Category Archives: AOTY2014

8 – Electric Wizard – Dopethrone (2000)

“Once you get into one of these trips, there’s only a couple of ways you can get out. One is death, the other is mental institutions”. The opening line of the album, this spoken word quote really does set the … Continue reading

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1 – Massive Attack – Mezzanine (1998)

The amount of times I turned to this album and continued to play it long after first hearing it would be impossible for me to count. This album floored me when I first heard it and still does a little … Continue reading

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2 – Portishead – Dummy (1994)

I still remember the first time I heard this. I was at my friend Pinky’s house (who also plays a starring role in the White Pony review a bit or so back) and we were on the beer (as usual). … Continue reading

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4 – Faith No More – Angel Dust (1992)

These past few years I’ve become fairly well versed in the grunge and alt rock/metal music of the 90’s but I cannot find anyone from this era (or any other era) that sounds like Faith No More. The sheer amount … Continue reading

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5 – Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (2014)

In the world of modern metal (and even some of the more adventurous rock circles), Mastodon are fast becoming a household name. From humble sludge metal routes, they’ve incorporated progressive elements as well as stoner rock into their sound and … Continue reading

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6 – Neurosis – Through Silver In Blood (1996)

Every now and then an album comes along that just absolutely floors you. One that makes you drop everything you’re doing and just listen in awe. It might be because the songs are completely different to what you’ve heard before … Continue reading

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7 – Massive Attack – Blue Lines (1991)

My new job as an Reprographics Operator requires a lot of concentration. It’s my responsibility to prepare digital artworks to the best of my ability so they look good on the shelf and are printable on an industrial scale. Sometimes … Continue reading

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