End Of The Year List 2018

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Albums

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Best Albums of the year. The stipulation is that said album/EP had to have been released this year.

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 (Except 1-10, there’s too many good ones to put a number on them)!!!

 

01) Alice In Chains- Rainer Fog
02) Daughters- You Won’t Get What You Want
03) The Atlas Moth- Coma Noir
04) Del Judas- Deity
05) Failure- In The Future Your Body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind
06) Cult Leader- A Patient Man
07) The Black Queen- Infinite Games
08) Architects- Holy Hell
09) The Smashing Pumpkins- Shiny and Oh So Bright Volume 1
10) Birds In Row- We Already Lost The World
11) Corrosion of Conformity- No Cross No Crown
12) Nine Inch Nails- Bad Witch
13) Thrice- Palms
14) Meg Myers- Take Me To The Disco
15) Baptists- Beacon Of Faith
16) Jonathan Davis- Black Labyrinth
17) Gyre- Shared Visions
18) Vein- Errorzone
19) Primitive Weapons- Surrender Yourself
20) Tombstones In Their Eyes- Nothing Here EP
21) Street Sects- The Kicking Mule
22) Sevendust- All I See Is War
23) Will Haven- Muerte
24) At The Gates- To Drink From The Night Itself
25) Dead Empires- Designed To Disappear
26) Judas Priest- Firepower
27) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club- Wrong Creatures
28) Vexes- Ancient Geometry
29) Minus Knives- Minus Knives
30) Cane Hill- Too Far Gone
31) Fucked and Bound- Suffrage
32) A Light Within- Epilogue EP
33) The Armed- Only Love
34) All Souls- All Souls
35) Ritualz- Doom
36) Actors- It Will Come To You
37) Ghost- Prequelle
38) Wrong- Feels Great
39) Hide- Castration Anxiety
40) Clutch- Book Of Bad Decisions

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Songs

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the best songs of the year. The stipulation is that said song must appear on an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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) Alice In Chains- Never Fade (from Rainer Fog):

 


02) Nine Inch Nails- Shit Mirror (from Bad Witch):

 


03) The Atlas Moth- Coma Noir (from Coma Noir):

 


04) Del Judas- Of Love and Death (from Deity):

 


05) The Smashing Pumpkins- Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) (from Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol 1):

 


06) Daughters- The Reason They Hate Me (from You Won’t Get What You Want):

 


07) Failure- Distorted Fields (from In The Future Your Body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind):

 


08) The Black Queen- Thrown Into The Dark (from Infinite Games):

 

 

09) Architects- Hereafter (from Holy Hell):

 


10) Cult Leader- To Achlys (from A Patient Man):

 


11) Minus Knives- Splntr (from Minus Knives):

 


12) A Light Within- Shells (from The Epilogue EP):

 


13) Primitive Weapons- Keep The Lights On (from Surrender Yourself):

 


14) Tombstones In Their Eyes- Silhouette (from Nothing Here EP):

 


15) Memento- Legacy (from Legacy Single):

 


16) Street Sects- In A World Of Hurt (from The Kicking Mule):

 


17) Wrong- Pustile (from Feel Great):

 


18) Birds In Row- We Count So We Don’t Have To Listen (from We Already Lost The World):

 


19) Thrice- Only Us (from Palms):

 


20) Vein- Demise Automation (from Errorzone):

 


21) Fucked and Bound- Terror (from Suffrage):

 


22) Dead Empires- The Form (from Designed To Disappear):

 


23) Baptists- Capsule (from Beacon Of Faith):

 


24) Cane Hill- Erased (from Too Far Gone):

 


25) Meg Myers- Numb (from Take Me To The Disco):

 


26) The Armed- Witness (from Only Love):

 


27) Will Haven- Winds Of Change (from Muerte):

 


28) Gyre- Faces Through The Flames (from Shared Visions):

 


29) Sevendust- Dirty (from All I See Is War):

 


30) Ghost- Rats (from Prequelle):

 

 

31) Knaaves- Nine Lives Lost (from January EP):

 

2018 End Of The Year Lists: Worst/Most Disappointing Albums

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Worst/Most Disappointing Albums of the Year. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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… EXCEPT NUMBER 1!!!

