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That Tour Was Awesome: Anathema/At the Gates/Cradle of Filth (1994)

October 19, 2017

In which we look back on when Anathema , At the Gates, and Cradle of Filth toured Germany in 1994, with input from some of the guilty parties involved.


Full Album Stream: Pyrolatrous – “Teneral”

October 17, 2017

Stream Teneral from NYC-based black metal outfit Pyrolatrous.


Why You Should Give the New Trivium Album a Chance

October 20, 2017

If the glorious new track, “Betrayer” is any indication, Trivium’s new album should be a chance for metalheads to revisit Florida’s metal heroes.

Latest Issue

Cannibal Corpse

November 2017 [#157]

Includes exclusive limited edition All Our War flexi disc.

Featuring GWAR on life after Dave Brockie, Prophets of Rage, Satyricon, With the Dead, Exhumed, plus the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Focus’s Moving Waves. Also, the Black Dahlia Murder, Tribulation, Spectral Voice, Iron Monkey

Dream Death – “Journey Into Mystery”

October 20, 2017 Dutch Pearce

The late ’80s were a heady time for the burgeoning extreme metal scene, although not every band that released a great record received its just compensation. Such was the case for Pittsburgh’s doom-death pioneers, Dream Death. Following in the lumbering and massive footsteps of bands like Trouble, Pentagram and Celtic Frost, Dream Death appeared right…

Demo:listen: Obscene

October 20, 2017 Dutch Pearce

On this week’s Demo:listen we summon from the pit the dreadful power of Indianapolis’ Obscene.

Pestilence Reveal New Album Artwork; “Hadeon” Coming in March

October 19, 2017 Vince Bellino

Pestilence reveal the cover art for their first studio LP in nearly five years.

Converge Grace the Cover of the December Decibel

October 19, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Decibel faves Converge make their SIXTH cover appearance. Get new the issue (or all six in a discount bundle) here!

Interview: All Hell at Shadow Woods

October 18, 2017 Vince Bellino

All Hell performed at Shadow Woods, so we caught up with them to discuss their new album, The Grave Alchemist.

Channeling the Divine Feminine Life Force: Karyn Crisis on Metal, Mediumship, and Her New Book

October 18, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Underground legend Karyn Crisis on life, music, art, writing a book, and her experiences as spirit medium and healer.

Linnéa Olsson Shows Her Teeth in Maggot Heart’s New Video

October 18, 2017 Joseph Schafer

Former The Oath and Grave Pleasures guitarist returns with the cutting Maggot Heart.

Metal & Beer: Mikkeller Launches New Sultan’s Curse Collab With Mastodon

October 18, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

Danish brewery Mikkeller unleashes, Sultan’s Curse Imperial Stout, a new heavyweight band collaboration with Mastodon

Track Premiere: Child Bite – ‘The Will to Disappear’

October 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Detroit noise rockers Child Bite are in the middle of a brief run of tour dates with Housecore labelmates Superjoint while also preparing to bring the noise with Unsane in December, but they’re still putting out new music. The group have a new split with Minneapolis’ STNNNG coming out on Forge Again Records, so Decibel is streaming new Child Bite…

Full Album Stream: Hades Archer – “Temple of the Impure”

October 17, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Check out some bestial Chilean shred with this full album stream of Hades Archer’s brand new full length, Temple of the Impure.