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Top Albums Of 2011 (so Far)

It remains to add bands that haven't released album and add personal comments.

Created by: truenoacero | 30.10.2011

1. Symphony X - Iconoclast
The Symphony X's hardest side is fucking great!!
2. Iced Earth - Dystopia
Stu Block fits really well with Iced Earth's music. The beginning of a great era.
3. Vektor - Outer Isolation
A great thrash album, a masterpiece of this era.
4. Megadeth - Th1rt3en
Better album than Endgame and a good Megadeth album.
5. Warbringer - Worlds Torn Asunder
Warbringer is doing the things right with this album.
6. Deicide - To Hell With God
More blasphemy made in Deicide
7. Mastodon - The Hunter
An evolution of the Crack The Skye sound. Sounds really good.
8. Dream Theater - A Dramatic Turn Of Events
The comeback to their roots couldn't be better.
9. Evile - Five Serpent's Teeth
A mix of old school thrash sounds very actual.
10. U.D.O. - Rev Raptor
Accept' last album is good, but Udo' last album is really good.
11. Vader - Welcome To The Morbid Reich
Great straight death metal.
12. Amon Amarth - Surtur Rising
A good melodeath album, more melodic than Twilight of The Thunder God.
13. Saxon - Call To Arms
 Old NWOBHM band making a great metal album.
14. Rhapsody Of Fire - From Chaos To Eternity
 The last album with Luca Turilli is a example of the Rhapsody of Fire's greatness.
15. Iron Savior - The Landing
One of the best Iron Savior albums in their discography.
16. Anvil - Juggernaut Of Justice
Since 13 Anvil is making such a good albums, and this is the best by now.
17. Wolves In The Throne Room - Celestial Lineage
The Best Album of WITTR, mixing atmospheric sounds with black metal.
18. Devin Townsend - Deconstruction
Devin Townsend is a fucking genious, and this is one of the most brutal albums in his discography
19. Destruction - Day Of Reckoning
Fantastic teutonic thrash album from one of the big four of teutonic thrash metal bands.
20. Haken - Visions
One great album. One example of good progressive.
21. Mournful Congregation - The Book Of Kings
I can say that this is the best album of funeral doom that I've heard in my life
22. Pain Of Salvation - Road Salt Two
Good progresive album.
23. While Heaven Wept - Fear Of Infinity
Epic doom metal like Candlemass.
24. Alestorm - Back Through Time
The Best album of Alestorm in my opinion.
25. Suidakra - Book Of Dowth
 A good album but not their best.
26. Burzum - Fallen
 Burzum's last is a great black metal album.
27. Cruachan - Blood On The Black Robe
 The black metal influences are more present in this album, like the first album of Cruachan.
28. Soziedad Alkoholika - Cadenas de Odio
Mala Sangres's continuation with more hardcore influence.
29. Iron Mask - Black As Death
Excellent power metal album.
30. Revocation - Chaos Of Forms
A great deathrash album.
31. Decapitated - Carnival Is Forever
Great tech death album.
32. Scale The Summit - The Collective
One of the surprises of this year. Stunning prog album
33. Fleshgod Apocalypse - Agony
Great mix of symphonic elements and raw tech death.
34. Stormwarrior - Heathen Warrior
Straight and strong power metal.
35. Ghost Brigade - Until Fear No Longer Defines Us
The first album thah I've heard of them is really good.
36. Obscura - Omnivium
 Technical Death that sounds really good.
37. Skeletonwitch - Forever Abomination
Thrash/black album when the black metal is more present.
38. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification
Two albums in one year, this is really really good.
39. Origin - Entity
 Techincal death, with epic blast beats.
40. Myrath - Tales Of The Sands
Progressive metal from Tunisia. The mix of sounds is epic.
41. Cormorant - Dwellings
Really curious sound, mix of folk, black and progressive.
42. Korpiklaani - Ukon Wacka
Another Korpiklaani's album, not really great but very good.
43. Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
 The second best funeral doom album of this year
44. Disma - Towards The Megalith
Good death metal album, I think that they're great good
45. Arch Enemy - Khaos Legions
 A catchy album, really melodic but brutal.
46. Anthrax - Worship Music
Belladona's return could be better, this is a good album.
47. Wolf - Legions Of Bastards
Classic heavy made by modern bands is great, and Wolf is a good example of "doing the things right"
