Number 15 on this list are the legendary southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd with their new album "God & Guns". The southern influence is still there most clearly on the tracks like "Southern Ways" and "Simple Life", yet they have brought more hardrock to the table with Whitesnake-esque "Still Unbroken" and guitar virtuoso John 5's rocker "Floyd". Both very good tracks. Also the ballads on this one are really really good, propably my favourites. "Unwrite That Song" and "Gifted Hands" both rule. Lots of good albums were left out of this list, so can't say a bad thing about this years music releases.
Favourite of the album:
Unwrite That Song
Other ass kickers; Still Unbroken , Floyd , Gifted Hands