Ok Maniacs you want it you got it... well if you are interested?
Ok here are my top 20 favorite release of 2016. There are a lot of great stuff that were close and I guess I could have made a top 25,30, 40 or 50 eh... but I figured a top 20 list is best to narrow it down to the releases the get played the most.
So, without further ado here you go.
Bestial Raids – master Satan’s witchery (Nuclear War Now)
Black Ceremonial Kult – communion of the ancient gods (Iron Bonehead Productions)
Blood Incantation – starspawn (Dark Decent Records)
Celestial Grave – burial ground trance (Iron Bonehead Productions)
Cultes Des Ghouls – Coven , Coven, or Evil Ways Instead of Love (Hells Headbangers)
Church of Disgust - Veneration of filth (Memento Mori )
Demonomancy / Witchcraft – split (Nuclear war now!)
Fetid Zombie – epicedia (Morbid Visions)Inquisition - Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith (season of mist)
Krypts – remnants of expansion (Dark Decent Records)
Luctus – Ryšys (Cenizas records)
Macabra - … to the bone (Morbid visions / von frost records)
Nocturnal werewolf – howl of frozen graves (final agony records / darker than dark)
Ride for Revenge – thy horrendous yearning (Bestial Burst)
Recluse – stillbirth in Bethlehem (Vault of dried Bones)
Shambles – realm of darkness shrine (nero one records)
Sacrificio – vastagos de la abominaciou (Iron Bonehead productions / NWN!) *
The Fog – perpetual blackness (Iron Bonehead Productions / Menento Mori)
Vociferian – ɔ d ɔ ʀ a (von frost records)
Void Meditation Cult – utter the tongue of the dead (Hells Headbangers)
I highly recommend you buy every one of these releases.