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2021


My favourite albums of 2021... Seemingly continuing the trend of containing more non-metal content each year.

Includes only albums rated 2.5/5 or higher.

Created by: Moose | 15.06.2021



1. Floating Points - Promises
(Modern Classical, Progressive Electronic, Ambient, 4.5/5)
2. Vildhjarta - Måsstaden Under Vatten
(Djent, progressive math, 4.5/5)
3. Black Midi - Cavalcade
(Avante-prog, math rock, 4.5/5)
4. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
(Progressive metalcore, 4.5/5)
5. Deafheaven - Infinite Granite
(Shoegaze, 4.5/5)
6. For Those I Love - For Those I Love
(Spoken Word, Progressive House, 4.5/5)
7. Humanity's Last Breath - Välde
(Technical Deathcore, Djent, 4.5/5)
8. Vola - Witness
(Djent , Progressive metal, 4/5)
9. Arooj Aftab - Vulture Prince
(Chamber Folk, 4/5)
10. Eidola - The Architect
(Post-Hardcore, 4/5)
11. Spiritbox - Eternal Blue
(Progressive metal, Djent, Metalcore, 4/5)
12. Archspire - Bleed The Future
(Technical death metal, 4/5)
13. Lantlôs - Wildhund
(Atmospheric black metal, Post-rock, 4/5)
14. Mastodon - Hushed and Grim
(Progressive stoner metal, 4/5)
15. Sonhos Tomam Conta - Hypnagogia
(Shoegaze, 4/5)
16. Soen - Imperial
(Progressive, 4/5)
17. Wheel - Resident Human
(Progressive Metal, 4/5)
18. Rings Of Saturn - Embryonic Anomaly
(Technical / Progressive Deathcore, 4/5)
19. Sleep Token - This Place Will Become Your Tomb
(Alternative Metal, 3.5/5)
20. Wolf Alice - Blue Weekend
(Alternative rock, dream pop, 3.5/5)
21. An Autumn For Crippled Children - As The Morning Dawns We Close Our Eyes
(Atmospheric black metal, Post-rock , Shoegaze, 3.5/5)
22. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Butterfly 3000
(Psychedelic Pop, 3.5/5)
23. Joy Crookes - Skin
(Neo-Soul, R&B, Jazz, 3.5/5)
24. Silkie - Panorama
(Dubstep, Grime, Jazz, 3.5/5)
25. Turnstile - Glow On
(Post-hardcore / punk, 3.5/5)
26. Lana Del Rey - Chemtrails Over the Country Club
(Singer-Songwriter
27. Cryptosis - Bionic Swarm
(Technical Thrash, 3.5/5)
28. Weezer - OK Human
(Chamber Pop, Pop Rock, 3.5/5)
29. Every Time I Die - Radical
(Metalcore, 3.5/5)
30. Armand Hammer, The Alchemist - Haram
(Experimental Hip Hop, 3.5/5)
31. Animation Sequence - New Earth Aura
(Instrumental Progressive Metal, 3.5/5)
32. Tony Allen - There Is No End
(Experimental Hip Hop, Jazz, Afrobeat, 3.5/5)
33. Suffocate For Fuck Sake - Fyra
(Post-Rock
34. Tyler, The Creator - Call Me If You Get Lost
(Experimental Hip-Hop, 3.5/5)
35. Lightning Bug - A Color Of The Sky
(Dream Pop, 3.5/5)
36. Arcade Fire, Owen Pallett - Her (Original Score)
(Ambient, 3/5)
37. Loathe - The Things They Believe
(Ambient, 3/5)
38. Iglooghost - Lei Line Eon
(Glitch, Ambient, UK Bass, 3/5)
39. Bent Knee - Frosting
(Hyperpop, 3/5)
40. Parannoul - To See the Next Part of the Dream
(Shoegaze, 3/5)
41. Brand of Sacrifice - Lifeblood
(Deathcore, 3/5)
42. C. Tangana - El Madrileno
(Alternative R&B, Latin Pop, 3/5)
43. Vulture - Dealin' Death
(Speed metal, Thrash metal, 3/5)
44. John Batiste - We Are
(Soul, 3/5)
45. Rhye - Home
(Sophisti-Pop, Smooth Soul, 2.5/5)
46. John Carpenter - Lost Themes III: Alive After Death
(Horror Synth, Synthwave, 2.5/5)
47. Sons of Kemet - Black To The Future
(Jazz-Funk, 2.5/5)
48. Interloper - Search Party
(Progressive metalcore, 2.5/5)
49. Møl - Diorama
(Blackgaze, 2.5/5)
50. Quadeca - From Me To You
(Experimental Hip Hop, Emo Rap, 2.5/5)



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