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September 2017
15.09   Steelheart - Through Worlds Of Stardust
15.09   Cripper - Follow Me: Kill!
15.09   Ensiferum - Two Paths
15.09   Dyscarnate - With All Their Might
15.09   Zornheym - Where Hatred Dwells And Darkness Reigns
15.09   Vattnet - Vattnet
15.09   Blackfinger - When Colors Fade Away
15.09   Mesmur - S
15.09   Nothing More - The Stories We Tell Ourselves
15.09   Verge - The Process Of Self​-​Becoming
15.09   S-Tool - Tolerance 0
15.09   Battle Dagorath - II - Frozen Light Of Eternal Darkness
12.09   Purtenance - Paradox Of Existence [EP]
08.09   Arch Enemy - Will To Power
08.09   Cannabis Corpse - Left Hand Pass
08.09   Force Majeure - The Rise Of Starlit Fires
08.09   Comeback Kid - Outsider
08.09   Argus - From Fields Of Fire
08.09   Usnea - Portals Into Futility
08.09   Lynch Mob - The Brotherhood
08.09   Threshold - Legends Of The Shires
08.09   Grift - Arvet
08.09   For All We Know - Take Me Home
08.09   Atrox - Monocle
02.09   An Autumn For Crippled Children - Morfine [EP]
02.09   River Of Souls - The Well Of Urd
01.09   Mogwai - Every Country's Sun
01.09   Paradise Lost - Medusa
01.09   Septicflesh - Codex Omega
01.09   Epica - The Solace System [EP]
01.09   Subterranean Masquerade - Vagabond
01.09   Anubis Gate - Covered In Black
01.09   FireForce - Annihilate The Evil
01.09   Rosetta - Utopioid
01.09   Botanist - Collective: The Shape Of He To Come
01.09   Troldhaugen - Idio+syncrasies
01.09   Tony MacAlpine - Death Of Roses
01.09   Troldhaugen - CRUMBS [EP]
01.09   Motörhead - Under Cöver [Compilation]

August 2017
28.08   Buckethead - Coniunctio
25.08   Dagoba - Black Nova
25.08   Leprous - Malina
25.08   Der Weg Einer Freiheit - Finisterre
25.08   Brendon Small - Brendon Small's Galaktikon II: Become The Storm
25.08   Leng Tch'e - Razorgrind
25.08   Serious Black - Magic
25.08   Jack Starr's Burning Starr - Stand Your Ground
25.08   Akercocke - Renaissance In Extremis
25.08   Queens Of The Stone Age - Villains
25.08   Sannhet - So Numb




7.9 | 7 votes |
01. Stream Line Savings
02. My Dirty Girl
03. Come Inside
04. My Word
05. You Got Me Twisted
06. Lips Of Rain
07. With Love We Live Again
08. Got Me Running
09. My Freedom
10. I'm So In Love With You

Cripper - Follow Me: Kill!
15 September 2017
7.5 | 14 votes |
01. Pressure
02. Into The Fire
03. World Coming Down
04. Mother
05. Shoot Or Get Shot
06. Bleeding Red
07. Comatose
08. Pretty Young Thing
09. Running High
10. Menetekel

Ensiferum - Two Paths
15 September 2017
7.4 | 137 votes |
01. Ajattomasta Unesta
02. For Those About To Fight For Metal
03. Way Of The Warrior
04. Two Paths
05. King Of Storms
06. Feast With Valkyries
07. Don't You Say
08. I Will Never Kneel
09. God Is Dead
10. Hail To The Victor
11. Unettomaan Aikaan
12. God Is Dead [Alternative version]
13. Don't You Say [Alternative version]

Dyscarnate - With All Their Might
15 September 2017
8.5 | 34 votes |
01. Of Mice And Mountains
02. This Is Fire!
03. Iron Strengthens Iron
04. Traitors In The Palace
05. To End All Flesh Before Me
06. Backbreaker
07. All The Devils Are Here
08. Nothing Seems Right

