The J-POP top albums list is all done, meaning it's time to focus on what the rest of the world had to offer! However, No Borders No Race is adding one other little difference to this year's countdown: a second opinion! Join King Baby Duck and Wicked Anime's Andrew Fleming as they share their top album picks of 2018! The finest in rock, punk, alternative, folk, and metal are on full display as our hosts deliver what they believe to be the shining beacons of the music realm this year!

Thrashing you against the wall with many kinds of feelings, it's No Borders No Race: The Top Ten World Albums of 2018!

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PLAYLIST (with album links):

  1. Dog Fashion Disco - Satanic Cowboy (from the album Experiments in Embryos)
  2. Clark Twain - Tiny Windows (from the album Life is Wonderful)
  3. Avatar - A Statue Of The King (from the album Avatar Country)
  4. Marissa Nadler - Blue Vapor (from the album For My Crimes)
  5. Powerwolf - Venom of Venus (from the album The Sacrament of Sin)
  6. Turbonegro - Let the Punishment Fit the Behind (from the album RockNRoll MacHine)
  7. Korpiklaani - Harmaja (from the album Kulkija)
  8. Musta Paraati - The Race is On (from the album Black Parade)
  9. Exlibris - Thunderbird (from the album Innertia)
  10. Soft Science - There (from the album Maps)
  11. Impending Doom - Unbroken (from the album The Sin and Doom, Vol. II)
  12. Frank Turner - There She Is (from the album Be More Kind)
  13. Rise of the Northstar - Here Comes the Boom (from the album The Legacy of Shi)
  14. Neko Case - Last Lion of Albion (from the album Hell-On)
  15. Ghost - See the Light (from the album Prequelle)
  16. Andrew W.K. - Music Is Worth Living For (from the album You're Not Alone)
  17. Rabbit Junk - Gravity Hero (from the album Rabbit Junk Will Die: Meditations On Mortality) [Andrew’s 2018 World Album of the Year Pick]
  18. Fucked Up - Normal People (from the album Dose Your Dreams) [KBD’s 2018 World Album of the Year Pick]
  19. Bad Waitress - N.D.F.E (from the Party Bangers: Volume 1 EP) [KBD’s Best EP of 2018 Pick]

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