Archive for the ‘contest’ Category

CONTEST: Axegressor CDs

By: zach.smith Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Axegressor hails from Finland, home of Decibel HOFers like Amorphis and Skepticism. As you can tell from the video below for "Command to Last", even though the quartet might sound nothing like those fellow countrymen--it's more thrash than anything else--like most Fins we've encountered in our worldly travels, the band seems to know how to have fun. Since the group's hometown of Turku is set ...

Album Stream and Giveaway: Murder Junkies

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: contest, featured, free, listen On: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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Old outlaw scumfucs never die. Actually, the virtuous go first and the bad people continue along in almost cockroach fashion. They're unkillable. Case in point: Merle Allin, brother of the legendary musical outlaw GG. You might hate GG but you certainly know about him. Not only did Merle survive life with one of the craziest people to ever walk planet Earth he also survived life in his ...

A Very Heavy Halloween: Alice Cooper DVD Contest!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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Alice Cooper famously refuses to even broach the idea of maybe someday retiring and if there's one thing the ridiculously epic mash-up of career-spanning fist-in-the-air anthems and grandiose dark carnival theatrics so exquisitely captured on Raise The Dead -- Live From Wacken makes clear it's that there's abso-fucking-lutely no reason on earth he should pull the plug anytime soon. In honor of ...

Get Sinister: Exclusive A389 Mixtape Stream/Contest!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured, free On: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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A389 Recordings is the most dangerous record label in America, period. Those who doubt it will have a tough time accounting for the 2014 A389 Digital Mixtape/Sampler, an utter beast of a collection featuring fifty-plus salvos from such sinister extreme music heavyweights such as Integrity, Bloodlet, Ringworm, Weekend Nachos, The Black Dahlia Murder, Iron Reagan, and Noisem, alongside a slew ...

Our GWAR bobblehead contest winner!

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: contest, featured, RIP On: Monday, July 14th, 2014

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We'd like to say that we were overwhelmed with video responses paying tribute to Oderus. Actually, it's probably appropriate that too many people were busy partying this summer to record an ode. But one proud blog reader stands out: Mr. Kyle Messick. True to our word we are sharing his video entry with the world and getting our friends at Aggronautix to send these killer bobbleheads. Order now ...

All Hail Beer City: Joe Petagno Skate Deck Giveaway!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured On: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Here's the deal: The legendary Joe Petagno -- AKA the creator of the Motorhead "Snaggletooth" mascot, amongst other iconic images -- has drawn three custom exclusive skateboard graphics for Beer City Skateboards and Records. Beer City has been around for over twenty-one years making the highest quality skateboard decks as well as putting out all kinds of records for sick, seminal bands like DRI, ...

Give Praise To Oderus, Win GWAR Bobbleheads

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: contest, featured, RIP On: Monday, May 12th, 2014

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The death of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, was one of the biggest bummers to hit the world of the extremely extreme in a long time. However, we shouldn't forget Brockie's mission: uninhibited creativity and fun. So, we're teaming with our friends at Aggronautix to give away ONE pair of these amazing and rare GWAR bobblehead versions of Oderus Urungus and Balsac "The Jaws of Death." Only ...

CONTEST: Gridlink – Win Test Pressings of Gridlink “Longhena”

By: Chris D. Posted in: contest, featured, free, gnarly one-offs, listen On: Friday, February 21st, 2014

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Decibel and Handshake, Inc. are teaming up to give away TWO (2) copies of Gridlink's new album Longhena. Why is that so cool? They're test presses. The kind the label and band get from the pressing plant to spot check for errors and other vinyl-related anomalies. So, test presses, in general, are rare birds. The collective of Decibel and Handshake, Inc. are giving you the chance to win a copy. ...

Do your best Bolt Thrower, win a limited Bolt Thrower LP

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: contest, featured, gnarly one-offs On: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Our friends at Century Media records recently unveiled something incredibly cool: a limited 500-run vinyl pressing of Bolt Thrower's War Master. Here's how they describe it: Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master reissue features three sides of "blood-drenched" hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching. The packaging also includes: ...

Contest Time: Our Last Enemy “Pariah” Swag

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, February 6th, 2014

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We're teaming up with Australian industrial metallers Our Last Enemy this morning to give away a few prize packs featuring an autographed poster and copy of the band's latest CD Pariah. (U.S. residents only -- sorry!) All you have to do is write a line or two in the comments section below explaining why you'd make the perfect Pariah. The band will pick winners from their favorite responses. ...