Master Of Light
11.11   Enslaved - The Sleeping Gods - Thorn [Compilation]
11.11   Neal Morse - The Similitude Of A Dream
11.11   Arkona - Возрождение 2016
11.11   Animals As Leaders - The Madness Of Many
11.11   Downfall Of Gaia - Atrophy
11.11   Superjoint - Caught Up In The Gears Of Application
11.11   Ravencult - Force Of Profanation
11.11   Tyron - Rebels Shall Conquer
11.11   Metsatöll - Vana Jutuvestja Laulud [Compilation]
11.11   Hemina - Venus
11.11   The Ritual Aura - Tæther
11.11   Wadge - The End Of Ethnology
11.11   Dark Lunacy - The Rain After The Snow
11.11   Ecferus - Shamaniacal Essence [EP]
11.11   Umbrtka - Hlavní Stroj
11.11   Raspail - Dirge
11.11   Gateway To Selfdestruction - Death, My Salvation
10.11   Arkan - Kelem
10.11   KEN Mode - Nerve [EP]
09.11   Liv Moon - R.E.D. [EP]
08.11   J.B.O. - 11
08.11   Deathspell Omega - The Synarchy Of Molten Bones
08.11   Crowhurst - Black Funeral Atmospheres
08.11   Behold The Arctopus - Cognitive Emancipation
07.11   Selvans / Downfall Of Nur - Selvans / Downfall Of Nur [Collaboration]
07.11   Dead Congregation - Sombre Doom [EP]
05.11   Trooper - Ziua A Opta
05.11   Renascent - Praise Of The Lord God Almighty
04.11   Vader - The Empire
04.11   Dark Tranquillity - Atoma
04.11   Nekrokraft - Will O' Wisp
04.11   HammerFall - Built To Last
04.11   Pretty Maids - Kingmaker
04.11   Hierophant - Mass Grave
04.11   Starkill - Shadow Sleep
04.11   Civil War - The Last Full Measure
04.11   Sick Of It All - When The Smoke Clears [EP]
04.11   Crippled Black Phoenix - Bronze
04.11   Nadja - The Stone Is Not Hit By The Sun, Nor Carved With A Knife
04.11   Unlight - Antihelion
04.11   Buzzov•en - Violent Hits [Compilation]
04.11   Buckethead - Castle On Slunk Hill
03.11   Huldre - Tusmørke
02.11   Pylar - Pyedra
01.11   The Wounded - Sunset




8.5 | 205 votes |
01. My Requiem
02. Eye Of Night
03. Condemned To Silence [feat. Mick Moss]
04. A Million Tears
05. Hour Of The Nightingale
06. The Passage
07. Broken Mirror
08. Black Ocean
09. Sinking Ships
10. Gallows Bird [feat. Nick Holmes]

Top 20 albums of 2016: 5

In Flames - Battles
11 November 2016
5.8 | 156 votes |
01. Drained
02. The End
03. Like Sand
04. The Truth
05. In My Room
06. Before I Fall
07. Through My Eyes
08. Battles
09. Here Until Forever
10. Underneath My Skin
11. Wallflower
12. Save Me
13. Greatest Greed [bonus]
14. Us Against The World [bonus]

Sirenia - Dim Days Of Dolor
11 November 2016
7.3 | 59 votes |
01. Goddess Of The Sea
02. Dim Days Of Dolor
03. The 12th Hour
04. Treasure n' Treason
05. Cloud Nine
06. Veil Of Winter
07. Ashes To Ashes
08. Elusive Sun
09. Playing With Fire
10. Fifth Column
11. Aeon's Embrace
12. Bonus Track

Saor - Guardians
11 November 2016
8.4 | 105 votes |
01. Guardians
02. The Declaration
03. Autumn Rain
04. Hearth
05. Tears Of A Nation

