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Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

June 23, 2018

Legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, best known for his work with Pantera, died yesterday at 54.


Video Premiere: Depths of Hatred – ‘An Infidel’s Desecent’

June 22, 2018

Hear the first Depths of Hatred song with new vocalist Nico Monette.


Justify Your Shitty Taste: Entombed’s “Morning Star” and “Serpent Saints”

June 4, 2018

Revisiting two of Entombed‘s later records, Serpent Saints and Morning Star.

Latest Issue

Yob: The Healing Power of Doom

July 2018 [#165]

Includes exclusive limited edition Amorphis flexi disc

Featuring: Ghost, Dimmu Borgir, Solstice, Deafheaven, plus the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Exhorder’s Slaughter in the Vatican 

Svartmálmur: A Saga of Icelandic Black Metal

June 22, 2018

Iceland’s black metal scene has become one of the most prolific and accomplished in the world. The new book, “Svartmálmur,” presents a colorful snapshot of the illustrious Icelandic hordes.

Demo:listen: Nomad

June 22, 2018

This week, Demo:listen follows Illinois’ Nomad deep into black metal isolation.

Iron Bonehead releases three 7”s on one day, Decibel reviews them

June 21, 2018

Iron Bonehead releases so much extreme music, all we can do is try to keep up; here’s our take on three of the label’s new ones.

EP Stream: Staghorn’s Wormwood III

June 21, 2018

We introduce you to activist DIY lifestylers, Staghorn and their latest release.