Best Metal Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

01
Isole
Forevermore

Rating: 4.4
20 votes
02
the GazettE
Gama

Rating: 4.36
14 votes
03
Serpent (JPN)
Cradle of Insanity

Rating: 4.35
26 votes
04
Temnozor
Folkstorm of the Azure Nights

Rating: 4.33
15 votes
05
Power Quest
Magic Never Dies

Rating: 4.32
14 votes
06
Index Case
Index Case

Rating: 4.32
11 votes
07
In Vain
Wounds

Rating: 4.31
24 votes
08
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.31
245 votes
09
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.31
1116 votes
10
Wolfchant
Bloody Tales of Disgraced Lands

Rating: 4.29
38 votes
11
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.29
70 votes
12
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.26
68 votes
13
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
1464 votes
14
Flametal
The Elder

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
15
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.22
6682 votes
16
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.22
141 votes
17
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.2
167 votes
18
Kiko Loureiro
No Gravity

Rating: 4.19
26 votes
19
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.19
210 votes
20
Manilla Road
Gates of Fire

Rating: 4.19
32 votes
21
Valient Thorr
Total Universe Man

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
22
Merzbow
Dust of Dreams

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
23
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.18
252 votes
24
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.17
178 votes
25
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

Rating: 4.17
82 votes
26
Rudra
Brahmavidya: Primordial I

Rating: 4.17
12 votes
27
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.16
308 votes
28
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.16
1965 votes
29
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.15
2118 votes
30
Cor Scorpii
Attergangar

Rating: 4.15
17 votes
31
Lord Belial
Nocturnal Beast

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
32
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

Rating: 4.14
775 votes
33
Protest the Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.14
5234 votes
34
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.14
162 votes
35
Kekal
Acidity

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
36
Playing Enemy
I Was Your City

Rating: 4.13
15 votes
37
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
38
Stam1na
Stam1na

Rating: 4.13
48 votes
39
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
50 votes
40
Ocean
Here Where Nothing Grows

Rating: 4.12
13 votes
41
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.11
61 votes
42
Nocte Obducta
Nektar - Teil 2: Seen, Flüsse, Tagebücher

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
43
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.1
301 votes
44
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
45
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.09
74 votes
46
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.09
407 votes
47
Cyanotic
Transhuman

Rating: 4.08
18 votes
48
With Passion
In The Midst Of Bloodied Soil

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
49
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.08
301 votes
50
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

Rating: 4.07
606 votes
51
The Psyke Project
Daikini

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
52
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
53
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
54
Criminal
Sicario

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
55
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.06
25 votes
56
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
1942 votes
57
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

Rating: 4.05
128 votes
58
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.05
9111 votes
59
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

Rating: 4.04
321 votes
60
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.04
196 votes
61
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
62
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

Rating: 4.04
80 votes
63
Burst
Origo

Rating: 4.04
828 votes
64
Dornenreich
Hexenwind

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
65
Antestor
The Forsaken

Rating: 4.03
59 votes
66
Masterplan
Aeronautics

Rating: 4.03
138 votes
67
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

Rating: 4.03
780 votes
68
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

Rating: 4.02
2420 votes
69
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 4.02
62 votes
70
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

Rating: 4.01
291 votes
71
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4
1112 votes
72
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
748 votes
73
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
1782 votes
74
Fjoergyn
Ernte im Herbst

Rating: 4
18 votes
75
Lacrimosa
Lichtgestalt

Rating: 4
14 votes
76
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

Rating: 3.99
305 votes
77
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
78
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
636 votes
79
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
80
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.98
121 votes
81
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.97
143 votes
82
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.97
98 votes
83
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.97
76 votes
84
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.97
163 votes
85
Marc Rizzo
Colossal Myopia

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
86
Vinterriket
Der letzte Winter - Der Ewigkeit entgegen

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
87
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.96
2532 votes
88
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.96
112 votes
89
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

