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2019 Album of The Year - Initial Voting

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Top 10 AOTY:
1) Motionless In White, "Disguise"
2) Shadow of Intent, “Melancholy"
3) So It Begins, "So It Begins"
4) The Raven Age, “Conspiracy”
5) Cattle Decapitation, "Death Atlas"
6) A Wake In Providence, “The Blvck Sun || The Blood Moon”
7) Alpha Wolf, “Fault” - EP
8) Half Heard Voices, “Dissidence” - EP
9) As I Lay Dying, "Shaped By Fire"
10) Brand of Sacrifice, “God Hand”


Very Honorable Mentions:
11) Inmate, “Anarthas”
12) Lacuna Coil, “Black Anima”
13) Upon a Burning Body, “Southern Hostility”
14) Knocked Loose, “A Different Shade of Blue”
15) Billie Eilish, “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”
16) Dayseeker, “Sleeptalk”
17) Kublai Khan, "ABSOLUTE"
18) Stray from the Path, "Internal Atomics"
19) Counterparts, “Nothing Left to Love”
20) The Gloom In the Corner, “Flesh & Bones” - EP

…and so many more. This list took about an hour for me to compose…things like this are very hard for me to do lol especially when we have years like 2019 with a relentless onslaught of bangers every damn week. 2019 was good to us when it comes to music, even if practically *only* when it comes to music haha for some of us, at least. Here’s to 2020! May it bring yet another wave of masterpieces.

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25. Void Of Vision - Hyperdaze                                      
24. The Devil Wears Prads - The Act
23. Sleep Token - Sundowning
22. Alpha Wolf - Fault
21. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2
20. Clairo - Immunity
19. Dealer - Soul Burn 
18. Varials - In Darkness 
17. Stray From The Path - Internal Atomics
16. HEALTH - VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR
15. Acres - Lonely World
14. American Football - American Football (LP3)
13. Turnover - Altogether
12. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell
11. Yonaka - Don't Wait 'Til Tomorrow
10. Drab Majesty - Modern Minor 
9. Dream State - Primose Path
8. Bring Me The Horizon - Amo
7. Employed To Serve - Eternal Forward Motion
6. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue
5. Thornhill - The Dark Pool
4. Fit For An Autopsy - The Sea of Tragic Beasts
3. Lotus Eater - Social Hazard
2. Counterparts - Nothing Left To Love
1. Northlane - Alien
 

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1. Exulansis - Sequestered Sympathy

2. White Ward - Love Exchange Failure

3. Esoteric - A Pyrrhic Existence

4. Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race

5. Anonymuz - There Is No Threat

6. Zeresh - Farewell

7. JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes are Cornballs

8. Suldusk - Lunar Falls

9. The Number Twelve Looks Like You - Wild Gods

10. Hypno5e - A Distant (dark) Source

 

Honourable Mentions:

Alcest - Spiritual Instinct

Billy Woods - Hiding Places

glassing - Spotted Horse

American Football - American Football

Illyria - The Carpathian Summit

Perihelion - Agg

Thornhill - The Dark Pool

Two People - First Body

Violet Cold - kOsmik

Mizmor - Cairn

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Posting a list because this is arbitrary at best.

