Non-exhaustive Best of 2022 Album List

The most memorable releases from the year for me. May update the list as time goes on if I forgot any crucial ones. Most links are for Bandcamp (support artists!), otherwise YouTube or the artist's website.

Metal or metal-adjacent:
Moonlight Sorcery - Piercing Through the Frozen Eternity
Daeva - Through Sheer Will And Black Magic...
Sonja - Loud Arriver
Spiritworld - Deathwestern
Raptore - Blackfire
Blackbraid - Blackbraid I
Pilori - Quand Bien Même L'Enfer et le Déluge S'abattraient sur Nous
Paganizer - Beyond the Macabre
Schizophrenia - Recollections of the Insane
Worm - Bluenothing
Ninth Realm - A Fate Unbroken
Spell - Tragic Magic
Tribal Gaze - The Nine Choirs
Brymir - Voices in the Sky
Chaotian - Effigies of Obsolescence
Wormrot - Hiss
Esoctrilihum - Consecration of the Spiritüs Flesh
Gevurah - Gehinnom

fleshwater - We're Not Here To Be Loved
Pedro the Lion - Havasu
Lissom - Eclipses
James and the Shame - Human Overboard