Archive for the ‘featured’ Category

New Song Exclusive: Dirge’s “Venus Claws”

By: Dan Lake Posted in: featured, listen On: Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Prepare yourselves, mortal ones, for a mighty slab of awesome to descend upon your unworthy skull.  First arising from the industrial haze of the mid-90s, France's Dirge has shape-shifted through the past 16 years and (now) six albums to crush souls with music entirely in concert with their name. In two weeks, Dirge will see the release of Hyperion, the latest viscous headtrip to shamble its ...

BREWTAL TRUTH: Drink This Now!

By: adem Posted in: featured, liver failure On: Friday, February 28th, 2014


Last week's Q&A with Exit-13 vocalist Bill Yurkiewicz got us thinking about Belgian beers. Actually, we're frequently thinking about Belgian beers, but this is a good time of year for drinking the the big, high-ABV ones—and there are plenty of them out there. It also made us consider the "classics" of the beer world, iconic brews that every aspiring beer geek should be familiar with. ...

Exmortus – “Foe Hammer” Video Premiere

By: kevin.stewart-panko Posted in: exclusive, featured, tours, videos On: Thursday, February 27th, 2014

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California's Exmortus blew my ears and balls back with their debut full length, In Hatred`s Flame back in 2008. The quartet seemed destined to take their prodigious talents, love of aggressive 80s-inspired metal, interest in neo-classical shred and proclivity for combining all three of those elements to the top of the then-bubbling thrash revival. Then, well, I don`t know what happened or where ...

Decibrity Playlist: Melt-Banana

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, February 27th, 2014

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Melt-Banana's last record Fetch earned a place in our top 10 of 2013. Since Kevin Stewart-Panko already asked the now duo of vocalist Yasuko "Yako" Onuki and guitarist Ichiro Agata nearly every question imaginable back in October (most importantly about their Geocities website), we weren't left with much ground that hadn't already been covered. Onuki and Agata's tunes may not be as popular in ...

STREAMING: RiotGod’s “Driven Rise”

By: Posted in: featured, listen On: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014


Bob Pantella spends part of his year behind the kit for the Hall Of Fame certified band Monster Magnet. When he's not playing with them and several other bands he leads RiotGod. We're streaming their new track "Driven Rise" below. The band's third album Driven●Rise will be released March 18th on Metalville Records/E1 and is available for preorder. It was recorded in Pantella's studio in ...

Sucker For Punishment: Also Known as Heretication

By: Adrien Begrand Posted in: featured On: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014


This week’s a funny one, with one hugely, hugely obvious Album of the Week pick, one that’s most likely destined for my personal best metal of 2014 list. But after some real digging, I’ve found a couple other albums well worth checking out, too: a long lost reissue from a forgotten Metal Massacre band, some wonderfully filthy thrash/speed metal from Italy, a split featuring one of my ...

TRACK PREMIERE: Vices’ “Wasteland”

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: exclusive, featured, listen On: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014


Hey, finally a band name AND song title combo that describes my managing editor's life. Vices play hardcore with a blues rock edge, reminiscent of Maylene and the Sons of Disaster before they started to suck. "Wasteland" will make you want to go smash some liquor bottles down by the creek real good. Their debut LP, New Breed, was mixed and mastered by Arthur Rizk (Power Trip). It doesn't come out ...

Constant Lovers Visit the Amazon

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: featured, listen On: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014


This morning we're streaming an exclusive new earthy, driving rocker from Seattle's self-described "caveman goth" heroes Constant Lovers. It is off the band's upcoming sophomore effort, a swaggering, infectious n' hearty slab dubbed Experience Feelings and, yes, the jam somehow manages to match the power of these accompanying photographs. Pre-order here. Check out another track from the ...

A night at the movies with Domenic “Nicky” Palermo from Nothing

By: jonathan.horsley Posted in: featured, interviews On: Monday, February 24th, 2014

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**Welcome to the inaugural Deciblog Film Club, where each month we’ll poll someone from the extremely extreme community at large on a handful of films that have had an impact on their lives and their art. Think of it as an opportunity for all of us to lay down the blast beats and death growls for five minutes, find a spot on the easy chair and pick up the popcorn . . . On second thoughts, ...

STREAMING: Morbus Chron “The Perennial Link”

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, listen On: Monday, February 24th, 2014


Last year Tribulation blew minds with The Formulas of Death. This year, fellow Swedes Morbus Chron are all grown up---the average age is 27.5---from 2011's Sleepers in the Rift effort. By aging a few years, refining their craft, and spreading respective wings, the Stockholmites have created a record so immersive, so penetrating, and so tuned into the things that made early '90s death metal ...