65daysofstatic – replicr

abyssal – a beacon in the husk

alcest – spiritual instinct

alterage – the approaching war

american pleasure club – fucking bliss

angel olsen – all mirrors

black marble – bigger than life

blanck mass – animated violence mild

blood incantation – hidden history of the human race

blue hummingbird on the left – atl tlachinolli

boris – love & evol

botanist – ecosystem

boy harsher – careful

chelsea wolfe – birth of violence

cigarettes after sex – cry

creeping death – wretched illusions

crocodiles – love is here

cult of luna – a dawn to fear

dark morph – dark morph

diiv – deceiver

diocletian – amongst the flames of a burning god

drab majesty – modern mirror

drowse – light mirror

earth – fall upon her burning lips

fuming mouth – the grand descent

gesaffelstein – hyperion

gost – valedictorian

greet death – new hell

hath – of rot and ruin

have a nice life – sea of worry

heath – vol 4: slaves of fear

la dispute – panorama

lingua ignota – caligula

liturgy – haqq

lust for youth – lust for youth

marissa nadler/stephen brodksy – droneflower

martyrdod – hexhammaren

mgla – age of excuse

mispyrming – algleymi

mizmor – cairn

mono – nowhere now here

nick cave and the bad seeds – ghosteen

numenorean – adore

pharmakon – devour

protomartyr – no passion all technique

refused – war music

ritual howls – rendered armor

sadness – circle of veins/i want to be there

sect – blood of the beasts

slow crush – ease

somn – the all-devouring

suldusk – lunar falls

sunn o))) – life metal

swans – leaving meaning

teitanblood – the baneful choir

torche – admission

trst – the destroyer 1/2

twin temple – twin temple

tyr – hel

ufomammut – xx

uniform – everything that dies someday comes back

violet cold – kosmik

warmoon lord – burning banner of the funereal war

weeping icon – weeping icon

witch vomit – buried deep in a bottomless grave

year of the knife – ultimate aggression

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1. Thank You Scientist - Terraformer
2. Origami Angel - Somewhere City
3. Acres - Lonely World
4. Capstan - Restless Heart, Keep Running
5. Blessing a Curse - Waste
6. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue
7. Narco Debut - Strange and Ever Changing Depths
8. half-alive - Now, Not Yet
9. Missio - The Darker the Weather //  The Better the Man
10. WOLFCLUB - Frontiers

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Alcest-Spiritual Instinct

Counterparts-Nothing Left to Love

Knocked Loose-Different Shade of Blue

Torche-Admission

Infinity Shred-Forever A Fast Life

Sleep Token-Sundowning

Taylor Swift-Lover

Cave In-Final Transmission

Baroness-Gold and Grey

Author and Punisher-Beastland

Chelsea Wolfe-American Darkness

The Acacia Strain-It Comes in Waves

Angel Olsen-All Mirrors

Stormzy-Heavy is the Head

Health-Vol 4

Pelican-Nighttime Stories

Lana Del Rey-Norman Fucking Rockwell

Bon Iver-I,I

PUP-Morbid Stuff

Billie Eilish-When We All Fall Asleep...

Sturgill Simpson-Sound & Fury

Angel Du$t-Pretty Buff

Oso Oso-Basking in the Glow

Astronoid-Astronoid

SWMRS-Berkeley’s on Fire

 

 

 

There’s a lot more than 10, sorry. I just couldn’t limit it to just 10. And I don’t have them ranked in order because it would be so difficult for me, so the order is interchangeable.

 

 

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1. Bad Omens - finding God before God finds me

2. Wage war - pressure

3. The devil wears Prada - the act

4. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

5. Slipknot - we are not your kind

6. Motionless in White - Disguise

7.  I Prevail - trauma

8. As I lay dying - shaped by fire

9. Northlane - alien

10. Badflower - Ok I'm sick

 

-It was an outstanding year for music. Thanks a bunch kingdom leaks!

 

 

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1. Bad Omens - Finding God Before God Finds Me
2. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO
3. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk
4. Get Scared - The Dead Days
5. Spiritbox - Singles Collection - EP
6. Ghost Atlas - Sleep Therapy
7. Periphery - Periphery IV Hail Stan
8. Zebrahead - Brain Invaders
9. Simple Creatures - Strange Love
10. Bring Me The Horizon - amo
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1. Northlane - Alien
2. 宇宙ネコ子 - 君のように生きれたら
3. the peggies - Hell Like Heaven
4. kikuo - きくおミク6
5. 3776 - 歳時記
6. Tool - Fear Inoculum
7. Thornhill - The Dark Pool
8. Norma Jean - All Hail
9. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue
10. Void of Vision - Hyperdaze

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1. La Dispute - Panorama

2. Durand Jones & The Indications - American Love Call

3. Counterparts - Nothing Left to Love

4. Shlohmo - The End

5. nothing,nowhere. - Bloodlust

6. As I Lay Dying - Shaped by Fire

7. surrenderdorothy - justwhatthedoctorordered

8. NORTHLANE - Alien

9. Have Mercy - The Love Life

10. Wolves at the Gate - Eclipse

 

