Most Impressive 10 of 2011 MENU

Albums of the Year

No.1
Elysium / STRATOVARIUS
Favorite Track: #2 "Under Flaming Skies"

No.2
Human Remains / HELL
Favorite Track: #2 "On Earth As It is in Hell"

No.3
Living with the Ancients / BLOOD CEREMONY
Favorite Track: #1 "The Great God Pan"

No.4
The Beginning of Times / AMORPHIS
Favorite Track: #5 "Song of the Sage"

No.5
Shy / SHY
Favorite Track: #2 So Many Tears

No.6
Soulless Child / ANCIENT BARDS
Favorite Track: #3 "Gates of Noland"

No.7
Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa / MOONSORROW
Favorite Track: #5 "Huuto"

No.8
Onyx / AVA INFERI
Favorite Track: #3 "A Portal"

No.9
Sympathetic Resonance / ARCH / MATHEOS
Favorite Track: #1 "Neurotically Wired"

No.10
III - He Who Sleeps Amongst the Stars / KRUX
Favorite Track: #4 "Small Deadly Curses"

次点
Navaz / SILENT STREAM OF GODLESS ELEGY
Favorite Track: #2 "Zlatohlav"

Tunes of the Year

No.1
"The Violation"
from... Agony
 / FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

No.2
"Zatoichi"
from... Invincible
 / HOLY MARTYR

No.3
"Slither"
from... Heritage
 / OPETH

No.4
"Broken Jade"
from... Takasago Army
 / CHTHONIC

No.5
"Breaking All Illusions"
from... A Dramatic Turn of Events
 / DREAM THEATER

No.6
"Beyond Sacred Rules"
from... Salam
 / ARKAN

No.7
"Cassandra"
from... The Way Things End
 / AKIN

No.8
"Fading Out"
from... Breathing
 / PAATOS

No.9
"Mr. Heavy Metal"
from... Let Metal Rule the World
 / HELLHOUND

No.10
"Étaín"
from... The Metamorphosis Melody
 / MIDNATTSOL

次点
"Dominator"
from... Burning Leather
 / OZ

Players of the Year

Male Singer
 
Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE)

Female Singer
 
Claudia "Klod" Saponi (ABSYNTH AURA)

Guitar Player #1
 
Steve Harris (SHY)

Guitar Player #2
 
Stephan Forté

Bass Guitar Player
 
Steinar Krokmo (PAGAN'S MIND)

Drum Player
  
Bobby Jarzombek (RIOT, ARCH / MATHEOS)

Keyboard Player
 
Shane Murray (ACROSS THE SUN)

Cover Art of the Year

Fall from Grace / BOREALIS
by Frank Fiedler