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“The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol III” Is Now Available!

July 30, 2020

Our latest, limited edition webstore exclusive includes 25 more Hall of Fame stories from our revered monthly series of artist interviews on the making of their classic extreme music albums.

Premiere

Video Premiere: Firstborne – ‘Roll the Dice’

August 6, 2020

Watch a new video from Chris Adler’s latest project, Firstborne.

Editorial

Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Bark at the Moon’ vs. ‘Balls to the Wall’

July 30, 2020

Pitting Accept‘s Balls to the Wall against Ozzy Osbourne‘s Bark at the Moon in the ultimate classic-metal showdown.

Latest Issue

Necrot: Death Won't Wait

September 2020 [#191]

Includes exclusive limited edition Inter Arma flexi disc

Featuring: Steve von Till, Sólstafir, Oranssi Pazuzu, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Slint’s Spiderland, Carach Angren, Vile Creature, Year of the Knife and more

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Andy Thomas of Black Crown Initiate

August 6, 2020

To celebrate the release of their new album, Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape, we caught up with Andy Thomas of Black Crown Initiate to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Video Premiere: Vitriol – ‘Hive Lungs’

August 5, 2020

Find out why Vitriol are one of the most explosive bands in modern death metal with “Hive Lungs.”

Album Premiere and Interview: Vassafor – ‘To the Death’

August 5, 2020

New Zealand black metal duo Vassafor conjure demons and new plagues on their new uncompromising masterpiece To the Death.

Track Premiere: Fawn Limbs ‘The Vermin Massif’

August 4, 2020

Mathgrind/noise trio Fawn Limbs unveil the first track from their forthcoming LP, Sleeper Vessels. Hold on to your faces!

Track Premiere: Chrome Waves – ‘On the Precipice’

August 4, 2020

Post black metallers Chrome Waves continue their prolific run with the debut track from forthcoming new LP, Where We Live.

#SaveOurStages: Take Action to Save Independent Venues

August 4, 2020

Independent venues need our help. Tell your legislator to #SaveOurStages.

Blast Worship: Houkago Grind Time

August 4, 2020

Ripped to Shreds main man Andrew Lee gets his blast on with Houkago Grind Time