Top 20 albums of 2016: 10

Freedom Call - Master Of Light
11 November 2016
7.8 | 47 votes |
01. Metal Is For Everyone
02. Hammer Of The Gods
03. A World Beyond
04. Masters Of Light
05. Kings Rise And Fall
06. Cradle Of Angels
07. Emerald Skies
08. Hail The Legend
09. Ghost Ballet
10. Rock The Nation
11. Riders In The Sky
12. High Up

Enslaved - The Sleeping Gods - Thorn [Compilation]
11 November 2016
7.6 | 19 votes |
01. Heimvegen
02. Alu Misyrki
03. Synthesis
04. Nordlys
05. The Sleeping Gods
06. Disintegrator
07. Striker

8.2 | 9 votes |
Disc I
01. Long Day
02. Overture
03. The Dream
04. City Of Destruction
05. We Have Got To Go
06. Makes No Sense
07. Draw The Line
08. The Slough
09. Back To The City
10. The Ways Of A Fool
11. So Far Gone
12. Breath Of Angels

Disc II
01. Slave To Your Mind
02. Shortcut To Salvation
03. The Man In The Iron Cage
04. The Road Called Home
05. Sloth
06. Freedom Song
07. I'm Running
08. The Mask
09. Confrontation
10. The Battle
11. Broken Sky / Long Day Reprise

Disc III [Special Edition DVD]
+ The Making Of A Dream

7.8 | 19 votes |
01. Коляда
02. Масленица
03. К дому Сварога
04. Чёрные вороны
05. Возрождение
06. Русь
07. Брате славяне
08. Солнцеворот
09. Под мечами
10. По звериным тропам
11. Заложный
12. Зов предков

7.6 | 75 votes |
01. Arithmophobia
02. Ectogenesis
03. Cognitive Contortions
04. Inner Assassins
05. Private Visions Of The World
06. Backpfeifengesicht
07. Transcentience
08. The Glass Bridge
09. The Brain Dance
10. Apeirophobia

Downfall Of Gaia - Atrophy
11 November 2016
7.4 | 18 votes |
01. Brood
02. Woe
03. Ephemerol
04. Ephemerol II
05. Atrophy
06. Petrichor

7.3 | 18 votes |
01. Today And Tomorrow
02. Burning The Blanket
03. Ruin You
04. Caught Up In The Gears Of Application
05. Sociopathic Herd Dillusion
06. Circling The Drain
07. Clickbait
08. Asshole
09. Mutts Bite Too
10. Rigging The Fight
11. Receiving No Answer To The Knock

Ravencult - Force Of Profanation
11 November 2016
7.7 | 18 votes |
01. Tormentor Of Flesh
02. In Macabre Triumph
03. Beneath The Relics Of Old
04. Merciless Reprisal
05. Into Depths
06. Doom Oracle
07. Altar Of Impurity
08. Temple Of The Void

Tyron - Rebels Shall Conquer
11 November 2016
7 | 1 vote |
01. Mens Fate
02. From Prey To Predator
03. Murder
04. Maverick
05. Sick Of It All
06. Blazing Trail
07. Beast Inside
08. Hollister Riot

Metsatöll - Vana Jutuvestja Laulud [Compilation]
11 November 2016
8 | 1 vote |
01. Veelind
02. Vimm
03. Küü
04. Must Hunt
05. Kivine Maa
06. Kahjakaldad
07. Terast Mis Hangud Me Hinge
08. Vaid Vaprust
09. Vana Jutuvestja Laul
10. Vägi Ja Võim
11. Rauast Sõnad
12. Meri Ja Maa
13. Saaremaa Vägimees
14. Kuni Pole Kodus, Olen Kaugel Teel
15. See On See Maa
16. Lahinguväljal Näeme, Raisk!

