The Top 30 Albums of 1991

How awesome was 1991? It took your intrepid Decibel staff more than a couple hours on the chopping block to hack this list down to 30. After leaving classics from Immolation, Fudge Tunnel, Entombed, Slint and yes, even fucking Mr. Bungle bleeding out in the cold, we managed to craft a comprehensive list of the year’s finest death metal, grind, thrash, hard rock, grunge, industrial and sheer, ear-crippling noise for your entertainment. As the first Bush in the Oval Office said of the Gulf War, “the world could wait no longer.”