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Justify Your Shitty Taste: Suicidal Tendencies’s “The Art of Rebellion”

July 7, 2020

In which Neill Jameson reconsiders Suicidal Tendencies‘s “mellow” 1992 downer The Art of Rebellion.

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Track Premiere: Kommand – “Radiation”

July 8, 2020

California death squad Kommand give vent to some lethal steam with this track premiere from Terrorscape, their forthcoming debut full-length.

Editorial

Andrew Lee of Ripped to Shreds on Ending Racist Stereotypes Against Asians in Metal

June 29, 2020

Ripped to Shreds frontman Andrew Lee addresses the work that needs to be done in fighting dangerous stereotypes against Asians and Asian-Americans in underground metal.

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Imperial Triumphant: Epicenter of Darkness

August 2020 [#190]

Includes exclusive limited edition Necrot flexi disc

Featuring: Cro-Mags, Armored Saint, Vader, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Municipal Waste’s The Art of Partying, The Ghost Inside, Winterfylleth, Old Tower and more

Depraved Indifference No More: Earth Crisis’ Scott Crouse on the “Salvation of Innocents” Reissue

July 8, 2020

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse talks about the reissue of the epic 2014 animal liberation-themed Salvation of Innocents in this pandemic moment.

Track Premiere: Resin Tomb – “Prostrated”

July 8, 2020

Dissonant death/grind newcomers Resin Tomb crack open the crypt of their upcoming EP with unholy new single “Prostrate.”

Blast Worship: Wreck

July 7, 2020

German blasters Wreck are a masterclass in how a modern, clean production should sound for a grindcore band.

Track Premiere: Soulrot – “Deceiving Tyranny Manifesto”

July 7, 2020

Chilean death metal trio Soulrot unleash a critical crusher from their forthcoming sophomore album, Victims of Spiritual Warfare.

Video Premiere: Dāmim – ‘Descendant of Amalek’

July 6, 2020

UK death dealers Dāmim release a new video for “Descendant of Amalek.”

Album Premiere: Meridian Dawn ‘The Fever Syndrome’

July 6, 2020

Meridian Dawn, featuring Finnish and Greek band members, drops new album, The Fever Syndrome, on Seeing Red Records. Streaming in arpeggiated full only at Decibel!

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Voivod, Skeleton and Khthoniik Cerviiks

July 3, 2020

The Hatebeak frontbird is home for the holiday, reviewing the new Voivod, Skeleton and Khthoniik Cerviiks

Mick Barr Takes You to the 12th Chamber

July 3, 2020

From one of the minds who brought you Diotoma comes something a little different.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for a Fourth No-Fee Friday

July 3, 2020

We’ve got suggestions on releases to help you headbang brain cells away and support bands/labels at time when they profit from it most.