Hemina - Venus
11 November 2016
8.1 | 13 votes |
01. Fantasy
02. Expect the Unexpected
03. High Kite Ride
04. Moonlight Bride
05. Venus
06. The Collective Unconscious
07. Secret's Safe
08. Starbreeze
09. I
10. Dream State of Mind
11. Down Will Come Baby
12. You [bonus]

The Ritual Aura - Tæther
11 November 2016
7.5 | 2 votes |
01. Tæthered Betwixt / Hearthless
02. Ghostgate
03. Until Absence Confides Eternal
04. Te-no-me
05. Hitodama / Like Fiery Lanterns
06. I Am No Longer I?
07. (i) That I May Cease to Be
08. Mononoke • 一 • A Grievous Betrayal
09. Mononoke • 二 • On Wax Wings Ablaze
10. Mononoke • 三 • The Burden Of Worlds
11. Mononoke • 四 • Dirge Of Impermanence
12. Kage no Yamai / Shadow-Sickness
13. Kitsune / The Fox Fires
14. (ii) Earth Their Bones Left Hallowed
15. In Our Hearts
16. Yūrei no Umi / A Sea Of Ghosts
17. A Farewell To Being

Wadge - The End Of Ethnology
11 November 2016
01. With Growing Numbers
02. Is Anybody Here?
03. The Store Is Now Closing/Turn Me Loose/Lead Balloon
04. Pillage Of The Needledicks
05. Stuck In A Time Warp
06. At The Seams
07. Food For The Wolves
08. Flensed And Wrung
09. Gather Up The Genitals
10. Crack No Smile
11. Treestand Dicksmack
12. Come Here, Boy
13. But Enough About You/Tour De Dork/You Must Remember This/Buddy The Miracle Baby
14. Love The Fetus, Hate The Kid
15. Seizure And Flop
16. The Asses Of Humanity
17. Affluent Blastbeats
18. Cuntbags Sickly Fuck
19. Quit The Weak Shit
20. Sea Of Slugs
21. What Becomes Of The Barrel-Chested?
22. Pimple Popper Pornogrind
23. Gaping Maws Hang Crammed
24. The Science Of Dipshits
25. Chocolate Hands
26. Academic Stripes
27. Stalker Talker
28. Made The Choice
29. Slow And Steady Dies The Race
30. Killed By Grind
31. Got No Friends
32. I Give Up

7.8 | 21 votes |
01. Ab Umbra Lumen
02. Howl
03. King With No Throne
04. Gold, Rubies And Diamonds
05. Precious Things
06. Tide Of My Heart
07. The Rain After The Snow
08. Life Deep In The Lake
09. The Awareness
10. Fragment Of A Broken Dream

Ecferus - Shamaniacal Essence [EP]
11 November 2016
01. Talisman Fire Eye
02. Psychophilic Volts
03. Deprogrammation Entranceptor

Umbrtka - Hlavní Stroj
11 November 2016
6 | 1 vote |
01. Záměstí
02. Svitky Plechu
03. Ú. K. Ú.
04. Hlavní Stroj
05. Horizontář
06. Sklíčení
07. Dispečer
08. Pozadí
09. Práce, Radost, Válka

Raspail - Dirge
11 November 2016
7.8 | 5 votes |
01. The Wanderer
02. The Nymph's Wood Hymn To The Rising Sun
03. Vesevo
04. Dirge
05. One Step More To The Void
06. We Should Not Grieve
07. Ver Sacrum
08. Et In Arcadia Ego

7.7 | 3 votes |
01. The Blessing
02. Black Quiet Death
03. Destroyed Self
04. Reset
05. Silence
06. Soziopath
07. Rigidity
08. Mirrors Of Despair

Arkan - Kelem
10 November 2016
7.7 | 14 votes |
01. Kafir
02. Nour
03. The Call
04. Cub Of The Caliphate
05. Erhal
06. Eib
07. Just A Lie
08. Beyond The Wall
09. Kelem
    1 - Capital City Burns
    2 - As A Slave
    3 - Jasmine Harvest

