The Year In Review: 1985

Readers' Top Albums of 1985

1. Slayer
Hell Awaits
  1. Exodus Bonded By Blood
  2. Iron Maiden Live After Death
  3. Megadeth Killing Is My Business
  4. Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
  5. Anthrax Spreading The Disease
  6. Fates Warning The Spectre Within
  7. Helloween Walls Of Jericho
  8. Armored Saint Delirious Nomad
  9. Yngwie Malmsteen Marching Out

BNR Top Albums of 1985

1. Fates Warning
The Spectre Within
  1. Slayer Hell Awaits
  2. Trouble The Skull
  3. Blessed Death Kill Or Be Killed
  4. Exodus Bonded By Blood
  5. Artillery Fear Of Tomorrow
  6. Piledriver Metal Inquisition
  7. Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
  8. Havoc The Grip
  9. Manilla Road Open The Gates

In Memoriam


Top Albums By Country

Country '85 % '84 % % Chg
Sweden 10.0 0.0 +10.0
USA 60.0 60.0 +0.0
Germany 10.0 0.0 +10.0
England 10.0 20.0 -10.0
Switzerland 10.0 10.0 +0.0

1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015
1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 2011 2016
1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1997 2002 2007 2012 2017
1973 1978 1983 1988 1993 1998 2003 2008 2013 2018
1974 1979 1984 1989 1994 1999 2004 2009 2014 2019

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