Joshua Balz of Motionless in White Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, Joshua Balz (pictured left), keyboardist of the goth-metalcore band Motionless in White, selects his faves.

 

 

 

 

5. Stick To Your Guns, Diamond
“They’re definitely one of my favorite bands. Such a positive message in a scene struggling for hatred and disapproval.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. The Ghost Inside, Get What You Give
“Best people to ever walk this earth. I feel like, to me, them and Stick to Your Guns share the same feelings and beliefs.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Shinedown, Amaryllis
“I’ve always been a fan of this band and they still put out solid records years and years later.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Lana Del Ray, Born to Die
“I don’t know, she just hits this spot for me.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Cradle of Filth, The Manticore and Other Horrors
“An evil band that has been killing it forever. Definitely a huge influence on my keyboard playing.”

 

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