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The Independent's Top 20 Rock & Metal Albums of 2017

The Independent's Top 20 Rock & Metal Albums of 2017

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20. Quicksand - Interiors

Quicksand - Interiors
November 10, 2017
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

19. Anathema - The Optimist

Anathema - The Optimist
June 9, 2017
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

18. Pallbearer - Heartless

Pallbearer - Heartless
March 24, 2017
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

16. '68 - Two Parts Viper

'68 - Two Parts Viper
June 2, 2017
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

13. Can't Swim - Fail You Again

Can't Swim - Fail You Again
March 10, 2017
Critic Score
70
1 review

12. Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun

Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

11. Glassjaw - Material Control

Glassjaw - Material Control
December 1, 2017
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

10. Jamie Lenman - Devolver

Jamie Lenman - Devolver
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
100
1 review

9. Mogwai - Every Country's Sun

Mogwai - Every Country's Sun
September 1, 2017
Critic Score
77
27 reviews
It always seems to be dusk or dawn in Mogwai’s world. With their music’s slow swells and subsides, they excel at calibrating subtle shifts of light and dark with a painterly grasp of sonic chiaroscuro.

8. Myrkur - Mareridt

Myrkur - Mareridt
September 15, 2017
Critic Score
78
3 reviews

7. Wear Your Wounds - WYW

Wear Your Wounds - WYW
April 7, 2017
Critic Score
80
4 reviews

6. Sólstafir - Berdreyminn

Sólstafir - Berdreyminn
May 26, 2017
Critic Score
90
1 review

5. Arcane Roots - Melancholia Hymns

Arcane Roots - Melancholia Hymns
September 15, 2017
Critic Score
81
4 reviews

4. Converge - The Dusk In Us

Converge - The Dusk In Us
November 3, 2017
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

3. Mastodon - Emperor of Sand

Mastodon - Emperor of Sand
March 31, 2017
Critic Score
74
22 reviews

1. Code Orange - Forever

Code Orange - Forever
January 13, 2017
Critic Score
83
9 reviews
Original Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/best-alternative-rock-metal-albums-2017-code-orange-mogwai-arcane-roots-a8098391.html
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