Best Heavy Rock of 2011

 Best Stoner/Doom/Psych/Metal/Sludge/ Retro/Hardcore/Heavy Rock of 2011


  1. Graveyard – Hisingen Blues (Nuclear Blast)
  2. Elder – Dead Roots Stirring (MeteorCity)
  3. Been Obscene – Night O’ Mine (Elektrohasch) | Bandcamp
  4. At Devil Dirt (Corvus Discos) | Bandcamp (FREE!)
  5. Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats – Blood Lust (Killer Candy/Svart)
  6. Mastodon – The Hunter (Reprise)
  7. Opeth – Heritage (Roadrunner)
  8. Sungrazer – Mirador (Elektrohasch)
  9. Ufesas (Droehnhaus) | Bandcamp (FREE!)
  10. Causa Sui – Pewt’r Sessions 1 & 2 (El Paraiso)
  11. Wo Fat – Noche del Chupacabra (Nasoni) | Bandcamp
  12. Spiders – Spiders EP (Crusher)
  13. Humo del Cairo – Vol. II (Estamos Felices)
  14. Hammers Of Misfortune – 17th Street (Metal Blade)
  15. Lord Vicar – Signs Of Osiris (The Church Within)
  16. Peaking Lights – 936 (Not Not Fun)
  17. Boris – New Album (Tearbridge/Sargent House) | Bandcamp
  18. Krux – III – He Who Sleeps Amongst The Stars (GMR)
  19. Obrero – Mortui Vivos Docent (Night Tripper) | Bandcamp
  20. 40 Watt Sun – The Inside Room (Cyclone Empire/Metal Blade)
  21. Freedom Hawk – Holding On (Small Stone) | Bandcamp
  22. Amebix – Sonic Mass (Easy Action)
  23. Årabrot – Solar Anus (Fysisk Format)
