Top Albums of 2016
10. Gatecreeper – Sonoran Depravation
The buzzsaw is back. Swedish death metal worship in 2016 it riffs, it riffs.
9. Single Mothers – Meltdown EP
A small departure from their previous album but everything they touch is soaked in whiskey, and we thank them for it.
8. Joyce Manor – Cody
You know Adam Degross took this photo or?
7. Nails – You Will Never Be One of Us
Even though this album got slaughtered on the internet for its tongue in cheek album title, it still is the meanest thing to come out of 2016.
6. Frank Ocean – Blonde
"Nights" and "Nikes" are the greatest songs this year, like hands down.
5. The Dirty Nil – No Weaknesses
The best god dang rock and roll album to come out this year. Your dad might like it too, maybe. If he saw The Replacements and Husker Du in ’85 then yeah probably.
4. Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow
Complete and utter fanboy for this band, whoops.
3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
The most emotionally heavy album of 2016, hell probably the last 10 years.
2. Culture Abuse – Peach
Culture Abuse worships grunge, and god knows I worshiped some grunge this year.
1. True Widow – Avvolgere
Avvolgere drips with originality and innovation and ebbs and flows and grows with each listen. Usually I look back at my number ones over the years and roll my eyes, but this one will stick.
by Andy Wilcox