Album Of The Year 2015Echoes and Dust: Albums of the Year

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The table shows the closest 5 matches from the end of year lists in our database. Results go from left to right in decreasing order of how similar a list is to this published list.

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Overall RankLouder Than WarBinauralJust Music I LikeTrebleFringe Music Fix
1Caspian - Dust And Disquiet138 - - - - -
2Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss353561213
3Marriages - Salome250+ - - - - -
4A Swarm Of The Sun - The Rifts250+ - - - - -
5We Lost The Sea - Departure Songs250+ - - - - -
6Tiny Fingers - The Fall250+ - - - - -
7Cattle Decapitation - The Anthropocene Extinction250+ - - - - -
8Mutoid Man - Bleeder250+ - - - - -
9Hey Colossus - In Black And Gold250+ - - - - -
10Teeth Of The Sea - Highly Deadly Black Tarantula250+ - - - - -
11Godspeed You! Black Emperor* - Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress250+ - - - - -
12Low - Ones And Sixes58 - - - - -
13Vessels - Dilate250+ - - - - -
14Baroness - Purple250+ - - - - -
15Napalm Death - Apex Predator250+ - - - - -
16Hey Colossus - In Black And Gold250+ - - - - -
17Leviathan - Scar Sighted250+ - - - - -
18Mgła - Exercises In Futility250+ - - - - -
19Tidings - Death Leaves a Bright Trail250+ - - - - -
20Elder - Lore250+ - 20 - - -
21Black Rainbows - Hawkdope250+ - - - - -
22Anna von Hausswolff - The Miraculous697 - 2 - -
23Bell Witch - Four Phantoms250+ - - - - -
24The Naturals - Hive250+ - - - - -
25High On Fire - Luminiferous250+ - - - - -
26Masakichi - Hummingbird250+ - - - - -
27Deafheaven - New Bermuda37 - - - 2 -
28God Is An Astronaut - Helios | Erebus250+ - - - - -
29Panopticon - Autumn Eternal250+ - - - - -
30Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving - Yield To Despair250+ - - - - -
31Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.250+ - - - - -
32Blown Out - Jet Black Hallucinations250+ - - - - -

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Our scoring system for the overall ranking is designed to provide just the right combination of big rewards for appearing high up in any list, with a little something thrown in for the consistent performers. Points are awarded as follows:

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