Thematically fixated on the perception and expectations surrounding women — not just in rock, but in broader modern media — the likes of sardonic opener The Ballad Of The Ladyman and Male Model demanded that these women be viewed on their own singular terms. Perhaps the last truly great Morbid Angel album proved that — even 11 years after defining release Altars Of Madness — they were still at the very forefront of death metal.
Broadly acknowledged as their defining work, the second album from Ancient Egypt-obsessed tech-death-metallers Nile was a quantum leap for both band and genre. After the genre-defining brilliance of their output throughout the s, sixth album Conspiracy Of One was a jarring change Album) pace for some Offspring fans. The old sense of humour was there too, of course, in tongue-in-cheek Album) single Original Prankster.
Methuen, Massachusetts mavericks Cave In cemented their uber-ambitious credentials with this sophomore epic. Their meld of metal, post-hardcore, noise and alt. Openly inspired by outfits like Failure and Radiohead, the soundscape swells and subsides through the crushing Big Riff and on into the otherworldly In The Stream Of Commerce and acoustic closer New Moon. Binaural marked a major creative watershed for Seattle legends Fight For Existence (Arming) - The Gods Planet - LP 1 (File Jam.
Formed from the remnants of metalcore also-rans Aftershock, Overcast and Nothing Stays Gold — with a band name nicked from an episode of The X-Files and eventually pivotal guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz on drums — Killswitch were all about marrying the grandiosity of classic and death metal to the energy of the rising metalcore and NWOAM scenes.
When troubled frontman Lynn Strait was struck and killed in a traffic accident on December 11,it seemed to have spelled the end for renowned Californian funk-metallers Snot. Having already started work on what would be their second LPhowever, his bandmates decided to complete the project in tribute to their departed friend. Conceived as the self-referential swansong for a band whose brilliance has always been enhanced by their skirting on implosion, its broad, high-minded approach to songwriting was the antithesis of the knuckle-dragging nu-metal movement that so many of the rest of the rock mainstream had bought into.
The second album from Detroit duo The White Stripes was arguably the greatest example of their combination of retro pop-rock and modern garage stylings. From righteous punk rock to rabid extreme metal see entry 12 on this listthere was a fixation on the idea of a New America that ran through rock music at the turn of the millennium. All stripped-back beats, grindhouse attitude, soul swagger and kung-fu punch, tracks like Hollow Bones and Protect Ya Neck The Jump Off were the perfect soundtrack to back-street wrongdoings, generally avoiding macho posturing in favour of more streetwise hustle.
Finnish Love Metallers HIM were at the absolute height of their powers on this scintillating sophomore offering. Painted in deepest gothic black and passionate blood red, concepts showcased on debut Greatest Lovesongs Vol.
The debut LP from nu-metal survivors Disturbed showcases the best and worst of what the movement had to offer, while also indicating the more straightforward hard rock direction with which they would find massive success. Some argue that by the year In Flames were past their peak. Ditching the deeper grooves that had characterised their lates run we saw a return to the grindcore violence they had pioneered.
While the contemporary sludgy stoner doom genre was a recognisably American phenomenon, Dorset trio Electric Wizard had established themselves as purveyors of a brand of sonic suffocation every bit as heavy as anything from the other side of the Atlantic.
Loading up the sheer heft of riffmasters like Black Sabbath, Sleep, Saint VitusCathedral and Candlemassand, er, Fight For Existence (Arming) - The Gods Planet - LP 1 (File, electrifying it with a sense of manic, tripped-out purpose, they were already recognised as one of the heaviest bands on the planet. Across four sprawling tracks comprising almost minutes of music, Canadian collective Godspeed You!
Black Emperor redefined post-rock for the new millennium. These twelve tracks were the result. As evidenced elsewhere on this list, there was a huge garage-rock revival in the earlys — with bands like The White Stripes, The Strokes, Kings Of Leon and Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs all playing their part — but few outfits broke out with the unabashed abandon and sheer sense of fun that we got from Swedish wildcards The Hives.
While still flirting with the horror-punk of their early years, this was slower and more melodic with a pronounced gothic influence bleeding through tracks like Ever And A Day and 6 To 8. With internal cracks stressed further by massive external pressure, the album is characterised by the tension between classic metal of which the band had become regarded as defendersthe increasingly experimental tendencies of the Abbott brothers and the more extreme death and black metal influence frontman Phil Anselmo was keen to explore.
Although the album marked something of a commercial dip for the Berkeley punk heavyweights, Warning found Green Day daringly evolving their sound in a way that would prove pivotal. A Perfect Circle became one of the more remarkable metal side-projects of the millennium for a variety of reasons. Customer reviews. How does Amazon calculate star ratings? The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness.
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