Members of Incite, Exumer, The Contortionist & Primordial pick best of 2014

Posted by on December 3, 2014

As the music year comes to an end with this week’s releases, it’s time to take a look back at the past 11 months and two days. While you’ll be getting our picks in due time, we wanted to first turn things over to some of the people making that music. To that end, here are Incite’s Richie Cavalera, Primordial’s Alan Averill, Exumer’s Mem Von Stein.  Stay tuned throughout the week as we continue to bring you more artists’ picks for the year in 2014 metal.






Richie Cavalera of Incite

1) Obituary, Inked in Blood

2) Prong, Ruining Lives

3) Goatwhore, Constricting Rage of the Merciless

4) Overkill, White Devil Armory

5) At the Gates, At War with Reality

6) Darkest Hour, Darkest Hour

7) Exodus, Blood In Blood Out

8) The Haunted, Exit Wounds

9) Mastodon, Once More ‘Round the Sun

10) Killer Be Killed, Killer Be Killed 


Alan Averill of Primordial

1) Woven Hand, Refractory Obdurate

2) Nick Cave, Push The Sky Away

3) Dead Congregation, Promulgation of The Fall

4) Grand Magus, Triumph And Power

5) Kreigsmachine, Enemy of Man

6) Solstafir, Otta

7) Bolzer, Aura

8) Unit Black Flight, Tracks From The Trailer

9) Necros Christos, Nine Graves

10) Satan, Life Sentence
Mem von Stein of Exumer

1) Electric Wizard, Time to Die

2) Portrait, Crossroads

3) Death Penalty, Same

4)  Monolord, Empress Rising

5) Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Check’ em Before you Wreck’ em 

6) Sleep, The Clarity (EP)

7) Truth & Janey, Erupts (2014, reissue)

8) Midnight, No Mercy for Mayhem

9) Vampire, Same

10) Wo Fat, The Conjuring


Cameron Maynard of The Contortionist

1) Casualties of Cool, Casualties of Cool

2) Cynic, Kindly Bent to Free Us

3) Brian Eno & Karl Hyde, Someday World

4) Umphrey’s McGee, Similar Skin

5) Opeth, Pale Communion

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