The Metal Observer’s Top 30 albums of 2017

2017 has proven to offer up the tightest race we have seen in a long time in the quest for the gold! So without any further ado, here is the creme de la creme of the year!

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Nathan’s Top 30

2015 was another excellent year. While there are some fairly obvious candidates for a top 30 I missed out on or discovered too late in the year (Nechochwen, and Obsequiae to name two) there was still plenty of good material out there this year. Here’s some of it:

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The Metal Observer’s Top 30 albums of 2015

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It is done – the Brotherhood of “The Metal Observer”‘s convent has come to an end, the votes have been cast.
Enter to find out who survived the fire and emerged victorious!

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Ailo’s Top 30 Albums of 2015

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In hindsight, 2015 has been a great year for metal. Bands from the underground, such as polish black metal insurgents Mgła and doom duo Bell Witch, have gained well-deserved wider attention, while old titans such as Acid King have made triumphant returns. We’ve lost some good ones, including Nunslaughter’s Jim Sadist and Motörhead’s Philty Animal Taylor, while other bands have made fantastic debuts on the scene. But enough about that. Here’s another list of albums of the year, which you’re most likely sick of by now. Here’s to another year of the good outweighing the shite!

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Neill’s Top 30 Albums of 2015

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2015 was quite a strong year. A few welcome and incredible returns, as well as a few surprises. Admittedly, it was a difficult task coming up with a top 30 albums, and there was some good back and forth on here. However, as it stands now, this is where I am at. It is possible things could change, as there were albums I did not get enough time with, or things I’m sure I’ll discover after the fact. Never-the-less, let me present my Top 30 Albums of 2015!

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