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All in this edition:

Band/Artist Album Style Score
23 Acez Embracing The Madness

heavy / power metal 80
Abigor Höllenzwang (Chronicles Of Perdition)

black metal 83
Accuser The Mastery

speed / thrash metal 79
Acheron Rites of the Black Mass

death metal / grindcore --
Aerith Aerith

death metal / grindcore 89
Afrockaine Revival

hardrock / aor 72
Against The Grain Cheated Death

hardrock / aor 80
Alcyona Trailblazer

heavy / power metal 72
Alestorm Captain Morgan’s Revenge 10th Anniversary Edition

pagan / folk metal --
Alkaloid The Malkuth Grimoire

death metal / grindcore --
Alwaid The Machine And The Beast

heavy / power metal 70
ANCST Ghosts Of The Timeless Void

black metal 73
Anialator Rise To Supremacy

speed / thrash metal 75
Apathy Noir Black Soil

doom metal 78
Apostle Of Solitude From Gold To Ash

doom metal 81
Arkheth 12 Winter Moons Comes The Witches Brew

black metal 55
Arkona Khram

pagan / folk metal 83
Armored Dawn Barbarians In Black

heavy / power metal 87
Asenblut Legenden

pagan / folk metal --
Assacrentis Colossal Destruction

black metal 85
Ataraxy Where All Hope Fades

death metal / grindcore 80
Atomwinter Catacombs

death metal / grindcore 70
Ausserwelt Transitions

black metal 75
Avslut Deceptis

black metal 80
Battlesoul Sunward And Starward

pagan / folk metal 90
Beldam Pasung

doom metal 65
Beorn's Hall Estuary

black metal 50
Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa Black Coffee

bluesrock 77
Björn Riis Coming Home

prog / sympho metal 82
Black Horizon Zerogon

different metal 75
Black Label Society Grimmest Hits

heavy / power metal 80
Black Space Riders Amoretum Vol. 1

different metal 80
Black Wizard Livin’ Oblivion

heavy / power metal 75
Blackwülf Sinister Sides

doom metal 86
Blood Chalice Sepulchral Chants of Self-Destruction

death metal / grindcore 85
Cabal Mark Of Rot

doom metal 79
Cambrian Point Of Origin

prog / sympho metal 70
Candle The Keeper’s Curse

heavy / power metal 64
Cane Hill Too Far Gone

nu metal 68
Chaos Echoes Mouvement

death metal / grindcore 88
Chaos Invocation Reaping Season, Bloodshed Beyond

black metal 74
Charming Timur So Far, So Good

different metal --
Chasing Ghosts These Hollow Gods

different metal 90
Chris Bay Chasing The Sun

hardrock / aor 70
Coffin Torture Dismal Planet

death metal / grindcore 79
Confession By Silence Reach The Surface

death metal / grindcore 83
Conjurer Mire

death metal / grindcore 95
Coprostasis From Danube To Nile We Do It Coprostyle

death metal / grindcore 79
Cosmodog 34

industrial / ebm --
Crescent The Order Of Amenti

death metal / grindcore 82
Crucifyre Post Vulcanic Black

speed / thrash metal 80
Cruthu The Angle Of Eternity

doom metal 80
Cultus Profano Sacramentum Obscurus

black metal 45
Cynabare Urne In The Cremation Ground

death metal / grindcore 80
Dawn Of Mankind Before The Heart Stops Bleeding

metalcore 82
Days Of Confusion Yin & Out

prog / sympho metal 70
Dead Alone Serum

death metal / grindcore 83
Deadheads This One Goes To 11

hardrock / aor 80
Death On Fire Witch Hunter

death metal / grindcore 49
Death Power Vivisection – Demos 1987

speed / thrash metal --
Deathwhite For A Black Tomorrow

gothic metal 88
Deconstructing Sequence Cosmis Progression: An Agonizing Journey Through Oddities Of Space

