Best Rock Albums of 1985


01
Kate Bush
Hounds of Love

4.46
717 votes
02
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.45
1059 votes
03
The Waterboys
This Is the Sea

4.3
80 votes
04
Magnum
On a Storyteller's Night

4.27
64 votes
05
Allan Holdsworth
Metal Fatigue

4.23
57 votes
06
Marillion
Misplaced Childhood

4.21
260 votes
07
The Dukes Of Stratosphear
25 O'Clock

4.21
19 votes
08
The Pogues
Rum Sodomy & the Lash

4.21
213 votes
09
The Enid
The Spell

4.17
15 votes
10
The Cult
Love

4.12
292 votes
11
Einsturzende Neubauten
1/2 Mensch

4.1
97 votes
12
Big Black
Racer-X

4.1
36 votes
13
Dire Straits
Brothers in Arms

4.08
1206 votes
14
Anthrax
Spreading the Disease

4.08
1015 votes
15
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Psychocandy

4.07
654 votes
16
Pentagram
Pentagram

4.05
129 votes
17
Amebix
Arise!

4.03
144 votes
18
Accept
Metal Heart

4.01
217 votes
19
Dokken
Under Lock and Key

4
218 votes
20
Freddie Mercury
Mr Bad Guy

3.98
33 votes
21
Dead Can Dance
Spleen and Ideal

3.94
144 votes
22
Gary Moore
Run for Cover

3.93
90 votes
23
IQ
The Wake

3.93
34 votes
24
Demon
British Standard Approved

3.91
22 votes
25
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Soul to Soul

3.87
222 votes
26
Death in June
Nada!

3.86
51 votes
27
Suzanne Vega
Suzanne Vega

3.86
18 votes
28
Robyn Hitchcock
Fegmania!

3.86
14 votes
29
feedtime
Feedtime

3.85
17 votes
30
Simple Minds
Once Upon a Time

3.84
28 votes
31
Robert Wyatt
Old Rottenhat

3.83
18 votes
32
Naked Raygun
Throb Throb

3.83
18 votes
33
White Zombie
Gods on Voodoo Moon

3.83
15 votes
34
a-ha
Hunting High and Low

3.83
102 votes
35
Dinosaur Jr.
Dinosaur

3.82
303 votes
36
Camper Van Beethoven
Telephone Free Landslide Victory

3.8
27 votes
37
Trouble
The Skull

3.79
59 votes
38
Butthole Surfers
Cream Corn From the Socket of Davis

3.78
18 votes
39
Nico
Camera Obscura

3.78
18 votes
40
Bathory
The Return of the Darkness and Evil

3.75
368 votes
41
Ratt
Invasion of Your Privacy

3.74
260 votes
42
The Legendary Pink Dots
Asylum

3.73
13 votes
43
W.A.S.P.
The Last Command

3.71
137 votes
44
Pete Townshend
White City: A Novel

3.69
13 votes
45
Sonic Youth
Death Valley '69

3.66
19 votes
46
Night Ranger
7 Wishes

3.64
14 votes
47
Stryper
Soldiers Under Command

3.63
31 votes
48
Corrosion of Conformity
Animosity

3.63
74 votes
49
Grim Reaper
Fear No Evil

3.63
28 votes
50
John Fogerty
Centerfield

3.63
24 votes
51
Pendragon
The Jewel

3.63
16 votes
52
Rush
Power Windows

3.62
1298 votes
53
John Mellencamp
Scarecrow

3.61
105 votes
54
Weird Al Yankovic
Dare To Be Stupid

3.61
79 votes
55
Sonic Youth
Bad Moon Rising

3.6
380 votes
56
Hawkwind
The Chronicle of the Black Sword

3.56
32 votes
57
Phil Collins
No Jacket Required

3.55
112 votes
58
Whitehouse
Great White Death

3.55
43 votes
59
Warlock
Hellbound

3.53
17 votes
60
Heart
Heart

3.53
70 votes
61
Anthrax
Armed and Dangerous

3.45
104 votes
62
U2
Wide Awake in America

3.43
58 votes
63
ZZ Top
Afterburner

3.41
270 votes
64
Saga
Behaviour

3.39
18 votes
65
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Southern Accents

3.34
70 votes
66
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Freaky Styley

3.33
645 votes
67
Supertramp
Brother Where You Bound

3.33
30 votes
68
David Lee Roth
Crazy From The Heat

3.31
26 votes
69
Swans
Greed

3.29
261 votes
70
Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention

3.21
49 votes
71
Kix
Midnite Dynamite

3.18
22 votes
72
Tangerine Dream
Legend - OST

3.18
20 votes
73
Cheap Trick
Standing on the Edge

3.06
36 votes
74
Ozric Tentacles
Tantric Obstacles

3.04
36 votes



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