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Exclusive Excerpt: ‘Doom Lexicanum II’ book Reveals Early Days of the Legendary My Dying Bride

January 24, 2022

In this exclusive Doom Lexicanum II book excerpt, co-founding frontman Aaron Stainthorpe explains how the original My Dying Bride lineup first met.

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Full Album Premiere: AngelBlast ‘Throne of Ashes’

January 24, 2022

Newly formed Swedish/Canadian death metallers AngelBlast stream new EP “Throne of Ashes”. Death is just the beginning…

Editorial

Fight Fire With Fire: ‘Cocked and Loaded’ vs. ‘Wake Me When It’s Over’

January 20, 2022

It’s a 1989 hair metal showdown with the second albums from L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat duking it out.

Latest Issue

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2022: Dead Alive!

February 2022 [#208]

Includes exclusive limited edition Enforced flexi disc

Featuring: the Top 20 Most Anticipated Albums of 2022, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of dead horse’s Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers, Scorpions, Hypocrisy and more

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Double Homestyle

January 21, 2022

Double Homestyle presents maximum hop flavor without any bitterness, similar to the effect achieved when using lupulin powder, but with zero bitterness

Video Premiere: Andorkappen – “Failed Prophecies”

January 21, 2022

View the results of Harassor drummer Sandor G. Finta’s unlikely union with famed ’80s/’90s metal video director Eric Zimmerman for Finta’s Andorkappen project.

Track Premiere: Cailleach Calling – “Bound By Neon”

January 20, 2022

Get lost in the city of stars painted by Cailleach Calling on their new single, powered by entrancing, atmospheric black metal.

Track Premiere: Sataray – “Hexennacht”

January 20, 2022

Hear ambient dark wave solo artist Sataray’s ritualistic soundscape celebrating “witches night.”

Track Premiere: Kenn Nardi — “Masquerade”

January 19, 2022

Anacrusis frontman Kenn Nardi lets his progressive thrash roots show on the epic new solo track “Masquerade.”

Track Premiere: MWWB – “The Harvest”

January 19, 2022

MWWB (formerly Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard) return with the title track of their upcoming LP of cosmic psychedelic doom, “The Harvest.”

Track Premiere: Kontusion – “Rotting With Sickness”

January 18, 2022

Hear new death metal duo, Kontusion, get primitive, ugly and violent on their raw new self-released EP.

Demo:listen: Rotborn

January 18, 2022

This week Demo:listen premieres the massively crushing debut EP from Brazilian death metal quartet Rotborn.