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Theprp.com’s Top Twenty Most Visited Stories Of 2013

If you’re curious as to what the twenty most visited stories of 2013 were on theprp.com then see below, for these are the stories which you lot clicked on the most:

#20: As I Lay Dying Vocalist Tim Lambesis Arrested For Trying To Have His Estranged Wife Killed (Updated)

#19 Clutch – Earth Rocker Review

#18: I, The Breather Singer: “Musicians Get Treated With Utter Disrespect When We Ask For What We Deserve”

#17: The Plot In You Target Of Mice & Men’s Austin Carlile With New Song “Digging Your Grave”

#16: Five Finger Death Punch Bassist Calls Out 30 Seconds To Mars For Their Meet And Greet Practices

#15: Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch: “I Know God Loves KoRn’s Music Because It’s Passionate And Very Honest”

#14: Westboro Baptist Church Vow To Protest Attila Show After Callout On New Album

#13: New Emmure, Terror, Otep, Etc. ‘Ugly Christmas Sweaters’ Coming For The Holidays

#12: The Dillinger Escape Plan – One Of Us Is The Killer Review

#11: Korn – The Paradigm Shift Review

#10: letlive. Singer Jason Butler Leaves Stage Mid-Song To Go For A Swim At “Lowlands” Festival

#09: CKY’s Chad I Ginsburg Exits Fuckface Unstoppable, Says He “Can’t Witness Or Enable The Downward Spiral Of My Long Time Friends Any More”

#08: In This Moment’s Maria Brink Gets Naked For “Whore” Single

#07: Bring Me The Horizon Singer Oliver Sykes Takes Shot At Sleeping With Sirens’ Kellin Quinn

#06: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Lineup To Be Announced In March

#05: The Amity Affliction Vocalist Calls Out Memphis May Fire’s Matty Mullins At Vans Warped Tour

#04: Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Passes Away

#03: Ex-Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty To Various Child Sex Charges

#02: For Today Guitarist Mike Reynolds: “Don’t Be Deceived, Homosexuality Is A Sin”

#01: Black Veil Brides Called Out For Using Fake Amps On ‘Vans Warped Tour’ (Updated)

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        • MyDarkPassenger     January 1, 2014 at 2:19 pm

          SHOTGUN has to take this award based on effort alone, I don’t even recall who CYT was so he didn’t do a very effective job. BEASTcoast wasn’t trying to be a troll I don’t think he was just an idiot. Clemson was/is a douche with an agenda. So for lack of competition I nominate SHOTGUN to run away with the troll trophy.

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        • MyDarkPassenger     January 1, 2014 at 6:01 pm

          You should be more worried about the douche part. To answer your own question, see any recent article on the band For Today.

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        • MyDarkPassenger     January 1, 2014 at 6:03 pm

          And SHOTGUN, please continue to only come around when we say your name 3 times. Just like Beetlejuice.

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        • adamonfire     January 1, 2014 at 8:54 pm

          The key to eating a black and white cookie, Elaine, is you want to get some black and some white in each bite. Nothing mixes better than vanilla and chocolate. And yet, still, somehow racial harmony eludes us. If people would only look to the cookie. All our problems would be solved.

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        • SHOTGUNFACELIFT     January 2, 2014 at 12:38 pm

          Then you would be destroying the diversity you love so much, It’s genocidal when you think about it,

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      • BEASTcoast     January 2, 2014 at 7:09 pm

        this looks like fun. ok, i’ll play…

        Most Confused As To The Intentions Of His Superiors And the Difference Between Trolling And Sharing VItal Information That Might Actually Help Him Were He To Understand It Instead Of Dismissing It Out Of Ignorance And/Or Stupidity As A Swine Disregards Pearls (Of Wizdumb) – nymets71087

        Stupidest And/Or Gayest (And Not In A Homophobic Way) Username – (tie) nymets71087 (and that’s coming from a new yorker and met fan) / JimCroceLoverXEX (and that’s coming from a fan of Jim Croce)

        Best Username – BEASTcoast

        Cleverest Username – pour meshuggah on me

        Worst Avatar – nymets71087

        Best Avatar – (tie) BEASTcoast / SHOTGUNFACELIFT

        Most Vociferously Racist – GOT SHUNNED, LACE FIT aka SHOTGUNFACELIFT aka The New Minority

        Most Vociferously Homophobic And Religiously Brainwashed – Son of Clem

        Most Subtley Racist And Homophobic – Wurst (I could be wrong on this one, but i know a vibe when it’s implied though not necessarily explicitly stated.)

