Album Of The Year 2016Decibel: 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.

Click on the name of a magazine or website in the table header to see their full Album of the Year chart. Click on an album's overall ranking to see which end of year lists it appears in.

Overall RankA.V. ClubStereogumLouder Than WarSister RayFOPP
1Khemmis - Hunted39 - - - - -
2Nails - You Will Never Be One Of Us3716 - - - -
3Blood Incantation - Starspawn58 - - - - -
4Oranssi Pazuzu - Värähtelijä70 - - - - -
5Abbath - Abbath84 - - - - -
6Gehennah - Too Loud To Live, Too Drunk To Die93 - - - - -
7Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows250+ - - - - -
8Hammers Of Misfortune - Dead Revolution250+ - - - - -
9Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust250+ - - - - -
10Cobalt - Slow Forever250+ - 25 - - -
11Trap Them - Crown Feral250+ - - - - -
12Asphyx - Incoming Death250+ - - - - -
13Blood Ceremony - Lord Of Misrule250+ - - - - -
14Funeral Moth - Transience250+ - - - - -
15Crowbar - The Serpent Only Lies250+ - - - - -
16Deströyer 666 - Wildfire250+ - - - - -
17Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason250+ - - - - -
18Diamond Head - Diamond Head250+ - - - - -
19Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards250+ - - - - -
20Oathbreaker - Rheia250+ - - - - -
21Virus - Memento Collider250+ - - - - -
22Wretch - Wretch250+ - - - - -
23מזמור - Yodh250+ - - - - -
24Neurosis - Fires Within Fires250+ - - - - -
25Bölzer - Hero250+ - - - - -
26Subrosa - For This We Fought The Battle Of Ages250+ - - - - -
27Testament - Brotherhood Of The Snake250+ - - - - -
28Phobocosm - Bringer Of Drought250+ - - - - -
29Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule250+ - - - - -
30Graves At Sea - The Curse That Is250+ - - - - -
31Cult Of Luna / Julie Christmas - Mariner250+ - - - - -
32Inquisition - Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith250+ - - - - -
33Child Bite - Negative Noise250+ - - - - -
34Sumac - What One Becomes250+ - - - - -
35Eerie - Eerie250+ - - - - -
36Inverloch - Distance | Collapsed250+ - - - - -
37Aluk Todolo - Voix250+ - - - - -
38Venomous Concept - Kick Me Silly VCIII250+ - - - - -
39Eternal Champion - The Armor Of Ire250+ - - - - -
40The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation250+ - - - - -

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End of year lists from the following blogs, websites, record stores and labels are included in the charts. Click on the name to see their list.

How the overall rank is calculated

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:

1st: 50pts2nd: 42pts3rd: 36pts4th: 30pts5th: 25pts6th: 22pts7th: 20pts8th: 18pts9th: 16pts10th: 15pts11th: 14pts12th: 13pts13th: 12pts14th: 11pts15th: 10pts16th: 9pts17th: 8pts18th: 7pts19th: 6pts20th: 5pts21-30: 4pts 31-40: 3pts 41-50: 2pts 51+: 1pt
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