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2014 is upon us and as per usual here is yet another unimaginative top list!

Created by: Draugen | 06.03.2014



1. Nasheim - Solens Vemod
(9.5) Atmospheric Black
2. Usnea - Random Cosmic Violence
(9.5) Black/Doom
3. Mono - The Last Dawn
(9.0) Post-Rock
4. Lethian Dreams - Red Silence Lodge
(9.0) Atmospheric Doom
5. Earth - Primitive And Deadly
(9.0) Psychedelic Doom
6. Fungoid Stream - Prehuman Shapes
(9.0) Funeral Doom/Ambient
7. Ophis - Abhorrence In Opulence
(9.0) Death/Doom
8. Blues Pills - Blues Pills
(9.0) Psychedelic Rock
9. Deadwood - Picturing A Sense Of Loss
(9.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
10. Monarch - Sabbracadaver
(9.0) Sludge/Drone/Doom
11. Profetus - As All Seasons Die
(9.0) Funeral Doom
12. The Great Old Ones - Tekeli-Li
(9.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
13. Spectral Lore - III
(9.0) Atmospheric Black/Ambient
14. Giant Squid - Minoans
(8.5) Post/Doom
15. Fen - Carrion Skies
(8.5) Atmospheric Black/Post
16. Lethe - When Dreams Become Nightmares
(8.5) Experimental
17. Dread Sovereign - All Hell's Martyrs
(8.5) Traditional Doom
18. Mono - Rays Of Darkness
(8.5) Post-Rock
19. Alunah - Awakening The Forest
(8.5) Stoner/Doom
20. Wayfarer - Children Of The Iron Age
(8.5) Atmospheric Black
21. Witch Mountain - Mobile Of Angels
(8.5) Stoner/Doom
22. The Wounded Kings - Consolamentum
(8.5) Traditional Doom
23. Mare Cognitum - Phobos Monolith
(8.5) Atmospheric Black
24. Lenore S. Fingers - Inner Tales
(8.0) Gothic
25. Dirge - Hyperion
(8.0) Atmospheric Sludge/Doom
26. Rise Of Avernus - L'Appel Du Vide
(8.0) Gothic/Doom
27. Panopticon - Roads To The North
(8.0) Atmospheric Black
28. Emptiness - Nothing But The Whole
(8.0) Blackened Death
29. Falls Of Rauros - Believe In No Coming Shore
(8.0) Atmospheric Black
30. Kuolemanlaakso - Tulijoutsen
(8.0) Death/Doom
31. Menace Ruine - Venus Armata
(8.0) Drone/Neofolk
32. Mansion - Uncreation
(8.0) Psychedelic Doom
33. Ghost Bath - Funeral
(8.0) Depressive Black/Post
34. Triosphere - The Heart Of The Matter
(8.0) Progressive/Power
35. Saor - Aura
(8.0) Atmospheric Black/Folk
36. Slow - Unsleep
(8.0) Funeral Doom
37. TOAD - Vacant Face
(8.0) Blackened Sludge
38. Ancient Bards - A New Dawn Ending
(8.0) Symphonic/Power
39. Sólstafir - Ótta
(8.0) Post-Rock
40. Fvnerals - The Light
(8.0) Ambient/Post
41. Pallbearer - Foundations Of Burden
(8.0) Traditional Doom
42. A Sound Of Thunder - The Lesser Key Of Solomon
(8.0) Heavy
43. Electric Citizen - Sateen
(8.0) Psychedelic Rock
44. Helevorn - Compassion Forlorn
(8.0) Gothic/Doom
45. Yob - Clearing The Path To Ascend
(8.0) Stoner/Doom
46. Altar Of Betelgeuze - Darkness Sustains The Silence
(7.5) Death/Doom/Stoner
47. Sivyj Yar - From The Dead Villages' Darkness
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
48. Arcana Coelestia - Nomas
(7.5) Funeral Doom/Black
49. Omit - Medusa Truth, Part 1
(7.5) Atmospheric Doom
50. Infestus - The Reflecting Void
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
51. The Oath - The Oath
(7.5) Heavy/Doom
52. Agalloch - The Serpent & The Sphere
(7.5) Atmospheric Black/Post
53. Mournful Congregation - Concrescence Of The Sophia
(7.5) Funeral Doom
54. Taatsi - Amidst The Trees
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
55. Arctic Sleep - Passage Of Gaia
(7.5) Traditional Doom/Post
56. The Moon And The Nightspirit - Holdrejtek
(7.5) Neofolk
57. Hail Spirit Noir - Oi Magoi
(7.5) Blackened Progressive
58. Black Moth - Condemned To Hope
(7.5) Stoner
59. The Slow Death - Majestic Downfall/The Slow Death [Split]
(7.0) Death/Doom
60. Occultation - Silence In The Ancestral House
(7.0) Psychedelic Doom
61. Death Penalty - Death Penalty
(7.0) Heavy/Doom
62. Stilla - Ensamhetens Andar
(7.0) Atmospheric Black
63. The Sabbathian - Ritual Rites
(7.0) Traditional Doom
64. Nucleus Torn - Street Lights Fail
(7.0) Alternative
65. Gazpacho - Demon
(7.0) Progressive Rock
66. Solar Halos - Solar Halos
(7.0) Stoner/Doom
67. Woods Of Desolation - As The Stars
(7.0) Atmospheric Black
68. Castle - Under Siege
(7.0) Heavy/Doom
69. Voices - London
(7.0) Blackened Death
70. Myrkur - Myrkur
(7.0) Atmospheric Black
71. Darkest Era - Severance
(7.0) Heavy
72. Lurk - Kaldera
(7.0) Sludge/Doom
73. Skogen - I Döden
(7.0) Atmospheric Black
74. Shattered Hope - Waters Of Lethe
(6.5) Death/Doom
75. Mortals - Cursed To See The Future
(6.5) Blackened Sludge
76. Harakiri For The Sky - Aokigahara
(6.5) Atmospheric Black/Post
77. Clouds - Doliu
(6.5) Atmospheric Doom
78. Doom:VS - Earthless
(6.0) Death/Doom
79. Lantlôs - Melting Sun
(6.0) Post-Rock
80. Kypck - Имена на стене
(6.0) Traditional Doom
81. Funeral Moth - Dense Fog
(6.0) Funeral Doom
82. Empyrium - The Turn Of The Tides
(6.0) Neofolk
83. Ides Of Gemini - Old World New Wave
(6.0) Psychedelic Post
84. Wolves In The Throne Room - Celestite
(6.0) Ambient
85. Auriga - Reflection Of The Majestic
(5.5) Atmospheric Black/Ambient
86. Thou - Heathen
(5.0) Sludge/Doom
87. Cult Of Herodias - Cult Of Herodias
(5.0) Atmospheric Doom



