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Top 5 Albums NOT In Our Top 40 Of 2013 List

By: Chris D. Posted in: defend your shitty taste, featured, lists On: Monday, December 30th, 2013


** Every year we do it. Decibel assembles a list of killer albums based on a secret algorithm. This year, I wanted to add to our Top 40 list (as published HERE). Albums I felt were overlooked on our list. The artists and albums reflect my opinion only and weren't subject to the secret algorithm. NUMBER 5 Sulphur Aeon “Swallowed by the Ocean's Tide” (Imperium Productions/F.D.A. ...

What, No Pirate Metal?

By: shane.mehling Posted in: defend your shitty taste, lists On: Thursday, June 16th, 2011

It's time for another website to piss you off since it's missing some bands or misdefines "Oriental Metal." Regardless, Map of Metal is a pretty fun, interactive site that allows you to check out bands and songs from many, many different metal genres on a big, crazy jean jacket/There Be Dragons map thing. Just click on "Stoner Metal" or "Deathgrind" and you get a relatively solid history and ...

“I Want Your Sex” = “Come to the Sabbath” Backmasked. Scientists Say So. Basically.

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: defend your shitty taste, king fucking diamond, stupid crap On: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Last week LA Weekly used an article on "identity, music and sexual attraction" from the journal Psychology of Music as a jumping off point for a round-up of various congruous research under the header "Can Bad Taste in Music Ruin a Relationship?" The material is mostly pretty thin gruel. (Not to mention manifestly debunked by our Justify Your Shitty Taste feature...) "The kid who wants to ...