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It’s Metal & Beer Fest “2 For Tuesday!” Buy 1 Ticket, Get Another Free!

December 10, 2019

Buy one Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest “Just Metal” ticket and get a second “Just Metal” ticket for that day of the fest absolutely FREE! Offer ends at 10pm PST tonight!

Premiere

Video Premiere: Mortiis – “A Dark Horizon”

December 13, 2019

The first of the dungeoneers, Mortiis bids us to look upon “A Dark Horizon.”

Editorial

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 3

December 10, 2019

Part Three of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade

Latest Issue

Blood Incantation - Unearthing Death Metal's Universal Truths

January 2020 [#183]

Includes exclusive limited edition Carcass flexi disc

Featuring: The Top 40 Albums of 2019, Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, Abigail Williams, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Madball’s Set It Off, Die Choking, Strigoi and more

Full Album Stream: Trajeto de Cabra – ‘Supreme Command of Satanic Will’

December 13, 2019

Grimy Canadian black death Satanists Trajeto de Cabra aim to leave a mark with their debut album Supreme Command of Satanic Will. Hear in its entirety right now.

Genfærd Builds the Stairway to a Bloody “Hævnen”

December 13, 2019

Genfærd’s new song is a melodic and melancholy work of danish black metal mastery from their upcoming new album due out in 2020.

Demo:listen: Perinei

December 13, 2019

This week Demo:listen introduces young Finnish death grinders Perinei.

Song Premiere: Karg – ‘Alaska’

December 12, 2019

Karg is a bit of a Stone Sour situation — not that those post-black metallers sound anything like those Iowans. No, Corey Taylor and Karg’s J.J. both started those projects before their breadwinners: Slipknot and Harakari in the Sky, respectively. However, the comparisons end there, as exhibited by the epic “Alaska” from forthcoming Traktat LP. The…

Extreme Archaeology: Primitive Origins’ Top Five Proto-Metal Discoveries of 2019

December 12, 2019

Remembering the five best, and heaviest, proto-metal songs we discussed in Primitive Origins this year.

Full Album Stream: Solace — “The Brink”

December 11, 2019

New Jersey doom n’ rollers Solace channel a career of hard luck into a scorching comeback record.

Full Album Stream: Iron Curtain – ‘Danger Zone’

December 10, 2019

Spanish heavy metal rippers Iron Curtain go into the Danger Zone on album #4.

Mortiis on Masks, ‘Game of Thrones’ and the KISS cover that almost was

December 9, 2019

The Norwegian legend discusses the slow disappearance of his infamous mask, his decades-long struggle with depression and the KISS cover that Emperor that nearly pulled off.