Honorable Mentions :

Whitechapel - The Valley

The Devil Wears Prada - The Act

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1. Tool - Fear Inoculum

2. Sleep Token - Sundowning

3. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue

4. Fever 333 - STRENGTH IN NUMB333RS

5. Secret Band - LP2

6. Leprous - Pitfalls

7. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

8. Bent Knee - You Know What They Mean

9. La Dispute - Panorama

10. Car Bomb - Mordial

 

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01. After The burial - Evergreen

02. Norma Jean - All Hail

03. Russian Circles - Blood Year

04. BABYMETAL - Metal Galaxy

05. The HU - The Gereg

06. JAMBINAI - ONDA

07. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Watchmen (Music from the HBO Series)

08. RADWIMPS - Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko Original Soundtrack)

09. Yuka Kitamura - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Digital Soundtrack)

10. Ludvig Forssell - Death Stranding (Original Score)

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My Best Top 10 Album in 2019

 

1. Bring Me The Horizon - amo
2. As I Lay Dying - Shaped by Fire
3. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

4. Northlane - Alien
5. Billie Eilish - when we all fall asleep, where do we go?
6. I Prevail - Trauma
7. Wage War - Pressure
8. Issues - beautiful oblivion 
9. Outline in Color - Outline in Color
10. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

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1. Whirr - Feels Like You
2. Copeland - Blushing
3. From Indian Lakes - Dimly Lit
4. Mayfield – Careless Love
5. Counterparts - Nothing Left to Love
6. Holding Absence - Holding Absence
7. Turnover - Altogether
8. Keane - Cause and Effect
9. As I Lay Dying - Shaped by Fire
10 . Oh Sleeper - Bloodied / Unbowed

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1. The National - I Am Easy To Find 

2. Drug Dealer - Raw Honey

3. Tyler The Creator - IGOR

4. YBN Cordae - The Lost Boy

5. Kanye West - Jesus Is King

6. Sore Eyelids - Avoiding Life

7. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana

8. Bon Iver - i,i 

9. PUP - Morbid Stuff

10. Mavi - Let The Sun Talk

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My top 10: 

  1. Leprous - Pitfalls
  2. Periphery - Periphery IV: Hail Stan
  3. Bring Me the Horizon - amo
  4. Rosie Lowe - YU
  5. Ariana Grande - thank u, next
  6. Kim Petras - Turn Off the Light
  7. Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated
  8. Slayyyter - Slayyyter
  9. Mahalia - Love and Compromise
  10. Starset - DIVISIONS

Honorable mentions:

  • PVRIS - Hallucinations EP
  • Elohim - Braindead EP
  • Badflower - OK, I'm Sick
  • LAFAWNDAH - Ancestor Boy
  • Sabrina Claudio - Truth Is
  • Northlane - Alien

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No particular order

1. American Football - LP3

2. Knocked Loose - ADSOB

3. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

4. Foals - ENSWBL Pt. 1

5. Foals - ENSWBL Pt. 2

6. Local Natives - Violet Street

7. Emarosa - Peach Club

8. Of Mice and Men - Earth & Sky

9. Holding Absence - Holding Absence

10. Billie Eilish - when we all fall asleep where do we go

 

Honorable Mentions:

Bring me the horizon

Periphery

Starset

The Maine

Grayscale

Counterparts

Post Malone

As I Lay Dying

 

 

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(In no particular order)

1. Tool - Fear Inoculum

2. Juice WRLD - Death Race For Love

3. T-Pain - 1UP

4. JACKBOYS - JACKBOYS

5. Norma Jean - All Hail

6. Have Mercy - The Love Life

7. (Sandy) Alex G - House of Sugar

8. Heart Attack Man - Fake Blood

9. Trippie Redd - A Love Letter To You 4

10. Periphery - Periphery IV: HAIL STAN

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Albums:

1. Periphery - Periphery IV: HAIL STAN

2. Bring Me The Horizon - amo 

3. Northlane - Alien

4. I Prevail - TRAUMA

5. Betraying the Martyrs - Rapture

6. We Are The Empty - Beyond Empty

7. As I Lay Dying - Shaped by Fire

8. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

9. Coldrain - The Side Effects

10. Shadow of Intent - Melancholy

 

