DPRPoll 2005

You might want to check out what the DPRP Team voted for. Below you'll find our personal Top 10s and votes for best songs, DVDs, artwork, newcomer, concert and biggest disappointment.

 AndyBartBob Charlie
1 Sieges Even -
The Art Of Navigating By The Stars
Pallas -
The Dreams Of Men
Moon Safari -
A Doorway To Summer
Green Carnation -
The Quiet Offspring
2 Redemption -
The Fullness Of Time
Gazpacho -
Firebird
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Arcturus -
Sideshow Symphonies
3 Communic -
Conspiracy In Mind
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
Steve Unruh -
Two Little Awakenings
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
4 Novact -
Tales From The Soul
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Frogg Café -
The Fortunate Observer Of Time
Scar Symmetry -
Symmetric In Design
5 Vision Divine -
The Perfect Machine
Salem Hill -
Mimi's Magic Moment
K² -
Book Of The Dead
The Last Dance -
Once Beautiful
6 Green Carnation -
The Quiet Offspring
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Spock's Beard -
Octane
Arena -
Pepper's Ghost
7 Circus Maximus -
The 1st Chapter
Neal Morse -
?
Malpractice -
Deviation From The Flow
Redemption -
The Fullness Of Timea
8 Man On Fire -
Habitat
Pendragon -
Believe
Leger De Main -
A Lasting Impression
Draconian -
Arcane Rain Fell
9 Astral Doors -
Evil Is Forever
Ray Wilson -
Live
Asturias -
Bird Eyes View
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
10 Beyond Twilight -
Section X
Spock's Beard -
Octane
  Crimson Tears -
Gothica
  Christopher Christos Dave David B
1 Steve Unruh -
Songs To The Sky
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
PFM -
Dracula
Riverside Second Life Syndrome
2 Leaves' Eyes -
Vinland Saga
Nine Horses -
Snow Borne Sorrow
Nil -
Nil Novo Sub Sole
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
3 Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Sigur Rós -
Takk...
Van Der Graaf Generator -
Present
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
4 Malpractice -
Deviation From The Flow
Nevermore -
This Godless Endeavor
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
 
5 Steve Unruh -
Two Little Awakenings
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
Glass Hammer -
The Inconsolable Secret
 
6 Dead Soul Tribe -
The Dead Word
Sieges Even -
The Art Of Navigating By The Stars
Stream Of Passion -
Embrace The Storm
 
7 Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Jaga Jazzist -
What We Must
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
 
8 Lunatica -
Fables & Dreams
Kate Bush -
Aerial
The Mars Volta -
Frances The Mute
 
9 Midnattsol -
Where Twilight Dwells
Elbow -
Leaders Of The Free World
Kate Bush -
Aerial
 
10 Galloglass -
Heavenseeker
K² -
Book Of The Dead

Saga -
Chapters Live

 
  David M Dries Ed Gerald
1 Pallas -
The Dreams Of Men
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
Salem Hill -
Mimi's Magic Moment

Opeth Ghost -
Reveries

Shadow Gallery -
Room V
Elfonía -
This Sonic Landscape
Quidam -
Surrevival
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
3 Stream Of Passion -
E mbrace The Storm
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Coheed & Cambria -
Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume 1
4 Dream Theater Octavarium Redemption -
The Fullness Of Time
R P W L -
Live: Start The Fire
The Mars Volta -
Frances The Mute
5 Glass Hammer The Inconsolable Secret Green Carnation -
The Quiet Offspring
Ray Wilson -
Live
Spock's Beard -
Octane
6 Redemption -
The Fullness Of Time
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Spock's Beard -
Gluttons For Punishment
Marc Rizzo -
Colossal Myopia
7 Stride -
Imagine
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
R P W L -
World Through My Eyes
Dream Aria -
In The Wake
8 Evergrey -
A Night To Remember
Novact -
Tales From The Soul
Spock's Beard -
Octane
Jeremy & Progressor -
The Pearl Of Great Price
9   Stream Of Passion -
Embrace The Storm
Steve Thorne -
Emotional Creatures - Part One
Echo And The Bunnymen -
Siberia
10   Pendragon -
Believe
Neal Morse -
?
Sigur Rós -
Takk...
  Henri Jerry John Joris
1 Styx Big -
Bang Theory
Pallas -
The Dreams Of Men

