Monday, December 12, 2016

Favorite Releases for 2016

Albums
Highlights:
Aborted - Retrogore
Brutally Deceased - Satanic Corpse
Crowbar - The Serpent Only Lies
Despised Icon - Beast
High Spirits - Motivator

Insomnium - Winter's Gate 
Sentient Horror - Ungodly Forms
Sumerlands - Sumerlands
Testament - The Brotherhood of the Snake
Witherscape - The Northern Sanctuary

Notable:
Anthrax - For All Kings
Asphalt Graves - The New Primitive
Defeated Sanity - Disposal of the Dead / Dharmata
Interment - Scent of the Buried
Megadeth - Dystopia

Ribspreader - Suicide Gate - A Bridge to Death
Less Notable but Still Noteworthy:
Asphyx - Incoming Death
Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule
Funeral Whore - Phantasm

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason
Metallica - Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

EP
Highlights:
dawnbringer -  XX
Scour - Scour
Pallbearer - Fear and Fury
Voivod - Post Society
Voidspawn - Pyrrhic
Notable:
Aborted - Termination Redux 
Abysseral Throne - Storming The Black Gate
Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Arc
Dischord - Epitaph
 

Gruesome - Dimensions of Horror

Compilation / Splits
Avulsed - Deathgeneration
Disma - The Lost Vault of Chaos
Cemetery Filth / Ectovoid / Sabbatory / Trenchrot - 4 Doors to Death


The Disappointments
Ade - Carthago Delenda Est
Anaal Nathrakh - The Whole of the Law
Gatecreeper - Sonoran Depravation
Ghoulgotha - To Starve the Cross
Gorguts - Pleiades’ Dust
Krypts - Remnants of Expansion
Megascavenger - As Dystopia Beckons
Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
Superjoint - Caught Up in the Gears of Application
Volbeat - Seal the Deal & Let's Boogie

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