2012 Ratings


Jan 3 2012, 20h40

My 2012 Ratings for the albuns i've listened.

Please note that this ratings are based in my personal feelings and tastes, it's only my opinion.

Excellent / AOTY

Amberian Dawn - Circus Black (Gothic / Symphonic Metal)
Crimson Cult - Tales of Doom (Epic Heavy Metal / Power Metal)
Epica - Requiem for the Indifferent (Gothic / Symphonic Metal)
Make a Change... Kill Yourself - Fri (Depressive Black Metal)
Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I (Progressive / Avant-garde / Black Metal)
Sigh - In Somniphobia (Avant-garde Black Metal)
Therion - Les Fleurs Du Mal (Gothic / Symphonic Metal)
Xandria - Neverworld's End (Gothic / Symphonic Metal)

Very Good

Aeon - Aeons Black (Death Metal)
Anaal Nathrakh - Vanitas (Black Metal / Grindcore)
Antestor - Omen (Black Metal)
As I Lay Dying - Awakened (Melodic Metalcore)
Asphyx - Deathhammer (Death Metal)
Barren Earth - The Devils Resolve (Progressive Melodic Death Metal)
Be'lakor - Of Breath and Bone (Progressive Melodic Death Metal)
Candlemass - Psalms for the Dead (Doom Metal)
Delain - We Are the Others (Gothic Metal)
Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pandora's Piñata (Avant-garde Metal)
Dying Fetus - Reign Supreme (Technical Brutal Death Metal)
Dordeduh - Dar de duh (Atmospheric Black Metal)
Edenian - Winter Shades (Gothic / Doom Metal)
Enslaved - RIITIIR (Progressive Viking Metal)
Eternal Deformity - The Beauty of Chaos (Avant-garde Doom / Gothic Metal)
Galneryus - Angel of Salvation (Symphonic Power Metal)
Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage (Progressive Death / Thrash Metal)
Grief Of Emerald - It All Turns To Ashes (Black / Death Metal)
Helltrain - Death Is Coming (Death n' Roll)
Mago de Oz - Hechizos, Pócimas y Brujería (Folk Metal)
Merrimack - The Acausal Mass (Black Metal)
Moonspell - Alpha Noir - Omega White (Gothic Metal)
Orange Goblin - A Eulogy for the Damned (Stoner Metal)
Saturnus - Saturn In Ascension (Doom / Death Metal)
Sear Bliss - Eternal Recurrence (Symphonic Black Metal)
Sinister - The Carnage Ending (Death Metal)
Sonata Arctica - Stones Grow Her Name (Heavy / Power Metal)
Swallow the Sun - Emerald Forest and the Blackbird (Doom / Death Metal)
The Project Hate MCMXCIX - The Cadaverous Retaliation Agenda (Industrial / Melodic Death Metal)
Thy Art Is Murder - Hate (Death Metal)
TrollfesT - Brumlebassen (Folk Metal)
Unleashed - Odalheim (Death Metal)


Accept - Stalingrad (Power Metal)
Antropofagus - Architecture of Lust (Brutal Death Metal)
Avatar - Black Waltz (Melodic Death Metal / Metalcore)
Black Messiah - The Final Journey (Folk / Viking Metal)
Borknagar - Urd (Progressive Folk / Viking Metal)
Burzum - Umskiptar (Black Metal / Ambient)
Cannibal Corpse - Torture (Brutal Death Metal)
Carach Angren - Where the Corpses Sink Forever (Symphonic Black Metal)
Cattle Decapitation - Monolith of Inhumanity (Death Metal / Grindcore)
Dark Tranquillity - Zero Distance (EP) (Melodic Death Metal)
DeRelict - Perpetuation (Technical Progressive Death Metal)
Devilish Impressions - Simulacra (Symphonic Black Metal)
Drudkh - Eternal Turn of the Wheel (Black Metal)
Elferya - The Straight and Narrow (Symphonic Metal)
Eluveitie - Helvetios (Folk Melodic Death Metal)
Eschaton - Isolated Intelligence (Progressive Blackened Death Metal)
Fear Factory - The Industrialist (Industrial Metal)
Forgotten Tomb - ...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil (Black / Doom Metal)
Hail Spirit Noir - Pneuma (Progressive Black Metal)
Hel - Das Atmen der Erde (Pagan Black Metal)
Kamelot - Silverthorn (Progressive Power Metal)
Lamb of God - Resolution (Groove Metal)
Licht Erlischt... - ...And Below, the Retrograde Disciples (Depressive Black Metal)
Marduk - Serpent Sermon (Black Metal)
Municipal Waste - The Fatal Feast (Thrash Metal / Crossover)
Necronomicon - Invictus (Thrash Metal)
Nevergreen - Karmageddon (Gothic / Doom Metal)
Nile - At The Gates Of Sethu (Techical Death Metal)
Nitrogods - Nitrogods (Heavy Rock)
Overkill - The Electric Age (Thrash Metal)
Paradise Lost - Tragic Idol (Doom / Gothic Metal)
Paragon - Force of Destruction (Heavy / Power Metal)
Parkway Drive - Atlas (Metalcore)
Process Of Guilt - Faemin (Sludge / Doom Metal)
Secrets of the Moon - Seven Bells (Black Metal)
So Much for Nothing - Livsgnist (Depressive Black Metal / Blackgaze)
Spawn of Possession - Incurso (Technical Brutal Death Metal)
Terrorizer - Hordes of Zombies (Death Metal / Grindcore)
The 11th Hour - Lacrima Mortis (Doom / Death Metal)
The Acacia Strain - Death Is the Only Mortal (Deathcore / Metalcore)
The Firstborn - Lions Among Men (Avant-Garde Black Metal)
The Wretched End - Inroads (Death Metal)
Ulvegr - Arctogaia (Atmospheric Black Metal)
Weeping Silence - For the Unsung (Atmospheric Black Metal)

Decent Effort

Abigail Williams - Becoming (Atmospheric Black Metal)
Aborted - Global Flatline (Brutal Death Metal)
Adamantine - Chaos Genesis (Modern Thrash Metal / Thrashcore)
Addaura - Burning for the Ancient (Atmospheric Black Metal)
Amon - Liar in Wait (Death Metal)
AxeWound - Vultures (Metalcore)
Azaghal - Nemesis (Black Metal)
Biohazard - Reborn In Defiance (Hardcore)
Besatt - Tempus Apocalypsis (Black Metal)
Colosso - Abrasive Peace (Death Metal)
Coprophiliac - Whining Bitch Treatment (Brutal Death Metal / Goregrind)
Desecravity - Implicit Obedience (Brutal Death Metal)
DragonForce - The Power Within (Power Metal)
Ektomorf - Black Flag (Groove Metal)
Enthrallment - People From The Lands Of Vit (Technical Brutal Death Metal)
God Seed - Live At Wacken (Black Metal)
Gorod - A Perfect Absolution (Techincal Death Metal)
Holocausto Canibal - Gorefilia (Brutal Death Metal / Goregrind)
High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis (Stoner Metal)
Hypnos - Heretic Commando - Rise Of The New Antikrist (Blackened Death Metal)
Inner Fear - First Born Fear (Extreme/Symphonic Gothic Metal)
Job for a Cowboy - Demonocracy (Death Metal / Deathcore)
Karnak Seti - In Harmonic Entropy (Melodic Death Metal)
Katatonia - Dead End Kings (Doom / Depressive Rock)
Kreator - Phantom Antichrist (Thrash Metal)
Lay Down Rotten - Mask Of Malice (Death Metal)
Liberteer - Better to Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees (Grindcore)
Lich King - Born Of The Bomb (Thrash Metal)
Lyriel - Leverage (Symphonic / Gothic Metal)
Manowar - The Lord of Steel (Heavy / Power Metal)
Naglfar - Téras (Melodic Black Metal)
Necromanther - Between Mankind And Extinction (Progressive / Melodic Black / Death Metal)
Nekromantheon - Rise, Vulcan Spectre (Old School Thrash Metal)
Nothnegal - Decadence (Melodic Death Metal)
Opera Diabolicus - 1614 (Dark / Gothic Metal)
Psycroptic - The Inherited Repression (Technical Death Metal)
Putrid Pile - Blood Fetish (Brutal Death Metal)
Revolution Within - Straight from Within (Thrash Metal)
Sektemtum - Aut Caesar, Aut Nihil (Black Metal)
Sinister frost - Cryotorment (Symphonic Black Metal)
Soulfallen - The Promise of Hell (Symphonic Melodic Death Metal)
Soulfly - Enslaved (Groove Metal)
Thee Orakle - Smooth Comforts False (Gothic / Melodic Death Metal)
Three Steps to the Ocean - Scents (Post Metal)
Trist & Lonesummer - Split (Depressive Black Metal)
Viikate - Petäjäveräjät (Melodic Folk Metal)


