• The Top 75 Albums of 2007

    23. Dez. 2007, 6:08 von SmasherDevourer

    Gather round, kids! It's time once again for my list of the best albums of the year. And it's going to be one hell of a long list. Last year I had trouble scrounging up enough albums to make a top 25. This year I had trouble restricting myself to 75, if not quite enough to make a top 100. I had a lot of time on my hands in the first half of the year and went on a rampage of musical discovery. My list is still dominated by metal -- particularly prog metal, this year -- but there are more appearances from other genres than in years past. Because there are so many albums on this list, it was a little difficult to rank them, and the further from the top I got, the harder it became. As such, the rankings down there are only approximate.

    Along with the huge number of great releases this year, there have been quite a few disappointments as well. Arcturus is gone, and the awe-inspiring lineup of Green Carnation has parted ways; though Tchort intends to continue using the name, it won't be like it was. …