Rating: 3.95
121 votes
90
Negura Bunget
Inarborat Kosmos

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
91
Kiuas
The Spirit of Ukko

Rating: 3.95
32 votes
92
Behemoth
Slaves Shall Serve

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
93
Blood Red Throne
Altered Genesis

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
94
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
82 votes
95
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
96
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
97
Crimson Moonlight
Veil of Remembrance

Rating: 3.93
90 votes
98
Dark Suns
Existence

Rating: 3.93
29 votes
99
Solstafir
Masterpiece of Bitterness

Rating: 3.93
36 votes
100
1000 Funerals
Portrait Of A Dream

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
101
Grave Miasma
Realm Of Evoked Doom

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
102
Thyrfing
Farsotstider

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
103
Mago de Oz
Gaia II: La Voz Dormida

Rating: 3.92
39 votes
104
Into Eternity
Buried in Oblivion

Rating: 3.92
518 votes
105
Kroda
Towards the Firmaments Verge of Life

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
106
Starkweather
Croatoan

Rating: 3.91
29 votes
107
Ram-Zet
Intra

Rating: 3.91
34 votes
108
Mechina
The Assembly of Tyrants

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
109
Cripple Bastards
Desperately Insensitive

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
110
Acid King
III

Rating: 3.9
70 votes
111
Crucified Barbara
In Distortion We Trust

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
112
High on Fire
Blessed Black Wings

Rating: 3.9
654 votes
113
The Ocean
Aeolian

Rating: 3.9
1017 votes
114
Tides
Resurface

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
115
Indukti
S.U.S.A.R.

Rating: 3.89
57 votes
116
Bruce Dickinson
Tyranny of Souls

Rating: 3.89
294 votes
117
A Textbook Tragedy
A Partial Dialogue Between Ghost and Pri

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
118
Deathchain
Deathrash Assault

Rating: 3.89
122 votes
119
Vader
The Art Of War

Rating: 3.89
196 votes
120
The Esoteric
With the Sureness of Sleepwalking

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
121
Arkona
Vo Slavu Velikim!

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
122
Nocturnal Rites
Grand Illusion

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
123
Giant Squid
Monster in the Creek

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
124
Putrid Pile
The Pleasure in Suffering

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
125
Vordr
II

Rating: 3.89
32 votes
126
Shadow Gallery
Room V

Rating: 3.89
162 votes
127
Carnival in Coal
Collection Prestige

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
128
Johnny Truant
In the Library of Horrific Events

Rating: 3.88
450 votes
129
Amenra
Mass III

Rating: 3.88
184 votes
130
Charon
Songs For The Sinners

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
131
Municipal Waste
Hazardous Mutation

Rating: 3.88
248 votes
132
Grand Belial's Key
Kosherat

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
133
The Vision Bleak
Carpathia

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
134
Heaven Shall Burn vs. Caliban
The Split Program II

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
135
Deceased
As the Weird Travel On

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
136
Darkest Hour
Undoing Ruin

Rating: 3.87
1292 votes
137
Monolithe
Monolithe II

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
138
Pain (SWE)
Dancing with the Dead

Rating: 3.86
40 votes
139
Pelican
March Into the Sea

Rating: 3.86
148 votes
140
Renascent
Through Darkness

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
141
Curl Up and Die
The One of Above All, The End of All

Rating: 3.86
45 votes
142
Gamma Ray
Majestic

Rating: 3.85
292 votes
143
Crowbar
Life's Blood For The Downtrodden

Rating: 3.85
150 votes
144
Earth
Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method

