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Year End 2012

Music: Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2012)

Cheryl Prime's list

  1. Rome - Hell Money (Trisol)
  2. Pallbearer - Sorrow And Extinction (Profound Lore)
  3. Bell Witch - Longing (Profound Lore Records)
  4. Mgla - With Hearts Toward None (Northern Heritage Records)
  5. Anathema - Weather Systems (Kscope)
  6. Kaevum - Natur (Darker Than Black Records)
  7. Lunar Aurora - Hoagascht (Cold Dimensions)
  8. Evoken - Atra Mors (Profound Lore)
  9. The Great Old Ones - Al Azif (Antithetic \ LADLO)
  10. Amenra - Mass V (Neurot Recordings)
  11. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Cosmosophy (Debemur Morti Productions)
  12. Revenge - Scum.Collapse.Eradication (Nuclear War Now! Productions)
  13. Wreck & Reference - No Youth (Independent / Flenser Records)
  14. Jessie Ware - Devotion (PMR Records)
  15. Panopticon - Kentucky (Handmade Birds)
  16. Winterfylleth - The Threnody of Triumph (Candlelight Records)
  17. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch (4AD)
  18. Pinkish Black - Self Titled (Handmade Birds)
  19. Ahab - The Giant (Napalm)
  20. Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme (Prophecy Productions)
  21. Anaal Nathrakh - Vanitas (Candlelight)
  22. Katatonia - Dead End Kings (Peaceville)
  23. Bosse-de-Nage - iii (Profound Lore)
  24. Swans - The Seer (Young God)
  25. Baroness - Yellow & Green (Relapse)

Jon E.'s list

  1. Evoken - Atra Mors (Profound Lore)
  2. Pig Destroyer - Book Burner (Relapse)
  3. Swans - The Seer (Young God)
  4. Samothrace - Reverence To Stone (20 Buck Spin)
  5. Pallbearer - Sorrow And Extinction (Profound Lore)
  6. Sean Price - Mic Tyson (Duck Down)
  7. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music (Williams Street Records)
  8. Xibalba - Hasta La Muerte (Southern Lord)
  9. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city (Interscope/Top Dawg/Aftermath)
  10. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph\Deathwish Inc)
  11. Neurosis - Honor Found In Decay (Neurot Recordings)
  12. Napalm Death - Utilitarian (Century Media)
  13. The Love Below - Every Tongue Shall Caress (A389)
  14. Roc Marciano - Reloaded (Decon)
  15. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure (Fat Possum)
  16. Homewrecker - Worms & Dirt (A389)
  17. Black Breath - Sentenced To Life (Southern Lord)
  18. Panopticon - Kentucky (Handmade Birds)
  19. Gaza - No Absolutes In Human Suffering (Black Market Activities)
  20. Bell Witch - Longing (Profound Lore Records)
  21. Jessie Ware - Devotion (PMR Records)
  22. Sutekh Hexen - Larvae (Handmade Birds)
  23. Winterfylleth - The Threnody of Triumph (Candlelight Records)
  24. Horseback - Half Blood (Relapse)
  25. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage (Roadrunner)

Loren's list

  1. Toys That Kill - Fambly 42 (Recess)
  2. Classics Of Love - Self Titled (Asian Man)
  3. Audacity - Mellow Cruisers (Recess)
  4. Grabass Charlestons - Dale & the Careeners (No Idea)
  5. Arms Aloft - Sawdust City (Kiss of Death)
  6. Off! - Self Titled (Vice)
  7. Dan Padilla - Sports Fans (Dirt Cult)
  8. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure (Fat Possum)
  9. Brendan Kelly & The Wandering Birds - I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever (Red Scare Industries)
  10. The Hussy - Weed Seizure (Tic Tac Totally)
  11. Aesop Rock - Skelethon (Rhymesayers)
  12. La Coka Nostra - Masters of the Dark Arts (Fat Beats)
  13. Royal Headache - Self Titled (Whats Your Rupture?)
  14. New Bruises - Chock Full of Misery (Kiss of Death)
  15. P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here (Rhymesayers)
  16. Plastic Cross - Grayscale Rainbows (Don Giovanni)
  17. Mind Spiders - Meltdown (Dirtnap)
  18. God Equals Genocide - Rattled Minds (Razorcake\Dirt Cult)
  19. Pujol - United States Of Being (Saddle Creek)
  20. Jimmy Cliff - Rebirth (Universal)
  21. The Magnificent - Bad Lucky (Dirt Cult)
  22. White Lung - Sorry (Deranged)
  23. Shell Shag - Fuck Society (Mauled by Tigers)
  24. Ty Segall - Twins (Drag City)
  25. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs (Superball)

