1. My 2011 Best-of List

    Finally, the long-awaited 2011 Best-of List. Video edition coming soon!

    Album of the Year
    Puscifer - Conditions of My Parole

    EP of the Year
    Glassjaw - Coloring Book

    Best Comeback Album
    blink-182 - Neighborhoods

    Singer/Songwriter of the Year
    Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones

    Easiest Album to Fall in Love With
    Thrice - Major/Minor

    Best Indie Release
    Jim Ward - Quiet In The Valley, On the Shores The End Begins

    Most Progressive Album
    Opeth - Heritage

    Best Punk Album
    New Found Glory - Radiosurgery

    Best Metal Album
    Mastodon - The Hunter

    Best Pop/Rock Album
    Bon Iver - Bon Iver

    Best Electronic Album
    Glowbug - Mr. Plastic

    Best Alternative Album
    Matthew Good - Lights of Endangered Species

    Best Indie Album
    Into It. Over It. - Proper

    Biggest Let-down
    Dredg - Chuckles & Mr. Squeezy

    Best Rap Album
    Weerd Science - Sick Kids

    Best Instrumental Album
    Animals As Leaders - Weightless

    Best Follow-Up Album
    Fair to Midland - Arrows & Anchors

    Best Live Album
    Amanda Palmer - Goes Down Under

    Best Album From a Continuing Series
    Neverending White Lights - Act III: Love Will Ruin (Part One)

    Easiest Album Listen
    City And Colour - Little Hell

    Artist of the Year
    The Dear Hunter - The Color Spectrum

    Best Collaborative Album
    Hyro Da Hero - Birth. School. Work. Death

    Best Collaborative EP/Split
    Crosses - Crosses EP

    Best Boxed or Limited Edition PackageĀ 
    Limited: Radiohead - The King of Limbs
    Boxed: Devin Townsend Project - Contain Us

    Best Debut Album
    Destroy Rebuild Until God Show - D.R.U.G.S.

    Honourable Mentions
    Owen - Ghost Town
    Yellowcard - When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes + Acoustic Edition
    Andrew Jackson Jihad - Knife Man
    Lydia - Paint It Golden
    Between The Buried and Me - The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues EP
    Ligeia - Welcome to Palm City EP
    Protest the Hero - Scurrilous
    Death Cab for Cutie - Codes and Keys

    Albums that Failed to Meet Expectations
    Angels & Airwaves - Love: Part Two
    Chevelle - Hats Off to the Bull
    Silverstein - Rescue

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