An exclusive and mandatory stream of the highly anticipated debut full-length from rising English death metal rulers Celestial Sanctuary. Hear Soul Diminished in its entirety right now before its release this Friday.
Bay Area blackened hardcore crew Wolf King are on the hunt for “Sanctuary.”
Heavy metal vocalist Joseph Michael (Witherfall, Sanctuary) lists his Top 5 albums that influenced his singing ability and style.
Sanctuary guitarist Lenny Rutledge pledges to continue band after death of singer Warrel Dane.
Decibel would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and acquaintances of Sanctuary and Nevermore vocalist Warrel Dane, who passed away today, December 13, in São Paulo, Brazil after suffering from a heart attack.
Welcome to The Lazarus Pit, a biweekly look at should-be classic metal records that don’t get nearly enough love; stuff that’s essential listening that you’ve probably never heard of; stuff that we’re too lazy to track down the band members to do a Hall Of Fame for. I wasn’t sure if this week’s entrant was…
Melodeath trio Phantom Horde conjure riffs from Gothenburg’s golden age on their apocalyptic EP, The Umbra.
Los Angeles doom quartet Faetooth conjure spellbinding riffs in their new single “La Sorcière.” New album out October 28th from Dune Altar.
Hear Bay Area death crew Mortuous deliver a death metal album-of-the-year contender a day before its official release.
Remembering the life and accomplishments of Canadian metal scene icon Laura Wiebe.
Watch the video for the “Sulk,” half of the new 7-inch/cassingle from Austin noise-makers Glassing.
Keijo Niinimaa (Rotten Sound) returns with a merciless new album from Finnish funeral sludge project Morbid Evils.
Mexican melodeath reapers Death Scythe share the video for their freshly reanimated single “Hollow Darkness.” New album out August 26th.
Heavy metal lifer, Chris Boltendahl of Grave Digger talks to Decibel about the new album and the graves of the 80s.
This week Demo:listen gets knocked out by Swedish sludge/hardcore punk duo Nembutal Sleep.
Watch Italian one-woman act Marthe is unveil her gloomy, atmospheric, hypnotic music video for the song “Sisters of Darkness,” the title track of her debut demo out through Caligari Records.
Sleep/High on Fire visionary Matt Pike comes out of the pandemic with a solo debut like no other. We premiere the wild first track/video.
Members of Contrarian, Witherfall/Sanctuary, and Flotsam and Jetsam deliver as masterclass in this cover of Death’s “The Philosopher.”
Los Angeles funeral sludge newcomers QAALM release a video for their crushing first single, Existence Asunder. Debut album coming March 2022.
Nordic progressive metallers Iotunn list their favorite spots in nature for introspection and inspiration on new album, Access All Worlds.
Decibel has the goods for this week: Witchseeker, Memoriam, the return of Genghis Tron and more for the latest in new releases!
Stream the moving new album from sludge purveyors Olde.
Wolf King take the path less traveled and embrace their extreme metal influences on their second LP.
Downtuned Denver sludge trio Oryx cast shadows and break bones with their new sledgehammer of a single, “Misery.”
Decibel is honored to collaborate with fellow indie institution Record Store Day to batter your ears with the inaugural installment of our Completely Extreme compilation series.
Dissonant death/grind newcomers Resin Tomb crack open the crypt of their upcoming EP with unholy new single “Prostrate.”
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.
This week Demo:listen premieres the grimy sounds of NYC death metal band Gravesend.
Bleak Danish doombearers Alkymist return with a tipping monolith of a preview track from their forthcoming sophomore album, Sanctuary.
Hear the first new track from Psalm Zero’s forthcoming new LP, Sparta.