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Canadian Metal : 2012 Releases That Are Worth A Listen

A list of a few releases that metalheads should listen to if they want to get acquainted with 2012 canadian metal.

I did not list some albums that I have not heard yet (Bison B.C., Black Moor, Devin Townsend, Mortor, Show of Bedlam, The Unconscious Mind) and I am probably forgetting a whole bunch more releases.

1. 3 Inches Of Blood - Long Live Heavy Metal
2. Woods of Ypres - Woods V: Grey Skies & Electric Light
3. Striker - Armed to the Teeth
4. Weapon - Embers and Revelations
5. Cauldron - Tomorrow's Lost

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Created by SilentScream on 02.01.2013



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TOP 25 Albums Of 2012

1. Alcest - Les voyages de l'âme
2. Borknagar - Urd
3. Katatonia - Dead End Kings
4. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad
5. The Gathering - Disclosure

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Created by Awesomesaurus on 30.12.2012



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2012: Favourite To Least (Continued)

Because I reached the word limit on the previous list, and don't want to lose my quite excellent in-depth descriptions. Those without descriptions are from my other list.

1. Sylosis - Monolith
2. Be'lakor - Of Breath And Bone
3. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad
4. Abigail Williams - Becoming
5. Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Area 52

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Created by musclassia on 29.10.2012



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Mechка's Everevolving List Of '12 Selections

Best (and worst) of 2012.
Partially ordered (the ones with descriptions). The rest are arranged alphabetically.
Subject to change, as I see fit.

Not really considering EPs. More than enough full-lengths at hand anyways.

1. A Million Dead Birds Laughing - Xen
2. The Faceless - Autotheism
3. Sybreed - God Is An Automaton
4. Gorod - A Perfect Absolution
5. Ihsahn - Eremita

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Created by MechanisT on 30.05.2012



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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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List Name Is Required: 2012 (updated 27.01.2013)

Ordered from best to worst. Because listing it is easier than voting and much easier than voting twice.

Latest additions: Blutmond, Wrathblade, High On Fire

Today is January 17, 2013. The update previous to this was on 5/5/12. Welcome to the future.
Fear not, dear reader, I've only been neglecting the list, but not the music.

1. Borknagar - Urd
2. Carach Angren - Where the Corpses Sink Forever
3. Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pandora's Piñata
4. Enslaved - RIITIIR
5. Om - Advaitic Songs

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Created by eponymous on 28.04.2012



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2012 Dreamy Albums Milena Considers A 7.5+ (update 26.12)

Other good lists with some melodic metal in them:
strade's - R'Vannith's - Unhealer's - Lkoturnindrin's

Will only add 7.5+ releases, so this won't be a gargantuan list... last year saw maybe forty or so releases I thought of as 7.5+'s, a lot of them rated only at the end of the year, and some not rated at all due to the extensiveness of pre-MSA listening sessions... if you want to stalk my "bad" ratings, they're all in my album votes.

1. Enochian Theory - Life... And All It Entails
2. Dissona - Dissona
3. Big Big Train - English Electric 1
4. Headspace - I Am Anonymous
5. Beyond The Bridge - The Old Man And The Spirit

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Created by Milena on 24.02.2012



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Top Albums Of 2012

1. Wintersun - Time I
2. Sybreed - God Is An Automaton
3. Atoma - Skylight
4. The Omega Experiment - The Omega Experiment
5. Circus Maximus - Nine

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Created by Starchild on 31.01.2012



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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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A Half-Assed List of Fredd's Favouritest Bunch of Albuns

Restricted to albums featured on MetalStorm. One album per band (exceptions are made by means of bribery).

1. !T.O.O.H.! - Order And Punishment (Řád A Trest)
2. A Forest Of Stars - The Corpse Of Rebirth
3. Acid Bath - When The Kite String Pops
4. Aerosmith - Aerosmith
5. Aeternus - ...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth

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Created by Fredd on 17.11.2011