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.


Fistful of Metal

dB HoF No. 176

Label: Megaforce

Release date: January 1984


Over the James

dB HoF No. 175

Label: Lookout!

Release date: April 7, 1998


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

Michael Schenker Group

Assault Attack

dB HoF No. 172

Label: Chrysalis

Release date: October 1982


Emperor/Hordanes Land

dB HoF No. 171

Label: Candlelight

Release date: June 1993


Symphonies of Sickness

dB HoF No. 170

Label: Earache

Release date: November 4, 1989


Casus Luciferi

dB HoF No. 169

Label: Drakkar Productions

Release date: November 2003


The Rack

dB HoF No. 168

Label: Century Media

Release date: April 13, 1991


The New Order

dB HoF No. 167

Label: Megaforce / Atlantic

Release date: May 5, 1988

Ripping Corpse

Dreaming with the Dead

dB HoF No. 166

Label: Kraze

Release date: June 1, 1991


Never Turn Your Back on a Friend

dB HoF No. 165

Label: MCA

Release date: June 1973


From Mars to Sirius

dB HoF No. 164

Label: Listenable

Release date: September 27, 2005


Slaughter in the Vatican

dB HoF No. 163

Label: R/C

Release date: October 23, 1990

Judas Priest

Stained Class

dB HoF No. 162

Label: CBS

Release date: February 10, 1978


Come to Grief

dB HoF No. 161

Label: Century Media

Release date: November 1, 1994


Below the Lights

dB HoF No. 160

Label: Osmose

Release date: April 14, 2003

Paradise Lost


dB HoF No. 159

Label: Music for Nations

Release date: September 23, 1993


Pleasure to Kill

dB HoF No. 158

Label: Noise

Release date: November 1, 1986

Monster Magnet

Spine of God

dB HoF No. 157

Label: Caroline

Release date: 1992

Dream Death

Journey Into Mystery

dB HoF No. 156

Label: New Renaissance

Release date: October 16, 1987


Moving Waves

dB HoF No. 155

Label: Imperial

Release date: October 1971


Beg to Differ

dB HoF No. 154

Label: Epic

Release date: March 1990

Nuclear Assault

Game Over

dB HoF No. 153

Label: Under One Flag

Release date: October 1986


Filth Hounds of Hades

dB HoF No. 152

Label: Kamaflage

Release date: March 1982


Odd Fellows Rest

dB HoF No. 151

Label: Mayhem

Release date: July 6, 1998


Ultramega OK

dB HoF No. 150

Label: SST

Release date: October 31, 1988

Cannibal Corpse

The Bleeding

dB HoF No. 149

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: April 12, 1994

Today is the Day

Temple of the Morning Star

dB HoF No. 148

Label: Relapse

Release date: September 23, 1997

Dimmu Borgir

Death Cult Armageddon

dB HoF No. 147

Label: Nuclear Blast

Release date: September 8, 2003