List: Your Top Albums ov 2001 Revealed


The results are in for your fave albums from 2001. Get in and get mad about it here.

A few weeks ago we decided to take a look back at the years before the site existed to see what you flushers deemed to be the top metal albums from that accursed time. Starting with 2013, we polled across both the Toilet ov Hell Social Club and through Disqus, which led to some fairly similar results overall with a few albums only making an appearance on one of the forums. However, using an advanced technique I’ve dubbed Social Media Ranking Tyranny (SMRT), the discrepancies between the two have been ironed-out and a definitive ‘best of’ list has been extrapolated.

Why didn’t we just use the results from one platform?
I started this in our fb group for a bit of fun, not thinking it would evolve into blog content. Mainly though, it’s due to a reasonable proportion of our community using fb but not disqus, while some use disqus but not fb.

Why didn’t we just tally the total number of votes?
A fair number of people also use both platforms, so if we used this method the results would skew harder towards their faves as they’d effectively have had double the votes relative to others.

So in the end we had to devise a fairer system which relied predominantly on a ranked average position across both lists. Make sure you shit your pants over it though, it’s very important stuff.

As with the previous year’s polling there was a bit of discrepency between the platforms. Had the Disqus crowd have had their way we would have seen Andrew W.K, Children Of Bodom, and Katatonia easily make the list, while if it was solely up to FB there would have been a spot for Summoning, Finntroll, and Kamelot.

So here are your top records across platform for 2001

30. Sigh – Imaginary Sonicscape

29. Akercocke – The Goat Of Mendes

28. Psycroptic – The Isle Of Disenchantment

27. Funebrarum – Beneath The Columns Of Abandoned Gods

26. Maudlin Of The Well – Bath

25. Ensiferum – Ensiferum

24. My Dying Bride – The Dreadful Hours

23. Godflesh – Hymns

22. Maudlin Of The Well – Leaving Your Body Map

21. Kreator – Violent Revolution

20. Falconer – Falconer

19. Iced Earth – Horror Show

18. Sodom – M-16

17. Arch Enemy – Wages Of Sin

16. Anaal Nathrakth – The Codex Necro

15. Windir – 1184

14. Slipknot – Iowa

13. Rammstein – Mutter

12. Absu – Tara

11. Dimmu Burger – Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia

10. Tool – Lateralus

9. Neurosis – A Sun That Never Sets

8. Converge – Jane Doe

7. Emperor – Prometheus: The Discipline Of Fire & Demise

6. Bolt Thrower – Honour – Valour – Pride

5. Slayer – God Hates Us All

4. Gorguts – From Wisdom To Hate

3. Pig Destroyer – Prowler In The Yard

2. System Of A Down – Toxicity

1. Opeth – Blackwater Park


Check out the results from 2002-2013 here

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