I'm open to any listening suggestions!
Also, if you are interested in other genres of music aside from heavy metal, feel free to visit my Best of 2009 journal entries on Neofolk / Martial / Dark Ambient styles, as well as my entry on Indie / Electronic / Etc.
+ Best In Heavy Metal / Hard Rock in 2009 +
1.)Katatonia - "Night Is The New Day"
Night Is The New Day is a rather controversial choice for my number one metal album, and in some ways it is out of place. It’s not exactly the most aggressive or original work they have released to date…