BEST OF 2019 – THE BEST RELEASES OF THE YEAR

Here’s the result of our BEST OF 2019 readers poll (thanks to everyone who sent in their lists).

01. NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
02. POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
03. BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
04. PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
05. TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance
06. KRYPTS – Cadaver Circulation
07. TEITANBLOOD – The Baneful Choir
08. FUNEREAL PRESENCE – Achatius
09. DEATHSPELL OMEGA – The Furnaces Of Palingenesia
10. DARKTHRONE – Old Star

And, as usual, here’s what the VOICES FROM THE DARKSIDE staff enjoyed the most in 2019 (in alphabetical order)…

Anders Peter Jørgensen

  • ARES KINGDOM – By The Light Of Their Destruction
  • BLUT AUS NORD – Hallucinogen
  • CAPILLA ARDIENTE – The Siege
  • DEATHSPELL OMEGA – The Furnaces Of Palingenesia
  • DENIAL OF GOD – The Hallow Mass
  • FLAMEKEEPER – We Who Light The Fire
  • FVNERAL FVKK – Carnal Confessions
  • SARGEIST – Death Veneration
  • TRIUMVIR FOUL – Urine Of Abonimation
  • VANUM – Ageless Fire

Alfonso Perez

  • ALTARAGE – The Approaching Roar
  • CLOUD RAT – Pollinator
  • EXHORDER – Mourn The Southern Skies
  • FETID – Steeping Corporeal Mess
  • MAYHEM – Daemon
  • NEKRO DRUNKZ – Terminal Perversion
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • PROFANATICA – Rotting Incarnation Of God
  • VLTIMAS – Something Wicked Marches In

David Simonton

  • ANTICHRIST SIEGE MACHINE – Schism Perpetration
  • ASAGRAUM – Dawn Of Infinite Fire
  • EXHUMED – Horror
  • GAAHLS WYRD – GastiR – Ghosts Invited
  • GATECREEPER – Deserted
  • MAYHEM – Daemon
  • NYOGTHAEBLISZ – Abrahamic Godhead Besieged By Adversarial Usurpation
  • PROFANATICA – Rotting Incarnation Of God
  • SLAUGHTBBATH – Alchemical Warfare
  • TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance

Frank Stöver

  • BLASPHEMATHORY – War, Blasphemy & Divine Destruction
  • BONES – Diseased
  • CONCRETE WINDS – Primitive Force
  • DREADFUL FATE – Bringer Of Damnation
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • PROFANATICA – Rotting Incarnation Of God
  • SIJJIN – Angel Of The Eastern Gate
  • TRIBE OF PAZUZU – Heretical Uprising

Giorgio Trombino

  • ANATOMIA – Hollowed Cadaver
  • BUNKER 66 / WHIPSTRIKER – Four Deadly Bites
  • EKPYROSIS – The Abysmal Chapter
  • FORDOMTH / MALAURIU – Twin Serpent Dawn
  • FUNERAL MOTH – Polar
  • GOTHIC STONE – Haereticus Empyreum
  • NAGA – Void Cult Rising
  • SUPERSTITION – The Anatomy Of Unholy Transformation
  • UMBRA CONSCIENTIA – Yellowing Of The Lunar Consciousness
  • VORDR – Vordr

Jaime Perez

  • ARCKANUM – Forsta Trulen
  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • BONES – Diseased
  • CIANIDE – Unhumanized
  • FERAL – Flesh For Funerals Eternal
  • FUNERAL STORM – Arcane Mysteries
  • GRAVEYARD – Hold Back The Dawn
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • NUCLEUS – Entity
  • PAGANIZER – The Tower Of The Morbid

Julián Nuñez

  • DEATHSPELL OMEGA – The Furnaces Of Palingenesia
  • DENIAL OF GOD – The Hallow Mass
  • DESASTER – Black Celebration
  • IDLE HANDS – Mana
  • INFERNAL CONJURATION – Infernale Metallum
  • MUSMAHHU – Reign Of The Odious
  • OATH OF CRUELTY – Summary Execution At Dawn
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • SLAUGHTBBATH – Alchemical Warfare
  • TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance

Kat “Shevil” Gillham

  • ANGEL WITCH – Angel Of Light
  • CRESTFALLEN QUEEN – Queen Of Swords
  • IDLE HANDS – Mana
  • LORD VICAR – The Black Powder
  • MARTYRDÖD – Hexhammaren
  • ORODRUIN – Ruins Of Eternity
  • RINGWORM – Death Becomes My Voice
  • SMOULDER – Times Of Obscene Evil And Wild Daring
  • SWALLOW THE SUN – When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light
  • WOLFBRIGADE – The Enemy: Reality

László Dávid

  • ARCH/MATHEOS – Winter Ethereal
  • CANDLEMASS – The Door To Doom
  • DREAM THEATER – Distance Over Time
  • METAL INQUISITOR – Panopticon
  • PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • ROTTENDAWN – Occult
  • ST.VITUS – St.Vitus
  • STEEL NIGHT – Fight Till The End
  • THRASHFIRE – Into The Armageddon

