BEST OF 2011 – THE BEST RELEASES OF THE YEAR…

Here’s the TOP TEN of our BEST OF 2011 readers poll (thanks a lot to all who sent in their lists)

01. NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
02. AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
03. DISMA – Towards The Megalith
04. VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King
05. VENENUM – Venenum
06. CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
07. MORBUS CHRON – Sleepers In The Rift
08. CRUCIAMANTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
09. ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawwah
10. SONNE ADAM – Transformation

…and here the favorite releases of the VOICES FROM THE DARKSIDE staff, in alphabetical order…

Alfonso Perez
ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawwah
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
DEVIN TOWNSEND – Deconstruction
DISMA – Towards the Megalith
INSORCIST – The Slaughter of Divine Creed
MORBID ANGEL – Illud Divinum Insanus
NAILGUN MASSACRE – Backyard Butchery
RAVENCULT – Morbid Blood
SUBROSA – No Help for the Mighty Ones
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King

Frank Stöver
ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawwah
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
BASTARD PRIEST – Ghouls Of The Endless Night
CRUCIAMANTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
DISMA – Towards The Megalith
IMMOLATION – Providence
MORBUS CHRON – Sleepers In The Rift
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King
VENENUM – Venenum

Hacker
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
CRUCIAMENTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
DISMA – Towards The Megalith
DOMINUS XUL – To The Glory Of The Ancient Ones
DRAWN AND QUARTERED – Conquerors Of Sodom
ESCARNIUM – Rex Verminorum
KRYPTS – Krypts
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
TORTURE THRONE – Thy Serpent’s Cult
VENENUM – Venenum

Jaime Pérez
ABSU – Abzu
ANTHRAX – Worship Music
ARCKANUM – Helvítismyrkr
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
BELPHEGOR – Blood Magick Necromance
IMPIETY – Worshippers Of The Seventh Tyranny
LEVIATHAN – True Traitor True Whore
TOXIC HOLOCAUST – Conjure and Command
VADER – Welcome To The Morbid Reich
WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM – Celestial Lineage

Jason Campbell
AMOFAS – The Fool 
ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawwah
BESTIAL RAIDS – Prime Evil Damnation 
DAJJAL – De-evolution In Simulation Generators 
EMBRACE OF THORNS – Praying For Absolution
LEBENSFADEN – Die Vollendete Schönheit
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
NEGATIVE PLANE – Stained Glass Revelations 
RODGER STELLA – Kosmiche Dub (Second Layer)
RODGER STELLA/KITES – Interior Moon

Julian Nuñez
ARCKANUM – Helvítismyrkr
GLORIOR BELLI – The Great Southern Darkness
ICED EARTH – Dystopia
IN SOLITUDE – The World, The Flesh, The Devil
KAOS SACRAMENTUM – Scars Of Revelation
MIASMAL – Miasmal
MIDNIGHT – Satanic Royalty
RIOT – Immortal Soul
SEPTICFLESH – The Great Mass
THULCANDRA – Under A Frozen Sun

Lem Lycurgus
AMEBIX – Sonic Mass
ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawwah
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
BESTIAL RAIDS – Prime Evil Damnation
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
DECEASED – Surreal Overdose
ENCOFFINATION – O’ Hell, Shine In Thy Whited Sepulchres
GOATPENIS – Depleted Ammunition
NEGATIVE PLANE – Stained Glass Revelations
VENENUM – Venenum

Luis M. L. Sallard
APOCALYPSE COMMAND – Damnation Scythes Of Invincible Abomination
ATOMICIDE – Bow Down Before The Ritual War Orgies
BESTIAL RAIDS – Prime Evil Damnation
BLASPHEMOPHAGHER – The III Command Of The Absolute Chaos
EMBALMED – Exalt The Imperial Beast
HERESIARCH – Hammer Of Intransigence
RITUAL NECROMANCY – Oath Of The Abyss
SHUB NIGGURATH – A Deadly Call From The Stars
SPEARHEAD – Theomachia
ZYGOATSIS – S.K.U.D. (Satanic Kultus – Unholy Desecration)

Luxi Lahtinen
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
DECEASED – Surreal Overdose
HEATHENDOM – The Symbolist
IN MALICE’S WAKE – The Thrashening
JUMALATION – The Church Of Isaac
KRUX – III – He Who Sleeps Amongst The Stars
MOONSORROW – Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa
ONSLAUGHT – Sounds Of Violence
OZ – Burning Leather
SATAN’S HOST – By The Hands Of The Devil

Manolis A.
ABSU – Abzu
ASSAULTER – Boundless
ESOTERIC – Paragon Of Dissonance
GRAVE – Necropsy: The Complete Demo Recordings 1986-1991
HELLBRINGER – Hellbringer
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
PENTAGRAM – Last Rites
PRIMORDIAL – Redemption At The Puritan’s Hand
SABBAT – Sabbatrinity
VENENUM – Venenum

Michael Oelschlegel
CRUCIAMANTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
DISMA – Towards The Megalith
ENTRAILS – The Tomb Awaits
MIASMAL – Miasmal
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
NECROWRETCH – Putrefactive Infestation
PAGANIZER – Into The Catacombs
PUTERAEON – The Esoteric Order
UNDEAD CREEP – The Ever Burning Torch
VENENUM – Venenum

Michael Tak
ANTICHRIST – Sacrament Of Blood
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
CRUCIAMENTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
EXECRATION – Odes Of The Occult
HERESIARCH – Hammer Of Intransigence
LANTERN – Subterranean Effulgence
MITHRAS – Time Never Lasts
NADER SADEK – In The Flesh
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
NEGATIVE PLANE – Stained Glass Revelations

