Best Metal Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

01
the GazettE
Gama

Rating: 4.36
14 votes
02
Serpent (JPN)
Cradle of Insanity

Rating: 4.35
26 votes
03
Temnozor
Folkstorm of the Azure Nights

Rating: 4.33
15 votes
04
Power Quest
Magic Never Dies

Rating: 4.32
14 votes
05
Index Case
Index Case

Rating: 4.32
11 votes
06
In Vain
Wounds

Rating: 4.31
24 votes
07
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.31
245 votes
08
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.31
1116 votes
09
Wolfchant
Bloody Tales of Disgraced Lands

Rating: 4.29
38 votes
10
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.29
70 votes
11
Isole
Forevermore

Rating: 4.27
22 votes
12
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.27
69 votes
13
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
1472 votes
14
Flametal
The Elder

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
15
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.23
141 votes
16
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.22
6716 votes
17
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.2
174 votes
18
Kiko Loureiro
No Gravity

Rating: 4.19
26 votes
19
Manilla Road
Gates of Fire

Rating: 4.19
48 votes
20
Valient Thorr
Total Universe Man

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
21
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.19
210 votes
22
Merzbow
Dust of Dreams

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
23
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.18
182 votes
24
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.18
252 votes
25
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

Rating: 4.18
84 votes
26
Rudra
Brahmavidya: Primordial I

Rating: 4.17
12 votes
27
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.16
310 votes
28
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.15
1959 votes
29
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.15
2131 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
1552 votes
33
Protest the Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.14
5238 votes
34
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.14
162 votes
35
Playing Enemy
I Was Your City

Rating: 4.13
15 votes
36
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
37
Stam1na
Stam1na

Rating: 4.13
48 votes
38
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
50 votes
39
Ocean
Here Where Nothing Grows

Rating: 4.12
13 votes
40
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.11
61 votes
41
Nocte Obducta
Nektar - Teil 2: Seen, Flüsse, Tagebücher

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
42
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
43
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.09
74 votes
44
Kekal
Acidity

Rating: 4.09
32 votes
45
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.09
411 votes
46
With Passion
In The Midst Of Bloodied Soil

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
47
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.08
303 votes
48
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.08
301 votes
49
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

Rating: 4.07
609 votes
50
The Psyke Project
Daikini

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
51
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
52
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
53
Criminal
Sicario

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
54
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
1950 votes
55
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.06
25 votes
56
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.06
9135 votes
57
Cyanotic
Transhuman

Rating: 4.05
19 votes
58
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

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

Rating: 4.05
324 votes
60
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.05
197 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
779 votes
68
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

Rating: 4.02
196 votes
69
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

Rating: 4.02
3636 votes
70
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 4.02
62 votes
71
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4.01
1122 votes
72
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
758 votes
73
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
1782 votes
74
Fjoergyn
Ernte im Herbst

Rating: 4
18 votes
75
Behemoth
Slaves Shall Serve

Rating: 4
18 votes
76
Lacrimosa
Lichtgestalt

Rating: 4
14 votes
77
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

Rating: 3.99
306 votes
78
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
79
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
634 votes
80
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
81
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.98
122 votes
82
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.98
143 votes
83
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.97
98 votes
84
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.97
163 votes
85
Marc Rizzo
Colossal Myopia

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
86
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.96
3819 votes
87
Vinterriket
Der letzte Winter - Der Ewigkeit entgegen

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
88
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.96
114 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
Mago de Oz
Gaia II: La Voz Dormida

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
93
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.95
84 votes
94
Blood Red Throne
Altered Genesis

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
95
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
82 votes
96
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
97
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
98
Crimson Moonlight
Veil of Remembrance

Rating: 3.93
90 votes
99
Dark Suns
Existence

Rating: 3.93
29 votes
100
Solstafir
Masterpiece of Bitterness

Rating: 3.93
36 votes
101
Terror 2000
Terror For Sale

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
102
Grave Miasma
Realm Of Evoked Doom

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
103
1000 Funerals
Portrait Of A Dream

Rating: 3.93
14 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
Vader
The Art Of War

Rating: 3.9
196 votes
111
Acid King
III

Rating: 3.9
72 votes
112
Smile Empty Soul
Anxiety

Rating: 3.9
40 votes
113
Crucified Barbara
In Distortion We Trust

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
114
High on Fire
Blessed Black Wings

Rating: 3.9
656 votes
115
The Ocean
Aeolian

Rating: 3.9
1026 votes
116
Tides
Resurface

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
117
Indukti
S.U.S.A.R.

Rating: 3.89
57 votes
118
A Textbook Tragedy
A Partial Dialogue Between Ghost and Pri

Rating: 3.89
33 votes
119
Deathchain
Deathrash Assault

Rating: 3.89
122 votes
120
Nocturnal Rites
Grand Illusion

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
121
The Esoteric
With the Sureness of Sleepwalking

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
122
Arkona
Vo Slavu Velikim!

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
123
Bruce Dickinson
Tyranny of Souls

Rating: 3.89
296 votes
124
Giant Squid
Monster in the Creek

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
125
Vordr
II

Rating: 3.89
32 votes
126
Shadow Gallery
Room V

Rating: 3.89
162 votes
127
Amenra
Mass III

Rating: 3.89
186 votes
128
Carnival in Coal
Collection Prestige

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
129
Johnny Truant
In the Library of Horrific Events

Rating: 3.88
450 votes
130
Grand Belial's Key
Kosherat

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
131
The Vision Bleak
Carpathia

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
132
Heaven Shall Burn vs. Caliban
The Split Program II

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
133
Municipal Waste
Hazardous Mutation

Rating: 3.87
250 votes
134
Putrid Pile
The Pleasure in Suffering

Rating: 3.87
23 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
Communic
Conspiracy In Mind

Rating: 3.86
72 votes
140
Pelican
March Into the Sea

Rating: 3.86
148 votes
141
Renascent
Through Darkness

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
142
Thyrfing
Farsotstider

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
143
Curl Up and Die
The One of Above All, The End of All

Rating: 3.86
45 votes
144
Crowbar
Life's Blood For The Downtrodden

Rating: 3.85
153 votes
145
Shining (NOR)
In the Kingdom of Kitsch You Will Be a Monster

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
146
Earth
Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method

Rating: 3.85
352 votes
147
Circus Maximus
The 1st Chapter

Rating: 3.85
115 votes
148
Charon
Songs For The Sinners

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
149
Gamma Ray
Majestic

Rating: 3.84
296 votes
150
Cephalic Carnage
Anomalies

Rating: 3.84
205 votes
151
Mors Principium Est
The Unborn

Rating: 3.84
182 votes
152
Tony Iommi
Fused

Rating: 3.84
94 votes
153
Paul Gilbert
Space Ship One

Rating: 3.84
25 votes
154
John 5
Songs For Sanity

Rating: 3.84
56 votes
155
Steve Vai
Real Illusions: Reflections

Rating: 3.83
108 votes
156
Ufomammut
Lucifer Songs

Rating: 3.83
42 votes
157
Code
Nouveau Gloaming

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
158
Lunar Aurora
Mond

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
159
The Confession
The Confession (EP)

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
160
Acid Mothers Temple
IAO CHANT from The Cosmic Inferno

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
161
Twiztid
Man's Myth, Vol. 1

Rating: 3.83
47 votes
162
Hardcore Superstar
Hardcore Superstar

Rating: 3.83
32 votes
163
Neuraxis
Trilateral Progression

Rating: 3.83
270 votes
164
Head Wound City
Head Wound City EP

Rating: 3.83
63 votes
165
Becoming The Archetype
Terminate Damnation

Rating: 3.82
864 votes
166
Project 86
...And the Rest Will Follow

Rating: 3.82
135 votes
167
HORSE the band
The Mechanical Hand

Rating: 3.82
450 votes
168
Noumena
Absence

Rating: 3.82
76 votes
169
Soulfly
Dark Ages

Rating: 3.81
592 votes
170
Darkane
Layers of Lies

Rating: 3.81
219 votes
171
Lost Soul
Chaostream

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
172
Merzbow
Sphere

Rating: 3.8
23 votes
173
DIR EN GREY
Clever Sleazoid

Rating: 3.8
75 votes
174
Black Majesty
Silent Company

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
175
Hate
Anaclasis: A Haunting Gospel Of Malice & Hatred

Rating: 3.8
42 votes
176
Destruction
Inventor of Evil

Rating: 3.8
224 votes
177
Chimp Spanner
Imperium Vorago

Rating: 3.8
126 votes
178
Continuo Renacer
Continuo Renacer

Rating: 3.79
17 votes
179
Devil Sold His Soul
Darkness Prevails

Rating: 3.79
94 votes
180
Slechtvalk
At The Dawn of War

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
181
Symbyosis
On the Wings of Phoenix

Rating: 3.79
19 votes
182
Parkway Drive
Killing with a Smile

Rating: 3.79
1343 votes
183
Nadja
Bliss Torn From Emptiness

Rating: 3.79
42 votes
184
Morgul
All Dead Here…

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
185
Book of Black Earth
The Feast

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
186
Betzefer
Down Low

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
187
Gorod
Neurotripsicks

Rating: 3.78
250 votes
188
Chimaira
Chimaira

Rating: 3.78
1512 votes
189
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Nuclear, Sad, Nuclear

Rating: 3.78
536 votes
190
The Absence
From Your Grave

Rating: 3.78
398 votes
191
Insect Warfare
At War With Grindcore

Rating: 3.78
58 votes
192
Reverend Bizarre
II: Crush The Insects

Rating: 3.78
80 votes
193
Scar Symmetry
Symmetric in Design

Rating: 3.77
939 votes
194
Nokturnal Mortum
Weltanschauung

Rating: 3.77
51 votes
195
Heathen
2005 Demo

Rating: 3.77
26 votes
196
Boris
Mabuta No Ura

Rating: 3.77
112 votes
197
Still Remains
Of Love and Lunacy

Rating: 3.77
650 votes
198
Kreator
Enemy of God

Rating: 3.77
936 votes
199
Freak Kitchen
Organic

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
200
Grinspoon
Best in show

Rating: 3.76
17 votes



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