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KNAC Staff's Top 10 Albums of 2003

By Sefany Jones, Contributing Editor
Monday, December 8, 2003 @ 2:30 PM


The Staff of KNAC Share Their

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The KNAC Staff have picked their individual favorite albums for the year 2003. We'll be updating this list as the month goes on...

Be sure to click on the album covers to see if there is an accompanying review...

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Sefany Jones, Editor

1.) Superjoint Ritual A Lethal Dose of American Hatred (Sanctuary)
2.) Anthrax We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
3.) Strapping Young Lad SYL (Century Media)
4.) Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
5.) Six Feet Under Bringer of Blood (Metal Blade)
6.) Mastodon Remission Limited Edition (Relapse)
7.) Tomahawk Mit Gas (Ipecac)
8.) A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step (Virgin)
9.) Alice Cooper The Eyes of Alice (Eagle/Spitfire)
10.) Iron Maiden Dance of Death (Columbia/Sony)

Frank Meyer, Contributing Editor

1.) Alice Cooper Eyes of Alice Cooper (Eagle Records)
2.) Turbonegro Scandinavian Leather (Epitaph)
3.) Jane’s Addiction Strays (Capitol)
4.) Supersuckers Motherfuckers Be Tripppin’ (Mid-Fi Recordings)
5.) Wildhearts Wildhearts Must be Destroyed (Gut Records)
6.) Forty-Fives Fight Dirty (Yep Rock)
7.) Michael Monroe So Whatcha Want (SPV Steamhammer)
8.) Ramones NYC 1978 (King Biscuit)
9.) Jason Ringenberg Day at the Farm With Farmer Jason (Yep Rock)
10.) Rubber City Rebels Pierce My Brain (Smog Veil Records)

Mick Stingley, Contributor

1.) TYPE O NEGATIVE Life Is Killing Me (RoadRunner)
2.) ANTHRAX We've Come For You All (Sanctuary)
3.) VANDERHOOF A Blur In Time (SPV)
4.) LIFE OF AGONY River Runs Again (SPV)
5.) PINK Try This (Arista)
Comment: I like Pink. So sue me.
6.) DIMMU BORGIR Death Cult Armageddon (Nuclear Blast)
7.) MARILYN MANSON The Golden Age Of The Grotesque (Nothing/Interscope)
8.) THE DARKNESS Permission To Land (Atlantic)
9.) POWERMAN 5000 Transform (Dreamworks)
10.) KONKHRA Reality Check (SPV)

Peter Atkinson, Contributor

THE CROWN Possessed 13 (Metal Blade)
ZYKLON Aeon (Candlelight)
DIMMU BORGIR Death Cult Armageddon (Nuclear Blast)
DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND Accelerated Evolution (SPV)
CRADLE OF FILTH Damnation And A Day (Epic/Red Ink)
THE HAUNTED One Kill Wonder (Earache)
STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Strapping Young Lad (Century Media)
KILLING JOKE Killing Joke (Epic/Red Ink)
AFI Sing The Sorrow (Dreamworks)
BEHEMOTH Zos Kia Cultus (Olympic)

Diana DeVille, Rock Goddess

1. Supagroup Supagroup (Foodchain)
2. The Darkness Permission to Land (Lava/Atlantic)
3. Alice Cooper The Eyes of Alice Cooper (Spitfire)
4. Bret Michaels Songs of Life (Poor Boy)
5. Lynch Pilson Wicked Underground (Spitfire)
6. Iron Maiden Dance of Death (Columbia)
7. Fireball Ministry The Second Great Awakening (Nuclear Blast)
8. WWIII When God Turned Away (Reality/Sony)
9. Anthrax We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
10. Static-X Shadow Zone (Warner Bros.)

