Decibel’s Holiday Gift Guide for the Heavy Metal Fan

It’s not too late give the best metal gifts to the headbanger on your list. Order anything from the Decibel Store by December 19 at 12 pm EST for delivery in time for Christmas!  (*U.S. addresses only. A shipping charge will be assessed at checkout. Deadline is based on US Postal Service Holiday Shipping cut off dates for First Class mail. Actual delivery date may vary and is based on origin, destination, US Postal Service acceptance time, and other conditions.) Here’s a rundown of the best discounted and limited edition items on offer for the holidays!

The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Volume II
Only $19.95 through the holidays! The hand-numbered, hardcover sequel to 2009’s Precious Metal collection includes 25 more Hall of Fame stories from Decibel’s renowned monthly feature on the making of classic metal albums. Includes out-of-print HOFs from Motörhead, Type O Negative, Rotting Christ, Sepultura, Incantation, Neurosis and a previously unreleased bonus chapter on the making of Demilich’s death metal classic Nespithe.

Metal Gods: A Tribute to Judas Priest
Only $9.99 through the holidays! The third in a trilogy of graphic novels chronicling the history and influence of the godfathers of heavy metal. Metal Gods boasts an impressive array of authors, artists and musicians (including members of Autopsy. Leviathan, Toxic Holocaust, Repulsion, Exhumed, ect,) offering hilarious anecdotes and personal experiences with the legendary Judas Priest—both real and imagined.

The Napalm Death Special Issue (Includes Flexi Disc)
Just $6 – issue is sure to sell out!
Not only is this limited edition Napalm Death issue packed with 100% all-new, all-Napalm content, including a Hall of Fame induction of their acclaimed The Code is Red … Long Live the Code, The Top 50 Napalm Death Songs, interviews with producers, ex-members and a ranked of every album from worst to best from none other than Shane Embury), each issue includes a flexi disc of a new, never-before heard Napalm Death song, “Nurse the Hunger,” only available here! Note: This special issue is NOT included as part of a monthly Decibel subscription.

Under the Tree Subscription Special!
Order by December 19 at 12 pm EST for delivery in time for Christmas! Decibel’s annual Under the Tree, Under the Wire special has got you covered! Order this special subscription and we’ll expedite a copy of your first issue (#160, Tribulation cover) along with a special Decibel holiday card, so it’s delivered in time for Christmas for the headbanger on your list!

Deluxe Edition Flexi Collector’s Box: Genre Editions!
Now with FREE flexi discs! Not only can vinyl freaks store and protect two years’ worth (24) of their favorite dB flexi discs; not only does this box includes 24 custom storage sleeves specially designed house Decibel flexi discs; but we’re throwing in FREE flexis, too. For a limited time, choose between death, black, doom, grindcore and hardcore genre bundle options.

Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore (Revised & Expanded Edition)
Fewer than 200 copies left in stock! Originally released in 2004, this new, limited edition (3,000 copies), hand-numbered hardcover of the celebrated death ‘n’ grind history packs 100 new pages, 50 new interviews, three new chapters and jaw-dropping throwback cover art from none other than Dan Seagrave into an impressive package. “This is the bible right here.” —Scott Hull, Pig Destroyer

Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies Volume 1
Fewer than 400 left in stock! Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult author Dayal Patterson returns with more detailed—and previously untold—histories of Satyricon, Bethlehem, Silencer, Solefald, Mgła, Kampfar and more in this limited edition (1,000 copies), hand-numbered, hardcover tome. Mandatory reading for the underground black metal enthusiast.

Decibel’s 100th Issue Show: The Movie DVD
Only $5! On January 19, 2013, a who’s-who of extreme music luminaries crisscrossed the globe to partake in Decibel’s 100th Issue Celebration Show at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer. Somehow, we captured the madness on DVD. Decibel’s 100th Issue Show: The Movie not only includes a two-hour film featuring blistering performances by Converge, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion, Municipal Waste, Tombs and Evoken, but numerous bonus features. Limited to 1,000 copies – under 200 left in stock!

Extremely Extreme Holiday Bundle
For the true metal fanatic! This incredible value includes a two-year Deluxe Decibel Subscription, our Top 100 Old-School Metal Albums of All Time Special Issue, Decibel’s 100th Issue Show: The Movie DVD, The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II book, Metal Gods: A Tribute to Judas Priest book and a Death Tribute T-Shirt! Note: U.S. addresses only.