Hall of Fame

Avail – “Over the James”

May 30, 2019

Avail’s melodic hardcore classic Over the James enters the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Celtic Frost’s “To Mega Therion”

April 11, 2019

Ranking the songs on Celtic Frost‘s Hall of Fame-inducted masterpiece To Mega Therion from worst to best.

Michael Schenker Group – “Assault Attack”

March 4, 2019

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

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February 8, 2019

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Memories Remain: The Making of Obituary’s “Cause of Death”

February 6, 2019

Read the making of Obituary‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Cause of Death before the death metal legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 13.

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.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The New Order”

January 3, 2019

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted album The New Order from worst to best.

Watain – “Casus Luciferi”

December 20, 2018

Watain‘s seminal album, Casus Luciferi is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Carcass’ “Heartwork”

November 15, 2018

Ranking the songs on Carcass‘ Hall of Fame-inducted 1993 masterwork Heartwork from worst to best.

Asphyx – “The Rack”

October 29, 2018

Asphyx take their place in the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The Legacy”

October 4, 2018

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted classic debut, The Legacy, from worst to best. Thrashing ourselves into the triangle! The Devil’s Triangle!

Budgie – “Budgie”

August 1, 2018

Budgie‘s Never Turn Your Back on a Friend is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Prong’s “Beg to Differ”

July 5, 2018

Revisiting and rating the songs on Prong‘s 1990 Beg to Differ album from worst to best.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Paradise Lost’s “Icon”

May 17, 2018

Ranking the songs on Paradise Lost‘s 1993 epic Icon from worst to best, to honor its recent induction to our Hall of Fame.

Exclusive Excerpt: Queensrÿche’s “Operation Mindcrime” Hall of Fame

May 3, 2018

Queensrÿche’s Operation: Mindcrime turns 30 today. Read an exclusive excerpt from its Hall of Fame induction.

Judas Priest – “Stained Class”

May 1, 2018

Judas Priest‘s Stained Class takes its place in the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Judas Priest Grace the Cover of June’s Decibel

April 25, 2018

Judas Priest return to the cover of Decibel with an decade-in-the-making Hall of Fame story of their Stained Class album.

Enslaved – “Below the Lights”

March 2, 2018

While the trio of albums Blodhemn, Mardraum: Beyond the Within and Monumension afforded Enslaved a very wide and superbly deep palette from which to draw, sculpt and splatter their blend of black, Viking and progressive metal, something wasn’t quite right. The feelings and intentions of the aforementioned albums were pure, but the Norwegians had corrupted…