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Entombed A.D. to Release Exclusive New Piledriver Cover via Decibel Flexi Series!

September 19, 2019

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 30 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Swedish death dealers Entombed A.D.!

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Track Premiere: Brain Tentacles – ‘Yes’

September 18, 2019

Brain Tentacles stay weird.

Editorial

Fallow Heart: Transmissions From a World of Paine

September 13, 2019

“Progress is born of doubt and inquiry. The Church never doubts, never inquires. To doubt is heresy, to inquire is to admit that you do not know—the Church does neither.” —Robert G. Ingersoll

Latest Issue

Opeth - A Toast to Life After Death

October 2019 [#180]

Includes exclusive limited edition Gatecreeper flexi disc

Featuring: Killswitch Engage, Cult of Luna, Entombed A.D., Devourment, a special report on Heavy Montréal, the Decibel Hall of Fame: the making of Tormentor’s Anno Domini,  Crypt Sermon, Dark Castle, Monolord and more

Track Premiere: Denial Of God – ‘Undead Hunger’

September 19, 2019

Danish black metal witchcraftsmen Denial Of God will soon release The Hallow Mass, their first full length album in seven years. Check out this exclusive premiere of “Undead Hunger” now.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Ibex Cellar: Barrel-Aged Barleywine Ale

September 19, 2019

This barleywine has a lot going on, including vanilla and oak-y notes (from the Kentucky bourbon barrels), making it a perfect beer to grab and uncork in early autumn.

Video Premiere: Sun in Shadows — “Sun in Shadows”

September 18, 2019

Nick Heigelmann of the great 90s melodic death metal act The Year of Our Lord returns with Sun in Shadows, a preconception-obliterating new record, and — seen for the first time ever here — a new video.

Video Premiere: Plague Years – ‘Hellborn’

September 17, 2019

Detroit thrash city crossover crushers Plague Years unveil new video, announce October tour dates.

Gatecreeper Dominate the Cover of Decibel’s November Issue

September 17, 2019

We have a limited number of advance copies of the November issue of Decibel, featuring a flexi disc with an exclusive new previously unreleased track from Opeth, available now. Don’t blow it.

Blast Worship: Ona Snop

September 17, 2019

Leeds grinders Ona Snop deliver spazztic blurs of goofy buzzsaw powerviolence that are as blistering as they are irreverent.

Album Stream: Grabunhold ‘Unter dem Banner der Toten’

September 16, 2019

German black metal upstarts Grabunhold stream new EP, Unter dem Banner der Toten, their first for German indie Iron Bonehead Productions.