Best Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

01
Howard Shore
The Fellowship of the Ring: The Complete Recording

Rating: 4.58
52 votes
02
Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World

Rating: 4.4
893 votes
03
Pat Metheny Group
The Way Up

Rating: 4.36
22 votes
04
Kow Otani
Shadow of the Colossus: Roar of the Earth

Rating: 4.34
44 votes
05
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

Rating: 4.33
47 votes
06
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.31
234 votes
07
Neal Morse
?

Rating: 4.3
25 votes
08
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.3
553 votes
09
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

Rating: 4.29
26 votes
10
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.28
65 votes
11
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Rating: 4.28
34 votes
12
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.27
1201 votes
13
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.26
34 votes
14
Fat Freddy's Drop
Based on a True Story

Rating: 4.26
40 votes
15
Colour Haze
Colour Haze

Rating: 4.26
61 votes
16
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
707 votes
17
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1338 votes
18
Murcof
Remembranza

Rating: 4.24
23 votes
19
Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains
Love Songs For The Apocalypse

Rating: 4.24
137 votes
20
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.22
336 votes
21
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.22
3174 votes
22
Marcus Miller
Silver Rain

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
23
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

Rating: 4.21
21 votes
24
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.21
132 votes
25
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

Rating: 4.21
38 votes
26
Ceremony (USA-CA)
Ruined

Rating: 4.2
110 votes
27
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.19
159 votes
28
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.18
84 votes
29
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.18
169 votes
30
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.18
44 votes
31
Choke
Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
32
The Red Paintings
Walls

Rating: 4.18
88 votes
33
Shpongle
Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost

Rating: 4.17
314 votes
34
Crashdiet
Rest In Sleaze

Rating: 4.17
29 votes
35
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

Rating: 4.17
90 votes
36
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.17
98 votes
37
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
38
mind.in.a.box
Dreamweb

Rating: 4.17
21 votes
39
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

Rating: 4.16
329 votes
40
The Suicide File
Some Mistakes You Never Stop Paying For

Rating: 4.16
68 votes
41
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
389 votes
42
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.16
637 votes
43
Left For Dead
Splitting Heads

Rating: 4.16
25 votes
44
port-royal
Flares

Rating: 4.16
25 votes
45
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.16
57 votes
46
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.16
146 votes
47
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

Rating: 4.16
83 votes
48
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.16
2612 votes
49
Coil
The Ape of Naples

Rating: 4.15
113 votes
50
John Frusciante
Curtains

Rating: 4.15
341 votes
51
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

Rating: 4.15
40 votes
52
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1700 votes
53
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

Rating: 4.15
117 votes
54
John Williams
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Rating: 4.15
48 votes
55
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
390 votes
56
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
322 votes
57
Z-Ro
Let the Truth Be Told

Rating: 4.14
28 votes
58
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

Rating: 4.14
81 votes
59
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
1051 votes
60
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.13
1970 votes
61
Protest The Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.13
2581 votes
62
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

Rating: 4.13
742 votes
63
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

Rating: 4.13
249 votes
64
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
65
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

Rating: 4.13
84 votes
66
The Mars Volta
Frances the Mute

Rating: 4.12
2908 votes
67
Secede
Tryshasla

Rating: 4.12
45 votes
68
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
69
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.12
80 votes
70
Ruiner
What Could Possibly Go Right...

Rating: 4.11
33 votes
71
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

Rating: 4.1
162 votes
72
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.1
24 votes
73
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

Rating: 4.1
127 votes
74
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
75
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

Rating: 4.1
222 votes
76
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.09
74 votes
77
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.09
290 votes
78
Tera Melos
Tera Melos

Rating: 4.09
409 votes
79
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
80
Emptyself
Emptyself

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
81
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.08
389 votes
82
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.08
36 votes
83
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.08
61 votes
84
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Artifact

Rating: 4.08
31 votes
85
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

Rating: 4.08
369 votes
86
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

Rating: 4.08
113 votes
87
Nobuo Uematsu
FFVII: Advent Children OST

Rating: 4.08
59 votes
88
Latterman
No Matter Where We Go...!

Rating: 4.07
135 votes
89
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

Rating: 4.07
34 votes
90
Solar Fields
Leaving Home

Rating: 4.07
28 votes
91
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go...

Rating: 4.07
195 votes
92
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.07
69 votes
93
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
94
Masterplan
Aeronautics

Rating: 4.07
67 votes
95
Mae
The Everglow

Rating: 4.07
368 votes
96
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.06
287 votes
97
Wintersleep
Untitled

Rating: 4.06
76 votes
98
Paint It Black
Paradise

Rating: 4.06
68 votes
99
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
940 votes
100
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
101
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

Rating: 4.05
55 votes
102
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.05
56 votes
103
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.05
2991 votes
104
Omar S
Just Ask the Lonely

Rating: 4.05
30 votes
105
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

Rating: 4.05
102 votes
106
The Frames
Burn The Maps

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
107
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

Rating: 4.05
394 votes
108
Infidel?/Castro!
Bioentropic Damage Fractal

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
109
Clutch
Robot Hive/Exodus