Marco Stebich

  • CRYPTIC BROOD – Outcome Of Obnoxious Science
  • DREADFUL FATE – Bringer Of Damnation
  • HAGZISSA – They Ride Along
  • INITIATION – Demo
  • KADAVAR – For The Dead Travel Fast
  • KRINGA – Feast Upon The Glesm
  • REVEAL – Scissorgod
  • TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance
  • TOWNES VAN ZANDT – Sky Blue
  • VOLE – Dej Buh Pestí

Michael Kujawska

  • BATUSHKA – Panihida
  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • DEATHSPELL OMEGA – The Furnaces Of Palingenesia
  • GATECREEPER – Deserted
  • MGLA – Age Of Excuse
  • MISERY INDEX – Rituals Of Power
  • MISÞYRMING – Algleymi
  • OCTOBER TIDE – In Splendor Below
  • SENTIENT HORROR – Morbid Realms
  • THORMESIS – The Sixth

Miguel Negrón

  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • IMPRECATION – Damnatio Ad Bestias
  • KRYPTS – Cadaver Circulation
  • NECRORIPPER – Amulepe Taiñ Weichan
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
  • RIPPER – Sensory Stagnation
  • SMOULDER – Times Of Obscene Evil And Wild Daring
  • SUPPRESSION – Repugnant Remains
  • TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance

Mirco Szymyslik

  • CRYPTIC BROOD – Outcome Of Obnoxious Science
  • EXHUMED – Horror
  • KRYPTS – Cadaver Circulation
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • TEITANBLOOD – The Baneful Choir
  • TEMPLE OF DREAD – Blood Craving Mantras
  • TRIUMVIR FOUL – Urine Of Abomination
  • VLTIMAS – Something Wicked Marches In

Randolph Whateley

  • BEASTMAKER – Eye Of The Storm
  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • CANDLEMASS – The Door To Doom
  • DARKTHRONE – Old Star
  • GAAHLS WYRD – GastiR – Ghosts Invited
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • OSSUARIUM – Living Tomb
  • POSSESSED – Revelation Of Oblivion
  • TOMB MOLD – Planetary Clairvoyance
  • VASTUM – Orificial Purge

Ricardo Campos

  • BLACKOWL – The Dark Side
  • CAPILLA ARDIENTE – The Siege
  • CHEVALIER – Destiny Calls
  • DENIAL OF GOD – The Hallow Mass
  • EXTIRPATION – A Damnation’s Stairway To The Altar Of Failure
  • MIDNIGHT PRIEST – Aggressive Hauntings
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • RAM – The Throne Within
  • TERMINUS – A Single Point Of Light

Rick Peart

  • ANGEL WITCH – Angel Of Light
  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • DEVOURMENT – Obscene Majesty
  • ENCENATHRAKH – The 2 Song Promo 19
  • FILTHEATER – Birth Of Sempiternal Putrefaction
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • PISSGRAVE – Posthumous Humiliation
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • PROFANATICA – Rotting Incarnation Of God
  • SAINT VITUS – Saint Vitus

Rodrigo Jimenez

  • CREMATION PYRE – Cremation Pyre
  • DARKTHRONE – Old Star
  • DENIAL OF GOD – The Hallow Mass
  • ENTOMBED – Clandestine Live
  • HAYSTACK – The Sacrifice
  • INFIDEL REICH – Reichenstein
  • LVX CAELIS – Maher Shalal Hash Baz
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion
  • THE DEATHTRIP – Demon Solar Totem

Steven Willems

  • ALCEST – Spiritual Instinct
  • BAT FOR LASHES – Lost Girls
  • DARKTHRONE – Old Star
  • EX:RE – Ex:Re
  • LANA DEL REY – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
  • NEW MODEL ARMY – From Here
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • PENTACLE – Spectre Of The Eight Ropes
  • PIXIES – Beneath The Eyrie
  • POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion

Thomas Georg

  • BELENOS – Argoat
  • BLOOD INCANTATION – Hidden History Of The Human Race
  • BLUT AUS NORD – Hallucinogen
  • CROM DUBH – Firebrands And Ashes
  • DENIAL OF GOD – The Hallow Mass
  • DJEVEL – Ormer Til Armer, Maane Til Hode
  • FUNEREAL PRESENCE – Achatius
  • MISDYRMING – Algleymi
  • NOCTURNUS AD – Paradox
  • NUMEN – Iluntasuna Besarkatu Nuen Betiko

Thomas Meyer

  • ALCEST – Spiritual Instinct
  • CRYPTIC BROOD – Outcome Of Obnoxious Science
  • EXHORDER – Mourn The Southern Skies
  • KOSMOKRATOR – Through Ruin… Behold
  • KRYPTS – Cadaver Circulation
  • MGLA – Age Of Excuse
  • MISÞYRMING – Algleymi
  • SALIGIA – Vesaevus
  • SINMARA – Hvísl Stjarnanna
  • URZA – The Omnipresence Of Loss

Thomas Reitmayer

  • ANONYMOUS ARTIST – NED XXX
  • BLACK CILICE – Transfixion Of Spirits
  • BLEAKNESS – Functionally Extinct
  • DER BLUTHASCH AND THE INFINITE CHURCH OF THE LEADING HAND / MHÖNOS – 12″
  • HAGZISSA – They Ride Along
  • IMHA TARIKAT – Kara Ihlas
  • KRINGA – Feast Upon The Gleam
  • MALAKHIM – II
  • MALHKEBRE – Satanic Resistance
  • TEITANBLOOD – The Baneful Choir

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