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2012


Once again I have put together a top list of albums released during the year from best to worst. However, this time around I have also written a short personal opinion/mini review for most of the albums in their respective comment sections.

Created by: Draugen | 25.05.2012



1. Agruss - Morok
(10) Atmospheric Black/Death
2. Menace Ruine - Alight In Ashes
(9.5) Drone/Neofolk
3. Summer Fades Away - We Meet The Last Time, Then Departure
(9.0) Post-Rock
4. Sigh - In Somniphobia
(9.0) Avantgarde/Black
5. Faal - The Clouds Are Burning
(9.0) Black/Doom
6. Indesinence - Vessels Of Light And Decay
(9.0) Death/Doom
7. Pallbearer - Sorrow And Extinction
(9.0) Traditional Doom
8. Dråpsnatt - Skelepht
(9.0) Atmospheric Black
9. Netra - Sørbyen
(9.0) Depressive Black/Trip-Hop
10. Monarch - Omens
(9.0) Sludge/Drone/Doom
11. Elysian Blaze - Blood Geometry
(9.0) Funeral Doom/Black
12. Monolithe - Monolithe III
(9.0) Death/Doom
13. Les Discrets - Ariettes Oubliées...
(9.0) Post/Shoegaze
14. A Forest Of Stars - A Shadowplay For Yesterdays
(9.0) Avantgarde/Black
15. Alunah - White Hoarhound
(9.0) Stoner/Doom
16. Anhedonist - Netherwards
(9.0) Death/Doom
17. Year Of The Goat - Angels' Necropolis
(9.0) Hard Rock
18. Royal Thunder - CVI
(9.0) Stoner/Heavy
19. Mono - For My Parents
(8.5) Post-Rock
20. Panopticon - Kentucky
(8.5) Atmospheric Black/Folk
21. Profetus - ...To Open The Passages In Dusk
(8.5) Funeral Doom
22. Wildernessking - The Writing Of Gods In The Sand
(8.5) Progressive/Black
23. Lethian Dreams - Season Of Raven Words
(8.5) Atmospheric Doom
24. Jess And The Ancient Ones - Jess And The Ancient Ones
(8.5) Psychedelic Rock
25. Abigail Williams - Becoming
(8.5) Atmospheric Black
26. Nadja - The Primitive World [Collaboration]
(8.5) Drone/Doom
27. Undersmile - Narwhal
(8.5) Sludge/Doom
28. Igorrr - Hallelujah
(8.5) Experimental/Cybergrind
29. Reino Ermitaño - Veneración Del Fuego
(8.5) Traditional Doom
30. Riti Occulti - Riti Occulti
(8.5) Blackened Stoner/Doom
31. Lycanthia - Oligarchy
(8.5) Gothic/Doom
32. Hail Spirit Noir - Pneuma
(8.5) Blackened Progressive
33. Bell Witch - Longing
(8.5) Funeral Doom
34. Witch Mountain - Cauldron Of The Wild
(8.5) Stoner/Doom
35. Lurk - Lurk
(8.5) Sludge/Doom
36. The Great Old Ones - Al Azif
(8.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
37. The Slow Death - II
(8.0) Death/Doom
38. Agalloch - Faustian Echoes
(8.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
39. Anna Von Hausswolff - Ceremony
(8.0) Experimental Rock
40. Ruby The Hatchet - Ouroboros
(8.0) Psychedelic Rock
41. Om - Advaitic Songs
(8.0) Psychedelic Folk
42. Wodensthrone - Curse
(8.0) Atmospheric Black
43. Xandria - Neverworld's End
(8.0) Symphonic
44. Windhand - Windhand
(8.0) Stoner/Doom
45. Oak Pantheon - From A Whisper
(8.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
46. Faustcoven - Hellfire And Funeral Bells
(8.0) Black/Doom
47. The Water Witch - The Heavens In Traction
(8.0) Progressive Black
48. Seven Kingdoms - The Fire Is Mine
(8.0) Power
49. Officium Triste - Immersed
(8.0) Death/Doom
50. Mud Walk - The Drifters Forgotten Lore
(8.0) Hard Rock/Blues
51. The Eden House - Timeflows
(8.0) Gothic
52. Frequency Drift - ... Laid To Rest
(8.0) Progressive
53. Psychonaut 4 - Have A Nice Trip
(8.0) Depressive Black
54. Wilds Forlorn - We, The Damned
(8.0) Atmospheric Black
55. Blues Pills - Bliss
(8.0) Psychedelic Rock
56. Nadja - Dagdrøm
(7.5) Drone/Doom
57. Dissona - Dissona
(7.5) Progressive
58. Chelsea Wolfe - Unknown Rooms: A Collection Of Acoustic Songs
