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No Borders No Race: The Top World Albums of 2019

No Borders No Race: The Top World Albums of 2019

Japan had its turn, and now it's time for the rest of the planet to impress us with what they gave us musically! Join King Baby Duck and Wicked Anime's AFLM as they count down their favorite albums of 2019! Which ones appear on both lists? How much power metal does AFLM deliver? Are there any sad records on KBD's chart? The answers may (or may not) surprise you!

Let's finish the 2010s off proper! It's No Borders No Race: The Top World Albums of 2019!

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PLAYLIST (with album links):

  1. Babymetal (feat. Tak Matsumoto) - DA DA DANCE (from the album Metal Galaxy) [AFLM’s #10]
  2. Beck - Chemical (from the album Hyperspace) [KBD’s #10]
  3. Battle Beast - Eden (from the album No More Hollywood Endings) [KBD & AFLM’s #9]
  4. Eluveitie - Ambiramus (from the album Ategnatos) [AFLM’s #8]
  5. Sleater-Kinney - Bad Dance (from the album The Center Won't Hold) [KBD’s #8]
  6. Týr - King of Time (from the album Hel) [AFLM’s #7]
  7. Bad Larrys - Sweaty (from the album Perfect Trim) [KBD’s #7]
  8. Belzebubs - Blackened Call (from the album Pantheon of the Nightside Gods) [AFLM’s #6]
  9. Mark Lanegan Band - Disbelief Suspension (from the album Somebody's Knocking[KBD’s #6]
  10. Freedom Call - Days of Glory (from the album M.E.T.A.L.) [AFLM’s #5]
  11. Young Guv - Caught Lookin' (from the album GUV I & II) [KBD’s #5]
  12. MAJESTICA - Above The Sky (from the album Above the Sky) [AFLM’s #4]
  13. Titus Andronicus - The Lion Inside (from the album An Obelisk) [KBD’s #4]
  14. Blaqk Audio - The Viles (from the album Only Things We Love) [AFLM’s #3]
  15. Sturgill Simpson - Best Clockmaker On Mars (from the album SOUND & FURY) [KBD’s #3]
  16. Sabaton - The Red Baron (from the album The Great War) [KBD & AFLM’s Shared World Album of the Year Pick]
  17. Twilight Force - Night of Winterlight (from the album Dawn of the Dragonstar) [AFLM’s 2019 World Album of the Year Pick]
  18. Lindemann - Frau & Mann (from the album F & M) [KBD's 2019 World Album of the Year Pick]
  19. the_Stampede - Pretty Lies (from the album A Marvel of Idiocy)

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The J-POP king of America, Evan has been bringing the hottest sounds of the Land of the Rising Sun to the English-speaking public since his college radio days. He's also an expert in the gaming, anime, & manga realms, never afraid to get critical when the times call for it. Born & bred in Boston, he achieved his biggest dream yet by making the big move to Tokyo, Japan in Summer 2023! For personal inquiries, contact Evan at evan@b3crew.com. For press/band inquiries, write to us at thebastards@bostonbastardbrigade.com. (Drawing by AFLM of Wicked Anime)