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ON SALE NOW! Early Bird Tickets for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles 2019

June 21, 2019

Discounted full weekend passes – which include access to pours from the breweries all weekend – are available NOW for a limited time only. Save a few bucks and swill on command!

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Track Premiere: Enforced – ‘Born Lost’

June 24, 2019

Lace up those Reeboks and listen to a new Enforced song!

Editorial

Five Thrash Covers We Wish Never Happened

June 13, 2019

There were a lot of bad covers back in thrash’s heyday. Here are five of the worst offenders.

Latest Issue

Cave In - Caleb Scofield's Final Transmission

July 2019 [#177]

Includes exclusive limited edition False flexi disc

Featuring: Avail, Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2019, Darkthrone, Spirit Adrift, Origin, Hammerfall, Martyrdöd, Call of the Void, Krypts, Dreadnought, The Austerity Program

Full Album Stream: Victims – “The Horse and Sparrow Theory”

June 24, 2019

It would be a Tragedy not to listen to the new album from Swedish crust punks Victims.

Video Premiere: Aftermath – ‘Gaslight’

June 24, 2019

The Chicago thrashers return with the fourth video clip from this year’s There Is Something Wrong.

First New Cadaver Song In 16 Years Now Available as a Decibel Flexi Disc

June 24, 2019

Acquire this ultra-rare Cadaver flexi disc single, featuring a new track via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Video Premiere: Jess By the Lake – ‘Under The Red Light Shine’

June 24, 2019

Finnish hard rockers Jess By the Lake, featuring Jasmin Saarela from Jess and the Ancient Ones, debuts their brand-new video “Under The Red Light Shine.”

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 3 (The Decibel Writer Roundtable)

June 21, 2019

In the latest installment of his Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts discusses the mechanics of the heavy metal record review with Decibel contributors Joseph Schafer, Daniel Lake and Adem Tepedelen.

Necronautical: Navigating the Region Between the Cosmos and the Self

June 21, 2019

“It’s important to us to be able to create a situation where we can step out of ourselves and immerse ourselves in the feeling of our music.”

Full EP Stream: Monarque – “Jusqu’à la Mort”

June 21, 2019

Stream the latest EP from Québec-based modern black metal icons Monarque, their first new work in over five years.

Demo:listen: Kūka’ilimoku

June 21, 2019

This week’s Demo:listen bows before the primitive strength of Hawaii’s Kūka’ilimoku.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: The Ages

June 20, 2019

The Ages marks the Oregon brewery’s first foray into the world of lambics and they fucking nailed it!

Primitive Origins: Epitaph’s “Epitaph”

June 20, 2019

Does Epitaph’s debut album, from 1971, live up to its ’91-DM cover art? We dig deep to find out.