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.


Gore Metal

dB HoF No. 234

Label: Relapse

Release date: November 23, 1998


Matando Güeros

dB HoF No. 233

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: July 6, 1993


The Tenant

dB HoF No. 232

Label: Profound Lore

Release date: March 3, 2010


The Burner

dB HoF No. 231

Label: Merge

Release date: March 14, 1994


The Day of Wrath

dB HoF No. 230

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: March 13, 1985


The Ethereal Mirror

dB HoF No. 229

Label: Columbia

Release date: May 24, 1993

Blind Guardian

Imaginations From the Other Side

dB HoF No. 228

Label: Virgin

Release date: April 5, 1995

Insect Warfare

World Extermination

dB HoF No. 227

Label: 625 Thrashcore

Release date: October 2007



dB HoF No. 226

Label: Deathwish Inc.

Release date: June 11, 2013


Still Life

dB HoF No. 225

Label: Peaceville

Release date: October 18, 1999


Metal on Metal

dB HoF No. 224

Label: Attic

Release date: April 15, 1982

Thorr’s Hammer


dB HoF No. 223

Label: Southern Lord

Release date: 1998


Min tid skal komme

dB HoF No. 222

Label: Aesthetic Death/Misanthropy

Release date: August 1995


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