Matt's list

  1. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans)
  2. Propagandhi - Failed States (Epitaph)
  3. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph\Deathwish Inc)
  4. Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense (Xtra Mile)
  5. The Menzingers - On The Impossible Past (Epitaph)

Nathan's list

  1. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure (Fat Possum)
  2. Japandroids - Celebration Rock (Polyvinyl)
  3. Tragedy - Darker Days Ahead (Tragedy)
  4. Crystal Castles - III (Fiction)
  5. Testament - Dark Roots of Earth (Nuclear Blast)
  6. Off! - Self Titled (Vice)
  7. Nü Sensae - Sundowning (Suicide Squeeze)
  8. White Lung - Sorry (Deranged)
  9. Apollo Brown - Trophies (Mello Music Group)
  10. Guilty Simpson - Dice Game (Mello Music Group)
  11. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music (Williams Street Records)
  12. Roc Marciano - Reloaded (Decon)
  13. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city (Interscope/Top Dawg/Aftermath)
  14. Martyrdöd - Paranoia (Southern Lord)
  15. Wolfbrigade - Damned (Southern Lord)
  16. I Self Devine - The Sound of Low Class Amerika (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  17. P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here (Rhymesayers)
  18. Soundgarden - King Animal (Universal)
  19. Mean Jeans - On Mars (Dirtnap)
  20. WAR//PLAGUE - On A Darker Dawn (Profane Existence)
  21. SpaceGhostPurrp - Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp (4AD)
  22. Lil Fame & Termanology - Fizzyology (Brick)
  23. Meek Mill - Dreams and Nightmares (Maybcach Music Group/Warner Bros. )
  24. Crocodiles - Endless Flowers (Frenchkiss Records )
  25. Public Image Ltd. - This is PiL (PiL Official)

Nick M.'s list

  1. Cheap Girls - Giant Orange (Rise)
  2. Propagandhi - Failed States (Epitaph)
  3. The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten (Mercury)
  4. The Menzingers - On The Impossible Past (Epitaph)
  5. Ceremony - Zoo (Matador)
  6. Title Fight - Floral Green (Side One Dummy)
  7. Masked Intruder - Self Titled (Red Scare)
  8. Hostage Calm - Please Remain Calm (Run For Cover Records)
  9. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans)
  10. Cory Branan - Mutt (Bloodshot Records)
  11. Murder By Death - Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon (Bloodshot)
  12. Joyce Manor - Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired (Asian Man)
  13. The Men - Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones)
  14. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph\Deathwish Inc)
  15. Titan - Burn (Hypaethral )
  16. The Dopamines - Vices (It's Alive)
  17. The Sidekicks - Awkward Breeds (Red Scare Industries)
  18. John K. Samson - Provincial (Anti)
  19. Hop Along - Get Disowned (Hot Green)
  20. Crystal Castles - III (Fiction)
  21. Tim Barry - 40 Miler (Chunksaah)
  22. Black Breath - Sentenced To Life (Southern Lord)
  23. P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here (Rhymesayers)
  24. The Smith Street Band - Sunshine (Poison City)
  25. Brendan Kelly & The Wandering Birds - I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever (Red Scare Industries)

