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Necrot Release “Stench of Decay,” Set ‘Mortal’ LP Release Date

May 27, 2020

Hear new Necrot jam “Stench of Decay” and get your pre-order on for Mortal, which will be released on August 28.

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Full Album Stream: Paralysis – “Mob Justice”

May 27, 2020

Paralysis‘ new album isn’t a trial by jury—it’s Mob Justice!

Editorial

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Sergio Amalfitano of AcxDC

May 14, 2020

To celebrate the release of Satan Is King, the new record from power-violence-grinding punks ACxDC, we caught up with vocalist Sergio Amalfitano to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Latest Issue

Decibel Yearbook: 1995 and the Year of Melodic Extreme Metal

July 2020 [#189]

Includes exclusive limited edition Dropdead flexi disc

Featuring: At the Gates, Dissection, Paradise Lost, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Earth Crisis’ Destroy the Machines, Down, Monster Magnet, Fear Factory and more

Track Premiere: Die My Will — “Endless Suffering”

May 27, 2020

After nearly a quarter century, Connecticut metallic hardcore underground legends Die My Will blast their way back out of the grave with a remaster of their criminally underrated debut EP.

Track Premiere: KYOTY continue The Isolation Project with “Faith”

May 27, 2020

New Hampshire duo KYOTY have been defeating quarantine by writing an entirely new pensive post-metal song each week. Listen to “Faith” as they continue their amazing series The Isolation Project.

Leon del Muerte & Members of Exhumed, Spirit Adrift, Ghoul, Intronaut and More Release ‘F*ck the Virus’ Classic Rock Covers Album for Charity

May 26, 2020

“Recorded a buncha covers with a some friends of mine, some of whom are out of work due to the COVID-19 situation,” says Leon del Muerte. “100% of proceeds goes directly to them. Think of it as Graveyard Classics with 100% less Chris Barnes.”

Album Premiere: Evoker – ‘Evil Torment’

May 26, 2020

Check out this exclusive premiere of the ripping new EP from Australian death shredders Evoker.

Video Premiere: WVRM – ‘Black Flags Toward Sodom (Me Ne Frego)’ / ‘Tank Reaper’

May 26, 2020

Blast off your post-holiday hangover with a new video clip of new tracks from rising grinders WVRM.

Q&A: Mat McNerney (Hexvessel) Invites You Into His Inner (Outer) World

May 25, 2020

Hexvessel frontman Mat McNerney drops insightful words on new album Kindred (Svart) and the processes inside/outside that went into its creation.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Hilma

May 22, 2020

Hilma is an imperial IPA brewed with vanilla burger buns, french fries, and lactose. Or, in other words, all members of Aqua Teen Hunger Force represented in a pounder can.

Track Premiere: Luctum – “Theriomorphic Divinations of Heiress Nocturna”

May 22, 2020

Like columns of black smoke reaching for the heavens, USBM suffocationists Luctum demonstrate their “Theriomorphic Divinations” on this latest track reveal from their forthcoming debut full length Ashes of the Titans.