"Canadian metal magazine Unrestrained! has named OPETH's "Ghost Reveries" the No. 1 Album of 2005 in their year-end issue that will be on stands December 15. Click here to view the cover of issue #29.
Unrestrained! Top 20 Albums Of 2005 (as chosen by the staff):
01. OPETH - Ghost Reveries (Roadrunner)
02. NEVERMORE - The Godless Endeavour (Century Media)
03. PRIMORDIAL - The Gathering Wilderness (Metal Blade)
04. CLUTCH - Robot Hive/Exodus (DRT)
05. LURKER OF CHALICE - Lurker Of Chalice (Southern Lord/Total Holocaust)
06. DEATHSPELL OMEGA - Kenose (N.E.D./Ajna Offensive)
07. CORROSION OF CONFORMITY - In The Arms Of God (Sanctuary)
08. HYPOCRISY - Virus (Nuclear Blast)
09. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD - Alien (Century Media)
10. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME - Alaska (Victory)
11. DARK TRANQUILLITY - Character (Century Media)
12. ULVER - The Blood Inside (The End)
13. NAPALM DEATH - The Code Is Red... Long Live The Code (Century Media)
14. RAMMSTEIN - Rosenrot (Universal)
15. TORCHE - Torche (Robotic Empire)
16. GREEN CARNATION - The Quiet Offspring (The End Records)
17. LEAVES' EYES - Vinland Saga (Napalm)
18. JESU - Jesu (Hydra Head)
19. SLOUGH FEG - Atavism (Cruz Del Sur)
20. RED KNIFE LOTTERY - So Much Drama (Uprising)"
Great stuff! Its great to see Opeth getting well-earned recognition...if they were on a major label before this I could only imagine that their previous record would have also gotten more press, though too!