Hall of Fame

The Decibel Hall of Fame provides the definitive stories behind the making of extreme music’s most important albums. Each month the seven-page stories (upwards of 5,000 words) include interviews with every musician who performed on the inducted record.


Sinister Slaughter

dB HoF No. 221

Label: Nuclear Blast

Release date: April 13, 1993

At the Gates

Terminal Spirit Disease

dB HoF No. 220

Label: Peaceville

Release date: July 18, 1994

The Crown

Deathrace King

dB HoF No. 219

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: May 23, 2000

Dinosaur Jr.

You’re Living All Over Me

dB HoF No. 218

Label: SST

Release date: December 14, 1987

Hammers of Misfortune

The Locust Years

dB HoF No. 217

Label: Cruz Del Sur

Release date: June 26, 2006

Strapping Young Lad


dB HoF No. 216

Label: Century Media

Release date: February 11, 1997



dB HoF No. 215

Label: Earache

Release date: August 23, 1994


Unholy Cult

dB HoF No. 214

Label: Olympic/Listenable

Release date: October 28, 2002



dB HoF No. 213

Label: Cogumelo

Release date: October 30, 1987

Cattle Decapitation

The Harvest Floor

dB HoF No. 212

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: January 19, 2009

Dazzling Killmen

Face of Collapse

dB HoF No. 211

Label: Skin Graft

Release date: March 14, 1994


Forbidden Evil

dB HoF No. 210

Label: Combat

Release date: September 30, 1988

Wolves in the Throne Room

Two Hunters

dB HoF No. 209

Label: Southern Lord

Release date: Sept 27, 2007

The Red Chord


dB HoF No. 208

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: May 17, 2005

Dead Kennedys


dB HoF No. 207

Label: Alternative Tentacles

Release date: November 1985

dead horse

Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers

dB HoF No. 206

Label: Big Chief

Release date: September 11, 1991


Aspera Hiems Symfonia

dB HoF No. 205

Label: Ancient Lore Creations

Release date: June 3, 1996

Flotsam and Jetsam

Doomsday for the Deceiver

dB HoF No. 204

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: July 4, 1986

Lawnmower Deth

Ooh Crikey It’s... Lawnmower Deth

dB HoF No. 203

Label: Earache

Release date: September 1990


Triumph and Agony

dB HoF No. 202

Label: Vertigo

Release date: September 29, 1987


300 Percent Density

dB HoF No. 201

Label: Century Media

Release date: May 1, 2001


Instinct: Decay

dB HoF No. 200

Label: Battle Kommand

Release date: May 30, 2006


Dark Medieval Times

dB HoF No. 199

Label: Moonfog Productions

Release date: March 1994

Lamb of God

Ashes of the Wake

dB HoF No. 198

Label: Epic

Release date: August 31, 2004

Black Sabbath

Mob Rules

dB HoF No. 197

Label: Warner Bros.

Release date: November 4, 1981

My Dying Bride

The Angel and the Dark River

dB HoF No. 196

Label: Peaceville

Release date: May 22, 1995

Fudge Tunnel

Hate Songs in E Minor

dB HoF No. 195

Label: Earache

Release date: August 20, 1991

King Diamond


dB HoF No. 194

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: September 13, 1988

Judas Priest


dB HoF No. 193

Label: Columbia

Release date: September 3, 1990


Children of God

dB HoF No. 192

Label: Caroline/Mute

Release date: October 19, 1987