The Podcast: Episode 90 (Top 10 Albums Of The Year... So Far)

Yes, the time has come. Six months down, six to go. And as a result, we unveil our top 10 albums of the first half of the year. Brian and Darrell have worked hours upon hours to narrow the field down to a mere 10 each. It's tough, but someone has to do it. Remember, review score aside, these are the albums we've listened to most. Without further ado, Darrell counts them down!

Brian's List:

1. Dark Tranquility - Construct (Review)
2. Sirenia – Perils of the Deep Blue (Review)
3. Heimdall - Aeneid
4. Kalmah – Seventh Swamphony (Review)
5. Avantasia – The Mystery of Time (Review)
6. Shade Empire – Omega Arcane (Review)
7. Dark Moor – Ars Musica (Review)
 8. Heaven Shall Burn - Veto (Review)
 9. Tyranny of Hours – Tyranny of Hours (Review)
10. ADE - Spartacus (Review)


Darrell's List:

1. Omnium Gatherum - Beyond (Review)
2. PelleK - Ocean Of Opportunity (Review)
3. Fister - Gemini (Review)
4. Orphaned Land - All Is One (Review)
5. Gloryhammer - Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife (Review)
6. Ghost - Infestissumam (Review)
7. Anciients - Heart Of Oak (Review)
8. Appalachian Winter - Ghosts Of The Mountains (Review)
9. Sons Of Aeon - Sons Of Aeon (Review)
10. Cult Of Luna - Vertikal (Review)

Honorable mention for an album that wasn't metal enough to go on the list: Bruce Soord With Jonas Renkse - Wisdom Of Crowds (Review)