My albums of 2023

Screenshot of a lot of album covers
Season 79—the seventy-nine albums I acquired in 2023

My annual review of what I’ve most enjoyed listening to during the last 12 months, and my albums of the year.

  1. Prong—State of Emergency
  2. Aortha—Monolit
  3. Godflesh—Purge
  4. Metallica—72 Seasons
  5. Ropes Inside a Hole—A Man and His Nature
  6. What the Five Fingers Said to the Face—Endless
  7. Steven Wilson—The Harmony Codex
  8. Amplifier—Hologram
  9. Obituary—Dying of Everything
  10. She Burns Red—Out of Darkness
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My albums of 2022

Most of the albums I acquired in 2022

My annual review of what I’ve most enjoyed listening to during the last 12 months, and my albums of the year.

  1. Lamb of God—Omens
  2. Porcupine Tree—Closure/Continuation
  3. Machine Head—Of Kingdom and Crown
  4. Thy Dispraise—A Human Trilogy (EP)
  5. Meshuggah—Immutable
  6. Slipknot—The End, So Far
  7. Gnome—King
  8. Rammstein—Zeit
  9. Steve Lawson—The Waiting Game
  10. PreHistoric Animals—The Magical Mystery Machine (Chapter 2)
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My albums of 2021

All the albums I bought or acquired in 2021

My annual review of what I’ve most enjoyed listening to during the last 12 months, and my albums of the year.

  1. Mordred—The Dark Parade
  2. Sel Balamir—Swell (EP)
  3. Amplifier—Bonus EP (2004) / Glory Electricity (Sunset Version)
  4. Steven Wilson—The Future Bites
  5. Jerry Cantrell—Brighten
  6. Graeme Lamb—Winter Passing
  7. Gojira—Fortitude
  8. Mastodon—Hushed and Grim
  9. Charlie Benante—Silver Linings
  10. Sepultura—SepulQuarta

Honourable mentions:

  • Aporia—Internal Conflict
  • Exodus—Persona Non Grata
  • Iron Maiden—Senjutsu
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My albums of 2020

All the albums I bought or acquired in 2020

My annual review of what I’ve most enjoyed listening to during the last 12 months, and my albums of the year.

  1. Fish—Weltschmertz
  2. Triptykon—Requiem (Live at Roadburn 2019)
  3. Mr Bungle—The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo
  4. Metallica—S&M2
  5. Lamb of God—Lamb of God
  6. Deified—Anthrobscene
  7. Mastodon—Medium Rarities
  8. Liquid Death—Greatest Hates
  9. Nine Inch Nails—Ghosts V: Together
  10. Nine Inch Nails—Ghosts VI: Locusts
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My albums of 2019

All the albums I bought or acquired in 2019

My annual review of what I’ve most enjoyed listening to during the last 12 months, and my albums of the year. Finally published the wrong end of January, but better late than never.

  1. Krysthla—Worldwide Negative
  2. Opeth — In Cauda Venenum (Swedish and English versions)
  3. Slipknot — We Are Not Your Kind
  4. Latitudes — Part Island
  5. Tool — Fear Inoculum
  6. Damn Teeth — Real Men
  7. Megadeth — Warheads on Foreheads
  8. Flotsam and Jetsam — The End of Chaos
  9. Outright Resistance — Cargo Cult
  10. Cybernetic Witch Cult — Absurdum ad Nauseam
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