Best of 2018

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Some of you have already seen it on fb, but here's my top ten list for the year, in text and picture:

10. Cult Leader - A Patient Man
9. Lucifer - Lucifer II
8. Harakiri For The Sky - Arson
7. Rivers of Nihil - Where Owls Know My Name
6. Bloodbath - The Arrow of Satan is Drawn
5. Tribulation - Down Below
4. Riverside - Wasteland
3. Johnny Jewel - Music for Television
2. Usurpress - Interregnum
1. Amorphis - Queen of Time
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Re: Best of 2018

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I listened to so little new music. It's getting worse every year. I liked these:

Lucero - Among the Ghosts
High on Fire - Electric Messiah
Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel

The new ones from Voivod and Bloodbath struck me as average.
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It seems like everyone is just releasing individual songs these days instead of full albums, so there aren't a ton of full albums to list.

Ice Cube - Everythang's Corrupt
VNV Nation - Noire
Venus In Furs - Green
Amorphis - Queen of Time
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians - Rocket
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I still only/mostly listen to bands that release actual albums but I guess that's a dying breed.

Speaking of which, here's my top ten songs of the year:

Amorphis - Brother and Sister
Riverside - River Down Below
Usurpress - In Books Without Pages
Tribulation - The Lament
Rivers of Nihil - The Silent Life
Bloodbath - Wayward Samaritan
Moby - Like A Motherless Child
Ghost - Rats
Mantar - Age of the Absurd
High on Fire - Electric Messiah

Honorable mentions: VNV Nation - When Is the Future, A Perfect Circle - TalkTalk, Slegest - Undergangens tankesmed

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It probably has as much with how I find new music these days, which is mostly through clubs and a few youtube channels I follow. Songs I can do a lot better with:

(in no real order other than this is the order of my playlist):
Vampire - Blutengel
Armour - VNV Nation
Surrender To The Darkness - Blutengel
Big Love - She Wants Revenge
Anymore - Helix
Torches - Standard Issue Citizen
Skydweller - Rave The Reqviem
Love Missile - Lovelorn Dolls
Ebb and Flow - Aesthetic Perfection
Crash And Burn - My Indigo
Brother And Sister - Amorphis
Corpse Candle - Weathered Statues
Shadows - Twin Tribes
Dark Paradise - Tiger Army
Waste - Whispering Sons
Tidal - Silver Walks
Criminal - Exitmusic
Nadia - Fotocrime
Def - Venus In Furs
The Day - The Exploding Boy
Daily Dose - Yan Wagner
We Don't Have to Dance - Actors
Sweat - Razorwire Halo
Perfect World - Not Scientists
Mind Intruder - Grave Pleasures
Our Own Darkness - True Moon
Ordinary Life - Computer Magic
Republik - The Bellwether Syndicate
Timebomb Zone - The Prodigy
The Dirty And The Beast - Lejana
Just cut them up like regular chickens

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Some real gems there for sure! Brother and Sister is, as you can see, my song of the year and it's a friggin' bonustrack on the album. That's how good Queen of Time is. And it was nice to hear VNV Nation getting back to form somewhat with Noire.

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here are some albums from this year i recommend checking out, in alphabetical order:

Aeternus - Heathen
Alice In Chains - Rainier Fog
Clutch - Book Of Bad Decisions
Fister - No Spirit Within
Hank Von Hell - Egomania
Iron Regan - Dark Days Ahead
Judas Priest - Firepower
KEN Mode - Loved
Manes - Slow Motion Death Sequence
Owl - Nights In Distortion
Svart Lotus - Stemmer Fra Dypet
Terrorizer - Caustic Attack
The Lion’s Daughter - Future Cult
This Will Destroy You - New Others Pt 1 & 2
Thron - Abysmal
Voïvod - The Wake
Vɔid - Jettatura
Witchskull - Coven’s Will
Wolvhammer - The Monuments Of Ash And Bone
Yob - Our Raw Heart
Zeal & Ardor - Stranger Fruit
Zeke - Hellbender
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