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First Wave of Bands & Breweries Announced for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: LA 2019

June 17, 2019

The second iteration of California’s heaviest and hoppiest festival returns in December with rare appearances from Possessed, Vio-lence, Nails, Cadaver, Schammasch and waaaaaaay more!


Video Premiere: Casket Robbery – ‘From Hell’

June 18, 2019

Casket Robbery emerge “From Hell,” armed with a new video.


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 EP Stream: Kapala – “Termination Apex”

June 18, 2019

Bengali black death trio Kapala return with a new EP of pure aural antagonism. Check out Termination Apex now!

Help Dropdead Replace their Stolen Van By Purchasing ‘Demo 2019’

June 18, 2019

You can help powerviolence legends Dropdead and hear some of their best materials in years.

Blast Worship: NECROFEST!

June 18, 2019

P.L.F., Heinous, Blame God, Couple Skate and Moisturizer are among the acts confirmed for the new Brooklyn-based grind-friendly fest

Track Premiere: Ledge – ‘Hanged’

June 18, 2019

Ex-Weekend Nachos frontman returns with a new Ledge song and album.

Album Premiere and Interview: Rainer Landfermann

June 17, 2019

Former Bethlehem vocalist Rainer Landfermann on his legendary Dictius te Necare vocals and his incendiary performance on his new solo LP, Mein Wort in Deiner Dunkelheit

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Confirms Throat Cancer Diagnosis

June 17, 2019

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine confirms that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

Album Premiere: Scythe Lore “Through the Mausoleums of Man”

June 17, 2019

Germany-based death metal trio Scythe Lore reap what they sow on new EP, “Through the Mausoleums of Man.” Streaming now at Decibel Magazine.

The Kreutzer Sonata: Heading Into Their “Glory Daze”

June 14, 2019

Check out our interview with Adam of The Kreutzer Sonata, a Chicago-based punk band ready to unleash a new serving of noise with “The Rosehill Gates.”