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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
(9.26) The kind of record that you just play and listend from start to finish, no weak spots.
2. Vokonis - Odyssey
(9.03) A decantation of what makes great a lot of sludge georgia area metal bands, wait, whaddaya mean they are swedes?
3. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
(8.92) Metalcore can be good sometimes
4. Kanonenfieber - Menschenmühle
(8.83) Love me some trench warefare Metal. A weapon to surpass Alpenpasse
5. Stortregn - Impermanence
(8.76) Fast and angry, but surprising acoustic sections, not Opeth level, but still really good
6. First Fragment - Gloire Éternelle
(8.76) Gloire Eternelle to that bass
7. Ethereal Shroud - Trisagion
(8.72)
8. Nekromantheon - Visions Of Trismegistos
(8.69) Unapologetic classic trash metal madness
9. Sur Austru - Obârşie
(8.68) Just had a great time listening to this fellas
10. Dormant Ordeal - The Grand Scheme Of Things
(8.62)
11. 1914 - Where Fear And Weapons Meet
(8.58)
12. Dvne - Etemen Ænka
(8.58) Discovering this band was a nice surprise, quality extreme sludge
13. Seth - La Morsure Du Christ
(8.57) More closer to the melodic side of black metal, but plenty of angry blasts of energy
14. Hiraes - Solitary
(8.54)
15. The Crown - Royal Destroyer
(8.51) FUUUUUUUUUUN
16. Obscura - A Valediction
(8.50)
17. Elderwind - Fires
(8.49)
18. Spectral Wound - A Diabolic Thirst
(8.45)
19. Suidakra - Wolfbite
(8.44)
20. Wheel - Resident Human
(8.43)
21. Black Country, New Road - For the First Time
(8.42)
22. Be'lakor - Coherence
(8.41)
23. Alluvial - Sarcoma
(8.39)
24. Cult Of Luna - The Raging River
(8.38)
25. Archspire - Bleed The Future
(8.38)
26. So Hideous - None But A Pure Heart Can Sing
(8.36)
27. Hypocrisy - Worship
(8.35)
28. The Flight Of Sleipnir - Eventide
(8.35)
29. Æthĕrĭa Conscĭentĭa - Corrupted Pillars Of Vanity
(8.33)
30. Swallow The Sun - Moonflowers
(8.33)
31. Aara - Triade I: Eos
(8.33) Not the greatest sound production wise, but highly entertaining
32. Cân Bardd - Devoured By The Oak
(8.32)
33. Bloody Cumshot - Nymphomania
(8.30)
34. Ghosts Of Atlantis - 3​.​6​.​2​.​4
(8.29)
35. Cryptosis - Bionic Swarm
(8.27)
36. Ferriterium - Calvaire
(8.27)
37. Duskmourn - Fallen Kings And Rusted Crowns
(8.27)
38. Iotunn - Access All Worlds
(8.26)
39. King Of Asgard - Svartrviðr (8.26)
40. Yoth Iria - As The Flame Withers
(8.24) The red crown turns black will be a great song to scream to live
41. Harakiri for the Sky - Mӕre
(8.24) Sing for the Damage we've Done is my Song of the year
42. Dream Theater - A View From The Top Of The World
(8.22)
43. Fear Factory - Aggression Continuum
(8.21)
44. This Ending - Needles Of Rust
(8.20)
45. Vulgaris - Asundre
(8.19) When the music is good the production doesnt matter
46. Dordeduh - Har
(8.19)
47. Paranorm - Empyrean
(8.18)
48. Crescent - Carving The Fires Of Akhet
(8.18)
49. Elderblood - Achrony
(8.18)
50. Mork - Katedralen
(8.18)
51. Saille - V
(8.18)
52. Ulthima - Symphony Of The Night
(8.16)
53. Night Crowned - Hädanfärd
(8.15)
54. Dark The Suns - Suru Raivosi Sydämeni Pimeydessä
(8.14)
55. Code - Flyblown Prince
(8.13)
56. Funeral Mist - Deiform
(8.11) Didn't had the same impact on me as the previous realease, still pretty good but no memorable songs IMO
57. Grima - Rotten Garden
(8.09)
58. Flotsam And Jetsam - Blood In The Water
(8.08)
59. Ola Englund - Starzinger (8.08)
60. Mastodon - Hushed And Grim
(8.07)
61. Cannibal Corpse - Violence Unimagined (8.06)
62. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment 3
(8.05) It is what it is, prog metal instrumental wankery
63. Rivers Of Nihil - The Work
(8.05)
64. Helslave - From The Sulphur Depths
(8.04)
