Best CD's of 2004
(in no particular order)

1. Muse - Absolution (technically this is a 2003 release - but it is hands down my favorite CD of the year and probably the decade as well!)
2. Incubus - A Crow Left Of The Murder
3. Mastodon - Leviathan
4. Chevelle - This Type Of Thinking Could Do Us In
5. Pain Of Salvation - Be
6. Coheed And Cambria - In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3
7. Shadows Fall - The War Within
8. Umphrey's McGee - Anchor Drops
9. Secret Machines - Now Here Is Nowhere
10. Megadeth - The System Has Failed


and of course:
1. Dream Theater - Live At Budokan
2. Neal Morse - One


Best Films of 2004:
(in no particular order)

1. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
2. Closer
3. Sideways
4. Dig!
5. Tarnation
6. The Passion Of The Christ
7. Napoleon Dynamite
8. The Polar Express
9. Kill Bill Vol.2
10. Saw