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Nominate Albums for forthcoming Best of 2010-2020 Tourney

Discussion in 'RC' started by Reign in Acai, Apr 3, 2021.

  1. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Drop your golden nuggets here.

    Keep the recos sparse. Lets limit this tourney to a max 32 album slow burn. Mayhaps we can really slow burn this bish and do bracket A & bracket B seperate at the onset to limit it to 16 albums a thread.

    Said entrants will be represented by a jewtube link so everyone can enjoy the offering and judge accordingly.

    Week 1
    Top 16 Bracket A
    Week 2
    Top 16 Bracket B
    Week 3
    Top 16
    Week 4
    Top 8
    Week 5
    Final Four Round Robin Death Match
     
  2. J.

    J. Old Fart

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    Spectral Lore- III




    Ildra - Edelland




    Obsequiae - Aria of Vernal Tombs

     
  3. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    Ludicra - The Tenant
    Vaura - Selenelion
    Ulver - Messe I.X-VI.X
    Triptykon - Melana Chasmata
    Ihsahn - Arktis.
    Acid Witch - Evil Sound Screamers
    Sleep - The Sciences
    Nasheim - Jord och aska
    Murkrat - Drudging the Mire
    Obsequiae - Aria of Vernal Tombs
    Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
    Ne Obliviscarus - Portal of I
    My Dying Bride - A Map of all our Failures
    Agalloch - Faustian Echoes
    Summoning - Old Mornings Dawn
    Katatonia - Dead End Kings
    Enslaved - In Times
    Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones
    Empyrium - The Turn of the Tides
    David Bowie - Blackstar
    Dark Tranquillity - Atoma
    On Thorns I Lay - Aegean Sorrow
    Amorphis - Queen of Time
    Primus - The Desaturating Seven
    Agalloch - The Serpent & the Sphere (nobody will nominate this one but me)

    These are all 4 out of 5 Stars albums from the last decade for me. I don't wanna do YooToob links except for maybe the Top 5. Maybe later.
     
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  4. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    I'll do the links when the time comes. Can ye condense that to a handful of your absolute favorites?

    Unless we want to change the tourney to "Nad's fave album of the decade chosen by RC."

    Two that come straight to my mind.

    Minenwerfer-Alpenpasse
    Macabre Omen- Gods of War - At War
     
  5. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    Yeah I'll distill that down to 5 or so when I do links later. Consider that list a draft, or maybe if any album gets nominated twice/thrice then it gets into the main tournament?
     
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  6. J.

    J. Old Fart

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    High five. Almost did that one and Mystras and that would have been my 5. Decided to cut it to 3
     
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  7. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    South Winds from Ihsahn - Arktis.


    Stagnant Pond from Ludicra - The Tenant


    I Hate Halloween from Acid Witch - Evil Sound Screamers


    Giza Butler from Sleep - The Sciences


    Atoma from Dark Tranquillity - Atoma

    There's my #1 song from each of these #1 albums.


    Ulver - Messe I.X - VI.X


    Nasheim - Jord och aska

    Full on album albums that need to be experienced as a whole, never in parts.

    EDIT: How in the fuck I forgot Dordeduh is beyond me but it's already in here now. A+++ album
     
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  8. einride

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    summoning - old mornings dawn


    atlantean kodex - the white goddess


    tribulation - the children of the night


    vemod - venter på stormene


    burzum - belus


    hällas - excerpts from a future past
     
  9. Krilons Resa

    Krilons Resa High Infidelity

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    I'll keep it to albums on the heavy side of the spectrum as I assume that's all we're dealing with here.

    Daughters
    - You Won't Get What You Want



    Arch/Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance



    Leprous - Bilateral

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkhC1vIMEqXAkErXb2NUj-oxZrUSys5oC

    Vaura - Selenelion



    Between The Buried and Me - Parralax II: Future Sequence



    Zebulon Pike
    - Nostalgia For The Unreal



    Cleric - Retrocausal



    Car Bomb
    - Meta



    Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation



    SWANS - The Seer



    Vektor - Outer Isolation



    Gaza - No Absolutes In Human Suffering

    https://gazamusic.bandcamp.com/

    Wreckmeister Harmonies - Night of Your Ascension



    Hangman's Chair - Hope/Dope/Rope





    I also agree with NAD's Ihsahn - Arktis. suggestion.
     
  10. einride

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    i very nearly posted arch/matheos but deleted it to not overwhelm the thread with too many things

    but consider the nomination seconded, it's really good

    not to derail the thread but did you ever get into the second one doomcifer? it didn't really stick for me
     
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    Krilons Resa High Infidelity

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    No. Admittedly, I have never given it the attention it properly deserves but the times that I have listened to it, it hasn't stuck for me either.
     
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    1349 - Massive Cauldron of Chaos
    Archgoat - The Apocalyptic Triumphator
    Cannabis Corpse - From Wisdom to Baked
    Defeated Sanity - Passages Into Deformity
    Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards
    Ofermod - Thaumiel
    Origin - Omnipresent
    Pathology - The Time of Great Purification
    Taake - Noregs Vaapen
     
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    fuck it, they deserve it.

    Mystras - Castles Conquered and Reclaimed




    Flamen - Furor Lunae

     
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    Ellestin one-click buy

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    Just a couple off the top of my head

    Deathspell Omega - The Furnaces of Palingenesia
    Blut aus Nord - Memoria Vetusta III - Saturnian Poetry
    Blood Incantation - Starspawn
    Dead Congregation - Promulgation of the Fall
    Cultes des Ghoules - Henbane
     
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    Hell Mike fuck melodic black metal

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    This shit is hard, I think I need a reference library not to miss any obvious ones but an album that comes to mind that I think has not been mentioned is mgla - with hearts toward none



    also this, darkened nocturn slaughtercult - mardom:



    and this, Funeral Mist - Hekatomb

     
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  16. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    Dang this thread is already pretty stellar. What I don't know already, I will soon.

    Officially seconding Vemod - Venter på stormene because that album is incredible. It's almost painfully good.

    Re: Swans: The Seer is my least favoUrite of their new era, haha. I know I'm in the minority with that, but think that To Be Kind blows it away.

    To clarify more specifically, there are some stellar moments on The Seer, but as a whole I find it too disjointed when compared to what I know the band can do. I also recognize that even attempting to mold an opinion on The Seer requires 500 listens minimum. Give me 5+ more years.

    "It’s the culmination of every previous Swans album as well as any other music I’ve ever made, been involved in or imagined. But it’s unfinished, like the songs themselves."
    --Michael Gira on The Seer


    hahahahaha this summarizes my feelings exactly.
     
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    This gives me plenty to listen to during graveyard shift. I love it. Looking forward
     
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    dor de duh dar de duh


    alcest spiritual instinct


    katla allt þetta helvítis myrkur
     
  19. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Wrathprayer -The Sun of Moloch


    Zemial-Nykta


    Sacriphyx-The Western Front


    Seconding MGLA & Blood Incantation

    Veto against Summoning. (Wouldnt be fair to the other albums. Like Mike Tyson fighting Screech.
     
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    well if y'all are doin macabre omen and zemial then it wouldn't be right not to include

    disharmony - goddamn the sun
     

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