Hall of Fame

Exhumed – Gore Metal

April 24, 2024

In which we discuss the matter of splatter of Exhumed‘s Hall of Fame induction for Gore Metal.

Brujeria – Matando Güeros

April 8, 2024

Nothing seems right in cartels as Brujeria enters the Decibel Hall of Fame

Ludicra – The Tenant

February 28, 2024

The struggle was real for Ludicra on the now Hall of Fame-inducted The Tenant.

Breadwinner – The Burner

January 31, 2024

Instrumental Richmond math rock legends Breadwinner earn a Hall of Fame induction with The Burner.
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Bulldozer – The Day of Wrath

January 5, 2024

Primal Italian first-wave black metallers Bulldozer plough their way into our hallowed Hall.

Cathedral – The Ethereal Mirror

January 5, 2024

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cathedral‘s major label debut with a Hall of Fame re-induction.

Deafheaven – Sunbather

August 28, 2023

Deafheaven‘s blackgaze landmark, Sunbather, gets a Hall of Fame induction on its tenth anniversary.

Opeth “Still Life”

July 25, 2023

Opeth reveal how their groundbreaking fourth LP, Still Life, was nearly their last in this month’s Decibel Hall of Fame induction.

Anvil – Metal on Metal

June 26, 2023

Every aspect of it—from the band’s name to the cover image to the songs herein—screams metal, leaving little doubt that Anvil’s second album clearly belongs in our Hall of Fame.

Thorr’s Hammer – Dommedagsnatt

May 24, 2023

Thorr’s Hammer‘s extreme doom benchmark Dommedagsnatt is this month’s Decibel Hall of Fame inductee.

Fleurety – “Min tid skal komme”

April 24, 2023

Norwegian black metal’s “weirdification” delivers a genre landmark with Fleurety‘s debut LP, Min tid skal komme.

Macabre – ‘Sinister Slaughter’

March 28, 2023

Midwest murder metal mavericks Macabre paint portraits of serial killers on 1993’s Sinister Slaughter.

At the Gates – Terminal Spirit Disease

March 1, 2023

Swedish melodic death metal legends At the Gates walk through the hallowed gates of our Hall of Fame for the third time via Terminal Spirit Disease.

The Crown – Deathrace King

February 9, 2023

The Crown‘s 2000 death/thrash/speed classic is finally inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

Dinosaur Jr. – You’re Living All Over Me

January 13, 2023

Dinosaur Jr.‘s freaky, noisy 1987 sophomore slugger You’re Living All Over Me gets its Hall of Fame induction.

Hammers of Misfortune – The Locust Years

December 14, 2022

Hammers of Misfortune enters the Decibel Hall of Fame via The Locust Years.

Strapping Young Lad – City

November 15, 2022

Devin Townsend’s industrial metal revolution on Strapping Young Lad‘s City gets the Hall of Fame treatment.

Scorn – Evanescence

November 15, 2022

Scorn‘s shadowy electronic landmark, Evanescence is granted a Decibel Hall of Fame induction.

Immolation – Unholy Cult

August 19, 2022

Decibel welcomes New York’s finest into the Hall of Fame, with the induction of Immolation‘s Unholy Cult on its 20th anniversary.

Sepultura – Schizophrenia

July 26, 2022

Sepultura‘s sophomore slasher Schizophrenia enters the Decibel Hall of Fame, as the band’s unprecedented fourth HOF induction

Cattle Decapitation – The Harvest Floor

July 1, 2022

We welcome Cattle Decapitation to the Hall of Fame with their 2009 game-changer The Harvest Floor.

Dazzling Killmen – Face of Collapse

May 24, 2022

American math/noise rock heroes Dazzling Killmen join the Decibel Hall of Fame via their swan song, Face of Collapse.

Wolves in the Throne Room – Two Hunters

March 29, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room‘s USBM pillar Two Hunters gets its Hall of Fame induction.

Dead Kennedys – Frankenchrist

February 10, 2022

After over a decade of trying, we finally induct Dead Kennedys‘ landmark Frankenchrist into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

dead horse – Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers

January 6, 2022

Texas cult heroes dead horse earn their first Hall of Fame induction with the eclectic Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers.

Arcturus – Aspera Hiems Symfonia

December 7, 2021

Arcturus‘ progressive black metal masterpiece Aspera Hiems Symfonia is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Cave In’s “Until Your Heart Stops”

November 25, 2021

On the eve of their Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. full-album performance of the LP, we rank the songs on Cave In’s Until Your Heart Stops from least awesome to most awesome.

Flotsam and Jetsam – Doomsday for the Deceiver

October 28, 2021

Flotsam and Jetsam’s Doomsday for the Deceiver debut is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Juggernaut: The Making of Cave In’s ‘Until Your Heart Stops’

October 12, 2021

Get hyped for Cave In‘s December 11 performance of Until Your Heart Stops at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: LA with this Hall of Fame induction from 2007 of the metallic hardcore classic.

Warlock – Triumph and Agony

August 25, 2021

Warlock‘s 1987 session-musician rich swan song gets its Hall of Fame induction