Originally Posted by El Gordo
Couldn't have said it better myself. Just listened to it again today, found myself getting really bored at times, and really into it at others. If it gets voted as say, even in the top 5, it's because of the name on the album cover. If "Band X" had released The Hunter, nobody would even be talking about it.
I disagree in the case of The Hunter (I fucking love it and think it is deserving of all the praise it gets), but I do agree that certain bands on here get high spots on the year-end list just because of who they are (**coughcough Iron Maiden winning album of the year last year**).