Archive for the ‘breaking newz’ Category

Pre-Order the Revised and Expanded CHOOSING DEATH!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, choosing death, featured On: Monday, March 2nd, 2015


Originally released in 2004, Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore is widely recognized as the definitive history of its titular extreme music subgenres. Eleven years later, author Albert Mudrian, editor-in-chief of Decibel Magazine, has chosen life after death in the form of a revised and expanded Choosing Death, which boasts a whopping 100 pages of new ...

Pallbearer Make Flexi Series Debut With Unreleased “Fear and Fury”

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, exclusive, featured On: Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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“Fear and Fury,” the first taste of new Pallbearer music since our favorite album of 2014, Foundations of Burden, is one of the Little Rock doom quartet's shortest songs yet, clocking in at just under six minutes. But it's not wanting for the intense, emotional thunder the band has built their following on. It was recorded specifically for the Flexi Series in late 2014, and just extends ...

Regional Openers for the Decibel Tour Announced

By: James Lewis Posted in: breaking newz, featured, the decibel magazine tour, tours On: Friday, February 6th, 2015

2015 Regional Openers Announcement

The 2015 Decibel Tour is still just under two months away, but it’s cold and terrible out (grim in a bad way), and you deserve some righteous news before the weekend. We have six outstanding, hand-picked regional openers who will get the party started in advance of At the Gates, Converge, Pallbearer and Vallenfyre’s trail of fire. Hopefully you’re lucky enough to be in the vicinity of one ...

Limited number of TIAMAT “Wildhoney” 20th anniversary vinyl available now!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured On: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015


Right now you're either praising the demigods that 2015's first Snowpocalypse has confined you to your nice, warm couch, or cursing them for not dumping enough white stuff to keep you out of work. Either way, we're sure nobody on your social media destination of choice has shut up about it, so Decibel has your kind of distraction: a blink-and-you'll-miss it offer for a very special rarity: the ...

PALLBEARER added to 2015 Decibel Tour lineup!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured On: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015


If you thought the fourth annual Decibel Magazine Tour lineup was already unbearably intense, you may not be able to cope with this news. Joining the likes of living legends At the Gates and Converge and death/doom supergroup Vallenfyre are none other than our 2014 Album of the Year honorees, Pallbearer! The Little Rock quartet expanded the horizons of doom with sophomore stunner Foundations ...

Deluxe Edition Flexi Collector’s Box: Now in Stock!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured, flexi disc On: Thursday, December 18th, 2014


In December of 2010, Decibel brought flexi back. Four years later, the obscure-yet-awesome medium is obviously here to stay. Our vaunted Flexi Series is going to be a whopping 50 deep as of the February 2015 issue, and there's no better place to store and preserve these highly collectible, exclusive items than the Deluxe Edition Flexi Collector's Box, which is officially in stock now! Our ...

Cyber Monday Deal: Get a FREE issue of Decibel!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured, gnarly one-offs On: Monday, December 1st, 2014


We are but a month away from J.C.'s birthday bash. Time to crash the party, Decibel-style. Treat either yourself or the misanthropic metalhead in your life to a killer deal sure to sour the Christmas spirit. It's Cyber Monday once again, and today only, if you sign up for a 12-month or 24-month subscription to Decibel, you'll receive one extra issue for FREE. That's right, one extra ...

Wino Issues Official Statement, Re: Norway Deporatation

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured On: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014


At this time, I feel it is necessary to release an official statement of the facts in regard to my recent deportation from the country of Norway. First, I want to apologize to all Saint Vitus fans, and to my band members and crew for my lapse in judgment that ultimately resulted in me missing the last six shows on our Born Too Late 35th anniversary European tour. On November 9th before noon just ...

Decibel unveils TOP 100 DOOM METAL ALBUMS OF ALL TIME special issue

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, exclusive, featured On: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014


Feeling depressed? Antisocial? Apathetic? We've got just the thing: The Top 100 Doom Metal Albums of All Time special issue! Hey, we never said we'd be good therapists. But let's keep it real: all the counseling you need is in these pages. Our staff navigated six decades (!) of proto-doom, funeral doom, gothic doom, stoner doom melodic doom and even "doom-pop" (don't sound the false alarm; ...

Decibel Magazine 2015 Tour Lineup + Dates Announced!

By: andrew Posted in: breaking newz, featured, the decibel magazine tour On: Monday, October 20th, 2014

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The Decibel Magazine Tour has established itself as the extreme music destination of the spring, bringing metalheads a thoughtfully curated lineup that celebrates the genre’s proud and diverse global legacy. The fourth installment is no different, as Swedish melodeath legends At the Gates join forces with U.S. hardcore heroes Converge and U.K. death/doom supergroup Vallenfyre, with yet one more ...