  24. Sleestak – The Fall Of Altrusia (Sleestak) | Bandcamp
  25. Hills – Master Sleeps (Transubstans)
  26. Elvis Deluxe – Favourite State Of Mind (Harmony)
  27. Circle – Infektio (Conspiracy)
  28. Fucked Up – David Comes To Life (Matador)
  29. Pantheïst – Pantheist (Grau)
  30. SubRosa – No Help For The Mighty One (Profound Lore) |Bandcamp
  31. Yob – Atma (Profound Lore)
  32. Obake (Rarenoise)
  33. Monkey3 – Beyond The Black Sky (Stickman)
  34. Moon Duo – Mazes (Sacred Bones)
  35. Sahara Surfers – Sonar Pilot (Sound Zero) | FREE!
  36. Pentagram – Last Rites (Metal Blade)
  37. Cherry Choke – A Night In The Arms Of Venus… (Elektrohasch)
  38. Highway Child (Elektrohasch)
  39. Radio Moscow – The Great Escape of Leslie Magnafuzz (Alive)
  40. Rival Sons – Pressure & Time (Earache) | Bandcamp (Only $5!)
  41. The Devil’s Blood – The Thousandfold Epicentre (Van/Profound Lore)
  42. The Gates Of Slumber – The Wretch (Rise Above)
  43. Blood Ceremony – Living With The Ancients (Rise Above)
  44. Witch Mountain – South Of Salem (Mountastic/Relapse) |Bandcamp (Name yr price!)
  45. Windhand (Forcefield) | Bandcamp
  46. Castle – In Witch Order (Van)
  47. Spiders – Spiders EP (Crusher)
  48. Arenna – Beats of Olarizu (Nasoni) | Bandcamp
  49. Glitter Wizard – Solar Hits (Archers Guild) | Bandcamp
  50. Venomous Maximous – The Mission EP (Cutthroat) | Bandcamp
  51. Slough Feg – Made in Poland (Megadisc)
  52. Melvins – Sugar Daddy Live (Ipecac)
  53. Siena Root – Root Jam (Transubstans)
  54. Cave – Neverendless (Drag City)
  55. Russian Circles – Empros (Sargent House) | Bandcamp
  56. The Heavy Eyes (Heavy Eyes) | Bandcamp (Only $5!)
  57. Mars Red Sky (Emergence)
  58. Corrupted – Garten Der Unbewusstheit (Nostalgia Blackrain)
  59. Lonely Kamel – Dust Devil (Napalm)
  60. The Cosmic Dead – Cosmik Tape I (Who Can You Trust?) |Bandcamp
  61. DeWolff – Orchards/Lupine (REMusic)
  62. 1000mods – Super Van Vacation (Kozmik Artifactz) |Bandcamp
  63. Human Eye – They Came From The Sky (Secretly Canadian)
  64. Grayceon – All We Destroy (Profound Lore) | Bandcamp
  65. Eggnogg – Moments in Vacuum (Palaver) | Bandcamp
  66. Green & Wood – Devil’s Plan (Cyclopean) | Bandcamp
  67. Turisas – Stand Up And Fight (Century Media)
  68. In Solitude – The World. The Flesh. The Devil (Metal Blade)
  69. Thy Catafalque – Rengeteg (Season Of Mist)
  70. Leather Nun America – Kult Occult (PsycheDOOMelic)
  71. Wooden Stake – Dungeon Prayers & Tombyard Serenades (Razorback)
  72. Loon (Beta-Lactam Ring)
  73. The Wounded Kings – In The Chapel Of The Black Hand (I Hate Records)
  74. The Atomic Bitchwax – The Local Fuzz (Tee Pee)
  75. U.S. Christmas – The Valley Path (Neurot)
  76. Acid Baby Jesus (Slovenly) | Bandcamp
  77. The Flying Eyes – Done So Wrong (Flying Eyes) | Bandcamp
  78. Sandrider (Good To Die) | Bandcamp
  79. Across Tundras – Sage (Neurot) | Bandcamp
  80. Dopethrone – Dark Foil (Dopethrone) | Bandcamp
  81. Altar Of Plagues – Mammal (Profound Lore) | Bandcamp
  82. Tombs – Path Of Totality (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  83. Rotor – Festsaal Kreuzberg (Elektrohasch)
  84. Pharaoh Overlörd – Out Of Darkness (Ektro)
  85. Argus – Boldly Stride The Doomed (Cruz Del Sur) | Bandcamp
  86. Brotherhood Of Sleep – Dark As Light (Catch The Soap) | Bandcamp (Name yr price!)
  87. Wiht – The Harrowing Of The North (Wiht) | Bandcamp (Name yr price!)
  88. Jeff The Brotherhood – We Are The Champions (Infinity Cat)
  89. Shooting Guns – Born To Deal In Magic: 1952-1976 (Teargas) | Bandcamp (Only $5!)
  90. Portrait – Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae (Metal Blade)
  91. Wolf – Legions Of Bastards (EMI)
  92. Dark Forest – Dawn Of Infinity (Cruz Del Sur) | Bandcamp
  93. White Wizzard – Flying Tigers (Earache)
  94. Arkona – Slovo (Napalm)
  95. Absu – Abzu (Candlelight) | Bandcamp
  96. Psychic Paramount – II (No Quarter)
  97. Pharaoh – Ten Years EP (Cruz Del Sur) | Bandcamp
  98. Beastwars (Destroy/Universal) | Bandcamp
  99. Demonic Death Judge – The Descent (Inverse) | Bandcamp
  100. Cauldron – Burning Fortune (Earache)
  101. Poseidótica – Cronicas del Futuro (Aquatalan) | Bandcamp(FREE!)
  102. Steven Wilson – Grace For Drowning (Ksope)
  103. Bullet – Highway Pirates (Black Lodge)
  104. Troglodyte – Welcome To Boggy Creek (noMore Tomorrow)
  105. Korpiklaani – Ukon Wacka (Nuclear Blast)
  106. Wizard Smoke – The Speed Of Smoke (Wizard Smoke) |FREE!
  107. Tia Carrera – Cosmic Priestess (Small Stone)
  108. And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Tao Of The Dead (Superball)
  109. Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (PID)
  110. Grails – Deep Politics (Temporary Residence)
  111. Wooden Shjips – West (Thrill Jockey)
  112. Trap Them – Darker Handcraft (Prosthetic)
  113. Orchid – Capricorn (Doom Dealer) | Bandcamp
  114. The Flight of Sleipnir – Essence of Nine (Northern Silence)
  115. Maligno – The Funeral Domine (Maligno)
  116. Lento – Icon (Denovali)
  117. Seidr – For Winter Fire (Flenser)
  118. Ice Dragon – The Sorrowful Sun (Ice Dragon) | Bandcamp
  119. Denizen – Whispering Wild Stories (Denizen) | Bandcamp
  120. Lo-Pan – Salvador (Small Stone)
  121. Sigiriya – Return To Earth (The Church Within)
  122. Lüger – Concrete Light (Giradiscos) | Bandcamp (name yr price!)
  123. Skraeckoedlan – Äppelträdet (Transubstans)
  124. Unkind – Harhakuvat (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  125. Black Cobra – Invernal (Southern Lord)