Singles:

1. Periphery - Blood Eagle

2. Bring Me The Horizon - Ludens

3. Our Last Night - Losing Sleep

4. Coldrain - COEXIST

5. We Are The Empty - Beyond Empty

 

Honorable mentions:

Killswitch Engage - Atonement

Counterparts - Nothing Left To Love 

Our Last Night - Let Light Overcome the Darkness

Wage War - Pressure 

Darknet - Morally Flexible

Of Mice and Men - Earth and Sky

 

Worth mentioning for a decent album which however wasn't good enough: Skillet - Victorious.

Worth mentioning for being the worst album I heard this year: Die Heart - Vorbilder.

 

There's also the following albums which I averagely enjoyed: Tool - Fear Inoculum, Iris - Goliath's Throne, Starset - Divisions, Death Stranding: Timefall, Saint Asonia - Flawed Design. 

 

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Top 3:

Northlane - Alien

The Devil Wears Prada - The Act

Norma Jean - All Hail

 

FKA Twigs - Magdalene

Cult Of Luna - A Dawn Of Fear

Fit For An Autopsy - The Sea Of Tragic Beasts

Thornhill - The Dark Pool

Girl Band - The Talkies

Sleep Token - Sundowning

Microwave - Death Is A Warm Blanket

 

Biggest disappointment of the year: Being As An Ocean.

 

I sort of did a messy TOP 50 if you're curious:

Spoiler

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My top 10 albums of 2019 

 

1. SlipKnoT - We Are Not Your Kind 

2. As I Lay Dying - Shaped by Fire

3. Fit For An Autopsy - The Sea of tragic beats

4. Of Mice & Men - EarthAndSky

5. Norma Jean - All Hail

6. Neon Graves - Disarray

7. Despised Icon - Purgatory

8Cattle Decapitation - Death atlas

9. Counterparts - Nothing Left to Lose

10. Entrails - Rise of the Reaper

 

Honorable Mentions:

Northlane

So It Begins

Varials

Periphery

Rammstein

Knocked Loose

KoRn

Wage War

After The burial

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1. Dealer - Soul Burn - EP

2. Alpha Wolf - Fault - EP

3. Afterlife - Breaking Point

4. Wage War - Pressure

5. Bad Omens - Finding God Before God Finds Me

6. Issues - Beautiful Oblivion

7. Lotus Eater - Social Hazard - EP

8. Darknet - Morally Flexible

9. Void Of Vision - Hyperdaze

10. Diamond Construct - Diamond Construct

 

OTHER HONOURABLE MENTIONS (THAT I STILL LOVED BUT DIDN’T MAKE THE TOP 10)

Of Mice & Men - Earthandsky

Northlane - Alien

Loser - Never Young

Bring Me The Horizon - amo

InVisions - Between You & Me

Holding Absence - Holding Absence

Extortionist - Sever The Cord

Knocked Loose - A Different Shade Of Blue

Gideon - Out Of Control

Capture - Lost Control

Thornhill - The Dark Pool

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1. White Noise Owl - Condition Critical

2. Port Noir - The New Routine

3. Rammstein - Rammstein

4. Mansionair - Shadowboxer

5. Vex Red - Give Me The Dark (EP)

6. Reignwolf - Hear Me Out

7. Chelsea Wolfe - Birth Of Violence

8. UNKLE - The Road: Part II / Lost Highway

9. Tool - Fear Inoculum

10. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

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my top 10 are:

 

1.infected rain-endorphin

2.jinjer-macro

3-lacuna coil-black anima

4.the agonist-orphans

5.motionless in white-disguise

6.NF-the search

7.betraying the martyrs-rapture

8.devil within-dark supremacy

9.dream state-primrose path

10.frozen crown-crowned in frost

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Top 3 Albums:

1. Sleep Token - Sundowning

2. Johnny Booth - Firsthand Accounts

3. Periphery - Periphery IV: Hail Stan

 

Top 7 (in no particular order):

