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.

Warlock

Triumph and Agony

dB HoF No. 202

Label: Vertigo

Release date: September 29, 1987

Candiria

300 Percent Density

dB HoF No. 201

Label: Century Media

Release date: May 1, 2001

Nachtmystium

Instinct: Decay

dB HoF No. 200

Label: Battle Kommand

Release date: May 30, 2006

Satyricon

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

“Them”

dB HoF No. 194

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: September 13, 1988

Judas Priest

Painkiller

dB HoF No. 193

Label: Columbia

Release date: September 3, 1990

Swans

Children of God

dB HoF No. 192

Label: Caroline/Mute

Release date: October 19, 1987

Die Kreuzen

October File

dB HoF No. 191

Label: Touch and Go

Release date: May 1986

Baroness

Red Album

dB HoF No. 190

Label: Relapse

Release date: September 4, 2007

Slint

Spiderland

dB HoF No. 189

Label: Touch and Go

Release date: March 27, 1991

Municipal Waste

The Art of Partying

dB HoF No. 188

Label: Earache

Release date: June 11, 2007

Earth Crisis

Destroy the Machines

dB HoF No. 187

Label: Victory

Release date: May 25, 1995

Ved Buens Ende

Written In Waters

dB HoF No. 186

Label: Misanthropy

Release date: October 1995

Clutch

Blast Tyrant

dB HoF No. 185

Label: DRT Entertainment

Release date: March 23, 2004

Shai Hulud

Hearts Once Nourished With Hope and Compassion

dB HoF No. 184

Label: Crisis

Release date: November 4, 1997

Mare

Mare

dB HoF No. 183

Label: Hydra Head

Release date: October 5, 2004

Behemoth

Demigod

dB HoF No. 182

Label: Regain/Olympic Recordings

Release date: October 25, 2004

Madball

Set It Off

dB HoF No. 181

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: July 26, 1994

Sacrilege

Behind the Realms of Madness

dB HoF No. 180

Label: Pusmort

Release date: July 19, 1985

Armored Saint

Symbol of Salvation

dB HoF No. 179

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: May 14, 1991

Tormentor

Anno Domini

dB HoF No. 178

Label: Self-released

Release date: 1989

The Darkness

Permission to Land

dB HoF No. 177

Label: Atlantic

Release date: July 7, 2003

Anthrax

Fistful of Metal

dB HoF No. 176

Label: Megaforce

Release date: January 1984

Avail

Over the James

dB HoF No. 175

Label: Lookout!

Release date: April 7, 1998

Varathron

His Majesty at the Swamp

dB HoF No. 174

Label: Cyber Music

Release date: August 1993

The Accüsed

More Fun Than an Open Casket Funeral!

dB HoF No. 173

Label: Combat

Release date: May 5, 1987