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Best Song/Album of 2016

Discussion in 'Best of / Worst of Polls forum' started by Ariana, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. CriedWhenBrucieLeft

    CriedWhenBrucieLeft Ancient Mariner

    Well, I'll just go ahead and second this then...
    Damn fine.
  2. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    My nominations for

    Best Album

    Alter Bridge - The Last Hero
    Gojira - Magma
    Tremonti - Dust

    Best Song
    Alter Bridge - Writing on the Wall
    Gojira - Silvera
    Tremonti - My Last Mistake

    What exactly are you nominating? Album? Song?
  3. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    Here are the songs and albums that have either been seconded or nominated by more than one person. These are certain to enter the poll.

    Opeth - Era (Flash, Cornfed, Mosh)
    Opeth - Crysalis (Mosh, Cornfed)
    Alter Bridge - Writing on the Wall (Perun, Ariana)
    Artificial Waves - Inspiring Insomnia (Cried, Foro)
    Gojira - Silvera (Brigs, Ariana)
    Metallica - Moth Into Flame (Brigs, Cornfed)
    Abbath - Winterbane (Mosh, Brigs)
    Amon Amarth - First Kill (Mosh, Brigs)

    Songs that you could second and add to the poll:
    Buckethead - Oneiric Pool (Part 7)
    Buckethead - Sparks in the Dark
    Buckethead - A Long Day's Walk
    Metallica - Dream No More
    Taksim Trio - Leylifer
    Grand Magus - Every Day There's a Battle to Fight
    Firewind - Ode to Leonidas
    Anthrax - Breathing Lightning
    Delain - Danse Macabre
    Alter Bridge - Poison in Your Veins
    Buckethead - Buildor (Part 1)
    Buckethead - Drift
    Be'lakor - Roots to Sever
    Mitski - Your Best American Girl
    Opeth - Spring 1974
    Kvelertak - 1985
    Borknagar - Terminus
    Ramin Djawadi - Light of the Seven
    Trees of Eternity - A Million Tears
    Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
    Tremonti - My Last Mistake

    I added a video to each (almost) of these while preparing this post, but I can't post all of them at once. I will add them in separate posts later, since I'm at work right now.
  4. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    And now the list of albums that have made it to the poll:

    Buckethead - Oneiric Pool (Foro, Cried)
    Buckethead - Buildor (Foro, Cried)
    Metallica - Hirdwired... to Self-Destruct (Foro, Flash, Bearfan, Brigs, Cornfed)
    Opeth - Sorceress (Flash, Cornfed)
    Moonsorrow - Jumaiten Aika (Perun, Night Prowler)
    Alter Bridge - The Last Hero (Perun, Cornfed, Ariana)
    Artificial Waves - Heavy Deep Sad Ironic
    Gojira - Magma (Brigs, Ariana)
    Borknager - Winter Thrice (Mosh, Night Prowler)
    Witherscape - The Northern Sanctuary (Night Prowler, Cornfed)

    You can also second and add to the poll the following albums:
    Taksim Trio - Ahi
    Anthrax - For All Kings
    Killswitch Engage - Incarnate
    Delain - Moonbathers
    Buckethead - The Five Blocks
    Megadeth - Dystopia
    Purson - Desire's Magic Theater
    Be'lakor - Vessels
    Sabaton - The Last Stand
    Mitski - Puberty 2
    Angel Olsen - My Woman
    Anaal Nathrakh - The Whole of the Law
    Tremonti - Dust
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2017
  5. Perun

    Perun Climbing like a monkey Staff Member

    There doesn't seem to be a video online for the Grand Magus song. Is there something that can be done about that?
  6. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    Sing it in the Pony.
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  7. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Forgot about this, still time to nominate?
  8. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    Well, people have seconded your suggestions already, but sure, go ahead. :D
  9. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Just some that haven't been mentioned yet:

    David Bowie - Blackstar
    Headspace - All You Fear Is Gone
    Devin Townsend - Transcendence
    Haken - Affinity

    David Bowie - Blackstar, Lazarus
    Steven Wilson - Book of Regrets
    Haken - 1985
  10. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    Make your own lyrics video.
  11. Black Wizard

    Black Wizard Out of the Silent Planet

    Lyric videos are all the rage these days.
  12. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    Last edited: Feb 12, 2017
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  13. Perun

    Perun Climbing like a monkey Staff Member

  14. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Content deleted I'm afraid (at least, that's the message I get in Dutch).
  15. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    Dammit. Will try another website when I get home.
  16. Maturin

    Maturin Sköldpadda


    The only other song I want to add is "Jerusalem" by The 69 Eyes.
  17. Whooten

    Whooten Educated Fool

    Oranssi Pazuzu - "Lahja" from the album, "Värähtelijä
  18. JudasMyGuide

    JudasMyGuide Domini canis

    Only albums so far, I have to think on the songs a bit more:
    The Neal Morse Band - The Similitude of a Dream
    Theocracy - Ghost Ship
    Redemption - The Art of Loss
    Headspace - All That You Fear Is Gone

    Disclaimer - I still haven't heard Theories of Flight by Fates Warning.

    Best live albums must be the Seventh Wonder and the Kate Bush ones :D

    So I'm late, so what? It's only January anyway :p
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2017
  19. TheProdigalSon

    TheProdigalSon Trooper

    Aaah haven't listened to that many new releases in 2016, but got some favorites

    1. Borknagar - Winter Thrice
    2. Metal Church - XI
    3. Ihsahn - Arktis

    1. Borknagar - Winter Thrice
    2. Ihsahn - Until I too Dissolve
    3. Ihsahn - Mass Darkness
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  20. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

    Fine, fine... I'll add those. ::)
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