        Worst Taste In Music – Wurst. who once declared that he would take Dream Theater over Tool any day. that really says it all doesn’t it? to unreservedly prefer a bunch of Berklee onanists over one of the if not the most visionary heavy band of our time reveals a lot about one’s level. anyone who thumbed upped his comment can share in this superlative.

        Best Taste In Music – who cares? but yeah, BEASTcoast

        Most Braggadocious About Musical Successes With Absolutely No Substantiation Whatsoever – CYT

        Funniest Comments – whatisyourforte, by far. the only commenter to have made me literally lol, and more than once.

        Most Rational, Intelligent Comments – there are many rational and intelligent people here, possibly more than not, which would be much higher than the general pop, but 3 that pop to mind are – BlueBalls, Moxy?, and Porpoise Orifice

        Fewest Comments Among Those Who Posted in 2013, Or Ever, For That Matter – BEASTcoast

        Longest Comments – BEASTcoast

        Most Provocative And Insightful Comments Into The Human Condition And The Nature Of Reality As They Tangentialize From Topics On The PRP – BEASTmotherfuckincoast

        Most MyDarkPassengerish – MyDarkPassenger (in a shutout, for the 14th straight year!)

        Best Content, Design, And Comments On A Music Site – theprp.com

        Worst Year For Music – last year

        Best Year For Music – this year

        Well, One Can Hope – Can’t One?

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        • Porpoise Orifice     January 3, 2014 at 3:20 am

          Bro how can you say that about last year?
          Did you forget about…

          Behold the Arctopus, The Mars Volta, Between the Buried and Me, Cryptopsy, Esperanza Spalding, Meshuggah, Gojira, Vision of Disorder, Anywhere, Astra, Pig Destroyer, Purity Ring, Revocation, Napalm Death, The Weeknd, Dying Fetus, Cattle Decapitation, Trioscapes, Neurosis, Converge, Crosses, Cloudkicker, Beneath the Massacre, Baroness, Yakuza, Wretched, Whitechapel, Spawn of Possession, TRAM, Slightly Stoopid, Royal Thunder, Gaza, Narrows, Aborted, Anglagard, and Ulver?

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        • Hey dipshit Tool fanboy, are you that far up Maynard’s ass? Without bands like Dream theater there probably wouldn’t be a Tool around, and by the way Tool is way overrated.
          Now here comes all the butthurt Tool fanboys with comments that I’m stupid, and how Tool are so great.

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        • SpinSwimScream     January 3, 2014 at 8:41 am

          I like where you’re going with this. I’m not a huge Dream Theatre fan, but I’ve certainly studied their instructional videos. It’s a must for most musicians, since the entire band is miles beyond most with their musical knowledge. They’ve also been around for a very long time. Also, I haven’t liked Tool since ‘Ænima.’ Maybe a couple tracks here and there since those days, but that’s it.

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        • MyDarkPassenger     January 3, 2014 at 10:44 am

          I was really preparing myself for an insulting award. Instead I just get a self-referencing award.

          I am thoroughly impressed and now thoroughly believe BEASTcoast has been lurking for years. He can name off WAAAAY more PRP users than I can and I comment on here like every 15 seconds. Maybe if I shut up and looked around every once in a while…

          Finally, I say Tool and Dream Theater both belong firmly entrenched, side by side, on the Mount Olympus of heavy music. What’s next? Arguing about whether you prefer blowjobs to fucking? Why pick one?!

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        • I’m not a big fan, but if someone likes Tool fine, but to go as far to write off Dream theater like that Is what annoyed me. This like some people I came across who say they are progressive music fans then turn around, and said Rush, and Genesis sucks

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        • BEASTcoast     January 3, 2014 at 3:35 pm

          Porpoise, that comment was from 2014, so by last year i meant 2013. those albums you list seem to be from 2012, or many of them… but yes, just look at all the great shit released in 2013. chock full o nuts…

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        • BEASTcoast     January 3, 2014 at 4:05 pm

          i forgot one:

          Avatar Which Most Looks Like Someone Praying That Their Constipation Will Finally End in 2014 : monkeywithagun

          the Tool vs. Dream Theater debate is a great one, and that type of music debate is an old one.

