Best Rock Albums of 1985


01
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs

4.46
1139 votes
02
Kate Bush
Hounds of Love

4.46
826 votes
03
The Waterboys
This Is the Sea

4.27
84 votes
04
Magnum
On a Storyteller's Night

4.27
70 votes
05
Marillion
Misplaced Childhood

4.22
289 votes
06
Christian Death
Ashes

4.21
17 votes
07
The Sisters of Mercy
First and Last and Always

4.2
214 votes
08
The Pogues
Rum Sodomy & the Lash

4.2
225 votes
09
The Dukes Of Stratosphear
25 O'Clock

4.17
23 votes
10
The Enid
The Spell

4.16
16 votes
11
The Cult
Love

4.11
340 votes
12
Einsturzende Neubauten
Halber Mensch

4.09
106 votes
13
Anthrax
Spreading the Disease

4.08
1091 votes
14
Dire Straits
Brothers in Arms

4.07
1344 votes
15
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Psychocandy

4.07
722 votes
16
Pentagram (US)
Pentagram

4.06
143 votes
17
Amebix
Arise!

4.02
155 votes
18
Accept
Metal Heart

4.01
233 votes
19
Robbie Basho
Twilight Peaks

4
16 votes
20
Big Black
Racer-X

3.99
47 votes
21
Dokken
Under Lock and Key

3.99
234 votes
22
Dead Can Dance
Spleen and Ideal

3.97
168 votes
23
Jun Togawa
Suki-Suki Daisuki

3.94
16 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
21 votes
28
Camper Van Beethoven
Telephone Free Landslide Victory

3.86
29 votes
29
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Soul to Soul

3.86
234 votes
30
Robyn Hitchcock
Fegmania!

3.86
14 votes
31
Feedtime
Feedtime

3.85
20 votes
32
Nico
Camera Obscura

3.84
22 votes
33
Death in June
Nada!

3.84
59 votes
34
a-ha
Hunting High and Low

3.82
117 votes
35
Freddie Mercury
Mr Bad Guy

3.82
46 votes
36
Simple Minds
Once Upon a Time

3.81
32 votes
37
Trouble
The Skull

3.8
66 votes
38
Dinosaur Jr.
Dinosaur

3.8
320 votes
39
The Hooters
Nervous Night

3.78
18 votes
40
Naked Raygun
Throb Throb

3.78
20 votes
41
Bathory
The Return of the Darkness and Evil

3.77
418 votes
42
Ratt
Invasion of Your Privacy

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

3.7
151 votes
44
Pendragon
The Jewel

3.69
16 votes
45
John Fogerty
Centerfield

3.68
28 votes
46
Sonic Youth
Death Valley '69

3.68
20 votes
47
Butthole Surfers
Cream Corn From the Socket of Davis

3.67
24 votes
48
Pete Townshend
White City: A Novel

3.67
15 votes
49
The Legendary Pink Dots
Asylum

3.65
13 votes
50
White Zombie
Gods on Voodoo Moon

3.65
17 votes
51
Night Ranger
7 Wishes

3.64
14 votes
52
Stryper
Soldiers Under Command

3.64
39 votes
53
Robert Wyatt
Old Rottenhat

3.64
22 votes
54
Grim Reaper
Fear No Evil

3.63
31 votes
55
Rush
Power Windows

3.63
1406 votes
56
John Mellencamp
Scarecrow

3.62
114 votes
57
Weird Al Yankovic
Dare To Be Stupid

3.61
83 votes
58
Corrosion of Conformity
Animosity

3.59
79 votes
59
Sonic Youth
Bad Moon Rising

3.57
423 votes
60
Whitehouse
Great White Death

3.57
49 votes
61
Slade
Rogues Gallery

3.56
17 votes
62
Phil Collins
No Jacket Required

3.55
126 votes
63
Hanatarash
Hanatarashi

3.54
14 votes
64
Heart
Heart

3.5
84 votes
65
Warlock
Hellbound

3.5
20 votes
66
Anthrax
Armed and Dangerous

3.45
109 votes
67
U2
Wide Awake in America

3.45
61 votes
68
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Southern Accents

3.43
129 votes
69
ZZ Top
Afterburner

3.41
315 votes
70
Hawkwind
The Chronicle of the Black Sword

3.41
44 votes
71
Saga
Behaviour

3.4
20 votes
72
Supertramp
Brother Where You Bound

3.36
32 votes
73
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Freaky Styley

3.32
692 votes
74
David Lee Roth
Crazy From The Heat

3.31
26 votes
75
Swans
Greed

3.29
295 votes
76
Mick Jagger
She's the Boss

3.27
13 votes
77
Kix
Midnite Dynamite

3.25
24 votes
78
Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention

3.2
51 votes
79
Tangerine Dream
Legend - OST

3.16
22 votes
80
Ozric Tentacles
Tantric Obstacles

3.04
39 votes
81
Current 93
In Menstrual Night

3.03
16 votes



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