Best Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

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

Rating: 4.46
61 votes
02
Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World

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

Rating: 4.38
24 votes
04
Kow Otani
Shadow of the Colossus: Roar of the Earth

Rating: 4.35
44 votes
05
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.32
238 votes
06
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.3
553 votes
07
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
1246 votes
08
Fat Freddy's Drop
Based on a True Story

Rating: 4.27
42 votes
09
Colour Haze
Colour Haze

Rating: 4.27
67 votes
10
Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains
Love Songs For The Apocalypse

Rating: 4.26
142 votes
11
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
725 votes
12
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.26
33 votes
13
Neal Morse
?

Rating: 4.25
26 votes
14
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.25
68 votes
15
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1369 votes
16
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
352 votes
17
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.23
137 votes
18
Murcof
Remembranza

Rating: 4.22
25 votes
19
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.22
3284 votes
20
Choke
Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
21
Marcus Miller
Silver Rain

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
22
Ceremony (USA-CA)
Ruined

Rating: 4.21
110 votes
23
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.19
164 votes
24
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.18
103 votes
25
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.18
176 votes
26
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

Rating: 4.18
25 votes
27
Shpongle
Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost

Rating: 4.17
318 votes
28
Coil
The Ape of Naples

Rating: 4.17
117 votes
29
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

Rating: 4.17
41 votes
30
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.17
83 votes
31
mind.in.a.box
Dreamweb

Rating: 4.17
21 votes
32
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.16
650 votes
33
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.16
45 votes
34
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

Rating: 4.16
341 votes
35
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
396 votes
36
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.15
2642 votes
37
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.15
153 votes
38
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1735 votes
39
Crashdiet
Rest In Sleaze

Rating: 4.15
30 votes
40
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
388 votes
41
John Williams
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Rating: 4.14
56 votes
42
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

Rating: 4.14
767 votes
43
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
335 votes
44
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
1070 votes
45
Protest the Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.13
2600 votes
46
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.13
2049 votes
47
port-royal
Flares

Rating: 4.13
27 votes
48
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.13
58 votes
49
Left For Dead
Splitting Heads

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
50
Z-Ro
Let the Truth Be Told

Rating: 4.13
28 votes
51
The Suicide File
Some Mistakes You Never Stop Paying For

Rating: 4.13
68 votes
52
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.13
80 votes
53
The Mars Volta
Frances the Mute

Rating: 4.12
2949 votes
54
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
55
The Red Paintings
Walls

Rating: 4.12
89 votes
56
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

Rating: 4.12
85 votes
57
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

Rating: 4.12
98 votes
58
John Frusciante
Curtains

Rating: 4.12
359 votes
59
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.11
61 votes
60
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

Rating: 4.11
254 votes
61
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

Rating: 4.11
120 votes
62
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

Rating: 4.11
129 votes
63
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

Rating: 4.11
166 votes
64
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.1
24 votes
65
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

Rating: 4.1
84 votes
66
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

Rating: 4.1
80 votes
67
Emptyself
Emptyself

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
68
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

Rating: 4.1
219 votes
69
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.1
36 votes
70
Solar Fields
Leaving Home

Rating: 4.1
31 votes
71
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
72
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
73
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

Rating: 4.09
55 votes
74
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.09
293 votes
75
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Rating: 4.09
39 votes
76
Tera Melos
Tera Melos

Rating: 4.09
413 votes
77
Ruiner
What Could Possibly Go Right...

Rating: 4.09
34 votes
78
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

Rating: 4.09
125 votes
79
Secede
Tryshasla

Rating: 4.08
48 votes
80
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

Rating: 4.08
373 votes
81
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

Rating: 4.08
202 votes
82
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
83
Latterman
No Matter Where We Go...!

Rating: 4.08
134 votes
84
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.08
403 votes
85
Nobuo Uematsu
FFVII: Advent Children OST

Rating: 4.08
59 votes
86
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.07
71 votes
87
Mae
The Everglow

Rating: 4.07
372 votes
88
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

Rating: 4.07
58 votes
89
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
90
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.07
297 votes
91
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
92
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
93
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

Rating: 4.06
40 votes
94
Iron Lung
Cold Storage

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
95
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
957 votes
96
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
58 votes
97
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

Rating: 4.06
400 votes
98
Wintersleep
Untitled

Rating: 4.06
76 votes
99
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

Rating: 4.06
27 votes
100
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.05
3017 votes
101
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

Rating: 4.05
429 votes
102
The Frames
Burn The Maps

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
103
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Artifact

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
104
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
105
Animal Collective
Feels

Rating: 4.05
1164 votes
106
Starflyer 59
Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
107
Clutch
Robot Hive/Exodus

Rating: 4.04
308 votes
108
Infidel?/Castro!
Bioentropic Damage Fractal

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
109
Paint It Black
Paradise

