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Trevor Strnad (1981 – 2022)

May 11, 2022

We remember the beloved Black Dahlia Murder vocalist who died at the age of 41.

Premiere

Video Premiere: Hush – “There Can Be No Forgiveness Without the Shedding of Blood”

May 19, 2022

Hush‘s noisy, sludgy post-metal horror-show provides the appropriate soundtrack for the bleakness of their new video

Editorial

Venomous Concept Vocalist Kevin Sharp on His Own Mental Health Struggles and Continuing the Fight

May 12, 2022

In the wake of Trevor Strnad’s death, former Brutal Truth frontman Kevin Sharp opens up about about his own recent metal health reckoning and steps that saved him.

Latest Issue

Candlemass: Epicus Beericus Festivus

June 2022 [#212]

Includes exclusive limited edition Hulder flexi disc

Featuring: Watain, Meshuggah, Destruction, Temple of Void, the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Forbidden’s Forbidden Evil, Satan, Terror, Drowningman and more

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Xysma’s “Lotto”

May 20, 2022

In which we revisit the oft misunderstood 1996 release from Finnish death/grind-turned rock heroes Xysma.

Five For Friday: May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

This week’s new releases are loud, trippy and dark, with the latest from Septicflesh, Blut Aus Nord, Malevolence and more!

KREATOR Dominate the Cover of Decibel’s July Issue. Copies Available Now!

May 20, 2022

We have a limited number of advance copies of the July issue of Decibel, featuring our exclusive new flexi disc EP from experimental death/grinders Fawn Limb available NOW!

Come to Grief guitarist Terry Savastano details Apple Music playlist choices

May 19, 2022

Come to Grief guitarist Terry Savastano talks about the songs he recently picked for a guest-curated Decibel Apple Music playlist.

Streaming: Kissing the Sky with Gramma Vedetta’s The Hum of the Machine

May 19, 2022

Hear London-based duo Gramma Vedetta offer their take on stoner rock/metal via third release and debut full-length, The Hum of the Machine.

Give Them Vert: Coalesce Frontman Works to Honor Fallen Pro Skater

May 18, 2022

Legendary Coalesce vocalist Sean Ingram is working overtime with others to honor his friend and mentor with the Corey Lawrence Memorial Vert Ramp at the Centennial Skatepark in Lawrence, Kansas.

Album Premiere: MNRVA – ‘Hollow’

May 18, 2022

South Carolina sludge trio MNRVA summon black skies with their doomy debut LP, Hollow. Live deliciously and listen early.

Demo:listen: Nembutal Sleep

May 17, 2022

This week Demo:listen gets knocked out by Swedish sludge/hardcore punk duo Nembutal Sleep.