Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

 

 

Another hard rocking year has come to pass and that means more great music has come and gone in 2015. The best part for us writers who get the privilege to listen to a boatload of great music every year is introducing you to our favorite albums throughout the year. This year our staff of writers is sharing their top 5 favorite albums from 2015. We know everybody’s tastes are different, but I think we’ve compiled a great list of musical offerings from a broad spectrum of sub-genres. Hope you enjoy our list and here’s a toast to more killer records in 2016!!!

 

Denys Top List

shinedown_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Shinedown – Threat to Survival
Whitesnake – Purple Album
Symphony X – Underworld
Stryper – Fallen
Royal Hunt – Devil’s Dozen

Honorable Mention:

Queesnryche – Condition Human
Sevendust – Kill The Flaw
Circle II Circle – Reign of Darkness
Death Dealer – Hallowed Ground

 

Adrian Top List

shinedown_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Shinedown  – Threat to Survival
Def Leppard – Def Leppard
W.A.S.P. – Golgotha
Queensryche – Condition Human
And
(Tied 5th)
Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Powerwolf – Blessed and Possessed

 

Travis Top List

Wind-Rose-Wardens-of-the-West-01-300x300-e1451768845817 Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Wind Rose – Wardens of the West Wind
Powerwolf – Blessed & Possessed
Dragony – Shadowplay
Civil War – Gods & Generals
Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

 

Brian Top List

cat_album_cover_JOEL-HOEKSTRA-S-13-dtl-COVER_55c1f13dc80ec-e1451769050959 Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Joel Hoekstra’s 13 – Dying To Live
Vintage Trouble – 1 Hopeful Rd
Wasp – Golgotha
Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls
Whitesnake – The Purple Album

 

Chris Top List

everthrone_cover-e1451769285872 Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Everthrone – The Dawning
A Sound of Thunder – Tales From the Deadside
Nile – In Their Darkened Shrine
Blackwater Drowning – Delusionary
Kelly Keeling – Mind Radio

 

Thomas Top List

scorpionsretunrtoforevercd-e1451769608421 Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Scorpions – Return To Forever
Trixter – Human Era
Dracula – Swing Of Death
Free Fall – Kingdom Of Rock
Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

 

Eamon Top List

bSR_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Black Star Riders – The Killer Instinct
Ugly Kid Joe – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be
Operation: Mindcrime – The Key
Europe – War Of Kings
Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls

 

Zenae Top List

maiden_bookofsouls_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Iron Maiden – Book of Souls
Ensiferum – One Man Army
Paradise Lost – The Plague Within
Blind Guardian – Beyond the Red Mirror
Cradle of Filth – Hammer of the Witches

 

Shane Top List

nomad_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Mike Tramp – Nomad
Voodoo Circle -Whisky Fingers
Wasp- Golgotha
Eclipse- Armageddonize
Babylon A.D – Live @ XXV

 

Robert Top List

maiden_bookofsouls_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Iron Maiden -The Book of Souls
Rush -R40 -Live
Thunder -Wonder Days
Tracer -Water for Thirsty Dogs
Def Leppard -Def Leppard

 

David Top List

With-the-Dead-Cover-e1451770359850 Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

With The Dead – With The Dead
Iron Maiden – Book of Souls
Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Night Creeper
High on Fire – Luminiferous
Midnight Ghost Train – Cold Was the Ground

 

Lindsey Top List

skindredvolumecd Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Skindred – Volume
Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Knock Out Kaine – Rise of the Electric Jester
Bon Jovi – Burning Bridges
Korpiklaani – Noita

 

Al Top List

log_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Lamb of God – Sturm und Drang
Clutch – Psychic Warfare
Fear Factory – Genexus
Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor
Disturbed – Immortalized

 

Karen Top List

thundermother_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Thundermother – Rock N Roll Disaster
Martin Barre – Back to Steel
Stonewire – As the Crow Flies
WASP – Golgotha
Motorhead – Bad Magic

 

Paulo Top List

wasp_gol_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

W.A.S.P. – Golgotha
Moonspell – Extinct
Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls
Draconian – Sovran
Ghost – Meliora

 

Marianne Top List

clutch_cover Best Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2015 Myglobalmind Staff Picks

Clutch – Psychic Warfare
Slayer – Repentless
Iron Maiden – Book of Souls
Lamb of God – Sturm und Drang
Motorhead – Bad Magik

 

 

 

Tell Us How You Feel

Comments

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *