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Decibel – The Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums Of The Decade

Posted in Albums Of The Decade, Decibel, Top Albums by newmusicexcess on January 28, 2010

I was a bit late off the mark on this one, but my Special Collectors Edition of Decibel: The Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums Of The Decade only arrived yesterday. So here is their Top 100:

  1. Converge – Jane Doe (Equal Vision 2001)
    Converge - Jane Doe
  2. Cave In – Jupiter (Hydra Head 2000)
  3. Opeth – Blackwater Park (Koch 2001)
  4. Isis – Oceanic (Ipecac 2002)
  5. Mastodon – Remission (Relapse 2002)
  6. Katatonia – Last Fair Deal Gone Down (Peaceville 2001)
  7. Queens Of The Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf (Interscope 2002)
  8. Iron Maiden – Brave New World (Columbia 2000)
  9. Pig Destroyer – Phantom Limb (Relapse 2007)
  10. Electric Wizard – Dopethrone (Rise Above 2000)
  11. Torche – Meanderthal (Hydra Head 2008)
  12. Discordance Axis – The Inalienable Dreamless (Hydra Head 2000)
  13. Baroness – Blue Record (Relapse 2009)
  14. Napalm Death – Enemy Of The Music Business (Dream Catcher 2000)
  15. Pelican – The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw (Hydra Head 2005)
  16. The Red Chord – Clients (Metal Blade 2005)
  17. Converge – Axe To Fall (Epitaph 2009)
  18. Neurosis – A Sun That Never Sets (Relapse 2001)
  19. Melt-Banana – Cell Scape (A-Zap 2003)
  20. Agalloch – Ashes Against The Grain (The End 2006)
  21. Enslaved – Isa (Candlelight 2004)
  22. Tragedy – Tragedy (Tragedy 2000)
  23. Fugazi – The Argument (Dischord 2001)
  24. Mare – Mare EP (Hydra Head 2004)
  25. Celtic Frost – Monotheist (Century Media 2006)
  26. Jesu – Silver EP (Hydra Head 2006)
  27. High On Fire – Surrounded By Thieves (Relapse 2002)
  28. Dimmu Borgir – Death Cult Armageddon (Nuclear Blast 2003)
  29. The Dillinger Escape Plan – Miss Machine (Relapse 2004)
  30. Andrew W.K. – I Get Wet (Island 2001)
  31. Mastodon – Leviathan (Relapse 2004)
  32. Craft – Fuck The Universe (Carnal 2005)
  33. Isis – Panopticon (Ipecac 2004)
  34. Anaal Nathrakh – The Codex Necro (Mordgrimm 2001)
  35. Shellac – 1000 Hurts (Touch & Go 2000)
  36. Witchcraft – Witchcraft (Rise Above / Music Cartel 2004)
  37. Killswitch Engage – Alive Or Just Breathing (Roadrunner 2001)
  38. Pig Destroyer – Prowler In The Yard (Relapse 2001)
  39. Converge – You Fail Me (Epitaph 2004)
  40. Deathspell Omega – Fas – Ite, Maledicti, In Ignem Aeternum (Ajna 2007)
  41. Primordial – The Gathering Wilderness (Metal Blade 2005)
  42. Opeth – Ghost Reveries (Roadrunner 2005)
  43. Nile – Annihilation Of The Wicked (Relapse 2005)
  44. Watain – Sworn To The Dark (Ajna 2007)
  45. Between The Buried And Me – Alaska (Victory 2005)
  46. Evoken – Quietus (Avantgarde 2001)
  47. Electric Wizard – Witchcult Today (Rise Above 2007)
  48. Mastodon – Blood Mountain (Reprise 2006)
  49. Arsis – A Celebration Of Guilt (Willowtip 2004)
  50. The Dillinger Escape Plan – Ire Works (Relapse 2007)
  51. Ludicra – Fex Urbis, Lex Orbis (Alternative Tentacles 2006)
  52. At The Drive-In – Relationship Of Command (Grand Royal / Virgin 2000)
  53. Isis – Celestial (Escape Artist 2000)
  54. Jesu – Jesu (Hydra Head 2004)
  55. Enslaved – Below The Lights (The End 2003)
  56. Cult Of Luna – Somewhere Along The Highway (Earache 2006)
  57. High On Fire – Death Is This Communion (Relapse 2007)
  58. Disfear – Live The Storm (Relapse 2008)
  59. Dying Fetus – Destroy The Opposition (Relapse 2000)
  60. Napalm Death – Time Waits For No Slave (Century Media 2009)
  61. Deftones – White Pony (Maverick 2000)
  62. Botch – An Anthology Of Dead Ends EP (Hydra Head 2002)
  63. Converge – No Heroes (Epitaph 2006)
  64. Hatebreed – Perseverance (Universal 2002)
  65. Withered – Memento Mori (Lifeforce 2005)
  66. Leviathan – Tentacles Of Whorror (Moribund 2004)
  67. Meshuggah – Catch 33 (Nuclear Blast 2005)
  68. Thorns – Thorns (Moonfog 2001)
  69. Rotten Sound – Murderworks (Death Vomit 2002)
  70. Trap Them – Seizures In Barren Praise (Deathwish 2008)
  71. Deathevokation – The Chalice Of Ages (Xtreem Music 2007)
  72. Nachtmystium – Assassins: Black Meddle, Part I (Century Media 2008)
  73. Immortal – Sons Of Northern Darkness (Nuclear Blast 2002)
  74. Nasum – Human 2.0 (Relapse 2000)
  75. Fucked Up – Hidden World (Jade Tree 2006)
  76. Neurosis – Given To The Rising (Neurot 2007)
  77. Taint – The Ruin Of Nova Roma (Rise Above 2005)
  78. System Of A Down – Toxicity (American 2001)
  79. Akercocke – Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone (Earache 2005)
  80. Warhorse – As Heaven Turns To Ash (Southern Lord 2001)
  81. Mayhem – Chimera (Season Of Mist 2004)
  82. Gojira – From Mars To Sirius (Listenable 2005)
  83. Drowningman – How They Light Cigarettes In Prison EP (Revelation 2000)
  84. Pig Destroyer – Terrifyer (Relapse 2004)
  85. Watain – Casus Luciferi (Drakkar 2003)
  86. Killswitch Engage – The End Of Heartache (Roadrunner 2004)
  87. Psyopus – Ideas Of Reference (Black Market Activities 2004)
  88. The Haunted – The Haunted Made Me Do It (Earache 2000)
  89. Cryptopsy – …And Then You’ll Beg (Century Media 2000)
  90. Asunder – Works Will Come Undone (Profound Lore 2006)
  91. Godflesh – Hymns (Koch 2001)
  92. Cathedral – Endtyme (Earache 2001)
  93. The Paper Chase – Now You Are One Of Us (Kill Rock Stars 2006)
  94. Decapitated – Nihility (Earache 2002)
  95. Coalesce – Ox (Relapse 2009)
  96. In Flames – Clayman (Nuclear Blast 2000)
  97. Battle Of Mice – A Day Of Nights (Neurot 2006)
  98. Cobalt – Gin (Profound Lore 2009)
  99. My Dying Bride – The Dreadful Hours (Peaceville 2001)
  100. Slayer – World Painted Blood (American 2009)

