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MUSICIANS' BEST OF 2007
Thiago Sarkis has got hold of Rob Halford, Steve Vai, Mike Patton, Rudolf Schenker and 63 other Heavy Metal Stars that picked their favorites of 2007! And you, the reader, can write your own favourites, comments and discuss 2007 right after the article (create your account, and you're in there).

 

 

 

 

Name

 

Albums

 

 

Alan Nemtheanga (Primordial)

- Rotting Christ - Theogonia

- Warning - Watching From A Distance

- Deathspell Omega - Fas

- Rose Tattoo - Blood Brothers

- Marduk – Romans 5.12

 

 

Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse - Blotted Science)

- Aeon - Rise To Dominate

- Behold... The Arctopus - Skullgrid

- Planet X - Quantum

- Nox – Ixaxaar

 

 

 

Anders Nyström (Katatonia - Bloodbath - Bewitched - Diabolical Masquerade)

- Behemoth - The Apostasy

- Dimmu Borgir - In Sorte Diaboli

- Mayhem - Ordo Ad Chao

 

Andreas Kisser (Sepultura)

- Heaven And Hell - The Dio Years

- Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full

- David Gilmour - Remember That Night: Live From The Royal Albert Hall

 

 

Björn Daigger (Majesty - R:I:P - ex-Anguish)

- W.A.S.P. - Dominator

- Machine Head - The Blackening

- Amorphis - Silent Waters

 

 

Blasphemer (Mayhem - Ava Inferi)

- Placebo-Meds

- Ulver-Shadows of the Sun

- Candlemass-Kings of The Grey Islands

- Rome-Confessions d'un voleur d'ames

- Elend – A World In Their Screams

 

 

Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (Overkill - The Cursed)

- Shadows Fall - Threads Of Life

- Clutch - From Beale Street To Oblivion

 

Brett Kull (Echolyn)

- Neil Young - Live At Massey Hall 1971

- Elliot Smith - New Moon

- Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

- Down - Over The Under

 

 

Cede Dupont (Symphorce - ex-Freedom Call)

- Symphorce - Become Death

- Symphony X - Paradise Lost

- Vanishing Point - The Fourth Season

 

 

Chris Caffery (Savatage - Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

- Megadeth - United Abominations

- W.A.S.P. - Dominator

- Five Finger Death Punch - The Way Of The Fist

- Shadows Fall - Threads of Life

- Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon

 

 

Christofer Malmström (Darkane - Non-Human Level - ex-Agregator)

- Symphony X - Paradise Lost

- Soilwork - Sworn To A Great Divide

 

Craig Locicero (Spiralarms - Manmade God - ex-Forbidden)

 

- Queens Of The Stone Age - Era Vulgaris

- Clutch - From Beale Street To Oblivion

- Rush - Snakes And Arrows

 

D.D. Verni (Overkill)

- Machine Head - The Blackening

- Down - Over The Under

 

Damnagoras (Elvenking)

- Nightwish - Dark Passion Play

- Therion - Gothic Kaballah

- Dimmu Borgir - In Sorte Diaboli

- Amorphis - Silent Waters

- Nile – Ityphallic

 

 

Dan Lorenzo (Hades - The Cursed - Non Fiction)

- Clutch - From Beale Street To Oblivion

 

Dan Swanö (Nightingale - Edge Of Sanity - ex-Bloodbath)

- Alter Bridge - Blackbird

- Daughtry - Daughtry

- Yellowcard – Paper Walls

 

Erik Turner (Warrant)

- Bon Jovi - Lost Highway

- Ted Nugent - Love Grenade

- Velvet Revolver - Libertad

- Ozzy Osbourne - Black Rain

- Drowning Pool - Full Circle

 

 

Gary Holt (Exodus)

 

- Finntroll - Ur Jordens Djup

- Nile - Ithyphallic

- Dimmu Borgir - In Sorte Diaboli

 

Gregor Mackintosh (Paradise Lost)

- Swallow The Sun - Hope

 

 

Infernus (Gorgoroth)

- Ophiolatry - Transmutation

- Malfeitor - Unio Mystica Maxima

 

Izakar (Dagoba)

- Symphony X – Paradise Lost

- Dimmu Borgir – In Sorte Diaboli

- Linkin Park – Minutes To Midnigth

 

Jan ”Örkki” Yrlund (Imperia – Satyrian – ex-Ancient Rites – Prestige)

 

- Korpiklaani – Tervaskanto

- Hanoi Rocks – Street Poetry

- Amorphis – Silent Waters

 

Jack Frost (Seven Witches – The Bronx Casket Co. – ex-Savatage – Metalium)

 

- Daughtry – Daughtry

- Symphony X – Paradise Lost

- Chris Volz – Redemption

 

Jeff LaBar (Cinderella)

- Heaven And Hell – Live From Radio City Music Hall

- Ligion – External Affairs

 

Jim Matheos (Fates Warning – OSI)

- Porcupine Tree – Fear Of A Blank Planet

- Marillion – Somewhere Else

- Air – Pocket Symphony

- Blackfield – Blackfield II


Joakim Jonsson (Skyfire - Axenstar - Liquid Suicide - The Mist Of Avalon)

- Devin Townsend - Ziltoid The Omniscient
- Soilwork - Sworn To A Great Divide
- Divine Heresy - Bleed The Fifth

 

 

Jonas Kjellgren (Scar Symmetry – World Below – ex-Centinex)

- The Absence – Riders Of The Plague

- King Diamond – Give Me Your Soul… Please!

