2020 Amusia's Recommendations


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Manuel Castillo (Amusia) is a Mexican youtuber/reviewer specialized in heavy metal, who makes reviews without pression from the labels or distros. His passion and knowledge are the best tools he has and is followed by almost 70,000 people from the Spanish-speaking community. His partner, Carlos, also make reviews but of underground bands.

If you speak Spanish, check their channel, 'El Canal de Amusia'; https://www.youtube.com/user/AMUSIA71

This list is not a top but there are some not so well known albums that Amusia recommends listening to this year.

Created by: ChapuLviz | 16.06.2020



1. Haunt - Mind Freeze
2020
2. Mystic Prophecy - Metal Division
more powerful than Sabaton
3. Lorna Shore - Immortal
2020
4. God Dethroned - Illuminati
2020
5. Sepultura - Quadra
the best album without Cavalera brothers
6. Sylosis - Cycle Of Suffering
one of the best thrash metal bands of the new wave (with Vektor and Revocation)
7. Suicide Silence - Become The Hunter
best album for a long time of Suicide Silence
8. Psychotic Waltz - The God-Shaped Void
name ad hoc - Psychotic Waltz
9. Demons & Wizards - III
2020
10. Intronaut - Fluid Existential Inversions
2020
11. Today Is The Day - No Good To Anyone
2020
12. Beneath The Massacre - Fearmonger
2020
13. Tombs - Monarchy Of Shadows
an good EP for no forget this band
14. Peripheral Cortex - God Kaiser Hell
a great techdeath
15. Neptunus - Planetary Annihilation
like Rings Of Saturn but better
16. Kilter - Axiom
jazz/metal of the best
17. Dark Fortress - Spectres From The Old World
2020
18. Vredehammer - Viperous
pure demolition sound
19. My Dying Bride - The Ghost Of Orion
2020
20. Heaven Shall Burn - Of Truth & Sacrifice
2020
21. Azure Emote - The Third Perspective
an avantgarde/death/industrial project of really high quality
22. Nero Di Marte - Immoto
2020
23. Akurion - Come Forth To Me
2020
24. Cult Of Fire - Moksha
2020
25. Cult Of Fire - Nirvana
the best of two
26. Burzum - Thulêan Mysteries
reviewed as a ambient album
27. Human Impact - Human Impact
2020
28. Testament - Titans Of Creation
actually, the best thrash metal is presented by the old bands
29. Odious Mortem - Synesthesia
2020
30. Igorrr - Spirituality And Distortion
a great product for metalheads
31. Diabolic - Mausoleum Of The Unholy Ghost
very fast pure death metal
32. Me And That Man - New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol​.​1
2020
33. Benighted - Obscene Repressed
2020
34. Omega Infinity - Solar Spectre
2020
35. Vampire Squid - Reinventing The Eel
10!!! one the best albums of tech death ever
36. August Burns Red - Guardians
2020
37. WuW - Rétablir L'éternité
an interesting sound of avantgarde doom
38. Wolfheart - Wolves Of Karelia
another great production of Wolfheart
39. The Black Dahlia Murder - Verminous
2020
40. Oranssi Pazuzu - Mestarin Kynsi
10!!! this album is addictive
41. Aborted - La Grande Mascarade
2020
42. Abysmal Dawn - Phylogenesis
2020
43. Trivium - What The Dead Men Say
only that album cover is horrible, the music is awesome
44. Warbringer - Weapons Of Tomorrow
another horrible album cover, the music is awesome
45. Ulcerate - Stare Into Death And Be Still
a jewel of techdeath
46. Katatonia - City Burials
2020
47. Vader - Solitude In Madness
2020
48. Dyssidia - Costly Signals
10!!! one of the best progressive album... ever
49. Naglfar - Cerecloth
2020
50. ...And Oceans - Cosmic World Mother
2020
51. Cirith Ungol - Forever Black
the music is awesome, the voice love it or hate it
52. Paradise Lost - Obsidian
one of the best albums of the year
53. Khôra - Timaeus
an excelente atmospheric album
54. Caligula's Horse - Rise Radiant
2020
55. Agora - Imperio
a good album of the mexican progressive scene
56. Centinex - Death In Pieces
2020
57. Alestorm - Curse Of The Crystal Coconut
reviewed as a comercial album
58. Xibalba - Años En Infierno
2020
59. Bleed From Within - Fracture
not conventional deathcore, listen the structures
60. Acerus - The Tertiary Rite
a great different heavy metal
61. Thy Catafalque - Naiv
2020
62. Triptykon - Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)
2020
63. Afterbirth - Four Dimensional Flesh
a slam death metal band with proposal
64. Protest The Hero - Palimpsest
a good album but it's not the same quality anymore
65. Lamb Of God - Lamb Of God
a declaration of principles
66. Cryptic Shift - Visitations From Enceladus
presents influences of Voivod, Coroner and Gorguts
67. Behold The Arctopus - Hapeleptic Overtrove
a thing too avantgarde for this moment
68. Nocturnal Depression - Tides Of Despair
DSBM of the best
69. Carach Angren - Franckensteina Strataemontanus
an interesting change, the most complete album of the band
70. Pyrrhon - Abscess Time
from a prolific scene of NY, singular techdeath
71. Cro-Mags - In The Beginning
a mature HxC, a great return to their best works
72. Black Hate - Altalith
an evolutionized black/death metal
73. Virocracy - Irridiation
the very good mix between tech, melodic, prog death metal.
74. Medicated - Descension
a delicious sound
75. Agony Lords - Shelter For The Undead
a dynamized melodeath
76. Ulthar - Providence
a compact explosion
77. Ensiferum - Thalassic
atmospheric, dramatic and high quality
78. VoidCeremony - Entropic Reflections Continuum: Dimensional Unravel
minimalistic technical death metal
79. Alarum - Circle's End
a good album with a sound between Cynic and Revocation
80. Static-X - Project: Regeneration Vol. 1
a very good collage, more powerful than Rammstein and Ministry's last albums
81. Oldskull - The Old Skulls
some of good mexican musicians made a good death metal
82. Primal Fear - Metal Commando
to the grain
83. Grimorivm - .​.​.​By The Hate & Pain
black/doom with a lot of convergence, idea and production.
84. Black Crown Initiate - Violent Portraits Of Doomed Escape
a real progressive death with technical, without dissonance abuse
85. Deathstorm - For Dread Shall Reign
nothing special but fun
86. Imperial Triumphant - Alphaville
10!! Not a sound for everyone but they've high quality
87. Onslaught - Generation Antichrist
Pure thrash attack



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