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Metal Insider’s Combined Top 15 Albums of 2021

Posted by on December 30, 2021

    The 2021 entries are in for team Metal Insider’s best albums of 2021. In case you missed it, you can check out lists from Chris, Smitty, Kyle, Zenae, Bram, Matt, and Siegfried. While all lists are relatively different, we took an additional step to combine everyone’s picks based on comparison to make an […]

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Metal Insider’s Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

Posted by on December 30, 2021

  2021 had an abundance of great albums to listen to, which made deciding this year’s Top 10 Albums a struggle. Fortunately, I dug through and found the albums that really jumped out and made an impact. I also added an honorable mention section at the end of my Top 10 list, as there were […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 23 albums of 2021

Posted by on December 29, 2021

  2021 has been another challenging year, but we saw a return of live music. Artists have once again found more creative ways to virtually bring live music, such as Epica’s unique cinematic event with Omega Alive. Many have unveiled powerful new tunes via LP and EP releases. As difficult as it was to select […]

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Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

Posted by on December 23, 2021

  10) Deafheaven, Infinite Granite (Sargent House) Deafheaven has been divisive for years. Just the mere mention of them sends trve kvlt metalheads into conniptions, but they’ve always been interesting, and it’s been cool watching them move more towards shoegaze on their last few albums. Truly embracing it by working with Justin Meldal-Johnson (Beck, Nine Inch Nails, […]

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Metal Insider’s Matt Brown’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

Posted by on December 22, 2021

  In 2021, I spent as much time listening to podcasts and audiobooks as I did music, a first for me. That doesn’t mean I deprived myself of good albums (obviously, because I wrote a whole list about them). Like last year, I avoided scrambling last minute to listen to any albums I might have […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/15: The 2021 Finale

Posted by on December 17, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The last chart of 2021! It’s crazy how quickly this year flew by. Since taking over Metal By Numbers in July, it’s been a fun and consuming experience. Hopefully, 2022 will bring higher charting numbers […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/08: Deep Purple Doom Crew

Posted by on December 16, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another chart, another week late! A lot of familiar faces return on this chart week. I’m not sure about our fellow readers, but the new Black Label Society album came as a pleasant surprise. Another […]

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Rolling Stone has named these, ‘The 10 Best Metal Albums Of 2021’

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Rolling Stone has declared these to be ‘The 10 Best Metal Albums Of 2021.’ That full list, and the mags reasoning behind their choices can be found here.  Here is their list: 10) Panopticon – “…And Again Into The Light“ 09) King Woman – “Celestial Blues“ 08) Skepticism – “Companion“ 07) Portal – “Avow“ 06) […]

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Mastodon discuss guest musicians on latest album ‘Hushed and Grim’

Posted by on December 8, 2021

  Mastodon released Hushed And Grim on October 29. On their 8th studio album, the band employed the creative input of some guest musicians. In a new video, available below, the band talks about the collaborative effort that became Hushed And Grim.   Hushed and Grim tracklisting: “Pain With An Anchor” “The Crux” “Sickle And […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/01: What week is it?!

Posted by on December 8, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are some charts! My apologies for the delay. An underwhelming week for some stellar debuts. The releases that particularly caught my ear were Obscura, The Lurking Fear, and Big Wreck. The riff in “Bombs […]

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