Death Metal Year in Review – 2017

This was a banner year for death metal by any measure.
Here are some of our favorite death metal releases from 2017.

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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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TMO Albums of the Month: June, 2017


In which SikTh released the second best album of the year and apparently a whole bunch of other stuff happened along the way.

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A Chaotic Babel of Sound: A guide to H. P. Lovecraft in Metal Music

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“Louder and louder, wilder and wilder, mounted the shrieking and whining of that desperate viol. The player was dripping with an uncanny perspiration and twisted like a monkey, always looking frantically at the curtained window. In his frenzied strains I could almost see shadowy satyrs and Bacchanals dancing and whirling insanely through seething abysses of clouds and smoke and lightning.”

–          H. P. Lovecraft, “The Music of Erich Zann” (1922)

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