Sarah's list

  1. Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pandora's Piñata (Sensory)
  2. Anathema - Weather Systems (Kscope)
  3. The Eye Of Time - Self Titled (Denovali)
  4. Rush - Clockwork Angels (Roadrunner)
  5. Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence (Metal Blade)
  6. Wintersun - Time I (Nuclear Blast)
  7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (Constellation)
  8. Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick 2 (EMI)
  9. Battlestations - In a Cold Embrace (Independent)
  10. Sigh - In Somniphobia (Candlelight)
  11. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage (Roadrunner)
  12. Rodrigo y Gabriela - Area 52 (ATO)
  13. Devin Townsend Project - Epicloud (HevyDevy)
  14. Kronos Quartet - Music of Vladimir Martynov (Nonesuch)
  15. Dirty Three - Toward The Low Sun (Drag City)
  16. Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme (Prophecy Productions)
  17. Storm Corrosion - Self Titled (Roadrunner)
  18. Om - Advaitic Songs (Drag City)
  19. Baroness - Yellow & Green (Relapse)
  20. Meshuggah - Koloss (Nuclear Blast)
  21. Arjen Anthony Lucassen - Lost in the New Real (Inside Out)
  22. The Korea - Колесницы Богов (Independent)
  23. Skyharbor - Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos (Basick)
  24. Cloudkicker - Fade (Independent)
  25. OSI - Fire Make Thunder (Metal Blade)

Scott W.'s list

  1. Mission Of Burma - Unsound (Fire)
  2. fun. - Some Nights (Fueled By Ramen)
  3. The English Beat - The Complete Beat (Shout Factory)
  4. Muse - The 2nd Law (Warner\Helium 3)
  5. Murder By Death - Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon (Bloodshot)
  6. Red Hot Rebellion - Self Titled (Independent)
  7. Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick 2 (EMI)
  8. Dr. Dog - Be The Void (Anti)
  9. Flobots - The Circle In The Square (Shanachie Entertainment)
  10. Drivin' N Cryin' - Songs From The Laundromat (New!)
  11. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (Constellation)
  12. Joe Jackson - The Duke (Razor & Tie)
  13. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans)
  14. Jack White - Blunderbuss (Third Man)
  15. Hot Water Music - Exister (Rise)
  16. Hidden Hospitals - EP 02 (Independent)
  17. Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pandora's Piñata (Sensory)
  18. Pink Floyd - The Wall (Experience Edition) (Capitol)
  19. Dinosaur Jr. - Live at 9:30 Club: In the Hands of the Fans (MVD Visual)
  20. Craig Finn - Clear Heart/Full Eyes (Vagrant)
  21. Rush - Clockwork Angels (Roadrunner)
  22. 8MM - Between The Devil and Two Black Hearts (ChelseaGirl )
  23. Soundgarden - King Animal (Universal)
  24. Young And In The Way - Amen / I Am Not What I Am (A389)
  25. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die (Polydor)

Steven Ivy's list

  1. Bison B.C. - Lovelessness (Metal Blade)
  2. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph\Deathwish Inc)
  3. Cannibal Corpse - Torture (Metal Blade)
  4. Black Breath - Sentenced To Life (Southern Lord)
  5. Kylesa - From the Vaults, Vol. 1 (Season of Mist)
  6. Soundgarden - King Animal (Universal)
  7. Rising - To Solemn Ash (Exile on Mainstream)
  8. Graveyard - Lights Out (Nuclear Blast)
  9. Pallbearer - Sorrow And Extinction (Profound Lore)
  10. The Shrine - Primitive Blast (Tee Pee)
  11. Torche - Harmonicraft (Volcom)
  12. Baroness - Yellow & Green (Relapse)
  13. Soulfly - Enslaved (Roadrunner)
  14. Fight Amp - Birth Control (Translation Loss)
  15. The Melvins - Freak Puke (Ipecac)
  16. Kiss - Monster (Universal)
  17. Napalm Death - Utilitarian (Century Media)
  18. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage (Roadrunner)
  19. High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis (E1)
  20. Enabler - All Hail The Void (Southern Lord)
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