Best Music of 2009

This has been an exceptionally good year for new music, with more than 50 albums new in 2009 from Zune Pass gracing my regular rotation. Videos for some of the best are after the jump. Enjoy!

Genre: Alternative

Alice in Chains – Black Gives Way To Blue

Genre: Metal / Rock

Baroness – Blue Record

Between the Buried and Me –The Great Misdirect

Clutch – Strange Cousins From The West

Dääth – The Concealers

Devildriver – Pray for Villains

God Forbid – Earthsblood

Heaven & Hell – The Devil You Know

Insomnium – Across the Dark

Lamb of God – Wrath

Mastodon – Crack the Skye

Megadeth – Endgame

Scar Symmetry – Dark Matter Dimension

Shadows Fall – Retribution

Genre: Progressive

Katatonia – Night is the New Day

Lacuna Coil – Shallow Life

Porcupine Tree – The Incident

Steven Wilson – Insurgentes