• 2009 Album Ratings

    22 mai 2011, 8h15m par Omega_Switch22B

    Recommendations are most appreciated.

    ★★★★★- Perfection, all-time classic
    ★★★★½- Excellence, recommended to anyone
    ★★★★- Great, recommended to most
    ★★★½- Very good, enjoyable despite lacking outstanding qualities.
    ★★★- Decent, recommended to fans
    ★★½- Average, indifference
    ★★- Poor, recommended only to hardcore fans
    ★½- Bad, avoid
    ★- Terrible, please don't waste your time
    ½- An abomination to the ear

    1349- Revelations of the Black Flame (black metal/dark ambient, ★★)

    A Storm of Light / Nadja- Primitive North (atmospheric sludge/drone doom metal, ★★★/★★★½)
    Abigail- Sweet Baby Metal Slut (black/thrash metal, ★★½)
    Absu- Absu (black/thrash metal, ★★★½)
    Achokarlos- Forget All You Know (progressive/technical death metal, ★★★
    ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE & THE MELTING PARAISO U.F.O- Lord of the Underground: Vishnu and the Magic Elixir (psychedelic rock, ★★★½)
    Adrenicide- Kill (crossover thrash, ★★★/★★★½)
    Ahab- The Divinity of Oceans (funeral doom metal, ★★★½/★★★★)
  • 2010 Album Ratings

    21 mai 2011, 23h48m par Omega_Switch22B

    1349- Demonoir (black metal, ★★★)
    65daysofstatic- We Were Exploding Anyway (idm, ★★★½)

    A Forest of Stars- Opportunistic Thieves of Spring (atmospheric black metal, ★★★½/★★★★)
    A Silver Mt. Zion- Kollaps Tradixionales (post-rock, ★★★)
    Abbadon- The Great Fall (black metal, ★½)
    Abigor- Time Is the Sulphur in the Veins of the Saint - An Excursion on Satan's Fragmenting Principle (industrial black metal, ★★★½)
    Aborym- Psychogrotesque (industrial black metal, ★★½)
    Abscess- Dawn of Inhumanity (death metal, ★★★)
    Access to Arasaka- Void(); (idm, ★★★★)
    Addaura- Addaura (black metal, ★★★)
    Adversarial- All Idols Fall Before the Hammer (death metal, ★★½)
    Agalloch- Marrow of the Spirit (atmospheric black/folk/doom metal, neofolk, drone, ★★★★
    Agyrpnine- 16[485] (melodic black metal, ★★★)
    Alcest- Écailles de lune (shoegaze/atmospheric black metal, ★★★★)
    All India Radio- The Silent Surf (ambient/downtempo/post-rock, ★★★)
    All That Remains- For We Are Many (melodic metalcore, ★★)
  • Streamable Artists That I Think You Should Check Out

    17 juin 2009, 5h07m par Omega_Switch22B

    I originally posted this list on RYM (link here), so why the hell not post it here on

    This is a collection of artists who I have discovered on whose music I appreciate and whose music can either be downloaded for free there or can be listened to for free. I am going to include only lesser known artists. For the time begin, this list will consist primarily of ambient artists, as I have only been aware of such artists within the realm of ambient primarily. Any recommendations/links would be appreciated, or any artists you think should be included on this list! Also, if there are any artists who would like to be included on this list, just send me your link. If there is any information that should be corrected or modified, please let me know. Thanks!

    To be on this list, an artist must:
    -have no more than 50 ratings on RYM for any of their releases
    -have no more than 50,000 listeners on (that's a relatively large figure, but it seems like some artists with that number of listeners on last. …