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.

Morbid Angel

Altars of Madness

dB HoF No. 14

Label: Earache

Release date: 1989

Sleep

Jerusalem

dB HoF No. 13

Label: The Music Cartel

Release date: 1998

Cathedral

Forest of Equilibrium

dB HoF No. 12

Label: Earache

Release date: 1991

Emperor

In the Nightside Eclipse

dB HoF No. 11

Label: Candlelight

Release date: 1995

Botch

We Are the Romans

dB HoF No. 10

Label: 1999

Release date: Hydra Head

Atheist

Unquestionable Presence

dB HoF No. 9

Label: Metal Blade

Release date: 1991

Carcass

Necrotocism

dB HoF No. 8

Label: Earache

Release date: 1991

Entombed

Left Hand Path

dB HoF No. 7

Label: Earache

Release date: 1990

Anthrax

Among the Living

dB HoF No. 6

Label: Island

Release date: 1987

Paradise Lost

Gothic

dB HoF No. 5

Label: Peaceville

Release date: 1991

Agony

River Runs Red

dB HoF No. 4

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1993

Sepultura

Roots

dB HoF No. 3

Label: Roadrunner

Release date: 1996

At the Gates

Slaughter of the Soul

dB HoF No. 2

Label: Earache

Release date: 1995

Slayer

Reign in Blood

dB HoF No. 1

Label: Def Jam Records

Release date: October 7, 1986