- Candlemass – King Of The Grey Islands

- Scorpions – Humanity Hour I

- Arch Enemy – Rise Of The Tyrant

 

Jyri Vahvanen (Battlelore – ex-Khert-Neter – Horna)

- Amorphis – Silent Waters

- Moonsorrow – V: Hävitetty

- Rotting Christ – Theogonia

 

Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray – ex-Helloween – Iron Savior)

- Scorpions – Humanity: Hour 1

 

 

Kristy Majors (Pretty Boy Floyd – Shameless)

- Marilyn Manson – Eat Me, Drink Me

- Turbonegro – Retox

- Tim Armstrong – A Poet’s Life

 

Kurt Ballou (Converge)

- Grinderman – Grinderman

 

Larry Barragan (Helstar – Eternity Black)

- Black Sabbath – The Dio Years

- Devine Heresy – Bleed The Fifth

- Devildriver – The Last Kind Words

- Through The Eyes Of The Dead – Malice

- Daath – The Hinderers

 

Liv Kristine (Leaves’ Eyes – ex-Theatre Of Tragedy)

- Hans Zimmer – Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End

- Linkin Park – Minutes To Midnight

 

 

Lizzy Borden (Lizzy Borden – Starwood)

- Coheed And Cambria – No World For Tomorrow

 

Marc Rizzo (Soulfly – ex-Ill Niño)

- Divine Heresy – Bleed The Fifth

- Throwdown – Venom And Tears

 

Mat Sinner (Primal Fear – Sinner – Goddess Shiva)

- Fuel – Angels & Devils

- Nightwish – Dark Passion Play

 

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy – Carcass – Spiritual Beggars)

- Obituary – Xecutioner’s Return

- Sodom – The Final Sign Of Evil

- Candlemass – King Of The Grey Islands

 

Michael Stützer (Artillery)

- Heaven And Hell – Live From Radio City Music Hall

- Rush – Snakes And Arrows

- Ozzy Osbourne – Black Rain

- Slade – B-Sides

- Megadeth – United Abominations

 

Michael Weikath (Helloween)

- Muse – Invincible (single)

- Liquid Trio Experiment – Spontaneous Combustion

 

Mick Box (Uriah Heep)

- Foo Fighters – Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

- John 5 – The Devil Knows My Name

 

Mike Hickey (Goatreign – ex-Venom – Carcass – Cathedral)

- Down – Over The Under

- Arch Enemy – Rise Of The Tyrant

- Alabama Thunderpussy – Open Fire

 

Mike Patton (Tomahawk – Peeping Tom – Fantômas – ex-Faith No More – Mr. Bungle)

- Soulsavers – It’s Not How Far You Fall, It’s The Way You Land

- Amon Tobin – Foley Room

 

Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity)

- Symphony X – Paradise Lost

- Fair To Midland – Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes

 

Nick Barrett (Pendragon)

- Blackfield – Blackfield II

- Porcupine Tree – Fear Of A Blank Planet

- Lazuli – En Avant Doute…

 

Nick Holmes (Paradise Lost)

- DevilDriver – The Last Kind Words

 

Niklas Kvarforth

- Shining - Halmstad

- Carola - Jul I Bethlehem

- Mayhem - Ordo Ab Chao

- Christina Aguilera - Back To Basics

- Watain - Sworn To The Dark

 

Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind)

- Circus Maximus - Isolate

 

 

Patrik Lindgren (Thyrfing)

- Watain - Sworn To The Dark

- Marduk - Rom 5:12

- Deathspell Omega - Fas - Ite, Maledicti, in Ignem Aeternum

 

Paul Waggoner (Between The Buried And Me - ex-Prayer For Cleansing)

- Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos

 

Pepper Keenan (Down - Corrosion Of Conformity)

- Witchcraft - The Alchemist

- High On Fire - Death Is This Communion

 

Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear - ex-Gamma Ray)

- Epica - The Divine Conspiracy

- U.D.O. - Mastercutor

 

 

 

 

Richard Fortus (Guns N' Roses)

- Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

- Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare

- Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

- Sea Wof - Leaves In The River

- Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

- Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81

- The Shins - Wincing The Night Away

- M.I.A. - Kala

- Feist - The Reminder

- Rilo Kiley - Under The Blacklight

 

Rick Renstrom (ex-Leash Law - Rob Rock - Wicked Ways)

