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July 1, 2024

Tickets for Decibel’s 20th Anniversary Show at Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia on August 31 are on sale now. Don’t experience the impending dread of missing out. Grab yours now!


Track Premiere: Harvestman – ‘Galvanized and Torn Open’

July 11, 2024

Legendary musician Steve Von Till digs deep into ambience and psychedelia on the latest Harvestman offering.


The Next Wave of American Darkness: A Look at USBM’s Best New Bands

July 3, 2024

In which Krieg’s frontman focuses on Prayer Position, Black Sorcery, Gates of Dawn and the latest rising wave of American Black Metal.

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August 2024 [#238]

Includes exclusive limited edition Escuela Grind flexi disc

Born For Burning! Also: Rotting Christ, Northwest Terror Fest and Inferno Metal Fest Reviewed, Julie Christmas, 200 Stab Wounds, the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Khanate’s Khanate and more

Seven-Inch Premiere: Diuretic – “Zero Days Without Incident”

July 11, 2024

Diuretic deliver some ferocious Philly goregrind with their new 7-inch, the appropriately titled Zero Days Without Incident. It releases tomorrow via Strange Mono, and you can stream it with us first. 

Video Premiere: Absorb – “Smog”

July 10, 2024

Hamilton, Ontario-based punishing death/doom outfit Absorb reveal the title track from their forthcoming Smog EP.

Track Premiere: One With the Riverbed – ‘Dominion’

July 9, 2024

Get into a new tune from Kalamazoo post-black metal outfit One With the Riverbed.

Track Premiere: Manic Abraxas – ‘Skinformation’

July 8, 2024

Dive into a sludgy sci-fi world with Manic Abraxas with the title track of their their fourth LP.

All Decibel Back Issues Are Just $4! THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

July 5, 2024

Nearly 200 back issues in the Decibel webstore are on sale now for just $4.00 each! Many of them containing flexis and down to the last copies. Hurry, sale ends Monday at midnight EST.

Track-by-Track: Orden Ogan – “The Order of Fear”

July 4, 2024

Vocalist, guitarist, producer Sebastian “Seeb” Levermann of power metalers Orden Ogan provides a rundown of their new record, The Order of Fear, out on July 5 via Reigning Phoenix Music.


Track Premiere: Take a Spin on RIOTOUS INDIGNATION’s “Wheel of Misfortune”

July 3, 2024

Addressing heroin addiction, Riotous Indignation‘s new single “Wheel of Misfortune” focuses on a harsh reality without any spin.

Khanate – Khanate

July 3, 2024

Khanate’s unconventional and glacial approach to doom metal culminates in a Hall of Fame induction.