KEN Mode - Nerve [EP]
10 November 2016
01. The German Businessman
02. Let's Get Divorced
03. I'm Never Looking For You
04. Absolutely Not
05. Secret Vasectomy [Demo]
06. The Terror Pulse [Demo]
07. Why Don't You Just Quit? [Demo]

Liv Moon - R.E.D. [EP]
9 November 2016
01. Lost Paradise
02. Icarus
03. Pandora
04. Eyes of Marionette
05. Crimson Rose
06. Gloria Glory

J.B.O. - 11
8 November 2016
8.5 | 2 votes |
01. Einzähler
02. Wir Lassen Uns Das Blödeln Nicht Verbieten
03. Panzer Dance
04. Metaller
05. Ich Hätt Gern Mehr
06. Autowerkstatt
07. Wacken Ist Nur Einmal Im Jahr
08. Verliebt
09. Jetzt Ist Halt Heut
10. Marilyn Manson
11. Fünf Minuten
12. Har Har Har
13. Nürnberg Groove
14. Rapper
15. Söderla!
16. Alkoholprobe
17. M.F.N. For J.B.O.

8 | 72 votes |
01. The Synarchy Of Molten Bones
02. Famished For Breath
03. Onward Where Most With Ravin I May Meet
04. Internecine Iatrogenesis

Staff pick by Apothecary

7 | 1 vote |
01. 1.1
02. 1.2
03. 1.3
04. 2.1
05. 2.2

8 | 3 votes |
01. Obnoxiousing In Irritation
02. Exasperating The Idiotic
03. Resummon The Unreaching
04. Cognitive Emancipation

01. Intro/ SOL
02. Pater Surgens
03. Mater Universi
04. Outro/ LUNA

Dead Congregation - Sombre Doom [EP]
7 November 2016
8.3 | 7 votes |
01. Redemptive Immolation
02. Wind's Bane

Trooper - Ziua A Opta
5 November 2016
7.7 | 3 votes |
01. Corupția ucide!
02. Două roți
03. Trec anii
04. În ziua a opta
05. Te simt
06. Doar Voi
07. Ștefan Cel Mare [Chrom Dioxid cover]
08. Nopți [Valeriu Sterian și Compania De Sunet cover]
09. Nunta [Phoenix cover]

8 | 5 votes |
01. Cry For The Sins Of Mankind
02. Sabaoth Arise
03. Apocalyptic Terror (Dies Irae)
04. God Our Fortress And Refuge
05. The Reign Of The Ancient Of Days
06. The End Of The Journey
07. Call To Redemption
08. Diabolical Conquest
09. In The Shadow Of The Almighty
10. The Sovereign One
11. Praise Of The Lord God Almighty
12. Circus Of Flesh

Vader - The Empire
4 November 2016
7.5 | 90 votes |
01. Angels Of Steel
02. Tempest
03. Prayer To The God Of War
04. Iron Reign
05. No Gravity
06. Genocidius
07. The Army-Geddon
08. Feel My Pain
09. Parabellum
10. Send Me Back To Hell

Dark Tranquillity - Atoma
4 November 2016
8.5 | 325 votes |
Disc I
01. Encircled
02. Atoma
03. Forward Momentum
04. Neutrality
05. Force Of Hand
06. Faithless By Default
07. The Pitiless
08. Our Proof Of Life
09. Clearing Skies
10. When The World Screams
11. Merciless Fate
12. Caves And Embers

Disc II [limited mediabook bonus]
01. The Absolute
02. Time Out Of Place

Top 20 albums of 2016: 6
Staff pick by Darkside Momo

Nekrokraft - Will O' Wisp
4 November 2016
7.8 | 5 votes |
01. Ov Hell
02. Will O' Wisp
03. Worship
04. Hellfire
05. Forest Lurker
06. Armageddon Unleashed
07. Succubus

