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.

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

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: July 1, 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