Best Rock Albums of 1985


01
Kate Bush
Hounds of Love

4.46
798 votes
02
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.46
1107 votes
03
Magnum
On a Storyteller's Night

4.29
68 votes
04
The Waterboys
This Is the Sea

4.28
82 votes
05
Allan Holdsworth
Metal Fatigue

4.25
65 votes
06
Marillion
Misplaced Childhood

4.22
283 votes
07
Robbie Basho
Twilight Peaks

4.21
14 votes
08
Christian Death
Ashes

4.21
17 votes
09
The Sisters of Mercy
First and Last and Always

4.2
208 votes
10
The Pogues
Rum Sodomy & the Lash

4.2
224 votes
11
The Dukes Of Stratosphear
25 O'Clock

4.18
22 votes
12
The Enid
The Spell

4.16
16 votes
13
The Cult
Love

4.1
322 votes
14
Einsturzende Neubauten
1/2 Mensch

4.08
105 votes
15
Dire Straits
Brothers in Arms

4.08
1296 votes
16
Anthrax
Spreading the Disease

4.08
1075 votes
17
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Psychocandy

4.07
704 votes
18
Pentagram
Pentagram

4.06
141 votes
19
Big Black
Racer-X

4.03
45 votes
20
Amebix
Arise!

4.02
148 votes
21
Accept
Metal Heart

4.01
231 votes
22
Dokken
Under Lock and Key

4
232 votes
23
Dead Can Dance
Spleen and Ideal

3.97
162 votes
24
IQ
The Wake

3.93
35 votes
25
Gary Moore
Run for Cover

3.92
96 votes
26
Demon
British Standard Approved

3.92
24 votes
27
Suzanne Vega
Suzanne Vega

3.9
20 votes
28
Jun Togawa
Suki-Suki Daisuki

3.89
14 votes
29
Simple Minds
Once Upon a Time

3.87
31 votes
30
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Soul to Soul

3.86
232 votes
31
Death in June
Nada!

3.86
58 votes
32
Nico
Camera Obscura

3.86
21 votes
33
Robyn Hitchcock
Fegmania!

3.86
14 votes
34
Naked Raygun
Throb Throb

3.84
19 votes
35
feedtime
Feedtime

3.84
19 votes
36
a-ha
Hunting High and Low

3.83
115 votes
37
Freddie Mercury
Mr Bad Guy

3.82
45 votes
38
Trouble
The Skull

3.8
66 votes
39
Camper Van Beethoven
Telephone Free Landslide Victory

3.8
27 votes
40
Dinosaur Jr.
Dinosaur

3.79
313 votes
41
The Hooters
Nervous Night

3.78
18 votes
42
Bathory
The Return of the Darkness and Evil

3.76
409 votes
43
Robert Wyatt
Old Rottenhat

3.75
20 votes
44
Ratt
Invasion of Your Privacy

3.73
278 votes
45
W.A.S.P.
The Last Command

3.7
148 votes
46
John Fogerty
Centerfield

3.69
26 votes
47
Pete Townshend
White City: A Novel

3.69
13 votes
48
White Zombie
Gods on Voodoo Moon

3.69
16 votes
49
Pendragon
The Jewel

3.69
16 votes
50
Sonic Youth
Death Valley '69

3.68
20 votes
51
The Legendary Pink Dots
Asylum

3.65
13 votes
52
Night Ranger
7 Wishes

3.64
14 votes
53
Butthole Surfers
Cream Corn From the Socket of Davis

3.64
22 votes
54
Grim Reaper
Fear No Evil

3.63
30 votes
55
Rush
Power Windows

3.62
1382 votes
56
John Mellencamp
Scarecrow

3.62
114 votes
57
Weird Al Yankovic
Dare To Be Stupid

3.61
83 votes
58
Stryper
Soldiers Under Command

3.61
38 votes
59
Corrosion of Conformity
Animosity

3.59
79 votes
60
Sonic Youth
Bad Moon Rising

3.59
409 votes
61
Slade
Rogues Gallery

3.56
17 votes
62
Phil Collins
No Jacket Required

3.54
121 votes
63
Hanatarash
Hanatarashi

3.54
13 votes
64
Whitehouse
Great White Death

3.52
50 votes
65
Heart
Heart

3.5
82 votes
66
Warlock
Hellbound

3.5
20 votes
67
Joe Walsh
The Confessor

3.5
18 votes
68
Anthrax
Armed and Dangerous

3.45
108 votes
69
U2
Wide Awake in America

3.44
59 votes
70
Hawkwind
The Chronicle of the Black Sword

3.43
42 votes
71
ZZ Top
Afterburner

3.4
297 votes
72
Saga
Behaviour

3.39
18 votes
73
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Southern Accents

3.37
114 votes
74
Supertramp
Brother Where You Bound

3.35
31 votes
75
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Freaky Styley

3.33
672 votes
76
David Lee Roth
Crazy From The Heat

3.31
26 votes
77
Swans
Greed

3.3
282 votes
78
Mick Jagger
She's the Boss

3.27
13 votes
79
Kix
Midnite Dynamite

3.25
24 votes
80
Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention

3.21
50 votes
81
Tangerine Dream
Legend - OST

3.18
20 votes
82
Wishbone Ash
Raw to the Bone

3.06
24 votes
83
Current 93
In Menstrual Night

3.03
16 votes



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