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November 2016
25.11   Einherjer - Dragons Of The North XX
25.11   Burning Point - The Blaze
25.11   Entrapment - Through Realms Unseen
25.11   Black Hole Generator - A Requiem For Terra
25.11   The Doomsday Kingdom - Never Machine [EP]
25.11   Cultes Des Ghoules - Coven, Or Evil Ways Instead Of Love
25.11   Pestilence - Presence Of The Pest [Live]
25.11   The Algorithm - Brute Force: Overclock DLC [EP]
25.11   Abigail (JPN) - Too Wild For The Crowd [Split] [EP]
25.11   Primordial - Gods To The Godless (Live At Bang Your Head Festival Germany 2015) [Live]
25.11   Leprous - Live At Rockefeller Music Hall [Live]
25.11   Martyrdöd - List
25.11   Suffer Yourself - Ectoplasm
25.11   Buckethead - The Mermaid Stairwell
23.11   Gotsu Totsu Kotsu - 兵ドモガ夢ノ跡
21.11   Ordog - The Grand Wall
21.11   Paul Wardingham - Spiritual Machines
21.11   Diapsiquir - 180º
21.11   Buckethead - Attic Garden
19.11   Hooded Menace - Hooded Menace​/​Algoma Split 12" [Split] [EP]
18.11   Metallica - Hardwired... To Self-Destruct
18.11   Ion Dissonance - Cast The First Stone
18.11   Diabulus In Musica - Dirge For The Archons
18.11   Soulburn - Earthless Pagan Spirit
18.11   Khonsu - The Xun Protectorate
18.11   Devilment - II: The Mephisto Waltzes
18.11   Dark Sarah - The Puzzle
18.11   Words Of Farewell - A Quiet World
18.11   Devast - Apocalyptic Human Extinction
18.11   Ctulu - Ctulu
18.11   A Sense Of Gravity - Atrament
18.11   Teethgrinder - Nihilism
18.11   Protest The Hero - Pacific Myth [EP]
18.11   Antaeus - Condemnation
18.11   Lamb Of God - The Duke [EP]
18.11   Eternal Deformity - No Way Out
18.11   Christ Agony - Legacy
17.11   Smallman - Inner Oceans [EP]
17.11   Nebulae Come Sweet - It Is Not The Night That Covers You
17.11   Buckethead - The Five Blocks
15.11   Havnatt - Heimferd
15.11   Krampus - Counter//Current
14.11   Furia (POL) - Księżyc Milczy Luty
14.11   Bestial Raids - Master Satan's Witchery
14.11   Ellende - Todbringer
13.11   Black Willows - Samsara
11.11   Spiritus Mortis - The Year Is One
11.11   Trees Of Eternity - Hour Of The Nightingale
11.11   In Flames - Battles
11.11   Sirenia - Dim Days Of Dolor




8.1 | 22 votes |
01. Dragons Of The North
02. Dreamstorm
03. Forever Empire
04. Conquerer
05. Fimbul Winter
06. Storms Of The Elder
07. Slaget Ved Hafrsjord
08. Ballad Of The Swords
09. After The Storm

Burning Point - The Blaze
25 November 2016
7.6 | 11 votes |
01. Master Them All
02. Time Has Come
03. Incarnation
04. My Spirit
05. The Lie
06. Dark Winged Angel
07. Chaos Rising
08. Lost In Your Thoughts
09. Things That Drag Me Down
10. The King Is Dead, Long Live The King
11. Metal Queen [Lee Aaron cover] [bonus]

7.7 | 10 votes |
01. Omission
02. The Seeker
03. Static Convulsion
04. Ruination
05. Dominant Paradigm
06. Withering Souls
07. Isolated Condemnation
08. Through Realms Unseen
09. Hybrid Maelstrom
10. Discordant Response
11. Self Inflicted Malnutrition