Rating: 4.04
71 votes
110
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.04
196 votes
111
Truckfighters
Gravity X

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
112
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

Rating: 4.04
39 votes
113
Burst
Origo

Rating: 4.04
270 votes
114
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Rating: 4.03
2493 votes
115
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

Rating: 4.03
104 votes
116
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

Rating: 4.03
30 votes
117
Omar S
Just Ask the Lonely

Rating: 4.03
30 votes
118
Masterplan
Aeronautics

Rating: 4.03
69 votes
119
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

Rating: 4.03
773 votes
120
Subterranean Masquerade
Suspended Animation Dreams

Rating: 4.03
36 votes
121
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

Rating: 4.03
56 votes
122
The Mayan Factor
44

Rating: 4.03
96 votes
123
Antestor
The Forsaken

Rating: 4.03
59 votes
124
Toby Driver
In the L..L..Library Loft

Rating: 4.02
121 votes
125
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
126
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

Rating: 4.02
1189 votes
127
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

Rating: 4.02
577 votes
128
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 4.02
31 votes
129
In Pieces
Lions Write History

Rating: 4.02
96 votes
130
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

Rating: 4.02
330 votes
131
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

Rating: 4.01
92 votes
132
God Is An Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

Rating: 4.01
696 votes
133
A Wilhelm Scream
Ruiner

Rating: 4.01
332 votes
134
Boards of Canada
The Campfire Headphase

Rating: 4.01
580 votes
135
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

Rating: 4.01
97 votes
136
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

Rating: 4
111 votes
137
My Morning Jacket
Z

Rating: 4
370 votes
138
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
367 votes
139
Bernard Fanning
Tea & Sympathy

Rating: 4
22 votes
140
DJ Muggs Vs GZA
Grandmasters

Rating: 4
51 votes
141
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

Rating: 4
104 votes
142
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

Rating: 4
151 votes
143
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4
544 votes
144
The Fall of Troy
Doppelganger

Rating: 4
1897 votes
145
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
883 votes
146
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

Rating: 4
304 votes
147
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

Rating: 3.99
32 votes
148
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

Rating: 3.99
382 votes
149
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

Rating: 3.99
72 votes
150
Cage
Hell's Winter

Rating: 3.99
107 votes
151
Paul McCartney
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Rating: 3.99
92 votes
152
Iron & Wine
Woman King

Rating: 3.99
184 votes
153
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
154
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
317 votes
155
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

Rating: 3.98
89 votes
156
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band

Rating: 3.98
353 votes
157
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
158
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.98
140 votes
159
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

Rating: 3.98
298 votes
160
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
161
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing of All That It’s Missin

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
162
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
163
Hammock
Kenotic

Rating: 3.98
170 votes
164
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.98
120 votes
165
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
166
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

Rating: 3.98
63 votes
167
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.97
159 votes
168
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.97
76 votes
169
Mischief Brew
Smash the Windows

Rating: 3.97
36 votes
170
The Flashbulb
Kirlian Selections

Rating: 3.97
108 votes
171
Paul Baribeau
Paul Baribeau

Rating: 3.97
83 votes
172
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.97
49 votes
173
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
174
Xavier Rudd
Food In The Belly

Rating: 3.97
31 votes
175
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.96
56 votes
176
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Horses in the Sky

Rating: 3.96
181 votes
177
Dead Meadow
Feathers

Rating: 3.96
96 votes
178
Million Dead
Harmony No Harmony

Rating: 3.96
103 votes
179
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
180
The Sound of Animals Fighting
Tiger and the Duke

Rating: 3.96
507 votes
181
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donavon Frankenreiter

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
182
Kiuas
The Spirit of Ukko

Rating: 3.95
32 votes
183
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

Rating: 3.95
121 votes
184
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.95
1246 votes
185
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

Rating: 3.95
69 votes
186
Sean Price
Monkey Barz

Rating: 3.95
29 votes
187
Bayside
Bayside

Rating: 3.95
378 votes
188
The Go! Team
Thunder, Lightning, Strike [US Reissue]

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
189
Blood Red Throne
Altered Genesis

Rating: 3.94
34 votes
190
Transistor Transistor
Erase All Name and Likeness

Rating: 3.94
33 votes
191
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
41 votes
192
Glassjaw
El Mark

Rating: 3.94
280 votes
193
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
194
Macklemore
The Language of My World

Rating: 3.94
86 votes
195
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much Too Love

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
196
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
197
The Jonbenet
The Plot Thickens

Rating: 3.94
93 votes
198
Aesthetic Perfection
Close to Human

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
199
Trophy Scars
Goodnight Alchemy

Rating: 3.93
176 votes
200
Quasimoto
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas

Rating: 3.93
148 votes



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