Top 20 albums of 2017: 2

8.2 | 51 votes |
01. The Opposed
02. Subjugation Of The Cellist
03. A Silent God
04. Prologue To A Hypnosis
05. Trifecta Of Horrors
06. And The Darkness Came Swiftly
07. Whom The Nights Brings
08. Decessit Vita Patris
09. Hestia

Vattnet - Vattnet
15 September 2017
7 | 7 votes |
01. Spun
02. Dark Black
03. Sugar
04. Better Ghost
05. Sister
06. Chains
07. Time Will Prove Everything
08. Funeral

01. When Colors Fade Away
02. Can I Get A Witness
03. All My Sorrow
04. My Old Soul
05. Afternow
06. Crossing The River Turmoil
07. Beside Still Water
08. Waiting For The Sun
09. Till We Meet Again

Mesmur - S
15 September 2017
7.3 | 9 votes |
01. Singularity
02. Exile
03. Distension
04. S = K In Ω

6.3 | 3 votes |
01. (Ambition; Destruction)
02. Do You Really Want It?
03. (Convict; Divide)
04. Let 'em Burn
05. Ripping Me Apart
06. Don't Stop
07. Funny Little Creatures
08. (React; Respond)
09. The Great Divorce
10. Still in Love
11. (Alone; Together)
12. Go To War
13. Just Say When
14. (Accept; Disconnect)
15. Who We Are
16. Tunnels
17. (End; Begin)
18. Fadein/Fadeout

8 | 1 vote |
01. Aesthetic I - The Piety In Hatred
02. Aesthetic II - The Futility Of It All
03. Aesthetic III - The Ridiculous Difficulty Of Acceptance
04. Moral I - The Decision Beyond Calculation
05. Moral II - The Pride In Despair
06. Religious I - The Bedrock Gives Way
07. Religious II - Grounding In The Unground

S-Tool - Tolerance 0
15 September 2017
8.2 | 6 votes |
01. Lights Out
02. Hammering
03. There Lies Life
04. Back To Zero
05. Ain't This What You Wanted
06. And You Call Yourself Sane
07. Shovel Man
08. Your Despiser No. 1
09. This Is Real
10. Until The Lid Closes

01. The Great Untuning
02. Death Ov Aeons
03. Asteres Planetai
04. Cast Their Ashes To The North Wind
05. Evoking The Mirrors
06. Fire Born From The Seer's Light
07. Supernal Realms
08. Ignis Fatuus

Purtenance - Paradox Of Existence [EP]
12 September 2017
7.3 | 3 votes |
01. In The End Only Death Will Remain
02. Vicious Seeds Of Mortality
03. Paradox Of Existence
04. Nekro Orgy

Arch Enemy - Will To Power
8 September 2017
7.5 | 199 votes |
01. Set Flame To The Night
02. The Race
03. Blood In The Water
04. The World Is Yours
05. The Eagle Flies Alone
06. Reason To Believe
07. Murder Scene
08. First Day In Hell
09. Saturnine
10. Dreams Of Retribution
11. My Shadow And I
12. A Fight I Must Win

Cannabis Corpse - Left Hand Pass
8 September 2017
7.9 | 21 votes |
01. The 420th Crusade
02. In Dank Purity
03. Final Exhalation
04. Chronic Breed
05. In Battle There Is No Pot
06. Grass Obliteration
07. Left Hand Pass
08. Effigy Of The Forgetful
09. Papyrus Containing The Spell To Protect Its Possessor Against Attacks From He Who Is In The Bong Water
10. The Fiends That Come To Steal The Weed Of The Deceased

7.7 | 6 votes |
01. Gemini Rising
02. Apocalyptic Hearts
03. Blessed By The Wolves
04. The Great Starfall
05. Church Of Steam
06. Pantheon Of My Passion
07. The Darkening
08. Subarctic Showdown

