Must be the quality albums that have been released that year.
Obviously a few years later you think about it differently, but still it's interesting to see.
Tool - 10000 Days
Amplifier - Insider
Jakob - Solace
Mogwai - Mr Beast
Isis - In the Absence of Truth
Brand New - The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
OstinatO - Chasing the Form
Callisto - Noir
The Album Leaf - Into The Blue Again
Division Day - Beartrap Island
Junius - Blood Is Bright
Booka Shade - Movements
Isis And Aereogramme - In The Fishtank 14
Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist