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Top 5

End of Year Lists 2016

The Rock n Reel Reviews team have selected their Top 5 Albums & Movies of 2016, and you can check them out below (in order).

Bossman Dave

Dave Buchanan

Albums
1. Car Bomb – Meta (Listen)
2. Meshuggah – The Violent Sleep of Reason (Listen)
3. Conan – Revengeance (Listen)
4. Hexvessel – When We Are Death (Listen)
5. Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow (Listen)
Movies
1.The Revenant (Trailer)
2. Green Room (Trailer)
3. Sing Street (Trailer)
4. Captain Fantastic (Trailer)
5. Room (Trailer)

 

Duncan

Duncan McLeish

Albums
1. Opeth – Sorceress (Listen)
2. Gojira – Magma (Listen)
3. Car Bomb – Meta (Listen)
4. Hexvessel – When We Are Death (Listen)
5. Deftones – Gore (Listen)
Movies
1. Green Room (Trailer)
2. Arrival (Trailer)
3. Hell or High Water (Trailer)
4. The Neon Demon (Trailer)
5. The Handmaiden (Trailer)

 

Baz

Baz

Albums
1. The Interrupters – Say It Out Loud (Listen)
2. Descendents – Hypercaffium Spazzinate (Listen)
3. Brian Fallon – Painkillers (Listen)
4. Helen Love – Smash Hits (Listen)
5. The Decoy – Avalon (Listen)

 

 

 

Mikey

Mikey McManus

Albums
1. Twelve Foot Ninja – Outlier (Listen)
2. Textures – Phenotype (Listen)
3. Meshuggah – The Violent Sleep of Reason (Listen)
4. Carnifex – Slow Death (Listen)
5. Gojira – Magma (Listen)
Movies
1. Captain America: Civil War (Trailer)
2. Deadpool (Trailer)
3. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Trailer)
4. Doctor Strange (Trailer)
5. Zootropolis (Trailer)

 

Paul

Paul Cairney

Albums
1. Disquiet – Condemnation (Listen)
2. Asphyx – Incoming Death (Listen)
3. Metallica – Hard Wired…to Self-Destruct (Listen)
4. Omnium Gatherum – Grey Heavens (Listen)
5. Degraey – Chrysalis (Listen)

 

 

 

Kent Lillelund

Kent Lillelund

Albums
1. Darkthrone – Arctic Thunder (Listen)
2. Ulcerate – Shrines of Paralysis (Listen)
3. Martyrdöd – List (Listen)
4. Anaal Nathrakh – The Whole of the Law (Listen)
5. Départe – Failure, Subside (Listen)

 

 

 

Jack

Jack Bottomley

Movies
1. Under The Shadow (Trailer)
2. Arrival (Trailer)
3. Kubo and The Two Strings (Trailer)
4. Zootropolis (Trailer)
5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Trailer)

 

 

 

Kieran

Kieran Freemantle

Movies
1. The Revenant (Trailer)
2. Arrival (Trailer)
3. Moana (Trailer)
4. Captain America: Civil War (Trailer)
5. The Nice Guys (Trailer)

 

 

 

Rupert

Rupert Harvey

Movies
1. One More Time With Feeling (Trailer)
2. Moana (Trailer)
3. Don’t Breathe (Trailer)
4. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Trailer)
5. The Nice Guys (Trailer)

 

 

 

Maestro

Maestro

Albums
1. Bad Seed Rising – Awake In Color (Listen)
2. Amon Amarth – Jomsviking (Listen)
3. And Then She Came (Listen)
4. Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Forever Reign (Listen)
5. Sunburst – Fragments of Creation (Listen)

 

 

 

Dan Harden

Dan Harden

Movies
1. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Trailer)
2. Room (Trailer)
3. Deadpool (Trailer)
4. The Edge of Seventeen (Trailer)
5. Captain America: Civil War (Trailer)

 

 

 

Ken

Ken Love

Albums
1. Metallica – Hard Wired…to Self-Destruct (Listen)
2. Testament – the Brotherhood of the Snake (Listen)
3. Gojira – Magma (Listen)
4. Meshuggah – The Violent Sleep of Reason (Listen)
5. Aliases – Derangeable (Listen)

 

 

 

Ricky Fleming

Ricky Fleming

Albums
1. Inverloch – Distance|Collapsed (Listen)
2. Imperium – Titanomachy (Listen)
3. Obscura – Akroasis (Listen)
4. Abnormality – Mechanisms of Omniscience (Listen)
5. Gatecreeper – Sonoran Depravation (Listen)

 

 

 

John

John Higham

Albums
1. Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas – Mariner (Listen)
2. Aesop Rock – The Impossible Kid (Listen)
3. Vektor – Terminal Redux (Listen)
4. Astronoid – Air (Listen)
5. Moon Tooth – Chromaparagon (Listen)
Movies
1. Green Room (Trailer)
2. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Trailer)
3. Kubo and the Two Strings (Trailer)
4. The Nice Guys (Trailer)
5. Deadpool (Trailer)

 

Mike

Mike Gussis

Albums
1.  Spotlights – Tidals (Listen)
2.  Inter Arma – Paradise Gallows (Listen)
3.  Northless – Cold Migration (Listen)
4.  Ghold – PYR (Listen)
5.  The Lumberjack Feedback – Blackened Visions (Listen)

 

 

 

Octav Caldararu

Octav Caldararu

Albums
1. Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts (Listen)
2. Alcest – Kodama (Listen)
3. Coldworld – Autumn (Listen)
4. Insomnium – Winter’s Gate (Listen)
5. Numenorean – Home (Listen)

 

 

 

Stuart

Stuart Iversen

Albums
1. Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation (Listen)
2. letlive – If I’m The Devil… (Listen)
3. Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us (Listen)
4. Milk Teeth – Vile Child (Listen)
5. Gojira – Magma (Listen)
Movies
1. Hunt For The Wilderpeople (Trailer)
2. Green Room (Trailer)
3. Room (Trailer)
4. Everybody Wants Some!! (Trailer)
5. Kubo and the Two Strings (Trailer)

 

Corey

Corey Newcombe

Movies
1. The Neon Demon (Trailer)
2. Blood Father (Trailer)
3. Deadpool (Trailer)
4. Suicide Squad (Trailer)
5. The Hateful Eight (Trailer)

 

 

 

Ben 'Grizz' Gillie

Ben ‘Grizz’ Gillie

Albums
1. Countless Skies – New Dawn (Listen)
2. Sinnergod – Sinnergod (Listen)
3. Footprints In The Custard – The Descent Of Decency (Listen)
4. Death Angel – The Evil Divide (Listen)
5. Wretched Soul – The Ghost Road (Listen) 
Movies
1. Train To Busan (Trailer)
2. Swiss Army Man (Trailer)
3. Eddie The Eagle (Trailer)
4. Green Room (Trailer)
5. Deadpool (Trailer) 

 

Daeron Wilson

Daeron Wilson 

Movies
1. Hush (Trailer)
2. The VVitch (Trailer)
3. The Neon Demon (Trailer)
4. The Invitation (Trailer)
5. Green Room (Trailer)

 

 

 

Craig Mills

Craig Mills

Albums
1. Stuck Mojo – Here Come The Infidels (Listen)
2. Scorpion Child – Acid Roulette (Listen)
3. Monster Truck – Sittin’ Heavy (Listen)
4. Crobot – Welcome To Fat City (Listen)
5. Voodoo Vegas – Freak Show Candy Floss (Listen)

 

 

 

Lewis Reid

Lewis Reid

Albums
1. Touché Amoré – Stage Four (Listen)
2. Modern Baseball – Holy Ghost (Listen)
3. Modern Color – Chromesthesia (Listen)
4. Balance and Composure – Light We Made (Listen)
5.Venom Prison – Animus (Listen)

 

 

 

Ryan

Ryan Shearer

Albums
1. Periphery III – Select Difficulty (Listen)
2. Wovenwar – Honor is Dead (Listen)
3. Erra – Drift (Listen)
4. THECITYISOURS – Wildfire (Listen)
5. Make Way For Man – Evolve and Repair (Listen
Movies
1. Westworld (I know it’s not a film, but the show is 100x better than any film I’ve seen this year!) (Trailer)
2. Captain America: Civil War (Trailer)
3. Kubo and The Two Strings (Trailer)
4. Doctor Strange (Trailer)
5. Suicide Squad  (Trailer

 

Paul

Paul Franklin

Albums
1. Black Orchid Empire – Archetype (Listen)
2. Bonehawk – Albino Rhino (Listen)
3. The Temperance Movement – White Bear (Listen)
4. Virginmarys – Divides (Listen)
5. Brian Fallon – Painkillers (Listen)

 

 

 

Allan Twiname

Allan Twiname

Albums
1. Ricky Warwick – When Patsy Cline Was Crazy / Hearts Om Trees (Listen)
2. Anthrax – For All Kings (Listen)
3. MGT – Volumes (Listen)
4. Testament – Brotherhood Of The Snake (Listen)
5. The Amorettes – White Hot Heat (Listen)