Second glorious masterpiece in line by Insomnium. Same formula, same perfection. No one mastered the ethereal guitar sound in melodic death like them.
2. Elvenking — The Pagan Manifesto (10/10)
It took 7 albums and 17 years for Elvenking to release their magnum opus. Blazing folk tunes, punchy power metal basis, diverse songwriting, weird vocals, massive choirs — each trademark of the band is here and polished to the most shining state.
3. Mallory Knox — Asymmetry (9/10)
Out of nowhere comes the best alternative rock album I’ve ever heard. These guys managed to combine all the most attractive elements of the genre and squeeze them altogether in one record full of breathtaking highlights.
4. Amaranthe — Massive Addictive (9/10)
No reason for sceptical thoughts, mr. Mörck & Co truly managed to bring some fresh air to their music and not just avoided releasing ‘Amaranthe 3’ but susprisingly brewed some…