          Why do i have to be up someone’s ass to recognize and acknowledge the genius of their band?

          You know so little about music history that I am forced to tell you something:

          The most direct musical influence on Tool is King Crimson. The most direct artistic and “total audio-visual experience” way of making albums influence on Tool is Pink Floyd. Dream Theater and Tool approach “progressive rock” from polar opposition. one band is truly “progressive” in that they seek to expand, evolve and break new ground, whether you enjoy it or get it or not. the other band plays as fast and/or as complicated as they can and make the same album over and over again to their legion of die-hards who love being comfortable and not challenged with new things.

          You type of music fans either confuse technicality with musicality, and chops for songwriting and emotional impact, or actually prefer technicality and fucking scale workouts to emotional connection and sonic innovation.

          i thought Dream Theater were impressive when i was a sophomore in high school. this was around the time when i thought Neal Peart was a better drummer than John Bonham. i love Rush, but I know better now, about chops-for-chops’s sake versus chops-in-the-tasteful-service-of-the-song because i am more mature now than i was when i was in high school. just like everything else, my taste evolved.

          the lead guitarist of Enslaved, another truly progressive band once directly compared Dream Theater and those type of band to sports, as an exercise in athletics. it is an apt analogy.

          You can like Dream Theater, and it’s fine to think Tool are overrated.

          But once you finally take that dump monkeygun, maybe you’ll hear things differently….

          Dipshit.

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        • BEASTcoast     January 3, 2014 at 5:06 pm

          and btw, full disclosure: i like a lot of Scenes From a Memory and often spontaneously sing the lyrics and hum the main riff to Pull Me Under.

          but if you say you’ll take DT over Tool any day of the week, i think you are immature and either have a block, or are just plain simple – emotionally and intellectually, and are like a child – easily amused and satisfied with card tricks.

          just my opinion of course. i’m sure it won’t affect your enjoyment of DT’s next album of epic and grueling progtastic workouts. they release one every year right?

          tool sure take their time don’t they? it’s a matter of mass-manufacturing of empty, auto-piloted skill studiously woodshedded at Berklee versus artistic, psychedelically-inspired craft that changes the game with each precious release and influences the course of modern music for generations to come.

          or in your words: Tool are way overrated.

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        • SpinSwimScream     January 3, 2014 at 7:33 pm

          Who really gives a shit? Dream Theatre writes shit music, and Tool writes shit music. Both bands continue to produce the same garbage. Maynard makes Tool more listenable to me, and I love the album ‘Ænima.’ I don’t even like a single Dream Theatre album, but can say they are a super-group of musicians, of course from a musicians standpoint. I’d say both bands have the same amount of problems and share the same problem: cockiness. Tool takes too long to put out albums and tries sooo fucking hard to convince you that it is a privilege to even get any music out of them, and that it’s some almighty piece of art. Dream Theatre puts out a ton of music, but it all sucks, because they over-play and try too hard. Both bands blow, but one consists of musicians with better playing abilities and musical knowledge. It’s not just chops and scales. There’s far more to learn than that, and you can actually learn a good amount from any single member of Dream Theatre’s instructional videos, book, clinics, etc…

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        • MyDarkPassenger     January 3, 2014 at 7:52 pm

          I think its pretty weak to call these “shit bands.” Green Day is a shit band. These guys are artists, plain and simple. I’m also very over this retarded discussion. MOVIN ON!

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        • Person with the most drawn out, and boring post of any year :Beastcoast

          Wow Tool fan boy strikes back with a typical Toolfanboy reponse.
          Tool while they had a few decent songs in 90′s they were nothing groundbreaking, and each album after have sounded pretty much the same for the last 20 years, but more watered then the album before. Speaking of Tool’s live show wow what waste of Time Some of the stupidist shit I have ever seen live.

          Oh, and Maynard’s Stage Presence is a joke hiding in the dark to the back of the stage rocking back, and forth in his underware wow real fucking impressive.
          Tool is for stupid doped up high school kids.

          If you want to listen to a band that expands on every album try Cephalic Carnage, or Candiria.
          Oh BTW, the avatar is from the video Genesis “Jesus he knows.”

          dispshit

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        • Porpoise Orifice     January 4, 2014 at 1:13 am

          In that case, how can you say this year is the best year for music when we’re not even 1/73 the way through it?