Drewcifer, Vault Purveyor

1.) VOIVOD Voivod (Surf Dog)
2.) BURNT BY THE SUN The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good (Relapse)
3.) DIMMU BORGIR Death Cult Armageddon(Nuclear Blast)
4.) ENSLAVED Below The Lights 9The End)
5.) FIREBALL MINISTRY The Second Great Awakening (Nuclear Blast)
6.) HELLACOPTERS By The Grace Of God (Universal)
7.) PLACE OF SKULLS With Vision (Southern Lord)
8.) STRAPPING YOUNG LAD SYL (Century Media)
9.) THE HIDDEN HAND The Hidden Hand (Meteora)
10.) WATCH THEM DIE Watch Them Die (Century Media)

Eveready Ed, DJ/Sports Guru

1.) Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
2.) Anthrax We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
3.) Superjoint Ritual Lethal Dose Of American Hatred (Sanctuary)
4.) Iron Maiden Dance Of Death (Columbia)
5.) Overkill Killbox 13 (Spitfire)
6.) Rob Zombie Past, Present & Future (Geffen)
7.) Static X Shadow Zone (Warner Bros.)
8.) Godsmack Faceless (Universal)
9.) Sepultura Roorback (SPV)
10.) Nevermore Enemies Of Reality (Century Media)

Philthy Phil, On-Air Dude

1.) Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll (Century Media)
2.) Dream Theater Train of Thought (Elektra)
3.) Opeth Damnation (Koch)
4.) Stratovarius Elements Part 2 (NBA)
5.) Anthrax We've Come for You All (Sanctuary)
6.) Black Label Society the Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
7.) Strapping Young Lad SYL (Century Media)
8.) Nevermore Enemies of Reality (Century Media)
9.) Godsmack Faceless (Universal)
10.) Superjoint Ritual Lethal Dose of American Hatred (Sanctuary)

Vinnie Apicella, Contributing Writer

1.) AFI Sing The Sorrow (Dreamworks)
2.) Capture The Flag Start From Scratch (Go Kart)
3.) Anthrax We've Come For You All (Sanctuary)
4.) Iron Maiden Dance Of Death (Sony)
5.) Helloween Rabbit Don't Come Easy (Nuclear Blast)
6.) On The Might Of Princes Sirens (Revelation)
7.) Turbonegro Scandinavian Leather (Epitaph)
8.) Electric Six Fire (XL/Beggars Banquet)
9.) KISS Alive IV (Sanctuary)
10.) Hanoi Rocks Twelve Shots On The Rocks (Liquor & Poker)

Brian Davis, Contributor

1. A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step (Virgin Records)
2. Opeth Damnation (Koch Records)
3. Morbid Angel Heretic (Earache Records)
4. God Dethroned Into The Lungs Of Hell (Metal Blade Records)
5. Amon Amarth Vs. The World (Metal Blade Records)
6. Overkill Killbox 13 (Spitfire Records)
7. Grave Back From The Grave (Century Media Records)
8. Zyklon Aeon (Candlelight Records)
9. Vital Remains Dechristianize (Olympic Records)
10. Shinedown Leave A Whisper (Atlantic Records)

Erin Devonshire, On-Air Personality

1.) Iron Maiden Dance of Death (Columbia)
2.) Helloween Rabbit Don’t Come Easy (Nuclear Blast GmbH)
3.) Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll (Century Media)
4.) Dave Attell Skanks For the Memories… (Comedy Central)
5.) Marilyn Manson The Golden Age of Grotesque (Nothing/Interscope)
6.) Fear Factory Hatefiles (Roadrunner)
7.) Dio Stand Up and Shout: The Anthology (Rhino/WB)
8.) In Flames Trigger EP (Nuclear Blast GmbH)
9.) Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Come Poop With Me (Warner Brothers)
10.) Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance (Island)

Kip Massey, Contributor

1.) BLACK LABEL SOCIETY The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
2.) OVERKILL Killbox 13 (Spitfire)
3.) SYMPHONY X The Odyssey (Inside Out)
4.) AMON AMARTH Vs. The World (Metal Blade)
5.) IRON MAIDEN Dance of Death (Columbia/Sony)
6.) ANTHRAX We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
7.) MOJO RIB Mojo Rib (Nuthing Sacred)
8.) THE GODZ 25 Moore Years (Outlaw Entertainment)
9.) NUCLEAR ASSAULT Alive Again (SPV/Steamhammer)
10.) GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS Ride ‘Til I Die (Eagle).