7.3 | 6 votes |
01. A Requiem For Terra
02. Titan
03. Moloch
04. Beneath A Chemical Sky
05. Emerging Pantheon
06. Earth Eater
07. Spiritual Blight

The Doomsday Kingdom - Never Machine [EP]
25 November 2016
8 | 2 votes |
01. Never Machine
02. The Sceptre
03. Zodiac City
04. The Whispering

Disc I
01. The Prophecy (Prologue) / Devell, The Devell He Is, I Swer God… (Scene I)
02. Mischief, Mischief, The Devilry Is At Toil… (Scene II)
03. Strange Day, See The Clash Of Heart And Reason… (Scene III)
04. Storm Is Coming, Come The Blessed Madness… (Scene IV)

Disc II
01. Satan, Father, Savior, Hear My Prayer… (Scene V)

Pestilence - Presence Of The Pest [Live]
25 November 2016
01. Dehydrated
02. Chemo Therapy
03. Presence Of The Dead
04. The Process Of Suffocation
05. Lost Souls
06. Twisted Truth
07. Testimony
08. Chronic Infection
09. Stigmatized
10. Out Of The Body
11. Darkening
12. Prophetic Revelations
13. Suspended Animation

7.8 | 4 votes |
01. Idle
02. Overclock
03. Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
04. Floating Point [Drumcorps Remix]

Abigail (JPN)
01. Thundercunt
02. Satan Power Unholy War

Lustrum
03. The Seven Witches Of Hell
04. Temple Of Lust

01. Gods To The Godless
02. Babels Tower
03. Where Greater Men Have Fallen
04. No Grave Deep Enough
05. As Rome Burns
06. The Alchemists Head
07. Bloodied Yet Unbowed
08. The Coffin Ships
09. Heathen Tribes
10. Wield Lightning To Split The Sun
11. Empire Falls

Leprous - Live At Rockefeller Music Hall [Live]
25 November 2016
9.3 | 18 votes |
Disc I
01. The Flood
02. Foe
03. Third Law
04. Rewind
05. The Cloak
06. Acquired Taste
07. Red
08. Slave

Disc II
01. The Price
02. Moon
03. Down
04. The Valley
05. Forced Entry
06. Contaminate Me [feat. Ihsahn]

Martyrdöd - List
25 November 2016
7.5 | 6 votes |
01. Överlevaren
02. List
03. Wipeout
04. Oemotståndlig
05. Över På Ett Stick
06. Harmagedon
07. Handlöst Fallen Ängel
08. Drömtid
09. Intervention
10. Transmission

Suffer Yourself - Ectoplasm
25 November 2016
7.1 | 15 votes |
01. Ectoplasm
02. Abysmal Emptiness
03. The Core
04. Dead Visions
05. Transcend The Void

01. The Mermaid Stairwell
02. Dancing Sparkles
03. Fairy Boat
04. Silver Upon The Ocean

9 | 2 votes |
01. 戦雲ノ静寂
02. 争乱ノ死地ヘ
03. 飢餓ノ恐怖
04. 剣豪ノ孤独
05. 兵ドモガ夢ノ跡
06. 別レノ子守唄
07. 血塗ラレタ旅路
08. 死中求活
09. 万里行軍
10. 武名
11. 疾風ノ如ク
12. 見果テヌ夢

Ordog - The Grand Wall
21 November 2016
8.2 | 9 votes |
01. Open The Doors To Red
02. Sundered
03. In The Looming Bitterness
04. The Perfect Cut
05. Wings In Water
06. The Grand Wall

8.2 | 18 votes |
01. The Awakening
02. Spiritual Machines
03. My Sanctuary
04. Break The System
05. Ghosts Of A Concrete World
06. Prophecy
07. System Error
08. Prisoners Of The Future
09. The Edge Of Human
10. Off-World

