Decibel Hall Of Fame

Satyricon – Dark Medieval Times

May 24, 2021

Frost and Satyr get medieval on your ass as we induct Satyricon‘s landmark Norwegian black metal debut Dark Medieval Times.

Lamb of God – Ashes of the Wake

April 27, 2021

We celebrate our 200th issue with an LP prominently featured waaaaaay back in issue No. 1, Lamb of God‘s massive major label debut Ashes of the Wake.

Paradise Lost’s “Gothic” Turns 30! Celebrate With Our Classic Hall of Fame Story

March 19, 2021

On the 30th anniversary of Paradise Lost‘s death/doom landmark Gothic LP, we unearth our long lost Hall of Fame induction story. It’s pretty damn moist.

Fudge Tunnel – Hate Songs in E Minor

January 26, 2021

Fudge Tunnel’s first movement celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and we commemorate it with an induction of Hate Songs in E Minor.

Die Kreuzen – October File

September 29, 2020

Milwaukee’s beasts switch gears on their second LP, October File and emerge with a progressive post-hardcore landmark.

“The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol III” Is Now Available!

July 30, 2020

Our latest, limited edition webstore exclusive includes 25 more Hall of Fame stories from our revered monthly series of artist interviews on the making of their classic extreme music albums.

Slint – “Spiderland”

July 29, 2020

Slint‘s 1991 classic post-everything LP, Spiderland, is black and white and rad all over.

Municipal Waste – “The Art of Partying”

June 25, 2020

Richmond crossover kings Municipal Waste make thrash fun again with Hall of Fame inductee The Art of Partying.

Who’s That Girl?: The Making of Converge’s “Jane Doe”

February 18, 2020

Read the making of Converge‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Jane Doe before the metallic hardcore legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 4.

Behemoth – “Demigod”

December 21, 2019

The making of the be-all and end-all of Polish death metal.

Madball – “Set It Off”

December 21, 2019

Madball demonstrate their metal-infused NYHC style on the classic Set It Off and enter the Decibel Hall of Fame

Varathron’s “His Majesty at the Swamp” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

May 1, 2019

Varathron‘s 1993 classic, His Majesty at the Swamp, is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Michael Schenker Group – “Assault Attack”

March 4, 2019

Michael Schenker Group‘s Assault Attack joins the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Long, Cold Winter: The Making of Enslaved’s ‘Frost’

January 29, 2019

Read the entirety of Enslaved Decibel Hall of Fame for their groundbreaking sophomore LP, Frost.

Limited Discount Decibel Subscription + Hall of Fame Book Bundle!

October 23, 2018

You’ve got ONE WEEK to nab this special offer and get a year of Decibel and a copy of our limited edition Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology II book for discounted price!

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October 5, 2018

Expect Hall of Fame entries from Asphyx, Watain and Suffocation, exclusive flexi tracks from Pig Destroyer, Spirit Adrift and Withered, and our soon-to-be unveiled Top 40 Albums of 2018 list.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Deceased’s “Fearless Undead Machines”

August 2, 2018

Ranking the songs on Deceased‘s 1997 Decibel Hall of Fame-inducted classic, Fearless Undead Machines from worst to best.

Gojira’s “From Mars to Sirius” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

July 11, 2018

Gojira‘s landmark third album, From Mars to Sirius, is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Gojira – “From Mars to Sirius”

June 27, 2018

Gojira‘s landmark third album, From Mars to Sirius, is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame. Sorry, the whales can’t fit.

Q&A: Tomi Koivusaari (Amorphis) Sweats The Small Stuff

June 4, 2018

Amorphis’ Tomi Koivusaari talks the importance of bees, riffs, and the return of Olli-Pekka Laine.