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2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:03 pm
by Soze
Because I'm a sucker for stats. Been a week since the festival finished and the votes have dried up. 23 people rated the bands they saw, here are the results, top to bottom, for all bands who received at least 5 votes. Ratings out of 10, with the number of voters in brackets.

1. Kreator 8.7 (20)
2. Amon Amarth 8.67 (18)
3. Megadeth 8.58 (19)
4. Ward XVI 8.36 (7)
5. Possessed 8.07 (14)
6. Municipal Waste 8 (11)
7. Havok 7.63 (15)
8. Battle Beast 7.46 (12)
9. Kroh 7.58 (6)
10. Raised By Owls 7.5 (8)
11. Annihilator 7.46 (14)
12. The Infernal Sea 7.4 (5)
13. Red Rum 7.32 (11)
14. Blind Guardian 7.29 (17)
15. Xentrix 7.28 (7)
16. Obituary 7.2 (15)
17. Eradikator 7.2 (5)
18. Blind River 7.2 (5)
19. Bossk 7.2 (5)
20. Hell 7.18 (17)
21. Wretched Soul 7 (5)
22. Arch Enemy 7 (15)
23. Ne Cruinthe 6.94 (9)
24. Ghost 6.9 (20)
25. Hundred Year Old Man 6.8 (5)
26. Season's End 6.79 (7)
27. Wintersun 6.61 (9)
28. Morass of Molasses 6.6 (5)
29. Dendera 6.57 (7)
30. Testament 6.56 (18)
31. Winterfylleth 6.45 (10)
32. Hatebreed 6.8 (9)
33. The Courtesans 6.44 (9)
34. Wind Rose 6.2 (9)
35. Lionise 6.2 (5)
36. Skindred 6.19 (13)
37. Abhorrent Decimation 6.19 (8)
38. Forever Still 6.17 (6)
39. Devilment 6.08 (13)
40. Decapitated 5.95 (10)
41. Puppy 5.9 (5)
42. Macabre 5.7 (5)
43. Soilwork 5.67 (12)
44. Venom Prison 5.25 (5)
45. Chelsea Grin 3.5 (10)
46. Whitechapel 3.3 (10)
47. Brujeria 3.18 (11)
48. King 810 1.28 (18)

A special shout out is fair to Vorbid, who rocked an average of 9.17 from the 3 people who saw them. After since listening to them on Spotify I really wish I had too!

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:11 pm
by houston4044
Thanks for this :yes: Quite a few interesting results on here and others that don't
surprise me at all :lol:

Soze wrote: A special shout out is fair to Vorbid, who rocked an average of 9.17 from the 3 people who saw them. After since listening to them on Spotify I really wish I had too!


They were great, I would recommend seeing them when you get the chance, I know I plan to see them again :D

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:42 pm
by Gandalf the Red
Yes Vorbid were excellent.

I had heard them before hand, but was planning on walking over to see Arthemis after Mist, but just thought sod it and stayed in the tent. Glad I did.

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:52 pm
by VizardAmata
Ghost and Macabre should be swapped. Those results are criminal. :lol:

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:00 pm
by steve73
I was one who voted for Vorbid. My find of the festival, got their EP on its way from Norway, cannot wait for their new album which will hopefully be released around Christmas and will be seeing them live again

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:34 pm
by Soze
Gandalf the Red wrote:Yes Vorbid were excellent.

I had heard them before hand, but was planning on walking over to see Arthemis after Mist, but just thought sod it and stayed in the tent. Glad I did.


I looked to see what time they were on when putting this together, turns out I was milling around waiting for Arch Enemy (who I don't even particularly like!) whilst they were playing. Gutted!

Re: 2017 Band Rating Results

Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:58 pm
by Tet
I don't always agree with the musical opinions on this forum, but the bottom five in this list are all among my least favourite sets from the festival. Kreator as the best band that played this year? Not quite for me, but they're certainly in the top handful.