 

01) A Perfect Circle- Eat The Elephant:
What a disappointment. This album is a glorified Puscifer record. After 15 years of nothing, this is the best they could do? Give me a break. It really doesn’t bode well for the hope of what the new Tool album is going to be like. This album is what I like to call Hot Garbage

02) Godsmack- When Legends Rise:
03) Myles Kennedy- Year Of The Tiger
04) Jack White- Boarding House Reach
05) Shinedown- Attention Attention
06) Black Label Society- Grimmest Hits
07) Of Mice And Men- Defy
08) Breaking Benjamin- Ember
09) Five Finger Death Punch- And Justice For None
10) Disturbed- Evolution
11) Mike Shinoda- Post Traumatic
12) Bullet For My Valentine- Gravity
13) Halestorm- Vicious
14) Greta Van Fleet- Anthem Of The Peaceful Army
15) Muse- Simulation Theory

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Vocalist

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top Vocalists. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year. Also, because of the  amount of great vocalists, I’m extending the list by a few.

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) Lisa Mungo- Fucked and Bound
02) Alexis Marshall- Daughters
03) William DuVall- Alice In Chains
04) Jerry Cantrell- Alice In Chains
05) Sam Carter- Architects
06) Dustin Kensrue- Thrice
07) Charlie Schmid- Del Judas
08) Ken Andrews- Failure
09) Lajon Witherspoon- Sevendust
10) Brandon Espinoza- Minus Knives
11) Greg Puciato- The Black Queen
12) Meg Myers- Meg Myers
13) Elijah Witt- Cane Hill
14) Trent Reznor- Nine Inch Nails
15) John Treanor- Tombstones In Their Eyes

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Guitarist

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Guitarists. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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) Bill Schultz- Minus Knives
02) Mike Mason- Cult Leader
03) Nick Sadler- Daughters
04) Charlie Schmid- Del Judas
05) B- Birds In Row
06) Brian McClelland- Fucked and Bound
07) Arthur Shepard- Primitive Weapons
08) Jeff Irwin- Will Haven
09) John Bryan- Dead Empires
10) Danny Marshall- Baptists

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Guitar Duo/Trio

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Guitar Duos/Trios. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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) David Kush, Andrew Ragin, Stavros Giannopoulos- The Atlas Moth
02) Dustin Kensrue & Teppei Teranishi- Thrice
03) William DuVall & Jerry Cantrell- Alice In Chains
04) William Corgan, James Iha, Jeff Schroeder- The Smashing Pumpkins
05) Josh Middleton & Adam Christianson- Architects
06) Pepper Keenan & Woody Weatherman- Corrosion Of Conformity
07) Clint Lowery & John Connolly- Sevendust
08) Jeremy Martin & Josh Butts- Vein
09) Eric Hernandez & Ryan Haft- Wrong
10) Doc Coyle & Chris Cain- Bad Wolves

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Bassist

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Bassists. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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) Ed Breckinridge- Thrice
02) Alex Klien- The Atlas Moth
03) Sam Richards- Cult Leader
04) Mike Inez- Alice In Chains
05) Samuel Walker- Daughters
06) Kevin Lewis- Minus Knives
07) Mike Dean- Corrosion Of Conformity
08) Shawn Hawryluk- Baptists
09) Q- Birds In Row
10) Eric Odness- Primitve Weapons

 

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Drummer

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Next up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Drummers. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

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) Sean Kinney- Alice In Chains
02) Mike Miczek- The Atlas Moth
03) Kellii Scott- Failure
04) Jimmy Chamberlain- The Smashing Pumpkins
05) Ben Koller- The Armed
06) Jon Syverson- Daughters
07) Jon Boecklin- Bad Wolves
08) Dan Searle- Architects
09) Riley Breckinridge- Thrice
10) Casey Hansen- Cult Leader

 

 

2018 End Of The Year List: Best Album Cover

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Well, the end of the year is fast approaching and that means all the year end best of lists are coming out. So, that means mine are too.

First up on Audioeclectica.com’s 2018 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Album Covers. The stipulation is that, they had to have released an album/EP this year.

Vote for your favorite Band/Album Cover 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!!!

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