Chris Slack, Contributor

1.) In Memorium From Misery Comes Darkness (Self Produced)
2.) Enslaved Below the Lights (The End Records)
3.) Usurper Twilight Dominion (Earache Records)
4.) God Dethroned Into the Lungs of Hell (Metal Blade Records)
5.) Strapping Young Lad SYL (Century Media)
6.) Dream Theater Train of Thought (Elektra)
7.) Amon Amarth Versus the World (Metal Blade Records)
8.) Cult of Luna The Beyond (Earache Records)
9.) Fuck I'm Dead/Engorged Split CD (No Escape Records)
10.) Impaled/Haemorrhage Split CD (Razorback Records)

DJ Will, "The Vault" Keeper

1.) Force Of Evil Force Of Evil (Diamond)
2.) Agent Steel Order Of The Illuminati (Scarlet)
3.) Entombed Inferno (Koch)
4.) Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
5.) Anthrax We've Come For you All (Sanctuary)
6.) World War III When God Turned Away (Reality)
7.) Nevermore Enemies of Reality (Century Media)
8.) Voi Vod Voi Vod (Chophouse)
9.) Overkill Killbox 13 (Spitfire)
10.) Triumph Live At The US Festival (TML)

Junkman, On-Air Personality

1. Anthrax We've Come For You All (Sanctuary)
2. Dream Theater Train Of Thought (Elektra)
3. Iron Maiden Dance Of Death (Columbia)
4. Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
5. Voivod Voivod (Chophouse)
6. Kings X Black Like Sunday (Brop!/Metal Blade)
7. Superjoint Ritual A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred (Sanctuary)
8. Sevendust Seasons (TVT)
9. Nevermore Enemies Of Reality (Century Media)
10. Stratovarius Elements Pt.2 (Nuclear Blast)

Ace Annese, Contributor (realitychecktv.com)

1. Supersuckers Motherfuckers Be Trippin' (Mid-Fi Recordings)
2. Richie Scarlet Live, Stage to Stage (Poptown Records)
3. Turbonegro Scandinavian Leather (Epitaph)
4. 40 Grit Nothing To Remember (Metal Blade)
5. KISS KISS Symphony: Alive 4 (Sanctuary)
6. (tie) Skid Row Thickskin (Skid Row Records)/ Andrew WK The Wolf (Island)
7. Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day (Red Ink/Epic)
8. American Heartbreak You Will Not be Getting Paid (Perris Records)
9. Streetwalkin' Cheetahs Greetings From Gainsville (Triple X)
10. Jane's Addiction Strays

Jeff "The Great" Kerby, Resident Jackass

1. Johnny Cash Unearthed (American/Lost Highway)
2. Ludacris Chicken-N-Beer (Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam South)
3. Dio Stand Up and Shout: The Anthology (Rhino/WB)
4. Led Zeppelin How The West Was Won (Atlantic)
5. Kings Of Leon Youth and Young Manhood (RCA)
6. Udo Live (AFM)
7. Alkaline Trio Good Mourning (Vagrant)
8. The Datsuns Self-titled (V2)
9. Supersuckers Mutherfuckers Be Trippin’ (Mid-Fi Recordings)
10. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Take Them On, On Your Own (Virgin)

Crpndeth, Newz Dude

1.) OVERKILL Kill Box 13 (Spitfire)
2.) KORN Take a Look in the Mirror (Epic)
3.) PANTERA The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboy's Vulgar Hits (Elektra/Asylum )
4.) KISS Symphony: Alive IV (Sanctuary)
5.) SLAYER Soundtrack to the Apocalypse (American)
6.) ALICE COOPER The Eyes of Alice Cooper (Eagle Records)
7.) ANTHRAX We've Come For You All (Sanctuary Records )
8.) GODSMACK Faceless (Universal)
This is the best I can do. I wasn't impressed by much this year.

Larry Petro, Houston Pure Rock Patrol & Contributor

1.) Iron Maiden Dance of Death (Columbia)
2.) Godsmack Faceless (Universal)
3.) Near Life Experience Day of Silver Sun (Noiselab)
Another stunning musical work from Lillian Axe guitarist Steve Blaze 4.) Skid Row Thickskin (Skid Row Records)
5.) KISS Alive IV (Sanctuary)
6.) Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
7.) Dio Stand Up and Shout: The Anthology (Rhino/WB)
8.) Anthrax We've Come For You All (Sanctuary)
9.) Queensryche Tribe (The End Records)
10.) Dream Theater Train of Thought (Elektra)

David Glessner, Austin Correspondent

1. Riverboat Gamblers Something to Crow About (Gearhead)
2. The Dragons Sin Salvation (Gearhead)
3. Supagroup Supagroup (Foodchain)
4. Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
5. Motorhead Stone Deaf Forever (Sanctuary)
6. Rancid Indestructible (Hellcat)
7. Anthrax We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
8. Dirty Power Dirty Power (Dead Teenager)
9. Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs Gainesville (Triple XXX)
10. The Star Spangles Bazooka (Capitol)
Honorable Mention: Kings of Leon, Audioslave, Voivod.

