This week’s bands to watch in 2011 are telling us what their top 10 albums of 2011 were. Last but by no means least is Achren.

Achren‘s bassist John Clark Paterson banged his head to these albums the most in 2010:

10- Enslaved – Axioma Ethica Odini
9- Negura Bunget – Virstele Pamintului
8- Melechesh – The Epigenesis
7- Dark Tranquillity – We are the Void
6- Burzum – Belus
5- Alcest – Ecailles de Lune
4- Motorhead – The World Is Yours
3- Daath – Daath
2- Heidevolk – Uit Oude Grond
1- Triptykon – Eparistera Daimones

John said:

A few years ago the final Celtic Frost album ‘Monotheist’ reaffirmed Tom G Warrior and Celtic Frosts status. In 2010 the Triptykon album took the whole thing a step further.

This album was always going to have a point to prove. An epic doom-laden soundtrack for the apocalypse which underlines why he remains a true underground legend.

2010 was a good year for Glaswegian brutal death-metallers Achren, who were named the Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses overall winners, but 2011 will be even better.

Why? Not only are they releasing their debut album later in the year, but they are performing at the legendary Wacken festival as well as Metalcamp in Slovenia and cities all over the UK.

And recent demo track Blood Soaked Banner pummels you about the head with it’s brutality while at the same time making you want to do dance along with its somehow infectious rhythm.

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