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.

Fates Warning

Awaken the Guardian

dB HoF No. 134

Label: Metal Blade Records/Enigma

Release date: November 10, 1986

Sepultura

Arise

dB HoF No. 133

Label: Roadrunner Records

Release date: April 2nd, 1991

Converge

You Fail Me

dB HoF No. 132

Label: Epitaph Records

Release date: September 20th, 2004

Sacrifice

Forward to Termination

dB HoF No. 131

Label: Diabolic Force

Release date: October 12, 1987

Reverend Bizarre

In the Rectory of the Bizarre Reverend

dB HoF No. 130

Label: Sinister Figure

Release date: November 24, 2002

Napalm Death

From Enslavement to Obliteration

dB HoF No. 129

Label: Earache

Release date: September, 1988

TAD

8-Way Santa

dB HoF No. 128

Label: Sub Pop

Release date: February 1, 1991

Autopsy

Severed Survival

dB HoF No. 127

Label: Peaceville

Release date: April 24, 1989

Slaughter

Strappado

dB HoF No. 126

Label: Diabolic Force

Release date: 1987

Fear Factory

Demanufacture

dB HoF No. 125

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: June 16, 1995

Death Angel

The Ultra-Violence

dB HoF No. 124

Label: Enigma

Release date: April 23, 1987

Celtic Frost

To Mega Therion

dB HoF No. 123

Label: Noise Records

Release date: October 27th, 1985

Bang

Bang

dB HoF No. 122

Label: Capitol

Release date: 1971

Living Colour

Vivid

dB HoF No. 121

Label: Epic

Release date: 1988

Tiamat

Wildhoney

dB HoF No. 120

Label: Century Media

Release date: 1994

Spazz

La Revancha

dB HoF No. 119

Label: Sound Pollution

Release date: August 5, 1997

Samael

Worship Him

dB HoF No. 118

Label: Osmose Production

Release date: 1991

L7

Bricks Are Heavy

dB HoF No. 117

Label: Slash/Reprise

Release date: April 14, 1992

At the Gates

The Red in the Sky Is Ours

dB HoF No. 116

Label: Deaf

Release date: July 27, 1992

Corrosion of Conformity

Blind

dB HoF No. 115

Label: Relativity

Release date: November 5, 1991

Melvins

Stoner Witch

dB HoF No. 114

Label: Atlantic

Release date: October 18, 1995

Destruction

Infernal Overkill

dB HoF No. 113

Label: Steamhammer/Metal Blade

Release date: May 24, 1985

Scorpions

In Trance

dB HoF No. 112

Label: RCA

Release date: September 1975 (Europe)

Failure

Fantastic Planet

dB HoF No. 111

Label: Slash/Warner Bros.

Release date: August 13, 1996

Skepticism

Stormcrowfleet

dB HoF No. 110

Label: Red Stream, Inc.

Release date: 1995

Agnostic Front

Cause for Alarm

dB HoF No. 109

Label: Combat Core

Release date: May 1986

Opeth

Blackwater Park

dB HoF No. 108

Label: Music for Nations

Release date: March 2001

Integrity

Systems Overload

dB HoF No. 107

Label: Victory

Release date: 1995

Venom

Black Metal

dB HoF No. 106

Label: Neat

Release date: November 1982

Bad Religion

Suffer

dB HoF No. 105

Label: Epitaph

Release date: 1988