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Decibel Presents Get Behind the Mask: An Online Gallery of Metal Musicians in Support of Public Health

July 10, 2020

In a concerted effort to break stigmas and stress its universal importance to metalheads worldwide, Decibel gathered over 140 musicians in support of wearing masks to help end the novel coronavirus and expedite the return of live extreme music.

Premiere

Track Premiere: Let Us Prey – “Ghost Echoes”

July 9, 2020

Let Us Prey are led by Ross the Boss frontman Marc Lopes, but Men o’ War they ain’t. Hear a new track from their forthcoming Virtues of the Vicious LP.

Editorial

Andrew Lee of Ripped to Shreds on Ending Racist Stereotypes Against Asians in Metal

June 29, 2020

Ripped to Shreds frontman Andrew Lee addresses the work that needs to be done in fighting dangerous stereotypes against Asians and Asian-Americans in underground metal.

Latest Issue

Imperial Triumphant: Epicenter of Darkness

August 2020 [#190]

Includes exclusive limited edition Necrot flexi disc

Featuring: Cro-Mags, Armored Saint, Vader, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Municipal Waste’s The Art of Partying, The Ghost Inside, Winterfylleth, Old Tower and more

Five For Friday: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

This week’s selection of heavy, brutal and weird new releases includes the latest from Inter Arma, Rebel Wizard, Voivod and more!

Demo:listen: Phthisis

July 10, 2020

Colorado mutant death quartet Phthisis utterly wreck this week’s Demo:listen.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Deadguy’s “Fixation on a Coworker”

July 9, 2020

Ranking the songs on Deadguy’s Hall of Fame-inducted album Fixation on a Coworker from worst to best.

Video Premiere: Blasphemer – ‘The Sixth Hour’

July 9, 2020

Watch Italian death metal crushers Blasphemer totally NAIL the crucifixion of Christ in their new video “The Sixth Hour.”

Track Premiere: Kommand – “Radiation”

July 8, 2020

California death squad Kommand give vent to some lethal steam with this track premiere from Terrorscape, their forthcoming debut full-length.

Depraved Indifference No More: Earth Crisis’ Scott Crouse on the “Salvation of Innocents” Reissue

July 8, 2020

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse talks about the reissue of the epic 2014 animal liberation-themed Salvation of Innocents in this pandemic moment.

Track Premiere: Resin Tomb – “Prostrated”

July 8, 2020

Dissonant death/grind newcomers Resin Tomb crack open the crypt of their upcoming EP with unholy new single “Prostrate.”

Blast Worship: Wreck

July 7, 2020

German blasters Wreck are a masterclass in how a modern, clean production should sound for a grindcore band.