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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

MY TOP ALBUMS OF 2009

TOPS OF 2009

01. Morrissey, Years of Refusal
02. White Lies, To Lose My Life
03. Alice In Chains, Black Gives Way to Blue
04. Bat For Lashes, Two Suns
05. Doves, Kingdom Of Rust
06. Muse, The Resistance
07. The Avett Brothers, I and Love and You
09. Depeche Mode, Sounds of the Universe
09. The Aggrolites, IV
10. Counting Crows, Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings

TOPS OF 2009 (METAL)

01. Mastodon, Crack the Skye
02. The Gates Of Slumber, Hymns of Blood and Thunder
03. Oh, Sleeper, Son of the Morning
04. Megadeth, Endgame
05. My Dying Bride, For Lies I Sire
06. Candlemass, Death Magic Doom
07. Coalesce, OX
08. Baroness, Blue Record
09. Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster, III
10. Throwdown, Deathless

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