death metal / grindcore 81
Defenestration Gutter Perdition

death metal / grindcore 73
Delta Deep East Coast Live

hardrock / aor 70
Desolation Angels King

heavy / power metal 78
Deströyer 666 Call Of The Wild

speed / thrash metal --
Dirty Shirt & Ansamblul Transilvania FolkCore DeTour

different metal 60
Don Broco Technology

alternative / pop 80
Dormanth IX Sins

doom metal 71
Drudkh They Often See Dreams About The Spring

black metal 88
Dusk Of Delusion (F)unfair

different metal 75
Eis Stillstand Und Heimkehr

various --
Ektomorf Fury

speed / thrash metal 74
Elegiac Rise From The Ashes

black metal --
Eleine Until The End

prog / sympho metal 88
Empires Fall A Piece To The Blind The Great Collapse

speed / thrash metal 79
Enemynside Dead Nation Army

speed / thrash metal 74
Entropy Coding Tales Of The Moon

prog / sympho metal 78
Erdve Vaitojimas

black metal 78
Erotic Psycho The Lost Boyz

hardrock / aor 70
Euphoria Operation Genesis / The Omega Void

speed / thrash metal 82
Faal Desolate Grief

doom metal 89
Feed The Rhino The SIlence

punk / hardcore 84
Fist Back With A Vengeance

hardrock / aor --
Fleddy Melculy De Kerk Van Melculy

heavy / power metal 88
Foghat Live At The Belly Up

hardrock / aor 78
Fractal Mirror Close To Vapour

prog / sympho metal 65
Frozen Crown The Fallen King

heavy / power metal 88
Fu Manchu Clone Of The Universe

stoner 85
Funeral Winds Sinister Creed

black metal 78
Funerary Bell Undead Revelations

black metal 69
Galvanizer Sanguine Vigil

death metal / grindcore 81
Genocide Pact Order Of Torment

death metal / grindcore 70
Ghost Ceremony And Devotion

hardrock / aor 66
Gods Of Hellfire Chronicles Of Death

heavy / power metal 80
Godwatt Necropolis

stoner 65
Gonoreas Minotaur

heavy / power metal 80
Grafjammer Schalm & Schabauw

black metal 76
Gravestone Sickening

death metal / grindcore 90
Greber Cemetery Presto

doom metal 73
Greta Van Fleet From The Fires

hardrock / aor 90
Greyfell Horsepower

doom metal 74
Grimner Vanadrottning

pagan / folk metal 83
Hammr Unholy Destruction

speed / thrash metal 80
HAR Visitation

black metal 75
Harakiri For The Sky Arson

black metal 84
Harms Way Posthuman

punk / hardcore 55
Hated Breathless Art

death metal / grindcore 86
Hautajaisyö Matkalla Kohti Hauta

death metal / grindcore 80
Hellanbach The Big H: The Hellanbach Anthology

hardrock / aor --
Hemelbestormer A Ring Of Blue Light

post rock / post metal 85
Hexx Quest For Sanity/Watery Graves

speed / thrash metal --
Holophonics Fast Forward

hardrock / aor 80
Horizon Ablaze The Weight Of A Thousand Suns

death metal / grindcore 85
Horizon Ablaze The Weight Of A Thousand Suns

black metal 65
Horizon Of The Mute Chiliad Rite

doom metal 81
Horror Stikes Horror Strikes

heavy / power metal 40
Howlin' Sun Howlin' Sun

hardrock / aor 87
Hyborian Hyborian Vol.1

heavy / power metal 78
Hyvmine Earthquake

prog / sympho metal 77
IDEK Approaching Storms

different metal 85
Ignitor Haunted By Rock & Roll

heavy / power metal 75
Ignore The Sign A Line To Cross

hardrock / aor 72
Imperial State Electric Anywhere Loud

hardrock / aor 90
Inquisitor Stigmata Me, I’m In Misery

speed / thrash metal 85
Insect Ark Marrow Hymns

doom metal 65
Into The Storm / Smooth Sailing Split

metalcore 68
Invisible Enemy Diversity

heavy / power metal 75
Jacobs Moor Self

heavy / power metal 85
Johan Kihlberg’s Impera Age Of Discovery

hardrock / aor 73
Judas Priest Firepower

heavy / power metal 90
Kaoteon Damnatio Memoriae

death metal / grindcore 90
Khiral Chained

death metal / grindcore 71
Kill Ritual All Men Shall Fall

heavy / power metal 65
Killing Capacity Machines Of War

death metal / grindcore 78
Killing Gandhi Aspirations Of Failure

death metal / grindcore 81
King Witch Under The Mountain

doom metal 69
Klont! I Really Screwed Up This Time!

