Bruce Lamont @ St Vitus in Brooklyn (more by BBG)
Bruce Lamont

We've been compiling and posting 'Best of 2011' lists by many metal/heavy artists and posting them on BrooklynVegan (with more to come). Today's roundup includes a list of the "11 recordings, events, people, and places that made 2011 awesome" by Chicago's Bruce Lamont (solo artist and member of Bloodiest/Yakuza). Here it is:

11. winters in osaka-clandestine
10. Bloodiest Manor BBQ Oct. 9th Chicago il
9. anatomy of habit-self titled
8 indian -guiltless
7. Mans Gin-live at st vitus brooklyn ny
6. roadburn-April 2011 tilburg holland
5. seldon hunt
4. sanford parker
3 fred pessaro (i mean it)
2 the soft moon- self titled
1. empty bottle chicago il

Bruce played the Empty Bottle last week and will again during the first week of January.

BBG (AKA FRED PESSARO) also listed Chicago bands Indian and Anatomy of Habit in his year end list.