- Primal Fear - New Religion

- Rob Rock- Garden Of Chaos

- Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon

 

Ricky Warwick (The Almighty - Circus Diablo - ex-New Model Army)

- Bruce Springsteen - Magic

- Steve Earle - Washington Square Serenade

- Unsane - Visqueen

 

Rob Halford (Judas Priest)

- Pelican - City Of Echoes

- Dimmu Borgir - In Sorte Diaboli

- 3 Inches Of Blood - Fire Up The Blades

 

Rudolf Schenker (Scorpions)

- Tarja Turunen - My Winter Storm

- Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnigth

- Nickelback - Side Of A Bullet

 

Rusty Cooley (Outworld)

- Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos

- As I Lay Dying - An Ocean Between Us

- Arch Enemy – Rise Of The Tyrant

- Symphony X – Paradise Lost

- Divine Heresy – Bleed The Fifth

 

Santiago Dobles (Aghora)

- Nile - Ithyphallic

 

Scott Sargeant (M.O.D. - ex-Lääz Rockit - Skinlab)

 - Machine Head - The Blackening

- Obituary - Xecutioner's Return

- Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High

 

Sebastián Coria (Horcas)

Divine Heresy - Bleed The Fifth

DevilDriver - The Last Kind Words

Machine Head - The Blackening

 

 

 

Shaun Glass (ex-SOiL - Broken Hope - Terminal Death)

- Rush - Snakes And Arrows

- Sevendust - Alpha

- Machine Head - The Blackening

- Onesidezero - Onesidezero

- DevilDriver - The Last Kind Words

- As I Lay Dying - An Ocean Between Us

- Static X - Cannibal

- Divine Heresy - Bleed The Fifth

- HellYeah - HellYeah

- Adema - Kill The Headlights

 

Steeve Hurdle (Negativa - ex-Gorguts)

- Radiohead - In Rainbows

- Jesu - Conqueror

- Daniel Bélanger - L' Échec du Matériel

 

Steve Vai

- Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards

- The White Stripes - Icky Thump

- Devin Townsend - Ziltoid The Omniscient

 

Tommy Denander (Radioactive - Prisoner - Rainmaker - Sayit)

 - Michael Landau - The Michael Landau Group Live

- Robin Beck - Living On A Dream

- Slamer - Nowhere Land

 

Tommy Rogers (Between The Buried And Me - ex-Prayer For Cleansing)

- The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism

 

Torben Enevoldsen (Section A - Decoy - Fatal Force)

- Symphony X – Paradise Lost

- Dream Theater – Systematic Chaos

- Nocturnal Rites – The 8th Sin

- Jørn – The Gathering

- Slamer – Nowhere Land

Uwe Reitenauer (Pink Cream 69 - Place Vendome)

- Alter Bridge - Blackbird

- Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

- Richie Kotzen - Return Of The Mother Head's Family Reunion

Composed by Thiago Sarkis

 

Roy Kristensen 01.12.2007 09:41

RE:MUSICIANS\' BEST OF 2007
Ah, 2007 has been a tremendous year, at least for those of us who enjoy the dark art. So, to me this year has been like this, coming to favourites 1. Deathspell Omega - FAS 2. Mayhem - Ordo Ad Chao 3. Elend - A World In Their Screams 4. Watain - Sworn To The Dark 5. Abigor - Fractal Possession 6. Marduk - Rom 5:12 7. Manowar - Gods Of War 8. Limbonic Art - Legacy Of Evil 9. Pirates Of The Caribean: At World's End - Soundtrack 10. Kamelot - Ghost Opera I sincerely hope that 2008 will be up to par, though I doubt it! 10.
r.k. 19.12.2007 10:45
RE:MUSICIANS\' BEST OF 2007
I couldn't and can't stop listening to Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon, Dimmu Borgir - In Sorte Diaboli, Nocturnal Rites - 8th Sin, Symphony X - Paradise Lost, Amorphis - Silent Waters, Gamma Ray - Land of the Free II, Liquid Trio Experiment - Spontaneous Combustion, and Arch Enemy - Rise of the Tyrant Good Year indeed !
marciasns1961 22.12.2007 12:40
RE:MUSICIANS\' BEST OF 2007
Pretty awesome year for extreme music: My personal favorites are (in order of importance): Symphony X's Paradise Lost; The Black Dahlia Murder's Nocturnal; Dream Theater's Systematic Chaos; Blood Tsunami's Thrash Metal; Iced Earth's Framing Armageddon; Helloween's Gambling With The Devil; Marduk's Rom 5:12; Mayhem's Ordo Ad Chao and Avenged Sevenfold's Avenged Sevenfold.
He Whom Shadows Move Towrds 07.01.2008 22:51
RE:MUSICIANS\' BEST OF 2007
the page is perfec but I need more informatios like concert etc.
carlos reyes garza 22.08.2008 21:40
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