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.

Overkill

The Years of Decay

dB HoF No. 85

Label: Megaforce

Release date: 1989

King Diamond

Abigail

dB HoF No. 84

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1987

Cryptopsy

None So Vile

dB HoF No. 83

Label: Wrong Again

Release date: 1996

Tragedy

Tragedy

dB HoF No. 82

Label: Tragedy Records

Release date: 2000

Ministry

The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste

dB HoF No. 81

Label: EMI

Release date: 1988

Queensrÿche

Operation: Mindcrime

dB HoF No. 80

Label: EMI

Release date: 1988

Rorschach

Protestant

dB HoF No. 79

Label: Gern Blandsten

Release date: 1993

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