TOP CANADIAN ALBUMS – “Celebrity” Top 5s

You’ve seen what we think the best Canadian Metal Albums of 2009 are , now see what some of our friends think too…

CHAD BOWAR – Editor, ABOUT.COM Heavy Metal
1. Devin Townsend Project – Ki – Inside Out
2. 3 Inches Of Blood – Here Waits Thy Doom – Century Media
3. Augury – Fragmentary Evidence – Goodfellow/Nuclear Blast
4. Anvil – This Is Thirteen – VH1 Classics
5. Voivod – Infini – Sonic Unyon/Relapse

DAVID GOLD – WOODS OF YPRES

1. DEVIN TOWNSEND – Ki & Addicted – Inside Out
2. WOLVEN ANCESTRY – Silence of the Boreal
3. NADJA – The Sun Always Shines on TV – The End
4. SACRIFICE – The Ones I Condemn – Sonic Unyon/Marquee
5. EMPYREAN PLAGUE – Ancestral Embers Shall Burn

MIKE METAL – The Metal File, CHOM FM

1. Voivod – Infini – Sonic Unyon/Relapse & 3 Inches Of Blood – Here Waits Thy Doom – Century Media (tie)
3. Metalian – Wasteland – Indie
4. Reanimator – Ignorance Is No Excuse – Galy
5. Sacrifice – The Ones I Condemn – Sonic Unyon/Marquee
honorary non album winner – “Hell Bent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook” by Annick “Morbid Chef” Giroux

ALBERT MUDRIAN – Editor-in-Chief, DECIBEL Magazine

1. Culted – Below the Thunders of the Upper Deep – Relapse
2. Augury – Fragmentary Evidence – Goodfellow/Nuclear Blast
3. Sacrifice – The Ones I Condemn – Sonic Unyon/Marquee
4. Buried Inside – Spoils of Failure – Relapse
5. 3 Inches of Blood – Here Waits Thy Doom – Century Media

ADAM SHORE – THE BLACKENED MUSIC SERIES

1. Sons of Otis – Exiled – Small Stone
2. Nadja – Under the Jaguar Sun – Beta-lactam Ring
3. Voivod – Infini – Sonic Unyon/Relapse
4. The Gates of Slumber – Hymns of Blood And Thunder – Rise Above
5. Merrimack – Grey Rigorism – Moribund

JASON WELLWOOD – Program Director, CILU FM

1. 3 INCHES OF BLOOD – Here Waits Thy Doom – Century Media
2. WE, THE UNDERSIGNED – Bleed The Constants – Diminished Fifth
3. BLACK MOOR – The Conquering – Diminished Fifth
4. VOIVOD – Infini – Sonic Unyon/Relapse
5. SACRIFICE – The Ones I Condemn – Sonic Unyon

Sean Palmerston

Sean is the founder/publisher of Hellbound.ca; he has also written about metal for Exclaim!, Metal Maniacs, Roadburn, Unrestrained! and Vice.

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