Comeback Kid - Outsider
8 September 2017
7.8 | 6 votes |
01. Outsider
02. Surrender Control
03. Absolute
04. Hell Of A Scene
05. Somewhere, Somehow
06. Consumed The Vision
07. I'll Be That
08. Outrage (Fresh Face, Stale Cause)
09. Blindspot
10. Livid, I'm Prime
11. Recover
12. Throw That Stone
13. Moment In Time

Argus - From Fields Of Fire
8 September 2017
7.6 | 10 votes |
01. Into The Fields Of Fire
02. Devils Of Your Time
03. As A Thousand Thieves
04. 216
05. You Are The Curse
06. Infinite Lives Infinite Doors
07. Hour Of Longing
08. No Right To Grieve
09. From The Fields Of Fire

Usnea - Portals Into Futility
8 September 2017
7.1 | 14 votes |
01. Eidolons And The Increate
02. Lathe Of Heaven
03. Demon Haunted World
04. Pyrrhic Victory
05. A Crown Of Desolation

Lynch Mob - The Brotherhood
8 September 2017
7.4 | 5 votes |
01. Main Offender
02. Mr. Jekyll And Hyde
03. I'll Take Miami
04. Last Call Lady
05. Where We Started
06. The Forgotten Maiden's Pearl
07. Until The Sky Comes Down
08. Black Heart Days
09. Black Mountain
10. Dog Town Mystics
11. Miles Away
12. Until I Get My Gold [bonus]

Threshold - Legends Of The Shires
8 September 2017
8.2 | 128 votes |
Disc I
01. The Shire (Part 1)
02. Small Dark Lines
03. The Man Who Saw Through Time
04. Trust The Process
05. Stars And Satellites
06. On The Edge

Disc II
01. The Shire (Part 2)
02. Snowblind
03. Subliminal Freeways
04. State Of Independence
05. Superior Machine
06. The Shire (Part 3) [feat. Jon Jeary]
07. Lost In Translation
08. Swallowed

Grift - Arvet
8 September 2017
8 | 14 votes |
01. Flyktfast
02. Den Stora Tystnaden
03. Glömskans Järtecken
04. Morgon På Strömsholm
05. Utdöingsbygd
06. Nattyxne

For All We Know - Take Me Home
8 September 2017
8.1 | 20 votes |
01. Breathe: In
02. Take Me Home
03. Fade Away
04. They'll Win
05. Let Me Fly
06. The Big Wheel
07. Breathe: Hold
08. Colours
09. We Are The Light [ft. Anneke van Giersbergen]
10. Some Will…
11. Prophets In Disguise
12. Breathe: Out

Atrox - Monocle
8 September 2017
8 | 9 votes |
01. Mass
02. Vacuum
03. Heat
04. Finger
05. Suicide Days
06. For We Are Many
07. Movie
08. Target

10 | 1 vote |
01. 01 - morfine
02. 02 - morfine
03. 03 - morfine

River Of Souls - The Well Of Urd
2 September 2017
8.3 | 9 votes |
01. The Norn's Chant
02. Earthfather
03. Servitor
04. The Unbending One
05. Beneath The Well
06. Soilsorcerer

Mogwai - Every Country's Sun
1 September 2017
6.9 | 12 votes |
01. Coolverine
02. Party In The Dark
03. Brain Sweeties
04. Crossing The Road Material
05. Aka 47
06. 20 Size
07. 1000 Foot Face
08. Don't Believe The Fife
09. Battered At A Scramble
10. Old Poisons
11. Every Country's Sun

Paradise Lost - Medusa
1 September 2017
8 | 195 votes |
01. Fearless Sky
02. Gods Of Ancient
03. From The Gallows
04. The Longest Winter
05. Medusa
06. No Passage For The Dead
07. Blood & Chaos
08. Until The Grave
09. Frozen Illusion [bonus]
10. Shrines [bonus]
11. Symbolic Virtue [bonus]

