End Of The Year List 2016

The Results Are In…

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The 3rd Annual Audioeclectica Readers Poll Results Are In!!!

The results are based on fan/reader votes. Thank you to all that took the time to vote for your favorites.

And now…
Best Guitar Duo:

James Moore and Mitch Wayte- Moving Structures
Best Bassist: TIE

Kevin Lewis- Moving Structures
John Jarvis- Scour

Best Drummer:

Chris Marquard- Moving Structures
Best Guitarist:

Derek Engemann- Scour
Best Vocalist:

Jason Kothmann- Interstelar
Best Album Cover:

Interstelar- Resin

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Top 25 Albums of 2016

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I present to you all the final list of the year,  the Top 25 Best Albums of 2016

I encourage you to vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

THIS LIST IS IN ORDER!!!

01) Metallica- Hardwired… To Self Destruct
02) The Dillinger Escape Plan- Dissociation
03) Every Time I Die- Low Teens
04) O’Brother- Endless Light
05) Night Verses- Into The Vanishing Light
06) Oathbreaker- Rheia
07) Gojira- Magma
08) Thrice- To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
09) Killswitch Engage- Incarnate
10) Korn- The Serenity Of Suffering
11) Car Bomb- Meta
12) The Black Queen- Fever Daydream
13) Scour- Scour
14) Neurosis- Fires Within Fires
15) Radiohead- A Moon Shaped Pool
16) Moving Structures- Awake
17) Chevelle- The North Corridor
18) Giraffe Tongue Orchestra- Broken Lines
19) David Bowie- Blackstar
20) Interstelar- Resin
21) Aeges- Weightless
22) The Cult- Hidden City
23) Planes Mistaken For Stars- Prey
24) Saosin- Along The Shadow
25) Red Hot Chili Peppers- The Getaway

Honorable Mention:

Youth Code- Commitment To Complications
Norma Jean- Polar Similar
Meshuggah- The Violent Sleep Of Reason

End Of The Year 2016: Best Song

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2016 End Of The Year Lists, the Best Songs. The stipulation is that, they have to have released a new album or EP this year.

I encourage you to vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!

 

01) Metallica- Halo On Fire:

 

02) The Dillinger Escape Plan- Symptom Of Terminal Illness:

 

03) Every Time I Die- Map Change:

 

04) Oathbreaker- 10:56/Second Son Of R:

 

05) O’Brother- I Am (Become Death):

 

06) Night Verses- A Dialogue In Cataplexy:

 

07) Gojira- Silvera:

 

08) Thrice- Hurricane:

 

09) Killswitch Engage- Embrace The Journey…Upraised:

 

10) Korn- Black Is The Soul:

 

11) The Black Queen- That Death Cannot Touch:

 

12) Radiohead- Burn The Witch:

 

13) Neurosis- Broken Ground:

 

14) David Bowie- Lazarus:

 

15) Giraffe Tongue Orchestra- Back To The Light:

 

16) Aeges- Another Wasteland:

 

17) Saosin- Racing Toward  A Red Light:

 

18) Planes Mistaken For Stars- Enemy Blinds:

 

19) Moving Structures- Last Of Light & Love:

 

20) Car Bomb- Gratitude:

 

21) Interstelar- Silo:

 

22) Scour- Dispatched:

 

23) Red Hot Chili Peppers- Dark Necessities:

 

24) Chevelle- Door To Door Cannibals:

 

25) The Cult- Dark Energy:

 

 

 

 

End Of The Year 2016: Disappointing Albums

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2016 End Of The Year Lists, the Most Disappointing Albums of the Year. Not everything that came out this year was good.

I encourage you to vote for your least favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!

01) Deftones- Gore
02) In Flames- Battles
03) Filter- Crazy Eyes
04) Letlive- If I’m The Devil
05) Gone Is Gone- Gone Is Gone
06) Rob Zombie- The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser
07) Iggy Pop- Post Pop Depression
08) Nevermen- Nevermen

End Of The Year 2016: Best Vocalist

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2016 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Vocalists. The stipulation is that, they have to have released a new album or EP this year.

I encourage you to vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!

01) Greg Puciato- The Dillinger Escape Plan/The Black Queen
02) James Hetfield- Metallica
03) Douglas Robinson- Night Verses
04) Keith Buckley- Every Time I Die
05) Caro Tanghe- Oathbreaker
06) Jason Kothmann- Interstelar
07) Jesse Leach- Killswitch Engage
08) Tanner Merritt- O’Brother
09) Dustin Kensrue- Thrice
10) Joe Duplantier- Gojira

End Of The Year 2016: Best Guitarist

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2016 End Of The Year Lists, the Best Guitarist. The stipulation is that, they have to have released a new album or EP this year.

I encourage you to vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!

01) Ben Weinman- The Dillinger Escape Plan
02) Gary Gladson- Interstelar
03) Pete Loeffler- Chevelle
04) Nick DePirro- Night Verses
05) Beau Burchill- Saosin
06) Chase Fraser- Scour
07) Derek Engemann- Scour
08) Doc Coyle- Vagus Nerve
09) Lennart Bossu- Oathbreaker
10) Billy Duffy- The Cult

End Of The Year 2016: Best Comeback or Reunion

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2016 End Of The Year Lists, the Best Comeback/Reunion Stories. The stipulation is that, they have to have gotten back together this year and or released a new album.

I encourage you to vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!

 

01) Axl and Slash Reunite
02) Metallica’s first new album in 8 years
03) Anthony Green reunites with Saosin
04) Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns Reunite
05) Planes Mistaken For Stars reunion and new album
06) Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera play Roots in full
07) Thrice reunion and new album
08) A Perfect Circle announces their return