Archive for the ‘listen’ Category

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. ...

Decibrity Playlist: Junius (Part 2)

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, February 20th, 2014

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Last week, Junius helped celebrate the upcoming release of its excellent new EP, Days of the Fallen Sun, by having half of the band--namely, frontman/guitarist Joseph E. Martinez and bassist Joel Munguia--tell us about eight records that they were listening to back when things started in 2004. Now that everyone has (hopefully) had a chance to get his or her grubby hands on the record, guitarist ...

Fatality’s Wintour Diary

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: diary, featured, listen, tours, videos On: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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Last summer, the young bucks in Fatality wrote a cogent piece for the Deciblog on how you can successfully crowdfund a project without pissing off fans. As a result, we got to know bassist Adam Zed pretty well and found him to be a likeable and hilarious chap. Then, he approached the Deciblog about doing a tour diary. We weren't sold. With a few exceptions, tour diaries are boring and devoid ...

Get Altered

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: featured, listen On: Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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We're exactly one month out from the release of Immortal, the sicker-than-a-resurrected-centurion-werewolf debut blaster from Sacramento death metallers Alterbeast, and to whet your appetite the band has graciously sent over an exclusive stream of a sonic power-up called "Vile Remnants." Check the track out below, pre-order the record here, and, for the youngsters, check out what the ...

STREAMING: Mayhem “Psywar”

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, listen, uncategorized On: Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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The True Mayhem. Ground zero for Norwegian black metal. Since 1984, the Oslo-based outfit has made waves. Though it would take a good number of years—about three, actually—before Deathcrush hit posers hard, the group’s coup de grace was posthumous debut album, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. With Euronymous dead and the Norwegian scene reeling from heavy media pressure, Mayhem didn’t ...

TRACK PREMIERE: Prizehog’s “Shed”

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: exclusive, featured, listen On: Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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Prizehog's fourth album is called Re-Unvent the Whool. That should give you an idea of just how weird these weirdos are. They come from Portland, because of course. Disconnected sludge floating in an abyss of fuzz, "Shed" is a pretty good example of what you're going to get when you contaminate your turntable with the record. There are probably songs in here somewhere, but it requires digging ...

Full Album Stream: Nebelung’s Palingenesis

By: Dan Lake Posted in: featured, interviews, listen On: Monday, February 17th, 2014

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If you don't live along the east coast of the United States, then maybe you're having a chest-beating trad metal day, or a beat-on-your-desk black/thrash day, or even a middle-finger-hoisting death metal day.  But if you were in the path of the snow storm that dumped a few lead-heavy white blankets up and down the Eastern Seaboard, then you probably spent a couple days this weekend ...

STREAMING: Dodsferd covers The Misfits

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, listen On: Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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Dodsferd will soon release their ninth album The Parasitic Survival of the Human Race, which promises more punk along with the black. For your streaming pleasure today we have a Misfits cover from the upcoming album (We Are 138), bookended by audio samples from the Greek riots in February 2012. Check it out below and learn more about the release at Moribund. The album is due March ...

Decibrity Playlist: Junius (Part 1)

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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A few weeks ago, we premiered a track from Junius's excellent new EP, Days of the Fallen Sun. This year will not only see the release of new tunes from the quartet (in just a few days, no less), but it also marks a celebratory occasion that typically calls for diamond jewelry. Our budget here at the Deciblog isn't quite that extravagant, so instead we thought we'd let the band take over our ...

STREAMING: Mystifier “Wicca”

By: jonathan.horsley Posted in: featured, listen On: Monday, February 10th, 2014

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It’s time to go back, folks. It’s time to wade way, way back into the primordial ooze and sift out a hallowed blast from the past in this exclusive album stream of GreyHaze Records’ reissue of Mystifier’s Wicca. The Brazilian black metal legends released Wicca in 1992, and although it has been rereleased a handful of times since, it has been out of print for while. Most of you will be ...