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Our Top 100 Doom Metal Albums of All Time Issue is Back in Stock!

May 18, 2018

Sold out since December 2015! Decibel recently acquired a few copies from a distributor — get one while you can!

Premiere

Video Premiere: American Standards – “Weep”

May 18, 2018

Watch a new video from chaotic hardcore outfit American Standards.

Editorial

Svalbard’s Serena Cherry on Underground Metal’s Enduring Gender Bias

May 17, 2018

The guitarist/vocalist of English metal band Svalbard pens a guest editorial about her experiences as a woman in the underground metal scene.

Latest Issue

Looking Back on 40 Years of a Metal Landmark: The "Stained Class" Hall of Fame

May 2018 [#163]

Includes exclusive limited edition Gruesome picture flexi disc

Featuring: At the Gates, Ihsahn, Earthless, Decibel Metal & Beer Fest 2018,  How Bootleggers are Hurting Your Favorite Artists 

Cosmic Church: Grant Me Your Voice, So I May Sing

May 18, 2018

Cosmic Church’s final encyclical is an endlessly immersive work of atmospheric black metal, delivered in a manner that retains the style’s essential rawness and power.

YOB Grace the Cover of July’s Decibel

May 18, 2018

We have a limited number of advance copies of the July issue of Decibel available now. Have at it!

Demo:listen: Icon Of Curse

May 18, 2018

This week Demo:listen unearths the pestilential sounds of California’s Icon Of Curse.

Watch: Runescarred – ‘This is Mine’

May 17, 2018

Runescarred make a triumphant entrance with the video for “This is Mine.”

Hall of Fame Countdown: Paradise Lost’s “Icon”

May 17, 2018

Ranking the songs on Paradise Lost‘s 1993 epic Icon from worst to best, to honor its recent induction to our Hall of Fame.

Bringing Metal Tourism From America to Japan

May 16, 2018

Bridging the gap between the Japanese extreme metal scene and the rest of the world.