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.

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

Incantation

Onward to Golgotha

dB HoF No. 48

Label: Hydra Head

Release date: August 2000

Candlemass

Nightfall

dB HoF No. 47

Label: Active

Release date: November 1987

Metallica

… And Justice for All

dB HoF No. 46

Label: Elektra

Release date: August 25, 1988

Kyuss

Welcome to Sky Valley

dB HoF No. 45

Label: Elektra

Release date: June 1994