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    • MyDarkPassenger     January 1, 2014 at 2:11 pm

      I gotta say I’m also surprised the threads with visits from Otep and Kittie chick didn’t make the cut. Nothing brings out the lurkers like a person you’ve heard of before but don’t have much to say about. Some would call that a celebrity.

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    • BecomesMyVeryShackles     January 1, 2014 at 2:30 pm

      2013 – The year molesters, drag queens (BVB), and practicing assassins are the latest crazes. What will it be next year? Practicing zombies and chicken molesters?

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      • BEASTcoast     January 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm

        the general perception is that Rock Is Dead. and compared to the Golden Age of the 90s and even the far lesser ages of the Oughts and Nows, this is true. but if you look at what was released in 2013, you are reminded that the Death of The Music Business did not kill Music, thank you and Praise You Our Dark Lord Satan.

        in no particular order, albums that scratched the itch last year:

        VOIVOD
        intronaut
        CLUTCH
        GHOST (B.C.)
        HACRIDE
        Revocation
        Alice In Chains
        QOTSA
        Vista Chino
        ASG
        BLACK SABBATH
        DEEP PURPLE
        dillingerescapeplan
        NK
        NIN
        Not Blood Paint
        CARCASS
        GORGUTS
        Spacehog
        Ginger Wildheart ( MUTATION)
        Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
        Mike Keneally
        Steven Wilson
        Elvis Costello & The Roots
        depeche mode
        David Bowie
        Franz Ferdinand
        K0Rn
        melvins
        WHORES.
        arctic monkeys
        DELTRON 3030
        red fang
        KVELERTAK
        Hanni El-Khatib
        MGMT
        The Flaming Lips
        atoms for peace
        Daft Punk
        Monster Magnet
        Death Angel
        ephel duath
        Russian Circles
        Toro y Moi
        Chance the Rapper
        SOUND CITY : REAL TO REEL
        a new HELMET song

        and my #1 for 2013, possibly the best debut ever:

        Sun & Sail Club : Mannequin

        Your results may vary…

        (and i’m sure i’m missing a bunch, but that’s what blipped my radar)

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        • BEASTcoast     January 2, 2014 at 8:44 pm

          oh, and 5m of a rough gtr demo from candiria…

          which these daze be manna in the mothereffin desert

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        • BEASTcoast     January 3, 2014 at 4:22 pm

          So refreshing and odd to talk about music for once on a music site.

          But that’s what makes the end-of-year lists so great.
          besides what you forgot to check out and need to spin some more, you are occasionally tipped to shit you otherwise would never have known, thanks to BlueBalls, SSS, Tom, and Flipper Hole, aka Porpoise Orifice….

          Chick Corea is great, too bad he’s a Scientologist. just goes to show you can believe in some super silly shit and still kill it on jazz piano.

          speaking of which, anyone see the recent Kennedy Center tribute to Herbie Hancock? if you can find it, you will like it.

          and now we can commence the best music books list for 2013, there were a lot. Gregg Allman’s My Cross To Bear was the best i ever read, and Jimmy Page’s Light and Shade was a super close #2….
          Xmas shopping at Barnes and Noble i saw an autobiography by Dave Ellefson (!) and one by the Dead Kennedy’s drummer… those are next up on my reading list.

          Not a bad year really…

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      • BlueBalls     January 2, 2014 at 9:48 pm

        Most of the shit I really enjoyed in 2013 came from established bands. It would be difficult to make a top 10 because there was a lot of good shit this year. Quite of few of my favorites were on BEASTcoast’s list. I’ll just list a few highlights off the top of my head. I’ll inevitably leave out some.

        Wild Child: The Runaround (alt-folk band, not close to the type of shit that’s covered here but my taste is all over the place and I love this album)
        DEP: One of us is the Killer
        QOTSA: …Like Clockwork
        Jimi Hendrix: People, Hell and Angels (I know it’s old shit that was pieced together in the studio, but it’s new to me)
        Bowie: The Next Day Extra
        NIN: Hesitation Marks
        The Melvins: Tres Cabrones
        Pearl Jam: Lightning Bolt
        Clutch: Earth Rocker
        The Ocean: Pelagial
        Deafheaven: Sunbather
        The Ongoing Concept: Saloon
        The Sound City Soundtrack
        World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who is William Onyeabor? (obscure 70′s Nigerian synth-funk, it exists and is strangely awesome)
        Alice in Chains: The Devil Put the Dinosaurs Here
        Revocation: s/t
        Sabbath: 13
        Deep Purple: Now What?!