65. Endseeker - Mount Carcass
(8.04)
66. Pestilence - Exitivm
(8.02)
67. Cold Cell - The Greater Evil
(8.02)
68. Epica - Omega
(8.02) Maybe a little biased in favor of the waifu, but solid record nonetheless
69. Cradle Of Filth - Existence Is Futile
(8.01)
70. Fuath - II
(8.01)
71. At The Gates - The Nightmare Of Being
(8.00)
72. Ophiuchi - Shibboleth
(8.00)
73. Demiser - Through The Gate Eternal
(8.00)
74. Trivium - In The Court Of The Dragon
(8.00)
75. Hannes Grossmann - To Where The Light Retreats
(7.99)
76. Thy Catafalque - Vadak
(7.99)
77. Alustrium - A Monument To Silence
(7.99)
78. Thulcandra - A Dying Wish (7.98)
79. The Ruins of Beverast - The Thule Grimoires
(7.98) Eerie lovecraftian soundscapes
80. Dalriada - Őszelő
(7.96)
81. Gojira - Fortitude
(7.94) If only Fortitude and The Chant didnt exist
82. Mare Cognitum - Solar Paroxysm
(7.91) Kinda get the hype about this one, but not entirely sold on it
83. Asphyx - Necroceros
(7.90) Really good and dirty, but some low points brings the overall score down
84. Mandragora - [d]Æscend
(7.87)
85. Spiritbox - Eternal Blue
(7.87)
86. Marianas Rest - Fata Morgana
(7.86) Nice discovery
87. Exodus - Persona Non Grata
(7.85)
88. Necronomicon - The Final Chapter
(7.83)
89. Kauan - Ice Fleet
(7.83) WTF the first two song is the definition of filler, rest is 8.5 at best
90. Miasmata - Unlight: Songs Of Earth And Atrophy
(7.72)
91. Bewitcher - Cursed Be Thy Kingdom
(7.71)
92. Soen - Imperial
(7.70) Dunno, expected more form them (???)
93. Vreid - Wild North West
(7.70)
94. Forhist - Forhist
(7.68)
95. Crypts Of Despair - All Light Swallowed
(7.68)
96. Morost - Forged Entropy
(7.66) Rollercoaster of quality
97. Ad Nauseam - Imperative Imperceptible Impulse
(7.65)
98. Hanging Garden - Skeleton Lake
(7.62)
99. Fractal Universe - The Impassable Horizon
(7.60)
100. Crypta - Echoes Of The Soul
(7.60) First half felt pretty weak in comparison with the second half. Maybe give it more spins
101. Revulsion - Revulsion
(7.60) Nice debut, will be watching their development
102. Fires In The Distance - Echoes From Deep November
(7.55)
103. Celestial Sanctuary - Soul Diminished
(7.55)
104. Iron Maiden - Senjutsu
(7.54)
105. Nightfall - At Night We Prey
(7.53)
106. Spaceslug - Memorial
(7.51)
107. Eye Of Purgatory - The Lighthouse
(7.50)
108. Necromantia - To The Depths We Descend...
(7.49)
109. Moonspell - Hermitage
(7.48) C'mon guys, you can do better
110. Helloween - Helloween
(7.40)
111. Vola - Witness
(7.40) Some gud djont, but mostly forgottable
112. The Absence - Coffinized
(7.39) Weak production and mixing
113. Vulture - Dealin' Death
(7.37) Bare bones run of the mill generic speed/thrash metal, nothing to rave about
114. Evergrey - Escape of the Phoenix
(7.27) Another rollercoaster of quality, the song that bears the record name is top shelf stuff
115. Empyrium - Über Den Sternen
(7.27) First time listening to this lads, the UUuuuuooOOeeeEEEaAAA gets boring pretty damn fast
116. Baest - Necro Sapiens
(7.24) Cheesy
117. Memoriam - To The End
(7.23)
118. Tribulation - Where The Gloom Becomes Sound
(7.2)
119. Akhenaten - The Emerald Tablets Of Thoth
(7.18) Pair of decent songs, the rest are meh songs and long filler 'exotic' songs
120. The Lion's Daughter - Skin Show
(7.15)
121. Therion - Leviathan
(7.08) Not as bad as Beloved Antichrist, but that is like saying St Anger is not as bad as Lulu
122. Carnal Savagery - Fiendish
(7.08) Does the silly buzzsaw guitar sound, nothing more to it
123. Lake of Tears - Ominous
(6.38)
124. Einherjer - North Star
(6.37) 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
125. Steven Wilson - The Future Bites
(5.85) 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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