My 2009 in Rock and Metal

A Listmania! list by Kingcrimsonprog "Kingcrimsonprog" (England)
(TOP 500 REVIEWER)   
 
Hordes Of Chaos [CD + DVD]
1.  Hordes Of Chaos [CD + DVD] by Kreator
The list author says:
  "Maybe the best album Kreator have ever made, its so well written, hugely heavy and very interesting. Amazing."
£10.63   Used & New from: £5.29
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

ENDGAME
2.  ENDGAME by Megadeth
The list author says:
  "Megadeth firing on all cylanders here, furthering the style thats slowly been developed over their last few albums. Great songs, great solos, great sound."
£5.70   Used & New from: £3.10
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

World Painted Blood (Jewel Case)
3.  World Painted Blood (Jewel Case) by Slayer
The list author says:
  "Very thin old school production and some new ideas her and there help make this album stand out. A very good Slayer album, with a strange kind of space and diversity."
£18.23   Used & New from: £3.66
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Infection (Bonus Dvd)
4.  Infection (Bonus Dvd) by Chimaira
The list author says:
  "Chimaira's darkest, slowest and most groove orientated album, a very defining album combining all the bands styles together on one album. And its heavy as hell too"
£20.62   Used & New from: £6.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Killswitch Engage (KsE)
5.  Killswitch Engage (KsE) by Killswitch Engage
The list author says:
  "Hands down the best thing Killswitch have ever written, although it takes a good few listens until you realise this. At first you think its too comercial but really its just fantastic songwriting"
£15.31   Used & New from: £0.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

War Is The Answer
6.  War Is The Answer by Five Finger Death Punch
The list author says:
  "Maybe a little comercial, especially on their singles but a very good modern metal album that can be very heavy in places. 'Burn it Down,' is huge."
£6.79   Used & New from: £4.45
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Crack the Skye [Special Edition]
7.  Crack the Skye [Special Edition] by Mastodon
The list author says:
  "The best thing Mastodon have ever done, onwe of the best albums I've ever heard, their most progressive and virtuosic work containing amazing songs like the epic 'The Csar,' its unmissable!"
£8.23   Used & New from: £1.48
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Wavering Radiant
8.  Wavering Radiant by Isis (Rock)
The list author says:
  "Its no Oceanic but it is very focused, very heavy and intersting as always."
£13.08   Used & New from: £10.33
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Octahedron
9.  Octahedron by The Mars Volta
The list author says:
  "If you love The Mars Volta, but wish sometimes they'd tone it down a bit, this album is for you. The most basic, coherant and musical album they've ever done but still 100% Mars Volta. Essential."
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.73
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Time Waits For No Slave
10.  Time Waits For No Slave by Napalm Death
The list author says:
  "Absolutly brutal as always, especially since 'Enemy Of The Music Business,' Napalm Death have found a style that they're happy with and this album is a ferocious example of it."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.59
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Evisceration Plague
11.  Evisceration Plague by Cannibal Corpse
The list author says:
  "You know what to expect with Cannibal Corpse albums, if you liked 'Kill,' then you'll love this, if 'Kill,' was too grove filled and serious then this won't be you favourite album."
£11.59   Used & New from: £5.60
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Devil You Know
12.  The Devil You Know by Heaven & Hell
The list author says:
  "Heaven and Hell release an album of all new material. Well, you already know what this will sound like the only question is 'Is This a Good Version Of That ?' and the answer is a huge 'YES!'"
£14.12   Used & New from: £3.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Sonic Boom
13.  Sonic Boom by Kiss
The list author says:
  "Another proto-metal band back with a new album, and 'Sonic Boom,' doesn't disapoint. A Punchy and energetic record with great solos a few tasty riffs and lots of trademark Kiss attitude."
£21.60   Used & New from: £5.03
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

STRANGE COUSINS FROM
14.  STRANGE COUSINS FROM by Clutch
The list author says:
  "What an album, songs like 'Struck Down,' proove why Clutch are so good, mixing absolute heaviness with real accesibilty, groove and even funk. A huge Classic rock sound with a metal production."
£10.88   Used & New from: £5.37
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Wrath
15.  Wrath by Lamb of God
The list author says:
  "A sound of their own, very heavy, very angry and technical as hell."
£5.99   Used & New from: £4.61
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

High End Of Low
16.  High End Of Low by Marilyn Manson
The list author says:
  "People are saying 'return to form,' but I cant hear it. Its very similar to the last few albums in tone and lyrical style. Its no 'Holywood,' thats for sure but give it a listen and judge for yourself"
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.35
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Feathergun
17.  Feathergun by Rishloo
The list author says:
  "Rishloo are amazingly good and furiously underrated. All Tool fans seriously need to give them try."
£21.79   Used & New from: £7.43
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Backspacer (Limited Edition Gatefold Sleeve)
18.  Backspacer (Limited Edition Gatefold Sleeve) by Pearl Jam
The list author says:
  "The most simple and fun album pearl Jam have made in a while. A great listen even if it doesn't break any boundaries artistically."
£7.00   Used & New from: £3.77
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Pray For Villains
19.  Pray For Villains by DevilDriver
The list author says:
  "I rember when Devil Driver started out and everyone thought they were a joke, fast forward and now they are a hugely important band. And they do improve with each album too."
£10.00   Used & New from: £3.82
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Neverender: Children of the Fence Edition
20.  Neverender: Children of the Fence Edition by Coheed and Cambria
The list author says:
  "If you like Coheed then this will blow your mind, its not often you get a DVD of a concert where the band plays their entire backcatalougue, and the DVD/Sound quality is top notch."
Used & New from: £79.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Hatebreed LTD SPECIAL EDITION CD/DVD DIGIPACK
21.  Hatebreed LTD SPECIAL EDITION CD/DVD DIGIPACK by Hatebreed
The list author says:
  "If you know Hatebreed you know what you're in for; Brutal riffs, crushing drums and Jastas trademark vocals. Not the most diverse stuff but very true and really good."
£20.71   Used & New from: £3.36
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

21st Century Breakdown
22.  21st Century Breakdown by Green Day
The list author says:
  "Love them or hate them, everyone who listens to this kind of music has to deal with Green Day. This album is very much the musical half way point between 'Warning,' and 'American Idiot,'"
£4.49   Used & New from: £0.09
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Humbug
23.  Humbug by Arctic Monkeys
The list author says:
  "Arctic Monkeys go all weird after hanging around Josh Homme. You can really feel the Homme influence in the diversty and attitude of the music even if every song doesn't exactly sound like QOTSA"
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.25
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Anno Domini High Definition
24.  Anno Domini High Definition by Riverside
The list author says:
  "Hugely anticipated fourth Riverside album. Doesn't disapoint. Heavier, funkier and more imediate!"
£13.87   Used & New from: £9.58
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Retribution
25.  Retribution by Shadows Fall
The list author says:
  "The newest Shadows fall album, full of solos, thrash riffs and melodic choruses. If you like this sub genre this is a terrific album."
£14.24   Used & New from: £4.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)