Favorite Albums of 2016

You knew how it felt to feel invisible
Music calmed your soul, just like a drug
Remember, Bug?
(Dream Theater – A New Beginning)

Here I am, don’t be afraid
I will never let you slip away
Look my way, you must be brave
Find the strength to live for one more day
I will keep from losing Faythe
I will ask for grace, and hope we find a way
Like a candles dying flame
With forgiving eyes
She starts to drift away
(Dream Theater – Losing Faythe)

best-albums-of-20161Ey lads, here I am with my favorite albums of 2016. The most anticipated album for me was Dream Theater’s The Astonishing. I’ll never forget the proggy, astonishing and cinematic experience of listening to this sonic ecstasy.

best-albums-of-2016This is the list of my favorite albums of 2016:

  1. Dream Theater – The Astonishing
  2. Big Big Train – Folklore
  3. iamthemorning – Lighthouse
  4. Opeth – Sorceress
  5. Syd Arthur – Apricity
  6. Marillion – FEAR
  7. The Pineapple Thief – Your Wilderness
  8. Riverside – Eye of the Soundscape
  9. David Bowie – Blackstar
  10. The Dear Hunter – Act V Hymns with the Devil in Confessional
  11. The Anchoress – Confessions of a Romance Novelist
  12. Devin Townsend – Transcendence
  13. Anderson Stolt – The Invention of Knowledge
  14. The Gift – Why The Sea Is Salt
  15. Haken – Affinity
  16. Steven Wilson – 4 ½
  17. Hexvessel – When We Are Death
  18. Frost – Falling Satellites
  19. Tesseract – Errai
  20. Knifeworld – Bottled Out Of Eden
  21. Fire Garden – Far and Near
  22. Gandalf’s Fist – The Clockwork Fable
  23. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity
  24. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  25. Messenger – Threnodies
  26. Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts
  27. Bent Knee – Say So
  28. Paul Draper – EP One/ EP Two
  29. Kansas – The Prelude Implicit
  30. Plants and Animals – Waltzed in from the Rumbling
  31. Frightened Rabbit – Painting of a Panic Attack
  32. Gong – Rejoice! I’m Dead!
  33. Ulver – ATGCLVLSSCAP
  34. Andy Jackson – 73 Days At Sea
  35. Purson – Desire’s Magic Theatre
  36. Southern Empire – Southern Empire
  37. Ihsahn – Arktis
  38. Shearwater – Jet Plane And Oxbow
  39. Tiles – Pretending 2 Run
  40. Fates Warning – Theories of Flight
  41. Thank You Scientist – Stranger Heads Prevail
  42. Hawkwind – The Machine Stops
  43. Green Day – Revolution Radio
  44. Motorpsycho – Here Be Monsters
  45. Fallujah – Dreamless
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