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Old 11-21-2012, 01:48 AM
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Decibel's Top 40 LP's of 2012

40. Gojira- L'Enfant Sauvage
39. Meshuggah- Koloss
38. Agalloch- Faustian Echoes EP
37. The Shrine- Primitive Blast
36. Incantation- Vanquish In Vengeance
35. Samothrace-Reverence To Stone
34. Devin Townsend Project- Epicloud
33. Panopticon- Kentucky
32. Saint Vitus- LILLIE: F-65
31. Mutilation Rites -Empyrean
30. Author & Punisher- Urus Americanus
29 A Life Once Lost- Ecstatic Trance
28. Asphyx-Deathhammer
27. Farsot- Insects
26. Gaza- No Absolute For Human Suffering
25. Inverloch- Dark/Subside
24. SWANS- The Seer
23. Horrendous- The Chills
22. Killing Joke- MMXII
21. Early Graves- Red Horse
20. Liberteer- Better To Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees
19. High On Fire- De Vermis Mysteriis
18. Napalm Death- Utiltarian
17. Torche- Harmonicraft
16. Grave- Endless Procession Of Souls
15. Satan's Wrath- Galloping Blasphemy
14. Testament- Dark Roots Of Earth
13. Cattle Decapitation- Monolith Of Inhumanity
12. Blut As Nord- 777: Cosmosophy
11. Municipal Waste- The Fatal Feast
10. Pig Destroyer- Book Burner
09. Paradise Lost- Tragic Idol
08. Royal Thunder- CVI
07. Enslaved- Riitiir
06. Neurosis-Honor Found In Decay
05. Pallbearer-Sorrow and Extinction
04. Witchcraft- Legend
03. Evoken- Atra Mors
02. Baroness- Yellow&Green
01. Converge- All We Love We Leave Behind

Besides Converge, Baroness, and Pig Destroyer placing in the top ten everything else is a real surprise. I also own 9/10 of the top ten.
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:18 AM
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Obviously I'm not gonna completely agree with the list and order, but plenty of my favorite albums of this year are on here!
11/7 Mortuary Drape/Mgla
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:54 AM
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No way Gojira should be that low.
6/17 - Meshuggah
6/28 - Iron Maiden - Bergen, Norway
6/29 - Blaze Bayley - Bergen, Norway
7/1 - Iron Maiden - Luxembourg
10/31 - Fleetwood Mac
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:01 AM
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Originally Posted by energymetal14 View Post
Obviously I'm not gonna completely agree with the list and order, but plenty of my favorite albums of this year are on here!

Originally Posted by IrritatedTrout View Post
No way Gojira should be that low.

Converge being #1 is surprising, but then again it's not. It was good, but not that good.

Also, no UFOmammut is ridonkulous.

Still, lots of great stuff on there. More than I would have expected, even.
9/2 Chelsea Wolfe
10/16 Kylesa / Inter Arma / Indian Handcrafts / Irata
11/13 Windhand / Monolord
12/30 Clutch (?)
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:54 AM
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My favorite metal album of the year is "Kentucky" by Panopticon, surprised that its on there.

I am surprised that I actually have heard the majority of the list. I remember last year I was so behind in music that I had to play the top 40 decibel list of 2011 just to get a feel of what I missed. The only album I haven't heard in the top 10 is Witchcraft.
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:27 AM
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Surprised to see Swans on there. I'll probably give a few of these albums I haven't heard yet a listen.
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by hb420 View Post
31. Mutilation Rites -Empyrean
21. Early Graves- Red Horse
18. Napalm Death- Utiltarian
13. Cattle Decapitation- Monolith Of Inhumanity
10. Pig Destroyer- Book Burner
01. Converge- All We Love We Leave Behind

(still need to check Panopticon) All these will be on my list tho. Early Graves is a must for all you dudes that like Crust/Grind/Death/Black all rolled into a hxc band.
12/3-Lil B
12/10-Agnostic Front?
12/18-Code Orange?
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:05 AM
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:21 AM
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Solid list. Lots of good albums on there.
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:30 PM
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There are some definitive Winners on that list for sure. One list I really can't complain about.
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