Eels -
Blinking Lights And Other Revelations

Tomas Bodin -
I AM
2 Kino -
Picture
Chris Rea -
Blue Guitars
Paul McCartney-
Chaos And Creation In The Backyard
Mangala Vallis -
Lycanthrope
3 Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
Van Der Graaf Generator -
Present
Ben Folds -
Songs For Silverman
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
4 Spock's Beard -
Octane
Alquin -
Blue Planet
Adrian Belew -
Side Two
Arena -
Pepper's Ghost
5 Salem Hill -
Mimi's Magic Moment
Nektar -
Door To The Future
Van Der Graaf Generator -
Present
Kino -
Picture
6   Kate Bush -
Aerial
Coldplay -
X&Y
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
7   Epica -
Consign To Oblivion
Adrian Belew -
Side One
Magic Pie -
Motions Of Desire
8   Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Jethro Tull -
Aqualung Live
Pallas -
The Dreams Of Men
9       Neal Morse -
?
10       Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
  Mark Martien Nigel Peter
1 Moon Safari -
A Doorway To Summer
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Arena -
Pepper's Ghost
2 Echolyn -
The End Is Beautiful
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
Spock's Beard -
Octane
Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
3 Liquid Scarlet -
II
Shadow Gallery -
Room V
John Hackett -
Checking Out Of London
Stream Of Passion -
Embrace The Storm
4 Van Der Graaf Generator -
Present
Pallas -
The Dreams Of Men
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
5 The Pineapple Thief -
10 Stories Down
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Van Der Graaf Generator -
Present
Subway To Sally -
Nord Nord Ost
6 Paul McCartney -
Chaos And Creation In The Backyard

Spock's Beard -
Octane

Tim Delaughter/Polyphonic Spree -
Thumbsucker Ost
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
7 Tom Mcrae -
All Maps Welcome
Steve Walsh -
Shadowman
Steve Hackett -
Metamorpheus
 
8 Eyestrings -
Consumption
Kino -
Picture
Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
 
9 String Cheese Incident -
One Step Closer
Roine Stolt -
Wallstreet Voodoo
Elbow -
Leaders Of The Free World
 
10 Steve Thorne -
Emotional Creatures - Part One
James LaBrie -
Elements Of Persuasion
The Mars Volta -
Frances The Mute
 
  Tom  Yalcin    
1 Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
Tomas Bodin -
I AM
   
2 Porcupine Tree -
Deadwing
Magic Pie -
Motions Of Desire
   
3 Kate Bush -
Aerial
Sieges Even -
The Art Of Navigating By The Stars
   
4 Red Sparowes -
At The Soundless Dawn
Redemption -
The Fullness Of Time
   
5 Nevermore -
This Godless Endeavor
Glass Hammer -
The Inconsolable Secret
   
6

Candlemass -
Candlemass

Opeth -
Ghost Reveries
   
7   Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
   
8   Dream Theater -
Octavarium
   
9   Frogg Café -
The Fortunate Observer Of Time
   
10   Porcupine -
Tree Deadwing
   

When adding the total points of these 94 different albums,
the Top 10 for DPRP would look like this:

  1. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing [1] (15 votes, 110 points)
  2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries [7] (9votes, 66 points)
  3. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome [3] (9 votes, 59 points)
  4. Dream Theater - Octavarium [3] (10 votes, 53 points)
  5. Pallas - The Dreams Of Men [8] (5 votes, 40 points)
  6. Spock's Beard - Octane [10] (7 votes, 36 votes)
  7. Van Der Graaf Generator - Present [18] (5 votes, 35 points)
  8. Redemption - The Fullness Of Time [29] (5 votes, 32 points)
  9. Stream Of Passion - Embrace The Storm [20] (4 votes, 23 points)
  10. Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars [15] (3 votes, 23 points)

Best Track

 AndyBartBobCharlie
1 Redemption -
Threads
Dream Theater -
Octavarium
The Amber Light -
Stranger & Strangers
Green Carnation -
The Everlasting Moment
2 Sieges Even -
Sequence 1: The Weight
Spock's Beard -
A Flash Before My Eyes
Moon Safari -
Doorway
Draconian Death -
Come Near Me
3 Indukti -
Freder
Gazpacho -
Vulture
KBB -
Discontinuous Spiral
Opeth -
The Grand Conjuration
 Dave David B David M Dries
1 Nil -
Le Gardien
Opeth -
Ghost Of Perdition
Shadow Gallery -
Torn
Elfonía -
...De Los Libros Del Tiempo
2 Land's End -
A New World Order
Porcupine Tree -
Open Car
Pallas -
Bringer Of Dreams
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
3 Cathedral -
The Garden
  Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Porcupine Tree -
Arriving Somewhere But Not Here
 Ed Gerald Henri Jerry
1 Salem Hill -
The Joy Gem
Coheed & Cambria -
Ten Speed (of God's Blood & Burial)
Riverside -
Second Life Syndrome
Pallas -
Ghostdancers
2 Porcupine Tree -
Arriving Somewhere But Not Here
Him -
Behind The Crimson Door
Kino -
Losers' Day Parade
Van Der Graaf Generator -
Every Bloody Emperor
3 Spock's Beard -
A Flash Before My Eyes
The Mars Volta -
Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus
Salem Hill -
Stolen By Ghosts
Chris Rea -
Two Days Missing Down The Viper Room
  Joris Mark PeterTom
1 Dream Theater -
Octavarium
Echolyn -
Lovesick Morning
Porcupine Tree -
Lazarus
Porcupine Tree -
Arriving Somewhere But Not Here
Arena -
Opera Fanatica
Moon Safari -
We Spin The World
Arena -
Opera Fanatica
Opeth -
The Baying Of The Hounds
3 Mangala Vallis -
Call Me Alias
Liquid Scarlet -
Lines Are Drawn Again