Rating: 4.04
299 votes
110
Animal Collective
Feels

Rating: 4.04
1143 votes
111
Iron Lung
Cold Storage

Rating: 4.04
25 votes
112
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.04
195 votes
113
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

Rating: 4.04
426 votes
114
The Mayan Factor
44

Rating: 4.04
97 votes
115
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

Rating: 4.04
28 votes
116
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

Rating: 4.03
766 votes
117
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Rating: 4.03
2470 votes
118
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

Rating: 4.03
56 votes
119
Burst
Origo

Rating: 4.02
263 votes
120
Bernard Fanning
Tea & Sympathy

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
121
Toby Driver
In the L..L..Library Loft

Rating: 4.02
118 votes
122
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

Rating: 4.02
145 votes
123
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

Rating: 4.02
30 votes
124
Truckfighters
Gravity X

Rating: 4.02
62 votes
125
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

Rating: 4.01
575 votes
126
Gojira
From Mars To Sirius

Rating: 4.01
1151 votes
127
Antestor
The Forsaken

Rating: 4.01
60 votes
128
A Wilhelm Scream
Ruiner

Rating: 4.01
329 votes
129
My Morning Jacket
Z

Rating: 4.01
361 votes
130
Boards of Canada
The Campfire Headphase

Rating: 4.01
565 votes
131
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

Rating: 4.01
90 votes
132
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

Rating: 4.01
94 votes
133
God Is An Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

Rating: 4.01
684 votes
134
In Pieces
Lions Write History

Rating: 4.01
98 votes
135
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

Rating: 4.01
100 votes
136
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
350 votes
137
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band

Rating: 4
339 votes
138
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

Rating: 4
24 votes
139
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 4
28 votes
140
Subterranean Masquerade
Suspended Animation Dreams

Rating: 4
35 votes
141
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

Rating: 4
70 votes
142
The Fall of Troy
Doppelganger

Rating: 4
1877 votes
143
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
862 votes
144
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4
533 votes
145
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

Rating: 3.99
371 votes
146
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

Rating: 3.99
86 votes
147
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

Rating: 3.99
32 votes
148
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
312 votes
149
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

Rating: 3.99
108 votes
150
DJ Muggs Vs GZA
Grandmasters

Rating: 3.99
48 votes
151
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.99
46 votes
152
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

Rating: 3.99
301 votes
153
Iron & Wine
Woman King

Rating: 3.99
184 votes
154
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

Rating: 3.99
292 votes
155
Cage
Hell's Winter

Rating: 3.99
108 votes
156
The Flashbulb
Kirlian Selections

Rating: 3.99
107 votes
157
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.98
33 votes
158
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

Rating: 3.98
315 votes
159
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
160
Paul McCartney
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Rating: 3.98
88 votes
161
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

Rating: 3.98
22 votes
162
Crimson Moonlight
Veil of Remembrance

Rating: 3.98
43 votes
163
Kiss Kiss
Kiss Kiss

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
164
Quo Vadis
Defiant Imagination

Rating: 3.97
255 votes
165
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.97
116 votes
166
Mischief Brew
Smash the Windows

Rating: 3.97
35 votes
167
Hammock
Kenotic

Rating: 3.97
167 votes
168
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
169
Xavier Rudd
Food In The Belly

Rating: 3.97
31 votes
170
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

Rating: 3.97
118 votes
171
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 3.97
29 votes
172
Dead Meadow
Feathers

Rating: 3.96
95 votes
173
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.96
133 votes
174
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.96
154 votes
175
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing of All That It’s Missin

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
176
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

Rating: 3.96
62 votes
177
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.96
74 votes
178
The Sound of Animals Fighting
Tiger and the Duke

Rating: 3.96
510 votes
179
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Storyboard

Rating: 3.96
46 votes
180
Blood Red Throne
Altered Genesis

Rating: 3.96
34 votes
181
Million Dead
Harmony No Harmony

Rating: 3.96
100 votes
182
Aesthetic Perfection
Close to Human

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
183
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donavon Frankenreiter

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
184
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Horses in the Sky

Rating: 3.95
174 votes
185
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.95
52 votes
186
Kiuas
The Spirit of Ukko

Rating: 3.95
31 votes
187
Paul Baribeau
Paul Baribeau

Rating: 3.95
81 votes
188
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.95
1216 votes
189
Quasimoto
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas

Rating: 3.95
145 votes
190
Dark Suns
Existence

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
191
The Go! Team
Thunder, Lightning, Strike [US Reissue]

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
192
Bayside
Bayside

Rating: 3.94
372 votes
193
Transistor Transistor
Erase All Name and Likeness

Rating: 3.94
33 votes
194
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
41 votes
195
Trophy Scars
Goodnight Alchemy

Rating: 3.94
171 votes
196
Look What I Did
Minuteman For The Moment

Rating: 3.94
47 votes
197
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

Rating: 3.93
69 votes
198
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
199
Ling Tosite Sigure
#4

Rating: 3.93
38 votes
200
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much Too Love

Rating: 3.93
30 votes



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