Image In lieu of regular news posts today, we're going to be sharing a lot more of our industry best-of lists. It's a Christmas miracle!

To kick things off, we've got entries from Strung Out's Jordan Burns, Andy Thomas of Tin Horn Prayer and Elliot Meyer and Seth Duffala of How Dare You. Click below to check them out, and don't forget to scope the rest of our industry lists as well as our staff reviewers' picks. Lists from the editorial staff will be up for your perusal on December 27, to be followed by the most-important list of all: The Punknews.org Best of List on December 31.


Strung Out

Jordan Burns of Strung Out



Accept - Blood Of The Nations
Comeback Kid - Symptoms & Cures
Ratt - Infestation
Flatliners - Calvalcade
GBH - Perfume and Piss
Bouncing Souls - Ghosts On The Boardwalk
Smoke or Fire - The Speak Easy
Authority Zero - Stories Of Survival
Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
Sick Of It All - Based On A True Story


Tin Horn Prayer

Andy Thomas of Tin Horn Prayer



Mumford and Sons - Sigh No More
Murder by Death - Good Morning, Magpie
Deftones - Diamond Eyes
Possessed by Paul James - Feed Your Family
Fake Problems - Real Ghosts Caught On Tape
Jared Grabb - Where Do You Hide Your Love Songs?
Joe Pug - Messenger
Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
The Riot Before - Rebellion
Drive By Truckers - The Big To-Do


Honorable Mention:
Trampled By Turtles - Palomino
High on Fire - Snakes for the Divine
Black Keys - Brothers
Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
Good Old War - S/T
Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
Micah Schnabel - When the Stage Lights Go Dim
Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues
Two Cow Garage - Sweet Saint Me
High on Fire - Snakes for the Divine
Tim Barry - 28th and Stonewall


How Dare You

Elliot Meyer and Seth Duffala (How Dare You)



Elliot Meyer:
1. RVIVR - LP
2. VRGNS - Manimals
3. The Menzingers - Chamberlain Waits
4. Mayflower - Second Best Sunsets
5. Mutoid Men - Mutoid World
6. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding
7. Gamits - Parts
8. None More Black - Icons
9. Smoke or Fire - The Speakeasy
10. Against Me! - White Crosses


Seth Duffala:
RVIVR/ LP
young livers/of misery and toil
forgetters/forgetters (i know this is just an EP, but i really like it so i'm making an exception)
shipping news/one less heartless to fear
mice parade/what it means to be left-handed
riverdales/tarantula
vrgns/manimals
grinderman/grinderman 2
jonsi/go
bonnie prince billy & the cairo gang/wonder show of the world