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Poll Question: What´s your favourite studio album released in 2009?
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    Posted: October 13 2011 at 06:56
2009 was a good year! Voted Underfall Yard, but The Incident, Frequency, and Crack the Sky are also excellent.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 08:21
Ki!
Mikael Akerfeldt for fans of Opeth who don't like his growls (and generally the growls): If they don't like it then they are pussies.

Extreme prog metal rules!!!
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 08:33
Anno Domini High Definition  by Riverside

many awesome albums here but this is my fave from the bunch
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 09:13
Damn good year, but Part the Second tops it.
 
I'm surprised to see only 1 vote for E-Re, as it beat PtS for collab album of the year.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 10:37
Another one for ADHD, surprised there's no love for The Decemberists.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 10:40
I'm gonna have to wait this one out. It's gonna be between The Decemberists, Mastodon, Isis, Phideaux, Volta, or Maudlin of course. Confused There's too many!!
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 10:45
First vote for The Weirding by Astra; it was between that and first vote for Barbares by Nemo.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 11:41
Originally posted by SaltyJon

Haven't heard all of Addicted yet, so I'm not quite sure. 
What are you waiting for?! xD

This poll is impossible for me, all my favorite albums :( 

Addicted,Crack The Skye,Destined Solitaire,Ki,Octahedron,The Great Misdirect,The Incident,The Whirlwind


But if it was 2009 right now i would vote for The Whirlwind, so i'll vote for that one here.


but right now i would vote for Animals As Leaders debutalbum but it's not here haha  Smile


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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 11:45
2009 was an especially strong year.

Here's how I would rate my top 7:
1. The Whirlwind
2. The Underfall Yard
3. The Hazards of Love
4. Part the Second
5. Crack the Skye
6. The Great Misdirect
7. Octahedron
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 11:59
Originally posted by JonteJH

Originally posted by SaltyJon

Haven't heard all of Addicted yet, so I'm not quite sure. 
What are you waiting for?! xD

This poll is impossible for me, all my favorite albums :( 

Addicted,Crack The Skye,Destined Solitaire,Ki,Octahedron,The Great Misdirect,The Incident,The Whirlwind


But if it was 2009 right now i would vote for The Whirlwind, so i'll vote for that one here.


but right now i would vote for Animals As Leaders debutalbum but it's not here haha  Smile

Wow I hadn't realised about AAL. Not here? Shocked. Surely 100 people have rated such an amazing album.

That's another one that I would have been torn on whether to vote for. 
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 12:08
An excellent year. Big Big Train just about beats some fine competition from the likes of IQ.


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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 12:58
This was a recent year I acually paid a lot of attention to for a change.
 
1. Hazards of Love
2. Frequency
3. Act III
4. Crack the Skye
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 13:02
Some really great albums were released, and I agree thw IQ album is their best but, for me the decision is easy BIG BIG TRAIN! What a stunning album. It encapulates everything that is great about Prog imo.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 13:05
What a great year, isn't it? I remember people not being impressed back then. 
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 13:09
Originally posted by harmonium.ro

What a great year, isn't it? I remember people not being impressed back then. 

As a symphonic/retro/prog metal only listener at the time I remember being disappointed. 


Now looking back it has so many masterpieces that I didn't even hear till this year.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 13:46
Originally posted by sleeper

Damn good year, but Part the Second tops it.
 
I'm surprised to see only 1 vote for E-Re, as it beat PtS for collab album of the year.


It's got another vote now from me , and if I recall corrctly, I voted for it in top place for that collab album choice contest thing.  I just  think that hardly any of those collabs who would have voted for it (or put it high in their list for the collab only contest) have voted in this poll.

By the way, Miriodor's Avanti made number ten in the collab best list and didn't make this one.I'have only heard two from this list (the Magma and Maudlin).
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 14:44
I went with The Whirlwind
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 18:15
Hazards of Love no doubt. it may not be the most prog but its a instant classic.
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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 13 2011 at 22:06
One of the best years for prog releases, at least in the past 10 years! I like most on that list, so choosing is difficult. I think  MotW's "Part The Second", is a worthy choice for number one release of 2009 Smile

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Post Options Post Options Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 14 2011 at 04:06
What a good year! For me Nr 7, Tick Tock, Whirl Wind, Addicted, Frequency, ... in that order 
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