(7.5) Acoustic
59. Ahab - The Giant
(7.5) Funeral Doom/Post
60. Evoken - Atra Mors
(7.5) Funeral Doom/Death
61. Trees - Sickness In
(7.5) Drone/Doom
62. Alexander Paul Blake - Die Rückkehr Ins Goldene Zeitalter
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
63. Into Darkness - Into Darkness
(7.5) Death/Doom
64. Black Moth - The Killing Jar
(7.5) Stoner/Doom
65. Dordeduh - Dar De Duh
(7.5) Black/Folk
66. Hooded Menace - Effigies Of Evil
(7.5) Death/Doom
67. Ash Borer - Cold Of Ages
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
68. Ides Of Gemini - Constantinopole
(7.5) Psychedelic Post
69. Abske Fides - Abske Fides
(7.5) Death/Doom
70. Narrow House - A Key To Panngrieb
(7.5) Funeral Doom
71. Verdunkeln - Weder Licht Noch Schatten
(7.5) Atmospheric Black
72. Alcest - Les Voyages De L'âme
(7.0) Atmospheric Black/Shoegaze
73. Anguish - Through The Archdemon's Head
(7.0) Traditional Doom
74. Saturnus - Saturn In Ascension
(7.0) Melodic Death/Doom
75. Frailty - Melpomene
(7.0) Melodic Death/Doom
76. Havnatt - Havdøgn
(7.0) Neofolk
77. Graveyard - Lights Out
(7.0) Hard Rock/Blues
78. An Autumn - Only The Ocean Knows
(7.0) Atmospheric Black/Post
79. Angellore - Errances
(7.0) Atmospheric Doom
80. Ereb Altor - Gastrike
(7.0) Black/Folk
81. Pandemonium - Misanthropy
(7.0) Blackened Death
82. Vintersorg - Orkan
(7.0) Melodic Black/Progressive
83. Castle - Blacklands
(7.0) Heavy/Doom
84. The 11th Hour - Lacrima Mortis
(7.0) Melodic Death/Doom
85. Árstíðir Lífsins - Vápna Lækjar Eldr
(7.0) Black/Folk
86. Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pandora's Piñata
(7.0) Symphonic/Avantgarde
87. Ævangelist - De Masticatione Mortuorum In Tumulis
(7.0) Blackened Death
88. The Howling Void - The Womb Beyond The World
(7.0) Funeral Doom
89. Dämmerfarben - Herbstpfad
(7.0) Black/Folk
90. Funeral - Oratorium
(7.0) Gothic/Doom
91. Winterfylleth - The Threnody Of Triumph
(7.0) Atmospheric Black
92. Derkéta - In Death We Meet
(7.0) Death/Doom
93. Begräbnis - Begräbnis
(7.0) Funeral Doom
94. Christian Mistress - Possession
(7.0) Heavy
95. In Mourning - The Weight Of Oceans
(7.0) Melodic Death/Progressive
96. To-Mera - Exile
(7.0) Progressive
97. Rituals Of The Oak - Come Taste The Doom
(6.5) Traditional Doom
98. Occultation - Three & Seven
(6.5) Psychedelic Doom
99. Vagrant God - Vagrant God
(6.5) Gothic
100. Worship - Terranean Wake
(6.5) Funeral Doom
101. Porta Nigra - Fin De Siècle
(6.5) Black/Avantgarde
102. Skogen - Eld
(6.0) Black/Folk
103. Worm Ouroboros - Come The Thaw
(6.5) Post/Ambient
104. Ishmael - Hell Is Empty And All The Devils Are Here
(6.0) Sludge/Doom
105. When Nothing Remains - As All Torn Asunder
(6.0) Melodic Death/Doom
106. Soulfallen - The Promise Of Hell
(6.0) Melodic Death/Black
107. Swallow The Sun - Emerald Forest And The Blackbird
(6.0) Melodic Death/Doom
108. Borknagar - Urd
(6.0) Melodic Black/Progressive
109. Atriarch - Ritual Of Passing
(5.5) Black/Doom
110. Barren Earth - The Devil's Resolve
(5.5) Melodic Death/Progressive
111. Demon Lung - Pareidolia
(5.0) Traditional Doom
112. Cult Of Herodias - Dance Of The Seven Veils
(5.0) Atmospheric Doom
113. Seremonia - Seremonia
(5.0) Psychedelic Rock
114. Uzala - Uzala
(5.0) Stoner/Doom
115. Process Of Guilt - Fæmin
(5.0) Atmospheric Sludge/Doom
116. Placid Art - Rainbow Destruction Process
(4.5) Gothic/Doom
117. Sabbath Assembly - Ye Are Gods
(4.0) Psychedelic Rock



Disclaimer: All top lists are unofficial and do not represent the point of view of the MS Staff.
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