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Enforced To Release Exclusive Single, “Casket,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

December 2, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, December 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Richmond thrashmongers Enforced.

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Full Album Stream: Nekromant – “Temple of Haal”

December 2, 2021

Swedish power trio Nekromant unveil a rambunctious third album with nods to the trad metal greats—from Thin Lizzy to Maiden to Priest.

Editorial

Hall of Fame Countdown: Cave In’s “Until Your Heart Stops”

November 25, 2021

On the eve of their Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. full-album performance of the LP, we rank the songs on Cave In’s Until Your Heart Stops from least awesome to most awesome.

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Converge + Chelsea Wolfe: Bloodmoon Rising

January 2022 [#207]

Includes exclusive limited edition Portrayal of Guilt flexi disc

Featuring: the Top 40 Albums of 2021, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Arcturus’ Aspera Hiems Symfonia, The Darkness, Lock Up, Genocide Pact, Dreadnought and more

EP Stream: Check Your Head with Killer Hill’s Fantastic Frozen Head

December 2, 2021

Check out the new Killer Hill EP, featuring current and ex members of Helmet, Guzzard, Afterbirth and Burning Brides!

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Massacre’s “Promise”

December 2, 2021

Looking back on Massacre‘s forgotten groove-metal flop Promise and, well, trying to justify it, anyway.

At the (Lyrical) Gates: Tomas Lindberg on Nihilism, Evolution & “The Nightmare of Being” (Part 4)

December 1, 2021

In the final part of this video interview series, legendary vocalist Tomas Lindberg reflects on the lyrical/philosophical themes behind At The Gates album “The Nightmare of Being.”

Video Premiere: QAALM – “Existence Asunder”

December 1, 2021

Los Angeles funeral sludge newcomers QAALM release a video for their crushing first single, Existence Asunder. Debut album coming March 2022.

Portrayal of Guilt Premiere New Single, “Chamber of Misery Pt. III,” via the Decibel Flexi Series!

December 1, 2021

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

Track Premiere: Anatomy of Habit – “Your Pure Breath”

November 30, 2021

Bang a gong, get it on with an epic track from Chicago’s doomy, atmospheric post-punk collective, Anatomy of Habit.

Blast Worship – Gummo

November 30, 2021

The French grind scene contributes to the growing — am I reading this correctly — mirco genre of grindcore bands inspired by the 1997 film Gummo?

Q&A and Track Premiere: Eight Bells – ‘Nadir’

November 29, 2021

Hear a track from Eight Bells‘ album Legacy of Ruin (due on February 25 and available now for preorder), the band’s first record in roughly five years.

Interview: Christian Larson Talks Necrofier, Night Cobra and Hell’s Heroes IV

November 29, 2021

Houston promoter and musician Christian Larson discusses new records from Necrofier and Night Cobra, plus the fourth edition of his Hell’s Heroes festival.