Favorite Albums 2019

The Northern Skulls self-titled EP cover art
The Northern Skulls

Here are my favorite albums from 2019, in alphabetical order, as always:

Bushman’s Revenge – Et Hån Mot Overklassen
Ethel Cain – Golden Age
Cave In – Final Transmission
Djunah – Ex Voto
The Northern Skulls – The Northern Skulls EP
Russian Circles – Blood Year
Spielbergs – This Is Not The End
Swervedriver – Future Ruins
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Chelsea Wolfe – Birth Of Violence

Best Single:
Process Black – Countdown Failure 7″

Best Live Shows:
Big Business @ Comet Ping Pong, Washington, DC
Cave In/Miltown @ The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
Lucy Dacus @ Black Cat, Washington, DC
Jawbox/The Life And Times @ Metro, Chicago, IL
Chelsea Wolfe @ 9:30 Club, Washington, DC