Septicflesh - Codex Omega
1 September 2017
8.6 | 349 votes |
Disc I

01. Dante's Inferno
02. 3rd Testament (Codex Omega)
03. Portrait Of A Headless Man
04. Martyr
05. Enemy Of Truth
06. Dark Art
07. Our Church, Below The Sea
08. Faceless Queen
09. The Gospels Of Fear
10. Trinity

Disc II [Deluxe Edition]

01. Martyr Of Truth
02. Dark Testament
03. Portrait Of A Headless Man [Orchestral Version]

Top 20 albums of 2017: 1

Epica - The Solace System [EP]
1 September 2017
8.3 | 66 votes |
01. The Solace System
02. Fight Your Demons
03. Architect Of Light
04. Wheel Of Destiny
05. Immortal Melancholy
06. Decoded Poetry

7.9 | 30 votes |
01. Place For Fairytales
02. Nomad
03. Ways
04. Carousal
05. Kippur
06. Daled Bavos
07. As You Are
08. Hymn Of The Vagabond
09. Space Oddity [David Bowie cover]

Anubis Gate - Covered In Black
1 September 2017
7.3 | 26 votes |
01. Psychotopia
02. The New Delhi Assassination
03. The Combat
04. Too Much Time
05. A Journey To Nowhere
06. Black
07. Blacker
08. Blackest
09. Operation Cairo
10. From Afar

FireForce - Annihilate The Evil
1 September 2017
6.9 | 8 votes |
01. The Boys From Down Under
02. Revenge In Flames
03. Fake Hero
04. Dog Soldiers
05. Oxi Day
06. Thyra's Wall
07. Defector (Betrayer Of Nations)
08. The Iron Brigade
09. White Lily (Okhotnik)
10. Iron, Steel, Concrete, Granite
11. Herkus Mantas
12. Gimme Shelter [bonus]

Rosetta - Utopioid
1 September 2017
7.9 | 26 votes |
01. Amnion
02. Intrapartum
03. Neophyte Visionary
04. King Ivory Tower
05. 54543
06. Détente
07. Hypnagogic
08. Qohelet
09. Intramortem

7.9 | 10 votes |
01. Praise Azalea The Adversary
02. The Shape of He To Come
03. The Reconciliation Of Nature And Man
04. And The World Throws off Its Oppressors
05. Upon Veltheim's Throne Shall I Wait
06. To Join The Continuum

Troldhaugen - Idio+syncrasies
1 September 2017
7.8 | 10 votes |
01. I Ordered A Taxi Driver Not A Taxidermy
02. CRISPr Me Baby One More Time
03. BMX Terminator
04. Mr. Troldhaugen on Politics
05. Poultrytician
06. ¡Mambo Mambo! (¿Binko Banko?)
07. It's Morphine Time
08. CALLER: UNKNOWN
09. Jaw Drop
10. Mannequin Checks In
11. Genome In A Bottle
12. P3R5P3C+ iV3_M4N

Tony MacAlpine - Death Of Roses
1 September 2017
7.8 | 8 votes |
01. Chrome Castles
02. Electric Illusionist
03. Synthetic Serenity
04. Death Of Roses
05. Axiomatic Jewels
06. Entropy
07. Shundor Prithibi

Troldhaugen - CRUMBS [EP]
1 September 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Last Summer At Lobster Bay
02. Carshwarmello Koshwarla
03. DangerUs
04. Encyclopædia Moronica (PLEDGER COLLAB)
05. Gastrophysics
06. Gimme Planet
07. I Stood Up Too Quickly Getting Out Of The Bath
08. Romeo + Omelette
09. Teknicul Humôõr
10. GRAND-MAMMOTH-EXPRESS
11. You've Got A Friend In AEUURGGHHH???
12. G e t t he f * % k o u t o f m y h o u s e