Mindaugas "Plix" Lapinskas
AMEBIX – Sonic Mass
BLOOD CEREMONY – Living With The Ancients
EARTH – Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light I
FUNERUS – Reduced To Sludge
MORBID ANGEL – Illud Divinum Insanus
MORBUS CHRON – Sleepers In The Rift
MY DYING BRIDE – The Barghest O’ Whitby
NAILGUN MASSACRE – Backyard Butchery
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King
VENOM – Fallen Angels

Nathaniel Colas
ASPHYX / HOODED MENACE – Split EP
CHILDREN OF DOOM – Doom, Be Doomed Or Fuck Off
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
HATESPAWN / CHARON – Split EP
HEADHUNTER DC – In Unholy Mourning
MANILLA ROAD – Playground Of The Damned
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
NECROWRETCH – Putrefactive Infestation
UNGOD – Cloaked In Eternal Darkness
VENENUM – Venenum

Nat Shapiro
BLASPHERIAN – Infernal Warriors Of Death
CORPSESSED – The Dagger And The Chalice
CRAFT – Void
DISMA – Towards The Megalith
FLAME – March Into Firelands
GOREPHILIA – Ascend To Chaos
INVIDIOUS – In Death
MIASMAL – Miasmal
MITOCHONDRION – Parasignosis
NEGATIVE PLANE – Stained Glass Revelations

Nicola Costantini
AS SERENITY FADES – Earthborn
INVIDIOUS – In Death
KRYPTS – Descending Of Tormenting Darkness
MAIM – Deceased To Exist   
MALFEITOR – To Hell, Farewell
MIASMAL – Miasmal
MORBID – Year Of The Goat
MORBUS CHRON – Sleepers In The Rift
SORCERY – Unholy Creation
STENCH OF DECAY – Visions Beyond Death

Ralf Hauber
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
BASTARD PRIEST – Ghouls Of The Endless Night
BLASPHERIAN – Infernal Warriors Of Death
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
DEMONICAL – Death Infernal
ENTRAILS – The Tomb Awaits
GRAVEHILL – When All Roads Lead To Hell
HORRENDOUS – The Chills
UNDERGANG – T.D.O.S.
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King

Richard Osmond
ABSU – Abzu
APOCALYPSE COMMAND – Damnation Scythes Of Invincible Abomination
BONES – Bones
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
DEICIDE – To Hell With God
GOREAPHOBIA – Apocalyptic Necromancy
MOURNFUL CONGREGATION – The Book Of Kings
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
RITUAL NECROMANCY – Oath Of The Abyss
VIRUS – The Agent That Shapes The Desert

Rodrigo Jimenez
ABSU – Abzu
ARCHGOAT – Heavenly Vulva
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
BETHLEHEM – Stönkfitzchen
BURZUM – Fallen
BURZUM – From The Depths Of Darkness
DEVIL – Time To Repent
ENTRAILS – The Tomb Awaits
TYRANTZ EMPIRE – Merauderz Of The Monolith
VOIVOD – Warriors Of Ice

Sergei Pismeny
DISMA – Towards The Megalith
HIGH SPIRITS – Another Night
IN SOLITUDE – The World, The Flesh, The Devil
MIDNIGHT – Satanic Rotalty
SABBAT – Sabbatrinity
SONNE ADAM – Transformation
UNGOD – Cloaked In Eternal Darkness
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King
VENENUM – Venenum
WITCHING HOUR – Past Midnight…

Stefan Franke
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
CROWBAR – Sever The Wicked Hand
IMMOLATION – Providence
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
PRIMORDIAL – Redemption At The Puritan’s Hand
SHINING – Född Förlorare
SONNE ADAM – Transformation
VALLENFYRE – A Fragile King

Steven Willems
AMATORSKI – TBC
AMORPHIS – The Beginning Of Times
ASPHYX – Deathhammer
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
DESULTORY – Counting Our Scars
ENTRAILS – The Tomb Awaits
MORBID ANGEL – Illud Divinum Insanus
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
THE DROWNING – Fall Jerusalem Fall
VNV NATION – Automatic

Thomas Georg
CRAFT – Void
ENTRAILS – The Tomb Awaits
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE – Agony
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
ORIGIN – Entity
RAVENCULT – Morbid Blood
RUYAN – Nasledie
SONNE ADAM – Transformation
TAAKE – Noregs Vaapen
UNDERGÅNG – Indhentet Af Døden

Thomas Ehrmann
BOMBS OF HADES – Into The Eternal Pit Of Fire
BROKEN GRAVESTONES – Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
CHRIST AGONY – Nocturn
CRYPTBORN – In The Grasp Of The Starving Dead
ENTRAPMENT – Crawling Morbidity
ESCARNIUM – Rex Verminorum
GOREPHILIA – Ascend To Chaos
MORBID ANGEL – Illvd Divinvm Insanvs
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
TORTURE DIVISION – Through The Eyes Of A Dead

Ulrich Kreienbrink
ANTEDILUVIAN – Through The Cervix Of Hawaah
AUTOPSY – Macabre Eternal
CIANIDE – Gods Of Death
CRUCIAMENTUM – Engulfed In Desolation
EMBALMED – Exalt The Imperial Beast
IMMOLATION – Providence
MITOCHONDRION – Parasignosis
NECROS CHRISTOS – Doom Of The Occult
NEGATIVE PLANE – Stained Glass Revelations
ULCERATE – The Destroyers Of All

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