Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Best Of 2014 As According To The Guttural Munk

I'm going to skip the usual bouts of self abuse and bullshit that I have been starting my posts with for the last 2 years and just get right to the goods. The year of 2014 was an absolutely outstanding year for music, this is what I liked, in no particular order. I've also included pictures of everything else that I purchased this year because I'm cocky like that. You should probably take notes...

Death Metal and its sub genres...

Dead Congregation- Promulgation of the Fall
Vampire- Vampire
Temple of Void- Of Terror And The Supernatural 
Inferi- The Path of Apotheosis
Artificial Brain- Labyrinth Constellation 
Horrendous- Ecdysis
Drowned- Idola Specus
Vanhelgd- Relics of Sulphur Salvation 
Beyond Creation- Earthborn Evolution
Domains- Sinister Ceremonies

Death Metal's Honorable Mentions...

Swallowed- Unilateral 
Lvcifyre- Svn Eater
Inanimate Existence- A Never Ending Cycle of Atonement
Assumption- The Three Appearances
Morbus Chron- Sweven
Alterbeast- Immortal 
Sempiternal Dusk- Sempiternal Dusk
Question- Doomed Passages
Impetuous Ritual- Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence
Funerary Pit- The Titan Sea

Black Metal and its subgenres...

Blut Aus Nord- Memoria Vetusta III: Saturnian Poetry 
Deep Mountains- Lake Of Solace
Falls of Rauros- Believe In No Coming Shore
Alraune- The Process of Self Immolation
Bastard Sapling- Instinct Is Forever
Fen- Carrion Skies
The Great Old Ones- Tekeli-li
Ifing- Against This Wield
Infestus- The Reflecting Void
Kauan- Muistumia
Mare Cognitum- Phobos Monolith
Nasheim- Solens Vemod
Spectral Lore- III
Stilla- Ensamhetens Andar
Thantifaxath- Sacred White Noise
Winterfylleth- The Divination of Antiquity
Nightbringer- Ego Dominus Tuus
Panopticon- Roads To North
Saor- Aura
Sivyj Yar- From The Dead Villages Darkness 

Black Metal's Honorable Mentions... 

Sargeist- Feeding The Crawling Shadows
Epitimia- (un)reality
Hoth- Oathbreaker
Abazagorath- The Satanic Verses
Pestilential Shadows- Ephemeral
Hermodr- Vinter 
Rauhnacht- Urzeitgeist 
Vukari- En To Pan
Woods of Desolation- As The Stars

Doom/Sludge Metal...

Anguish- Mountain
Pilgrim- II: Void Worship
Yob- Clearing The Path To Ascend
Pharaoh- Negative Everything
Purple Hill Witch- Purple Hill Witch
Inter Arma- The Cavern
Occultation- Silence In The Ancestral House
Pallbearer- Foundations of Burden
Isole- The Calm Hunter
Below- Across The Dark River


Ancient Emblem- A Throne With No God
Cretin- Stranger
Enabler- La Fin Absolue Du Monde
Gridlink- Longhena
Vermin Womb- Permanence 

I'd need a whole separate blog post for the insane amount of reissues I picked up this year but I'm not going to do that right now. Hope you can take away at least one new album or EP from this list.

RIP Bread God's Treasure Hoard