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2021 of the Pangolin


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My List of the releases made during 2021. Score based on the excel sheet i've made https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Hk_3gkpCfeKtdZNus_z3sxg-U8XJ_MqklfC8tbealaE/edit?usp=sharing

Created by: Space Pangolin | 09.04.2021



1. Decline Of The I - Johannes
(9.3)
2. Sur Austru - Obârşie
(9.0) Just had a great time listening to this fellas
3. Kanonenfieber - Menschenmühle
(8.8) Love me some trench warefare Metal. A weapon to surpass Alpenpasse
4. Stortregn - Impermanence
(8.8) Fast and angry, but surprising acoustic sections, not Opeth level, but still really good
5. Vokonis - Odyssey
(8.7)
6. Seth - La Morsure Du Christ
(8.6) More closer to the melodic side of black metal, but plenty of angry blasts of energy
7. Nekromantheon - Visions Of Trismegistos
(8.6) Unapologetic classic trash metal madness
8. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
(8.6)
9. 1914 - Where Fear And Weapons Meet
(8.6)
10. Dvne - Etemen Ænka
(8.6) Discovering this band was a nice surprise, quality extreme sludge
11. Suidakra - Wolfbite
(8.6)
12. The Crown - Royal Destroyer
(8.5) FUUUUUUUUUUN
13. Hiraes - Solitary
(8.5)
14. Spectral Wound - A Diabolic Thirst
(8.5)
15. Elderwind - Fires
(8.5)
16. Be'lakor - Coherence
(8.4)
17. Wheel - Resident Human
(8.4)
18. Cult Of Luna - The Raging River
(8.4)
19. Archspire - Bleed The Future
(8.4)
20. The Flight Of Sleipnir - Eventide
(8.4)
21. Alluvial - Sarcoma
(8.4)
22. Æthĕrĭa Conscĭentĭa - Corrupted Pillars Of Vanity
(8.3)
23. Aara - Triade I: Eos
(8.3) Not the greatest sound production wise, but highly entertaining
24. Ghosts Of Atlantis - 3​.​6​.​2​.​4
(8.3)
25. Cryptosis - Bionic Swarm
(8.3)
26. Ferriterium - Calvaire
(8.3)
27. Iotunn - Access All Worlds
(8.3)
28. King Of Asgard - Svartrviðr (8.3)
29. Yoth Iria - As The Flame Withers
(8.2) The red crown turns black will be a great song to scream to live
30. Harakiri for the Sky - Mӕre
(8.2) Sing for the Damage we've Done is my Song of the year
31. Vulgaris - Asundre
(8.2) When the music is good the production doesnt matter
32. This Ending - Needles Of Rust
(8.2)
33. Dordeduh - Har
(8.2)
34. Paranorm - Empyrean
(8.2)
35. Duskmourn - Fallen Kings And Rusted Crowns
(8.2)
36. Dream Theater - A View From The Top Of The World
(8.2)
37. Fear Factory - Aggression Continuum
(8.2)
38. Mork - Katedralen
(8.2)
39. Saille - V
(8.2)
40. Ulthima - Symphony Of The Night
(8.2)
41. Dark The Suns - Suru Raivosi Sydämeni Pimeydessä
(8.2)
42. Code - Flyblown Prince
(8.1)
43. Grima - Rotten Garden
(8.1)
44. Flotsam And Jetsam - Blood In The Water
(8.1)
45. At The Gates - The Nightmare Of Being
(8.0)
46. Fuath - II
(8.0)
47. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment 3
(8.0) It is what it is, prog metal instrumental wankery
48. Helslave - From The Sulphur Depths
(8.0)
49. Ophiuchi - Shibboleth
(8.0)
50. Demiser - Through The Gate Eternal
(8.0)
51. Cradle Of Filth - Existence Is Futile
(8.0)
52. Mastodon - Hushed And Grim
(8.0)
53. Trivium - In The Court Of The Dragon
(8.0)
54. The Ruins of Beverast - The Thule Grimoires
(8.0) Eerie lovecraftian soundscapes
55. Dalriada - Őszelő
(8.0)
