Nile: At the Gate of Sethu (Nuclear Blast, 7/3/12)
“The Inevitable Degradation of Flesh”
Most know what to expect from a Nile album: guttural chants, a torrent of Middle Eastern riffing, inhuman drumming, and melodic interludes on traditional Egyptian instruments. But here Nile’s songwriting shows a sharpened focus, one of more discernible death metal.
18 thoughts on “ALARM’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2012”
Where did Deftones KOI MO YOKAN go?
Where did the “MO” come from?
@kerim I was thinking the same thing…
Kerim, that and the Swans album were supposed to be in the honorable mentions. I’m not sure why they vanished. Thanks!
Disco Machine Gun – Art Thieves and Diamond Smugglers.
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vodka y ayahuasca!!! vacán!!!
A great list to help guide me into new musical waters.
empty like all the “new wave of music”, fuck I hate 2012!
i do respect messugah and koloss
No Swans? 🙁
I do believe that La Dispute Wildlife should be on there…Jordan and gang are so uniquely awesome.