Ghostface Killah s fifth solo album proved to be his best. On Fishscale , Ghost was on top-notch form with his wordplay while he took on a variety of subject matter, something very rare in today's hip-hop scene.
Heroes in the emo subculture, guilty pleasure for the rest of us. My Chemical Romance combined modern pop punk elements with the rock opera format for their 2006 release, The Black Parade, resulting in one of the most compelling albums of the year.
23 years after their first release, the Chili Peppers unique fusion of funk and alternative rock still captivates listeners. Stadium Arcadium , the band s first double album, is proof that they are still at the top of their game.
If metalcore continues to rise in popularity in 2007, Killswitch Engage will be at the forefront of the movement. As Daylight Dies contains some of the best headbangers any hardcore band has to offer.
Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse's St. Elsewhere is a collection of bizarre but delightful tracks. The duo combined hip-hop, soul, rock, and dance without being too self-indulgent, giving the most interesting release of 2006.
After 3 years of delays, The Clipse finally released their sophomore effort in 2006. With remarkable production by the Neptunes and hard-hitting lyrics from Malice and Pusha-T, they anticipation was well worth it.