The Best Grindcore Album

1.  Exhumed - Necrocracy 176
2.  Nails - Abandon All Life 129
3.  Antigama - Meteor 62
4.  A Million Dead Birds Laughing - Bloom 55
5.  Machetazo - Ruin 24
6.  Mumakil - Flies Will Starve 22
7.  Blockheads - This World Is Dead 19
8.  Distaste - Black Age Of Nihil 18
9.  Feastem - Avaritia Humanae 15
10.  P.L.F. - Devious Persecution And Wholesale Slaughter 11
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A Million Dead Birds Laughing - Bloom

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Masterfully technical deathgrind outfit A Million Dead Birds Laughing offer yet another look into their strange ways with Bloom, a zany concoction of extremity and groove with just enough melodic elements to keep things interesting. Rather than attempting to blow fans away with their typical experimental approach, a sincere effort is made establishing an oppressive atmosphere - something the band proves to be quite capable of.

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Antigama - Meteor

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Antigama have consistently presented themselves as a force to be reckoned with for different kinds of grindcore fans. Aggressive, groovy, and skull-crushing explosions of dynamic riffs for the more traditional crowd, but also clever bursts of experimentation that are certainly not gimmicky. Meteor is nothing less than an attack on cerebral levels.

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Blockheads - This World Is Dead

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Oh man, a fucking shotgun shot through your head this is. No, it is definitely not safe, but who cares after all. Blockheads will lead you through the explosive path, with some of the most violent, vulgar, and ruthless sounds you can witness. It's an inexhaustible grinding from first till last second and true grindcore sympathizers will know how to appreciate this product. Well, it has been proven, "This World Ain't Dead" yet!

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Distaste - Black Age Of Nihil

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Distaste made one of the grooviest and most evil sounding grind albums of the year. So, like, you're not listening to it right now why?

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Exhumed - Necrocracy

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Exhumed have become somewhat renowned for their blatant Carcass worship, yet this time around they take a little less external influence and focus more instead on their own voice with plenty of melodic leads and solos to help you bear the brunt of their technically driven deathgrind. Necrocracy is a perfect mix of brutality and melody.

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Feastem - Avaritia Humanae

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Brief and to the point, Feastem have unleashed perhaps the most vile of the grindcore releases from 2013, incorporating punk elements into the mix just to make things a little less easy on your ears. Intense, brutal, and punishing from start to finish, Avaritia Humanae should be enough to propel them into the higher ranks of the grindcore hierarchy.

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Machetazo - Ruin

An absolute beast of a grindcore release, Machetazo continue their path of destruction with the most focused and direct album of their career, abandoning the movie samples and instead focusing more on groove and hooks to make their high-octane brutality more accessible. Ruin also introduces some more mid-paced passages to add more weight to the rocking riffs and mind-bending drum work.

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Mumakil - Flies Will Starve

Flies Will Starve is an album that delves into consistency head-first without regard for ingenuity, but Mumakil are quick to give their album the signature Mumakil touch. It's a non-stop high-speed affair that preaches technical riffing without ever straying from their path of ferocity, incorporating death metal elements into the mix for added flair.

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Nails - Abandon All Life

Abrasive, evocative, and all-around extreme (mixing parts hardcore, grindcore, and powerviolence for a complete neck-wrecking experience), Abandon All Life is a sweetly brief demolitions course that focuses on how to most efficiently annihilate everything in sight. Brutal, fast paced, and excessively violent, Nails have matured in every way since the already immaculate Unsilent Death.

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P.L.F. - Devious Persecution And Wholesale Slaughter

Abbreviating Pretty Little Flower to P.L.F. made it so there isn't any false advertising with these guys anymore. They don't sound like flowers, they sound like an armed blood-and-dirt-covered rebel force.

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