Thank you to all the fans who have voted in what has exceeded our expectations – over ten thousand votes from all across Australia have been cast alongside our Overdrive senior team committee votes to give you all a definitive answer – what has been the most impactful Australian heavy music release of 2017?

Our positions have been chosen based off three criteria:

  1. Popular votes relative to the band’s fanbase size.
  2. Votes cast by members of the Overdrive Senior Team
  3. The impact the album has had on the band prior to the release.

The results will be unveiled at the following dates:
December 28th – 100-76
December 29th – 75-51
December 30th – 50-26
December 31st – 25-1

#1: Caligula’s Horse – In Contact

#2: Ne Obliviscaris – Urn

#3: Valhalore – Voyage into Eternity

#4: Deadspace – The Liquid Sky

#5: Hollow World – Exanimate

#6: Thy Art is Murder – Dear Desolation

#7: Taberah – Sinner’s Lament

#8: Northlane – Mesmer

#9: Harlott – Extinction

#10: Ocean Grove – The Rhapsody Tapes

#12: Voyager – Ghost Mile

#13: King Parrot – Ugly Produce

#14: Clowns – Lucid Again

#15: Polaris – This Mortal Coil

#16: Belle Haven – You, Me and Everything in Between

#17: Alpha Wolf – Mono

#18: Orsome Welles – Rise

#19: Contrive – Slow Dissolve

#20: Trigger – Cryogenesis

#21: Gravemind – The Deathgate

#22: sleepmakeswaves – Made of Breath Only

#23: Aversions Crown – Xenocide

#24: Toehider – Good

#25: As Paradise Falls – Digital Ritual

#26: Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Viz High Tea

#27: Make Them Suffer – Worlds Apart

#28: Eternal Rest – A Death In The Darkness

#29: Blunt Shovel – Get In The Ground

#30: Seraphic – Journey To Illumination

#31: Mason – Impervious

#32: Arteries – This Will Destroy Us

#33: Katana Cartel – War Part 1

#34: Awaken Solace – Mythandriel

#35: Primitive – Primitive

#36: James Norbert Ivanyi – Denalavis

#37: Grenadiers – Find Something You Love And Let It Kill You

#38: Troldhaugen – idio+syncrasies

#39: Night Legion – Night Legion

#40: Flynn Effect – Obsidian

#41: Greytomb – Monumental Microcosm

#42: Majora – Aphotic

#43: Silent Knight – The Masterplan

#44: Devil Electric – Devil Electric

#45: Triple Kill – The First Kill

#46: In Hearts Wake – Ark

#47: Nucleust – Terra Cerebral

#48: Mindsnare – Unholy Rush

#49: Boris The Blade – Warpath

#50: Dreamers Crime – No Compromises

#51: The Furor – Cavalries Of The Occult

#52: Lavidius – Helisma

#53: Hobo Magic – The World Today

#54: Lo! – Vestigial

#55: Motherslug – The Electric Dunes Of Titan

#56: Darker Half – Classified

#57: Somnium Nox – Terra Inanis

#58: Frankenbok – Vicious, Lawless

#59: Earth Rot – Renascentia

#60: The Mis-Made – Changeling

#61: Day Break- Death Dreams

#62: Void Of Vision- Disturbia

#63: A Breach Of Silence- Secrets

#64: Riff Raiders- Live Like You Mean It

#65: Vendetta- Devolve

#66: Claim The Throne- On Desolate Plains

#67: Stone Lotus – Comastone

#68: Vices – Now That I Have Seen I Am Responsible

#69: Cascades – Cascades (Self Titled)

#70: Rifleman – Silver And Gold

#71: Desecrator – To The Gallows

#72: Bloodlust – At The Devil’s Left Hand

#73: Angelspit – Black Dog Bite

#74: Hadal Maw – Olm

#75: Hypergiant – Father Sky

#76: Toe To Toe – Rise Up

#77: Mammoth Mammoth – Mount The Mountain

#78: Dumbsaint – Another Scene

#79: Hybrid Nightmares – Almagest

#80: Flaming Wrekage – From Flesh To Dust

#81: Aetherial – The Still Waters Of Oblivion

#82: Dark Horse – Bomb Thrower

#83: Cursed Earth – Cycles Of Grief Vol.1 – Growth

#84: Cursed Earth – Cycles Of Grief Vol.2 – Decay

#85: Toxicon – Circling

#86: Norse – The Divine Light Of A New Sun

#87: Deez Nuts – Binge & Purgatory

#88: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Polygondwanaland

#89: Glenn Proudfoot – Fire & Rain

#90: YLVA – M E T A

#91: Cemetery Urn – Cemetery Urn

#92: Kaerulean – Metempsychosis

#93: Batpiss – Rest In Piss

#94: Bolt Gun – Man Is Wolf To Man

#95: Damnations Day – A World Awakens

#96: SEIMS – 3

#97: Evocatus – Mortem In Deos

#98: Life Pilot – Too Hot For Killing

#99: Diploid – Everything Went Red

#100: Acid Wolf – Acid Wolf