4. Northlane - Alien

5. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

6. Shadow of Intent - Melancholy (never thought I'd pick a deathcore album for my top 10)

7. Thornhill - The Dark Pool

8. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

9. Counterparts - Nothing Left to Love

10. Emarosa - Peach Club

 

Honorable Mentions:

Patternist - I Don't Know What I'm Doing Here

Bring Me the Horizon - amo

FEVER 333 - Strength in Numb333rs

Kitsune - Nothing Makes Me Happy Anymore

Denzel Curry - ZUU

Injury Reserve - Injury Reserve

Capstan - Restless Heart, Keep Running

Aries - Welcome Home

HEALTH - VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR

Norma Jean - All Hail

 

another good year of music. here's to another.

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TOP 30 2k19
1. Crystal Lake - Helix
2. Sleep Token - Sundowning
3. White Ward - Love Exchange Failure
4. Issues - Beautiful Oblivion
5. Thornhill - The Dark Pool
6. Bring Me The Horizon - amo
7. The Drowned God - I'll Always Be The Same
8. Panzerfaust - Suns Of Perdition
9. Gruzja - Nie Mamy Jeszcze Na Was Pomysłu
10. Der Rote Milan - Moritat


11. Whitechapel - The Valley 
12. Northlane - Alien
13. In Search Of Solace - Enslaved To Tragedy
14. MGK - Hotel Diablo
15. Turnover - Altogether
16. Non Opus Dei - Głód
17. Mgła - Age Of Excuses
18. Batushka - Hospodi
19. wędrowcy~tułacze~zbiegi - Marynistyka Suchego Lądu
20. Wildways - Nuskull


21. Void Of Vision - Hyperdaze
22. Dimholt - Episteme
23. Krater - Venenare
24. Madra - Bittersweet Temptation To Disappear Completely
25. Numenorean - Adore
26. Exulanis - Sequestered Sympathy
27. Downfall Of Gaia - Ethic Of Radical Finitude
28. Howling North - Diffusion
29. Hope Drone - Void Lustre
30. Fleshworld - The Essence Has Changed, But The Details Remain 


EP's :
1. Alpha Wolf - Fault
2. PVRIS - Hallucinations

3. Teenage Wrist - Counting Flies

4. Falling In Reverse - Drugs EP
5. Volumes - Coming Clean


I have a lot black metal this year on my list, but damn, the top 10 is so satisfying

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my personal favorites


The Devil Wears Prada – The Act
Moron Police – A Boat On The Sea
Blood Command – Return of the Arsonist
Cult Of Luna – A Dawn To Fear
Krum & Theory Hazit – Here's Mud In Your Eye
Damien Jurado – In the Shape of a Storm
Tobe Nwigwe – Fouriginals
I am oak – Osmosis
Microwave – Death is a Warm Blanket
The Number Twelve Looks Like You – Wild gods

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1. Bad Omens - Finding God Before He Finds Me

2. Dream State - Primrose Path

3. Thornhill - The Dark Pool

4. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

5. Northlane - Alien

6. Crown The Empire - Sudden Sky

7. Capture - Lost Control

8. Bilmuri -  RICH SIPS 

9. half.alive - Now, Not Yet

10.  Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue

 

Special shoutout to Deadlights who released two of the biggest singles of the year imo (with no album)

 

Sugarcoated Psychosis - Deadlights

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1. Northlane - Alien

2. Dayseeker - Sleeptalk

3. Waterparks - Fandom

4. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

5. Set It Off - Midnight

6. Bring Me The Horizon - Amo

7. Dead Crown - Crucify Me

8. Motionless In White - Disguise 

9. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade Of Blue 

10. Coldrain - The Side Effects

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10) "Mantodea" - Destination Dimension
 

9) "amo" - Bring Me The Horizon
 

8) "Death Atlas" - Cattle Decapitation
 

7) "Walk Beyond The Dark" - Abigail Williams
 

6) "Unending" - Cloudkicker
 

5) "Bloodied / Unbowed" - Oh, Sleeper
 

4) "Redeemer" - Red Handed Denial
 

3) "Shaped By Fire" - As I Lay Dying

2) "All Hail" - Norma Jean

 

1) "We Are Not Your Kind" - Slipknot

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