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.

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

Testament

The Legacy

dB HoF No. 44

Label: Megaforce

Release date: 1987

Black Sabbath

Heaven and Hell

dB HoF No. 43

Label: Warner Bros.

Release date: April 25, 1980

Repulsion

Horrified

dB HoF No. 42

Label: Necrosis

Release date: 1989

Down

NOLA

dB HoF No. 41

Label: East West

Release date: Sept. 19, 1995

Cannibal Corpse

Tomb of the Mutilated

dB HoF No. 40

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: September 1992

Napalm Death

Scum

dB HoF No. 39

Label: Earache

Release date: May 6, 1987

Mastodon

Remission

dB HoF No. 38

Label: Relapse

Release date: May 2002

Coalesce

0:12 Revolution in Just Listening

dB HoF No. 37

Label: Relapse

Release date: September 1999

Opeth

Orchid

dB HoF No. 36

Label: Candlelight

Release date: May 1995

Converge

Jane Doe

dB HoF No. 35

Label: Equal Vision

Release date: 2001

Diamond Head

Lightning to the Nations

dB HoF No. 34

Label: Happy Face

Release date: 1980

Katatonia

Brave Murder Day

dB HoF No. 33

Label: Avantgarde

Release date: July 1996

Immortal

At the Heart of Winter

dB HoF No. 32

Label: Osmose

Release date: 1999

Electric Wizard

Dopethrone

dB HoF No. 31

Label: Rise Above

Release date: 2000

Bad Brains

Bad Brains

dB HoF No. 30

Label: ROIR

Release date: February 1982

Cave In

Until Your Heart Stops

dB HoF No. 29

Label: Hydra Head

Release date: 1998

Quicksand

Slip

dB HoF No. 28

Label: Polydor

Release date: February 9, 1993

Obituary

Cause of Death

dB HoF No.

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: September 19, 1990

Cryptic Slaughter

Money Talks

dB HoF No. 26

Label: Death

Release date: 1987

Darkthrone

A Blaze in the Northern Sky

dB HoF No. 25

Label: Peaceville

Release date: 1991

Celtic Frost

Morbid Tales

dB HoF No. 24

Label: Noise

Release date: 1984

Only Living Witness

Prone Mortal Form

dB HoF No. 23

Label: Century Media

Release date: June 1993

The Dillinger Escape Plan

Calculating Infinity

dB HoF No. 22

Label: Relapse

Release date: Sept. 28, 1999

Destroy Erase Improve

Meshuggah

dB HoF No. 21

Label: Nuclear Blast

Release date: July 25, 1995

Monster Magnet

Dopes to Infinity

dB HoF No. 20

Label: A&M

Release date: March 21, 1995

Rollins Band

The End of Silence

dB HoF No. 19

Label: Imago

Release date: February 25, 1992