death metal / grindcore 65
Lechery We Are All Born Evil

heavy / power metal 75
Legend Of The Seagullmen Legend of the Seagullmen

stoner 80
Legion Of Wolves Bringers Of The Dark Sleep

death metal / grindcore 83
Letters From The Colony Vignette

prog / sympho metal 92
Listener Being Empty: Being Filled

alternative / pop 60
LizZard Shift

prog / sympho metal 55
Ljuska Vessel Of The Void

black metal 70
Loathe / Holding Absence This Is As One

different metal 80
Long Distance Calling Boundless

alternative / pop 86
Lord Of Pagathorn Daimono Philia

black metal 75
Loudness Rise To Glory

heavy / power metal 83
Lykantrop Ve

black metal 65
Mad Hatter Mad Hatter

heavy / power metal 81
Maladie Of Harm And Salvation

black metal 70
Maligno Maligno

speed / thrash metal 68
Malum Night Of The Luciferian Light

black metal 77
Malvento Pneuma

black metal 75
Mammoth Grinder Cosmic Crypt

death metal / grindcore 77
Mammüth Outlander

stoner 90
Manigance Machine Nation

heavy / power metal 75
Marco Mendoza Viva La Rock

hardrock / aor 84
Mark Deutrom The Silent Treatment (2000)

different metal --
Maverick Firebird

hardrock / aor 80
Megaherz Komet

gothic metal 77
Melechesh As Jerusalem Burns... Al’Intisar

black metal --
Melt Melt

post rock / post metal 81
Melted Space Darkening Light

prog / sympho metal 80
Mendacium Decimating Titans

black metal --
Merryweather Stark Carved In Rock

bluesrock 70
Metaprism Catalyst To Awakening

heavy / power metal 78
Michael Schenker Fest Resurrection

heavy / power metal 81
Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins Pawn And Prophecy