  126. Weekend Nachos – Worthless (Relapse) ) | Bandcamp
  127. Suplecs – Mad Oak Redoux (Small Stone)
  128. Autopsy – Macabre Eternal (Peaceville)
  129. Hell – Human Remains (Nuclear Blast)
  130. Weird Owl – Build Your Beast A Fire (Tee Pee)
  131. Seven That Spells – The Death And Resurrection of Krautrock: AUM (Beta-Lactam) | Bandcamp (name yr price!)
  132. Acid Mothers Temple – The Ripper at the Heavens’ Gates of Dark (Riot Season)
  133. Woods – Sun And Shade (Woodsist)
  134. Boris – Heavy Rocks (Sargent House)
  135. Hypatia Lake – Ouroboros (Hypatia Lake) | Bandcamp(Name yr price!)
  136. Eidetic Seeing – Drink The Sun (Chybucca) | Bandcamp
  137. Cosmonauts Day – Paths of The Restless (Cosmonauts Day) |Bandcamp (Name yr price!)
  138. Samsara Blues Experiment – Revelation & Mystery (World In Sound)
  139. Danava – Hemisphere Of Shadows (Kemado)
  140. Black Rainbows – Supermothafuzzalicious!! (Longfellow Deeds)
  141. Ironweed – Your World Of Tomorrow (Small Stone)
  142. Esoteric – Paragon Of Dissonance (Season Of Mist)
  143. Premonition 13 – 13 (Volcom)
  144. Poseidótica – Cronicas del Futuro (Aquatalan) | Bandcamp(FREE!)
  145. Zebulon Pike – Space Is The Corpse Of Time (Aquarius)
  146. Zombi – Escape Velocity (Relapse)
  147. Earth – Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1 (Southern Lord)
  148. Gideon Smith & The Dixie Damned – 30 Weight (Small Stone)
  149. Borracho – Splitting Sky (CDBY) | Bandcamp
  150. Gordon Fights (Transubstans)
  151. Hands Of Orlac (Horror)
  152. Condenados – A Painful Journey Into Nihil (Shadow Kingdom)
  153. Red Fang – Murder The Mountains (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  154. Anatomy Of Habit (Self) | Bandcamp