Motörhead - Under Cöver [Compilation]
1 September 2017
7.9 | 8 votes |
01. Breaking The Law [Judas Priest cover]
02. God Save The Queen [Sex Pistols cover]
03. Heroes [David Bowie cover]
04. Starstruck [Rainbow cover]
05. Cat Scratch Fever [Ted Nugent cover]
06. Jumpin' Jack Flash [The Rolling Stones cover]
07. Sympathy For The Devil [The Rolling Stones cover]
08. Hellraiser [Ozzy Osbourne cover]
09. Rockaway Beach [The Ramones cover]
10. Shoot 'Em Down [Twisted Sister cover]
11. Whiplash [Metallica cover]

Buckethead - Coniunctio
28 August 2017
10 | 1 vote |
01. Coniunctio

Dagoba - Black Nova
25 August 2017
7.2 | 26 votes |
01. Tenebra
02. Inner Sun
03. The Legacy Of Ares
04. Stone Ocean
05. The Infinite Chase
06. The Grand Emptiness
07. Lost Gravity
08. Fire Dies
09. Phoenix Et Corvus
10. Vantablack

Leprous - Malina
25 August 2017
8 | 178 votes |
01. Bonneville
02. Stuck
03. From The Flame
04. Captive
05. Illuminate
06. Leashes
07. Mirage
08. Malina
09. Coma
10. The Weight Of Disaster
11. The Last Milestone

8 | 48 votes |
01. Aufbruch
02. Ein Letzter Tanz
03. Skepsis Part I
04. Skepsis Part II
05. Finisterre

Side One:
01. Some Days Are For Dying
02. Nightmare
03. The Ocean Galaktik

Side Two:
04. The Agenda
05. My Name Is Murder
06. Exitus
07. Icarus Six Sixty Six

Side Three:
08. Become The Storm
09. To Kill A God
10. Could This Be The End
11. Rebuilding A Planet

Leng Tch'e - Razorgrind
25 August 2017
6.6 | 14 votes |
01. Gundog Allegiance
02. Indomitable
03. Cibus
04. Spore
05. AnarChristic
06. Stentor Of Doom
07. Redudant
08. Commitment Fail
09. The Red Pill
10. Species Path Extinction
11. Guinea Swine
12. Cirrhosis
13. I Am The Vulture
14. Magellanic Shrine

Serious Black - Magic
25 August 2017
7.1 | 23 votes |
01. With A Tip Of The Hat
02. Binary Magic
03. Burn! Witches Burn!
04. Lone Gunman Rule
05. Now You'll Never Know
06. I Can Do Magic
07. Serious Black Magic
08. Skeletons On Parade
09. Mr. Nightmist
10. The Witch Of Caldwell Town
11. True Love Is Blind
12. Just Kill Me
13. Newfound Freedom
14. One Final Song

7.9 | 11 votes |
01. Secrets We Hide
02. The Enemy
03. Stand Your Ground
04. Hero
05. Destiny
06. Sky Is Falling
07. Worlds Apart
08. Escape From The Night
09. We Are One
10. Stronger Than Steel
11. False Gods
12. To The Ends

7.8 | 97 votes |
01. Disappear
02. Unbound By Sin
03. Insentience
04. First To Leave The Funeral
05. Familiar Ghosts
06. A Final Glance Back Before Departing
07. One Chapter Closing For Another To Begin
08. Inner Sanctum
09. A Particularly Cold September

7.1 | 42 votes |
01. Feet Don't Fail Me
02. The Way You Used To Do
03. Domesticated Animals
04. Fortress
05. Head Like A Haunted House
06. Un-Reborn Again
07. Hideaway
08. The Evil Has Landed
09. Villains Of Circumstance

Sannhet - So Numb
25 August 2017
7.6 | 15 votes |
01. Indigo Illusion
02. Sapphire
03. So Numb
04. Fernbeds
05. Salts
06. Way Out
07. Secondary Arrows
08. Sleep Well
09. Wind Up