mikewilliamsphotoAs 2013 ticks down, it’s time for everyone to take stock of what they’ve been listening to for last 11 months or so. Metal Insider and its contributors will start releasing it’s contributors’ lists starting later today, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Eyehategodand, Fear Factory, Broken Hope, Armed For Apocalypse and others weigh in on what kept them going in 2013.


Mike IX Williams of Eyehategod/Corrections House

10) Corrections House, Last City Zero

9) Persekutor, Power Frost

8) FUK,  Bad Drugs Competition

7) Motorhead, Aftershock

6) Gary Numan, Splinter

5) Killing Joke, Singles Collection 1979 – 2012

4) Bl’ast!, Blood!

3) Poison Idea, Kings of Punk re-issue

2) Cockney Rejects, Flares & Slippers re-issue

1) Pinkish Black, Razed to the Ground


timthumbShaun Glass of Broken Hope/Dirge Within

10) Trials, In the Shadows of Swords

9) Hail of Bullets, The Rommel Chronicles

8) Children of Bodom, Halo of Blood

7) Scar the Martyr, Scar the Martyr

6) Trivium, Vengeance Falls

5) Carcass, Surgical Steel

4) Alter Bridge, Fortress

3) Havok, Unnatural Selection

2) Soilwork, The Living Infinite

1) Dream Theater, Dream Theater

Honorable Mentions: Exhumed, Necrocracy; Alice In Chains, The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here; Death Angel The Dream Calls For Blood