The Year In Metal: Clutch, Five Finger Death Punch, The #12 Looks Like You, Trustkill’s Top Tens

Posted by on December 8, 2008

With the holidays drawing closer and almost all the new music that’s coming out released by now, it’s time to take a look at the first in a series of what some artists and music industry types liked the most in 2008.

Jeremy Spencer/Five Finger Death Punch

Top 10 Albums of ’08

1. Disturbed Indestructible (Reprise)
2. Nickelback Dark Horse (Roadrunner)
3. Scars On Broadway (Interscope)
4. Slipknot All Hope Is Gone (Roadrunner)
5. Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends (Capitol)
6. Trivium Shogun (Roadrunner)
7. Beck Modern Guilt (Interscope)
8. In This Moment The Dream (Century Media)
9. Metallica Death Magnetic (Warner Bros.)
10. Guns N’ Roses Chinese Democracy (Geffen)

Neil Fallon/Clutch

Top 5 Albums of ’08

1. Otis Taylor, Recapturing the Banjo (Telarc)
2. Various, Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump (Strut)
3. Various, Roots of Chicha (Barbes)
4. Menahan Street Band, “Make the Road by Walking” (Daptone/Dunham)
5. Kool Keith, Dr. Dooom 2 (Threshhold/Traffice Entertainment)

Jesse Korman/The Number Twelve Looks Like You:

Top 10 Stuff List of 08:

1. iPhone 3G
2. Disney/Pixar’s movie Wall-E
3. Macbook Pro
4. Foxy Shazam, Introducing Foxy Shazam (Ferret Music)
5. The Iron Gym pull up bar
6. Stepbrothers
7. Adobe Illustrator CS4
8. Obama being elected!
9. Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who
10. The Fall of Troy, Phantom on the Horizon (Equal Vision)

Josh Grabelle, Owner, Trustkill Records

Top 10 Albums of 2008

1. The Gaslight Anthem The 59 Sound (Sideonedummy)
2. Volbeat Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil (Mascot)
3. Four Year Strong “Rise or Die Trying” (Universal)
4. Children of Bodom Blooddrunk (Spinefarm)
5. Heaven Shall Burn Iconoclast (Century Media)
6. Anberlin New Surrender (Decaydance)
7. Rise Against, Appeal To Reason (Interscope)
8. Bring Me The Horizon, Suicide Season (Epitaph)
9. Alkaline Trio Agony & Irony (Epic)
10. Bullet For My Valentine Scream Aim Fire (Jive)

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