Diapsiquir - 180º
21 November 2016
5.5 | 4 votes |
01. Tabula Rasa
02. Banlieusard
03. Après
04. 180°
05. Credo
06. Vitriol & Lithium
07. Poussières Et Postillons
08. Minute De Silence
09. Le Septième Thème
10. Autodafé
11. Comédie Verticale
12. Libidau79
13. Dangereuse Onction

Buckethead - Attic Garden
21 November 2016
01. Drawer 1
02. Drawer 2
03. Drawer 3
04. Drawer 4
05. Drawer 5
06. Drawer 6
07. Drawer 7
08. Drawer 8

01. Hooded Menace - Celestial Dissection
02. Algoma - Failed Stunt Fatality

7.3 | 505 votes |
Disc I [CD]
01. Hardwired
02. Atlas, Rise!
03. Now That We're Dead
04. Moth Into Flame
05. Dream No More
06. Halo On Fire

Disc II [CD]
01. Confusion
02. ManUNkind
03. Here Comes Revenge
04. Am I Savage?
05. Murder One
06. Spit Out The Bone

Disc III [CD] [Deluxe Edition Only]
01. Lords Of Summer
02. Ronnie Rising Medley
    1 - A Light In The Black [Rainbow cover]
    2 - Tarot Woman [Rainbow cover]
    3 - Stargazer [Rainbow cover]
    4 - Kill The King [Rainbow cover]
03. When A Blind Man Cries [Deep Purple cover]
04. Remember Tomorrow [Iron Maiden cover]
05. Helpless [Diamond Head cover] [Live at Rasputin Music]
06. Hit The Lights [Live at Rasputin Music]
07. The Four Horsemen [Live at Rasputin Music]
08. Ride The Lightning [Live at Rasputin Music]
09. Fade To Black [Live at Rasputin Music]
10. Jump In The Fire [Live at Rasputin Music]
11. For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live at Rasputin Music]
12. Creeping Death [Live at Rasputin Music]
13. Metal Militia [Live at Rasputin Music]
14. Hardwired [Live in Minneapolis]

The Biggest Surprise Of 2016

6.8 | 12 votes |
01. Burdens
02. The Truth Will Set You Free
03. To Expiate
04. To Lift The Dead Hand Of The Past
05. Untitled II
06. Suffering: The Art Of Letting Go
07. Ill Will
08. (D.A.B.D.A.) State Of Discomposure
09. Treading On Thin Ice
10. Virtue
11. Perpetually Doomed: The Sisyphean Task

7.3 | 36 votes |
01. Battle Of Atlantis
02. Earthly Illusions
03. Marble Embrace
04. Invisible
05. Crimson Gale
06. Ring Around Dark Fairies' Carousel
07. A Speck In The Universe
08. Hiding From You
09. The Voice Of Your Dreams
10. The Hawk's Lament
11. Bane
12. The River Of Loss
13. Zauria
14. Lies In Your Eyes [live] [bonus]
15. St. Michael's Nightmare [live] [bonus]

Soulburn - Earthless Pagan Spirit
18 November 2016
7 | 19 votes |
01. Where Splendid Corpses Are Towering Towards The Sun
02. The Blood Ascendant
03. Howling At The Heart Of Death
04. As Cold As Heavens Slain
05. Withering Nights
06. The Torch
07. Spirited Asunder
08. Diary Of A Reaper
09. The Last Monument Of God

Khonsu - The Xun Protectorate
18 November 2016
8.1 | 31 votes |
01. Desolation City (Prologue)
02. A Jhator Ascension
03. The Observatory
04. Liberator
05. Death Of The Timekeeper
06. The Tragedy Of The Awakened One
07. Visions Of Nehaya
08. A Dream Of Earth
09. Toward The Devouring Light
10. The Unremembered (Epilogue)

8 | 47 votes |
01. JudasStein
02. Hitchcock Blonde
03. Under The Thunder
04. Full Dark, No Stars
05. Shine On Sophie Moone
06. Life Is What You Keep From The Reaper
07. Dea Della Morte
08. Entangled In Our Pride
09. Hell At My Back
10. The Seductive Poison [bonus]
11. Father Dali [bonus]

