Best of 2004

1-
Enter Chaos
“Aura Sense”
Metalmind

3-
Orphanage
“Driven”

5-
Insomnium
“Since The Day It All Came Down”

7-
Skyfire
“Spectral”

9-
Bloodbath
“Nightmares Made Flesh”

11-
God Forbid
“Gone Forever”

13-
Cipher System
“Central Tunnel 8”

15-
Within Y
“Extended Mental Dimensions”

17-
The Haunted
“rEVOLVEr”

19-
Hypocrisy
“The Arrival”

2-
Disarmonia Mundi
“Fragments of D-Generation”
Scarlet

4-
Omnium Gatherum
“Years in Waste”

6-
In Flames
“Soundtrack To Your Escape”

8-
Capharnaum
“Fractured”

10-
Shadows Fall
“The War Within”

12-
Withering Surface
“Force The Pace”

14-
Lamb of God
“Ashes of the Wake”

16-
Hatesphere
“Ballet of the Brute”

18-
Finntroll
“Nattfodd”

20-
Numen
“Basoaren Semeak”

María’s Five star picks:

Best Unsigned Band:
Carcariass
“Killing Process”
Official Carcariass Website

Best Demo:
Facedown
“Demo 2004”
Official Facedown Website

Best Compilation:
Dark Tranquillity
“Exposures: In Retrospect And Denial”
Official Dark Tranquillity Website