heavy / power metal 87
Ministry AmeriKKKan’t

industrial / ebm 85
Moker Home Invader

death metal / grindcore 80
Moonshine Oversight Vanishing Lines

prog / sympho metal 85
Morphcored Beyond The Kings

death metal / grindcore 74
My Silent Wake There Was Death

doom metal 85
Myles Kennedy Year Of The Tiger

hardrock / aor 100
Neal Morse Life & Times

prog / sympho metal 75
Necrophobic Mark Of The Necrogram

death metal / grindcore 89
Nest Metempsychosis

doom metal 79
Night In Gales The Last Sunsets

death metal / grindcore 80
Nightlord Reborn In Darkness

speed / thrash metal 55
Nightwish Decades

prog / sympho metal --
Nordfrost Ad Infinitum

black metal 60
Novareign Legends

heavy / power metal 75
Oblivious Nar IsarnaSjunger

hardrock / aor 73
Obtruncation The Callous Concept

death metal / grindcore --
Ocean Of Grief Nightfall's Lament

doom metal 75
Oceans Of Slumber The Banished Heart

different metal 90
Odcult Into The Earth

hardrock / aor 67
Old Mother Hell Old Mother Hell

speed / thrash metal 40
Ophe Litteras Ad Tristia Maestrum Solitude

black metal 73
Oregon Trail Haven

post rock / post metal 83
Orion Dust Duality

prog / sympho metal 70
Outshine 1313

doom metal 80
Penthos Lifeless Haze

death metal / grindcore --
Perfect Beings Vier

prog / sympho metal 75
Perpetratör Altered Beast

speed / thrash metal 80
Pestilence Hadeon

death metal / grindcore 86
Phil Lanzon If You Think I'm Crazy

prog / sympho metal 72
Pissboiler In The Lair Of Lucid Nightmares

doom metal 82
Power From Hell Blood 'n' Spikes

speed / thrash metal --
Powerstroke Omissa

speed / thrash metal 90
Project Pain Brothers In Blood

speed / thrash metal 68
Purest Of Pain Solipsis

death metal / grindcore 80
Purpura Storm I

post rock / post metal 80
Puzzlewood Gates Of Loki

prog / sympho metal 55
Random Eyes Grieve No More

heavy / power metal 78
Reach The Great Divine

hardrock / aor 83
Red Mourning Under Punishment's Tree

different metal 80
Regnvm Animale / Norn Brinna / Brenna

black metal 72
Renascent Praise Of The God Almighty

different metal 70
Revenger The New Mythology Vol.1

speed / thrash metal --
Rhino Proof Rhino Proof

hardrock / aor 77
Ripsaw Raise My Glass

speed / thrash metal --
Rumahoy The Triumph Of Piracy

heavy / power metal 15
Sacred Leather Ultimate Force

heavy / power metal 77
Salem Attrition

hardrock / aor 75
Saratan Dark Orient

alternative / pop 75
Savage Machine Abandon Earth

heavy / power metal 90
Saxon Thunderbolt

heavy / power metal 90
Schwarzach Sieben Seelen

black metal 74
Schwarzer Engel Kult Der Krähe

gothic metal 75
Seasons Of The Wolf Last Act Of Defiance

heavy / power metal 55
Sebastien Act Of Creation

heavy / power metal 78
Shadowspawn Hope Lies Dormant

speed / thrash metal 70
Shambles Primitve Death Trance

death metal / grindcore 69
Sixes Methistopheles

doom metal 76
Snakeyes Metal Monster

heavy / power metal 85
Soldiers Of Solace We Are Immortal

heavy / power metal 80
Soul Doubt The Dance Of Light & Shade

prog / sympho metal 76
Spartan Warrior Hell To Pay

heavy / power metal 74
Squealer Behind Closed Doors

heavy / power metal 83
Start A Revolution Survivors

punk / hardcore 75
Steve Hackett Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham

prog / sympho metal 84
Sugarcane Minded For The Radio

hardrock / aor 74
Summoning With Doom We Come

black metal 90
Tengger Cavalry Cian Bi

different metal 69
Terra Incognita Fragments Of A Ruined Mind

heavy / power metal 82
Thaurorod Coast Of Gold

heavy / power metal 85
The Atlas Moth Coma Noir

different metal 75
The Divided Line Paramnesia

alternative / pop 65
The Osiris Club The Wine-Dark Sea

bluesrock 67
The Vale Autumn In The Valley

alternative / pop 78
Them Moose Rush Don't Pick Your Noise

prog / sympho metal 80
Therion Beloved Antichrist

prog / sympho metal --
Thobbe Englund The Draining Of Vergelmer

heavy / power metal 72
Thornhill Butterfly EP

metalcore 82
Throneless Cycles

doom metal 72
Thundermother Thundermother

hardrock / aor 75
Thuum Through Smoke, Comes Fire

doom metal 70
Thy Antichrist Wrath Of The Beast

black metal 74
Tortharry Sinister Species

death metal / grindcore 80
Towards Atlantis Lights Dust Of Aeons

doom metal 84
Tribulation Down Below

black metal 84
Trouble Agency Suspected

speed / thrash metal 88
Tully Monster Sightseeing

hardrock / aor 70
Twilight's Embrace Penance

doom metal 91
Ungdomskulen Gold Rush

alternative / pop 70
Unshine Astrala

gothic metal 75
Untervoid Untervoid

black metal 58
Usurpress Interregnum

death metal / grindcore 93
Venom 1000 Miles To Hell

heavy / power metal 81
Verikalpa Taistelutahto

pagan / folk metal 78
Visigoth Conqueror's Oath

heavy / power metal 85
Visions Of Atlantis The Deep & The Dark

prog / sympho metal 85
Void Ceremony Foul Origins Of Humanity

death metal / grindcore 80
Voidhanger Dark Days Of The Soul

speed / thrash metal 80
VOJD The Outer Ocean

hardrock / aor 80
Voodoo Circle Raised On Rock

heavy / power metal 77
Whipstriker Merciless Artillery

speed / thrash metal 85
White Boy Wasted The Dirty South Special

punk / hardcore 80
Windhand / Satan's Satyrs Split

doom metal 82
Xenosis Devour And Birth

death metal / grindcore 89
Y&T Acoustic Classix Volume I

hardrock / aor 80
Ziggurat Ritual Miasma

death metal / grindcore 79
Öblivion Resillience

heavy / power metal 80