HammerFall - Built To Last
4 November 2016
7.3 | 72 votes |
01. Bring It!
02. Hammer High
03. The Sacred Vow
04. Dethrone And Defy
05. Twilight Princess
06. Stormbreaker
07. Built To Last
08. The Star Of Home
09. New Breed
10. Second To None

Pretty Maids - Kingmaker
4 November 2016
7.8 | 36 votes |
01. When God Took A Day Off
02. Kingmaker
03. Face The World
04. Humanize Me
05. Last Beauty On Earth
06. Bull's Eye
07. King Of The Right Here And Now
08. Heavens Little Devil
09. Civilized Monsters
10. Sickening
11. Was That What You Wanted

Hierophant - Mass Grave
4 November 2016
6.5 | 8 votes |
01. Hymn Of Perdition
02. Execution Of Mankind
03. Forever Crucified
04. Mass Grave
05. Crematorium
06. In Decay
07. Sentenced To Death
08. Hierophant
09. Trauma
10. Eternal Void

Starkill - Shadow Sleep
4 November 2016
7.4 | 34 votes |
01. Walk Through Fire
02. Burn Your World
03. Through The Darkness
04. Shadow Sleep
05. Cloudless
06. Piece Of Paradise
07. Ruin
08. Into The Grey
09. Razors Edge
10. No Savior
11. Erase Me
12. Farewell
13. Captive Of The Night

7.6 | 41 votes |
01. Road To Victory
02. Deliverance
03. Savannah
04. Tombstone
05. America
06. A Tale That Never Should Be Told
07. Gangs Of New York
08. Gladiator
09. People Of The Abyss
10. The Last Full Measure
11. Strike Hard Strike Sure [bonus]
12. Aftermath [bonus]

Sick Of It All - When The Smoke Clears [EP]
4 November 2016
7.3 | 3 votes |
01. When The Smoke Clears
02. Black Venom
03. Doomed Campaign
04. Blood & Steel
05. Fortress

Crippled Black Phoenix - Bronze
4 November 2016
8.3 | 16 votes |
01. Dead Imperial Bastard
02. Deviant Burials
03. No Fun
04. Rotten Memories
05. Champions Of Disturbance (Pt 1 & 2)
06. Goodbye Then
07. Turn To Stone
08. Scared And Alone
09. Winning A Losing Battle
10. We Are The Darkeners

01. The Stone
02. The Sun
03. A Knife

Unlight - Antihelion
4 November 2016
6 | 1 vote |
01. Ekpyrosis
02. Create And Annihilate
03. Antihelion
04. The Bone Trumpet
05. Leveller Of Kingdoms
06. Apollyon Nadir
07. Flight Of The Sinistral Witch
08. Der Aether Schwerer Erde
09. To Sear The Heavens
10. Nordic Tunes Of Fenrir
11. First Son Of Flame

Buzzov•en - Violent Hits [Compilation]
4 November 2016
7 | 1 vote |
01. Intro
02. To A Frown
03. Splinter My Eye
04. Drained
05. Toe Fry
06. Paintake
07. Vagabond
08. Mainline
09. At A Loss
10. Kakkilla
11. Crawl Away
12. Whiskey Fit
13. Symptom
14. Locked Up
15. Junkie
16. Red/Green

01. Corridor 1
02. Corridor 2
03. Corridor 3
04. Corridor 4
05. Corridor 5
06. Corridor 6

Huldre - Tusmørke
3 November 2016
8 | 4 votes |
01. Jagt
02. Hindeham
03. Varulv
04. Underjordisk
05. Skifting
06. Fæstemand
07. Mørke
08. Tæring
09. Nattesorg

Pylar - Pyedra
2 November 2016
8.8 | 4 votes |
01. Menga
02. Megalitos
03. Menhir
04. Meteoros

The Wounded - Sunset
1 November 2016
7.9 | 13 votes |
01. Wolves We Raised
02. This Paradise
03. Mr. Faithful
04. The Cold
05. Kings
06. Homeless
07. Sunset
08. The Fallen
09. Ruins