Guitar World's Top 50 Albums of 2011

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metallicalover1

hey wheres arch enemy??

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stupedkid9

Tedeschi Trucks "Revelator" should be top 3. Coming from a staunch metal head.

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Richard Shadow

Where is Vader "Welcome to the Morbid Reich"? Also Korn's new album is shit. The old stuff was good though.

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child6of6bodom6

are you fucking kidding me? asking alexandria before children of bodom? and i think it's kind of obvious where AA got their album title from...

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Richard Shadow

It sounds really really similar

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nateleison

ARCH/MATHEOS - SYMPATHETIC RESONANCE

I know you can never make everyone happy with these lists but c'mon, how did this one get left out? Prog Metal fans have been waiting years for John Arch to team up with Jim Matheos again (it's been over 20yrs since "Awaken the Guardian"). Not to mention, "Sympathetic Resonance" is probably the most technical thing to come out of the Fates Warning camp and is overflowing with riffs, leads and solos. It's head and shoulders above much of what has been released this year.

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kgad0831

Any best of list that doesn't include Obscura's Omnivium is worthless.
This is hands down one of the best guitar albums of 2011, and a tech-death masterpiece.

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guitardon

Now I have plenty of new music to check out this winter. Thanks for the list!

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krshnakrunch

What kind of list is this? Where is Feline Wiener Taco's "Spunk" and Meat Finger's "Tools of Mundane Fruit" albums? Those are way better than Korn.

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epiduncan

If Korn could be number 24 Why In flames are not there? I now that the last album of In flames is not the best one but I really think that it better than Korn...

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shewatt

I don't really know a lot of bands on this list, but there is one thing that makes me mad. Trivium's album should be WAY higher than it is. I mean, it is an amazing album. I've looked up some of the music on this list and Trivium is way better. Asking Alexandria is #3. If they are #3, then Trivium should be at least #2 cause Trivium is better. I wouldn't mind if Trivium wasnt't in the top 10 or something, but they should definitely be in the top 20. Some of these bands just get ranked high because of their reputation. Like the new Korn album....it SUCKS except for like 2 or 3 songs.

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Edge of Reality

Uh ahem, Visions by Haken should be on there somewhere...

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Slaytanist

please stop pretending that black veil brides and asking alexandria are actually good at making music, the only reason they sell so much is cause teenage girls and guys that wish they were girls like the way they look.

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Tashkas

i had listened to alexandria record not knowing who they are or what they look like and i kinda liked it.. found some interesting stuff new ideas.. unfortunately thats not the case with black veil :D i saw how they look and i just cant force myself to listen to their music :D
oh and by the way Machine Head - unto the locust is my record of the year \m/

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Slaytanist

i could never get into the whole switching from screaming to singing like your pre-pubesent thing that asking alexandria does

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shewatt

hell yeah i loved machine head's new album. i think it and in waves are my two favorites.

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