Rating: 3.85
346 votes
145
Circus Maximus
The 1st Chapter

Rating: 3.84
115 votes
146
Communic
Conspiracy In Mind

Rating: 3.84
70 votes
147
Cephalic Carnage
Anomalies

Rating: 3.84
203 votes
148
Mors Principium Est
The Unborn

Rating: 3.84
182 votes
149
Paul Gilbert
Space Ship One

Rating: 3.84
25 votes
150
John 5
Songs For Sanity

Rating: 3.84
56 votes
151
Tony Iommi
Fused

Rating: 3.84
46 votes
152
Steve Vai
Real Illusions: Reflections

Rating: 3.83
108 votes
153
Twiztid
Man's Myth, Vol. 1

Rating: 3.83
48 votes
154
Code
Nouveau Gloaming

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
155
Lunar Aurora
Mond

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
156
Shining
In the Kingdom of Kitsch You Will Be a Monster

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
157
The Confession
The Confession (EP)

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
158
Acid Mothers Temple
IAO CHANT from The Cosmic Inferno

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
159
Neuraxis
Trilateral Progression

Rating: 3.83
268 votes
160
Head Wound City
Head Wound City EP

Rating: 3.83
63 votes
161
Noumena
Absence

Rating: 3.82
74 votes
162
Becoming The Archetype
Terminate Damnation

Rating: 3.82
855 votes
163
Ufomammut
Lucifer Songs

Rating: 3.82
44 votes
164
Project 86
...And the Rest Will Follow

Rating: 3.82
134 votes
165
HORSE the band
The Mechanical Hand

Rating: 3.82
450 votes
166
Soulfly
Dark Ages

Rating: 3.81
592 votes
167
Darkane
Layers of Lies

Rating: 3.81
219 votes
168
Merzbow
Sphere

Rating: 3.8
23 votes
169
Chimp Spanner
Imperium Vorago

Rating: 3.8
124 votes
170
DIR EN GREY
Clever Sleazoid

Rating: 3.8
75 votes
171
Black Majesty
Silent Company

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
172
Hate
Anaclasis: A Haunting Gospel Of Malice & Hatred

Rating: 3.8
42 votes
173
Destruction
Inventor of Evil

Rating: 3.8
224 votes
174
Devil Sold His Soul
Darkness Prevails

Rating: 3.79
190 votes
175
Continuo Renacer
Continuo Renacer

Rating: 3.79
17 votes
176
Slechtvalk
At The Dawn of War

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
177
Symbyosis
On the Wings of Phoenix

Rating: 3.79
19 votes
178
Hardcore Superstar
Hardcore Superstar

Rating: 3.79
33 votes
179
Parkway Drive
Killing with a Smile

Rating: 3.79
1341 votes
180
Nadja
Bliss Torn From Emptiness

Rating: 3.79
42 votes
181
Book of Black Earth
The Feast

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
182
Morgul
All Dead Here…

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
183
Betzefer
Down Low

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
184
Gorod
Neurotripsicks

Rating: 3.78
250 votes
185
Chimaira
Chimaira

Rating: 3.78
1494 votes
186
The Absence
From Your Grave

Rating: 3.78
398 votes
187
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Nuclear, Sad, Nuclear

Rating: 3.78
536 votes
188
Insect Warfare
At War With Grindcore

Rating: 3.78
58 votes
189
Nokturnal Mortum
Weltanschauung

Rating: 3.77
51 votes
190
Scar Symmetry
Symmetric In Design

Rating: 3.77
927 votes
191
Heathen
2005 Demo

Rating: 3.77
26 votes
192
Still Remains
Of Love and Lunacy

Rating: 3.77
650 votes
193
Freak Kitchen
Organic

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
194
Kreator
Enemy of God

Rating: 3.76
936 votes
195
Grinspoon
Best in show

Rating: 3.76
17 votes
196
Five Bolt Main
Venting

Rating: 3.76
17 votes
197
Ulver
Blood Inside

Rating: 3.76
352 votes
198
Boris
Mabuta No Ura

Rating: 3.76
110 votes
199
Doomriders
BLACK THUNDER

Rating: 3.76
114 votes
200
Swallow the Sun
Ghost Of Loss

Rating: 3.76
274 votes



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