Top Post-something releases of 2016

Here we present what we at Infernal Masquerade think have been the most interesting Post-something releases of 2016. This includes Post-Metal, Post-Black Metal, Post-Doom, etc.

10. Sylvaine – Wistful (2016)

Sylvaine starts our list with her impecable mixture of atmospheric elements with Post-Black Metal / Blackgaze influences that hipnotize listeners since the first note of this release.

9. Raspail – Dirge (2016)

Sorrowful masterpiece that came seemingly out of nowhere this year. Blening multiple Post-genres, this is one of the most original releases of 2016.

8. Neurosis – Fires within Fire (2016)

Facing rough competition in 2016, Neurosis didn't capture the top spot, but their album continue to melt the faces of their fans on a daily basis.

7. The Holeum – Negative Abyss (2016)

Killer debut from this Spanish outfit that shows off a fresh take on the genre will keeping things heavy and punishing.

6. Svoid – Storming Voices of Inner Devotion (2016)

Svoid manages to create a very unique sound that could be compared to a mixture of Amesoeurs and Watain. We are sure this will get your attention now.

5. Karg – Weltenasche (2016)

Karg is the solo project from JJ of Harakiri for the Sky. While capturing the melancholic essence of said band, Karg takes thing to a different level with other creative elements and influences.

4. Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas – Mariner (2016)

One of the oddest collaboration of 2016 actually worked out great and gave us one killer release that no fan of Cult of Luna should miss.

3. Thränenkind – King Apathy (2016)

Never holding back, this outfit crafted a hauntingly beatiful release that is both complex and depressing.

2. Harakiri for the Sky – III: Trauma (2016)

Perfectly translating raw emotions into music, M.S and J.J have crafted one of the most emotionally charged releases of the year.

1. Downfall of Gaia – Atrophy (2016)

This German outfit managed to deliver the most powerful and crushing Post-Black Metal release in a very elegant and seemingly effortless way.


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