Bu yılın en zorlayıcı seçimlerinden biri kuşkusuz en iyi albümler. Dolayısıyla Ultimate Guitar yaptığı ankette sıralamayı 25`e çıkardı. Binlerce oyun sonucunda ortaya çıkan liste şöyle:

25. Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts

24. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

23. Haken – Affinity

22. Anthrax – For All Kings

21. The Dear Hunter – Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional

20. Animals as Leaders – The Madness of Many

19. Plini – Handmade Cities

18. Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!

17. The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith of Phobos

16. Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

15. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

14. Vektor – Terminal Redux

13. Deftones – Gore

12. The Dillinger Escape – Dissociation

11. Periphery – Periphery III: Select Difficulty

10. Tremonti – Dust

9. Opeth – Sorceress

8. Devin Townsend Project – Transcendence

7. Alter Bridge- The Last Hero

6. Megadeth – Dystopia

5. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

4. Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage

3. David Bowie – Blackstar

2. Metallica – Hardwired… to Self-Destruct

1. Gojira – Magma