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EXCLUSIVE Carcass ‘Torn Arteries’ 2xLP Color & ‘Surgical Steel’ Reissue LP Color Pre-Orders Available NOW!

June 18, 2021

Preorder an exclusive Swamp Green with Mint Splatter double LP of the first new Carcass record in eight years and a special Decibel Album-of-the-Decade reissue of Surgical Steel on Green with Brown Splatter.


Track Premiere: Vouna – “Grey Sky”

June 18, 2021

Stream Vouna‘s monumental new track black doom track “Grey Sky.”


Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Scum’ vs. ‘Horrified’

June 17, 2021

It’s an early-grindcore showdown as we try to figure out what album is better: Napalm Death‘s Scum or Repulsion‘s Horrified.

Latest Issue

Amenra: Beyond Critical Mass

July 2021 [#201]

Includes exclusive limited edition Fuming Mouth flexi disc

Featuring: Enslaved, Monster Magnet, Halloween, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Satyricon’s Dark Medieval Times, Voivod, Suffocation, Spirit Adrift and more

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Fear Factory, Withered and Helloween

June 18, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent finds his feathers surprisingly pecks on the latest from from power metal legends, post-nu-metal survivors and blackened, uh… whatevs!

Five For Friday: June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021

This week’s slate of new releases includes bangers from Blazon Rite, The Day of the Beast, Eye of Purgatory and more!

Full EP Stream: Waerloga “Liar / Enemy” 7-Inch

June 17, 2021

Mysterious American black metallers Waerloga delight our mid-’90s black metal preferences with new EP, “Liar / Enemy.” Streaming now!

Video Premiere: Lilim – ‘Top Locks’

June 17, 2021

Toronto metal-punk band Lilim debut new video for “Top Locks.”

Transcendence Awaits: Cop Problem/Painbody Frontwoman Deb Cohen On Her Heavy Metal Yoga Practice & Classes

June 16, 2021

Looking to sharpen your corpse pose game? Cop Problem/Painbody front woman Deb Cohen has got you covered.

Video Premiere: Unto Others, “When Will Gods Work Be Done”

June 16, 2021

Portland goth-flavored metallers Unto Others—formerly Idle Hands—return with a new name, a new label and new music.

Track Premiere: Empress – “Libations”

June 16, 2021

Vancouver post-metal project Empress raise a chalice to lost loved ones on their evocative doom single, “Libations.”

Blast Worship: Ptomatopsiaa

June 15, 2021

Are Ptomatopsiaa your new favorite hypergoreblast band? Of course they are!