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Diverge - 24.05.2014 at 18:48  
Gotta check out that Lethian Dreams one. Interesting.
Draugen - 24.05.2014 at 19:47  
Written by Diverge on 24.05.2014 at 18:48

Gotta check out that Lethian Dreams one. Interesting.


Please do. Get ready for some heavy yet atmospheric doom with soothing female vocals and quite a lot of variety. Great album.
tea[m]ster - 25.05.2014 at 18:09  
Some shit right up my alley. Check my list too for some other shit probably right up YOUR alley.
Draugen - 28.05.2014 at 13:50  
Written by tea[m]ster on 25.05.2014 at 18:09

Check my list too for some other shit probably right up YOUR alley.


Nice list! There were indeed some albums that seemed interesting that I'll have to check out sometime.
Erik M. - 14.06.2014 at 00:27  
I won't go into detail as to which albums I do agree with and which I don't agree with (when it comes to their ranking and scores), but I'm inclined to agree with Nasheim taking the #1 spot. Damn, there's just something about that album that keeps me going back to it. I'm pretty sure it's my most spun album from 2014 releases so far. Oi Magoi would be top 5 material as well at the very least though. Surprised it's at #15. Also agree with the ratings you gave the Thou and Shattered Hope albums. The first Shattered Hope album is truly great, so I was rather disappointed by the new album. Thou was somewhat interesting, but a way too long album for its own good and not replay worthy. Oh, and I recently discovered that Fungoid Stream album and I was pleasantly surprised for sure. Also just checked out Oceanus and it had the same effect on me. Wonderful music.

Seeing as our taste in music is pretty similar, I've heard a lot of these albums. I can still recommend quite a few, but if I narrow it down (to just my 9's) I'd highly recommend Spectral Lore - III. Massive album, that one, but I really liked it immediately. Just be sure to give it the time it deserves.
Draugen - 14.06.2014 at 16:24  
Written by Erik M. on 14.06.2014 at 00:27

Seeing as our taste in music is pretty similar, I've heard a lot of these albums. I can still recommend quite a few, but if I narrow it down (to just my 9's) I'd highly recommend Spectral Lore - III. Massive album, that one, but I really liked it immediately. Just be sure to give it the time it deserves.


I'm definatively going to give Spectral Lore's latest a shot at some point when I'm in the right mood for such a lengthy album. As for Oi Magoi, I think it's a fun and enjoyable album overall but a bit too inconsistent to warrant a higher spot on the list.
Lionthrone - 29.11.2014 at 06:09  
Draugen, I like the list a lot and am hoping you're still updating it?
Draugen - 01.12.2014 at 20:40  
Written by Lionthrone on 29.11.2014 at 06:09

Draugen, I like the list a lot and am hoping you're still updating it?


Thanks!

Yes, I still update it every now and then, although not as frequently as I used to.
Lionthrone - 03.12.2014 at 04:48  
Written by Draugen on 01.12.2014 at 20:40

Written by Lionthrone on 29.11.2014 at 06:09

Draugen, I like the list a lot and am hoping you're still updating it?


Thanks!

Yes, I still update it every now and then, although not as frequently as I used to.


Good to know. Thanks. :]
Erik M. - 04.12.2014 at 23:21  
Clouds, Doom:VS and Empyrium all so low? That's a shame because I really like the ranking aside from those 3 albums.

I agree with Nashaim, Ophis, Fungoid Stream and Spectral lore all being top 10 material.
Draugen - 05.12.2014 at 18:00  
Written by Erik M. on 04.12.2014 at 23:21

Clouds, Doom:VS and Empyrium all so low? That's a shame because I really like the ranking aside from those 3 albums.

I agree with Nashaim, Ophis, Fungoid Stream and Spectral lore all being top 10 material.


Clouds take on melodic death/doom is way too cheesy for my taste and I just can't take it serious because of that. The second track is great though. Doom:VS latest was a huge disappointment for me as I was hoping for it to be in the vein of the first two albums but instead it ended up being a watered down Saturnus album. Lastly I can't even remember anything about Empyrium's album so there is that. I was never a huge fan of the band to begin with and find them to be quite overrated to be honest.

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