  155. Gentleman’s Pistols – At Her Majesty’s Pleasure (Rise Above)
  156. Underdogs – Revolution Love (Go Down)
  157. Roadsaw (Small Stone)
  158. Wight – Wight Weedy Wight (Kozmik Artifactz)
  159. Dixie Witch – Let It Roll (Small Stone)
  160. Black Capricorn (12th Records)
  161. SerpentCult – Raised By Wolves (Listenable)
  162. Black Pyramid – Stormbringer (MeteorCity)
  163. Black Spiders – Sons Of The North (Dark Riders)
  164. The Grand Astoria – Omnipresence (TGA) | Bandcamp
  165. Thalamus – Subterfuge (Zyx)
  166. We Are The Damned – Holy Beast (Bastardized)
  167. Totimoshi – Avenger (At A Loss)
  168. Soul Manifest – White Season (Night Tripper) | Bandcamp
  169. Belzebong – Sonic Scapes & Weedy Grooves (Self-released) | Bandcamp (Just $5!)
  170. Valley of the Sun – The Sayings of the Seers EP (Self-released) | Bandcamp (Just $5!)
  171. Anathema – Falling Deeper (Kscope)
  172. Karma To Burn – V (Napalm)
  173. East Of The Wall – The Apologist (Translation Loss)
  174. Virus – The Agent That Shapes The Desert (Duplicate) |Bandcamp (Just $5!)
  175. Hull – Beyond the Lightless Sky (The End)
  176. Dir En Grey – Dum Spiro Spero (The End) | Bandcamp (Just $3!)
  177. Wolves In The Throne Room – Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
  178. Liturgy – Aesthethica (Thrill Jockey)
  179. Morne – Asylum (Profound Lore)
  180. Giant Squid – Cenotes (Translation Loss) | Bandcamp
  181. Cynic – Carbon Based Anatomy EP (Season Of Mist)
  182. Weedsnake (Weedsnake) | Bandcamp
  183. Caina – Hands That Pluck (Profound Lore)
  184. Crumbling Ghost (Withered Hand)
  185. Weedeater – Jason…The Dragon (Southern Lord)
  186. Rwake – Rest (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  187. Slabdragger – Regress (Holy Roar)
  188. Brutal Truth – End Time (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  189. The Atlas Moth – An Ache For The Distance (Profound Lore) | Bandcamp
  190. Jeremy Irons & The Ratgang Malibus – Bloom (Transubstans)
  191. Sólstafir – Svartir Sandar (Season Of Mist)
  192. Ancient VVisdom – A Godlike Inferno (Shinebox)
  193. Ixion – To The Void (PID)
  194. Ancestors – Invisible White EP (Tee Pee)
  195. The Quill – Full Circle (Metalville)
  196. Motörhead – The Wörld Is Yours (EMI)
  197. The Company Corvette – End Of The Summers (The Company)
  198. Bloodiest – Descent (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  199. Three Seasons – Life’s Road (Transubstans)
  200. Grifter (Ripple Music)
  201. Cave In – White Silence (Hydra Head)
  202. Kamchatka – Bury Your Roots (Ais)
  203. The Heads – Vertigo Swill (Rocket/Rooster)
  204. Cormorant – Dwellings (Cormorant) | Bandcamp
  205. Lazarus A.D. – Black Rivers Flow (Metal Blade)
  206. Black Tusk – Set The Dial (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  207. Skeletonwitch – Forever Abomination (Prosthetic)
  208. Loss – Despond (Profound Lore) | Bandcamp
  209. Sun Araw – Ancient Romans (101)
  210. Machine Head – Unto The Locust (Roadrunner)
  211. Hella – Tripper (Sargent House) | Bandcamp
  212. The Swan King – Eyes Like Knives (Seventh Rule)
  213. Graf Orlock – Doombox EP (Vitriol) | Bandcamp
  214. Obscura – Omnivium (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  215. TesseracT – One (Century Media)
  216. OvO – Cor Cordium (Supernatural Cat) | Bandcamp
  217. Scar Symmetry – The Unseen Empire (Nuclear Blast)
  218. Leprous – Bilateral (Inside Out)
  219. Bruce Lamont – Feral Songs For The Epic Decline (At A Loss)
  220. Fair To Midland – Arrows & Anchors (Entertainment One)
  221. Today is the Day – Pain is a Warning (!K7/Black Marke)
  222. Gridlink – Orphan (Hydra Head)
  223. Riot – Immortal Soul (Steamhammer)
  224. One Inch Giant – Malva (One Inch Giant) | Bandcamp
  225. Junius – Reports From the Threshold of Death (Prosthetic) | Bandcamp
  226. Devil – Time To Repent (Soulseller)
  227. Arkham Witch – Croms Mountain (Barbarian Wrath)
  228. Vektor – Outer Isolation (MRI)
  229. Demonaz – March Of The Norse (Nuclear Blast)
  230. Rotten Sound – Cursed (Relapse)
  231. Skinny Puppy – Handover (SPV)
  232. Primus – Green Naugahyde (ATO/Red)
  233. Acid Witch – Stoned (Hell’s Headbangers)
  234. Ringworm – Scars (Victory)
  235. Chris Connelly – Artificial Madness (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  236. Indian – Guiltless (Relapse) | Bandcamp
  237. Midnight Zombie Alligator – See No Evil Hear No Evil Speak No Evil (MZA) | Bandcamp
  238. Dantesco – Seven Years Of Battle (Stormspell)
  239. Ordog – Remorse (Violent Journey)
  240. Wooden Stake – Black Caped Carnivore EP (Sorcerer’s Pledge)
  241. Wreck of the Hesperus – Light Rotting Out (Aesthetic Death)
  242. Firebird – Double Diamond (Rise Above)
  243. Foo Fighters – Wasting Light (RCA)
  244. Monster Coyote – Stoner To The Boner (Monster Coyote)
  245. Leviathan – True Traitor, True Whore (Profound Lore)
  246. Felipe Arcazas – Induction To The Subconscious EP (Arcazas)
  247. Molior Superum – Towards The Haze EP (Molior Sperum)
  248. Tank 86 – Rise (Rising Magma)
  249. Roadkillsoda – A Fucked Up Trip Gone Bad (Asiluum)
  250. Black Acid Devil – Mountains Of Madness (BAD) ) | Bandcamp (Choose yr price!)
  251. Beneath Oblivion – From Man To Dust (The Mylene Sheath)
  252. American Heritage – Sedentary (Translation Loss)
  253. Il Malpertugio – Deranged (Il Malpertugio)
  254. Unearth – Darkness in the Light (Metal Blade)
  255. Krallice – Diotima (Profound Lore) | Bandcamp
  256. Blut Aus Nord – 777: Sect(S) (Debemur Morti)
  257. Primordial – Redemption at the Puritan’s Hand (Metal Blade)
  258. Between the Buried and Me – The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues EP (Metal Blade)

Top 100 Albums of 2011 | 2011 Breakdown: Top 13 Genre Lists | Shows | Movies, Television, Books, Comics, Music Coverage

Stoner HiVe Top 50 | Stoned Sun Vibrations Top 20 | Derochas Top 25 | Captain Beyond Zen Top 40 | Doomantia Readers Poll | The Obelisk Readers Poll

This entry was posted in Bandcamp, Features. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments

  1. [...] Best Heavy Rock of 2011 | Fast 'n' Bulbous [...]