For me, this list is the most important thing I write all year. While I enjoy all the various writing avenues I take, the “Top Albums” list is really the end-all-be-all. I’d be beating a dead horse if I discussed what a disappointing year 2016 has been, but instead, I want to focus on some of the great music released. Once again, I’ve compiled a list of some incredible albums that hail from a wide range of genres. Give the first 20 a read through and a listen, and I’m sure you’ll find something that strayed beyond your listening peripheral in 2016.
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In this episode of BDWPS Podcast we check out some of the best metal albums to come out in 2016, including Russian Circles, Kvelertak, Pallbearer, Cough, and Subrosa. We also take a look at the documentary “I Am Thor” and listen to another track from Bob Dylan’s “Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan”.
Russian Circles “Mota”
Pallbearer “Over & Over”
Cough “Haunter of the Dark”
Subrosa “Trouble Cells”
Thor “Lightning Strikes Again”
Bob Dylan “Talkin’ WWIII Blues”
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In the age of digital media, the idea of album artwork seems a bit archaic, but if you’re anything like me, you still hold the intrinsic connection between music and art to be sacrosanct. Below you will find what I deem the 20 best images to be seen on the cover of albums in 2013. You can go get a closer look at that place your parents used to go to called the record store.
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