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My very subjective ranking of all heard metal and metal-adjacent albums 2022.

Created by: Jacob Butcher | 13.01.2023



1. Mamaleek - Diner Coffee
2. Wilderun - Epigone
3. Disillusion - Ayam
4. Ashenspire - Hostile Architecture
5. Cavernlight - As I Cast Ruin Upon The Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw
6. Sunrise Patriot Motion - Black Fellflower Stream
7. Egregore - The Word Of His Law
8. Daeva - Through Sheer Will And Black Magicโ€‹
9. Morgue Supplier - Inevitability
10. Miscreance - Convergence
11. Negative Plane - The Pact
12. Immolation - Acts Of God
13. Valborg - Der Alte
14. Chat Pile - God's Country
15. Luminous Vault - Animate The Emptiness
16. Absent In Body - Plague God
17. Inexorum - Equinox Vigil
18. Sonja - Loud Arriver
19. Hammers Of Misfortune - Overtaker
20. Esophagus - Inglorious Beings
21. Doldrum - The Knocking, Or The Story Of The Sound That Preceded Their Disappearance
22. Dreadnought - The Endless
23. Omophagia - Rebirth In Black
24. Mother Of Graves - Where The Shadows Adorn
25. Et Moriemur - Tamashii No Yama
26. Gggolddd - This Shame Should Not Be Mine
27. Darkest Era - Wither On The Vine
28. Wormrot - Hiss
29. Liturgy - As The Blood Of God Bursts The Veins Of Time
30. Autopsy - Morbidity Triumphant
31. Wiegedood - There's Always Blood At The End Of The Road
32. Hath - All That Was Promised
33. Mass Worship - Portal Tombs
34. Aeviterne - The Ailing Facade
35. Tรณmarรบm - Ash In Realms Of Stone Icons
36. Devil Master - Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night
37. Jade - The Pacification Of Death
38. De Profundis - The Corruption Of Virtue
39. Cult Of Luna - The Long Road North
40. Blut Aus Nord - Disharmonium - Undreamable Abysses
41. Menace Ruine - Nekyia
42. Worm - Bluenothing
43. Imperial Triumphant - Spirit Of Ecstasy
44. Artificial Brain - Artificial Brain
45. Sisyphean - Colours Of Faith
46. Vฤmฤcฤra - Cosmic Fires: The Enlightenment Reversed
47. Revocation - Netherheaven
48. Ultha - All That Has Never Been True
49. Defect Designer - Neanderthal
50. Final Light - Final Light
51. Bloodbath - Survival Of The Sickest
52. Altarage - Sol Corrupto
53. Devenial Verdict - Ash Blind
54. Veilburner - VLBRNR
55. Lykotonon - Promethean Pathology
56. An Abstract Illusion - Woe
57. Black Death Cult - Diaspora
58. Vorga - Striving Toward Oblivion
59. High Command - Eclipse Of The Dual Moons
60. Mord'A'Stigmata - Like Ants And Snakes
61. Gevurah - Gehinnom
62. Katharos XIII - Chthonian Transmissions
63. Sigh - Shiki
64. Reeking Aura - Blood And Bonemeal
65. Panzerfaust - The Suns Of Perdition - Chapter III: The Astral Drain
66. Scarcity - Aveilut
67. Astral Tomb - Soulgazer
68. Temple Of Void - Summoning The Slayer
69. Phase IV - Phase IV
70. Pyrithe - Monuments To Impermanence
71. The Antichrist Imperium - Volume III: Satan In His Original Glory
72. Arizmenda - Spiders Lust In The Dungeonโ€™s Dust
73. Bedsore - Bedsore / Mortal Incarnation
74. Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
75. Krisiun - Mortem Solis
76. Konvent - Call Down The Sun
77. Book Of Sand - Seven Candles For An Empty Altar
78. Qrixkuor - Zoetrope
79. Dream Unending - Song Of Salvation
80. Heiden - Andzjel
81. Atvm - The Split
82. Kampfar - Til Klovers Takt
83. Messa - Close
84. Brutus (BEL) - Unison Life
85. Faceless Burial - At The Foothills Of Deliration
86. Arkheth - Clarity Came With A Cool Summer's Breeze
87. Aeternam - Heir Of The Rising Sun
88. Septicflesh - Modern Primitive
89. Ou - One
90. Blut Aus Nord - Lovecraftian Echoes
91. Psycroptic - Divine Council
92. Undeath - It's Timeโ€‹.โ€‹.โ€‹.To Rise From The Grave
93. Pure Wrath - Hymn To The Woeful Hearts
94. Primitive Man - Insurmountable
95. Abest - Molten Husk
96. Creature (FRA) - Chimerapolis
97. Vacuous - Dreams Of Dysphoria
98. The Chasm - The Scars Of A Lost Reflective Shadow
99. Kuolemanlaakso - Kuusumu
100. White Ward - False Light
101. Wake - Thought Form Descent
102. Hissing - Hypervirulence Architecture
103. Altars - Ascetic Reflection
104. Vile Creature - A Hymn Of Loss And Hope [Collaboration]
105. Haunter - Discarnate Ails
106. Parius - The Signal Heard Throughout Space
107. Kardashev - Liminal Rite
108. Mizmor - Myopia [Collaboration]
109. Maul - Seraphic Punishment
110. Nite - Voices Of The Kronian Moon
111. Kreator - Hate รœber Alles
112. Persefone - Metanoia
113. Esoctrilihum - Consecration Of The Spirituฬˆs Flesh
114. Krallice - Crystalline Exhaustion
115. Celestial Grave - Vitriolic Atonement
116. Innumerable Forms - Philosophical Collapse
117. Vanhรคvd - Vila
118. Godless Truth - Godless Truth
119. An Isolated Mind - A Place We Cannot Go
120. Encenathrakh - Ithate Thngth Oceate
121. Gronibard - Regarde Les Hommes Sucer
122. Dysgnostic - Scar Echoes
123. The Final Sleep - Vessels Of Grief
124. Cryptworm - Spewing Mephitic Putridity
125. Pensรฉes Nocturnes - Douce Fange
126. Ghost - Impera
127. Author & Punisher - Krรผller
128. Executioner's Mask - Winterlong
129. Molder - Engrossed In Decay
130. Pestilength - Basom Gryphos



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