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These 12 Albums Are Turning 10 This Year

Jack Rogers
Jack Rogers 21 January 2019 at 14.50

We've filled you in on the albums that are celebrating their 5th birthday, now it's time to look at the records that came out a decade ago. Strap yourselves in, it's gonna get nostalgic. 

GREEN DAY - '21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN'
After going from a big deal to a massive deal with their '04 classic 'American Idiot', Green Day rode the wave for 5 years before plotting their next step. The result was another tightly woven and visually incredible concept album profiling the lives of a couple trying to be in love in a country that was slowly falling apart.



A DAY TO REMEMBER - 'HOMESICK'
Yeah, that's right. 10 glorious years have passed since ADTR nailed their pop-punk/ metalcore sound and became a household name. You show us someone who says they don't do the clap when 'The Downfall Of Us All' kicks in and we will show you a liar. 



BIFFY CLYRO - 'ONLY REVOLUTIONS'
Though '07's 'Puzzle' propelled the Biff to the heady heights of mainstream acceptance, it was their fifth record that really saw them soar. Hit on hit on hit on hit, the band were firing on all cylinders and the result is nothing short of astounding. 



THE BLACKOUT - 'THE BEST IN TOWN'
10 years ago these streets belonged to The Blackout. Fresh, vibrant and utterly ferocious the likes of 'STFUppercut' and 'Children Of The Night' could be released today and the circle pits would be just as hectic.



ENTER SHIKARI - 'COMMON DREADS'
After their breakdown laden debut pricked up all the right ears, Shikari set to work on forging their legacy in 2009. Riddled with thought-provoking ideology and genre-bending innovation, 'Common Dreads' is in some ways is more relevant today than it ever was. We must unite. 



ARCHITECTS - 'HOLLOW CROWN'
There are few bands who can pen music as utterly devestating as Architects, but back in 2009 they were on a completely other level. Heartbreaking, harrowing and heavy in ways bands had never been before, 'Hollow Crown' was the moment that the world stood up and took notice. 



THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS - 'THIS IS WAR'
Theatric, grand and brilliantly ambitious, Jared Leto and Co released an album that was too big even for arenas 10 years ago. The audio equivalent of standing on top of Everest and screaming. 



GALLOWS - 'GREY BRITAIN'
Depressing, debaucherous and downright dirty, Gallows' second album painted the picture of a dystopian society that was eating itself alive. Also, who could ever forget that harrowing artwork. 



ALL TIME LOW - 'NOTHING PERSONAL'
2009 was the year that All Time Low went from a very good pop-punk band into bonafide superstars. With too many classics to name, we would be VERY satisfied if the lads decided to play this in full on tour this year. Wink, nudge. 



THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - 'WITH ROOTS ABOVE AND BRANCHES BELOW'
At a time when metalcore ruled the world, TDWP perfected it on their third album. A benchmark for brutality even now and more fun than a field full of golden retrievers. 



ASKING ALEXANDRIA - 'STAND UP AND SCREAM'
This is where it all began. Thick breakdowns, British charm and dancefloor bothering synths are littered through Asking's debut record and it's a formula that saw them become a sensation literally overnight. It's hard to believe that we have been bellowing "OH MY GOD" for a decade now. 



DEAF HAVANA - 'MEET ME HALFWAY, AT LEAST'
It's hard to believe that Deaf Havana of 2019 and Deaf Havana of 2009 are the same band, but that's what makes this album so remarkable. Daring in all the right ways, 'Meet Me Halfway, At Least' is full youthful vigour and vibrancy.

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