48. Belphegor - Blood Magick Necromance
The line of black/death is solid with this band.
49. Blotted Science - The Animation Of Entomology
I am waitin for a LP, this EP is very solid.
50. Septicflesh - The Great Mass
Great mix of symphonic elements and death metal.
51. Scar Symmetry - The Unseen Empire
Good album of Stu's band.
52. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Sect(s)
Good black metal album.
53. Doomsword - The Eternal Battle
Classic doom metal. The improvement of this band is good.
54. Krisiun - The Great Execution
One of the best death albums of the year.
55. Týr - The Lay Of Thrym
Tyr is a great band, but I think that this album could be better, although is a really good album.
56. The Gates Of Slumber - The Wretch
True classic doom metal with a good sound.
57. Autopsy - Macabre Eternal
A great back of the classic death metal band.
58. Vomitory - Opus Mortis VIII
More good brutal death from Vomitory.
59. Pagan's Mind - Heavenly Ecstasy
One of the Pagan's Mind's best albums by now.
60. Taake - Noregs Vaapen
Good black metal stuff
61. Derek Sherinian - Oceana
Another prove of Derek's talent.
62. Devin Townsend - Ghost
Ambient relaxing music showing Devin Townsend's other side.
63. Aria - Феникс/Phoenix
 Comparing with the previous album this is only a good album.
64. Toxic Holocaust - Conjure And Command
Great thrash metal album.
65. Opeth - Heritage
 The lack of growls don't grow on me, but it's a good album with a curious sound.
66. Andromeda - Manifest Tyranny
 The change of sound is strange but solid
67. Havok - Time Is Up
Better album than Burn in my opinion.
68. Oranssi Pazuzu - Kosmonument
 The mix of psychodelic and black metal is epic.
69. Cynic - Carbon-Based Anatomy
Ambient death album. I would like it a bit more if it looked like Focus instead of Traced In Air
70. Anaal Nathrakh - Passion
Another brutal album made by Anaal Nathrakh
71. Forgotten Tomb - Under Saturn Retrograde
Good DSBM album, dark and raw.
72. Folkearth - Sons Of The North
Folkearth needs more stability in my opinion, this album is really better than Viking's Anthem
73. Animals As Leaders - Weightless
 Tosin Abase is a great guitarist, but I would like to hear more feeling and less technic.
74. Nightwish - Imaginaerum
Not a bad album, it has great moments but the last part is a bit boring
75. Insomnium - One For Sorrow
 A great melodeath album in my opinion.
76. Earth - Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light I
 Waiting for the next part, this one is a good beginning
77. Primordial - Redemption At The Puritan's Hand
One good album of the irish band
78. Norther - Circle Regenerated
Not a bad melodeath album, but their discography has better albums.
79. Hate Eternal - Phoenix Amongst The Ashes
A good brutal death album.
80. Edguy - Age Of The Joker
 Since Rocket Ride is the best album by now, but it could be better
81. White Wizzard - Flying Tigers
 More traditional heavy metal. They must improve because its sound is good.
82. Textures - Dualism
 Progressive Death with a good sound.
83. Pegazus - In Metal We Trust
If you don't know them this is their best album by now.
84. Children Of Bodom - Relentless Reckless Forever
After Blooddrunk this album comes back the sound of the classic CoD.
85. Shining - VII - Född Förlorare
Depressive black metal with melancholic sound.
86. Machine Head - Unto The Locust
A good Machine Head album, not better than The Blackening but really good.
87. Falkenbach - Tiurida
 Good viking metal album, but I think that is their worst album.
88. Kromlek - Finis Terræ
Not a bad folk metal album, I think that they must improve.
89. Blood Stain Child - εpsilon
Trance with melodic death couldn't sound so good like this album. The bond is really solid.
90. Amebix - Sonic Mass
I don't like much the Amebix's new sound, I prefer the crust punk of their previous ones, but this album isn't really bad.

Disclaimer: All top lists are unofficial and do not represent the point of view of the MS Staff.
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06.12.2011 - 17:50
Hey, Helloween - 7 Sinners was released in 2010
07.12.2011 - 14:56
Written by Vikcen on 06.12.2011 at 17:50

Hey, Helloween - 7 Sinners was released in 2010

My mistake

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