Dark Sarah - The Puzzle
18 November 2016
7.3 | 23 votes |
01. Breath
02. Island In The Mist
03. Little Men
04. Ash Grove
05. For The Birds
06. Deep And Deeper
07. Dance With The Dragon [feat. JP Leppäluoto]
08. Cliffhanger
09. Aquarium [feat. Charlotte Wessels]
10. Rain [feat. Manuela Kraller]

Words Of Farewell - A Quiet World
18 November 2016
7.8 | 28 votes |
01. My Share Of Loneliness
02. Gaia Demise
03. Gallows Frame
04. Limit Cycle
05. Zero Temperance
06. Momentary Life
07. Oversoul
08. The Farthest Reach
09. This Shadow My Likeness

6 | 1 vote |
01. Intro
02. Chaotic Proliferation
03. Mass Pandemia Of Corpses
04. Apocalyptic Human Extinction
05. Chapter Of Neverending Torment
06. Triumphal Colossal Devastation
07. Apocalyptic Human Extinction II
08. Catastrophic BeastSpawn
09. Cataclysmic Cycle
10. Apocalyptic Human Extinction III

Ctulu - Ctulu
18 November 2016
7.3 | 6 votes |
01. Serce Krwawe
02. Treibjagd
03. Totenhauswinde
04. Rozgoryczona, Rozczarowana, A gotowa Na Wszystko
05. Heerführer Der Herrenlosen
06. Dämmerung
07. Von Mondeswächtern Und Menschverächtern
08. Die Arkaden Von R'lyeh

A Sense Of Gravity - Atrament
18 November 2016
7.4 | 18 votes |
01. Drowning In The Ink
02. Reclusive Peace
03. Echo Chasers
04. The Divide
05. Artificially Ever After
06. Revenant
07. Guise Of Complacency
08. Shadowed Lines
09. Promised None
10. The Projectionist
11. I, Recreant
12. Manic Void

Teethgrinder - Nihilism
18 November 2016
7 | 5 votes |
01. Somnambulant
02. The Soil Has A Thirst For Blood
03. Isolation
04. The Pain Exceeds The Fear
05. Force Fed Thoughts
06. Carnist
07. Sicarius
08. Pale Flowers
09. Bite The Hand That Feeds

Protest The Hero - Pacific Myth [EP]
18 November 2016
7.6 | 21 votes |
01. Tidal
02. Ragged Tooth
03. Cold Water
04. Cataract
05. Harbinger
06. Caravan
07. Tidal [instrumental]
08. Ragged Tooth [instrumental]
09. Cold Water [instrumental]
10. Cataract [instrumental]
11. Harbinger [instrumental]
12. Caravan [instrumental]

Antaeus - Condemnation
18 November 2016
7.9 | 13 votes |
01. Something Wicked This Way Comes (Intro)
02. Shadow Fires
03. Flesh Ritual
04. Angels Of Despair
05. Watchers
06. Condemnation
07. Symmetry Of Strangers
08. End Of Days
09. Abeyance

Lamb Of God - The Duke [EP]
18 November 2016
7.8 | 25 votes |
01. The Duke
02. Culling
03. Still Echoes [Live at Rock Am Ring]
04. 512 [Live at Rock Am Ring]
05. Engage The Fear Machine [Live at Bonnaroo]

Eternal Deformity - No Way Out
18 November 2016
7.1 | 15 votes |
01. I
02. Esoteric Manifesto
03. Sweet Isolation
04. Reinvented
05. Mothman
06. Mimes, Ghouls And Kings
07. Glacier

Christ Agony - Legacy
18 November 2016
7.8 | 13 votes |
01. Conjuration
02. Sigillum Diaboli
03. Seal Ov The Black Flame
04. Black Blood Ov The Universe
05. Devil Worship
06. Coronation
07. Legacy Ov Sin & Blood