56. Hannes Grossmann - To Where The Light Retreats
(8.0)
57. Alustrium - A Monument To Silence
(8.0)
58. Thulcandra - A Dying Wish (8.0)
59. Thy Catafalque - Vadak
(8.0)
60. Epica - Omega
(7.9) Maybe a little biased in favor of the waifu, but solid record nonetheless
61. Gojira - Fortitude
(7.9) If only Fortitude and The Chant didnt exist
62. Mare Cognitum - Solar Paroxysm
(7.9) Kinda get the hype about this one, but not entirely sold on it
63. Asphyx - Necroceros
(7.9) Really good and dirty, but some low points brings the overall score down
64. Mandragora - [d]Æscend
(7.9)
65. Marianas Rest - Fata Morgana
(7.9) Nice discovery
66. Necronomicon - The Final Chapter
(7.8)
67. Kauan - Ice Fleet
(7.8) WTF the first two song is the definition of filler, rest is 8.5 at best
68. Miasmata - Unlight: Songs Of Earth And Atrophy
(7.7)
69. Bewitcher - Cursed Be Thy Kingdom
(7.7)
70. Soen - Imperial
(7.7) Dunno, expected more form them (???)
71. Vreid - Wild North West
(7.7)
72. Forhist - Forhist
(7.7)
73. Crypts Of Despair - All Light Swallowed
(7.7)
74. Morost - Forged Entropy
(7.7) Rollercoaster of quality
75. Ad Nauseam - Imperative Imperceptible Impulse
(7.7)
76. Hanging Garden - Skeleton Lake
(7.6)
77. Crypta - Echoes Of The Soul
(7.6) First half felt pretty weak in comparison with the second half. Maybe give it more spins
78. Revulsion - Revulsion
(7.6) Nice debut, will be watching their development
79. Fires In The Distance - Echoes From Deep November
(7.6)
80. Celestial Sanctuary - Soul Diminished
(7.6)
81. Fractal Universe - The Impassable Horizon
(7.6)
82. Eye Of Purgatory - The Lighthouse
(7.5)
83. Iron Maiden - Senjutsu
(7.5)
84. Nightfall - At Night We Prey
(7.5)
85. Moonspell - Hermitage
(7.4) C'mon guys, you can do better
86. Helloween - Helloween
(7.4)
87. Necromantia - To The Depths We Descend...
(7.4)
88. Vola - Witness
(7.4) Some gud djont, but mostly forgottable
89. The Absence - Coffinized
(7.4) Weak production and mixing
90. Vulture - Dealin' Death
(7.4) Bare bones run of the mill generic speed/thrash metal, nothing to rave about
91. Empyrium - Über Den Sternen
(7.3) First time listening to this lads, the UUuuuuooOOeeeEEEaAAA gets boring pretty damn fast
92. Baest - Necro Sapiens
(7.2) Cheesy
93. Memoriam - To The End
(7.2)
94. Evergrey - Escape of the Phoenix
(7.2) Another rollercoaster of quality, the song that bears the record name is top shelf stuff
95. Tribulation - Where The Gloom Becomes Sound
(7.2)
96. Akhenaten - The Emerald Tablets Of Thoth
(7.2) Pair of decent songs, the rest are meh songs and long filler 'exotic' songs
97. The Lion's Daughter - Skin Show
(7.1)
98. Therion - Leviathan
(7.1) Not as bad as Beloved Antichrist, but that is like saying St Anger is not as bad as Lulu
99. Carnal Savagery - Fiendish
(7.0) Does the silly buzzsaw guitar sound, nothing more to it
100. Lake of Tears - Ominous
(6.4)
101. Einherjer - North Star
(6.4) Some of the worst dogshit songs of the year is in this atrocity, expected some raiding and murdering level metal, found some biker boomer bullshit
102. Steven Wilson - The Future Bites
(5.8) The fucker that started the idea of doing song by song weighted calculations, only cus the existance of Personal Shopper, wich is a great song



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