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        • Eric Clapton: Old Sock
          Paul McCartney: New
          TBDM: Everblack
          Nails: Abandon All Life
          Sevendust: Black Out the Sun
          Palms: s/t
          Carcass: Surgical Steel

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      • SpinSwimScream     January 2, 2014 at 11:04 pm

        The albums that stuck out to me this year were…

        Counterparts – The Difference Between Hell And Home
        Misery Signals – Absent Light
        August Burns Red – Rescue & Restore
        The Dillinger Escape Plan – One Of Us Is The Killer
        East Of The Wall – Redaction Artifacts
        Norma Jean – Wrongdoers
        Shai Hulud – Reach Beyond The Sun
        Exivious – Liminal
        Plini – Sweet Nothings / Other Things
        Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
        Liferuiner – Future Revisionists
        After The Burial – Wolves Within
        J Cole – Born Sinner
        Vanna – The Few And The Far Between
        The Black Dahlia Murder – Everblack
        Drake – Nothing Was The Same
        Russian Circles – Memorial
        Pomegranate Tiger – Entities
        Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
        Wanzwa – Wanzwa III
        Fit For An Autopsy – Hellbound
        Greeley Estates – Devil Son
        The Ocean – Pelagial (Instrumental)

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      • Porpoise Orifice     January 3, 2014 at 2:34 am

        My favs can be located in your lists (Tesseract, QotSA, DEP, and NK were my top 4), I’ll mention a few I hadn’t seen:

        Windhand – Soma (I love the track Evergreen)
        The Weeknd – Kiss Land (title track)
        Diamond Youth – Orange EP (Cannonball)
        Ihsahn – Das Seelenbrechen (Pulse)
        Ulcerate – Vermis
        Krimh – Explore (drummer from Decapitated solo stuff)
        Chick Corea – Vigil
        opul – Personnel (Barbarians)
        Rotten Sound – Species At War (Peace)
        Evan Brewer – Your Itinerary
        Bangladeafy! – The Briefcase
        How To Destroy Angels – Welcome Oblivion (How Long?)
        Indricothere – II
        Portal – Vexovoid
        El Drugstore – Plague Ship
        NK had a couple of my most fav tracks of the year, “Vacation Days” and “Memo.”
        Boards of Canada had a new one, they sound a bit hipster-ish to me but also serves a valid purpose. I love that kind of stuff, along with Russian Circles, Mogwai, Ruxpin, and Guardner, for doing homework.

        The album that most inspired me to expand my knowledge was Gorguts, I’ve been quite fascinated/moved by the story of Tibet and their struggle.

        I love reading these, Mr. Coast (Sun and Sail Club was dope!), Mr. Balls (thanks for World Psychedelic Classics 5), and Mr. Scream (thank you for Plini).
        I typed out the other ones I haven’t heard and will scope ASAP.
        January for me is when the momentum slows, I cross my fingers and hope this new year compares to a fraction of the incredible music from the previous year. It always does…

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        • SpinSwimScream     January 3, 2014 at 7:42 am

          You’re welcome, man. I’m glad you like it. I had no idea Chick Corea had anything new out. I’ll have to get on that!

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        • Porpoise Orifice     January 3, 2014 at 8:42 am

          Chick Corea is always a treat. New one has awkward vocals on a single track but overall it’s excellent. Not as good as “The Ultimate Adventure,” though IMO, which is one of my all time fav albums.

          Bad ass, Tom. I just checked out The Contract by Purson. Hella groovy!

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      • UhMilhouse     January 3, 2014 at 11:19 pm

        Some of what I enjoyed this year:

        Guided By Voices – English Little League
        Robert Pollard – Honey Locust Honky Tonk
        Clutch – Earth Rocker
        Kvelertak – Meir
        Ghost – Infestissumam
        Melt-Banana – Fetch
        Ihsahn – Das Seelenbrechen
        Manic Street Preachers – Rewind the Film
        Annihilator – Feast
        Sahg – Delusions of Grandeur

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    • No particular order:

      Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
      David Bowie – The Next Day
      Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks
      O’Brother – Disillusion
      Dillinger Escape Plan – One of Us Is The Killer
      Palms – Palms
      Tomahawk – Oddfellows
      My Bloody Valentine – MBV
      Kanye West – Yeezus
      M.I.A. – Matangi
      Coheed and Cambria – The Afterman: Descension
      Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
      Atoms For Peace – Amok
      AFI – Burials
      How To Destroy Angels – Welcome Oblivion
      The Dear Hunter – Migrant
      Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
      Tyler The Creator – Wolf
      Arcade Fire – Reflektor
      Bosnian Rainbows – Bosnian Rainbows
      The Used – The Ocean of the Sky
      Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
      The National – Trouble Will Find Me
      Tesseract – Altered State
      Deafhaven – Sunbather
      Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt
      Jimmy Eat World – Damage
      Sigur Rós – Kveikur
      letlive – The Blackest Beautiful
      Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
      Justin Timberlake – 20/20 Experience (1&2)
      The Ocean – Pelagial
      Ghost B.C. – Infestissumam

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    • MyDarkPassenger     January 3, 2014 at 10:51 am

      You guys listen to a lot of music. I just like to talk about it for some reason, but don’t have the time nor the inclination to even listen to the top lists you guys have put up, much less all the other crap you had to wade through to filter these out.

      For my simple pleasures, its NIN – Hesitation Marks by a mile, then there’s QOTSA which was fantastic and my newest pleasure is Protest the Hero’s Volition. Not usually my cup of tea but I like the intensity and diversity in it.

      I’ve also been checking out Sun & Sail Club based on a lot of references here, and I must say it’s quite cheeky. Lot of the great Fu Manchu moments in there.

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    • I still have to do my proper list, taking out a few of them to reduce the list to a top 10 or top 20 at most, but for now, the pre-selection (in no particular order) is:

      More Than Conquerors – Everything I’ve Learnt
      Dead Letter Circus – The Catalyst Fire
      Karnivool – Asymmetry
      Tesseract – Altered State
      Dillinger Escape Plan – One of Us is the Killer
      Another Mask – Deposition
      Queens of the Stone Age – Like Clockwork
      Vega Nova – Lovesongs for the Dead
      Alter Bridge – Fortress
      Shelter Red – The Split Sabre
      Sevendust – Black Out The Sun
      VA – Sound City: Real to Reel OST
      Protest the Hero – Volition
      Alice in Chains – The Devil Put the Dinosaurs Here
      NIN – Hesitation Marks
      ———
      Lights & Motion – Reanimation / Save Your Heart
      Killswitch Engage – Disarm the Descent
      Eyes Set To Kill – Masks
      Fight or Flight – A Life By Design
      Dance Gavin Dance – Acceptance Speech
      Falling Up – Hours (+ Midnight on Earthship?)
      The Aristocrats – Culture Clash
      Seas – Fade into the Night
      I Am Waiting For You Last Summer – In Eternal Lines
      Love and Death – Between Here and Lost
      Korn – The Paradigm Shift (surprisingly, yup)

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      • MyDarkPassenger     January 3, 2014 at 2:42 pm

        I also like TesseracT. Just discovered them recently. Well, decided to give em a spin anyway, I’ve known about them for a while.

        I see a lot of similarities in your stuff and what I like. Some not so much, but this is closer than anything else I’ve seen.

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    • Lifeseclipse     January 4, 2014 at 12:48 pm

      I bought 2 albums this year. Amon Amarth’s deceiver of the gods, and black dahlia murder’s everblack. Unless you want to count preordering the new crosses? Hopefully Meshuggah and the Deftones put something out this year(with any luck) to make 2014 something great.

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    • RUREADY2JIGGLE?     January 5, 2014 at 7:11 am

      I’m really surprised to see Korn in some folks’ lists. The album’s not bad, but was enjoyable for about a week. Granted, in that week I thought “Maybe I can be a Korn fan again” but after that honeymoon period was over, I never went back to the album. It’s probably their most generic and disposable effort to date. At least their other bad albums were distinct (and distinctly bad at that).

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      • I’ve given it a listen or two after that first couple times when it was released, and it hasn’t made me want to turn it off, which nowadays is something worth mentioning, anyway. Sure, it’s not as good as they might be able to do (if JDevil released his rear naked choke on the artistic control a bit), but it isn’t that bad, either. Maybe it’s that it was a notable improvement over the post-Issues crap they’ve been releasing for the last decade…

        For me, it probably won’t even make my top 20 when I’m done with the list, but it at least made the pre-selection – kinda like Fight Or Flight, for example.

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