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MMXI: Handpicked by MechanisT

Best (and worst) of 2011 (thus far).
Partially ordered (thus far).
Subject to change, as I see fit.

What a wonderful year, I have to say! This year has seen me expand my tastes like never before. Discovered so many great new acts, while many metal stalwarts delivered the goods as expected. A truly memorable year, and one that I will forever cherish, as far as me being an avid music enthusiast is concerned.

1. Septicflesh - The Great Mass
2. Omnium Gatherum - New World Shadows
3. Sylosis - Edge Of The Earth
4. Heavenwood - Abyss Masterpiece
5. Insomnium - One For Sorrow

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Created by MechanisT on 31.03.2011



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2011 - Albums That Definitely Do Not Suck

Thanks for the recommendations and the thumbs, peeps. Makes a guy feel lurved.

1. Sylosis - Edge Of The Earth
2. Omnium Gatherum - New World Shadows
3. Moonsorrow - Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa
4. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification
5. Fair to Midland - Arrows & Anchors

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Created by The Galactican on 25.05.2011



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My Top 20 Albums From 2011

This is a list with my favorite albums of 2011. The list is in order. NOW WITH GENRE DESCRIPTION!

1. Amaranthe - Amaranthe
2. Theocracy - As The World Bleeds
3. Nightwish - Imaginaerum
4. Iced Earth - Dystopia
5. Pain Of Salvation - Road Salt Two

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Created by Chris Steele on 07.02.2011



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Top 30 of 2011

My favorites from 2011
I still need to check out (Smohalla - Fell Voices - Sleestak - Arizmenda - Owl - Cloak Of Altering)

1. 40 Watt Sun - The Inside Room
2. Dirge - Elysian Magnetic Fields
3. Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
4. Ulcerate - The Destroyers Of All
5. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification

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Created by InnerSelf on 16.09.2011



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R'Vannith's Top 50: 2011

Last Updated: 20th November 2012

1. Forefather - Last Of The Line
2. Bloodiest - Descent
3. Ava Inferi - Onyx
4. Cormorant - Dwellings
5. Insomnium - One For Sorrow

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Created by R'Vannith on 27.02.2011



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Bemused Dreamscapes And Ponderous Journeys - A List Of Albums For Adventure And Escapism

The following is a list of favorites that will steal your mind from this mortal realm; albums that will take you on an indelible journey.

1. The Ruins Of Beverast - Rain Upon The Impure
2. Agalloch - The Mantle
3. Ahab - The Call Of The Wretched Sea
4. Alcest - Écailles De Lune
5. Arkona - Гой, Роде, Гой!

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Created by V01d on 15.08.2014



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2011: What I'm Listening To

A list of my favorite recent albums in 2011. I'll update this list regularly. In no particular order. I added the rating next to them for the curious ones, but you should check them all.

1. 40 Watt Sun - The Inside Room
2. Mitochondrion - Parasignosis
3. Dirge - Elysian Magnetic Fields
4. Ulcerate - The Destroyers of All
5. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification

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Created by Mikyz on 22.04.2011



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Dirge Music Gone Soul-Wrecking

Well, here it is. I was a bit reluctant over listing my favorite funeral doom metal albums but here they are. Feel free to leave a suggestion or two. It's highly appreciated.

Also the albums are sorted by the date of release.

1. Fungoid Stream - Prehuman Shapes
2. Wolvserpent - Perigaea Antahkarana
3. Elysian Blaze - Blood Geometry
4. Faal - The Clouds Are Burning
5. Night of Suicide - Desire

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Created by Monolithic on 26.09.2013



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My Drug List Of Doom

Some of my favourite stuff I have scratched it up to one pile. One album per band, no order, just chaos.

1. Eibon - Entering Darkness
2. Ghost Brigade - Isolation Songs
3. Mar De Grises - Draining The Waterheart
4. Ankhagram - Where Are You Now
5. Anorexia Nervosa - New Obscurantis Order

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Created by Abattoir on 27.09.2012



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Top Doom Metal Records

This list includes many records from many doom sub genres, some of these albums could fall under black or death metal, but the complete emotion expressed within these records, in my opinion, place them within the doom genre.

1. Evoken - Antithesis Of Light
2. The Ruins Of Beverast - Blood Vaults (The Blazing Gospel Of Heinrich Kramer)
3. Ataraxie - L'Être Et La Nausée
4. Esoteric - The Maniacal Vale
5. Urna - Sepulcrum

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Created by EmperorIX on 09.06.2010



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Iron's 2011 - Top 50 And More

This is a list of my favorite releases of 2011. The top 50 is in order of preference, the rest are in random order. I have ranked 150 albums in order of preference on RateYourMusic, but I cannot be bothered to do twice the work. Check my profile there for more rankings and reviews.

My reviews
Top 150 and more.

1. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
2. Subrosa - No Help For The Mighty Ones
3. Einar Stray - Chiaroscuro
4. Eleanoora Rosenholm - Hyväile minua pimeä tähti
5. Giles Corey - Giles Corey

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Created by IronAngel on 15.10.2011



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My Top Albums Of 2011

1. Steven Wilson - Grace For Drowning
2. Fair To Midland - Arrows & Anchors
3. Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
4. Machine Head - Unto The Locust
5. Moonsorrow - Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa

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Created by Red_Travis on 12.07.2011



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Top 10 Albums of 2011

I have decided to whittle this down to 10 albumsl

Honorable mentions: Mastodon (The Hunter), Omnium Gatherum (New World Shadows), Lantlôs (Agape), Insomnium (One For Sorrow), Aaskereia (Dort, wo das alte Böse ruht)

1. Wolves In The Throne Room - Celestial Lineage
2. Fen - Epoch
3. Esoteric - Paragon of Dissonance
4. Deafheaven - Roads to Judah
5. Mournful Congregation - The Book of Kings

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Created by Chobo_jokeR on 14.06.2011



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Konrad's Definitive Favorite Albums Of 2011

This year was quite interesting as far as releases go. All-in-all, it was a GREAT year for good albums, but not a GOOD year for great albums. Usually, there are about 40 albums fighting vigorously for a spot in my lists. This year, there were ten clear cut favorites and a bunch of better-than-average arm arm wrestling for the rest of the final spots. Although my duties at metalreview.com prevent me from spending too much time around these parts, I was still a vicious lurker and enjoy being a part of this community (albeit somewhat silent). To anyone with similar tastes that may have had a good album or two fall through the cracks, I hope this list or any of my others will be of good use to you.

1. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification
2. 40 Watt Sun - The Inside Room
3. Sorgeldom - ...From Outer Intelligences
4. Lifelover - Sjukdom
5. Mournful Congregation - The Book of Kings

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Created by Konrad on 01.12.2011



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2011 - From the Awesome to the Awful

Here it is! Yet another unimaginative list of albums released in 2011!

1. Aquilus - Griseus
2. Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
3. MurkRat - Drudging The Mire
4. Omit - Repose
5. Woods Of Desolation - Torn Beyond Reason

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Created by Draugen on 27.02.2012



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