 http://decibelmagazine.com

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Terrorizer – Top Ten Essential Hardcore Albums Of The Decade

Posted in Hardcore, Terrorizer, Top Albums by newmusicexcess on January 26, 2010

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As part of Terrorizer’s Secret History #2 souvenir issue, they included a Top Ten Essential Hardcore Albums Of The Decade on p23. Trapped Under Ice’s 2009 release, “Secrets Of The World”, was the most recent  release to make the list. Here is the complete list:

Converge – “Jane Doe” (Equal Vision 2001)

Hatebreed – “Perserverance” (Universal 2002)

Fucked Up – “Hidden World” (Jade Tree 2006)

The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Miss Machine” (Relapse 2004)

Terror – “Lowest Of The Low” (Bridge Nine 2003)

Killswitch Engage – “Alive Or Just Breathing” (Roadrunner 2002)

Shadows Fall – “Of One Blood” (Century Media 2000)

Throwdown – “Haymaker” (Trustkill 2003)

Sworn Enemy – “As Real As It Gets” (Stillborn 2003)

Trapped Under Ice – “Secrets Of The World” (Reaper 2009)

Reference links:

Terrorizer – http://www.terrorizer.com/frontpage

Terrorizer’s Secret History #2 – http://www.terrorizer.com/decadesrow

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