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The Best Rock Albums of 2016

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Ratings: 10=best rock album ever; 9=masterpiece; 8=buy it now; 7=buy it eventually; 6=buy it if you are a fan
Best of Rock
(Read the reviews)

    8/10
    7.5/10
    7/10
  1. Oranssi Pazuzu: Varahtelija (Svart)
  2. Ulrich Krieger: /RAW:ReSpace/ (XI)
  3. Troller: Graphic (Crucial Blast)
Playlist
  1. ...just started listeningto 2016 music...
  2. Troller: Not Here
  3. Peder Mannerfelt: I Love You
  4. King Goblin: Garadama
  5. Khun Narin: Long Wat
  6. Andy Stott: On My Mind
  7. Woods: Politics of Free
  8. Ergo: A Conviction
  9. ...
  10. very low: Radiohead: The Numbers

Extended tracks
  1. Oranssi Pazusu: Vasemman Kaden Hierarkia
  2. Ulrich Krieger: Trona
  3. Gnod: Sodom & Gomorrah
  4. Rhys Chatham: Pythagorean Dream
  5. Nate Wooley: Seven Storey Mountain V
  6. Aluk Todolo: B3
  7. Merzbow: Planet Of The Cows
  8. Troller: Torch
  9. Ascanio Borga: Porta Alchemica
  10. Richard Pinhas: TVJ33
Jazz
  1. Leo Smith: America's National Parks (Cuneiform)
  2. Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke (ECM)
  3. Ken Vandermark: Site Specific (Catalytic)
  4. Bathysphere: Bathysphere (Driff)
  5. SLM (Mark Dresser and Sarah Weaver): Source (Liminal)
  6. Peter Broetzmann: Beautiful Lies (Neos)
  7. Barry Guy: The Blue Shroud (Intakt)
  8. Rob Mazurek: Alien Flower Sutra (International Anthem)
  9. Taylor Ho Bynum: Enter The Plus Tet (Firehouse 12)
  10. Ergo: As Subtle as Tomorrow (Cuneiform)
  11. Peter Evans: Lifeblood
  12. Martin Archer: Story Tellers
  13. Michael Formanek's Ensemble Kolossus: The Distance (ECM)
  14. Tyshawn Sorey: The Inner Spectrum Of Variables (Pi)
  15. Nels Cline: Lovers
  16. Nate Wooley: Argonautica
  17. Henry Threadgill's Ensemble Double-Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

By genre:

Songwriters

Post-rock
Psychedelia

Electronica

Progressive

Punk/hardcore

Dance
Heavy rock

Instrumental

By country:

Britain

Germany
Japan

Rest of Europe
Australia

Canada

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2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
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