RJ Stone, Extremely Opinionated DJ

1.) Anthrax We’ve Come For You All (Sanctuary)
2.) Iron Maiden Dance of Death (Columbia)
3.) Dream Theatre Train of Thought (Elektra)
4.) Led Zeppelin How the West was Won (Atlantic)
5.) Type O Negative Life is Killing Me (RoadRunner)
6.) Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
7.) Opeth Damnation (Koch)
8.) Sevendust Seasons (TVT)
9.) A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step (Virgin)
10.) Various RJ’s Rockin’ Super Bitchin’ Homemade MP3 Sampler (Why must we label everything)

Jason Daze, Web Guru

1.) Thrice The Artist In The Ambulance (Island)
2.) Machine Head Through The Ashes Of Empires (Roadrunner UK)
3.) Rancid Indestructible (Warner)
4.) Boy Sets Fire Tomorrow Come Today (Wind-Up)
5.) Nothingface Skeletons (TVT)
6.) Deftones Deftones (Maverick)
7.) Poison The Well You Come Before You (Velvet Hammer)
8.) Unjust Glow (Independent)
9.) Audioslave Audioslave (Sanctuary)
10.) Death By Stereo Into The Valley of Death (Epitaph)

Ally McSqueal, On-air Personality

1) Styx Cyclorama (Sanctuary)
2) Supersuckers Motherf*ckers Be Trippin’ (Mid-Fi recordings)
3) Jayhawks Rainy Day Music (Lost Highway)
4) AFI Sing The Sorrow (Dreamworks)
5) Supagroup Supagroup (Foodchain)
6) Kings Of Leon Youth And Young Manhood (RCA)
7) Joe Jackson Volume 4 (Ryco)
8) Jason Ringenberg Day at the Farm With Farmer Jason (Yep Rock)
9) Murphy Lee Murphy's Law (Fo Reel/Universal)
10) Paul Westerberg Come Feel Me Tremble (Vagrant)

Chris Hawkins, Contributor

1. Devin Townsend Accelerated Evolution
2. Strapping Young Lad SYL (Century Media)
3. Black Label Society The Blessed Hellride (Spitfire)
4. Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion (Century Media)
5. Iced Earth The Glorious Burden [Advance] (Hunter)
6. Sworn Enemy As Real As it Gets (Elektra/Asylum)
7. Cradle of Filth Damnation and a Day (Red Ink)
8. Hatebreed The Rise of Brutality (Universal)
9. Grimfist Ghouls of Grandeur (Candlelight)
10. Dying Fetus Stop at Nothing (Relapse)

Mr Mike, Disc Jockey at Large

1.) A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step (Virgin)
2.) Audioslave Audioslave (Epic/Interscope)
3.) Led Zeppelin How The West Was Won (Atlantic/AG)
4.) Disturbed Believe (Reprise)
5.) Stevie Ray Vaughan Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan (Sony)
6.) Steve Vai The Elusive Light and Sound, Vol. 1 (Favored Nations)
7.) 311 Evolver (Volcano)
8.) Chris Robinson New Earth Mud (Redline)
9.) Seether Disclaimer (Wind Up)
10.) Steve Morse Split Decision (Magna Carta)
11.) Elvis Presley 2nd to None (RCA)

Crazy Craig, On-Air Personality

1. FIREBALL MINISTRY THE 2ND GREAT AWAKENING (NUCLEAR BLAST)
2. DIMMU BORGIR DEATH CULT ARMAGEDDON (NUCLEAR BLAST)
3. GRIMFIST GHOULS OF GRANDEUR (CANDLELIGHT)
4. HANSEL UND GRETYL UBER ALLES (METROPOLIS)
5. 16 ZOLOFT SMILE (AT A LOSS)
6. DUKES OF NOTHING WAR & WINE (TORTUGA)
7. KILLING JOKE KILLING JOKE (EPIC/RED INK)
8. CULT OF LUNA CULT OF LUNA (EARACHE)
9. MY RUIN THE HORROR OF BEAUTY (CENTURY MEDIA)
10. THE BRONX THE BRONX (WHITE DRUGS)


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