Smallman - Inner Oceans [EP]
17 November 2016
10 | 2 votes |
01. A Drop
02. Duality
03. Fenix
04. Rhodopes
05. Underneath

01. Prélude En Si Mineur
02. Le N
03. O
04. C
05. T [ft. Christopher Bennett]
06. U
07. R
08. N
09. E
10. Santa Sangre [ft. Kristoffer Bäckström]

Buckethead - The Five Blocks
17 November 2016
01. 0 Block
02. 1 Block
03. 2 Block
04. 3 Block
05. 4 Block
06. 5 Block

Havnatt - Heimferd
15 November 2016
7.7 | 3 votes |
01. Gån-Lenkur Driv I Havet
02. Spor I Snø
03. Heimferd
04. Dyr På Sprang Over Fuktig Skaugbunn
05. Søvn I September
06. Nattegjest
07. Utferd
08. Endestasjon

Krampus - Counter//Current
15 November 2016
6.9 | 7 votes |
01. Intro
02. The Trial
03. Scapegoat
04. Black Swan
05. Pitch-Black
06. Butterflies On Fire
07. Nevertheless
08. Song For The Forgotten
09. The Breakout
10. Mistakes
11. Paralysis

8.4 | 26 votes |
01. Za Ćmą, W Dym
02. Ciało
03. Tam Jest Tu
04. Grzej
05. Zabieraj Łapska
06. Zwykłe Czary Wieją

Top 20 albums of 2016: 12

6.5 | 4 votes |
01. Elder Devilry
02. Excrements Of Creation
03. Descending The Thantifaxath
04. All Sins Abode
05. Kingdom Below
06. Angel Of The Abyss
07. Darkness Visible

Ellende - Todbringer
14 November 2016
7.8 | 6 votes |
01. Am Sterbebett Der Zeit
02. Ballade Auf Den Tod
03. Verehrung
04. Scherben
05. Versprochen...
06. Verachtung
07. Am Ende Stirbst Du Allein
08. Wind [acoustic version]

Black Willows - Samsara
13 November 2016
7.5 | 2 votes |
01. Samsara
02. Sin
03. Rise
04. Mountain
05. Jewel In The Lotus
06. Morning Star

Spiritus Mortis - The Year Is One
11 November 2016
8.3 | 11 votes |
01. Robe Of Ectoplasm
02. I Am A Name On Your Funeral Wreath
03. Babalon Working
04. Jesus Christ, Son Of Satan
05. Holiday In The Cemetery
06. She Died A Virgin
07. Black Magic, White Powder
08. World Of No Light

8.6 | 239 votes |
01. My Requiem
02. Eye Of Night
03. Condemned To Silence [feat. Mick Moss]
04. A Million Tears
05. Hour Of The Nightingale
06. The Passage
07. Broken Mirror
08. Black Ocean
09. Sinking Ships
10. Gallows Bird [feat. Nick Holmes]

The Best Gothic Metal Album Of 2016
Top 20 albums of 2016: 3

In Flames - Battles
11 November 2016
5.8 | 184 votes |
01. Drained
02. The End
03. Like Sand
04. The Truth
05. In My Room
06. Before I Fall
07. Through My Eyes
08. Battles
09. Here Until Forever
10. Underneath My Skin
11. Wallflower
12. Save Me
13. Greatest Greed [bonus]
14. Us Against The World [bonus]

Sirenia - Dim Days Of Dolor
11 November 2016
7.3 | 68 votes |
01. Goddess Of The Sea
02. Dim Days Of Dolor
03. The 12th Hour
04. Treasure n' Treason
05. Cloud Nine
06. Veil Of Winter
07. Ashes To Ashes
08. Elusive Sun
09. Playing With Fire
10. Fifth Column
11. Aeon's Embrace
12. Bonus Track