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PRE-ORDER NOW: AGALLOCH’s ‘The Mantle’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl! LIMITED QUANTITIES!

May 17, 2024

We have only 200 copies available of Agalloch‘s Hall of Fame-inducted The Mantle on Decibel-exclusive 2xLP Translucent Orange vinyl!


Track Premiere: L.M.I. – ‘Dead Channel Thirst’

May 16, 2024

Philly-area punks L.M.I. get noisy and heavy on “Dead Channel Thirst.”


Slayer’s Debut “Show No Mercy” Turns 40

December 4, 2023

There was once a metal world without Slayer, as hard as that is to imagine. That world changed forever with this album. Show No Mercy is a giant’s first loud footstep.

Latest Issue

Crypt Sermon

June 2024 [#236]

Includes exclusive limited edition City of Caterpillar flexi disc

Harbingers of Doom! Also: Kerry King, Remembering Blake Harrison, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Pallbearer, the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Exhumed’s Gore Metal and more

Five For Friday: May 17, 2024

May 17, 2024

This week’s set of new releases include the latest deadly doses of heavy from Gatecreeper, Tzompantli, Extinguish and more!

Track Premiere: Derelict – “Versus Entropy”

May 16, 2024

After a dozen-year hiatus, hear Montréal melodic tech-death dealers Derelict return with new single, “Versus Entropy.” Their album of the same name is out June 21.

Now Available: THE RED CHORD’s ‘Fused Together in Revolving Doors’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl FOR THE FIRST TIME!

May 16, 2024

There are only 200 copies of the Red Chord‘s Fused Together in Revolving Doors LP, on an exclusive Lava-colored vinyl variant for the FIRST TIME EVER shipping now via Decibel.

Track Premiere: Malguist – ‘Apex to Ashes’

May 14, 2024

Black metal duo Malguist get existential on “Apex to Ashes.”

Profane Creations: the Metal Art of Mark Rudolph Cover Art Revealed, Pre-Order Available

May 14, 2024

Revealing the cover art for longtime Decibel illustrator Mark Rudolph‘s new art book, Profane Creations!

Blast Worship: Failure

May 14, 2024

North Italy-based trio Failure roll the perfect fastcore game.

Interview: Evergrey Vocalist Tom Englund on 30 Years of Music and New Album Theories of Emptiness

May 13, 2024

Vocalist Tom Englund discusses Theories of Emptiness, the new album from long-running Swedish progressive metal act Evergrey.