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Full Album Stream/Interview: Dead Conspiracy

By: Posted in: exclusive, featured, interviews, listen On: Wednesday, March 12th, 2014


Old death metal dudes never go away for good. They just do one (or all) of the following: reform; work on a reissue of their out-of-print material; write new songs or join a new Six Feet Under or Malevolent Creation lineup. For Portland death metal OG's Dead Conspiracy it's three out of four. They'll reissue all of the 1980s material (some of it lost) on vinyl along with a new song "Rites of ...

STREAMING: The Wounded Kings’ “Consolamentum”

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: exclusive, featured, listen On: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

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You guys realize that we are in a renaissance for doom metal right now, right? So much excellent heaviness out there. Maybe it's because everything sucks just like it did back in the 70s. I don't know, I'm not an historian. I do, however,  know quality when I hear it, especially when it's as attached to something as overwhelming as The Wounded Kings' latest. Epically slow and atmospheric, with ...

Goodbye Cruel World!!! (And Hello Fine Arts!?!)

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: featured, listen On: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014


A couple months back we premiered a new Backstabbers Inc track and now, with barely time enough for a gasp between, guitarist/vocalist Matt Serven is prepping Bury Me in a Hole in the Ground, the super limited double cassette from his digital hardcore side project GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD!!! We've got an exclusive stream of the track "Condolence Card" below, which should help whet your appetite ...

STREAMING: Entartung “Peccata Mortalia”

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, listen On: Monday, March 10th, 2014

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Only a mere month ago German black metallers Entartung featured a track (HERE) on the Deciblog. Spirits were crushed, churches were defiled, and minds were corrupted. Now, the time has come for Entartung to unfurl the great fear that is Peccata Mortalia. Normally we laugh at our own hyperbole, but Peccata Mortalia is, like other W.T.C. acts in Valkyjra and Tortorum, an album of remarkably ...

Stream Songs from New Panopticon/Falls of Rauros Split

By: Dan Lake Posted in: featured, interviews, listen On: Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Rather than planting our flag in one fertile corner of the extreme musical universe, Decibel has always enjoyed scrambling back and forth along the continuum, from the dingiest anti-production muckfests (found in our recent Top 100 Black Metal Albums special issue) to the most gorgeous prog explorations (such as Jeff Wagner's super-mellow Cynic piece in the current April issue). This spring, ...

Decibrity Playlist: Cynic

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Tuesday, March 4th, 2014


Just a quick listen to Cynic would reveal that Paul Masvidal and company probably have pretty eclectic musical tastes. Given that the band dropped its third full-length, Kindly Bent To Free Us, last month, the guitarist/vocalist was kind enough to pass along a medley of recent (and fairly nostalgic) listens. As he explains, "Playlists have been updated on average a weekly to biweekly basis ...

STREAMING: Savage Messiah “Hammered Down”

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, listen On: Monday, March 3rd, 2014


Savage Messiah frontman Dave Silver knows his thrash ABCs. Formerly of Brit thrashers Headless Cross, Silver's built a veritable thrash empire around Savage Messiah, for which there are four neck-snapping full-lengths, the newest of which is the upcoming The Fateful Dark. Actually, on new album, The Fateful Dark, Silver and his fellow Messiahs embark on a more "mature" path (think Testament's ...

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 ...

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 ...