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Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:09 am
by hellboy
Well, it's that special time of year when we debate who's got the shittiest taste in music. The time old tradition of posting your favorite albums, and then have them laughed at by Califum has arrived. I'll post my shortlist in the bit, but for now, you can submit entries for the official Fourtheye poll at the link below:

https://forms.gle/3BCjdBYinu6azvrZ9

Don't vote for Fear Inoculum though, as I won't be counting those (we all know it'd win).

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:16 am
by hellboy
Ok, here's my "short" list so far. Plenty of this definitely won't make my top 10, but haven't really started weeding out the weaker choices yet. Here they are, in roughly the order in which I listened to them:

John Garcia and the Band of Gold - John Garcia (stoner rock)
Legion of the Damned - Slaves of the Shadow Realm (blackened death metal)
Erlen Meyer - Sang et Or (metal)
Judiciary - Surface Noise (thrash)
Ithica - The Language of Injury (hardcore/math metal)
The Claypool Lennon Delirium - South of Reality (psych rock)
O.R.k. - Ramagehead (heavy prog rock)
Devilmaster - Satan Spits on Children of Light (metal)
Pond - Tasmania (psych rock)
Gary Clark Jr - This Land (rock)
Misery Index - Rituals of Power (death metal)
Pissgrave - Posthumous Humiliation (death metal)
Oozing Wound - High Anxiety (noise rock)
Deafkids - Metaprogramação (experimental punk)
Fallujah - Undying Light (death metal)
La Dispute - Panorama (emo punk)
11PARANOIAS - Asterismal (doom metal)
Priests - The Seduction of Kansas (alt rock)
Town Portal - Of Violence (instrumental rock)
Big Business - The Beast You Are (hard rock)
Totally Unicorn - Sorry (hardcore)
Periphery - Periphery IV: HAIL SATAN (progressive metal)
Control Top - Covert Contracts (punk)
Dub Trio - The Shape of Dub to Come (mostly instrumental dub metal)
Belzebubs - Pantheon of the Nightside Gods (progressive metal)
Superheist - Sidewinder (metal)
Lord Dying - Mysterium Tremendum (metal)
Helms Alee - Noctiluca (sludge rock)
Drahla - Useless Coordinates (alternative rock)
Call of the Void - Buried in Light (hardcore)
Martyrdod - Hexhammaren (crust punk)
Employed to Serve - Eternal Forward Motion (hardcore)
Needle - Needle (power violence)
Fury - Failed Entertainment (noise rock)
USA Nails - Life Cinema (punk)
Rammstein - Rammstein (metal)
American Sharks - 11:11 (punk)
Amyl and the Sniffers - Amyl and the Sniffers (punk)
Nocturnus AD - Paradox (metal)
Pelican - Nighttime Stories (instrumental metal)
Nebula - Holy Shit (stoner rock)
Pinkish Black - Concept Unification (gothic metal)
The Austraity Program - Bible Songs 1 (alternative)
Cursed Earth - The Deathbed Sessions (blackened metal)
This Gift is A Curse - A Throne of Ash (noisy metal)
Organectomy - Existential Disconnect (tech death metal)
Birdflesh - Extreme Graveyard Tornado (hardcore)
Victims - The Horse and Sparrow Theory (grindcore)
Memoriam - Requiem for Mankind (progressive death metal)
The Saboteurs - Help Us Stranger (rock)
black midi - Schlagenheim (weird rock)
Immortal Bird - Thrive on Neglect (prog deathgrind)
3EETH - METAWAR (INDUSTRIAL CAPSLOCK M3TAL)
Bad Religion - Age of Unreason (punk)
Redbait - Cages (punk)
Northlane - Alien (metalcore)
Ty Segall - First Taste (psych rock)
Horseburner - The Thief (sludge rock)
All The Saints - Look Like You're Going Somewhere (psych noise rock)
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Infest the Rats' Nest (progressive rock)
Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue (hardcore)
Cloud Rat - Pollinator (progressive grindcore)
Opeth - In Cauda Veneum (prog rock)
Tool - Fear Inoculum (prog rock)
Girl Band - The Talkies (psych rock)
Car Bomb - Mordial (nu-djent metal)
Cult of Luna - A Dawn to Fear (progressive metal)
Municipal Waste - The Last Rager (thrash)
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel (manic psych rock)
Sorxe - The Ark Burner (post-metal)
Hour of Penance - Misotheism (death metal)
Black Rheno - Noise Smasher (groove metal)
Gatecreeper - Deserted (death metal)
Silvertomb - Edge of Existence (doom metal)
Nile - Vile Necrotic Rite (technical death metal)
Cannabis Corpse - Nug so Vile (stoner death metal)
Rorcal - Muladona (progressive black metal)
Despised Icon - Purgatory (deathcore)
Lindemann - F & M (almost but not quite rammstein)
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas (technical death metal)
Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race (prog death metal)

Enjoy - I'm sure there are more to be added in the coming weeks...

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:51 am
by ms2r
O rly... the only things I listened properly this year are old Pink Floyd Albums.

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:22 am
by xZ1mM3r
if anyone uses Spotify, and would like to put together a compilation of their favorite albums/tracks from 2019, that would be a playlist i would love to follow. Finding new music is always difficult for me, but a playlist from some of you guys would be a great starting point.

just a thought. carry on.

btw, nice lookin list HB, i assume.

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:48 pm
by hellboy
I wish it were easy to share playlists between streaming services! I may shift to Spotify one day when Google cans GPM

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:48 pm
by hellboy
I wish it were easy to share playlists between streaming services! I may shift to Spotify one day when Google cans GPM

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:10 pm
by tys0n
One more time with feeeling

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:16 pm
by Busty McCracken
All the lolz.

