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.

Cradle of Filth

The Principle of Evil Made Flesh

dB HoF No. 78

Label: Cacophonous

Release date: 1994

Coroner

No more Color

dB HoF No. 77

Label: Noise

Release date: 1989

Killing Joke

Killing Joke

dB HoF No. 76

Label: E.G. Records

Release date: 1980

Burzum

Filosofem

dB HoF No. 75

Label: Misanthropy

Release date: 1996

Mercyful Fate

Melissa

dB HoF No.

Label: Roadrunner/Megaforce

Release date: 1983

The Jesus Lizard

Goat

dB HoF No. 73

Label: Touch & Go

Release date: 1991

Corrosion of Conformity

Animosity

dB HoF No. 72

Label: Death/Metal Blade

Release date: 1985

Satyricon

Nemesis Divina

dB HoF No. 71

Label: Moonfog

Release date: 1996

Venom

Welcome to Hell

dB HoF No. 70

Label: Neat

Release date: 1981

Angel Witch

Angel Witch

dB HoF No. 69

Label: Bronze

Release date: 1980

Amorphis

Tales From the Thousand Lakes

dB HoF No. 68

Label: Relapse

Release date: 1994

Refused

The Shape of Punk to Come

dB HoF No. 67

Label: Burning Heart

Release date: 1998

Dismember

Like an Ever Flowing Stream

dB HoF No. 66

Label: Nuclear Blast

Release date: May 29, 1991

Type O Negative

Bloody Kisses

dB HoF No. 65

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1993

Pentagram

Relentless

dB HoF No. 64

Label: Pentagram; reissue label: Peaceville

Release date: 1985; reissued: 1993

Motörhead

Ace of Spades

dB HoF No. 63

Label: Bronze

Release date: November 1980

Dark Tranquillity

The Gallery

dB HoF No. 62

Label: Osmose Productions

Release date: November 27, 1995

Saint Vitus

Born Too Late

dB HoF No. 61

Label: SST

Release date: 1987

Enslaved

Frost

dB HoF No. 60

Label: Osmose

Release date: 1994

Watchtower

Control and Resistance

dB HoF No. 59

Label: Noise

Release date: November 1989

Trouble

Psalm 9

dB HoF No. 58

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: 1984

Accept

Restless and Wild

dB HoF No. 57

Label: Brain

Release date: October 1982

Cynic

Focus

dB HoF No. 56

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1993

D.R.I.

Dealing With It

dB HoF No. 55

Label: Death/Metal Blade

Release date: March 1985

Judge

Bringin’ It Down

dB HoF No. 54

Label: Revelation

Release date: 1989

S.O.D.

Speak English or Die

dB HoF No. 53

Label: Megaforce

Release date: December 1985

Nile

Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka

dB HoF No. 52

Label: Relapse

Release date: 1998

Suffocation

Effigy of the Forgotten

dB HoF No. 51

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1991

Autopsy

Mental Funeral

dB HoF No. 50

Label: Peaceville

Release date: 1991

Discordance Axis

The Inalienable Dreamless

dB HoF No. 49

Label: Hydra Head

Release date: August 2000