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Favorites Of 2021

1. Hypocrisy - Worship
2. Cult Of Luna - The Raging River
3. Horndal - Lake Drinker
4. Wormwitch - Wolf Hex
5. Rivers Of Nihil - The Work

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Created by b0000mst1ck on 28.02.2022

2021: The Final Countdown

Metallic World War 2021

2017 champions Archspire want to defend their leadership (strategy: we raze you with more BPM), while Dvne (3rd place in 2017) and Rivers of Nihil (3rd place in 2018) enhance their sonic arsenal by forcefully declaring war on sovereigns; however, the battlefield is filled with loose mines that could explode and blow everything up, ultra-technical mines called Inferi, Deviant Process and First Fragment (brand: Dominic Forest Lapointe). From afar, cautious and silent, veterans named Carcass, Dream Theater and Mastodon lurk. Steffen Kummurer of Obscura (3rd place in 2009, 2nd place in 2011, 6th place in 2016, 7th place in 2018) warrior experienced and reliable, re-sheaths his most powerful weapons (Jeroen Paul Thesseling and Christian Muenzner, champion with the Alkaloid in 2018) and prepares for the final assault on the Throne of Metal. The 2012 champions, Between the Buried and Me, dethroned but never tamed, take the field recalling the glorious colors of the past to regain what is rightfully theirs.

1. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
2. Dvne - Etemen Ænka
3. Archspire - Bleed The Future
4. Obscura - A Valediction
5. Mastodon - Hushed And Grim

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Created by BlackAlbatross on 01.02.2022

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My Top 50 Albums of 2021:

"The artwork was created by acclaimed Polish artist, Mariusz Lewandowski, whose art matched LIVLØS’ artistic vision" the band revealed to And Justice For Art..."

1. Gojira - Fortitude
2. Evadne - The Pale Light Of Fireflies
3. Imminence - Heaven In Hiding
4. Vildhjarta - Måsstaden Under Vatten
5. Swallow The Sun - Moonflowers

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Created by Umideath on 26.12.2021

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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.

1. Floating Points - Promises
2. Vildhjarta - Måsstaden Under Vatten
3. Black Midi - Cavalcade
4. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
5. Deafheaven - Infinite Granite

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Created by Moose on 15.06.2021

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Year 2021: The Best Releases

1. Humanity's Last Breath - Välde
2. Gojira - Fortitude
3. Archspire - Bleed the Future
4. Inferi - Vile Genesis
5. Hypocrisy - Worship

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Created by MIXHELL on 06.02.2021

Stumbling Through 2021 Jan-March

Albums I've listened to released between January - March

1. Soen - Imperial
2. Dvne - Etemen Ænka
3. Empyrium - Über Den Sternen
4. Cult Of Luna - The Raging River
5. Five The Hierophant - Through Aureate Void

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Created by LifelikeAdvisor on 05.02.2021

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2021: Jan-Jun

After clocking well over 700 albums in 2020, I'm hoping 2021 will be a bit busier IRL and thus slightly less comprehensively covered in these lists, but let's see - with all the new strains emerging, who TF knows when we might return to a semblance of normality. Until then, I'll be trying to make sure that nothing noteworthy passes my radar.

1. Vulgaris - Asundre
2. Dvne - Etemen Ænka
3. Heliocentric - Ishmael
4. Decline Of The I - Johannes
5. Dordeduh - Har

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Created by musclassia on 24.01.2021

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2021 Amusia's Recommendations

Manuel Castillo (Amusia) is a Mexican youtuber/reviewer specialized in heavy metal, who makes reviews without pression from the labels or distros. His passion and knowledge are the best tools he has and is followed by almost 70,000 people from the Spanish-speaking community. His partner, Carlos 'Black Bujo' Telles, also make reviews but of underground bands.

1. Asphyx - Necroceros
2. Nervosa - Perpetual Chaos
3. Therion - Leviathan
4. Labyrinth - Welcome To The Absurd Circus
5. Accept - Too Mean To Die

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Created by ChapuLviz on 23.01.2021

Dvatisícedvacetjedna (MMXXI)

1. Lorna Shore - ...And I Return To Nothingness
2. Harakiri For The Sky - Mære
3. Monolord - Your Time To Shine
4. Ethereal Shroud - Trisagion
5. Der Weg Einer Freiheit - Noktvrn

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Created by kveetie on 19.01.2021

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2021 Staring at the Unborn Dusk with Korah

----Updated every weeks----

I'm looking for all genres without exceptions, with currently little preferencies for Progressive, Death and Black metal! Listenning to every albums 2 or 3 times at less before including it in my list.
I specify my favourite songs in order of preferency

❤ = Amazing song!

1. Between The Buried And Me - Colors II
2. Mastodon - Hushed And Grim
3. In Mourning - The Bleeding Veil
4. Rivers Of Nihil - The Work
5. Be'lakor - Coherence

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Created by Korah on 11.01.2021

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2021 Album Ranking

1. Beast In Black - Dark Connection
2. 1914 - Where Fear And Weapons Meet
3. Duskmourn - Fallen Kings And Rusted Crowns
4. Grima - Rotten Garden
5. Gojira - Fortitude

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Created by Anghellic67 on 01.01.2021

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The Best Metal Albums* From A To # (H)

This list is meant to be an extensive, but by no means exhaustive, collection of the greatest (modern) metal albums and eps. Running the gamut from avant-garde to trve norweigan black metal. *As someone who is young in age, my tastes tend to revolve around the period of the 80s to the present.* Although certain metal albums from before will certainly be featured, the period of the 60s-70s will be under-represented. I refer you to this excellent list to gain a better appreciation for some of the best metal from that period:

1. Haar - The Wayward Ceremony
2. Hacride - Lazarus
3. Hades - The Dawn Of The Dying Sun
4. Hænesy - Garabontzia
5. Hæthen - Shaped By Aeolian Winds

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Created by Uxküll on 28.11.2020

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My Favorite Albums of All Time

1. Shadow Of Intent - Elegy
2. Orbit Culture - Nija
3. Imminence - Turn the Light On
4. Bleed From Within - Fracture
5. Vildhjarta - Måsstaden Under Vatten

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Created by Umideath on 02.05.2011