DREAM THEATER‘s Jordan Rudess has followed suit with the Top 10 Albums of 2011 trend and you may have seen his band mate, John Petrucci’s list that we posted earlier – click here if not. Check out Jordan’s selection below, including a write up for his favourite album of the year!
Devin Townsend – Deconstruction
Symphony X – Iconoclast
Radiohead – The King of Limbs
Black Country Communion – 2
Beardfish – Mammoth
The Aristocrats – self titled
Apparat – The Devil’s Walk
Modeselektor – Monkeytown
Opeth – Heritage – listen to Heritage on Spotify.
Steven Wilson – Grace for Drowning: Although yes, I did play on this album, that is NOT why I chose it! It is an album full of mystery and imagination, melody and sonic adventure. There is real inspiration to be found and the best music happens when one can tap into the muse like Steven Wilson.