Favourite albums of the year 2014
So end of year is coming and its time to decide which albums that I have devoured this year have been exceptional. There were some very good releases which stayed with me and still live on my ipod.
Here come my favourite listens of 2014!
Agalloch - The Serpent & The Sphere
What is it? Atmospheric black metal.
What for? Experiencing the woods in your seat.
Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
What is it? Britain’s flagship heavy metal comeback album.
What for? Good adrenaline rush to push you through your jog?!
Savn - Savn
What is it? Rock & Folk Metal from Norway fronted by a wonderful voice.
What for? Those days where catchy songs and easy listening is prescribed.
Deathstars - The Perfect Cult
What is it? Catchy Symphonic Gothic Metal from Sweden.
What for? Power-cord heavy days with extremely cheesy lyrical content.
Empyrium - The Turn Of The Tides
What is it? Neofolk. Reflections on cycles in nature and humanity.
What for? Appreciate the seawater cyclical patterns in musical form, closest you can get to the fascinating world of nature in non direct musical form.
Insomnium - Shadows of the Dying Sun
What is it? The Melodic Death Metal golden standard.
What for? Distinctly lush leads and wonderful high caliber yet svbtle varied hooks plus consistent energy throughout the whole ordeal.
Decapitated - Blood Mantra
What is it? Raw Technical Death Metal from Poland.
What for? Headbanging in public is recommended.
SepticFlesh - Titan
What is it? Seriously Symphonic Death Metal from Greece.
What for? Mental elevation thanks to truly powerful philharmonic orchestra of Budapest and the death metal masterminds threading it through skillfully.
Behemoth - The Satanist
What is it? Blackened Death metal from Poland.
What for? When you despise your surroundings yet physical aggression is not your thing.
Electric Wizard - Time to Die
What is it? Doom Metal knights of United Kingdom.
What for? The ketamine effect musically.
Others worth your time:
Dopelord - Black Arts, Riff Worship & Weed Cult
Pallbearer - Foundation of Burden
Taake - Stridens Hus
Eluveitie - Origins
Aram Bedrosian - A Dark Light
Sólstafir - Ótta