Category: Best Of Lists

Captain’s Best of 2011

[photo: painting by Brad Moore from Boldly Stride The Doomed] 2011 was certainly better than 2010, but that’s like saying a sinus infection is better than contracting lupus while falling down two flights of stairs, so

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Dan Obstkrieg’s Best Of 2011

2011, huh? Political and economic turmoil throughout the world, major life changes here on the home front, all the usual anxieties and insecurities and tiny insignificant victories, and through it all, a certified fuckload of

KK’s Best Of 2011

From a writers perspective, 2011 was a very interesting transition year for me. Somewhere in the process of graduating from college (4 years late, but hey…), spending some time to myself in Northern Germany and

Zach Duvall’s Top 20 Albums of 2011

What. A. Year. Can’t say much else. I probably had 30 albums to try to squeeze into 20 spots and 15 into the top 10 this year. There was just so much wicked stuff I’d

Last Rites’ Best Of 2011 – Combined Staff List

2011 was a year punctuated by diversity. While many bemoaned the blackened inclination of our 2010 awards, it’s doubtful that accusations of genre favoritism will rear their heads this time around. The year’s best albums

90s Essentials – Taking Ourselves To Task: Additional Essentials

Yes, we know that we skipped some of your favorites in our compilation of the 100 Most Essential Albums of the 1990s. We feel your pain. One of the drawbacks to our democratic voting process was seeing

90s Essentials – Volume Ten

Bittersweet as the end can be, it must come. So here we have Volume 10, the final entry in Last Rites’ 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. This is the volume that will cause many

90s Essentials – Volume Nine

This is almost the end, my friends. Almost the end. We’ve come through eight installments of Last Rites’ 100 Most Essential Albums Of The Nineties, through eighty records, and here we are with ten more: A