I've been posting on this stupid forum for a solid 9 - 10 years or so and never been able to include a new tool album so a wasted vote it may be but you better fucking believe in talking advantage of this situation

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:53 pm
by hellboy
Half the responses have Fear Inoculum in them anyway

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:53 pm
by hellboy
I found Tyson's vote too:

You're
a
big
boy
from
Adelaide
who
likes to
eat.

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:57 pm
by Busty McCracken
Hahaha. What makes ya think it was Tyson. I'm waiting for an albun to drop tomorrow before submitting mine coz I'm fairly confident It'll make the cut

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:14 pm
by tys0n
He think everything is me, I take it as a compliment.

When Crow and I were banned apparently someone sent him a barrage of abusive emails and he blamed that on me.

I mean come on now.

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:24 pm
by hellboy
Ha, I don't even remember that. Old age is good that way!

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:41 pm
by tys0n
In no particular order

Thank You Scientist - Terraformer
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel
clipping. - There Existed an Addiction to Blood
Kanye West - Jesus is King
Khaidian - Penumbra
Blank Mass - Animated Violence Mild
Arina Grande - Thank U, Next
Lingua Ignota - Caligua
Infant Annihilator - The Battle of Yaldabaoth

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:59 pm
by Calfium Jay
hellboy wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:09 am
The time old tradition of posting your favorite albums, and then have them laughed at by Califum has arrived.

Yep. Rack 'em up and I'll knock 'em over.

In the meantime, in absolute ironclad order:


1. ULVER - DRONE ACTIVITY
2. YOUNG GODS - DATA MIRAGE TANGRAM
3. CHRISTIAN FENNESZ - AGORA
4. THE CARETAKER - EVERYWHERE AT THE END OF TIME (STAGE 6)
5. HELM - CHEMICAL FLOWERS
6. PLAID - POLYMER
7. MAYHEM - DAEMON
8. LIGHTNING BOLT - SONIC CITADEL
9. BENOIT PIOULARD - AVOCATIONALS
10. INTER ARMA - SULPHUR ENGLISH


Thank you and goodnight.

- - - - - - - - - - - - -- - -

TRUMP 2020

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:23 pm
by Busty McCracken
I look forward to diving into everyone's lists and finding some gems..... and grindcore albums I can skip.

Am chucking 11 albums here, as a loophole seeing I'm not including tool in my actual lIst.

0- Tool - Fear Inoculum (hip hop)
1 - Villagers of ionna city - Age of Aquarius (stoner, psychedelic post rock folk)
2 - Tike Taane - One man band (acoustic, reggae electro)
3 - Lo-pan - Subtle (groove rock )
4 - The Heavy - Sons (funk soul rock)
5 - John Garcia and the band of gold (stoner)
6 - Metallica - Helping hands acoustic. (Actually kinda cool - check out the reworking of disposable heroes)
7 - Lab - III - (funk soul )
8 - Baroness - Gold & Grey (clipping shit recording rock)
9 - Ash Grunwald - Mojo (blues rock)
10 - The Dead south - Sugar and joy (bluegrass soul rock)

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:51 pm
by liz
OK, Busty has been putting the pressure on. Ive only settled on 6 thus far.

In no particular order:

TooL - Fear Inoculum (because it does actually belong on the list)
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
Girl Band - The Talkies (thanks Max!)
Rammstein - Rammstein

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:11 pm
by Busty McCracken
liz wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:51 pm
OK, Busty has been putting the pressure on. Ive only settled on 6 thus far.

In no particular order:

TooL - Fear Inoculum (because it does actually belong on the list)
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
Girl Band - The Talkies (thanks Max!)
Rammstein - Rammstein
Well it was 5 half an hour ago so at this rate you'll have ya 10 by lunchtime

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:14 pm
by liz
Busty McCracken wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:11 pm
liz wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:51 pm
OK, Busty has been putting the pressure on. Ive only settled on 6 thus far.

In no particular order:

TooL - Fear Inoculum (because it does actually belong on the list)
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
Girl Band - The Talkies (thanks Max!)
Rammstein - Rammstein
Well it was 5 half an hour ago so at this rate you'll have ya 10 by lunchtime
I wasn't counting FI which was a given.

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:17 pm
by ziggy23
My 2019 top 10:

01. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
02. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
03. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
04. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
05. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
06. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
07. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
08. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
09. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
10. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:18 pm
by Busty McCracken
xZ1mM3r wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:22 am
if anyone uses Spotify, and would like to put together a compilation of their favorite albums/tracks from 2019, that would be a playlist i would love to follow. Finding new music is always difficult for me, but a playlist from some of you guys would be a great starting point.

just a thought. carry on.

btw, nice lookin list HB, i assume.
I'll try get onto this for ya at some point mate. Can't promise it will have every album on there. U got any main genres of music you like/ dislike so I know any particular bands I can skip if it starts taking me to long to compile?

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:18 pm
by Busty McCracken
ziggy23 wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:17 pm
My 2019 top 10:

01. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
02. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
03. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
04. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
05. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
06. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
07. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
08. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
09. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
10. TOOL - "Fear Inoculum"
This guy knows where it's at!

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:50 pm
by Busty McCracken
I've started up a 4theye 2019 playlist and made it collaborative and public, with one song from each of my album picks. Then any song that stands out to a listener can then follow the Spotify rabbit hole and check out the artist.

Can y'all either add a song from each of your albums to the list or if ya don't use Spotify, note a song each below and I'll update the playlist as I have time permitting.

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1bXyS ... F09UUkzspA

Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:46 pm
by Calfium Jay
Busty McCracken wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:50 pm


I've started up a 4theye 2019 playlist and made it collaborative and public, with one song from each of my album picks.



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Re: Best Albums of 2019

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:58 pm
by Busty McCracken
Gong him red!