Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Decibel: The Top 40 Albums of 2019

13 November 2019

Decibel Magazine: The Top 40 Albums of 2019

[see also 2012]

  1. Blood IncantationHidden History of the Human Race
  2. Lingua IgnotaCaligula
  3. GatecreeperDeserted
  4. Crypt SermonThe Ruins of Fading Light
  5. Tomb MoldPlanetary Clairvoyance
  6. PossessedRevelations of Oblivion
  7. Blut Aus NordHallucinogen
  8. Spirit AdriftDivided by Darkness
  9. Sacred ReichAwakening
  10. FalsePortent
  11. Full of HellWeeping Choir
  12. MayhemDaemon
  13. MizmorCairn
  14. Devin TownsendEmpath
  15. Venom PrisonSamsara
  16. ObsequiaeThe Palms of Sorrowed Kings
  17. HauntIf Icarus Could Fly
  18. DarkthroneOld Star
  19. Funereal PresenceAchatius
  20. Cattle DecapitationDeath Atlas
  21. Idle HandsMana
  22. Die ChokingIV
  23. Falls of RaurosPatterns in Mythology
  24. Inter ArmaSulphur English
  25. No One Knows What The Dead ThinkNo One Knows What the Dead Think
  26. OpethIn Cauda Venenum
  27. SchammaschHearts of No Light
  28. magic circleDeparted Souls
  29. MisþyrmingAlgleymi
  30. BaronessGold & Grey
  31. Cerebral RotOdious Descent Into Decay
  32. AbbathOutstrider
  33. Toxic HolocaustPrimal Future: 2019
  34. CandlemassThe Door to Doom
  35. VastumOrificial Purge
  36. Misery IndexRituals of Power
  37. Elizabeth Colour WheelNocebo
  38. Nocturnus ADParadox
  39. SmoulderTimes of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring
  40. Devil MasterSatan Spits on Children of Light