The Year In Review: 2004

Readers' Top Albums of 2004

1. Megadeth
The System Has Failed
  1. Exodus Tempo Of The Damned
  2. Iced Earth The Glorious Burden
  3. Nightwish Once
  4. Cradle Of Filth Nymphetamine
  5. In Flames Soundtrack To Your Escape
  6. Lamb Of God Ashes Of The Wake
  7. Slipknot Vol 3: The Subliminal Verses
  8. Mastodon Leviathan
  9. Behemoth Demigod
  1. Fear Factory Archetype
  2. Anthrax Music Of Mass Destruction
  3. Shadows Fall The War Within
  4. Death Angel The Art Of Dying
  5. Rammstein Reise, Reise
  6. The Haunted rEVOLVEr
  7. Amon Amarth Fate Of Norns
  8. Orphaned Land Mabool
  9. Motorhead Inferno
  10. My Dying Bride Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light
  11. Killswitch Engage The End Of Heartache
  12. Cannibal Corpse The Wretched Spawn
  13. Finntroll Nattfodd
  14. Probot Probot
  15. Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh
  1. Therion Sirius B / Lemuria
  2. Damageplan New Found Power
  3. Rhapsody Of Fire The Dark Secret
  4. Dio Master Of The Moon
  5. Vader (MCD) Beware The Beast
  6. Deicide Scars Of The Crucifix
  7. Borknagar Epic
  8. Isis Live 1
  9. Enslaved Isa
  10. Hypocrisy The Arrival
  11. DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
  12. Arch Enemy Dead Eyes See No Future
  13. Ministry Houses Of The Molé
  14. Sonata Arctica Reckoning Night
  15. Soulfly Prophecy
  16. Edguy King Of Fools
  17. Into Eternity Buried In Oblivion
  18. Annihilator All For You
  19. Black Label Society Hangover Music Vol. VI
  20. Kataklysm Serenity In Fire
  21. Meshuggah I
  22. Saxon Lionheart
  23. Dark Tranquillity Lost To Apathy
  24. Angra Temple Of Shadows
  25. Mayhem Chimera
  26. Evergrey The Inner Circle
  27. Metal Church The Weight Of The World
  28. Neurosis The Eye Of Every Storm
  29. Dream Evil The Book Of Heavy Metal
  30. Ensiferum Iron
  31. God Forbid Better Days
  32. Within Temptation The Silent Force
  33. Scorpions Unbreakable
  34. Grip Inc. Incorporated
  35. Fates Warning FWX
  36. Suffocation Souls To Deny
  37. 3 Inches Of Blood Advance And Vanquish
  38. Samael Reign Of Light
  39. W.A.S.P. The Neon God: Part 1 - The Rise
  40. Necrophagist Epitaph
  41. 1349 Beyond The Apocalypse
  42. Jag Panzer Chain Of Command
  43. Tankard Beast Of Bourbon
  44. Darkthrone Sardonic Wrath
  45. Korn Greatest Hits Vol. 1
  46. Quo Vadis Defiant Imagination
  47. Pain Of Salvation 12:5
  48. After Forever Invisible Circles
  49. Susperia Unlimited
  50. Dismember Where Ironcrosses Grow
  51. Haggard Eppur Si Muove
  52. Napalm Death Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
  53. Clutch Blast Tyrant
  54. The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
  55. Primal Fear Devil's Ground
  56. Carcass Choice Cuts
  57. Rotting Christ Sanctus Diavolos
  58. Malevolent Creation Warkult
  59. Cult Of Luna Salvation
  60. Vintersorg The Focusing Blur
  61. Blaze Blood And Belief
  62. Six Feet Under Graveyard Classics II
  63. King's X Live All Over The Place
  64. Gwar War Party
  65. Marduk Plague Angel
  66. Norther Death Unlimited
  67. Danzig Circle Of Snakes
  68. Monster Magnet Monolithic Baby
  69. Mnemic The Audio Injected Soul
  70. The Gathering Sleepy Buildings - A Semi Acoustic Evening
  71. Threshold Critical Energy
  72. Nocturnal Rites New World Messiah
  73. Red Harvest Internal Punishment Programs
  74. Otep House Of Secrets

BNR Top Albums of 2004

1. Project: Failing Flesh
A Beautiful Sickness
  1. Ministry Houses Of The Molé
  2. Thee Maldoror Kollective A Clockwork Highway
  3. Red Harvest Internal Punishment Programs
  4. Probot Probot
  5. The Amenta Occasus
  6. Enslaved Isa
  7. The Soundbyte Rivers Of Broken Glass
  8. Isis Panopticon
  9. Neurosis The Eye Of Every Storm

In Memoriam


Top Albums By Country

Country '04 % '03 % % Chg
Norway 7.0 9.0 -2.0
USA 37.0 32.0 +5.0
Canada 5.0 5.0 +0.0
Finland 5.0 7.0 -2.0
Sweden 17.0 18.0 -1.0
Poland 2.0 2.0 +0.0
Netherlands 3.0 1.0 +2.0
Germany 7.0 10.0 -3.0
Denmark 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Brazil 2.0 2.0 +0.0
England 9.0 7.0 +2.0
Greece 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Italy 1.0 1.0 +0.0
Switzerland 1.0 0.0 +1.0
Israel 1.0 0.0 +1.0

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