Dream Theater -
Octavarium

Pelican
March Into The Sea
  Yalcin     
1 Magic Pie -
Change
     
Porcupine Tree -
The Start Of Something Beautiful
     
3 Dream Theater -
Octavarium
     

Best DVD

  Andy Bart Bob Charlie
1 Evergrey -
A Night To Remember - Live 2004
Pain Of Salvation -
Be Live
Al Di Meola -
One Of These Nights
Within Temptation -
The Silent Force Tour
2 Pain Of Salvation -
Be Live
Magenta -
The Gathering
   
3 Balance Of Power -
Heathenology
Marillion -
Wish You Were Here
   
  Dave David B Dries Ed
1 Echolyn -
Stars And Gardens - Volume 4
Rush -
R-30
Evergrey -
A Night To Remember - Live 2004
Marillion -
Wish You Were Here
2 Isildur's Bane -
Mind Vol. 5 - The Observatory
    Peter Gabriel -
Still Growing Up Live & Unwrapped
3 Various Artists -
Gouveia Art Rock Festival 2004
    IQ -
Live From London
  Henri Jerry Joris Mark
1 Pain Of Salvation -
Be Live
Twelfth Night -
Live From London
Pain Of Salvation -
Be Live
Twelfth Night -
Live From London
George Harrison & Friends -
Concert For Bangladesh
Pallas -
Live From London
  IQ -
Live From London
3 The Eagles -
Farewell I Tour: Live From Melbourne
Nektar -
Pure
  Discipline -
Live 1995
  Martien Nigel Tom Yalcin
1 Rush -
R-30
Peter Gabriel -
Still Growing Up Live & Unwrapped
AC/DC -
Family Jewels
Pain Of Salvation -
Be Live
  Bob Dylan -
No Direction Home
   
3   George Harrison & Friends -
Concert For Bangladesh
   

Best Artwork

Andy: Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars
Bart: Gazpacho - Firebird
Bob: Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
Charlie: Arena - Pepper's Ghost
Christopher: Leaves' Eyes - Vinland Saga
Christos: Kate Bush - Aerial
Dave: Arena - Pepper's Ghost
David M: Dream Theater - Octavarium
Dries: Pendragon - Believe
Henri: Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
Jerry Pallas - The Dreams Of Men
Joris: Arena - Pepper's Ghost
Mark: Sigur Rós - Takk...
Nigel: Porcupine - Tree Deadwing
Tom: Opeth - Ghost Reveries
Yalcin: Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars

Best Concert
Andy: Fates Warning - 1 April 2005 - Headway Festival, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Bart: Marillion - 3 December 2005 - Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Bob: Gordon Giltrap - 24 March 2005 - Hartlepool, UK
Charlie: Van der Graaf Generator - 6 May 2005 - Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Christos: Sigur Rós - 14 July 2005 - Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
Dave: Echolyn - 4 November 2005 - Boardwalk, Sheffield, UK
David M:: Marillion - 5 December 2005 - Forum, London, UK
Dries: Riverside - 14 October 2005 - Progpower Europe, Baarlo, The Netherlands
Ed: Spock's Beard - 5 October 2005 - De Groene Engel, Oss, The Netherlands
Gerald: Pearl Jam - 22 September 2005 - Halifax Metro Centre, Nova Scotia, Canada
Henri: Styx - 11 June 2005 - Arrow Rock Festival, Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands
Jerry: Van der Graaf Generator - 6 May 2005 - Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Joris: Circus Brimstone - 2 April 2005 - Boerderij, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Mark: Van der Graaf Generator - 13 November 2005 - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Martien: Porcupine Tree - 4 December 2005 - 013, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Peter: Porcupine Tree - 20 April 2005 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Tom: Graspop Festival - 26 June 2005 - Dessel, Belgium
Yalcin: Anathema - 20 May 2005 - Istanbul, Turkey

Best Newcomer
Andy: NovACT
Bart: Kino
Bob: Moon Safari
Charlie: Crimson Tears
Christos: K˛
Dave: Rain
Dries: NovACT
Ed: Steve Thorne
Gerald: Stars
Joris: Kino
Mark: Moon Safari
Martien: Communic
Peter: Stream Of Passion
Tom: Pure Reason Revolution
Yalcin: Magic Pie

Biggest Disappointment
Andy: Pain of Salvation: poor concert
Bart: The Pineapple Thief - 10 Stories Down
Bob: -
Charlie: Dream Theater - Octavarium
Christos: Dead Soul Tribe - The Dead Word
Dave: Roine Stolt - Wallstreet Voodoo
David M: Arena - Pepper's Ghost
Dries: not able to fit all good music of 2005 in one top 10
Ed: Pink Floyd: Delay of PULSE DVD
Gerald: -
Henri: -
Jerry: -
John: Adrian Belew: Side Three wasn't released
Joris: Myself: not being able to write more reviews for DPRP
Mark: Stephen Duffy: not writing a new lilac time album, instead spending time writing with robbie williams
Martien: -
Nigel: -
Peter: -
Tom: In general: not enough interesting prog releases
Yalcin: Roine Stolt - Wallstreet Voodoo


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