Absolutist - Ave (Hardcore/Crust)
Al-Namrood - Kitab Al-Awthan (Black Metal)
Anal Grind - Chronic Pornoholic (Brutal Death Metal / Pornogrind)
Dark Forest - Land of the Evening Star (Viking / Pagan Metal)
Dodecahedron - Dodecahedron (Avant-Garde Black Metal)
Enchantya - Dark Rising (Symphonic Gothic Metal)
Enthroned - Obsidium (Black Metal)
Huntress - Spell Eater (Heavy Metal)
Kommandant - The Draconian Archetype (Black / Death Metal)
Lacuna Coil - Dark Adrenaline (Gothic/Alternative Metal)
Lullacry - Where Angels Fear (Gothic Metal)
Napalm Death - Utilitarian (Crust / Death Metal)
Shadowsphere - Inferno (Melodic Death / Thrash Metal)
Simbiose - Economical Terrorism (Crust / Grindcore)
The Faceless - Autotheism (Progressive / Technical Death Metal)
Vorkreist - Sigil Whore Christ (Black / Death Metal)

Below Average

Agathocles - Kanpai!! (Grindcore)
Annorkoth - Annorkoth (Atmospheric Black Metal)
Heidevolk - Batavi (Folk / Viking Metal)
Horses On Fire - Horses On Fire (Stoner Rock)
Retrogression - Retrogression (Progressive / Melodic Death Metal / Metalcore)
Running Wild - Shadowmaker (Heavy Metal)
Semargl - Satanic Pop Metal (Industrial / Electronic Metal)


Alcest - Les voyages de l'Âme (Blackgaze)

Very Poor


Rates may change, according to the number of listenings.


  • Kaltenhoenn

    Annorkoth is way too low and Drudkh too high, to my mind. I also like a lot new Alcest, despite never liked it before.

    Mar 22 2012, 23h32
  • mindsphere

    Alcest never got me.... I've listened to their work but it never gives me the "thing"... :)

    Mar 24 2012, 13h47
  • Gliomatic

    Hmm and KOSMO by Will o Wisp?

    Abr 11 2012, 8h51
  • mindsphere

    haven't heard it yet.... will check it out!

    Abr 12 2012, 15h00
  • BaaL-1-MytH

    Amberian Dawn - Circus Black (Gothic / Symphonic Metal) Crimson Cult - Tales of Doom (Epic Heavy Metal / Power Metal) Epica - Requiem For The Indifferent (Gothic / Symphonic Metal) Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I (Progressive / Avant-garde / Black Metal) Sigh - In Somniphobia (Avantgarde Black Metal) Xandria - Neverworld's End (Gothic / Symphonic Metal) Big pice of shit.

    Mai 24 2012, 17h02
  • mindsphere

    it's ONLY my personal taste, my friend.

    Mai 24 2012, 22h06
  • Shaunri

    Why isn't there new Sleeping Peonies LP?

    Mai 26 2012, 13h22
  • mindsphere

    haven't heard it yet!

    Mai 27 2012, 10h19
  • slayerus_

    Uma bela lista de álbuns escutados. Eu também já devo ter uma série deles 'analisados', mas só publico lista de melhores no final do ano.

    Jun 6 2012, 9h34
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