Top Story

The 2022 Decibel Magazine Tour STARTS TODAY!

January 28, 2022

After a three-year… let’s call it a “hiatus,” The Decibel Magazine Tour triumphantly returns TODAY. Some date are already sold out, so get those tickets NOW!


Video Premiere: Foreign Hands – “Separation Souvenir”

January 28, 2022

Hear metalcore crushers Foreign Hands take the genre back to its halcyon days of 20 years ago on “Separation Souvenir.”


Read How Obituary Clashed With Roadrunner In 1992 In This Exclusive Excerpt From ‘Turned Inside Out: The Official Story of Obituary’

January 28, 2022

Take an exclusive sneak peek of the second and final excerpt of Turned Inside Out: The Official Story of Obituary, now shipping directly via Decibel Books.

Latest Issue

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2022: Dead Alive!

February 2022 [#208]

Includes exclusive limited edition Enforced flexi disc

Featuring: the Top 20 Most Anticipated Albums of 2022, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of dead horse’s Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers, Scorpions, Hypocrisy and more

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Cloakroom, The Last Ten Seconds of Life and Saxon

January 28, 2022

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some shoegazey metal, metalcore mavericks, and an a still-ruling NWOBHM originator this week.

Five For Friday: January 28, 2022

January 28, 2022

This week’s package of new arrivals is stuffed with the latest from Celeste, Dark Meditation, Ravenous Death and more!

Justin Bartlett’s VBERKVLT Instagram Challenge Is Back

January 27, 2022

Make Instagram more metal and win some killer prizes doing Justin Bartlett’s ABCs of Extreme Metal Music Challenge in February

Track Premiere: Getting Heshy with Tantivy’s “Worthy Foe”

January 27, 2022

The new single from rockin’ thrashers Tantivy is certainly worthy of your attention!

Full Album Stream: Milquetoast’s ‘Caterwaul’

January 26, 2022

Spin the entirety of Caterwaul from punk blasters Milquetoast and pre-order it in advance of a January 28 release from Wise Blood.

Album Premiere: Vorga – ‘Striving Toward Oblivion’

January 26, 2022

German black metal cosmonauts Vorga plunge you into a starless sky on their new album, Striving Toward Oblivion.

Video Premiere: Sarin – “When You Melt” (live)

January 25, 2022

Watch the sunshine-soaked new live video from Toronto post-metal punishers Sarin.

Demo:listen: Vile Rites

January 25, 2022

This week Demo:listen introduces the world to the skull-crushing/mind-expanding death metal of California’s Vile Rites.

Enforced Premiere New Single, “Casket,” via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 25, 2022

Hear and acquire this Enforced flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!