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Prisoner's Choice Of 2012 [Unordered] [So Far]

Unordered
Last Update: July 12th

1. Ancestors - In Dreams And Time
2. Akphaezya - Anthology IV: The Tragedy Of Nerak
3. Dark Empire - From Refuge To Ruin
4. Dawn Of Demise - Rejoice In Vengeance
5. Miseration - Tragedy Has Spoken

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Created by Prisoner on 08.07.2012



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MMXII: Ranking The "Final" Year's Albums

While I'm slightly disappointed the world didn't end this year, I thought I'd share my musical tastes from throughout the year by arbitrarily ranking other people's art. When the year began I was really into sludge and stoner but as the year has worn on, it's been the black metal releases which by and large have won my attention and appreciation.

1. Royal Thunder - CVI
2. Ancestors - In Dreams and Time
3. Hail Spirit Noir - Pneuma
4. Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago
5. Merrimack - The Acausal Mass

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Created by Neachy on 28.05.2012



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2012's SILVERfox-compatible METAL WIP

Another year, another favourites of the year list... But hopefully this will be more complete than the previous years ones. Rather than making a massive list of everything I have listened to, I'll be as selective as possible. I've only started listening to 2012 releases since February, so I'll be playing catch up throughout the year as my time is limited. I've only gone through 556 releases this year properly as of 07/01/2013, so the list can only expand! If you feel strongly about certain albums released this year and it's not here, be sure to leave a comment! Feel free to make a list that's exactly the same =P

1. CSSABA - Underground Lo-Fi Songs
2. Indesinence - Vessels Of Light And Decay
3. Monolithe - Interlude Second
4. Nadja - The Primitive World
5. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad

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Created by Ag Fox on 07.05.2012



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tea[m]ster's 2012 Must Listens And Recs

Well, it's been a terrific 2012 for metal fans. I listened to hundreds of albums and I'd like to share my favs with you. Although it was very difficult I have narrowed down my top 20.

1. Sunpocrisy - Samaroid Dioramas
2. Downfall Of Gaia - Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes
3. Rush - Clockwork Angels
4. Adrift - Black Heart Bleeds Black
5. Constants - Pasiflora

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Created by tea[m]ster on 26.04.2012



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Behold... Another 2012 List - The Obscure Edition!

Albums that have intrigued me and ones that I've liked and loved from 2012, rather than EVERYTHING I've heard from 2012. One again, more emphasis on the obscure and the unknown.
No order.

BANDCAMP LINKS:

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Monolithe | Sigh | Chimp Spanner | Orange Goblin | Christian Mistress | Lord Mantis | Kayo Dot | Nadja | Abigail Williams | Yayla | Nachtruf | What The Blood Revealed | Hiemal | Abyssal | Hellvetron | Bologna Violenta | Vulgaari | Prison Of Mirrors | Nebula VII | Umbah | Ice Dragon | Vattnet Viskar | Biipiigwan | Conan | Pike | A Cloud Forest | Noûs | Beyond Terror Beyond Grace | Abest | Apotheosis | Hivelords | Spelljammer | Inverloch | SaturninE | Demon Lung | Bloodshot Dawn | Book Of Sand | Agruss

1. Reverence - The Asthenic Ascension
2. Monolithe - Interlude Second
3. Diskord - Dystopics
4. Sigh - In Somniphobia
5. Agruss - Morok

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Created by !J.O.O.E.! on 29.03.2012



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The Pussiest Poser Guide To 2012 - Iron's Favorites

A list of 2012 albums I found good, interesting or just worth checking out - and some I reviewed that turned out to be crap.

The albums are in order of preference down to and not including those ranked 3/5. Those and below are grouped by style, so that you can easily find similar recommendations.

You can find several full reviews on my RYM list. Check it out.

1. Susanne Sundfør - The Silicone Veil
2. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
3. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
4. A Forest of Stars - A Shadowplay for Yesterdays
5. Aluk Todolo - Occult Rock

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Created by IronAngel on 18.02.2012



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2012 Musical Perusals

My list of favourites and interests for this year ordered roughly in descending order. My new years resolution is to branch out a bit and listen to new and unfamiliar genres, metal and non-metal.

Edit: Anything above about a 7/10 I'll keep here. Now with approximate rating in a .5 scale and ordered according to **replay value** i.e how often I listen to them. AND now with some comments, adding them gradually.

1. Enslaved - RIITIIR
2. Pharaoh - Bury The Light
3. Anglagard - Viljans Öga
4. Overkill - The Electric Age
5. The Foreshadowing - Second World

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Created by R'Vannith on 12.01.2012



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My Top Albums Of 2012

1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
2. Amiensus - Restoration
3. Mors Principium Est - ...And Death Said Live
4. Deftones - Koi No Yokan
5. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind

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Created by Red_Travis on 02.01.2012



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Space Metal!

***Currently working through suggestions and adding some spacey non-metal things when they cross my mind***
As a lover of all things sci-fi I find metal to be the most accommodating of genres when it comes to themes of space/aliens. This is a list of those albums which use this theme and/or evoke an overall 'spacey' atmosphere and which I find particularly intriguing and enjoyable. No order for now and a work in progress (recommendations most welcome) Last Updated: 9th April 2014

1. Atoma - Skylight
2. Ayreon - The Universal Migrator Part I: The Dream Sequencer
3. Dol Ammad - Star Tales
4. Star One - Space Metal
5. Pagan's Mind - Enigmatic : Calling

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Created by R'Vannith on 25.06.2011