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Q&A: London May On His New Black Metal Comedy “Brutal Realty, Inc.” and What Hardcore Taught Him

July 19, 2019

Former DC hardcore hero London May on his new “black metal comedy” Brutal Realty, Inc.

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Track Premiere: Hippie Death Cult – ‘Unborn’

July 22, 2019

Come join us as we debut a fuzzy new jam from Portland, OR doom crew Hippie Death Cult.

Editorial

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Sacred Reich’s “Heal”

July 11, 2019

Looking back and justifying Sacred Reich‘s underrated 1996 album Heal, which doesn’t really sound like what you remember it sounding like.

Latest Issue

Abbath - Out from the Cold

August 2019 [#178]

Includes exclusive limited edition Cadaver flexi disc

Featuring: Nails, Life of Agony, Pelican, False, a special report on Maryland Deathfest XVII, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Anthrax’s Fistful of Metal,  Full of Hell, Lingua Ignota, Falls of Rauros and more

Q&A: Aaron Charles of Falls of Rauros Vows to Conquer the Ocean

July 22, 2019

Aaron Charles of Falls of Rauros is interviewed by Decibel Magazine for new album, Patterns in Mythology, out now on Gilead Media.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 4 (Voivod, Crowbar & Monstrance on Album Reviews)

July 19, 2019

In the fourth installment on our Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts examines album reviews from the artists’ perspective.

Follow Cerebral Rot’s Odius Descent Into Decay

July 19, 2019

Cerebral Rot knows how to do OSDM right in 2019: take a handful of key bands as inspiration, focus on hooks and atmosphere, and keep it filthy and brutal.

Demo:listen: Sedimentum

July 19, 2019

This week Demo:listen investigates a massive subterranean commotion in Québec City.

Video Premiere: Sanction – ‘Paralysis’

July 18, 2019

Culled from their new album, Broken in Refraction, “Paralysis” is a quick track that brings beatdown after beatdown over an all-red video.

Primitive Origins: New Trolls’ “UT”

July 18, 2019

Re-examining New Trolls’ 1972 prog-rock odyssey UT.

Track Premiere: Getting Crazy-Weird with OXX’s “Birthday Song”

July 18, 2019

Nefarious Industries will release The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance on LP and digital platforms on August 16th.

Full Album Stream + Interview: Kommodus – “An Imperial Sun Rises”

July 17, 2019

This is the fourth interview we featured with black metallers Kommodus since their Demo:listen debut in 2017.

Anthrax – “Fistful of Metal”

July 17, 2019

Anthrax‘s seminal debut album, Fistful of Metal is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.