Top 10 of 2008

Here are my picks for the top albums of 2008, check them out if you haven’t already!

I had to make 2 lists, seeing as I’m a metalhead but also a music lover in general…

Best of the Non-Metallic variety (well maybe a little;)

1. Radiohead – In Rainbows (It came out Jan 1!)
2. Kings of Leon – Only by the Night
3. Nine Inch Nails – The Slip
4. The Mars Volta – Bedlam in Goliath
5. Fleet Foxes – S/T
6. City & Colour – Bring Me Your Love
7. The Rosebuds – Life Like
8. Jamie Lidell – Jim
9. Hawksley Workman – Los Manlicious
10. Flight of the Conchords

Notables: Antoine Dufour – Existence, The Kooks – Konk, Nex – A Clockwork Heart, Marcus Miller – Marcus, SMV – Thunder, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – Calibration, Scott Weiland – “Happy” in Galoshes, Don Ross & Andy McKee – The Thing That Came From Somewhere, Adele – 19, Portishead – 3rd, Land of Talk – Some Are Lakes, Able Baker Fox – Voices

Best of Metal 2008 \\m//

1. Protest the Hero – Fortress
2. Meshuggah – Obzen
3. Opeth – Watershed
4. Underoath – Lost in the Sound of Seperation
5. Misery Signals – Controller
6. Gojira – The Way of All Flesh
7. Cynic – Traced in Air
8. Textures – Silhouettes
9. Amon Amarth – Twilight of the Thunder God
10. Made Out of Babies – Ruiner

Notables: NinjaSpy – Pi Nature, Torche – Meanderthal, The Human Abstract – Midheaven, Into Eternity – The Incurable Tragedy, Bloodbath – The Fathomless Mastery, Austrian Death Machine – Total Brutal, Slipknot – All Hope is Gone, Testament – The Formation of the Damned, Zozobra – Bird of Prey, Metallica – Death Magnetic, Guns N Roses – Chinese Democracy

There you have it, now my hat is in the musical-political ring! Talk amongst yourselves…

J

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